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Paracelsus
2007-Oct-27, 06:26 PM
Now here's a thread guaranteed to make all of the single guys on the board want to hurl: what are your favorite love songs? Listening to the first song on my list this afternoon inspired me to post this thread.

Here's my list:
1) "Into the Night" by Benny Mardones (my favorite of this list)
2) "Wonderful Tonight" by Eric Clapton
3) "What If" by Coldplay (the 'first dance' song at my wedding)
4) "Amazed" by Lonestar
5) "Time In A Bottle" by Jim Croce
6) "Here With Me" by Dido
7) "I'll Still be Loving You" by Restless Heart
8) "Nights In White Satin" by The Moody Blues
9) "Kiss you All Over" by Exile (Ok, maybe it is more of a sex song than a love song, but I like it anyway)
10) "Everything I Do, I Do it for You" by Bryan Adams

My husband (who loathes love songs) likes "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You" by Dean Martin; he stood up in front of a bunch of strangers in a bar and sang that song to me at our wedding. Yes, he was very drunk at the time.

For those of you who think love, and love songs, suck, here's my list of favorite anti-love songs:

1) "Wicked Game" by Chris Isaak
2) "Love Stinks" by The J. Geils Band
3) "It's All Over But The Crying" by Garbage

Mind you, I'm not claiming these songs are the absolute best love songs ever written. They are just my personal favorites.

You may notice a heavy '80s-bias in the list, which is not surprising considering I grew up in the '80s.

Tucson_Tim
2007-Oct-27, 06:28 PM
And I just ate too . . . :)

Paracelsus
2007-Oct-27, 06:31 PM
Yeah, well, you know what J. Geils had to say on this whole subject: http://www.stlyrics.com/lyrics/theweddingsingervol2/lovestinks.htm


You love her
But she loves him
And he loves somebody else
You just can't win
And so it goes
Till the day you die
This thing they call love
It's gonna make you cry
I've had the blues
The reds and the pinks
One thing for sure

(Love stinks)

:lol:

Tucson_Tim
2007-Oct-27, 06:35 PM
Seriously, I'll come up with one or two . . .

crosscountry
2007-Oct-27, 06:42 PM
most Beatles songs.

Fazor
2007-Oct-27, 06:45 PM
I don't typically go for love songs. At least, not the traditional sense. A song like "Resolve" by Foo Fighers (off the In Your Honor double-album) can be interpreted as a love song. But it's still more of a rock song. That, and I usually am not good at figuring out what the artists meaning was, rather what my own interpretation is.

Tucson_Tim
2007-Oct-27, 07:34 PM
"You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song)" by Jeffrey Osborne from his album Emotional. Seriously, one of my favorite songs - period. Heard it first in the mid-80s.

OK. Let the Woo Woo jokes begin . . . :)

Kaptain K
2007-Oct-27, 08:50 PM
Today by Jefferson Airplane (Starship, Wheelchair :lol: :whistle:)

CodeSlinger
2007-Oct-27, 08:50 PM
I'm usually pretty indifferent to love songs, but after watching "Dan in Real Life" last night (good movie, btw), Pete Townsend's "Let My Love Open the Door" is now pretty high on my love song list.

dhd40
2007-Oct-27, 10:02 PM
There´s only one

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zGGzsiA1dA


I have seen the morning burning golden on the mountains in the skies.
Achin' with the feelin' of the freedom of an eagle when she flies.
Turnin' on the world the way she smiled upon my soul as I lay dying.
Healin' as the colours in the sunshine and the shadows of her eyes.

Wakin' in the mornin' to the feelin' of her fingers on my skin.
Wipin' out the traces of the people and the places that I've been.
Teachin' me that yesterday was something that I never thought of trying.
Talkin' of tomorrow and the money, love and time we had to spend.

Lovin' her was easier than anything I'll ever do again.

Comin' close together with a feelin' that I've never known before, in my time.
She ain't ashamed to be a woman, or afraid to be a friend.
I don't know the answer to the easy way she opened every door in my mind.
But dreamin' was as easy as believin' it was never gonna end.

And lovin' her was easier than anything I'll ever do again.

KaiYeves
2007-Oct-27, 10:29 PM
I'm not a lovey-dovey person, but here's some intrinsically great songs that happen to be love songs:
1) Strangers in the Night
2) Try and Remember from The Fantasticks
3) A Whole New World from Aladdin
4) Can You Feel the Love Tonight? from The Lion King
5) The one that goes: "I love you, always, forever, near and far, closer together everywhere."
6) My Heart Will Go On

Serenitude
2007-Oct-27, 11:27 PM
"Do You Love Me Now?", from the Breeders.

