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 
Everything - (Michael Buble)
Falling Slowly - (Glen Hansard and Marketa Irgova)
From the Ground Up - (Dan and Shay)
Here And Now - (Luther Vandross)
I Just Haven't Met You Yet - (Michael Buble)
Just The Way You Are - (Bruno Mars)
Keep Breathing - Ingrid Michaelson
Let Me Fall - (Josh Groban)
Love Story/Viva La Vida Lova Medley - (Jon Schmidt)
Marry Me - (Train)
My Love - (Sia)
No Air - (Jordin Sparks)
On a Good Day - (Joanna Newsom)
The Chain - (Ingrid Michaelson)
Winter Song - (Ingrid Michaelson)
You Raise Me Up - (Josh Groban)


80's/90's 
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)
How Do I Live - (LeeAnn Rimes)
How Do You Keep The Music Playing? - (James Ingram)
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 Swear - (John Michael Montgon
I Will Always Love You - (Whitney Houston)
I'll Be - (Edwin McCain)
I'll Stand By You - (Pretenders)
In This Life - (Collin Raye)
It's Your Love - (Tim McGraw)
Lady - (Lionel Ritchie)
Lady In Red - (Chris de Burgh)
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)

60's/70's 
Can't Take My Eyes Off of You - (Frankie Valli)
Celebrate Me Home - (Kenny Loggins)
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 Honestly Love You - (Olivia Newton-John)
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)
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)
The Look Of Love - (Dusty Springfield)
The Rose - (Bette Midler)
This Is The Day (A Wedding Song) - (Petula Clark)
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)

30's/40's/50's 
At Last - (Etta James)
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered - (Rodgers, Hart)
Blue Moon - (Rodgers, Hart)
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)
Someone To Watch Over Me - (George and Ira Gershwin)
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - (Peggy Seeger)
The Nearness Of You - (Hoagy Carmichael)
The Way You Look Tonight - (Fred Astaire)
Till - (Charles Danvers)
True Love - (Cole Porter)

Musicals/Movies/TV 
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life - (Spamalot)
Can You Feel The Love Tonight - (The Lion King)
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)
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 
Celestial Soda Pop - (Ray Lynch
Christifori's Dream - (David Lanz)
Heartsounds - (David Lanz)
The Arctic Light - (Marika Takeuchi)

Contemporary Christian
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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