100 Wedding Songs

WeddingI mentioned I was putting together a wedding playlist for my brother's wedding next month. I wanted 100 songs that were decent, wouldn't offend and had an appropriate theme for such an occasion. This wasn't as easy as it sounds, and to make things a little trickier, I capped the number of songs per artist at two.

Here's my initial stab at it. I've got a bit of time to perfect this before I cut the disc. If there's a song on this list you passionately disagree with, let me know in the comments. Conversely, if there's a song missing that you believe absolutely has to be there, chime in.

Without further ado, here are the Wedding 100, sorted alphabetically by artist.

  1. 311 - Love Song
  2. 54-40 - Nice to Luv You
  3. Al Green - Let's Get Married
  4. Alice Cooper - Be My Lover
  5. Alice in Chains - No Excuses
  6. Arcade Fire - Crown of Love
  7. Arctic Monkeys - A Certain Romance
  8. Audioslave - Show Me How To Live
  9. B-52s - Love Shack
  10. Barenaked Ladies - Be My Yoko Ono
  11. Barney Bentall and the Legendary Hearts - Something to Live For
  12. Beach Boys - Good Vibrations
  13. The Beatles - In My Life
  14. The Beatles - All You Need Is Love
  15. Ben E. King - Stand By Me
  16. Bif Naked - Lucky
  17. Bill Withers - Lean on Me
  18. Billy Idol - White Wedding
  19. Bloc Party - Banquet
  20. Blue Rodeo - Try
  21. Blue Rodeo - Lost Together
  22. Bob Segar & The Silver Bullet Band - Night Moves
  23. Bruce Cockburn - Lovers In A Dangerous Time
  24. Bush - Comedown
  25. The Chemical Brothers - Let Forever Be
  26. City and Colour - Save Your Scissors
  27. The Clash - Lover's Rock
  28. Collective Soul - Shine
  29. Crowded House - Something So Strong
  30. Custom - Beautiful
  31. Damien Rice - The Blower's Daughter
  32. David Gray - This Year's Love
  33. The Dears - Lost in the Plot
  34. Death Cab For Cutie - Soul Meets Body
  35. Depeche Mode - Just Can't Get Enough
  36. Dido - Thank You
  37. Elton John - Tiny Dancer
  38. Fatboy Slim - Praise You
  39. Feist - Mushaboom
  40. The Flys - Got You (Where I Want You)
  41. Foo Fighters - Walking After You (X-Files Version)
  42. Frank Sinatra - Love and Marriage
  43. Goo Goo Dolls - Iris
  44. Gorillaz - Feel Good Inc.
  45. Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine
  46. Harry Connick Jr. - We Are In Love
  47. INXS - Never Tear Us Apart
  48. Jack Johnson - Better Together
  49. Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah
  50. Jive Bunny - Lover's Mix
  51. Johnny Cash - Bridge Over Troubled Water
  52. Keane - Somewhere Only We Know
  53. Kenny Rogers - She Believes In Me
  54. The La's - There She Goes
  55. Lenny Kravitz - Let Love Rule
  56. Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World
  57. Lou Reed - Perfect Day
  58. Moist - Breathe
  59. Neil Young - Love is a Rose
  60. Neil Young - Act of Love
  61. New Pornographers - Mass Romantic
  62. Nirvana - About A Girl
  63. Oasis - Let There Be Love
  64. Odds - Love Is The Subject
  65. Pearl Jam - State of Love and Trust
  66. Pearl Jam - Throw Your Arms Around Me
  67. The Pretenders - I'll Stand By You
  68. Queen - Somebody to Love
  69. Radiohead - A Punchup at a Wedding
  70. Radiohead - True Love Waits
  71. Ray Charles - You Are My Sunshine
  72. R.E.M. - The One I Love
  73. Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
  74. Sarah Harmer - Open Window (The Wedding Song)
  75. Sarah McLachlan - Hold On
  76. Sinaid O'Connor - Nothing Compares To You
  77. Skydiggers - I Will Give You Everything
  78. Smashing Pumpkins - Today
  79. Smashing Pumpkins - Disarm
  80. Sonic Youth - Superstar
  81. Stars - What the Snowman Learned About Love
  82. Stars - Ageless Beauty (The Most Serene Republic Remix)
  83. Stone Roses - Love Spreads
  84. Stone Temple Pilots - Interstate Love Song
  85. Switchfoot - Meant To Live
  86. Tears For Fears - Sowing The Seeds Of Love
  87. Three Dog Night - Joy To The World
  88. The Tragically Hip - Long Time Running
  89. Travis - Sing
  90. Treble Charger - Red
  91. The Turtles - Happy Together
  92. U2 - One
  93. U2 - All I Want Is You
  94. Van Morrison - Have I Told You Lately
  95. Van Morrison - Into The Mystic
  96. The Verve - Lucky Man
  97. The Watchmen - All Uncovered
  98. Weezer - Perfect Situation
  99. The White Stripes - Fell in Love With A Girl
  100. Willie Nelson - Always On My Mind

