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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 7 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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Who sang it better, Ellie, Sir Elton, or Lady Gaga?

Your Song

Your Song is on The Knot’s list of the 50 best first dance songs. This was Elton John’s first big hit, and to this day, it is still considered one of his best. Sir Elton recorded it when his vocal chops were at their best, as you can hear below in this remastered recording: Elton’s…

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Read this only if you have two left feet

box step

There are two types of people in the world: those with natural rhythm, and those without. Those without sometimes THINK they are God’s gift to the dance floor when they … are … NOT. They desperately need the box step. Actor Kevin James unwittingly displays the pitfalls of “free form” dancing in this hilarious scene…

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Inappropriate wedding songs

inappropriate wedding songs

This blog loves to write about special songs for your wedding day. There are so many of them out there! Today let’s look at some inappropriate wedding songs that aren’t really suitable for your wedding day. “Make You Feel My Love” Inappropriate wedding songs are typically defined by inappropriate lyrics or themes. For example, Bob…

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