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Parent dance song: help

Kelly, on July 7, 2022 at 6:37 PM Posted in Wedding Reception 0 5
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Ok ladies. By far, this is the one thing I have had waiting for months. All my songs, I was able to find the perfect song or one I had always wanted. But for my mother daughter dance (dad passed and she is walking me) we are combining with my groom’s mom so doing a parent dance. My mom and I used to be super close but we’ve struggled the last five years or so. Every song out there is too sappy and doesn’t seem right with our recent history and is also more daughter mom then or should be for a joint dance. I’ve always loved, Forever Young, but it’s very hard to dance to.
The groom’s mom does not speak much English so I feel like what I pick may not be very meaningful to her. We wanted to combine dances so our guests were not waiting to dance and be bored. And we have very little reception time as is so wanted to shorten it. I’ve googled every song known to man and just can’t find the right one. Hmm.

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Latest activity by Rosebud, on July 29, 2022 at 12:05 PM
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    Rosebud ·
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    Ok lets see would any of these work?

    What a Wonderful World

    I hope you Dance

    You've Got a Friend in Me

    Because you Loved Me

    All You Need Is Love

    Through the Years

    Can You Feel The Love Tonight

    Landslide

    Have I told You Lately

    Good luck!

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    Dedicated July 2022
    Danielle ·
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    We also struggled with picking a song for the parents dance. We are doing a “dual” dance as well to Landslide. Good luck!
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  • Janai
    Just Said Yes May 2023
    Janai ·
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    Here's a few options! Also, if you love Forever Young but find it hard to dance to because of the tempo, try searching Forever Young covers! There may be one that has a better speed for you to feel more comfortable dancing to it Smiley smile

    - Better Together by Jack Johnson

    - Stand By Me Florence & the Machine or classic Ben. E. King (his mom may know this one because of it's classic popularity!)

    - Lean on Me by Bill Withers

    - Make You Feel My Love by Adele

    - My Wish by Rascal Flatts

    - In My Life by The Beatles

    - Wildflowers by Tom Petty

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  • Kelly
    Dedicated October 2022
    Kelly ·
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    In case it helps anyone, I found our parent dance song and love it, Natalie Merchant, Kind and Generous. So simple and lovely. Can’t believe I didn’t think of it sooner.
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    Rosebud ·
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    Yay! That's a good one love that song! Will fill your room with love and gratitudeSmiley heart

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