Classic Rock Love Songs

Looking for classic rock love songs for a first dance, remember old flames or a special dedication? Below you can see a list of 60 classic rock love songs to celebrate with your special someone.

The list of songs range from he 1960s through the early 1990s. Many artists in our list in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame too!

Classic Rock Love Songs

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Classic Rock Love Songs

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All I Want Is You – U2
1988, Rattle and Hum

But all the promises we make
From the cradle to the grave
When all I want is you


All My Love – Led Zeppelin
1979, In Through the Out Door

His is the force that lies within
Ours is the fire, all the warmth we can find
He is a feather in the wind
All of my love


Always – Bon Jovi
1994, Cross Road

‘Til the heavens burst and the words don’t rhyme
And I know when I die, you’ll be on my mind
And I’ll love you, always


And I Love Her – The Beatles
1964, A Hard Day’s Night

A love like ours
Could never die
As long as I
Have you near me


Babe – Styx
1979, Cornerstone

You know it’s you Babe
Giving me the courage and the strength I need
Please believe that it’s true
Babe, I love you


Can’t Fight This Feeling – REO Speedwagon
1984, Wheels Are Turnin’

I’ve forgotten what I started fighting for
It’s time to bring this ship into the shore
And throw away the oars, forever


Colour My World – Chicago
1970, Chicago

Promise your love
That I’ve waited to share
And dreams
Of our moments together
Color my world with hope of loving you


Crazy Love – Van Morrison
1970, Moondance

Take away my trouble, take away my grief
Take away my heartache, in the night like a thief
She give me love, love, love, love, crazy love


Crazy On You – Heart
1976, Dreamboat Annie

And you don’t need to wonder, you’re doing fine
My love, the pleasure’s mine
Let me go crazy on you


Dance With Me – Orleans
1973, II

The music is just starting
Night is calling, and I am falling
Dance with me


Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic – The Police
1981, Ghost in the Machine

I resolved to call her up
A thousand times a day
And ask her if she’ll marry me


Every Rose Has Its Thorn – Poison
1988, Open Up and Say… Ahh!

Just like every night has its dawn
Just like every cowboy sings his sad, sad song
Every rose has its thorn


Everything I Do I Do It For You – Bryan Adams
1991, Waking Up the Neighbours

I can’t help it, there’s nothin’ I want more
You know it’s true
Everything I do
I do it for you


Faithfully – Journey
1983, Frontiers

And lovin’ a music man
Ain’t always what it’s supposed to be
Oh girl you stand by me
I’m forever yours, faithfully


Fields Of Gold – Sting
1993, Ten Summoner’s Tales

Upon the fields of barley
We’ll forget the sun in his jealous sky
As we lie in fields of gold


Follow Me Follow You – Genesis
1978, …And Then There Were Three…
I can say

The night is long but you are here
Close at hand I’m better for the smile you give
And while I live


Gimme All Your Lovin’ – ZZ Top
1983, Eliminator

Gimme all your lovin’
All your hugs and kisses too
Gimme all your lovin’
Don’t let up until we’re through


God Only Knows – Beach Boys
1966, Pet Sounds

Though life would still go on, believe me
The world could show nothing to me
So what good would living do me
God only knows what I’d be without you


Have I Told You Lately – Van Morrison
1989, Avalon Sunset

Have I told you lately that I love you
Have I told you there’s no one else above you
You fill my heart with gladness


Home Sweet Home – Mötley Crüe
1985, Theatre of Pain

Long and winding road
I’m on my way
I’m on my way
Home sweet home


How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You) – James Taylor
1975, Gorilla

How sweet it is to be loved by you
Feels so fine
How sweet it is to be loved by you


Hysteria – Def Leppard
1987, Hysteria

It’s such a magical mysteria
When you get that feelin’, better start believin’
‘Cause it’s a miracle, oh say you will


I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing – Aerosmith
1998, Armageddon Soundtrack

The sweetest dream will never do
I’d still miss you, babe
And I don’t want to miss a thing


I Want To Know What Love Is – Foreigner
1984, Agent Provocateur

I wanna know what love is
I want you to show me
I wanna feel what love is


If You Want My Love – Cheap Trick
1977, Cheap Trick

If you want my love you got it
When you need my love you got it
I won’t hide it


I’m On Fire – Bruce Springsteen
1984, Born in the U.S.A.

