Top 12 Neil Diamond Love Songs For Your Wedding

Those who are looking for traditional and beautiful love ballads for their wedding should look no farther than the music of Neil Diamond. We compiled a list of the best Neil Diamond wedding songs as well as some information about this musical artist who has earned the title of America’s Songwriter.

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Neil Diamond Love Songs List

The Art of Love

Released in 2014 on the album Melody Road

Love truly is an art for many modern couples, one that reaches a climax of beautiful expression on the wedding day. You should let the events of the day build to a conclusion before you use this Neil Diamond love ballad to close out the ceremonies and head off to your honeymoon.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

The truth was clear
Love’s not a place you go to find
It lives in here
Just leave it space, give it time

Delirious Love

Released in 2005 on the album 12 Songs

Love can make you giddy, especially on your wedding day, and there is nothing wrong with embracing the delirious fun of getting married when you choose this song for wedding dancing. Play it at the wedding reception for all to dance to, or save it as a spotlight dance for members of the wedding party.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Neither one of us stopping to figure out
What the roll and the rockin’ was all about
All we knew was that we couldn’t get enough
You and me in the heat of delirious love

Oh Mary

Released in 2005 on the album 12 Songs

Some wedding songs are meant to simply celebrate the beauty of the bride, and this love song can be used to do that. It’s a Neil Diamond wedding song that tugs at the heartstrings like so many of his greatest hits do.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’m lookin’ for something I never knew
Mary Oh Mary
Oh Mary
You know I’m lookin’ for you

You Are The Best Part of Me

Released in 2001 on the album Three Chord Opera

The partner that we choose should be someone who helps us become the best version of ourselves, and that is the message of this Neil Diamond hit. Save this song for the reception where it can be dedicated from one partner to another.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I want you to know
What I’ve always
You are the best
Part of me

I Believe in Happy Endings

Released in 2001 on the album Three Chord Opera

Every newlywed couple wants to have a happy ending, and wedding ceremonies revolve around that important theme. You might want to play this one as your wedding guests are arriving at the chapel to set the proper mood for your nuptials.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I believe in happy endings
You’re the reason, love’s the way
And I’ll believe it till my dying day

One Good Love

Released in 1996 on the album Tennessee Moon

All that one man and one woman need in life is one good love, and that is the theme of this classic hit by songwriter Neil Diamond. It would be good to use this song as a part of your processional, perhaps having it played while the bridal party walks the aisle.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

You can search the world for happiness
And never get enough
When all you really need to find
Is one good love

If There Were No Dreams

Released in 1991 on the album Lovescape

This Neil Diamond song tells us that the inability to dream of a better life makes it impossible to find true love. You should play it during your ceremony to remind everyone that dreams can come true, and it will inspire all your guests to appreciate what they have.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

The way that we love
The life that we’re leading
I don’t want to give you up

Hooked on the Memory of You

Released in 1991 on the album Lovescape

You should take the time to use portions of your wedding ceremony to take advantage of making memories that you will want to recall as your anniversary day approaches. You create those memories with the music you choose as much as anything else, so play this song wisely at your wedding.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’m hooked on the memory
Of you and I, who knows why?
I guess I just wanted for you to be
Hooked on the memory of me

The Good Lord Loves You

Released in 1979 on the album September Morn

It can sometimes be difficult to find a proper song for a father-daughter wedding day dance, but this tune can serve that purpose and others at your wedding. This is a touching song that speaks of God’s blessings on your new union.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

The good lord loves you
The good lord, he loves you so

Sweet Caroline

Released in 1969 on the album Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)

This is perhaps Neil Diamond’s most well-known song, and even those who aren’t familiar with his music can probably sing the words. Many newlyweds have heard this song played during dinner or as a party song that everyone will sing along to.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Look at the night and it don’t seem so lonely
We filled it up with only two
And when I hurt
Hurting runs off my shoulders
How can I hurt when holding you

Holly Holy

Released in 1969 on the album Touching You, Touching Me

Diamond puts his songwriting skills on full display in this song from his early career, a ballad that celebrates the glory of womanhood. Most would choose to play this song during the wedding reception as a way to honor the blushing bride on her special day, but some simply add it to the general playlist.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Holly holy eyes
Dream of only me
Where I am, what I am
What I believe in

Modern Day Version of Love

Released in 1968 on the album Velvet Gloves and Spit

Every couple is creating their own modern-day love story, and that is the theme of this love ballad. You should think about using this song as the soundtrack for the pouring of your unity sand, but it can also make for a powerful send-off as the wedding day comes to a close.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Take thy hand, taste the kiss
Leave behind, emptiness
And the comfort of
A modern day version of love

You Are My Love at Last

Released in 1962 on the album The Neil And Jack 1962 singles

Waiting for that special love to arrive in our world can sometimes seem to take forever, but on your wedding day, we can relate to this song which lets us know the wait was worth it. To create a special wedding day moment that no one will forget you should use this song to precede the lighting of the unity candle.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Things a mortal man wouldn’t understand
I see paradise deep within your eyes
I am yours forever

Neil Diamond Highest-Charting Singles – U.S. AC

  • #1 Song Sung Blue, 1972
  • #1 Longfellow Serenade, 1974
  • #1 I’ve Been This Way Before, 1975
  • #1 If You Know What I Mean, 1976
  • #1 Desiree, 1977
  • #1 America, 1981
  • #1 Yesterday’s Songs, 1981
  • #1 Heartlight, 1982
  • #2 Cracklin’ Rosie, 1970
  • #2 I Am… I Said, 1971
  • #2 Stones, 1971
  • #2 Walk on Water, 1972
  • #2 Forever in Blue Jeans, 1979
  • #2 September Morn’, 1979
  • #2 Be Mine Tonight, 1982
  • #3 Sweet Caroline, 1969
  • #3 Play Me, 1972
  • #3 You Don’t Bring Me Flowers (with Barbra Streisand), 1978
  • #3 Say Maybe, 1979
  • #3 Love on the Rocks, 1980
  • #3 Hello Again, 1981
  • #4 He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother, 1970
  • #4 Don’t Think… Feel, 1976
  • #4 On the Way to the Sky, 1982
  • #4 I’m Alive, 1983
  • #4 Turn Around, 1984
  • #4 Cherry Cherry Christmas, 2009
  • #5 Holly Holy, 1969
  • #5 Soolaimón, 1970
  • #5 Front Page Story, 1983

Now that you have read my top Neil Diamond wedding songs, if you have a song not on my list, be sure to comment on it below so that we can add it.

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