The Lindy Hop is a dance that creates excitement in the ones doing the dance and from those watching the dancers.
The Lindy Hop can be incorporated into any wedding and is a great way to create lots of excitement. Enjoy our list of Lindy Hop wedding songs.
The Lindy Hops is an American dance that started in Harlem in the ’20s and ’30s. It was made popular in the Swing Era and was poplar to dance to with Jazz music.
The Lindy Hop is an 8-count dance – a rhythmic grouping of 8 beats.
We have provided many different tempos for beginners and advanced dancers. Keep in mind that the BPM (beats per minute) may not be an indication of tempo.
You will find many different music styles to please many couples and guests.
The Lindy Hop is Joyous and Playful
Other great dance style song lists:
Lindy Hop Wedding Songs
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I’mma make it my mission, make him feel alright
He’s a twelve on a ten point, rockin’ out to his joint
Just say the word ’cause I can sing all night
Dear Future Husband – Meghan Trainor
Dear future husband
Here’s a few things you’ll need to know if you wanna be
My one and only all my life
Friend Like Me – Ne-Yo
2015, We Love Disney
And I’m your maître d’
Come on, whisper what it is you want
You ain’t never had a friend like me
16 Tons – Robbie Williams
2013, Swings Both Ways
I was born one morning, it was drizzlin’ rain
Fightin’ and trouble are my middle names
Magic – B.o.B feat. Rivers Cuomo
2010, B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray
Everybody knows I’ve got the magic in me
When I hit the flow the girls come snappin’ at me
Now everybody wants a blast of magic
Say Hey (I Love You) – Michael Franti & Spearhead
2008, All Rebel Rockers
It seems like everywhere I go
The more I see, the less I know
But I know one thing that I love you
Shake It – Metro Station
2007, Metro Station
Now if she moves like this, will you move her like that?
Come on, shake shake, shake shake, a-shake it
Candyman – Christina Aguilera
2006, Back to Basics
He’s a sweet talkin’ sugar-coated candyman
A sweet talkin’ sugar-coated candy man
Hey Ya! – Outkast
2003, Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
Thank God for Mom and Dad
For sticking to together
Like we don’t know how
Brown Derby Jump – Cherry Poppin’ Daddies
1997, Zoot Suit Riot
But she’s a looker who lives for kicks
A nightmare straight from the Otto Dix
Everybody swingin’ to the Brown Derby chicks
Lucas With The Lid Off – Lucas
Electric, until I blow my top off
And rap my lyrics
Right around the global ear-lobes
Livin’ For Your Lover – Chris Isaak
When your feeling blue, I’m thinking just of you.
Someones’ livin’ for their lover, someones’ livin’ for their lover.
And I love her, I love her!
Bright Side of the Road – Van Morrison
1979, Into the Music
Into this life we’re born
Baby sometimes, sometimes we don’t know why
And time seems to go by so fast
In the twinkling of an eye
Bandstand Boogie – Barry Manilow
1975, Tryin’ to Get the Feeling
And I’ll jump, and hey, I may even show ’em my handstand
Because I’m on, because I’m on the American Bandstand
Secret Agent Man – Johnny Rivers
1966, …And I Know You Wanna Dance
There’s a man who leads a life of danger
To everyone he meets he stays a stranger
With every move he makes another chance he takes
Ready Teddy – Little Richard
1956, Here’s Little Richard
I shuffle to the left, I shuffle to the right,
Gonna rock’n’roll to the early, early night
In The Mood – Glenn Miller
1939, Released as a single
“Well” he answered “Baby, don’t you know that it’s rude
To keep my two lips waiting when they’re in the mood”
Here is a great video on the history of Lindy Hop!
Well, there you have our list of 18 Lindy Hop songs.
Do you have a favorite upbeat Lindy song we should add to the list? Be sure to comment on the song down below.