Playlist: The Best R&B Ever

Vote for your favorites. Or add your favorite, if you don’t see it here.

The Best R&B Ever is a list of R&B songs that I consider to be the greatest of all time. The list is not in any specific order. However, my goal is to collaboratively create a playlist of R&B tracks that provide hours of listing pleasure. R&B is a genre of music that is being forgotten. It is being lumped together with Hip-hop, but R&B is the origin of many genres of music. With that being said, I believe we need to preserve the genre. We do that by paying respects to the many artists and composers that have given us this amazing music. So, make sure you like, comment, and share. I will rank the playlist in fan favorite order, according to the number of total votes, once we get to 100 songs.

There are two lists below. The first one is my list of 100. I have already published a few, but more are coming soon. My goal is to post at least one song every couple of days. Please, take some time to review the list. Visit the individual post of each song. And make sure to like the post, if you want to vote for that song. Also, feel free to share the songs that you love to your social media. Ask your friends and family to vote.

The second list is a fan list. I would love to get another 100 suggestions from you. The voting will be the same. Visit the individual post of each song. And make sure to like the post, if you want to vote for that song. Also, feel free to share the songs that you love to your social media. Ask your friends and family to vote.

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My Top 100 (Vote for Your Favorites)

*To Vote: Click on Song Title and “Like” the blog post. Voting also takes place on my social media accounts.

#Song Title AlbumArtist/GroupVotesTotal Votes
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2AlwaysAlwaysPebbles1
3SpecialThe VIIAvant0
4Heaven And EarthFrom the Soul of ManKenny Lattimore0
5The Closer I Get to YouDance With My FatherLuther Vandross0
6Come and See Me & Location MashupCome and See Me & Location РSingleKiana Led̩1
7Before I Let GoAnthologyFrankie Beverly & Maze0
8LocationAmerican TeenKhalid1
9Love You GentlyHere I StandUsher0
10Love In This Club, Part IIHere I StandUsher1
11BeyondGood ThingLeon Bridges
12My Heart Belongs to UDiary of a Mad BandJodeci1
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Fan Picks ( for Your Favorites)

*To Vote: Click on Song Title and “Like” the blog post. Voting also takes place on my social media accounts.

#Song Title AlbumArtist/GroupVotesTotal Votes
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Who are we missing?

R&B has had many, many talented artists, and we don’t want to leave anyone out. Who do you think should be included on this list?

  • From the 1950s
  • From the 1960s
  • From the 1970s
  • From the 1980s
  • From the 1990s
  • From the 2000s
  • From the 2010s
  • And the 2020s

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Always Lyrics by Pebbles

Always was Pebbles’s sophomore album, which peaked at #12 on Billboard’s Hot R&B Albums list. It stayed on the charts for 52 weeks. Its album titled track, “Always” was on the charts for 16 weeks and peaked at #13.

Pebbles - Always

Meet the Artist
Pebbles

Buy the Album
Always

Composer(s)
Pebbles
Danny Sembello

Cherrelle?

Yes, Pebbs?

Have you ever loved someone so much
That you could feel it deep down in your soul?

Girls, I truly have

Well, this is how I feel about the one I love
Let’s sing it together
Always

Boy
I never knew a love like you before
You came into my life and gave me more
You are my friend
Also, my man
And I’ll love you always

You
You just don’t know
What you’ve done for me
You gave me love and now I’m complete

You are the sun (You are the sun)
The only one (The only one)
And I’ll love you always

Baby, don’t leave me
Don’t ever desert me
I’ll promise my life to you
And I’ll love you always (Love you always)

Baby, don’t leave me
Don’t ever desert me (Always)
I’ll promise my life to you
And I’ll love you always (I love you always)

I
Wish I had known that you’d come for me
I was a soul that was lost and incomplete
You are my friend (You are my friend)
And now you’re my man (My man)
And I want you always

I
I just don’t know what came over me (Over me, boy)
You touched my soul and let me feel free

Always be there
And baby, don’t be scared
Cause I’ll love ya always
Baby, always

Baby, don’t leave me
Don’t ever desert me
I promise my life to you
And I love you always (Love you always)

Baby, don’t leave me
Don’t ever desert me
I promise my life to you
And I love you always

My friend
You’re my man
I do, I do, I do
I do love you

You, you should know now that I’d never leave you
When I’ve searched the land and now I’ve found you

(You are my girl) You are my man
(I am you man) My only man
And I’ll love you always
Always

Baby, don’t leave me
Don’t ever desert me
I promise my love to you
And I love you always (Love you always)

Baby, don’t leave me
Don’t ever desert me
I promise my love to you
And I love you always

Baby, don’t leave me
Don’t ever desert me
I promise my love to you
And I love you always (Love you always)

Baby, don’t leave me
Don’t ever desert me
I promise my love to you
And I love you always

Baby, don’t ever leave
Don’t ever leave me, please
I promise unselfishly
To love you always

Baby, don’t ever go
Don’t ever leave me, no
All the things that we’ve been through
Still love you

Baby, don’t you ever go
Don’t you ever go
Never leave you, no


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