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2012 Summer top clean dance songs
Nicki Minaj – Starships
The Wanted – Glad you came
Gym Class Heroes – Self Back Home
Justin Bieber – Boyfriend
Drake/Rihanna – Take Care
Kelly Clarkson – Stronger
Katy Perry – Part of me
David Guetta – Turn me on
J Jessie – Domino
One Direction – What makes you beautiful
Rihanna – You Da One
Chris Brown – Turn up the music
B.O.B. So Good
Calvin Harris – Feel so close
Pitbull – Back in time
Flo Rida – Good Feelin
Gotye – Someone that I used to know
Pitbull – International Love
Rihanna – We Found Love
Chris Rene – Young Homie
LMFAO – Sorry for Party Rockin
Jennifer Lopez – Dance Again
Maroon 5 – Payphone
Hot Chelle Rae – I like it like that
Karmin – Broken Hearted
Rihanna – Where have you been
Carly Jepsen – Call me maybe
David Guetta – Titanium


Here are the most popular Reception first set “party starters”. These songs are appreciated by all ages. (kids through seniors!)

Dion – Runaround Sue
KC and the sunshine band – Boogie Shoes
The Mccoys – Hang on Sloopy
Kenny Loggins – Footloose
Wild Cherry – Play that funky music
Billy Idol – Mony Mony
Chubby Checker – Lets’s Twist Again/The Twist
Beatles – Twist and Shout
Build me up Buttercup
Jackson 5 – ABC
Temptations – Ain’t to proud to beg
Bob Segar – old time rock n roll

Last 10 First Dance Songs
Avett Brothers – Swept me away
Jack Johnson – Better Together
When We Fall In by Sean Hayes
Kenny Chesney – Me and You
Polaris – She is staggering
Michael Buble – Hold on
Coldplay – Green Eyes
runner runner – I can’t wait
Then – Brad Paisley
Diamonds in the soles of her shoes – Paul Simon
The First Dance –  Corey Smith


Mid Summer 2011 Top Clean Wedding Dance Songs
Pitbull – Give me Everything
Adele – Rollin in the Deep
T-Pain – Best Love Song
Lady GaGa – Edge of Glory
LMFAO – Party Rock Anthem
Nicki Minaj – Super Bass
Bruno Mars – Lazy Song
Black Eyed Peas – Just Can’t Get Enough
Lupe Fiasco – The Show Goes On
Kanye West – All the Lights
Jason Derulo – Don’t Wanna Go Home
Britney Spears – Til the World Ends
Wiz Khalifa – Roll Up
Katy Perry – ET
Chris Brown – She Ain’t You
Tinie Tempah – Written in the Stars
Lil Wayne – How to Love
David Guetta – Where them girls at
Hold it Against – Britney Spears
Beyonce – Best Thing I ever Had
Jenifer Lopez – I’m into you
Enrique Englesias – Tonight
Ke$ha – Blow
Gym Class Heroes – Stereo Hearts
Pitbull – Rain on Me
Pretty Girls – Lyaz

Some cool Retro-y Stuff
Noisettes – Never Forget you (really really cool song!)
Regina Specktor – begin to hope
Barry Polisour- All I want is you
Mouldy Peaches – Anyone else but you

Here are sample lists for brainstorming of some recent playlists clients have filled out for ceremony, cocktail, dinner and reception!


NYE 2011 Wedding
Time to Remember – Billy Joel
The way I am – Ingrid Michealson
Beautiful Day – U2
The Cave – Mumford and Sons
Crazy Girl – Eli Young Band
Down the road – Kenny Chesney
Her man – Gary Allen
I’m yours – Jason Mraz
Leather and Lace – Stevie Nicks
Let me down easy – Billy Currington
Adele – Make me feel your love
stolen – Dashboard Confessional
The only exception – Paramore
Bette Davis Eyes – Kim Carnes
Are you gonna kiss me or not – Thompson Square

