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By Bill Lamb, About.com Guide
This #1 pop classic by Al Green became Tina Tuner's comeback hit when she hit the charts with it in 1983.
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Although it is ultimately a tale of a breakup, the loving intensity of the relationship described here would be the envy of any romantic pair.
Legend surrounding this song claims that Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys is an uncredited co-writer.
If only for "another place and time," this would be a song about committed lovers.
John Denver claimed that this song, written for his wife Annie, was written in just over 10 minutes.
Originally written and recorded by Van Morrison, this song became an instant wedding dance classic when recorded by Rod Stewart.
This song firmly established in the minds of many an analogy of love as a growing flower.
Rocker Alice Cooper recorded perhaps the quintessential blue collar love classic with this song.
This signature Jackson 5 song later became a major hit single for Mariah Carey.
Madonna's greatest romantic classic was recorded in a single take.
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