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Lyr Req: Wedding songs

03 Jan 06 - 12:03 PM (#1640422)
Subject: Lyr Req: Wedding songs
From: GUEST

Anyone got any suggestions for some songs to sing at a wedding?


03 Jan 06 - 12:09 PM (#1640429)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Wedding songs
From: GUEST,Zeph

Kate Wolf's "Two Way Waltz". Or her probably better known "Give Yourself to Love"


03 Jan 06 - 12:26 PM (#1640439)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Wedding songs
From: Clinton Hammond

"All That Is" by Garnet Rogers


03 Jan 06 - 12:35 PM (#1640441)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Wedding songs
From: Leadfingers

Traditional - The Wedding song as sung by the Copper Family


03 Jan 06 - 12:37 PM (#1640443)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Wedding songs
From: Clinton Hammond

"In Spite Of Ourselves" by John Prine


03 Jan 06 - 05:16 PM (#1640623)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Wedding songs
From: Gurney

DO NOT, DO NOT tell the joke about the newly-weds and the donkey.(I'm a-telling you once, Mr burro, you'd better....)
The men roared, the bride never spoke to me again.


03 Jan 06 - 10:25 PM (#1640844)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Wedding songs
From: GUEST,Ingrid Frances Stark

Steve and I sang Utah Phillips' Hymn Song, alternating verses to each other, and invited everyone to sing on the chorus. Everybody loved it.

Ingrid


04 Jan 06 - 12:48 AM (#1640907)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Wedding songs
From: Joybell

I used to offer the following songs when I sang at weddings:

The Rose (not at all sad but assumed by many to be)
There'll Never be Anyone Else but You for Me - (Ricky Nelson song from the 60s.)
Love is a Golden Ring
Have I Told you Lately that I Love You.
Dream.
Devoted to You.
Remember Me I'm the One Who Loves You.
Always
My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose
Wild Mountain Thyme (with a few word changes in the verse about finding another if it doesn't work out.)

All a bit dated but they still work for the right people. Cheers, Joy


04 Jan 06 - 02:09 AM (#1640926)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Wedding songs
From: mg

oh do sing the Wedding Song by Noel Paul Stookey...it is so pretty. The call and answer is pretty too..you are the call I am the answer you are the wish and I am the way...Mari's wedding.. mg


05 Jan 06 - 01:14 AM (#1641738)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Wedding songs
From: Kaleea

Yes! I frequently get requests for the Noel Stookey song-even from the young kids now! Then, there are the old standards=it never ceases to amaze me how many kids these days want the really old, moldy stuff like "Oh Promise Me" which I couldn't stand way back when I got crappily harried in 1972. There are also a few recent wedding album recordings which have become quite popular & are almost always mentioned by the couples when they come to me. Some have Classical Music & some include popular songs from the 70's to recent times. You might check out:
   The Wedding Album
   The Ultimate Wedding Album
   The Complete Traditional Wedding Album
   Modern Bride Presents the Wedding Album


05 Jan 06 - 04:25 AM (#1641790)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Wedding songs
From: cptsnapper

Let It Be Me ( Everly Brothers ) segued into In My Life ( The Beatles )


05 Jan 06 - 08:19 AM (#1641876)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Wedding songs
From: Barbara Shaw

Some that we did at a wedding are:

Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms
Mon Vrai Destin
Lover's Waltz
Never Ending Love For You
Queen of Hearts
Roseville Fair


05 Jan 06 - 10:53 AM (#1641997)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Wedding songs
From: GUEST,Cats

I've sung 'Searching For Lambs'at a fair few weddings. It is a stunning song with a very haunting melody.


06 Jan 06 - 10:31 AM (#1642757)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Wedding songs
From: GUEST,Zeph

Referring to Joybell's comment about "Wild Mountain Thyme", I know that most people sing in the 3rd verse "If my true love he were gone, I would surely find another.." but this seems to go so obviously against the ethos of the song that I've always thought it should be "I would surely find NO other..". Any ideas about the original intention???apologies for straying off the thread