10 First Dance Songs for Your Wedding


At Last - Etta James

What could be more perfect for a first dance song than "At Last," the 1961 rhythm and blues classic sung by Etta James? If your love has "finally come along" and your "lonely days are over," this one's for you. Written by Mack Gordon and Harry Warren in 1941, "At Last" was a big hit for the Glen Miller Orchestra way back in 1942. It's a popular first dance wedding tune for a good reason; it's a touching, slow number with loads of class.

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