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37 Songs That Are Guaranteed To Make You Cry

Sometimes you need to shed a few tears, before you can move on. Grab a box of tissue and let the bawl-fest begin.

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1. Whitney Houston "I Will Always Love You"

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If I should stay
I would only be in your way
So I'll go but I know
I'll think of you every step of the way

2. Adele "Someone Like You"

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I heard that you're settled down
That you found a girl and you're married now
I heard that your dreams came true
Guess she gave you things I didn't give to you

3. Beyonce "I'd Rather Go Blind"

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Something told me it was over (yeah) when I saw you and her talkin
Somethin deep down in my soul said cry girl (cry girl)
When I saw you and that girl walkin around whoo ooh
I would rather, I would rather go blind boy
Then to see you walk away from me now new

4. Sinead O'Connor "Nothing Compares 2U"

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It's been so lonely without u here
Like a bird without a song
Nothing can stop these lonely tears from falling
Tell me baby where did I go wrong

5. Righteous Brothers "Unchained Melody"

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Time goes by so slowly
And time can do so much
Are you still mine?
I need your love
I need your love
God speed your love to me

6. Etta James "All I Could Do Was Cry"

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Oh, I saw them holding hands
She was standing there with my man
I heard them promise "Till death do us part"
Each word was a pain in my heart

7. Jackson 5 "Never Can Say Goodbye"

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Even tho' the pain and heartache seem to follow me wherever I go
Tho' I tried and tried to hide my feelings then always seem to show
Then you try to say you're leaving me and I always have to say no
Tell me why is it so?

8. George Michael "One More Try"

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I think it's time that you let me know
So if you love me, say you love me
But if you don't just let me go

'Cause teacher, there are things that I don't want to learn
And the last one I had made me cry
So I don't want to learn to hold you
Touch you, think that you're mine
Because it ain't no joy for an uptown boy
Whose teacher has told him goodbye, goodbye, goodbye

9. Stevie Wonder "Lately"

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Lately, I have had the strangest feeling
With no vivid reason here to find
Yet the thought of losing you's been hanging
'round my mind

Far more frequently you're wearing perfume
With you say no special place to go
But when I ask will you be coming back soon
You don't know, never know

10. Jennifer Hudson "And I Am Telling You"

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And I am tellin' you I'm not goin'
You're the best man I'll ever know
There's no way I can ever go
Darlin', there's no way
No, no, no, no, way

I'm livin' without you
I'm not livin' without you
I don't wanna be free
I'm stayin', I'm stayin'
And you, and you, and you
You're gonna love me

11. Cyndi Lauper "Time After Time"

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If you're lost you can look, and you will find me
Time after time
If you fall I will catch you, I'll be waiting
Time after time

12. Mariah Carey "My All"

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I am thinking of you
In my sleepless solitude tonight
If it's wrong to love you
Then my heart just won't let me be right
'Cause I've drowned in you
And I won't pull through
Without you by my side

13. Adele "Take It All"

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Didn't I give it all
Tried my best
Gave you everything I had
Everything and no less
Didn't I do it right?
Did I let you down?

Maybe you got too used to
Well, having me around
Still how can you walk away
From all my tears?
It's gonna be an empty road
Without me right here

14. Jodeci "Cry For You"

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It's been an hour
Since you've been gone
And that's too long
So come back home
I can't live without you
So i'll cry for you

15. Amy Winehouse "Love Is A Losing Game"

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One I wish I never played
Oh what a mess we made
And now the final frame
Love is a losing game

16. Stevie Wonder "Never Dreamed You'd Leave In Summer"

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You said there would be warm love in springtime
That was when you started to be cold
I never dreamed you'd leave in summer
But now I find myself all alone

17. Toni Braxton "Un-Break My Heart"

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Take back that sad word good-bye
Bring back the joy to my life
Don't leave me here with these tears
Come and kiss this pain away
I can't forget the day you left
Time is so unkind
And life is so cruel without you here beside me

18. Billie Holiday "Don't Explain"

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You know that I love you
And what love endures
All my thoughts are of you
For I'm so completely yours

