Joe: Give Our Legends Their Flowers.

Put some respect on Joe’s name! The seven time Grammy nominee is one of the most consistent R&B singers. Since the 90s, Joe has blessed us with some bops, sensual ballads and much more.

The songs Joe has been featured on are LIFE! He has worked with people from Mariah Carey, 50 Cent, Case and many more!

I was today years old when I found out Joe wrote & produced Xscape’s “Softest Place On Earth!”

Joe’s music has been sampled & covered by R&B’s finest! People who have good taste!

Joe can be heard every summer on the theme song to Power. He collaborated on the song with longtime collaborator 50 Cent, who is an executive producer.

Everything (1993):

Favorites: I’m In Luv, Get A Little Closer, Baby Don’t Stop, If Loving You Is Wrong, Finally Back, I Can Do It Right, All or Nothing, The One for Me.

Joe’s debut album was influenced by the greatness that is New Jack Swing & R&B! Working with Keith Miller & Dave “Jam” Hall, Joe snapped with the tunes here.

All That I Am (1997):

Favorites: The Love Scene, Don’t Wanna Be A Player, Good Girls, All That I Am, How Soon, All The Things (Your Man Won’t Do,) Come Around, U Shoulda Told Me (U Had a Man,) No One Else Comes Close.

This is Joe’s breakthrough album. Songs like The Love Scene, All The Things (Your Man Won’t Do,) made him a household name!

My Name Is Joe (2000):

Favorites: I Wanna Know, I Believe In You, Treat Her Like A Lady, Table For Two, Stutter, Thank God I Found You (Make It Last Remix,) Peep Show, Somebody Gotta Be On Top.

Joe’s third album came with SONGS! All of the memorable songs from my childhood rest here. The memories from each song makes listening to this album even better.

Better Days (2001):

Favorites: Isn’t This the World, Better Days, Alone, What If A Woman, Let’s Stay Home Tonight, Lover’s Prayer, I Understand, World Of Girls, Here She Comes.

Better Days is R&B greatness.

And Then…(2003):

Favorites: More & More, Ride wit U, Priceless, Jeep, You Dropped Your Dime, Testify, Bedroom, It Ain’t Like That, And Then.., Another Used To Be, Make You My Baby.

If you favor Joe’s ballads, this album is for you!

Ain’t Nothin’ Like Me (2007):

Favorites: If I Was Your Man, Where You At, Get To Know Me, It’s Me, Feel For You, Just Relax, My Love, Go Hard, Ain’t Nothin’ Like Me, If I Want Her, Life Of The Party.

One of my favorite Joe songs is “If I Was Your Man” rest on this album. It’s a pleasant album that’s always good to refer back to for good ol soulful tunes.

Joe Thomas, New Man (2008):

Favorites: E.R. (Emergency Room, Sorry, New Man, Start Over Again, Chameleon, Heart Behind My Eyes.

Consistency is the key with Joe on this record. The production is nice like always!

Signature (2009):

Favorites: Come Get To This, Worst Case Scenario, Majic, Friends Don’t Let Friends, Wanna Be Your Lover, Sex Girl, Miss My Baby.

Another memorable record from Joe. His cover of Marvin Gaye’s “Come Get to This” is life! πŸ™ŒπŸΎ

Home Is The Essence Of Christmas (2010):

Favorites: Christmas Time Is Here, It Ain’t Christmas, I’ll Be Home for Christmas, Make Sure You’re Home, Christmas In New York.

Joe’s rendition of holiday classics are good for the season!

The Good, The Bad, The Sexy (2011):

Favorites: Tonight, Pull My Hair, Losing, Slow Kisses, Drink Up, Circles, Impossible.


Doubleback: Evolution Of R&B (2013):

Favorites: Mary Jane, Magic City, Baby, DoubleBack, Easy, Something for You, 1 to 1 Ratio, Love & Sex, I’d Rather Have a Love.

Released 20 years after his debut album, Joe showcases his longevity with this good ass record! πŸ™ŒπŸΎπŸ™ŒπŸΎπŸ™ŒπŸΎ

Bridges (2014):

Favorites: If You Lose Her, The Rest Will Follow, Take It To the House, Dilemma, Love & Sex, Pt. 2, Bridges, For Love.

Another quality album from Joe!

My Name Is Joe Thomas (2016):

Favorites: Happy Hour, Hollow, Wear the Night, Don’t Lock Me Out, No Chance, Hurricane, Can’t Run From Love.

His most recent album shows that he’s a vet that’s sticking with the formula that made him a favorite over the years.

Joe is a R&B legend out here! Blessing us with sons of the best ballads ever is why he’s beyond deserving of getting his flowers. Respect! πŸ™ŒπŸΎ -MJ

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