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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