For Your Wedding or Special event
By North Georgia Weddings and Events
Georgia's Award Winning Wedding DJ
Voted Best of Georgia 2022
Personal significance: Choose a song that holds personal meaning to you and your father, such as a song that reminds you of a special moment or memory shared together.
Genre: Consider the musical style that you both enjoy, whether it be country, rock, pop, or classic ballads.
Lyrics: Look for a song with lyrics that express your love and gratitude for your father.
Tempo: Select a song with a tempo that is comfortable for dancing, and one that you both feel confident dancing to.
Length: Choose a song with a length that feels appropriate for a dance, usually between 3 to 4 minutes.
Remember, the most important factor when choosing a father-daughter dance song is that it should reflect your unique relationship and create a special moment that you'll both cherish forever. Here are 80 songs for you to consider for your father daughter dance.
01of 80 "Sweet Pea," by Amos Lee Lyrics of Love: "Sweet pea/Apple of my eye/Don't know when and I don't know why/You're the only reason I keep on coming home"
02of 80 "How Sweet It Is," by James Taylor Lyrics of Love: "I close my eyes at night/Wondering where would I be without you in my life/Everything I did was just a bore/Everywhere I went it seems I'd been there before/But you brighten up for me all of my days"
03of 80 "Father's Eyes," by Amy Grant Lyrics of Love: "When people look inside my life, I want to hear them say/She's got her father's eyes/Her father's eyes/Eyes that find the good in things/When good is not around"
04of 80 "Times of Your Life," by Paul Anka Lyrics of Love: "The seasons are passing one by one/So gather moments while you may/Collect the dreams you dream today/Remember, will you remember/The times of your life?"
05of 80 "Unforgettable," by Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole Lyrics of Love: "Unforgettable in every way/And forever more/That's how you'll stay/That's why, darling, it's incredible/That someone so unforgettable/Thinks that I am unforgettable, too"
06of 80 "The Way You Look Tonight," by Frank Sinatra Lyrics of Love: "Someday, when I'm awfully low/When the world is cold/I will feel a glow just thinking of you/And the way you look tonight/Yes, you're lovely, with your smile so warm"
07of 80 "Butterfly Kisses," by Bob Carlisle Lyrics of Love: "All the precious time/Oh like the wind, when the years go by/Precious butterfly/Spread your wings and fly/She'll change her name today/She'll make a promise/And I'll give her away"
08of 80 "Father and Daughter," by Paul Simon Lyrics of Love: "I'm gonna watch you shine/Gonna watch you grow/Gonna paint a sign/So you always know/As long as one and one is two/There could never be a father/Love his daughter more than I love you"
09of 80 "Forever Young," by Rod Stewart Lyrics of Love: "And when you finally fly away, I'll be hoping that I served you well/For all the wisdom of a lifetime, no one can ever tell/But whatever road you choose, I'm right behind you win or lose"
10of 80 "What a Wonderful World," by Louis Armstrong Lyrics of Love: "I see trees of green, red roses, too/I see them bloom for me and you/And I think to myself what a wonderful world"
11of 80 "You Are the Sunshine of My Life," by Stevie Wonder Lyrics of Love: "You are the sunshine of my life/That's why I'll always be around/You are the apple of my eye/Forever you'll stay in my heart"
12of 80 "Daughter," by Loudon Wainwright III Lyrics of Love: "Everything I say/She takes to heart/Everything she takes/She takes apart/That's my daughter in the water/Every time she fell I caught her/Every time she fell"
13of 80 "My Girl," by The Temptations Lyrics of Love: "I've got sunshine on a cloudy day/When it's cold outside I've got the month of May/Well I guess you'd say/What can make me feel this way?/My girl/Talkin' 'bout my girl"
14of 80 "I Loved Her First," by Heartland Lyrics of Love: "From the first breath she breathed/When she first smiled at me/I knew the love of a father runs deep/And I prayed that she'd find you someday/But it's still hard to give her away/I loved her first"
15of 80 "Brown Eyed Girl," by Van Morrison Lyrics of Love: "So hard to find my way/Now that I'm all on my own/I saw you just the other day/My, how you have grown/Cast my memory back there, Lord"
16of 80 "Cinderella," by Steven Curtis Chapman Lyrics of Love: "Oh, I will dance with Cinderella/I don't wanna miss even one song/'Cause all too soon the clock will strike midnight/And she'll be gone"
17of 80 "I Turn to You," by Christina Aguilera Lyrics of Love: "For a shield from the storm, for a friend, for a love to keep me safe and warm, I turn to you/For the strength to be strong, for the will to carry on/For everything you do, for everything that's true, I turn to you"
