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"Don't Say Goodnight (It's Time for Love)" is a 1980 soul and quiet storm record by the Isley Brothers, released on their T-Neck imprint. The track was released as the first single from their 1980 platinum album, Go All the Way.
|"Don't Say Goodnight (It's Time for Love) (Parts 1 & 2)"|
|Single by the Isley Brothers|
|from the album Go All the Way|
|B-side||"Don't Say Goodnight (It's Time for Love) (Parts 1 & 2) (Instrumental)"|
|Studio||Bearsville Studios, Woodstock, New York|
|Genre||Soul, quiet storm|
|Songwriter(s)||Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, Chris Jasper, Rudolph Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Jr., Ronald Isley|
|Producer(s)||The Isley Brothers|
|The Isley Brothers singles chronology|
The song, which was released as an answer of sorts to Teddy Pendergrass' hit, "Turn Off the Lights", was an ode to love sung by Ronald Isley, who begs his lady in his trademark falsetto to give him her love, stating if "people say that love is for the giving/so lemme love you, girl".
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 278.