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Old 07-16-2006, 12:21 AM   #1
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Good Lord, Che and I just spent 5 hours picking out our wedding music...

2 bottles of wine later, we wound up with this.

Dancing lessons are in order.

We'll need a 10 hour reception.

ABBA- Fernando
AC/DC- Big Balls
Aimee Mann- What The World Needs Now
Alison Krauss & Gillian Welch- I'll Fly Away
Aqualung- Brighter Than Sunshine
The Arcade Fire- Wake Up
Aretha Franklin- Do Right Woman, Do Right Man
Badfinger- I'll Be The One
The Beatles- Something
The Beatles- Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
The Beatles- The Ballad of John and Yoko
The Beatles- This Boy
The Beatles- When I'm Sixty-Four
The Beatles- The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill
The Beatles- All You Need Is Love
Beck- Girl
Ben Lee- Gamble Everything For Love
Ben Lee- We're All In This Together
Bernard Butler- Let's Go Away
Big Star- I'm In Love With A Girl
Billy Joel- Only The Good Die Young
Blondie- The tide is high
Bob Dylan- The Groom's Still Waiting At The Altar
Bob Dylan- Lay Lady Lay
Bob Marley- Simmer Down
Bob Marley & The Wailers- Three Little Birds
Bon Jovi- Livin' On A Prayer
Bono - That`s Life
The Boo Radleys- Comb Your Hair
Booker T. & The MG's- Green Onions
Brothers Smith- Digital Banana
Bruce Springsteen- Glory Days
Bruce Springsteen- Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band- Tenth Avenue Freeze Out
Buddy Holly & The Crickets- Oh Boy
The Champs- Tequilla
The Charlatans- Loving You Is Easy
Cheap Trick- Don't Be Cruel
The Chordettes- Mr. Sandman
The Clash- Should I Stay or Should I Go
The Clash- Rock The Casbah
Contours- Do You Love Me (Now That I Can Dance)
Creedence Clearwater Revival- Proud Mary
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young- Teach Your Children Well
The Cure- Just Like Heaven
David Bowie- Young Americans
The Doobie Brothers- Listen To The Music
ELO- mr. blue sky
Elton John- Tiny Dancer
Elvis Presley- So Glad You're Mine
Elvis Presley- I Want You, I Need You,I Love You
Elvis Presley- Rip It Up
Eric Clapton- Lay Down Sally
Faces- Ooh La La
Fats Domino- Blueberry Hill
Frank Sinatra- I Get A Kick Out Of You
Frank Sinatra- Fly Me To The Moon
Hank Williams- Baby, We're Really In Love
Harry Nilsson- Coconut
Horslips- The High Reel
Horslips- The Silver Spear
Hothouse Flowers- Forever More
Ink Spots- I Don't Want To Set the World on Fire
Jackie Wilson- To Be Loved
Jackie Wilson- That's Why (I Love You So)
Jackie Wilson- (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher
The Jam- Town Called Malice
James- Just Like Fred Astaire
James Brown- Please, Please, Please
Janis Martin- My Boy Elvis
Jeff Buckley- Lilac Wine
Jellyfish- Baby's Coming Back
Jellyfish- Always Be My Girl
Jim Croce- Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
John Lennon- Oh Yoko
Johnny Cash- Walk The Line
Johnny Cash- My Old Faded Rose
Johnny Cash- Happiness Is You
Johnny Cash- While I've Got It On My Mind
Jonathan Edwards- Shanty Song
Kingsmen- Louie Louie
Kinks- You Really Got Me
Led Zeppelin- Thank You
Led Zeppelin- Bron-Y-Aur Stomp
Little Richard- Long Tall Sally
Louis Armstrong- What A Wonderful World
The Lovin' Spoonful- What A Day For A Daydream
Mark Knopfler And Emmylou Harris- Love And Happiness
Mark Knopfler And Emmylou Harris- All The Roadrunning
Mark Mothersbaugh- Mothersbaugh's Canon
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas- Nowhere to Run
Marvin Gaye- How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
Marvin Gaye- Let's Get It On
Maurice Ravel- String Quartet In F Major (Second Movement)
MC5- Baby Won't Ya
Mercury Rev- Secret for a Song
Neil Diamond- Delirious Love
Neil Young- Love Is A Rose
Neil Young- Long May You Run
Neil Young- Harvest Moon
Norman Blake- You Are My Sunshine
Ocean Colour Scene- This Day Should Last Forever
Ocean Colour Scene- I Want To See The Bright Lights
Otis Redding- The Happy Song (Dum-Dum)
Otis Redding- Shout Bamalama
Otis Redding- That's How Strong My Love Is
Otis Redding- Cupid
Otis Redding- I Can't Turn You Loose
Patsy Cline- Walkin' After Midnight
Paul Weller- Sweet Pea, My Sweet Pea
Paul Weller- It's Written In The Stars
Paul Weller- Above The Clouds
Paul Weller- You Do Something To Me
Peter Gabriel- In Your Eyes
Peter Gabriel- Solsbury Hill
Peter Gabriel- Shaking The Tree
The Pogues- Fiesta
The Pogues- Whiskey In The Jar
The Police- Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
Queen- Somebody To Love
Queen- Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Queen- Dreamer's Ball
Ray Charles- What Would I Do Without You?
Ray Charles- Hallelujah, I Love Her So
Ray Charles- That's Enough
Red Hot Chili Peppers- Cabron
Red Hot Chili Peppers- Hump De Bump
Richie Valens- Come On Let's Go
Rod Stewart- Maggie May
The Rolling Stones- Dead Flowers
Rusted Root- Martyr
Ryan Adams- To Be Young
Sam Cooke- You Send Me
Sam Cooke- (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons
Sam Cooke- Wonderful World
Sam Cooke- Twistin' The Night Away
Slade- Run run away
Sly & The Family Stone- Dance To The Music
The Soggy Bottom Boys- I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow
The Spencer Davis Group- Gimme Some Lovin
Stevie Ray Vaughan- Pride And Joy
Stevie Wonder- Uptight (Everything's Alright)
Stevie Wonder- Sir Duke
Stevie Wonder- I Wish
T.Rex- 20th Century Boy
T.Rex- Bang A Gong (Get It On)
T.Rex- Born To Boogie
Talking Heads- Burning Down The House
Thin Lizzy- The Boys Are Back In Town
Tom Petty- Yer So Bad
Tom Petty- The Apartment Song
Tom Petty- Wildflowers
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers- American Girl
Toots And The Maytels- Take me home
Traveling Wilburys- Handle With Care
Traveling Wilburys- Last Night
Traveling Wilburys- End Of The Line
Travis- Flowers In The Windows
TV Themes- Benny Hill
U2- In A Little While
U2- Wild Honey
U2- Can't Help Falling In Love
Van Morrison- Sweet Thing
the Victors!- 1-2-3 go!
The Whites- Keep On The Sunny Side
The Who- Squeeze Box
Wilco- That's Not The Issue
Willie Nelson- Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain
Willie Nelson- Night Life
The Wonder Stuff- the tipperary triangle
The Wonder Stuff- Will The Circle Be Unbroken
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Brau, I love your Springsteen picks, 'specially Tenth Avenue Freeze Out. Such a great "wedding song" I'm sure.
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No Thong Song?!
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I like that you have the Benny Hill theme song in there.
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Hump De Bump? For a wedding? Really?
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Old 07-16-2006, 02:31 AM   #6
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I like that you have the Benny Hill theme song in there.
me too
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you fool!!!
you've forgotten 'dancing in the moonlight' by king harvest?! 'rich girl' by hall and oates?! and no madonna?! no prince 'controversy' or 'let's go crazy' or 'raspberry beret'?!?!?