18of 80 "Sweet Child O' Mine," by Guns N' Roses Lyrics of Love: "She's got a smile it seems to me/Reminds me of childhood memories/Where everything/Was as fresh as the bright blue sky/Now and then when I see her face/She takes me away to that special place"
19of 80 "When My Little Girl Is Smiling," by The Drifters Lyrics of Love: "When my little girl is smiling/There's nothing more I can say/I see those big bright eyes/And then I realize/That girl is gonna get her way"
20of 80 "Lean on Me," by Bill Withers Lyrics of Love: "Lean on me, when you're not strong/And I'll be your friend/I'll help you carry on/For it won't be long/'Til I'm gonna need/Somebody to lean on"
21of 80 "Dance With My Father," by Luther Vandross Lyrics of Love: "If I could get another chance/Another walk/Another dance with him/I'd play a song that would never ever end/How I'd love love love/To dance with my father again"
22of 80 "Have I Told You Lately," by Rod Stewart Lyrics of Love: "Have I told you lately that I love you?/Have I told you there's no one else above you?/Fill my heart with gladness, take away all my sadness/Ease my troubles, that's what you do"
23of 80 "Wildflowers," by Tom Petty Lyrics of Love: "You belong among the wildflowers/You belong somewhere close to me/Far away from your trouble and worries/You belong somewhere you feel free"
24of 80 "Changes," by Ozzy Osbourne and Kelly Osbourne Lyrics of Love: "We've shared the years/We've shared each day/I love you daddy/But I found my way"
25of 80 "Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)," by Billy Joel Lyrics of Love: "Goodnight my angel, now it's time to dream/And dream how wonderful your life will be/Someday your child may cry, and if you sing this lullaby/Then in your heart there will always be a part of me"
26of 80 "Michelle," by the Beatles Lyrics of Love: "I love you, I love you, I love you/That's all I want to say/Until I find a way/I will say the only words I know that you'll understand/Michelle, ma belle"
27of 80 "My Little Girl," by Tim McGraw Lyrics of Love: "I turned around and you've almost grown/Sometimes when you're asleep/I whisper I love you in the moonlight at your door/As I walk away, I hear you say/Daddy love you more"
28of 80 "Not While I'm Around," by Kat Jennings and Angela Lansbury Lyrics of Love: "No one's gonna hurt you, no one's gonna dare/Others can desert you, not to worry, whistle and I'll be there"
29of 80 "Oh! My Papa," by Eddie Fisher Lyrics of Love: "No one could be so gentle and so lovable/Oh, my pa-pa, he always understood/Gone are the days when he could take me on his knee/And with a smile he'd change my tears to laughter"
30of 80 "Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World," by Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole Lyrics of Love: "Somewhere over the rainbow/Way up high/And the dreams that you dream of/Once in a lullaby"
31of 80 "The Long and Winding Road," by The Beatles Lyrics of Love: "The long and winding road/That leads to your door/Will never disappear/I've seen that road before/It always leads me here/Leads me to your door"
32of 80 "There Goes My Life," by Kenny Chesney Lyrics of Love: "Sleep tight, blue eyes and bouncing curls/He smiles/There goes my life/There goes my future my everything/I love you, daddy goodnight/There goes my life"
33of 80 "When You Need Me," by Bruce Springsteen Lyrics of Love: "When you need me call my name/'Cause without you my life just wouldn't be the same/If you want me come sunny skies or rain/When you need me just call my name"
34of 80 "I Got You Babe," by Sonny & Cher Lyrics of Love: "Don't let them say your hair's too long/'Cause I don't care, with you I can't go wrong/Then put your little hand in mine/There ain't no hill or mountain we can't climb"
35of 80 "You Are So Beautiful," by Joe Cocker Lyrics of Love: "You are so beautiful/To me/You are so beautiful/To me/Can't you see/You're everything I hoped for/You're everything I need/You are so beautiful/To me"
36of 80 "(They Long to Be) Close to You," by the Carpenters Lyrics of Love: "On the day that you were born the angels got together/And decided to create a dream come true/So they sprinkled moon dust in your hair of gold and starlight in your eyes of blue"
37of 80 "A Wink and a Smile," by Harry Connick Jr. Lyrics of Love: "Just the sound of your voice/The light in your eyes/We're so far away from yesterday/Together, with a wink and a smile"
38of 80 "Isn't She Lovely," by Stevie Wonder Lyrics of Love: "Isn't she lovely?/Isn't she wonderful?/Isn't she precious?/Less than one-minute old/I never thought through love/We'd be making one as lovely as she/But isn't she lovely made from love?"
