32 Great Songs For Your Mother Son Dance

She is the woman who taught you how to love and shaped you into the person you are today. So which song will you pick to dance with her on your big day? Not sure, let us help! Here are 32 great songs for your Mother Son dance! Image from Cadence & Eli Photography.
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32 Great Songs For Your Mother Son Dance
She is the woman who taught you how to love and shaped you into the person you are today. So which song will you pick to dance with her on your big day? Not sure, let us help! Here are 32 great songs for your Mother Son dance! Image from Cadence & Eli Photography.

Memory Lane:

Leading your mom around to any one of these nostalgic songs is sure to have one or both of your in tears. 


93 Million Miles. Download  here

Thank Your Mom. Download  here

Letters to My Mother. Download here

In My Life. Download  here.  


Image by Amy Hirschi.

Mama's Pick:

Whether she danced/sang to this song every time it came on or you just have an image of your mother in your mind when you hear it. Picking her favorite song to dance to is sure to make her night. 


Mama Hold My Hand. Download  here

Close To You. Download  here

Blessed. Download  here

Long and Winding Road. Download  here

Loves Me Like a Rock. Download  here

Image by Octavia Hunter Photography

The Classic Dance:

Not only do the next few songs express a classic love for that wonderful woman who raised you; but they also set the perfect mood for your glamorously formal wedding day.

Il Divo, Mama. You can download it here.

Daniel Kirkley, A Mothers Song. You can download it here.

Josh Groban, You Raised Me Up. You can download it here.

Boyz II Men, A Song For Moma. You can download it here.

Celtic Thunder, A Bird Without Wings. You can download it here.

Images from The Wedding Central & Corey Ann Photography.

The Unexpected Song:

Do you and your Mom share a love for a certain genre of music? This is the best time to showcase that love even if your song choice only make sense to the two of you.

John Butler Trio, Treat Yo Mama. You can download it here.

The Pretenders, I’ll Stand By You. You can download it here.

Guns N Roses, Sweet Child O’ Mine. You can download it here.

Five for Fighting, 100 Years. You can download it here.

Bob Dylan, Forever Young. You can download it here.

Image from Chris+Lynn.

Lessons Learned:

Mom was the one who taught you how to be the man you are today. Here are some of our favorite songs celebrating all of those loving lessons you learned.

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Teach Your Children. You can download it here.

Alicia Keys, Not Even The King. You can download it here.

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Simple Man. You can download it here.

Tupac, Dear Mama. You can download it here.

Image by Elley Photography.

Keep On Smiling:

You don't have to make your poor mother cry, it can be just as meaningful when you two smile through the whole dance.

Stevie Wonder, As. You can download it here.

Jackson 5, I’ll Be There. You can download it here.

Backstreet Boys, The Perfect Fan. You can download it here.

Plain White T’s, 1234

Image from Ebony Magazine, July 1960.

In Honor of:

These sorts of traditions can be made difficult if your are missing your mom on your wedding day. So here are some great songs to play at the reception in her honor.

Blake Shelton, The Baby. You can download it here.

Nas, Dance. You can download it here.

The Byrds, Turn Turn Turn. You can download it here.

Green Day, Good Riddance (Time of Your Life). You can download it here.

Elvis Presley, Memories. You can download it here.

Image found on Rae Tay Photography