Most Popular Wedding Reception Songs
 2016/2017

+

DjRay’s Personal Preferences

marked w/****

 

Dj Ray Productions
 Middleport, Pa.17953
Tele: 570-277-9111
Email: music@djray.com

[updated-12/02/2016]

 

 

Bride & Groom’s

[1st Dance songs]

 

A Moment like this-Leona lewis****

All I ever needed/Bret Michaels/Jess Andrews****

All My Life-KC & Jo Jo-****

Amazed/Lonestar****

At Last - Etta James

Beautiful Dawn /James Blunt

Because You Loved Me - Celine Dion

Breathe - Faith Hill

Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley

Come what may/Ewan Mcgregor/Nicole Ki

Cross My Heart-George Strait

From this Moment/Shania Twain/Brain White

Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams
Have I Told You Lately - Rod Stewart
Hero - Enrique Iglesias

Here & Now/Luther Vandross

How Do I Live - Trisha Yearwood

Greatest Story Ever Told/Oliver James***

I Could Not Ask For More - Edwin McCain

I Do (Cherish You) - 98 Degrees

I Don't Want To Miss A Thing - Aerosmith
I Live my Life for You/Firehouse

I Love You/ Climax Blues Band

In Your Eyes - Peter Gabriel
It’s your love-Tim McGraw/Faith Hill-****

Just The Way You Are - Billy Joel

Making memories of Us-Keith Urban

My Valentine/Martina McBride

Open Arms - Journey
Smile on your face/Alyson Krauss

Still the One/Shania Twain-****

That's Amore - Dean Martin

The Book of Love/Peter Gabriel

The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra
The Wind Beneath My Wings - Bette Midler

Unchained Melody - Righteous Brothers
When A Man Loves A Woman - Percy Sledge
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong

You & Me/Lifehouse

You had me from Hello-Kenny Chesney

Your Still the One/Brian McKnight

You're The Inspiration - Chicago

 

Bridal Party Dance Songs

[Bridesmaids/Ushers/Groomsman

Bestman Maid of Honor]

 

Anytime You Need A Friend - Mariah Carey
Friends - Elton John
Friends In Low Places - Garth Brooks
Shower The People - James Taylor
That's What Friends Are For - Dionne Warwick****
We Are Family - Sister Sledge
Ya Gotta Have Friends - Bette Midler
You Got A Friend In Me - Randy Newman w/ Lyle Lovett
You Got A Friend In Me - Toy Story 2 (swing version)
You're My Best Friend - Queen
You've Got A Friend - James Taylor

 

Father/Daughter Dance Suggestions

A Song for my daughter-Mikki Viereck-*****

[2 versions one from Dad + one from Mom. The words are the same except one version is sung by a female + one version by a male]

 

A Song for my daughter-Steve Moser-so so

A Song for my son-Ray Allaire

Because You Loved Me - Celine Dion
Blessed - Elton John
Butterfly Kisses - Bob Carlisle
Daddy's Girl - Peter Cetera
Daddy's Hands - Holly Dunn
Daddy's Little Girl - Al Martino
Daddy's Little Girl - Mills Brothers
Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison
Have I Told You Lately - Rod Stewart
Hero - Mariah Carey
I Wish You Love - Natalie Cole

I loved her 1st-Heartland-****- [Most popular 2008]
In My Life - The Beatles
In My Life - Bette Midler
Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
My Funny Valentine - Frank Sinatra
My Girl - The Temptations

My Little Girl/Tim McGraw-[Father to Daughter-****]
She's Leaving Home - The Beatles
Sunrise Sunset - Fiddler On The Roof
Thank Heaven for Little Girls - Maurice Chevalier
Through the Years - Kenny Rogers-****
Times Of Your Life - Paul Anka
Turn Around - Harry Belafonte
Unforgettable - Natalie Cole
What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
Where Have All The Children Gone - John Anderson
Wind Beneath My Wings - Bette Midler
(You Are My) Special Angel - Bobby Helms
You Are The Sunshine of My Life - Stevie Wonder

My Little Girl/Tim McGraw-[Father to Daughter-****]

 

 

 

