100 Best Classic Old Dance Songs for Weddings

Top 100 Classic Old Dance Songs for Weddings

100 Best Classic Old Dance Songs for Weddings
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The pure nostalgia of dancing to the tunes of classic old dance songs at weddings is like no other. The dance floor at weddings comes alive as classic old wedding songs are played.

Music and dance is an essential part of weddings. At wedding receptions different kinds of songs are played. However, you feel a distinct charm and nostalgia when you sway or dance with your partner to the tunes of oldies. Classic old dance songs are popular at wedding because they evoke beautiful memories and bring warmth through music and lyrics. Every couple wants their wedding to be a momentous occasion. Couples are very particular about the song playlist at their wedding.

A thoughtful selection of songs is essential for every dance session. A diverse mix of classic old dance songs works its magic wonderfully at weddings.      

The first dance song leads the way for songs to follow at a wedding. Couples often pick a song that is lyrically appealing as their first dance song. The first dance song is usually a song the couple can relate to. The choice of first dance song is often a song that tells a gripping lyrical story. Songs that follow the first dance song are slow tempo love songs for couples to dance. Guests love to dance alongside the bridal couple when slow dance songs are playing. Classic old dance songs have a nostalgic vibe that blends perfectly with weddings. The lyrical nature of old songs brings excitement and fun that add to the splendor of weddings. Lyrics that are peppy and playful often hit the right chords with guests at a wedding.

Playing songs from the golden era of music makes weddings come alive in a sublime way. The old-fashioned way never does get outdated at weddings. You can intersperse a collection of oldies during different dance sessions. The slow dance session and the jive session have a number of couples displaying their dancing talent at weddings. A thoughtfully curated playlist of songs from the 40s, 50s 60s and 70s and 80s during different dance session works its magic beautifully at weddings. Couples that like to dance feel emotion and nostalgia in songs. Ideally wedding dance songs should a blend of music from different decades. However, it ultimately depends on the type of songs a couple wants the band or DJ to dish out on their wedding day.

The lines below showcase a diverse list of nostalgic wedding songs for different dance sessions.

100 Best Classic Old Dance Songs

  1. You Mean Everything To Me- Neil Sedaka
  2. Tennesse Waltz- Patti Page
  3. Sealed With A Kiss- Brian Hyland
  4. Put Your Head on My Shoulder- Paul Anka
  5. There’s A Kind of Hush- Herman’s Hermits
  6. Save The Last Dance for Me- The Drifters
  7. Love Is All Around- The Troggs
  8. Only You- Platters  
  9. Stand By Me- Ben E King
  10. Can’t Help Falling In Love with You- Elvis Presley
  11. Chapel of Love- Dixie Cups     
  12. Great Balls of Fire- Jerry Lee Lewis
  13. When A Man Loves a Woman- Percy Sledge
  14. Dream Love- Bobby Darin
  15. When I Need You- Leo Sayer
  16. Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head- BJ Thomas
  17. Good Golly Miss Molly- Little Richard
  18. Jailhouse Rock- Elvis Presley  
  19. Maybellene- Chuck Berry  
  20. Green Green Grass of Home- Tom Jones
  21. Unchained Melody- The Righteous Brothers  
  22. Hit The Road Jack- Ray Charles    
  23. A Groovy Kind of Love- The Mindbenders
  24. The Twist- Chubby Checker  
  25. Have I Told You Lately- Van Morrison
  26. Sugar Sugar- The Archies
  27. Johnny B Goode- Chuck Berry
  28. The Power of Love- Jennifer Rush
  29. Daddy’s Little Girl- The Mills Brothers
  30. I Can’t Stop Loving You- Ray Charles
  31. Love is In The Air- John Paul Young  
  32. My Girl- The Temptations   
  33. Cherish- Kool & The Gang  
  34. Walk Through This World with Me- George Jones
  35. Rock Around The Clock- Bill Haley & the Comets
  36. You Light Up My Life- Debby Boone    
  37. I Love How You Love Me- The Paris Sisters
  38. You are My Destiny- Paul Anka
  39. Lean On Me- Bill Withers
  40. All I Have To Do Is Dream- The Everly Brothers
  41. Feelings- Albert Morris    
  42. Endless Love- Diana Ross & Lionel Richie  
  43. Through The Years- Kenny Rogers  
  44. Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin On- Jerry Lee Lewis
  45. I Just Called To Say I Love you- Stevie Wonder
  46. Will You Love Me Tomorrow- Carole King   
  47. Can’t Take My Eyes Off You- Farankie Valli
  48. Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love For You- George Benson
  49. Rainy Night In Georgia- Brook Benton  
  50. Something- The Beatles
  51. Then Came You- Dionne Warwick and the Spinners
  52. Always- Atlantic Starr
  53. If I Said You Had a Beautiful Body (Would You Hold it Against Me)- The Bellamy Brothers
  54. I Want To Know What Love Is- Foreigner
  55. Tonight I Celebrate My Love- Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack
  56. Best of Love- The Emotions
  57. Pledging My Love- Johnny Ace
  58. Living Doll- Cliff Richard
  59. How Deep Is your Love- Bee Gees  
  60. Just The Way you Are- Billy Joel
  61. If- Bread
  62. You are So Beautiful- Joe Cocker
  63. My Love- Petula Clark
  64. You Make Loving Fun- Fleetwood Mac
  65. La Bamba- Ritchie Valens  
  66. Truly- Lionel Richie
  67. Crazy- Patsy Cline  
  68. You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me- Dusty Springfield
  69. The Way You Look Tonight- Frank Sinatra
  70. Let’s Stay Together- Al Green
  71. Just Tell Me You Love Me- England Dan & John Ford Coley
  72. Blue Suede Shoes- Carl Perkins
  73. Reach Out I’ll Be There- The Four Tops
  74. Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now- Starship
  75. Love You Inside Out- Bee Gees
  76. The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face- Roberta Flack  
  77. In Your Eyes- Peter Gabriel
  78. Saving All My Love For You- Whitney Housten
  79. Here and Now- Luther Vandross
  80. Wonderful Tonight- Eric Clapton
  81. Suddenly- Billy Ocean
  82. Close To You- Carpenters
  83. I Only Have Eyes for You- The Flamingos
  84. Lad In Red- Chris De Burgh
  85. With Or Without You- U2
  86. Lovin’ You- Minnie Ripperton
  87. Don’t Know Much- Aaron Neville and Linda Ronstadt
  88. My Girl- The Temptations
  89. Just the Two of Us- Bill Withers and Grover Washington Jr.
  90. At Last- Etta James
  91. What A Wonderful World- Louis Armstrong
  92. You Needed Me- Anne Murray
  93. I Will Always Love You- Dolly Parton
  94. You’re All I Need To Get By- Marvin Gaye    
  95. Wild Horses- The Rolling Stones
  96. Up Where We Belong- Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes
  97. Drive- The Cars
  98. I Saw Her Standing There- The Beatles
  99. Take My Breath Away- Berlin  
  100. With You I’m Born Again- Billy Preston & Syreeta

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