Luther Vandross is an American (New York) singer. His style is soulful and would be considered in the R&B genre. Luther Vandross started with the music group Change before venturing out as a solo artist. Luther’s first album was released in 1981, Never Too Much and his last was released in 2003, Dance With My Father. Luther won eight Grammy Awards and has sold more than twenty-five million albums.
Luther Vandross has been a choice of music for many brides and grooms throughout the years. Many of his songs are still being played today. His emotion and topic of love are perfect for wedding music.
Luther Vandross Wedding Songs
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#1 Dance With My Father
Released in 2003 on album Dance with My Father. The song was written along with one of his close friends, Richard Marx. The song is a tribute to Luther’s father. Dance With My Father is a mainstay at wedding receptions to be played for the father-daughter dance.
I’d play a song that would never ever end
‘Cause I’d love love love to
Dance with my father again
#2 Here And Now
Released in 1989 on the album The Best of Luther Vandross… The Best of Love. Here and now was a wedding super hit in the 1990s and was played at thousands of weddings as a first dance song for wedding couples. Here and Now peaked and number six on the Billboard Hot 100.
Here and now
I vow to be one with thee, hey
Your love is all I need
You’ve got to believe in love
It’s a feeling that’s next to none
Can’t stop until we are one
With the power of love
Always and forever
Each moment with you
Is just like a dream to me
That somehow came true
#5 Endless Love (Duet with Mariah Carey)
The song was originally released in 1981 as a duet with Lionel Richie and Diana Ross.
Released in 1994 on album Songs. Endless Love is Luther Vandross’ biggest pop hit and peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.
You’d be the only one
Cause no, I can’t deny
This love I have inside
And I’ll give it all to you
#6 The Best Things In Life Are Free – (Duet with Janet Jackson)
Released in 1992 on the soundtrack of Mo’ Money.
No more than you’re willing to give
‘Cause you won’t pay nothin’
For this good lovin’
It’s for free
So let yourself reach for that star
And go no matter how far
To the one you love
Are you gonna be in love with me
I want you and need to be, yeah
Still in love with me
Say you’re gonna be in love with me
Love is sweet and so divine
And I can’t wait for my love life to shine
Can anybody tell me where I can find
And if you can’t be
With the one you love
Honey, love the one you’re with
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