Mother and son wedding dance

The Best Mother and Son Wedding Dance Songs

Jason Jani and the SCE Event Group are helping us out once again with some great recommendations for another important moment at your wedding: the mother and son wedding dance. This is often an emotional and heartfelt moment that symbolizes the special bond between a mother and her son.

This dance is a cherished tradition, often following the bride and groom’s first dance, and it is a moment when the groom expresses his love, appreciation and gratitude to the woman who has played a vital role in his life. But finding the “just right” mother and son wedding song can often be a challenge. If possible, the song choice should resonate with both the groom and his mother, encapsulating the essence of their relationship. It can evoke shared memories and emotions, making the moment even more special.

But don’t feel like you need to choose a traditional tune. The only rule is to pick a song that’s meaningful to the two of you. It can be slow or fast. Pop or country. Old or new. Whichever song you choose, make it a celebration of family, a tribute to maternal support and a reflection of the groom’s appreciation, making it a pivotal and emotional moment during the wedding celebration—and a cherished memory that can last a lifetime.

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To listen along to all 41 of these mother and son wedding song ideas, click here for Jason Jani’s Spotify playlist.

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41 Mother and Son Wedding Song Ideas

  1. Thought You Should Know—Morgan Wallen
  2. A Song for Mama—Boyz II Men
  3. Don’t Blink—Kenny Chesney
  4. Forever Young—Rod Stewart
  5. Have I Told You Lately—Van Morrison
  6. The Heart of Life—John Mayer
  7. Hey Mama—Kanye West
  8. (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher—Jackie Wilson
  9. In My Life-Remastered 2009—The Beatles
  10. Made You Feel My Love—Adele
  11. One Love—Bob Marley & The Wailers
  12. Over the Rainbow—Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
  13. Simple Man—Lynyrd Skynyrd
  14. Simple Man-Acoustic—Shinedown
  15. Godspeed (Sweet Dreams)—The Chicks
  16. Thank You for Loving Me—Bon Jovi
  17. The Perfect Fan—Backstreet Boys
  18. The Way You Look Tonight—Frank Sinatra
  19. The Way You Look Tonight—Michael Bublé
  20. What a Wonderful World—Louis Armstrong
  21. You’ll Be in My Heart—Phil Collins
  22. Mama’s Song—Carrie Underwood
  23. I Hope You Dance—Lee Ann Womack
  24. Times Like These—Foo Fighters
  25. Just the Way You Are—Billy Joel
  26. It’s Your Song—JJS Alstars
  27. A Mother’s Love—Mark Masri, Jim Brickman
  28. I Turn to You—Christina Aguilera
  29. When You Need Me—Bruce Springsteen
  30. I Love You This Big—Scotty McCreery
  31. Landslide—Fleetwood Mac
  32. The Baby—Blake Shelton
  33. When You Say Nothing At All—Alison Krauss & Union Station
  34. Stand By Me—Tracy Chapman
  35. Only On—Kanye West, Paul McCartney
  36. Forever Now—Michael Bublé
  37. Next Thing You Know—Jordan Davis
  38. To Make You Feel My Love—Billy Joel
  39. Wonderful Tonight—Eric Clapton
  40. Home—Michael Bublé
  41. Everything—Michael Bublé

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