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100 Greatest '80s R&B Songs

From funky jams to smooth grooves, this has it all.

99 songs (8 hours and 10 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
Endless Love
Lionel Richie & Diana Ross - Love And Life: The Very Best Of Diana Ross
4:28
2
I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)
Whitney Houston - Whitney
4:51
3
I Just Called To Say I Love You (Single Version)
Stevie Wonder - 80s Love Songs
4:23
4
Smooth Operator
Sade - Diamond Life
4:58
5
Sexual Healing
Marvin Gaye - Midnight Love
3:58
6
Billie Jean
Michael Jackson - Thriller
4:54
7
I Feel for You
Chaka Khan - Epiphany: The Best Of Chaka Khan, Vol. 1
5:43
8
You Dropped A Bomb On Me
The Gap Band - The Best Of The Gap Band
5:14
9
Here and Now
Luther Vandross - Love, Luther
5:23
10
What's Love Got to Do with It (2015 Remaster)
Tina Turner - Private Dancer (30th Anniversary Issue)
3:50
11
Outstanding
The Gap Band - 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of The Gap Band
3:19
12
Miss You Much
Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
4:12
13
I Can't Go for That (No Can Do) (Remastered)
Hall and Oates - Private Eyes
5:07
14
Every Little Step
Bobby Brown - Step Up: All In (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
3:59
15
That's What Friends Are For (Remastered)
Dionne Warwick feat. Elton John, Gladys Knight & Stevie Wonder - The Definitive Collection
4:15
16
Can You Stand The Rain
New Edition - Heart Break (Expanded)
4:56
17
Celebration
Kool and The Gang - Greatest Hits Live
4:44
18
Between the Sheets
The Isley Brothers - The Essential Isley Brothers [Clean]
5:38
19
Give It To Me Baby
Rick James - Street Songs
4:09
20
On My Own (Album Version)
Patti LaBelle - The Collection
4:49
21
Caribbean Queen (No More Love On the Run)
Billy Ocean - Suddenly (Expanded Edition)
7:55
22
Let's Groove
Earth Wind & Fire - Raise!
5:39
23
Being With You
Smokey Robinson - Being With You
4:06
24
You Are My Lady
Freddie Jackson - The Greatest Hits Of Freddie Jackson
4:45
25
Shake You Down
Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down (Bonus Track)
4:05
26
Ain't Nobody
Chaka Khan - Epiphany: The Best Of Chaka Khan, Vol. 1
4:40
27
All Night Long (All Night)
Lionel Richie - Can't Slow Down
6:23
28
The Sweetest Taboo
Sade - The Best of Sade
4:36
29
Freeway Of Love
Aretha Franklin - Who's Zoomin' Who? (Expanded Edition)
5:52
30
Hello
Lionel Richie - The Definitive Collection
4:07
31
How Will I Know
Whitney Houston - Whitney Houston (The Deluxe Anniversary Edition)
4:33
32
Part-Time Lover (Single Version)
Stevie Wonder - Hitsville USA, The Motown Collection 1972-1992
3:43
33
I'm So Excited
The Pointer Sisters - So Excited! (Expanded Edition)
3:50
34
Love Come Down
Evelyn "Champagne" King - Get Loose (Expanded Edition)
6:05
35
Solid
Ashford & Simpson - Solid
5:12
36
If It Isn't Love
New Edition - Heart Break (Expanded)
5:09
37
Nasty
Janet Jackson - Control
4:03
38
Paradise
Sade - Stronger Than Pride
4:02
39
Rock Me Tonight For Old Times Sake
Freddie Jackson - Rock Me Tonight
7:12
40
Never Too Much
Luther Vandross - Never Too Much
3:50
41
Turn Your Love Around
George Benson - The Best Of George Benson
3:50
42
Beat It (Single Version)
Michael Jackson - Thriller
4:18
43
Greatest Love of All
Whitney Houston - Whitney Houston (The Deluxe Anniversary Edition)
4:56
44
Say You, Say Me
Lionel Richie - 80s Love Songs
4:01
45
Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
Billy Ocean - The Very Best of Billy Ocean
4:44
46
My Prerogative
Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
4:57
47
She Works Hard For The Money
Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money
5:20
48
Always
Atlantic Starr - All In The Name Of Love
4:48
49
The Way You Make Me Feel (2012 Remaster)
Michael Jackson - Bad 25th Anniversary
4:58
50
