A Penny For You Thoughts was the final hit (#33) to chart for the band Tavares in 1982. The song didn't even chart in Canada. The band comprised of five brothers who are descent of Cape Verdean. They were raised in Providence Rhode Island but later moved to New Bed ford M***achusetts.
The album New Directions was their first album since signing with RCA. All their other hits were on Capital Records. The song was written by Kenny Nolan , his famous hit was I Like Dreaming. Their last new works album Words and Music was released in 1983. The continue to tour and their website is:http://www.tavaresbrothers.com/