weddings The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs  

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List Rules Which songs do you think are the best for mother-son dances at weddings? Vote up all of your favorites.

What are the best  songs for mother/son dance? Watching a chid grow up and get married can be an emotional time, and mother/son dances can often be the pinnacle of that emotion for parents. That's why it's important for the groom to choose the perfect song that to honor his relationship with his mom. Many of those songs can also be used for a father/daughter dance, too.
 

What are the best songs for a mother/son dance? That's up to you to decide. This list is votable and rerankable. Vote up all of your favorites fora mother/son dance, and vote down the ones you can live without. Don't see a song that deserves a spot on this list? Be sure to add it.

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That’s What Mamas Do A song about mom just being mom and appreciating all she does.

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You’ll Be in My Heart A song that shows even though he's grown up, he'll always be in mom's heart.

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A Song for Mama Boyz II Men - A song dedicated to mom makes a great choice.

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God Only Knows The Beach Boys - A song about a cherished yet difficult relationship.

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Sweet Child of Mine A perfect song for a mom and son dance.

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Stand by Me Ben E. King - A classic sentimentl tune perfect for a dance with mom.

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Through the Years A retrospective song perfect for a mother-son dance.

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Simple Man Lynyrd Skynyrd - A retrospective song about how mama riased her son.

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Forever Young Rod Stewart - A song that says mom will always remeber you as her little boy.

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You Raise Me Up Josh Groban - A song that says a mother's love can lift you up.

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I Hope You Dance A song about wishig the best for your child's future.

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Don’t Blink Another perfect song about children growing up before our eyes.

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Because You Loved Me Celine Dion, Diane Warren, Ricardo Caliente - A parent's love can be strong enough to help you achieve many things.

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Never Alone A song that says mom will always be there.

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In My Life The Beatles - The classic Beatles retrospective makes a for a great mother-son dance.

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Over the Rainbow Another classic sentimental song perfect for a mother-son dance

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Have I Told You Lately Rod Stewart - Sons probably don't say it enough so this one's for mom.

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Wind Beneath My Wings A song about love lifting us up and making us strong.

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Then They Do A song about children growing up too soon.

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You Are the Sunshine of My Life He'll always be the sunshine in her life. A perfect song for a mother-son dance.

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Find Your Wings A song about a love that can uplift.

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Like Jesus Does A song that says no one will love you quite like mom and jesus.

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My Wish A song about good wishes for someone's future.  A perfect song for a mother to dance with her son to.

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Thank You Mom A mother-son dance is the perfect time to say thank you for everything.

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93 Million Miles Thirty Seconds to Mars - No matter how far apart you are, you'll always be family.

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Love of My Life No doubt her little boy is the love of her life. Another great pick for a mother-son dance.

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You've Got a Friend James Taylor - This classic says that no matter how old you get, mom will always be there for you.

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Letter to My Mother With a title like this, it's another obvious choice for a mother-son dance.

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Child of Mine Carole King - No matter how old you get you're always be her child.

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The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face Roberta Flack - It's likely mom still remembers how she felt the  first time she saw her baby boy's face. This song makes a perfect dance song for the occasion.

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Blessed Elton John provides a great backdrop for a mother-son dance.

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What a Wonderful World Another sentimental classic great for a mother-son dance.

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Memories Another retrospective song that makes a great choice for this occasion.

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I’ll Always Love My Mama Of course an obvious choice given the title.

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Loves Me Like a Rock Paul Simon - A song that says just how much mom loves you

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He Gets That from Me Does he take after mom or dad? Probably mom says Reba McEntire.

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Do I Make You Proud A question children often wonder about their parents.

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Mama’s Song A song dedicated to mom makes an ideal choice for this occasion.

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Unforgettable Natalie Cole, Nat King Cole - Although its a father-daughter duet the song has taken on a family connotation.

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There You’ll Be A song about a love that's there no matter what, like the love of a parent.

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Hero A song for his childhood hero.

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Mom A song dedicated to mom makes a great choice for the occasion.

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To Zion Carlos Santana, Lauryn Hill - Lauryn Hill's love song to her son makes the perfect choice for a mother-son dance.

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Oh Very Young Yusuf Islam - A song about how quickly life passes us by.

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Kind and Generous Isn't mom always kind and generous? A perfect song to dance to.

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Sweet Baby James James Taylor, Carole King - A rock-a-bye lullaby to sweet baby james. Could be a great fit for mom to say goodbye to her little boy.

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Bridge Over Troubled Water A perfect metaphor for mom's love and help. Always navigating us over those troubled waters.

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Sunrise, Sunset This Fiddler on the Roof song also tells of how quickly children grow up. In just a few sunrises and sunsets they're grown.

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Moon Dance This Van Morrison classic makes a nice choice for a dance song.