30 George Strait Wedding Songs To Make Your Big Day More Soulful!

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About to tie the knot? Congratulations, you’ve finally made it!! 

Now, we know the journey to reach this moment with your beloved has been a long and challenging one, so you want to make sure every detail of your upcoming big day is perfect… especially the music! 

So, if you’re on the hunt for timeless melodies that will perfectly play second fiddle to your wedding vows, then look no further than the wonderful music of George Strait! A country star through and through, George Strait has captured the hearts of millions around the world, so why not let his soulful melodies envelop you and your beloved on your wedding day?

As such, we’ve listed down 30 of our favorite George Strait wedding songs, categorized via romantic, slow and sentimental, and upbeat picks. And so, without further ado, let’s dive right in!

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Romantic George Strait Wedding Songs

As a country star, George Strait has always worn his heart on his sleeve in order to be authentic with his art, and that’s why we’re starting this list with our favorite romantic George Strait wedding songs.

“You Look So Good in Love” for example, is a joyous anthem that’s perfect for a wonderful first dance with your partner, while “I Cross My Heart” is essentially a wedding vow wrapped up in song, making it pitch-perfect for the bridal walk. Other favorites of ours include “Carried Away,” “I Just Want to Dance with You,” and “Carrying Your Love with Me,” all of which should start the waterfalls all around your guests’ eyes!

  1. “I Cross My Heart” (1992)
  2. “You Look So Good in Love” (1983)
  3. “Carried Away” (1996)
  4. “Check Yes or No” (1995)
  5. “I Just Want to Dance with You” (1998)
  6. “Carrying Your Love with Me” (1997)
  7. “The Chair” (1985)
  8. “Give It Away” (2006)
  9. “Write This Down” (1999)
  10. “True” (1998)
A couple enjoying before their wedding ceremony.

Slow George Strait Wedding Songs

Now, your wedding can’t be all crying and tears falling down, as everyone would surely be tired before the wedding reception even starts! Instead, there should be slower moments that would give you and your guests some time to breathe and kick back for a moment.

Usually, this happens when waiting for all of the guests to arrive, the reception dinner, or even while waiting for everyone to arrive at the reception itself. For that, we’re recommending this list of slow and sentimental George Strait wedding songs, perfect for adding some background music without overwhelming all of the people or disrupting their small talk! 

  1. “Amarillo by Morning” (1983)
  2. “I Can Still Make Cheyenne” (1996)
  3. “Today My World Slipped Away” (1993)
  4. “Nobody in His Right Mind Would’ve Left Her” (1986)
  5. “The Best Day” (2000)
  6. “I’ve Got a Funny Feeling” (1982)
  7. “We Really Shouldn’t Be Doing This” (1999)
  8. “The Man in Love with You” (1994)
  9. “I Know She Still Loves Me” (1995)
  10. “Love Without End, Amen” (1990)
A couple before their ceremony.

Upbeat George Strait Wedding Songs

Once the crying, vow exchanging, and eating is all done… it’s time to give your wedding DJ the go signal to start the party! Now, you might not think of country as actual “party music,” but trust us when we say that even George Strait knows how to throw it down and kick up the festivities!

So, for this list of upbeat George Strait wedding songs, we included energetic classics like “Heartland” and “Ocean Front Property,” both of which are the perfect dance floor openers for country fans! Of course, some more underrated classics include “Twang” and “Honky If You Honky Tonk,” which should keep the energy high all throughout the night! 

  1. “All My Ex’s Live in Texas” (1987)
  2. “Heartland” (1992)
  3. “Ocean Front Property” (1987)
  4. “Easy Come, Easy Go” (1993)
  5. “If You Ain’t Lovin’ (You Ain’t Livin’)” (1988)
  6. “Twang” (2009)
  7. “It Just Comes Natural” (2006)
  8. “Honk If You Honky Tonk” (2003)
  9. “The Fireman” (1984)
  10. “Here for a Good Time” (2011)
A couple listening to george strait wedding songs during their ceremony.

