20 Classic Rock Songs For Your First Wedding Dance

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For those with a rock spirit, the pinnacle moment of their lives must resonate with the finest rock tunes. If the traditional wedding march feels unimaginable for your ceremony, there are alternatives available to infuse a unique and distinctive vibe as you walk down the aisle.

I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing – Aerosmith
Aerosmith’s power ballad, “I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing,” might be a bit on the sugary side, but its romantic essence makes it an ideal choice for a wedding dance, offering a dose of unapologetic sweetness.

Always – Bon Jovi
Bon Jovi’s “Always” shares the romantic sentiment of Aerosmith’s hit, providing another option for those seeking a rush of sugar and a strong romantic vibe for their special moment.

All I Want Is You – U2
U2’s “All I Want Is You” from the album Rattle and Hum stands out as a perfect rock ballad for a wedding dance, capturing the essence of love with its emotional melody.

Wicked Game – Chris Isaak
Despite its seemingly less appropriate lyrics, Chris Isaak’s “Wicked Game” boasts a gorgeous melody and a unique atmosphere that can add a special touch to your wedding dance.

All You Need Is Love – The Beatles
For a wedding celebration, nothing beats The Beatles’ classic “All You Need Is Love,” encapsulating the core theme of love, making it a timeless choice.

Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley’s “Can’t Help Falling In Love” is an undeniable classic that perfectly captures the sentiment of irresistibly falling in love, making it a fitting choice for rock music lovers.

Harvest Moon – Neil Young
Neil Young’s “Harvest Moon” combines beauty and love, offering a romantic yet danceable song that can enhance the atmosphere of your wedding celebration.

Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da – The Beatles
Written during the rise of reggae in Britain, The Beatles’ “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da” presents a cheerful and upbeat option for a first wedding dance, celebrating life’s ongoing journey.

You Send Me – Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin’s cover of Sam Cooke’s “You Send Me” brings a sweet and soulful touch to your old-school dance, making it an awesome choice for your first dance as a married couple.

You Make My Dreams – Hall & Oates
If you’re an ’80s kid, Hall & Oates’ “You Make My Dreams” is a joyous crowd favorite that adds an upbeat and celebratory element to your wedding ceremony.

Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton’s “Wonderful Tonight” is a timeless romantic song with hypnotic guitar melodies, providing a beautiful backdrop for your first dance as a married couple.

God Only Knows – The Beach Boys
The Beach Boys’ “God Only Knows” is a true classic that’s not only perfect for your recessional but also sweet enough to serve as a memorable first dance song.

Happy Together – The Turtles
The Turtles’ “Happy Together” is self-explanatory – a song about spending a lifetime with the one who brings happiness, making it an uplifting and cheerful choice.

(What A) Wonderful World – Sam Cooke
Sam Cooke’s “(What A) Wonderful World” is a golden oldie that encapsulates the sentiment of love, making it a perfect choice for your wedding dance.

Walking On Sunshine – Katrina & The Waves
For feel-good vibes, “Walking On Sunshine” by Katrina & The Waves is unmatched, ensuring your guests won’t resist getting up and dancing with you, setting the perfect celebratory tone.

Love Will Keep Us Together – Captain & Tennille
This kitschy ’70s hit adds a playful touch to your dance, making it an excellent choice for those seeking something out of the ordinary and fun for their wedding celebration.

Can’t Live Without You – Scorpions
Take a detour to Germany with Scorpions’ “Can’t Live Without You,” adding a rock edge to your wedding playlist with this ’80s anthem from the Love at First Sting album.

Wild Horses – The Rolling Stones
A heartfelt song born from Keith Richards’ emotions about leaving his newborn son to go on tour, The Rolling Stones’ “Wild Horses” makes for a perfect first dance with its poignant lyrics and melody.

Love Of My Life – Queen
Freddie Mercury’s ode to Mary Austin, “Love Of My Life,” is one of the sweetest songs you can dedicate to your significant other, offering a timeless expression of love.

Friday I’m In Love – The Cure
A departure from The Cure’s darker tunes, “Friday I’m In Love” is a happy and love-filled song, making it a perfect choice for a first dance that radiates joy and celebration on your wedding day.

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