100 Perfect First Dance Wedding Songs - Part 1

December 14, 2016

We like to give you a Christmas gift at this time of year and we've decided that today is that day! If you're getting married in 2017 or planning a wedding in 2017 (the two can be mutually exclusive) then here is a long list of possible first dance wedding songs for the bride and groom, complete with YouTube videos. We highlighted the 15 most popular earlier in the year but now we are going all out. Utilising a list from Plan Your Perfect Wedding, we're including the videos to all 100 all time best first dance wedding songs. Grab a drink, sit back and enjoy!

Title photo by Jake Baggaley.

1) At Last - Etta James

2) First Day Of My Life - Bright Eyes

3) It Had To Be You - Harry Connick Jr.

4) Iris - The Goo Goo Dolls

5) Marry You - Bruno Mars

6) Into My Arms - Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

7) All You Need Is Love - The Beatles

8) Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams

9) These Arms Of Mine - Otis Redding

10) Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley

11) Make You Feel My Love - Adele

12) I'm Yours - Jason Mraz

13) Let's Stay Together - Al Green

14) Greatest Day - Take That

15) Amazed - Lonestar

16) Unforgettable - Nat King Cole

17) Stand By Me - Ben E. King

18) Turn Your Lights Down Low - Bob Marley & The Wailers

19) The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack

20) You Got The Love - Candi Staton

21) I'll Be There - Jackson 5

22) You Make My Dreams - Hall & Oates

23) Such Great Heights - The Postal Service

24) Dog Days Are Over - Florence + The Machine

25) By Your Side - Sade

26) Heroes - David Bowie

27) I Will Wait - Mumford & Sons

28) For Once In My Life - Stevie Wonder

29) You Do Something To Me - Paul Weller

30) Closing Time - Semisonic

31) She's So Lovely - Scouting For Girls

32) Crazy In Love - Beyoncé & Jay-Z

33) Something - The Beatles

34) Tiny Dancer - Elton John

35) Loving You - Paolo Nutini

36) Turn Me On - Norah Jones

37) I Say A Little Prayer - Aretha Franklin

38) Reet Petite - Jackie Wilson

39) My Baby Just Cares For Me - Nina Simone

40) I Believe In A Thing Called Love - The Darkness

41) The Way You Look Tonight - Tony Bennett

42) Have I Told You Lately That I Love You - Van Morrison

43) You Are The Best Thing - Ray LaMontagne

44) My Lady's House - Iron & Wine

45) Fidelity - Regina Spektor

46) I Only Have Eyes For You - The Flamingoes

47) Keep Your Heart - TV On The Radio

48) For Lovers - Wolfman & Pete Doherty

49) You Turn Me On I'm A Radio - Joni Mitchell

50) God Only Knows - The Beach Boys

Phew! So there you have it. The first 50 are all there for your listening pleasure. Join us next week when we'll provide the next 50 just for you! If you think there is an amazing first dance wedding song that has been missed off the list, please do let us know by getting in contact using the details below.



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