Stream: 69 (More) Love Songs

So we all know the Magnetic Fields’ 69 Love Songs. But with V-day on the horizon, we figured we’d hook you up with 69 more love songs (prospective mates/dates love a little creativity after all) to help you woo the worthy (or even the not-so worthy). We’ve got the perfect love song for every kind of love you’ve got — from parental doting to lusty groping. Check out our list after the jump.

1. “O My Stars” – Michael Hurley
Folk love.


2. “Van Helsing Boombox” – Man Man
Hopeless hipster love.

3. “Don’t Be Cruel” – Elvis Presley
Hound dog love.

4. “Catholic Girls” – Frank Zappa
Jewish boy love.


5. “Only the Good Die Young” – Billy Joel
Catholic girl love.

6. “Lay Lady Lay” – Bob Dylan
Big brass love.


7. “Try a Little Tenderness” – Otis Redding
Weary young girls in love.

8. “Only Sixteen” – Sam Cooke
Teenage titillation love.

9. “Oh Yoko” – John Lennon
Hand in hand in glove love.


10. “I Love Rock N Roll” – Joan Jett
Duh, love for the rawk.

11. “Nothing Compares 2 U” – Sinead O’Connor
(Pope) burning love.

12. “Be True to Your School” – The Beach Boys
Alma Mater love.

13. “Our God is an Awesome God” – Michael W. Smith
Church lady love.

14. “California Love” – 2pac
Um, California Love.


15. “A Whole New World” – Aladdin
Rich girl goes downtown for love.


16. “This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)” – Talking Heads
Drifter at heart love.

17. “Me & My Bitch” – Notorious B.I.G.
Never snitch on my love.


18. “Where Do the Children Play” – Cat Stevens
Empty nest love.

19. “Son of a Preacher Man” – Dusty Springfield
Sneaky love.

20. “You Can Leave Your Hat On” – Etta James (Joe Cocker Cover)
Turn on all the lights love.


21. “Distraction #74” – The Avett Brothers
Can’t decide which girl to love love.

22. “Girls” – The Beastie Boys
High school boy love.


23. “Back to You” – Brett Anderson
Foolish love.


24. “Can’t Buy Me Love” – The Beatles
Priceless love.


25. “I’m Your Man” – Leonard Cohen
Anything you want from love.

26. “Excitable Boy” – Warren Zevon
Psychotic love.

27. “One Week of Danger” – The Virgins
Study abroad love.

28. “I’m Sticking With You” – The Velvet Underground
Smother love.

29. “Baby It’s Cold Outside” – Dean Martin & Doris Day
The essential date rape love.

30. “Thirteen” – Big Star
Walk me home from school love.

31. “(I’m A) Donkey for Your Love” – BOAT
Asinine love.

32. “Skinny Love” – Bon Iver
Crushed veneer of love.

33. “Italian Leather Sofa” – Cake
Bored patrician love.

34. “Acceptable in the 80’s” – Calvin Harris
Love for you if you were born in the 80’s (the 80’s).

35. “Donna” – Ritchie Valens
Oh where can you be love.


36. “Duncan” – Paul Simon
Holes in the knees of your jeans love.


37. “Je ne t’aime plus” – Manu Chao
I don’t love you anymore love.


38. “Love Potion No. 9” – The Coasters
Gypsy woman love.

39. “The Weakness in Me” – Joan Armatrading
Split down the middle love.

40. “Momma’s Boy” – Chromeo
Oedipal love.

41. “The Boy Is Mine” – Brandy & Monica
I’ll fight this girl for your love.


42. “Naked As We Came” – Iron & Wine
Original love.

43. “Tous les Garçons et les Filles de Mon Age” – Françoise Hardy
Everyone else is in love.


44. “Origin of Love” – Hedwig & The Angry Inch
Aristophanes’ love.


45. “Perfect Love” – Marc Cohn
Just what it says.

46. “No Children” – The Mountain Goats
I hope you die love.

47. “Your Ex-Lover is Dead” – Stars
Set yourself on fire love.

48. “Anthems for a 17 Year Old Girl” – Broken Social Scene
Wrote his name on her underwear love.

49. “My Boyfriend’s Back” – The Angels
My man’s gonna pummel you love.

50. “Can I Kick It?” – A Tribe Called Quest
It’s a plus love.

51. “Leader of the Pack” – The Shangri-Las
Hero worship.

52. “Amazed” – Lone Star
The cheesiest love.

53. “You Make My Dreams” – Hall & Oates
Oooh oooh oooh jump up and down love.

54. “5 Years Time” – Noah and the Whale
Disgustingly cute love.

55. “She Sends Kisses” – The Wrens
Tortured soul love.

56. “Down In Mexico” – The Coasters
Sweaty, lusty, dirty bar love.

57. “Whatever You Like” – T.I.
Generous love.

58. “Baby Got Back” – Sir Mix-A-Lot
Big butt love.

59. “Pocketful of Money” – Jens Lekman
Heart on fire with love.

60. “Somebody to Love” – Queen
Anybody love.

61. “A Case of You” – Joni Mitchell
Love with an impressively high tolerance.


62. “Unchained Melody” – Righteous Brothers
Hungry love.


63. “At the Hop” – Devendra Banhart
Greaseball heaven love.

64. “Papa Don’t Preach” – Madonna
Baby’s love for baby.

65. “Sweet Caroline” – Neil Diamond
All seasons love.

66. “Nobody’s In Love This Year” – Warren Zevon

67. “The Way You Look Tonight” – Frank Sinatra
My lady is damn fine love.

68. “One Man Guy” – Rufus Wainwright
Self love.

69. “I Got You Babe” – Sonny & Cher
Lopsided love.