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Your Love-and-Money Music Playlist

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You’re sitting down to a romantic dinner, complete with a white tablecloth and a candlelit glow. The food is cooked perfectly. The waiter is a pro. The only thing missing is some background music.

That’s where this very special playlist comes in!

The Free Spirits will love the whimsy (and the dance party that’s sure to break out). The Nerds will love how the focused lyrics rein in the Free Spirit’s attention. See! It’s a win-win setup!

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Fire up your iTunes and get ready to download some of these songs. You’ll want them serenading you in the background as you and your spouse discuss the budget, future goals and, of course, your love for each other.

Song: Can’t Buy Me Love

Artist: The Beatles
Lyrics: Say you don't need no diamond ring / And I'll be satisfied. / Tell me that you want those kind of things / that money just can't buy. / For I don't care too much for money / For money can't buy me love

Song: Opportunities

Artist: Pet Shop Boys
Lyrics: I've got the brains, you've got the looks. / Let's make lots of money. / You've got the brawn, I've got the brains. / Let's make lots of money.

Song: If You’ve Got the Money, I’ve Got the Time

Artist: Willie Nelson
Lyrics: If you've got the money, honey, I've got the time. / We'll go honky tonkin' and we'll have a time. / Bring along your Cadillac, leave my old wreck behind. / If you've got the money, honey, I've got the time

Song: Money

Artist: The Flying Lizards
Lyrics: Your love gives me such a thrill, / But your love won't pay my bills. / I want money.

Song: Take the Money and Run

Artist: The Steve Miller Band
Lyrics: Bobbie Sue, whoa, she slipped away. / Billy Joe caught up to her the very next day. / They got the money, hey. / You know they got away. / They headed down south and they're still running today. / Singin' go on take the money and run.

Song: I Will Buy You a New Life

Artist: Everclear
Lyrics: I will buy you a garden / Where your flowers can bloom. / I will buy you a new car, / Perfect shiny and new. / I will buy you that big house / Way up in the west hills. / I will buy you a new life. / Yes I will.

Song: If I Had a Million Dollars

Artist: Barenaked Ladies
Lyrics: If I had a million dollars / Well, I’d buy you a monkey. / Haven’t you always wanted a monkey? / If I had a million dollars, I’d buy your love.

Song: With Plenty of Money and You

Artist: Tony Bennett
Lyrics: Well, baby, what I couldn't do / With plenty of money and you. / In spite of the worry that money brings / Just a little filthy lucre buys a lot of things. / And I could take you to places that you would like to go. / But outside of that, I've no use for dough.

Song: Money or Love

Artist: Billy Joel
Lyrics: Money or love, tell me what ya gonna do with your life? / Everybody needs a passion or they cash in while they can.

What are some other songs that would make your special Valentine’s Day love-and-money playlist?

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