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The Best Love Song Ever Is...

Valentine's Day is approaching, and we're compiling a list of love songs.

It's Valentine's Day, and love is in the air... on the radio, in the coffee shops and maybe on your iPod.

You know there's that one song that melts your heart every time you hear it. For me, it's "Over the Rainbow," sung by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole. I don't know what it is, but that song makes stop in my tracks whenever those first notes are played.

A colleague of mine and I came up with this list of classic love songs:

  • "Wonderful Tonight," Eric Clapton
  • "Love Song," The Cure
  • "At Last," Etta James
  • "Unchained Melody," The Righteous Brothers
  • "All I Want is You," U2

Is your favorite on our short list? If not, share it in the comments section below.

DBC February 07, 2012 at 05:42 PM
"Lady in Red", also, Because You Loved Me, Breathe, Can't Help Falling In Love With You, Everything I Do (I Do It For You), Faithfully, Have I Told You Lately (That I Love You), I'm Your Lady, I Will Always Love You and Let's Make Love. - My Top 10
Mary Giroux February 07, 2012 at 07:55 PM
"To Make You Feel my Love" -Garth Brooks
daj February 07, 2012 at 08:00 PM
Because you loved me, Lady in Red
Jon Richards February 07, 2012 at 08:52 PM
"Just The Way You Are" - Billy Joel "Reasons" - Earth, Wind, and Fire "Always and Forever" - Heatwave
Matt Schooley (Editor) February 07, 2012 at 09:12 PM
Good choices everyone! Thanks for the feedback. Keep the choices coming, Patch readers!
Franklin Tucker (Editor) February 07, 2012 at 10:27 PM
"The Mayor of Simpleton" by XTC (fluffy song) and "There's A Light That Never Goes Out," by The Smiths (serious song).
Liz Taurasi (Editor) February 07, 2012 at 11:03 PM
For me it's "Fly Me to the Moon" - Frank makes everything a love song, followed a close second by "The Way You Look Tonight"
Steve McMahan February 08, 2012 at 10:23 AM
"Here, There, and Everywhere" by The Beatles "Something" by The Beatles "Big Bottom" by Spinal Tap
Joe Deveau February 08, 2012 at 11:49 AM
In My Life---The Beatles
Kristin February 08, 2012 at 01:40 PM
"Open Arms" Journey
Susan Danseyar February 08, 2012 at 01:49 PM
"Takes Two to Tango" by Ray Charles and Aretha Franklin.
x February 08, 2012 at 10:43 PM
"I Miss You But My Aim is Getting Better" Reverend E. Raleigh Pimperton III
MJ February 09, 2012 at 05:37 PM
George Harrison's "Something" & Eric Clapton's "Layla" were about Patti Boyd. What a Siren she must have been to inspire these two passionate songs!
Brian Rogers February 09, 2012 at 10:50 PM
Well that's always been Patti Boyd's claim. But George Harrison revealed before his death that he simply wanted to pen a classic love song in the manner of a Ray Charles tune -- it wasn't based on a particular person at all. BTW: Frank Sinatra called "Something" the "greatest love song ever written".
DKW February 11, 2012 at 01:45 PM
"Thank God and Greyhound You're Gone" by Roy Clark

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