and where's the tool?!?!?!

i may have to protest this wedding...
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ABBA- Fernando
I want to get married just so I could play this song at my reception
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Yeah. Benny Hill was a late addition. Wine may have helped it.

Dudeman, we thought about walking out to NWO by Ministry. Actually, I thought about it. When the idea was presented to Che, laser beams shot from he eyes, and blew up my head.
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If you don't mind slower numbers, REM's At My Most Beautiful is perfect! One of my friend's friends had it played at his wedding and I heard the moment was simply amazing.

I read bad poetry
into your machine
I save your messages
just to hear your voice.
you always listen carefully
to awkward rhymes.
you always say your name.
like I wouldn't know it's you,
at your most beautiful.


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That's an impressive list of songs!

I can't imagine our reception without Etta James chiming in... but your list helps us out, we're in the middle of choosing songs as well.

...I'm a huge R.E.M. fan and that song never came to mind, thanks!
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My friends had this Cure song ("Halo", a B-side to "Friday I'm In Love") as their wedding song and I thought the lyrics were great for a wedding. Plus, it's just a great song all around.

It might not be every couple's cup of tea, but:

I never felt like this with anyone before
you only have to smile and I'm dizzy
you make the world go round
a thousand times an hour
just touch my head
and send me spinning

I never felt like this with anyone before
you show me colours and I'm crying
you hold my eyes in yours
and open up the world
i can't believe all of this

i want to keep this feeling
deep inside of me
i want you always in my heart
you are everything

i never felt like this with anyone before
you fill my head full of rainbows
and all the rainbows end
is every step you take
just to be with you forever

i want to keep this feeling
deep inside of me
i want you always in my heart
you are everything
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you're missing some Elvis Costello
I think after we were married and walked back down the aisle, our friend was playing piano, and I believe it was one of my favorites: (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace Love & Understanding

You got a lot of songs on that list there!
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is your wedding going to go for a week or something?

nice list, though.
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I wanna go just to hear all that music.

I was at a wedding last night in Manhattan and the birde/groom came out to Beautiful Day.

I like the NWO by Minisrty idea
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