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The following is a list of the most popular wedding songs played at ceremonies and receptions, compiled from a national survey of D.J.'s.
 
 
We broke down each section of a traditional wedding, in order, from the ceremony to the reception.

CEREMONY MUSIC:
 
 
Prelude Music:  (played while the guests are arriving) 
 
 
* Moonlight Sonata  (Beethoven)
Isn't it Romantic    (Glen Miller)
* Water Music           (Handel)
* Ava Maria               (Schubert / Gounod)
* The Four Seasons  (Vivaldi)
* Greensleeves          (Traditional)
* Rhapsody In Blue   (Gershwin)
* God Only Knows    (The Beach Boys)
* As Time Goes By   (A kiss is Just A Kiss/ Tony Bennett)
* Arioso                     (Bach)
* Ode To Joy            (Beethoven)
* Brandenburg Concerto #2  (Bach)
* Gloria                      (Bach)
Unchained Melody  (Righteous Brothers)
 
 
 
PROCESSIONAL & BRIDAL MUSIC:  (Played during the time the family, wedding party, & the bride walk down the aisle).
 
* Bridal Chorus       (Here Comes The Bride) from "Lohengrin"
*Trumpet Voluntary in D  (The Prince of Denmark's March) / Clarke or Purcell
* Canon in D           (Pachelbel)
* The Four Seasons  (Handel)
* Water Music        (Handel)
* What A Wonderful World  (Louis Armstrong)
* Unforgettable       (Nat king Cole)
* I Can't Help Falling In Love  (Elvis Presley)
* When A Man Loves A Woman  (Percey Sledge)
* In My Life             (The Beatles)
* March From Lohengrin  (Wagner)
 
 
INTERLUDE MUSIC:  (OPTIONAL) The songs played during the ceremony.
 
* Ava Maria
* Amazing Grace   (Traditional)
* La Traviata         (Verdi)
* Sheep May Safely Graze   (Bach)
*  And I Love Her   (The Beatles)
* Primavera: First Movement, Allegro  (Vivaldi)
* Love Me Tender  (Elvis Presley)
* We've Only Just Begun   (The Carpenters)
* Have I Told You Lately   (Van Morrison)
 
 
RECESSIONAL MUSIC:  (music played as new husband & wife exit together)
 
 
* Wedding March  (from "A Midsummer Night's Dream")  Mendelssohn
* Ode To Joy  (from the 9th symphony)  Beethoven
* Hallelujah Chorus  (from "The Messiah")  Handel
* Trumpet Tune        (Purcell)
* Magnificat in D       (Bach)
* The Long And Winding Road   (The Beatles)
* I Got You                 (I Feel Good) James Brown
* How Sweet It Is     ( James Taylor)
* Then He Kissed Me  (The Crystals)
* I Got You Babe       (Sonny & Cher) 
 
 
 
RECEPTION MUSIC:    (first dance as "Husband & Wife")
 
 
*  Unforgettable     (Nat King Cole)
* Can't Help Falling In Love   (Elvis Presley)
* Can I Have This Dance?      (Ann Murray)
* The Way You Look Tonight  (Frank Sinatra)
*  It Had To Be You                 (Harry Connick, Jr.)
*  What A Wonderful World    (Louis Armstrong)
*  Endless Love                      (Diana Ross & Lionel Richie)
* I Cross My Heart                 (George Strait)
* I Swear                                (John M. Montgomery or All 4 One)
* A Whole New World           (Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle)
* As Time Goes By               (A kiss is Just A Kiss)  Michael Feinstein
* When You Say Nothing At All   (Allison Krauss)
* Faithfully                               (Journey)
* No Ordinary Love                 (Sade)
* Here And Now                      (Luther Vandross)
* I Can Love You Like That   (John M. Montgomery)
* Power Of Love                     (Celine Dion)
* Tonight I Celebrate My Love   (Roberta Flack & Peabo Bryson)
* Everything I Do                    (I Do For You)  Bryan Adams
* When a Man Loves A Woman   (Percy Sledge or Michael Bolton)
* All My Life                             (Linda Ronstad& Aaron Neville)
* I'll Be There                          (Mariah Carey)
* On Bended Knee                 (Boyz ll Men)  
* At Last                                  (Etta James)
* Don't Know Much                (Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville) 
* From This Moment On        (Shania Twain)
* Our Love Is Here To Stay  (Harry Connick, Jr.)
* Unchained Melody             (The Righteous Brothers)
 
*These are the most requested songs, but there are many others.  Ask your D.J.
 