Warren Platts
2007-Oct-28, 12:03 AM
Joy Division - Love will tear us apart (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0dfd_L4tDk)

mike alexander
2007-Oct-28, 02:46 AM
Bob Seger's "Hollywood Nights"


She stood there bright as the sun
On that California coast
He was a Midwestern boy on his own
She looked at him with those soft eyes
So innocent and blue
He knew right then he was too far from home...

Neil Diamond's "Stones"

Judy Collins' recording of "Song of Wandering Aengus"

Palomar
2007-Oct-28, 03:38 AM
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face [sung by Roberta Flack]

Generally I'm not a "love song" sort of person, but that one always gets me.

crosscountry
2007-Oct-28, 03:46 AM
I'm usually pretty indifferent to love songs, but after watching "Dan in Real Life" last night (good movie, btw), Pete Townsend's "Let My Love Open the Door" is now pretty high on my love song list.


great movie huh? I saw it last week at a special screening - really good movie, followed Little Miss Sunshine.

novaderrik
2007-Oct-28, 04:12 AM
"Just Another Love Song" by Suicidal Tendencies.

just a short excerpt:

i need you like i need a hole in my head
i need someone to steal my money and wish i was dead
i need someone to always put me down
and everywhere i go she always seems to be around...
.
..and even more...

well i could promise all my love to you
but that would only take me a second or two
and if you're waiting to be my one and only
you're gonna find out what it's like to be awfully lonely

Delvo
2007-Oct-28, 04:32 AM
Until a few years ago, I would only have counted two: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" by Poison, and "Tiny Dancer" by Elton John.

The former is probably largely because it might have been the first song like it that I'd ever heard so it really stood out from the crowd. (I was also roughly the age at which most people's lifelong "favorite kind" of music is set so they always remember whatever was out at that time the most fondly.)

The latter is simply because of the poetry, what the words say. Wikipedia's article about it claims that it's hard to undertsand, but I can't figure out how it could be. It's pretty simple & straightforward. The man who wrote it and the woman he wrote it about (and later married... but then divorced a few years later) met while working for Elton John's tour together, and it's about sitting back together in a seat on a bus after a long day of exhausting work, watching lights go by in the dark and thinking back on their experiences together putting on show after show. What makes it special is just the fact that it's specific to the people involved in it. Most "love songs" just recite the same old generic interchangible could-be-anybody catchphrases like a political speech, but this one has personal details that let you get to know these two individuals a bit, the kind of individualized stuff you'd include if you were really writing about a specific person yourself, because real feelings are often about little insignificant-sounding details.

In the last few years, though, I'd have to add several more to the top-tier list with those two. For the ones with lyrics, it's generally for similar reasons to "Tiny Dancer"; the words have a message which sounds like what someone who was actually in love might say, instead of just parroting back standard empty love-song gibberish we've all heard a thousand times. But sometimes the words have some help from the other aspects of the music, too...

"Sleep" by Melissa Etheridge
"Stay Now" by Jem (Jemma Griffiths)
"Flying High" by Jem
"Scared Of You" by Nelly Furtado
"Try" by Nelly Furtado
"Picture Perfect" by Nelly Furtado*
"Build You Up" by Nelly Furtado
"Childhood Dreams" by Nelly Furtado*

*These two stand out because they're a bit indirect, framing the "love" theme in terms of other feelings and aspirations in a metaphorical style that would be at home in un-sung poetry. "Childhood Dreams" dosen't even really tell you where it's going until the very last line, sorto like Metallica's "Sad But True".

If it seems weird for so many of those to be from Nelly Furtado, it's because they're by Original (First Two Albums) Nelly Furtado, a completely different person from the Nelly Furtado that everybody knows now. The one you've probably been hearing on the radio so much lately and seen getting one or more of those little trophy things is Third Album Nelly Furtado... known to fans of her first two albums as Sellout Nelly Furtado because she's so unlike the original, so blandly conventional and lacking in what had made Original Nelly Furtado's two albums so special, and of course so much more "successful"...

Anyway, here are several that have no lyrics (as a lot of my music collection doesn't) but still seem to say the same thing to me with instruments alone... although I must note that in several cases, I don't know what the creators intended and my interpretation might not be what they wanted!... (They are without doubt "relaxing" music, and maybe my idea of love is tied to relaxation, but sometimes relaxing music is just meant to be just that all by itself... or even about something else in particular, like death!)

