FEB 2020: 80 YEARS OF LOVE SONGS - A PLAYLIST FOR LOVED ONES

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The first chords of a song can bring back a flood of memories. In a month dedicated to Valentine’s Day, we’ve taken a look back at some of the most beautiful love songs of the last 80 years. Why not play it for an older loved one, and hear their memories of songs that stretch back through the years?

40s

‘The way you look tonight’, Frank Sinatra
‘Easy living’, Billie Holiday
‘I know why (and so do you)’, Glenn Miller
‘La vie en rose’, Edith Piaf
‘We’ll meet again’, Vera Lynn

50s

‘I want you, I need you’, Elvis Presley
‘Love is here to stay’, Frank Sinatra
‘Love letters in the sand’, Pat Boone
‘I want you to be my girl,’ Frankie Lymon
‘I only have eyes for you’, The Flamingos

60s

‘Wonderful world’, Sam Cooke
‘Something’, The Beatles
‘They say it’s wonderful’, John Coltrane
‘Unchained melody’, The Righteous Brothers
‘When a man loves a woman’, Percy Sledge

70s

‘Let’s stay together’, Al Green
‘Your song’, Elton John
‘I’ll never love this way again’, Dionne Warwick
‘Hopelessly devoted to you’, Olivia Newton-John
‘How deep is your love’, Bee Gees

80s

‘Crazy for you’, Madonna
‘Stuck on you’, Lionel Richie
'Power of love', Jennifer Rush
‘Total eclipse of the heart’, Bonnie Tyler
‘Woman’, John Lennon

90s

‘I will always love you’, Whitney Houston
‘Dance with my father’, Luther Vandross
'My heart will go on', Celine Dion
‘Save tonight’, Eagle Eye Cherry
‘Angels’, Robbie Williams

00s

‘Better together’, Jack Johnson
‘Love song’, Sara Bareilles
‘A thousand miles’, Vanessa Carlton
‘Haven’t met you yet’, Michael Bublé
‘Come away with me’, Norah Jones

10s

‘Someone like you’, Adele
‘Another love’, Tom Odell
‘All of me’, John Legend
‘Only Love’, Ben Howard
‘Mystery of love’, Sufjan Stevens