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Comments (95)

Coach Carter

Now for the hard part, the sequencing. One omission is Mary Mac by Great Big Sea.
Funny I had the same task on my hands a few weeks back to create a "Keep the Beat" set list for my War Child fundraiser, it also comprised 100 songs.

April 18, 2006 / 23:44

Jill

How fun is that? Great choices!! I read your post this afternoon and it generated alot of conversation between hubby and me. We had thought of alot of your selections. Here are a few variences:
COLLECTIVE SOUL / GEL
HARRY CONNICK JR. /IT HAD TO BE YOU
JACK JOHNSON / DO YOU REMEMBER?
DURAN DURAN / PERFECT DAY (This was our last song )
VAN MORRISON /SOMEONE LIKE YOU
JOHN LENNON / GROW OLD ALONG WITH ME
JOHN LENNON / STAND BY ME
BLINK 182 / ALL THE SMALL THINGS
CAKE / LOVE YOU MADLY
CREED / HIGHER
CURE /JUST LIKE HEAVEN
DAVID GRAY / SAIL AWAY
DAVID GRAY / THIS YEARS LOVE
SUPERTRAMP /DOWNSTREAM (OUR FIRST DANCE)
EWAN MCGREGOR & NICOLE KIDMAN / COME WHAT MAY
JAMES TAYLOR / HOW SWEET IT IS
JEWEL / WHAT'S SIMPLE IS TRUE
MARVIN GAYE / LET'S GET IT ON
RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS / LOVE ROLLERCOASTER
WILSON PICKETT / IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR

April 19, 2006 / 00:56

Mike Boon

It's funny, but a lot of the songs on your list were seriously considered. Keep in mind, I assembled my entire list from songs already in my collection.

David Gray's "This Year's Love" should be there though... I'm going to add it. It's sweet as sugar and liked by everyone.

I've already got Ben E. King's "Stand By Me", so Lennon's version is disqualified.

Cake is out due to my personal bias.

Otherwise, good stuff! Keep it coming... I'm going to edit this entry to add the Gray.

April 19, 2006 / 08:48

Roshan

I would have added "What A Good Boy" by the Barenaked Ladies. The live version that is available in their Greatest Hits album is absolutely great, it is one of my top 10 songs of all time. I sang that song through my cell phone to this girl I am trying to woo and she loved it. Or was it just me? LOL

April 19, 2006 / 09:53

Faunie

Hi Mike:
Thanks for doing this for Steve and Vanessa.
You thought YOU were showing your age with "Cory Hart" - I surely could give mine away by admitting to not recognizing some of the songs on your list. But you are covering a large age span and I am sure we will all enjoy the tunes! Thanks again.

April 22, 2006 / 21:43

Rickman

Hey, Mike...

New reader of your blog here. Foremost, I must say, excellent choice of songs. Overall, really cool.

I work in radio and one of the things that always cracks me up is a listener calling a radio station and dedicating a BAD song to his/her love. For example, I've heard people ask to send out "Heartbreaker" by The Stones to a girl who jilted them. Of course, this song about social injustice is quite lyrically inapropriate for this circumstance. I guess the title threw 'em.

Because I can tell from your list that you're obviously pretty astute at these sorts of things (TFF "Seeds Of Love", Smashing Pumpkins "Today" and several other clever choices), I was surprised to see a few tracks here.

