Parent Dance Song Guidebook | Wedding Planning Tips

Are you having trouble deciding on the perfect song to share a dance with your mother or father at the wedding? We've picked alternative father/daughter and mother/son dance songs to shed a tear, share a sweet dance, or get a little funky without the tissues! You can scroll the list or use the links below to skip to specific genres.


If you aren't sure where to begin, click here for our ultimate guide to planning your parent dances.


Classic Rock | Folk/Blues | R&B/ Classic Soul | Country


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Classic Rock


Bad English

When I See you Smile


The Beatles (It's hard to narrow these ones down)

Here Comes the Sun


Billy Joel

Goodnight My Angel

Just the Way You Are


Bob Dylan

Forever Young


Elton John

Your Song


Huey Lewis & The News

Stuck with You


Jimi Hendrix

Castles Made of Sand


Johnny Cash

You are My Sunshine


Paul Simon

Love me Like a Rock


Pearl Jam

Oceans

Man of the Hour

Around the Bend


The Pretenders

I'll Stand By You


Queen

You are my Best Friend


Rod Stewart

Forever Young


Simple Minds

Don't Forget About Me


Van Morrison

Have I Told You Lately


Folk/Blues

Jack Johnson

Never Fade

Washing Dishes


James Taylor

You've Got a Friend


John Mayer

Daughter


Natalie Merchant

Kind & Generous


Ray LeMontange

You Are the Best Thing


Sean Rowe

I'll Follow Your Trail


R&B/ Classic Soul

James Taylor

How Sweet It Is


Prince

Purple Rain

The Most Beautiful Girl in the World


Otis Redding

This is How Strong My Love Is


Ray Charles

Ain't That Love


Steve Wonder

Isn't She Lovely

I Just Called (To Say I Love You)

Brown Eyed Girl


Country


Darius Rucker

Won't Be Like This for Long


Heartland

I Loved Her First


James Taylor

How Sweet It Is


Johnny Cash

You are My Sunshine


Kenny Chesney

There Goes My Life


Kenny Rogers

Through the Years


Leanne Rhymes

I hope you dance


Martina McBride

In My Daughter's Eyes


Sugarland

Baby Girl


Tim McGraw

My Little Girl



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If you aren't sure where to begin, click here for our ultimate guide to planning your parent dances.


Click here for 7 Steps to Creating the Perfect Ceremony Processional




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