Love Ballad (L.T.D. song)
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|Single by L.T.D.|
|from the album Love To The World|
|B-side||"Let the Music Keep Playing"|
|Producer(s)||Larry Mizell & Fonce Mizell|
"Love Ballad" is a hit song for R&B/Funk band L.T.D.. Released from their album Love to the World, it spent two weeks at number one on the R&B singles chart in November 1976, and peaked at number twenty on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.
- George Benson released an up-tempo cover version in 1979. It peaked at number three on the R&B charts and number eighteen on the Billboard Hot 100.
- Tanya Blount did a well-received cover of the song on her debut album in 1993.
- K-Ci & JoJo covered this song on their 1997 album Love Always.
- The Temptations covered the song on their 2007 album Back to Front.
- Kenny Lattimore and Chanté Moore covered this song on their 2006 album Uncovered. As did Patti Labelle on her 2005 album of covers, Classic Moments.
- J Dilla sampled this song for De La Soul in 2004 on their LP The Grind Date.
- R&B singer Ciara sampled the song on her 2004 debut album Goodies.
- Drum and Bass producer Netsky sampled the song on his single "Love Has Gone" from his second album 2 released in 2012.
- Covered by Jeffrey Osborne and is on his 2001 LOVE SONGS compilation album.
"Message in Our Music" by The O'Jays
|Billboard Hot Soul Singles number-one single
November 6–13, 1976
"You Don't Have to Be a Star (To Be in My Show) by Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr.
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