On this week's episode of All Songs Considered, we're looking for love in the form of a song. There are 7,458,934,123 love songs in the world, and that grows by 780 every hour. And, though I made all that up, it probably isn't far from the truth.
The simple fact about love songs is that we often hear the same ones. So on this week's show and on this blog, we're asking you to tell us your favorite lesser-known love song. If you have a link for the song, please put it in your post.
Here's one of mine that didn't make it into the show; it's by a band called The Flame from an album of the same title. This South African band was "discovered" by The Beach Boys' Carl Wilson. A few members of The Flame would wind up playing with The Beach Boys on the albums Carl and the Passions, and what I consider the last great Beach Boys record, Holland.
The song, which I dubbed from a vinyl LP, is called "Another Day Like Heaven."
Lesser-Known Love Songs: Listener's Choice
So what are your little-known favorites?