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Mother Son Dance Songs That Everyone Loves

The mother son dance has been one of the longest wedding traditions there is. Picking a song for your mother son dance might seem like a hard decision. Maybe you can’t agree, or your music tastes are drastically different. This can make it difficult to make a final decision about the song you are going to dance to. Luckily, we are the experts and have quite a few suggestions for you. Our wedding DJs have some songs that are crowd favorites for the mother son dance! This list can help you narrow down your top pick and provide some songs you may have never thought of.

1. My Wish by Rascal Flatts

This song is a staple not only in country music, but for sentimental moments. It is a heartfelt song that is sure to have the wedding guests feeling all the emotions. This is one of our favorites to suggest to the mother and groom.

2. You’ve Got a Friend by James Taylor

This is a popular song for mothers and sons with a close-knit relationship. We love how this song showcases the tight bond between a mother and her son. Our wedding DJs will have everyone swaying in their seats with this song.

3. Count on Me by Bruno Mars

This is a cute and upbeat song for your mother and son dance. Everyone will be smiling when the wedding DJ turns this one on. It showcases your mom always being there for you no matter what. We love that sweet moment.

4. We Are Family by Sister Sledge

Everyone will be singing this song when it comes on. This song highlights the obvious that you are family, but also brings a fun and upbeat vibe to the dance floor for your mother and son dance.

5. I Hope You Dance by Lee Ann Womack

Our DJs love this song. It’s a sweet song pushing the other person to take risks and follow their dreams. A great pick for a mother and son dance when he is going to start a new life with his bride.

6. Don’t Blink by Kenny Chesney

A great country song that will have everyone reminiscing about how fast life flies by. Warning this song may be a crowd tearjerker as the groom and his mom dance.

Those are only a few of our favorite mother and son dance songs to play as a wedding DJ. We have many other recommendations for you. When we go over your song list, we can recommend some songs based on the vibe you are wanting to achieve. The list above has a variety from emotional to sentimental to upbeat and fun. There are songs for every mother and son relationship. As your wedding DJ we want to make sure that you find the best song for both of you.

For more information about our wedding DJ services please contact us at 563-580-7706 or We would be happy to discuss songs for your wedding reception.


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