Monday, February 9, 2009

One Hundred Songs for Valentines

Valentine postcard from my local consignment shop, postmarked 1910

I like to make playlists for upcoming holidays, so here are 100 eclectic songs currently on my Valentines playlist.  I'd love to know what else you would include.

Ain't No Mountain High Enough, Marvin Gaye
All You Need is Love, The Beatles
Baby I Need Your Loving, Four Tops
Back Home to Me, Sophie Milman
Besame Mucho, Diana Krall
The Best is Yet to Come, Frank Sinatra
Calling You, Stanley Turrentine
Can't Help Falling in Love, Elvis Presley
Can't Take My Eyes Off You, Frankie Valli
Circlesong Three, Bobby McFerrin
Corazon, Asere
Crazy, Patsy Cline
Cupid, Sam Cooke
Dedicated to the One I Love, The Mamas and the Papas
Do I Love You? Jane Monhoit
Don't Know Why, Norah Jones
Dos Gardenias, Buena Vista Social Club
Dream, Brad Mehldau
Easy to Love, Charlie Parker
Embraceable You, Judy Garland
Everything I have is Yours, Rossana Casale
Everybody Needs Somebody to Love, Solomon Burke
Face of Love, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
February Sea, George Winston
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, Roberta Flack
Fix You, Coldplay
Fly Me to the Moon, Frank Sinatra
For Your Precious Love, Jerry Butler
Goodnight My Love, Sarah Vaughn
Have I Told You Lately That I Love You? The Chieftains
Heart Asks Pleasure First, Ahn Trio
Heart Full of Soul, The Yardbirds
Heart Like a Wheel, Anna McGarrigle
Here, There, and Everywhere, The Beatles
How Deep is Your Love?, The Bee Gees
I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby, Ella Fitzgerald
I Can't Stop Loving You, Ray Charles
I Got You Babe, Sonny and Cher
I Hear Music, Daniel Martin Moore
I Just Called to Say I Love You, Stevie Wonder
I Just Want to Make Love to You, Muddy Waters
I Never Loved a Man The Way That I Love You, Aretha Franklin 
I Only Have Eyes for You, The Flamingos
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You, Ella Fitzgerald
I've Been Loving You Too Long, Otis Redding
I've Got You Under My Skin, Diana Krall
In My Life, The Beatles
Julia, The Beatles
Killing the Blues, Robert Plant and Allison Krauss
La Valse d'Amelie, Yann Tierson
Let Me Be the One, Jaguar Wright
Let's Get It On, Marvin Gaye
Let's Get It Started, Black Eyed Peas
Let's Stay Together, Al Green
Light My Fire, Jose Feliciano
The Look of Love, Dusty Springfield
Love and Happiness, Al Green
Love Letter, Bonnie Raitt
Love Me Do, The Beatles
Love Train, The O'Jays
Lovefool, The Cardigans
Loves Me Like a Rock, Paul Simon
Lovetown, Peter Gabriel
Lullaby for My Favorite Insomniac, Ahn Trio
Makin' Whoopee, Lucky Lucy Ann
A Man and a Woman, Charlie Byrd
My Funny Valentine, Chet Baker
My Romance, Carly Simon
Nick of Time, Bonnie Raitt
Night and Day, Frank Sinatra
Night Moves, Bob Seger
Old Love, Eric Clapton
One Love, Bob Marley
Please Send Me Someone To Love, Sade
Poinciana, Ahmad Jamal
Put a Little Love in Your Heart, Jackie DeShannon
Ritmo De La Noche, Al Di Meola
Round Midnight, Alex De Grassi
S'Wonderful, Diana Krall
Skinny Love, Bon Iver
Something, The Beatles
Squeeze Me, Lucky Lucy Ann
Stardust, Hoagy Carmichael
Sunday Kind of Love, Etta James
That's Amore, Dean Martin
This Could Be the Start of Something, Oscar Peterson Trio
Though I Live Not Where I Love, William Coulter
True Affection, The Blow
When a Man Loves a Woman, Percy Sledge
Why Should the Fire Die? Nickel Creek
Words of Love, The Mamas and the Papas
Yellow, Coldplay
You and Me, Lifehouse
You Are So Beautiful, Joe Cocker
You Are the Sunshine of My Life, Stevie Wonder
You Showed Me, The Turtles
You Took My Breath Away, Traveling Wilburys
You're Nobody Til Somebody Loves You, Dean Martin
Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher, Jackie Wilson
Your Song, Elton John


Teri C said...

Wow, I think you've got them pretty well covered.

Those flowers are gorgeus and shiny.

Margaret Ann said...

Wowza...that is quite a collection... I love these vintage cards! :)