Top 20 Mother-Son Wedding Dance Songs

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What are the most popular mother-son wedding dance songs for grooms? And what are some more unique song choices? Here’s our list:

(To see a list of the most popular wedding songs of 2013, click here. To see a list of unique “first dance” songs, click here. To see a list of the most popular father-daughter wedding dance songs, click here.)
Here are the most requested songs for the mother-son dance, according to a nationwide survey of DJs:

20. James Taylor – “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)”

19. Kenny Rogers – “Through The Years”

18. Phil Collins – “You’ll Be In My Heart”

17. Stevie Wonder – “You Are The Sunshine Of My Life”

16. Trace Adkins – “Then They Do”

15. Jason Matthews – “That’s What Mamas Do”

14. Bette Midler – “Wind Beneath My Wings”

13. Ben E. King – “Stand By Me”

12. Rod Stewart – “Have I Told You Lately”

11. Kenny Chesney – “Don’t Blink”

10. Rod Stewart – “Forever Young”

9. Josh Groban – “You Raise Me Up”

8. Israel ‘Iz’ Kamakawiwo’ole – “Over The Rainbow”

7. Celine Dion – “Because You Loved Me”

6. Lee Ann Womack – “I Hope You Dance”

5. Lynyrd Skynyrd – “Simple Man”

4. The Beatles – “In My Life”

3. Boyz II Men – “A Song For Mama”

2. Louis Armstrong – “What A Wonderful World”

1. Rascal Flatts – “My Wish”

Other Mother-Son Wedding Dance Ideas

Intruders – “I’ll Always Love My Mama”

Van Morrison – “Days Like This”

Natalie Cole – “Unforgettable”

Lady Antebellum – “Never Alone”

Eric Church – “Like Jesus Does”

Jason Mraz – “93 Million Miles”

Guns N’ Roses – “Sweet Child of Mine”

Carrie Underwood – “Mama’s Song”

Mark Harris – “Find Your Wings”

Elvis Presley – “Memories”


Elvis Presley – “The Wonder of You”

Reba McEntire – “He Gets That From Me”

Taylor Hicks – “Do I Make You Proud”

Edwin McCain – “Letter to My Mother”


Good Charlotte – “Thank You Mom”


Got any other suggestions? Let us know in the comments!

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