Classic Rock 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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Journey
A song about a promise to remain true. A great sentiment on a wedding day.

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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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151 77
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Led Zeppelin
Hopefully you're getting all of your partner's love when you say, "I Do"

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131 65
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Aerosmith
A song about not wanting to miss a moment of life in love.

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125 63
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Foreigner
Choosing this song means you're no foreigner to love ballads

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108 59
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Paul McCartney
A song about being... well amazed and enamored with the person you love.

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103 57
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The Rolling Stones
Not even wild horses, could drag you away from your love.

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102 57
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The Beatles, George Harrison
A delicate love song about feminine beauty

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98 55
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Journey
A hope that your partner will always have open arms for you to run into.

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93 52
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Queen
Hopefully the person you've chosen to marry is also your "best friend"

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68 33
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A great sentiment for a couple's first dance.

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38 12
Thank You - Led Zepplin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Classic Rock Songs For A First Dance

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81 48
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The Pretenders
"The ultimate song of devotion and support"

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66 38
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Elton John
A pure expression of love as told through various metaphors by Elton John.

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66 38
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Fleetwood Mac
If it's not fun, you're doing it wrong. 

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75 50
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Cyndi Lauper
"If you're lost you can look and you will find me!"

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65 42
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Peter Frampton
A cliche for a reason.

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62 40
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58 38
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Chicago
A song about a person who brings inspiration, love, and all other greatness into life.

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62 42
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The Rolling Stones
A song about not being able to say goodbye because the love is too strong.

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REO Speedwagon

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50 33
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Queen
This Queen love song was inspired by Freddy Mercury's long time companion.

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59 42
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The Eagles
The Dude would not approve, but maybe you would?

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56 40
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Billy Joel
A song about loving someone for who they are not who they could be.

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66 51
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David Bowie
"I will be king, and you, you will be queen"