Parent dances hold such a special place in our hearts. It is such a sweet moment to share, especially if you are the mother of the groom. This special dance should be meaningful to both the mother of the groom and the groom, whether the relationship is close and sweet, or if it’s silly and fun! Whatever the case, we have compiled a list of classic mother + son dance songs, along with a few upbeat or non-traditional options, to inspire you!

The Classics

  • “Stand By Me” – Ben E. King
  • “My Wish” – Rascal Flatts
  • “Then They Do” – Trace Adkins
  • “He Gets That From Me” – Reba McEntire
  • “I Hope You Dance” – Lee Ann Womack
  • “What a Wonderful World” – Louis Armstrong
  • “93 Million Miles” – Jason Mraz
  • “I’ll Be There” – The Jackson 5
  • “Count on Me” – Bruno Mars
  • “You Raise Me Up” – Josh Groban
  • “Your Song” – Elton John
  • “You’ve Got a Friend” – James Taylor
  • “Mother Like Mine,” The Band Perry
  • “Simple Man” – Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • “A Song For Mama” – Boyz II Men
  • “The Wind Beneath My Wings” – Bette Midler
  • “Forever Young” – Bob Dylan

Non-Traditional

  • “Mama Tried” – Merle Haggard
  • “Oh, Mother of Mine” – The Temptations
  • “Dear Mom & Dad” – Us The Duo
  • “I’ll Always Love My Mama” – The Intruders
  • “We Are Family” – Sister Sledge
  • “You’ve Got A Friend In Me” – Randy Newman
  • “You’ll Be in My Heart” – Phil Collins
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