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24 Disco Songs to Play at Your Wedding

In the same way as country music, most people either love or hate disco songs. However, you can still play some popular disco wedding songs at your reception that you know everyone will love! 

If you’re a fan of this dance genre instead of subtle music and can’t imagine your special day without playing some of the best disco songs, you’ve come to the right place! 

Here’s our round-up of our favorite tunes that you’ll love to play as disco wedding music!

As a musical genre that was relatively short-lived, you might assume that your options for popular disco wedding songs are limited.

The opposite has proven to be true! Modern artists like Bruno Mars, Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, and Dua Lipa have found their inspiration for current hits after listening to plenty of these classic tracks.


“Love Train” by The O’Jays

Lyrics: “People all over the world (you don’t need no money) / Join hands (come on) / Start a love train”

Jazz up your wedding reception playlist with disco dance songs like “Love Train” by The O’Jays.  This entertaining music has brought people together since its initial release in 1972. 


“Love Machine” by The Miracles

Lyrics: “I’ve got a button for love / That you have got to use”

“Love Machine” is never the wrong addition to your curated mix of songs from the disco genre. Be sure to play this music by The Miracles to liven up the moment!


“The Hustle” by Van McCoy

Lyrics: “Do it! / Do the Hustle!”

If you’re looking for lively party music that is mostly an instrumental, Van McCoy has got your back with “The Hustle.” This disco song is versatile enough with a wide range of wedding themes!


“Right Back Where We Started” by Maxine Nightingale

Lyrics: “Do you remember the day (that sunny day) / When you first came my way / I said, no one could take your place”

Bring your disco music dreams to life by playing “Right Back Where We Started” during your wedding reception. This iconic song by Maxine Nightingale certainly deserves some airplay as a form of entertainment. 

“Get up and Boogie” by Silver Convention

Lyrics: “That’s right / Get up and boogie”

Create the perfect scene for an all-out dance party by incorporating “Get Up and Boogie” into your wedding playlist of disco songs. Silver Connection’s minimalist sound becomes the ideal backdrop for couples who prefer a track with fewer lyrics. 


“Don’t Leave Me This Way” by Thelma Houston

Lyrics: “I can’t exist, I will surely miss / Your tender kiss, don’t leave me this way”

Encourage your guests to hit the dance floor with fun wedding songs from the disco genre like “Don’t Leave Me This Way.” Thelma Houston’s song will certainly be a crowd-pleaser! 


“More, More, More” by Andrea True

Lyrics: “Baby you know my love for you is real / Take me where you want to / Me and my heart you steal”

Take a trip down memory lane with your playlist of disco wedding songs by including “More, More, More.” Everybody will definitely let loose after hearing Andrea True’s music!


“Love Hangover” by Diana Ross

Lyrics: “I don’t wanna shake it / Love the love you makin”

When it comes to disco songs for weddings, “Love Hangover” never fails with taking everybody over the moon. Diana Ross’s famous tune works especially well for couples who prefer music that covers ample time. 


“Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel” by Tavares

Lyrics: “Showers, your love comes in showers / And every hour of the hour / You let me feel your loving power”

“Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel” is a must-have for any playlists with disco wedding reception songs. Tavares’s music is simply too entertaining to be ignored by your attendees. 

“The Best Disco in Town” by The Ritchie Family

Lyrics: “It’s the best disco in town, number one in disco sound / It’s the place where hip people meet”

Amp up your music selection by picking fun wedding reception songs like “The Best Disco in Town.” Everybody will be able to feel the energy channeled through The Ritchie Family’s melody!


“Yes Sir, I Can Boogie” by Baccara

Lyrics: If you stay, you can’t go wrong, / I can boogie, boogie woogie all night long”

Add some European flair to your playlist by including “Yes Sir, I Can Boogie.” Your guests won’t be able to stand still in your wedding reception space while listening to Baccara’s 1970s disco song!


“Shame” by Evelyn “Champagne” King

Lyrics: “Burning, you keep my whole body yearning / You got me so confused / It’s a shame”

If you’re searching for disco dance songs that’ll make your wedding party feel incredibly nostalgic, Evelyn “Champagne” has got you covered with “Shame.” You won’t regret playing this fun tune on your special day!


