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Old 16-12-2008, 17:33
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just thinking of all the old soul and more contemporary r n' b classic songs...there are so many, i can't think of them and it's so frustrating as i want as many as possible to put on my iPod so i can fill my free periods much more easily...

NO ONE my age i know likes the music i like, which is classic motown/soul, and most modern R n B (i am 17 btw), so i thought i'd come here and ask for your suggestions...

i'll mention a few to get the ball rolling which i already have on there:

Old Soul
Bridge Over Troubled Water - Aretha Franklin
Say A Little Prayer - Aretha Franklin
On The Wings Of Love - Jeffrey Osbourne
Tracks Of My Tears - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
This Old Heart Of Mine - The Isley Brothers
Stay - Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs
Do You Love Me - Contours
Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel - Tavares
Didn't We Almost Have It All - Whitney Houston
Midnight Train To Georgia - Gladys Knight & The Pips

Contemporary R n B
I'll Make Love To You - Boyz II Men
Hey Ma - Cam'Ron
More Than A Woman - Aaliyah
Me & You - Cassie
No One - Alicia Keys
It's Not That Easy - Lemar
Unfaithful - Rihanna
Afrodisiac - Brandy

any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, this is a discussion thread as well as a suggestion thread...thanks
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Old 16-12-2008, 17:46
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Beyoncé - Crazy In Love
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Old 16-12-2008, 18:10
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You can keep all the contemporary stuff, thanks
although Lemar is very good

a few..

Hold on, I'm coming- Sam & Dave
A House is not a Home - Luther Vandross
Reflections -The Supremes
Mercy Mercy Me- Marvin Gaye
This Masquerade- George Benson
What I say-Ray Charles
Don't you worry 'about a thing- Stevie wonder
Ain't no Sunshine- Bill Withers
Get ready -The Temptations
Darling Dear- Jackson 5
Love T.K.O- Teddy Pendergrass
Love Meeting Love- Level 42


so many fantastic tracks..so little time
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Old 16-12-2008, 19:10
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Here's a few 'old soul' to be going on with[LIST][*]Joe Tex - Ain't Gonna Bump No More (With No Big Fat Woman http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=TnZ0j5Yol7E)[*]Al Wilson - The Snake ; http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=T_ZBqpEUbik[*]Alicia Bridges - I love the nightlife ; http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=B0UdP5oEn68[*]Chic - I Want Your Love ; http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=UKQCwSzNE40[*]Detroit Spinners - Rubberband Man ; http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=aNNGkybsLUI[*]Earth Wind and Fire - Boogie Wonderland ; http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=_jLGa4X5H2c[*]Gloria Gaynor - Never can say goodbye ; http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=w12fBkubrDs[*]Edwin Starr - Contact ; http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=JIT5jxgwl4w[*]Mcfadden and Whitehead - Ain't no Stopping us Now ; http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=Tox2PBP3mOg[*]Evelyn 'Champagne' King - Shame ; http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=f5AHyhlmX78[*]Donna Summer - I Feel Love ; http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=vFox61M_0Fw[*]Maxine Nightingale - Right Back Where We Started From ; http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=h83fsP...eature=related[*]The Commodores - Brick House ; http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=-5EmnQp3V48[*]Trammps - Hold Back The Night ;http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=Wocszd3UmCg[*]Tymes - Ms Grace ; http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=PBk06n3sIlo[*]Tavares - It only takes a minute ; http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=uYbyO7noyqs[*]George McCrae - Rock your baby ;http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=KYn76MS-JHw[*]Shirley and Company - Shame Shame Shame ; http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=q7xWyi...eature=related[*]Barry White - Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Babe ; http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=BXvHRnGe940[*]Gibson Brothers - Cuba ; http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=z_UZXfX7EuE[*]Gladys Knight & Pips - Come Back And Finish What You Started ;http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=L-sYGAVjrSI[/LIST] Happy Days
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Old 16-12-2008, 20:13
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Otis Redding, any song he sung is superb.
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Old 16-12-2008, 20:32
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Old stuff I'd recommend (apologies if I'm repeating any already mentioned)