The first one that comes to mind is Alice In Chains' "Heaven Beside You". Lyrically speaking, this might not be the best wedding song. If I recall correctly, this is a song about heroin addiction and the chorus reads "Like The Coldest Winter Chill. Heaven Beside You...Hell Within". Probably not the best love song on the list! ha!

There's aboslutely no reason why the reception shouldn't RAWK but I would recommend avoiding the lyrical obstacle of this one ending up on the video and viewed by the grandchildren many years later.

Also, I must take exception with Kenny Rogers "She Believes In Me". What the...?! An otherwise smart list of songs is marred by this choice, my friend. It is pure country-politan crap. Sure, a wedding should a bit sappy but...don't do that to your friends.

Great blog, man! Enjoy the wedding!

Your friendly music-snob,

Rickman

April 23, 2006 / 02:09

Mike Boon

Rickman, I'm glad someone called me on the Kenny Rogers. That one is for our mom. You've got to read this to understand.

As for the Alice in Chains, you're bloody well right. I just love the band so much I was trying to find an appropriate AiC track. I think I'll switch up "Heaven Beside You" for "No Excuses". :-)

Faunie, I maxed out on Van Morrison and U2 for the "older" crowd - everything here is pretty sweet and subtle - I left "Closer" off the list.

April 23, 2006 / 07:50

Marlene (friend of steve and ness in case you didnt' know who I was)

It looks like I am a little late, but if there is room for one more song you should consider a song by Esthero called Thank Heaven For You. It's very sweet.

May 1, 2006 / 22:44

Mike Boon

I don't have any Esthero, but if you throw the MP3 at me I'm happy to listen. Email addy is on this page.

May 3, 2006 / 19:49

Heather

I saw the song "Today" by The Smashing Pumpkins. It's a great song, but not so great for a wedding! It's about suicide. I know, I know...doesn't seem like it, but that's what it's really about!

February 17, 2007 / 13:11

Pam

Mike--

Where do I find Ray Charles "You are my Sunshine"???? My fiance used to sing that song to me all the time and I would love that for our wedding mix next week!

June 22, 2007 / 10:49

Toronto Mike

Sent...

Enjoy... and congratulations!

June 22, 2007 / 11:09

Dave

Your list is awesome! I'm getting married Sept 08... and while I have a bit to compose a final list of my own for my fiancee, you have seemed to pick all songs and many more that I wouldn't have even thought of! This is a long shot, but do you have all the mp3's/cd of these? If there is anyway you could send me them 1059 whetherfield st unit 36 london on n6h0b6 I wouldn't be able to thank you enough...

September 27, 2007 / 10:06

Celia

wow. the Bif Naked-Lucky is a rare pic! I thought I was the only one who knew who Bif was before she was Battle of the Bands.

November 9, 2007 / 22:04

Toronto Mike

Bif always got a lot of airplay here in the Great White North.

November 10, 2007 / 08:40

Bella Rose

Hi Mike!!

Thank god I found your post! Your list is exceptional!!!!!!!

I am trying to compile a list of songs for my step daughter, she is getting married in March, and she wants me to pick the music!! It's a hard one, they aren't really into much, just R&B, so I was wondering if you have any ideas for that.

She initally asked me to pick songs that have the word LOVE in them OMG!!!!! It can be any era, or genre except for Country LOL!..

So....you can imagine...I have been on the computer for 2 days trying to find things...oh well it will be an awesome day, and I am privileged to get to pick the music I guess? :P

Ok enough rambling from me, but if anyone has any ideas please let me know! My email addy is bella_rose32@hotmail.com

Cheers from Australia
Bella Rose

January 13, 2008 / 07:25

Toronto Mike

Hey Bella, here's a list of my ten favourite songs with "love" in the title.

http://www.torontomike.com/2004/02/love_songs.html

I'll put together a longer list later this morning...

January 13, 2008 / 08:35

Tedman

One somewhat sappy choice that I would add to your list is "You're the Best Thing" by The Style Council. Paul Weller may not rock out like he did in The Jam, but it's a fine tune nonetheless.

January 14, 2008 / 11:29

Jen

Hey! Great list...I'm in the process of compliling ours for next summer. One song I love that I never hear but always goes over well is "Little L" by Jamiroquai. Just a thought. It'll be on ours!

