Timeless Tunes for Your Wedding Day Playlist: Classic Songs from Every Decade

By Rebecca Barnes, Publisher of Brides & Weddings

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Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, and the right music can make it even more special. If you’re a fan of classic songs from different decades, consider adding some of these timeless tunes to your wedding day playlist.


  1. Elvis Presley – Can’t Help Falling In Love
  2. Frank Sinatra – Fly Me To The Moon
  3. Bill Haley and His Comets – Rock Around The Clock
  4. Etta James – At Last
  5. The Platters – Only You (And You Alone)


  1. The Beatles – Here Comes The Sun
  2. Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World
  3. The Temptations – My Girl
  4. Stevie Wonder – Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)
  5. Ben E. King – Stand By Me


  1. ABBA – Dancing Queen
  2. Earth, Wind & Fire – September
  3. Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive
  4. Marvin Gaye – Let’s Get It On
  5. Fleetwood Mac – You Make Loving Fun


  1. Whitney Houston – I Wanna Dance With Somebody
  2. Michael Jackson – Billie Jean
  3. Prince – Kiss
  4. Bon Jovi – Livin’ On A Prayer
  5. Journey – Don’t Stop Believin’


  1. Boyz II Men – I’ll Make Love To You
  2. Celine Dion – Because You Loved Me
  3. Shania Twain – From This Moment On
  4. Mariah Carey – Always Be My Baby
  5. Bryan Adams – (Everything I Do) I Do It For You


  1. Christina Perri – A Thousand Years
  2. John Legend – All Of Me
  3. Beyonce – Crazy In Love
  4. Coldplay – Yellow
  5. Outkast – Hey Ya!


  1. Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
  2. Adele – Make You Feel My Love
  3. Bruno Mars – Marry You
  4. Jason Mraz – I’m Yours
  5. The Lumineers – Ho Hey


  1. Dua Lipa – Levitating
  2. Harry Styles – Watermelon Sugar
  3. Justin Bieber – Intentions
  4. Olivia Rodrigo – drivers license
  5. The Weeknd – Blinding Lights

Adding classic songs from different decades to your wedding day playlist is a great way to create a timeless and memorable atmosphere. Whether you’re a fan of Elvis Presley or Dua Lipa, there’s a song from every era that can make your special day even more magical.

Rebecca Barnes is the publisher of Brides & Weddings, the trusted local wedding planning guide for more than 25 years. Rebecca is passionate about helping couples plan their dream weddings. Schedule a complimentary wedding planning consultation, call with Rebecca today. 



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