Friday, July 27, 2012

Wedding Playlists: Reception

Hey, so Ilana and I got married back in May.  It was awesome.  If you're reading this, there's a pretty good chance that you were there.

It was a perfect day for many reasons.  Further down that list (though maybe not as far as you'd think), it was a chance for us to subject a captive audience to a large number of our favorite songs.

For those of you hoping to stage Ilana and Aaron Wedding historical re-enactments, I thought I'd put all of our wedding playlists up on the blog.

Today:  Reception!  Goal:  Classics.  All ages on the floor.  No slow songs.

First Dance: Clem Snide - "I'll Be Your Mirror"

An Alphabetical List of Ilana-and-Aaron-Approved Dance Songs, Played at the Discretion of the World-Famous Joel Nelson Band:

AC/DC - "You Shook Me All Night Long"
Aretha Franklin - "Respect"
Beatles - "I Saw Her Standing There"
Beatles - "Twist and Shout"
Bob Seger - "Old Time Rock and Roll"
Bon Jovi - "Livin' on a Prayer"
Cheap Trick - "I Want You To Want Me"
Deee-Lite - "Groove Is In the Heart"
Dexy's Midnight Runners - "Come On Eileen"
Dion - "Runaround Sue"
Earth, Wind, and Fire - "September"
Foundations - "Build Me Up Buttercup"
Gloria Gaynor - "I Will Survive"
Isley Brothers - "Shout"
Jackie Wilson - "Higher and Higher"
Madonna - "Like a Prayer"
Michael Jackson - "Don't Stop Till You Get Enough"
Michael Jackson - "PYT"
Michael Jackson - "Beat It"
The Outfield - "Your Love"
Outkast - "Hey Ya!"
Pointer Sisters - "Jump (For My Love)"
Prince - "Kiss"
Prince - "1999"
Queen - "Crazy Little Thing Called Love"
Rick Springfield - "Jessie's Girl"
Rolling Stones - "Start Me Up"
Rolling Stones - "Jumpin' Jack Flash"
Sam and Dave - "Soul Man"
Stevie Wonder - "Superstition"
Stevie Wonder - "I Wish"
Stevie Wonder - "Sir Duke"
Temptations - "My Girl"
Tina Turner - "Proud Mary"
Toto - "Africa"
Whitney Houston - "I Wanna Dance With Somebody"

By Unanimous Request: Carly Rae Jepsen - "Call Me Maybe"
Dean Bergstrom Dance Party: The Killers - "Human"
Closing Sing-Along: Oasis - "Don't Look Back In Anger"

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