(Closed) Aren’t there any NON country daddy daughter dance songs ???

posted 9 years ago in Music
Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I just googled "father dance wedding songs" and this was the first link I clicked on:

http://www.nycityweddings.com/planning/wedding_songs/?Display=FatherDance&P=1

It has a lot of different songs, many of which aren’t country and daddy’s little girl-ish. They may or may not be sappy–depending on you definition of sappy–but it’s worth a look. 

But seeing as you may have already seen this list and not cared for it, since what I did, anyone could do, haha, Do you both have a favorite song/singer? You could go non-traditional and just pick a song that reminds you of your time together. Or just something that you both would love to dance to together. A newer song that I was thinking about for our dance was "Your Joy" by Chrisette Michele (it’s a little sappy, but I like it). Good luck!

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2009 - Red Fish Grill

How about a little Motown with "My Girl"?

Post # 5
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

We are dancing to "Becasue you loved me" from Celin Dion.

Post # 6
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Busy bee

Or "Isn’t She Lovely" by Stevie Wonder.  It’s about his daughter, and there are a bunch of covers out there so you can find a style you like. 

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

Paul Simon has a good one.  I think it was on the soundtrack to a kids’ movie.  Not Rugrats.  The other one.  Anyway, my sister used that one.  (My other sister used a country song.)  I haven’t decided yet.

Post # 8
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2007

"In My Life"  by the Beatles

"You Raise Me Up" Josh Groban

"Because You Loved Me" Celine Dion (my FIL and his daughter danced to this at her wedding and there wasn’t a dry eye in the house)

"Singing In The Rain"

"You Are So Beautiful"

"Daughters" by John Mayer

Post # 9
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Newbee

Daughter by Loudain Wainwright!

Post # 10
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2009

Father and Daughter – Paul Simon

 

Post # 11
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2010

We are dancing to Secret of Life by James Taylor … it’s not totally "father-daughter" but the lyrics are awesome.

Post # 13
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Newbee
  • Wedding: July 2009

We’re dancing to Landslide by Fleetwood Mac.

We considered:
Gracie – Ben Folds

I’ll Stand By You – The Pretenders

How You’ve Grown – 10,000 Maniacs

What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

Thank You – Led Zeppelin

Post # 14
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Helper bee

You could use anything that you want for a Daddy Daughter Dance song. I would have used "Desperado" by the Eagles for mine (Dad passed away last May). I’m still playing the song but nobody will be dancing to it. 🙁

Post # 16
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

Great ideas! my mom said there is this OLD song called "daddys little girl" that I HAVE to have. Whatever, we’ll see. I don’t want some hokey dokey song about me being his little baby or something. I’m just not into that. I told my dad i’m ok with him p;icking led Zeppelin and so he’s trying to figure out if we’re going to go rock n roll or traditional, lol. My dad’s really into his rock and roll. Long hair, tattoos, plays guitars, etc. Kinda looks like a biker =]

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