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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wedding jazz standard

One of the most delightful melodies ever written for theater is “All the things you are.” It is simply lovely musically and lyrically, which is why it has become something of a wedding jazz standard. The music was written by Jerome Kern in 1939 for a little known musical (Very Warm for May), with lyrics…

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real love

What is real love? Well, for one it is the name of the last love song recorded by The Beatles years after the band broke up. For another, one of history’s great philosophers, Thomas Aquinas, said real love means to will the good of the other for the sake of the other, which is a…

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Adele burst onto the music scene in 2009 and has never looked back. The 2009 Grammy Awards named her best new artist and best female pop vocal performance. Although she’s known for writing compelling break-up ballads, she knows her way around a love song, too. Let’s take a look at some of the best Adele…

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Broadway love song

Broadway has produced a plethora of passionate love songs over the decades. But you’ve got to carefully review the lyrics, because not every Broadway love song works for your first dance. For example, the epic “If I Loved You” from Carousel is an endearing love song with a melody that soars and touches the soul.…

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Best Broadway songs

This blog loves to write about the great songs you can consider for your first dance. There are so many options. We’ve written about contemporary and classic songs couples request for their first dance. Today’s blog considers some of the best Broadway songs for your wedding reception first dance. In light of the phenomenal success…

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