All-Time Greatest Mother & Son Wedding Dance Songs

It's all about making Mama happy!

Mother Son Wedding Dance Songs
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Weddings are often one of the most exciting and memorable events in a young couple's life, but we all know there are several details to consider long before the bride and groom say their "I do's"! The wedding ceremony is beautiful event to demonstrate the love two people have for each other, and when the reception rolls around, it's time to dance!

Choosing the best music for a fun and enjoyable reception is an important task. Aside from selecting the obvious first dance wedding song, it's always nice to remember the mother of the groom. After all, Mama always deserves a little love and recognition! Mother-son wedding dance songs usually have sentimental lyrics and an easy-to-dance-to melody. Of course, the song choice is varies based on if a band, soloist, DJ, or other musical entertainer is the best fit for the occasion. Just make sure to have plenty of tissues handy if you know the song is a tearjerker; you don't want to ruin your wedding makeup!

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Selecting the best song to express the special bond between the mother of the groom and her newlywed son is a challenging task! The mother-son dance is a moment that Mama will remember for years to come, and it's important to make a good choice! To get you started, we've created a list of the all time greatest mother and son wedding dance songs – you're certain to find the perfect fit for your wedding! Make Mama happy by dancing to an upbeat song like Phil Collins' "You'll Be In My Heart", or bring a smile to her face with "How Sweet It Is (to Be Loved by You)" by James Taylor! It's always a great idea to get Mama's approval when choosing a song. Ultimately, the goal is to make sure the tune is the perfect representation of your loving Mama!

Best Mother Song Wedding Songs

  1. "What A Wonderful World" - Louis Armstrong
  2. "My Wish" - Rascal Flatts
  3. "Loves Me Like a Rock" - Paul Simon
  4. "Simple Man" - Lynyrd Skynyrd
  5. "In My Life" - The Beatles
  6. "Do I Make You Proud" - Taylor Hicks
  7. "Forever Young" - Bob Dylan
  8. "The First Lady In My Life" - Paul Todd
  9. "A Song For My Son" - Mikki Viereck
  10. "I Hope You Dance" - Lee Ann Womack
  11. "Angels" - Randy Travis
  12. "Because You Loved Me" - Celine Dion
  13. "Child of Mine" - Carole King
  14. "You Raise Me Up" - Josh Groban
  15. "Don't Blink" - Kenny Chesney
  16. "Have I Told You Lately" - Rod Stewart
  17. "Stand By Me" - Ben E. King
  18. "Wind Beneath My Wings" - Bette Midler
  19. "Days Like This" - Van Morrison
  20. "That's What Mamas Do" - Jason Matthews
  21. "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life" - Stevie Wonder
  22. "You'll Be In My Heart" - Phil Collins
  23. "A Song For Mama" - Boyz II Men
  24. "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)" - James Taylor
  25. "Forever Young" – Rod Stewart
  26. "Then They Do" - Trace Adkins
  27. "He Gets That From Me" – Reba McEntire
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