Classic Soul Ballads

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  3. Sweet-thing
  4. Lovin'-you
  5. Body-_-soul-duets

Classic Soul Ballads

The greatest soul ballads from the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s are finally together!

The greatest soul ballads from the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s are finally together!

144 Songs, two FREE CDs, FREE S&H, plus a special discount. That’s a total savings of $72.98!

$119.96 Installment pricing available

From soul legends to golden groups, this music collection will touch your heart and make you feel good all over.

A great soul ballad is something very special. It becomes a part of your life. It’s music that gets deep inside of you. Now, all the most romantic soul hits are together in one music collection.

Time Life presents Classic Soul Ballads – 10 CDs with 144 of the most beautiful, the most sensual, and the sexiest songs of all time. You’ll get the deep soul music classics from the ’60s, the sweet harmonies of the ’70s, and the sexiest songs of the ’80s. This includes 2 FREE CDs with 24 of the most romantic duets of all time, and complete liner notes with photos and stories about the artists and their music.

Every song in the Classic Soul Ballads Collection is the original hit recording and has been digitally remastered for beautiful sound. You’ll hear all the music legends that took love songs, added a whole lot of soul, and created absolute magic.

Featuring artists like…

  • Luther Vandross
  • Aretha Franklin
  • Teddy Pendergrass
  • Patti LaBelle
  • Barry White
  • Smokey Robinson
  • Marvin Gaye

Upgrade to the Deluxe Edition!

You’ll get 8 more CDs filled with even more of the best romantic soul hits. 120 additional songs including “Quiet Storm” by Smokey Robinson, “Sweet Love” by The Commodores, “Hey Girl” by The Temptations, “Too Hot” by Kool and the Gang, “On Bended Knee” by Boyz II Men, “After the Dance” by Marvin Gaye, and so many more! 

Featured Songs

  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Turn Off the Lights Teddy Pendergrass CD 4
Song Sample Let’s Get It On Marvin Gaye CD 5
Song Sample Cruisin’ Smokey Robinson CD 6
Nite-and-day

Classic Soul Ballads: Nite and Day

CD 1
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Giving You the Best That I Got Anita Baker
Song Sample One in a Million You Larry Graham
Song Sample Through the Fire Chaka Khan
Song Sample If Ever You’re in My Arms Again Peabo Bryson
Song Sample How Could I Let You Get Away Spinners
Song Sample Just the Two of Us Grover Washington Jr. (With Bill Withers)
Song Sample Natural High Bloodstone
Song Sample Until You Come Back to Me (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) Aretha Franklin
Song Sample What You Won’t Do for Love Bobby Caldwell
Song Sample Love Won’t Let Me Wait Major Harris
Song Sample Love on a Two Way Street The Moments
Song Sample Always Atlantic Starr
Song Sample I’ve Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now) Otis Redding
Song Sample Let’s Do It Again The Staple Singers
Song Sample Hypnotized Linda Jones
CD 2
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample I’ll Be Around Spinners
Song Sample Baby, Come to Me Patti Austin (A Duet with James Ingram)
Song Sample I Keep Forgettin’ (Every Time You’re Near) Michael McDonald
Song Sample Sweet Love Anita Baker
Song Sample Thin Line Between Love and Hate The Persuaders
Song Sample Something He Can Feel Aretha Franklin
Song Sample Love Don’t Love Nobody—Pt. I Spinners
Song Sample Baby, I’m Yours Barbara Lewis
Song Sample Sideshow Blue Magic
Song Sample Pillow Talk Sylvia
Song Sample Rainy Night in Georgia Brook Benton
Song Sample Nite and Day Al B. Sure!
Song Sample When a Man Loves a Woman Percy Sledge
Song Sample (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want to Be Right Luther Ingram
Song Sample My Love Margie Joseph
Csb-cover

