A brand new feature to my daily Mr. Romance Show on 97 Lite FM is the “Love Song of the Day” airing each weekday at 7 a.m. and again during the Mr. Romance Show at 7 p.m. (Pacific) or catch this song spotlight on demand.
Each weekday, I’ll go back in time and play a lite favorite that might bring back some memories or maybe you’ll discover a new soft rock favorites.
The first week started strong with the following love songs:
In 1982, the Culture Club released their debut album “Kissing to Be Clever” and thanks to its international breakthrough hit single, “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me,” the album sold 4 million copies worldwide. The second single would spend 19 weeks on the charts eventually peaking at #6 on the adult contemporary chart in 1983. Your Love Song of The Day is “Time (Clock Of The Heart).”
In his autobiography, Barry Manilow said that this song was one of his personal favorites, which never fails to move him. From 1978, “Even Now” is Your Love Song of the Day.
Norah Jones is celebrating the 20th anniversary of her debut album “Come Away With Me” this year with quite an extensive concert tour this summer performing from coast to coast. The 3rd single from that album proved to be her most popular winning 3 Grammys in 2003. Your Love Song of the Day is “Don’t Know Why.”
John Waite has been performing since 1975 and it’s still full steam ahead with a new collection of songs released just last month. From his 5th studio album, “Temple Bar,” we find a song that peaked at #20 on the Adult Contemporary chart in 1995. Your Love Song of the Day is “How Did I Get By Without You?”
Sheryl Crow has sold more than 50 million records worldwide amongst her 21 albums. Now, you can catch her new Showtime documentary. But back in 2004, she covered a 1967 song written by Cat Stevens. Your Love Song of the Day is “The First Cut Is The Deepest.”
An avid record collector, lover of all desserts and sometimes seen wearing multiple Swatch watches, Dave has been lending his voice for over 20 years heard on such prominent brands as Intel, RCA, Eddie Bauer, Kellogg‘s, Pizza Hut, Lexus, and infomercial giants Guthy-Renker and Beachbody. His narration projects include Japan’s preeminent automobile series Best Motoring International and Hot Version, along with GTChannel, QVC, Universal Music Enterprises, and ViSalus Sciences.