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Top Ten Popular and Traditional Father-Daughter Wedding Dance Songs

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Looking for a traditional or popular wedding dance song for a bride and her father? This list includes songs from pop artists and popular singers over the last several years.

1. Unforgettable

Natalie Cole Unforgettable Wedding Song
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You can't listen to Natalie Cole's version of her father's hit Unforgettable without feeling the warm affection between a father and a daughter. And it is easy to dance to as well. Listen to this song at YouTube.
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2. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)

James Taylor How Sweet it Is Wedding Song
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This James Taylor classic hit is a great but less often used wedding dance choice. Many dads remember it from their youth and it is a lot of fun to dance to. This is not your classic waltz, but it is still memorable. Listen to this song at YouTube.

3. You Are So Beautiful To Me

Joe Cocker So Beautiful to Me Wedding Song
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This great tune by Joe Cocker is a little older, but is still familiar to most dads and brides. It is a good slow song that brings tears and tender emotions. Listen to this song at YouTube.
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4. Can You Feel the Love Tonight?

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This classic from "The Lion King" sung ny Elton John often isn't thought of as a father daughter wedding dance song, but it has become more and more popular in recent years. Listen to this song at YouTube.
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5. You Are the Wind Beneath My Wings

Bette Midler Wind Beneath My Wings
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The Bette Midler classic again is not usually the first father-daughter wedding song, but has a great message from a daughter to her dad. And with a little more upbeat tempo, it can be fun to dance to. Listen to this song at YouTube.
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6. What a Wonderful World

Louis Armstrong What a Wonderful World Wedding Song
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This immensely popular song from jazz great Louis Armstong is one loved by brides and dads alike. The popularity of this song was resurrected by the famous chick-flick Sleepless in Seattle has been heard in a romantic setting by thousands of brides in the movie and other settings. A nice song to dance to. Listen to this song at YouTube.
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7. Dancing on Daddy's Shoes

Leon Redbone Dancing on Daddy's Shoes Wedding Song
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Another older song by Leon Redbone, Dancing on Daddy's Shoes is a sweet and fun song for a wedding reception. Check it out if you are not familiar with it; the song will certainly grow on you. Listen to this song at YouTube.
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8. The Way You Look Tonight

Tony Bennett The Way You Look Tonight Wedding Song
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This famous song popularized in the 60's by Frank Sinatra has been extremely popular at weddings for years. Soft, smooth tones of the great crooner will be a tender moment at any wedding reception. Listen to this song at YouTube.
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9. My Girl

Temptations My Girl Wedding Song
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An oldie but goodie, The Temptation's My Girl is a wedding classic. A ton of fun to dance to, this one is always popular with dads and brides. Listen to this song at YouTube.

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10. Isn't She Lovely

Stevie Wonder Isn't She Lovely Wedding Song
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Stevie Wonder's classic song Isn't She Lovely is a great dance song for fathers and daughters. It crosses generations and cultural backgrounds. And it is a really peppy song for dancing. Listen to this song at YouTube.
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