Top Wedding Songs

Published: 07th September 2011
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Choosing the playlist for your big day can be hard. Usually, the bride and groom choose their favorite songs that are most meaningful to them. But with all the different types of dances; mother-son & father-daughter dances, dollar dances, interludes & preludes and the wedding reception reception itself. Naturally, It can be difficult to find enough songs!
Below are popular wedding songs:

First Dance: Harry Connick, Jr. : It Had to Be You

The first dance is usually a song that the bride and groom share, sometimes it reminds them of when they first met.

Mother-Son Dance: Stevie Wonder - 'You are the sunshine of my life'

A Mother-Son dance A tradition where the groom and his mother dance. Often the dance takes place after the first dance.

Father-Daughter Dance: The Temptations - 'My girl'

Father-Daughter dances where the bride dances with her father is much like the Mother-Son dance. The Father-Daughter dance comes after the Mother-Son dance.

Dollar Dance: Dire Straits – Money For Nothing

The Dollar Dance originated in Poland in the early 1900s. During the dollar dance the male guests have the opportunity to dance with the bride. Occasionally the female guests pay to dance with the groom.

Ceremony Hymns: Give me joy in my heart

Ceremony hymns are quiet, background music. Suitable for a wedding ceremony.

Bouquet Toss/Garter Toss: Cyndi Lauper – Girls just wanna have fun

Traditionally the bride tosses her Bouquet over her head to her brides maids. The woman who catches the bouquet is supposed to be the next to get married! In some cases, the bride will throw her garter to the male guests. Often after removing it from her leg.

The wedding reception playlist!

Here's a list of some of our favorite wedding reception songs!

Robbie Williams – She’s the one
Madonna – I’ll remember
Bruce Springsteen – Secret garden
Bee Gee’s – How deep is your love
Take That – Back For Good
Don McLean – American Pie
Michael Jackson – Thriller
Wham! – I’m Your Man
Gnarls Berkley – Crazy
Robbie Williams – Angels
The Foundations – Build Me Up Buttercup
George Michael – Freedom
Michael Buble – Haven’t Met You Yet
Rod Stewart – Have I told you lately
Aerosmith – I don’t wanna miss a thing
Katrina and the waves - Walkin’ on sunshine
Tony Christie – Is This The Way To Amarillo
The Monkees - I’m a believer
Mighty Tubadours - She's too fat for me


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