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The Beatles Love Songs for Weddings

The Beatles Love Songs for Weddings

The Beatles are considered to be the most influential rock and roll band of all time. John Lennon and Paul McCartney worked together to pen a record-setting number of hits that are perfect wedding songs. Here is a look at the best Beatles love songs for weddings.

About The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band made up of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. They were formed in 1960, and their career lasted just a decade. In that time, the Beatles literally changed the sound of modern music forever.

With McCartney and Lennon as the principal songwriters, the Beatles combined elements of classical music and 1950s rock and roll to create songs of great lyrical and musical depth. Guitarist George Harrison also contributed a few songs which helped to identify him as the best musician in the group.

It is unlikely that anyone will ever match the overall success and influence of the Beatles. The group still holds Guinness world records in many different categories.

The Beatles Love Songs for Weddings

The Beatles Love Songs

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Hey Jude
1968, Hey Jude

Take a sad song and make it better.
Remember to let her under your skin,
Then you’ll begin to make it

The year was 1968 and many people thought that the Beatles were finished, but the release of this Grammy Hall of Fame hit gave the group another push to the top of the charts. Many say that McCartney wrote this as a touching tribute to Lennon’s relationship with Yoko Ono, and the song is filled with sentimental metaphors that suggest eternal love.

1965, Help!

I don’t know, she wouldn’t say
I said something wrong
Now I long for yesterday

Even though the song describes a break-up, it is a very popular song. Weddings are a rite of passage, a part of growing up. This is precisely the vibe Paul McCartney creates in this Beatles classic that remains one of the group’s most popular songs.

When I’m Sixty-Four
1967, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Would you lock the door
Will you still need me, will you still feed me
When I’m sixty-four

If you want something a little bit whimsical and fun to play as you cut your wedding cake or pour the unity sand, this is the Beatles song to top all others. It will have everyone at your wedding smiling and singing along, and most people of all ages are familiar with the lyrics.

1969, Abbey Road

Somewhere in her smile she knows
That I don’t need no other lover
Something in her style that shows me
I don’t want to leave her now

The contributions of George Harrison to the Beatles’ catalog of music are often defined by this slow ballad which describes longing and devotion to a special someone. It can be used at your wedding as an alternative processional, or you may save it for the first dance of the evening with your new spouse.

All You Need Is Love
1967, All You Need Is Love

All you need is love
All you need is love, love
Love is all you need

All you need for your wedding are a few simple declarations of love to your significant other, and this old Beatles song reminds everyone that love conquers all. It is from the earlier portion of the group’s career and has that trademark Fab Four sound, so you will probably want to include it on the reception playlist.

And I Love Her
1964, A Hard Day’s Night

A love like ours
Could never die
As long as I
Have you near me

This song was released by the Beatles in 1964, and it became one of the biggest hits from the album A Hard Day’s Night. It is a slow ballad that is perfect for dancing, but you can also play it at your wedding as the groom and groomsmen are taking up their positions at the altar.

Till There Was You
1963, With the Beatles

There was love all around
But I never heard it singing
No, I never heard it at all
Till there was you

True Beatles fans will appreciate this love ballad, a song that still resonates with lovers today. You can have the band play it and choose to sing the song for your new spouse if you have the vocal ability, or you can create a special wedding moment by entering the reception hall as the song fills the room with sentiment.

All My Loving
1963, With the Beatles

Close your eyes and I’ll kiss you
Tomorrow I’ll miss you
Remember I’ll always be true

The Beatles were at their very best in their early career according to many fans, and this is one of the songs that defined that period. It can also help to define your wedding as a celebration of the music you cherish, marking the occasion as a reflection of your good taste.

Let It Be
1970, Let It Be

Let it be, let it be, let it be, let it be
Whisper words of wisdom, let it be

The Beatles had officially called it quits just a month before the release of this iconic single, and many claim that you can hear a hint of sadness in the vocals of Paul McCartney. At your wedding, there will be optimism and hope for a better tomorrow when this song is played as all of the guests leave the reception venue.

Got to Get You Into My Life
1966, Revolver

Ooh, you were meant to be near me
Ooh, and I want you to hear me
Say we’ll be together every day

The Beatles understood the importance of powerful songwriting and how lyrics must convey a special theme. You can sense that understanding in this song which showed that the Fab Four was capable of crafting tunes on the harder side.

She’s Leaving Home
1967, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Something inside, that was always denied,
For so many years
She’s leaving home

No father wants to say goodbye to his little girl, but your wedding will bring about this rite of passage. This song will work well for you if you want something sentimental for a special father/daughter dance, and all the guests are sure to remember the moment for years to come.

I Need You
1965, Help!

I could never really live without you
So, come on back and see
Just what you mean to me
I need you

One of the best things about many Beatles love songs is their straightforward approach to the subject of romance. Here’s a song that belongs on your wedding reception playlist, or you can choose to include it among the selections that play as guests are being seated.