January 27, 2008 / 17:28

Josh

Perhaps
- Romeo and Juliet by Dire Straits.
- If you're not the one by Daniel Beddingfield.
- I DonT Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith.
- Where the party at by Jagged Edge

I spose you can't have all the good songs in a 100 song playlist... just my 2 cents.

January 30, 2008 / 03:48

Whitney

Hey! I just googled wedding playlists and I came upon your site. Great list! I borrowed a few to add to mine in June '08. My biggest problem is keeping the older crowd from leaving in disgust. Any suggestions that'll make everyone happy?

February 12, 2008 / 20:26

Toronto Mike

The generation gappers are U2 and Coldplay.

February 12, 2008 / 20:29

Anonymous

"Perfect Day" by Lou Reed is also about heroin addiction.

March 5, 2008 / 23:31

Toronto Mike

Marriage is a lot like heroin addiction.

March 6, 2008 / 09:29

kenn

how's about ...'BABY I'M BURNING" dolly parton ;) xxx

kennie x

May 15, 2008 / 14:19

Tito

Four Words:

Patio Lanterns - Kim Mitchell

May 18, 2008 / 14:57

Sarah

I know this list is a couple of years old, but I just had to give props to anybody who knew "Red" by treblecharger, my favorite song in high school in TO...

May 20, 2008 / 15:10

Toronto Mike

Wouldn't you be disappointed if a guy billing himself as "Toronto Mike" didn't know treblecharger's "Red"?

May 20, 2008 / 15:12

getting hitched

I think Norah Jones- Come away with me would be a good addition

May 22, 2008 / 17:07

ahide cortez

hey i was doing some research for my future wedding. i like the options you have, and i recently fell in love with... warmness of the soul by avenged sevenfold. Give it a listen i think it would be a great addition to your list.

July 2, 2008 / 13:08

D

You must must must add AtLast by Etta James... it's got an older feel that is perfect for a wedding!

July 7, 2008 / 20:31

katrina

me and my boyfriend are getting married and i dont have a song picked out but he does its called close my eyes forever by ozzy and lita ford we are both into rock but i cant decide what to do im asking anyone for help with this problem

July 14, 2008 / 00:05

ryan

katrina: that song by ozzy? tis about suicide. not so sure that's what you'd want to go with for a wedding song.

July 15, 2008 / 14:36

Kyla

I just had to say THANK GOD FOR YOU! I am getting married in less than 3 weeks and have yet to make up our playlist. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!!!

July 16, 2008 / 15:12

Kathi

Hi Mike, awesome list! Im getting married in November in Mexico and the DJ there doesnt play the greatest stuff I heard, and he doesnt speak English either! So how can i get a hold of your CD? Will you sell me one? Its fantastic!
Kathi

August 25, 2008 / 11:24

Kathi

Hi Mike, awesome list! Im getting married in November in Mexico and the DJ there doesnt play the greatest stuff I heard, and he doesnt speak English either! So how can i get a hold of your CD? Will you sell me one? Its fantastic!
Kathi

August 25, 2008 / 11:24

Toronto Mike

Ahem... excuse me while I read this statement from my lawyer.

I cannot sell a compilation of this manner without the permission of all relevant copyright owners.

August 25, 2008 / 12:39

Jason

Sade - By Your Side...

Amazing...

September 17, 2008 / 18:35

kat

the Aussie tip off is The Luckiest by Ben Folds Five!

October 31, 2008 / 09:44

Candy B

This list is great here are some more!

Raining on sunday-keith Urban
More than anyone-gavin degraw
Like you'll never see me again- alicia Keys

Keep holding on-avril lavigne
bubbly-colby caillat
bleeding love- leona lewis

November 9, 2008 / 19:08

Frances Clements

What about adding Darlene Love - Today I met the boy I'm going to Marry.

Planning to have this at mine!

November 15, 2008 / 17:40

youmybabydaddy

The Luckiest by Ben Folds Five is my wedding march song!!! Good one from the Aussies!

November 18, 2008 / 12:26

brad

Thank you for saving me one billion hours.

These are great wedding songs. Perhaps the best wedding songs on the web. My wedding playlist is complete!

November 19, 2008 / 20:50

CJ

You know you could add another pearl jam song if you used the original 'throw your arms around me' by Aussie band Hunters and Collectors (though it isnt really a very romantic song...lusty though, for sure!)

