The Black-and-White Wedding
Your wedding day! Daddy’s little girl is all grown
up. Your father walked you down the aisle at the ceremony
and now it’s time for the Father-Daughter Dance
at the reception. What will be the song that you and
your father remember from this day? A song that touches
his emotions surrounding his little girl being all grown
up. A song that reflects your emotions as you leave
your hero for your new husband.
So many memories of
the things he taught you: riding your bike, standing
up to bullies, teaching you to be confident and humble
and hugging you when you were hurt. You both will be
reflecting on many precious thoughts during that one
The web is a great place to start for finding the perfect
Father-Daughter Dance song. Many sites list the top
favorite songs used from other wedding receptions. Sometimes
just the names of the songs bring on such strong emotions
that it’s no surprise that these songs are the
These special songs convey the love and
pride in the father-daughter relationship. Any of these
songs will create and sustain memories to cherish and
would be a great choice for the Father-Daughter Dance.
If you and your dad are less sentimental and are looking
for something different to express your special relationship,
try something that’s meaningful to both of you.
If you and your dad share a love of the beach, choose
a fund surf song. Prefer something a little softer?
Go with a moving R & B number. There are so many
choices that reflect the pride and admiration you share
and no matter what you choose, the memories will be
so special from that one dance.
The Father-Daughter Dance Song isn’t only about
the song. It’s also about dancing. It would be
a fun memory if, before the big day, you and your dad
took a dance class together. Not only would this eliminate
the awkwardness of not knowing where to put your feet
but it would be fun.
Dad can’t bust out in hip-hop?
Try a waltz or the two-step. Lessons will build up your
confidence on the dance floor and make that spotlight
dance even more special when you realize how graceful
you are. A lot of studios offer dance classes for adults
and lessons can be found on many websites for studios
close to you. Have fun and enjoy your special day.
To help you make your selection, we've included some
of the most popular choices for the father-daughter
- "A Whole New World" by P. Bryson and R.
- "Angel on My Shoulder" by Maureen McGovern
- "Because You Loved Me" by Celine Dion
- "Butterfly Kisses" by Bob Carlisle
- "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" by Elton
- "Daddy's Hand" by Holly Dunn
- "Daddy's Little Girl" by Al Martino
- "Dance with My Father" by Luther Vandross
- "Have I Told You Lately" by Rod Stewart
- "Hero" by Mariah Carey
- "How Do You Fall in Love" by Alabama
- "In My Dauther's Eyes" by Martina McBride