The Perfect Song List For Son and Mother Dance

Slow Songs

  • A Song for Mama by Boyz II Men

It is a newer song but a great one to slow dance to with your parent or child. The beat is simple and slow, but the lyrics are incredibly meaningful.

  • 93 Million Miles by Jason Mraz

The intro is long and the melody is soothing. A great song to slow dance too. The lyrics also include sweet words that may make your mother burst into tears.

  • The Perfect Fan by The Backstreet Boys

The melody with piano is a beautiful piece and the lyrics are the perfect way to display the love that a mother and son has.

  • Mother Like Mine by The Band Perry

A sweet song that is dedicated to your mom. As you have your dance together it is a perfect opportunity to let her know how much you appreciate her.


  • I Say a Little Prayer by Aretha Franklin

Everyone has had to have heard this song at least once in their life. Not only is it a classic, but also a fun song to dance to!

  • I’ll Always Love My Mama by The Intruders

A disco song that is catchy with fantastic lyrics! The song’s intro build up is wonderful.

  • Your Song by Elton John

This song is perfect for slow dancing, the beat and piano combination is beautiful. The song is also dedicated to someone they love.

  • Love Can Move Mountains by Celine Dion

You can dance to this song as a slow dance, however you can also create a cute choreography to go along with it. It is a very inspirational song.

  • Greatest Love of All by Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston is amazing, and this song is a perfect example for a beautiful slow dance song you can dance along with to your mom.


  • I Hope You Dance by Lee Ann Womack

The melody and beat is very calming and beautiful to listen to. The lyrics are also very humbling and remind you to enjoy the little things in life.

  • Mama’s Song by Carrie Underwood

The lyrics are relatable and soothing. The gentle drum beat and melody goes perfectly with a first dance to have with your mother.

  • There You’ll Be by Faith Hill

The intro build up is beautiful, and the lyrics complement the melody perfectly. 

  • Like Jesus Does by Eric Church

This sweet slow song shows that a mother’s love is forever and is an easy song to dance to.

  • Mom by Garth Brooks 

It is a simple but harmonic guitar intro with matching lyrics to the melody. It is also an easy dance to dance to if you aren’t very good at dancing.


  • All You Need Is Love by The Beatles

If you love classic rock and the beatles, then this is the perfect song. The lyrics match the mood and the melody is easy to dance to.

  • Teach Your Children Well by Crosby Stills Nash

Another classic slow song that is perfect for slow dancing with your parent. It is a calming and easy song to dance to.

  • Here comes the Sun by The Beatles

When it comes to the Beatles, they are always a perfect choice. The song  is a great slow song, and a classic.

  • Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton

This is a blast from the past, and I am not sure how many people these days have heard this song. However, it is a great slow song to dance to and the melody is beautiful and matches the lyrics.

  • Simple Man by Lynyrd Skynyrd

This is another blast from the past, but it is a great song. Not only is it easy to dance to, but the lyrics touch the heart and talks about the bound between a mother and her son.


  • Mama Said by Lukas Graham

This is a newer song that came out a few years back. It has a great beat, it doesn’t quite fit for being a slow dance. However, you can create a fun choreography for it.

  • Mama by Spice Girls

This song can be used as a slow dance despite the beat being a little bit faster. The lyrics match with the tone of the music. It also talks about the love that a child has for their mother.

  • Mama- BTS (J-Hope)

The Kpop industry is blowing up, especially now in the US. Even if you aren’t a kpop fan, this song is a great example of love in every country. He talks lovingly about his mother and the beat is a fun one to dance to.

  • House Of Gold by 21 Pilots

The intro doesn’t have much of a beat to dance to but as the melody goes on it brings in more instruments and creates a fun beat to dance to. It is a faster beat then the usual slow dance. The lyrics are repetitive but very catchy and cute.

  • Halo- Beyonce

A slow and moving song, perfect for a slow dance. The lyrics and beat gives a lot of emotion and can make you shed a tear or two.