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Your First Dance : Song Suggestions

Sometimes the perfect song selection for a wedding dance simply presents itself?and sometimes it doesn't. If you and your darling haven't quite decided on the perfect song, here are a few suggestions.

Songs with gender neutral lyrics or lyrics that are especially appropriate for same sex couples are marked with an *asterisk*.

Traditional

  • Title
  • Artist
  • All the Things You Are
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • As Time Goes By
  • Michael Feinstein
  • At Last
  • Etta James
  • Chances Are
  • Johnny Mathis
  • Cheek to Cheek
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Come Rain or Come Shine
  • Ray Charles
  • Fly Me to the Moon
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Give Me Your Kisses
  • Louis Armstrong
  • I Get a Kick Out of You
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • I Get a Kick Out of You
  • Frank Sinatra
  • I Love You For Sentimental Reasons
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • I'm in the Mood for Love
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • I'm in the Mood for Love
  • Julie London
  • It Had to Be You
  • Harry Connick Jr.
  • La Vie En Rose
  • Jack Nicholson
  • La Vie En Rose
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Let's Fall in Love
  • Steve Tyrell
  • Love Is Here To Stay
  • Ella Fitsgerald & Louis Armstrong
  • Over the Rainbow
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • Till There Was You
  • Nana Mouskouri
  • Till There Was You
  • Rod Stewart
  • Till There Was You
  • The Beatles
  • The Way You Look Tonight
  • Steve Tyrell
  • The Way You Look Tonight
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Unforgettable
  • Nat King Cole
  • What a Wonderful World
  • Louis Armstrong
  • When You Got a Good Thing
  • Lady Antebellum
  • You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me
  • Boilermaker Jazz Band
  • You Stepped Out of a Dream
  • Peggy Lee

Modern Romantic

  • Title
  • Artist
  • A Thousand Years
  • Christina Perry
  • All Mine
  • Portishead
  • All of Me
  • John Legend
  • By Your Side
  • Sade
  • Can't Help Falling in Love
  • Ingrid Michaelson
  • Chasing Cars
  • Snow Patrol
  • Close Your Eyes
  • Michael Buble
  • Come By Me
  • Harry Connick Jr.
  • Come What May
  • Ewan McGregor & Nicole Kidman
  • Crazy Love
  • Van Morrison
  • Crazy Love
  • Ben Harper
  • Dance Me to the End of Love
  • Leonard Cohen
  • Dance Me to the End of Love
  • Madeleine Peyroux
  • Everything I Do
  • Bryan Adams
  • Feeling Good
  • Muse
  • From This Moment On
  • Shania Twain & Bryan Knight
  • Glitter in the Air
  • Pink
  • Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?
  • Rod Stewart
  • Honey and the Moon
  • Joseph Arthur
  • I Do
  • 98 Degrees
  • I Knew I Loved You
  • Savage Garden
  • I Love You Because
  • Johnny Cash
  • I Wanna be Yours
  • Arctic Monkeys
  • I Won't Give Up
  • Jason Mraz
  • Ice Cream
  • Sarah McLaughlin
  • If I Ain't Got You
  • Alicia Keys
  • I'll Be
  • Edwin McCain
  • Love Me Tender
  • Nora Jones
  • Lovely Day
  • Bill Withers
  • Make You Feel My Love
  • Adele
  • More Than Love
  • Los Lonely Boys
  • Old Fashioned
  • Cee Lo Green
  • Over the Rainbow
  • Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
  • Sea of Love
  • Cat Power
  • She is Love
  • Parachute
  • She Keeps Me Warm
  • Mary Lambert
  • Sideways
  • Citizen Cope
  • Songbird
  • Eva Cassidy
  • Sparks
  • Coldplay
  • The Book Of Love
  • Peter Gabriel
  • Thinking Out Loud
  • Ed Sheeran
  • True Love Waits
  • Radiohead
  • When You Say Nothing At All
  • Alison Krauss
  • When You Say Nothing At All
  • Ronan Keating
  • You Are
  • Charlie Wilson
  • You Belong To Me
  • Taylor Swift
  • You Can Have it All
  • Yo La Tengo
  • You're the Best Thing
  • Ray Lamontagne
  • Yours
  • Ella Henderson
  • Zephyr Song
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers

Simple, Sweet & Singer Songwriters

  • Title
  • Artist
  • All I Want Is You
  • Barry Louis Polisar
  • All My Days
  • Alexi Murdoch
  • Anyone Else but You
  • The Moldy Peaches
  • Better Together
  • Jack Jackson
  • First Day of My Life
  • Bright Eyes
  • Forever
  • Ben Harper
  • Forever
  • Dropkick Murphys
  • Give me the Simple Life
  • Steve Tyrell
  • Grow Old With You
  • Adam Sandler
  • Grow Old With You
  • Stephan Lynch & Laura Benanti
  • I'm Sticking with You
  • The Velvet Underground
  • I'm yours
  • Jason Mraz
  • Little Trip to Heaven
  • Tom Waits
  • Lovebirds
  • Billy Falcon
  • Mario Kart Love Song
  • Sam Hart
  • Northern Sky
  • Nick Drake
  • Sing to Me
  • Walter Martin
  • Sunset Lover
  • Josh Kelley
  • Sweet Pea
  • Amos Lee
  • The Luckiest
  • Ben Folds
  • The Way I Am
  • Ingrid Michaelson
  • They Long To Be - Close To You
  • The Carpenters
  • Wondrous love
  • David Wax Museum
  • You and I
  • Ingrid Michaelson
  • You Are My Sunshine
  • Sara Gazarek
  • Your Smiling Face
  • James Taylor

