Song Suggestions for Your Reception

Looking for the perfect tunes? Here are some song suggestions for each special dance at your reception.

First-Dance Songs:

 

Song Title

Artist

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Unchained Melody The Righteous Brothers Righteous Brothers - The Very Best of the Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
Don't Want to Miss a Thing Aerosmith Aerosmith - Armageddon - The Album
Can't Help Falling in Love Elvis Presley Elvis Presley - Elvis 30 #1 Hits - Can't Help Falling In Love
Everything I Do," (I Do it for You) Bryan Adams Bryan Adams - The Best of Me - (Everything I Do) I Do It for You
A Whole New World Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle - Aladdin (Original Soundtrack) - A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme) [Soundtrack Version]
Don't Know Much Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville - Linda Ronstadt - Don't Know Much
What a Wonderful World Edwin McCain Louis Armstrong - Louis Armstrong's All-Time Greatest Hits - What a Wonderful World
Unforgettable Nat King Cole Nat
The Way You Look Tonight Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra - Nothing But the Best - The Frank Sinatra Collection (Remastered) - The Way You Look Tonight
It Had To Be You Harry Connick, Jr. Harry Connick, Jr. - Movie Music - The Definitive Performances - It Had to Be You
I Cross My Heart George Strait George Strait - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: Best of George Strait - I Cross My Heart
I Swear All 4 One All-4-One - All-4-One - I Swear
As Time Goes By," (A Kiss Is Just A Kiss) Michael Feinstein Michael Feinstein - Romance On Film, Romance On Broadway - As Time Goes By
Faithfully Journey Journey - Journey: Greatest Hits - Faithfully
No Ordinary Love Sade Sade - The Best of Sade - No Ordinary Love
Power Of Love Celine Dion Céline Dion - The Colour of My Love - The Power of Love
When A Man Loves A Woman Michael Bolton Michael Bolton - Greatest Hits 1985-1995 - When a Man Loves a Woman
True Companion Marc Cohn Marc Cohn - Marc Cohn - True Companion
From This Moment On Shania Twain Shania Twain - Shania Twain: Greatest Hits - From This Moment On
Our Love is Here To Stay George Gershwin Rod Stewart - As Time Goes By - The Great American Songbook, Volume II - Our Love Is Here to Stay

Father/Daughter Dance:

 

Song Title

Artist

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The Wind Beneath My Wings Bette Midler Bette Midler - Experience The Divine: Greatest Hits - Wind Beneath My Wings (LP Version)
My Dad Paul Petersen  
Hero Mariah Carey Mariah Carey - #1's - Hero
Times of Your Life Paul Anka Paul Anka - The Best of the United Artists Years (1973-1977) - Times of Your Life
Can You Feel The Love Tonight Elton John Elton John & London Community Gospel Choir - The Lion King (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - Can You Feel the Love Tonight
Have I Told You Lately Rod Stewart Rod Stewart - Unplugged...And Seated - Have I Told You Lately
Because You Loved Me Celine Dion Céline Dion - Falling Into You - Because You Loved Me
Through The Years Kenny Rogers Kenny Rogers - 42 Ultimate Hits - Through the Years
Daddy's Hand Holly Dunn Holly Dunn - Country Jukebox Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 - Daddy's Hands
Daddy's Girl Peter Cetera Peter Cetera - Solitude / Solitaire - Daddy's Girl
Lullabye Billy Joel Billy Joel - The Essential Billy Joel - Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)
How Do You Fall In Love Alabama Alabama - For the Record - How Do You Fall In Love
Isn't She Lovely Stevie Wonder Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life - Isn't She Lovely
Father's Eyes Amy Grant Amy Grant - Amy Grant: The Collection - Father's Eyes
You're the Inspiration Chicago Chicago - The Very Best of Chicago - Only the Beginning - You're the Inspiration
My Special Angel Bobby Helms Bobby Helms - 20th Century Rocks: 50's Rock 'n Roll - At The Hop - My Special Angel
You Decorated My Life Kenny Rogers Kenny Rogers - 42 Ultimate Hits - You Decorated My Life
Just The Way You Are Billy Joel Billy Joel - The Essential Billy Joel - Just the Way You Are
Daughter of Mine John McDermott John McDermott - Timeless Memories: Greatest Hits - Daughter of Mine

Mother/Son Dance:

 

