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Wedding Music

Mike's list of the most requested music for wedding ceremonies, plus songs suggestions for some traditional dances and popular traditions at receptions.

Mike knows that most people want to get these songs as mp3 Downloads. click →  iTunes Music    or → Amazon Digital Music (amazon.com/MP3)


Songs for Wedding Dances Traditions Ceremony

For traditional ceremony music, Mike recommends this album...
Bride's Guide to Wedding Music – Classical Music Instrumentals


Wedding Ceremony Music

• Bridal Chorus (a.k.a. Here Comes The Bride) – Wagner, instrumental

• Wedding March / Recessional (end of ceremony) – Mendelssohn, instrumental


Bridal Party Processional Music

• Canon In D – Pachelbel

• Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring – Bach

• Air on a G String – Bach

• Trumpet Voluntary – Jeremiah Clarke




Wedding Songs Ideas Suggestions

Bride & Groom (couples first dance), father/daughter, mother/groom, plus songs for traditions of grand entrance, cake cutting, bouquet toss, garter.

Grand Entrance Songs

• Happy – Pharrell Williams
• Party Rock Anthem – LMFAO
• I Got A Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
• Get Lucky – Daft Punk
• R U Ready For This – 2 Unlimited
• Walking On Sunshine – Katrina and The Waves
• Let's Get It Started – Black Eyed Peas
• The Final Countdown – Europe
• Gangnam Style – Psy


First Dance Songs (Bride & Groom Dance)

click → Mike's List of First Dance and Slow Dance Songs


Father Daughter Dance Songs (Bride/Father)

click → Mike's List of Father Daughter Dance Songs


Mother Son Dance Songs (Groom/Mother)

• A Song For Mama – Boyz II Men
• Have I Told You Lately (That I Love You) – Rod Stewart
• A Song For My Son (On His Wedding Day) – Mikki Viereck
• You Are The Sunshine Of My Life – Stevie Wonder
• How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) – James Taylor (or Marvin Gaye)
• Simple Man (acoustic) – Shinedown
• Unforgettable – Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole
• My Wish – Rascal Flatts
• It's Your Song – Garth Brooks
• Never Alone – Lady Antebellum
• Let It Be – The Beatles

Additional Mother Son Dance Songs can be found at
wedalert.com and wedj.com


Bouquet Toss Songs

• Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It) – Beyonce
• I Want It – Viv and the Revival
• Ooh La La – Goldfrap
• Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper
• Chapel of Love (Going To The Chapel) – Dixie Cups
• Ladies Night – Kool & The Gang
• Girls Girls Girls – Motley Crue
• Let's Get Married (remix) – Jagged Edge featuring Run of Run DMC
• Jump Around – House of Pain


Garter Removal Songs

• I Want It – Viv and the Revival
• Ooh La La – Goldfrap
• Strokin' – Clarence Carter
• Mission Impossible – Movie/TV theme (recorded by different artists)
• James Bond Theme – movie theme (recorded by different artists)
• You Can Leave Your Hat On – Joe Cocker
• Oh Yeah – Yello (heard in movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off)
• The Stripper – David Rose Orchestra


Garter Toss Songs

• I Want It – Viv and the Revival
• Mission Impossible – Movie/TV theme (recorded by different artists)
• James Bond Theme – movie theme (recorded by different artists)
• Whoomp There It Is – Tag Team
• Who Let The Dogs Out – Baha Men
• Hey Ladies – Beastie Boys
• White Wedding – Billy Idol
• Sharp Dressed Man – ZZ Top
• Bad Boys – Inner Circle (theme from Cops TV Show)


Cutting The Cake Songs

• How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) - James Taylor
   How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) – Marvin Gaye (original version)
• Grow Old With You – Adam Sandler (heard in movie: Wedding Singer)
• Just the Two of Us – Grover Washington
• It Takes Two – Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston
• A Kiss To Build A Dream On – Louis Armstrong


Reception Songs - Guests Dancing

See Mike's list of → Popular Dance Songs



Additional Resources

12 Songs for the Groom and His Mom - Album

General Wedding Songs → wedalert Music Library with song samples

General Wedding Music Advice → Tips on Selecting Wedding Reception Music

General Wedding Music Advice → How to Pick Music for your Wedding Day

Advice About Wedding DJs: click → Mike's How To Choose and Book A DJ






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