What Are Some Sad Love Songs?


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Some songs that are considered among the saddest by music industry publications include Bonnie Raitt's "I Can't Make You Love Me," Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You" and "He Stopped Loving Her Today" by George Jones.

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What Are Some Sad Love Songs?
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Other classic sad love songs include "Nothing Compares To You" by Sinead O'Connor and country legend Willie Nelson's "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain." Rock classics, such as "Love Hurts" by Nazareth and "The Wind Cries Mary" by Jimmy Hendrix, are considered top sad songs. A song about the pain of losing a child, Eric Clapton's "Tears In Heaven," ranks at the top of many sad song lists.

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