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On the hunt for a folky first dance song? We’re here to help you find the perfect one for your big 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 tune, there’s something on this 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 first dance-worthy folk songs.

  • 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

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