Song Title

Artist

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Don't Know Much Linda Rondstadt and Aaron Neville Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville - Linda Ronstadt - Don't Know Much
Butterfly Kisses Bob Carlisle Bob Carlisle - Simply Bob Carlisle - Butterfly Kisses
I.O.U Jimmy Dean Jimmy Dean - Jimmy Dean: Greatest Songs - I.O.U.
Moon River Andy Williams Andy Williams - Andy Williams' Greatest Hits - Moon River
Moondance Van Morrison Van Morrison - Moondance - Moondance
Til The End Of Time Perry Como Perry Como - Greatest Hits 1943-1953 - Til the End of Time
In Your Eyes Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel - Hit - In Your Eyes
Thanks Again Ricky Skaggs Ricky Skaggs - Country Gentleman - The Best of Ricky Skaggs - Thanks Again
Stand By Me Ben E. King Ben E. King - The Very Best of Ben E. King - Stand by Me
Greatest Love Of All Whitney Houston Whitney Houston - Whitney Houston - Greatest Love of All

Cake-Cutting Songs:

 

Song Title

Artist

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Love & Marriage Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra - The Capitol Years - Love and Marriage
Oh Yeah! Yello Yello - Stella - Oh Yeah
Axel F Harold Faltermeyer Harold Faltermeyer - Totally '80s for Kids - Axel F
Peter Gunn Theme   West End Orchestra & Singers - Blues Brothers - Peter Gunn Theme
Hit Me With Your Best Shot Pat Benatar Pat Benatar - Greatest Hits - Hit Me With Your Best Shot
It's Your Love Tim McGraw & Faith Hill Tim McGraw & Faith Hill - Everywhere - It's Your Love
The Sweetest Thing U2 U2 - U218 Singles (Deluxe Version) - Sweetest Thing
Thank you Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II (Remastered) - Thank You
Everlasting Love Natalie Cole Natalie Cole - Anthology - This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)
Love You Madly Cake Cake - Comfort Eagle - Love You Madly
Only Wanna Be With You Hootie & the Blowfish Hootie & The Blowfish - Cracked Rear View - Only Wanna Be With You

Garter/Bouquet Toss:

Song Title

Artist

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Legs

ZZ Top ZZ Top - Rancho Texicano: The Very Best of ZZ Top (Remastered) - Legs
Oh Yeah! Yello Yello - Stella - Oh Yeah
Macho Man Village People Village People - The Casablanca Records Story - Macho Man
Theme From Mission Impossible Danny Elfman Countdown - TV Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 - Theme from Mission:Impossible
Wild Thing Tone Loc Tone-Loc - L?c-ed After Dark - Wild Thing
Let's Get It On Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye - Number 1's: Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
Bad Boys Inner Circle Inner Circle - Crucial Reggae: Inner Circle - Bad Boys
Another One Bites The Dust Queen Queen - Queen: Greatest Hits - Another One Bites the Dust

Curly Shuffle

Jump 'N the Saddle Band Jump 'N the Saddle Band - The Curly Shuffle - Single - The Curly Shuffle
Kiss Prince Prince - Parade - Under the Cherry Moon - Kiss
Da Ya Think I'm Sexy? Rod Stewart Rod Stewart - Greatest Hits - Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?
Gimme All Your Lovin' ZZ Top ZZ Top - Eliminator - Gimme All Your Lovin'
Freak Me Silk Silk - The Best of Silk - Freak Me
Hungry Eyes Eric Carmen Eric Carmen - The Definitive Collection - Hungry Eyes
Heaven Bryan Adams Bryan Adams - So Far so Good - Heaven
U Can't Touch This MC Hammer MC Hammer - MC Hammer: Greatest Hits - U Can't Touch This
Shameless Garth Brooks Various Artists - Garth Brooks Tribute - The Complete Tribute to Garth Brooks - Shameless

Last Dance:

 

Song Title

Artist

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Good Riddance {Time Of Your Life} Green Day Green Day - International Superhits! - Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)
From This Moment On Shania Twain & Bryan White Shania Twain & Bryan White - Come on Over - From This Moment On
Save The Best For Last Vanessa Williams Vanessa Williams - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Vanessa Williams - Save the Best for Last
Wonderful Tonight David Kersh David Kersh - Ultimate Wedding Hits, Vol. 2 - Wonderful Tonight
Could I Have This Dance Anne Murray Anne Murray - Anne Murray: Love Songs - EP - Could I Have This Dance
You're Still The One Shania Twain Shania Twain - Come on Over - You're Still the One
Closing Time Semisonic Semisonic - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Semisonic - Closing Time
Unforgettable Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole Nat
I've Had The Time Of My Life Bill Medly & Jennifer Warnes Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes - Dirty Dancing (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - (I've Had) The Time of My Life
How Your Love Makes Me Feel Diamond Rio Diamond Rio - Diamond Rio: 16 Biggest Hits - How Your Love Makes Me Feel
Goodnight, Sweetheart David Kersh David Kersh - Goodnight Sweetheart - Goodnight Sweetheart
The Party's Over Nat King Cole Nat
Truly, Madly, Deeply Savage Garden Savage Garden - Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
Always And Forever Heatwave Heat Wave - Too Hot to Handle - Always and Forever