19. No Doubt "Don't Speak"

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You and me
We used to be together
Everyday together always
I really feel
That I'm losing my best friend
I can't believe
This could be the end

20. George Michael "Careless Whisper"

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I'm never gonna dance again
Guilty feet have got no rhythm
Though it's easy to pretend
I know you're not a fool
I should have known better than to cheat a friend
And waste a chance that i've been given
So i'm never gonna dance again
The way i danced with you

21. Toni Braxton "Breathe Again"

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And I can't stop thinkin' about
About the way things used to be
And I can't stop thinkin' about
About the love that you make to me
And I can't get you outta my head
How in the world will I begin
To let you walk right out my life
And blow my heart away

22. U2 "With Or Without You"

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Through the storm we reach the shore
You gave it all but I want more
And I'm waiting for you

With or without you
With or without you
I can't live
With or without you

23. Goo Goo Dolls "Iris"

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And I'd give up forever to touch you
'Cause I know that you feel me somehow
You're the closest to heaven that I'll ever be
And I don't wanna go home right now

And all I can taste is this moment
And all I can breathe is your life
When sooner or later it's over
I just don't wanna miss you tonight

And I don't want the world to see me
'Cause I don't think that they'd understand
When everything's made to be broken
I just want you to know who I am

24. Maxwell "This Woman's Work"

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I should be crying but I just can't let it show
I should be hoping but I can't stop thinking
All the things we should've said that I never said
All the things we should've done but we never did
All the things we should've given but I didn't

25. Foreigner "I Want To Know What Love Is"

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In my life there's been heartache and pain
I don't know if I can face it again
I can't stop now, I've traveled so far
To change this lonely life

I wanna know what love is
I want you to show me
I wanna feel what love is
I know you can show me

26. Diana Ross "Good Morning Heartache"

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Stop haunting me now
Can't shake you, no how
Just leave me alone
I've got those Monday blues
Straight through Sunday blues

27. The Beatles "Yesterday"

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Suddenly, I'm not half the man I used to be
There's a shadow hanging over me.
Oh, yesterday came suddenly
Why she had to go I don't know, she wouldn't say
I said something wrong, now I long for yesterday

28. Beyonce "Broken-Hearted Girl"

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And though there are times when I hate you
'Cause I can't erase
The times that you hurt me and put tears on my face
And even now, while I hate you,
It pains me to say
I know I'll be there at the end of the day

29. Amy Winehouse "Back To Black"

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You went back to what you knew
So far removed from all that we went through
And I tread a troubled track
My odds are stacked
I'll go back to black

We only said goodbye with words
I died a hundred times
You go back to her
And I go back to...

30. Mary J. Blige "Not Gon' Cry"

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While all the time that I was loving you
You were busy loving yourself
I would stop breathing if you told me to
Now you're busy loving someone else
Eleven years out of my life
Besides the kids I have nothing to show
Wasted my years a fool of a wife
I shoulda have left your ass long time ago

31. John Lennon "Imagine"

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You may say I'm a dreamer
But I'm not the only one
I hope someday you'll join us
And the world will be as one

32. Radiohead "Creep"

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But I'm a creep
I'm a weirdo
What the hell am I doing here?
I don't belong here

33. The Temptations "I Wish It Would Rain"

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Sunshine, blue skies, please go away
My girl has found another and gone away
With her went my future, my life is filled with gloom
So day after day, I stayed locked up in my room

34. Phil Collins "Take A Look At Me Now"

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How can I just let you walk away, just let you leave without a trace
When I stand here taking every breath with you, ooh
You're the only one who really knew me at all

35. Bee Gees "How Deep Is Your Love"

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And you come to me on a summer breeze
Keep me warm in your love and then softly leave
And it's me you need to show
How Deep Is Your Love

36. Me'Shell Ndegeocello "Fool Of Me"

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You made a fool of me
Tell me why
You say that you don't care but we made love
Tell me why
You made a fool of me you made a fool of me

37. Diana Ross "Do You Know Where You're Going To"

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Do you know where you're going to?
Do you like the things that life is showing you?
Where are you going to?
Do you know?

You Will Survive!

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Gloria Gaynor "I Will Survive"

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