Living The Best Father/Daughter First Dance Wedding Songs  

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List Rules Vote for all of your favorite songs that would be great for a father/daughter dance, and add any that you don't already see listed.

What are the best  songs for father/daughter dance? Watching a chid grow up and get married can be an emotional time. Sometimes the father/daughter dance is the most touching part of a wedding day, and brides should have the perfect song to help make the moment that much better. Many of these songs would be perfect for a mother/son dance, too.

What are the best songs for a father/daughter dance at a wedding reception? Is it upbeat, loving, or fun? It's up for you to decide. Vote up all the songs you think are the best for a father/daughter dance, and vote down the ones you can do without. Have ideas for a song that deserves a spot on this list? Feel free to add it.

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Jennk added Kyle Johnson
Another song from a father to his daughter.
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a song about a parent's love being the first.
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A classic and sentimental song to dance to
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a song about wishing the best for someone's future. An appropriate pick for this ocassion.
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Celine Dion, Diane Warren, Ricardo Caliente
A song about how loves gives us strength and lifts us up. Hopefully a parent's love does just that.
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A song about wishing the best for your children's futures.
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To a proud father his daughter may be like cinderella on her wedding day.
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Bob Carlisle
Another retrospective song about children makes a great pic.
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A song about how moments in time don't last forever.
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The Temptations, Smokey Robinson
For any father his daughter will no doubt always be his girl even after she's married.
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A song written about a father-daughter relationshi and growing up.
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Ben E. King
Another classic sentimental tune about standing by those you love makes a great pick for father-daughter dance.
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Clearly an obvious choice.
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Stevie Wonder
 A proud papa would no doubt be asking everyone at his daughter's wedding this question.
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Frank Sinatra
Another great song for a proud father.
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Another great song for a proud father.
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Paul Simon
another clear choice for this occassion.
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Rod Stewart
Another song that implies no matter how old she gets, she's always daddy's girl.
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A great fun play on the meaning of the song's title. A perfect song for dad and his tiny dancer.
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Obviously a great choice for a dance.
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Of course John Mayer's tune is the perfect choice for a father-daughter dance.
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Natalie Cole, Nat King Cole
The song is a duet between father and daughter and thus makes the pefe
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A song that's a restrospective of 
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A retrospective song about moments with your children.
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A sweet remake of the classic song that provides just the right sentiment for a father-duaghter dance.