From Me to You
1963, From Me to You

If there’s anything that you want
If there’s anything I can do
Just call on me and I’ll send it along
With love, from me to you

This is a fun love song from the earliest days of the Beatles’ career, one that is filled with a catchy hook and fun lyrics. Who can resist the urge to dance when the strains of this song fill your wedding reception hall?

Don’t Let Me Down
1969, Let It Be

I’m in love for the first time
Don’t you know it’s gonna last
It’s a love that lasts forever

When the Beatles played this song atop Apple Corps headquarters in London, the entire world was taken by storm. The moment was documented in the 2022 film The Beatles: Get Back, and you can relive it at your own wedding by choosing to include this song.

Here Comes The Sun
1969, Abbey Road

Here comes the sun do, do, do
Here comes the sun
And I say it’s all right

A very popular processional song that is typically played as an instrumental song.

In My Life
1965, Rubber Soul

For people and things that went before
I know I’ll often stop and think about them
In my life I love you more

A very popular wedding reception song to play as a parent-child dance song.

Here, There and Everywhere
1966, Revolver

I want her everywhere
And if she’s beside me
I know I need never care
But to love her is to need her everywhere

The perfect song dedication to your new bride on your wedding day!

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Songs That Are Also Vows (The Beatles Edition)

The works of Shakespeare have transcended their time and place and are still performed over 400 years later. It has been argued that the music of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, while still The Beatles, is the pop music equivalent, destined to be remembered and performed for hundreds of years to come. The melodies are iconic and lush and, with over 200 original songs recorded by the band, there are quite a few with lyrics that echo or flat-out mirror your vows to one another.

Another plus to utilizing any one of these songs is that, with a singer and an acoustic guitar, each can be performed intimately and in contrast to the bombast of the ceremony making your vows stand out by being beautifully understated. If you want someone to listen, say it softly.

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“I Will”
From ‘The Beatles’ (1968)

A Paul McCartney masterpiece at just under two minutes, there is something remarkably sweet and moving of this brief piece that says everything that is needed to be said.

Who knows how long I’ve loved you
You know I love you still
Will I wait a lonely lifetime
If you want me to, I will

“When I’m Sixty-Four”
From ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ (1967)

The promise of forever is slightly unrealistic but the brilliance of this remarkable song is that it gives a specific age to shoot for. How lovely to think on the twilight years and the idea of the two of you still waking up to one another “when you’re sixty-four.”

I could be handy, mending a fuse
When your lights have gone
You can knit a sweater by the fireside
Sunday mornings go for a ride
Doing the garden, digging the weeds
Who could ask for more
Will you still need me, will you still feed me
When I’m sixty-four

“Two of Us”
From ‘Let It Be’ (1970)

At the end of the day, once all the toasts have been made and the dances danced, the next morning will dawn on just the two of you. You will be home and you will be home to each other.

Two of us sending postcards
Writing letters
On my wall
You and me burning matches
Lifting latches

“Here, There and Everywhere”
From ‘Revolver’ (1966)

Often vows are less than a list of promises and instead of a declaration of the belief that “love never dies.” This is the song that declares that undying love perfectly.

I want her everywhere
And if she’s beside me I know I need never care
But to love her is to need her everywhere
Knowing that love is to share
Each one believing that love never dies
Watching their eyes and hoping I’m always there

“In My Life”
From ‘Rubber Soul’ (1965)

Perhaps your engagement has been longer than anticipated or the road to the altar has been rocky. You’re here, now and the reflection upon the breadth of your time together, slowing ascending to this moment in time is worth gazing at for a minute. One of John Lennon’s most extraordinary compositions, the lyrics encapsulate the whole of your experience together.

But of all these friends and lovers
There is no one compares with you
And these memories lose their meaning
When I think of love as something new

From ‘Abbey Road’ (1969)

As much a tribute to the bride as a promise of lifelong fidelity and adoration, this piece tries to explain that you each have an elusive quality that only the other can truly see and appreciate.

Something in the way she knows
And all I have to do is think of her
Something in the things she shows me
I don’t want to leave her now
You know I believe and how

You both know what you want to say to one another on your day but “a little help from your friends” is the best way to get by.

I hope you liked our special list of wedding vow songs in the style of The Beatles.

The Beatles Vows Songs were written by Don Hall. Don Hall is an events consultant, producer, and writer. In the past thirty years, Don has worn many hats – former public school music teacher, story slam host, Off-Loop theatrical producer, a decade-long public radio work, Front of House Manager for Millennium Park, retired professional trumpet player, and one-time homeless busker. Like each random gig is a chapter in a truly strange novel written by a lunatic. He lives in Las Vegas with his brilliant poet/musician wife, Dana Jerman. Go to his website donhall.vegas for more info.

