48 Song Ideas for Your Mother-Son Dance


How to Make the Mother-Son Dance Special

This special parent dance should be easy to dance to, fun to watch and meaningful to the mother-son duo on the dance floor. After 25,000 weddings, our professional wedding DJs know the perfect song to make this moment meaningful. Need help finding that special mother-son wedding song? We hope some of our favorite tunes inspire you and will have mom shedding happy tears (or sentimental ones) on the big day.

mother son wedding songs

Slow Mother-Son 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 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 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 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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