(Closed) Reception playlists?

posted 6 years ago in Music
Post # 3
2589 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Still a work in progress but…

If you’re going the ipod route – you’ll need to rent a good PA and elect an MC to keep things flowing.  My group of friends have all done ipod weddings – and we’ve had so much fun putting the playlists together.


Cocktail Hour/Dinner


Just Say Yes                                                   Snow Patrol

Steady As We Go                                           Dave Matthews Band

Romeo and Juliet                                           Dire Straits

Africa                                                              Toto

You’ve Got the Love                                      Florence and the Machine

Born To Run                                                  Bruce Springsteen

All You Need is Love                                     The Beatles

Im Amazed                                                     My Morning Jacket

Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes           Paul Simon

Marry Me                                                       Train

I Walk The Line                                             Johnny Cash

We Belong                                                      Pat Benetar

Love You Til The End                                   The Pogues

Clocks                                                             Coldplay

Jessica                                                             The Allman Brothers Band

Time After Time                                            Cyndi Lauper

Lying in the Hands of God                            Dave Matthews Band

Now and Always                                            David Gray

Mykonos                                                         Fleet Foxes

Cosmic Love                                                   Florence and The Machine

Flightless Bird, American Mouth                 Iron and Wine

Go Do                                                              Jonsi

Hallelujah                                                       Justin Timberlake & Matt Morris

Somewhere Only We Know                         Keane

Walking in Memphis                                     Marc Cohn

Tuesday Afternoon                                       Moody Blues

You are Mine                                                 Mute Math

In  Your Eyes                                                 Peter Gabriel

Answer                                                           Sarah McLachlan

Daughters                                                      John Mayer

We Belong Together                                     Richie Valens

When Im 64                                                  The Beatles

Bubble Toes                                                   Jack Johnson

Free Fallin                                                      John Mayer

The Book of Love                                             Peter Gabriel

 Midnight City                                                  M83




Jason Mraz                                                                 Im Yours

Etta James                                                                  At Last

Ben E King                                                                 Stand By Me

Bueno Vista Social Club                                            Candela

The Ronettes                                                             Be My Baby

Black Eyed Peas                                                        I Gotta Feeling

James Taylor                                                  How Sweet It is (to be loved by you)

Frank Sinatra                                                 Fly Me to the Moon

Rihanna                                                          We Found Love

Flo Rida                                                        Good Feeling

Guns N Roses                                                 Sweet Child O Mine

Paul Simon                                                     You Can Call me AL  

The Bee Gees                                                 To Love Somebody

Chris Brown                                                   Forever

The Temptations                                           My Girl

A-Ha                                                                Take On Me

UB 40                                                             Cant Help Falling in Love

Jamiroquai                                                     Canned Heat

ABBA                                                               Dancing Queen

The Killers                                                     Human

Harry Belafonte                                             Jump In the Line

The Cult                                                         She Sells Sanctuary

Cascada                                                          Every time we Touch (radio edit)

Queen                                                             Fat Bottomed Girls

Dean Martin                                                  Aint That a Kick in the Head

Justin Timberlake                                         Senorita

Jimmy Eat World                                           Sweetness

Color Me Badd                                               All For Love

Miley Cyrus                                                    Party In The USA

The Proclaimers                                            500 Miles

Lady Gaga                                                      Poker Face

Creedence Clearwater Revival                    Lookin Out My Backdoor     

Bob Segar                                                       Old Time Rock N Roll                       

Enrique Iglesias                                            Escape

Journey                                                          Faithfully

Michael Jackson                                             Rock With You

Bob Marley                                                    Three Little Birds

The Beach Boys                                             God Only Knows

Bon Jovi                                                          Livin On a Prayer

Kesha                                                             We R Who We R

Blink 182                                                       All The Small Things

Zac Brown Band                                         Chicken Fried

Dave Matthews Band                                   You and Me

Van Halen                                                      Panama

The Beatles                                                    I Saw Her Standing There

Elton John (or Ewan MacGregor)                Your Song

Enrique Iglesias                                            No Puedo Mas Sin Ti

James Brown                                                 Get Up Offa That Thing

Tim McGraw                                                  I Like It, I Love It

Jay Z                                                                Empire State of Mind

MGMT                                                             Electric Feel

Frank Sinatra                                                 You Make Me Feel So Young

Michael Jackson                                             Wanna Be Startin Somethin

The Replacements                                        Cant Hardly Wait

Unkle Cracker                                                Smile

Shakira                                                           She Wolf

Will Smith                                                      Getting Jiggy With it

ACDC                                                           You Shook Me All Night Long

Dee Lite                                                       Groove is in the Heart

Whitney Houston                                          I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Richie Valens                                                 La Bamba

Rascall Flatts                                                  Bless the Broken Road

Bob Marley                                                    Jammin

NKOTBSB                                                       Don’t Turn Out The Lights

Otis Redding                                                 These Arms of Mine

Stevie Wonder                                               Signed Sealed Delivered –Im Yours

The Four Tops                                               I Cant Help Myself

Michael Buble                                                Save The Last Dance For Me

Journey                                                          Don’t Stop Believin

Dirty Dancing Soundtrack                            I Had The Time of My Life

Dropkick Murphys                                        Going Out in Style

Send Me On My Way                                                Rusted Root


Post # 4
853 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Awesome list! Totally copying + pasting! Thanks!

Post # 6
999 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

agree, this helps 🙂

Post # 7
2359 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I’m in the middle of working on my music, so here is what it is so far…. we are having a band playing, then in between sets an ipod, and after the band is done the ipod again. The list isn’t finished at all…

Band Playlist:

Kansas City

Night Time Is The Right Time

How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You

Hound Dog

Soul Man

No Woman No Cry

When A Man Loves A Woman

Stormy Monday

Hey Bo Diddly

Get Up (sex machine)

On Broadway

*Plus a selection of their own songs and more covers*



Post # 8
1 posts
  • Wedding: September 2012

Heavy D & the Boyz -Now that we’ve found love

Black Eyed Peas – The Time(Dirty Bit)

Eric Clapton – The Way You Look Tonight

Calvin Harris – Feel So Close to You Right Now

Sam Sparro – Black & Gold

Blessid Union of Souls – Be there

Ben E. King – Stand by Me

Madonna – Like a Prayer


Michael Jackson – Way you make me feel

Twist & Shout

Nickelback – Never Gonna Be Alone

Train – Drive By

Bittersweet Symphony – Verve

David Gray – This Years Love

U2 – Beautiful Day

Cake – Short Skirt, Long Jacket

One Republic – Good Life

Steve Wonder – Signed Sealed Delivered

The Darkness – I Believe in a Thing Called Love

Queen – Can Stop Me Now

Flo Rida – Wild Ones

UB40 – Can’t help Falling in Love with You

Color Me Badd – All for love

Michael Buble – Crazy Love

Moby – Porcelain

Frank Sinatra – The Way You Look Tonight

Louis Armstrong – What a Wonderful World

Post # 9
78 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

BUMP! I’d love to see some more dance playlists!

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