"Fire Walk With Me" (theme from "Twin Peaks") by Angelo Badalamenti
"My Wife" by Mark Isham
"Watermark" by Enya
"Gymnopédie" by Erik Satie
"The Swan" by Camile Saint-Saëns
"Pavane" by Gabriel Fauré
"Our Winter Love" by Bill Pursell
the love theme from Dances with Wolves by John Barry

Maksutov
2007-Oct-28, 05:24 AM
My favorite is My Life by Billy Joel (http://www.lyricsdepot.com/billy-joel/my-life.html).

Whirlpool
2007-Oct-28, 07:28 AM
Well, all of the songs we hear over the radio are mostly inspired by Love , even if the Tune is Rock, Ballad, RnB, Pop, etc...

So Here's mine:

My Number One : Theme Song of Notting Hill "When You Say Nothing At All"

;)

Maksutov
2007-Oct-28, 07:53 AM
Then there are some of the rest.

Beatles:

Here, There and Everywhere (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Here%2C_There_and_Everywhere)
For No One (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/For_No_One)

Rolling Stones:

Stupid Girl (http://www.keno.org/stones_lyrics/stupidgirl.html)
Under My Thumb (http://www.keno.org/stones_lyrics/under_my_thumb.htm)

triplebird
2007-Oct-28, 12:46 PM
"Tiny Dancer"... is simply because of the poetry, what the words say.

"Tiny Dancer in my pants..."--coworker I once overheard singing that song. :)


My favorites would have to be:
Your Song by Elton John
After All by Peter Cetera and Cher
You're the Inspiration by Chicago
Only One by James Taylor

crosscountry
2007-Oct-28, 03:26 PM
Then there are some of the rest.

Beatles:

Here, There and Everywhere (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Here%2C_There_and_Everywhere)
For No One (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/For_No_One)

Rolling Stones:

Stupid Girl (http://www.keno.org/stones_lyrics/stupidgirl.html)
Under My Thumb (http://www.keno.org/stones_lyrics/under_my_thumb.htm)


Under my thumb? :lol:

Paracelsus
2007-Oct-28, 04:53 PM
"Tiny Dancer in my pants..."--coworker I once overheard singing that song. :)


ROFL!!

publius
2007-Oct-28, 06:17 PM
This could be the story of my love life:



I'm so hot for her, I'm so hot for her
I'm so hot for her and she's so cold
I'm so hot for her, I'm on fire for her
I'm so hot for her and she's so cold
I'm the burning bush, I'm the burning fire
I'm the bleeding volcano
I'm so hot for her, I'm so hot for her
I'm so hot for her and she's so cold
Yeah, I tried re-wiring her, tried re-firing her
I think her engine is permanently stalled
She's so cold she's so cold
She's so cold cold cold
Like a tombstone
She's so cold, she's so cold
she's so cold cold cold like an ice cream cone
She's so cold she's so cold
And when I touch her my hand just froze
Yeah, I'm so hot for hot for her, I'm so hot for her
I'm so hot for her and even so
Put your hand on the heat, put your hand on the heat
Aw C'mon baby, let's go
She's so cold, she's so cold, cold, she's so c-c-c-old
But she's beautiful, though
Yeah, she's so cold
She's so cold, she's so cold
She was born in an arctic zone
She's so cold she's so cold, cold, cold
And when I touch her my hand just froze
She's so cold, she's so [gosh darned] cold she's so
Cold cold cold she's so cold
Who would believe you were a beauty indeed
When the days get shorter and the nights get long
Lie awake when the rain comes
Nobody will know, when you're old
When you're old, nobody will know
that you was a beauty, a sweet sweet beauty
A sweet sweet booty, but stone stone cold
You're so cold, you're so cold, cold, cold
You're so cold, you're so cold
I'm so hot for you, i'm so hot for you
I'm so hot for you and you're so cold
I'm the burning bush, I'm the burning fire
I'm the bleeding volcano




Wirty dirds censored in bracket.

And then "Sympathy for the Devil". Yep, those are my favorite love songs.


-Richard

Doodler
2007-Oct-28, 09:26 PM
Figured You Out, Nickelback
Perfect Gentleman, Wyclef Jean
Girl Money, Kix

crosscountry
2007-Oct-28, 10:29 PM
I want you
I want you so bad
I want you,
I want you so bad
It’s driving me mad, it’s driving me mad.
I want you
I want you so bad babe
I want you,
I want you so bad
It’s driving me mad, it’s driving me mad.
I want you
I want you so bad babe
I want you,
I want you so bad
It’s driving me mad, it’s driving me mad.
I want you
I want you so bad
I want you,
I want you so bad
It’s driving me mad, it’s driving me ...
She’s so heavy heavy, heavy, heavy.

