Which song moved the Bee Gees to the top of the music charts in 1971?
The Bee Gees moved the song 'How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?' to the top of the weekly music charts in 1971. It was written mainly by Barry and Robin Gibb. It was the lead and first single on the group's 1971 album 'Trafalgar'.
'How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?' was the Bee Gees' first US No. 1 single on the weekly Billboard Hot 100. It also reached number four on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. Billboard ranked the song as the No. 5 'Song of the Year for 1971'. As of 2012, the Bee Gees had nine singles reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart — which, according to Billboard, puts them in third place for the most number ones in history, after the Beatles and the Supremes.