 
FATHER / DAUGHTER MUSIC   (the dance between the bride & her father)
 
 
* My Girl                   (The Temptations)
* Thank Heaven For Little Girls   (Gigi)
* Just The Way You Are                (Billy Joel)
* Unforgettable 
* The Wind Beneath My Wings    (Bette Midler)
* My Dad                                         (Paul Petersen)
* Hero                                             (Mariah Carey)
* Butterfly Kisses                         (Bob Carlisle)
* Times Of Your Life                    (Paul Anka)
* A Song For My Daughter          (Steve Moser, Mikki Viereck, Ray Allaire)
* Can You Feel The Love Tonight   (Elton John)
* The Way You Look Tonight
* Have I Told You Lately            (Rod Stewart or Van Morrison)
* Because You Loved Me          (Celine Dion)
* My Heart Will Go On                (Celine Dion)
* What A Wonderful World        
* Through The Years                (Kenny Rogers)
* Daddy's Hand                         (Holly Dunn)
* Daddy's Little Girl                  (Kippi Brannon)
* Daddy's Girl                            (Peter Cetera)
* Sunrise, Sunset                     (Fiddler On The Roof-soundtrack)
* Lullabye                                 (Billy Joel)
* A Whole New World              
* How Do You Fall In Love     (Alabama)
* Isn't She Lovely                   (Stevie Wonder)
* Landslide                              (Fleetwood Mac)
* Thank Heaven For Little Girls
* Father's Eyes                      (Amy Grant)
* Friends                                (Elton John)
* In Your Eyes                       (Peter Gabriel) 
 
 
 
MOTHER / SON DANCE:   (dance between the groom & his mother)
 
* Don't Know Much             (Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville)
* Butterfly Kisses
* I.O.U.                                  (Bob Carlisle)
* Moon River                       (Andy Williams)
* Moon Dance                    (Van Morrison)
* Til The End Of Time       (Perry Como)
* Through The Years
* Have I Told You Lately
* Because You Loved Me
* Just The Way You Are
* Unforgettable
* What A Wonderful World
* In This Life                        (Bette Midler)
* You're The Inspiration    (Chicago)
* Wind Beneath My Wings
* Friends
* Wishing Tree                    (Sonia Dada)
*Blessed                             (Elton John)
* Hero
* In Your Eyes
* A Song For My Son        (Steve Moser, Mikki Viereck, Ray Allaire)
* Sunrise, Sunset             
* In My Life                       (The Beatles)
* Ever I Saw Your Face  (Roberta Flasck)
* Greatest Love Of All    (Whitney Houston)
* I Wish You Love           (Natalie Cole)
* Thanks Again              (Ricky Skaggs)
* Stand By Me                (Ben E. King) 
 
 
LAST DANCE MUSIC:  (last dance of the reception)
 
* Last Dance                    (Donna Summer)
* New York, New York   (Frank Sinatra)
* Good Ridance              (Time of Your Life)  Green Day
* From This Moment On  (Shania Twain & Bryan White)
* Save The Best For Last  (Vanessa Williams)
* Wonderful Tonight       (David Kersh)
* Could I Have This Dance  (Anne Murray)
* You're Still The One
* Closing Time                (Semisonic)
* Unforgettable
* I've Had The Time Of My Life  (Bill Medly & Jennifer Warnes)
* How Your Love Makes Me Feel   (Diamond Rio)
* Goodnight Sweetheart    ((David Kersh)
* The Party's Over        (Nat King Cole)
* Goodnight Sweetheart   (The Spaniels)
* What A Wonderful World
* The Dance                  (Garth Brooks)
* Truly, Madly, Deeply (Savage Garden)
* Always And Forever (Heatwave)             
 
 
 
 
 

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