Duets

  • Title
  • Artist
  • Anyone Else but You
  • The Moldy Peaches
  • Come What May
  • Ewan McGregor & Nicole Kidman
  • Grow Old With You
  • Stephan Lynch & Laura Benanti
  • Love Is Here To Stay
  • Ella Fitsgerald & Louis Armstrong
  • Lucky
  • Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat
  • Sing to Me
  • Walter Martin
  • When I Said I Do
  • Clint Black & Lisa Hartman
  • You and I
  • Ingrid Michaelson

Country

  • Title
  • Artist
  • Amazed
  • Lonestar
  • Bless The Broken Road
  • Rascal Flats
  • Forever and Ever, Amen
  • Randy Travis
  • It's Your Love
  • Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
  • Make You Feel My Love
  • Garth Brooks
  • My Best Friend
  • Tim McGraw
  • Then
  • Brad Paisley
  • When I Said I Do
  • Clint Black & Lisa Hartman
  • When You Say Nothing At All
  • Alison Krauss
  • You're My Better Half
  • Keith Urban

Energetic /Swing /Hustle

  • Title
  • Artist
  • 1,2,3,4
  • Plain White T's
  • Can't Take My Eyes Off You
  • Gloria Gaynor
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  • Michael Buble
  • Give Me Your Kisses
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Happy
  • Never Shout Never
  • How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
  • Michael Buble
  • You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me
  • Boilermaker Jazz Band
  • You Stepped Out of a Dream
  • Shirly Horn
  • You're The First, My Last, My Everything
  • Barry White

80's and 90's

  • Title
  • Artist
  • All I Want Is You
  • U2
  • All Mine
  • Portishead
  • Fade Into You
  • Mazzy Star
  • I Just Can't Stop Loving You
  • Michael Jackson
  • I've Had - The Time of My Life
  • Medley & Warnes
  • Lovesong
  • The Cure
  • Melt With You
  • Modern English
  • Softly Whispering I Love You
  • Paul Young
  • Somebody
  • Depeche Mode
  • Someone Like You
  • Van Morrison
  • Take My Breath Away
  • Berlin
  • True Love Waits
  • Radiohead
  • When I Look Into Your Eyes
  • Firehouse

50's, 60's & 70's

  • Title
  • Artist
  • Can't Help Falling in Love
  • Elvis Presley
  • Can't Take My Eyes Off You
  • Gloria Gaynor
  • Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?
  • Elvis Presley
  • How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
  • James Taylor
  • In My Life
  • The Beatles
  • I've Got You Under My Skin
  • Frank Sinatra
  • I've Got You Under My Skin
  • Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
  • I've Got You Under My Skin
  • Katharine McPhee
  • I've Got You Under My Skin
  • Michael Buble?????
  • Just The Way You Are
  • Billy Joel
  • Let's Stay Together
  • Al Green
  • Love and Happiness
  • Al Green
  • Love Me Tender
  • Elvis Presley
  • My Girl
  • Temptations
  • My Guy
  • Mary Wells
  • Nobody Does It Better
  • Carley Simon
  • Perfect Day
  • Lou Reed
  • Songbird
  • Fleetwood Mac
  • That's How Strong My Love Is
  • Otis Redding
  • The Man in Me
  • Bob Dylan
  • Unchained Melody
  • Rightous Brothers
  • We've Only Just Begun
  • The Carpenters
  • Wonderful Tonight
  • Eric Clapton
  • You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
  • Stevie Wonder
  • Your All I Need to Get By
  • Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
  • You're The First, My Last, My Everything
  • Barry White

Father/Daughter Mother/Son

  • Title
  • Artist
  • Cinderella
  • Steven Curtis Chapman
  • Daughter
  • Louden Wainright III
  • Father and Daughter
  • Paul Simon
  • Heaven
  • Warrant
  • In My Life
  • The Beatles
  • Just The Way You Are
  • Billy Joel
  • Little Miss Magic
  • Jimmy Buffett
  • My Darling
  • Wilco
  • My Wish
  • Rascal Flatts
  • Sweet Pea
  • Amos Lee
  • The Way You Look Tonight
  • Steve Tyrell
  • The Way You Look Tonight
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Through the Years
  • Kenny Rogers
  • To Sir With Love
  • Lulu
  • True Colore
  • Eva Cassidy
  • What a Wonderful World
  • Louis Armstrong
  • What a Wonderful World
  • Stacey Kent
  • You Are My Sunshine
  • Sara Gazarek
  • You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
  • Stevie Wonder
  • You Can Have it All
  • Yo La Tengo


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