Wedding Music, Advice from a Wedding Venue Owner: The Last Dance

The day is over, the wedding reception is coming to an end. A year of planning. A beautiful wedding ceremony, a wonderful reception and now it is over….and now you look into the eyes of your spouse and think about the the past year, day, your future.

This dance counts.

It is the commencement, so to speak, of the entire wedding celebration, the start of a life together. In just a few minutes you will leave the familiar surroundings of your youth and start your life as a couple. No longer an individual, you now are bonded forever with your mate.

Choose a song that you can reflect on as you embrace. Choose a song that will be the first dance in a long life together!

Some suggestions include:

(I’ve Had) the Time of My Life – Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes
After Midnight – Eric Clapton
Blinded By Love – The Rolling Stones
Build Me Up Buttercup – The Foundations
Don’t Stop – Fleetwood Mac
Everybody Needs Somebody to Love – The Blues Brothers
Hello, Goodbye – The Beatles
How Sweet It I – To Be Loved By You) – James Taylor
I’m Happy Just To Dance With You – The Beatles
Kiss – Prince
Kokomo – The Beach Boys
Late in the Evening – Paul Simon
Let’s Go Crazy – Prince
One Love – Bob Marley
Pride And Joy – Stevie Ray Vaughan
She Loves You – The Beatles
Surfin’ USA – The Beach Boys
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
What I Like About You – The Romantics
Always & Forever – Heatwave
As Times Go By – Jimmy Durante
Crazy Love – Poco
Ever Ever After – Carrie Underwood
Every time I Close my Eyes – Babyface
Favorite Girl – Marques Houston
Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life) – Green Day
Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight – The Spaniels
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me – Mel Carter
I Don’t Want This Song To End – John Michael Montgomery
I’ve Had The Time Of My Live – B. Medley/J. Warnes
Joy To The World – Three Dog Night
Last Dance – Donna Summer
Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye
Na Na Hey Hey – Steam
Save The Best For Last- Vanessa Williams
Summer Wind (Remastered Album Version) [The Frank Sinatra Collection]
That’s What Friends Are For – Dionne Warwick
The Last Dance – Frank Sinatra
Times Of Your Life
What A Wonderful World
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton

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