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Daydreaming with the Greatest Love Songs of All Time

Posted by Eskaton on Feb 11, 2016 8:53:54 AM

Since every memory has its own soundtrack, there’s no love-song.jpgbetter time than around Valentine’s Day to recall your greatest loves and listen to your favorite love songs.

Your first kiss, your wedding day, the birth of your children, a kiss on the cheek from your grandchild. Recalling these happy times in life, along with listening to music, can relax you, motivate you and elevate your mood.

Go down memory lane with these top love songs of all times:

Top Three Love Songs 1920s-1950s


  1. “Ain’t Misbehaven,” written by Thomas “Fats” Waller, 1929
  2. “All Alone,” written by Irving Berlin, 1924
  3. “Always,” written by Irving Berlin, 1925


  1. “Begin the Beguine,” written by Cole Porter, 1935
  2. “But Not for Me,” written by Gershwin Brothers, 1930
  3. “Cheek to Cheek,” written by Irving Berlin, 1935


  1. “Again,” written by Dorcas Cochran, 1948
  2. “Be Careful It’s My Heart,” written by Irving Berlin, 1942
  3. “Bewitched, Bothered, Bewildered,” written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, 1940


  1. “Bye Bye Love,” the Everly Brothers, 1957
  2. “Cry,” Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads, 1951
  3. “Earth Angel,”The Penguins, 1954

Source: About.com

Top 10 Most-Loved Romantic Songs

  1. “Unchained Melody,” The Righteous Brothers, 1965
  2. “Unforgettable,” Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole, 1991
  3. “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” Elvis Presley, 1961
  4. “How Deep Is Your Love,” Bee Gees, 1977
  5. “My Girl,” The Temptations, 1965
  6. “Everything I Do, I Do It For You,” Bryan Adams, 1991
  7. “Open Arms,” Journey, 1981
  8. “I Don’t Want This Night to End,” Luke Bryan, 2011
  9. “If You Don’t Know Me by Now,” Harold Melvin & the Bluenotes, 1972
  10. “Faithfully,” Journey, 1983

Source: AccuRadio

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