Timeless (The Isley Brothers album)

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Greatest hits album by The Isley Brothers
Released 1978
Genre Funk
Length 87:40
Label T-Neck Records
The Isley Brothers chronology
Winner Takes All

Timeless is a double compilation album by funk artists The Isley Brothers, released in 1978. It contains their pre-1973 hits in association with Buddah Records, but now distributed by Epic Records.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
Robert Christgau (B+)[1]
Smash Hits 5/10[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Rudolph Isley, O'Kelly Isley and Ronald Isley, except where noted. 

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "It's Your Thing"   2:47
2. "Love the One You're With" (Stephen Stills) 3:40
3. "I Know You've Been Socking It To"   2:42
4. "Get into Something"   7:29
5. "I Need You So"   4:23
Side two
No. Title Length
6. "Work to Do"   3:11
7. "Brother, Brother" (Carole King) 3:16
8. "Keep on Doin'"   4:02
9. "I Turned You On"   2:37
10. "Put a Little Love in Your Heart" (Randy Myers, Jackie DeShannon, Jimmy Holiday) 3:01
Side three
No. Title Length
1. "Pop That Thang"   3:16
2. "Lay, Lady, Lay" (Bob Dylan) 4:54
3. "Spill the Wine" (Charles Miller, Howard E. Scott, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Harold Ray Brown, Thomas "Papa Dee" Allen, Lee Oskar) 6:30
4. "Fire and Rain" (James Taylor) 5:29
5. "Freedom"   3:38
Side four
No. Title Length
6. "Ohio / Machine Gun" (Neil Young / Jimi Hendrix) 8:50
7. "Nothing to Do But Today" (Stephen Stills) 3:42
8. "Lay Away"   3:22
9. "If He Can You Can" (Rudolph Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Johnny Brantly) 3:43
10. "It's Too Late" (Carole King, Toni Stern) 7:08


  1. ^ "Robert Christgau review". Robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 2013-04-21. 
  2. ^ Starr, Red. "Albums". Smash Hits (April 19 - May 2 1979): 25. 

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