175+ Mother Son Wedding Dance Songs (Best & Most Popular)

Tears are optional

groove is mandatory

Let’s get your dance on!

The Mother-Son dance is an important part of the wedding that puts a spotlight on your relationship. Just be yourself and enjoy the moment. It is normal to laugh, be funny, wipe away a tear, & create a memory to never be forgotten.

In this article, we’ll go over the songs and the vibes they help create. We highlight some of the most meaningful lyrics found in each section. We firmly believe that these songs are a great start to finding the perfect soundtrack for the evening.

we spent 3 weeks analyzing planning forms from the top 5,000 weddings we’ve DJed

This isn’t a short list of mom & son wedding songs. This is the BEST list online! We compiled the top 175+ mom & groom dance songs from real weddings over (2) decades! It features songs about a mother’s love, songs about sons growing up, country songs (and non-country songs) & cool mother songs that are fun & upbeat.

Song Rating System

      • 🥇 Best Song Choice

      • 🥈 Most Popular Runner Up

      • 🥉 Good Alternative

      • 🔥 DJs Choice

      • 🤣 Humorous

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So, let’s kick off those shoes & step onto the dance floor. It is time to make magic happen with the most unforgettable Mother-Son dance songs!

✔️ Let’s make your mom & son song as unforgettable as the moment itself!

Tears are optional

groove is mandatory

Let’s get your dance on!

Beyond the lyrics and melodies, the Mother-Son dance is an opportunity to craft a moment that resonates with the core of your relationship. It’s a chance to share laughter, be funny, wipe away a tear, and create a memory that lasts a lifetime.

In the following paragraphs, we’ll explore not just the songs themselves but the stories they tell. Whether you’re embracing tradition or breaking new ground, this guide will help you find the perfect soundtrack for your unique journey.

we spent 3 weeks analyzing planning forms from 5,000 weddings we’ve DJed

This isn’t a short list of mom & son wedding songs. This is the BEST list online! We compiled the top 175+ mom & groom dance songs from real weddings over (2) decades! It features songs about a mother’s love, songs about sons growing up, & cool mother song that are both fun & upbeat.

Song Rating System

      • 🥇 Best Song Choice

      • 🥈 Most Popular Runner Up

      • 🥉 Good Alternative

      • 🔥 DJs Choice

      • 🤣 Humorous

      • 😳 Proceed with Caution

So, let’s kick off those shoes & step onto the dance floor. It is time to make magic happen with the most unforgettable Mother-Son dance songs!

✔️ Let’s make your mom & son song as unforgettable as the moment itself!

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Popular Mother Son Wedding Songs

Selecting the ideal song for a mother-son dance at a wedding reception can be tricky! You need to capture the moment and tie the lyrics into a meaningful connection that symbolizes your relationship.

The below list features our top 25 songs moms dedicate to their sons

We listed popular songs first because the lyrics are familiar & relate well to most family dynamics. The list below is a very good variety of light-hearted, serious, timeless & powerful music. These songs capture the sentiment between a mother & her son & provide a beautiful dance soundtrack.

1.   In My Life — The Beatles 🥉
2.   What a Wonderful World — Louis Armstrong 🥈
3.   Through the Years — Kenny Rogers
4.   Forever Young — Rod Stewart
5.   Your Song — Elton John
6.   LOVE — Nat King Cole
7.   Just The Way You Are — Billy Joel
8.   The Way You Look Tonight — Frank Sinatra
9.   Isn’t She Lovely — Stevie Wonder 🔥
10.   You Raise Me Up — Josh Groban
11.   Because You Loved Me — Céline Dion
12.   Hero — Mariah Carey
13.   Simple Man (Acoustic) — Shinedown 🥇
14.   One Sweet Day — Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
15.   I Will Always Love You — Whitney Houston
16.   Have I Told You Lately — Rod Stewart 🥉
17.   You Are So Beautiful — Joe Cocker
18.   That’s How Strong My Love Is — Otis Redding
19.   Days Like This — Van Morrison 🔥
20.   A Song for Mama — Boyz II Men
21.   Perfect Fan — Backstreet Boys 🥇
22.   Unforgettable — Nat King Cole
23.   Wind Beneath My Wings — Bette Midler 🥈
24.   Landslide — Fleetwood Mac
25.   Don’t Worry be Happy — Bobby McFerrin

 Popular Lyrics We Love

When everything falls into place like the flick of a switch, well my mama told me there’ll be days like this ~ Van Morrison

Popular Mother Son Wedding Songs

Selecting the ideal song for a mother-son dance at a wedding reception can be tricky! You need to capture the moment and tie the lyrics into a meaningful connection that symbolizes your relationship.

