Greatest Hits Vol. III (Alabama album)

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Greatest Hits, Vol. 3
Greatest hits album by Alabama
Released September 27, 1994
Recorded 1980 (3), 1984 (4&5), 1985 (7), 1987 (6), 1990 (8&9), 1992 (10), 1993 (11), 1994 (1&2)
Genre Country
Label RCA Records
Producer Alabama and Garth Fundis (Tracks 1–2)
Various original producers (other tracks)
Alabama chronology
Gonna Have a Party...Live
(1993)Gonna Have a Party...Live1993
Greatest Hits Vol. III
In Pictures
(1995)In Pictures1995
Singles from Greatest Hits Vol. III
  1. "We Can't Love Like This Anymore"
    Released: August 29, 1994
  2. "Give Me One More Shot"
    Released: February 6, 1995
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Greatest Hits Vol. III is the third greatest hits package released by the American country music band Alabama. The album was released by RCA Records in 1994, and has since been certified double platinum for sales of 2 million units by the Recording Industry Association of America [2].

Alabama had continued its amazing run of success through the first half of the 1990s, enabling the Fort Payne, Alabama-based band to issue their third album of greatest hits. Included in this 11-track album are eight previous No. 1 hits, including the original single version of "Tennessee River" (an extended live version was included on their first Greatest Hits collection). A holiday/Christian-themed fan favorite, "Angels Among Us", is also included.

Both of the album's new tracks were released as singles: "We Can't Love Like This Anymore" (late 1994) and "Give Me One More Shot" (early 1995). Both songs reached the Top 10 of Billboard magazine's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Give Me One More Shot" (Teddy Gentry, Randy Owen, Ronnie Rogers) – 3:29AB
  2. "We Can't Love Like This Anymore" (John Jarrard, Wendell Mobley) – 3:16AB
  3. "Tennessee River" (Owen) – 3:02
  4. "When We Make Love" (Troy Seals, Mentor Williams) – 3:35
  5. "If You're Gonna Play in Texas (You Gotta Have a Fiddle in the Band)" (Murray Kellum, Dan Mitchell) – 3:43
  6. "Face to Face" (Owen) – 3:00
  7. "There's No Way" (John Jarrard, Lisa Palas, Will Robinson) – 4:10
  8. "Jukebox in My Mind" (Dave Gibson, Rogers) – 3:36
  9. "Forever's as Far as I'll Go" (Mike Reid) – 3:32
  10. "I'm in a Hurry (And Don't Know Why)" – (Roger Murrah, Randy VanWarmer) – 2:48
  11. "Angels Among Us" (Don Goodman, Becky Hobbs) – 4:06B

A Previously unreleased. B Not No.1

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 8
U.S. Billboard 200 56
Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[1] 2× Platinum 2,000,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

  1. ^ "American album certifications – Alabama – Greatest Hits, Volume III". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH