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Many, many love songs came out of the 70s. what's your favorite?

Asked by john65pennington (29258points) July 1st, 2010

I rarely answer my own question. but, today is an exception. the 70s will always be known as the “love song generation”. some truly great love songs were born in the 70s. yes, i have a favorite love song from 1978. its truly a great song with great lyrics and the musical arrangements are awesome. if you have not listened or not familiar with this song, please go to Youtube and listen. this song receives a 5-Star rating from me. it’s “How Much I Feel”, by Ambrosia. they just do not write love songs like this anymore. whats your favorite love song of the 70s?

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rpm_pseud0name's avatar

Your Song – Elton John.

john65pennington's avatar

Lucy, great choice. i have not heard this song in many years. i love the Atlanta-Rhythm Section and this song is awesome, also. thanks lucky. john

jenandcolin's avatar

“The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”. It was my wedding song :)

Aster's avatar

How Deep Is Your Love
Bee Gees
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Simon & Garfunkle

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

@jenandcolin -That song is beautiful! :)

aprilsimnel's avatar

La la la la la…

I can still hit those notes, too!

Cruiser's avatar

You are so Beautiful performed by Ray Charles does it for me!

rebbel's avatar

I’ll Be There – Michael Jackson
Me And Mrs. Jones – Billy Paul

rpm_pseud0name's avatar

@aprilsimnel I knew exactly what song you were talking about, just by the first ‘la’ you typed. :)

zenele's avatar

Oh, Mandy – Manilow
Killing me Softly – Flack
Bridge over Troubled Waters – Simon

Here are the 70’s top 10 singles of each year.

rpm_pseud0name's avatar

@zenele thanks for the list, as I found my second choice.

Don’t Go Breaking My Heart – Elton John and Kiki Dee.

Auntie_Em's avatar

“Isn’t She Lovely?” by Stevie Wonder when he was singing about his new baby girl. Now THAT’S a love song.

rebbel's avatar

The first song i thought of when i read @aprilsimnel ‘s La la la la la was this one.

tinyfaery's avatar

We’ve Only Just Begun by the Carpenters.

tedibear's avatar

Muskrat Love by The Captain & Tenille.

That was a joke, by the way!

wtfrickinfrack's avatar

Everything I own by Bread

This song reminds me of a road trip I took with my dad when I was younger…. of course that observation has nothing to do with being in love or the 70’s. Just sayin’...

ANef_is_Enuf's avatar

I was also going to say “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”, but @jenandcolin beat me to it. So I’ll say “Aint No Sunshine”.

Cruiser's avatar

@wtfrickinfrack Awesome song choice!

ucme's avatar

Lick My Love Pump : Spinal Tap.

downtide's avatar

Evergreen by Barbara Streisand. My mum used to play her stuff a lot so I grew up with it through the 70s.

aprilsimnel's avatar

Oh, how about this one, y’all? Took me another 6 years, when the big chart hits started coming, to realize the same man sang this and the hits I loved.

jazmina88's avatar

I Think I Love You – Partridge Family also a joke, on my puberty

rpm_pseud0name's avatar

I’m about to cheat, as this is a couple years before the 70’s But every time I hear this song, it breaks my heart.

For Your Precious Love – Otis Redding

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