Greatest Hits 3 (The Oak Ridge Boys album)

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Greatest Hits 3
Greatest hits album by The Oak Ridge Boys
Released April 28, 1989 (1989-04-28)
Genre Country
Length 33:21
Label MCA
Producer Jimmy Bowen
Ron Chancey
The Oak Ridge Boys chronology
Monongahela
(1988)
Greatest Hits 3
(1989)
American Dreams
(1989)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Greatest Hits 3 is a compilation album by American country music group The Oak Ridge Boys. It was released in 1989 via MCA Records. The album peaked at number 22 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.[2]

Although Steve Sanders is featured on the cover of the album, several tracks include William Lee Golden on vocals, most notably "Touch A Hand, Make A Friend," which includes a solo by Golden.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Gonna Take a Lot of River" (Mark Henley, John Kurhajetz) – 3:00
  2. ^"True Heart" (Michael Clark, Don Schlitz) – 3:07
  3. "Little Things" (Billy Barber) – 3:24
  4. "This Crazy Love" (James Dean Hicks, Roger Murrah) – 3:02
  5. "Come On In (You Did the Best You Could Do)" (Rick Giles, George Green) – 3:28
  6. "Bobbie Sue" (Wood Newton, Adele Tyler, Dan Tyler) – 2:50
  7. "It Takes a Little Rain (To Make Love Grow)" (Steve Dean, Hicks, Murrah) – 3:56
  8. "Touch a Hand, Make a Friend" (Homer Banks, Carl Hampton, Raymond Jackson) – 3:28
  9. "Bridges and Walls" (Murrah, Randy VanWarmer) – 3:52
  10. ^^"Take Pride in America" (David Bracken, Clyde Otis) – 3:14

^The vocals on "True Heart" were re-recorded to match the live rendition more closely. This alternate version is exclusive to this album, and had never been included on any other releases.

^^Previously released as a promotional single and video in 1987, this song was included as a "bonus track" for the compilation.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 22

References[edit]

  1. ^ Campbell, Al. "Greatest Hits 3 review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Greatest Hits 3 Charts". Allmusic. Retrieved 2 March 2011.