Best 50s Wedding Songs

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Song Artist Genre
16 Candles The Crests
R&B
The Crests - Fabulous 50s - 16 Candles
All I Have To Do Is Dream Everly Brothers
Rock
All I Have to Do Is Dream - The Everly Brothers' Best
All Shook Up Elvis Presley
Rock
Elvis Presley - Elvis 30 #1 Hits - All Shook Up
All The Way Frank Sinatra
Pop
All the Way - The Capitol Years
April Love Pat Boone
Rock
April Love (Single) - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Pat Boone
At My Front Door (Crazy Little Mama) El Dorados
R&B
At My Front Door (Crazy Little Mama) - The Very Best of the el Dorados
At The Hop Danny & the Juniors
R&B
At the Hop - Greatest Hits - Danny & The Juniors
Autumn Leaves Roger Williams
Big Band
Autumn Leaves - Roger Williams' Greatest Hits
Banana Boat Song Harry Belafonte
Reggae
Harry Belafonte - Harry Belafonte: Greatest Hits - Day-O (Banana Boat Song)
Be-Bop-A-Lula Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps
Rock
Be Bop A-Lula (Re-Recorded) - 20 Best Hits of the 50's (Re-Recorded Version)
Blue Moon The Marcels
R&B
Blue Moon - Doo Wop Classics, Vol. 1
Blue Suede Shoes Carl Perkins
Rock
Blue Suede Shoes - The Dance Album
Blueberry Hill Fats Domino
Blues
Blueberry Hill - Blueberry Hill
Bo Diddley Bo Diddley
Blues
Bo Diddley (Single Version) - Bo Diddley: The Chess Box (Box Set)
Book Of Love The Monotones
Rock
Book of Love - Street Corner Symphony
Chances Are Johnny Mathis
Pop
Johnny Mathis - Johnny Mathis: A 50th Anniversary Celebration - Chances Are
Chantilly Lace Big Bopper
Rock
Chantilly Lace - The Day the Music Died - In Memory of the Big Bopper
Charlie Brown The Coasters
R&B
Rhino Hi-Five: The Coasters - EP - The Coasters
Come Go With Me The Del-Vikings
Rock
Come Go With Me (Re-recorded Version) - 20th Century Rocks: 50's Rock 'n Roll - At The Hop (Re-recorded Version)
Come Softly To Me The Fleetwoods
Rock
Come Softly to Me (Re-recorded Version) - 20th Century Rocks: 50's Rock 'n Roll - At The Hop (Re-recorded Version)
Dance With Me The Drifters
Pop
Dance With Me - The Drifters: All-Time Greatest Hits
Diana Paul Anka
Pop
Diana - Paul Anka Sings His Big 10, Vol. 1
Do You Want To Dance Bobby Freeman
Rock
Do You Want to Dance - Do You Wanna Dance
Don’t Be Cruel Elvis Presley
Rock
Don't Be Cruel - Elvis: 30 #1 Hits
Earth Angel The Penguins
Rock
Earth Angel - Earth Angel The Best of The Penguins
Fever Little Willie John
R&B
Fever - Little Willie John: All 15 of His Chart Hits from 1953-1962
For Your Precious Love Jerry Butler & the Impressions
R&B
Best of Jerry Butler and The Impressions - Jerry Butler & The Impressions
Gee The Crows
R&B
Gee - Doo Wop Classics, Vol. 1
Good Golly, Miss Molly Little Richard
Rock
Little Richard - Little Richard: All-Time Greatest Hits (Re-Recorded Version) - Good Golly Miss Molly
Goodnight Sweetheart, Goodnight The Spaniels
R&B
The Spaniels - Original Doo Wop - Goodnight Sweetheart, Goodnight
Great Balls Of Fire Jerry Lee Lewis
Rock
Jerry Lee Lewis - Jerry Lee's Greatest - Great Balls of Fire
Hang Up My Rock And Roll Shoes Chuck Willis
R&B
Hang Up My Rock and Roll Shoes - Atlantic Top 60 - Doo Wop, Rock and Bobby Socks
He’s Got The Whole World In His Hands Laurie London
Pop
He's Got the Whole World In His Hands - Golden Hits Forever, Vol. 5
Hey Good Lookin’ Hank Williams
Country
Hey Good Lookin' - Hank Williams
