(Closed) Mother- Son Dance

posted 11 years ago in Reception
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2008

Lean on Me (Bill Withers)

I’ll be There (Jackson 5)
In My Life (Beatles)
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough (Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell)
I Hope You Dance (Lee Ann Womack)

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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2008

Josh Groban – You Raise Me Up

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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2007

we’re thinking of the Ella Fitzgerald’s verison of (I’ll Be Loving You) Always

For a combined father/bride, mother/groom dance. 

 

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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2007 - The Wellington House in Fayetteville, NY

we did a combined mother/son uncle/bride (my uncle gave me away) dance to In My Life by the Beatles. 

What a Wonderful World is always a hit too.  it’s not too specific but it’s pretty and it’s very short.

good luck!

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Newbee
  • Wedding: July 2007

My husband danced to Overyjoyed by Stevie Wonder with his mom.

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Newbee
  • Wedding: October 2007

I am all about trying to find alternative choices for these dances, because my Fiance and I are big music people. 

I think "Upward Over the Mountain" by Iron & Wine is the most beautiful mother/son song ever made – the trouble is, it’s a bit long so it may not make the cut, but that song chokes me up.
"Kind And Generous" by Natalie Merchant is a great option. 
And Sarah MacLaughlan does a great cover of "The Rainbow Connection" – it’s sweet and sentimental without being overly emotional. 

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Newbee
  • Wedding: December 1969

I will be there for you – by Jessica Andrews

Eva Cassidy also does some nice versions of "What a Wonderful World" and "Over the Rainbow"

"Over the Rainbow" by Israel Kwamik’ole

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Wannabee
  • Wedding: September 2007

Simple Man by Lynyrd Skynard and covered by Shinedown. It has beautiful lyrics 🙂

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Newbee
  • Wedding: August 2007

My husband and his mom danced to Louis Armstrong "What a wonderful World", his choice.

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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2007

what about Landslide by Fleetwood Mac? 

 took my love and I took it downClimbed a mountain and turned aroundAnd I saw my reflection in the snow-covered hills’til the landslide brought it downOh, mirror in the sky -What is love?Can the child within my heart rise above?Can I sail through the changin’…ocean tidesCan I handle the seasons of my life?I don’t know…..I don’t knowWell I’ve been afraid of changin’because I’ve built my life around youBut time makes you bolder, even children get olderAnd I’m getting older too….So, take my love…take it downClimb a mountain and turn aroundand if you see my reflection in the snow-covered hills…well the landslide will bring it downThe landslide will bring it down

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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2007

Mr. Snow Pea used The First Lady in my Life. It was actually a very good song.

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