From the classic and romantic to contemporary and cool, we rounded up the best first-dance songs from our real weddings!

"Let My Love Open The Door" by Pete Townsend

Before Besse and Michael hit the dance floor at their Sonoma, California wedding, the bride slipped into a shorter dress — which was her mother's from 1979. The dress, which her mother purchased at Saks Fifth Avenue, was tailored to "become a cocktail dress for dancing at the reception," the bride explains. They danced to Pete Townsend's "Let My Love Open The Door."

Photo: Noah Hawthorne Photography

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