(Closed) Song List- Let's see 'em

posted 5 years ago in Music
Post # 3
4687 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013 - Upstate NY

Ooo oo I’ll play!!

Prelude Music:

George Winston – any track from the Summer album

Hallelujah- Vitamin String Quartet

Wouldn’t it be nice- VSQ

Your Song- VSQ

Across the Universe- VSQ

We are Young- VSQ

Parent’s Processional:

Garth Brooks– To Make you feel my love

Bridal Party (Bridesmaids) AND Bride  Processional:

Ingrid Michaelson– Can’t Help Falling in Love

Recessional: Say Hey, I love you– Michael Franti & Spearhead

Reception Play List Musts:

  1. Run Around Sue- Bobby Darin

  2. Brown Eyed Girl- Van Morrison

  3. Shout- Otis Day & The Knights

  4. Shoop- Salt n Pepa

  5. Proud Mary- Tina & Ike Turner

  6. Build me up Buttercup

  7. Jump Around- House of Pain

  8. Poison- Bel Biv Devoe

  9. Ice Ice baby- Vanilla Ice

  10. Sweet Caroline

  11. Santeria-Sublime

  12. Livin’ on a Prayer- Bon Jovi

  13. Rumpshaker- Wreckx-N-Effect

  14. Forget you- Cee Lo Green

  15. DJ Kool- Let Me Clear My Throat

  16. Save a Horse, Ride a Cowboy- Big N Rich

  17. Gangnam Style- Psy

  18. Single Ladies- Beyoncé

  19. Mr. Saxobeat- Alexandra Stan

  20. Calabria 2007-  Enur feat Natasja

  21. OMG – Usher

  22. Call me Maybe- Carly Rae Jepsen

  23. S & M – Rihanna (late night!)

  24. Don’t Stop the Party- Pitbull

  25. Bon Bon No Speak Americano- Pitbull

  26. Scream & Shout- Will.i.am feat. Britney Spears

  27. Like a Prayer- Madonna

Absolute Musts!

  1. Play That Funky Music

  2. Mustang Sally- father of the bride request

  3. Juicy- Notorious BIG

  4. Danza Kuduro- Lucenzo Feat Pitbull

  5. Somewhere Over the Rainbow- Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwo’ole

LAST SONG: Don’t Stop Believing- Journey


Love shack



Anything by U2, Nickelback, Celine Dion, Shania Twain

Cottoneye Joe

Nothing hokey

I Will Survuve

chicken dance


Post # 4
4687 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013 - Upstate NY

Father /daughter- When the stars go blue- Tim McGraw

Mother/ son- TBD!!!

Introductions of Bridal Party and Bride & Groom: Michael Jackson – The Way you Make me Feel

First Dance Song:    Straight No Chaser – I’m Yours/ Somewhere Over The Rainbow MASHUP

Please have everyone join in at 2:00! Bridal party can dance with their own dates

Cake cutting: You are the best thing- Ray LaMontagne



Post # 5
533 posts
Busy bee

Nevermind 🙂 

Post # 6
7992 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2013 - UK

This is very topical for me, because I’m doing my playlist now and would LOVE some help. Our ceremony music is all religious, yada yada. We aren’t doing music for the cake cutting etc and we aren’t doing a first dance etc etc because we don’t particularly enjoy dancing… although there will be music for those who want to dance, and lawn games for those who don’t. I like rock and metal, but I know that nobody else likes my music, so I’ve gone for “alternative super-lite”… stuff which people will know, and which isn’t completely shameful (I hope). Fiance has shocking tastes… he keeps asking for Elton John and Michael Jackson!

