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Top 10 Girl Songs

Need a song to impress your girl? Plenty of songwriters throughout history have been writing odes to the special ladies in their lives, making the women swoon over the soul tunes and doo-wop lyrics. Here are AOL Radio listeners' Top 10 Girl songs -- a call out to the classic '50s and '60s days of the Beatles, The Beach Boys, The Four Seasons and more -- featuring every gal, from the 'Brown Eyed Girl' to the 'Surfer Girl.'
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'Hey There Lonely Girl'

Did you know? Based on the original version by Ruby and the Romantics entitled 'Hey There Lonely Boy,' Holman's slightly altered cover went on to become one of the most popular smooth soul hits of 1970.

Eddie Holman Hey There Lonely Girl
09
'You're Gonna Lose That Girl'

Did you know? In the lyrics, the singer assures his friend that he's gonna lose his girl if he doesn't take care of her -- and he'll be the one to take her from him. This threatening tune was parodied by The Ramones, who released 'You're Gonna Kill That Girl.'

The Beatles Help
08
The Beach Boys

Did you know? The Beach Boys rocked the "surf-rock" genre, releasing songs such 'Surfin' Safari,' 'Surfing USA,' 'The Rocking Surfer' and 'Surf Girl' throughout their long career.

Beach Boys Surfer Girl
07
'Bobby's Girl'

Did you know? This 1962 girl song has been covered by everyone from Tracey Ullman to Jon Bon Jovi -- and even titled everything from 'She Wants To Be Bobby's Girl' to '(I Wish I Was) Bobby's Girl.'

Marcie Blane Bobby's Girl
06
'Young Girl'

Did you know? Gary Puckett -- along with The Union Gap -- released 'Young Girl' in 1968; and while the girl song only hit No. 2 in the US, the song went all the way to No. 1 in the UK.

Gary Puckett Young Girl
05
'Calendar Girl'

Did you know? It reached No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1960, the same year his others hits 'You Mean Everything to Me,' 'Stairway to Heaven,' and 'Run Samson Run' charted.

Neil Sedaka Greatest Hits
04
'California Girls'

Did you know? Originally written by The Beach Boy's Brian Wilson while in a LSD-induced haze, the song was later famously covered by Van Halen lead singer David Lee Roth, with background vocals by by Beach Boy Carl Wilson and singer/songwriter Christopher Cross.

Beach Boys California Girls
03
'Brown Eyed Girl'

Did you know? A special song for brown-eyed girls everywhere, Van Morrison's signature track was the confessed favorite of former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush -- both of whom have spouses with (hopefully!) brown eyes.

Van Morrison Brown Eyed Girl
02
'Big Girls Don't Cry'

Did you know? Sung mostly in falsetto, the song was recorded in the same recording session as their similar-sounding hit, 'Sherry.' Both peaked at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 in 1962.

The Four Seasons Big Girls Don't Cry
01
'My Girl'

Did you know? The signature Temptations song was penned by The Miracles' Smokey Robinson and Ronald White, becoming their first No. 1 hit. Since then, this top girl song has gone on to inspire many covers and even a full-length film starring Macaulay Culkin.

The Temptations My Girl
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