Whether you plan on waltzing, two-stepping, or simply winging it, here are some tunes that go beyond the traditional.

By Real Simple
Updated December 26, 2007
Credit: Joe Scafuro

All of these songs are available on itunes.com.

  • "All I Need," Mat Kearney
  • "All I Want Is You," Barry Louis Polisar
  • "All You Need Is Love," Nada Surf
  • "Better Life," Keith Urban
  • "Better Together," Jack Johnson
  • "Bless the Broken Road," Selah
  • "Bring It on Home," Little Big Town
  • "Change in My Life," the Persuasions
  • "Come Away With Me," Norah Jones
  • "Crazy Little Thing Called Love," Queen
  • "Dixie Chicken," Little Feat
  • "Dixieland Delight," Alabama
  • "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic," the Police
  • "Everything," Ben Harper
  • "Everything," Michael Buble
  • "Fade Into You," Mazzy Star
  • "Feels Like Home," Chantal Kreviazuk
  • "Free Fallin'" Tom Petty And the Heartbreakers
  • "God Only Knows," the Beach Boys
  • "Have a Little Faith in Me," John Hiatt
  • "Here Comes My Baby," the Mavericks
  • "Hold You in My Arms," Ray LaMontagne
  • "I Got You Babe," UB40
  • "I Melt With You," Jason Mraz
  • "If Not for You," Glen Campbell
  • "In Your Eyes," Matt Ketteman and Cameron Mizell
  • "Into the Mystic," Van Morrison
  • "In the Moment," Sister Hazel
  • "I Walk the Line," Johnny Cash
  • "Just Can't Get Enough," Depeche Mode
  • "Just Like Heaven," the Cure
  • "Lean on Me," Bill Withers
  • "Loving You," Paolo Nutini
  • "Making Memories of Us," Keith Urban
  • "One Fine Day," Natalie Merchant
  • "On the Sunny Side of the Street," Jane Hart
  • "Our Finest Year," Better Than Ezra
  • "Peaceful Easy Feeling," Eagles
  • "Perfect Day," Duran Duran
  • "Romeo and Juliet," Dire Straits
  • "Shelter From the Storm," Bob Dylan
  • "She's Mine," Brett Dennen
  • "Someone Like You," Van Morrison
  • "Something About Us," Daft Punk
  • "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
  • "Spend My Life With You," Eric Ben"t
  • "Sunshine," Matt Costa
  • "Thank You for Loving Me," Bon Jovi
  • "The Day Before You," Matthew West
  • "The Luckiest," Ben Folds
  • "This Year's Love," David Gray
  • "The Glory of Love," Jimmy Durante
  • "True Companion," Marc Cohn
  • "Wave on Wave," Pat Green
  • "When You Feel It," Brett Dennen
  • "Within You," Ray LaMontagne
  • "You Are My Sunshine," Ray Charles, with Chris Isaak
  • "You Are the Woman," Firefall
  • "You Make Me Feel So Free," Van Morrison
  • "You Make My Dreams Come True," Daryl Hall & John Oates
  • "You're My Home," Billy Joel
  • "Your Song," Elton John

Can you ask your band to learn any song? See What to Ask Your Wedding Musicians or Deejay