Frank Sinatra: Popular Wedding Songs

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Frank Sinatra was one of the best-selling music artists of all time and one of the most popular music artists of the 20th century. His popularity is rivaled only by Elvis Presley, the Beatles and Michael Jackson.

Sinatra’s distinctive style included his signature classy yet laid back delivery of standards and originals. His complex yet impeccable timing was delivered in a manner that seemed effortless, making him one of the most sought after big band singers of his day.

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Due to Sinatra’s legendary status, exquisite voice and romantic songs, many of his greatest hits have become popular modern wedding songs.

Sinatra’s songs are also a popular choice for couples who are looking for Italian music to play at their wedding.

Since Sinatra had such a long and prolific career, there are scores of songs to choose from. Sinatra sang everything from ballads to upbeat dance numbers, so you should have no problem finding just the right song for your wedding.

Frank Sinatra Popular Wedding SongsIf you want to make Sinatra’s music a part of your wedding, here are some of the best Sinatra wedding songs for each important moment of your ceremony and reception:

Frank Sinatra Prelude Songs:

Love and Marriage
Love and Marriage is a song written by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Huesen and performed by Sinatra in the 1955 television production of Our Town. Sinatra later released the song on his 1956 album This Is Sinatra. The song became a major hit and won an Emmy in 1956 for Best Musical Contribution. It later became the theme song for the sitcom, Married with Children.

Some Enchanted Evening
Some Enchanted Evening is a song written by Richard Rogers for the 1949 musical South Pacific. Frank Sinatra later recorded three versions of the song, one of which can be found on his 1967 album The World We Knew.

Frank Sinatra Wedding SongsFrank Sinatra Processional Songs:

The Way You Look Tonight
The Way You Look Tonight is a song written by Dorothy Fields and Jermome Kern and was first featured in the 1936 film Swing Time. Frank Sinatra recorded a version of the song for his 1964 album Sinatra Sings Days of Wine and Roses, Moon River, and Other Academy Award Winners.

As Time Goes By
As Time Goes By is a song written by Herman Hupfield for the 1931 musical Everybody’s Welcome. The song was made famous when it was featured in the 1942 film Casablanca. Frank Sinatra recorded a version for his 1962 album titled Point of No Return.

All The Way
All the Way is a song written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn. The song was first introduced in Sinatra’s 1957 film The Joker Is Wild. Frank Sinatra released his version of the song as a single in 1957. The song became a hit in the United States and the UK and received an Academy Award for Best Song in 1957.

Frank Sinatra Recessional Songs:

Fly Me to the Moon
Fly Me to the Moon is a song written by Bart Howard. Frank Sinatra recorded his version of the song for his 1964 album It Might As Well Be Swing. The song became closely associated with NASA’s Apollo Space Program and became the first music heard on the moon when Buzz Aldrin played it on a cassette player after he stepped on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission.

More (Theme from Mondo Cane)
More is a song written by Riz Ortolani and Nino Oliviero for the 1962 film Mondo Cane. Frank Sinatra recorded his version of the song for his 1964 album titled It Might As Well Be Swing.

Forget Domani
Forget Domani is a song written by Riz Ortolani and Norman Newell for the 1964 film The Yellow Rolls-Royce. Frank Sinatra released his version of the song as a single in May of 1965. The song became a hit in the UK and the United States and spent seven weeks on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. Sinatra later released the song on his 1967 album titled Frank Sinatra’s Greatest Hits.

Reception Music:
Cheek to Cheek
Fly Me to the Moon
The Best is Yet to Come
The Way You Look Tonight
All The Way
Come Rain or Shine
It Had To Be You
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Someone to Watch Over Me
Strangers in the Night
You Do Something to Me
Always
Our Love Is Here
Young at Heart
Summer Wind

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