Anniversary song - songs that refer to a wedding anniversary

These songs would be fantastic options to include in the selection of songs for a 50th wedding anniversary party. Or they could work well as a unique anniversary idea, eg: a friend or family member could sing the song or it could be incorporated into a slide show. They are all perfect for an anniversary dance.

Careful: Despite the similar names there are 3 different songs described here.

Al Jonson's The Anniversary Song

This came from the movie of the same name.

This is a really beautiful song based on a Romanian tune called Waves of the Danube. Its lyrics fit perfectly with any anniversary.

Best of all loads of different artists have done a cover of it. Maybe there's an artist you know the couple will enjoy more than others?

Singers and musicians who've recorded this song include:

  • Tom Jones
  • Guy Lombardo
  • Joni James
  • Andy Russell
  • Paul Weston
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Bing Crosby
  • Rosemary Clooney
  • Mitch Miller
  • Andy Williams

The Anniversary Waltz

This is another different song which would suit an anniversary dance like the others above. Versions have been done by Vera Lynn and Connie Francis.

Eva Cassidy's The Anniversary Song

A different but very beautiful song originally recorded by Eva Cassidy. There's another beautiful cover of this song by Katie Melua.

Other songs with an anniversary feel

  • Lior - This Old Love
  • Paul McCartney - We got Married
  • Paul McCartney - In My Life
  • Paul McCartney - My Love
  • Alicia Keys - If I Ain't Got You
  • Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling in Love
  • Queen - You're My Best Friend
  • The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
  • Frank Sinatra - Love and Marriage -
  • Little River Band - Reminiscing (or listen to the cover by Madison Avenue)
  • Van Morrison - Have I Told You Lately



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