The below list features our top 25 songs moms dedicate to their sons

We listed popular songs first because the lyrics are familiar & relate well to most family dynamics. The list below is a very good variety of light-hearted, serious, timeless & powerful music. These songs capture the sentiment between a mother & her son & provide a beautiful dance soundtrack.

1.   In My Life — The Beatles 🥉
2.   What a Wonderful World — Louis Armstrong 🥈
3.   Through the Years — Kenny Rogers
4.   Forever Young — Rod Stewart
5.   Your Song — Elton John
6.   LOVE — Nat King Cole
7.   Just The Way You Are — Billy Joel
8.   The Way You Look Tonight — Frank Sinatra
9.   Isn’t She Lovely — Stevie Wonder 🔥
10.   You Raise Me Up — Josh Groban
11.   Because You Loved Me — Céline Dion
12.   Hero — Mariah Carey
13.   Simple Man (Acoustic) — Shinedown 🥇
14.   One Sweet Day — Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
15.   I Will Always Love You — Whitney Houston
16.   Have I Told You Lately — Rod Stewart 🥉
17.   You Are So Beautiful — Joe Cocker
18.   That’s How Strong My Love Is — Otis Redding
19.   Days Like This — Van Morrison 🔥
20.   A Song for Mama — Boyz II Men
21.   Perfect Fan — Backstreet Boys 🥇
22.   Unforgettable — Nat King Cole
23.   Wind Beneath My Wings — Bette Midler 🥈
24.   Landslide — Fleetwood Mac
25.   Don’t Worry be Happy — Bobby McFerrin

 Popular Lyrics We Love

When everything falls into place like the flick of a switch, well my mama told me there’ll be days like this ~ Van Morrison

Good Mother Son Dance Songs

This category is more for the typical mother son dance songs. Think of these as songs with lyrics dedicated for a wedding day.

Most of these songs are mainstream so they will be recognizable. However, a few of them are done by stand alone artists without the backing of major record labels. They are still very good and used often so we like to include those dance songs.

26.   A Mother’s Song — T. Carter Music 🥇
27.   The Man You’ve Become — Molly Pasutti
28.   A Song For My Son — Mikki Viereck
29.   Child Of Mine — Carole King 🥉
30.   You’ll Always Be My Son — Anne Cochran
31.   Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy) — John Lennon
32.   A Mother’s Prayer — Rachel Aldous
33.   The First Lady In My Life — Paul Todd
34.   I’ll Stand By You — The Pretenders
35.   Time After Time — Cyndi Lauper 🥈
36.   I Say A Little Prayer — Aretha Franklin
37.   Have I Told You Lately — Van Morrison
38.   God Only Knows — The Beach Boys
39.   Summer Wind — Frank Sinatra
40.   The Prayer — Andrea Bocelli & Céline Dion 🔥
41.   Love Is Here To Stay — Tony Bennett
42.   Memories — Elvis Presley
43.   The Wonder of You — Elvis Presley
44.   All You Need is Love — Beatles
45.   Teach Your Children — Crosby & Nash
46.   Colour My World — Chicago
47.   I’ll Be There — Jackson 5 🥈
48.   Lean On Me — Bill Withers
49.   Close To You — Carpenters
50.   Time In A Bottle — Jim Croce 🔥

 Good Lyrics We Love

if you’re lost, you can look and you will find me, time after time ~ Cyndi Lauper

Good Mother Son Dance Songs

This category is more for the typical mother son dance songs. Think of these as songs with lyrics dedicated for a wedding day.

