Song List

dancefun2-930West Grand Boulevard plays a wide variety of classic music spanning the genres of Soul, R&B, Motown, Blues, Classic Rock and Roll, Funk, Disco, and more. Below is a master list of the songs currently in rotation, plus a list of first dance songs that we have performed at past weddings. Requests for additions (or omissions) from this list are always welcome.

Songs in BOLD are our favorites/most commonly performed.

MOTOWN SONGS:
Ain’t too Proud to Beg- The Temptations
Can’t Help Myself – The Four Tops
Get Ready – The Temptations
Higher Ground – Stevie Wonder
How Sweet it Is (To Be Loved By You) – Marvin Gaye
I Heard it Through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
I Second that Emotion – Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
I Wish – Stevie Wonder
Just My Imagination – The Temptations
Let’s Get it On – Marvin Gaye
My Girl – The Temptations
Ooo Baby Baby – Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye
You Can’t Hurry Love – Diana Ross & The Supremes
You’ve Really Got A Hold on Me – Smokey Robinson

STAX SONGS
634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.) – Wilson Pickett
Born Under a Bad Sign – Albert King
Green Onions – Booker T & The MGs
Hard to Handle – Otis Redding
Knock on Wood – Eddie Floyd
Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett
Respect – Otis Redding/Aretha Franklin
Sittin’ On the Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding
Soul Man – Sam & Dave
These Arms of Mine – Otis Redding

keybass930.jpgOTHER R&B/SOUL SONGS
Ain’t No Sunshine When She’s Gone – Bill Withers
At Last – Etta James
Baby I Love You – Aretha Franklin
Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You – Frankie Valli
Chain of Fools – Aretha Franklin
Crazy Love – Van Morrison
Feelin’ Alright – Joe Cocker
Land of 1000 Dances – Wilson Pickett
Lean on Me – Bill Withers
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
Proud Mary – Ike & Tina Turner
Shout – Isley Brothers
Take Me To The River – Al Green
Use Me – Bill Withers
When A Man Loves A Woman – Percy Sledge
(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher – Jackie Wilson

DISCO/FUNK
Boogie Shoes – KC & The Sunshine Band
Cissy Strut – The Meters
Chameleon – Herbie Hancock
Everyday People – Sly & The Family Stone
I Got You (I Feel Good) – James Brown
I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor/Cake
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Thank You (Falletin Me Be Mice Elf) – Sly & the Family Stone
The Chicken – Jaco Pastorius

EARLY ROCK & ROLL/R&B
Bring it on Home to Me – Sam Cooke
Cupid – Sam Cooke
I Got A Woman – Ray Charles/John Mayer Trio
Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry
Sleepwalk – Santo and Johnny
Unchain My Heart – Ray Charles/Joe Cocker
You Send Me – Sam Cooke
What a Wonderful World – Louie Armstrong

MORE MODERN R&B
“Forget” You – Cee Lo Green
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Gimme One Reason – Tracy Chapman
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
You Are the Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne

CLASSIC ROCK & MISC. SONGS (PLAYED ONLY WHEN APPROPRIATE)
Hava Nagila – Traditional
Loves Me Like a Rock – Paul Simon
Moondance – Van Morrison
Old Time Rock and Roll – Bob Seeger
Satisfaction – The Rolling Stones/Otis Redding
Summertime – Louis Armstrong/Ella Fitzgerald

jen-tito3.jpgFIRST DANCE WEDDING SONG SUGGESTIONS:
Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You – Diana Ross & The Supremes
Come Away With Me – Norah Jones
Crazy Love – Van Morrison
Dream a Little Dream of Me – Mamas & The Papas
I Found You – Alabama Shakes
I Only Have Eyes For You – The Flamingos
La Vie En Rose – Louis Armstrong
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Mama He’s Crazy – The Judds
Nothing Can Change This Love – Sam Cooke
Right Down The Line – Gerry Rafferty
Something So Right – Paul Simon
Sweet Pea – Amos Lee
That’s How Strong My Love Is – Otis Redding
The Beauty of Who You Are – Marc Broussard
These Arms of Mine – Otis Redding
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
You Are the Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne
You Send Me – Sam Cooke
When You Need Me – Bruce Springsteen

DINNER JAZZ SUGGESTIONS/STANDARDS:
Cissy Strut
Back at the Chicken Shack
Cantaloupe Island
Chameleon
Fly Me to the Moon
Girl From Ipanema
Green Onions
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Night Train
Pass the Peas
Sleepwalk
Summertime

ACOUSTIC CEREMONY SUGGESTIONS:
All You Need is Love – The Beatles
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
I Can’t Help Falling in Love With You – Elvis Presley
Oh Darling – The Beatles
Somewhere Over The Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwoʻole version
Stand By Me – Ben E. King
You Are My Sunshine – Traditional

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