Classic Reception Songs

For Brides

Feb 18, 2019

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This week’s “for brides” topic is a little more fun! If you know me, you know I love oldies – and this love only seems to grow as I get older! One of my brides recently asked me for suggestions on songs for her reception introductions, first dance and cake cutting, etc. – and I thought that would be a fun topic to bring to the blog! Keep reading for my list of favorite, classic songs for your reception:

  • At Last, Etta James
  • Signed Sealed Delivered, Stevie Wonder
  • Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy – The Tams
  • Lovely Day, Bill Withers
  • Love Train, The O’Jays
  • Boogie Oogie Oogie, A Taste of Honey
  • Boogie Shoes, K.C. and the Sunshine Band
  • Oh, What a Night, The Four Seasons
  • Ain’t Too Proud to Beg, The Temptations
  • September, Earth, Wind & Fire
  • Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
  • L-O-V-E, Al Green
  • Best of My Love, The Emotions
  • I Don’t Wanna Stop, The Bamboos
  • Dance to the Music, Sly & the Family Stone
  • I Was Made to Love Her, Stevie Wonder
  • Got to Give it Up, Marvin Gaye
  • I Heard it Through the Grapevine, Gladys Knight & the Pips
  • For Once in My Life, Stevie Wonder
  • Lovely One, The Jacksons
  • Baby I Need Your Loving, Four Tops
  • Pick up the Pieces, Average White Band
  • We Can Work it Out, Stevie Wonder
  • You’re all I need to get by, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
  • As, Stevie Wonder
  • Back in Love Again, LTD
  • With this Ring, The Platters
  • Let’s Stay Together, Al Green