“When I Need You”—Leo Sayer. “How Deep Is Your Love”—Bee Gees. “Love Hurts”—Nazareth. “Just When I Needed You Most”—Randy VanWarmer. “Love Will Keep Us Together”—Captain & Tennille. “I Need You”—America. “The Things That We Do for Love”—10cc. Additionally, love songs of the era dealt with more diverse love-related topics, including divorcing and (ahem) short-term relationships. Take a. To have inspired Eric, and George before him, to write such music was so flattering. 'Wonderful Tonight' was the most poignant reminder of all. Listen now only on Spotify: The most unforgettable love songs from the 70s.