She's so heavy
She's so heavy, heavy, heavy

I want you
I want you so bad
I want you,
I want you so bad
It’s driving me mad, it’s driving me mad.
I want you
You know I want you so bad babe
I want you,
You know I want you so bad
It’s driving me mad, it’s driving me mad
Yeh!

She’s so...

this song got me into my longest relationship of nearly 6 years and almost married.





The End Lyrics
Artist(Band):The Beatles


Oh yeah, all right
Are you going to be in my dreams
Tonight?

And in the end
The love you take
Is equal to the love you make.

another one by them.

Palomar
2007-Oct-28, 11:50 PM
A Summer Song (Chad & Jeremy)

Trees swayin' in the summer breeze
Showin' off their silver leaves
As we walked by

Soft kisses on a summer's day
Laughing all our cares away
Just you and I

Sweet sleepy warmth of summer nights
Gazing at the distant lights
In the starry sky

They say that all good things must end some day
Autumn leaves must fall
But don't you know that it hurts me so
To say goodbye to you
Wish you didn't have to go
No no no no

And when the rain
Beats against my window pane
I'll think of summer days again
And dream of you

They say that all good things must end some day
Autumn leaves must fall
But don't you know that it hurts me so
To say goodbye to you
Wish you didn't have to go
No no no no

And when the rain
Beats against my window pane
I'll think of summer days again
And dream of you
And dream of you

Maksutov
2007-Oct-29, 12:16 AM
Under my thumb? :lol:Yup. The flip side, thumbnail version of love. http://img137.imageshack.us/img137/566/iconwink6tn.gif

mike alexander
2007-Oct-29, 01:45 AM
"You Are So Beautiful"

Either Ray Charles or Joe Cocker.

crosscountry
2007-Oct-29, 04:14 AM
mike, your avatar will never win you a woman. that's just scary.

Whirlpool
2007-Oct-29, 07:01 AM
All Songs of the "Corrs".

Runaway
All the love in the world
Breathless
Forgiven not Forgotten
What Can I do?
Only when I sleep

Oh dear , All of them.... :D

The_Radiation_Specialist
2007-Oct-29, 07:55 AM
Goerge Harrison - Something


Something in the way she moves
Attracts me like no other lover
Something in the way she woos me
I don't want to leave her now
You know I believe and how

Somewhere in her smile she knows
That I don't need no other lover
Something in her style that shows me
I don't want to leave her now
You know I believe and how

You're asking me will my love grow
I don't know, I don't know
You stick around and it may show
I don't know, I don't know

Something in the way she knows
And all I have to do is think of her
Something in the things she shows me
I don't want to leave her now
You know I believe and how

sarongsong
2007-Oct-29, 08:08 AM
Love Is Just A Four-letter Word (http://bobdylan.com/moderntimes/songs/fourletter.html) http://www.bautforum.com/images/icons/icon12.gif

The_Radiation_Specialist
2007-Oct-29, 08:18 AM
mike, your avatar will never win you a woman. that's just scary.

What avatar?

http://img149.imageshack.us/img149/7294/avatarux3.png

sarongsong
2007-Oct-29, 08:50 AM
That'll bring 'em runnin'! http://www.bautforum.com/images/icons/icon10.gif

Neverfly
2007-Oct-29, 10:01 AM
You turned Mike Alexander into Whirlpool:neutral:

This definetly raises some interesting questions....:think:

The_Radiation_Specialist
2007-Oct-29, 12:12 PM
This definetly raises some interesting questions....:think:


d-e-f-i-n-i-t-e-l-y (www.d-e-f-i-n-i-t-e-l-y.com)

</Grammar Nazi Mode>

Doodler
2007-Oct-29, 12:49 PM
What avatar?

http://img149.imageshack.us/img149/7294/avatarux3.png

That's just pure evil... :lol:

Whirlpool
2007-Oct-29, 01:36 PM
Whoa !
I thought there's some virus over my screen here, whew! :doh: It's just only a snapshot.

I think Mike will oppose , right Mike?

For the reason I have removed my avatar, that doesn't mean my Name goes with it.

:naughty:


Another Song I love : My Immortal by Evanescence

A.DIM
2007-Oct-29, 02:00 PM
"full grown" - jon spencer's blues explosion - orange

:p

SeanF
2007-Oct-29, 02:47 PM
The one that goes: "I love you, always, forever, near and far, closer together everywhere."
Donna Lewis, I Love You Always Forever. Good song.


My favorite's got to be this one (http://yankovic.org/WeirdAl/d_Polka_Party/#09) (link is just to the lyrics). :)

crosscountry
2007-Oct-29, 02:55 PM
I like that one much better!

