The Father Daughter Dance may mean more to the father than to the daughter as it is a passing of his daughter to her new life journey. It signifies a love for her and their relationship. Many great R&B songs hit the spot for the father daughter dance. Enjoy our list of great R&B Father Daughter Songs.
It doesn’t even need to be your wedding day. Just celebrate the love between a daughter and her father with the songs below.
If R&B is your favorite music style, we can help you select the perfect song for your father daughter dance.
R&B Father Daughter Songs
Probably the most popular R&B song to celebrate a Father’s love for his daughter at a wedding is…
My Girl – The Temptations 1965, The Temptations Sing Smokey
Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder 1976, Songs in the Key of Life
Stand By Me – Ben E. King 1962, Don’t Play That Song!
Wind Beneath My Wings – Eddie & Gerald LeVert 1995, Father And Son
Unforgettable – Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole 1991, Unforgettable: With Love
Footprints in the Sand – Leona Lewis 2007, Spirit
Shining Star – The Manhattans 1980, After Midnight
Dance With My Father – Luther Vandross 2003, Dance with My Father
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye 1967, United
Ain’t That Love – Ray Charles 1957, Ray Charles
You’re A Big Girl Now – The Stylistics 1971, The Stylistics
Daddy – Beyonce 2003, Dangerously in Love
Color Him Father – The Winstons 1969, Color Him Father
Ballerina Girl – Lionel Richie 1986, Dancing on the Ceiling
I’ll Be There – Jackson 5 1970, ABC
Babyfather – Sade 2010, Soldier of Love
If It Wasn’t For Your Love – Heather Headley 2002, This Is Who I Am
Hero – Mariah Carey 1993, Music Box
Daddy Lessons – Beyonce 2016, Lemonade
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life – Stevie Wonder 1972, Talking Book
Your Daddy Loves You – Gil Scott-Heron 1974, Winter in America
Daddy Could Swear, I Declare – Gladys Knight & the Pips 1973, Neither One of Us
That’s How Strong My Love Is – Otis Redding 1965, The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads
Your Joy – Chrisette Michele 2007, I Am
Lovely Day – Bill Withers 1977, Menagerie
I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston 1992, The Bodyguard Soundtrack
You’re a Wonderful One – Marvin Gaye 1965, How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You
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