Mother and Son Dance

Wedding Music Mother Son Dance

Not every groom opts for a mother and son dance, which is a genuine tragedy! Why should fathers and daughters receive all of the attention on their wedding day? At their wedding, we believe that all parents should take a spin on the dance floor with their son or daughter. Choosing a song for a mother and son might be difficult. While there are many wonderful popular love songs to choose from, some of them are a little too romantic for a parent-child relationship. However, if you know where to search, there are still plenty of good options.

To assist you, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite and popular Wedding Music Mother Son Dance tunes:

  • My Wish by Rascal Flatts

My Wish by Rascal Flatts encapsulates almost every parent’s hopes for their children, making it a great mother-son dance music.

  • What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong

For decades, Louis Armstrong’s 1967 masterpiece has been a wedding standard. Although there have been numerous variations, this is the greatest.

  • You Raise Me Up by Josh Groban

This is a big song for some big wedding feelings because Josh Groban has a strong voice. It was written as an instrumental composition at first, with lyrics added later by an Irish novelist and songwriter.

  • Your Song by Elton John

This song by Elton John, the absolute legend, might be used at any point during the wedding celebration. It’s a touch romantic, but it’s such a classic that it may still be used for a mother-son dance. 

  • Humble and Kind by Tim McGraw

From saying please to remaining modest and nice, this song offers a list of the skills a parent would wish to teach their child. It would also be appropriate for a father-daughter dance.

  • Simple Man by Lynyrd Skynyrd

This song is wonderful without being cheesy, making it ideal for a mother and son who enjoy old southern rock.

  • A Song for Mama by Boyz II Men

The majority of mother-son dancing songs are written by the parent for the youngster. So it’s wonderful to change things up with a song written by a devoted son for his mother.

  • You’ll Be in My Heart by Phil Collins

This is a song that many of us first heard as children because it was featured on the Tarzan soundtrack. Choose it for your mother/son dance to heighten the nostalgic factor.

  • I Hope You Dance by Lee Ann Womack

Over the last 20 years, this country song by Lee Ann Womack has been sung at countless weddings, graduations, and farewell parties, and it will continue to be played at many more.

  • In My Life by the Beatles

In My Life is a versatile song that could be utilized in a wedding for a father-daughter dance, a mother-son dance, or even the couple’s first dance. That is why it is considered a wedding classic.

  • Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion

Because You Loved Me is a song about the impact of one person’s support on another. It’s a fantastic fit for a parent/child dance at a wedding, despite the fact that it was initially created as a love song.

  • Forever Young by Rod Steward

This song is a little faster than the others on the list, but it still has a nice message of sending a young kid out into the world.

  • Stand By Me by Ben E. King

John Lennon, Tracy Chapman, Florence and the Machine, and others have covered Ben E. King’s 1961 soul classic. Mr King, on the other hand, does it better than anyone else.

  • Boy by Lee Brice

In this song, a father contemplates all of the things his small son will do as he grows older and how bittersweet it will be.

  • Don’t Blink by Kenny Chesney

Is there a parent who doesn’t think to themselves on their son’s wedding day, “How did he grow up so quickly?” “This song is about the fear of missing out on life since it moves so swiftly.

  • Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World by Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwo’ole

Almost every song on this list is by a well-known artist, such as The Beatles or Phil Collins. But, other than this song, IZ never attained great success outside of Hawaii, which is a true shame. He had a magnificent crooner voice that could rival the Rat Pack’s best.

  • 93 Million Miles by Jason Mraz

For your mother/son wedding dance, this endearing song about our place in the cosmos will be a tearjerker.

  • Never Alone by Jim Brickman Feat. Lady Antebellum

Another song that expresses a parent’s wishes for their child is this one. Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum sings this one, which gives it a more motherly feel.


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