Al Green
Let's Stay Together
Here I Am (Come And Take Me)
I Say A Little Prayer
Tired Of Being Alone
Full Of Fire

Barry White
You're The First, The Last, My Everything
You See The Trouble With Me
Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Babe
Never Never Gonna Give You Up

Curtis Mayfield
Move On Up
Pusherman

The Drifters
Dance With Me
Some Kind Of Wonderful
Up On The Roof
On Broadway
Under The Boardwalk
Saturday Night At The Movies

Harry Belafonte
Hallelujah, I Love Her So
Shenandoah
Kingston Town

Jackson 5
The Love You Save
Doctor My Eyes
I Want You Back
ABC
Mama's Pearl
Never Can Say Goodbye
Dancing Machine
Maybe Tomorrow
Lookin' Through The Windows

Marvin Gaye
Let's Get It On
You Sure Love To Ball
Can I Get A Witness
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing
You're All I Need To Get By
I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Too Busy Thinking About My Baby
What's Going On
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
Trouble Man
Ego Tripping Out

Minnie Riperton
Perfect Angel
Stick Together

Otis Redding
Respect
Mr. Pitiful
Love Man
I Can't Turn You Loose
Hard To Handle
Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song)
These Arms Of Mine
Pain In My Heart
(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay

Sam and Dave
Hold On, I'm Coming
Soul Man

Sam Cooke
A Change Is Gonna Come

Smokey Robinson
The Tears Of A Clown
Going To A Go-Go
Shop Around
The Tracks Of My Tears
I Second That Emotion
Ooh Baby Baby

Stevie Wonder
If You Really Love Me
Ribbon In The Sky
We Can Work It Out
Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday
Heaven Is 10 Zillion Light Years Away
Boogie On Reggae Woman
You Haven't Done Nothin
All I Do
Master Blaster (Jammin')
Visions
Living For The City
Golden Lady
Jesus Children Of America
Higher Ground
Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing
I Was Made To Love Her
Uptight (Everything's Alright)
Superwoman (Where Were You When I Needed You)
I Love Every Little Thing About You
Seems So Long
My Cherie Amour
Village Ghetto Land
Sir Duke
I Wish
Knocks Me Off My Feet
As
Another Star
You And I
Superstition
Looking For Another Pure Love
I Believe (When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever)
Shoo-Bee-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day
Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours

The Temptations
My Girl
Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
Get Ready
Papa Was A Rollin' Stone
Ain't Too Proud To Beg


Hope this helps.
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Old 16-12-2008, 21:01
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The Temptations
My Girl
I love that song!
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Old 16-12-2008, 21:17
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Some fantastic tunes there Spanky! A few more:

The Four Tops
Reach Out, I'll Be There
Baby I Need Your Loving

Minnie Ripperton
Les Fleur
So Deep Inside You

Sam Cooke
You Send Me
Chain Gang
Cupid

Marvin Gaye
Ain't That Peculiar
I'll Be Doggone
How Sweet It Is
Ain't No Mountain High Enough (with Tammi Terrell)

Smokey Robinson
More Love
If You Can Want
I Don't Blame You At All
Being With You
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Old 16-12-2008, 22:15
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There was a brilliant thread on soul and funk music a few months ago but it doesn't look as though you can access it now which is a pity.

I have every song on Toby Latimer's list on my mp3 player - excellent choices so they all get a thumbs up from me.

Anyway my suggestions...

