Dockside Strings

Song List

Non-Classical Repertoire
Pre-1960s

A Summer Place - Max Steiner
Ain't Misbehavin' - Fats Waller
All I Have to Do is Dream - The Everly Brothers

At Last - Etta James

Beyond the Sea - Bobby Darin
Blue Bayou - Linda Ronstadt
Blue Moon - The Marcels
Brazil - Ary Barroso
Can't Help Falling in Love - Elvis Presley
Cheek to Cheek - Irving Berlin

Jeepers Creepers - Louis Armstrong
La Vie en Rose - Edith Piaf
La Vie, L'Amour - Edith Piaf
Looking Back - Nat King Cole
Memories of You - Louis Armstrong
Miss New Orleans - Louis Armstrong
Mona Lisa - Nat King Cole
Mr. Sandman - The Chordettes
My Girl - The Temptations
Only You - The Platters
Sleepwalk - Ritchie Valens
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - The Platters
Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Wizard of Oz
That's Amore - Dean Martin
The Girl from Ipanema - Joao Gilberto
They Can't Take That Away From Me - Ira and George Gershwin

The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra
What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong

Walkin' After Midnight - Patsy Cline
When I Fall in Love - Nat King Cole
When You Wish Upon a Star - Pinocchio


1960s - 1970s
A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles
Across the Universe - The Beatles
All You Need is Love - The Beatles
And I Love Her - The Beatles
Annie's Song - John Denver
Blackbird - The Beatles
Brown-Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Build Me Up Buttercup - The Foundations
Can't Buy Me Love - The Beatles
Can't Take My Eyes Off of You - Franki Valli
Celebration - Kool and the Gang
Come on Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
Don't You Worry Bout a Thing - Stevie Wonder
Dream a Little Dream of Me - The Mamas & the Papas
Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles
Everyday - Buddy Holly
Fly Me to the Moon - Frank Sinatra
For the Longest Time - Billy Joel
Get Back - The Beatles
God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
Good Day Sunshine - The Beatles
Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
Help! - The Beatles
Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles
Here There and Everywhere - The Beatles
How Sweet It Is - James Taylor

I Want To Hold Your Hand - The Beatles
I Will - The Beatles
I'm Looking Through You - The Beatles
If I Fell - The Beatles
Imagine - John Lennon
In My Life - The Beatles
Julia - The Beatles
Killer Queen - Queen
Lady Madonna - The Beatles
Let It Be - The Beatles
Love Was Made for Me and You - Nat King Cole
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds - The Beatles
Michelle - The Beatles
Mother Nature's Son - The Beatles
My Cherie Amour - Stevie Wonder
Norwegian Wood - The Beatles
Penny Lane - The Beatles
She Caught the Katy - The Blues Brothers
She Loves You - The Beatles
She's Leaving Home - The Beatles
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding
So Happy Together - The Turtles
Something - The Beatles
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Two of Us - The Beatles
Unchained Melody - The Righteous Brothers
When I'm Sixty Four - The Beatles
Yesterday - The Beatles
You Are So Beautiful - Joe Cocker
You Don't Know Me - Ray Charles
You're Sixteen - Ringo Starr
You've Got to Hide Your Love Away - The Beatles
Your Song - Elton John


1980s - 1990s
Barbie Girl - Aqua
Beat It - Michael Jackson
Ben - Michael Jackson
Bittersweet Symphony - The Verve
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen

Every Breath You Take - The Police

Have I Told You Lately That I Love You - Rod Stewart
Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman - Bryan Adams
I'll Make Love To You - Boyz II Men

I Want It That Way - Backstreet Boys
Love Song - The Cure
More Than Words - Extreme
Naive Melody - Talking Heads
Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley
Part of Your World - The Little Mermaid
Sweet Child of Mine - Guns N Roses
Take on Me - A-Ha
Tale As Old As Time - Beauty and the Beast
The Kiss - Last of the Mohicans
Wake Me Up When September Ends - Green Day
You Make My Dreams Come True - Hall and Oates


2000s - Present
All of Me - John Legend
Angel - Sarah McLachlan

A Thousand Years - Twilight
Better Together - Jack Johnson
Buddy Holly - Weezer
Clocks - Coldplay
Fidelity - Regina Spektor
Gone Gone Gone - Phillip Phillips
Happy - Pharrell
Hey Soul Sister - Train

Home - Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
I Knew You Were Trouble - Taylor Swift
I Won't Give Up - Jason Mraz
I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
In My Place - Coldplay
Latch - Sam Smith
Little Talks - Of Monsters and Men
Love Story - Taylor Swift
Make You Feel My Love - Bob Dylan/Adele
Marry You - Bruno Mars
One-Two-Three-Four - Feist
Only Hope - Switchfoot
Paparazzi - Lady Gaga
Paradise - Coldplay
Payphone - Maroon 5
Royals - Lorde
Someone Like You - Adele
Somewhere Only We Know - Keane
Starlight - Muse
Stay - Rihanna
The One I Love - David Gray
This Year's Love - David Gray
Time to Say Goodbye - Andrea Bocelli
Viva la Vida - Coldplay
Wagon Wheel - Old Crow Medicine Show
Yellow - Coldplay
You and Me - Lifehouse
You Raise Me Up - Josh Groban
Young and Beautiful - Lana del Ray

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Wilmington, North Carolina
Professional String Music for Any Occasion

Dockside Strings maintains a vast repertoire that spans the musical gamut - from Mozart, Bach, Beethoven, and Vivaldi to Louis Armstrong, The Beatles, Guns N' Roses, and Lady Gaga.  Honestly, viewing our entire collection can be a bit intimidating.


Almost all of these songs are available in ANY format, from solo violin to string quartet.

If you are looking for something not on our list, we can make it happen for you. Contact us today!

Music Ideas for Weddings

Wedding Processional (seating of mothers/bridal party)

Handel - Air from Water Music Suite
Bach - Air on the G String

Bach - Arioso

Schubert - Ave Maria

Gounod/Bach - Ave Maria

Mozart - Ave Verum Corpus

Pachelbel - Canon in D

Delibes - Flower Duet from Lakme

Bach - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

Vivaldi - Largo from Winter (The Four Seasons)

Bach - Sheep May Safely Graze


​Bridal Entrance

Bach - Air on the G String

Schubert - Ave Maria

Gounod/Bach - Ave Maria

Christina Perry - A Thousand Years

Wagner - Bridal Chorus

Pachelbel - Canon in D

Bach - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

Massenet - Meditation from Thais


​Recessional (post-ceremony)

The Beatles - All You Need is Love

Vivaldi - Allegro from Spring (The Four Seasons)

Mozart - Alleluja from Exultante Jubilante

Journey - Don't Stop Believing

Handel - Entrance of the Queen of Sheba

Handel - Hallelujah Chorus

Bach - March in D Major

​Bruno Mars - Marry You

Beethoven - Ode to Joy

Mouret - Rondeau

Purcell - Trumpet Tune Purcell

Clarke - Trumpet Voluntary

Mendelssohn - Wedding March