Classic Soul Ballads: Love Power

CD 3
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Sexual Healing Marvin Gaye
Song Sample Reasons Earth, Wind & Fire
Song Sample Here and Now Luther Vandross
Song Sample If You Don’t Know Me by Now Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes
Song Sample You Make Me Feel Brand New The Stylistics
Song Sample Kiss and Say Goodbye The Manhattans
Song Sample Don’t Say Goodnight (It’s Time for Love) (Parts 1 & 2) The Isley Brothers
Song Sample Lean on Me Bill Withers
Song Sample Make It Like It Was Regina Belle
Song Sample Let Me Make Love to You The O'Jays
Song Sample Always and Forever Heatwave
Song Sample Oh Girl The Chi-Lites
Song Sample Me and Mrs. Jones Billy Paul
Song Sample Can You Stop the Rain Peabo Bryson
Song Sample How ’Bout Us Champaign
CD 4
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Turn Off the Lights Teddy Pendergrass
Song Sample You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine Lou Rawls
Song Sample When Will I See You Again The Three Degrees
Song Sample Betcha by Golly, Wow The Stylistics
Song Sample Have You Seen Her The Chi-Lites
Song Sample After the Love Has Gone Earth, Wind & Fire
Song Sample Baby Come to Me Regina Belle
Song Sample Shining Star The Manhattans
Song Sample Power of Love/Love Power Luther Vandross
Song Sample Juicy Fruit Mtume
Song Sample Cowboys to Girls The Intruders
Song Sample Shower Me with Your Love Surface
Song Sample Best of My Love The Emotions
Song Sample Shake You Down Gregory Abbott
Song Sample I Miss You (Part 1) Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes
Sweet-thing

Classic Soul Ballads: Sweet Thing

CD 5
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample I’ll Make Love to You Boyz II Men
Song Sample Save the Best for Last Vanessa Williams
Song Sample Let’s Get It On Marvin Gaye
Song Sample It’s Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next to Me Barry White
Song Sample On My Own Patti LaBelle and Michael McDonald
Song Sample I Feel Good All Over Stephanie Mills
Song Sample Get Here Oleta Adams
Song Sample You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song) Jeffrey Osborne
Song Sample Easy Commodores
Song Sample Joanna Kool & The Gang
Song Sample Being with You Smokey Robinson
Song Sample Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me) The Temptations
Song Sample Love You Down Ready For The World
Song Sample Sweet Thing Rufus featuring Chaka Khan
Song Sample Just to Be Close to You Commodores
CD 6
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Love Ballad L.T.D.
Song Sample If Only You Knew Patti LaBelle
Song Sample Cruisin’ Smokey Robinson
Song Sample I’ll Be Good to You The Brothers Johnson
Song Sample Playing Your Game, Baby Barry White
Song Sample Distant Lover Marvin Gaye
Song Sample Three Times a Lady Commodores
Song Sample I Believe in You and Me Four Tops
Song Sample Stay in My Corner The Dells
Song Sample Special Lady Ray, Goodman & Brown
Song Sample The Bells The Originals
Song Sample Ooo Baby Baby The Miracles
Song Sample Hey There Lonely Girl Eddie Holman
Song Sample In the Rain The Dramatics
Song Sample Float On The Floaters
Lovin'-you

Classic Soul Ballads: Lovin’ You

CD 7
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Close the Door Teddy Pendergrass
Song Sample Greatest Love of All Whitney Houston
Song Sample Midnight Train to Georgia Gladys Knight & The Pips
Song Sample You Are My Starship Norman Connors featuring Michael Henderson
Song Sample Any Love Luther Vandross
Song Sample Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time) The Delfonics
Song Sample Dream Merchant New Birth
Song Sample Everybody Plays the Fool The Main Ingredient
Song Sample Do What You Do Jermaine Jackson
Song Sample You Give Good Love Whitney Houston
Song Sample Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me Gladys Knight & The Pips
Song Sample Love T.K.O. Teddy Pendergrass
Song Sample Woman to Woman Shirley Brown
Song Sample La-La-Means I Love You The Delfonics
Song Sample Going in Circles The Friends Of Distinction
CD 8
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample I’ve Got Love on My Mind Natalie Cole
Song Sample Touch Me in the Morning Diana Ross
Song Sample Secret Lovers Atlantic Starr
Song Sample Tell It Like It Is Aaron Neville
Song Sample Sukiyaki A Taste Of Honey
Song Sample Misty Blue Dorothy Moore
Song Sample I’m So into You Peabo Bryson
Song Sample She’s Gone Tavares
Song Sample Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake) Freddie Jackson
Song Sample That’s the Way I Feel About ’Cha Bobby Womack
Song Sample Lovin’ You Minnie Riperton
Song Sample Our Love Natalie Cole
Song Sample You Are My Lady Freddie Jackson
Song Sample Come Go with Me Teddy Pendergrass
Song Sample It’s You That I Need Enchantment
Body-_-soul-duets

