Songs for Your Do-Not-Play List

You’ve sent wedding invitations to everyone from your college buds to your great-grandparents….While everyone is sure to enjoy your beautiful ceremony, there may be a bit of a generational gap when it comes to the music you play at your reception. There are an endless amount of songs you can play to appease everyone’s music sense at once. However, there are also an endless amount of songs to shy away from.

To make your life a little easier, here are the top 20 songs we suggest putting on your do-not-play list.

  1. “Celebration” – Kool & The Gang
  2. “YMCA” – Village People
  3. “Grease Megamix” – Grease
  4. “Cotton Eyed Joe” – Rednex
  5. “The Bunny Hop” – Ray Anthony
  6. “Hot in Herre” – Nelly
  7. “The Twist” – Chubby Checker
  8. “Chicken Dance”
  9. “Stayin’ Alive” – Bee Gees
  10. “Every Breath You Take” – The Police
  11. “Macarena” – Los Del Rio
  12. “I Will Survive” – Gloria Gaynor
  13. “Dancing Queen” – ABBA
  14. “My Heart Will Go On” – Celine Dion
  15. “Electric Boogie” (Electric Slide) – Marcia Griffiths
  16. “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)” – C+C Music Factory
  17. “Love Shack” – B-52s
  18. “Respect” – Aretha Franklin
  19. “Cha Cha Slide” – DJ Casper
  20. “We Are Family” – Sister Sledge

Of course, these are based on nothing more than our own personal choices – there my be some on this list that you in fact WANT on your list! Bottom line is – if you do have some  songs that are not personal favorites (or, that strike the wrong cord with you or your spouse-to-be), add them to your no-play-list. The key to a perfect playlist is to include only the songs that will keep you and your guest happy, dancing, and enjoying the best of times.