Love songs for long-married couples

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Just think: our “old” music — the music with which the baby boomer generation grew up — is our kids’ music today! So we like what Roz Warren and Janet Golden wrote for WomensVoicesForChange.org, when they offer Killing Me Softly … With His Snoring: Love Songs for Long-Married Couples.

When two long-married Boomers are driving to the chiropractor, to the pharmacy, or to attend their grandson’s kindergarten play to enjoy his fleeting appearance as Snow Flake Number Seven, the songs to which they first fell in love might still be on the radio, but no longer seem relevant.

Roz Warren

Roz Warren

Here, instead, are a few Love Songs For Long-Married Couples:

  • Every Little Thing She Does Is Menopausal
  • I Got You and Erectile Dysfunction, Babe
  • My Heart Will Go On, Now That I’ve Got This Pacemaker
  • Baby I Love Your Hot Flashes
  • Total Eclipse of The Hip
  • I Will Always Love You, Even When You Steal The Blankets
  • Maybe I’m Amazed That I Still Remember Your Name
  • Time after Time You Remove Your Dentures
  • Killing Me Softly With His Snoring
  • All You Need is Bran
  • When A Man Loves A Woman (He Invests Wisely In a 401(k))
  • Love Me Tender I’ve Got Brittle Bones
  • It’s only Love (That Keeps Me From Throwing Out That Old Barcalounger)
  • I Want You To Want Me To Buy A New Prius.
  • Wonderful Tonight. And Tomorrow Night. (See? Leftovers Aren’t That Bad.)
  • First Time Ever I Saw Your Face Was in 1968
  • How Deep Is your Love Because I Can’t Reach that Top Shelf
  • Love To Love You Baby But Not After 9:30
  • Heartbreak Hotel Has Better Rates With A Senior Discount
  • You Are The Sunshine of My Life and I’m Using SPF 30.
  • You’re The one That I Want To Go Down And Make The Coffee
  • Love Will Keep us Together Because It Sure Isn’t Your Cooking
  • I Will Survive Your Cooking
  • Fly Me To The Moon So I Can Avoid Your Cooking
  • Feels So Right To Get Chinese Take Out
  • Three Times A Lady Called About That Insurance Policy
  • Let’s Get It On Before The Early Bird Special Ends

You prefer the originals? We do too. And aren’t we lucky to have been young and in love when these songs first came out? As the Boomer said to the Millennial, “I may be old, but at least I got to hear all the good bands!”

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