(Closed) The hardest part of my wedding….MUSIC….Help me?

posted 6 years ago in Music
  • poll: Did/Are you doing an iPod wedding or did you hire a DJ?
    I hired a DJ. : (21 votes)
    36 %
    I am going to hire a DJ for my wedding. : (11 votes)
    19 %
    I had an iPod wedding. : (1 votes)
    2 %
    I am going to have an iPod wedding. : (12 votes)
    21 %
    I am doing part DJ, part iPod. : (3 votes)
    5 %
    I am using a band. : (8 votes)
    14 %
    I have not decided yet. : (0 votes)
    Other.... : (2 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 3
    91 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    @JoJoDahling:  I’m going through this right now too – trying to compile a list that everyone will like and dance to. Harder than it sounds! 

    Post # 4
    4439 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

    Here’s my playlist, I’ve put a lot of work into it!

    “Old Time Rock and Roll” by Bob Seger                  
    “Billie Jean” Michael Jackson
     “Pour Some Sugar on Me” Def Leppard                  
    “Mony Mony” Billy Idol
    “You Shook Me All Night Long” AC/DC                   
    “8675309 Jenny” Tommy Tutone

    TOP 40 
    “You + I” Lady Gaga                                                        
    “Sexy and I Know It” LMFAO
    “I Gotta Feelin’” Black Eyed Peas                             
    “Last Friday Night” Katy Perry                                    
    “Super Bass” by Nicki Minaj                                         
    “Get Low” Lil Jon and the East Side Boyz
                    “Wild Ones” Flo Rida                                                      
    “Dynamite” Taio Cruz
                    “Glad You Came” The Wanted                                  
    “We Found Love” Rihanna ft. Calvin Harris
                    “Sexy Chick” David Guetta ft. Akon                         
    “Raise Your Glass” Pink
                    “Booty Work” T-Pain feat. Joey Galaxy                  
    “Party Like a Rock Star” Shop Boyz
                    “Give Me Everything” Pitbull ft. Ne-Yo, Nayer   
    “DJ Got Us Fallin’ In Love” Usher ft Pitbull
                   “Tik Tok” Ke$ha                                                
    “How Low Can You Go” Ludacris
                  “Turn Me On” David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj            
    “Drop It Low” Ester Dean ft. Chris Brown
                  “Ms. New Booty” Bubba Sparxx                                 
    “Say I Yi Yi” Ying Yang Twins
                  “My Chick Bad” Ludacris ft. Nicki Minaj                    
    “Salt Shaker” Ying Yang Twins
                  “Everybody in the Club Getting’ Tipsy” Chingy     
    “No Hands” Waka Flocka Flame
                  “Shots” LMFAO ft. Lil Jon

    SLOW    “Maybe I’m Amazed” Jem                                           “Marry Me” Train
                    “Wonderful Tonight” Eric Clapton                             “Wanted” Hunter Hayes

    CNTRY   “Save A Horse, Ride a Cowboy” Big + Rich            
    “Sweet Home Alabama” Lynyrd Skynard              
                    “Springsteen”  Eric Church                                           “Ticks” Brad Paisley

    Post # 6
    1271 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I had a Sunday morning brunch, so I had a pianist for the wedding and reception.  I LOOOOOOVED it.  It was better than I ever could have imagined.

    Post # 7
    424 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    We’re doing an ipod wedding– mostly because we’re not expecting a whole lot of dancers.  Our families are all the types of people that would rather be chatting the whole reception. Same with most of the friends we’re inviting.

    On our RSVP card, we’re putting a space so that people can request particular songs, and we’re going to try our hardest to accomodate.

    Post # 10
    2359 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    We had a band for cocktail hour and for after Dinner till 11pm.  Inbetween we had an iPod and i must say, pretty much everyone danced all night long.  You just gotta know your crowd basically.

    My pre ceremony music:

    Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole 

    Blackbird Instrumental – Beatles Blackbird Instrumental   

    When I See You Smile  – Singing Sweet 

     I get the sweetest feeling – Jackie Wilson 

     You Got What I Need – Joshua Radin    

     When You’re Smiling – Louis Armstrong 

     Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love Baby – Barry White   

     Alicia Keys ft. Junior Reid (Reggae Remix Version)

