This post includes one or more affiliate links. If you purchase something after clicking through, we may receive a small commission from the designer, retailer or shop (thanks!) More info here.One of the best parts of planning a wedding (any wedding) is choosing the music. But if you’re going for a truly vintage-inspired event, the world is your oyster, with so many incredible songs to choose from. Today we’re going to focus on one of the best songwriters of any era, with a perfect collection of 1920s, 30s and 40s Cole Porter wedding songs. Known for his wit, his songs are treasures even with the instrumentals alone:
I mean, obviously ALSO treasures: Eleanor Powell and Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire, but come ON! Overall there’s no question that the love songs of the 1920s and ’30s are some of the loveliest, wittiest and most timeless ever written, and Cole Porter was writing some of the best of the best. We’ve included a playlist below of some of our most wedding-perfect faves, as well as a link to a great albums to discover the breadth of Cole Porter’s talent.
Finally, some fabulous art deco sheet music and vintage Cole Porter sheet music artwork, available from various sellers either as a digital download or actual vintage songbook: