Classic Love Songs

The list given in this article has a blend of old as well as modern songs. Hope it will help you make your love more romantic and enjoyable.
Love songs are generally associated with happiness and love; sad songs about relationship breakdowns are also included in this category. These songs, however, can be categorized separately as 'heartbreak songs'. Another variant is the category of 'bawdy songs'; these songs emphasize more on the physical aspect of love than the emotional.

The list could have been much larger than the one given below, as there are a umpteen number of good songs available. However, this is an attempt to present a select list.

God Only Knows: It is a widely recognized song from the album 'Pet Sounds' (1966) released by 'The Beach Band', an American surf rock band. Carl Wilson was the lead vocalist and the lyrics were written by Tony Usher. Brian Wilson did the composition and production.

Carrie: A Swedish hard rock band named 'Europe' released this song in the year 1987. This song from the album, 'The Final Countdown', ranked 1st and 3rd in 1987, on the 'Radio and Records' and 'Billboard Hot 100' charts respectively. Joey Tempest and Mic Michaeli co-wrote the song in 1985. On an earlier tour of Sweden, the song was played only with the help of vocals and keyboard. The final version of this song, released in the album 'The Final Countdown' included the guitars (John Norum), drums (Ian Haugland) and bass guitars (John Leven).

And I Love Her: It is a song released in the year 1964 by 'The Beatles'. It was the fifth track from their album, 'A Hard Day's Night'. Paul McCartney was the lead vocalist and also played bass guitar for this song. George Martin was the producer, while John Lennon, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison played the acoustic rhythm guitar, bongos, and acoustic lead guitar respectively.

Let's Face the Music and Dance: The song 'Let's Face the Music and Dance' was written by Irving Berlin and sung by Fred Astaire for 'Follow the Fleet', a film released in the year 1936; later it was also used in the 1981 film, 'Pennies from Heaven'.

Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine): The Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine) is a 1954 song released by 'The Penguins' which reached the peak of popularity in 1955.

Besides the blockbusters mentioned above, the following are some of the other love songs that have been very popular in the last few decades.

And I Love You SoMcLean
Amazing GraceCollins
Annie's SongDenver
Bridge Over Troubled WatersSimon & Garfunkel
BenedictusSimon & Garfunkel
Can't Help Falling In LovePeretti/Creatore/Weiss
Candle On The WaterKasha Hirschhorn
Could I Have This DanceAnne Murray
Colour My WorldPankow
Endless LoveLionel Ritchie
Devoted To YouBryant
First Time I Ever Saw Your FaceMcColl Columbia
For All We KnowWilson/James/Karlin
Follow MeDenver
Forever YoungDylan
Hopelessly Devoted To YouFarrar
I Honestly Love YouAllen/Barry
I Don't Know How To Love HimRice/Webber
I Only Want To Be With YouDusty Springfield
I Just Want To Be Your EverythingGibb
If Ever I Would Leave YouRobert Goulais
I Won't Last A Day Without YouWilliams
If We Only Have LoveBrel
If I Were A CarpenterPeter, Paul & Mary
In My LifeLennon/McCartney
I'll Never Be AloneMcJuen
Let It BeLennon/McCartney
Just The Way You AreJoel
Let's Get TogetherPowers
Let It Be MeBecaud
Look To The RainbowLane
Lord Of The DanceCarter
Love Me TenderPresley/Matson
Love Is A Many Splendored ThingWebster/Fain
Morning Has BrokenStevens
Love StoryLai
My Cup Runneth OverJones
My TreasureBrown
My Sweet LadyDenver
Our LoveCarpenters
Nadia's ThemeDeVorzon & Botkin
Perhaps LoveDenver
Poems, Prayers, and PromisesDenver
So Many WaysKing
The RoseMidler
The Song Is Love Peter, Paul & Mary
Speak, Softly LoveRota
Sound Of MusicRogers and Hammerstein
Sunrise, SunsetHamick & Bock
Starting Here, Starting NowMaltby
Through The Eyes Of LoveSager/Hamlisch

It is only natural that songs are played at weddings. Some of the classic numbers, like the ones mentioned below, have been traditionally played at and associated with weddings.

The Power of LoveCeline Dion
When I Fall in LoveNat King Cole
The Way You Look TonightTony Bennett
At LastEtta James
Can You Feel the Love Tonight?Elton John
You Are So BeautifulJoe Cocker
I Can't Help Falling In Love With YouElvis Presley
Power of LoveLuther Vandross
All My LifeK-Ci & Jojo
I DoWestlife
Only YouAshanti
One In A MillionBosson
Kiss From a RoseSeal
More Than WordsExtreme

Love is a universal phenomenon which connects us together, and the songs mentioned above would not only help you connect, but will also provide you with a great listening experience.