Sunday July 23rd 2017 La Jolla Womens Club

Tonight I was at the La Jolla Women’s Club to celebrate Nathan & Amanda’s big day.

Great weather today, we had the Ceremony at the Wedding Bowl in La Jolla, I think the guests found it ok

And you know the view was great

Difficult set up for me today with 4 separate locations, I can’t lie, I am not a big fan of dinner in a separate location to dancing, it never flows as well, but you can’t argue with how it looks outside …. It’s a tough call

Loved that Nathan brought his book collection as Centrepieces

We didn’t have too much time for dancing , but we had a fun crowd (at least the younger crowd, strangely very few of the older crowd danced much !!)

A fun night, even if I was exhausted by the end of it !!!

Sweet Child Of Mine – Guns & Roses Grand Entrance

Till There Was You – The Beatles First Dance

My Girl – Temptations Father Daughter

The Wonder Of You – Villagers Mother Son

Home – Michael Buble

Twist & Shout – Beatles

Shout – Isley Bros

I Want You Back – Jackson 5

24K Magic – Bruno Mars

Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake

Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson feat Bruno Mars

The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson

Crazy In Love – Beyonce

Despacito – Luis Fonsi ft Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber

This Is How Everybody Do It – Montell Jordan vs Backstreet Boys

Stayin Alive – Bee Gees

September – Earth Wind & Fire

I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor

We Found Love In A Hopeless Place – Whitney vs Rihanna

Yeah – Usher

Get Low – Lil Jon

Tearin Up My Heart – NSYNC

Wannabe – Spice Girls

Lets Stay Together – Al Green

Shut Up & Dance – Walk The Moon

I Love It – Icona Pop

Timber – Pitbull feat Ke$ha

Goodnight – Bob Shepherd

Bye Bye Bye – NSYNC

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Saturday July 22nd 1027 The Dana

Tonight Julie and I had our first wedding together in a while as we celebrated Brian & Molly’s big day at the Dana in Mission Beach !!

Fin night tonight with a great crowd. I had my uplights to add to the mood and they brought in their own backdrop which looked awesome

We had our common fun with the bustle before the reception (if your bustle is complicated, take at least one person to your final dress fitting so they can practice !!)

Molly’s sister Emily sang the first dance and did a great job (see slide show)

As I said earlier, great crowd tonight, I took this video, and got the perfect timing on lyrics vs action at about 45 seconds !!

Really great night !!

Handclap – Fitz & The Tantrums Bridal Party Entrance

Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake Bride & Groom Entrance

Say You Wont Let Go – EMILY !!  First Dance

Shout – Isley Bros Dance Before Dinner

Good Riddance (Time Of Our Lives) – Green Day Father Daughter

The Perfect Fan – Backstreet Boys Mother Son

The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra

I Want You Back – Jackson 5

24K Magic – Bruno Mars

Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake

Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson feat Bruno Mars

We Are Family – Sister Sledge

Billie Jean – Michael Jackson

We Found Love In A Hopeless Place – Whitney vs Rihanna

Mr Saxobeat – Alexandra Stan

Danza Kuduro – Don Omar

Grease Megamix – Grease

DNCE – Cake By The Ocean Cake Cutting

Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd

Old Time Rock & Roll – Bob Seger

Twist & Shout – Beatles

Runaround Sue – Dion

Footloose – Kenny Loggins

Chicken Fried – Zac Brown

Cupid Shuffle – Cupid

Bang Bang – Jessie J, Ariana Grande Nicky Minaj

Shake It Off – Taylor Swift

Hey Ya! – OutKast

Don’t Stop Believing – Journey

Despacito – Luis Fonsi ft Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber

Cheap Thrills – Sia

Fancy – Iggy Azalea

Worth It – Fifth Harmony

This Is How Everybody Do It – Montell Jordan vs Backstreet Boys

Stayin Alive – Bee Gees

I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor

Dancing Queen – Abba

Paradise By The Dashboard Light – Meatloaf

I Won’t Give Up – Jason Mraz

Blow The Whistle – Too $hort

Shut Up & Dance – Walk The Moon

Timber – Pitbull feat Ke$ha

Goodnight – Bob Shepherd

Bye Bye Bye – NSYNC

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Sunday July 16th 2017

A fun weekend of weddings ended tonight as I celebrated Zach & Jady’s big day at The Admiral Kidd Club

I always love the view of downtown from the ceremony area

And I had my uplights in the reception room to add (not going to lie, I am personally not a fan of the tooling and lights on the pillars but each to their own. Tonight they were not charged for as they hadn’t taken them down from the night before but if you want to save $500 tell them you don’t want them !!)

