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Top 100 Best Love Songs Of All Time


81. Vanessa Williams - Save the Best for Last (1992)

Vanessa Williams - "Save the Best for Last"
Courtesy Mercury Records

This #1 smash has become Vanessa Williams' signature song.

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82. Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes - Up Where We Belong (1982)

Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes - "Up Where We Belong"
Courtesy Island Records

This love theme from the movie An Officer and a Gentleman won the Academy Award for Best Song from a Motion Picture.

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83. Suzi Quatro and Chris Norman - Stumblin' In (1979)

Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman - "Stumblin' In"
Courtesy RSO

Best known at home in the US for her role as Leather Tuscadero on the TV sitcom Happy Days, Suzi Quatro had a string of hits in the UK. This is her only hit single in the US.

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84. K-Ci and JoJo - All My Life (1998)

K-Ci and JoJo - "All My Life"
Courtesy MCA

Former Jodeci members make their bid for enduring romantic relevance.

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85. Tina Turner - The Best (1989)

Tina Turner - "The Best"
Courtesy Capitol Records

Tina Turner's hit single is used frequently in both romantic and sports contexts.

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86. Savage Garden - Truly, Madly, Deeply (1997)

Savage Garden - "Truly, Madly, Deeply"
Courtesy Columbia Records

This was the first #1 hit, an unabashedly romantic song, for Australian pop duo Savage Garden.

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87. Melanie - Brand New Key (1971)

Melanie - "Brand New Key"
Courtesy Neighborhood Records

Folk-pop singer Melanie hit #1 on the pop singles chart with this clever romance. Some radio stations banned it claiming sexual implications in the lyrics.

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88. Taylor Swift - Love Story (2008)

Taylor Swift - Love Story
Courtesy Big Machine

Taylor Swift wrote "Love Story" after an experience with a boy who never became her boyfriend.  She says that it was the first time she ever truly related to Romeo and Juliet.  Everything in the song except for the happy ending was drawn from the personal story.

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89. Plain White T's - Hey There Delilah (2007)

Plain White T's
© Hollywood Records

Few songs are better at spelling out the dreams of young love.

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90. The Beatles - Something (1969)

Beatles - "Something"
Courtesy Apple

This is the only song written by George Harrison to be released as the A-side of a single by the group. It also quickly became the most covered song by the group outside of "Yesterday." It is one of the most perfect of love songs.


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