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REDISCOVER THE '80s: R&B

R&B found funk in the ‘80s: bass-heavy party jams kicked it with slow jams & smooth ballads.

49 songs (4 hours and 6 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
Kiss
Prince - Parade - Music from the Motion Picture Under the Cherry Moon
3:46
2
Let's Groove
Earth Wind & Fire - The Essential Earth, Wind & Fire
5:39
3
Rock with You (Single Version)
Michael Jackson - Off the Wall
3:39
4
Shake You Down
Gregory Abbott - Essential - Soul Love
4:04
5
Rock Steady
The Whispers - Rock Steady
4:48
6
Forget Me Nots
Patrice Rushen - Straight From The Heart
4:35
7
You Are My Lady
Freddie Jackson - Rock Me Tonight
4:44
8
I Feel For You
Chaka Khan - I Feel for You
5:43
9
Keep On Movin' [feat. Caron Wheeler]
Soul II Soul feat. Caron Wheeler - Club Classics Vol. One
6:02
10
Sexual Healing
Marvin Gaye - Midnight Love
3:58
11
Nightshift
Commodores - 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of The Commodores
5:07
12
Saving All My Love for You
Whitney Houston - Whitney Houston
3:57
13
Casanova
Levert - The Best Of Gerald Levert (Amazon Exclusive Version)
6:12
14
Get Down On It
Kool and The Gang - Something Special
4:53
15
Super Freak
Rick James - Street Songs
3:24
16
In My House (12" Version)
Mary Jane Girls - 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best of The Mary Jane Girls
5:05
17
Between the Sheets
The Isley Brothers - Love Songs
5:38
18
Juicy Fruit
Mtume - Essential - Soul Love
4:30
19
Here And Now
Luther Vandross - The Ultimate Luther Vandross
5:22
20
The Rain
Oran "Juice" Jones - 80's Soul Number 1's
5:07
21
Let It Whip
Dazz Band - Let It Whip
4:42
22
Word Up
Cameo - Word Up
4:20
23
Caribbean Queen (No More Love On the Run)
Billy Ocean - Suddenly (Expanded Edition)
7:55
24
Smooth Operator
Sade - Diamond Life
4:58
25
Two Occasions
The Deele - Eyes of a Stranger
4:16
26
If It Isn't Love
New Edition - Heart Break
5:09
27
My Prerogative
Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel
4:51
28
Early In The Morning
The Gap Band - The Gap Band IV
6:30
29
Secret Lovers (Single Version)
Atlantic Starr - Ultimate Collection: Atlantic Starr
4:24
30
Just Got Paid (Single Version)
Johnny Kemp - Radio Hits Of the '80s
3:32
31
Nasty
Janet Jackson - Control
4:03
32
Nite and Day
Al B. Sure! - In Effect Mode
3:58
33
Jungle Love (45 Version)
The Time - Jungle Love (45 Version) / Oh, Baby
3:28
34
The Glamorous Life (Club Edit)
Sheila E - The Glamorous Life
6:34
35
Love You Down
Ready For The World - 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of Ready For The World
6:31
36
Midas Touch
Midnight Star - Headlines
4:56
37
Atomic Dog
George Clinton - Computer Games
4:47
38
Computer Love
Zapp & Roger - All The Greatest Hits
4:44
39
Sign Your Name
Terence Trent D'Arby - Introducing The Hardline According To Terence Trent D'Arby
4:36
40
Fantastic Voyage
Lakeside - Lakeside: Greatest Hits
6:10
41
Stomp! (Single Version)
The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23/The Very Best Of The Brothers Johnson
4:07
42
On My Own
Patti LaBelle - Winner In You
4:50
43
Girlfriend (Extended Version)
Pebbles - Pebbles
6:42
44
I Want Her
Keith Sweat - The Best of Keith Sweat: Make You Sweat
3:41
45
I Like
Guy - Guy
4:54
46
Master Blaster (Jammin')
Stevie Wonder - Hotter Than July
5:08
47
Looking For A New Love
Jody Watley - Jody Watley
5:07
48
One More Try (Remastered)
George Michael - Faith
5:50
49
Tender Love
Force M.D.'s - Chillin'
3:54