Mother/Son Dance Suggestions

A Mothers Song/TCartermusic.com***** Voted #1 for 2016

A Song for my son-Mikki Viereck****

A song for my son

Because You Loved Me - Celine Dion
Blessed - Elton John
Forever In Love - Kenny G
Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison
I Get A Kick Out Of You - Frank Sinatra
I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
In My Life - The Beatles
Lean On Me - Bill Withers
Memory - Barbara Streisand
Sonny Boy - Al Jolson
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
Summer Wind - Frank Sinatra
Sunrise, Sunset - Fiddler On The Roof
Thanks Again - Ricky Scaggs
The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra
Through The Years - Kenny Rogers-****
Times Of Your Life - Paul Anka
Unforgettable - Natalie Cole
What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
Wind Beneath My Wings - Bette Midler
You've Got A Friend - James Taylor

Top 25 Country

1. Boot Scootin' Boogie - Brooks & Dunn
2. Friends In Low Places - Garth Brooks
3. Any Man Of Mine - Shania Twain
4. Achy Breaky Heart - Billy Ray Cyrus
5. Baby Likes To Rock It - Tractors
6. Chattahoochee - Alan Jackson
7. I Swear - J.M. Montgomery
8. Watermelon Crawl - Tracy Byrd
9. Keeper Of The Stars - Tracy Byrd
10. Crazy - Patsy Cline
11. I Cross My Heart - George Strait
12. Mountain Music - Alabama
13. My Maria - Brooks & Dunn
14. I Love The Way You Love Me - J. M. Montgomery
15. Sold - J. M. Montgomery
16. I Like It! I Love It! - Tim McGraw
17. The Dance - Garth Brooks
18. Blue - LeAnn Rimes
19. Daddy's Money - Ricochet
20. Down At The Twist and Shout - Mary Chapin Carpenter
21. TROUBLE - Travis Tritt
22. All My Rowdy Friends - Hank Williams, Jr.
23. Born To Boogie - Hank Williams, Jr.
24. Cotton Eyed Joe - Various
25. Could I Have This Dance - Anne Murray

Top 25 Disco/Dance

1. YMCA - Village People
2. Stayin' Alive - Bee Gees
3. Celebration - Kool & the Gang
4. Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
5. Get Down Tonight - KC & Sunshine Band
6. I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
7. We Are Family - Sister Sledge
8. Macarena - Los Del Rio
9. Funkytown - Lipps, Inc.
10. That's The Way I Like It - KC & Sunshine Band
11. Brick House - Commodores
12. Gonna Make You Sweat - C+C Music Factory
13. Electric Boogie - Marcia Griffiths
14. Disco Inferno - Tramps
15. Born To Be Alive - Patrick Hernandez
16. Le Freak - Chic
17. California Love - 2Pac
18. Super Freak - Rick James
19. Last Dance - Donna Summer
20. Be My Lover - La Bouche
21. Macho Man - Village People
22. It's Raining Men - Weather Girls
23. So Many Men - Miguel Brown
24. December 1963 - Four Seasons
24. Night Fever - Bee Gees
25. Dancing Queen - ABBA

18. 1979 - Smashing Pumpkins
19. (It's The End of The World) I Feel Fine - R.E.M.
20. Peaches - Presidents Of The USA
21. Machine Head - Bush
22. Closer - Nine Inch Nails
23. Wonderwall - Oasis
24. Mr. Jones - Counting Crows
25. I'll Be There For You - Rembrandts

 

Garter Toss Song Suggestions

Another One Bites The Dust - Queen
Bad To The Bone - George Thorogood
Danger Zone - Kenny Loggins
ESPN Jock Jams ("Let's Get Ready To Rumble!")
Macho Man - Village People
Oh Yeah - Yello
The Stripper - David Rose Orchestra
Theme From 'Mission Impossible'

Bouquet Toss Song Suggestions

California Girls - David Lee Roth
Chapel Of Love - The Dixie Cups
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
Ladies Night - Kool & The Gang
Man! I Feel Like A Woman - Shania Twain
Respect - Aretha Franklin

