Candle Lighting Songs

Here are some music recommendations to play during your bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah.

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Songs For Memorial Candles

I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston

Memories    Elvis Presley

Memory Theme From Cats    Barbara Streisand

One Sweet Day – Mariah Carey

Somewhere Out There –  James Ingram

Songs For Grandparents

As Time Goes By – Jimmy Durante

Can’t Smile Without You – Barry Manilow

Circle Of Life    Elton John

Forever Young    Rod Stewart

Forever Young – Rod Stewart

Have I Told You Lately – Rod Stewart

Heart(You Gotta Have Heart) – Damn Yankees

I Got You Babe – Sonny & Cher

I Just Called To Say I Love You    Stevie Wonder

I’ll Be There – Mariah Carey Or Jacksons Version

I’m So Excited – The Pointer Sisters

In The Mood – Glenn Miller

La Chaim (To Life) – Fiddler On The Roof

Simon Tov Mazel Tov  – Bobby Morganstein Productions

Sunrise Sunset    Fiddler On The Roof

Sunrise, Sunset – Fiddler On The Roof

The Best Of Times – La Cage Aux Folles

The Way You Look Tonight    Elton John

Through The Years – Kenny Rogers

Times Of Your Life – Paul Anka

Tradition – Fiddler On The Roof

Unforgettable    Nat King Cole

You Are The Sunshine Of My Life    Stevie Wonder

You Are The Sunshine Of My Life – Stevie Wonder

You Are – Richie Lionel

You Light Up My Life – Debby Boone

You’ve Make Me So Very Happy – Blood, Sweat & Tears

Songs For Parents

As Long As We Got Each Other – (Growing Pains Theme)

Can You Feel It – The Jacksons

Can’t Stop Lovin’ You – Van Halen

Everlasting Love – Gloria Estefan

Greatest Love Of All – Whitney Houston

Heaven Must Have Sent You – Bonnie Pointer

Hero    Mariah Carey

Hero – Mariah Carey

Higher Love    Steve Winwood

I Got You Babe    Sonny & Cher

I Love You Always Forever – Donna Lewis

I Love You – Donna Summers

I Will Always Love You    Whitney Houston

I Will Always Love You – (New Fast Powerful, Dance Version) Sarah Washington

I Will Always Love You – (Orginal Slow Version) – Whitney Houston

I’ll Be There – Mariah Carey

I’ll Stand By You – The Pretenders

Love &Amp; Marriage    Frank Sinatra

Not While I’m Around (Nothing’s Gonna Harm You…) Barbara Streisand

Save The Best For Last – Vanessa Williams

Silly Love Songs – Wings

Teach Your Children – Crosby, Stills & Nash

Through The Years – Kenny Rogers

Time To Remeber – Billy Joel

Together Forever – Rick Astley

We’re Havin’ A Party – Rod Stewart Or South Side Johnny

When I’m 64    Beatles

Wind Beneath My Wings – Bette Midler

You Make My Dreams Come True – Hall & Oates

You’re The Inspiration    Chicago

Your Mama Don’t Dance – Kenny Loggins

Your The Inspiration – Chicago

Songs For Sisters

Baby Love – The Supremes

Born To Be Wild – Steppenwolf

Brown Eyed Girl    Van Morrison

Dancing Queen – Abba

Dating Game Theme – Herb Albert

Do Wah Diddy  – Manford Mann

Foxy Lady – Jimi Hendrix

Get The Party Started    Pink

I Saw Her Standing There – Beatles

I’m Every Woman    W. Houston

I’m Every Woman – Whitney Houston Or Chaka Kahn

Isn’t She Lovely    Stevie Wonder

Just A Girl – No Doubt

Ladies Night    Cool & The Gang

Lady – Commodores

Lean On Me – Bill Withers, Club Nouveau

Let’s Get Loud    Jennifer Lopez

Material Girl    Madonna

Miss America – James Blunt

More Than A Woman – Bee Gees

Most Beautiful Girl In The World – Prince

My Girl    Temptations

Pretty Woman – Roy Orbinson Or Van Halen

Supermodel – Jill Sobule (From Movie Clueless)

Supermodel – Rupaul

The Sister Song – Barney

U Got The Look – Prince

Uptown Girl – Billy Joel

Whenever I Call You Friend – Melissa Manchester

Wind Beneath My Wings – Bette Midler

Songs For Brothers

1,2,3,4,(Sumpin New) – Coolio

Bad Boys    Cops Theme

Bad To The Bone    George Thorogood

Godfather Theme, Speak Softly Love – (Also Use For Italian Friends

I’m Too Sexy    Right Said Fred

I’m Gonna Be (I Would Walk 500 Miles) – Proclaimer

Just Can’t Wait To Be King – The Lion King

Let’s Hear It For The Boy    Vanessa Williams

Let’s Hear It For The Boy – Denise Williams

Macho Man    Village People

Pretty Fly (For A White Guy)    The Offspring

Rocky Theme  – Gonna Fly Now, (Also Good If You Have A Sister Named Adrianne)

