While you and your future spouse may carefully pore over song lists to find the right tune for walking down the aisle, your grand entrance, or the first dance, you probably haven’t given as much thought to which song will open up the dance floor. Sure, you may have a few favorite tunes you know you want played during the night, but the first song that indicates it’s time to start dancing can set the tone for the rest of the night.
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We’ve picked out a dozen of our favorites that make for a great start to any reception. Some may be a little more instructive, with lyrics demanding, “Everybody dance now!” while others are just known for making everybody want to bust a move. From oldies to modern hits, it’s hard for even the most dancing-averse to resist these jams.