39of 80 "Scarlet Begonias," by the Grateful Dead Lyrics of Love: "Ain't nothing wrong with the way she moves/Scarlet begonias or a touch of the blues/And there's nothing wrong with the look that's in her eyes/Had to learn the hard way to let her pass by"
40of 80 "Always, in All Ways," by Kenny Loggins Lyrics of Love: "I thought you'd always be daddy's child/And suddenly you were grown/Now that you're on your own/If ever you feel alone/I'll be there beside you/For always, in all ways"
41of 80 "The Best Day," by Taylor Swift Lyrics of Love: "And now I know why all the trees change in the fall/I know you were on my side/Even when I was wrong/And I love you for giving me your eyes/Staying back and watching me shine"
42of 80 "Constellations," by Jack Johnson Lyrics of Love: "It was just another night with the sunset and/The moonrise not so far behind/To give us just enough light/To lay down underneath the stars listening to Papa's translations of the stories across the sky"
43of 80 "Count on Me," by Bruno Mars Lyrics of Love: "If you tossin' and you're turnin' and you just can't fall asleep/I'll sing a song/Beside you/And if you ever forget how much you really mean to me/Every day I will/Remind you"
44of 80 "Daddy," by Beyoncé Lyrics of Love: "Can't stop my tears from falling/I love you so much, daddy/Thank you (my unborn son to be like my daddy)/You've done so much for me (want my husband to be like my daddy)/I love you, daddy"
45of 80 "Daughters," by John Mayer Lyrics of Love: "On behalf of every man/Looking out for every girl/You are the God and weight of her world/So fathers, be good to your daughters/Daughters will love like you do"
46of 80 "Dream Big," by Ryan Shupe & the Rubberband Lyrics of Love: "And when you laugh, be sure to laugh out loud/Cause it will carry all your cares away/And when you see, see the beauty all around and in yourself/And it will help you feel okay"
47of 80 "Gracie," by Ben Folds Lyrics of Love: "One day you're gonna want to go/I hope we taught you everything you need to know/Gracie girl/And there will always be a part of me/Nobody else is ever gonna see but you and me/My little girl"
48of 80 "Hero," by Mariah Carey Lyrics of Love: "And then a hero comes along/With the strength to carry on/And you cast your fears aside/And you know you can survive/So when you feel like hope is gone/Look inside you and be strong"
49of 80 "I Hope You Dance," by Lee Ann Womack Lyrics of Love: "Whenever one door closes I hope one more opens/Promise me that you'll give faith a fighting chance/And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance/I hope you dance"
50of 80 "Kind and Generous," by Natalie Merchant Lyrics of Love: "Oh, I want to thank you for so many gifts you gave/The love, the tenderness, I want to thank you/I want to thank you for your generosity, the love/And the honesty that you gave me"
51of 80 "Let Your Heart Sing," by Katharine McPhee Lyrics of Love: "If you follow/Follow the voice in your heart/Always know that's how to find/Who you are/So hold on/Never let go of your dreams/You'll see the magic/Believing is where it begins"
52of 80 "My Wish," by Rascal Flatts Lyrics of Love: "I hope you never look back, but you never forget/All the ones who love you, in the place you live/I hope you always forgive, and you never regret/And you help somebody every chance you get"
53of 80 "Somethin' Special," by Colbie Caillat Lyrics of Love: "It's something special to me/Days go by and I grow stronger/It takes time, but I will never let go"
54of 80 "Thank You," by 33Miles Lyrics of Love: "What if I looked at my life in a different way/Took a little more time to stop and pray/I know it will change all the moments in between/So here I go/Thank You for everything/Thank You for loving me"
55of 80 "You Raise Me Up," by Josh Groban Lyrics of Love: "You raise me up, so I can stand on mountains/You raise me up to walk on stormy seas/I am strong when I am on your shoulders/You raise me up to more than I can be"
56of 80 "Your Song," by Elton John Lyrics of Love: "Oh I know it's not much but it's the best I can do/My gift is my song/And this one's for you/And you can tell everybody this is your song/It may be quite simple but now that it's done/I hope you don't mind"
57of 80 "You've Got a Friend," by Scotty McCreery Lyrics of Love: "If the sky above you/Should turn dark and full of clouds/And that old north wind should begin to blow/Keep your head together/And call my name out loud/And soon I will be knockin' upon your door"
58of 80 "Just Fishin’," by Trace Adkins Lyrics of Love: "There holdin' that pink rod and reel/She's doin' almost everything but sittin' still/Talkin' 'bout her ballet shoes and training wheels/And her kittens/And she thinks we're just fishin'"
