Classic Rock The Best Classic Rock Songs For A First Dance  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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A great sentiment for a couple's first dance.

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The Pretenders - "The ultimate song of devotion and support"

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Thank You - Led Zepplin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Classic Rock Songs For A First Dance

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

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

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

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Peter Frampton - A cliche for a reason.

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Chicago - A song about a person who brings inspiration, love, and all other greatness into life.

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REO Speedwagon

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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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The Eagles - The Dude would not approve, but maybe you would?

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

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

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