Top 10 Cake Cutting Songs

The joyous event of cake cutting… gentle, gentle, gentle aaaaaaah!!
1. Bride Cuts the Cake Average White Band
2. How Sweet It Is James Taylor
3. I Got You Babe Sonny & Cher
4. Love and Marriage Frank Sinatra
5. Theme Song from “Jaws” Ronnie Neuman
6. When I’m Sixty Four Beatles
7. Chapel of Love Dixie Cups
8. That’s Amoré Dean Martin
9. Hit me with your Best Shot Pat Benetar
10. Eat it Weird Al Yankovic


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Top 10 Father and Daughter Wedding Songs

Here are some magical songs for the Father, Daughter Dance.

1. Butterfly Kisses Bob Carlisle
2. Because You Loved Me Celine Dion
3. Wind Beneath My Wings Bette Middler
4. Through the Years Kenny Rogers
5. The Way You Look Tonight Frank Sinatra or Harry Conick Jr.
6. Can You Feel The Love Tonight Elton John
7. Isn’t She Lovely Stevie Wonder
8. Father’s Eyes Amy Grant
9. Unforgettable Nat King Cole
10. Daddy’s Little Girl Kippi Brannon or Mills Brothers or Al Martino


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Top 10 Interlude Ceremony Songs

During a wedding ceremony there are some pauses. Many couples fill those pauses with music that maintains a joyous and solemn mood, reflecting on the excitement and sacredness of the vows they are about to take. Make sure you check with your Officiant about the music you choose to make sure it’s acceptable. Some even have lists of what music is appropriate for all parts of the ceremony.
1. Air-Sheep May Safely Graze Bach, Johann Sebastian
2. Amen! Praise and Glory Peacock
3. Ave Maria Schubert and Gounod
4. Let there be Peace on Earth
5. Spring – Four Seasons Vivaldi
6. O Mio Babbino Caro (Gianna Schicchi) Puccini
7. Lords Prayer
8. The Call From Five Mystical Songs Vaughan Williams
9. Cavalleria Rusticana Intermezzo Mascagni
10. Sinfonia Bach, Johann Sebastian


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Top 10 Last Dance Wedding Songs

The ceremony has come to a close…
the beautiful couple takes the floor one more time!
1. Last Dance Donna Summers
2. Time of Your Life Green Day
3. Wonderful Tonight David Kersh
4. Save the Best for Last Vanessa Williams
5. From This Moment On Shania Twain
6. Goodnight, Sweetheart David Kersh
7. I’ve Had The Time of My Life Bill Medly & Jennifer Warnes
8. Closing Time Semisonic
9. Could I Have This Dance Anne Murray
10. Never Let You Go Third Eye Blind


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Top 10 Prelude Ceremony Songs

The prelude is the thirty to forty-five minutes before the bride arrives for the ceremony. This allows the guests to be seated, and it gives them a chance to relax and reflect. Many couples choose to play soothing, unobtrusive selections that set a peaceful tone.
1. Adagio from Santana in E-Flat Mozart
2. Air from Water Music Handel
3. Air on the G String (from orchestral suite #3) J.S. Bach
4. Allegro from Brandenburg Concerto #4 in G J.S. Bach
5. Courante from Three Lute Dances
6. Nocturne in E Flat, Op.9 No. 2 Chopin
7. Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun Debussy
8. So this is Love Instrumental “Cinderella” David, Hoffman, Livingston
9. Waltz (From Sleeping Beauty, Act 1) Tchaikovsky
10. Spring – Four Seasons Vivaldi


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Top 10 Recessional Ceremony Songs

Finally…the moment we’ve all been waiting for! The bride and groom have kissed, they are now husband and wife. They start their lives together with a walk up the aisle. This calls for lively and festive music to enhance the excitement of the newly married couple.
1. Traditional Wedding March (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) Mendelssohn
2. Autumn – Four Seasons Vivaldi
3. Siman Tov
4. Ode to Joy Beethoven
5. Love me Tender Phillharmonic Wedding Ensemble
6. Sonata in G Tartini
7. Air – On the G String from Orchestral suite No. 3) Bach, Johann Sebastian
8. Hornpipe – Water Music Handel
9. First Movement from Brandenburg Concerto #1 in F Bach, Johann Sebastian
10. Inseparable Natalie Cole


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Top 10 Processional Ceremony Songs

The Processional begins when the mother of the bride is seated and the bride starts her walk down the aisle. This calls for dramatic or uplifting music that draws attention to the beautiful bride!

