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#1731276 - 08/15/12 06:16 PM Wedding songs
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I could swear that someone else had asked this, but I couldnt find it...so hear goes again...
We were asked to dedicate a song for my cousins wedding and except for the very newest stuff (which I figure everyone will be sending) I wanted something different...anyone have any ideas?

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#1731280 - 08/15/12 06:16 PM Re: Wedding songs Summer Nights
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oh summer nights...you've just opened the flood gates...get ready smirk

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#1731285 - 08/15/12 06:18 PM Re: Wedding songs Miscuit
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How about Cousin Dupree by Steely Dan? whistle
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#1731298 - 08/15/12 06:26 PM Re: Wedding songs Summer Nights
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We played Pachelbel's Cannon in D Major. Its not all that original at this point I suppose, but it is still one of the most beautiful pieces that I know of and it literally sounds like love to me.
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#1731306 - 08/15/12 06:30 PM Re: Wedding songs Summer Nights
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OK, these are serious suggestions:


Just the Way You Are, by Billy Joel
Ribbon in the Sky, by Stevie Wonder
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#1731309 - 08/15/12 06:31 PM Re: Wedding songs Sinatra Fan
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wait

Cousin Dupree wasn't serious!?


::scratches off list::

smirk

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#1731313 - 08/15/12 06:34 PM Re: Wedding songs Miscuit
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Uh, actually, if you know the lyrics, Cousin Dupree was very serious. And not in a PG way. eek
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#1731315 - 08/15/12 06:35 PM Re: Wedding songs Summer Nights
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In case you have not heard of it Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John from Grease.
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#1731319 - 08/15/12 06:35 PM Re: Wedding songs Sinatra Fan
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Originally Posted By: Sinatra Fan
Uh, actually, if you know the lyrics, Cousin Dupree was very serious. And not in a PG way. eek


i know! blush

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#1731322 - 08/15/12 06:38 PM Re: Wedding songs Miscuit
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#1731329 - 08/15/12 06:42 PM Re: Wedding songs Summer Nights
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As an alternative to Pachebel, I'd suggest JS Bach's Air on a G String. I know the name sounds like someone brought a fan to a beach in Rio, but it's very pretty. Tons of versions on youtube, if you'd like to hear it.
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#1731344 - 08/15/12 06:58 PM Re: Wedding songs Summer Nights
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This is not a love song - Public Image Limited

Love Stinks - J. Geils Bank (thanks wedding singer)

Keep our hands to yourself - the Georgia Satellites
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#1731366 - 08/15/12 07:21 PM Re: Wedding songs HappyGilmore
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#1731367 - 08/15/12 07:22 PM Re: Wedding songs Summer Nights
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#1731380 - 08/15/12 07:37 PM Re: Wedding songs MyBrainHurts
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Originally Posted By: MyBrainHurts
As an alternative to Pachebel, I'd suggest JS Bach's Air on a G String. I know the name sounds like someone brought a fan to a beach in Rio, but it's very pretty. Tons of versions on youtube, if you'd like to hear it.


Really beautiful!!

Even when not played on an actual g-string! laugh
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#1731404 - 08/15/12 08:00 PM Re: Wedding songs Summer Nights
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FINALLY ABOVE the gnat line
Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings is breathtaking.

My BF had Jeremiah Clarke's Trumpet Voluntary in D played at her wedding. The trumpet was located in the balcony and played as she came into the room instead of the normal Mendelson's wedding march.

The original Ode to Joy by Beethoven is excellent as well.
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#1731408 - 08/15/12 08:06 PM Re: Wedding songs Summer Nights
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Keith Urban Making Memories of Us
Linda Ronstadt & AAron Neville Don't Know Much
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#1731409 - 08/15/12 08:07 PM Re: Wedding songs Summer Nights
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#1731414 - 08/15/12 08:09 PM Re: Wedding songs Summer Nights
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(very pretty song and they play this song in the Sam Adams beer commercials grin)
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#1731418 - 08/15/12 08:13 PM Re: Wedding songs Summer Nights
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FINALLY ABOVE the gnat line
Old songs - The Twelfth of Never by Johnny Mathis
You're the One that I want - olivia newton john and John travolta (Grease)
Let me be there - Olivia Newton John

We've Only Just Begun - The Carpenters

At Last - Etta James

Could I have this Dance? - Anne Murray

Endless Love - Diana Ross and Lionel Richie

Grow Old With Me - Mary Chapin Carpenter

Tonight I Celebrate My Love for You - Roberta Flack and Peabo Bryson



I did have one friend who had the Hallelujah Chorus played for her Processional! Too funny!
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#1731439 - 08/15/12 08:32 PM Re: Wedding songs Summer Nights
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Is this for the reception or for a CD or...?

Our 'wedding song' (not the processional or the recessional) was 'As Time Goes By' from Casablanca. My brother's was "Summertime" from Porgy & Bess.
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#1731444 - 08/15/12 08:39 PM Re: Wedding songs Summer Nights
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I've always loved this as a wedding song- especially a 1st dance song.

I would use it myself, but I've already agreed to Metallica's Symphony version of Nothing Else Matters.
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#1731452 - 08/15/12 08:45 PM Re: Wedding songs Summer Nights
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We just went through this...... Here was the short list....

The Day Before You - Matthew West (AMAZING!!!)

I Wouldn't Change A Thing - Matthew West (Almost as good as above)

Swear it Again - Westlife

How Beautiful - Ben Utecht (Yes, the football player)

Unfailing Love - Jimmy Needham

When God Made You - Newsong/Natalie Grant

Matt Hammit - All of ME

Brandon Heath - Love Never Fails

Dave Barnes - God Gave Me You

Sanctus Real - Lead Me

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#1731474 - 08/15/12 09:38 PM Re: Wedding songs Summer Nights
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My husband requested What a Difference You've Made In My Life to be played for our first dance. Still love that song!

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#1731512 - 08/16/12 10:27 AM Re: Wedding songs Summer Nights
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