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Friday, April 11, 2008

Most Romantic Songs


When my husband and I got married, we were really concerned about the music at the reception and we wanted a band that could play a variety of types of music so that there was something for everyone.

But of course we're talking weddings and romance here, so if you could only choose 3 songs that fell into the category of "most romantic" which ones would they be? (And yes, I know this is a tough one. Narrowing it down to 3 is really difficult).

I'll start (even though I know that five minutes after I post this I'm going to think of at least one song that should have made it to the list). I took a minute to consult with my heroine Regina on this, because after all, she's one very romantic woman. Here are our choices:

1. I've Had the Time of My Life, theme song from Dirty Dancing by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes

2. When a Man Loves a Woman (either Percy Sledge or Michael Bolton version)

3. (And just to hit something more contemporary) You're Beautiful by James Blunt

Okay, your turn. What 3 songs would you choose?

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6 Comments:

Blogger Melissa James said...

I love these:

So She Dances, Josh Groban (beautiful)

She, Elvis Costello

I'll Be Waiting, Lenny Kravitz

I have dozens of others...I adore romantic songs. We danced to Lady, by Kenny Rogers, at our wedding, and Can I Have This Dance For the REst of My Life by Anne Murray. :-)))

Melissa

April 11, 2008 at 2:01 PM  
Blogger Dru said...

Here and Now by Luther Vandross

How Deep Is Your Love by The Bee Gees

Endless Love by Diana Ross & Lionel Richie

April 11, 2008 at 3:49 PM  
Anonymous Linda Goodnight said...

Oh my goodness, all of those are wonderful. I had to think and think to come up with some others, but here are mine:

"Now and Forever", Richard Marx
"Because You Loved Me". Celine Dion
"You Are So Beautiful to Me"

April 11, 2008 at 5:00 PM  
Blogger Melissa said...

Some great songs mentioned. Here are a few of my romantic favorites:

"It's a Wonderful World" Louis Armstrong

"Beautiful in my eyes" Joshua Kadison (our wedding song)

"I'll Stand by you" The Pretenders

As for more recent music:

"No One" by Alicia Keyes

"Far Away" by Nickleback

"Keep Holding On" by Avril Lavigne

Melissa McClone

April 12, 2008 at 3:03 PM  
Blogger Melissa James said...

Oh, I saw The Pretenders at a concert in Australia, just before we left, and they are wonderful - and I'll Stand By You has to be one of my all-time favourite songs. thanks for the reminder, Melissa!

Melissa J

April 13, 2008 at 1:17 AM  
Blogger Richard C. Lambert said...

The sun is up, the sky is blue. It's beautiful and so are you", written by my husband and given to me on our 1st anniversary, while the song played in the background. mother of the groom songs

July 1, 2015 at 11:43 PM  

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