The S.O.S. Band’s “Take Your Time (Do It Right)” was the group’s only Top 40 pop hit. The 7″ release features Part 1 on the a-side and Part 2 on the b-side.
Posts Tagged ‘1980’
On Oct 17, 1980, the movie Times Square premiered in theaters. This post is the soundtrack to the movie. Never available on CD.
This single sided 12″ promo from Prince’s ‘Dirty Mind’ LP features the songs “Head”, “Sister” and “Patyup” as separate tracks with fade-outs.
“More Bounce To The Ounce” was the lead single from Zapp’s debut album in 1980. On the R&B charts, the single reached #2 and the album hit #1.
The Brief: “16 Tons of coal and whadda ya get?” This song definitely grooves and the lyrics thrown around throughout the song are quite clever and humorous. “You get a hump in ya back, sucker”. This was the second of 3 singles from the ‘Gap Band III’ LP of 1980. My copy of “Humpin’” is a promo […]
“Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)” earned the Gap Band their first of 4 #1’s on the R&B charts and set them up as a dominating force in R&B music throughout the 1980s.
Mixed Masters is a series of 12” re-issues featuring extended/remixed versions of hit songs from previous years. This 12” was released in 1987 and features Cherrelle’s “I Didn’t Mean To Turn You On” and The S.O.S. Band’s “Take Your Time (Do It Right)” which was a #1 hit on Billboard’s R&B and Dance charts.
This post contains three 7″ singles, one from The Marshall Tucker Band and two from The Oak Ridge Boys. The Oak Ridge Boys are represented here with “Leaving Louisiana In The Broad Daylight” and “Trying To Love Two Women”. Both were #1 hits on the Billboard Country chart in 1980. The Marshall Tucker Band is represented with its 1973 hit “Take The Highway” from a promo 45 with two different promo edits.