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2412 W North Ave., #201, Chicago, IL 60647

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2515 W North Ave
Chicago, IL, 60647

312.823.8199

Duet Dance Studio Chicago offers ballroom dance lessons and wedding dance classes. We teach salsa, swing, tango and waltz dance lessons. Privately and in groups, for adults and kids.

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Get useful tips on ballroom dancing and wedding dance preparation and watch tutorial videos created by Szewai Lee, founder of Duet Dance Studio.

20 First Dance Songs for a Mad Men Wedding

Szewai Lee

If you are having a wedding and are a big fan of "Mad Men", you will love this list of vintage first dance songs. There are many romantic songs from the 60s and many of them are true classics. Here are my top 20 first dance songs from the Mad Men era along with the appropriate dance style(s) to each song. No need to google these songs as there is a playlist included at the bottom. Enjoy!

 

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1. "I'm A Believer" by The Monkees - Swing 

2. "Dream a Little Dream of Me" by The Mamas and the Papas - Rumba

3. "You Send Me" by Sam Cooke - Rumba

4. "Stand By Me" by Ben E. King - Rumba

5. "Happy Together" by The Turtles - Rumba / Hustle

6. "In My Life" by The Beatles - Rumba

7. "Good Vibrations" by The Beach Boys - Swing / Foxtrot

8.  "I Got You (I Feel Good)" by James Brown - Swing

9. "So Much In Love" by The Tymes - Slow Foxtrot

10. "You Got It" by Roy Orbison - Rumba / Hustle

11. "Pale Blue Eyes" by The Velvet Underground - Slow Foxtrot / Rumba

12. "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" by Frankie Valli - Rumba / Hustle

13. "Time Has Told Me" by Nick Drake - Waltz

14. "I Love Your Lovin' Way" by Nina Simone - West Coast Swing

15. "Something" by The Beatles - Slow Foxtrot

16.  "I Was Made To Love Her" by Stevie Wonder - Rumba

17. "God Only Knows" by The Beach Boys - Rumba / Hustle

18. "Reach Out, I'll be There" by Four Tops - Rumba / Hustle

19. "You're All I Need To Get By" by Marvin Gaye, Tammi Terrell - Rumba

20.  "Never My Love" by The Association - Rumba

 

Did I miss out any great love songs from the 60s? What is your favorite first dance song from the Mad Men era? Please share with us!

Happy Dancing! 

Szewai

Szewai (C-Y) Lee is the founder of Duet Dance Studio, a Chicago dance studio that offers Latin and ballroom dance lessonswedding dance lessons, and BYOB dance parties. Besides dancing, Szewai enjoys discovering hidden gems in the city, finding great music and making short videos about people and things that inspire her.

 

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