Written and performed by the Bee Gees. Fanny Be Tender was released in janurary of 1976 and reached #12 on US Billboard, right before they exploded on the scene with Saturday Night Fever soundtrack. This is a promotional video (the never sang it live). In 2001, Maurice said “iWe love it, but it is just too much of a bitch to sing”. BTW, “Fanny” was their beloved cleaning lady.