50th wedding anniversaries are one of the most special and sentimental occasions we DJ for. If you made it 50 years with your mate then you undoubtedly have something to be proud of. Now the big question is, what 50th wedding anniversary songs should you play at this romantic event when creating your playlist. 50 years of life together also includes all those music hits you both grew up to!
I have created a perfect 50th wedding anniversary music playlist for you and your soulmate. This list isn’t all I have in the bag, but these songs truly have been coveted by some of my most long standing and longevity’d clients. Take a listen to our favorite 50th wedding anniversary party songs, pick out your favorites, and add them to your DJs playlist!
50th Wedding Anniversary Songs
1. “The Stroll” by The Diamonds
A classic 50’s hit. What better song to accommodate your BIG 50th wedding.
2. “The Way You Do The Things You Do” by The Temptations
The Temptations… This whole list could be full of temptations! I mean these guys were the smash back then and still have some truly timeless tunes. This is a wonderful up-tempo love song for your 50th wedding anniversary playlist.
3. “Sugar Sugar” by The Archies
They just don’t make music like this anymore. It was so honest – innocent right? A genuine song that will help re-instill that love between you and your soulmate of 50 years.
4. “I Saw Her Standing There” by The Beatles
How could we have a playlist about love without including the Beatles? This song is great for bringing up the tempo of your 50th anniversary. You are sure to get all your guests shaking booty to this one! Ha!
5. “Brown Eyed Girl” by Van Morrison
Just a song about perseverance of love in your youngest days. Bring back memories here, “my brown eyed girl”. Of course, it helps if your girl really does have brown eyes here, LOL. Great song for the 50th wedding anniversary.
6. “Oh, Pretty Woman” by Roy Orbison
Roy Orbison was the epitome of COOL in the early 60’s. A must have in your 50th anniversary playlist. If you aren’t playing it for yourself, at least play it for your party goers… They’ll love it.
7. “Hey Baby” by Bruce Chanel
Another first sight love song. Bruce’s voice here really encompasses that wobbly feeling we get when introducing ourselves to our first love.
8. “Sweet Caroline” by Neil Diamond
What’s a 50th anniversary or ANY anniversary without Neil Diamond? Sweet Carolinnnnee! When the party hits its pinnacle you know your guests will be swaying to this 1969 hit.
9. “My Girl” by The Temptations
One Temptations song wasn’t enough!!! “My Girl” should be played at every wedding, anniversary, dance, and or event. This song is beautiful and I hope you find it perfect for your 50th anniversary song list.
10. “Stand By Me” by Ben E. King
This is one of those love songs that is and will forever be a timeless hit. It’s beauty, freshness, and genuine lyrics should rush chills down your back to this day. There are plenty of great covers for this song honorable mention being John Lennon’s cover. The original is remarkable. I hope you make use of this work of art in your upcoming 50th wedding anniversary celebration.
50th Wedding Anniversary Songs Playlist
Here are all of the 50th wedding anniversary songs in a playlist format for your listening enjoyment.
Well folks…What do you think? Do you agree with the list? Want to see more on our 50th wedding anniversary playlist? Send some recommendations. We are always adding to our lists.
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