The Best Beatles Songs Top 10 All-Time

The Beatles are an English (Liverpool) rock band. In February 1964 the Beatles came to America. Two days later, the band was featured on The Ed Sullivan Show. The band members are George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and Ringo Starr.

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The Beatles hold the records for the most number-one hits to top the Billboard Hot 100 with twenty. In 1988, the Beatles were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Beatles’ name is a play on words stemming from the word Beetle, rather BEATles. This was a tribute to Buddy Holly and the Crickets.

The Beatles’ first album was released in 1963 and their last studio album was released in 1970 – Let It Be.

The Best Beatles Songs

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1. Yesterday
Released in 1965
On Album Help!
Yesterday is the most covered rock song of all-time. The song tells a story of a relationship break-up.

Why she had to go
I don’t know, she wouldn’t say
I said something wrong
Now I long for yesterday

2. Let It Be
Released in 1970
On Album The Beatles (The White Album)
The story behind the song is that McCartney’s mom came to him in a dream and told him, “it will be alright, just let it be”.

Let it be, let it be, let it be, let it be
Whisper words of wisdom, let it be

3. Here Comes the Sun
Released in 1969
On Album Abbey Road
The song is written with the feeling of summer coming after a long winter – the good feeling of summer beginning.

Here comes the sun do, do, do
Here comes the sun
And I say it’s all right

4. In My Life
Released in 1965
On Album Rubber Soul
The song was written by Lennon about his childhood and life.

For people and things that went before
I know I’ll often stop and think about them
In my life I love you more

5. Hey Jude
Released in 1968
The song was released as a single.
It is suspected McCartney wrote the song in a story for John Lennon’s son Julian during John’s divorce with Cynthia and new relationship with Yoko Ono.

Hey Jude, don’t let me down
You have found her, now go and get her
Remember to let her into your heart
Then you can start to make it better

6. Come Together
Released in 1969
On Album Abbey Road
It is under debate what the song is about. However, there is no doubt the song tried to bring people together.

He one spinal cracker
He got feet down below his knee
Hold you in his armchair you can feel his disease
Come together, right now, over me

7. Blackbird
Released in 1968
On Album The Beatles (The White Album)
The story of the song is a reaction to racial tensions escalating in the United States at the time.

Blackbird singing in the dead of night
Take these broken wings and learn to fly
All your life

8. Twist and Shout
Released in 1964
On Album Please Please Me
The song had previously released and commercial success by the Isley Brothers.

You know you twist so fine
Come on and twist a little closer now
And let me know that you’re mine

9. All You Need Is Love
Released in 1967
The song was released as a single.
The song is based on the words love is everywhere – a proponent of peace.

There’s nothing you can know that isn’t known
Nothing you can see that isn’t shown
There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be

10. While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Released in 1968
On Album The Beatles (The White Album)
Did you know Eric Clapton has a guitar solo on the song? The song was conceived based on the philosophy that everything happens for a reason. Harrison opened a random book top a page and found the words gently weeps.

I look at the world
And I notice it’s turning
While my guitar gently weeps

However, don’t take our word for it. Rolling Stone Magazine also ranked the Top 100 Beatles Songs. Here are their Top 10 Beatles songs.

  1. While My Guitar Gently Weeps
  2. A Day in the Life
  3. I Want to Hold Your Hand
  4. Strawberry Fields Forever
  5. Yesterday
  6. In My Life
  7. Something
  8. Hey Jude
  9. Let It Be
  10. Come Together

Do you have a favorite Beatles song not mentioned above?  Please share your song below so that we can add it to our list.

The Beatles Highest-Charting Songs – U.S.

  • #1 Love Me Do, 1962
  • #1 She Loves You, 1963
  • #1 I Want to Hold Your Hand, 1963
  • #1 Can’t Buy Me Love, 1964
  • #1 A Hard Day’s Night, 1964
  • #1 I Feel Fine, 1964
  • #1 Eight Days a Week, 1965
  • #1 Ticket to Ride, 1965
  • #1 Help!, 1965
  • #1 Yesterday, 1965
  • #1 We Can Work It Out, 1965
  • #1 Paperback Writer, 1966
  • #1 Penny Lane, 1967
  • #1 All You Need Is Love, 1967
  • #1 Hello, Goodbye, 1967
  • #1 Hey Jude, 1968
  • #1 Get Back, 1969
  • #1 Something, 1969
  • #1 Come Together, 1969
  • #1 Let It Be, 1970
  • #1 The Long and Winding Road, 1970
  • #2 Twist and Shout, 1964
  • #2 Do You Want to Know a Secret?, 1964
  • #2 Yellow Submarine, 1966
  • #3 Please Please Me, 1964
  • #3 Nowhere Man, 1965
  • #4 She’s a Woman, 1964
  • #4 Lady Madonna, 1968
  • #5 Day Tripper, 1965

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