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The Isley Brothers
1.05/1967

Got to Have You Back by The Isley Brothers

        

MP3

from Soul on the Rocks    

CD

MP3

7

93
US
47
R&B
[Tamla 54146]
written by Ivy Jo Hunter, Leon Ware  & Stephen Bowden

video

Four Tops
2.01/1971

Just Seven Numbers (Can Straighten Out My Life) by Four Tops

        

MP3

from Changing Times   Changing Times 

CD

MP3

47

40
US
9
R&B
36
UK
[Motown 1175]
written by Pam Sawyer & Leon Ware 

video

Ike & Tina Turner
3.02/1972

Up in Heah by Ike & Tina Turner

        

MP3

10

83
US
47
R&B
[United Artists 50881]
written by Tina Turner & Leon Ware 

video

Michael Jackson
I Wanna Be Where You Are4.05/1972

 ④  I Wanna Be Where You Are by Michael Jackson

        

MP3

from Got to Be There   Got to Be There 

CD

MP3

81

16
US
2
R&B
[songwriter #4 hit]
[Motown 1202]
written by Leon Ware  & Arthur Ross (as Arthur "T-Boy" Ross)

video

Isaac Hayes
5.04/1973

Rolling Down a Mountainside by Isaac Hayes

        

MP3

3

104
US
[Enterprise 9065]
written by Leon Ware  & Jacqueline Hilliard

video

The Miracles
6.12/1973

Give Me Just Another Day by The Miracles

        

MP3

from Do It Baby    

CD

MP3

2

111
US
[Tamla 54240]
written by Leon Ware 

video

Quincy Jones
7.1974

If I Ever Lose This Heaven by Quincy Jones

        

MP3

from Body Heat   Body Heat 

CD

MP3

1

71
R&B
[A&M 1606]
written by Pam Sawyer & Leon Ware 

video

Latimore
8.1974

If You Were My Woman by Latimore

        

MP3

from Latimore    

CD

MP3

1

70
R&B
[Glades 1720]
written by Clay McMurry, Leon Ware  & Pam Sawyer

video

Quincy Jones
9.1975

Body Heat by Quincy Jones

        

MP3

from Body Heat   Body Heat 

CD

MP3

1

85
R&B
[A&M 1663]
written by Bruce Fisher, Quincy Jones, Stan Richardson & Leon Ware 

video

Zulema
10.1975

Wanna Be Where You Are by Zulema

        

MP3

1

58
R&B
written by Arthur Ross & Leon Ware 

video

The Main Ingredient
11.05/1975

Rolling Down the Mountainside by The Main Ingredient

        

MP3

from Rolling Down a Mountainside    

CD

MP3

27

92
US
7
dance
7
R&B
[RCA 10224]
written by Jacqueline Hilliard (as Jacqueline Dalya Hilliard) & Leon Ware 

video

Minnie Riperton
12.08/1975

Inside My Love by Minnie Riperton

        

MP3

from Adventures in Paradise   Adventures in Paradise 

CD

MP3

12

76
US
26
R&B
[Epic 50128]
written by Minnie Riperton, Leon Ware  & Richard Rudolph

video

AWB
13.08/1975

If I Ever Lose This Heaven by AWB

        

MP3

from Cut the Cake   Cut the Cake 

CD

MP3

26

39
US
25
R&B
[Atlantic 3285]
written by Leon Ware  & Pam Sawyer

video

The Main Ingredient
14.1976

Instant Love by The Main Ingredient

        

MP3

from Music Maximus    

CD

MP3

1

96
R&B
[RCA 10606]
written by Jacqueline Hilliard & Leon Ware 

video

Marvin Gaye
I Want You15.04/1976

 ③  I Want You by Marvin Gaye

        

MP3

from I Want You   I Want You 

CD

MP3

83

15
US
✫1
R&B
[songwriter #3 hit]
[Tamla 54264]
written by Leon Ware  & Arthur Ross (as Arthur "T-Boy" Ross)

video

16.08/1976

After the Dance by Marvin Gaye

        

MP3

from I Want You   I Want You 

CD

MP3

16

74
US
14
R&B
[Tamla 54273]
written by Marvin Gaye & Leon Ware 

video

Gato Barbieri
17.10/1976

I Want You (Part I) by Gato Barbieri

        

MP3

from Caliente!   Caliente! 

