The Talk of the Town… Wedding Reception Song List

This is the complete playlist from the GRC/Trimble merger party. The last set of songs never got played because everybody was tearing it up on the dance floor. At one point, Scott (the DJ) asked me, “So do you want to play these slow songs you gave me or keep the party going?” There was no question. We kept the party going. Also, there was no money dance, which explains why I’m flat broke.

Coming Soon:

– A Marriage Essay

– A Honeymoon Anecdote

After that, GRC will return to putting lude one-liners in the mouths of respected world leaders.

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RECEPTION (PRE-DANCING)

ANNOUNCE THE COUPLE: I Walk the Line Johnny Cash

Baby, Now That I’ve Found You Alison Krauss
Every Time You Say Goodbye Alison Krauss
And I Love Her The Beatles
Magic Ben Folds Five
Where Could I Go Ben Harper & The Blind Boys Of Alabama
It’s Oh So Quiet Björk
Change Blind Melon
The Man In Me Bob Dylan
One Love/People Get Ready Bob Marley & The Wailers
First Day Of My Life Bright Eyes
Sea of Love Cat Power
Tuesday’s Dead Cat Stevens
Going Back to Georgia Nanci Griffith and Adam Duritz
Dreams Cranberries
Window Damien Jurado
Volcano* Damien Rice
Take Five Dave Brubeck
Two Coins Dispatch
Swing Guitars Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli
The Seeker Dolly Parton
Waiting Glen Phillips
Closer To Fine Indigo Girls
Love And Some Verses Iron & Wine
Bubble Toes Jack Johnson
Something In The Way She Moves James Taylor
Good Man Josh Ritter
Different Drum Linda Ronstadt with The Stone Poneys
Hazy Jane 2 Nick Drake
Speak Nickel Creek
Loves Me Like a Rock Paul Simon
I Met You The Proclaimers
Summer In The City Regina Spektor
One Man Guy Rufus Wainwright
The Dress Looks Nice On You Sufjan Stevens
Whenever God Shines His Light Van Morrison
California Stars Billy Bragg and Wilco

DANCING

FIRST DANCE: Here, There And Everywhere The Beatles
FATHER/DAUGHTER AND MOTHER/SON DANCE: In the Wee Small Hours Jazz Unit
MONEY DANCE: Still Crazy After All These Years Paul Simon

Friday I’m In Love The Cure
Got My Mind Set On You George Harrison
Just Can’t Get Enough Depeche Mode
Hey Ya! Outkast
Rock the Casbah The Clash
Hotel Song Regina Spektor
Rosa Parks Outkast
Whoo! Alright – Yeah… Uh Huh. The Rapture
Radio Free Europe R.E.M.
Sexx Laws Beck
My Doorbell The White Stripes
Hey Ladies Beastie Boys
Dancing Queen ABBA
Love Rollercoaster Red Hot Chili Peppers
Touch the Sky Kanye West
Billie Jean Michael Jackson
Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag James Brown
I Don’t Feel Like Dancing Scissor Sisters
Come Away With Me Norah Jones
Something Beatles
Bright Side of the Road Van Morrison

AFTER 10:00 pm QUIETER MUSIC

Lullabye Ben Folds Five
Audrey Dave Brubeck
Carry You Dispatch
American Tune Paul Simon
Waltz (Better Than Fine) Fiona Apple
Wayside (Back in Time) Gillian Welch
Out Of The Woods Nickel Creek
Saturday Sun Nick Drake
We’re Going to Be Friends White Stripes
Each Coming Night Iron & Wine
Mona Lisa Guster
Lights Journey
He Woke Me Up Again Sufjan Stevens
Between The Bars Elliott Smith
Ohio Damien Jurado
Jungle Trail Steven Delopoulos
We Could Love Cavil At Rest
Shine David Gray

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3 thoughts on “The Talk of the Town… Wedding Reception Song List

  1. Yeah, what happened to the money dance? I hope you got the $300 that drunk guy by the bathrooms promised he’d tuck into Liz’s harido for us. We had to leave early. He seemed nice.

  2. Gabe says:

    $300!!! Did you get his name? Come back, Drunk Guy! There’s still time!

  3. Drunk Guy says:

    i luv u, man. Yr prbblbably my best frind i evr had. sriously. Fo r Rel. 3Hunnrd dollers. yrAWESOME!

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