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Gap Gold: The Best of The Gap Band is a greatest hits album by American group The Gap Band. It was released in March 1985 on Total Experience Records. The album contains most of their commercially successful singles from 1979–1983. Gap Gold peaked at number 103 on the US Billboard 200. the album was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for selling 1 million copies in the United States. Side one. Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me) – 5:16.

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The Best of Gap Band is album released in 1995 on Mercury. The album includes the most popular hits of the band. Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture - Gap Band. The Gap Band at WhoSampled. Charlie Wilson in-depth interview by Pete Lewis, 'Blues & Soul' August 2011. Charlie Wilson 2011 Interview at Soulinterviews.

The energy that the Gap Band exudes in the midst of producing a song is stunning, and this compilation displays that to the fullest extent. For a basic introduction to the forms of funk that the Gap Band followed, this album would certainly suit any given listener. For those who only need one Gap Band album in their collection, this one also fits the bill perfectly. For die-hard fans who already have all of the band's albums, this one would probably only really serve as a summary.

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Tracklist

1 Early In The Morning (12" Version) 7:35
2 Shake 4:59
3 Outstanding (12" Version) 6:13
4 Burn Rubber On Me (Why You Wanna Hurt Me) 5:33
5 Yearning For Your Love 5:46
6 Open Up Your Mind (Wide) 7:08
7 You Dropped A Bomb On Me 5:11
8 You Can Count On Me 5:01
9 I Don't Believe You Want To Get Up And Dance (Oops!) 8:41
10 Steppin' (Out) 4:25
11 Humpin' 5:15
12 The Boys Are Back In Town 5:47
13 Party Train 5:42

Credits

  • Backing Vocals – Charlie Wilson, Lonnie Simmons, Robert Wilson, Ronnie Wilson
  • Bass – Robert Wilson
  • Drums – Charlie Wilson
  • Flugelhorn – Ronnie Wilson
  • Keyboards – Charlie Wilson, Ronnie Wilson
  • Lead Vocals – Charlie Wilson
  • Percussion – Charlie Wilson, Robert Wilson, Ronnie Wilson
  • Producer – Lonnie Simmons, Ronnie Wilson
  • Trumpet – Ronnie Wilson

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
314 522 457-2 The Gap Band The Best Of Gap Band ‎(CD, Comp) Mercury 314 522 457-2 US 1994
P2 22457 The Gap Band The Best Of Gap Band ‎(CD, Comp, Club) Mercury, Chronicles P2 22457 US 1994
314 522 457-2 The Gap Band The Best Of Gap Band ‎(2xLP, Comp, RE) Mercury 314 522 457-2 US Unknown
314 522 457-2 The Gap Band The Best Of Gap Band ‎(CD, Comp, Club) Mercury 314 522 457-2 US 1994
314 522 457-2 The Gap Band The Best Of Gap Band ‎(CD, Comp) Mercury 314 522 457-2 Canada Unknown

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Early In The Morning (12" Version) 7:35
2 Shake
Arranged By [Horns] – Malvin "Dino" Vice*
4:59
3 Outstanding (12" Version)
Written-By – Raymond Calhoun
6:13
4 Burn Rubber On Me (Why You Wanna Hurt Me) 5:33
5 Yearning For Your Love
Arranged By [Strings] – Malvin "Dino" Vice*Written-By – Oliver Scott
5:46
6 Open Up Your Mind (Wide)
Arranged By [Horns], Arranged By [Strings] – Tom Tom 84
7:08
7 You Dropped A Bomb On Me 5:11
8 You Can Count On Me
Arranged By [Horns], Arranged By [Strings] – Tom Tom 84Written-By – Buddy Jones
5:01
9 I Don't Believe You Want To Get Up And Dance (Oops!)
Arranged By [Horns] – Malvin "Dino" Vice*Written-By – Robert Wilson
8:41
10 Steppin' (Out) 4:25
11 Humpin' 5:15
12 The Boys Are Back In Town
Arranged By [Strings] – Benjamin WrightWritten-By – Malvin "Dino" Vice*
5:47
13 Party Train
Producer – Ronnie Wilson
5:42

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – PolyGram Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – PolyGram Records, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – PolyGram Group Canada Inc.
  • Distributed By – PolyGram Group Canada Inc.
  • Mastered At – PolyGram Studios
  • Pressed By – Cinram

Credits

  • Compilation Producer – Harry Weinger
  • Coordinator [Project Coordination] – Terri Tierney
  • Cover [Mac Retouching] – Adam Yellin
  • Design [Package] – Mark Weinberg
  • Executive Producer – Bill Levenson
  • Management [Project Assistant] – Catherine Ladis
  • Management [Project Direction] – Richard Bauer
  • Mastered By – Gary Mayo
  • Photography By – Bruce Pilato Archives*, Malvin "Dino" Vice*
  • Producer – Lonnie Simmons
  • Sleeve Notes [Essay] – Amy Linden
  • Written-By – Charles Wilson* (tracks: 1 to 4, 6 to 13), Lonnie Simmons (tracks: 1, 3, 4, 7, 9 to 13), Ronnie Wilson (tracks: 5, 6, 9 to 11, 13), Rudy Taylor (tracks: 1, 4, 7, 9, 11, 13)

Notes

All songs produced for Total Experience Productions and Lonnie Simmons Productions

Made in the USA.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 31452 24572 4 97
  • Matrix / Runout: #960310CC 314522572 L382
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 6000
  • Other (Pressed in Inner Hub): 12

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
314 522 457-2 The Gap Band The Best Of Gap Band ‎(CD, Comp) Mercury 314 522 457-2 US 1994
P2 22457 The Gap Band The Best Of Gap Band ‎(CD, Comp, Club) Mercury, Chronicles P2 22457 US 1994
314 522 457-2 The Gap Band The Best Of Gap Band ‎(2xLP, Comp, RE) Mercury 314 522 457-2 US Unknown
314 522 457-2 The Gap Band The Best Of Gap Band ‎(CD, Comp, Club) Mercury 314 522 457-2 US 1994
522 457-2 Gap Band* The Best Of Gap Band ‎(CD, Comp, RE, RM) Mercury, Chronicles, Total Experience Records 522 457-2 Europe Unknown

The Gap Band - The Best Of Gap Band album
Funk, Disco
Performer: The Gap Band
Title: The Best Of Gap Band
Category: Soul & Funk
Country: US
Released: 1994
Rating: 4.5/5
Votes: 355
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