Top Romantic Songs
Classic 40s and 50s Love Songs

What makes a great love song? The top romantic songs are beautiful songs - even without the lyrics.

But what makes the best romantic songs are actually the lyrics that go beyond the musical or Broadway performance and into our own lives and experiences. They don't have to line up exactly with what we've been through - but they must be close enough for us to adopt a kinship with the song.





In the words of a great song title from the musical "My Fair Lady", these lyrics must get...."On The Street Where You Live."

Although country music relates to us in many lyrics and song titles, most often, it does not reflect the romantic mood of say, the Big Band songs.

So it is great music, but rather lacking in the romantic subtleties of the song.



Best Romantic Songs of the 40s and 50s

Time On My Hands

That Old Feeling

The Very Thought of You

Embraceable You

I'll Be Seeing You


These Foolish Things

'Til There Was You

Unforgettable

I'll Get By

As Time Goes By

Love is Here To Stay

You'll Never Walk Alone

How Deep Is The Ocean?

If I Loved You

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

My Foolish Heart

Body and Soul

Where or When

I Only Have Eyes For You


The Nearness Of You

There are many other top romantic songs that could qualify to be listed here, but as far as songs that are ideal for a piano concert with lyrics that are equally beautiful, these are hard to beat!



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