What’s Love Got To Do With It???

Written by: Trinitia Green


Whether we admit it or not we are obsessed with LOVE.  We even have special days devoted to it: Valentine’s Day and, in some parts of the country, Sweetest Day.  Some people look forward to it because of the opportunity to show love or experience it with gifts and intimate time spent together. Some people dread it because it poignantly reminds them that they DON’T have a special love in their life.

I’m a songwriter and I’m always thinking about topics and lyrics for songs.  It’s amazing the number of songs written about love…pure love, brotherly love, romantic love, secret love, broken love, forbidden love, unconditional love….Love…Love…Love.  Out of curiosity I did a Google search for songs containing the word “love” in the lyrics.  One site (Lyrics.net) found 237,939 lyrics matching the search for the word “love”.  Here are a few popular ones:

  • What the world needs now is love sweet love” (What the World Needs Now Is Love Lyrics. (n.d.). Lyrics.net. Retrieved February 3, 2015, from http://www.lyrics.net/lyric/16027164.)

  • If loving you is wrong I don’t wanna be right” ((If Loving (Click “HERE” to read more)


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