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First Dance, Father-Daughter and Mother-Son Dance Song Ideas


With so many options for a traditional wedding dance songs, where do you start?

Most wedding couples say that this portion of their wedding was the most emotional and memorable part of the evening. As a result, searching through Father-Daughter and Mother-Son wedding dance songs is important and never easy.

Similar to your first dance song search, you should take your time finding these songs. Given that this is such a special moment to share, the selection of the songs should be one that means something to each of you. Whether this is a song you listened to as a child, a song with a message or shows your special relationship. Below are our favorites and popular requests from our clients in 2020!


First Dance Song Ideas

  1. “10,000 Hours”- Dan and Shay
  2. “You Make It Look So Easy”- Eric Church
  3. “In Case You Didn’t Know”- Brett Young
  4. “Die A Happy Man”- Thomas Rhett
  5. “Nobody”- Dylan Scott
  6. “Perfect”- Ed Sheeran
  7. “Made For You”- Jake Owen
  8. “Promise To Love Her” – Blane Howard
  9. “Amazed” – Lonestar
  10. “Love Your Love the Most” – Eric Church
  11. “All I’ll Ever Need” – Anderson East
  12. “Yours” – Russell Dickerson
  13. “The Story” – Brandi Carlile
  14. “All Of Me”- John Legend
  15. “I Don’t Dance” – Lee Brice
  16. “Better Together” – Luke Combs
  17. “Inevitable” – Anberlin
  18. “What’s Mine Is Yours” – Kane Brown
  19. “Say You Won’t Let Go” – James Arthur
  20. “Runnin’ Home To You” – Grant Gustin
  21. “Time Of Our Lives” – James Blunt
  22. “God Bless the Broken Road” – Rascal Flatts
  23. “When You Say Nothing At All” – Alison Krauss
  24. “Better Today” – Coffey Anderson
  25. “This Is It” – Scotty McCreery
  26. “Conversations In The Dark” – John Legend
  27. “From The Ground Up” – Dan and Shay
  28. “I’ll Always Be Right There” – Bryan Adams
  29. “Millionaire” – Chris Stapleton
  30. “At Last” – Etta James
  31. “From This Moment On” – Shania Twain & Bryan White

Father and Daughter Dance Song Ideas

  1. “Dance With My Daughter”- Jason Blaine
  2. “I Loved Her First”- Heartland
  3. “Butterfly Kisses”- Bob Carlisle
  4. “My Little Girl”- Tim McGraw
  5. “It Won’t Be Like This For Long”- Darius Rucker
  6. “Dance Baby Dance” – Chris Cagle
  7. “My Girl”  – The Temptations
  8. “First Man” – Camila Cabello
  9. “Daddy” – Abby Anderson
  10. “The Way You Look Tonight” – Frank Sinatra
  11. “I’ll Always Be Right There” – Bryan Adams
  12. “Landslide” – Fleetwood Mac
  13. “Cinderella” – Steven Curtis Chapman

Mother and Son Dance Song Ideas

  1. “Mother”- Sugarland
  2. “Hey Mama”- Michael Tyler
  3. “Simple Man”- Lynard Skynard / Shinedown /
  4. “Humble & Kind” – Tim McGraw
  5. “Don’t Blink” – Kenny Chesney
  6. “You’re Gonna Be”- Reba McEntire
  7. “My Wish”- Rascal Flatts
  8. “Song For Mama” – Boys 2 Men
  9. “A Song For My Son” – Mikki Viereck
  10. “Thats What Mommas Do”- Jason Matthews
  11. “It Happens In A Heartbeat”
  12. “Then They Do” – Trace Adkins
  13. “You’ll Be In My Heart” – Phil Collins

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