Here are a few musical suggestions to

get your party started.


  1. Velvet Underground: “I’ll Be Your Mirror
  2. Johnny Cash: “I Walk the Line
  3. Yo La Tengo: “Our Way to Fall
  4. The Corrs: “Haste to the Wedding
  5. Ennio Morricone: “Once Upon a Time in the West
  6. The Beach Boys: “God Only Knows
  7. Siobhan McDonnell: “Twa Bonnie Maidens
  8. Cake: “Love You Madly
  9. The Muppets: “Life’s a Happy Song
  10. Keb’ Mo’: “Every Morning
  11. Death Cab For Cutie: “Stay Young, Go Dancing
  12. José Gonazalez: “Heartbeats
  13. The Ramones: “Baby, I Love You
  14. Josh Ritter: “Baby, That’s Not All
  15. City of Prague Philharmonic: “The West Wing Theme


  1. Sufjan Stevens: “For the Widows in Paradise
  2. Bob Dylan: “Forever Young
  3. Magnetic Fields: “The Book of Love
  4. The Weepies: “Somebody Loved
  5. Judy Collins: “How Can I Keep from Singing


  1. The Temper Trap: “Sweet Disposition
  2. Bruce Springsteen: “Dancing in the Dark
  3. Justin Timberlake: “Mirrors
  4. Faith Hill: “This Kiss
  5. Frank Ocean: “Thinkin Bout You
  6. The Cure: “Just Like Heaven
  7. Beyoncé: “XO
  8. Michael Bublé: “Everything
  9. The Sundays: “Summertime
  10. Meiko: “Stuck On You
  11. Hedwig & The Angry Inch (Stephen Trask): “The Origin of Love
  12. Iron & Wine: “Time After Time
  13. Erasure: “Always
  14. Queen: “Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  15. Capital Cities: “Safe and Sound


  1. Ella Fitzgerald: “What a Friend We Have in Jesus
  2. Soweto Gospel Choir: “Amazing Grace
  3. Oranim Zabar Troupe: “Dodi Li
  4. Etta James: “Down by the Riverside
  5. Aretha Franklin and Mavis Staples: “Oh Happy Day
  6. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir: “Great Is Thy Faithfulness
  7. Cambridge Choir of Kings College: “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling
  8. You Satisfy the Hungry Heart
  9. Bless the Lord, O My Soul
  10. Naomi Shemer: “Yerushalayim Shel Zahav
  11. Westminster Abbey Choir: “Ave verum corpus
  12. Magnificat
  13. Cambridge Choir of St. John’s College: “Ubi caritas et amor
  14. Ribi David Kadoch: “Sheva Brachot


  1. Jeremiah Clarke: “Trumpet Voluntary
  2. Johann Sebastian Bach: “Sinfonia from Cantata, BWV 29
  3. Johann Sebastian Bach: “Unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major: Prelude, BWV 1007
  4. Marc-Antoine Charpentier: “Prelude from Te Deum
  5. Jacques Ibert: “Trois pièces brèves
  6. Henry Purcell: “Abdelazer Suite: II. Rondeau
  7. Händel: “Water Music, Suite no 2, in D major
  8. Jean-Joseph Mouret: “Rondeau from Sinfonies de fanfares
  9. Johann Sebastian Bach: “Suite No. 3 in D major BWV 1068
  10. Johann Sebastian Bach: “Prelude and Fugue in E-flat major


  1. Walk The Moon: “Shut Up and Dance
  2. Justin Timberlake ft. Jay-Z: “Suit and Tie
  3. The Beatles: “Good Day Sunshine
  4. Natalie Cole: “This Will Be (an Everlasting Love)
  5. Kanye West ft. T-Pain: “Good Life
  6. Elmer Bernstein: “National Geographic Theme
  7. Talking Heads: “Burning Down the House
  8. Calvin Harris: “Feel So Close
  9. John Williams: “Cantina Theme” from Star Wars
  10. Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars: “Uptown Funk
  11. Curtis Mayfield: “Superfly
  12. Steve Wonder: “Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours
  13. Neon Trees: “Animal
  14. DJ Snake and Lil Jon: “Turn Down for What”
  15. Dean Martin: “Ain’t That a Kick in the Head
  16. Nicki Minaj: “Starships
  17. David Bowie: “Young Americans
  18. Bob Marley: “Could You Be Loved
  19. Florence + The Machine: “Dog Days Are Over
  20. Pharrell Williams: “Happy
  21. Chaka Khan ft. Rufus: “Tell Me Something Good
  22. Noah and the Whale: “5 Years Time
  23. Survivor: “Eye of the Tiger
  24. Michael Franti and Spearhead: “Say Hey (I Love You)
  25. Robert Plant: “Rainbow” 


