Wedding First Dance Trivia

This is a list that was provided to us by David Roberts in the mid oughties, (at the time)  He was the Editor of the 'Bible of Pop' 'The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles.

We will look into up dating this list, as since then, we've had songs like 'The Greatest Day' - 'Marry You' 'Let's Get Married' etc.

TOP 20 WEDDING TUNES

Listed below are the Top 20 of songs extolling the virtues of marriage as an institution, with no 'D.I.V.O.R.C.E.' to be seen. An hounourable mention should go to the Wedding Present, who once had a hit with 'Nobody's Twisting Your Arm'...


1. THE WEDDING - Julie Rogers with Johnny Arthey and his Orchestra and Chorus (3) (23)
2. SHE WEARS MY RING - Solomon King (3) (18)
3. WHAT ARE YOU DOING SUNDAY - Dawn featuring Tony Orlando (3) (12)
4. LOVE AND MARRIAGE - Frank Sinatra (3) (8)
5. (I'M ALWAYS HEARING) WEDDING BELLS - Eddie Fisher (5) (11)
6. WHITE WEDDING - Billy Idol (6) (15)
7= BAND OF GOLD - Don Cherry - (6) (11)
7= SHOTGUN WEDDING - Roy C (6) (11)
9. WEDDING BELLS - Godley and Crème (7) (11)
10. SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW - The Fantastics (9) (12)
11. LET'S JUMP THE BROOMSTICK - Brenda Lee (12) (5)
12. PEGGY SUE GOT MARRIED - Buddy Holly (13) (10)
13. MARRY ME - Mike Preston (14) (10)
14. THIS GOLDEN RING - Fortunes (15) (9)
15. LOVE IS A GOLDEN RING - Frankie Laine (19) (5)
16. KISS THE BRIDE - Elton John (20) (7)
17. WEDDING RING - Russ Hamilton (20) (6)
18. ON BENDED KNEE - Boyz II Men (20) (3)
19. LET'S GET MARRIED - Proclaimers (21) (4)
20. CHAPEL OF LOVE - Dixie Cups (22) (8)