Wagon Wheel – old crow Medicine show
Heaven – Bryan Adams
The scientist – Coldplay
Bleeding Love – Leona Lewis
angels – Robbie Williams
Chasing cars – Snowpatrol
Jason Aldean – Big green tractor
Whatever it is – Zac Brown Band
Anything but mine – Kenny Chesney
David Gray – This years love
romeo and juliet – Dire Straights
Dixieland Delight – Alabama

Party Time
Without you – Guetta
Firework – Katy Perry
Raise your glass – Pink
Any Lady Gaga
Pumped up kicks – Foster the people
Red Solo Cup – Toby Keith
Moves like Jagger – Maroon 5
Drink in my hand – Eric Church
Sexy and I know it – LMFAO
Footloose – Blake Shelton
OMG – Usher
I’ve got friends in low places – Garth Brooks
Grenade – Bruno Mars
Welcome home – rehab
Sexyback – Justin Timberlake


Guests arriving
God Only Knows – Beach boys
Today I met the boy I’m gonna marry – Darlene Love
Chapel of Love – Dixie Cups
Marry Me – Train

Hallejujah – Jeff Buckley
Butterfly Waltz –
River Flows in you – Yiruma

Bittersweet Symphoney Instrumental

Cowboy take me away – Dixie Chicks
L-o-v-e Nat King Cole
That’s Amore
Summer wind – Sinatra
Hey Jude – Beatles
When you say nothing at all – Allison Krause
Open Arms – Journey
One Love – Bob Marley
I’m yours – Jason Mraz

Happy Together Turtles
TIme after Time – Lauper
A Wink and a Smile – Connick Jr
Mushaboom – Feist
Better Together – Jack Johnson
Crazy Love – Van Morrison
Cupid Sam Cooke
Nothing on but the Radio – Gary Allen
At Last – Etta James

Entrance Songs
Power of Love – Huey Lewis
Staying Alive – Bee Gees
Danger zone – Kenny Loggins
Rocky theme instrumental
Hawaii 5-0
Eye of the Tiger – Survivor

Angel – Akon
Lucky Jason Mraz
One More Time – Daft Punk
I’ve got friends in low places – Garth
Billie Jean – MJ
Start me up – Rolling Stones
Devil with the Blue dress on – Mitch Ryder
Heaven – DJ Sammy and Yanou
Life in the fast lane – Eagles
American Girl – Petty
Processional – Vivaldi Spring
Bride – Here comes the Bride – Harps and Flutes
Recessional – Wedding March Piano

Cocktail Hour
Beatles – Come Together/All my loving/I want to hold your hand
Billy Joel – Piano Man
Vanessa Carlton – 1000 miles
Martina Mcbride – I love you
Los Lonely Boys – Heaven
John Mayor – Your body is a wonderland
Plain White T’s – 1,2,3,4
Seal – Kiss from a Rose
Colbie Caillat – Bubbly/Realize

Rent – Seasons of Love
Queen – Somebody to love
Alicia Keys – Fallin
Nat King Cole – Love/unforgettable
Edwin Mccain – I’ll be
Mandy Moore – Cry
Stevie Wonder – Isn’t she lovely
Jackson 5 – I’ll be there
Paul Mcartney – Silly love songs

Spandau Ballet – True (Tribute to parents, this was their song)
Bruno Mars – Just the way you are
Will Smith – Gettin Jiggy with it
J-kwon – Tipsy
Phil Collins – You’ll be in my heart
Flo rida – Low
Van Morrison – moondance/into the mystic/domino
Isley Brothers – Shout

Cake – Wedding Singer – I wanna grow old with you
Tosses – MC Hammer you can’t touch this, Beyonce Single Ladies

Ashley Pianist to play:
While guests arrive – Selection of contemporary music
Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah during Bride Entrance
After ceremony PA system plays Black Eyed Peas the Time

First Dance
Dido – Here with me

Norah Jones – Feeling the same way
Gary Allen – Tough little boys
John Mayor – Gravity
Frank Sinatra – The way you look tonight
Tim Mcgraw and Faith – It’s your love
Sam cooke – Don’t know much about history
Gary Allen – Nothin on but the radio
Josh Turner – Would you go with me
Counting Crows – Accidently in love
Alan Jackson – It’s 5 o’clock somewhere
George Straight – Wrapped
Bob Marley – One Love
Beatles – Love me do

