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LOVE songs!

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by bass4nds, Nov 7, 2005.


  1. bass4nds

    bass4nds

    Sep 23, 2005
    Hey guys... I'm putting together a compilation CD/ recording for my girl, and I was just wondering, what are your favorite love songs out there? Classics to hits now... give me all of them. It's not that I'm lazy or anything... I just want to see what everyone else's tastes are.. :oops:) thanks guys.
    -Jake
     
  2. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    Tesla - Love Song

    -Mike
     
  3. 43% burnt

    43% burnt an actor who wants to run the whole show

    May 4, 2004
    Bridgeport, CT
    Led Zeppelin "Dazed and Confused" ;) The first line says it all.


    Just kidding...try "Thank You" off Led Zeppelin 2 instead.
     
  4. F the FCC

    F the FCC

    Nov 1, 2005
    In Your Eyes - Peter Gabriel
     
  5. Lola - The Kinks

    That's a must. :p
     
  6. kegbarnacle

    kegbarnacle

    Nov 18, 2003
    Phoenix
    Marvin Gaye. It won't be complete without him. "Let's Get It On" is the obvious one, but I'd say go with one of those Tammi Terrell duets. Make "Let's..." the last song on the album.
     
  7. Alvaro Martín Gómez A.

    Alvaro Martín Gómez A. TalkBass' resident Bongo + cowbell player

    - Chicago's "If You Leave Me Now"
    - Boston's "More Than A Feeling" (Terrific song!)
    - Foreigner's "I Want To Know What Love Is"
    - The Righteous Brothers' "Unchained Melody"
    - Air Supply's "Lost In Love"
    - Beatles' "I Will"
    - Cheap Trick's "Voices" (One of my all-time favorite "relatively obscure" ballads)
    - Bon Jovi's "I'll Be There For You" and "Bed Of Roses"
    - Scorpions' "Still Loving You"
    - Mr. Big's "To Be With You"
    - Want to add an instrumental? Check "Watermelon In Easter Hay" by Frank Zappa
     
  8. Basschair

    Basschair .............. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Feb 5, 2004
    Stockton, Ca
    Here's some that may be less-known:

    "I Would for You" Jane's Addiction (XXX)
    "Classic Girl" Jane's Addiction (Ritual de lo Habitual)
    "Janine" Soul Coughing (Ruby Vroom)
    "Sunken-eyed Girl" Mike Doughty (look up on Kazaa for a live version)
    "Say Goodbye" Dave Matthews Band (Crash)
    "Lover Lay Down" Dave Matthews Band (Under the Table and Dreaming)
    "In Your Eyes" Peter Gabriel (So)
    "More than a Woman" Bee Gees (don't know the album)


    Ah yes, and who could forget that instant classic:

    "The Bad Touch" aka The Discovery Channel song
    Bloodhound Gang (Hooray for Boobies)
     
  9. Jacques brel - ne me quitte pas
     
  10. Bass_Machine

    Bass_Machine

    Oct 29, 2004
    UK
    Echo- Incubus

    A beatiful song, and if you listen to the lyrics of the first verse it suddenly becomes even more beatiful.
     
  11. Alvaro Martín Gómez A.

    Alvaro Martín Gómez A. TalkBass' resident Bongo + cowbell player

    It's on the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack. I'd also put "How Deep Is Your Love" from the same album.
     
  12. Basschair

    Basschair .............. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Feb 5, 2004
    Stockton, Ca
    +1

    There you go!
     
  13. FunkSlap89

    FunkSlap89

    Apr 26, 2005
    Albany, NY
    "Feel Like Makin' Love" - Bad Company

    good stuff! :bassist:
     
  14. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    Silver Lining - The Rockfords

    -Mike
     
  15. Stu L.

    Stu L. Supporting Member

    Nov 27, 2001
    Corsicana, Texas
    I've always been a sucker for Clapton's "Wonderful Tonite". Oh, and Layla too. There's ya a love song.
     
  16. bass4nds

    bass4nds

    Sep 23, 2005
    thanks a ton guys! you are giving me some good stuff! keep it up please!!! :bassist:
     
  17. Trevorus

    Trevorus

    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    I have an mp3 for you. Do you have e-mail that can recieve a large attatchment?
     
  18. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    Yes, I do. How are you going to attach an Eden cab to an e-mail though??? :D

    -Mike
     
  19. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    November Rain - G 'n R

    -Mike
     
  20. Thor

    Thor Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Slow Ride - Foghat

    (I think that gets put on about 20 mins after the Marvin Gaye
    song. ;)

    Motown had some greats:

    4 Tops - I Can't Help Myself(Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)
    Bernadette.

    Temptations - The Way You do the Things You Do.
    My Girl.

    Smokey Robinson and the Miracles - I Second That Emotion.

    Also,

    Otis Redding - I've Been Loving You Too Long
    Try a Little Tenderness.
    These Arms of Mine.
    Champagne and Wine.
    Happy Song
    I Can't Turn You Loose
    Security
    Respect

    Beatles -
    Dear Prudence
    If I Needed Someone
    This Boy
    Norwegian Wood
    Drive My Car
    Fool on the Hill
    Strawberry Fields
    All You Need is Love
    Your Mother Should Know
    PS I Love You
    Baby Its You
    Do You Want to Know A Secret
    Hard Days Night > Whole album pretty much.

    Moody Blues - I Know You're Out There Somewhere.
    Nights in White Satin

    Joe Cocker - Leave Your hat On, The Letter, Blues
    Medley ( Drown in My Own Tears > I've been loving you too long), Delta Lady, Unchain My Heart, When The Night Comes,
    Up Where We Belong.

    And that's not even close to just getting started, given that
    more artists have written more about love than just about any other subject.