November 21, 2008 / 06:04

JJ

hey mike!
I am reading through your songs and all of them seem really great, butt I am running into trouble. I need a first song that is not all mushy. I was hoping for more of a hard rock song. I do not want anything that is that hardcore, due to the older generation that will be there....does anyone have any ideas?!

December 13, 2008 / 20:14

Toronto Mike

JJ, you want The Tragically Hip's "Long Time Running".

December 13, 2008 / 20:17

D

hey man, can I get the c.d you made, i'm having a wedding in four weeks..thanks

January 5, 2009 / 13:34

Ryan

I can't believe that there's not a single AC/DC tune on your list. That is criminal. I would think you'd at least have "You Shook Me All Night Long" on there. AC/DC always gets the party going when I DJ a gig. Overall...Nice work though. :)

January 13, 2009 / 18:45


Brian

Hey Mike,
Thanks for the list. Lots of good ones :)

January 25, 2009 / 16:45

Brian

Oops.
My fiancee and I are both huge Incubus fans, so we added some of their songs to our list. Such as "Here in my Room" and "Love Hurts."

January 25, 2009 / 16:47

brad

Cool wedding songs. Now I've got my wedding music!

March 7, 2009 / 11:49

Kriss

God Bless The Broken Road.... perfect wedding song :)

March 9, 2009 / 17:10

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March 24, 2009 / 15:56

matt laurin

Great List, Your missing my all time favorite song at a wedding though, The Isley Brothers - Shout...

March 29, 2009 / 19:30

Krissy

This website is so awesome! I am really glad that you have this. My fiance' and I have been trying to get a list together for a little while now. Its kinda hard trying to find inspiration just from the radio. Thank you again!

May 4, 2009 / 21:02

dannii

thank you thank you!!! getting married in 2 weeks and we have just started our playlist...
i would add
1. when you know (serendipity soundtrack)
2. january rain (david grey)
3. northern skies (nick drake)

May 12, 2009 / 02:08

dannii

thank you thank you!!! getting married in 2 weeks and we have just started our playlist...
i would add
1. when you know (serendipity soundtrack)
2. january rain (david grey)
3. northern skies (nick drake)

May 12, 2009 / 02:08

Lesley

THANK YOU!!!! Thanks for the original list and all of the posts thereafter. As one person said, this has saved me billions of hours!

May 27, 2009 / 16:14

jane

Hi there, great list...here a couple additions off mine:
Your Love Gets Sweeter - Finley Quaye
Reptilia - The strokes
Aint no Sunshine - Bill Withers
Tupelo Honey - Van Morrison
Free - Jack Johnson and Donavon Frankenreiter
Hard Line - Jill Barber
Baila Me - Gipsy Kings (dinner)
You found me - The Fray
St Germain - Rose Rouge
(dinner)
St Germain - So Flute
Cant get enough of your love - Barry White
Mercy - Duffy
Just like a woman - Bob Dylan
and a personal favorite of mine, always good to get the party started and I even sprained an ankle once dancing to it
Spirit of the West - Home for a rest (wedding essential)

May 27, 2009 / 16:47

E.ve

- Dont wanna miss a thing by Aerosmith
- If i aint got you by Alicia Keys
- Like a star by Corinne Bailey Rae
- Cant take my eyes off you by Lauryn Hill
- Today by Joshua Radin

June 12, 2009 / 21:37

JohnJohn_John

Damn. This list saved my life. I had to find a wedding song for me and my life. Thank you Toronto Mike!

June 30, 2009 / 22:26

Art Vandelay

Hey Mike. I just created a playlist for my sister's wedding a few months back. My wedding is in October in Mexico and I plan to use that playlist with a few of your suggestions added. Here's my quandary: I cannot find a good song to play during our ceremony. My sister used This Year's Love by David Gray which was an excellent choice. However, I have always been the musical guru in the family and I refuse to be outdone. I am indie to the core these days and never ever ever listen to the radio so uniqueness is essential. Any suggestions you could throw out for me would be most appreciated.
Regards,
Houston Music Snob

July 29, 2009 / 14:27

Beattles Fan

I object to "All You Need is Love," based on the fact that it is, in fact, not a love song, but a song making fun of the hippie concept of love being all a person needs. It's a satire. The belief that it is a love song is a common misnomer and is not correct. Hope that helps.

