Hero- mariah carey<br />
whenever you remember- mariah carey<br />
ill stand by you- pretenders<br />
my wish- rascal flatts
You've Got a Friend-James Taylor<br />
I'll Stand by You - Pretenders<br />
Wind Beneath My Wings - Bette Midler (a little overdone)<br />
You and Me Against the World - Helen Reddy (cut out the Mommy parts in the beginning and end)<br />
These are all pretty sappy but you might like one<br />
Sometime you cant make it on your own - U2 <br />
There is a light that never goes out - The Smiths<br />
Just the way you are - Billy Joel<br />
Waiting on a Friend - The Rolling Stones
"In My Life" by the Beatles. The lyrics are a warm sentiment that don't come across icky.
If you happen to be from Southern USA, I would suggest "Dueling Banjos."