III is the third album released by the R&B band The . Band on the Tabu label in October 1982. It was produced by Ricky Sylvers and Gene Dozier. The album peaked at on the R&B albums chart. It also reached on the Billboard 200. The album yielded two Billboard R&B chart singles, "High Hopes" and "Have It Your Way", each peaking at and respectively. High Hopes" also reached on the Hot Dance Club Play chart
High Hopes" is the 6th charting single for The . It reached number 25 on the R&B chart in 1982. It marked the first collaboration of producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis with the group. They would go on to produce several more hits for the group during the 1980s. It was sampled by French beat-maker Onra on his song of the same title, "High Hopes ft. Reggie B" on his 2010 album Long Distance.
Band (sometimes written SOS Band; abbreviation for Sounds Of Success) is an American R&B and electro-funk group who gained fame in the 1980s. They are best known for the songs "Take Your Time (Do It Right)", "Just Be Good to Me", "Borrowed Love", and "The Finest"
That said, they brought a beautiful ballad, "Have It Your Way," into the charts early in 1983.
Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from The . Bandname "Santa Monica" changed into "The . Band" by Sigidi Bashir Abdullah, during the recording-sessions of "Take Your Time (Do It Right)" (1979). Membres: Abdul Ra'oof, Billy Ellis, Bruno Speight, Fredi Grace, James Earl Jones III, Jason Bryant, Jerome Thomas, John Alexander Simpson, Mary Davis, Penny Ford, Willie Killebrew. Variations: Tout voir The .
Their second album, Too, went to number 30 R&B in summer 1981. On the band's third LP, . Band III, they worked with producer Leon Sylvers III and the Time's Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. The breaking single, "High Hopes," hit number 25 R&B in the fall of 1982 while the album went to number 27 R&B in late 1982. On their fourth LP, On the Rise, Jam and Lewis took over the production chores. High Hopes 03. Have It Your Way 04. Your Love (It's The One For Me) 05. Good & Plenty 06. Looking For You 07. These Are The Things 08.
Get all the lyrics to songs by The . Band and join the Genius community of music scholars to learn the meaning behind the lyrics. Take Your Time (Do It Right). Just Be Good To Me. The . No One's Gonna Love You. Tell Me If You Still Care. Just the Way You Like It. Show all songs by The . Diamonds In The Raw. 1989.