John Waters Shares His Favorite Love Songs

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Guest DJ John Waters spins his favorite love songs, offering an utterly charming and sometimes irreverent mix of music for Valentine's Day. He's just released a CD of love songs called A Date with John Waters, featuring Ray Charles, Dean Martin and more obscure artists like Mink Stole and Edith Massey. Waters chats with All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen and shares some of his favorite tunes.

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A Date with John Waters

Tonight You Belong to Me

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  • Song: Tonight You Belong to Me
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All I Can Do is Cry

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Stay With Me

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If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a Cake

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Bewildered

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Big Girls Don't Cry

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