The Best of Soft Rock

The Best of Soft Rock

Singer-songwriters, acoustic guitars, and sun-kissed melodies

Singer-songwriters, acoustic guitars, and sun-kissed melodies

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Hits from the ’70s and ’80s together in one mellow and melodic CD collection

Sit back and relax with the softer side of rock.

In the early ’70s, rock music mellowed out creating the distinctive, laid-back sound of soft rock. The smooth and easy feeling this music inspires is perfect for life’s most meaningful moments. These are songs that just make you feel good.

Included with the collection is a 32-page booklet with stories about the songs and artists. You’ll also receive the bonus CD "The Air That I Breathe" as our gift to you for ordering.

Featuring artists like…

  • Chicago
  • Christopher Cross
  • Air Supply
  • Foreigner
  • Peter Frampton
  • Ambrosia

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Featured Songs

  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Saturday in the Park Chicago 3:57 CD 4
Song Sample Ride Like the Wind Christopher Cross 4:32 CD 4
Song Sample Even the Nights Are Better Air Supply 3:59 CD 6
Song Sample I Want to Know What Love Is Foreigner 5:00 CD 4
Song Sample Show Me the Way Peter Frampton 2:30 CD 9
Song Sample How Much I Feel Ambrosia 4:44 CD 3

The Best of Soft Rock: More Than A Feeling

CD 1
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Lowdown Boz Scaggs 5:18
Song Sample Whenever I Call You “Friend” Kenny Loggins 3:18
Song Sample Piano Man Billy Joel 5:40
Song Sample Longer Dan Fogelberg 3:18
Song Sample Miracles Jefferson Starship 3:33
Song Sample Lost in Love Air Supply 3:55
Song Sample More Than I Can Say Leo Sayer 3:39
Song Sample Rosanna Toto 4:03
Song Sample More Than a Feeling Boston 3:26
Song Sample Take It on the Run REO Speedwagon 3:37
Song Sample Make Me Lose Control Eric Carmen 4:48
Song Sample Total Eclipse of the Heart Bonnie Tyler 5:35
Song Sample Living Inside Myself Gino Vannelli 4:25
Song Sample The Flame Cheap Trick 4:50
Song Sample Sara Starship 4:23
CD 2
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Livin’ Thing Electric Light Orchestra 3:34
Song Sample This Is It Kenny Loggins 3:59
Song Sample Africa Toto 4:59
Song Sample Eye In The Sky Alan Parsons Project 4:35
Song Sample Look What You’ve Done to Me Boz Scaggs 5:18
Song Sample You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling Daryl Hall & John Oates 4:36
Song Sample All Out Of Love Air Supply 4:03
Song Sample Can’t Fight This Feeling REO Speedwagon 4:55
Song Sample The Search Is Over Survivor 4:14
Song Sample All by Myself Eric Carmen 7:11
Song Sample Without You Harry Nilsson 3:21
Song Sample Year of the Cat Al Stewart 6:38
Song Sample Dust in the Wind Kansas 3:27
Song Sample Vincent Don McLean 4:01
Song Sample Please Come to Boston David Loggins 4:09

The Best of Soft Rock: Ride Like The Wind

CD 3
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Baby I’m-a Want You Bread 2:32
Song Sample A Horse with No Name America 4:09
Song Sample Diamond Girl Seals & Crofts 4:04
Song Sample I Saw the Light Todd Rundgren 3:01
Song Sample Blinded by the Light Manfred Mann's Earth Band 3:51
Song Sample It Might Be You Stephen Bishop 4:14
Song Sample Medley: She’s Gone/Sara Smile/Rich Girl Hall & Oates 3:29
Song Sample Minute By Minute The Doobie Brothers 3:28
Song Sample Sentimental Lady Bob Welch 3:46
Song Sample How Much I Feel Ambrosia 4:44
Song Sample Everybody’s Got To Learn Sometime The Korgis 4:12
Song Sample If You Leave Me Now Chicago 3:57
Song Sample Sailing Christopher Cross 4:17
Song Sample Waiting For A Girl Like You Foreigner 4:52
Song Sample Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now) Phil Collins 3:25
CD 4
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Ride Like the Wind Christopher Cross 4:32
Song Sample Saturday in the Park Chicago 3:57
Song Sample Sister Golden Hair America 3:20
Song Sample You’re So Vain Carly Simon 4:18
Song Sample If Bread 2:35
Song Sample Ooh Baby Baby Linda Ronstadt 2:42
Song Sample Him Rupert Holmes 3:40
Song Sample You Are the Woman Firefall 2:45
Song Sample All I Need Jack Wagner 3:32
Song Sample Walking In Memphis Marc Cohn 4:19
Song Sample Making Love Out Of Nothing At All Air Supply 5:01
Song Sample I Want to Know What Love Is Foreigner 5:00
Song Sample The Living Years Mike + the Mechanics 5:33
Song Sample Drive The Cars 3:57
Song Sample One More Night Phil Collins 4:48
Song Sample I’ll Be There The Escape Club 4:57

The Best of Soft Rock: Summer Breeze

CD 5
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Summer Breeze Seals & Crofts 3:26
Song Sample Key Largo Bertie Higgins 3:19
Song Sample Make It with You Bread 3:12
Song Sample Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? Chicago 3:22
Song Sample Dream Weaver Gary Wright 4:18
Song Sample Hello It’s Me Todd Rundgren 3:52
Song Sample Sara Smile Daryl Hall and John Oates 3:12
Song Sample Chuck E.’s In Love Rickie Lee Jones 3:28
Song Sample Black Water The Doobie Brothers 4:16
Song Sample Still the One Orleans 3:56
Song Sample Hurt So Bad Linda Ronstadt 3:18
Song Sample Cool Change Little River Band 4:08
Song Sample Biggest Part Of Me Ambrosia 5:27
Song Sample Never Be the Same Christopher Cross 4:41
Song Sample You Can Do Magic America 3:57
CD 6
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample The Guitar Man Bread 3:45
Song Sample Tin Man America 3:27
Song Sample Wildfire Michael Martin Murphey 4:50
Song Sample 25 or 6 to 4 Chicago 4:52
Song Sample Lotta Love Nicolette Larson 2:43
Song Sample What a Fool Believes The Doobie Brothers 2:27
Song Sample Steal Away Robbie Dupree 3:31
Song Sample You’re the Only Woman Ambrosia 4:22
Song Sample Sexy Eyes Dr. Hook 3:00
Song Sample Kiss You All Over Exile 3:30
Song Sample Even the Nights Are Better Air Supply 3:59
Song Sample Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do) Christopher Cross 3:55
Song Sample Missing You John Waite 4:28
Song Sample Beautiful in My Eyes Joshua Kadison 4:10
Song Sample Black Velvet Alannah Myles 4:48

The Best of Soft Rock: California Dreamin’

CD 7
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample California Dreamin’ The Mamas & The Papas 2:54
Song Sample Kokomo The Beach Boys 3:36
Song Sample Ventura Highway America 3:32
Song Sample Listen to the Music The Doobie Brothers 3:27
Song Sample I Can See Clearly Now Johnny Nash 2:43
Song Sample It Never Rains in Southern California Albert Hammond 3:38
Song Sample Thank You For Being A Friend Andrew Gold 4:45
Song Sample Everything I Own Bread 3:07
Song Sample When Will I Be Loved Linda Ronstadt 2:10
Song Sample I Keep Forgettin’ (Everytime You’re Near) Michael McDonald 3:41
Song Sample Baby Come Back Player 2:16
Song Sample Circle in the Sand Belinda Carlisle 4:27
Song Sample Hold On Wilson Phillips 3:41
Song Sample I’ll Be Over You Toto 3:50
Song Sample Just the Way It Is, Baby The Rembrandts 4:09

The Best of Soft Rock: The Air That I Breathe

CD 8
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample We Don’t Talk Anymore Cliff Richard 4:13
Song Sample Baker Street Gerry Rafferty 2:13
Song Sample When Your in Love with a Beautiful Woman Dr. Hook 2:56
Song Sample Fool (If You Think It’s Over) Chris Rea 3:33
Song Sample You’re No Good Linda Ronstadt 3:46
Song Sample Reminiscing Little River Band 3:17
Song Sample The Air That I Breathe The Hollies 4:12
Song Sample Sad Eyes Robert John 1:55
Song Sample I Go Crazy Paul Davis 5:23
Song Sample Hearts Marty Balin 4:19
Song Sample These Dreams Heart 4:17
Song Sample Jessie Joshua Kadison 4:22
Song Sample Release Me Wilson Phillips 3:54
Song Sample The Doctor The Doobie Brothers 3:45

The Best of Soft Rock: Into The Night

CD 9
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Maggie May Rod Stewart 5:15
Song Sample (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher and Higher Rita Coolidge 4:01
Song Sample Whatcha Gonna Do? Pablo Cruise 4:15
Song Sample I’m in You Peter Frampton 4:11
Song Sample Drift Away Dobie Gray 3:56
Song Sample More Love Kim Carnes 3:37
Song Sample Babe Styx 4:01
Song Sample Into The Night Benny Mardones 4:31
Song Sample It’s a Heartache Bonnie Tyler 3:45
Song Sample While You See a Chance Steve Winwood 4:06
Song Sample Show Me the Way Peter Frampton 2:30
Song Sample Fooled Around and Fell in Love Elvin Bishop 4:37
Song Sample Lonesome Loser Little River Band 3:54
Song Sample I’m Not in Love 10 CC 6:07
Song Sample I Just Wanna Stop Gino Vannelli 3:37
CD 10
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Daniel Elton John 3:53
Song Sample I Need You America 3:07
Song Sample I Can Dream About You Dan Hartman 4:11
Song Sample Escape (The Piña Colada Song) Rupert Holmes 3:54
Song Sample I’d Really Love to See You Tonight England Dan & John Ford Coley 2:38
Song Sample On and On Stephen Bishop 3:01
Song Sample Tempted Squeeze 4:01
Song Sample The Things We Do For Love 10 CC 3:31
Song Sample The Best of Times Styx 4:18
Song Sample Cry Godley and Creme 3:55
Song Sample Your Wildest Dreams The Moody Blues 4:51
Song Sample Higher Love Steve Winwood 5:46
Song Sample More Than Words Extreme 5:36
Song Sample I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That) Meat Loaf 5:17
Song Sample Do You Feel Like We Do Peter Frampton 7:20

Time Life Loves the ’80s Tainted Love

CD 11
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Hungry Like the Wolf Duran Duran 3:26
Song Sample New Sensation INXS 3:42
Song Sample We’re Not Gonna Take It Twisted Sister 3:39
Song Sample La Bamba Los Lobos 2:53
Song Sample Love Shack The B-52’s 4:19
Song Sample Biggest Part of Me Ambrosia 5:25
Song Sample What’s Love Got to Do with It Tina Turner 3:48
Song Sample All I Need Jack Wagner 3:29
Song Sample (I Just) Died in Your Arms Cutting Crew 4:33
Song Sample Gloria Laura Branigan 3:53
Song Sample True Spandau Ballet 5:32
Song Sample Black Velvet Alannah Myles 4:47
Song Sample California Girls David Lee Roth 2:45
Song Sample Kokomo The Beach Boys 3:36
Song Sample Shake Your Love Debbie Gibson 3:44
Song Sample Love Song The Cure 3:29
Song Sample Hard to Say I’m Sorry Chicago 3:41
CD 12
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Take On Me a-ha 3:49
Song Sample Just Like Heaven The Cure 3:31
Song Sample Wild, Wild West The Escape Club 4:06
Song Sample Bust a Move Young M.C. 4:27
Song Sample Only in My Dreams Debbie Gibson 3:51
Song Sample Little Lies Fleetwood Mac 3:38
Song Sample Ride Like the Wind Christopher Cross 4:30
Song Sample St. Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion) John Parr 4:11
Song Sample Need You Tonight INXS 3:03
Song Sample Owner of a Lonely Heart Yes 4:29
Song Sample What I Like About You The Romantics 2:57
Song Sample Whip It Devo 2:42
Song Sample Tainted Love Soft Cell 2:41
Song Sample Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do) Christopher Cross 3:53
Song Sample You’re the Inspiration Chicago 3:48
Song Sample Life in a Northern Town The Dream Academy 4:18
Song Sample I Want to Know What Love Is Foreigner 4:59

Time Life Loves the ’80s Take My Breath Away

CD 13
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Maneater Daryl Hall & John Oates 4:33
Song Sample Can’t Fight This Feeling REO Speedwagon 4:56
Song Sample Broken Wings Mr. Mister 5:42
Song Sample Don’t Stop Believin’ Journey 4:13
Song Sample Footloose Kenny Loggins 3:49
Song Sample Jessie’s Girl Rick Springfield 3:15
Song Sample Rosanna Toto 5:33
Song Sample Down Under Men at Work 3:44
Song Sample Hold Me Now Thompson Twins 4:47
Song Sample Working for the Weekend Loverboy 3:42
Song Sample The Warrior Scandal featuring Patty Smyth 3:59
Song Sample Wake Me Up before You Go-Go Wham! 3:52
Song Sample Let’s Hear It for the Boy Deniece Williams 4:19
Song Sample Open Arms Journey 3:20
Song Sample Time after Time Cyndi Lauper 3:59
Song Sample Total Eclipse of the Heart Bonnie Tyler 6:59
Song Sample Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run) Billy Ocean 4:05
CD 14
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Keep On Loving You REO Speedwagon 3:22
Song Sample Walk This Way Run-D.M.C. featuring Aerosmith 5:12
Song Sample Conga Miami Sound Mac 4:17
Song Sample Walk Like an Egyptian Bangles 3:25
Song Sample I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do) Daryl Hall & John Oates 5:09
Song Sample True Colors Cyndi Lauper 3:48
Song Sample Never Gonna Give You Up Rick Astley 3:33
Song Sample Who Can It Be Now? Men at Work 3:23
Song Sample Ghostbusters Ray Parker Jr. 4:05
Song Sample 99 Luftballons Nena 3:54
Song Sample Rock Me Amadeus (The American Edit) Falco 3:16
Song Sample You Got It (The Right Stuff) New Kids on The Block 4:10
Song Sample Take My Breath Away (Love Theme from “Top Gun”) Berlin 4:17
Song Sample Girls Just Want to Have Fun Cyndi Lauper 3:54
Song Sample Oh Sherrie Steve Perry 3:51
Song Sample I Ran (So Far Away) A Flock of Seagulls 5:07
Song Sample Almost Paradise…Love Theme from “Footloose” Mike Reno and Ann Wilson 3:40

Time Life Loves the ’80s We Got the Beat

CD 15
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample I Want a New Drug Huey Lewis and the News 4:44
Song Sample Morning Train (Nine to Five) Sheena Easton 3:21
Song Sample Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 3:47
Song Sample Higher Love Steve Winwood 5:51
Song Sample White Wedding—Pt. 1 Billy Idol 4:13
Song Sample Venus Bananarama 3:51
Song Sample Celebration Kool & The Gang 3:44
Song Sample We Got the Beat Go-Go’s 2:33
Song Sample Love Is a Battlefield Pat Benatar 4:11
Song Sample Physical Olivia Newton-John 3:44
Song Sample Human The Human League 3:48
Song Sample Fame Irene Cara 3:50
Song Sample Right Here Waiting Richard Marx 4:26
Song Sample Rock This Town Stray Cats 3:26
Song Sample Everybody Have Fun Tonight Wang Chung 4:15
Song Sample Vacation Go-Go’s 2:59
Song Sample Sister Christian Night Ranger 4:16
CD 16
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Everybody Wants to Rule the World Tears for Fears 4:10
Song Sample Joanna Kool & The Gang 4:00
Song Sample I Think We’re Alone Now Tiffany 3:47
Song Sample She Drives Me Crazy Fine Young Cannibals 3:39
Song Sample Our Lips Are Sealed Go-Go’s 2:46
Song Sample All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 4:20
Song Sample Straight Up Paula Abdul 4:11
Song Sample Heaven Is a Place on Earth Belinda Carlisle 4:05
Song Sample Don’t You (Forget About Me) Simple Minds 4:19
Song Sample Tempted Squeeze 4:01
Song Sample Obsession Animotion 3:55
Song Sample Cruel Summer Bananarama 3:30
Song Sample Don’t You Want Me The Human League 3:59
Song Sample The Look of Love (Part One) ABC 3:32
Song Sample The Heart of Rock & Roll Huey Lewis and the News 4:05
Song Sample Up Where We Belong Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes 3:58
Song Sample Every Rose Has Its Thorn Poison 4:19

