Cucumber Castle

Album Type

Studio album


April 1970


May 7 - October 10, 1969 at IBC Studios




Polydor (UK), Atco (US), Spin (Australia)


Robert Stigwood, Barry Gibb, and Maurice Gibb

V - E - T - D

Cucumber Castle is the Bee Gees' fifth album, released in 1970. It was produced by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, and Robert Stigwood. It consists of songs from their television special of the same name. Cucumber Castle is the only Bee Gees album without Robin Gibb, as he had left the group before the album was recorded. Drummer Colin Petersen was fired during the recording of the album after he refused to appear in the non-musical scenes of Cucumber Castle[1].

Track listingEdit

  1. "If I Only Had My Mind on Something Else" – 2:33
  2. "I.O.I.O." – 2:57
  3. "Then You Left Me" – 3:11
  4. "The Lord" – 2:19
  5. "I Was the Child" – 3:14
  6. "I Lay Down and Die" – 3:35
  7. "Sweetheart" – 3:09
  8. "Bury Me Down by the River" – 3:25
  9. "My Thing" – 2:19
  10. "The Chance of Love" – 2:28
  11. "Turning Tide" – 3:09
  12. "Don't Forget to Remember" – 3:28


Bee Gees

  • Barry Gibb - lead, harmony and backing vocal, guitar
  • Maurice Gibb - harmony and backing vocal, bass, piano, guitar, mellotron, lead vocal and drums on "My Thing"

Additional personnel

  • P.P Arnold - harmony and backing vocal on "Bury Me Down by the River"

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