Sharp Dressed Man    Zz Top

Soul Man    Blues Brothers

Soul Man – Sam & Dave

Superman Theme –  (Esp If Very Young, Have Dancers Fly Him In)

Whatta Man – Salt & Pepa

Whoomp, There It Is – Tag Team

Wild Thing – The Throggs

Songs For Aunts & Uncles

Bad Case Of Loving You – Robert Palmer (Also Good For Doctor Friends)

Bang The Drum All Day – Todd Rundgren

Boogie Down – Al Jarreau

Celebration – Kool & The Gang

Do You Believe In Magic – Loving Spoonful

Ease On Down The Road – Michael Jackson & Diana Ross

Good Times – Chic

Groove Me – King Floyd

Happy Together – The Turtles

Hot Hot Hot – Buster Poindexter

Hot Stuff – Donna Summers

How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) – Marvin Gaye Or James Taylor

I Just Called To Say I Love You – Stevie Wonder

I Love The Nightlife – Alicia Bridges

I Say A Little Prayer – Dionne Warwick

I Think I Love You – The Partridge Family

I Wanna Have Some Fun – Samantha Fox

If My Friends Could See Me Now – Linda Clifford (Also Good For A Friends Candle)

It’s A Family Affair – Sly & The Family Stone

It’s Not Unusual – Tom Jones

Land Of 1000 Dances(Na, Na, Na, Na,…)Wilson Pickett

Let The Good Times Roll

Let Your Love Flow – Bellamy Brothers

Let’s Hang On – Four Seasons

Let’s Have A Good Time – Kool & The Gang

Love Machine(I’m Just A Love Machine – Miracles

Love Will Keep Us Together Captain & Tenille

More Today Than Yesterday – Spiral Staircase

Never Gonna Give You Up – Rick Ashley

Nice To Be With You – Gallery

Night Fever – Bee Gees (From The Movie Saturday Night Fever)

Nobody But Me – Human Beinz

Oh Whatta Night (December 63) – Four Seasons

Put A Little Love In Your Heart – Al Greene

Respect – Aretha Franklin

Silly Love Song (I Love You) – Wings

Songs For Aunts & Uncles

Still The One – Orleans

Takin’ Care Of Business – Bto

We Are Family – Sister Sledge

Where’s The Party – Madonna

You Make My Dreams Come  True – Hall & Oates

You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry (From The Movie Pulp Fiction; Twist Contest)

Songs For Cousins

Dating Game Theme – TV Tunesters

Good Lovin’ – The Young Rascals

Hold My Hand – Hootie & The Blowfish

It’s A Sunshine Day – The Brady Bunch

Rock-N-Roll All Night –  Kiss

Walkin’ On Sunshine – Katrina & The Waves

What I Like About You – The Romantics

Songs For Friends

Anytime You Need A Friend – Mariah Carey

Bad Boys (Whatcha Gonna Do) – Inner Circle (Cops Theme)

Bad Boys – Miami Sound Machine

Best Friend – Brandy

Boom, Boom, Boom –  The Outhere Brothers

Closer To Free – Bodeans (From T.V. Show Party Of Five)

Count On Me – Whitney Houston & Cece Winans (Waiting To Exhale)

Friend Like Me – From The Movie Aladdin

Friends(You Gotta Have Friends) – Bette Midler

Girls (That’s What I Really Want) – Beastie Boys

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper

Heal The World – Michael Jackson

Hello Mudda, Hello Fadda –  Comp Song

I Got A Girl – Tripping Daisy (This Song Is For A Boy To Hisgirl Friends)

I’ll Be There For You – Rembrants (Theme From Friends)

I’ll Be There – Mariah Carey

If I Ruled The World – Nas

Kids In America – The Muffs

Lump – Presidents Of The United States

My Friends – Red Hot Chili Pepers

Stand By Me – Ben E. King

Still A Friend Of Mine – Incognito

Teach Your Children – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

That’s What Friends Are For – Dionne Warwick & Friends

The Boys Are Back In Town – Bus Boys

The Boys Are Back In Town – Thin Lizzy

These Are Days –  10,000Maniacs

We Are The Champions – Queen

We Are The World – Original Artists

We Go Together –  Grease 

We Will Rock You – Queen

What About Your Friends – Tlc

What’s Up (What’s Going On) – 4 Non Blondes

Whenever I Call You Friend – Melissa Manchester

With A Little Help From My Friends – Beatles Or Joe Cocker

You’re A Friend Of Mine – Clarence Clemons

You’re My Best Friend – Queen

You’ve Got A Friend In Me – Randy Newman From Toy Story

You’ve Got A Friend – James Taylor Or Carol King

Songs For Guests Of Honour (Good Luck Candle)

Birthday – Beatles

Finally – Cece Penniston

Happy Birthday – Stevie Wonder

Here Comes The Hotstepper – Ini Kamoze

I Feel Good – James Brown

I Wish –  Skee Lo

The Best (You’re Simply The Best..) – Tina Turner

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