IsaacKuo
2007-Oct-29, 02:59 PM
"Ai, Oboete Imasuka?" by Mari Iijima

(Love, Do You Remember)

AFAICT, the only space related love song so far in this thread...

Neverfly
2007-Oct-29, 03:01 PM
"Ai, Oboete Imasuka?" by Mari Iijima

(Love, Do You Remember)

AFAICT, the only space related love song so far in this thread...

I dunno... They all seem pretty spaced-out to me...

Disinfo Agent
2007-Oct-29, 08:36 PM
Oh, there are so many...


2) "Wonderful Tonight" by Eric Clapton
6) "Here With Me" by Dido
8) "Nights In White Satin" by The Moody Blues
Agreed with those.

Not usually thought of as a love song, but I think it is one:
"The Whole of the Moon" by The Waterboys

"Is It a Crime?" by Sade
"Angie" by The Rolling Stones
"With or Without You" by U2
"Vincent" by Don MacLean

O.K., so some of these are kind of borderline... :)

peteshimmon
2007-Oct-29, 09:05 PM
I would say there is True Love by Crosby and
Kelly and there is everything else. It was the
background sound when I was an infant and it
sticks. Sadly I first got to see the film when
it was broadcast as a tribute following that
tragic accident 25 years ago that claimed
Princess Grace.

I would mention also another type of song that
is appreciative of more spiritual things. Judy
Collins has done the definitive Amazing Grace
and some guys with bagpipes did an interesting
instrumental version. Also the hit parade has
sometimes featured new tunes along these lines.
Days by the Kinks was one I am sure. The line
"those endless days, those sacred days" was the
givaway. I think there have been others.

The_Radiation_Specialist
2007-Oct-30, 08:57 AM
For the math nerds. :D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BipvGD-LCjU&NR=1



Finite Simple Group (of Order Two) - Klein Four


The path of love is never smooth
But mine's continuous for you
You're the upper bound in the chains of my heart
You're my Axiom of Choice, you know it's true

But lately our relation's not so well-defined
And I just can't function without you
I'll prove my proposition and I'm sure you'll find
We're a finite simple group of order two

I'm losing my identity
I'm getting tensor every day
And without loss of generality
I will assume that you feel the same way

Since every time I see you, you just quotient out
The faithful image that I map into
But when we're one-to-one you'll see what I'm about
'Cause we're a finite simple group of order two

Our equivalence was stable,
A principal love bundle sitting deep inside
But then you drove a wedge between our two-forms
Now everything is so complexified

When we first met, we simply connected
My heart was open but too dense
Our system was already directed
To have a finite limit, in some sense

I'm living in the kernel of a rank-one map
From my domain, its image looks so blue,
'Cause all I see are zeroes, it's a cruel trap
But we're a finite simple group of order two

I'm not the smoothest operator in my class,
But we're a mirror pair, me and you,
So let's apply forgetful functors to the past
And be a finite simple group, a finite simple group,
Let's be a finite simple group of order two
(Oughter: "Why not three?")

I've proved my proposition now, as you can see,
So let's both be associative and free
And by corollary, this shows you and I to be
Purely inseparable. Q. E. D.


They should also try: "I wish I was your derivative so I could lay tangent to your curves" :lol:

Maksutov
2007-Oct-30, 10:20 AM
For the math nerds. :D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BipvGD-LCjU&NR=1




They should also try: "I wish I was your derivative so I could lay tangent to your curves" :lol:One would say that's integral to the range of the objective. Although, in order not to promulgate an unfortunate outcome to one's skewing, the necessary protection must be employed, in this case, the sheath of Chebyshev polynomials, usually available in most advanced math restrooms.

AndreH
2007-Oct-30, 12:06 PM
Well never made my own list, but now that you are asking me:

Wonderful tonight; Clapton
Don't wanna miss a thing; Aerosmith
Why worry; Dire Straits (mainly because of very good memories...)

Argos
2007-Oct-30, 12:35 PM
My favorite is "F...Comme femme", by Salvatore Adamo.

I could also cite the oldie "I can dream, can´t I?" - Words by Irving Kahal and music by Sammy Fain.

There´s also a handful of Italian ['Dio, come te amo' - sung by Gigliola Cinquetti], Spanish ['La Barca', sung by Trio Los Panchos] and Portuguese ['Detalhes', sung by Roberto Carlos] language songs.

The_Radiation_Specialist
2007-Oct-30, 02:57 PM
One would say that's integral to the range of the objective. Although, in order not to promulgate an unfortunate outcome to one's skewing, the necessary protection must be employed, in this case, the sheath of Chebyshev polynomials, usually available in most advanced math restrooms.