Most of these songs are mainstream so they will be recognizable. However, a few of them are done by stand alone artists without the backing of major record labels. They are still very good and used often so we like to include those dance songs.

26.   A Mother’s Song — T. Carter Music 🥇
27.   The Man You’ve Become — Molly Pasutti
28.   A Song For My Son — Mikki Viereck
29.   Child Of Mine — Carole King 🥉
30.   You’ll Always Be My Son — Anne Cochran
31.   Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy) — John Lennon
32.   A Mother’s Prayer — Rachel Aldous
33.   The First Lady In My Life — Paul Todd
34.   I’ll Stand By You — The Pretenders
35.   Time After Time — Cyndi Lauper 🥈
36.   I Say A Little Prayer — Aretha Franklin
37.   Have I Told You Lately — Van Morrison
38.   God Only Knows — The Beach Boys
39.   Summer Wind — Frank Sinatra
40.   The Prayer — Andrea Bocelli & Céline Dion 🔥
41.   Love Is Here To Stay — Tony Bennett
42.   Memories — Elvis Presley
43.   The Wonder of You — Elvis Presley
44.   All You Need is Love — Beatles
45.   Teach Your Children — Crosby & Nash
46.   Colour My World — Chicago
47.   I’ll Be There — Jackson 5 🥈
48.   Lean On Me — Bill Withers
49.   Close To You — Carpenters
50.   Time In A Bottle — Jim Croce 🔥

 Good Lyrics We Love

if you’re lost, you can look and you will find me, time after time ~ Cyndi Lauper

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Unique Mother Son Dance Songs

Unique songs have a place and time at weddings. These might fit well with a culture, a memory, an inside joke or a vibe.

Some of these mom & groom dance songs are very humorous.

We encouraged you to go in the funny direction if it fits your style. You will know if it’s appropriate if it puts a smile on your face when you read the title & start singing the song.

51.   Let Me Love You — Justin Beiber
52.   All My Love — Led Zeppelin 🥇
53.   More Than Words — Extreme
54.   One Love — Bob Marley
55.   River — Leon Bridges
56.   Three Little Birds — Bob Marley
57.   Dear Mama — 2 Pac 😳
58.   Ring Of Fire — Johnny Cash
59.   You Raise Me Up — Celtic Woman 🥈
60.   I’ll Be There — Mac Miller
61.   Brand New Key — Melanie 🤣
62.   Hakuna Matata — The Lion King 🤣
63.   Wild Horses — The Rolling Stones
64.   House of Gold — Twenty One Pilots 🔥
65.   If I Didn’t Have You — Monsters Inc 🤣
66.   Doo Wop, That Thing — Lauryn Hill
67.   Mama I’m Coming Home — Ozzy 🥇
68.   The Rainbow Connection — The Muppets 🤣
69.   You’ve Got a Friend in Me — Randy Newman 🥉
70.   You’re Welcome — Dwayne Johnson 🤣
71.   Thank You For Being A Friend — Andrew Gold
72.   Friends Theme Song — Rembrandts 🤣
73.   When You Wish Upon A Star — Sara Bareilles
74.   Your Mama Don’t Dance — Loggings & Messina
75.   Whatever It Takes — Imagine Dragons
76.   All I Want For Christmas Is You — Mariah Carey 🤣

 Unique Lyrics We Love

If you’ve got troubles, I’ve got ’em too, there isn’t anything I wouldn’t do for you ~ Randy Newman

Unique Mother Son Dance Songs

Unique songs have a place and time at weddings. These might fit well with a culture, a memory, an inside joke or a vibe.

Some of these mom & groom dance songs are very humorous.

We encouraged you to go in the funny direction if it fits your style. You will know if it’s appropriate if it puts a smile on your face when you read the title & start singing the song.

