Bee Gees - First of May Lyrics

Bee Gees Odessa cover art
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When I was small, and Christmas trees were tall
We used to love while others used to play
Don't ask me why, but time has passed us by
Some one else moved in from far away

Now we are tall, and Christmas trees are small
And you don't ask the time of day
But you and I, our love will never die
But guess we'll cry come first of May

The apple tree that grew for you and me
I watched the apples falling one by one
And I recall the moment of them all
The day I kissed your cheek and you were mine

Now we are tall, and Christmas trees are small
And you don't ask the time of day
But you and I, our love will never die
But guess we'll cry come first of May

When I was small, and Christmas trees were tall
Do do do do do do do do do
Don't ask me why, but time has passed us by
Some one else moved in from far away

Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Odessa (City on the Black Sea)
  • 2 You'll Never See My Face Again
  • 3 Black Diamond
  • 4 Marley Purt Drive
  • 5 Edison
  • 6 Melody Fair
  • 7 Suddenly
  • 8 Whisper Whisper
    12" Vinyl 2
  • 1 Lamplight
  • 2 Sound of Love
  • 3 Give Your Best
  • 4 Seven Seas Symphony
  • 5 With All Nations (International Anthem)
  • 6 I Laugh in Your Face
  • 7 Never Say Never Again
  • 8 First of May
  • 9 The British Opera


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Barry Gibb, Maurice Ernest Gibb, Robin Hugh Gibb
    album: Track in album Odessa
    release date: 1969-2
    popularity : 160 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop
    styles: Vocal/Soft Rock/Psychedelic Rock/Symphonic Rock/Pop Rock
    length: 2:50
    Album Information
    label: ATCO Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin