Classic Soul Ballads

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!

USD$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
Turn Off the Lights Teddy Pendergrass CD 4
Let’s Get It On Marvin Gaye CD 5
Cruisin’ Smokey Robinson CD 6

Classic Soul Ballads: Nite and Day

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

Classic Soul Ballads: Love Power

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

Classic Soul Ballads: Sweet Thing

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

Classic Soul Ballads: Lovin’ You

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

Body + Soul: Duets - Premium

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

Classic Soul Ballads: Between the Sheets

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

Classic Soul Ballads: Quiet Storm

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

Classic Soul Ballads: Stop to Start

CD 15
  Song Title Artist Time
Caught Up in the Rapture Anita Baker
Superwoman Karyn White
Casanova Levert
Ghetto Child Spinners
You Were Meant for Me Donny Hathaway
Day Dreaming Aretha Franklin 3:59
Giving Him Something He Can Feel En Vogue
Can We Talk Tevin Campbell
Just Be My Lady Larry Graham
I Want to Be Your Man Roger
Is It Still Good to Ya Ashford & Simpson
Stop to Start Blue Magic
Angel Aretha Franklin
Don’t Walk Away Jade
Love on a Two Way Street Stacy Lattisaw
CD 16
  Song Title Artist Time
Candy Rain Soul For Real
All the Things (Your Man Won’t Do) Joe
Stuck on You Lionel Richie
Treat Her Like a Lady The Temptations
’Cause I Love You Lenny Williams
Never Can Say Goodbye The Jackson 5
Ben Michael Jackson
Rock Wit’cha Bobby Brown
Daddy’s Home Jermaine Jackson
Love Me Down Freddie Jackson
Our Love Natalie Cole
Oh Sheila Ready For The World
Feel the Fire Peabo Bryson
Gloria Enchantment
When You Get Right Down to It The Delfonics

Classic Soul Ballads: Too Hot

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

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