51.   Let Me Love You — Justin Beiber
52.   All My Love — Led Zeppelin 🥇
53.   More Than Words — Extreme
54.   One Love — Bob Marley
55.   River — Leon Bridges
56.  Three Little Birds — Bob Marley
57.   Dear Mama — 2 Pac 😳
58.   Ring Of Fire — Johnny Cash
59.   You Raise Me Up — Celtic Woman 🥈
60.   I’ll Be There — Mac Miller
61.   Brand New Key — Melanie 🤣
62.   Hakuna Matata — The Lion King 🤣
63.   Wild Horses — The Rolling Stones
64.   House of Gold — Twenty One Pilots 🔥
65.   If I Didn’t Have You — Monsters Inc 🤣
66.   Doo Wop, That Thing — Lauryn Hill
67.   Mama I’m Coming Home — Ozzy 🥇
68.   The Rainbow Connection — The Muppets 🤣
69.   You’ve Got a Friend in Me — Randy Newman 🥉
70.   You’re Welcome — Dwayne Johnson 🤣
71.   Thank You For Being A Friend — Andrew Gold
72.   Friends Theme Song — Rembrandts 🤣
73.   When You Wish Upon A Star — Sara Bareilles
74.   Your Mama Don’t Dance — Loggings & Messina
75.   Whatever It Takes — Imagine Dragons
76.   All I Want For Christmas Is You — Mariah Carey 🤣

 Unique Lyrics We Love

If you’ve got troubles, I’ve got ’em too, there isn’t anything I wouldn’t do for you ~ Randy Newman

Country Mother Son Songs

These country mom & son wedding songs go all the way back to 1973 & include new songs. From all the songs we surveyed a majority of them are found in the country list below.

Hands down the most popular mother son music choices are those with country lyrics.

You will find good country songs and even songs that are meaningful without being over the top. These are also great for step mom & son wedding dances.

77.   I Hope You Dance — Lee Ann Womack 🥉
78.   My Wish — Rascal Flatts 🥇
79.   Don’t Blink — Kenny Chesney 🥇
80.   It’s Your Song — Garth Brooks
81.   Never Alone — Lady A
82.   Then They Do — Trace Adkins
83.   Humble & Kind — Tim McGraw
84.   That’s What Mamas Do — Jason Matthews
85.   When You Say Nothing At All — Alison Krauss 🥉
86.   You’ll Always Be My Baby — Sara Evans
87.   God Gave Me You — Blake Shelton 🥈
88.   H.O.L.Y — Florida Georgia Line
89.   You’re Gonna Be — Reba McEntire
90.   Mom — Garth Brooks
91.   Angels — Randy Travis
92.   Mama’s Boy — Ryan Griffin
93.   Simple Man — Lynyrd Skynyrd 🥈
94.   I’ll Stand By You — Carrie Underwood
95.   You Are My Sunshine — Johnny Cash 🔥
96.   The Dance — Garth Brooks
97.   That’s What Mamas Do — Jason Matthews
98.   Meanwhile Back At Mama’s — Tim McGraw
99.   Mama Knows — Shenandoah
100.   That’s What Mamas Are For — Chris Lane
101.   Mother Like Mine — The Band Perry

 What we think is the most popular mother son wedding country lyric

And be a simple kind of man, oh be something you love and understand ~ Lynyrd Skynyrd

Country Mother Son Songs

These country mom & son wedding songs go all the way back to 1973 & include new songs. From all the songs we surveyed a majority of them are found in the country list below.

Hands down the most popular mother son music choices are those with country lyrics.

You will find good country songs and even songs that are meaningful without being over the top. These are also great for step mom & son wedding dances.

77.   I Hope You Dance — Lee Ann Womack 🥉
78.   My Wish — Rascal Flatts 🥇
79.   Don’t Blink — Kenny Chesney 🥇
80.   It’s Your Song — Garth Brooks
81.   Never Alone — Lady A
82.   Then They Do — Trace Adkins
83.   Humble & Kind — Tim McGraw
84.   That’s What Mamas Do — Jason Matthews
85.   When You Say Nothing At All — Alison Krauss 🥉
86.   You’ll Always Be My Baby — Sara Evans
87.   God Gave Me You — Blake Shelton 🥈
88.   H.O.L.Y — Florida Georgia Line
89.   You’re Gonna Be — Reba McEntire
90.   Mom — Garth Brooks
91.   Angels — Randy Travis
92.   Mama’s Boy — Ryan Griffin
93.   Simple Man — Lynyrd Skynyrd 🥈
94.   I’ll Stand By You — Carrie Underwood
95.   You Are My Sunshine — Johnny Cash 🔥
96.   The Dance — Garth Brooks
97.   That’s What Mamas Do — Jason Matthews
98.   Meanwhile Back At Mama’s — Tim McGraw
99.   Mama Knows — Shenandoah
100.   That’s What Mamas Are For — Chris Lane
101.   Mother Like Mine — The Band Perry

