Director Guillermo del Toro: Too many summer movies are “about one race, one credo, and one country saving the world”
Today’s Video: Bee Gees - I've Gotta Get a Message to You
Released as a single on September 7, 1968, it became their second number-one single on the UK Singles Chart, and reached number eight on the US pop chart. The song was written with Percy Sledge in mind to record it. (In fact, Sledge did record it in February, 1970, but Atlantic did not issue it in the United States at the time.)
Robin Gibb, who wrote the lyrics, said that the man's crime was the murder of his wife's lover, though the lyrics do not allude to the latter premise.