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50 Great '80s R&B Songs

Enjoy these R&B classics from the era of Luther, Tina, and Prince.

50 songs (4 hours and 4 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
Sexual Healing
Marvin Gaye - Midnight Love & The Sexual Healing Sessions
3:58
2
What's Love Got to Do with It
Tina Turner - All the Best - the Hits
3:46
3
All Night Long (Single Version)
Lionel Richie - Back To Front
4:20
4
The Way You Make Me Feel (2012 Remaster)
Michael Jackson - Bad 25th Anniversary
4:58
5
Caribbean Queen (No More Love On the Run)
Billy Ocean - Suddenly (Expanded Edition)
7:55
6
I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)
Whitney Houston - Love, Simon (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
4:51
7
Never Too Much
Luther Vandross - The Essential Luther Vandross
3:50
8
I'm So Excited
Pointer Sisters - The Best Year Of My Life: 1984
3:48
9
Purple Rain
Prince - Purple Rain [Explicit]
8:40
10
I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)
Hall and Oates - The Essential Daryl Hall & John Oates
5:07
11
Ain't Nobody
Chaka Khan - Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan, Vol. 1
4:40
12
Party All the Time
Eddie Murphy - How Could It Be [Clean]
4:13
13
Let's Hear It for the Boy (From "Footloose" Soundtrack)
Deniece Williams - Footloose (15th Anniversary Collectors' Edition)
4:21
14
Living in America (From "Rocky IV" Soundtrack)
James Brown - Rocky IV
4:42
15
Let's Groove
Earth Wind & Fire - The Masters Series: 80's Soul Vol.2
5:32
16
Sweet Love
Anita Baker - The Best Of Anita Baker
4:22
17
Smooth Operator
Sade - Diamond Life
4:58
18
She Gives Me A Bang
New Edition - Candy Girl
3:58
19
Between the Sheets
The Isley Brothers - The Essential Isley Brothers [Clean]
5:38
20
Funkin' for Jamaica
Tom Browne - Funkin' For Jamaica
4:40
21
Love Come Down
Evelyn "Champagne" King - Love Come Down: The Best of Evelyn "Champagne" King
6:04
22
P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
Michael Jackson - Thriller
3:58
23
Shake You Down
Gregory Abbott - The Masters Series: Mellow Groove Vol.2
4:04
24
And the Beat Goes On
The Whispers - The Whispers: Greatest Hits
7:34
25
Just an Illusion
Imagination - In the Heat of the Night
6:27
26
Love T.K.O.
Teddy Pendergrass - The Essential Teddy Pendergrass
4:59
27
Wishing Well
Terence Trent D'Arby - Introducing The Hardline According To Terence Trent D'Arby
3:30
28
Solid
Ashford & Simpson - Vuelve al Sábado Noche (Los 80 De Los 80)
3:21
29
Shining Star
The Manhattans - The Best Of The Manhattans: Kiss And Say Goodbye
4:39
30
You Got It All
The Jets - The Jets Greatest Hits
4:21
31
Somebody Else's Guy (Original)
Jocelyn Brown - Somebody Else's Guy
6:26
32
This Time I Know It's for Real
Donna Summer - Another Place and Time
3:39
33
Soon as I Get Home
Babyface - A Collection Of His Greatest Hits
5:08
34
Risin' to the Top
Keni Burke - The Legacy of Funk
5:15
35
Midas Touch
Midnight Star - Headlines
4:56
36
Fantastic Voyage
Lakeside - Lakeside: Greatest Hits
6:10
37
Back Together Again (feat. Donny Hathaway)
Roberta Flack feat. Donny Hathaway - A Donny Hathaway Collection
4:51
38
You Are in My System
The System - Sweat
5:57
39
Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)
Freddie Jackson - Quiet Storm Slow Jams
4:03
40
I Can't Wait
Nu Shooz - Hits 80s, Funky Dance
3:42
41
I Wonder If I Take You Home
Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam, Cult Jam, Full Force & Lisa Lisa - Pure... Electronic 80s
6:45
42
Hangin' on a String
Loose Ends - Greatest Hits of Soul and R&B Vol. 2
5:57
43
Closer Than Close
Jean Carne - Closer Than Close
5:56
44
Atomic Dog
George Clinton and the P-funk All Stars - The Best Of George Clinton
5:01
45
Neutron Dance
The Pointer Sisters - Best Of
4:12
46
Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
Billy Ocean - The Very Best of Billy Ocean
4:44
47
Get Down On It
Kool and The Gang - Best of Kool & the Gang
2:19
48
Missing You
Diana Ross - Swept Away (Expanded Edition)
4:05
49
Freeway of Love (Single Mix)
Aretha Franklin - Pure... American Anthems
4:09
50
Stomp!
The Brothers Johnson - Twogether: Disco (Le meilleur des hits du Disco)
4:05