what are some good r&b oldies from the 60's & 70's ?

I'm into the soul music of the 60's & 70's. I am creating a playlist for parties & picnics.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Some good oldies from the:


    Ben E. King - Stand By Me

    Barrett Strong - Money (That's What I Want)

    Bobby 'The Polish Prince' Vinton - Please Love Me Forever

    Chuck Berry - Johnny B Goode

    Chuck Berry – Almost Grown

    Danny & The Juniors - At The Hop

    Del Shannon - Runaway

    Dion - Donna The Prima Donna

    Dion - Love Came To Me

    Dion - Runaround Sue

    Dion & The Belmonts - Where Or When

    Dionne Warwick - Anyone Who Had A Heart

    Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)

    Fats Domino - Blueberry Hill

    Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - Big Girls Don't Cry

    Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - Dawn (Go Away)

    Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - Rag Doll

    Freddy 'Boom Boom' Cannon - Tallahassee Lassie

    Freddy 'Boom-Boom' Cannon - Palisades Park

    Gene Pitney - Half Heaven Half Heartache

    Gene Pitney - It Hurts To Be In Love

    Gene Pitney - Only Love Can Break A Heart

    Gene Pitney - If I Didn’t Have a Dime (to Play the Jukebox)

    Gene Pitney – Every Breath I Take

    Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - If You Don't Know Me by Now

    Harpers Bizarre - The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)

    J. Frank Wilson and the Cavaliers - Last Kiss

    Jackie Wilson - (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher

    Jay & The Americans - Cara Mia

    Jimmy Jones - Handy Man

    Jimmy Jone – Good Timin’

    Jimmy Soul - If You Wanna Be Happy (for the Rest of Your Life, Never Make a Pretty Woman Your Wife)

    Johnny Rivers - Memphis

    Lee Andrews & The Hearts - Long Lonely Nights

    Lee Andrews & The Hearts - Teardrops

    Left Banke - Walk Away Renee

    Lenny Welch - Ebb Tide

    Lesley Gore - It's My Party

    Lesley Gore - Judy's Turn To Cry

    Little Eva - The Loco-Motion

    Little Peggy March - Hello Heartache, Goodbye Love

    Little Peggy March - I Will Follow Him

    Lloyd Price - Personality

    Lou Christie - Rhapsody In The Rain

    Lou Christie - The Gypsy Cried

    Lou Christie - Two Faces Have I

    Martha & The Vandellas - Heat Wave

    Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine

    Mary Wells - My Guy

    Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs - Stay

    Nathaniel Mayer & The Fabulous Twilights - Village Of Love

    Neil Diamond - Solitary Man

    Neil Sedaka – Calendar Girl

    Neil Sedaka - Oh! Carol

    Neil Sedaka - Stairway To Heaven

    Nino Tempo & April Stevens - Deep Purple

    Paul Revere & The Raiders - Kicks

    Peter & Gordon - I Go To Pieces

    Phil Phillips & The Twilights - Sea Of Love (the original version)

    Question Mark & The Mysterians - 96 Tears

    Ral Donner - She's Everything (I Wanted You To Be)

    Randy & The Rainbows - Denise

    Ricky Nelson - Poor Little Fool

    Roy Head & The Traits - Treat Her Right

    Roy Orbison - Crying

    Roy Orbison - Oh, Pretty Woman

    Ruby & The Romantics - Our Day Will Come

    Sam Cooke - Chain Gang

    Sam Cooke - Cupid

    Sam The Sham & The Pharohs - Wooly Bully

    Santo & Johnny - Sleepwalk

    Seals and Crofts - Summer Breeze

    Seeds - Pushin' Too Hard

    Skeeter Davis - The End Of The World

    Strawberry Alarm Clock - Incense and Peppermints

    Thurston Harris - Little Bitty Pretty One

    Tommy James & The Shondells - Mony Mony

    The Angels - My Boyfriend's Back

    The Animals - The House Of The Rising Sun

    The Association - Cherish

    The Beach Boys - 409

    The Beach Boys – Surfin’ Safari

    The Beau Brummels - Just a Little

    The Cadillacs - Speedo

    The Capris - There's A Moon Out Tonight

    The Cascades - Rhythm of the Rain

    The Chantels - Maybe

    The Charts - Deserie

    The Chiffons - A Love So Fine

    The Chiffons - He's So Fine

    The Chiffons - One Fine Day

    The Chimes - Once in a While

    The Cleftones - Heart and Soul

    The Clovers - Love Potion No.9

    The Contours - Do You Love Me

    The Crests - The Angels Listened In

    The Crests - Trouble In Paradise

    The Critters - Mr. Dieingly Sad

    The Critters - Younger Girl

    The Crystals - Da Doo Ron Ron

    The Dell-Vikings - Whispering Bells

    The Diamonds - Little Darlin'

    The Drifters - Dance With Me

    The Drifters - (If You Cry) True Love, True Love

    The Drifters - This Magic Moment

    The Drifters - There Goes My Baby

    The Earls - Remember Then

    The Earls - Never

    The Edsels - Rama Lama Ding Dong

    The Elegants - Little Star

    The Elgins - Heaven Must Have Sent You

    The Essex - Easier Said Than Done

    The Everly Brothers - Bird Dog

    The Exciters - Tell Him

    The Five Satins - (I Remember) In the Still of the Night

    The Flamingos - I Only Have Eyes For You

    The Flamingos - Nobody Loves Me Like You Do

    The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup

    The Four Tops - I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)

    The Grass Roots - Live For Today

    The Heartbeats - A Thousand Miles Away

    The Isley Brothers - This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)

    The Isley Brothers – SHOUT!