Body + Soul: Duets - Premium

CD 9
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Reunited Peaches & Herb 4:03
Song Sample Ain’t No Mountain High Enough Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell 2:29
Song Sample Solid Ashford & Simpson 3:47
Song Sample Endless Love Diana Ross & Lionel Richie 4:31
Song Sample How Do You Keep the Music Playing James Ingram & Patti Austin 4:19
Song Sample Your Smile Rene & Angela 4:03
Song Sample It Takes Two Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston 2:59
Song Sample Tonight I Celebrate My Love Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack 3:33
Song Sample The Last Time I Made Love Joyce Kennedy & Jeffrey Osborne
Song Sample Two Hearts Stephanie Mills featuring Teddy Pendergrass
Song Sample Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell 2:17
Song Sample Fire and Desire Rick James & Teena Marie 7:21
CD 10
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample You’re All I Need To Get By Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell 2:51
Song Sample Where Do We Go from Here Stacy Lattisaw & Johnny Gill 4:19
Song Sample You Don’t Have to Be a Star (To Be in My Show) Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. 3:55
Song Sample Your Precious Love Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Song Sample Don’t Look Any Further Dennis Edwards featuring Siedah Garrett
Song Sample A Little Bit More Melba Moore & Freddie Jackson 4:57
Song Sample Hope That We Can Be Together Soon Sharon Paige and Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes
Song Sample I’m Gonna Make You Love Me Diana Ross and the Supremes & The Temptations
Song Sample If This World Were Mine Cheryl Lynn & Luther Vandross 5:25
Song Sample Never Knew Love Like This Alexander O’Neal featuring Cherrelle
Song Sample With You I’m Born Again Billy Preston & Syreeta 3:41
Song Sample Saturday Love Cherrelle with Alexander O’Neal
Between-the-sheets

Classic Soul Ballads: Between the Sheets

CD 11
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Lovely Day Bill Withers
Song Sample Sign Your Name Terence Trent D'Arby
Song Sample The First Time Surface
Song Sample Stop to Love Luther Vandross
Song Sample Just Don’t Want to Be Lonely The Main Ingredient
Song Sample Close the Door Teddy Pendergrass
Song Sample Use Ta Be My Girl The O'Jays
Song Sample Try Again Champaign
Song Sample Show Me the Way Regina Belle
Song Sample Shining Star The Manhattans
Song Sample All Cried Out Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam with Full Force
Song Sample Between the Sheets The Isley Brothers
Song Sample Closer Than Close Peabo Bryson
Song Sample Free Deniece Williams
Song Sample If This World Were Mine Cheryl Lynn (With Luther Vandross)
CD 12
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample I’ll Never Love This Way Again Dionne Warwick
Song Sample I Like the Way (The Kissing Game) Hi-Five
Song Sample I Do Love You GQ
Song Sample A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do) Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio
Song Sample This Time I’ll Be Sweeter Angela Bofill
Song Sample Weak SWV
Song Sample Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart) The Stylistics
Song Sample You Are Everything The Stylistics
Song Sample Stairway to Heaven The O'Jays
Song Sample Love, Need and Want You Patti LaBelle
Song Sample You’re My Latest, My Greatest Inspiration Teddy Pendergrass
Song Sample I Wanna Know Your Name The Intruders
Song Sample Show Me Glenn Jones
Song Sample I Can’t Wait Another Minute Hi-Five
Song Sample Suddenly Billy Ocean
Quiet-storm