September 9, 2009 / 15:17

Stela

Hey Bella...nice collection. I was unknown of most of songs that you have listed. Thnx a lot for sharing these songs.

September 29, 2009 / 06:22

Jewels

No One's Gonna Love You - Band of Horses
First Day of My Life - Bright Eyes
Everlong - Foo Fighters
Just Like Heaven - The Cure
Answering Bell - Ryan Adams
Babylon - David Grey
With A Bullet - Sam Roberts
Stellar - Incubus
Soul Meets Body - Death Cab for Cutie

October 1, 2009 / 18:17

Sylvia Effendi

Hi Toronto Mike. Thanks for such Great List!!! I love it...
I'd also like to share few songs which will be on my wedding here :)
Hope this helps to inspire. Warm regards from Indonesia.

Sylvia.

REM - At My Most Beautiful
George Michael - As
David Bowie - As The World Falls Down
Peter Gabriel - In Your Eyes
Lamb - Gorecki
Nitin Shawhney - Immigrant
Lifehouse - You & Me
Eric Martin - I Love The Way You Love Me
Nick Cave - Into My Arms
Smashing Pumpkins - By Starlight
Dave Matthews Band - Love Of My Life
Cake - Love You Madly

November 12, 2009 / 03:10

John

Nice lists..too many to choose from..really get confused

November 25, 2009 / 07:08

Mark

Although I like all these songs it is sorely lacking dance songs like Sly, Sam Cooke, Wacko Jacko etc

December 12, 2009 / 02:28

Sherry C

I loved all of the songs. I would suggest to check the lyrics of each song you play at your wedding though to be certain it fits the occasion and they aren't sad songs with just a catchy title or chorus. Check out my songs I have so far. I'm obsessed!

January 28, 2010 / 15:29

TheWMan

Those are all time great songs.

I found really nice wedding favors and bridal accessories at Favors Depot, and they're cheap. It's at http://www.favorsdepot.com - they have everything you need, about 5,000 products.

February 4, 2010 / 19:13

Jessica

Neil Young - Act of Love is my favorite from the list..

March 5, 2010 / 07:07

Wedding Songs

You might also want to consider "Unforgettable" by Natalie Cole and her father Nat King Cole!

March 8, 2010 / 15:57

Wedding Songs

You might also want to consider "Unforgettable" by Natalie Cole and her father Nat King Cole!

March 8, 2010 / 15:58

Leah

I am loving M. Ward, and She and Him right now. The cover of "You Really Got a Hold on Me" would make a nice slow dance song at a wedding. I love the original post and all following suggestions. The Luckiest is my favorite so far Thanks all!

April 12, 2010 / 00:12

Leah

Oh yeah! I forgot, Sarah McLachlan song Ice Cream. I would walk down the aisle to that or have it as a first song. Such a good song!

April 12, 2010 / 00:15

Alyona

My suggestions - songs for all kinds of wedding part, from cocktail hour to crazy disco dancing..

Relight my fire/Take That(remixed)
Counting down the days/Andrea Britton & Sunfreakz
Good vibrations/Marky Mark & Funky Beach L.H.
Keep on Rising/Ian Carey (Radio Mix)
Groovejet/Spiller
Take me home/Sophie Ellis Bextor
Mas Que Nada/Sergio Mendes ft. Black Eyed Peas
Dancing in the moonlight/Toploader
Everlasting love/Jamie Cullum
Forever/Chris Brown
Sexual Healing/Freemasons
Lucky/J.Mraz, C.Caillat
One love/Ghetta ft.Estelle
Don't stop me now/Queen
Felicita/Al Bano
I wanna dance with somebody/Fill & Flip
First be a woman(remixed)/Gloria Gaynor
Higher and Higher/Jackie Wilson
L-O-V-E/Joss Stone
Ain't no mountain high/Marvin Gaye
Isn't she lovely/Stevie Wonder
I'm so Excited/Pointer Sisters
Your song/E.McGregor
For once in my life/Stevie Wonder
Disco Lies/Moby
Baila Moreno/Zuccero
Let the music play(remixed)/Barry White remix
Shoup shoup song/Cher
I don't feel like dancing/Scissor Sisters
I gotta feeling/Black Eyes Peas
Summer Breeze
At last/Etta James
What a wonderful world/Louis Armstrong
From this moment/Shania Twain
The way you look tonight/Frank Sinatra
Moon River/Frank Sinatra
Dream a little dream of me
Too good to be true/Lauryn Hill
Better together/Jack Johnson
Throw your arms around me/Pearl Jam
It had to be you
Where the party at/Jagged Edge
Today I've met the boy I'm gonna marry/Darlene Love
Mercy/Duffy
Lil Star/Kelis

