Greatest Hits (Rose Royce album)

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Greatest Hits
Rose Royce Greatest Hits.jpg
Compilation album by Rose Royce
Released 1980
Genre Funk, soul, disco
Length 55:39
Label Whitfield
Producer Norman Whitfield
Rose Royce chronology
Rose Royce IV: Rainbow Connection
(1979)
Greatest Hits
(1980)
Golden Touch
(1981)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars [1]

Greatest Hits is a compilation album released by funk band Rose Royce on the Whitfield label in 1980. It was produced by Norman Whitfield.

History[edit]

The album reached number one on the UK Albums Chart. Two original songs where released as singles, "Pop Your Finges" and "You're a Winner". "Pop Your Fingers" peaked at No. 60 on the Billboard R&B Singles chart, while "You're a Winner" failed to chart.

Track listing[edit]

US[edit]

Side one: Dancing Side
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Pop Your Fingers"   Norman Whitfield 4:30
2. "It Makes You Feel Like Dancin'"   Norman Whitfield 4:27
3. "First Come, First Serve"   Norman Whitfield 3:21
4. "Car Wash"   Norman Whitfield 3:18
5. "Is It Love You're After"   Miles Gregory 3:48
6. "Do Your Dance"   Norman Whitfield, Dwight Turner 5:21
7. "You're a Winner"   Norman Whitfield, Marvin Smith 4:24
Side two: Romancing Side
No. Title Writer(s) Length
8. "Ooh Boy"   Norman Whitfield 3:48
9. "I Wanna Get Next to You"   Norman Whitfield 3:55
10. "Wishing on a Star"   Billie Calvin 3:57
11. "I'm in Love (And I Love the Feeling)"   Norman Whitfield 3:41
12. "I'm Going Down"   Norman Whitfield 3:35
13. "I Wonder Where You Are Tonight"   Robert Daniels 3:38
14. "Love Don't Live Here Anymore"   Miles Gregory 3:56

UK[edit]

Side one: Romancing Side
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Love Don't Live Here Anymore"   Miles Gregory 3:56
2. "Wishing on a Star"   Billie Calvin 4:50
3. "I Wanna Get Next to You"   Norman Whitfield 3:57
4. "Angel in the Sky"   Billie Calvin 4:56
5. "I'm in Love (And I Love the Feeling)"   Norman Whitfield 3:41
6. "I Wonder Where You Are Tonight"   Robert Daniels 3:37
7. "You're on My Mind"   Norman Whitfield, Lequeint Jobe, Henry Garner 3:27
Side two: Dancing Side
No. Title Writer(s) Length
8. "Is It Love You're After"   Miles Gregory 5:07
9. "Car Wash"   Norman Whitfield 3:16
10. "It Makes You Feel Like Dancin'"   Norman Whitfield 4:34
11. "Do Your Dance"   Norman Whitfield, Dwight Turner 3:28
12. "First Come, First Serve"   Norman Whitfield 3:19
13. "Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is"   Norman Whitfield 3:25
14. "Ooh Boy"   Norman Whitfield 3:48

Charts[edit]

Chart (1980) Peak
position
US Billboard Top LPs[2] 204
UK Albums Chart[3] 1
Singles
Year Single Peak chart positions
US
R&B

[2]
1980 "Pop Your Fingers" 60
"You're a Winner"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carpenter, Bil. Greatest Hits review at AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-05-09.
  2. ^ a b "US Charts > Rose Royce". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  3. ^ "UK Charts > Rose Royce". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Duke by Genesis
UK Albums Chart number-one album
19 April 1980 – 2 May 1980
Succeeded by
Sky 2 by Sky