My sex play list

I’ve seen a few lists here and there that tell you a few songs to which you should have sex. I’m not sure about you, but 5 songs doesn’t cut it for me. I built a playlist for my Faraway Lover when we were together (partly to drown out the sounds of sex through hotel walls) and I’ve been tweaking it ever since. I thought I would share it with all of you.

Here was my criteria – the song has to be about sex and/or be sexy or sensual, and have a good rhythm. If the song is about sex, but it doesn’t make me want to move my hips a certain way, then forget it. There’s nothing like grinding your hips into your mate to some awesome reggae. I also wanted to collate a list that wasn’t too heavy on any one style (although blues admittedly is featured prominently), in case my lover was picky. It’s also a bit of a test of someone’s musical flexibility – there are some cheesy songs (Sexual Healing and Pour Some Sugar On Me come to mind) and I like to see what someone’s response is to them, since I have a musical sense of humor and I want them to as well.

So here is my list. If you think I’ve missed something critical to good sex, let me know. This is a 5 hour playlist.

Oh, and since I still love love love making mixed “tapes” for people…if you really want a copy just email me and I’ll see what we can sort out.

Feeling Good Adam Lambert
I Never Loved A Man Aretha Franklin
How Blue Can You Get B.B. King
Sweet Sixteen B.B. King
Ain’t Nobody Home B.B. King
The Thrill Is Gone B.B. King
Why I Sing The Blues B.B. King
Rock Me Baby B.B. King / Eric Clapton
Let the Good Times Roll B.B. King / Zucchero
If You Love Me B.B. King / Van Morrison
Riding With The King B.B. King & Eric Clapton
Ten Long Years B.B. King & Eric Clapton
Key To The Highway B.B. King & Eric Clapton
Three O’Clock Blues B.B. King & Eric Clapton
Help The Poor B.B. King & Eric Clapton
Worried Life Blues B.B. King & Eric Clapton
When My Heart Beats Like a Hammer B.B. King & Eric Clapton
Oh! Darling The Beatles
It Will Rain Bruno Mars
Sweet Feeling Candi Staton
Romance In the Dark Catherine Russell
Murder She Wrote Chaka Demus and Pliers
Balla Baby (Radio Edit) Chingy
No More Doggin’ Colin James
Pour Some Sugar On Me Def Leppard
Dirty Laundry Don Henley
I Just Wanna Make Love to You Etta James
Criminal Fiona Apple
Sweat (A La Long) Inner Circle
Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag James Brown
Cold Sweat James Brown
Purple Haze Jimi Hendrix
Red House Jimi Hendrix
I Love Rock N’ Roll Joan Jett and The Blackhearts
Everything I Own Ken Boothe
Sex On Fire Kings of Leon
Yoü and I Lady GaGa
D’Yer Mak’er Led Zeppelin
Let’s Get It On Marvin Gaye
Sexual Healing Marvin Gaye
Closer Nine Inch Nails
Down In The Valley Otis Redding
Fever Peggy Lee
The Dark End of the Street Percy Sledge
If You Have to Ask Red Hot Chili Peppers
Funky Monks Red Hot Chili Peppers
Suck My Kiss Red Hot Chili Peppers
Mellowship Slinky in B Major Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Righteous & The Wicked Red Hot Chili Peppers
Give It Away Red Hot Chili Peppers
Apache Rose Peacock Red Hot Chili Peppers
Sir Psycho Sexy Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blurred Lines (feat. T.I. & Pharrell) Robin Thicke
(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction Rolling Stones
Honky Tonk Women Rolling Stones
Brown Sugar Rolling Stones
Whatta Man Salt-N-Pepa & EnVogue
Bring It On Home To Me Sam Cooke
Come & Get It Selena Gomez
Mr. Loverman Shabba Ranks
Boombastic Shaggy
Oh Carolina (Radio Version) Shaggy
Rabiosa (feat. Pitbull) Shakira
If You Want Me To Stay Sly and the Family Stone
Stuck In The Middle With You Stealers Wheel
The Joker Steve Miller Band
Gone ‘n Give up on Love Stevie Ray Vaughan
Leave My Girl Alone Stevie Ray Vaughan
Chitlins con Carne Stevie Ray Vaughan
Things that I Used to Do Stevie Ray Vaughan
The Sky is Crying Stevie Ray Vaughan
Texas Flood Stevie Ray Vaughan
May I have a Talk With You Stevie Ray Vaughan
Dirty Pool Stevie Ray Vaughan
Blues at Sunrise Stevie Ray Vaughan
Red Red Wine UB40
The Way You Do The Things You Do UB40
El Scorcho Weezer

0 thoughts on “My sex play list

  1. Re: Red Red Wine. I really prefer the original Neil Diamond. He started out as a songwriter, of course, and he actually wrote that for Ray Charles to sing, which would have been fantastic. Apparently Ray didn’t like it.

  2. What an interesting list. Much fun in there!! There are a few on this list that would have me laughing if they came on during sex (this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but rather the timing in conjunction with what I was doing when it played) with the potential to disrupt an important moment.

    We are all so unique. I know so many of these tunes by heart (both vocally and on the guitar) and worry that the lyrics and even picturing chording or fingering (no pun) the riffs would pop into my head. No, I go with music that is very much less lyrically familiar or vocally driven. It can be very distracting to be in the middle of having my face between Savannah’s legs and see her rocking out to Joan Jett or Def Leppard. 😉

    • Yes, I do know what you mean. When needing to concentrate on other things I tend to not be able to listen to music like this.

      But sex? I just like it. And I will sometimes just hit the “next” button if it’s the wrong timing. But even then, I’m usually too much into the sex to be too distracted. But that’s just me.

  3. Here’s one in French to add to your list.

    Interpreted by Juliette Gréco : Déshabillez-moi (Undress me…)

    http://www.paroles.net/juliette-greco/paroles-deshabillez-moi

    An English version exists, by the same singer. While the voice seems to communicate what it sings, it somehow doesn’t mean to same for me in English as it does in French. It just doesn’t “work” the same way on my mind.
    http://www.shazam.com/fr/track/41011913/jean-remove-my-coat

    I was 19 years old when the song first came out. Bought the vinyl. Still have it. Although she is as old as my mother would be, couldn’t help fantasizing about all sorts of things when listening to her singing it. Juliette Greco is 89 y.o. today, and still performs, and still sings it.

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