5 Love Songs That Will Make a Grown Man Cry if the Window Is Open and the Pollen Count is High

BY: - 29 Aug '12 | Best of BMWK

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We’ve talked about it before, here on the blog. The current music that you hear on the radio is trash sex music, it has nothing to do with love. So every now and then we have to do a lil music education here on the site. Every blue moon we give a tribute of sorts to the brothers who sing, and sang real music. These were songs by grown men, with grown men problems, and grown men situations. They weren’t talking about, wanting a girl with a big booty, they were talking about matters of the heart, and not having sex but instead, making love!

On the next few pages we present 5 love songs (with lyrics) that can break a brother down if it catches him on the wrong day. We’re talking about the day that his woman leaves him, the pollen count is high and he accidentally left all of the windows open at the house LOL.

Check them out then let us know what songs you would add to our list.



You know, me and my woman
We’ve been goin’ through a lot of changes for about six months or so
It’s been real hard to talk to one another
You know a relationship ain’t nothin’ without communication
How we were lying in the bed
The both of us lookin’ at the ceiling overhead
Eyes wide open, about 3 O’Clock in the mornin’
I said, “Baby, we can’t go on this way”
She said, “You’re right”
I said, “I know you love me and I love you”
Then we start holding each other
I felt a tear roll down my face

Last night me and my woman
We cried, cried together
Said we cried {Cry}, cried {Cry}, cried {Cry}
We cried together (Oh…oh…oh…)

Ain’t nothin’ wrong with you, no
There ain’t nothin’ wrong with me, uh-uh

We’re not the only people in the world
Who go through ups and downs
All we have to do is talk
We can work it out

Oh…oh…let me kiss you eyes
Let me wipe your tears away
Let me hold you tight
Tomorrow we’ll feel better “˜cause it’s a brand new day

Oh, last night me and my woman
We cried together
Said we cried {Cry}, cried {Cry}, cried {Cry}, cried
We cried together (Oh…oh…oh…)

Now we had ties when we laughed hearty
We’d even go out on the town and we’d party, party, party

Every day the sun doesn’t shine
Sometimes it has to rain
Just like we enjoy the pleasure
We have to stand the pain

Oh, let me kiss you eyes
Let me wipe the tears away
Oh, let me hold you tight
Let’s talk to each other, I wanna hear what you got to say

Oh…last night, sweet last night me and my woman
We cried together
Said we cried {Cry}, cried {Cry}, cried {Cry}
We cried together, together
And then we and then we and then we and then we made love [Love, love]

Love like we never made love before
You know we stopped huggin’ each other
And kissin’ {Cry, cry together} and I wipe the tears from my face
And there was love all over the place {Cry, cry together}
Said we cry {Cry, cry together}
There’s nothin’ wrong with you {Cry, cry together}
And there ain’t nothin’ wrong with me {Cry, cry together}
We’re not the only people in the world who go through ups and downs
And changes and turn arounds

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Lamar Tyler is co-creator BlackandMarriedWithKids.com. He also is the co-producer of the films Happily Ever After: A Positive Image of Black Marriage, You Saved Me, Men Ain't Boys and Still Standing.


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  • Superwife

    You missed one…LOVE BALLAD – LTD.

  • Niambi

    I love the vulnerability about this song and they chose to stick together through the hard times. It is encouraging!

  • MrsFit45

    #1 got me and my spouse through infidelity when I felt God pump my heart after 3 days of being angry & told me I Had to forgive him. I am not surprised it was the first song you listed

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  • Jane Blaze

    I love each and every song on the list I am adding Distant Lover by Marvin Gaye. When a man begs and pleads everybody cries.

  • Sabrina Scott

    Songs like The Jackson 5 Whose Loving You, one I saw my uncle sippin on something and restart the needle on the record player.

  • Paula St.Cyr

    I agree with “Superwife”, you forgot Love Ballad – LTD!

  • R. Courtney Priester

    You are right on point here! Where is my hankerchef? But where are the men? I see only the ladies and I commenting! Sorry laters but you all do’t know on this on.

  • APerfectGentleman

    I actually like “This Woman’s Work” by Maxwell more than any other Maxwell song because the first 2 words of the song said it all: “Pray GOD” and then the rest of the lyrics from the first verse: Pray God You can cope, I stand outside this woman’s work, This woman’s world, Ooh It’s hard on the man, Now his part is over, Now starts the craft of the father

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  • mrs. zenmon

    oh yea that song couldn’t explain any better how real love is expressed to each other and i give it to other songs too but lets start here.

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  • Mrs. C

    “I’m So Alone” by Men At Large

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    It just made me cry and realize everything is gona be ok

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  • Moni

    Funny I should read this, I have been playing non stop since yesterday:

    I Love You, More Than You’ll Ever know – Kenny Lattimore (remake of the great Donny Hathaway’s version)

    Incomplete – Sisqo (forget the Thong Song, this song was fantastic)

    A Song For You – Donny Hathaway’s version or The Temptations, doesn’t matter both are great!

    Baby Hold On To Me – Gerald Levert & Eddie Levert

    I’m Still In Love With You – New Edition

    You Ought To Be With Me – Al Green

    I’ll be here all day, someone take it away! Next! LOL!

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    sooooooooooo many love songs. ima child of the 70s and all the groups had a signature song or two. the delphonics-for the love that I give. Issac Hayes-by the time I get to Phoenix and one can never leave out the love songs by al green. love the list tho.

  • Nicci

    Good, good list and some of the songs suggested in the comments are good too but how could we not include the late great Luther Vandross’ A House is Not A Home…

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  • Gregory Brown

    With you I’m born again by Billy Preston and Syreeta.

  • AC

    OJays Cry Together

    • AC

      Is my fav

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