Parents Dance Suggestions

Because You Loved Me - Celine Dion
Blessed - Elton John
Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison
I Am Your Child - Barry Manilow
I Wish You Love - Frank Sinatra
In My Life - The Beatles
Oh Mother - Jermaine Jackson
Sunrise, Sunset - Fiddler On The Roof
The Things We've Handed Down - Marc Cohn
Through The Years - Kenny Rogers
What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong

Last Dance Suggestions

Goodnight My Love - Los Lobos
Goodnight Sweetheart - The Spaniels
It's The Last Dance - Frank Sinatra
(I've Had) Time Of My Life - Jennifer Warnes and Bill Medley
Last Dance - Donna Summer
Love & Marriage - Frank Sinatra
Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye - Steam
So Long-Farewell-Goodbye - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Thank You - Dido
Thank You - Natalie Merchant
Time To Say Goodbye - Andrea Bocelli &

Top 20 Background Music

1. Kenny G
2. Harry Connick, Jr.
3. Frank Sinatra
4. David Sanborn
5. Yanni
6. Richard Clayderman
7. George Benson
8. George Winston
9. Henry Mancini
10. Tom Scott
11. Lee Ritenour
12. Stan Getz
13. Linda Ronstadt w/ Nelson Riddle
14. Enya
15. Earl Klugh
16. David Benoit
17. Grover Washington, Jr.
18. Larry Carlton
19. Luther Vandross
20. Natalie Cole

Top 25 Classic Rock/Alternative

1. Ironic - Alanis Morissette
2. Lump - Presidents Of The U.S.A.
3. I Melt With You - Modern English
4. Come Out And Play - Offspring
5. Love Shack - B-52's
6. You Oughtta Know - Alanis Morissette
7. Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
8. Bizarre Love Triangle - New Order
9. Blister In The Sun - Violent Femmes
10. What I Like About You - Romantics
11. All I Wanna Do - Sheryl Crow
12. Only Wanna Be With You - Hootie & Blowfish
13. Two Princes - Spin Doctors
14. Ants Marching - Dave Matthews Band
15. You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
16. When I Come Around - Green Day
17. Tainted Love - Soft Cell

Top 25 Ballads

1. Unchained Melody - Righteous Brothers
2. Because You Loved Me - Celine Dion
3. Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
4. I Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley
5. Keeper Of The Stars - Tracy Byrd
6. Crazy - Patsy Cline
7. Everything I Do - Bryan Adams
8. One Sweet Day - Mariah Carey
9. I Swear - J. M. Montgomery
10. I'll Make Love To You - Boyz II Men
11. Nobody Knows - Tony Rich Project
12. After The Loving - Engelbert Humperdinck
13. Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison
14. Killing Me Softly - Fugees
15. Always - Atlantic Starr
16. Beautiful In My Eyes - Joshua Kadison
17. End Of The Road - Boyz II Men
18. I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
19. Lady In Red - Chris DeBurgh
20. Sea Of Love - Honeydrippers
21. Always and Forever - Heatwave
22. Could I Have This Dance - Anne Murray
23. Hero - Mariah Carey
24. Power Of Love - Celine Dion
25. Your Love Amazes Me - John Berry

Top 25 Party Songs

1. Macarena - Los Del Rio
2. YMCA - Village People
3. Old Time Rock & Roll - Bob Seger
4. Shout - Otis Day & The Nights
5. Hot Hot Hot - Buster Poindexter
6. Shout - Otis Day & Nights
7. Mony Mony - Billy Idol
8. C'mon & Ride It (The Train) - Quad City DJs
9. You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
10. Chicken Dance - Various
11. The Twist - Chubby Checker
12. Hokey Pokey - Ray Anthony
13. Love Shack - B-52's
14. Celebration - Kool & The Gang
15. Whoomp! There It Is - Tag Team
16. This Is How We Do It - Montell Jordan
17. Tootsie Roll - 69 Boyz
18. Swing The Mood - Jive Bunny & Mixmasters
19. Twist and Shout - Beatles
20. Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
21. Strokin' - Clarence Carter
22. Gonna Make You Sweat - C+C Music Factory
23. La Bamba - Los Lobos
24. Hip Hop Hooray - Naughty By Nature
25. DA Butt - EU