    The Jarmels - A Little Bit of Soap

    The Kalin Twins - When

    The Kingsmen - Louie Louie

    The Lovin' Spoonful - Summer In The City

    The Mama's & The Papa's - California Dreamin'

    The Mama's & The Papa's - Monday Monday

    The Marcels - Blue Moon

    The Marcels - Heartaches

    The Marvelettes - Beechwood 4-5789

    The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman

    The Mello-Kings - Tonite, Tonite

    The Murmaids - Popsicles & Icicles

    The Mystics - Hushabye

    The O'Jays - Love Train

    The Outsiders - Time Won't Let Me

    The Penguins - Earth Angel

    The Rays - Silhouettes

    The Regents - Barbara Ann

    The Righteous Brothers - You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'

    The Rivieras - California Sun

    The Rocky Fellers - Killer Joe

    The Rolling Stones - Satisfaction

    The Ronettes - Be My Baby

    The Royal Teens - Believe Me

    The Royal Teens - Short Shorts

    The Safaris - Image of a Girl

    The Sandpipers - Come Saturday Morning


    The Knack ~  My Sharona

    Anita Ward ~  Ring My Bell

    Village People  ~ YMCA

    Donna Summer ~ Hot Stuff

    Gloria Gaynor  ~  I Will Survive

    Peaches and Herb ~  Reunited

    Rod Stewart ~ Do Ya Think I'm Sexy

    Carole King ~ It's Too Late

    The Bee Gees ~ How Can You Mend a Broken Heart

    Dawn ~ Knock Three Times

    Roberta Flack ~ The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

    Gilbert O'Sullivan ~ Alone Again (Naturally)

    Don McLean ~ American Pie

    America ~ A Horse With No Name

    Barbra Streisand ~ The Way We Were

    Carl Douglas ~ Kung Fu Fighting

    Roberta Flack ~ Killing Me Softly With His Song

    Dawn with Tony Orlando ~ Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree

    Paul McCartney & Wings ~ My Love

    Carly Simon ~ You're So Vain

    Marvin Gaye ~ Let's Get It On

    Player ~ Baby Come Back

    Emotions ~ Best of My Love

    Frankie Valli ~ My Eyes Adored You

    Neil Sedaka ~ Laughter in the Rain

    Captain & Tennille ~ Love Will Keep Us Together

    Earth, Wind and Fire ~ Shining Star

    Mary MacGregor ~ Torn Between Two Lovers

    The Commodores ~ Easy

    A Taste of Honey ~ Boogie Oogie Oogie

    Rita Coolidge ~ Your Love Has Lifted Me Higher and Higher

    The Commodores ~ Three Times a Lady

    KC and the Sunshine Band ~ I'm Your Boogie Man

    Earth, Wind And Fire - September

    Andy Gibb ~ I Just Want to Be Your Everything

    Rod Stewart ~ Tonight's the Night

    Debby Boone ~ You Light Up My Life

    The Bee Gees ~ Stayin' Alive

    Exile ~  Kiss You All Over

    Kenny Nolan ~ I Like Dreamin'

    Barbra Streisand ~ Evergreen

    Andy Gibb ~ Love Is Thicker Than Water

    The Bee Gees ~ How Deep Is Your Love

  • 1 decade ago

    Marvin Gaye & Diana Ross had a great duet album. Any Marvin is good Marvin.

    Some good Bobby Womack songs would be "Daylight," "Give It Up," "Woman's Gotta Have It," and "I Can Understand It."

    Otis Redding and Wilson Pickett could really shake 'em down!

    "Living In America" is my favorite James Brown song.

    Throw in Arthur Conley's "Sweet Soul Music" as a tribute to the genre.

    Maybe some late-era Temptations like "Standing On The Top" for a blast of funk.

    Orleans' "Dance With Me" to cool it down.

    J5, Martha & The Vandellas, ... anything Motown/Stax will work.

    Isaac Hayes' "Chocolate Salty Balls."

    Hey, can I come to this party?

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Soul music from the 60s and 70s is the best ever ! Try smokey robinson, marvin gaye, the temptations, barry white, the supremes, al green, ray charles, gladys knight- there's so much great soul music from that era out there! I have too many favorites to list!

  • 1 decade ago

    idk when but we got the:


    Ain't to proud to beg

    my girl

    oh mama

    the way you do the things you do

    stand by me

    just my imagination

    Jackson 5:

    blame it on the boogie

    I'll be there


    I want you back


    Kiss and say goodbye

    Smokey Robinson:


    Tracks of my tears

    And yeah that's all I have. I'm not sure what years just that they are oldies.

    Oh and Elvis presley :)

    Burning love

    Heart break hotel

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  • 4 years ago

    R&b Oldies

  • 1 decade ago

    Oh....Man...Now you're talkin' my language!!! Check these out!!!!

    "September" by Earth, Wind, and Fire

    "Boogie Wonderland" by Earth, Wind, and Fire

    "Bad Luck" by Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes

    "Baby, Come To Me" by Regina Bell

    "Give It To Me, Baby" by Rick James

    "Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe" by Barry White

    "Hard Times" by Baby Huey and The Babysitters

    "Mama, Get Yourself Together" by Baby Huey and The Babysitters


  • Mary
    Lv 4
    5 years ago

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    "don't walk away renee" the left banke "she's not there" the zombies. "and then he kissed me" the crystals "be my baby" the ronnettes "dancing in the moonlight" "brown eyed girl" van morrison etc etc.

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