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At some point during your wedding reception, you’ll want to pry yourself away from your new spouse to spend some quality time on the dance floor with your dear old dad. You don’t want to waltz to any old tune, so pick the best father-daughter wedding song that suits your relationship — something sweet and sentimental. From country tracks by Tim McGraw and Rascall Flatts to classic hits by Elton John and The Beach Boys, we’ve got lots of father-daughter song ideas from every musical genre, so you’re sure to find something on this list.

Father-daughter dance songs tend to get the waterworks flowing, so remember to supply your guest with a few packs of Kleenex on your wedding day.

Here are the 36 best father-daughter wedding songs.

  • Isn’t She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
  • Dance With My Father - Luther Vandross
  • Your Song - Elton John
  • Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
  • What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
  • My Little Girl - Tim McGraw
  • Daddy - Beyonce
  • You Are So Beautiful - Joe Cocker
  • My Wish - Rascal Flatts
  • My Girl - The Temptations
  • God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
  • Butterfly Kisses - Bob Carlisle
  • Sweet Pea - Amos Lee
  • Unforgettable - Nat King Cole ft. Natalie Cole
  • Right By You (For Luna) - John Legend
  • You've Got a Friend - James Taylor
  • The Best Day - Taylor Swift
  • The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra
  • Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles
  • My Darling - Wilco
  • I Hope You Dance - Lee Ann Womack
  • Daughters - John Mayer
  • Stealing Cinderella - Chuck Wicks
  • Wildflowers - Tom Petty
  • Sweet Child O’ Mine - Guns N’ Roses
  • Daughter - Loudon Wainwright III
  • Ballerina Girl - Lionel Richie
  • It’s For My Dad - Nancy Sinatra
  • Turn Around - Harry Belafonte
  • Father and Daughter - Paul Simon
  • Child of Mine - Carole King
  • Over the Rainbow - Judy Garland
  • When You Need Me - Bruce Springsteen
  • I Loved First - Heartland
  • Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel) - Billy Joel
  • Because You Loved Me (Theme from “Up Close and Personal”) - Céline Dion

For more father-daughter songs, consult with the wedding DJs and bands on WeddingWire »