Tag: R&B

No188 MY ARETHA FRANKLIN Minimal Music poster

“Respect” is a song written and originally released by American recording artist Otis Redding in 1965. The song became a 1967 hit and signature song for R&B singer…

No165 MY SIMPLY RED Minimal Music poster

“If You Don’t Know Me by Now” is a song written by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, and recorded by the Philly soul musical group Harold Melvin &…

No161 MY Smokey Robinson Minimal Music poster

“The Tracks of My Tears” is a song written by Smokey Robinson, Pete Moore, and Marv Tarplin. It is a multiple award-winning 1965 hit R&B song originally recorded…

No156 MY BILL WITHERS Minimal Music poster

“Ain’t No Sunshine” is a song by Bill Withers from his 1971 album Just As I Am, produced by Booker T. Jones. The record featured musicians Donald “Duck”…

No155 MY CHAKA KHAN Minimal Music poster

“I’m Every Woman” is a song by American singer Chaka Khan from her debut solo studio album Chaka (1978). It was Khan’s first hit outside her recordings with…

No135 MY AL GREEN Minimal Music poster

“Let’s Stay Together” is a song by American singer Al Green from his 1972 album of the same name. It was produced and recorded by Willie Mitchell, and…

No132 MY Ice Cube Minimal Music poster

“It Was a Good Day” (originally known as “Today Was a Good Day”) is a song by American gangsta rapper Ice Cube. It was released in February 1993…

No122 MY Beyonce Minimal Music poster

“Crazy in Love” is a song by American singer Beyoncé featuring American rapper Jay-Z, from Beyoncé’s debut solo studio album Dangerously in Love (2003). Both artists wrote and…

No103 MY Bo Diddley Minimal Music poster

“I’m a Man” is a rhythm and blues song written and recorded by Bo Diddley in 1955. A moderately slow number, it was inspired by an earlier blues…

No091 MY JANET JACKSON Minimal Music poster

“What Have You Done for Me Lately” is a song by American singer Janet Jackson from her third studio album Control (1986). Jackson co-wrote the song with its…

No089 MY GEORGE MICHAEL Minimal Music poster

Faith is the debut solo studio album by the English singer George Michael, released on 30 October 1987 by Columbia Records and Epic Records. The album has won…

No054 MY JOHNNY LEE HOOKER Minimal Music poster

“Boom Boom” is a song written by American blues singer/guitarist John Lee Hooker and recorded in 1961. Although a blues song, music critic Charles Shaar Murray calls it…