Song Ideas: First Dance, Mother/Son and Father/Daughter

Choosing the songs you’ll honor a parent and each other by dancing to at your wedding is exciting. You’ll want meaningful lyrics and a beautiful, slower melody – and there are so many songs that fit the bill. We put together a list of our favorite songs for the important dances on your wedding day.

25 First Dance Songs:

1.    “Amazed” by Lonestar

2.    “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran

3.    “Better Together” by Jack Johnson

4.    “Can’t Help Falling in Love” by Elvis Presley

5.    “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You” by Frankie Valli

6.    “Come Rain or Come Shine” by Ray Charles

7.    “As” by Stevie Wonder

8.    “Everything” by Michael Buble

9.    “I Do” by Jessie James Decker

10.  “Here and Now” by Luther Vandross

11.  “First Day of My Life” by Bright Eyes

12.  “God Blessed The Broken Road” by Rascal Flatts

13.  “How Sweet It Is (to Be Loved by You)” by James Taylor

14.  “I Won’t Give Up” by Jason Mraz

15.  “All of Me” by John Legend

16.  “Just the Way You Are” by Billy Joel

17.  “Lucky” by Colbie Caillat and Jason Mraz

18.  “Make You Feel My Love” by Adele

19.  “Maybe I’m Amazed” by Paul McCartney

20. “Steady As We Go” by Dave Matthews Band

21.   “Then” by Brad Paisley

22. “From This Moment On” by Shania Twain

23.  “Your Song” by Elton John

24.  “It’s Your Love” by Faith Hill and Tim McGraw

25.  “At Last” by Etta James


10 Father/Daughter Songs:

1.    “I Loved Her First” by Heartland

2.    “Because You Loved Me” by Celine Dion

3.    “Butterfly Kisses” by Bob Carlisle

4.    “Daddy’s Little Girl” by Michael Buble

5.    “Wind Beneath My Wings” by Bette Midler

6.    “My Girl” by The Temptations

7.    “Isn’t She Lovely” by Stevie Wonder

8.    “Father and Daughter” by Paul Simon

9.    “I Hope You Dance” by Lee Ann Womack

10.  “Love Like Crazy” by Lee Brice


10 Mother/Son Songs:

1.    “Mother Like Mine” by The Band Perry

2.    “Love Like Crazy” by Lee Brice

3.    “Mama’s Song” by Carrie Underwood

4.    “Bridge Over Troubled Water” by Simon & Garfunkel

5.    “Forever Young” by Bob Dylan

6.    “Mother Like Mine” by The Band Perry

7.    “The Perfect Fan” by Backstreet Boys

8.    “My Wish” by Rascal Flatts

9.    “What a Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong

10.  “Mama” by Boyz II Men

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