  1. Andra Day: “Forever Mine
  2. James Vincent McMorrow: “Higher Love
  3. Beyoncé: “XO
  4. Midland: “Make a Little
  5. Des’ree: “I’m Kissing You
  6. Diana Ross (& Lionel Richie): “Endless Love
  7. Rihanna: “Love on the Brain
  8. Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers: “Islands in the Stream
  9. Aqualung: “Brighter Than Sunshine
  10. Whitney Houston: “My Love Is Your Love
  11. Ryan Adams: “When the Stars Go Blue
  12. Cyndi Lauper: “Time After Time
  13. Sade: “By Your Side
  14. Chris Stapleton: “Tennessee Whiskey
  15. Luther Vandross: “Here and Now
  16. Joe Cocker: “You Are So Beautiful
  17. Christina Perri: “A Thousand Years
  18. Brian McKnight: “Back at One
  19. Sarah Bareilles: “I Choose You
  20. Eric Clapton: “Wonderful Tonight
  21. John Legend: “All of Me
  22. The Righteous Brothers: “Unchained Melody
  23. Alanis Morissette: “Head Over Feet
  24. Elton John: “Your Song
  25. Keane: “Somewhere Only We Know
  26. Michael Bublé: “Everything
  27. Ingrid Michaelson: “Can’t Help Falling in Love
  28. Ray LaMontagne: “You Are the Best Thing
  29. Coldplay: “Green Eyes
  30. Landon Pigg: “Falling in Love at a Coffee Shop
  31. Rilo Kiley: “I Never
  32. Beyoncé: “Halo
  33. Van Morrison: “Into the Mystic
  34. U2: “All I Want Is You
  35. Band of Horses: “No One’s Gonna Love You
  36. David Gray: “This Year’s Love
  37. The Zombies: “This Will Be Our Year
  38. The Beatles: “When I’m Sixty-Four
  39. Stevie Wonder: “You Are the Sunshine of My Life
  40. Old Crow Medicine Show: “Wagon Wheel
  41. Ray Charles: “Hallelujah (I Just Love Her So)
  42. James Brown: “I Got You (I Feel Good)
  43. Lauryn Hill: “I Can’t Take My Eyes off of You
  44. Marvin Gaye: “Let’s Get It On
  45. Al Green: “Let’s Stay Together
  46. Nina Simone: “Feeling Good
  47. Nat King Cole: “Let’s Face the Music and Dance
  48. The Wombats: “Let’s Dance to Joy Division
  49. Chantal Kreviazuk: “Feels Like Home
  50. Patty Griffin: “Heavenly Day
  51. Norah Jones: “Turn Me On
  52. The Beach Boys: “Wouldn’t It Be Nice
  53. The Beatles: “All You Need Is Love
  54. Etta James: “At Last
  55. Journey: “Faithfully
  56. Sam Cooke: “You Send Me
  57. Peter Gabriel: “In Your Eyes
  58. Stevie Wonder: “I Just Called to Say I Love You
  59. P!nk ft. Lily Allen: “True Love
  60. Mary Lambert: “She Keeps Me Warm
  61. Jason Mraz ft. Colbie Caillat: “Lucky
  62. The Lumineers: “Ho Hey
  63. Adele: “Make You Feel My Love
  64. Neutral Milk Hotel: “In an Aeroplane over the Sea
  65. Otis Redding: “That’s How Strong My Love Is


      Many thanks to “A Practical Wedding”

      for this amazing list.


      1. Beyoncé: “Die With You
      2. Christina Perri: “A Thousand Years
      3. Ed Sheeran & Beyoncé: “Perfect Duet
      4. John Mayer: “You’re Gonna Live Forever in Me
      5. Harry Styles: “Sweet Creature
      6. Katy Perry: “Chained to the Rhythm
      7. Bleachers: “Let’s Get Married
      8. Camila Cabello: “Havana (remix)
      9. Portugal. The Man: “Feel It Still
      10. Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee: “Despacito
      11. Beyoncé: “All Night
      12. Taylor Swift: “I Don’t Want to Live Forever
      13. DJ Snake & Justin Bieber: “Let Me Love You
      14. Bruno Mars: “24k Magic
      15. Rihanna: “Love on the Brain
      16. John Legend: “Love Me Now
      17. The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk: “I Feel It Coming
      18. James Arthur: “Say You Won’t Let Go
      19. The Chainsmokers ft. Daya: “Don’t Let Me Down
      20. Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna: “This Is What You Came For
      21. Andy Grammar: “Honey I’m Good
      22. One Republic: “Counting Stars
      23. Natalie La Rose Ft. Jerimih: “Somebody
      24. Pitbull Ft. Ke$ha: “Timber
      25. Ed Sheeran: “Thinking Out Loud
      26. Band of Horses: “No One’s Gonna Love You
      27. Taylor Swift: “Shake It Off
      28. Meghan Trainor: “All About That Bass
      29. John Legend: “All of Me
      30. Lumineers: “Ho Hey


      1. Bruno Mars: “24k Magic
      2. Icona Pop: “I Love It
      3. Walk The Moon: “Shut Up and Dance
      4. Rihanna: “We Found Love
      5. Katy Perry: “Teenage Dream
      6. Old Crow Medicine Show: “Wagon Wheel
      7. Pitbull Ft. Ke$ha: “Timber
      8. Christina Perri: “A Thousand Years
      9. Justin Timberlake: “Suit & Tie
      10. Black Eyed Peas: “I Gotta Feeling
      11. Jason Mraz: “I’m Yours
      12. Adele: “Make You Feel My Love
      13. Chainsmokers: “Closer
      14. Kanye West: “Stronger
      15. Carly Rae Jepsen: “Call Me Maybe