Indeed. One could also try taking the reciprocals before one approaches the asymptote. The probability for multiplication using this calculus interruptus however, remains sufficiently large.

closetgeek
2007-Oct-30, 03:08 PM
There are actually two versions of that song, both by Townsend. The upbeat version that most people would know from Look Who's Talking, if not from the radio. The second, I have no idea where it came from but it ranks high on my list, as well. It's very slow and has a piano version of the breakdown from The Who's "Baba O'Reilly" in the middle of the song. It's a wonderful remake, if you haven't heard it.

I'm usually pretty indifferent to love songs, but after watching "Dan in Real Life" last night (good movie, btw), Pete Townsend's "Let My Love Open the Door" is now pretty high on my love song list.

closetgeek
2007-Oct-30, 03:20 PM
And people actually claim that mathematicians aren't fun. I loved it!
I am a little hesitant to name some of my favorite love songs as some were named on the list of most annoying songs...
My Top Ten - In no particular order
Romeo and Juliette - Dire Straights
Angel - Massive Attack (not sure if it is a love song, but the lyrics suggest)
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Don't Fade Away - Dead Can Dance
Wuthering Heights - Pat Benatar
She's All I Ever Had - Ricky Martin (don't laugh)
Heaven Knows - Squeeze
Don't Break My Heart - UB40
I Wanna Kiss You All Over - Exile
The Blowers Daughter - Damien Rice





One would say that's integral to the range of the objective. Although, in order not to promulgate an unfortunate outcome to one's skewing, the necessary protection must be employed, in this case, the sheath of Chebyshev polynomials, usually available in most advanced math restrooms.

crosscountry
2007-Oct-30, 03:46 PM
this has gotten really nerdy.

KaiYeves
2007-Oct-30, 06:59 PM
"In Your Eyes" is a great song.
Besides the parts about love, there's just plain cool verses like this:
"And all my instincts-
They return
The grand facade
So soon will burn
Without a voice-
Without my pride
I reach out from the inside."

mike alexander
2007-Oct-30, 10:17 PM
Quick message to TRS:

I hadn't seen the last couple of pages here, and I absolutely LOVE what you've done to my avatar.

And a right-hand spin. How appropriate!




You do realize the black helicopters will be paying you a visit......

(insert the code for a winking smiley here, which I have forgotten)

mike alexander
2007-Oct-30, 10:32 PM
"Teach Your Children" - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

crosscountry
2007-Oct-31, 12:34 AM
Quick message to TRS:

I hadn't seen the last couple of pages here, and I absolutely LOVE what you've done to my avatar.

And a right-hand spin. How appropriate!




You do realize the black helicopters will be paying you a visit......

(insert the code for a winking smiley here, which I have forgotten)


;.)

that's it but without the period

;)

Dragon Star
2007-Oct-31, 01:58 AM
I like certain love songs (well, along with every genre there is basically as far as music goes)

Ones to mention:

Nobody Knows: Tony Rich
How do I breathe: Mario
I Wanna Know: Joe
Remember When: Allan Jackson
We Danced: Brad Praisley
One More Day: Diamond Rio
I Need You: LeAnn Rhymes
Don't Take The Girl: Tim McGraw

crosscountry
2007-Oct-31, 02:12 AM
Don't take the girl barely counts as music, not even close to a real love song.


I'm a country fan, but most things Tim McGraw did were second rate.

Dragon Star
2007-Oct-31, 02:29 AM
Don't take the girl barely counts as music, not even close to a real love song.

Well, not in a traditional sense. But he did give his life for her in a passionate way...


I'm a country fan, but most things Tim McGraw did were second rate.

Meh, I agree. That song is my favorite of his, I think. I usually pick one song per country artist that I like, the rest is so-so.

crosscountry
2007-Oct-31, 03:53 AM
Well this thread isn't about bashing Tim McGraw, and he sure does have a pretty and talented wife, so I'll have to let it go at that.

Plus I always took it that she dies at the end of the song. He says he'd give his life for her, but many people say that when they know the reality is they won't have to.


She's my kind of rain, is one of the songs he sang that I like. Not his performance, but the song itself.

