70s Love Songs


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I was born at the beginning of the 70s, so most of what I know of the love songs from that decade is as "retro" music. While it was definitely a dance era (disco and funk spring to mind), a lot of sweet and touching ballads came out of the 70s. So if the 70s holds special associations for you, why not incorporate into your wedding ceremony some of the best 70s love songs to come out of that decade?

Song Title Composer or Performer
And I Love You So Don McLean
Annie's Song John Denver
Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me Ray Price, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Dean Martin
Evergreen (love theme from "A Star is Born") Barbra Streisand
For Life and All Its Richness Ron Klusmeier
How Deep is Your Love (from "Saturday Night Fever") Bee Gees
I'll Be There Jackson 5
Just the Way You Are Billy Joel
Let It Be Me Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Roberta Flack
Longer Dan Fogelberg
Love Will Keep Us Together Captain & Tenille
The Rose (from "The Rose") Bette Middler
She Believes in Me Kenny Rogers
Songbird Fleetwood Mac
This is the Day Scott Wesley Brown
This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) Natalie Cole
Wedding Song/There Is Love Peter, Paul & Mary
We've Only Just Begun The Carpenters
What a Difference You've Made in My Life Ronnie Milsap, Amy Grant
When I Need You Leo Sayer
Where Do I Begin (love theme from "Love Story") Andy Williams
You Are So Beautiful Joe Cocker
You Light Up My Life Debby Boone
You Needed Me Anne Murray, various

What 70s song is a must-have on this list?

Have you chosen a killer 70s tune or two to be played at your wedding ceremony? What made it meaningful for you? If you've already had your ceremony, how did it go over at your wedding - did everyone rave about it? Did anyone else decide they wanted it for THEIR wedding because you did? Tell us all about it!

What Other Brides Have Chosen

Click below to see some 70s music chosen by other brides for their ceremonies...

Betcha By Golly Wow Not rated yet
For my 2005 wedding, our first dance was "Betcha By Golly Wow" by the Stylistics. We both loved the song and I especially liked the lyric about "you're …

Theme from Ice Castles Not rated yet
1st song we heard when we started getting serious as a couple Editor's note: A classic choice, this is also known as "Through the Eyes of Love". …

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