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The Most Romantic Songs of All Time

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. What songs put you in a romantic mood?

The only problem with trying to compile a list of romantic songs is keeping the list a manageable length. I can think of so many songs that are worthy of consideration, but I am going to limit myself to 10. Check out my list and then share yours in the comments below.

My Top 10 Most Romantic Songs of All Time:

1. He Stopped Loving Her Today - George Jones

2. Your Song - Elton John

3. Always Be My Baby - Mariah Carey

4. Never Tear Us Apart - INXS

5. Unchained Melody - The Righteous Brothers

6. Always on My Mind - Willie Nelson

7. Every Breath You Take - The Police

8. I Will Always Love You - Dolly Parton

9. I Don't Want to Miss a Thing - Aerosmith

10. Faithfully - Journey

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So what are your favorite romantic songs?

M.K. OSBORNE February 12, 2012 at 04:57 PM
Perhaps love .Placedo demingo and john denver . Annies song also.
M.K. OSBORNE February 12, 2012 at 05:00 PM
Loretta Lynn And Conway Twitty - Louisiana Woman Mississippi Man
M.K. OSBORNE February 12, 2012 at 05:01 PM
Super freak - rick james
Kristi Reed (Editor) February 12, 2012 at 05:23 PM
I almost included Annie's Song, but it just missed the cut. I have a bunch of country songs that I considered - no Loretta, but some Patsy Cline for sure.
Jimmy Orr February 12, 2012 at 11:08 PM
Hey Kristi, I was about to comment and say my #1. pick would be George Jones singing "He Stopped Loving her Today" but you beat me to it. My #2. pick would be Elvis singing "Trying To Get To You." HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!
Kristi Reed (Editor) February 12, 2012 at 11:41 PM
It's hard to beat George Jones. My favorite Elvis song is "Suspicious Minds," but I guess that is really more sad than romantic.
Ed Varn February 13, 2012 at 01:15 AM
I'd like to beat George Jones, Kristi--with a baseball bat. Hate that hurtin' and flirtin' music. :-) Having said that, I nominate "Fooled Around and Fell in Love" by the Elvin Bishop Group, back in the mid 70's. Just the right amount of cheesiness, schmaltz and hummable tune. It's kinda "our song" for myself and Mrs. Ed. Please, no one recommend "Afternoon Delight"!
Kristi Reed (Editor) February 13, 2012 at 01:58 AM
Ed - At least I didn't throw Conway Twitty into the mix! "Fooled Around and Fell in Love" is a good song. As for "Afternoon Delight," I used to sing that all the time when I was a kid. Of course I had no idea what it meant at the time. I also knew all the words to "I'm Gonna Hire a Wino to Decorate Our Home." I think I was about 10 or 11 when that came out -- and parents worry about rap music ...
Tammy Osier February 13, 2012 at 03:22 AM
Well Kristi, speaking of songs we were naive enough to not know the meaning to, there's...."Mama's got a squeezebox she wears on her chest, when Daddy comes home he never gets no rest, 'cause she's playin' all night, and the music's aaaalll right. Mama's got a squeezebox, Daddy never sleeps at night!" lolol
North Georgia Weather February 13, 2012 at 12:53 PM
Actually a squeeze box is an accordion. :-)
Tammy Osier February 13, 2012 at 01:30 PM
Yeah, I knew that...as a 16 year old. But it was one of those songs that had innuendos and double meanings, that my naive self didn't figure out til later on. I always wondered why in the world that woman would keep people up at night with her accordian. Kind of like the telephone man song - that one had double innuendos too- lol
Kristi Reed (Editor) February 13, 2012 at 01:36 PM
Ever heard of "60-minute man"? That's from 1951! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UZhPKydKcY Very catchy though!
Johnny Lancaster February 13, 2012 at 08:31 PM
Kristi, Did you know that "60-minute man" was ban on some radio stations and jukeboxes in the Atlanta area in 1951. I liked Red Foley's version the best.
Kristi Reed (Editor) February 13, 2012 at 09:15 PM
I did not know that, but I am not surprised. We actually had the Risque Blues cassette featuring "60-minute Man," "You Can't Keep a Good Man Down" and other equally not-suitable-for-all-audiences songs.
R++ One of the Famous Dacula Crew February 13, 2012 at 10:26 PM
Here are a few others worthy of consideration, enjoy if so inclined. (And on a blog that Rickrolls, there really should be any complaints- smiles) The Association - Never My Love http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6OLTpVedmw The Vogues Turn Around Look at Me http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWxm5YRmzEU She's In Love With The Boy - Trisha Yearwood http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whOJ_CfUVhQ The Box Tops - The Letter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQaUs5J2wdI I'd Really Love to See You Tonight England Dan and John Ford Coley http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxdsk-cFX-k Radar Love - Golden Earring http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hw9CzSSk218 Winter in New England Barry Manilow http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjOwgefuEjg Mandy Barry Manilow http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5IifdSv9Gk I Think Were Alone Now by Tommy James & the Shondells http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDyGpyNs8cc
Kristi Reed (Editor) February 13, 2012 at 11:05 PM
Finally! I was beginning to think no one noticed the Rickroll! Sometimes you just have to make your own fun you know ;)
Tammy Osier February 14, 2012 at 03:11 AM
Best of my love by The Eagles
Tammy Osier February 14, 2012 at 03:17 AM
How did anyone over look this one? Can't Help Falling In Love by Elvis!
Tammy Osier February 14, 2012 at 03:26 AM
TIME IN A BOTTLE JIM CROCE Awesome song! My Eyes Adored you FRANKIE VALLEY
Kristi Reed (Editor) February 14, 2012 at 10:28 AM
The Eagles are one of my favorite groups. Great song!
North Georgia Weather February 14, 2012 at 10:55 AM
And I Love You So - Don McClean A Love Song - Loggins and Messina The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack and every song by Bread. :-)
SomeLady February 14, 2012 at 03:52 PM
I think that is the first time I've ever been "Rick Rolled." :-) Also for your consideration: Sade - Lover's Rock http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-xHzwbM7Uw Prince - Purple Rain http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JcQuSiEa-4 Dido - Thank You http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TO48Cnl66w&ob=av2e Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0j82al7MjtQ (Waiting For A Girl Like You is a good one too) David Gray - This Year's Love http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eo-tp0JZvUA Brian McKnight - I Belong To You http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWdApwNcyns Genesis - Follow You Follow Me http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-2Qq0PHB4A And no romantic song list would be complete without... Peter Gabriel - In Your Eyes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9CD4_3wChM
R++ One of the Famous Dacula Crew February 14, 2012 at 07:30 PM
Just a few more See you in September The Happenings http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDWXm_73Jws Climax - Precious and Few http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHJULl7xw7k Laughter In The Rain Neil Sedaka http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsYIiY2wnyU&feature=related "Traces"the Classics IV http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khVdaaiwWPM&feature=related
North Georgia Weather February 14, 2012 at 10:19 PM
Just heard it... You're My Home by Billy Joel from his first album Piano Man http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATQ5ays9t1I
Kristi Reed (Editor) February 14, 2012 at 10:58 PM
I forgot one of my all-time favorites: Randy Travis "Whisper My Name" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_32OqcywBAA&ob=av2e
Melissa Snyder February 14, 2012 at 11:23 PM
I had to chime in! Just a couple.... The Cure "Lovesong" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXCKLJGLENs Coldplay "Fix You" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JI-o25K6B-E Incubus "Dig" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMsZ6wkZWhA&ob=av2n

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