Arthur Conley - Sweet Soul Music
Jean Knight - Mr Big Stuff
The Astors - Candy
Staple Singers - I'll Take You There
Fontella Bass - Rescue Me
Robert Parker - Barefootin'

Randy Crawford

Time For Love
Rio De Janeiro Blue
Secret Combination
Rainy Night in Georgia

Billy Griffin - Hold Me Tighter In The Rain
Quincy Jones - Razzamatazz
Change - Searchin' (lead vocal by Luther Vandross)
Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes - The Love I Lost
Jean Carn - Was That All It Was
The Stylistics - Betcha By Golly Wow
The Stylistics - Rockin' Roll Baby
The Moments - Look At Me (I'm in Love)
The Moments - Love On A Two Way Street
Chi Lites - Too Good To Be Forgotten


The O' Jays

Darlin' Darlin' Baby
Backstabbers
Used Ta Be My Girl
I Love Music

The Supremes - The Happening
Supremes - My World Is Empty Without You
Four Tops - The Same Old Song
Four Tops - Baby I Need Your Lovin'

Temptations

Ain't Too Proud To Beg
Get Ready
The Way You Do The Things You Do
Just My Imagination

Billy Paul - Bring The Family Back
Keni Burke - Rising To The Top
Rochelle - My Magic Man (recently rediscovered this one)
Hi Tension - Hi Tension
David Joseph - You Can't Hide Your Love
Loose Ends - Hanging On A String/ Nights of Pleasure
Sade - Paradise
Mystic Merlin - Just Can't Give You Up

Good choice with Love Meeting Love by Level 42 from CroissantLover. I'd have to recommend 'Love Games' and 'Starchild' by Level 42 as well as also flagging up 'Love Meeting Love.' Sadly you only ever hear 'Lessons in Love' or 'Running in the Family' on most radio stations and occasionally 'Leaving Me Now' but Level 42's first albums are really worth checking out.

Freeez - Southern Freeze
George Benson - Love X Love


As for contemporary stuff, I think my favourite track in recent years has to be Angie Stone's 'Wish I Didn't Miss You.'

Specifically contemporary R&B, a minor uk hit for Teedra Moses around 2005 called 'I need to be your girl' is really worth checking out. I only heard it on Radio 1 once but that one play was enough to make me look for it.
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Old 16-12-2008, 22:45
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I don't know much about the genre, but "That's What Friends are For" by Dionne Warwick is one of my favourite songs.
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Old 16-12-2008, 23:41
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Let us not forget this legendary song

Ginuwine - "Pony"
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Old 17-12-2008, 06:40
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just thinking of all the old soul and more contemporary r n' b classic songs...there are so many, i can't think of them and it's so frustrating as i want as many as possible to put on my iPod so i can fill my free periods much more easily...

NO ONE my age i know likes the music i like, which is classic motown/soul, and most modern R n B (i am 17 btw), so i thought i'd come here and ask for your suggestions...

i'll mention a few to get the ball rolling which i already have on there:

Old Soul
Bridge Over Troubled Water - Aretha Franklin
Say A Little Prayer - Aretha Franklin
On The Wings Of Love - Jeffrey Osbourne
Tracks Of My Tears - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
This Old Heart Of Mine - The Isley Brothers
Stay - Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs
Do You Love Me - Contours
Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel - Tavares
Didn't We Almost Have It All - Whitney Houston
Midnight Train To Georgia - Gladys Knight & The Pips

Contemporary R n B
I'll Make Love To You - Boyz II Men
Hey Ma - Cam'Ron
More Than A Woman - Aaliyah
Me & You - Cassie
No One - Alicia Keys
It's Not That Easy - Lemar
Unfaithful - Rihanna
Afrodisiac - Brandy

any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, this is a discussion thread as well as a suggestion thread...thanks
Solar Radio is a great place to hear everything from classic 60's soul, right through to the latest contemporary releases. It's available online and also as a Digital channel.

http://www.solarradio.com/
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Old 17-12-2008, 06:46
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This has to be one of my favourite tracks of 2008:

Raphael Saadiq ft Joss Stone "Just one kiss"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXZE7dNsFnU

Classic soul music given the modern touch!
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Old 24-02-2014, 23:14
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Just a couple of tracks from the 1970's for now

The Emotions - Blind Alley

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kb_AYWNpDfU



Ann Peebles - You Keep Me ( Hanging On )

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsPvCx0BNK8
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