These Are the Top Father-Daughter Wedding Dance Songs

1. “Daughters” by John Mayer

Most memorable lyric: “On behalf of every man, Looking out for every girl, You are the God and the weight of her world. So fathers, be good to your daughters, daughters will love like you do.”

2. “My Little Girl” by Tim McGraw

Most memorable lyric: “Someday, some boy will come and ask me for your hand. But I won’t say “yes” to him unless I know, He’s the half that makes you whole, he has a poet’s soul, And the heart of a man’s man.”

3. “My Girl” by the Temptations

Most memorable lyric: “I’ve got sunshine on a cloudy day, when it’s cold outside, I’ve got the month of May …”

4. “Father and Daughter” by Paul Simon

Most memorable lyric: “As long as one and one is two, there could never be a father, who loved his daughter more than I love you.”

5. “If I Could” by Ray Charles

Most memorable lyric: “If I could, I would try to shield your innocence from time. But the part of life I gave you isn’t mine. I’ve watched you grow, so I could let you go.”

6. “It’s For My Dad” by Nancy Sinatra

Most memorable lyric: “He was always a rock when I needed one, he gave me good advice when I needed some. I want you to know that when it’s said and done, he’s one of the best friends I ever had. This song’s not for you folks, it’s for my dad.”

7. “I Loved Her First” by Heartland

Most memorable lyric: “From the first breath she breathed, when she first smiled at me, I knew the love of a father runs deep. And I prayed she’d find you someday, but it’s still hard to give her away. I loved her first.”

8. “Have I Told You Lately” by Rod Stewart

Most memorable lyric: “Have I told you lately that I love you? Have I told you there’s no one else above you? Fill my heart with gladness, take away all my sadness. Ease my troubles that’s what you do.”

9. “When You Need Me” by Bruce Springsteen

Most memorable lyric: “I’ll be there to guide you when trouble walks beside you. If you need me I’ll be there. And when this dirty world has been cold to you, I got two strong arms waitin’ to hold you. and when those mean days come along. We’ll stand together and we’ll take ’em on, so if you need me just call my name.”

10. “Isn’t She Lovely” by Stevie Wonder

Most memorable lyric: “Isn’t she lovely, isn’t she wonderful, isn’t she precious, from less than one minute old.”