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By Bill Lamb, About.com Guide
This song of selfless devotion was used as the love theme for the film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.
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Robert Smith, leader of the pop new wave band the Cure, wrote this song as a gift to his future wife.
Unlikely pop stars the Captain & Tennille took this song, co-written by Neil Sedaka, to the top of the charts.
This sweet song became Janet Jackson's first #1 pop single.
This 9 week #1 hit failed to generate the same excitement for its movie Endless Love.
The TV family made a big splash on the pop charts going to #1 with this, their first hit.
After a local Boston radio station played a demo of this song, it quickly became the station's most requested song, and the Cars were on their way to stardom.
Originally written many years before as a country song, Barry White's inimitable soulful growl made this a signature classic.
For a period of time, this song was one of the longest-running #1 hits of all time at 14 weeks.
This was one of the biggest hits by soul vocal group the Stylistics and it later hit the charts in a version by Prince.
Bill Lamb Top 40 / Pop Guide
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