Thu. Dec. 13, 2018

10 essential Love songs / Cast your fav!

10 essential love songs10 essential Love songs… Love is the most precious gift on earth and, as such, has been the subject of countless demonstrations from litterature to cinema, not to mention music.
Therefore, and like always, a selection is necessarily limited, even though God knows how the matter has been on the lips of numerous artists, meanwhile bringing many of us to dream, think, pray along with the circumstances. As a result, many are those we couldn’t talk about here, even though they would have definitely deserved a mention…

No need to say how this selection is way from being exhaustive. Nevertheless, you should find thereafter a pretty much illustrative sample of highly emotional pieces of art where the quality predominates. Be it from the melody and the arrangements, the lyrics and/or the vocal performances; and most likely altogether as one.

Wishing you’ll enjoy the ride as much as we did, while putting it together for you. With your feedback, and a mention of your favorite song more than welcome…

10 essential Love songs / Keith Washington – Make Time For Love (Qwest Records)
Opening this non exhaustive selection, the title track of his 1991 released debut-album on Quincy Jones‘s label… And certainly his standout song. This displaying a rare emotion with the help of Washington‘s impressive vocal range…
10 essential Love songs / Surface – Give Her Your Love (Columbia)
Mostly remembered for ‘Falling In Love’ (on Salsoul Records) and ‘Happy’… Surface went on to deliver some of the most beautiful melodies one can think of. With thanks to Jazz flute player, songwriter, producer David ‘Pic’ Conley. As brilliantly illustrated once again on this vibrant ballad taken from their 1990 ‘3Deep’ album…
10 essential Love songs / Anita Baker – Giving You The Best That I Got (Elektra)
One of American Soul/Jazz songstress Anita Baker‘s signature cuts along with ‘Sweet Love’ and ‘Caught Up In The Rapture’. Taken from her 1988 album of the name. Co-written by the lady herself with Randy Holland and Skip Scarborough. The title of this song just says it all. Doesn’t it?
10 essential Love songs / Lenny Williams – Cause I Love You (ABC)
By the one made renown with ‘Choosing You’ back in 1977. Taken from his follow up album – the aptly titled ‘Spark Of Love’ that would spawn the highly sought after ‘You Got Me Running’, the former Tower Of Power lead singer reachin’ one of his definitive peaks on this highly heartbreaking song…
10 essential love songs / The Isley Brothers – Make Me Say It Again Girl (T-Neck Records)
Sitting on one of the most consistent repertoires in the history of contemporary music… The Isley Brothers not only achieved to become one of the most exciting Funk bands on earth. They also delivered outstanding ballads. With this statement, taken from their 1975 released ‘The Heat Is On’ album, standing as a love manifesto…
10 essential Love songs / Beyoncé – Speechless (Columbia)
From her 2003 released ‘Dangerously In Love’ album that would mark her debut as a solo artist… Beyoncé delivering one of her most beautiful songs ever under the form of this vibrant ballad marked by a one of a kind guitar part reminding of The Isley Brothers
10 essential Love songs / Donny Hathaway – I Love You More Than You’ll Ever Know (Atco)
From the 1973 released ‘Extension Of A Man’ album which would be his last studio effort… This absolute jewel – the title of which saying it all – coming as the icing on the cake regarding the sensibility of this way too early gone artist seen by many as a Soul legend…
10 essential Love songs / Barry White – Girls It’s True, I’ll Always Love You (20th Century Fox)
On a personal tip, I certainly couldn’t talk about love songs without mentioning my late brother, Barry White. I just can’t help having tears coming when having a listen to the opener of his 1973 released ‘Stone Gon” album. The latter standin’ as another illustration as to how Big Bazza considered the feminine gender like no one else…
10 essential Love songs / Will Downing & Rachelle Ferrell – Nothing Has Ever Felt Like This Before (4th & Broadway)
The meeting of these two outstanding Soul/Jazz singers back in 1994 would give birth to nothing but this ‘nothing heard like this before’ song. With Will Downing and Rachelle Ferrell (also on piano) at the peak of their art. Meanwhile served by deeply heartfelt lyrics which they managed to put to another dimension by their interpretation…
10 essential Love songs / Larry Graham – Just Be My Lady (Warner Bros.)
He happened to play bass along with Sly & The Family Stone. Eventually pioneering the famous slapping technique. A baritone singer, just like Barry White as a matter of fact. He gave birth to Graham Grand Central before opening his account as a solo artist. With this song, taken from his 1981 album of the name, enlightened by a 5 star vocal delivery, aptly showing the man’s impressive vocal range…

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