Time Life Loves the ’80s Addicted to Love

CD 17
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Kiss on My List Daryl Hall & John Oates 4:23
Song Sample 867-5309/Jenny Tommy Tutone 3:47
Song Sample Africa Toto 4:58
Song Sample Der Kommissar After the Fire 4:09
Song Sample Voices Carry ’Til Tuesday 4:22
Song Sample Don’t Talk to Strangers Rick Springfield 2:59
Song Sample Freeway of Love Aretha Franklin 4:10
Song Sample Private Eyes Daryl Hall & John Oates 3:37
Song Sample Together Forever Rick Astley 3:26
Song Sample Danger Zone Kenny Loggins 3:36
Song Sample I Want Candy Bow Wow Wow 2:45
Song Sample Goody Two Shoes Adam Ant 3:31
Song Sample Manic Monday Bangles 3:05
Song Sample You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) Dead or Alive 3:17
Song Sample How Will I Know Whitney Houston 4:36
Song Sample Everytime You Go Away Paul Young 5:25
Song Sample A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do) Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio 4:04
CD 18
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample The Power of Love Huey Lewis and the News 3:55
Song Sample She Works Hard for the Money (Edited Single Version) Donna Summer 4:11
Song Sample Karma Chameleon Culture Club 4:08
Song Sample These Dreams Heart 4:15
Song Sample Addicted to Love Robert Palmer 4:03
Song Sample Centerfold J. Geils Band 3:39
Song Sample It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine) R.E.M. 4:06
Song Sample My Sharona The Knack 4:01
Song Sample Livin’ on a Prayer Bon Jovi 4:09
Song Sample Do You Really Want to Hurt Me Culture Club 4:24
Song Sample Don’t Worry Be Happy Bobby McFerrin 3:55
Song Sample Magic Olivia Newton-John 4:31
Song Sample Dance Hall Days Wang Chung 3:58
Song Sample Alone Heart 3:40
Song Sample Our House Madness 3:23
Song Sample For Your Eyes Only Sheena Easton 3:05
Song Sample Simply Irresistible Robert Palmer 4:15

Time Life Loves the ’80s One-Hit Wonders

CD 19
  Song Title Artist Time
Song Sample Harden My Heart Quarterflash 3:51
Song Sample Maniac Michael Sembello 4:10
Song Sample Breakout Swing Out Sister 3:47
Song Sample The Lady in Red Chris de Burgh 4:16
Song Sample Video Killed the Radio Star The Buggles 3:20
Song Sample Turning Japanese The Vapors 3:46
Song Sample I Know What Boys Like The Waitresses 3:15
Song Sample In a Big Country Big Country 4:45
Song Sample Walking on Sunshine Katrina and the Waves 3:58
Song Sample Pass the Dutchie Musical Youth 3:25
Song Sample She Blinded Me with Science Thomas Dolby 5:08
Song Sample Funkytown Lipps, Inc. 4:06
Song Sample Too Shy Kajagoogoo 3:43
Song Sample Somebody’s Watching Me Rockwell 3:59
Song Sample Come On Eileen Dexys Midnight Runners 4:12

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