“Photograph” By Def Leppard

Def Leppard was an extremely popular band with several hits in the eighties. “Photograph”, one of their most popular song, was a dedication to Marilyn Monroe. The song was about desiring something that you can never have. And years after her death, Monroe was a desire beyond the reach for everyone who loved her.

“Maybe I’m Amazed” By Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney is an absolute genius when it comes to love songs. Every song that he pens down is nothing short of absolute magic. One of the best romantic songs, in my books, is “Maybe I’m Amazed”. The song was a heartfelt ode to his wife Linda McCartney.

“Sweet Child o’ Mine” By Guns N’ Roses

The song “Sweet Child o’Mine” is one of the most heard songs ever, and rightly so. The song is amazing, whether its the music or the lyrics. Its lyrics were actually made by Axl Rose in the span of 12 hours and is a dedication to his then girlfriend, Erin Everly.

“Oh Sherrie” By Steve Perry

Sherrie Swafford was the love interest of Steve Perry at the time this song was written. Interesting fact, Sherrie Swafford actually appeared in the music video for the song. The song is a legacy in itself even though the relationship didn’t last long, the song is still a favorite today.

“Jennifer Juniper” By Donavan

Donavan had a massive crush on Jennifer Boyd and the song “Jennifer Juniper” is an ode to the lovely lady. The crush started when Donavan went to India with the Boyd sisters. However, Jenny Boyd and Donavan never dated, the song is an ode to love for every listener.

“My Sharona” By The Knack

The Knack was a band that was extremely famous in the eighties and one of the biggest hit the band ever had was the song “My Sharona”. Sharona Alperin, the inspiration for the song “My Sharona”, was the love interest of the band’s singer, Doug Fieger. Fieger wrote the song in about 15 minutes and it became a success for the band. However, the relationship didn’t last the test of time.