      1. Jackson 5: “ABC
      2. The Temptations: “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg
      3. Aretha Franklin: “Chain of Fools
      4. Martha Reeves & The Vandellas: “Dancing in the Streets
      5. Jerry Lee Lewis: “Great Balls of Fire
      6. Elvis Presley: “Burning Love
      7. Four Tops: “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)
      8. Ritchie Valens: “La Bamba
      9. Wilson Picket: “Mustang Sally
      10. Aretha Franklin: “Respect
      11. The Four Seasons: “Sherry
      12. Isley Brothers: “Shout (Parts 1 & 2)
      13. The Supremes: “Stop! In the Name of Love
      14. Buddy Holly: “That’ll Be the Day
      15. Righteous Brothers: “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling
      16. The Flaming Lips: “She Don’t Use Jelly
      17. Michael Jackson: “Don’t Stop ’Til You Get Enough
      18. Jackson 5: “I Want You Back
      19. The Temptations: “My Girl
      20. Jackie Wilson: “(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher
      21. Sam Cooke: “Wonderful World
      22. Four Tops: “(Reach Out) I’ll Be There
      23. The Romantics: “What I Like About You
      24. Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons: “December, 1963 (Oh What a Night)
      25. Kool and The Gang: “Get Down on It
      26. Earth, Wind & Fire: “September
      27. The Cars: “Just What I Needed
      28. The Cure: “Close to Me
      29. Queen: “Crazy Little Thing Called Love
      30. The B-52s: “Love Shack
      31. Kool and the Gang: “Celebration
      32. New Order: “Love Vigilantes
      33. New Order: “Age of Consent
      34. Bruce Springsteen: “Dancing in the Dark
      35. Dexys Midnight Runners: “Come on Eileen
      36. David Bowie: “Modern Love
      37. Talking Heads: “Psycho Killer
      38. The Smiths: “There Is a Light That Never Goes Out
      39. The Clash: “Rock the Casbah
      40. Stevie Wonder: “Superstition
      41. Simple Minds: “Don’t You (Forget About Me)
      42. Big Country: “In a Big Country
      43. Toto: “Africa
      44. The Proclaimers: “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)
      45. Blondie: “Heart of Glass
      46. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: “American Girl
      47. The Clash: “Train in Vain
      48. The Buggles: “Video Killed the Radio Star
      49. Traveling Wilburys: “End of the Line
      50. Whitney Houston: “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
      51. Daft Punk ft. Pharrell: “Get Lucky
      52. Fat Joe ft. Ashanti: “What’s Luv?
      53. Daft Punk: “Harder, Better, Faster
      54. Daft Punk: “One More Time
      55. Ghost Town DJs: “My Boo
      56. Hall & Oates: “You Make My Dreams
      57. The Outfield: “I Don’t Want to Lose Your Love Tonight
      58. Queen and David Bowie: “Under Pressure
      59. Beyoncé: “Countdown
      60. Taylor Swift: “Shake It Off
      61. Weezer: “El Scorcho
      62. Miley Cyrus: “Party in the USA
      63. Styx: “The Best of Times
      64. Arcade Fire: “Wake Up
      65. The Be Good Tanyas: “The Littlest Birds
      66. MC Hammer: “U Can’t Touch This
      67. Boys II Men: “Motown Philly
      68. Mariah Carey: “Always Be My Baby
      69. Carly Rae Jepsen: “Call Me Maybe
      70. Icona Pop: “I Love It
      71. Jimmy Soul: “If You Want to Be Happy
      72. M.I.A.: “Paper Planes
      73. MGMT: “Time to Pretend
      74. RUN-DMC: “It’s Tricky
      75. Salt-N-Pepa: “Shoop



      1. David Bowie: “Magic Dance
      2. Bon Jovi: “Livin’ on a Prayer
      3. The Eagles: “Already Gone
      4. Little Eva: “The Locomotion
      5. Lady Gaga: “Bad Romance
      6. Michael Jackson: “Thriller
      7. Outkast: “Hey Ya!
      8. The Black Eyed Peas: “I Got a Feeling
      9. The Beatles: “Twist and Shout
      10. Al Green: “Let’s Stay Together
      11. The Contours: “Do You Love Me
      12. Ellie Goulding: “Anything Could Happen
      13. Donna Summer: “Last Dance
      14. Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes: “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life
      15. Garth Brooks: “Friends in Low Places
      16. Queen: “You’re My Best Friend
      17. Neil Diamond: “Sweet Caroline
      18. Ray Charles: “(Night Time Is) The Right Time
      19. Etta James: “At Last
      20. Frank Sinatra: “The Nearness of You
      21. Patty Griffin: “Heavenly Day
      22. Louis Armstrong: “What a Wonderful World
      23. Otis Redding: “That’s How Strong My Love Is
      24. Queen: “Bohemian Rhapsody
      25. The Drifters: “Save the Last Dance