Top Songs for the Mother/Son Dance

Marta BlockContributor

Although the father/daughter dance gets a lot of attention at a wedding, the mother/son dance is no less touching. With Mother's Day this weekend we thought we'd give you the top 10 songs for a Mother/Son dance. Then, we thought that might get a little boring, so we give you, the Top 10 Songs for a Mother/Son Dance, and the Top 10 Songs you should NOT play for your Mother/Son dance!

Top Ten Songs for the Mother/Son Dance

10. Sunrise, Sunset from Fiddler on the Roof

9. My Wish - Rascal Flatts

8. Beautiful Boy - John Lennon

7. Wind Beneath My Wings - Bette Midler

6. The Sweetest Gift - Linda Ronstadt

5. A Song for Mama - Boyz 2 Men

4. Loves Me Like a Rock - Paul Simon

3. Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong

2. Mother & Child Reunion - Paul Simon

1. You Are the Sunshine of My Life - Stevie Wonder


And, for fun, the Top 10 LEAST Appropriate songs for a Mother/Son dance:

10. Stacy's Mom - Fountains of Wayne

9. Mama Tried - Merle Haggard

8. Mama Said Knock You Out - L. L. Cool J

7. Mother - Pink Floyd

6. Mother - The Police

5. Mother - Danzig

4. Surrender - Cheap Trick

3. Mother's Little Helper - Rolling Stones

2. Squeeze Box - The Who

1. Oedipus Rex - Tom Lehrer

Finally, in the immortal words of Michael Jackson - ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma macoo saw!

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