Steppenwolf – Born to be Wild
Guns N’ Roses – Sweet Child of Mine
Van Halen – Jump
The Doors – Break On Through
Soundgarden – Black Hole Sun
REM – Losing My Religion / It’s the End of the World
Garbage – Stupid Girl / Push It
Alice Cooper – Poison / School’s Out
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Spread Your Love
Suede – Trash
Joan Jett – I Love Rock n Roll
Iron Maiden – Run to the Hills
Aerosmith – Walk This Way
Kaiser Chiefs – I Predict a Riot / Ruby / Oh My God
Manic Street Preachers – You Stole the Sun From my Heart
Florence and the Machine – Rabbit Heart / You Got the Love
Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out
Blondie – Atomic / Rapture
Primal Scream- Come Together
Rolling Stones – Sympathy for the Devil / Jumpin Jack Flash / Live and Let Die / Welcome to the Jungle / I Can’t get No Satisfaction / Paint it Black
Foo Fighters – Times Like These / Monkey Wrench / Breakout / Best of You
Hole – Celebrity Skin / Malibu
The Strokes – Last Nite
David Bowie – Suffragette City / Rebel Rebel
Talking Heads – Road to Nowhere
Black Sabbath – Paranoid
T-Rex – Get it On
Faith No More – We Care a Lot
U2 – With or Without You / Beautiful Day
Offspring – Pretty Fly (for a White Guy)
Skunk Anansie – Weak
New Order – Temptation (my fiance’s choice!)
The Killers – Smile Like You Mean It / Human / Mr Brightside
Blur – Girls and Boys / Parklife
AC/DC – Highway To Hell
Aerosmith – Dude Looks Like a Lady / Love in an Elevator
Ash – Shining Light / Burn Baby Burn
Sum 41 – In Too Deep
Space – Female of the Species
The White Stripes – Just Don’t Know What to Do with Myself
Primal Scream – Rocks
T-Rex – Children of the Revolution
Oasis – Rock n’ Roll Star
The Hives – Hate to say I Told You So
Lou Reed – Walk on the Wild Side
Green Day – Boulevard of Broken Dreams / American Idiot
Gossip – Standing in the Way of Control
Sex Pistols – God Save the Queen
Queens of the Stone Age – Feel Good Hit of the Summer / No-one Knows
Who – My Generation
Kinks – You Really Got Me
Clash – I Fought the Law / Should I Stay of Should I Go / Rock the Casbah / London Calling
Jam – Going Underground
The Lemonheads – Mrs Robinson
Red Hot Chilli Peppers – Californification / Give It Away
The Dandy Warhols – Bohemian Like You
Iggy Pop – Lust for Life
Feeder – Buck Rogers
Kings of Leon – Sex on Fire / Use Somebody
New Order – Blue Monday
Blink 182 – All the Small Things
Nirvana – Come As You Are / Smells Like Teen Spirit
The Undertones – Teenage Kicks
Jimi Hendrix – All Along the Watchtower
Buzzcocks – Ever Fallen in Love with Someone
Pulp – Common People
Arctic Monkeys – I Bet That You Look Good on the Dancefloor
Muse – Plug in BabyAlien Ant Farm – Smooth Criminal
Marilyn Manson – Tainted Love (the irony! But the cover is so much better than the Soft Cell version!)
Rolling Stones – Paint It Black (not sure if I already sent that one)
Free – All Right Now
Blur – Song 2

FI’s less cheesy choices:

99 Red Balloons (German Version)
Cat Stevens – Another Saturday Night
Bruce Springsteen – Born in the USA
Madness – Our House/ Welcome to the House of Fun
Jonny Cash – Ring of Fire
Green Day – American Idiot
Bob Marley – Buffalo Soldier
Ian Drury – Rhythm Stix

… opinions and ideas, guys? We need suggestions for 4 hours of music!

Post # 7
11234 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

Processional – “Let Me Down Easy” – Billy Currington (for everyone, incl. me)
Recessional – “Home” – Phillip Phillips
Introductions – Can’t decide! “Throne Room/End Title” – John Williams/Star Wars Ep IV, “Victory Celebration/End Title” – John Williams/Star Wars Ep VI, maybe the Doctor Who theme (ca. 2008, the really dramatic one)?!

We haven’t decided on a first dance song yet. We aren’t doing a cake cutting/garter toss/bouquet toss or a father/daughter or mother/son.

Post # 9
1653 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I’m commenting to follow 🙂

Post # 10
720 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012


Inní mér syngur vitleysingur by Sigur Ros
Postcards from Italy By Beirut
You Better Move On by Andrew Oldham Orchestra

Sparkplug Minuet by Mark Mothersbaugh

Here Comes the Bride

Say Yes by Vitamin String Quartet


Home by Edward Sharpe and Magnetic Zeros

Cocktail hour

various Vitamin String Quartet songs including Don’t You Forget About Me, All You Need is Love, Don’t Stop Believing, Mushaboom, God Only Knows, Shook me all night long, Somebody to Love, Here Comes Your Man, Dog Days are Over, We are Young, Such Great Heights

Reception Entrance

I Feel Like a Child by Devandra Banhart


La Vie en Rose by Louis Armstrong
All of Me by Louis Armstrong
Let’s Do It by Ella Fitzgerald
Come Rain or Come Shine by Billie Holiday
Aint Nobody Here but us Chickens by Louis Jordan
Bushel and a Peck by Doris Day
…and generally keeping it jazzy, upbeat
First Dance 

You and Me by Penny and the Quarters

Father Daughter 

Daughter by Loudon Wainwright III   

Cake Cutting

Sugar Sugar by the Archies

Bouquet Toss

Single Ladies by Beyonce

Taking off the Garter

Ferris Bueler “Oh Yeah” song

Putting on the Garter

Another One Bites the Dust by Queen
Last song

Forever Young by Alphaville


Elephant Gun by Beirut

Must play:
Pitbull – Jump in the Line (remix) which could start with the original
Harry Belafonte
Usher – Yeah
Faith Evans – Love Like This (Fat Man Scoop Remix)
Nick Minaj – Starships
sean kingston – fire burning
flo rida- right round
pitbull – calle ocho
enur – calabria
boney m – rasputin
sugarhill hang – jump on it (apache)
isley brothers – shout
beatles – twist and shout
dexy’s midnight runners – come on eileen
michael jackson – don’t stop til you get enough
cha cha slide
abba – dancing queen
house of pain – jump around
black eyed peas – i got a feeling (but way later in the night)
justin timberlake – sexyback
madonna – like a prayer
outkast – hey ya!
sister sledge – we are family
yolanda be cool – we no speak americano
hava nagila

Do not play:
sweet home alabama
eric clapton – wonderful tonight
the way you look tonight
any eagles
any marc anthony or enrique inglesias

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