Bernardo Gouveia

65 Father Daughter Wedding Dance Songs

Grab the tissues and get set to share a special moment with your dad

12 Mar 2019

The father daughter dance at your wedding is probably one of the moments your dad has thought about since you were born. It's also the dance that never fails to bring a tear to our eyes.

Sharing this special moment with your dad will no doubt be one of the highlights of your wedding day, so it's important to take the time and think about what song best represents your relationship. Do you want a slow dance? Or something more upbeat? Or maybe you already have a song you both love and have listened to together often.

Below we've listed just some of our favourite father daughter wedding dance songs. These songs are emotional and loving, without being too romantic (awkward). Plus, most of the songs we've chosen are timeless classics, so chances are your dad has probably already heard and approved of them.

  1. 'My Girl' by The Temptations
  2. 'Isn't She Lovely' by Stevie Wonder
  3. 'Stand By Me' by Ben E. King
  4. 'Tiny Dancer' by Elton John
  5. 'I Got You Babe' by Sonny & Cher
  6. 'Brown Eyed Girl' by Van Morrison
  7. 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough' by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
  8. 'You're My Best friend' by Queen
  9. 'Unforgettable' by Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole
  10. 'You Are The Sunshine Of My Life' by Stevie Wonder

11. 'When Your Smiling' by Louis Armstrong

12. 'It Had To Be You' by Ray Charles

13. 'Here Comes The Sun' by The Beatles

14. 'You've Got A Friend In Me' by Randy Newman (from Toy Story)

15. 'Dance With My Father' by Luther Vandross

16. 'Landslide' by Fleetwood Mac

17. 'Don't You (Forget About Me)' by Simple Minds

18. 'Don't Go Breaking My Heart' by Elton John and Kiki Dee

19. 'You Are My Sunshine' by Johnny Cash

20. 'Across The Universe' by Rufus Wainwright

21. 'Time After Time' by Cindi Lauper[/item]

22. 'Don't Dream It's Over' by Crowded House[/item]

23. 'Heroes' by David Bowie[/item]

24. 'All You Need Is Love' by The Beatles[/item]

25. 'What A Wonderful World' by Louis Armstrong[/item]

26. 'To Sir With Love' by Lulu

27. 'I Loved Her First' by Heartland

28. 'Love Is All Around' by Wet Wet Wet

29. 'There She Goes' by Sixpence None The Richer

30. 'You Are So Beautiful' by Joe Cocker

31. 'It's For My Dad' by Nancy Sinatra

32. 'Just The Way You Are' by Billy Joel

33. 'I Wish You Love' by Frank Sinatra

34. 'Sweet Child O'Mine' by Guns N' Roses

35. 'Come Fly With Me' by Frank Sinatra

36. 'Something About The Way You Look Tonight' by Elton John

37. 'I'll Be There' by The Jackson Five

38. 'Love Me Tender' by Elvis

39. 'Wonderful Tonight' by Eric Clapton

40. 'Heart Of Gold' by Neil Young

41. 'You Raise Me Up' by Josh Groban

42. 'Gracie' By Ben Folds

43. 'Father and Daughter' by Paul Simon

44. 'Every Breath You Take' by The Police

45. 'Up Where We Belong' by Joe Cocker

46. 'Dancing Queen' by Abba

47. 'Sweet Caroline' by Neil Diamond

48. 'Benny and the Jets' by Elton John

49. 'Brown Sugar' by The Rolling Stones

50. 'Ain't That A Kick In The Head' by Dean Martin

52. 'I'm Yours' by Jason Mraz

53. 'Yellow' by Coldplay

54. 'Are You Gonna Be My Girl?' by Jet

55. 'Dancing In The Dark' by Bruce Springsteen

56. 'Beautiful Day' by U2

57. 'Over The Rainbow' by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

58. 'Forever Young' by Rod Stewart

59. 'Motel Blues' by Bombay Bicycle Club

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60. 'Don't Stop Me Now' by Queen

61. 'Keep Your Head Up' by Ben Howard

62. 'I Will Wait' by Mumford & Sons

63. 'I'll Stand By You' by The Pretenders

64. 'Can't Take That Away From Me' by Ella Fitzgerald

65. 'Daydream Believer' by The Monkeys

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