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The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs

Updated December 1, 2019 4.0k votes 1.9k voters 86.1k views51 items

List RulesWhich 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
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    My Wish is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
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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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    You’ll Be in My Heart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    A song that shows even though he's grown up, he'll always be in mom's heart.
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    In My Life is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    The classic Beatles retrospective makes a for a great mother-son dance.
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    That’s What Mamas Do is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    A song about mom just being mom and appreciating all she does.
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    Sweet Child of Mine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    A perfect song for a mom and son dance.
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    Forever Young is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    A song that says mom will always remeber you as her little boy.
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    Don’t Blink is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    Another perfect song about children growing up before our eyes.
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    Stand by Me is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    A classic sentimentl tune perfect for a dance with mom.
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    Because You Loved Me is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    A parent's love can be strong enough to help you achieve many things.
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    Never Alone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    A song that says mom will always be there.
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    I Hope You Dance is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    A song about wishig the best for your child's future.
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    He Gets That from Me is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    Does he take after mom or dad? Probably mom says Reba McEntire.
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    Through the Years is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    A retrospective song perfect for a mother-son dance.
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    You Raise Me Up is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    A song that says a mother's love can lift you up.
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    Simple Man is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    A retrospective song about how mama riased her son.
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    A Song for Mama is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    A song dedicated to mom makes a great choice.
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    What a Wonderful World is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    Another sentimental classic great for a mother-son dance.
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    Find Your Wings is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    A song about a love that can uplift.
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    God Only Knows is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    A song about a cherished yet difficult relationship.
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    You Are the Sunshine of My Lif is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    He'll always be the sunshine in her life. A perfect song for a mother-son dance.
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    Like Jesus Does is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    A song that says no one will love you quite like mom and jesus.
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    Letter to My Mother is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    With a title like this, it's another obvious choice for a mother-son dance.
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    Have I Told You Lately is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    Sons probably don't say it enough so this one's for mom.
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    Loves Me Like a Rock is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mother/Son First Dance Wedding Songs
    A song that says just how much mom loves you
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