The 75 Best Mother-Son Wedding Dance Songs

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Mother-Son Wedding Dance Songs

Our Mike Staff Production DJs have been getting a lot of questions when it comes to finding the perfect mother-son wedding dance song. It can be tricky. It’s one of the few moments when all eyes are on the groom — you don’t want awkward song lyrics but you want those lyrics to tell your story.

We turned to Spotify to build a better selection of songs for you to choose from. You’re going to find classics from The Beatles, to new hits from Adele. Something you can always count on, our professional wedding DJs are always on top of the music trends but know the standards that pull at the heartstrings. 

Let’s start with what mom likes: is she a country gal? Prefer the classics? Or does she appreciate good ‘ol fashioned rock n’ roll? Crank up the playlist — you’ll know the right song when you hear it! 

Mother-Son Wedding Dance Songs

Spotify Playlist: Mother-Son Wedding Dance Songs

  • Simple Man – Shinedown
  • Forever Young – Rod Stewart
  • In My Life – The Beatles
  • Make You Feel My Love – Adele
  • Unforgettable – Nat King Cole
  • Landslide – Fleetwood Mac
  • God Only Knows – The Beach Boys
  • Don’t Blink – Kenny Chesney
  • My Wish – Rascal Flatts
  • Beautiful Boy – John Lennon
  • Sweetest Devotion – Adele
  • Your Song – Elton John
  • I Hope You Dance – Lee Ann Womack
  • Over the Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
  • I’ll Stand By You – The Pretenders
  • How Sweet It Is [To Be Loved by You] – James Taylor
  • Days Like This – Van Morrison
  • Humble and Kind – Tim McGraw
  • The Wonder of You – Elvis Presley
  • What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
  • Mama’s Song – Carrie Underwood
  • Speak to a Girl – Tim McGraw, Faith Hill
  • You Will Be In My Heart – Phil Collins
  • I Will – The Beatles
  • 93 Million Miles – Jason Mraz
  • Love is Verb – John Mayer
  • H.O.L.Y. – Florida Georgia Line
  • Because You Loved Me – Celine Dion
  • God, Your Mama, And Me – Florida Georgia Line

Slow Mother-Son Wedding Dance Songs

  • Greatest Love of All by Whitney Houston
  • In My Life by The Beatles
  • Unforgettable by Nat King Cole
  • Landslide by Fleetwood Mac
  • Beautiful Boy by John Lennon
  • Your Song by Elton John (or Lady Gaga)
  • Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion
  • You Will Be In My Heart by Phil Collins
  • The Wonder of You by Elvis Presley
  • I’ll Stand by You by The Pretenders

Upbeat Mother-Son Wedding Dance Songs

  • Forever Young by Rod Stewart
  • How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You) by James Taylor
  • Days Like This by Van Morrison
  • What A Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong
  • God Only Knows by The Beach Boys
  • I Will by The Beatles
  • You Are the Sunshine of My Life by Stevie Wonder
  • Mother by Danzig
  • Child of Mine by Carole King
  • Loves Me Like a Rock by Paul Simon
  • The One Thing by Shakira
  • I’ll Always Love My Mama by The Intruders
  • How Long Will I Love You by Jon Boden

Country Mother-Son Wedding Dance Songs

  • God, Your Mama, and Me by Florida Georgia Line
  • Mama’s Song by Carrie Underwood
  • Speak to a Girl by Tim McGraw, Faith Hill
  • H.O.L.Y by Florida Georgia Line
  • Don’t Blink by Kenny Chesney
  • My Wish by Rascal Flatts
  • The Best Day by Taylor Swift
  • If I Didn’t Have You by Thompson Square
  • Mother Like Mine by The Band Perry
  • Never Alone by Jim Brickman
  • I Hope You Dance by Lee Ann Womack
  • What I Never Knew I Always Wanted by Carrie Underwood
  • You’re Gonna be by Reba McEntire

Modern Mother-Son Wedding Dance Songs

  • Home by Philip Philips
  • Sweetest Devotion by Adele
  • Thank You Mom by Good Charlotte
  • River by Leon Bridges
  • I Got You by Ciara
  • Make You Feel My Love by Adele
  • Simple Man by Shinedown
  • Only One by Kanye West
  • Love Is A Verb by John Mayer
  • 93 Million Miles by Jason Mraz

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