Classic Soul Ballads: Quiet Storm

CD 13
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Still Commodores
Song Sample Back at One Brian McKnight
Song Sample If I Ever Fall in Love Shai
Song Sample Quiet Storm Smokey Robinson
Song Sample Dreamin’ Vanessa Williams
Song Sample Put It on Paper Ann Nesby Featuring Al Green
Song Sample I Want You Marvin Gaye
Song Sample What Kind of Man Would I Be Mint Condition
Song Sample I’m in Luv Joe
Song Sample Time Will Reveal DeBarge
Song Sample Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It) Kool & The Gang
Song Sample Don’t Look Any Further Dennis Edwards featuring Siedah Garrett
Song Sample Water Runs Dry Boyz II Men
Song Sample All My Life K-Ci & JoJo
Song Sample Sparkle Cameo
CD 14
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Crazy Love Brian McKnight
Song Sample After the Dance Marvin Gaye
Song Sample Tell Me It’s Real K-Ci & JoJo
Song Sample Hollywood Rufus featuring Chaka Khan
Song Sample Sweet Love Commodores
Song Sample There’ll Never Be Switch
Song Sample You Can’t Turn Me Off (In the Middle of Turning Me On) High Inergy
Song Sample The Agony and the Ecstasy Smokey Robinson
Song Sample Yearning for Your Love The Gap Band
Song Sample Hey Girl (I Like Your Style) The Temptations
Song Sample I Wish He Didn’t Trust Me So Much Bobby Womack
Song Sample Slow Motion Gerald Alston
Song Sample Strawberry Letter 23 The Brothers Johnson
Song Sample Love Makes Things Happen Pebbles
Song Sample In the Heart Kool & The Gang
Stop-to-start

Classic Soul Ballads: Stop to Start

CD 15
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Caught Up in the Rapture Anita Baker
Song Sample Superwoman Karyn White
Song Sample Casanova Levert
Song Sample Ghetto Child Spinners
Song Sample You Were Meant for Me Donny Hathaway
Song Sample Day Dreaming Aretha Franklin
Song Sample Giving Him Something He Can Feel En Vogue
Song Sample Can We Talk Tevin Campbell
Song Sample Just Be My Lady Larry Graham
Song Sample I Want to Be Your Man Roger
Song Sample Is It Still Good to Ya Ashford & Simpson
Song Sample Stop to Start Blue Magic
Song Sample Angel Aretha Franklin
Song Sample Don’t Walk Away Jade
Song Sample Love on a Two Way Street Stacy Lattisaw
CD 16
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Candy Rain Soul For Real
Song Sample All the Things (Your Man Won’t Do) Joe
Song Sample Stuck on You Lionel Richie
Song Sample Treat Her Like a Lady The Temptations
Song Sample ’Cause I Love You Lenny Williams
Song Sample Never Can Say Goodbye The Jackson 5
Song Sample Ben Michael Jackson
Song Sample Rock Wit’cha Bobby Brown
Song Sample Daddy’s Home Jermaine Jackson
Song Sample Love Me Down Freddie Jackson
Song Sample Our Love Natalie Cole
Song Sample Oh Sheila Ready For The World
Song Sample Feel the Fire Peabo Bryson
Song Sample Gloria Enchantment
Song Sample When You Get Right Down to It The Delfonics
Too-hot

Classic Soul Ballads: Too Hot

CD 17
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample On Bended Knee Boyz II Men
Song Sample You Got It All The Jets
Song Sample Lady You Are One Way
Song Sample Anytime Brian McKnight
Song Sample Your Smile René and Angela
Song Sample Outstanding The Gap Band
Song Sample Too Hot Kool & The Gang
Song Sample Everything Jody Watley
Song Sample All This Love DeBarge
Song Sample My, My, My Johnny Gill
Song Sample I Feel Good All Over Stephanie Mills
Song Sample Love Overboard Gladys Knight & The Pips
Song Sample Tonight Ready For The World
Song Sample Ooo La La La Teena Marie
Song Sample I Miss You Klymaxx
CD 18
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Sensitivity Ralph Tresvant
Song Sample If I Were Your Woman Gladys Knight & The Pips
Song Sample Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To) Diana Ross
Song Sample 4 Seasons of Loneliness Boyz II Men
Song Sample Baby, I’m for Real The Originals
Song Sample The Sweetest Days Vanessa Williams
Song Sample One Heartbeat Smokey Robinson
Song Sample Cherish Kool & The Gang
Song Sample Masterpiece The Temptations
Song Sample Breakin’ My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes) Mint Condition
Song Sample Piano in the Dark Brenda Russell
Song Sample Heaven Solo
Song Sample Anniversary Tony Toni Toné
Song Sample When Love Calls Atlantic Starr
Song Sample You Don’t Have to Cry René and Angela

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