Rachel Sargent, Kansas City Wedding Pianist - "Music fills the infinite between two souls" - Rabindranath Tagore
 Song List - Love Songs/ Cocktail Hour/ Reception
These songs are suitable for any event where you need some background music, such as an anniversary party or a cocktail hour.  To see a sample song list for a cocktail hour click here.

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2000's 
All of Me - (John Legend)
Beautiful - (Christina Aguilera)
Beautiful Day - (U2)
Bleeding Love - (Leona Lewis)
Bring Me To Life - (Evanescence)
Bubbly - (Colbie Caillat)
Chasing Pavements - (Adele)
Cinderella - (Steven Curtis Chapman)
Clocks - (Coldplay)
Complicated - (Avril Lavigne)
Daughters - (John Mayer)
Don't Know Why - (Norah Jones)
Drops of Jupiter - (Train)
Empire State of Mind - (Jay-Z and Alicia Keys)
Everything - (Michael Buble)
Fallin' - (Alicia Keys)
Falling Slowly - (Glen Hansard and Marketa Irgova)
Firework - (Katy Perry)
First Day of My Life - (Bright Eyes) 
From the Ground Up - (Dan and Shay)
Here And Now - (Luther Vandross)
Hero - (Enrique Eglesias)
I Just Haven't Met You Yet - (Michael Buble)
I Hope You Dance - (Lee Ann Womack)
I Love You Will Still Sound the Same - (Oh Honey)
I Loved Her First - (Heartland)
I Try - (Macy Gray)
I'm Yours - (Jason Mraz)
Just The Way You Are - (Bruno Mars)
Keep Breathing - (Ingrid Michaelson)
Let Me Fall - (Josh Groban)
Love's Divine - (Seal)
Love Story/Viva La Vida Lova Medley - (Jon Schmidt)
Lucky - (Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat)
Marry Me - (Train)
My Love - (Sia)
My Wish - (Rascal Flatts)
No Air - (Jordin Sparks)
On a Good Day - (Joanna Newsom)
Pocketful of Sunshine - (Natasha Bedingfield)
The Chain - (Ingrid Michaelson)
The Rest of My Life - (Bruno Mars)
Thinking Out Loud - (Ed Sheeran)
This Love - (Maroon 5)
Today Was a Fairytale - (Taylor Swift)
We Belong Together - (Mariah Carey)
With Arms Wide Open - (Creed)
Winter Song - (Ingrid Michaelson)
You Belong With Me - (Taylor Swift)
You Raise Me Up - (Josh Groban)
You're Beautiful - (James Blunt)

80's/90's 
A Groovy Kind Of Love (Phil Collins)
All The Man That I Need - (Whitney Houston)
Amazed - (Lonestar)
Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) - (Burt Bacharach)
Baby I Love Your Way - (Big Mountain)
Back At One - (Brian McKnight)
Beautiful In My Eyes - (Joshua Kadison)
Because You Loved Me  - (Celine Dion)
Butterfly Kisses  - (Bob Carlisle)
Celebration - (Kool and the Gang)
Con Te Patiro / Time To Say Goodbye  - (Andrea Bocelli)
Could I Have This Dance - (Anne Murray)
Don't Know Much  - (Linda Ronstadt, Aaron Neville)
Don't Stop Believing - (Journey)
Endless Love - (Lionel Richie)
Everything I Do I Do It For You  - (Bryan Adams)
Fields Of Gold - (Sting)
Friends Or Lovers Both To Each Other - (Loring, Anderson)
From A Distance - (Bette Midler)
From This Moment On - (Shania Twain)
Grow Old With Me - (John Lennon)
Hallelujah - (Leonard Cohen)
Have I Told You Lately - (Rod Stewart)
Hero - (Mariah Carey)
How Do I Live - (LeeAnn Rimes)
How Do You Keep The Music Playing? - (James Ingram)
How Long Will I Love You - (Ellie Goulding)
I Believe I Can Fly - (R. Kelly)
I Can Love You Like That  - (John Michael Montgomery)
I Can't Make You Love Me - (Bonnie Raitt)
I Don't Want To Miss A Thing - (Aerosmith)
I Don't Want To Walk Without You - (Barry Manilow)
I Just Called To Say I Love You - (Stevie Wonder)
I Knew I Loved You - (Savage Garden)
I Swear - (John Michael Montgon
I Will Always Love You - (Whitney Houston)
I'll Be - (Edwin McCain)
I'll Stand By You - (Pretenders)
I've Had the Time of My Life - (Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes)
In This Life - (Collin Raye)
In Your Eyes - (Peter Gabriel)
It's Your Love - (Tim McGraw)
Lady - (Lionel Ritchie)
Lady In Red - (Chris de Burgh)
Let's Stay Together - (Al Green)
More Than Words - (Extreme)
No Ordinary Love - (Sade)
Nobody Loves Me Like You Do - (Anne Murray)
On the Wings of Love - (Jeffrey Osborne)
One Moment In Time - (Whitney Houston)
Open Arms - (Journey)
Ribbon In The Sky - (Stevie Wonder)
Save The Best For Last - (Vanessa Williams)
Saving All My Love For You - (Whitney Houston)
Someday - (Mariah Carey)
Sometimes When We Touch - (Dan Hill)
Take My Breath Away - (Berlin)
Tears In Heaven - (Eric Clapton)
Tell Him - (Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion)
That's What Friends Are For - (Dionne Warwick)
The Greatest Love Of All - (Whitney Houston)
The Keeper Of The Stars - (Tracy Byrd)
The Power Of Love - (Celine Dion)
The Prayer - (Andrea Bocelli, Celine Dion)
The Winner Takes It All - (Abba)
Three Times A Lady - (Lionel Ritchie)
To Make You Feel My Love - (Bob Dylan)
Tonight I Celebrate My Love - (Peabo Bryson, Roberta Flack)
Truly - (Lionel Ritchie)
Un-break My Heart - (Toni Braxton)
Up Where We Belong - (Joe Crocker, Jennifer Warnes)
Valentine  - (Martina McBride)
We've Got Tonight  - (Kenny Rogers)
When I Fall In Love - (Celine Dion, Clive Griffin)
When You Say Nothing At All - (Allison Krauss)
You're the Inspiration - (Chicago)