Serenitude
2007-Oct-31, 04:31 AM
Well this thread isn't about bashing Tim McGraw

We need a thread for that, though ;)

Whirlpool
2007-Oct-31, 04:50 AM
Talking about Tim Mcgraw

I love this song

Lets Make Love (http://www.hit-country-music-lyrics.com/Tim-McGraw-Faith-Hill-Lets-Make-Love.html)



Baby I've been drifting away
Dreaming all day
Of holdng you
Touching you
The only thing I want to do
Is be with you
As close to you
As I can be

Let's make love
All night long
Until all our strength is gone
Hold on tight
Just let go
I want to feel you in my soul
Until the sun comes up
Let's make love
Oh, baby

Tim:
Do you know what you do to me
Everything inside of me
Is wanting you
And needing you
I'm so in love with you
Look in my eyes
Let’s get lost tonight
In each other

Let's make love
All night long
Until all our strength is gone
Hold on tight
Just let go
I want to feel you in my soul
Until the sun comes up
Let's make love

Let's make love
All night long
Until all our strength is gone
Hold on tight
Just let go
I want to feel you in my soul
Until the sun comes up
Oh, until the sun comes up
Let's make love

Oh baby, let's make love
All night long
All night long
Let’s make love


;)

Jean

SeanF
2007-Oct-31, 01:34 PM
...most things Tim McGraw did were second rate.
Biting my tongue, biting my tongue...

closetgeek
2007-Oct-31, 02:02 PM
I love that song but every single time they get to the part "the childrens hell will surely (or is it slowly) go by" I get a lump in my throat.


"Teach Your Children" - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Paracelsus
2007-Oct-31, 02:20 PM
To Doodler, a huge thank you for pointing out "Figured You Out" by Nickelback! I love that song now--best bass line ever. :)

sarongsong
2007-Nov-05, 08:28 AM
A lawyerly Latinous lyrical look: :)
Vincent Bugliosi Presents Greatest Latin Love Songs of the Century (http://www.google.com/musicl?lid=T4shqKppF8F&sa=X&oi=music&ct=result)http://www.bautforum.com/images/icons/icon6.gif

MG1962A
2007-Nov-05, 09:03 AM
I have two - Afterglow, by INXS - I will be walking my new bride to be down the isle to that one

And Thank You, by Led Zeppelin, we will be doing our bridal waltz to that :)

Whirlpool
2007-Nov-05, 10:05 AM
Congratulations MG1962A!

Sure you're bride made the right decision in marrying you .

:p

chrissy
2007-Nov-05, 11:26 PM
some of my favourite love songs:
love letters . alison moyet
truly madly deeply. savage garden
how do i live. leann rimes
two out of three . meatloaf
have i told you lately. rod stewart
nothing compares 2 u. sinead o'connor
and that great one from ghost you know the one with the potters wheel sung by the brothers?hhhhhhhhhhhmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

A.DIM
2007-Nov-05, 11:40 PM
...snip...
And Thank You, by Led Zeppelin, we will be doing our bridal waltz to that :)

Excellent love song if ever there was one!

PetersCreek
2007-Nov-06, 12:35 AM
Just a quick ten off the top of my head...

I Cross My Heart—George Strait (Sang this one to my wife at our wedding reception)
If Tomorrow Never Comes—Garth Brooks
Hello Again—Neil Diamond
Forever and Ever, Amen—Randy Travis
Just the Way You Are—Billy Joel
Your Song—Elton John
Earth Angel—The Penguins
Annie's Song—John Denver
Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing—Aerosmith or Mark Chestnutt
Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye—Neal McCoy

Whirlpool
2007-Nov-06, 12:46 AM
Those are good love songs Peter.

Mine are these :

I Need You - Leann Rimes
Home - Daughtry
I Love You - Sarah Mclachlan
Collide- Howie Day
Greatest Story ever Told - Oliver James
You're Still You - Josh Groban
Beautiful Disaster - Kelly Clarkson
What Hurts the Most - Rascall Flatts
True Ryan Cabrera
Keep Holdin On - Avril Lavigne
Beautiful Soul - Jessie Mccartney

crosscountry
2007-Nov-06, 02:54 AM
Just a quick ten off the top of my head...

I Cross My Heart—George Strait (Sang this one to my wife at our wedding reception)
If Tomorrow Never Comes—Garth Brooks
Hello Again—Neil Diamond
Forever and Ever, Amen—Randy Travis
Just the Way You Are—Billy Joel
Your Song—Elton John
Earth Angel—The Penguins
Annie's Song—John Denver
Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing—Aerosmith or Mark Chestnutt
Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye—Neal McCoy


good some country songs!

Jens
2007-Nov-06, 04:04 AM
two out of three . meatloaf


That ain't no love song! :)

Jens
2007-Nov-06, 04:24 AM
"In Your Eyes" is a great song.


I was going to mention that one too.

Another nice one:

The Power of Love by Frankie Goes to Hollywood. It's hard to get more outrageously sappy.

