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So what will be your wedding song? Any recommendation? My wedding is less than 2 months. I will be putting down a $1,000 deposit when my fiancee lands in POE October 5.

What will be a good song for a mother/son dance? Let's share some ideas.


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Our wedding was almost 5 month ago :) I didnt selected a daughter/ father but my husband and I sure selected one for our 1st dance as a married couple. The song name is "kissing you" by Desree. Is the soundtrack of Romeo and Juliet with Leonardo Di Caprio and Claire Daines. Is absolutely magical and absolutely romantic.

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Our wedding was almost 5 month ago :) I didnt selected a daughter/ father but my husband and I sure selected one for our 1st dance as a married couple. The song name is "kissing you" by Desree. Is the soundtrack of Romeo and Juliet with Leonardo Di Caprio and Claire Daines. Is absolutely magical and absolutely romantic.

What a touching song! :). Thanks for sharing.


Sent I-129 Application to VSC 2/1/12
NOA1 2/8/12
RFE 8/2/12
RFE reply 8/3/12
NOA2 8/16/12
NVC received 8/27/12
NVC left 8/29/12
Manila Embassy received 9/5/12
Visa appointment & approval 9/7/12
Arrived in US 10/5/2012
Married 11/24/2012
AOS application sent 12/19/12

AOS approved 8/24/13

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This will be our first song. It's called I'm So Glad, by a Canadian musician named Royal Wood. We went to see him in concert the first week we spent together :)
Might get our band to learn it and speed it up just a touch. Not sure if we'll go with the band playing it or the original recording yet.

Also... I deserve a pat on the back - this is the first time I've figured out how to embed a youtube video! Yay me! :thumbs: Edited by KTandTommy

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You should choose a song that means something to the both of you, not just a random song that someone else suggests. In my opinion.

We have a couple in mind but it doesn't hurt to get some other ideas. Especially of the mother/son dance.


Sent I-129 Application to VSC 2/1/12
NOA1 2/8/12
RFE 8/2/12
RFE reply 8/3/12
NOA2 8/16/12
NVC received 8/27/12
NVC left 8/29/12
Manila Embassy received 9/5/12
Visa appointment & approval 9/7/12
Arrived in US 10/5/2012
Married 11/24/2012
AOS application sent 12/19/12

AOS approved 8/24/13

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It took me like 2 or 3 months to find the perfect song for our first dance. Half in English, half in Spanish -- trust me, it was hard to find something that wasn't really about breaking up, fighting, hating each other, etc. -- but finally we chose something that we both like and is romantic. <3


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It took me like 2 or 3 months to find the perfect song for our first dance. Half in English, half in Spanish -- trust me, it was hard to find something that wasn't really about breaking up, fighting, hating each other, etc. -- but finally we chose something that we both like and is romantic. <3

So what was the name of that song?


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NOA1 2/8/12
RFE 8/2/12
RFE reply 8/3/12
NOA2 8/16/12
NVC received 8/27/12
NVC left 8/29/12
Manila Embassy received 9/5/12
Visa appointment & approval 9/7/12
Arrived in US 10/5/2012
Married 11/24/2012
AOS application sent 12/19/12

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What a Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong)

Perfect Fan (Back Street boys)

Hero (Mariah Carey)

You Raise Me Up (Josh Groban)

A Song For Mama (Boys II Men)

There You'll Be (Faith Hill)

Through the Years (Kenny Rogers)

Unforgettable (Nat King Cole)

I'm Your Angel (R. Kelly and Celine Dion)

In My Life (Bette Middler)

I Turn to You (Christina Aguilera)

You've Got a Friend (James Taylor)

Greatest Love of All (Whitney Houston)

Wind Beneath My Wings (Bette Middler)


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So what will be your wedding song? Any recommendation? My wedding is less than 2 months. I will be putting down a $1,000 deposit when my fiancee lands in POE October 5.

What will be a good song for a mother/son dance? Let's share some ideas.

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Hire The Dan Band.

Orrr..

Beatles - all you need is love ( or black bird. Even though the lyrics aren't exactly about that, it can still sound as a sweet song)

Dave Matthews - In my life (originally by Lennon; I'll link to this video at the end of this post)

Stevie wonder - isn't she lovely

Madonna - I'll remember

Madness - Our house

Lynard skynard - simple man

Green day - time of your life

It's tough when not knowing which genre you(or your mom) would prefer or like. If your mom is really into the softer stuff, then Celine Dion; Because of you.


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"I Wish I Had Died in My Cradle (Before I Grew Up to Love You)"


06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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