Ram Jam – Black Betty
Kevin Rudolph – Let it Rock
Train – Marry Me
Social Distortion – Ball and Chain
Big and Rich – Save a horse ride a cowboy
Garth Brooks – Callin Baton Rouge
Brad Paisley – She’s my everything
Skynyrd – Sweet home Alabama
Elvis Presley – Burning Love
Rascall Flatts – My Wish

Parent Dances
Mother/Son – Simple Man
Father/Dughter – Wonderful World
First Dance – Nickle back Never Gonna be alone

Colbie Cailat – Bubbly
Jack Johnson – Banana Pancakes
Norah Jones – Feeling the same way
Jason Mraz – Lucky
John Legend – Ordinary People
Temptations – My Girl
Owl City – Fireflies
Lady Antebellum – Need you now
Christina Perri – Jar of hearts
Shania Twain – Your still the one
Marvin Gaye – how sweet it is to be loved by you
Feist – Inside out

Usher – OMG/DJ got us falling in love
Gaga – Born this way/Just dance
Katy Perry – Firework, teenage dream
Taio Cruz – Dynamite
Ludacris – How Low
Flo Rida – Club can’t handle me
Cee Lo – Forget you
Cupid – Cupid Shuffle
Kanye – Goldigger
Sir Mix Alot – Baby got back
Far East Movement – Rocketeer
K$sha – We R who we R
Justin Timberlake – Sexyback
Bruno Mars – Grenade
David Guetta – Sexy Chick
Eminem – Love the way you lie

First Dance
Train – Marry Me
Cake – Archies Sugar Sugar
Entrance – I gotta feelin



Don’t Stop Believin’  by Journey
Smooth  (Santana Cover) by Escape the Fate  (This song is on Punk goes Pop 2)
Baby got Back  by Sir Mix A Lot
Apache (Jump on it) by the Sugar Hill Gang
Electric Slide…
Cha Cha Slide…
Bust a Move  by Young MC
Chantilly Lace  by Big Bopper  (50’s)
Forget You  by Cee Lo Green
Holding out for a Hero  (Cover) by Emery  (on Punk goes 80’s)
Umbrella  (cover) by All Time Low  (on Punk goes Crunk)
Disturbia  by Rihanna
S&M by Rihanna
Runaround Sue  by Dion
We R who we R  by Ke$ha
Bad Romance by Lady Gaga
Born this Way by Lady Gaga
Raise your glass by Pink
The Suffering by Coheed and Cambria
Crooked Teeth by Death Cab for Cutie
Sick Boy by Social D
Ball & Chain by Social D
Angel’s Wings by Social D
Like a G6 by Far east movement
Here in your arms  by Hellogoodbye
Daylight by Matt & Kim
Teenagers by My Chemical Romance
Brick by Boring Brick  by Paramore
Fireflies  by Owl City
Zoot Suit Riot  by the Cherry Poppin Daddys
Rock This Town by the Stray Cats
Jump Jive and Wail by the Brian Setzer Orcharstra
(Thom and I can swing dance a little…)

6/17/11 @Shawnee Resort

As guests arrive
God only knows – Beach Boys
The boy I’m gonna marry – Darlene Love
Chapel of Love – The Dixie Cups
Hallejujah – Jeff Buckley
Marry Me – Train
Brian Crain/Butterfly Waltz
Yiruma/River Flows In You
Bittersweet Symphony Instrumental


Amy Winehouse            Valerie
Bill Withers            Aint No Sunshine
Bob Marley            Could You Be Loved
Gnarls Barkley            Crazy
Jackson 5            I Want You Back
James Brown            I Feel Good
MGMT                        Electric Feel
Michael Jackson            Beat It
Michael Jackson            Billie Jean
Modest Mouse             Float On
Outkast                         Hey Ya
Paul McCartney            Maybe I’m Amazed
Steely Dan            Reelin In The Years
Sublime                        Badfish
The Band            The Weight
The Beatles            Something
seed 2.0                       the roots
mo money mo problems            Notorious B.I.G. ft. Mace and Puff Daddy