FAQs About George Strait Wedding Songs

Are George Strait wedding songs suitable for all wedding themes?

Yes, George Strait’s diverse repertoire offers songs that complement various wedding themes, from rustic barn weddings to elegant ballroom affairs.

Can we customize George Strait songs for our first dance?

Absolutely! Many couples choose to personalize their first dance by selecting a meaningful George Strait song and adding their own unique touches to it. For our personal choice, we recommend going with something like “You Look So Good In Love.”

Are there any George Strait songs that are particularly popular for father-daughter dances?

Yes, “Love Without End, Amen” and “The Best Day” are frequently chosen for father-daughter dances due to their heartfelt lyrics and sentimental appeal.

Newlyweds sharing a kiss to the sound of George Strait wedding songs.

George Strait's Impact In The Music And Wedding Industry

One look at George Strait’s massive discography and it’s easy to see why he has become the go-to for many couples when they’re looking for songs to add to their wedding playlists. With over 60 number one hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, Strait’s music has become synonymous with romance, commitment, and everlasting love, all because of his soulful voice and tender lyrics. 

His timeless classics, such as “I Cross My Heart” and “Carried Away,” have been cherished by couples as they celebrate their union. As such, it’s also no surprise that George Strait himself is well-known for going against the grain of his country-pop contemporaries, choosing instead to embody his roots and pioneer neotraditional country music. 

Of course, that direction has also cemented his status as one of the most beloved artists in country music history. To this day, George Strait’s songs have a way of bringing people together and creating unforgettable moments, whether it’s through his tender love ballads or lively dance tunes.

Tips For Picking George Strait Wedding Songs

Newlyweds and their family while one of our DJs play George Strait wedding songs.
  • Consider your wedding theme – Have a wedding theme in mind? Then make sure you pick songs that align with the overall theme and ambiance of your wedding. Country music like George Strait, Rod Stewart, Keith Urban, etc. for example, would work very well with a backyard or rustic-themed wedding.
  • Personalize your playlist – Other than picking songs that will fit your wedding theme, make sure you also choose songs that already hold special meaning to you and your partner, whether it’s a song that played during your first date or one that you think perfectly captures your love story. Of course, we’re talking about George Strait wedding songs here, so make sure to throw in some of your favorite songs of his as well!


  • Mix it up – Unless you’re going for a George Strait-themed wedding, then we also suggest throwing in some other artists to that playlist! For example, you can add some classics like The Beatles for the grandparents, some John Mayer for the gentlemen, and Lana Del Rey for the women in your guest book! This way, you can keep all of your guests engaged and entertained throughout the celebration.


  • Consult with your wedding DJ – Of course, we also suggest working closely with your wedding DJ (they’re the experts, after all!) in order to create a curated playlist that not only reflects your taste, but also has everybody’s preferences in mind. This way, your wedding will flow smoothly and everybody will leave after having had a great time!
  • Practice your first dance – If you’ve chosen a George Strait song for your first dance, take some time to practice together and add your own flair to make it truly memorable. And hey, this counts as extra bonding time between you and your partner right before the big day!
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And that concludes our list of our favorite George Strait wedding songs, handpicked to help you curate that perfect wedding playlist to make your big day all the more memorable! 

But just in case you don’t have a music expert yet to help pull off that playlist you worked so hard on curating, then why not work with one of our wedding DJs here at DJing.ca

As Canada’s largest DJ company, our team here at DJing.ca will provide you with top-notch equipment, experienced DJs, and excellent customer service at great rates! Of course, all of that is backed by our experience in more than 1,000+ successful events, maintaining a stellar 5-star rating the whole way through.

So, if you’re ready to have more than just some guy hitting ‘play’ on a Spotify playlist for your wedding, then hit us up for a quote and we’ll be with you immediately to plan that wedding! Let’s go!

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