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Best father/daughter wedding dance songs

  At a recent wedding, a father told me how hard it was to find good father/daughter wedding dance songs.  He finally settled on a super popular wedding song, “What a Wonderful World.” Now this dad was very skittish about his dancing ability. He didn’t want to look like a…
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October 14, 2019
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Best Elvis wedding songs

The King of Rock and Roll has been gone for more than four decades, but his music lives forever.  Millennials don’t put Elvis Presley on the same pedestal as earlier generations, so it’s worth a blogpost talking about the best Elvis wedding songs, because there are some good ones. How…
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October 7, 2019
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The Best is Yet to Come

Your wedding day is just the beginning.  The best is yet to come!  That last sentence just happens to be the name of a song written back in 1959 by Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh.  The song is so good that The Knot lists it as the 39th best first…
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September 9, 2019
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Untraditional first dance songs

I love a good song. Why do you think I started Columbus Pro DJs? A good song makes people happy, or moves them in some sort of profound way. That’s why we’ve written a number of blogposts on favorite songs for a first dance. In today’s post, let’s take a…
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August 12, 2019
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Fabulous cover songs that blew away the original

Last week’s blogpost talked about a bad cover song that ruined the first dance for a bride. Sometimes, though, a great artist builds on the legacy of the original version of a song and surpasses it with a fabulous cover song of his or her own. As wedding DJs, Columbus…
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July 22, 2019
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The day Julie’s wedding reception was ruined

Never had a Columbus bride anticipated her first dance more than Julie (I changed the name to protect the innocent). She and her fiancée, 'Wally', had diligently, even feverishly, worked on their dance technique to pull off the perfect first dance. And then it all fell apart, leaving them victims…
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July 15, 2019
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Who sang it best?

Don’t you love the songs written by Herman Hupfeld? Wait … what?! Who the heck is he? He’s simply the guy who wrote one of the most beloved songs in American music history, “As Time Goes By.” This blog ranks it as the #1 first dance song ever, and The…
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July 8, 2019
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The sheer joy of dancing

Have you ever thought about why people dance? Don’t you think dancing is all about joy? Sure, it’s good exercise. Sure, it is artistic. But dancing is much more. Dancing unites people in a joyful expression of celebratory exuberance, especially at weddings. That’s why most wedding celebrations build towards a…
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May 13, 2019
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At last! A perfect first dance song for you

Everybody loves the song, “At Last.” Based on the number of times it is requested at weddings, it may be the perfect first dance song for you. We put together a list of the top ten perfect first dance songs a while back, and so did The Knot. We both…
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May 6, 2019