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Stevie Wonder’s classic first dance song

Stevie Wonder's classic first dance song

Stevie Wonder released his best-selling album, “Songs in the Key of Life,” in 1976. He jammed 21 songs into the album which explored a wide variety of musical genres. One track from the album, “As,” is a popular wedding song. In fact, The Knot lists it #2  on their list of classic first dance songs.…

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The most romantic first dance song

romantic first dance song

The Knot lists John Legend’s “All of Me” as the most romantic first dance song around, perfect for your first wedding dance song. “All of me” became Legend’s first #1 hit when it was released on 2013. He dedicated the song to his wife, television personality and Sports Illustrated swimsuit model, Chrissie Teigen. More people…

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Cole Porter for Millennials

Cole Porter for Millennials

Cole Porter transformed music in America by writing smart, witty, and totally catchy songs for theater and popular culture. And yet he is even less known among millennials than George Gershwin, who we wrote about last week. Millennials should get to know this giant, because he wrote love songs still requested at weddings today. Unlike…

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Gershwin for Millennials

Gershwin for Millennials

George Gershwin is one of the greatest American songwriters ever. His songs are still played at weddings to this day, and yet 3 out of 10 millennials have never heard of him. Gershwin lived and died in the early part of the 20th century. Songs have changed dramatically since that golden era. The Spanish National…

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The battle for best first dance song

Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect”

Spotify has Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” listed as number three on their list of top wedding songs. Bruno Mars’ “Marry You” comes in at number two, and Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” comes in at number one. Since we’ve already written about “Thinking Out Loud,” let’s focus on the other two songs. “Marry You” Mars co-wrote and…

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Think outside the box for your wedding procession song

wedding procession song

You can’t go wrong with Pachebel’s Canon or Vivaldi’s Spring for walking down the aisle. We’ve suggested a number of other delightful classics in previous blogposts. On the other hand, suppose you want to be a little different? What about Leonard Cohen’s rock classic, “Hallelujah”? And for an additional twist, how about the a cappella…

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Top Elton John love songs for weddings

top Elton John love songs

Elton John is back! Actually, Elton has never been gone. His four decade career continues to roll, especially with the release of the recent “Rocketman” biopic. As one of the most prolific songwriters of his generation, it seems fitting to look at the top Elton John love songs for weddings. Not all Elton love songs…

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“Thinking out Loud”

thinking out loud

Streamed 500 million times! Ed Sheeran’s #1 hit, “Thinking Out Loud,” has been streamed over Spotify 500 MILLION times! Incredible. Written in 2014 by Mr. Sheeran and Amy Wadge, it is so wildly popular that Spotify claims it the #1 first dance song for weddings. The song is so good that it has been covered…

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How sweet it is when you experience the perfect first dance song!

perfect first dance song

The song doesn’t determine the perfect first dance song. The artist who performs the song ultimately determines this state of perfection. That’s why two out of three couples prefer a DJ to a band on their wedding day. A company like ours can play the version that best suits you. How Sweet It Is (To…

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The customized first dance song

customized first dance song

You know the old saying: you can’t fit a square peg into a round hole. The problem presents itself all the time when it comes to wedding music. Sometimes couples hire a band, and the band just can’t provide the customized first dance song they so desperately want. But DJ Brian Anderson can. “Just the…

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