Top 10 Bruce Springsteen Songs for Weddings

Today, Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa celebrate their 21st wedding anniversary. In honor, our friends at Scratch Weddings pulled together a list of the top 10 Bruce songs for your big day.

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We salute Bruce Springsteen and his lovely wife Patti Scialfa on celebrating their 21st wedding anniversary! What’s the secret to their happy marriage? Guess they always know who's the Boss.

Our anniversary tribute: The top 10 greatest Bruce Springsteen songs for wedding moments. Trust us, whether you want to tug at your guests’ heartstrings or rock the dance floor, the Boss always delivers. With classic songwriting, heartfelt lyrics and his signature Americana sound, there’s a Bruce jam for every wedding moment.

Sentimental Wedding Moments

► “If I Should Fall Behind”
This beautiful ballad is a tribute to commitment and makes for a unique first dance song.

►  “When You Need Me”
A folky classic that’s a lovely father-daughter dance song moment. Perfect for the dad who will always be there for his little girl.

► “This Life”
A newer addition from Bruce that pairs a good rock beat with sweetly sentimental lyrics. It’s a unique choice for a first dance.  Or, use just the chorus for your recessional song as the perfect kick off to your new life as husband and wife

► “Happy”
A perfect first dance song that unabashedly celebrates the happiness found in true love.

► “I Wanna Be with You”
Cue this chorus to create an awesome, non-traditional processional and rock your way out of your ceremony.

Rock Your Dance Floor Moments

► “Dancing in the Dark”
The ultimate wedding dance floor song. Play this and Mom, Dad, Grandma, Aunt Betty, and all of your friends will be rocking out together.

► “Rosalita”
If you want to bring everyone out on the dance floor, bring out good ol’ Rosie!

► “Glory Days”
Pump this jam and there’s a very good chance you will see your parents and their friends fist pump. Trust us, it’s worth it.

Say Goodnight

► “Born to Run”
A classic Bruce song that transcends generations makes for a quirky and fun choice for a last dance song that will keep everyone jumping until the last note.

► “Thunder Road”
This slightly more mellow rock song has an anthemic, American feel. It's the perfect way to say farewell to your guests.

—Scratch Weddings

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