5 Iconic Love Songs That Came From 1970s
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Take a quick dip into these 5 best love songs of the ’70s, also known as the “Summer of Love.” Songs of disco decadence, occult rock, funkadelia, and blue-eyed soul that transpired during the chaotic era are listed below.
5. “I Will Always Love You” – Dolly Parton
Parton’s 1973 song “I Will Always Love You” secured her career with musical partner and mentor Porter Wagoner. A song that gave her superstardom.
4. “How Deep Is Your Love” – Bee Gees
This 1977 track was released in between disco tracks “Stayin’ Alive” and “Night Fever.” “How Deep Is Your Love” is a warm tender ballad that showed the softer side of Bee Gees.
3. “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours” – Stevie Wonder
The iconic Stevie Wonder track, “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours” is recognizable from the first sitar note. He made use of that instrument to create the groove-inducing instant earworm with this song. The song’s message is pretty simple. It is basically about recognizing the mistakes you’ve made in love.
2. “Love Will Keep Us Together” – Captain & Tennille
This 70’s classic is one of the most enduring love songs ever made by the duo. The soft rock instrumentation and lyrics such as “I said it before and I’ll say it again while others pretend / I need you now and I’ll need you then, just stop (stop) / ‘Cause I really love you, stop (stop) / I’ll be thinking of you / Look in my heart and let love keep us together” will always be remembered.
1. “Let’s Stay Together” — Al Green
This song is all about staying by each other’s side through sorrows and joy. “Let’s Stay Together” blessed many romcom soundtracks and graced more than a few first dances in the ’70s.