60's/70's 
(They Long To Be) Close To You - (The Carpenters)
Always On My Mind - (Elvis Presley)
And I Love Her - (Beatles)
And I Love You So - (Don McLean)
Brown-Eyed Girl - (Van Morrison)
Can't Help Falling in Love - (Elvis Presley)
Can't Take My Eyes Off of You - (Frankie Valli)
Celebrate Me Home - (Kenny Loggins)
Cherish - (The Association)
Crazy Love - (Van Morrison)
Dancing Queen - (Abba)
Desperado - (Eagles)
God Only Knows - (Beach Boys)
Golden Slumbers - (Beatles)
Good Day Sunshine - (Beatles)
Good Night  - (Beatles)
Here Comes The Sun - (Beatles)
Here, There And Everywhere - (Beatles)
Hey Jude - (Beatles)
Homecoming - (Haygood Hardy)
How Deep Is Your Love - (Bee Gees)
I Got You Babe - Sonny Bono
I Honestly Love You - (Olivia Newton-John)
I Just Fall In Love Again - (The Carpenters)
I Say A Little Prayer - (Dionne Warwick)
I Won't Last A Day Without You - (The Carpenters)
If - (Bread)
If I Fell - (Beatles)
I'll Be There - (Jackson 5)
In My Life  - (Beatles)
Just The Way You Are - (Billy Joel)
Karen's Theme - (Richard Carpenter)
Killing Me Softly - (Roberta Flack)
Let It Be - (Beatles)
Love - (John Lennon)
Maybe I'm Amazed - (Paul McCartney)
Michelle - (Beatles)
My Girl - (The Temptations)
Precious And Few - (Climax)
Put Your Head On My Shoulder - (The Lettermen)
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay - (Otis Redding)
Something - (Beatles)
Sweet Caroline - (Neil Diamond)
Thank You - (Led Zeppelin)
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - (Roberta Flack)
The Look Of Love - (Dusty Springfield)
The Rose - (Bette Midler)
This Guy's in Love With You - (Herb Alpert)
This Is The Day (A Wedding Song) - (Petula Clark)
Truly, Madly, Deeply - (Savage Garden)
Unchained Melody - (Righteous Brothers)
Weekend in New England - (Barry Manilow)
We've Only Just Begun - (The Carpenters)
What a Wonderful World - (Louis Armstrong)
What The World Needs Now Is Love - (Jackie DeShannon)
Wonderful Tonight - (Eric Clapton)
Yesterday - (Beatles)
You Light Up My Life - (Kasey Cisyk)
You Needed Me - (Anne Murray)
You've Got A Friend - (Carole King)
You've Got To Hide Your Love Away - (Beatles)
Your Song - (Elton John)

30's/40's/50's 
A Sunday Kind Of Love - (Belle, Leonard, Rhodes, Prima)
At Last - (Etta James)
Besame Mucho (Kiss Me Much) - (Velazquez)
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered - (Rodgers, Hart)
Blue Moon - (Rodgers, Hart)
Body And Soul - (Green)
Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man - (Kern, Hammerstein)
Cheek To Cheek - (Irving Berlin)
Daddy's Little Girl - (The Mills Brothers)
Fascinating Rhythm - (George and Ira Gershwin)
Fly Me To The Moon - (Frank Sinatra)
Hey There - (Rosemary Clooney)
Hooray For Hollywood - (Mercer, Whiting)
How Deep Is The Ocean - (Irving Berlin)
How High the Moon - (Hamilton, Lewis)
I Left My Heart In San Francisco - (Tony Bennett)
I Wanna Be Loved - (Andrews Sisters)
I'll Be Seeing You - (Fain, Kahal)
Isn't It Romantic? - (Rodgers, Hart)
It Could Happen To You - (Van Heuson, Burke)
La Vie En Rose - (Edith Piaf)
Let It Be Me (Je T'appartiens) - (The Everly Brothers)
Misty - (Erroll Garner)
Mountain Greenery - (Rodgers, Hart)
My Foolish Heart - (Washington, Young)
My Funny Valentine - (Rodgers, Hart)
My Romance - (Rodgers, Hart)
Night and Day - (Cole Porter)
Only You (And You Alone) - (The Platters)
Sea of Love - (Phil Phillips)
Someone To Watch Over Me - (George and Ira Gershwin)
The Nearness of You - (Hoagy Carmichael)
Tequila - (Chuck Rio)
The Way You Look Tonight - (Fred Astaire)
Till - (Charles Danvers)
True Love - (Cole Porter)
You Go To My Head - (Ella Fitzgerald)

