The Blast


“But We Love Top Gun!!!”
June 15, 2009, 7:22 am
Filed under: music, weddings

Weddings can be silly affairs. Anyone getting married or attending a wedding should consider themselves lucky if they don’t get caught in a conversation with a seriously drunk relative, or are spared from even listening to the chicken dance (shudder).

On that last point… don’t ever forget about the music. Aside from the chicken dance, it can make or break a wedding. Recognizing this, and given this time of year, NPR’s All Things Considered amassed submissions for the Least Appropriate Wedding Songs from their listeners. For example:

My husband has been a wedding DJ for over 20 years. He has lots of stories about weird wedding song choices, but my favorite is the couple that requested “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ ” for their first dance. Stunningly oblivious to the lyrics, or even just the title, they explained: “But we love Top Gun!” —Dana Robb

Click on to see, and hear, the rest.