New York Mining Disaster


The song "New York Mining Disaster" by the Bee Gees is originally in the key of B minor. Released in 1967, it is the first single from the group's debut album, "Bee Gees' 1st." Written by Barry and Robin Gibb, the song was inspired by a real-life mining disaster that occurred in New York in 1941. As trivia, the song was mistakenly titled "New York Mining Disaster 1941" on the initial pressings, leading many to believe it was about a historical event. The melody of the song is characterized by haunting vocal harmonies and a somber yet catchy guitar riff.