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100 Greatest '80s R&B Songs

These are the most outstanding r&b songs of the '80s.

94 songs (8 hours and 10 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
Endless Love
Lionel Richie & Diana Ross - Endless Love (Soundtrack)
4:26
2
I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)
Whitney Houston - Whitney
4:51
3
Smooth Operator
Sade - Diamond Life
4:58
4
Sexual Healing
Marvin Gaye - Midnight Love
3:58
5
Billie Jean
Michael Jackson - Thriller
4:54
6
I Feel For You
Chaka Khan - Epiphany: The Best Of Chaka Khan, Vol. 1
5:43
7
You Dropped A Bomb On Me
The Gap Band - The Gap Band IV
5:13
8
Here and Now
Luther Vandross - Love, Luther
5:23
9
What's Love Got To Do With It (2015 Remastered Version)
Tina Turner - Private Dancer
3:50
10
Outstanding
The Gap Band - The Gap Band IV
3:19
11
Miss You Much
Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation 1814
4:12
12
I Can't Go for That (No Can Do) (Remastered)
Hall and Oates - Private Eyes
5:07
13
Every Little Step
Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel
3:57
14
That's What Friends Are For (Remastered)
Dionne Warwick feat. Elton John, Gladys Knight & Stevie Wonder - The Definitive Collection
4:15
15
Can You Stand The Rain
New Edition - Heart Break
4:57
16
Celebration
Kool and The Gang - Celebrate!
4:58
17
Between the Sheets
The Isley Brothers - The Essential Isley Brothers [Clean]
5:38
18
Take Your Time (Do It Right)
The S.O.S Band - Best Of
7:37
19
Give It To Me Baby
Rick James - Street Songs
4:08
20
On My Own (Album Version)
Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald - The Best Of Patti LaBelle 20th Century Masters The Millennium 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
6:25
28
Let It Whip
Dazz Band - 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of The Dazz Band
4:47
29
The Sweetest Taboo (Remastered)
Sade - The Essential Sade
4:25
30
Freeway Of Love
Aretha Franklin - Who's Zoomin' Who?
5:51
31
Hello
Lionel Richie - Can't Slow Down
4:11
32
How Will I Know
Whitney Houston - Whitney Houston (The Deluxe Anniversary Edition)
4:33
33
Part-Time Lover (Single Version)
Stevie Wonder - The Definitive Collection
3:42
34
I'm So Excited
The Pointer Sisters - So Excited! (Expanded Edition)
3:50
35
Love Come Down
Evelyn "Champagne" King - Get Loose
6:05
36
Solid
Ashford & Simpson - Solid
5:12
37
Rock Steady
The Whispers - Rock Steady
4:48
38
If It Isn't Love
New Edition - Heart Break
5:09
39
Nasty
Janet Jackson - Control
4:03
40
Paradise
Sade - Stronger Than Pride
4:02
41
Rock Me Tonight For Old Times Sake
Freddie Jackson - Rock Me Tonight
7:12
42
Never Too Much
Luther Vandross - Never Too Much
3:50
43
Turn Your Love Around
George Benson - The Best Of George Benson
3:50
44
Beat It (Single Version)
Michael Jackson - Thriller
4:18
45
Greatest Love Of All
Whitney Houston - Whitney Houston (The Deluxe Anniversary Edition)
4:56
46
Say You, Say Me
Lionel Richie - The Best Of Lionel Richie 20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection
4:01
47
Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
Billy Ocean - The Very Best of Billy Ocean
4:44
48
My Prerogative
Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel
4:51
49
She Works Hard For The Money
Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money
5:20
50
Always
Atlantic Starr - Ultimate Collection: Atlantic Starr
4:47
51
Candy Girl
New Edition - Candy Girl
3:55
52
The Way You Make Me Feel (2012 Remaster)
Michael Jackson - Bad 25th Anniversary
4:58
53
Saving All My Love for You
Whitney Houston - Whitney Houston (The Deluxe Anniversary Edition)
3:57
54
Don't Say Goodnight (It's Time for Love) (Part I & 2)
The Isley Brothers - The Ultimate Isley Brothers
4:31
55
Let's Wait Awhile
Janet Jackson - Control
4:37
56
Give Me the Night
George Benson - Give Me The Night
5:01
57
Nite And Day
Al B. Sure! - In Effect Mode
3:58
58
If Only You Knew
Patti LaBelle - I'm In Love Again
4:45
59
Missing You
Diana Ross - Swept Away (Expanded Edition)
4:05
60
Cool It Now
New Edition - New Edition
5:47
61
There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)
Billy Ocean - The Very Best of Billy Ocean
4:50
62
Juicy Fruit
Mtume - Juicy Fruit
5:52
63
What Have You Done For Me Lately
Janet Jackson - Control
4:59
64
Do Me Baby
Meli'sa Morgan - Do Me Baby
5:17
65
Roni
Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel
5:58
66
And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going
Jennifer Holliday - 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of Jennifer Holliday
4:06
67
Nightshift
Commodores - Nightshift
5:06
68
Love You Down
Ready For The World - 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of Ready For The World
6:31
69
I Want To Be Your Man
Zapp & Roger - All The Greatest Hits
4:09
70
Miss You Like Crazy
Natalie Cole - Greatest Hits Volume 1
3:54
71
Shower Me With Your Love
Surface - The Best Of Surface...A Nice Time 4 Lovin
4:53
72
And the Beat Goes On
The Whispers - And the Beat Goes On
6:45
73
I Want Her
Keith Sweat - The Best of Keith Sweat: Make You Sweat
3:41
74
Early In The Morning (Album Version)
The Gap Band - The Gap Band IV
6:30
75
Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) [feat. Caron Wheeler]
Soul II Soul feat. Caron Wheeler - Club Classics Vol. One
3:50
76
Fantastic Voyage
Lakeside - Lakeside: Greatest Hits
6:10
77
Girlfriend (Single Version)
Pebbles - Greatest Hits: Pebbles
4:16
78
Superwoman
Karyn White - Karyn White
5:47
79
Computer Love
Zapp & Roger - All The Greatest Hits
4:44
80
Love Overboard (Album Version)
Gladys Knight & The Pips - All Our Love
5:26
81
Looking For A New Love (Radio Edit)
Jody Watley - 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of Jody Watley
4:02
82
Casanova
Levert - The Best Of Gerald Levert (Amazon Exclusive Version)
6:12
83
Whip Appeal (12-inch Version)
Babyface - Tender Lover
5:49
84
Never Knew Love Like This Before
Stephanie Mills - The Best Of Stephanie Mills
5:25
85
Rhythm Of The Night
DeBarge - Rhythm Of The Night
3:49
86
Tender Love
Force M.D.'s - Chillin'
3:54
87
Don't Stop The Music
Yarbrough & Peoples - The Best Of Yarbrough & Peoples
7:50
88
Sukiyaki (Remastered)
A Taste Of Honey - Twice As Sweet
3:45
89
Oh Sheila
Ready For The World - Ready For The World
4:00
90
I Wonder If I Take You Home
Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam feat. Full Force - Super Hits
6:45
91
Don't Disturb This Groove
The System - Don't Disturb This Groove
5:17
92
Just Got Paid
Johnny Kemp - Secrets of Flying (Expanded Edition)
5:31
93
Dial My Heart
The Boys - Messages From The Boys
4:24
94
You Got It All
The Jets - 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of The Jets
4:08