marriage The Best Classic Rock Songs For A First Dance

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List Rules Vote up the best classic rock songs for the first dance at a wedding.

If you and your better half are die-hard fans of classic rock, having a first dance to a rock song may be right up your alley. What better way to express your love for each other and your personalities than with an awesome first dance to a rock song?
 

What are the best classic rock songs for a first dance? That's for the Ranker community to decide. This list is votable and rerankable, so make your voice is heard. Vote up the greatest classic rock first dance songs, and be sure to add your favorite if it isn't already on the list.

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Wonderful Tonight Eric Clapton - A love song written by Eric Clapton about his wife. A perfect classic rock song for a first dance.

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I Want to Know What Love Is Foreigner - Choosing this song means you're no foreigner to love ballads

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All of My Love Led Zeppelin - Hopefully you're getting all of your partner's love when you say, "I Do"

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Wild Horses The Rolling Stones - Not even wild horses, could drag you away from your love.

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Something The Beatles, George Harrison - A delicate love song about feminine beauty

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I'll Stand by You The Pretenders - "The ultimate song of devotion and support"

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I Don't Want to Miss a Thing Aerosmith - A song about not wanting to miss a moment of life in love.

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Faithfully Journey - A song about a promise to remain true. A great sentiment on a wedding day.

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You Are So Beautiful A great sentiment for a couple's first dance.

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Maybe I'm Amazed Paul McCartney - A song about being... well amazed and enamored with the person you love.

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You're the Inspiration Chicago - A song about a person who brings inspiration, love, and all other greatness into life.

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Heroes David Bowie - "I will be king, and you, you will be queen"

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You're My Best Friend Queen - Hopefully the person you've chosen to marry is also your "best friend"

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You Make Loving Fun Fleetwood Mac - If it's not fun, you're doing it wrong. 

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Baby I Love Your Way Peter Frampton - A cliche for a reason.

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Love Will Keep Us Alive The Eagles - The Dude would not approve, but maybe you would?

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Love Walks In Van Halen - Love walked into this couples' lives if they're having their first dance together!

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In Your Eyes Peter Gabriel - For the Lloyd Doblers and Lloyd Dobler lovers amongst you

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Beth KISS - A song about wanting to rock out.

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Open Arms Journey - A hope that your partner will always have open arms for you to run into.

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Time After Time Cyndi Lauper - "If you're lost you can look and you will find me!"

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We Belong Pat Benatar - A thumping rock ballad about that perfect mate

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Into the Mystic Van Morrison - This bohemian song makes a perfect classic rock first dance song.

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Sweet Melissa The Allman Brothers Band - A song about a traveler who will only stop wandering for the love of Melissa.

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Just the Way You Are Billy Joel - A song about loving someone for who they are not who they could be.

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Angie The Rolling Stones - A song about not being able to say goodbye because the love is too strong.

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You and Me Alice Cooper - A love song from the perspective of an average Joe. A type of song most of us can relate to.

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Your Song Elton John - A pure expression of love as told through various metaphors by Elton John.

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Born to Be My Baby Bon Jovi - Fate and hairspray brought you together.

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November Rain Guns N' Roses

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Love Song The Cure - "How ever far away, your partner will always love you"

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Love of My Life Queen - This Queen love song was inspired by Freddy Mercury's long time companion.

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Leather and Lace Don Henley, Stevie Nicks

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Crazy Love Van Morrison - Another Van Morrison track makes the list, this one about unabashed love.

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Fields of Gold Sting - "For the tantric lover in all of us"

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Samba Pa Ti Santana - The title translates to a "dance for you" no doubt this love song is a perfect pick for a first dance.

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Feels So Right Alabama - A song about wanting to stay forever beside your lover.

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I Don't Want to Live Without You Foreigner - One would hope the newlyweds would feel somehwat similar

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The Search Is Over Survivor - With the wedding sealing the deal, hopefully the search for "the one" is over.

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Something to Talk About Bonnie Raitt - A song about conspicuous love.

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You're in My Heart Rod Stewart - A song about professing your love for your partner over all other things in life.

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Thank You Sentimental and classic, all the hallmarks of a good first dance.

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Proud Mary Ike & Tina Turner

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Harvest Moon Neil Young - A romantic song about dancing under the moonlight.

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Eternal Flame The Bangles - "Do you feel my heart beating? Do you understand?"

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