Lurve Songs…

14 Feb

Hey Er’body!

Every Valentine’s Day I basically repost this and it has generated a list of pretty great songs. Feel free to post suggestions for the list at the bottom (just make sure they adhere to the loose set of rules below).

Have a great Day!

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People have mixed feelings about Valentine’s Day.

For some it is a nice dependable day where you can spend time with a loved one. Others spend it in a car with a discount bag of chocolate and their therapist (i.e. Taylor Swift). Some people might hate Valentine’s Day but everyone likes music.

Some of the lists iTunes had for Valentine’s Day songs were lame– so I compiled my own.

The guidelines for the list were:
1) Only one song per artist.
2) Songs have to be about love in some way. No break-up songs.
3) All songs have to be awesome.

*NOTE* The artist listed is not necessarily the original– just the artist I prefer performing the song

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough ~ Marvin Gaye

Ain’t No Sunshine ~ Rockapella

A Kiss To Build A Dream On ~ Louis Armstrong

All You Need Is Love ~ The Beatles

As Is ~ Ani DiFranco

As Long As Your Mine Wicked(musical)

At Last ~ Etta James

Be My Angel ~ Mozzy Star

Can’t Get You Out Of My Head ~ Kylie Minogue

C’est Magnifique ~ Pearl Bailey

Christmas TV ~ Slow Club

Come To My Window ~ Melissa Etheridge

Come What May ~ Moulin Rouge

Darlin’ Be Home Soon ~ The Lovin’ Spoonful

Dude (I totally Miss You) ~ Tenacious D

Easy Silence ~ Dixie Chicks

Elaborate Lives Aida

Everything You Want Vertical Horizon

Five O’Clock World The Vogues

Fly Me To The Moon Frank Sinatra

Giving Up ~ Ingrid Michaelson

Glad All Over The Dave Clark Five

God Only Knows ~ The Beach Boys

Happy Together ~ The Turtles

Haven’t Met You Yet Michael Bublé

Heaven ~ Brandi Carlile

Here (In Your Arms) ~ Hello goodbye

How Can I Tell You ~ Cat Stevens

I Believe In A Thing Called Love The Darkness

I Can’t Take My Eye’s Off Of You Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

I Hear A Symphony The Supremes

If You Need A Reason Mason Jennings

In Spite Of Ourselves John Prine & Iris DeMent

I Only Want To Be With You Dusty Springfield

Is It a Crime? ~ Russ Columbo

I Want You ~ Tom Waits

I Want You To Want Me ~ Cheap Trick

I Will Keep The Bad Things From You ~ The Damnwells

I Will Love You ~ Fisher

Just One Look ~ Doris Troy

Love Today Mika

Mail Order Annie ~ Harry Chapin

Me and You ~ Barry Louis Polisar

My Life Would Suck Without You ~ Kelly
Clarkson

Nine Million Bicycles ~ Katie Melua

No One Alicia Keys

Ocean Stone ~ Chris O’Brien

One Big Love ~ Patty Griffin

Sea and the Rhythm ~ Iron & Wine

Shooting Stars and Satellites ~ Death Cab For
Cutie

Someone To Watch Over Me ~ George
Gershwin

Somewhere Only We Know ~ Keane

Songbird ~ Eva Cassidy

The More You Ruv Someone ~ Avenue Q

The Promise Tracy Chapman

This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) ~ Natalie Cole

This Years Love ~ David Gray

Time After Time ~ Cyndi Lauper (and Sarah McLachlan)

To Love Somebody Nina Simone

Unchained Melody ~ Righteous
Brothers

Unforgettable ~ Nat King Cole

What I Wouldn’t Do ~ A Fine Frenzy

Wonderful Tonight ~ Eric Clapton

5 Years Time Noah and the Whale

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