15 Old School Songs to Consider for Your First Dance

Who says your first dance song has to be a current chart-topper? While we love a modern hit, we’re smitten with the idea of opting for an old school jam that even Grandma and Grandpa will know the words to.

Here are 15 total throwbacks worth considering for your first spin on the dance floor…

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1. “I Got You Babe” by Sonny and Cher

2. “My Girl” by The Temptations


3. “I Can’t Help Myself” by The Four Tops

4. “Crazy Love” by Van Morrison

5. “Baby I Need Your Lovin'” by The Four Tops

6. “You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me” by The Miracles

7. “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” by Marvin Gaye

8. “Something” by The Beatles

9. “At Last” by Etta James

10. “L-0-V-E” by Nat King Cole

11. “Can’t Help Falling in Love” by Elvis Presley

12. “The Best is Yet to Come” by Frank Sinatra

13. “God Only Knows” by the Beach Boys

14. “In My Life” by the Beatles

15. “When a Man Loves a Woman” by Percy Sledge


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