And I put them in sound activation mode later …

One of my favourite sayings with weddings is that age means nothing when it comes to what people will and will not dance to, and last night proved my point, check out Zach’s dad in this video

Very fun wedding !!

Happy – Pharrell Williams Grand Entrane

The Gift – Jim Brickman First Dance

Shout – Isley Bros Dance Before Dinner

When I Fall In Love – Nat King Cole

We Are Family – Sister Sledge

Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson feat Bruno Mars

Treasure – Bruno Mars

Cupid Shuffle – Cupid

Bang Bang – Jessie J, Ariana Grande Nicky Minaj

Shake It Off – Taylor Swift

Hey Ya! – OutKast

Happy – Pharrell Williams

Lets Stay Together – Al Green Anniversary Dance

In My Life – Beatles Anniversary Dance

Sugar – Maroon 5 Cake Cutting

Wannabe – Spice Girls Bouquet Toss

Pony – Ginuwine Take Off Garter

Fox NFL Football Garter Toss

Macho Man – Village People Knee High Special

Crank That – Soulja Boy

Jump Around – House Of Pain

Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake

24K Magic – Bruno Mars

Despacito – Luis Fonsi ft Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber

Crazy In Love – Beyonce

I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor

Dancing Queen – Abba

Footloose – Kenny Loggins

Twist & Shout – Beatles

When I Met You – APO Hiking Society

I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas

Good Time – Owl City (ft Carly Rae Jepsen)

Goodnight – Bob Shepherd

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Saturday July 15th 2017 Private Residence, Fallbrook

Tonight I was at a Private Residence in Fallbrook to celebrate Hayley & Daniel’s big day !!

They had an amazing set up tonight, the tent looked awesome

They even brought out their own personal kneeler, made from an Olive Tree in the front yard

And Hayley’s brother helped made the cake !!

Fun dancing crowd tonight, at the end of the night they brought a couple of tables from the head table to the dance floor and used them to dance on

Great night all round, we ended with a sparkler send off !!

Get On Your Feet – Gloria Estefan Bridal Party Entrance

This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) – Natalie Cole Bride & Groom Entrance

Perfect  – Ed Sheeran First Dance

Shout – Isley Bros Dance Before Dinner

Somewhere Over The Rainbow – Izzy Father Daughter

My Wish – Rascall Flatts Mother Son

Lets Stay Together – Al Green

You Are So Beautiful – Joe Cocker

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

Twist & Shout – Beatles

Build Me Up Buttercup – Foundations

It’s Not Unusual – Tom Jones

Footloose – Kenny Loggins

Come On Eileen – Dexy’s Midnight Runners

Wagon Wheel – Darius Rucker

Humble & Kind – Tim McGraw Anniversary Dance

From The Ground Up – Dan & Shay   Anniversary Dance

We Are Family – Sister Sledge

I Want You Back – Jackson 5

24K Magic – Bruno Mars

Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake

Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson feat Bruno Mars

Apache Poison Apache – Sugarhill Gang vs Bel Biv Devoe

Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough – Michael Jackson

Earth, Wind & Fire – Sepetmber

We Found Love In A Hopeless Place – Whitney vs Rihanna

The Wobble – V.I.C.

Despacito – Luis Fonsi ft Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber

This Is How Everybody Do It – Montell Jordan vs Backstreet Boys

Stayin Alive – Bee Gees

That’s The Way I LIke It – KC & The Sunshine Band

I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor

Don’t Stop Believing – Journey

Shut Up & Dance – Walk The Moon

I Love It – Icona Pop

Best Day Of My Life – American Authors

Timber – Pitbull feat Ke$ha

What Dreams Are Made Of – Hilary Duff

Goodnight – Bob Shepherd

Bye Bye Bye – NSYNC

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Saturday July 8th 2017 Humphreys By The Bay

 

Tonight I was at Humphreys By The Bay to celebrate Chris & Brianne’s big day

I got to work with Evelyn from EF Weddings for the first time tonight and she was awesome, a great planner !!!

Ceremony site looked great

and I love doing weddings on the lawn

We even got invaded by ducks !!

