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17 R&B Songs That Will Have You Begging For Love

Please, baby! Baby, please!

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1. The Temptations, "Ain't Too Proud To Beg"

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The Temps may have invented begging for love!

Epic begging lyric: "I know you wanna leave me / But I refuse to let you go / If I have to beg and plead for your sympathy / I don't mind cause you mean that much to me"

2. Lenny Williams, "I Love You"

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Chances are you heard this track blasting from your dad's bedroom after he screwed up.

Epic begging lyric:"Oh, oh, oh, oh / Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh / Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh"

3. Anthony Hamilton, "Charlene"

Please come home, Charlene.Epic begging lyric: "Oh oh oh, Sometimes I cry / Charlene if you're listening would you call on me / Because my heart is aching"
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Please come home, Charlene.

Epic begging lyric: "Oh oh oh, Sometimes I cry / Charlene if you're listening would you call on me / Because my heart is aching"

4. Usher, "Confessions Part II"

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Someone please help poor Usher.

Epic begging lyric: "I'm ridin' in my whip / Racin' to her place / Talkin' to myself /

Preparin' to tell her to her face / She open up the door and didn't want to come near me / I said one second baby please hear me"

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5. The Chi-Lites, "Oh Girl"

Another song you may have heard blasting from the speakers of your uncle's Cadillac when he was feeling blue.Epic begging lyric: "Oh, girl / I'd be in trouble if you left me now / 'Cause I don't know where to look for love / I just don't know how"
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Another song you may have heard blasting from the speakers of your uncle's Cadillac when he was feeling blue.

Epic begging lyric: "Oh, girl / I'd be in trouble if you left me now / 'Cause I don't know where to look for love / I just don't know how"

6. Jodeci, "Cry For You"

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You know its real when you go to the desert to beg!

Epic begging lyric: "Baby I'm begging / Baby I'm begging begging baby!"

7. Tank, "Please Don't Go"

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The cheater's anthem.

Epic begging lyric: "It ain't / worth killin' a home / It ain't worth being alone / It ain't worth / that's why I'm right here begging you please don't go baby"

8. Tyrese,"Shame"

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Tyrese has mastered the art of begging over the years.

Epic begging lyric: "Oh, I'm ashamed of me / Shame on me/ Wish I never done you wrong / Shame on me / Every night of us I dream / That I wake up in your arms"

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9. James Brown, "Please Please Please"

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The Godfather created the most epic begging track by simply repeating the word please!

Epic Begging lyric: "Don't go / I said baby don't baby / I love you so"

10. Robin Thicke, "Get Her Back"

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He literally made an album of songs begging for his ex back!

Epic begging lyric: "All I wanna do / Is get you back tonight / I gotta get to go, get to go, get her back"

11. Boyz II Men, "Please Don't Go"

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You know its real when you and your boys wear matching flannels to beg for love!

Epic begging lyric:"Hey baby / I'm sorry / I never meant to hurt you / Please don't go"

12. Mario, "Let Me Love You"

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Mario and his dancers begged hard in this video!

Epic begging lyric: "You should let me love you / Let me be the one to / give you everything you want and need / Baby good love and protection / Make me your selection / Show you the way love's supposed to be"

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13. Bell Biv DeVoe, "When Will I See You Smile Again?"

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When you just want to see them smile again.

Epic begging lyric: "Girl it's not the same / I know I was to blame / Just tell me when will I see you smile again"

14. Jagged Edge, "He Can't Love U"

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The song you sing when your partner leaves you for someone else.

Epic begging lyric: "No matter where you want it baby / Ain't no ifs, whats, buts or maybes / And I know one day you'll see / He can never love you like I love you"

15. Immature, "Never Lie"

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I never understood how kids this young knew how to beg so good.

Epic begging lyric: "On the phone / When you were here / Laughin' and jokin', cryin' and sulkin' / In my dreams you're still with me / 'Cause a friend like you only comes once in a lifetime"

16. Blackstreet, "Don't Leave Me"

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The song you heard your big brother singing to his prom date.

Epic begging lyric: "If you take your love away from me / I'll go crazy / I'll go insane"

17. Keith Sweat, "I'll Give All My Love To You"

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Last but certainly not least we bring to the undisputed King of Begging! Keith showed us all that sometimes its better to beg in the beginning of the relationship — get it out of the way early on.

Epic begging lyric: "I will never do anything to hurt you / I'll give all my love to you / And if you need me / Baby, I'll come runnin'/ Only to you"