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35 Folk Love Songs for Your First Dance

Choosing your first dance wedding song can be tough. If you’re looking for something with a bit of folk flair, we’ve got a few suggestions for you.

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On the hunt for a folk love song for your first dance? We’re here to help you find the perfect one for your wedding day. Emmylou Harris, Nick Drake, Josh Ritter, Bob Dylan and more have released swoon-worthy tracks worthy of your first spin around the floor. Whether you’re on the hunt for something soft and slow or a more upbeat indie folk love song, there’s something on this folk music wedding playlist for you. P.S. if you want to add a few extra slow dances to your reception, these work great for those, too!

Here are a few folk love songs worthy of your first dance.

  • Unison Falling Into Harmony - Great Lake Swimmers
  • A Love That Will Never Grow Old - Emmylou Harris
  • If Only You Could See Yourself Like I See You - Foy Vance
  • Make You Feel My Love - Bob Dylan
  • Northern Sky - Nick Drake
  • And I Love Her - Passenger
  • Dance Me To The End Of Love - The Civil Wars
  • You Are Enough - Patrick Park
  • Save Me A Place - Josh Ritter 
  • Looking Out For You - The Guest and the Host
  • Bring Your Love To Me - The Avett Brothers
  • O I Long to Feel Your Arms Around Me - Father John Misty
  • One Hundred Million Years - M. Ward
  • When The Stars Go Blue - Ryan Adams
  • All My Mistakes - The Avett Brothers
  • There Can Only Be One - Cass McCombs
  • The Book of Love - The Magnetic Fields
  • The Blower’s Daughter - Damien Rice
  • Hold You In My Arms - Ray LaMontagne
  • You Are The Daybreak - Kevin Devine
  • Let’s Be Still - The Head and the Heart
  • You Are Gold - The National Parks
  • Lifting The Sea - The Hunts
  • Automatic - Castro
  • Nothing Like You - Dave Barnes
  • Shine - Daniel Lanois
  • Islands In The Stream - Feist, Constantines
  • The Wedding Song - Matthew Mole
  • I Would Do Anything for You - Foster The People
  • Please Be Mine - Molly Burch
  • I And Love And You - The Avett Brothers
  • The Girl - City and Colour
  • We Found Each Other in the Dark - City and Colour
  • Take My Hand - Emily Hackett, Will Anderson

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