If you want your first dance to be Salsa, then you’re in the right place! We’ve put together a list of popular salsa songs for you to chose from. But first, let’s learn a little bit about Salsa.
Historically Salsa appeared in 1950 – 1960s New York. It was a mix of other popular dances of the time, such as cha cha, mambo and swing. These days New York Salsa has a distinctly Puerto Rican sound ‚ smooth, polished, classic salsa. It tends to follow the jazz structure, incorporating lengthy instrumental breaks to showcase the ability of particular musicians.
Cuban-style salsa, also known as Casino, is popular in many places around the world, including in Europe, Latin America, North America, and even in some countries in the Middle East. Dancing Casino is an expression of popular social culture;
Although salsa is still a popular social dance, it is generally overlooked when it comes to wedding first dances. However, this is a great style for couples looking to do something unexpected, romantic, and fun! Think you won’t be able to find a romantic salsa song? These are selected to be easy to follow and slow enough to feel comfortable dancing on them. Click on the links below and listen to our selection. Enjoy!