    Dreams – The Cranberries 

     Janet Jackson – Love Will Never Do Without You 

     Etta James –  Something’s Got A Hold On Me 

     I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)Four Tops   

     Free Fallin’ – John Mayer John Mayer  

    Tarrus Riley – Stay With You

     The Way You Do The Things You Do – The Temptations 

     Blue Skies – Ella Fitzgerald 


    I Gotta Feeling – The Black Eyed Peas 

    Start Me Up – The Rolling Stone 

    Living for the City – Stevie Wonder 

    Forever – Chris Brown 

     I Saw Her Standing There – The beatles 

     Crazy For You – Adele

    Tonight, Tonight – The Smashing Pumpkins 

    Etta James I just wanna make love to you – 

    One bourbon one scotch one beer – George Thorogood   

     P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) – Michael Jackson

     OMG (ft. Will I. Am) Usher 

     Good Feeling – Flo Rida 

     I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston 

    It Takes Two – Rob Base 

    Beautiful People (featuring Benny Benassi) – Chris Brown 

    Depeche Mode – Just Can’t Get Enough 

    Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison 

    That’s Why – Jackie Wilson 

     Tempted to Touch – Rupee 

    (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher – Jackie Wilson 

     Frontin’ – Pharrell 

     Even Flow – Pearl Jam 

    Ruby Soho – Rancid

    Bright Lights – Gary Clark Jr. 

    Juicy – Notorious B.I.G.    

     Right Round – Flo Rida 

     You Shook Me All Night Long – ACDC ACDC   

     Pour Some Sugar On Me – Def Leppard    

     Sweet Home Alabama  – Lynyrd Skynyrd 

     Hey Ya ! – Outkast 

     Brick House – The Commodores 

    No Letting Go – Wayne Wonder 

    Patience – Guns N’ Roses 

    Summer Of ’69 – Bryan Adams 

    Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough – Michael Jackson 

    Blister in the Sun – Violent Femmes

     1999 –  Prince   

    Holiday – Madonna 

     (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party) – Beastie Boys   

    Beautiful – Akon 

    Freedom – George Michael

    What I Got – Sublime 

    Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’- Michael Jackson 

    Now That We Found Love – Heavy D And The Boys  

    Respect – Otis Redding 

    Bless The Rains Down in Africa – Toto

     Jamiroquai – Canned Heat 

    Is this Love – Bob Marley 


    Earth wind and fire -Let’s Groove 

    Bust a Move – Young MC    

     I Love Rock N Roll – Joan Jett & the Blackhearts 

     White Wedding – Billy Idol 

    Pride And Joy – Stevie Ray Vaughan

    Just Breathe – Pearl Jam 

    Ain’t Too Proud – The Temptations 

    The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson 

    Sweet Child O’ Mine – Guns N’ Roses 

    You’ve Got the Love – Florence + The Machine 

    Give Me Everything ft. Ne – Pitbull    

    Crazy Little Thing Called Love’ – Queen 

     Howlin’ For You.- The Black Keys 

    Without You ft. Usher – David Guetta

     Jump Around – House of Pain 

    New Sensation – Inxs 

     laid – james 

     U Can`t Touch This – MC Hammer 

     I Wanna Be Sedated – The Ramones 


     Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell 

    Enrique Iglesias ft Pitbull  – I LIKE IT 

    Let The Good Times Roll – B.B. King

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Time Warp P

    aradise City – Guns N’ Roses 

    Kenny Loggins – Footloose 

    Love Shack – B52s

    California Love ft.Dr.Dre – 2 Pac 

    Rhythm Of The Night – DeBarge 

    Epic – Faith No More 

    Violent Femmes – American Music 

    Pusherman – Curtis Mayfield 

    Murder She Wrote – Chaka Demus & Pliers 

    Rupert Holmes – Escape (Pina Colada Song) 

    Who Do You Love – George Thorogood 

     I Wish Lyrics – Stevie Wonder 

    New Orleans Is Sinking – Tragically Hip   

    Proud Mary – Tina Turner 

    Shaft Theme Song 

    Let Me Clear My Throat – Dj Kool

    Oh Sheila – Ready For The World 

    Yeah! – Usher ft. Ludacris & Lil Jon 

    Lets Stay Together – Al Green 

    Yeah 3X – Chris Brown 

    Hey Ladies – Beastie Boys 

    Girls Ain’t Nothing But Trouble – DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince


    Post # 12
    81 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    wow those are some great lists. I hired a dj for the wedding, but we are having an ipod after party

    Post # 13
    1271 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    @JoJoDahling:  Our pianist actually used a keyboard, because we were outside at the beach.  (I looked into having a baby grand delivered and set up, but the pianist was very adament that the sound would be better from his [good] keyboard than an actual piano in the venue.)  I was skeptical, but SO impressed with the sound quality.  (It helps that we had a really talented pianist with good equipment)

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