September 29 is designated as World Heart Day. World Heart Day is a day to bring awareness to heart disease and stroke as they are the leading cause of death. Preventative steps to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD) include a healthier diet, reducing or eliminating alcohol use, eliminating tobacco usage, and getting up off the couch and moving!
The word heart is commonly used in writings to replace the word, love. When a person puts their two hands together to make the shape of a heart, they commonly say the phrase, “I Heart You”. This means that the person loves the other person.
The heart is also a major organ in your body. The heart pumps blood through the body through its four chambers. But what does this all have to do with music? Well, we thought we would offer you a list of songs with the word heart in the song title. If you are looking for the rock band Heart, please go to the rock band Heart songs.
Our list of heart songs features the word heart in the song title. This means we have purposefully left off the words hearts, heartache, heart, and other renditions of the word heart. We also list many honorable mentioned songs along with our top 10.
Similar song lists for further reading:
Top Heart Songs List
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9. My Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion
Released in 1997, Pop
Album Let’s Talk About Love and Titanic Soundtrack
6. How Can You Mend A Broken Heart? – Bee Gees
Released in 1971, Disco
5. Piece of My Heart – Janis Joplin
The song was originally produced by Erma Franklin
Released in 1968 as a rock song with Janis as the lead singer of Big Brother and the Holding Company on album Cheap Thrills
3. Don’t Go Breaking My Heart – Elton John & Kiki Dee
Released as a single in 1976, Disco
1. I Cross My Heart – George Strait
Released 1992, Country
Album Pure Country
Other Great Heart Songs
Shape Of My Heart – Backstreet Boys
2000, Black & Blue
Heart-Shaped Box – Nirvana
1993, In Utero
Put a Little Love in Your Heart – Al Green and Annie Lennox
1988, Scrooged Soundtrack
Every Beat Of My Heart – Rod Stewart
1986, Every Beat Of My Heart
Open Your Heart – Madonna
1986, True Blue
Straight From The Heart – Bryan Adams
Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around – Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty
1981, Bella Donna
Hungry Heart – Bruce Springsteen
1980, The River
Listen To Her Heart – Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
1978, You’re Gonna Get It!
Listen to My Heart – Ramones
Sheer Heart Attack – Queen
1974, Sheer Heart Attack
Heart Of Stone – The Rolling Stones
1964, Out of Our Heads
Young At Heart – Frank Sinatra