elegant wedding first dance song

We meet the most interesting people entertaining at weddings. Most couples select a popular song from today or yesteryear for their first wedding dance song. Every now and then, we meet a couple that thinks outside the box and selects a piece of classical music, which really makes for an elegant wedding first dance song.…

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Nat King Cole wedding songs

Nat King Cole wedding songs are one-of-a-kind. No one else has that rare blend of a pitch-perfect baritone voice that soothes the soul with impeccable phrasing. We touched upon his greatness in last week’s blogpost, “The King of the Wedding Song.” When I Fall in Love Nat requires a second blogpost to further explore the…

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the King of the wedding song

DJ Brian Anderson marvels at the eclectic musical tastes of Millennials and Gen Xers. At weddings, we get requests for first dance songs recorded last year to songs recorded last century. There is little doubt as to whom the King of the wedding song is: Nat “King” Cole Whether you know his name, you know…

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Top Country love songs for weddings

Consumer data shows that country music is the third most popular music genre. Just about half of all music listeners say they listen to country music. Only rock and pop are more popular. Perhaps that’s why these top country love songs for weddings keep getting requested as first dance songs. “I will always love you”…

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timeless love songs

Couples planning their wedding celebration spend a fair amount of time determining their first dance song. For some couples, it’s obvious. That special song was a part of their journey from the start of their relationship. For others, the song they select for their first dance becomes “their song.” So let’s look at the art…

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I don't want to miss a thing

As we wrote last week, Brides Magazine published interesting poll results of favorite wedding first dance songs by generation. A couple of these first dance songs crossed over two generations. One of them was “I don’t want to miss a thing,” which made the top three for both Millennials and Generation X. The song has…

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Favorite first dance songs by generation

Brides Magazine put an interesting list together of favorite first dance songs by generation. What is interesting about the list is that one song, “Unchained Melody,” was a favorite with two generations. Another, “At Last,” made the top three with two different generations. Here are the lists: Millennials “All of Me,” by John Legend “I…

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Classical music songs for your first dance

Are you open to a wide range of music? If yes, you might want to consider a classical music song for your first dance at your Alabama wedding celebration. Many couples use a classical music composition for their wedding ceremony, as we have blogged on in the past. But practically none consider the power of…

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Billboard’s top love songs

Billboard Magazine compiled a list of the top 50 love songs of the past seven decades. Let’s face it, love songs never grow old. Billboard’s top love songs are a great guide for couples brainstorming on first dance songs. Here’s how Billboard devised their ranking system: “The ranking is based on actual performance on the…

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wedding day traditions

The Coronavirus lockdown won’t last forever. So while everything in our lives is changed today, one thing won’t change: people will keep getting married, and wedding day traditions will continue. When large scale weddings resume, whether this year or next, two wedding day traditions will return to the forefront, according to a WeddingWire survey. Flower…

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