Beautiful Father Daughter Rock Songs from the 60s and 70s

Although it is not a must, the father daughter dance is one of the most beautiful moments you can incorporate into your wedding. In the end, this dance is all about showing your gratitude towards the man who raised you and taught you how to be the amazing woman you are today.

What are some of the very best classic rock tunes you could play for this special moment? We have some father daughter song ideas for you – so read on if you are looking for inspiration.

  • Wilco, My Darling. There is SO much sweetness and love in this son! Created as a lullaby, this song is all about a father protecting his baby daughter – which is precisely what your dad did when you were little, and what he will continue to do forever. Such lovely lyrics, such a beautiful, easy to dance to melody!
  • The Beach Boys, God Only Knows. This song is all about love – the kind that a father shares with his daughter. Therefore, it makes for a beautiful soundtrack for the father daughter dance. The lyrics and the music are timelessly beautiful and deep, so this tune is bound to be appreciated by both your father and the guests.
  • The Byrds, Turn, Turn, Turn. This is the kind of song you definitely know (even if you don’t know you do!). Deep and emotional down to the very last lyric, this beautiful tune is still popular today, even though it’s been more than five decades since it was first released – and there’s a very good reason for that: it still speaks to everyone. A tune about the passing of time that’s bound to make everyone at your wedding feel touched by your father daughter dance!
  • Queen, You’re My Best Friend. Need we say more? This song came out at the middle of the 1970s, but it is truly timeless – and it is an amazing choice for an unforgettable father daughter dance! The sweetness of the lyrics and the unmistakable voice of Freddie will accompany you down the dance floor for one of the loveliest moments of the Big Day!


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