I took a quick video I am planning on using to show clients how I get everyone to look up at the camera for a group shoit when I do the dance before dinner, I think this shows how great it can be

 

And it took longer than usual for everyone to get on the stage 🙂

Fun night

Cruise – Florida Georgia Line Bridal Party Entrance

What I Like About You – Romantics Bride & Groom Entrance

Everything – Michael Buble First Dance

Shout – Isley Bros Dance Before Dinner

It Won’t Be Like This For Long – Darius Rucker Father Daughter

Up On The Roof – James Taylor Mother Son

Honey Bee – Blake Shelton Cake Cutting

Unforgettable – Nat King Cole

Celebration – Kool & The Gang

Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough – Michael Jackson

September – Earth Wind & Fire

Dj Got Us Fallin In Love – Usher

Dynamite – Taio Cruz

Mr Saxobeat – Alexandra Stan

Danza Kuduro – Don Omar

Twist And Shout – The Beatles

Sugar Pie Honey Bunch – Four Tops

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Gaye & Terrell

Ain’t Too Proud To Beg – Temptations

Footloose – Kenny Loggins

You Make My Dreams – Hall & Oates

Lets Dance – David Bowie

Girls – Beastie Boys Bouquet Toss

Don’t Stop Believing – Journey

I Want You Back – Jackson 5

24K Magic – Bruno Mars

Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake

Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson feat Bruno Mars

Apache – Sugarhill Gang

Billie Jean – Michael Jackson

We Found Love In A Hopeless Place – Whitney vs Rihanna

Push It – Salt ‘n’ Pepa

Baby Got Back – Sir Mix A Lot

Despacito – Luis Fonsi ft Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber

This Is How Everybody Do It – Montell Jordan vs Backstreet Boys

Humpty Dance – Digital Underground

Yeah – Usher

Stayin Alive – Bee Gees

That’s The Way I LIke It – KC & The Sunshine Band

I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor

Signed Sealed Delivered I’m Yours – Stevie Wonder

Cupid Shuffle – Cupid

Shake It Off – Taylor Swift

Hey Ya! – OutKast

Fat Bottomed Girls – Queen

You Shook Me All Night Long  – ACDC

Jessies Girl  – Rick Springfield

Your Love  –  Outfield

Shut Up & Dance – Walk The Moon

I Love It – Icona Pop

My Wish – Rascall Flatts

Just Like Heaven – Cure

Handclap – Fitz & The Tantrums

Thriller – Michael Jackson

Bye Bye Bye – NSYNC

Goodnight – Bob Shepherd

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Wednesday July 5th 2017

Tonight Julie and I were at the Sunset Terrace at the Hyatt Mission Valley for Joey & Brittney’s big day

I have to say how nice it was to have Julie as the planner, first time in a while and while I have been with some good ones, the majority have been frankly awful so it was a pleasant change, I almost forgot how good she is !!

Gorgeous night tonight for a fun intimate wedding (25 people came in from Palm Springs, )

and we finally had a great sunset after the marine layer kicked in !!

We got some dancing, even though several guests left after dinner to drive back, and those that stayed all seemed to have a great time, which is not surprising as they all seemed like great people and both Joey & Brittney were awesome (with a special shout out to Ria (Brittney’s mum)

 

Safe & Sound – Capital Cities Grand Entrance

Kiss Me – Ed Sheeran First Dance

What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong Father Daughter

All Of Me – John Legend

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

Twist & Shout – Beatles

Footloose – Kenny Loggins

Electric Slide – Marcia Griffiths

I Want You Back – Jackson 5

24K Magic – Bruno Mars

Get Down On It – Kool & The Gang

Good Times – Chic

Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson feat Bruno Mars

How Do I Live – Lianne Rimes Anniversary Dance

You Are The Best Thing – Ray Lamontagne Cake Cutting

Poker Face – Lady Ga Ga

Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen

Earth, Wind & Ozzys – DJ Cummerbund

500 Miles – Proclaimers

You Make My Dreams – Hall & Oates

Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd

Soul Man – Sam & Dave

Cheap Thrills – Sia

Fancy – Iggy Azalea

Worth It – Fifth Harmony

This Is How Everybody Do It – Montell Jordan vs Backstreet Boys

Yeah – Usher

Stayin Alive – Bee Gees

That’s The Way I LIke It – KC & The Sunshine Band

Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry

You Gotta Be – Des’Ree

Axel F – Crazy Frog

Can’t Hold Us – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Cupid Shuffle – Cupid

Cha Cha Slide – Mr C The Slide Man

Love Shack – B52’s

Baby Got Back – Sir Mix A Lot

Whoomp There It Is – Tag Team

We Found Love In A Hopeless Place – Rihanna vs Whitney

Marry You – Bruno Mars

You & Me – Dave Matthews

Safe and Sound – Capital Cities

Shut Up & Dance – Walk The Moon

I Love It – Icona Pop

Timber – Pitbull feat Ke$ha

Party Rock Anthem – LMFAO

Scream & Shout – Britney Spears

Bye Bye Bye – NSYNC

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Sunday July 2nd 2017 Kona Kai Resort

 

Tonight I was at Kona Kai resort in Point Loma to celebrate Kevin & Jayme’s big day

Kona Kai is an amazing resort, we will definitely be doing a staycation there soon !!

