Our Top 10 Bride and Father Dance Songs


The father daughter dance, so many emotions are rolling through the room. Daddy’s little girl is all grown up and starting a family of her own, it’s great to see but every father wants their daughter to stay little forever. We put together our top 10 father daughter dance song that we know you will love.

1. My girl by The Temptations

My girl is every father’s favorite. You sing it before they go to bed, when they catch a cold, maybe even to embarrass them in front of there friends. Their wedding day is the perfect occasion to hear this classic again.

2. Stand by Me by Ben E. King

“Just as long as you stand by me” a lyric that could never be more true. With your father by your side nothing can go wrong. This classic song truely encompssses the role a father has in your life. No matter what is going on he will always be there, which makes this song a must have on our list.

3. I loved her First by Heartland

This great song perfectly sums up the relationship a father has with his daughter and how that relationship differs when his princess gets married. This song is a perfect tune that will get everyone feeling the love of a father and daughter.

4. Isn’t She Lovely by Stevie Wonder

Originally written to celebrate the birth of Stevie Wonder’s daughter, so you know it will be perfect for a father daughter dance. The soulful sounds of Stevie Wonder warms our hearts and fill us with joy.


5. God only knows by The Beach Boys

The Beach Boys perfect for a beach wedding.”God only know what I’d be without you” a lyric that is repeated throughout the song, captures the truth of what daughters mean to fathers. It is the simplicity that makes this song a magical song for a father daughter dance.

6. Forever Young by Rod Stewart

This is just one of those heartfelt classic songs that everyone knows, and everyone loves. During your father daughter dance you will have everyone up on their feet swaying side to side overflowing with happiness.

7. You’ll be in my heart by Phil Collins

A classic song from Disney’s Tarzan is perfect father and daughter dance. Being from a classic Disney movie it is a song that will bring back a lot of good memories from your childhood. The warm memories will fill the whole room with joy. 

8. You raise me Up by Josh Groban

With Lyrics that speak to our souls this song will be perfect for any wedding. “I am strong when I am on your shoulders, You raise me up to more than I can be”. A father will always be the most important man in our life. They are the parent that will make sure we get back up after we scrape our knee. They make us strong and will always be our number 1 fan. 


9. Dance with my Father by Luther Vandross

This inspiring song performed by the great Luther Vandross was made for your wedding day. This song tells a breathtaking story about the relationship between fathers and daughters. Every daughter can relate to this song and every father will be able to sing along with it. 

10. My Wish by Rascal Flatts

This beautiful song is to perfect for a daughter dance. The song was especially written for their daughters. The band wanted to write a song to represent the happiness and love that they will always feel for their daughters.