(Closed) What's on your playlist for your reception?

posted 6 years ago in Music
Post # 3
4439 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

“Old Time Rock and Roll” by Bob Seger                
“Pour Some Sugar on Me” Def Leppard
“All Summer Long” by Kid Rock                                
“You Shook Me All Night Long” AC/DC

TOP 40 
“You + I” by Lady Gaga                                                  
“Sexy and I Know It” LMFAO
“Give Me Everything” by Pitbull                                              
“Last Friday Night” Katy Perry                                   
“Super Bass” by Nicki Minaj                                      
“Letting Go” Sean Kingston
“Wild Ones” Flo Rida                                                    
“Dynamite” Taio Cruz
“Glad You Came” The Wanted                                  
“We Found Love” Rihanna
“Forget You” Cee Lo Green                                         
“Take it Off” Ke$ha
“Sexy Chick” David Guetta                                          
“Raise Your Glass” Pink
“Botty Work” T-Pain feat. Joey Galaxy                  
“Party Like a Rock Star” Shop Boyz
“Get It Started” Pitbull ft. Shakira

“I Hope You Dance” LeAnn Womack                       
“I Could Not Ask for More” Sara Evans
“Maybe I’m Amazed” Jem                                          
“When I look at You” Miley Cyrus
“Wonderful Tonight” Eric Clapton           

“Dirt Road Anthem” Jason Aldean                          
“Save A Horse, Ride a Cowboy” Big + Rich            
“Springsteen”  Eric Church                                          
“Sweet Home Alabama” by Lynyrd Skynard

Hope this helps, I’m anxious to see what other people post to help me expand my play list! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Post # 5
752 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

My list is broad so far, in addition to all top 40 music for dancing. The songs not chosen for first dance can be added to the slow dance songs. These are songs I’d like to hear, but obviously not all them, mostly just want the top 40 during the reception

First Dance
‘Ours’ Taylor Swift
‘Dreaming of Sleeping” Jason Mraz
“I Won’t Give Up” Jason Mraz
“All I want is You” Tristan Prettyman
“Falling in Love at a Coffee Shop” Landon Pigg
“The Woman I love” Jason Mraz
“Running around in my dreams” Tyrone Wells
“Slow Dance” Ken Oak Band

Slow Dance
“Stay with You” John Legend
Brett Bixby – City lights
David Grey – The One I love
Jack Johnson – Better Together
Justin Nozuka – after tonight

Vitamin String Quartet-Dare you to move

Cocktail Hour
Vitamin String Quartet (especially Crazy for You)
Van Morrison (Moondance, Into the Mystic, Crazy Love)
Paolo Nutini
Matt Nathanson
Mat Kearny

Post # 6
4439 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall


Post # 7
1400 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I’m working on this right now….ugh I swear the music is stressing me out more than anything! I just want it to be FUN!

For sure Ice Ice Baby is on our list haha Fiance does a fabulous dance to it!

Post # 8
552 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

Our DJ played lots of requests. Some memorable ones were

Shoop – Salt N Pepa (I can still sing every word like I am 14 again…lol)
Babe – Styz – Corny 80’s!
Blister in the Sun – Violent Femmes 
Saturday Night – Whigfield
Lonely Boy – The Black Keys
Wagonwheel – Old Crow Medicine Show 


Post # 10
1217 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Sorry about the weird formatting guys, but there are a couple lists I’ve put together with my FI’s help. We LOVE 90s music!

Classy oldies dinner music:

Louis Armstrong – As Time Goes By

Sam Cooke – Wonderful World

Frank Sinatra – You Do Something To Me

Nina Simone – Do I Move You?

