Funeral Music

Reminisce With Music – Popular Funeral Songs

Music says what the heart finds no words for. Listed below is 50 of the most popular funeral songs. Music plays such an important role on the day of the funeral so making the right choice is important. Increasing families are choosing contemporary songs which they closely identify with. Music helps to reflect and celebrate the life of a loved one.

Our list, in no particular order, contains 50 of the most popular funeral songs of all time. The list includes classics from Frank Sinatra and Robbie Williams but also more recent hits from Josh Groban and Guy Sebastian. Hymns including The Lord is My Shepherd and Abide With Me are also popular when a service is held in a Church.

Don’t be restricted by the list below, hopefully it inspires you to reflect, stop and make sure your music choice is just right! Share with me you most popular funeral songs.

  • Time to Say Goodbye – Sarah Brightman & Andrea Bocelli
  • You’ll Never Walk Alone – Gerry & the Pacemakers
  • Angels – Robbie Williams
  • Wind Beneath My Wings – Bette Midler
  • We’ll Meet Again – Vera Lynn
  • Unforgettable – Nat King Cole
  • Imagine – John Lennon
  • Tears in Heaven – Eric Clapton
  • My Way – Frank Sinatra
  • The Best – Tina Turner
  • Candle in the Wind – Elton John
  • When Doves Cry – Prince
  • The Way We Were – Barbara Streisand
  • In the Arms of An Angles – Sarah McLaughlin
  • What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
  • Over the Rainbow – Eva Cassidy
  • Always Look On the Bright Side of Life – Eric Idle/Monty Python
  • You Raise Me Up – Josh Groban
  • My Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion
  • Stairway to Heaven – Led Zeppelin
  • Simply the Best – Tina Turner
  • Don’t You Forget About Me – Simple Minds
  • Angels Brought Me Here – Guy Sebastian
  • Fly – Celine Dion – parents often select this for a child
  • Thank You for Loving Me – Jon Bon Jovi
  • Wish you Where Here – Fleetwood Mac
  • Danny Boy – Daniel O’Donnell
  • He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother – The Hollies
  • Amazing Grace – Leann Rimes
  • Ave Marie – Celine Dion
  • Hallelujah “Vocal” – Mozart
  • Psalm 23, The Lord is My Shepherd – John Michael Talbot
  • Funeral March – Beethoven
  • The Four Seasons (Winter) – Vivaldi
  • Abide With Me
  • Don’t Cry Daddy – Elvis Presley
  • Fields of Gold – Sting
  • Goodbye – Lionel Ritchie
  • Morning Has Broken – Cat Stevens
  • Sailing – Rod Stewart
  • You’ll Be In My Heart – Phil Collins
  • Forever Autumn – Justin Hayward
  • Something Beautiful Remains – Tina Turner
  • The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine (Anymore) – The Walker Brothers
  • Where We’ll Never Grow Old – Jim Reeves
  • My Heart Will Go On – David Moore
  • Fields of Gold – Eva Cassidy
  • Dance With My Father – Luther Vandross
  • I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston/Dolly Parton
  • You’ll Be In My Heart – Phil Collins

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