Wedding

This page is to keep track of some of the things we're planning for the wedding.

Wedding Date

October 10, 2009

  • Starts at 5:00 PM

Ceremony and Reception Location

Music

Hudson and the Hoodoo Cats will be playing. But we'll want to have some other music on MP3s or CDs.

First dance ideas:

  • "Have I Told You Lately (That I Love You)" by Rod Stewart (originally by Van Morrison)
  • "The Search is Over" by Survivor
  • "Someone Like You" by Van Morrison (from Pride & Prejudice soundtrack)
  • "I Belong to You" by Lenny Kravitz
  • "Can't Get You Off My Mind" by Lenny Kravitz
  • "At Last" by Etta James
  • "Follow You, Follow Me" by Genesis
  • "Thank You" by Led Zeppelin ("If the sun refused to shine, I would still be lovin' you.")
  • "If This Is It" by Huey Lewis
  • "Tupelo Honey" by Van Morrison
  • "Crazy Love" by Van Morrison
  • "All For Love" by Bryan Adams, Sting, and Rod Stewart
  • "Always" by Phil Collins (too slow) or Atlantic Starr
  • "In My Life" by the Beatles
  • "I Finally Found Someone" by Bryan Adams and Barbra Streisand
  • "Bus Stop" by The Hollies ("Someday my name and hers are going to be the same", "Please share my umbrella")
  • "How Sweet it Is" by James Taylor
  • "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis
  • "In Your Eyes" by Peter Gabriel
  • "Unchained Melody" by the Righteous Brothers
  • "Just the Way You Are" by Billy Joel
  • "When I See You Smile" by Bad English
  • "Lucky I'm In Love (With My Best Friend)" by Jason Mraz and Colbie Calais
  • "I'm Yours" by Jason Mraz
  • "When A Man Loves a Woman" by Percy Sledge (or Michael Bolton)
  • "Wonderful Tonight" by Eric Clapton
  • "The Way I Am" by Ingrid Michaelson
  • "The Way You Look Tonight" by Frank Sinatra (or The Lettermen)
  • "River" by Joni Mitchell (or Erin Bode) (Christmas song)
  • "Baby I Love Your Way" by Peter Frampton

Dinner music:

  • "You've Made Me So Very Happy" by Blood, Sweat & Tears (and several other songs from their Greatest Hits album)

Classic rock songs:

  • Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison
  • Shout by The Isley Brothers
  • Old Time Rock & Roll by Bob Seeger
  • What I Like About You by The Romantics
  • White Wedding by Billy Idol
  • Love Shack by the B-52s
  • I Melt With You by Modern English
  • Faithfully by Journey
  • Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton

Pop/dance songs:

  • Push It by Salt & Pepa
  • We Are Family by Sister Sledge
  • Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-A-Lot
  • Bust a Move by Young MC
  • It Takes Two by Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock
  • Calle Ocho by Pitbull ("you know I wantcha")
  • We Like To Party by Vengaboys
  • Get The Party Started by Pink
  • Low by Flo Rida
  • In the Ayer by Flo Rida
  • Hey Ya! by Outkast
  • You're The First, The Last, My Everything by Barry White
  • "Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe" by Barry White
  • Livin la Vida Loca by Ricky Martin
  • Everybody Dance Now by C&C Music Factory
  • Yeah by Usher
  • Ain't No Other Man by Christina Aguilera
  • Lucky Star by Madonna
  • Wild Thing by Tone Loc
  • Funky Cold Medina by Tone Loc

Slow songs:

  • In Your Eyes by Peter Gabriel
  • Come Monday by Jimmy Buffett
  • Can't Help Falling In Love by Elvis
  • Unchained Melody by The Righteous Bros.
  • You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' by The Righteous Bros.
  • We've Got Tonight by Bob Seeger
  • Crazy For You by Madonna
  • Lady In Red by Chris DeBurgh
  • Sea Of Love by The Honeydrippers
  • Waiting For A Girl Like You by Foreigner
  • When I See You Smile by Bad English
  • Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton
  • Hard Habit to Break by Chicago
  • When A Man Loves A Woman by Percy Sledge
  • More Than Words by Extreme
  • Holding Back The Years by Simply Red

See more song ideas on these pages:

Ceremony and Reception Location

We also looked at the following locations:

Wedding Cake

We'll probably get our cake from one of the following bakeries:

Thoughts to Ponder

  • Table map for seating chart
  • Display ads from Yahoo where we met
  • Creative table names (possibly after St. Louis neighborhoods, streets or landmarks)
  • Time capsule idea