“Got To Give It Up” by Marvin Gaye

Lyrics: “But my body / Yearned to be free / I got up on the floor and thought / Somebody could choose me”

Show your love for disco dance music by incorporating “Got To Give It Up” into your wedding reception playlist. It’ll be impossible for your attendees to skip out on dancing to Marvin Gaye’s famous song.


“Le Freak” by CHIC

Lyrics: “Have you heard about the new dance craze? / Listen to us, I’m sure you’ll be amazed / Big fun to be had by everyone”

The perfect wedding reception playlist of disco songs feels unfinished without adding “Le Freak.” Even if your guests aren’t the biggest fans of this musical genre, they’re more than likely to recognize CHIC’s iconic track. 


“Ring My Bell” by Anita Ward

Lyrics: “The night is young / And full of possibilities / Well, come on and let yourself be free”

It’s no surprise why “Ring My Bell” has been requested time and time again to professional wedding DJs. Anita Ward’s disco music will only make your romantic celebration even more unforgettable!


“Hot Stuff” by Donna Summer

Lyrics: “Lookin’ for a lover who needs another / Don’t want another night on my own”

Take a step back in time by choosing a musical lineup of disco songs like “Hot Stuff.” There’s nothing about Donna Summer’s famous hit that your guests won’t love to hear during your banquet wedding!


“He’s The Greatest Dancer” by Sister Sledge

Lyrics: “The champion of dance, his moves will put you in a trance / And he never leaves the disco alone”

Set the celebratory tone of your wedding day by requesting Sister Sledge’s “He’s the Greatest Dancer.” This favorite nightclub track won’t disappoint any of your attendees.


“I Was Made For Lovin’ You” by Kiss

Lyrics: “Tonight, I want to give it all to you / In the darkness, there’s so much I want to do”

For a married couple who prefer that their song selection edges towards a rock-and-roll sound, “I Was Made For Lovin’ You” becomes an easy choice. Kiss’s fun tune is guaranteed to put everybody in a cheery mood! 


“Boogie Wonderland” by Earth, Wind, and Fire

Lyrics: “Dance, boogie wonderland . Midnight creeps so slowly into hearts / Of men who need more than they get”

 “Boogie Wonderland” is hard to beat as one of the best disco songs for matrimonial celebrations. The older people in your wedding party will appreciate hearing this classic melody!

“Born To Be Alive” by Patrick Hernandez

Lyrics: “Time was on my side / When I was running down the street / It was so fine”

Spruce up your playlist of disco songs for your wedding celebration by incorporating “Born To Be Alive.” This upbeat track by Patrick Hernandez ensures that your guests will be having a great time.


“Knock on Wood” by Amii Stewart

Lyrics: “Cause your love, is better / Than any love I know / It’s like thunder, lightning”

Get the party started by playing wedding dance songs such as “Knock on Wood.” It’s hard to imagine a better choice for disco dance music than Amii Stewart’s famous tune. 


“I’m in the Mood for Dancing” by The Nolans

Lyrics: “I’m in the mood for dancing, romancing / You know I shan’t ever stop tonight / I’m in the mood for chancing”

Turn back the clocks for everybody by playing classic disco songs like “I’m in the Mood for Dancing.” This energetic music by The Nolans will definitely be a hit among your wedding guests!


“In the Navy” by Village People

Lyrics: “Yes, you can sail the seven seas / In the navy / Yes, you can put your mind at ease”

When looking at your options for disco wedding reception songs, “In The Navy” proves itself to be entertaining and lively. Everyone will surely enjoy this music choice from Village People. 


“Give Me The Night” by George Benson

Lyrics: “You can throw out all your blues / And hit the city lights / ‘Cause there’s music in the air /And lots of lovin’ everywhere”

Give your guests an extra dose of excitement after your wedding ceremony by requesting “Give Me The Night” as one of your disco dance songs. George Benson’s music has yet to go out of style as party music. 

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Lauren Peterson

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