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Selecting your wedding reception music can definitely be a challenge during wedding planning—especially when you’re narrowing down potential father-daughter dance songs. From reminiscing on all the sweet moments you’ve had with your father/father-figure to choosing a song choice that reflects you and your dad’s relationship, it can be a difficult task. So, we felt musically-inspired to put together a list of the very BEST father-daughter dance songs for you and your father to dance to on the special day. Whether you are looking for something that is upbeat and easy to dance to or a song that tugs at the heart strings, these top father-daughter dance songs are perfect for any wedding day.
Check out the top father-daughter dance songs that are bound to make you shed a tear or two.
“Isn’t She Lovely” by Stevie WonderStevie Wonder actually wrote this song for his daughter, Aisha. So, if you and your dad love to dance, then this upbeat and meaningful tune is the perfect pick.
"Father and Daughter" by Paul SimonA sweet tune by Paul Simon this song choice will definitely give you and your father all the feels during your father-daughter dance.
“My Girl” by The TemptationsThrow it back to the 60s with this classic hit by the Temptations. It has a great beat that’s easy to dance to, even if you two aren't the biggest of dancers.
“How Sweet It Is” by James TaylorA great choice for you during your father-daughter dance because you and your dad can also sing along to it!
"I'll Be There" by Jackson 5How many times have you had to call your dad for advice or help? If the answer is A LOT, then this soul song is the perfect pick for your father-daughter dance.
“Daughters" by John MayerSlow dance along to this mellow song with these adorable lyrics, “Fathers, be good to your daughters / Daughters will love like you do / Girls become lovers who turn into mothers /
So mothers be good to your daughters too.”