Honky Tonk, Part 1 Bill Doggett
R&B
Honky Tonk, Pt. 1 - All His Hits
Hound Dog Elvis Presley
Rock
Elvis Presley - Elvis 30 #1 Hits - Hound Dog
I Only Have Eyes For You The Flamingos
Pop
I Only Have Eyes for You - Doo Wop Classics, Vol. 1
I Walk The Line Johnny Cash
Country
Johnny Cash - With His Hot and Blue Guitar - I Walk the Line
I Want You, I Need You, I Love You Elvis Presley
Rock
I Want You, I Need You, I Love You - The 50 Greatest Love Songs
I’m In Love Again Fats Domino
Blues
I'm In Love Again - The Fats Domino Jukebox: 20 Greatest Hits
In The Still of The Night Five Satins
R&B
In the Still of the Night (Remastered 2003) - Dirty Dancing (20th Anniversary Edition) [Soundtrack from the Motion Picture]
It’s All in The Game Tommy Edwards
R&B
It's All In The Game (Digitally Remastered) - Tommy Edwards
I’ve Got A Woman Ray Charles
R&B
I've Got a Woman - Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959) [Remastered]
Jailhouse Rock Elvis Presley
Oldies
Elvis Presley - Elvis 30 #1 Hits - Jailhouse Rock
Jambalaya (On The Bayou) Hank Williams
Country
Jambalaya - Country Music Legend - The Hank Williams Story (Remastered)
Jim Dandy Lavern Baker
R&B
Jim Dandy - Soul On Fire: The Best of LaVerne Baker
Johnny B Goode Chuck Berry
Oldies
Chuck Berry - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Blues Rock Songbook - Johnny B. Goode
Kansas City Wilbert Harrison
R&B
Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison
Keep A Knockin’ Little Richard
R&B
20 Greatest Hits - Little Richard
Kisses Sweeter Than Wine Jimmie Rogers
Country
The Best of Jimmie Rodgers - Jimmie Rodgers
La Bamba Ritchie Valens
Oldies
Ritchie Valens - The Best of Ritchie Valens - La Bamba
Let The Good Times Roll Shirley & Lee
R&B
Aladdin '52-'59:Let the Good Times Roll - Shirley & Lee
Little Bitty Pretty One Thurston Harris
R&B
Little Bitty Pretty One - Little Bitty Pretty One [Digital 45]
Little Darlin’ The Diamonds
R&B
Little Darlin' - The Best of the Diamonds: The Mercury Years
Little Star The Elegants
Rock
Little Star - Doo Wop Classics, Vol. 1
Lollipop The Chordettes
Rock
Lollipop - Rock-a-Hits
Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing Four Aces Oldies
The Four Aces: Greatest Hits - The Four Aces
Love Is Strange Mickey & Sylvia
R&B
Love Is Strange - Mickey & Sylvia
Love Me Tender Elvis Presley
Oldies
Elvis Presley, Ken Darby & Vera Matson - Elvis 30 #1 Hits - Love Me Tender
Love Potion No. 9 The Clovers
Rock
Love Potion #9 - 20th Century Rocks: 50's Rock 'n Roll - Whole Lot of Shakin'
Mack The Knife Bobby Darin
Oldies
Bobby Darin - The Bobby Darin Story - Mack the Knife - Mack the Knife
Memories Are Made Of This Dean Martin
Oldies
Memories Are Made of This - Dino - The Essential Dean Martin
Money (That’s What I Want) Barrett Strong
R&B
Barrett Strong - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Barrett Strong - Money (That's What I Want)
My Special Angel Bobby Helms
Country
The Best of Bobby Helms - Bobby Helms
Only You The Platters
Oldies
The Platters - Best of The Platters - Only You
Party Doll Buddy Knox
Rock
Party Doll - The Best of Buddy Knox
Peggy Sue Buddy Holly & the Crickets
Rock
Peggy Sue (Single) - Buddy Holly
Pledging My Love Johnny Ace
R&B
Memorial Album - Johnny Ace
Put Your Head On My Shoulder Paul Anka
Pop
Paul Anka Sings His Big 10, Vol. 1 - Paul Anka
Rave On Buddy Holly & the Crickets
