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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Mother is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
Browneyes added Kyle Johnson
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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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A song that shows even though he's grown up, he'll always be in mom's heart.
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A song about mom just being mom and appreciating all she does.
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Rod Stewart
A song that says mom will always remeber you as her little boy.
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A perfect song for a mom and son dance.
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A song that says mom will always be there.
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Ben E. King
A classic sentimentl tune perfect for a dance with mom.
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The Beatles
The classic Beatles retrospective makes a for a great mother-son dance.
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Josh Groban
A song that says a mother's love can lift you up.
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Boyz II Men
A song dedicated to mom makes a great choice.
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Another perfect song about children growing up before our eyes.
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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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The Beach Boys
A song about a cherished yet difficult relationship.
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Celine Dion, Diane Warren, Ricardo Caliente
A parent's love can be strong enough to help you achieve many things.
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A retrospective song perfect for a mother-son dance.
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Lynyrd Skynyrd
A retrospective song about how mama riased her son.
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A song about wishig the best for your child's future.
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A song about a love that can uplift.
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A song that says no one will love you quite like mom and jesus.
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He'll always be the sunshine in her life. A perfect song for a mother-son dance.
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With a title like this, it's another obvious choice for a mother-son dance.
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Rod Stewart
Sons probably don't say it enough so this one's for mom.
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Another sentimental classic great for a mother-son dance.
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A song about children growing up too soon.