(Closed) Is this a weird father daughter dance song?

posted 4 years ago in Music
Post # 2
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

if it means something to you and your father, it is the perfect song.

Post # 3
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2016

If it is meaningful to you that’s all that matters. 

Post # 4
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Helper bee

You could try finding an accoustic cover of it that might be easier to dance to. However, if it’s a special song to you and your dad, then you should be able to dance to it whether or not you find a  slower arrangement of it.

Post # 5
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2017

sweet child of mine is my father-daughter dance!! it is such a special song between my dad and I and everytime I hear it a flood of memories rush back to me. we’re using an acoustic version that I found on youtube, it’s beautiful and totally appropriate.

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2016 - Beck Rec center

If it means something use it! Like others mentioned finding an acoustic version would be a nice spin. 

Post # 8
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

anonbee4321 :  I’ve actually heard some really good string quartet versions.  You can listen on you tube

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

My dad picked “My Wish” which was a little SAPPY for my tastes.  But I wanted the dance to be meaningful to him, and went with it.  That song is really LONG when you start dancing to it, so if you go with that, you might talk to your dj about fading it out partway through.

I think Sweet Child of Mine is sweet, though.  I’ve seen it on dad-daughter dance lists.  I think Sheryl Crow did a cover of it.

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2016

I like Slash’s own acoustic version of it with Myles Kennedy. That version was actually on my list for awhile.

Post # 11
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

anonbee4321 :  You two should try dancing to that before you choose it.  Very difficult IMO. 

Post # 12
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2016

I’m also using this! I love the electric guitar in the original version so I am torn on finding the right beat to dance to and not caring. I like acoustic versions, but not as much as the original 

Post # 13
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: The Retreat at Bradley\'s Pond

I say DO IT!!!! Husband and I actually walked out from the ceremony (starting the recessional) with the Vitamin String Quarter version of Sweet Child O Mine since it’s one of our songs! 

I actually danced to a Hendrix song with my dad- so don’t do something traditional and sappy (plus it’s boring for others to watch)… do something meaningful!

Post # 14
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2017 - Mississauga Convention Centre

If it’s a special song for you and your dad dance to it.

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