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Who Chooses the Wedding Music: You or Your Guests?

When it comes to your wedding music, should Mr. Deejay keep playing your song — or the songs your guests prefer?

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Regardless of their upbringing or ethnicity, I always receive this same question from many brides: “Who’s this wedding about?” This week’s post deals with an even more specific issue — brides want to select their own wedding music, but a relative feels their choices are inappropriate. Whose musical tastes prevail?

A Hudson Valley bride asks:My fiancé comes from a strong Jewish background. We decided that we want only Jewish music at our wedding. My future mother-in-law insists we’re making a mistake by not accommodating all of our guests. She says we’re being ‘selfish’ by thinking only of ourselves. Do you agree?”

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Tying the knot shouldn't put knots in your stomach, so whether you're the blushing bride, hubby-to-be, or even a wedding guest, The Wedding Guru Judy Lewis can answer all of your wedding-related questions.

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