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10 Best Soft Rock Songs

When visiting the dentist, nothing provides a more perfect balance of quiet calm and unbridled fear than the radio station of choice for hygienists everywhere: soft rock. The following 10 Best Soft Rock Songs, as rated by AOL Radio listeners, exemplify some of the coolest to ever hit the airwaves. Whether you enjoy them for their non-threatening lyrics or the sober melodies, listen to these classic soft rock songs and more on AOL's Sailing Away radio station.
10
'Summer Breeze'
It was only after three albums that the duo's radio hit unofficially ushered soft rock into the cultural pantheon in 1972 with this hit about the rural lifestyle.
Seals and Crofts SUmmer Breeze
09
'Baby Come Back'
Bass player Ronn Moss has been a player on soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful since 1987, playing Ridge Forrester.
Player Baby Come Back
08
'How Deep is Your Love'
The Saturday Night Fever classic has been covered countless times, most recently by The Bird and the Bee for the soundtrack to 2008's 'Sex and the City.'
Bee Gees How Deep Is Your Love
07
'Faithfully'
The song's accompanying music video unofficially jump-started the "life on tour" genre that was later adopted by bands like Bon Jovi, Guns N' Roses, and Mötley Crüe.
Journey Frontiers
06
'Dreams'
One day, while not needed in the main studio, Stevie Nicks escaped to another studio and wrote this soft rock hit in only ten minutes.
Fleetwood Mac Rumors
05
'I'd Really Love to See You Tonight'
Dan Seals acquired his nickname "England Dan" in his childhood, as he was a fan of The Beatles and occasionally adopted a British accent.
England Dan and John Ford Coley I'd Really Love To See You Tonight
04
'Foolish Heart'
A rarely-seen alternate ending to the song's accompanying video features Journey's lead singer high-fiving his former band members after exiting a concert stage.
Steve Perry Street Talk
03
'If You Leave Me Now'
At its peak, this soft rock song topped the charts around the world in places as far and wide as the UK and Australia, and has been covered over 100 times.
Chicago If You Leave Me Now
02
'Best of My Love'
This was the band's first #1 hit on the Billboard charts, two years before the iconic "Hotel California" even entered the public stratosphere.
The Eagles on the Border
01
'Sailing'
Also named by VH1 as the best soft rock song of all time, the single was used in advertisements for AeroMéxico and Winston cigarettes.
Christopher Cross Sailing
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