Mother son wedding songs

Mother Son Wedding Songs are written to honor the special relationship between a mother and son. The mother son wedding dance is an important part of the wedding day along with the father-daughter wedding dance and the wedding first dance for the bride and groom. These mother son wedding songs are the best dance songs chosen by a dance professional for their great rhythm and tempo. They include a lyric version in blue above the video and below each listing is the type of wedding dance style that best suits the song, click here for Different Wedding Dance Styles.

Loves Me Like A Rock

Paul Simon’s Loves Me Like A Rock
Recommend: Foxtrot

Choosing the right dance songs for all the dancing at weddings is important. Here are some additional wedding songs lists to choose great songs for some of the other special dance performances at the wedding reception:

Mama’s Song

Carrie Underwood’s Mama’s Song
Recommend: NightClub Two Step (C&W)

Make You Feel My Love

Adele’s Make You Feel My Love
Recommend: Slow Dance or Nightclub Two Step


Garth Brooks’ Mom 
Recommend: Slow Dance


Lucero’s Mom
Recommend: Nightclub Two Step or Slow Dance


Danzig’s Mother
Recommend: Swing or Foxtrot (Rock)

Mother Like Mine

The Band Perry’ Mother Like Me
Recommended style of dance: Nightclub Two Step (C&W)

My Wish

Rascal Flatts’ My Wish
Recommended Style of dance: Nightclub Two Step (C&W)

Never Alone

Jim Brickman Ft. Lady Antebellum Never Alone

Recommended style of dance: Fast Waltz

Only You*

Joshua Radin’s Only You
Recommended style of dance: Slow Dance

Ordinary Miracle

Sarah McLachlan’s Ordinary Miracle

Recommended dance style: Slow Dance or Nightclub Two Step

Over The Rainbow

Israel Kamakawiwo’ole “Iz’s” Over The Rainbow
Recommended Dance Style: Foxtrot or Swing (fast)

Parents Prayer

Steven Curtis Chapman’s Parent’s Prayer

Recommended Style Of Dance: Nightclub Two Step


Benjamin Francis Leftwich’s Shine
Recommended Style Of Dance: Slow Dance

Simple Man

Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Simple Man
Recommended Style Of Dance: Nightclub Two Step


Sweet Child O’Mine

Guns N Roses’ Child O’ Mine
Recommended Style Of Dance: Swing

Sweet Child O’ Mine

Taken by Trees’ Sweet Child O’Mine
Recommended Style Of Dance: Foxtrot or Swing

Take Your Mama Out

The Scissor Sisters

Teach Your Children

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

The First Lady in My Life

Paul Todd

The Perfect Fan

Backstreet Boys

Thank You Mom

Good Charlotte

The Best Day

Taylor Swift

The Man You’ve Become

Molly Pasutti

The Prayer

Celine Dion & Andrea Bocelli

Up Over the Mountain

Iron and Wind

What A Wonderful World

Louis Armstrong

You Are The Sunshine of My Life

Stevie Wonder

You’ll Be In My Heart

Phil Collins

You Raise Me Up 

Josh Groban


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  • A Practical Wedding “20 Mother-Son Dance Songs to Tell Your Mom Thank You”