CD

MP3

2

110
US
written by Arthur Ross & Leon Ware 

video

Parliament/Funkadelic
18.1977

Fantasy Is Reality by Parliament/Funkadelic

        

MP3

from P. Funk Earth Tour    

CD

MP3

2

54
R&B
as Parliament
written by George Clinton, Bernie Worrell & Leon Ware 

video

Bobby Womack
19.1978

Trust Your Heart by Bobby Womack

        

MP3

from Pieces    

CD

MP3

2

47
R&B
written by Bobby Womack, Leon Ware  & Don Davis

video

Leon Ware
20.1979

What's Your Name by Leon Ware 

        

MP3

from Inside Is Love    

CD

MP3

2

42
R&B
[Fabulous 748]
written by Leon Ware 

video

Shadow
21.1980

Hot City by Shadow

        

MP3

from Shadow    

CD

MP3

1

75
R&B
[Elektra 47002]
written by James "Diamond" Williams (as James Williams), Billy Beck (as Willie Beck), Clarence Willis & Leon Ware 

video

22.1980

Mystery Dance by Shadow

        

MP3

from Shadow    

CD

MP3

1

68
R&B
[Elektra 47002]
written by James "Diamond" Williams (as James Williams), Billy Beck (as Willie Beck), Clarence Willis & Leon Ware 

video

Leon Ware
23.1981

Baby Don't Stop Me by Leon Ware 

        

MP3

from Rockin' You Eternally    

CD

MP3

1

66
R&B
[Elektra 47093]
written by Leon Ware , Marcos Valle, Peter Cetera & Laudir de Oliveira

video

24.1981

Rokin' You Eternally by Leon Ware 

        

MP3

from Rockin' You Eternally    

CD

MP3

1

74
R&B
[Elektra 47139]
written by Leon Ware  & Marcos Valle

video

Melissa Manchester & Peabo Bryson
25.02/1981

Lovers After All by Melissa Manchester & Peabo Bryson

        

MP3

from For the Working Girl   For the Working Girl 

CD

MP3

22

54
US
25
AC
34
R&B
[Arista 0587]
written by Melissa Manchester & Leon Ware 

video

José Feliciano
I Wanna Be Where You Are26.12/1981

I Wanna Be Where You Are by José Feliciano

        

MP3

1

63
R&B
[Motown 1530]
written by Leon Ware  & Arthur Ross (as Arthur "T-Boy" Ross)

video

Michael Wycoff
27.1982

Looking Up to You by Michael Wycoff

        

MP3

2

47
R&B
written by Leon Ware  & Zane Grey

video

The Undertones
28.03/1983

Got to Have You Back by The Undertones

        

MP3

from The Sin of Pride   The Sin of Pride 

CD

MP3

3

82
UK
written by Ivy Jo Hunter, Leon Ware  & Stephen Bowden
Quest for Life
29.1986

Baby Don't Stop Me by Quest for Life

        

MP3

4

20
dance
written by Laudir de Oliveira (as Laudir de Olivier), Leon Ware , Marcos Valle & Peter Cetera

video

Tamiko Jones
30.1986

I Want You by Tamiko Jones

        

MP3

1

81
R&B
written by Leon Ware  & Arthur Ross (as T-Boy Ross)

video

Vesta Williams
31.1987

You Make Me Want To (Love Again) by Vesta Williams

        

MP3

from Vesta   Vesta 

CD

MP3

1

90
R&B
written by Leon Ware  & Billy Valentine

video

Sybil
32.1990

I Wanna Be Where You Are by Sybil

        

MP3

from Sybil    

CD

MP3

1

86
R&B
written by Arthur Ross & Leon Ware 

video

Fourplay
33.1991

After the Dance by Fourplay

        

MP3

from Fourplay    

CD

MP3

17

2
R&B
featuring El DeBarge
[Warner 19184]
written by Marvin Gaye & Leon Ware 

video

Marc Nelson
34.1991

I Want You by Marc Nelson

        

