Bee Gees – Main Course original Japan LP with obi


Free U.S. shipping!  An original Japanese pressing of Main Course by the Bee Gees, including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is an original Japanese pressing of Main Course by the Bee Gees, including the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of Main Course is a 1975 pressing on the RSO label.

The cover is M-.  The obi is VG+ with no tears with with slight foxing and a couple of minor stains.

The insert is M-.

The disc is M- looks like it may have been played only once.

A nice copy of a terrific album.

Background: While Main Course was the Bee Gees’ 11th album to be released worldwide, the album marked a change in the band’s sound from soulful ballads to uptempo disco numbers.

Not everyone liked that, but the album was a success, reaching #14 on the American albums chart and spawning three hits  – “Fanny, “Nights on Broadway,” and the #1 hit, “Jive Talkin’.”  The album was certified gold by the RIAA. gave Main Course a 4 1/2 star review:

It may sound silly to call the 12th album by a group with an eight-year string of gold records behind them a “breakthrough,” but that’s what Main Course was. The group’s first disco album — and, for many white listeners, the first disco album they ever purchased — Main Course marked a huge change in the Bee Gees’ sound. The group’s earlier LPs, steeped in a dense romantic balladry, were beautifully crafted but too serious for any but hardcore fans. Main Course had a few ballads, such as “Songbird” and “Country Lanes,” but the writing was simpler, and the rest of it was made up of catchy dance tunes (heavily influenced by the Philadelphia-based soul music of the period), in which the beat and the texture of the voices and instruments took precedence over the words.

Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: RSO
Catalog Number:
MW 2132
Year of Release: 1975
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 9 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in