Freddie is one of the world’s celebrated American R&B singers. He is among the R&B chart-toppers of the ’80s – ’90s. This Harem, New York-born singer rose to fame at 29 after releasing his debut album ‘Rock Me Tonight’ in 1985. Thanks to the contract he signed with Capitol Records. It landed him a big break in the music industry. Let’s explore some of the best Freddie Jackson Songs that have appeared on the charts.
10. He’ll Never Love You (Like I Do)
He’ll Never Love You is a song you’d want to dance to, but the lyrics will strike you deeply, especially if your close friend or crush is dating a cheater. It’s relatable to anyone who has been in a cheating relationship. This song is one of the greatest songs that will save you a lot of heartbreaks. Listening to it will caution you to take time and get to know each other better before taking things seriously. It’s the lead single from Freddie’s debut album ‘Rock Me Tonight.’ It peaked at number 8 on the Black Singles chart and spent 17 weeks on the top. It also ranked position 25 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
9. Do Me Again
Listening to this Freddie’s single from his fourth album, also entitled ‘Do Me Again,’ will make you want to do it. The lyrics will do more than get you into the mood; they will amplify your lovemaking experience. This song is among Freddie’s singles that topped the Hip Hop/ R&B Singles chart. It spent one week on the chart.
8. Nice ‘N’ Slow
If you have a different opinion about dating or marrying your best friend, this Harlem-born singer disagrees with you. In this lead track from his ‘Don’t Let Love Slip Away’ album, he talks about best friends who’ve become lovers. He reminds us of the importance of cultivating a good friendship with that one person you have a genuine connection with. You may deeply fall in love with them, leading to a long-lasting beautiful romantic relationship. You only need to enjoy every moment and cultivate that strong friendship bond without a rush. The song ranked no.1 on the R&B singles chart, spending three weeks on the chart. It also reached number 62 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
7. Tasty Love
Is your partner’s welfare important to you? Do you prioritize their emotional needs? Here is a sensual song that will get you thinking about your romantic relationship. When you fully satisfy the craving of your other half, they’ve no reason to seek happiness and contentment elsewhere. It’s the message the singer is trying to convey through this lead single from ‘Just Like the First Tim,’ his second album. He released the song in 1989, and it peaked at no. 1 on the R&B Single chart, spending four weeks on the chart. This song is his fourth no. 1 hit on the Hot R&B Songs charts.
6. Love Me Down
Are you looking for a great romantic song? This song will change your bedroom mood. It will drive the message home getting your significant other into the lovemaking mood. It is the second single from Freddie’s fourth album, ‘Do Me Again.’ Love Me Down was released in 1990. It ranked number one on the Black Singles chart, topping the chart for two weeks in 1991.
5. Hey Lover
“Hey Lover” was co-written by A ‘Sonny’ Moore and Keith Washington. It’s the second single from Freddie’s third studio album ‘Don’t Let Love Slip Away.’ This song also topped the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. It’s one of those hits that will give you a reason to keep spicing up your love life. If you’ve found the right person for you, play them this song. Let them know how much you love them and how they make you feel. This might be the song you need to take your relationship to the next level.
4. Jam Tonight
Jam Tonight demonstrates Freddie’s love for music. It’s a song that will send the message ‘let’s hark some music or dance to some tunes.’ It can also mean getting up and doing what you enjoy most. Freddie recorded this song in 1986 as the fourth single of his ‘Just Like the First Time’ album. It topped the R&B Singles chart, becoming his sixth number one hit. It was also his fourth top 40 single and among his top-selling songs after ‘You Are My Lady,’ ‘Rock Me Tonight,’ and ‘He’ll Never Love you (Like I Do).’ Jam Tonight also charted on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at no.32.
3. You Are My Lady
It’s sweet and beautiful to be struck by love so intense that you cannot think of anything else but your other half. But how you demonstrate those feelings does matter. You want to be on the same page with your companion; you want them to comprehend your feelings for them. Actions may be better than a million unspoken words, but true love and deep emotions expressed through lyrics can melt the heart. If you want to convey your affection to your companion, tell them what you feel and what they mean to you, this song is a whole package. It’s the second single from Freddie’s first album, ‘Rock Me Tonight,’ and the most successful hit of his career. It peaked no.1 on the R&B chart and remained atop for two weeks. It also charted on the Bill Hot 100 and UK singles charts, reaching no. 12 and 49.
2. Have You Ever Loved Somebody
How simple is it to love again after a heartbreak? Some people build walls around them. They safeguard themselves from falling in love after a breakup. Here is a song to encourage you to give love a second chance. Let go of your fears and learn how to love right. It is the second track from Freddie’s second album, ‘Just Like the First Time.’ This single was his fifth no. 1 hit on the R&B Singles chart, and it remained atop for two weeks. It also charted on the UK singles chart reaching number 33 and position 69 on the Billboard Hot 100.
1. Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)
Are you clear about your feelings? Here is a song to help you catch up on those missed love opportunities. It is the lead single from Freddie’s first album bearing the same title, ‘Rock Me Tonight.’ This ballad peaked at number one on the black singles chart, spending six weeks at the top. It also peaked at potion 18 on the UK Singles and Hot 100 Singles charts. It was Freddie’s big-selling track in 1985 and his first no.1 hit.
Death robbed the world of a great singer, but it cannot rob what he (Freddie Jackson) left behind; beautiful melodies embodied in powerful lyrics. These ten are among his best soulful songs that you can hark whenever you want to express your emotions. His wise words will help perfect your love story.