Mother-Son Dance Songs
The mother-son dance at the reception is the mother of the groom’s big moment, and the song you choose can say “thank you” for everything she’s done.
That said, it can be really hard to pick a song. There seem to be a lot less songs about mothers than fathers (we don’t know why), making it difficult to find one that says exactly what you want it to say.
Sentimental Mother Son Songs
If you’ve got a close relationship with your mom and really want your mother-son song to say what she means to you, try one of these songs on for size:
♥ First Lady in My Life by Paul Todd
♥ All to You by DJ Keo
♥ Perfect Fan by Backstreet Boys
♥ Thanks Again by Ricky Skaggs
♥ A Song for Mama by Boyz II Men
♥ I Turn to You by Christian Aguilera
♥ Do I Make You Proud by Taylor Hicks
♥ Child of Mine by Carole King
♥ I Hope You Dance by Leann Womack
♥ A Song for My Son by Mikki Vera
♥ You Are So Beautiful by Joe Cocker
♥ My Wish by Rascal Flatts
♥ Forever Young by Alphaville
♥ Baby Mine covers by Bette Midler or Allison Krauss
Light-hearted Mother Son Songs
Maybe a sappy mother-son song it doesn’t fit the mood of your reception, maybe it doesn’t mix with the groom’s relationship with his mom, or maybe you just don’t want to see her get choked up in front of all those people!
Here are some lovely songs that are guaranteed to be tear-free:
♥ Here Comes the Sun by the Beatles
♥ Sweet Child O Mine by Sheryl Crow
♥ Time of Your Life by Green Day
♥ You’ve Got a Friend in Me by Randy Newman
♥ Birthday by The Bird and the Bee
♥ Your Mama Don’t Dance by Loggins and Messina
♥ You’re My Best Friend by Queen ( or acoustic remix by Julia Nunes)
From indie to country, upbeat to slow and sentimental, the right mother-son song for your wedding reception is out there. Take a look at these suggestions and don’t forget to solicit your groom’s mother’s input – it may just turn out that her all-time favorite song could fit perfectly.
♥ Jenny Evans
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