AGN Fuel
2007-Nov-06, 06:34 AM
I'm with TRS on 'Something' by the Beatles. Says everything simply, melodically & sweetly.

One other that will no doubt raise snickers, but that was special for me at the time is 'Forever Autumn' from the WotW. Loved the simple haunting melody and the message.

MG1962A
2007-Nov-06, 07:41 AM
Congratulations MG1962A!

Sure you're bride made the right decision in marrying you .

:p


LOL - I am just gonna keep her dosed up on meds till it is too late - Would hate for her to realise the truth :shifty:

Paul Beardsley
2007-Nov-06, 07:59 AM
9) "Kiss you All Over" by Exile (Ok, maybe it is more of a sex song than a love song, but I like it anyway)
True, but it's not exactly a quickly-forgotten fling with a stranger - it is someone planning on celebrating his love for his lady. I consider it the number one love song.

Followed by Joy Division's "Love Will Tear Us Apart" (already mentioned) and "It Must Be Love" by Madness.

sarongsong
2007-Nov-06, 07:59 AM
good some country songs!Patsy! (http://www.cduniverse.com/search/xx/music/pid/1103031/a/12+Greatest+Hits.htm) (#4 in particular) :)

Maksutov
2007-Nov-06, 08:25 AM
Now here's a thread guaranteed to make all of the single guys on the board want to hurl...Why just the single guys?

Saccharine will make married guys hurl too.

Meanwhile, I forgot this gem:

Down Home Girl (http://www.sing365.com/music/lyric.nsf/DOWN-HOME-GIRL-lyrics-The-Rolling-Stones/3479F86DDEC2B1744825689A001DB381)

Plus here's a song that can't be beat for heart-touching emotion:

Back Street Girl (http://www.sing365.com/music/lyric.nsf/Back-Street-Girl-lyrics-The-Rolling-Stones/0DD70865DB5AD39648256FDC00135C29)

Paracelsus
2007-Nov-06, 08:37 AM
Why just the single guys?

Saccharine will make married guys hurl too.


Saccharine might, but sex won't. :D We women usually require a bit of the first to get us started on the second, although this isn't true in all cases.

jrkeller
2007-Nov-06, 12:21 PM
some of my favourite love songs:

have i told you lately. rod stewart



That was my wedding song. I'm divorced now, so it doesn't have quite the same meaning for me. But it's still a good song.

KaiYeves
2007-Nov-06, 02:16 PM
If we're not limited to romantic love, You'll be in my Heart and Father and Daughter are great songs about the love between a parent and child.

closetgeek
2007-Nov-06, 03:15 PM
LOL Kaieves. My husband says that your number 5 song scares him. He calls it the stalker song.

I'm not a lovey-dovey person, but here's some intrinsically great songs that happen to be love songs:
1) Strangers in the Night
2) Try and Remember from The Fantasticks
3) A Whole New World from Aladdin
4) Can You Feel the Love Tonight? from The Lion King
5) The one that goes: "I love you, always, forever, near and far, closer together everywhere."
6) My Heart Will Go On

closetgeek
2007-Nov-06, 03:25 PM
Thank You was originally going to be our first dance song. Then we were going to go funny and do Sick Of You, from Gwar. We then decided on While the Night is Still Young from Billy Joel. Our final decision was to blow off the wedding plans all together, spent $75 bucks to have a judge come to our house, and put the wedding fund in a CD. Of course, I messed up the planning on that too, lol. Here was the schedule of my "wedding day" :
9:30 a.m. - get married
10:45 a.m. - appt with neuropsychologist (I hate to scatter appt.s)
1:30 p.m. - OBGYN appt. (we already had a baby together)
8:00 p.m. go see Johnny Maestro and the Brookly Bridge at the Moose lodge.
The cool thing was, My father in law, one of the arrangers of the show, told Mr. Maestro about our day so he sang a special song for me The Worst That Could Happen (my absolute favorite oldies song)


I have two - Afterglow, by INXS - I will be walking my new bride to be down the isle to that one

And Thank You, by Led Zeppelin, we will be doing our bridal waltz to that :)

Neverfly
2007-Nov-06, 03:28 PM
Most love songs strike me as selfish, stalker type immaturity in emotional affairs songs.

chrissy
2007-Nov-06, 08:59 PM
Most love songs strike me as selfish, stalker type immaturity in emotional affairs songs.

but they are nice to listen to when YOU are all loved up

chrissy
2007-Nov-06, 09:03 PM
That was my wedding song. I'm divorced now, so it doesn't have quite the same meaning for me. But it's still a good song.

mine was wet wet wet :love is all around
same here when i got divorced i couldnt stand listening to it for ages