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100 Greatest Love Making Songs of All-Time

People stop me on the streets all time and ask, “Bamz, what songs are on your love making playlist?” In the past, I’ve kept the answer private. But it’s 2017 — and now, more than ever — this world needs to get naked and love itself. Like Alicia Keys says, “What if sex was holy and war was obscene?” With that in mind, here are my “100 Greatest Love Making Songs of All-Time.”

100) James Blake — “The Wilhelm Scream”

99) Blood Orange — “Champagne Coast”

98) INOJ — “Love You Down”

97) Al B. Sure! — “Nite and Day”

96) The Deele — “Two Occasions”

95) Roberta Flack — “Killing Me Softly”

94) Whitney Houston — “I Will Always Love You”

93) INXS — “Never Tear Us Apart”

92) Yeah Yeah Yeahs — “Maps”

91) Nicki Minaj — “Va Va Voom”

90) Solange — “Losing You”

89) Bobby Womack — “If You Think You’re Lonely Now”

88) Betty Wright — “Tonight is the Night”

87) Terry Callier — “You’re Goin’ Miss Your Candyman”

86) The O’Jays — “Forever Mine”

85) BeyoncĂ© “Dangerously in Love”

84) Tamia — “So Into You”

83) Elisa — “Dancing”

82) Sia — “Breathe Me”

81) India.Arie — “Ready For Love”

80) Shakira — “Underneath Your Clothes”

79) Mary J. Blige — “Real Love”

78) Chaka Khan — “Ain’t Nobody”

77) John Hiatt — “Lipstick Sunset”

76) Ray LaMontagne — “Roses and Cigarettes”

75) Aretha Franklin — “Ain’t No Way”

74) Penny & The Quarters — “You and Me”

73) Anderson East — “Say Anything”

72) Babyface — “When Can I See You Again”

71) Miguel — “Simplethings”

70) Mazzy Star — “Fade Into You”

69) Janet Jackson — “Again”

68) SWV — “Weak”

67) Bobby Brown — “Rock Wit’cha”

66) Craig David — “Unbelievable”

65) Nathan Sykes & Ariana Grande — “Over And Over Again”

64) Joe Bonamassa — “Sloe Gin”

63) John Mayer — “Gravity”

62) Bruce Springsteen — “I’m on Fire”

61) Lissie — “In Sleep”

60) Joss Stone — “Tell Me What We’re Gonna Do Now”

59) Sky Ferreira — “You’re Not the One”

58) Carly Rae Jepsen — “Cry”

57) Ginuwine — “Pony”

56) Jodeci — “Freek’N You”

55) Kem — “Fascination”

54) Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals — “In the Colors”

53) Al Green — “I’m Still in Love With You”

52) Sam Smith — “Lay Me Down”

51) P.M. Dawn — “I’d Die Without You”

50) Bruno Mars — “Versace on the Floor”

49) Silk — “Freak Me”

48) Aaliyah — “Rock the Boat”

47) Otis Redding — “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long”

46) Percy Sledge — “When a Man Loves a Woman”

45) R.E.M. — “Nightswimming”

44) The Killers — “Runaways”

43) City and Colour — “Lover Come Back”

42) Pearl Jam — “Come Back”

41) Vance Joy — “Georgia”

40) Stevie B — “Dream About You”

39) The 1975 — “Somebody Else”

38) Lenny Kravitz — “I’ll Be Waiting”

37) Cheap Trick — “The Flame”

36) Tracy Chapman — “The Promise”

35) Leela James — “Fall For You”

34) Alicia Keys — “No One”

33) The Weeknd & Daft Punk — “I Feel it Coming”

32) Robyn — “Dancing on My Own”

31) TLC — “Red Light Special”

30) Kelly Clarkson — “Be Still”

29) Fleetwood Mac — “Bleed to Love Her”

28) Lucinda Williams — “Fruits of My Labor”

27) Bob Schneider — “Hop on the World”

26) Shai — “Yours”

25) Boyz II Men — “I’ll Make Love to You”

24) Peter Gabriel — “Blood of Eden”

23) Brian McKnight — “Anytime”

22) Usher — “Crash”

21) Dave Hollister — “Baby Do Those Things”

20) Anthony Hamilton — “Fallin’ in Love”

19) Marvin Gaye — “Let’s Get it On”

18) R. Kelly — “Your Body’s Callin'”

17) Joe — “So I Can Have You Back”

16) Tyrese — “Come Back to Me Shawty”

15) Maxwell — “…Til the Cops Come Knockin'”

14) Jason Mraz — “Butterfly”

13) Ne-Yo “Because of You”

12) Guordan Banks — “Keep You in Mind”

11) Rihanna — “Kiss it Better”

10) Ciara — “Body Party”

9) Avant — “Makin’ Good Love”

8) L.T.D. — “Love Ballad”

7) Keith Sweat & Athena Cage — “Nobody”

6) Prince — “Purple Rain”

5) Sting — “Fields of Gold”

4) Chris Isaak — “Wicked Game”

3) Griffin House — “Waterfall”

2) Van Morrison — “Tupelo Honey”

1) Sade — “No Ordinary Love”

Compiled by: Ben Bamsey

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