MP3

from I Want You    

CD

MP3

4

26
R&B
written by Arthur Ross & Leon Ware 

video

Dee
35.1991

I Want You by Dee

        

MP3

1

93
R&B
written by Leon Ware , Arthur Ross, Dee & Irvin Johnson

video

Robert Palmer
36.01/1991

 ②  Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)/I Want You by Robert Palmer

        

MP3

from Don't Explain   Don't Explain 

CD

MP3

116

16
US
4
AC
90
R&B
9
UK
[songwriter #2 hit]
[EMI 50344]
written by Marvin Gaye, Leon Ware  & Arthur Ross (as Arthur "T-Boy" Ross)

video

Lulu
37.01/1993

 ⑤  Independence by Lulu

        

MP3

from Independence    

CD

MP3

59

3
dance
11
UK
[songwriter #5 hit]
written by Winston Sela & Leon Ware 

video

Rosie Gaines
38.11/1995

I Want U by Rosie Gaines

        

MP3

from Closer Than Close   Closer Than Close 

CD

MP3

9

28
dance
90
R&B
70
UK
[Motown 0322]
written by Prince, Rosie Gaines, Marvin Gaye, James Nyx, Arthur Ross & Leon Ware 

video

2Pac
How Do U Want It39.06/1996

 ①  How Do U Want It by 2Pac

        

MP3

from All Eyez on Me   All Eyez on Me 

CD

MP3

267

✫1
US
✫1
R&B
17
UK
[songwriter #1 hit]
featuring K-Ci and JoJo
B side to California Love in the US ; charted as How Do U Want It / California Love in US Hot 100 charts
written by 2Pac (as Tupac Shakur), Johnny Jackson, Bruce Fisher, Leon Ware , Stanley Richardson & Quincy Jones
Maxwell
40.02/1997

Sumthin' Sumthin' the Mantra by Maxwell

        

MP3

from Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite   Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite 

CD

MP3

25

108
US
23
R&B
27
UK
[Columbia 78477]
written by Maxwell (as Musze) & Leon Ware 

video

Tina Broussard
Inside My Love41.08/1997

Inside My Love by Tina Broussard

        

MP3

from Inside My Love    

CD

MP3

1

67
R&B
[R&B chart position is for R&B airplay charts]
[from the movie Love Jones]
[So So Def album cut]
written by Leon Ware , Minnie Riperton & Richard Rudolph

video

Montell Jordan
42.1999

When You Get Home by Montell Jordan

        

MP3

from Let's Ride   Let's Ride 

CD

MP3

1

74
R&B
written by Shep Crawford (as Anthony "Shep" Crawford), Arthur Ross, Leon Ware  & Montell Jordan

video

Nine Yards
43.08/1999

Always Find a Way by Nine Yards

        

MP3

from Where Do We Go From Here   Where Do We Go From Here 

CD

MP3

7

50
UK
written by Wayne Beckford, Minnie Riperton, Richard Rudolph & Leon Ware 

video

Jean Jacques Smoothie
44.10/2001

2 People by Jean Jacques Smoothie

        

MP3

38

12
UK
written by Steve Robson, Leon Ware (sample) , Minnie Riperton (sample) & Richard Rudolph (sample)

video

Brandy
Who Is She 2 U45.08/2004

Who Is She 2 U by Brandy

        

MP3

from Afrodisiac   Afrodisiac 

CD

MP3

17

85
US
43
R&B
50
UK
[Atlantic 93389]
written by Walter Millsap (as Walter Millsap III), Candice Nelson, Mosley, Leon Ware  & Jacqueline Hilliard

video

Leon Ware
46.08/2004

That's Why I Came to California / Rockin You Eternally by Leon Ware 

        

MP3

1

184
UK
written by Janis Siegel, Leon Ware  & Marcos Valle

video

Delilah
47.07/2012

Inside My Love by Delilah

        

MP3

from From the Roots Up   From the Roots Up 

CD

MP3

6

60
UK
written by Minnie Riperton, Leon Ware  & Richard Rudolph
Top 100 hits13243711
Top 40 hits624126
Top 10 hits11261
✫ #1 hits12
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