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Featured June 2022 Nova Scotia

Dad/daughter Dance Song

Abbie, on November 15, 2021 at 16:13 Posted in Wedding reception 0 35
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Hello all! How did you pick your Father/Daughter song? I’ve always said I wanted to use a song that my Dad and I would dance to when I was really little all the time, but it’s not a song about a father/daughter relationship. Any thoughts?

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Latest activity by Jessica, on December 6, 2021 at 15:56
  • Jessica
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    I will walk with you by John fogerty
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  • Abbie
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    That’s a great solution!
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  • Abbie
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    Oh that’s a cool idea!!
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  • Kiayra
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    My dad and I have a “song” which is hey Jude - the Beatles, but it didn’t feel like the right song so have a dance to.. so we just chose a different beatles song in my life - the Beatles. Which isn’t bridal but still feels like it’s associated to the memories I have with him and hey Jude .
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  • Sheena
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    My wedding isn’t till 2023 I told my dad to pick a song and I didn’t want to know what it was till it was our turn to dance. I wanted it to be very special to me.
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  • Abbie
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    Aw that’s really cute!
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  • Kelsey
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    Yes! I think they had a story about how she always picked it out at the diner they went to and would dance to it, so it tied in nicely
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  • Abbie
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    My dad picked the same song as me so I guess we’re in good shape! ☺️
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  • Abbie
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    Aw! Nice!! ☺️
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  • Abbie
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    Rockin Robin? That’s hysterical 😂


    Yes, I was very careful to make sure it didn’t have any nonplatonic lyrics Smiley smile
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  • Kelsey
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    I've had mine picked out since forever, knew Ive always wanted to use it since hearing it as a kid/teen. My little girl by Tim McGraw.
    Honestly, if a song means something to the two of you/your relationship, even if it's not "wedding", use it! I was literally just at a wedding where the father daughter dance was "rockin robin" lol. The golden rule is to just make sure it's not a love song with lyrics like (laying in bed with you, when we touch/make love, that sort of thing)
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  • Tunisha
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    Hello Abbie 👋🏾

    My father and I danced to Fathers and Daughters by Michael Bolton. I love that song! Or any song that Michael Bolton sang.

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  • K
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    My dad chose our and he chose Tough Little Boys by Gary Allen which is perfect for him
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  • Abbie
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    Aw that’s so sweet! This is the song my dad wants as well ☺️
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  • Cassandra
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    I highly recommend letting your dad pick your song! Mine chose a song that he used to listen to when I was a teenager that always reminded him of me then, now that he's giving me away he said he's been playing it all the time on his Playlist and thinks it would be the perfect song for our dance! I couldn't agree more!
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  • Abbie
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    Agreed! Thank you! ☺️
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  • Samantha
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    Hey Abbie. I would say, go with what means something to you and your father. This is a special moment for the two of you.

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  • Abbie
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    That’s really nice! I’m glad you were able to capture everyone with your choice! ☺️
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  • Brooke
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    I'm a typical "daddy's girl" and always have had a great relationship with my dad so when it came to finding a song that we would dance to at my wedding, I gave him the opportunity to choose it. There's an artist that wrote a song about a father and his son that hit him close to home when my grandfather passed away and that same artist wrote a song about a father and his daughter and it talks a lot about the wedding day and giving the daughter away. It has a nice mixture of myself, my dad and my fiancé and that was the song he wanted. It allowed him to have some involvement in the wedding planning even if he isn't too involved in the typical stuff.

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  • Abbie
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    Thank you, Vinod! 😊
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  • Abbie
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    Thank you, Rayanne! ☺️
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  • Rayanne
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    I think a song that has meaning for the two of you is worth way more than what other people think are father/daughter dance songs. Whatever works for you and your dad is the perfect song.
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  • Vinod
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    The song means a lot to you and its what you feel is needed to have at your wedding. You have a connection to your dad that should show the trueness of the relationship.

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  • Abbie
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    Agreed ☺️ Thank you!
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  • Amanda
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    I would defiantly go with that song then! It'll be that much more special between you and your dad!

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  • Abbie
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    Thank you for the input! I want to choose this one because it’s special to us. Plus I used to dance with him to it all the time when I was 3/4 years old.
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  • Abbie
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    That’s wonderful!! What a nice surprise!
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  • Abbie
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    Oh that’s super special!
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  • Abbie
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    This is very true 😅😅
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  • Abbie
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    I have to agree that some of them are a bit much! Thanks for the insight!
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  • Amanda
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    I would do the song anyways! Who cares if it's not about "father/daughter" You should pick whatever song you want to dance with your father Smiley heart

    For my father daughter dance, I had given my dad like 20 different options and he picked Tim McGraw - My Little Girl

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  • Meghan
    Featured September 2022 Ontario
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    I had a song in mind for my dad and I to dance to (He didn't know about) and one day he sent me two songs that he liked and one of the songs was the one that I had in mind so thats what we chose!

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