Even though some might have been meant for other reasons when written, these are 10 best dating songs recorded. Sometimes a writer drafts something based on inspiration. Other times, a life event may cause the creation of such emotion that words flow within the mind that simply must be placed on paper and left for the world to see, read or feel. At times those same words can take on a meaning unique to millions of people while to another million, they feel the same as the original writer. Whatever you feel when hearing the music and listening to the words of some of these songs, they still stir emotions in couples that some say last forever.
- "I Will always Love You." Written and originally recorded by Dolly Parton when splitting a business partnership with Porter Wagoner, "I Will Always Love You" reached worldwide acclaim when recorded by Whitney Houston as she starred in the Bodyguard alongside Kevin Costner.
- "You Are So Beautiful." Said to be the most beautiful song ever, Joe Cocker's rasping voice seems to make this song one that a man wants to sing or play to the woman he is ready to propose and commit his life to.
- "Dream Lover." Ready to fall in love? Playing "Dream Lover" while on a date is definitely the way to do it. Originally recorded by Bobby Darin in March 1959, "Dream Lover" became a multi-million seller in less than one week. The song hit the chart at #1 and held that spot for three weeks.
- "Unchained Melody." "Unchained Melody" was recorded by the Righteous Brothers in 1965 and reaching enormous acclaim again in 1990 during the clay molding love scene between Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore in the movie "Ghost."
- "Are You Lonesome Tonight." Dating wouldn't be dating without something from Elvis Presley, and nothing is more romantic than Elvis as he sings "Are you Lonesome tonight." What woman doesn't want to be held by the man she loves while listening to this song?
- "L-O-V-E." Al Green sings this sound with a sensation that makes you feel the power of love in each word.
- "Only the Lonely." And you wonder sometimes why Roy Orbison could make even a song about loneliness a good dating song? "Only the Lonely" was written about love lost.
- "Let's Get it On." Recorded by the Late Marvin Gay, who made dating and love more electrifying than any parent could handle. The song made Marvin Gay more dynamic and sexually explicit than any other singer at Motown. He had a reputation of being the "Sex Icon" of the 70's.
- "How Deep Is Your Love." Recorded by the Bee Gees in 1977 and part of the original soundtrack for the movie "Saturday Night Fever". On December 24, 1977, the song topped the Billboard Hot 100 and stayed on top for a record 17 weeks.
- "More Than a Woman." Another hit by the Bee Gees recorded for the hit movie "Saturday Night Fever" starring John Travolta. "More Than a Woman" was recorded and became a hit by two groups, the Bee Gees and again by Tavares.
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