Song choices for a vintage wedding now includes any songs from the 1970s. Although generally, vintage is thought of as the decades between the 40’s to 60’s. While all songs from do not have to be vintage in style, adding a few throughout the ceremony and reception adds to the flavor of a vintage wedding.
Remember that because a song is old, it does not automatically qualify as an appropriate wedding song. Consider the tone of the wedding when selecting songs. Most people opt for a romantic tone, but the mood could be party or sophist acted with old school jazz. Encourage your wedding party and guests to enjoy the vintage mood by choosing a few vintage dance tunes.
Classic Romantic Songs from the 1940’s
Some classic romantic ballads from the 1940s for a vintage wedding include The Wonder of You, Moonlight Serenade or Too Marvelous for Words. Duke Ellington’s The Wonder of You lyrics state that the gentleman in questions has been almost everywhere in the world and seen many sites but nothing matches his girl. Moonlight Serenade by Glen Mill mentions a man calling to his girlfriend to meet him and share the moonlight with him. Frank Sinatra among others have sung Too Marvelous for Words. The lyricist states that, all the word in the word couldn’t compare to his chosen one.
Classic Romantic Songs from the 1950’s
The 1950’s have a lot of vintage song options from Doo Wop to Elvis to classics. Some great options include In the Still l of the Night, Hold Me Tender and Come Fly With Me. In the Still of the Night by The Five Satins mentions a guy who wants to be with his girl forever- even in the still of the night. The 50’s would not be complete without an Elvis love song. Frank Sinatra’s Come Fly With Me provides a perfect vintage song, discussing a romantic sly bound adventure to Acapulco, the perfect honeymoon location.
Classic Romantic Songs from the 1960’s
The decade of the songwriters, the 1960’s provides many wonderful choices for vintage wedding songs. Some of the most prolific writers of the 20th century wrote during this decade. Some of these include Your My Soul and Inspiration, I Love a Symphony and Never My Love. Your My Soul and Inspiration was sung by the Righteous Brothers. This classic love song state the the guy in question was nothing until his love came along and he won’t ever be the same if she leaves. The Supremes recorded I Love a Symphony stating that every time the loved one is around, a symphony of music is heard. Never My Love By the Association asks if his love will ever leave and the classic answer is the songs title.
Options abound for vintage wedding music. While wedding planners, relatives and friends seem more than willing to supply song recommendations, the final decision is between the bride and groom. Thank them for their well meaning , but remind all that the decisions are between the two of you. Ensure that you let your music coordinator or disc jokey know your song choices in plenty of time. Some older songs might prove a bit difficult to come by. Above all, its your wedding, so have a ball dancing the night away.