Rock
Buddy Holly: Greatest Hits (Original Recording Remastered) - Buddy Holly
Rebel Rouser Duane Eddy
Oldies
Duane Eddy - Forrest Gump - The Soundtrack - Rebel Rouser
Rock and Roll is Here To Stay Danny & the Juniors
Rock
Rock and Roll Is Here to Stay (Re-recorded Version) - 20th Century Rocks: 50's Rock 'n Roll - Is Here to Stay (Re-recorded Version)
Rock And Roll Music Chuck Berry
Rock
Chuck Berry: The Anthology - Chuck Berry
Rock Around The Clock Bill Haley
Oldies
Bill Haley & His Comets - Rock Around the Clock - Rock Around the Clock
Rockin’ Robin Bobby Day
Oldies
Bobby Day - Warwick-Doo Wop Groups - Rockin' Robin
Rocking Pneumonia & the Boogie Woogie Flu Huey “Piano” Smith & the Clowns
R&B
Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu, Pt. 1 - Having a Good Time With Huey 'Piano' Smith & His Clowns - The Very Best of, Vol. 1
Roll Over Beethoven Chuck Berry
Rock
Roll Over Beethoven - Chuck Berry
Sea Cruise Frankie Ford
Rock
Let's Take a Sea Cruise - Frankie Ford
Sea Of Love Phil Phillips
Rock
Sea Of Love (Digitally Remastered) - Phil Phillips & The Twilights
Searchin’ The Coasters
R&B
Searchin' - The Coasters
Sh-Boom The Chords
R&B
Sh-Boom - Doo Wop Classics, Vol. 6
Shout The Isley Brothers
Oldies
The Isley Brothers - A Tribute to Motown, Vol. 1 - Shout
Sincerely Moonglows
R&B
Sincerely - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Moonglows
Sleep Walk Santo and Johnny
Instrumental
Sleepwalk - Canadian American Story
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Platters
Oldies
The Platters - The Platters: The Magic Touch Anthology - Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Splish Splash Bobby Darin
Rock
Splish Splash - Bobby Darin
Summertime Blues Eddie Cochran
Oldies
Eddie Cochran - The Best of Eddie Cochran - Summertime Blues
Susie Q Dale Hawkins
Rock
Susie Q - Rock 'n' Roll Super Hits of the 50's and 60's
Tammy Debbie Reynolds
Pop
Tammy (Digitally Remastered) - Debbie Reynolds
Tequila Champs
Oldies
The Champs - Greatest Hits / Tequila - Tequila
That’ll Be The Day Buddy Holly & The Crickets
Oldies
Buddy Holly & The Crickets - The "Chirping" Crickets - That'll Be the Day
The ABC’s Of Love Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers
Pop
The ABC's of Love (LP Version) - The Best of Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers
The Stroll The Diamonds
Oldies
The Diamonds - The Best of the Diamonds: The Mercury Years - The Stroll
To Know Him is To Love Him Teddy Bears
Rock
To Know Him Is to Love Him - Unforgettable Pop Hits (4 CD's Box Set)
Tutti Frutti Little Richard
R&B
Tutti Frutti - The Georgia Peach
Tweedlee Dee LaVern Baker
R&B
Tweedlee Dee - Rock 'N Roll Is Here to Stay Volume 49
Venus Frankie Avalon
Rock
Venus - The Best of Frankie Avalon
What’d I Say Ray Charles
R&B
Ray Charles - Ray Charles Live - What'd I Say
Whole Lot Of Shakin’ Goin On Jerry Lee Lewis
Rock
Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On - Million Sellers - Sun's Gold Hits, Vol. 1
Willie & The Hand Jive Johnny Otis
Oldies
Johnny Otis - The 1950's High School Prom: 18 Teenage Memories - Willie & the Hand Jive
You Send Me Sam Cooke
R&B
Sam Cooke - 30 Greatest Hits - Sam Cooke Portrait of a Legend 1951-1964 - You Send Me
Young Love Sonny James
Rock
Young Love - Love Letters (1/2) - Single

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