12 great love songs by New Jersey singers and bands
Here you are in a nice romantic mood. Perhaps you've gone to one of the many romantic and unique places in New Jersey to take a date. Perhaps you've gone to one of the many great Jersey bars after having a nice dinner.
Nevertheless, when you're in the mood for love in New Jersey, it would only be fitting that you would put on the music of a great Jersey singer. Johnny Carson once asked Jersey's own Frank Sinatra, who's arguably the king of love songs, "When you're in a romantic mood and you're trying to make out, whose records do you put on?"
Perhaps "Old Blue Eyes" could have answered with these who I got from my Facebook friends...
There is only one right answer, and it’s the “Jersey Girl” cover by Bruce Springsteen
I will always love you- Whitney Houston
Mine is Witchcraft by Sinatra because I say that there’s no nicer witch than me
How about “Bed Of Roses” by Mr Jon Bon Jovi
Fly Me To The Moon....Sinatra
Garth H. Raymond
Springsteen - Tougher Than The Rest
I remember you- Skid Row (Straight out of Toms River)
I've Got You Under My Skin...Mr. Sinatra
I love “Too Much Passion” by The Smithereens.
Not performed by..but I've Had the Time of my Life written by Long Branch's own Franke Previte
Robin Bickell Thompson
The Smithereens. A Girl Like You
Mississippi Queen by Mountain
Leslie West grew up in Hackensack
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