 What we think is the most popular mother son wedding country lyric

And be a simple kind of man, oh be something you love and understand ~ Lynyrd Skynyrd

New Modern Mother Son Songs

New songs haven’t really had enough time to make through years of being requested for formal dances. However, these are popular and more modern being released after 2000.

Meant for those whose spirit animal listens to new age alternative with soft indie rock

Most of these song have American folk-rock band sound and feel. These songs should feel timeless in another decade or two so this category is a safe choice.

102.   How Long Will I Love You — Ellie Goulding
103.   Make You Feel My Love — Adele 🥇
104.   Nobody’s Love — Maroon 5
105.   What a Wonderful World — Michael Bublé 🥈
106.   93 Million Miles — Jason Mraz
107.   I Turn to You — Christina Aguilera 🥈
108.   A Mother Like You — JJ Heller
109.   Sweetest Devotion — Adele 🔥
110.   Mommas — The Swon Brothers
111.   No Matter What — Calum Scott
112.   Do I Make You Proud — Taylor Hicks
113.   Where Are You Going — Dave Matthews Band
114.   Only One — Kanye West
115.   Thank You Mom — Good Charlotte 🥉
116.   Mother — Kacey Musgraves
117.   Montezuma — Fleet Foxes
118.   Hey, Ma — Bon Iver
119.   Time After Time — Iron & Wine
120.   Thank You — Dido
121.   Beautiful Boy — Ben Harper
122.   Home Movies — Lukas Graham
123.   Go On — Jack Johnson
124.   Everything — Matthew John
125.   Love Is A Verb — John Mayer
126.   Superman — Five for Fighting

 Modern Lyrics We Love

I hear babies cryin’, I watch them grow, they’ll learn much more than I’ll ever know ~ Michael Bublé

New Modern Mother Son Songs

New songs haven’t really had enough time to make through years of being requested for formal dances. However, these are popular and more modern being released after 2000.

Meant for those whose spirit animal listens to new age alternative with soft indie rock

Most of these song have American folk-rock band sound and feel. These songs should feel timeless in another decade or two so this category is a safe choice.

102.   How Long Will I Love You — Ellie Goulding
103.   Make You Feel My Love — Adele 🥇
104.   Nobody’s Love — Maroon 5
105.   What a Wonderful World — Michael Bublé 🥈
106.   93 Million Miles — Jason Mraz
107.   I Turn to You — Christina Aguilera 🥈
108.   A Mother Like You — JJ Heller
109.   Sweetest Devotion — Adele 🔥
110.   Mommas — The Swon Brothers
111.   No Matter What — Calum Scott
112.   Do I Make You Proud — Taylor Hicks
113.   Where Are You Going — Dave Matthews Band
114.   Only One — Kanye West
115.   Thank You Mom — Good Charlotte 🥉
116.   Mother — Kacey Musgraves
117.   Montezuma — Fleet Foxes
118.   Hey, Ma — Bon Iver
119.   Time After Time — Iron & Wine
120.   Thank You — Dido
121.   Beautiful Boy — Ben Harper
122.   Home Movies — Lukas Graham
123.   Go On — Jack Johnson
124.   Everything — Matthew John
125.   Love Is A Verb — John Mayer
126.   Superman — Five for Fighting

 Modern Lyrics We Love

I hear babies cryin’, I watch them grow, they’ll learn much more than I’ll ever know ~ Michael Bublé

Fun Mother Son Dance Songs

Fun songs are a step above upbeat (spoiler that is the next category). These songs will get you grooving so that you can let loose & show off those sweet dance moves you’ve been practicing!

Why not do a super cool choreographed mother son dance?

