The Gap Band - III album
When Gap Band III came out in 1980, the Wilson Brothers were widely regarded as true heavyweights in the funk field. Over the years, The Gap Band III (which was the group's fifth album, not its third) has often been described as the ultimate Gap Band album - and it's hard to disagree with that assertion.
The Gap Band III is the fifth album (contrary to the title) by The Gap Band, released in 1980 on Mercury Records. It was produced by Lonnie Simmons. It was their first album to achieve platinum status. The Gap Band III Q&A. Producers Lonnie Simmons, Oliver Scott & Ronnie Wilson. Writers Charlie Wilson, Lonnie Simmons, Ronnie Wilson & 1 more. More The Gap Band albums.
The Gap Band was an American R&B and funk band that rose to fame during the 1970s and 1980s. The band consisted of three brothers Charlie, Ronnie, and Robert Wilson; and it was named after streets in the historic Greenwood neighborhood in the brothers' hometown o. he Gap Band in 1983. Gap Band IV. Gap Band IV is the sixth album by The Gap Band, released in 1982 on Total Experience Records. The album reached on the Black Albums chart and on the Pop Albums chart, achieved platinum status, and is considered their most successful project. Humpin'" is a 1980 song by The Gap Band, from their fifth album The Gap Band III released as a single in 1981. The original B-side, "No Hiding Place", was originally released on The Gap Band II. The song had mixed chart success, only peaking at R&B, but busting into the top-20 on the dance. The album reached on the Black Albums chart and on the Billboard Hot 200. The album yielded 3 charting singles: the R&B song "Humpin'", "Yearning for Your Love", a R&B single which peaked at on the Billboard Hot 100, and the R&B hit "Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)", which reached #19.
Gap Band III. Studio album by The Gap Band.
|A1||When I Look In Your Eyes|
|A2||Yearning For Your Love|
|A3||Burn Rubber on Me (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)|
|A4||Nothin' Comes to Sleepers|
|B1||Are You Living|
|B5||Gash Gash Gash|
NotesLONDON RECORDS label on record. Jacket has typical Canadian Polygram/Quebec credits, Polygram and Mercury logos.
|SRM-1-4003||The Gap Band||Gap Band III (LP, Album)||Mercury||SRM-1-4003||US||1980|
|6337 110||The Gap Band||The Gap Band III (LP, Album)||Mercury||6337 110||Greece||1981|
|MC-8-1-4003||The Gap Band||The Gap Band 3 (8-Trk, Album)||Mercury||MC-8-1-4003||US||Unknown|
|SRM-1-4003||The Gap Band||Gap Band III (LP, Album, TP)||Mercury||SRM-1-4003||US||1980|
|6337 110||The Gap Band||Gap Band III (LP, Album)||Mercury||6337 110||Germany||1980|