RETRO CENTRIC: The Gap Band “Early In The Morning”Published by Justin Joseph on Monday, July 9, 2012 at 9:30 am.
“Early in the Morning” will go down as The Gap Band’s biggest hits. Released in 1982, the song was the first single off the group’s sixth studio album, Gap Band IV. It reached number one on the Billboard R&B chart, and peaked at #22 on the Hot 100.
Written by lead singer Charlie Wilson, the song became a dance hit, reaching number 13 on that chart.