8 Perfect Wedding Reception Songs

By Azure Nelson, Published Jul 11, 2011

I was thumbing through an old InStyle Weddings magazines (yes, I keep every bridal book I've ever read) and stumbled upon the perfect wedding reception playlist from Lindsey Lohan's ex, Samantha Ronson.

Since the guests at your wedding will span many generations, it's easy to get stressed about what to play. You want to play your music, but want everyone dancing. You want to incorporate some rap and hip hop (or whatever genre you and your hubby-to-be love), but don't want to offend your more conservative guests. So what's a girl to do?? Take a few pages from Samantha Ronson's expert DJ book and it'll be smooth sailing, guaranteed! From love-filled lyrics to disco classics that'll get everyone moving and grooving, here are 8 must-play songs for your wedding reception! #8- As, Stevie Wonder #7- Stomp!, The Brothers Johnson #6- Gonna Have a Funky Good Time, James Brown #5- Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough, Michael Jackson #4- Oxford Comma, Vampire Weekend #3- D.M.S.R., Prince #2- Tell Me, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings #1- Black & Gold, Sam Sparro Will you incorporate any of Samantha's picks into your wedding reception playlist? What other songs are must-plays at your reception? Helpful Links 5 Ways to Get Guests Dancing Your Do Not Play List

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