And a freight train runnin’ through the middle of my head
Only you can cool my desire
Oh, oh, oh
I’m on fire


In Your Eyes – Peter Gabriel
1986, So

In your eyes
The light, the heat (in your eyes)
I am complete


Joy of My Life – John Fogerty
1977, Blue Moon Swamp

I am the luckiest man alive
And did I tell you baby
You are the joy of my life


Just Like Heaven – The Cure
1987, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me

Alone above a raging sea
That stole the only girl I loved
And drowned her deep inside of me


Just the Way You Are – Billy Joel
1977, The Stranger

I said I love you, that’s forever
And this I promise from the heart
I couldn’t love you any better
I love you just the way you are


Lady – Styx
1973, Styx II

Love shines in your eyes
Sparkling, clear and lovely
You’re my lady


Light My Fire – The Doors
1967, The Doors

Come on baby, light my fire
Try to set the night on fire, yeah


Love of a Lifetime – Firehouse
1990, FireHouse

A love to last my whole life through
I finally found the love of a lifetime
Forever in my heart


Love Of My Life – Queen
1975, A Night at the Opera

When I grow older
I will be there at your side to remind you
How I still love you


Love Song – Tesla
1989, The Great Radio Controversy

Love is all around you
Love is knockin’ outside your door.
Waitin’ for you is this love made just for two


Love Walks In – Van Halen
1986, 5150

Some kind of alien
Waits for the opening
Then simply pulls a string
Love comes walkin’ in


Love Will Keep Us Alive – Eagles
1994, Hell Freezes Over

Now I’ve found you
There’s no more emptiness inside
When we’re hungry
Love will keep us alive


Make It With You – Bread
1970, On the Waters

I want to make it with you
I really think that we could make it, girl


Maybe I’m Amazed – Paul McCartney
1970, McCartney

Maybe I’m amazed at the way you help me sing my song
Right me when I’m wrong
Maybe I’m amazed at the way I really need you


More Than Words – Extreme
1990, Extreme II: Pornograffitti

More than words
Is all I ever needed you to show
Then you wouldn’t have to say
That you love me
‘Cause I’d already know


Nothing Else Matters – Metallica
1991, Metallica

So close, no matter how far
It couldn’t be much more from the heart
Forever trusting who we are
And nothing else matters


Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now – Starship
1987, No Protection

And if this world runs out of lovers
We’ll still have each other
Nothing’s gonna stop us


One More Night – Phil Collins
1985, No Jacket Required

Like a river to the sea
I will always be with you
And if you sail away
I will follow you


Pride and Joy – Stevie Ray Vaughan
1983, Texas Flood

Well I love my baby
Like the finest wine
Stick with her until the end of time
She’s my sweet little thang
She’s my pride and joy


Something – The Beatles
1969, Abbey Road

Something in the way she knows
And all I have to do is think of her
Something in the things she shows me


Songbird – Fleetwood Mac
1977, Rumours

And the songbirds keep singing
Like they know the score
And I love you, I love you, I love you


Still Loving You – Scorpions
1984, Love at First Sting

Only love
Can bring down the wall someday
I will be there


The Best Of My Love – Eagles
1974, On the Border

You know we always had each other baby
I guess that wasn’t enough
But here in my heart
I give you the best of my love


The Search Is Over – Survivor
1984, Vital Signs

I can see forever
The search is over
You were with me all the while


Time In A Bottle – Jim Croce
1973, You Don’t Mess Around with Jim

If words could make wishes come true
I’d save every day like a treasure and then
Again, I would spend them with you


To Be With You – Mr. Big
1991, Lean into It

Deep inside I hope you feel it too
Waited on a line of greens and blues
Just to be the next to be with you


Waiting for a Girl Like You – Foreigner
1981, 4

Now, I know it’s right, from the moment I wake up till deep in the night
There’s nowhere on earth that I’d rather be than holding you tenderly
I’ve been waiting for a girl like you to come into my life


We’ve Got Tonight – Bob Seger
1978, Stranger in Town

And here we are babe, what do you say
We’ve got tonight, who needs tomorrow
We’ve got tonight babe
Why don’t you stay


What I Like About You – The Romantics
1979, The Romantics

Keep on whispering in my ear
Tell me all the things that I wanna hear
‘Cause it’s true
That’s what I like about you


Wicked Game – Chris Isaac
1989, Heart Shaped World

The world was on fire and no one could save me but you
It’s strange what desire will make foolish people do
I never dreamed that I’d love somebody like you


Wild Horses – The Rolling Stones
1971, Sticky Fingers

No sweeping exit
Or offstage lines
Could make me feel bitter
Or treat you unkind
Wild horses
Couldn’t drag me away


With Your Love – Jefferson Starship
1976, Spitfire

Heaven sent a sign that sent you
I’m going out of my mind
Since I met you


Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
1977, Slowhand

I feel wonderful
Because I see the love light in your eyes
And the wonder of it all
Is that you just don’t realize how much I love you


You Really Got Me – The Kinks
1964, Kinks

You got me so I don’t know what I’m doin’, now
Oh yeah, you really got me now
You got me so I can’t sleep at night


Your Song – Elton John
1970, Elton John

I hope you don’t mind
That I put down in the words
How wonderful life is while you’re in the world


I hope you enjoyed our list of classic rock love songs for a special date nigh, wedding first dance or for a special dedication. If you have a favorite, please share your song below!


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