Musicals/Movies/TV 
A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes -  (Cinderella)
A Whole New World  - (Aladdin)
All I Ask Of You - (Phantom of the Opera)
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life - (Spamalot)
Anne's Theme - (Anne of Green Gables)
Anywhere The Heart Goes  - (The Thorn Birds)
As Time Goes By - (Casablanca) 
Bella's Lullaby - (Twilight)
Can You Feel The Love Tonight - (The Lion King)
Can You Read My Mind - (Superman)
Colors Of My Life - (Barnum)
Colors Of The Wind - (Pocahontas)
Come What May - (Moulin Rouge)
Days of Wine and Roses - (Days of Wine and Roses)
Evergreen - (A Star Is Born) 
Everything's Coming Up Roses - (Gypsy)
Forrest Gump Suite - (Forrest Gump)
Heaven Help My Heart - (Chess)
Helpless - (Hamilton)
Home - (The Wiz)
How Could I Ever Know? - (The Secret Garden)
I Could Have Danced All Night - (My Fair Lady)
I Know Him So Well - (Chess)
I Will Wait For You - (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg)
If Ever I Would Leave You - (Camelot)
If My Friends Could See Me Now - (Sweet Charity)
Tale As Old As Time - (Beauty And The Beast)
Lily's Eyes - (The Secret Garden) 
Look To The Rainbow - (Finian's Rainbow)
Love And Marriage - (Married With Children)
Love Me With All Your Heart  - (Cuando Calienta El Sol)
Miss Celie's Blues - (The Color Purple)
My Heart Will Go On - (Titanic)
New York, New York Theme - (New York, New York )
One Night in Bangkok - (Chess)
Over The Rainbow - (The Wizard of Oz)
Part of Your World - (The Little Mermaid)
People - (Funny Girl) 
The Rainbow Connection - (The Muppets)
Rudy Theme - (Rudy)
Seasons Of Love - (Rent)
Secret Love - (Calamity Jane)
Send In The Clowns - (A Little Night Music)
Separate Lives Love Theme - (White Nights)
Some Enchanted Evening - (South Pacific)
Someone Else's Story - (Chess)
Someone Like You - (Jekyll & Hyde)
Somewhere In Time Theme - (Somewhere in Time)
Somewhere My Love - (Doctor Zhivago)
Somewhere That's Green - (Little Shop of Horrors)
Sunrise, Sunset  - (Fiddler On The Roof) 
That's Entertainment - (The Band Wagon)
The Colors Of My Life - (Barnum)
The Heart Asks Pleasure First - (The Piano)
The Notebook Movie Theme - (The Notebook)
The Shadow of Your Smile - (The Sandpiper) 
The Wind Beneath My Wings  - (Beaches) 
The Windmills of Your Mind - (The Thomas Crowne Affair)
Through The Eyes Of Love -  (Ice Castles)
Try to Remember - (The Fantasticks)
Till There Was You - (The Music Man)
True Love - (High Society) 
Unexpected Song - (Song & Dance)
Where Do I Begin (Love Theme) - (Love Story)
You'll Be Back - (Hamilton)

Instrumental/New Age 

Contemporary Christian
Can't Live A Day - (Avalon)
Cherish The Treasure - (Steve Green)
Commitment Song  - (Sterling)
God Causes All Things To Grow - (Steven Curtis Chapman)
Hallelujah (Your Love Is Amazing) - (Brenton Brown)
Household Of Faith - (Steve Green)
How Beautiful - (Twila Paris)
I Will Be Here - (Steven Curtis Chapman)
Love Will Be Our Home - (Sandi Patty)
Only God Could Love You More - (Jerrod Neimann)
Parent's Prayer (Let Go Of Two) - (Steven Curtis Chapman)
Wherever You Go - (David Haas)

Holiday
I have all of the traditional religious Christmas songs (Joy to the World, Silent Night), as well as many general holiday songs, a few of which are listed here:
Let it Snow
Bell Carol
Charlie Brown Christmas songs
Christmas Is
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an open fire)
Deck the Hall
Ding Dong Merrily on High
Feliz Navidad
Happy Holiday
A Holly Jolly Christmas
There's No Place Like Home for the Holidays
Jingle, Jingle, Jingle
I'll Be Home For Christmas
It's Beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Jingle Bell Rock
Rockin Around the Christmas Tree
Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer
We Need a Little Christmas
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Winter Song, by Ingrid Michaelson
Where are you Christmas, by Faith Hill

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