Ceremony was on the beach, with an amazing view

We had a great crowd tonight that danced the night away.  I finally got to work out the wireless function on my new uplights so I brought them along as a surprise and a way of testing them !!

And I put them to work in sound mode later on, here are a few snippets of how it looked

Great night !!! We got DJ Wideouts favourite song in play and he was celebrated accordingly

 

American Kids – Kenny Chesney Grand Entrance

Double-Wide Dream – Casey Donahew Band     Bride & Groom Entrance

Mean To Me – Brett Eldredge First Dance

Shout – Isley Bros Dancer Before Dinner

I Loved Her First – Heartland Father Daughter

What A Difference You Made In My Life – Ronnie Milsap Mother Son

Die A Happy Man – Thomas Rhett

Bounce – Calvin Harris and Kelis

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

Old Time Rock & Roll – Bob Seger

Twist & Shout – Beatles

Runaround Sue – Dion

Handclap – Fitz & The Tantrums

Can’t Hold Us – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft Ray Dalton

Cupid Shuffle – Cupid

We Found Love In A Hopeless Place – Whitney vs Rihanna

Honey Bee – Blake Shelton Cake Cutting

Country Girl (Shake It For Me) – Luke Bryan Bouquet Toss

Bump N Grind – R Kelly Take Off & Toss Garter

Macho Man – Village People Knee High Special

Making Memories of Us – Keith Urban

I Want You Back – Jackson 5

24K Magic – Bruno Mars

Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake

Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson feat Bruno Mars

Apache Poison Apache – Sugarhill Gang vs Bel Biv Devoe

No Diggity – Black Street

Despacito – Luis Fonsi ft Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber

The Wobble – V.I.C.

Party In The U.S.A. – Miley Cyrus

Cheap Thrills – Sia

Fancy – Iggy Azalea

Worth It – Fifth Harmony

Footloose – Kenny Loggins

You Make My Dreams – Hall & Oates

Why Don’t We Just Dance – Josh Turner

Unchained Melody – Righteous Brothers

From The Ground Up – Dan & Shay

Love You Like A Love Song – Selena Gomez And The Scene

Fantasy – Mariah Carey

Smells Like Teen Animals – Nirvana vs Martin Garrix

Can’t Feel My Face (Martin Garrix Remix) – The Weeknd

Timber – Pitbull feat Ke$ha

SOB – Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats

Whatever It Is – Zac Brown Band

Goodnight – Bob Shepherd

You’ve Lost that Loving Feeling – Righteous Brothers

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Saturday July 1st 2017 Tom Hams Lighthouse

Tonight I was at Tom Hams Lighthouse to celebrate Timothy & Bailey’s big day !!

Great weather tonight, as always the ceremony view was amazing (the yacht didn’t hurt the view!!)

We had some great helpers for the ceremony and cocktail

The staff at Tom Hams are always awesome and of course everything ran smoothly and the room looked great !!

fun crowd tonight, always get one at this venue !!

 

Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake Grand Entrance

Nothing Can Change This Love – Sam Cooke First Dance

Shout – Isley Bros Dance Before Dinner

Humble & Kind – Tim McGraw Father Daughter

Special Song – Mother Son

Lets Stay Together – Al Green

Celebration – Kool & The Gang

September – Earth Wind & Fire

Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll – Bob Seger

Hurts So Good – John Mellencamp

Uptown Girl – Billy Joel

Twist And Shout – The Beatles

Sugar Pie Honey Bunch – Four Tops

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Gaye & Terrell

Dj Got Us Fallin In Love – Usher

Dynamite – Taio Cruz

Mr Saxobeat – Alexandra Stan

Danza Kuduro – Don Omar

We Found Love In A Hopeless Place – Whitney vs Rihanna

Unforgettable – Nat King Cole Anniversary Dance

Unchained Melody – Righteous Brothers Anniversary Dance

DNCE – Cake By The Ocean Cake Cutting

Move – Ludacris Bouquet Toss

Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke Garter Toss

Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson feat Bruno Mars

Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake

24K Magic – Bruno Mars

Rock Lobster – B52’s

Me Libere – El Gran Combo

Despacito  – Luis Fonsi ft Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber

Party In The U.S.A. – Miley Cyrus

Cheap Thrills – Sia ft Sean Paul

Fancy – Iggy Azalea

Worth It – Fifth Harmony

This Is How Everybody Do It – Montell Jordan vs Backstreet Boys

Yeah – Usher

Stayin Alive – Bee Gees

That’s The Way I LIke It – KC & The Sunshine Band

Wannabe – Spice Girls

At last – Etta James

Shut Up & Dance – Walk The Moon

I Love It – Icona Pop (ft Charli XCX)

Timber – Pitbull feat Ke$ha

Say You’ll Be There – Spice Girls

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Friday June 30th 2017 Cuvier Club, La Jolla

Tonight I was at the Cuvier Club in La Jolla to celebrate David & Dianna’s big day.

