-With the smash success of Brandy and Monica's Verzuz(When two artist play a song of theirs versus the other artist, normally 20 songs, and they discuss the making of the song) I thought back to one of the first Verzuz between Keneth 'Babyface' Edmounds and Teddy Riley. While the two legendary producers week great, I felt something was missing. Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. So I decided to compile a very small list of favorites from their catalogs.
TLC "Baby, Baby,Baby" Written by Babyface
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Usher "U Remind Me" produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis
The Human League "human" written and produced by Terry Lewis and Jimmy Jam. #1 on the hot 100
Blackstreet "No Diggety"co written & Produced by Teddy riley. #1 on hot 100
Girl's Generation "The Boys" co written and produced by Teddy Riley
Babyface was the executive producer of the Josie and the Pussycats soundtrack and wrote"You don't know me"
Mary J Blige "Not Gon Cry" from the "Waiting to Exhale" soundtrack Which Babyface produced. He wrote and produced this song that reached #2 on the hot 100. It was kept out of the number one spot by "One Sweet Day"
Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis wrote and produced the #1 song "On Bended Knee". The video features Kim Fields, Lark Voorhies, Victoria Rowell and "Days of our lives" Renee Jones
Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis produced Hikaru Utada's "Addicted to you"
"Rump Shaker" was in part written by Teddey Riley and Pharrell with Riley also producing. The song peaked at #2, with " I will always love you" blocking it
Johnny Kemp's "Just Got Paid" was produced by Teddy Riley. The song peaked at # 10 in 1988. Teddy Riley also produced the *Nsync cover in 2000
"Queen of the Night" was Co written and produced by Babyface. "The Bodygurd" soundtrack won album of the year at the Grammy's which Houston, Babyface & others receiving the award
Babyface Co wrote and produced Sheena Easton's #2 hit "The Lover in me"
Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis wrote and produced"I Didn't mean to turn you on" in 1984 and it was performed by the singer Cherrelle. The song was a top 10 hit on Dance and R&B radio. in 1986 singer Robert Palmer covered the song and it peaked at #2 on the hot 100
Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis produced "Give it to you" They also could wrote it with Knight and Robin Thicke
Jimmy Jam ,Terry Lewis and Janet Jackson's names are Synonymous with each other with the amount of hits the trio created together , So I chose a lesser spoken of songs among the vast amount of hits
"I Want You"
"Son of a Gun " Live
Everything below was produced by Babyface
Karyn White "Secret Rendezvous" #6 hot 100
Boyz II Men "Water run dry" #2
Colbie Caillat "Try"
Dru Hill "These Are the times"
"Thanks for the mmrs" #11 hot 100
"You Mean the world to me" #7 hot 100
"When can I see you again" #4 hot 100