I never thought I would read such an amazing essay about the Bee Gees. In this case, an excerpt from Bob Stanley’s (of the band Saint Etienne) book Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!: The Story of Pop Music from Bill Haley to Beyoncé.
At one point in March they were behind five singles in the American Top 10. In 1978 they accounted for 2 percent of the entire record industry’s profits. .
For the record, this link comes from the delightful daily newsletter MediaREDEF by Jason Hirschhorn.