1. Traditional Wedding March Mendelssohn or Wagner
2. Ave Maria Harry Conick, Jr.
3. Canon in D Pachelbel
4. Arioso Bach
5. Dodi Li Steven Sher
6. Erev Ba Shoshana Damari
7. Sleeper’s awake Bach, Johann Sebastian
8. Heroic Marches Telemann
9. Processional to Tedeum Charpentier
10. Romance from String Quartet Mozart


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Top 10 Unity Candle Songs

This part of the ceremony is where the bride and groom come together as one. They can choose a song that is a symbol of their unity or something that is calming and heavenly.
1. Let it Be Beatles
2. The Wedding Song Kenny G
3. One Hand, One Heart West Side Story
4. Give me Forever (I Do) John Tesh
5. Keeper of the Stars Tracy Byrd
6. Always Atlantic Starr
7. From this moment Shania Twain/ Bryan White
8. Amazing Grace Lari White
9. I Do (Cherish You) Mark Willis or 98 Degrees
10. You Light Up My Life Leann Rimes


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Choosing a First Dance Song

Choosing your first dance song is not easy! Your first dance together as husband and wife should l evoke memories of shared moments involving your special song. What if you don’t have a special song yet? If you think hard, you can probably find several songs appropriate for your first dance wedding song.

Here are a few questions to help: Was there a song playing the first time you met? What song was playing the first time you danced? Was there a song playing when he proposed? Was there a song playing the first time you kissed? What about the first time you said “I love you”? What was the theme song for the first movie you watched together? What about a special song from a concert you attended together? Is there a song always makes you think of each other? After thinking about the answers to these questions, you will probably have a few choices of first dance wedding songs. See… that wasn’t that hard, was it? Here are some examples:

Wedding Tip: Choose more than one special song and make a plan that whenever you hear that song play during the reception, no matter what you are doing or who you are talking to — you both will meet on the dance floor as soon as the song begins to play.

Rock and Pop Wedding Songs

* “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing,” by Aerosmith
* “Truly, Madly, Deeply,” by Savage Garden
* “Can You Feel the Love Tonight,” by Elton John
* “Unchained Melody,” by the Righteous Brothers
* “After All,” by Peter Cetera and Cher
* “Power of Love,” by Celine Dion
* “Eternal Flame,” by the Bangles
* “Groovy Kind of Love,” by Phil Collins
* “I’ll Be,” by Edwin McCain
* “Love of a Lifetime,” by Firehouse
* “Never Tear Us Apart,” by INXS
* “She’s Got a Way,” by Billy Joel
* “Wonderful Tonight,” by Eric Clapton
* “You’re the Inspiration,” by Chicago
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R&B and Soul Wedding Songs

* “At Last,” by Etta James
* “When a Man Loves a Woman,” by Percy Sledge
* “Here and Now,” by Luther Vandross
* “Don’t Know Much,” by Aaron Neville and Linda Ronstadt
* “I Swear,” by All 4 One
* “Tonight I Celebrate My Love for You,” by Roberta Flack and Peabo Bryson
* “One Moment in Time,” by Whitney Houston
* “Still,” by the Commodores
* “On Bended Knee,” by Boyz II Men
* “Stand By Me,” by Ben E. King
* “You are My Lady,” by Freddie Jackson
* “You are So Beautiful,” by Babyface
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Country Wedding Songs
“I Do (Cherish You),” by Mark Wills
“Forever and Ever, Amen,” by Randy Travis
“I Cross My Heart,” by George Strait
“From This Moment,” by Shania Twain and Bryan White
“My Best Friend,” by Tim McGraw
“I Love the Way You Love Me,” by John Michael Montgomery
“It’s Your Love,” by Faith Hill and Tim McGraw
“Me and You,” by Kenny Chesney
“When You Say Nothing At All,” by Allison Krause
“Keeper of the Stars,” by Tracy Byrd
“Lady,” by Kenny Rogers
Dance the night away.
Jazz Wedding Songs
“It Had to Be You,” by Harry Connick, Jr.
“We Are in Love,” by Harry Connick, Jr.
“Love and Marriage,” by Frank Sinatra
“When I Fall in Love,” by Nat King Cole
“Unforgettable,” by Nat King Cole
“Since I Fell For You,” by Al Jarreau
o “We’re in This Love Together,” by Al Jarreau


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