Frank Sinatra – I Get a Kick Out of You

Madeleine Peyroux – Dance Me to the End of Love

Madeleine Peyroux – La Vie en Rose

Louis Armstrong – A Kiss to Build a Dream On

Ella Fitzgerald – Love You Madly

Bobby Darin – the More I See You

Natalie Cole – L-O-V-E

Sam Cooke – Cupid

Edith Piaf- Toujours Aimer

Dean Martin – That’s Amore

Harry Connick Jr. – Come By Me

Michael Buble – Come Fly With Me

Try a Little Tenderness – Otis Redding

Reception Music:

I’m Gonna Make You Love Me – Dianna Ross & the Supremes
My Dearest Darling – Etta James
Don’t Worry Baby – The Beach Boys
Higher And Higher – Jackie Wilson
You Make My Dreams – Hall & Oates
That’s Where It’s At – Sam Cooke
I Hadn’t Anyone Till You – Ella Fitzgerald
My Blue Heaven – Fats Domino
I Do – The Marvelows
With Wings – Amy Stroup
Sweeter Than This – Amy Herzig
Hazy – Rosi Golan
Can’t take my eyes off of you – Lauryn Hill 
Father and Daughter – Paul Simon
Have I told You Lately – van Morrison 
The Promise – When In Rome
Billy Idol – Dancin With Myself
Daft Punk – One More Time
Walking On Sunshine – Katrina and the Waves
Walk like an Egyptian – the Bagles
Sweet Child o Mine – Guns N Roses
Making Memories of Us – Keith Urban
You – Chris Young
Take Me Home Tonight – Journey

1. Ella Fitzgerald – Cheek to Cheek (3:43)
2. 4 Tops – Sugarpie Honeybunch (2:41)
3. Louis Prima – Jump, Jive, An’ Wail (3:29)
4. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy – What’s Next? (3:42)
5. A ha – Take on Me (3:50)
6. Michael Jackson And The Jackson 5 – Abc (2:59)
7. Chuck Barry – You never can tell (2:41)
8. B-52′s – Love Shack (5:21)
9. Deee-Lite – Groove Is In The Heart (3:52)
10. Al Green – Let’s Stay Together (3:19)
11. White Barry – Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe (3:55)
12. Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough – Michael Jackson
13. Young MC – Bust a Move (4:26)
14. Outkast – Hey Ya (4:10)
15. KC and the Sunshine Band – Get Down Tonight (5:23)
16. Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen

24. Biz Markie – Just a Friend

25. Bobby Darin – Run Around Sue (2:40)
26. King Floyd – Groove Me [King Floyd] (2:59)
27. Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
28. Prince – Let’s Go Crazy (4:39)
29. Madonna – Into the Groove (4:09)
30. ACDC – you shook me all night long (3:30)
31. Bonnie Tyler – Total Eclipse Of The Heart (3:44)
32. Violent Femmes – Blister in the Sun (2:24)
33. Outkast – The Way You Move (3:55)

34. Joan Jett – I Love Rock & Roll
35. Elton John – Benny and the Jets
36. Bell Biv Devoe – Poison

37. Marvin Gaye – Let’s Get It On (4:02)
38. Etta james – I Just Wanna Make Love To You (3:04)
39. Jackson 5 – I Want You Back (3:01)
40. Salt n Peppa – Shoop (4:08)
41. Spice Girls – Wannabe (2:55)

42. Blackstreet – No Diggity

43. Like A G6 – Far East Movement

44. Salt-N-Pepa – Push It

45. Bob Seger – Old Time Rock’n’Roll
46. Prince – Kiss (3:46)
47. Frank Sinatra – I Get A Kick Out Of You (3:14)

48. Van Morrison – Moondance (4:32)

49. Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Come On Eileen (4:13)
50. The Rascals – Good Lovin’ (2:31)

Post # 11
923 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2013

I’m letting Fiance handle the music.  I will probably suggest a lot of grunge and post-grunge era stuff with some some jam bands and reggae mixed in.  I don’t have a large guestlist and most of the ones who are coming wouldn’t expect anything less. 

Post # 12
296 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

This is long, some of them are weird because they have personal meaning… but here is my list! Almost 7 hours of music, it took forever to put together, hope it helps someone ๐Ÿ™‚

ps: don’t mind the *’s, they just signify what songs I downloaded already, as you cna see, we’re done.

