A tribute to Burt Bacharach love songs

Burt Bacharach love songs

An old man died last week that you may not know, but you probably know his music. Yes, ninety-four year old Burt Bacharach died after a legendary career of composing hit songs. Burt Bacharach love songs are one of a kind, which is why we still get requests for them for wedding first dance songs.…

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Which Rihanna love song do you like best?

Rihanna love song

Super Sunday is almost here! This year’s Super Bowl halftime show features the Barbadian super star, Rihanna, making her first public performance in five years. Seems like a good time to consider if a Rihanna love song would be a good fit for your upcoming first wedding dance. “Lift Me Up” What better place to…

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Best Harry Styles songs for weddings

Best Harry Styles songs for weddings

The Grammy Awards air next Sunday. Previous Grammy winner, Harry Styles will perform live. Styles is at the top of his game, with 6 more Grammy nominations for this year’s show. What a perfect time to look at the best Harry Styles songs for weddings. Some wedding sites mention his hit song, “Sweet Creature,” as…

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The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Roberta Flack

Roberta Flack is a singular American musical talent. PBS takes a closer look at her storied career in an American Masters portrait tomorrow night. Her breakthrough song, “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face,” is a masterpiece of musical poetry that continues to stir hearts of all ages a half a century since its…

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Top First Dance Songs inspired by the Movies

first dance songs inspired by the movies

Some very good songs bask in obscurity until someone rediscovers their beauty and breathes new life into them. Sometimes it’s a particularly creative new interpretation by a top singing artist. And sometimes first dance songs are inspired by the movies. For example, everyone has heard of Pachebel’s Canon as a go-to piece of music for…

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Top Loretta Lynn love songs for weddings

Loretta Lynn love songs

Country music legend, Loretta Lynn, died in October at the age of 90. She leaves behind a rich country music legacy and an impressive library of great songs. Most aren’t ideal as a first dance song, but there are some gems. Let’s take a look at top Loretta Lynn love songs for weddings. The Coal…

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Do’s and Don’ts when selecting duet love songs for weddings

duet love songs for weddings

Duet love songs for weddings offer some huge advantages over the typical song with a single vocalist. Two voices provides an opportunity for dialogue in the lyrics to tell a love story with two perspectives. And the possibility of vocal harmonizing increases the emotional impact of a song. Select songs based on the lyrics, not…

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Who’s the best rock n roll piano player: Elton, Billy, or Jerry Lee?

best rock piano player

With the recent passing of rock n roll legend, Jerry Lee Lewis, friendly arguments are raging on who is the best rock piano player ever? There seems to be but three top candidates: Elton John, Billy Joel, or Jerry Lee Lewis. For younger readers, Jerry Lee Lewis was a contemporary and friend of Elvis Presley,…

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More Neil Diamond wedding hits

Neil Diamond wedding hits

We touched on a set of Neil Diamond songs that work well for wedding first dance songs a few weeks ago, but his library of songs is just too deep to leave it at a single blogpost. We need to look at a few more Neil Diamond wedding hits to expand your perspective on this…

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Top Neil Diamond wedding songs

Neil Diamond wedding songs

Neil Diamond’s illustrious career as a singer/songwriter came to an end with his diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease a few years ago. But he leaves behind a rich legacy of songs that is nothing short of staggering. If you’re contemplating your first dance song, be sure to consider Neil Diamond wedding songs. Diamond’s resumé is impressive:…

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