59of 80 "It Won’t Be Like This for Long," Darius Rucker Lyrics of Love: "He lays down there beside her/Till her eyes are finally closed/And just watching her it breaks his heart/Cause he already knows/It won't be like this for long"
60of 80 "Because You Loved Me," by Céline Dion Lyrics of Love: "You were my strength when I was weak/You were my voice when I couldn't speak/You were my eyes when I couldn't see/You saw the best there was in me/Lifted me up when I couldn't reach"
61of 80 "Always Be Your Baby," by Natalie Grant Lyrics of Love: "You are my hero/And that will never change/You still can dry my tears with just your smile/The one I've leaned on/From my first steps/To walking down the aisle"
62of 80 "Daddy's Hands," by Holly Dunn Lyrics of Love: "I remember daddy's hands how they held my mama tight/And patted my back for something done right/There are things that I'd forgotten that I loved about the man/But I'll always remember the love in daddy's hands"
63of 80 "Daddy's Little Girl," by The Shires Lyrics of Love: "Used to wrap my hands around his little finger/Turns out he was wrapped around mine/He said 'you can be anything you want to in this great big world'/But I'm always gonna be daddy's little girl"
64of 80 "Wind Beneath My Wings," by Bette Midler Lyrics of Love: "Did you ever know that you're my hero/And everything I would like to be?/I can fly higher than an eagle/For you are the wind beneath my wings"
65of 80 "Walk With You," by Edwin McCain Lyrics of Love: "I'll take this slow sweet walk with you/You'll let go of my hand to say: I do/He will discover just how blessed a life can be/I know 'cause all those years ago/Your mom handed you to me"
66of 80 "Dance With My Daughter," by Jason Blaine Lyrics of Love: "Gonna dance with my daughter/Spin her around under the lights/'Cause I'm just a father/Making the most of this moment in time"
67of 80 "My Darling," by Wilco Lyrics of Love: "Grow up now/My darling/Please don't you grow up too fast/And be sure, darling/To make all the good times last"
68of 80 "It's for My Dad," by Nancy Sinatra Lyrics of Love: "He always was a rock when I needed one/He gave me good advice when I needed some/I want you to know that when it's said and done/He's one of the best friends I ever had"
69of 80 "Butterfly Fly Away," by Miley Cyrus and Billy Ray Cyrus Lyrics of Love: "You tucked me in, turned out the light/Kept me safe and sound at night/Little girls depend on things like that"
70of 80 "Emmylou," by Vance Joy Lyrics of Love: "Oh c'mon sleepyhead, get yourself to bed/Don't go losin', oh, the nighttime/Oh, don't feel bad/Well, I never have, since I got you, my Emmylou/You are loved, you are loved, you are loved"
71of 80 "In My Life," by The Beatles Lyrics of Love: "Though I know I'll never lose affection/For people and things that went before/I know I'll often stop and think about them/In my life, I'll love you more"
72of 80 "One Call Away," by Charlie Puth Lyrics of Love: "I'm only one call away/I'll be there to save the day/Superman got nothin' on me/I'm only one call away"
73of 80 "I Will Walk With You," by John Fogerty Lyrics of Love: "I will walk with you/Every step of the way/Love you all my life/Love you every day/No matter where you wander/No matter what you do/Come what may I will walk with you"
74of 80 "Roots and Wings," by Miranda Lambert Lyrics of Love: "I raise my glass/On a Saturday night/I thank the Lord above/On my Sunday drive/For Daddy's hands/And Mama's dreams/He gave me roots/She gave me wings"
75of 80 "My Little Girl," by Tim McGraw Lyrics of Love: "You're beautiful baby, from the outside in/Chase your dreams but always know/The road that will lead you home again/Go on, take on this old world but to me/You know you'll always be my little girl"
76of 80 "First Man," by Camila Cabelo Lyrics of Love: "You're looking at me while walking down the aisle/With tears in your eyes, maybe he deserves me/You don't even know how much it means to me now/That you were the first man that really loved me"
77of 80 "Two Steps Behind," by Def Leppard Lyrics of Love: "Whatever you do/I'll be two steps behind you/Wherever you go/And I'll be there to remind you/That it only takes a minute of your precious time/To turn around"
78of 80 "Tupelo Honey," by Van Morrison Lyrics of Love: "She's as sweet as Tupelo honey/She's an angel of the first degree/She's as sweet as Tupelo honey/Just like honey from the bee"
79of 80 "Landslide," by Fleetwood Mac Lyrics of Love: "Well, I've been afraid of changin'/'Cause I've built my life around you/But time makes you bolder/Even children get older/And I'm getting older too"
80of 80 "Like My Father," by Jax Lyrics of Love: "And if he lives up to my father/Maybe he could teach our daughter/What it takes to love a queen/She should know she's royalty"