Great working with the always brilliant Bill Rice as photographer

David & Dianna got married at the wedding bowl in Cuvier Park

then the reception, we had an intimate but fun crowd tonight, but the room looked great

We had a quiz at the end of dinner that went over well and for music I basically became a Human Jukebox playing mostly requests for everyone.  I find with a smaller group that often works well and everyone gets to hear songs they like !!!

Marry You – Bruno Mars Grand Entrance

Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

Got To Give It Up – Marvin Gaye

Footloose – Kenny Loggins

You Make My Dreams – Hall & Oates

Juju On That Beat – Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall

Cupid Shuffle – Cupid

Chicken Fried – Zac Brown

One Piece At A TIme – Johnny Cash

Copperhead Road – Steve Earle

Got 2 Luv U – Sean Paul

The Fear – Lily Allen

Valerie – Mark Ronson

Downtown – Petula Clark

Minnie The Moocher – Cab Calloway

Come On Eileen – Dexy’s Midnight Runners

Uptown Girl – Billy Joel

Walking On Sunshine – Katrina & The Waves

Honey Bee – Blake Shelton Cake Cutting

American Pie – Don McLean

Unchained Melody – Righteous Brothers

Shout – Isley Bros

Girls – Beastie Boys Bouquet Toss

Mustang Sally – Commitments

Old Time Rock & Roll – Bob Seger

Hurts So Good – John Mellancamp

Proud Mary – Tina Turner

Me Too – Meghan Trainor

Cheap Thrills – Sia

Humpty Dance – Digital Underground

This Is How Everybody Do It – Montell Jordan vs Backstreet Boys

Stayin Alive – Bee Gees

I Want You Back – Jackson 5

24K Magic – Bruno Mars

Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake

I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor

Open Arms – Journey

September – Earth Wind & Fire

Love Shack – B52’s

Timber – Pitbull feat Ke$ha

I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas

Goodnight – Bob Shepherd

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Sunday June 25th 2017 Martin Johnson House

Tonight I was at Martin Johnson House to celebrate Aislinn & Lance’s big day

I got to work with Julie (and Dick) from Julie Eisenhower Photography !!

With all the hot weather we have had it was almost nice to have an overcast day, but I haven’t seen fog like last night in a while, it was 85 degrees and Sunny when I left home !!!

We had a very brief sunset and I was able to catch this picture

and I loved my uplights on the trees tonight !!

For the ceremony some friends same Aislynn down for the procession and did a great job (see slide show)

and Aislynn sang a surprise song to Lance (see end of slide show!!) which was also awesome !!

Great night all round !!

 

DNCE – Cake By The Ocean Grand Entrance

First Dance Special Mix

Walk with You – Edwin McCain Father Daughter

Beyond the Sea – Bobby Darin Mother Son

Can’t help Falling In Love With You – Elvis Presley

In The Mood – Glenn Miller

Celebration – Kool & The Gang

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Gaye & Terrell

Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll – Bob Seger

Hurts So Good – John Mellencamp

Twist And Shout – The Beatles

Build Me Up Buttercup – Foundations

Footloose – Kenny Loggins

Electric Slide – Marcia Griffiths

How Sweet It Is – Michael Buble Cake Cutting

Girls – Beastie Boys Bouquet Toss

I Want You To Want Me – Cheap Trick Garter Toss

I Want You Back – Jackson 5

24K Magic – Bruno Mars

Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake

Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson feat Bruno Mars

Bizarre Love Triangle –  New Order

Safety Dance – Men Without Hats

Just Can’t Get Enough – Depeche Mode

Treasure – Bruno Mars

Shout – Isley Bros

Barbara Ann – Beach Boys

You Make My Dreams – Hall & Oates

My Sharona – Knack

Ignition – R Kelly

Barbara Streisand One More Time

Timber – Pitbull feat Ke$ha

Could I Have This Dance – Anne Murray

Goodnight – Bob Shepherd

We Go Together – Grease

Bye Bye Bye – NSYNC

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