June 12, 2010 / 07:18

JJ

I don't think you have researched this very well I am from UK and A Certain Romance by Arctic Monkeys is not really something you would play at a wedding, it is not really romantic, it is about a council (welfare) block and what the people there are like but that there is a "certain romance" around there.......it's a great great song but in no way romantic, i think you googled rock bands and romance.

June 17, 2010 / 16:22

JJ

I don't think you have researched this very well I am from UK and A Certain Romance by Arctic Monkeys is not really something you would play at a wedding, it is not really romantic, it is about a council (welfare) block and what the people there are like but that there is a "certain romance" around there.......it's a great great song but in no way romantic, i think you googled rock bands and romance. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=paETKTgaH-k

June 17, 2010 / 16:23

Vanity Fare Catering

I'm not sure about keeping Alice in Chains on the list at all. Also, Love Shack probably ought to go. I've never really liked that song. I respect your keeping the Kenny Rogers for your mother's sake-- although it really is the odd man out here. You've got a great variety of songs here. Nice work.

July 2, 2010 / 12:32

catering mequon

That is a really cool listing. Thanks for posting this. I will have to go through the whole list and give them a listen. I have heard of most of them, but there are a few I don't recognize off hand.

August 23, 2010 / 16:12

dcrockett

Gotta go with "Something" by the Beatles", maybe John Pizzarelli's version of "L-O-V-E", and last but not least Harry Connick's version of "I Only Have Eyes For You."

September 24, 2010 / 16:58

Boris

Hi, I have to compile songs for my wedding as it takes place far away from city life and we can't take a DJ. Please help !!! How do I get these songs of yours on to a disc sothat I can play them of my laptop through a system for my wedding without having to stress.... hmmmmm...
Regards
Boris

March 1, 2011 / 05:03

Rings

I had readitional Irish music, was beautiful for me as I am Irish and was getting married away from home and missed it.

March 13, 2011 / 19:09

Winters

EXCELLENT!!! Good additions by many too - and some poignant omissions. I've now got my list up to 304 songs...I hope we can party that long.

September 17, 2011 / 06:11

nathan sturley

tone loc wild thing
he he he!
ah ha ha

September 23, 2011 / 05:39

DJ Shirley Tempo

also:
beatles - i will (white album)

November 22, 2011 / 18:27

Matt

Swept Away by Full Turnout

February 4, 2012 / 00:58

engagement rings

Cant beat a bit of classical musical, Water Music adds a bit of sophistication to any wedding

March 15, 2012 / 15:39

JayGregory

Mike,
Call me crazy ... but isn't #88 (Long Time Running) about divorce?

Dig the irony

April 29, 2012 / 21:09

Jack Mason

Mike, Great song list. PhreshAct plays all of these and folks love them.

We're offering 20% off remaining 2013 wedding dates and man they are going fast.
This is the same great Boston wedding band that's in demand throughout New England but at a great savings.

Rock on

June 26, 2012 / 21:55

Phil

Bryan White's "God Gave Me You" is very appropriate - great melody and lyrics.

August 13, 2012 / 06:08

P Dominguez

"Marry Your Daughter" by Brian McKnight Jr. and Niko McKnight would make a good Bridal March or for a Father-Daughter Dance

October 2, 2012 / 01:23

wedding songs

I love your choices because they are so original and not just the obvious songs. I am now looking some up on youtube and it is great to be turned onto new songs.
Thanks

June 10, 2013 / 02:33

Kissing in popular culture

Good information you have shared here. It will helpful for needy people.

December 12, 2013 / 08:00

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