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Even Educated Fleas Do It

Six songs of love and lust for Valentine's day. Hopefully these are unusual enough that you won't find 'em on any of the gazillion-and-one other song-lists people post today. As ever—keeping that desire to be a bit unusual in mind—feel free to add suggestions in comments.
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Oh, It’s That Day Again, Ain’t It

How hard can it be to find songs about love? So, in an effort to provide some relief from the inevitable Valentine's Day explosion of schmaltzy pop, here's six you may not have come across before.
Daz

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Some Enchanted Evening

It's a little late for Valentine's Day, but what the hell? If you're sick of rose-red lips, and the moon's just a handy light in the sky when you're trying to find where you dropped the bloody car-keys. If nightingales pale into insignificance compared to an over-amplified Gretch guitar… this one's for you.

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Dozens Of Roses—reblog

Fojap obviously doesn't do stereotypical St Valentines' posts either. I didn't do a regular reblog, because the system wouldn't let me end the quote before anticipation of what's to follow creeps in…

The first time I received Roses from him, I thought it was charming. The doorbell rang. I wasn't expecting anything and the delivery man handed me a long narrow box that I knew meant flowers. A dozen roses from my new boyfriend on the West Coast. "To a beautiful soul." I was touched. Charmed. I got a vase, filled it with water and put the bouquet on the table.

The next day, the doorbell rang again. What could it be? There was another long narrow box. Another dozen roses. "You are beautiful, inside and out." Slightly less charming than the day before, but still charming. I pulled out my step-ladder and climbed to reach the other vase that I kept tucked away on the highest shelf. It looked lovely on the sideboard.

Read the rest at Fojap's blog…
Daz

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So, it's St Valentine's day. And it's Friday. There's only one thing for it…

Let's have us a St Valentine's day massacre.
Daz

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