(Closed) To Lighten the Mood Around Here….What Songs Did You Choose?

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Post # 3
6998 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011


1.  Bridal Party Intro Little white church –  little big town

2.  Bride & Groom Intro Bring em out – TI and Jay Z

3.  First Dance Me and you – Kenny Chesney

4.  Father/Daughter Dance I loved her first – Heartland

5.  Mother/Son Dance My Wish – Rascall Flatts

6.  Cake Cutting Better together – Jack Johnson

7.  Last Dance Then – Brad Paisley

8.  Last Song Say Hey (I love you!) – Michael Franti

And any other special moments you will have/had set to music!

we did the garter toss – my chick bad by ludacris

bouquet toss – where my girls at by 702

Anniversary dance – remember when by alan jackson

Post # 4
2702 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

1.  Bridal Party Intro: Marry You by Bruno Mars

2.  Bride & Groom Intro: The Godfather theme song AKA Love Theme from the Godfather

3.  First Dance: When You Kiss Me by Shania Twain

4.  Father/Daughter Dance: n/a..my daddy is deceased ๐Ÿ™ but I danced with my mom to Mamma Mia

5.  Mother/Son Dance: Say Hey (I Love You) by Michael Franti

6.  Cake Cutting: Sugar, Sugar, Candygirl (I don’t know the title?)

7.  Last Dance: n/a

8.  Last Song n/a

9. Anniversary Dance: When I’m 64 by the Beatles and God Only Knows by the Beach Boys

10. Bouquet Toss: Girls, Girls, Girls by Motley Crue

11. Garter Toss: Boys, Boys, Boys by Lady Gaga

12. Taking the Garter Off: Chariots of Fire Theme Song…Darling Husband ran slowly to me, eventually took it off, and when the big crescendo came he raised it up in the air. haha it was hilarious! I got that idea by another bee!

13. Putting the garter on the girl: Jaws theme song. another good moment to witness!

One of my favorite things about planning the wedding was picking these songs! I had a blast!

Post # 5
5494 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2011

1.  Bridal Party Intro I Feel Good (james brown)

2.  Bride & Groom Intro So Happy Together (The Turtles)

3.  First Dance Crazy Love (Michael Buble)

4.  Father/Daughter Dance You Are So Beautiful

5.  Mother/Son Dance  Are So Beautiful (combined with father daughter dance)

6.  Cake Cutting Sugar Pie Honey Bunch (Temptations)

7.  Last Dance Shout! (Isley Brothers)

Post # 6
5797 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2011

1.  Bridal Party Intro – Ne-Yo – Give Me Everything

3.  First Dance – Ray LaMontagne – You Are the Best Thing

4.  Father/Daughter Dance – Nat King Cole – Unforgettable

5.  Mother/Son Dance – Beatles – Blackbird

6.  Cake Cutting – James Taylor – How Sweet It Is

7.  Last Dance – Tony Bennet – The Best is Yet to Come

8.  Last Song – Michael Franti – Say Hey (I Love You)

Post # 7
627 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

1.  Bridal Party Intro – 2.  Bride & Groom Intro – Raise Your Glass, Pink

3.  First Dance – Songbird, Fleetwood Mac (Glee Cover)

4.  Father/Daughter Dance – 5.  Mother/Son Dance – In My Life, The Beatles

6.  Cake Cutting – 1,2,3,4, Plain White Ts

8.  Last Song – Wonderwall, Oasis (We didn’t pick this, but it ended up being a great last dance!)

And any other special moments you will have/had set to music!

Bouquet Toss – Single Ladies, Beyonce (haha, had to do it!)

Post # 9
1237 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Tell me what are/were your songs for:

1.  Bridal Party Intro – 2.  Bride & Groom Intro – “Boogie Shoes” – KC & the Sunshine Band

3.  First Dance – “That’s how strong my love is” – Otis Redding

4.  Father/Daughter Dance – “Stand by Me” – Ben E King (not set in stone yet also looking at Ingrid Michaelson’s cover of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”)

5.  Mother/Son Dance – Not sure yet. Fiance wanted “September” by Earth, Wind and Fire by Future Mother-In-Law wants something a little smoother

6.  Cake Cutting- Not sure yet

7.  Last Dance – “Don’t Stop Believing” – Journey

8.  Last Song – “You are the Best Thing” – Ray Lamontagne

And any other special moments you will have/had set to music! I don’t know about special moments but we definitely want “A Love Like You” by the Avett Brothers and “Home” by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros to be played at some point.

Post # 10
300 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

@totheislnds:  Yaa love all the country music – we are also doing A LOT of country at our wedding! I am also dancing to “I loved her first” for my father/daughter dance and our first dance will be to “Then” by Brad Paisley!

Post # 11
822 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

1.  Bride & Groom Intro/ Bridal Party Intro – Black eyed peas – Gotta Feeling

3.  First Dance – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole – Somewhere over the rainbow

We danced the 1st 2mins then I danced with dad, Darling Husband danced with his mum & bridal party danced as it is a long song!  It was very special as everyone was singing it as we danced ๐Ÿ™‚

8.  Last Song – Lou Reed – Perfect Day

We had this playing when the MC announed our departure.  When we left everyone started singing it to the music as we said our goodbye’s and walked down the steps to the departure car.  We heard people sighing and saying it was a perfect song to end on ๐Ÿ™‚

Bouquet Toss – Beyonce – Single Ladies (also had to do it!)

And any other special moments you will have/had set to music!

Post # 12
51 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

Tell me what are/were your songs for:

1.  Bridal Party Intro Hall and Oates:  You make my dreams come true

2.  Bride & Groom Intro Same as above

3.  First Dance Nick Drake:  Northern Sky

4.  Father/Daughter Dance Lee Ann Womack:  I hope you dance

5.  Mother/Son Dance Roberta Flack:  The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

6.  Cake Cutting Queen: You’re my Best Friend

7.  Last Dance N/A

8.  Last Song Eric Clapton:  After Midnight

And any other special moments you will have/had set to music!

We had a lot of fun and our DJ was amazing!  He worked all of our oddball requests (Zydeco Boogie, anyone?) into the night and kept us all on the dance floor!

Post # 13
482 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2011


Jesu-Joy of mans desiring

Lark in the clear air

Ag Criost an siol

Sign of peace
Tabhair dom do lamh

Cavalleria Rusticana
Gabriels Oboe
Add Air on a g string bach


 she moved through the fair

Flower duet

Queen of Sheeba
When im 64



First dance

“Make someone happy” jimmy durante

“Home” Edward sharpe and the magnetic zeros

Post # 14
6998 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

@girlwiththeredhair:  get ready for tears! hahah i def cried during the father daughter dance, and i cry eveytime the song comes on the radio haha.I’m a huge country music fan – luckily it fits well with weddings.

@MlleBrielle:   @LGenz:  I love that so many people used Michael Franti! i’m a huge fan – i’ve seen him at least 3 times in a very small venue here. If you ever get a chance to see him live DO IT!



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