Top Ten Songs Written for a Girl


The Top Ten

1 Coming Back to Life - Pink Floyd

Gilmour stated "This song is dedicated to my dear wife Polly" - Ananya

2 She's Always a Woman - Billy Joel

He wrote it about his first wife, Elizabeth, Their marriage lasted for 9 years. When they first got together, She was still married to his drummer Jon Small. Joel was so tormented by his affair that he made an attempt to kill himself by drinking furniture polish..But he was saved by Jon when he rushed Joel to the hospital. - Ananya

3 Annie's Song - John Denver

He wrote it for his then-wife Ann Martell after their first separation and near break up of their marriage in 1974, It was one of his fastest songs he wrote in about 10 minutes while he was riding ski life in Aspen, Colorado. - Ananya

4 I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues - Elton John

Elton's lyricist Bernie Taupin wrote it as a love letter for his wife, Toni Russo who is the sister of Rene Russo. - Ananya

5 Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N' Roses

Lyrics came from a poem Axl Rose was working on, He wrote it about his girlfriend, Erin Everly. They married in 1990 but divorced a month later ( Not surprising at all) - Ananya

6 Hello, I Love You

He wrote it in 1965 about a beautiful girl walking on the beach. - Ananya

7 Hey There Delilah - Plain White T's

Other good ones on here too, but this one has a soft spot in my heart.

I think many people knows this song.. It's really nice
Actually Delilah is Delilah DiCrescenzo, a steeplechase runner who lead singer Tom Higgenson met through a friend, In an interview he said " I thought she was the most beautiful girl I had ever seen. I told her ' I have a song about you already ' Obviously, there was no song, But I thought it was smooth"
Tom didn't get the girl, as she was dating somebody and wasn't interested. - Ananya

8 Colors - Crossfade

Ed wrote it for someone he was involved with. - Ananya

9 Miss You - The Rolling Stones

Lyrics were inspired by Mick's deteriorating relationship with his wife, Bianca. He has claimed otherwise, saying : ' " Miss you" is an emotion, To me..The feeling of longing is what the song is ' - Ananya

10 About a Girl - Nirvana

The Contenders

11 Pride and Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughan

I really love this. I'd have loved this to have been written for me; or at least dedicated to me. - Britgirl

12 Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
13 Candle in the Wind - Elton John
14 Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
15 A Song for You - Leon Russell
16 Always with Me, Always with You - Joe Satriani
17 Athena - The Who
18 I Want You (She's So Heavy) - The Beatles
19 Isis - Bob Dylan
20 Jet City Woman - Queensr├┐che
21 Little Miss Dangerous - Ted Nugent
22 Maggie May - Rod Stewart
23 Maybe I'm Amazed - Paul McCartney
24 My Cherie Amour - Stevie Wonder
25 Nancy (With the Laughing Face) - Frank Sinatra
26 Oh Sherrie - Steve Perry
27 One and Only - Queensr├┐che
28 Queen of the Highway - The Doors
29 The Bliss - Volbeat
30 Uptown Girl - Billy Joel
31 You're My Best Friend - Queen
32 Nothing Else Matters - Metallica

Hetfield wrote it for his then girlfriend while he was on tour. He didn't intend to put it on any albums because he thought it was something private but Lars insisted to be on the next album. - Metal_Treasure

33 Lady in Red - Chris de Burgh

Written for his wife. - Metal_Treasure

34 Ah! Leah! - Donnie Iris
35 Like a Hurricane - Neil Young
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