Editors’ Notes “This is a list of some of the R&B and soul songs that I love,” John Legend says about his exclusive Apple Music playlist for Soul September, dominated by genre-defining icons like Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, and Curtis Mayfield. “Many of them are from decades ago. They were the songs that made me fall in love with the beautiful tradition of Black music that I try to help carry on today.”

SONG
ALBUM
Got to Give It Up, Pt. 1
4:15
 
Chain of Fools
2:47
 
September
3:34
 
You Send Me
2:44
 
I'll Go Crazy (Live 1962)
2:04
 
Sweet Thing (feat. Chaka Khan)
3:20
 
I Heard It Through the Grapevine
2:45
 
Cruisin'
5:54
 
Feel Like Makin' Love
2:55
 
Day Dreaming
4:03
 
Heaven Must Be Like This
7:18
 
Nothing Even Matters (feat. D'Angelo)
5:50
 
Adore
6:31
 
Where Is the Love
2:43
 
I Can't Help It
4:29
 
Love Is Stronger Than Pride
4:18
 
That's the Way Love Goes
4:25
 
(Lay Your Head on My) Pillow
6:12
 
Let's Stay Together
3:19
 
Ooh Laa
2:59
 
Sativa (feat. Swae Lee)
4:36
 
Just Friends (Sunny)
4:11
 
Adorn
3:13
 
Inside My Love
3:58
 
I'm Goin' Down
3:42
 
Never Too Much
3:50
 
For the Love of You, Pts. 1 & 2
5:37
 
Right Here (Human Nature Radio Mix)
3:46
 
Summertime Magic
3:33
 
Prototype
5:26
 
Soul Sista
5:18
 
U Move, I Move (feat. Jhené Aiko)
3:43
 
Ex-Factor
5:26
 
Take Me Away (feat. Syd)
3:46
 
At Your Best (You Are Love)
4:51
 
Best Part (feat. H.E.R.)
3:29
 
I Want You (Vocal)
4:33
 
Knocks Me Off My Feet
3:36
 
Ordinary People
4:41
 

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