father daughter dance songs

The father-daughter dance is an expression of one of the most special human relationships there are. Fathers and daughters share a special bond that you should celebrate in special moments like your birthdays, quinceanera, engagement party, or wedding. If you’re looking for tunes or songs to celebrate your father daughter bond, we’ve made a list of dance songs to pick from.

These are our selections of what we think to be the best father daughter dance songs 2021, so it’s by no way exhaustive. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, we hope you’ll at least one of these tracks will give you some inspiration to find your perfect song for the father daughter dance.

We’ve got different categories like traditional (everyone loves these), country, rock, upbeat, slow and modern father daughter dance songs we think you’ll love. For more ideas, you can also check out these mother son dance songs article we wrote a while back.

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Traditional Father Daughter Dance Songs

True Colors – Eva Cassidy

Tiny Dancer – Elton John

Constellations – Jack Johnson

Have I Told You Lately – Rod Stewart

Fathers & Daughters – Paul Simon

Dance With My Father – Luther Vandross

My Girl – The Temptations

Three Little Birds – Bob Marley

Wind Beneath My Wings – Bette Midler

Fathers & Daughters – Michael Bolton

Here Comes the Sun – The Beatles

The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra

Ballerina Girl – Lionel Ritchie

Stand By Me – Ben E King

You Got It – Roy Orbison

This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) – Natalie Cole

You’ll Be in My Heart – Phil Collins

I Will Walk With You – John Fogerty

You Raise Me Up – Josh Groban

Ain’t That Love – Ray Charles

The Wonder Of You – Elvis Presley

It’s For My Dad – Nancy & Frank Sinatra

God Only Knows – The Beach Boys

You Are The Sunshine Of My Life – Stevie Wonder

How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) – James Taylor

Tupelo Honey – Van Morrison

When My Little Girl Is Smiling – The Drifters

Forever Young – Bob Dylan

What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder

Lean On Me – Bill Withers

Daughter – Loudon Wainwright III

Hold My Hand – Hootie and the Blowfish

Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers

Butterfly Kisses – Bob Carlise

Nothing Can Change This Love – Sam Cooke

Rock Father Daughter Dance Songs

Landslide – Fleetwood Mac

She’s a Rainbow – The Rolling Stones

Wildflowers – Tom Petty

Two Steps Behind – Def Leppard

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing – Aerosmith

I’ll Be There For You – The Rembrandts

You’re My Best Friend – Queen

I’ll Stand By You – The Pretenders

In My Life – The Beatles

Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton

“Daughters” by John Mayer

How You’ve Grown – 10,000 Maniacs

Thank You For Loving Me – Bon Jovi

My Father’s Eyes – Eric Clapton

Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel) – Billy Joel

My Hero – Foo Fighters

Sweet Child of Mine – Guns and Roses

Teach Your Children – Crosby, Stilts, Young and Nash

Forever Young – Rod Stewart

There She Goes – The LAs

Changes – Kelly & Ozzy Osbourne

Modern Father Daughter Dance Songs

  1. “Never Grow Up” by Taylor Swift
  2. “EmmyLou” by Vance Joy
  3. “Dance Like Yo Daddy” by Meghan Trainor
  4. “Ready Set Go” by Billy Ray Cyrus
  5. “I Lived” by OneRepublic
  6. “Glory” by Jay-Z ft. Blue Ivy
  7. “One Call Away” by Charlie Puth
  8. “How Long Will I Love You” by Ellie Goulding
  9. “Like My Father” by Jax
  10. “Butterfly Fly Away” by Miley Cyrus.
  11. “Moon River” by Frank Ocean
  12. Love Me Now – John Legend

Father Daughter Dance Songs Country

  1. “Today I Give My Daughter Away” by Dale Watson & His Lone Stars
  2. “My Little Girl” by Tim McGraw
  3. “Daddy’s Little Girl” by The Shires
  4. All American Girl – Carrie Underwood
  5. “Stealing Cinderella” by Chuck Wicks
  6. Daddy – Abby Anderson
  7. When She Grows Up – Craig Campbell
  8. Even Though I’m Leaving – Luke Combs
  9. “You Are My Sunshine” by Johnny Cash
  10. “It Won’t Be Like This for Long” by Darius Rucker
  11. My Wish – Rascal Flatts
  12. “Wide Open Spaces” by the Dixie Chicks
  13. Humble and Kind – Tim McGraw
  14. “I’ll Be There” by Josh Turner
  15. “I Loved Her First” by Heartland
  16. For My Daughter – Kane Brown
  17. He Didn’t Have to Be – Brad Paisley
  18. In My Daughter’s Eyes – Martina McBride
  19. “I’ll Be Your Man” by Zac Brown Band
  20. Dance With My Daughter – Jason Blaine
  21. I Hope You Dance – Lee Ann Womack
  22. Always On My Mind – Willie Nelson
  23. There You’ll Be – Faith Hill
  24. “Daddy Dance With Me” by Krystal Keith
  25. “Daddy’s Hands” by Holly Dunn
  26. When You Say Nothing At All – Alison Krauss
  27. “God Gave Me You” by Blake Shelton
  28. I Don’t Dance – Lee Brice
  29. Ready Set Go – Billy Ray Cyrus
  30. “Don’t Blink” by Kenny Chesney
  31. “Just Fishin'” by Trace Adkins

Upbeat Father Daughter Dance Songs

  1. “Sweet Pea” by Amos Lee
  2. “Brown Eyed Girl” by Van Morrison
  3. “How Sweet It Is” by James Taylor
  4. “The Way You Look Tonight” by Frank Sinatra
  5. “She’s a Rainbow” by The Rolling Stones
  6. “Come Fly With Me” by Frank Sinatra
  7. “My Girl” by The Temptations
  8. “Father and Daughter” by Paul Simon
  9. “Wildflowers” by Tom Petty
  10. “Sweet Child O’ Mine” by Guns N’ Roses

Slow Father Daughter Dance Songs

  1. “Daddy’s Little Girl” by Michael Bublé
  2. “Lullaby” by Billy Joel
  3. “Wind Beneath My Wings” by Bette Midler
  4. “Always Be Your Baby” by Natalie Grant
  5. “Daddy” by Beyoncé
  6. “You’ve Got a Friend” by James Taylor
  7. “Your Song” by Elton John
  8. “It Had to Be You” by Ray Charles
  9. “To Sir With Love” by Lulu
  10. “You’ll Be in My Heart” by Phil Collins
  11. “You Are So Beautiful” by Joe Crocker
  12. “Forever” by The Beach Boys
  13. “A Song for My Daughter” by Ray Allaire
  14. “Landslide” by Fleetwood Mac
  15. “Daughter” by Loudon Wainwright III
  16. “Unforgettable” by Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole
  17. “God Only Knows” by The Beach Boys
  18. “Gracie” by Ben Folds
  19. “One in a Million” by Larry Graham
  20. “What a Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong
  21. “She’s Leaving Home” by The Beatles
  22. “Dream” by Priscilla Ahn

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