Saving All My Love for You
Whitney Houston - Whitney Houston (The Deluxe Anniversary Edition)
3:57
51
Don't Say Goodnight (It's Time for Love) (Part I & 2)
The Isley Brothers - The Ultimate Isley Brothers
4:31
52
Let's Wait Awhile
Janet Jackson - Control
4:36
53
Give Me the Night
George Benson - Give Me The Night
5:01
54
Get Down On It (Re-Recorded In Stereo)
Kool and The Gang - All-Time Greatest Hits
4:56
55
Nite and Day (Remastered)
Al B. Sure! - The Very Best Of Al B. Sure! (Remastered)
3:59
56
Let's Hear It for the Boy
Deniece Williams - Pure... Woman [Clean]
4:16
57
If Only You Knew
Patti LaBelle - I'm In Love Again
4:45
58
Cool It Now (Album Version)
New Edition - New Edition (Expanded)
5:47
59
There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)
Billy Ocean - The Very Best of Billy Ocean
4:50
60
Juicy Fruit
Mtume - Juicy Fruit
5:52
61
What Have You Done For Me Lately
Janet Jackson - Control
5:00
62
Do Me Baby
Meli'sa Morgan - Do Me Baby
5:17
63
Roni
Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel
5:55
64
And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going (Original Broadway Cast/1982)
Jennifer Holliday - Dreamgirls: Original Broadway Cast Album
4:04
65
Nightshift
Commodores - Nightshift
5:06
66
Love You Down (Extended Version)
Ready For The World - '80s Soul #1's
6:31
67
I Want to Be Your Man
Roger - All The Greatest Hits
4:09
68
Miss You Like Crazy
Natalie Cole - Greatest Hits Volume 1
3:54
69
Shower Me With Your Love
Surface - The Best Of Surface...A Nice Time 4 Lovin
4:53
70
And the Beat Goes On
The Whispers - And the Beat Goes On
6:45
71
I Want Her
Keith Sweat - The Best of Keith Sweat: Make You Sweat
3:41
72
Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) [feat. Caron Wheeler]
Soul II Soul feat. Caron Wheeler - Club Classics Vol. One
3:52
73
Superwoman
Karyn White - Karyn White
5:47
74
Computer Love
Zapp & Roger - All The Greatest Hits
4:44
75
Love Overboard (Album Version)
Gladys Knight & The Pips - All Our Love
5:25
76
Looking For A New Love (Radio Edit)
Jody Watley - Dance #1's
4:00
77
Casanova
Levert - The Best Of Gerald Levert (Amazon Exclusive Version)
6:12
78
Whip Appeal (12-inch Version)
Babyface - Tender Lover
5:49
79
Never Knew Love Like This Before
Stephanie Mills - Gold
5:28
80
Rhythm Of The Night (From "The Last Dragon" Soundtrack)
DeBarge - Winning Combinations
3:49
81
Don't Stop The Music
Yarbrough & Peoples - Cool - Funk
4:08
82
Sukiyaki (Remastered)
A Taste Of Honey - Twice As Sweet
3:45
83
Oh Sheila (Re-Recorded / Remastered)
Ready For The World - Download Now - The '80s (Re-Recorded / Remastered Versions)
4:01
84
I Wonder If I Take You Home
Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam feat. Full Force - Super Hits
6:45
85
Just Got Paid
Johnny Kemp - Secrets of Flying (Expanded Edition)
5:31
86
Dial My Heart
The Boys - Hitsville USA, The Motown Collection 1972-1992
4:23
87
Take Your Time (Do It Right) [Explicit]
The SOS Band - Soufside So Real (Def Souf Records Presents) [Explicit]
3:30
88
Forget Me Nots
Carol Duboc feat. Patrice Rushen, Bibi McGill & rhonda smith - Open the Curtains
5:01
89
Let It Whip
Dazz Band - Live and Funky
7:41
90
Rock Steady
The Whispers - The Whispers Live From Las Vegas (Cd/Audio)
6:39
91
Burn Rubber on Me
The Gap Band - Oops Upside Your Head (Live)
6:27
92
Candy Girl (2012 Collection Remaster)
New Edition - 80s Dancefloor
3:55
93
Early in the Morning
The Gap Band - Oops Upside Your Head (Live)
6:33
94
Fantastic Voyage (Extended)
Lakeside - The Best of Lakeside
6:09
95
Stomp!
The Brothers Johnson - The Best Of Disco Funk (Disco Nights Vol.2)
5:59
96
You Got It All
The Jets - The Jets Greatest Hits
4:21
97
Can't Stop
After 7 - After 7
4:07
98
Girlfriend (Radio Edit)
Pebbles - '80s Soul #1's
5:44
99
Tender Love (Rerecorded)
The Force M.D.'s - Tender Love (Rerecorded) - Single
4:06