Cocktail hour:
Bless the Broken Road-Rascal Flatts*
Lean on me- Bill Withers*
The Longest Time- Billy Joel*
There is- Boxcar Racer*
Chasing Pavements- Adele*
Signed, Sealed, Delivered- Stevie Wonder**
Sunday Morning- Maroon 5*
True- Ryan Cabrera*
Stereo Hearts- Gym Class Heroes*
Georgia on My Mind-Ray Charles**
Want to-Sugarland**
I got a Woman-Ray Charles**
The Sweetest Thing- U2**
Better Together-Jack Johnson**
So Small- Carrie Underwood**
Lucky-Jason Mraz**
Take Me The Way I am- Ingrid Michaelson**

I got a Woman-Ray Charles**
“The First Day of My Life” – Bright Eyes**
Piece of my Heart- Big Brother and the Holding Company**
For Once in my Life- Stevie Wonder**

1st Song:
Stay with You- John Legend*

Sparks Fly-Taylor Swift**
Momma, I’m Alright- Miranda Lambert**
Dice- Finley Quaye**
Mine-Taylor Swift**
Work- Jimmy Eat World**
The Only Exception- Paramore**
A Thousand Years-Christina Perry**
Arms- Christina Perry**
The Light- Sara Bareilles**
I walk the Line-Johnny Cash**
You Make me Feel (Like a Natural Woman)- Aretha Franklin**
What A Wonderful World- Louis Armstrong**
Serendipity- Tom Middleton**
Make you Feel My love-Adele**
Love Song- The Cure**
Refuge- John Ledgend**
The Wedding Song-Peter Paul and Mary**
Can’t Hurry Love- The Supremes**

I won’t give up- Jason Mraz*
She’s from Boston-Kenny Chesney**

Hold On- Michael Buble*
Ours- Taylor Swift**
All This Time- One Republic*
Ave Marie- Beyonce*
Faithfully- Journey*
I’ll Hold my Breath- Ellie Goulding*
Wonderful Tonight-Eric Clapton*
Goodnight My Angel- Billy Joel**
Can’t Take my Eyes off of You- Lauren Hill*
Danny’s song- logins & Messina *
Love Song- Miranda Lambert*
Just the way you are- Billy Joel*
“Stand By Me” – Ben E. King*
A Thousand Years- Christina Perry*

Here (In Your Arms)- Hello Goodbye*
Lights- Ellie Goulding*
We Found Love- Rhianna*
Good Life- One Republic*
Teenage Dream- Katy Perry*
Can’t Get Enough of Your Love- Barry White*
Sweet Caroline-Neil Diamond*
Everyday- Vetiver*
Single Ladies- Beyonce*
Green Light- John Ledgend*
Just Dance- Lady GaGa*
Crazy In Love- Beyonce*

Sweet Soul Music- Arthur Conley*

Get a Good Feeling-Flo-rida*
Respect- Aretha Franklin*
Wild One- Flo Rida*
Give Me Everything- Pit Bull*
Let it Rock- Kevin Rudolf*
Dynamite- Tao Cruz*
Party Rock Anthem- LMFAO*
Come on Eileen-Save Ferris*
Every time we Touch- Cascada*
Shake it- Metro Station*
Ain’t too Proud to Beg- The Temptations*
Crazy-Gnarls Barkley*
Gloria Gaynor– I Will Survive*
Carly Rae Jepsen-Call Me Maybe*
Baby got back- Sir mix alot *
Girls just want to have fun- Cyndi Lauper*
Ain’t Going Down ’til the Sun Comes Up- Garth Brooks
Here for the party- Gretchen Wilson
Living on a Prayer- Bon Jovi**
Get Down On it-Kool and the Gang

Wrap up:
Billy Joel- Piano Man**
You give Love A Bad Name- Bon Jovi**
Don’t Stop Believing-Journey**

Last Song- Fade into you- Mazzy Star**

Post # 13
296 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

@kmarie719:  I have fallen in love with the vitamin string quartet! We are using a few of their songs for the ceremony to

Post # 14
1149 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013 - Ontario, Canada

@MsVoyageur:  Love! So many songs on there that made me almost giggle and think yay! Have to have that song for sure! 

Post # 15
1217 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

@MrsGo:  hahaha thanks! If you think of any more 90s jams then post them here! ๐Ÿ™‚

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