These songs are INSTANTLY recognizable! What is great about this list is that these songs have a beat. So your guests can clap along & have fun while you two are doing the Will Carleton Dance to Tom Jones.

127.   Thriller — Michael Jackson
128.   Mama Said — The Shirelles
129.   All Star — Smash Mouth
130.   Feeling Good — Michael Bublé
131.   Happy — Pharrell Williams
132.   Brave — Sara Bareilles
133.   Beat It — Michael Jackson 🥉
134.   Don’t Stop Me Now — Queen 🔥
135.   ABC — The Jackson 5
136.   The Twist — Chubby Checker 🥇
137.   Respect — Aretha Franklin
138.   Get The Party Started — Pink
139.   Uptown Funk — Bruno Mars 🥈
140.   Mambo No. 5 — Lou Bega
141.   We Are Family — Sister Sledge
142.   Do You Love Me — The Contours
143.   Billie Jean — Michael Jackson 🥈
144.   It’s Not Unusual — Tom Jones 🤣
145.   You Can’t Touch This — MC Hammer
146.   Higher & Higher — Jackie Wilson
147.   Ain’t No Mountain High Enough — Marvin Gaye
148.   Sweet Child O Mine — Guns N Roses 🔥
149.   Celebration — Kool & The Gang 🥉
150.   September — Earth, Wind & Fire
151.   Just The Way You Are — Bruno Mars

 Fun Lyrics We Love

Tonight I’m gonna have myself a real good time, I feel alive ~ Queen

Fun Mother Son Dance Songs

Fun songs are a step above upbeat (spoiler that is the next category). These songs will get you grooving so that you can let loose & show off those sweet dance moves you’ve been practicing!

Why not do a super cool choreographed mother son dance?

These songs are INSTANTLY recognizable! What is great about this list is that these songs have a beat. So your guests can clap along & have fun while you two are doing the Will Carleton Dance to Tom Jones.

127.   Thriller — Michael Jackson
128.   Mama Said — The Shirelles
129.   All Star — Smash Mouth
130.   Feeling Good — Michael Bublé
131.   Happy — Pharrell Williams
132.   Brave — Sara Bareilles
133.   Beat It — Michael Jackson 🥉
134.   Don’t Stop Me Now — Queen 🔥
135.   ABC — The Jackson 5
136.   The Twist — Chubby Checker 🥇
137.   Respect — Aretha Franklin
138.   Get The Party Started — Pink
139.   Uptown Funk — Bruno Mars 🥈
140.   Mambo No. 5 — Lou Bega
141.   We Are Family — Sister Sledge
142.   Do You Love Me — The Contours
143.   Billie Jean — Michael Jackson 🥈
144.   It’s Not Unusual — Tom Jones 🤣
145.   You Can’t Touch This — MC Hammer
146.   Higher & Higher — Jackie Wilson
147.   Ain’t No Mountain High Enough — Marvin Gaye
148.   Sweet Child O Mine — Guns N Roses 🔥
149.   Celebration — Kool & The Gang 🥉
150.   September — Earth, Wind & Fire
151.   Just The Way You Are — Bruno Mars

 Fun Lyrics We Love

Tonight I’m gonna have myself a real good time, I feel alive ~ Queen

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Upbeat Mother Son Dance Songs

Okay, so maybe you don’t want to have a crazy intense dance-off with your mom at your wedding. If the fun category isn’t for you, then any of these upbeat songs will be a great song choice.

This list is not slow, the songs are faster paced.

This is perfect for keeping the energy level high as you transition to an open dance floor. Some songs are classics & we guarantee they will put a smile on your face.

