Thursday, February 10, 2011

A Personalized Valentine's Day Gift

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, why not suprise that special someone with a personalized gift?  Specifically, a CD of meaningful and romantic songs.  Then, create a custom cover with either Valentine's Day imagery, or perhaps a photo of you and your significant other. There are literally thousands of ballads across multiple genres to select from.  You should select songs that are meaningful to you and yours.

Here are 50 songs to consider for a Valentine's Day mix CD.  Please comment with your own selections!

My Funny Valentine - Chet Baker (jazz)
The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra (big band)
You Belong to Me - The Duprees (doo-wop)
Only You - The Platters (doo-wop)
They Long to Be (Close to You) - The Carpenters (soft rock)
Cupid - The Spinners (Motown)
My Cherie Amour - Stevie Wonder (Motown)
Always and Forever - Heatwave (R&B)
Don't Look Any Further - Dennis Edwards (reggae)
No Woman, No Cry - Bob Marley (reggae)
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Marcia Griffiths (reggae)
How Deep is Your Love - Bee Gees (disco)
Crazy for You - Madonna (80s)
True - Spandau Ballet (80s)
Take My Breath Away - Berlin (80s)
Saving All My Love for You - Whitney Houston (80s)
Shake You Down - Gregory Abbott (80s)
I Wanna Be Your Lover - Prince (80s)
Lost in Love - Air Supply (80s/soft rock)
Method of Modern Love - Hall & Oates (80s)
Heaven - Bryan Adams (80s)
The Lady in Red - Chris DeBurgh (80s)
Hopelessly Devoted to You - Olivia Newton-John (soundtrack)
I Only Have Eyes for You - Jamie Cullum (electronic re-make of the oldies classic)
That's the Way Love Goes - Janet Jackson (90s)
Truly, Madly Deeply - Savage Garden (90s)
Too Close - Next  (90s)
Lovers Rock - Sade (R&B)
You Make Me Feel Brand New - The Stylistics (R&B/Soul)
I Need Love - Robin Thicke (R&B)
Good Morning - John Legend (R&B)
You're Making Me High - Toni Braxton (R&B)
For the Love of You - The Isley Brothers (R&B/soul)
What You Won't Do For Love - Bobby Caldwell (R&B/soul)
Through the Fire - Chaka Khan (R&B/soul)
Whip Appeal - Babyface (R&B)
Lost Without You - Robin Thicke (R&B)
Let's Stay Together - Al Green (R&B/Soul)
Waiting for Your Love - Onda (house)
Love Can't Fail - Jamie Myerson (ambient)
Fade Into You - Mazzy Star (alternative)
Far, Far Way - Wilco (alternative)
You are the Best Thing - Ray LaMontagne (alternative)
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton (rock)
(You Want to Make) A Memory - Bon Jovi (rock)
Wrapped Around Your Finger - The Police (rock)
All My Love - Led Zeppelin (rock)
Open Arms - Journey (power ballad)
I Could Not Ask for More - Edwin McCain (acoustic)
Collide - Howie Day (modern)

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