I've always wanted to have a "rat pack" feel to my reception during dinner. I'm starting to get a list of songs together for the dj but needed some help thinking of either songs or artist that fit that mold. Thanks!
Hey ChucksGrl -
Here are a couple of Artists that you can check out:
Harry Connick jr.
Good Luck - That will be a nice feel!
why not go with the rat pack,
sinatra has alot of great songs, strangers in the night, l.o.v.e., all the way, love and marriage and many more
i know dean martin has aint that a kick in the head (cute), and thats amore, and im sure more
sammy davis jr has a few, shen your smiling (w/sinatra and martin), love is all around, somethings gotta give, etc.
and then theres always a few elvis songs that have that same feel to them as well.
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We did that same thing during cocktail hour and also dinner. Our guests LOVED it and its my favorite type of music. Here is some of the stuff that was on the mix CD I gave to my DJ for both:
I Got Rhythm - Judy Garland
Lets Call the Whole Thing Off - Louis Armstrong
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy - Bette Midler
Linus and Lucy - Wynton Marsalis (The Charlie Brown theme)
Eggplant - Micheal Franks
Besame Mucho - Diana Krall
The Trolley Song - Judty Garland
More - Bobby Darin
Aint Misbehavin- Stephanie Grappelli
Lullabye of Birdland - Sarah Vaughan
Lonestar - Norah Jones
Ive Got the World on a String - Peggy Lee
Summer Wind - Sinatra
Fly Me To the Moon - Sinatra
Make Someone Happy - Jimmy Durante
A Kiss to Build a Dream On - Louis Armstrong
Come Fly With Me - Sinatra
Aint That A Kick in THe Head - Dean Martin
SWonderful - Diana Krall
Come Rain Come Shine - Ray Charles
And I Love You So - Elvis Presley
Mambo Italiano - Rosemary Clooney
Return to Me - Dean Martin
What If I loved you - Joey Gian
The Best Is Yet To Come - Jackie Gleason
Buona Sera - Dean Martin
Somethings Gotta Give - Sammy Davis Jr
The Good Life - Tony Bennett
Making Whoopie - Dr John and Rickie Lee Jones
Stardust - Nat King Cole
Stompin At the Savoy - Harry Connick Jr
A Wink and a Smile - Harry Connick
Oh Marie - Eddie DeCapua
O Sole Mio - Traditional
M'appari Tutt Amor - Luciano Pavarotti
When Youre Smiling - Louis Prima
Okay your reception isnt 9 hours long, thats enough lol. If you need help finding any of these, let me know. Most of them are on various movie soundtracks.
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