Moonlight and Love Songs:

Over many years I have truly enjoyed sharing music with others. I have put together (and received) a wide variety of mix tapes and playlists. Some were for (and from) close friends, some were to trade for other music mixes and make new discoveries, and some were simply for my own enjoyment. This one, the music that played at our wedding reception, is by far my favorite.


The morning of our wedding I handed my player off before the ceremony began. My instructions were that during the reception the music be just loud enough to be heard but quiet enough that one might need to concentrate just a bit to name the song. A tough demand but mission accomplished! In case you missed it, the tracks are listed down below.


Some of the songs on the list have a special meaning to Sarah and myself specifically, a few songs hold a special meaning for others, and many are simply enjoyable, lovely songs to be playing in the background of a wonderful and amazing day!




01. Once Upon A Time…Storybook Love ~ Mark Knopfler

02. Aren’t You Kinda Glad We Did ~ Peggy Lee

03. Love Is Here To Stay ~ Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong

04. Lullaby Of Birdland ~ Sarah Vaughan

05. Them There Eyes ~ Billie Holiday

06. The Man I Love ~ Kate Bush

07. S’Wonderful ~ Diana Krall

08. Misty ~ Errol Garner

09. As Time Goes By ~ Dooley Wilson

10. All Of Me ~ Billie Holiday

11. Dance Me To The End Of Love ~ Madeline Peyroux

12. Hallelujah ~ K.D. Lang

13. If It Be Your Will ~ Leonard Cohen

14. One Friend ~ Keb' Mo’

15. When You’re Next To Me ~ Mitch and Mickey

16. I Can’t Believe That You’re In Love With ~ Me Mel Tormé

17. Exactly Like You ~ Preservation Hall Hot 4

18. The Way You Look Tonight ~ Harry Connick Jr.

19. It Had To Be You ~ Ray Charles

20. Ain’t Misbehavin' ~ Kermit Ruffins

21. Cheek To Cheek ~ Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong

22. How Deep Is The Ocean ~ Etta James

23. I’ve Got You Under My Skin ~ Carly Simon

24. Corcovado ~ Stan Getz & João Gilberto

25. My Baby Just Cares For Me ~ Nina Simone

26. East Of The Sun (West Of The Moon) ~ Billie Holiday

27. Besame Mucho ~ Diana Krall

28. I’ve Got A Crush On You ~ Carly Simon

29. A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square ~ Nat “King” Cole

30. I’m Getting Sentimental Over You ~ Mel Tormé

31. I Cant Give You Anything But Love ~ Preservation Hall Jazz Band

32. A Kiss At The End Of The Rainbow ~ Mitch & Mickey

33. What A Wonderful World ~ Louis Armstrong

34. Storybook Love (Instrumental) ~ Mark Knopfler

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