152.   How Sweet It Is — James Taylor 🥇
153.   How Sweet It Is — Marvin Gaye 🥇
154.   Home — Phillip Phillips
155.   Mom — Meghan Trainor
156.   Count On Me — Bruno Mars
157.   Mother — Sugarland
158.   Kind and Generous — Natalie Merchant
159.   The Sunshine Of My Life — Stevie Wonder
160.   Halo — Beyonce
161.   You’re My Best Friend — Queen 🥈
162.   Stand By Me — Ben E. King
163.   Smooth — Santana & Rob Thomas
164.   The One Thing — Shakira
165.   I Just Called To Say I Love You — Stevie Wonder
166.   Wildflowers — Tom Petty
167.   My Girl — The Temptations 🥉
168.   Lovely Day — Bill Withers 🔥
169.   Over The Rainbow — Israel Kamakawiwo’ole 🥇
170.   Home — Edward Sharpe
171.   Sweet Pea — Amos Lee
172.   You’ll Be in My Heart — Phil Collins
173.   Here Comes The Sun — The Beatles
174.   Send Me On My Way — Rusted Roots
175.   Take Your Mama Out — The Scissor Sisters
176.   Just The Two Of Us — Grover Washington Jr.

 Upbeat Lyrics We Love

Just one look at you, and I know it’s gonna be, a lovely day ~ Bill Withers

So there you have it, our comprehensive guide to Mother-Son wedding dance songs. Don’t forget along with good tunes and unique lyrics lies a meaningful opportunity to celebrate the moment shared between a mother and her son.

With the top 100 songs about sons carefully hand-selected from actual weddings spanning (2) decades, this list is a fun playlist for anyone (including step moms) wanting to find the best country or non-sappy song to dance to. Our rating system is a helpful guide that helps you quickly find a mother-son dance choice in that category.

Whether you decide to go with a tear-jerker or a foot-stomping theme, the goal is to make your mom and son dance the perfect moment that resembles you. Here’s to the special moments we create with those we love. Cheers to a dance that transcends time!

Upbeat Mother Son Dance Songs

Okay, so maybe you don’t want to have a crazy intense dance-off with your mom at your wedding. If the fun category isn’t for you, then any of these upbeat songs will be a great song choice.

This list is not slow, the songs are faster paced.

This is perfect for keeping the energy level high as you transition to an open dance floor. Some songs are classics & we guarantee they will put a smile on your face.

152.   How Sweet It Is — James Taylor 🥇
153.   How Sweet It Is — Marvin Gaye 🥇
154.   Home — Phillip Phillips
155.   Mom — Meghan Trainor
156.   Count On Me — Bruno Mars
157.   Mother — Sugarland
158.   Kind and Generous — Natalie Merchant
159.   The Sunshine Of My Life — Stevie Wonder
160.   Halo — Beyonce
161.   You’re My Best Friend — Queen 🥈
162.   Stand By Me — Ben E. King
163.   Smooth — Santana & Rob Thomas
164.   The One Thing — Shakira
165.   I Just Called To Say I Love You — Stevie Wonder
166.   Wildflowers — Tom Petty
167.   My Girl — The Temptations 🥉
168.   Lovely Day — Bill Withers 🔥
169.   Over The Rainbow — Israel Kamakawiwo’ole 🥇
170.   Home — Edward Sharpe
171.   Sweet Pea — Amos Lee
172.   You’ll Be in My Heart — Phil Collins
173.   Here Comes The Sun — The Beatles
174.   Send Me On My Way — Rusted Roots
175.   Take Your Mama Out — The Scissor Sisters
176.   Just The Two Of Us — Grover Washington Jr.

 Upbeat Lyrics We Love

Just one look at you, and I know it’s gonna be, a lovely day ~ Bill Withers

So there you have it, our comprehensive guide to Mother-Son wedding dance songs. Don’t forget along with good tunes and unique lyrics lies a meaningful opportunity to celebrate the moment shared between a mother and her son.

With the top 100 songs about sons carefully hand-selected from actual weddings spanning (2) decades, this list is a fun playlist for anyone (including step moms) wanting to find the best country or non-sappy song to dance to. Our rating system is a helpful guide that helps you quickly find a mother-son dance choice in that category.

Whether you decide to go with a tear-jerker or a foot-stomping theme, the goal is to make your mom and son dance the perfect moment that resembles you. Here’s to the special moments we create with those we love. Cheers to a dance that transcends time!

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With a combined (4) decades in the industry; we’ve trained hundreds, booked thousands, & partied with millions. Our first-hand experience allows us to empower others to succeed & be great… (read full bio)

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Cario, Nebraska

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Detroit, Michigan

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