Being with You is another volume of Time Life's Romantically Yours series that features hit soft rock, adult contemporary, smooth soul, and quiet storm singles. Among the more enduring highlights here are Lionel Richie's "Hello," Elton John's "Your Song" and, of course, Smokey Robinson's "Being with You." Despite the series' focus on two decades, it occasionally dips into the '90s, as is the case with Amy Grant's "That's What Love Is For" (1991), Vanessa Williams' "Save the Best for Last," and Boyz II Men's "I'll Make Love to You" (1994). There are instances where the Time Life compilers lose track of the concept, as they do with the inclusion of Cat Stevens' "Morning Has Broken" -- originally a hymn that, nonetheless, was a major hit and is a sonic fit.
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AllMusic Review by Andy Kellman