Meaningful Love Songs for Married Couples

Classic Romance Songs With Deep Lyrics

There are hundreds of great love songs that spark the romance between couples. Here are some classic romantic songs that have meaningful lyrics for those in a committed relationship.

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    "That Sunday, That Summer" by Nat King Cole

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    Nat King Cole. From the album "Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer" (1963).

    With lyrics like this, it's not hard to imagine why Nat King Cole is one of the most popular romantic singers of the 1960s.

    "If I had to choose just one day
    To last my whole life through
    It would surely be that Sunday
    The day that I met you"
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    "Grow Old With Me" by John Lennon

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    John Lennon. From the album "Milk & Honey [Remaster]" (1983).

    Song title alone, this love song is for long-term lovers and daydreamers. With lyrics directly alluding to spending their lives together as man and wife, it's obvious John Lennon and Yoko Ono knew a thing or two about true love.

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    "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley

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    Elvis Presley. From the album "Can't Help Falling In Love: The Hollywood Hits" (1999).

    A song covered by many artists like all-time romantic Andrea Bocelli, couples are bound to know this beautiful, classic Elvis song that has also been in numerous films like "Blue Hawaii," "Coyote Ugly," "Lilo & Stitch," "The Conjuring" and more.

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    "Have I Told You Lately That I Love You" by Van Morrison

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    Van Morrison. From the album "Avalon Sunset" (1989).

    Straight to the point, Van Morrison truly sings with his heart in this song about being grateful for his lover who eases his troubles and takes away his sadness.

    There's a love less defined
    And its yours and its mine
    Like the sun
    And at the end of the day
    We should give thanks and pray
    To the one, to the one
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    "Unforgettable" by Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole

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    Nat King Cole in posthumous duet with daughter Natalie Cole. From the album "Unforgettable, With Love" (1991). 

    The American singer, who was first known as a jazz pianist, sings in this unforgettable duet using his famous baritone voice. Offering a smooth vocal style that made him the pop vocalist of his time, it's no wonder "Unforgettable" became a popular hit song everyone knows today.

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    "The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me" by Gladys Knight

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    Gladys Knight. From the album "Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me (BMG)" (1997).

    Also from the album "Imagination," this '90s song intertwines a lover and a life story with both pain and glory. Married couples know what it's like to have a strong love throughout the ups and downs in a relationship.

    Oh, there have been times when times were hard
    But always somehow I made it, I made it through
    'Cause for every moment that I've spent hurting
    There was a moment that I spent, ah, just loving you
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    "When I Fall in Love" by Celine Dion

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    Celine Dion. From the album "The Colour Of My Love" (1993).

    Known as a classic "chick song," Celine Dion's "When I Fall in Love" was first sung by Doris Day and covered by other artists like Nat King Cole. Dion passionately sings this song with a deep aspiration for what love will be to her when she finds the right person, claiming "it will be forever."

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    "True Colors" by Cyndi Lauper

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    Cyndi Lauper. From the album "True Colors" (1986).

    Whether you know the modern cover by Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake or love the original by Cyndi Lauper, "True Colors" received a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.

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    "Endless Love" by Luther Vandross & Mariah Carey

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    Luther Vandross & Mariah Carey. From the album Mariah Carey's Greatest Hits (2001).

    Originally written by Lionel Richie, this cover song with Mariah Carey and Luther Vandross was released in 1994. This soulful song was Richie's highest charting single and nominated for multiple awards.

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    "The Power of Love" by Huey Lewis

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    Huey Lewis. From the album "The Heart Of Rock & Roll" (2000).

    Written for the famous movie "Back to the Future," this rock band's fun love song first pops up when Marty McFly skateboards on his way to school.

    Tougher than diamonds, whips like cream
    Stronger and harder than a bad girls dream
    Make a bad one good, mmm make a wrong right
    Power of love will keep you home at night
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    "All The Things You Are" by Frank Sinatra

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    Frank Sinatra. From the album "I've Got A Crush On You" (1995).

    Anyone into easy listening knows Frank Sinatra is one of the top pioneers of romantic love songs. While this song has been recorded by over fifty famous singers, Sinatra's influential, classic taste makes this song sweet for any couple.