Top Ten Best Songs to Play at Your Funeral


The Top Ten

1 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

I want this song for my funeral, actually. It would be a beautiful farewell, telling them I have gained enough money to buy the stairway itself! - MontyPython

This is a good song to play at a funeral, but only if the person did some good things throughout their life.

This would be a great song for any funeral. That way they'll be ready to go to heaven! - EpicJake

I want this song to be played at my funeral. - Catacorn

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2 Hotel California - Eagles

"You can check out any time you like but you can never leave! " - jmepa1234

Ok, what the hell?

Hotel California?
Are you crazy?

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3 Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd

Should be in the top 10

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4 My Immortal - Evanescence

You can have any evanescence songxD going under,bring me to life,my last breath.

This song is beautiful and sad. - Ilovestephanie

I want this at my funeral! - Userguy44

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5 How to Save a Life - The Fray

Please play this at my funeral. - Catacorn

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6 Shine on You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd

Everyone will cry :'( - Gehenna

If you guys want to cry, then I'll cry. It's ok to cry D':

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7 Another One Bites the Dust - Queen

Good song, but not an appropriate one to play at a funeral.

Best song ever! 10/10 would definitely put it on my funeral list


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9 All You Need is Love - The Beatles

I love this ICONIC song!

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10 What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong

This would be a great song for a funeral. I would play it if I went to a funeral. - Mumbizz01

This is what I want to be played at my funeral. - Alpha101

How is highway to hell 3 and this 9 this reminds of good things what does high way to hell rimend

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The Newcomers

? Dakara Hitori Janai (English Cover) - Amalee

The Contenders

11 Hurt - Johnny Cash

Yes. - JamesBourne

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12 Livin on a Prayer - Bon Jovi

The saddest song ever

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13 How Could This Happen to Me - Simple Plan UListen to Sample
14 Yesterday - The Beatles

If you want everyone to cry their eyes out... - Brobusky

I want to play this in my funeral.. beautiful song..

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15 Fade to Black - Metallica

This would be appropriate to play at a funeral if the person had committed suicide.

A beautiful and moving song about suicide, should be MUCH higher. - Songsta41

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16 Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton

This should be first. "Would you know my name if I saw you in heaven? " - railfan99

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17 See You Again - Wiz Khalifa

RIP Paul Walker - Neonco31

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18 Highway to Hell - AC/DC

What? Really? Where do you think the people think you're headed? - PositronWildhawk

Funny enough that this song is also featured #1 on the list 'Worst Songs to play at your funeral'

Not anymore. Stupid Hoe is number 1 now. But still don't play this one at a funeral.

No, while it's a good song, it's a bad choice for a funeral, NO! - Neonco31

That is just going to make everyone at the funeral feel relaxed and not worry isn't it? - alyssa800900

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19 The Spirit Carries On - Dream Theater

I know that my soul will transcend

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20 A Tout Le Monde - Megadeth UListen to Sample
21 I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy


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22 Into the West - Annie Lennox

Ah man, this really is a beautiful song. I'd be happy, I'm sure, if this was played at my funeral someday. - BKAllmighty

This is a beautiful song. I would absolutely love to have this played at my funeral.

This song changed me as a person.

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23 Life Goes On - 2pac UListen to Sample
24 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

This Should Be In The Top 10 - masoncarr2244

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25 With a Little Help from My Friends - Joe Cocker UListen to Sample
26 Kashmir - Led Zeppelin

Should be on the top 10 - malamJONES

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27 Goodbye May Seem Forever - Jeanette Nolan
28 Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd

I want this at my funeral. - Userguy44

A touching song that I feel would fit the mood. - LinoRhino

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29 Lazarus - David Bowie UListen to Sample
30 Come Sail Away - Styx UListen to Sample
31 The Show Must Go On - Queen

Beautiful song. - Userguy44

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32 As - Stevie Wonder UListen to Sample
33 100 Years - Five for Fighting UListen to Sample
34 Beautiful Pain - Eminem UListen to Sample
35 Dance of Death - Iron Maiden UListen to Sample
36 Bitter Sweet Symphony - The Verve UListen to Sample
37 Heaven - Warrant UListen to Sample
38 Fly to the Angels - Slaughter UListen to Sample
39 Song to the Siren - This Mortal Coil UListen to Sample
40 Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions

How would this be good for a funeral? I probably don't think it would be good if the person died from a hurricane

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41 So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold

rip jimmy

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42 Don't Stop Believing - Journey UListen to Sample
43 Rainbow Connection - Kermit the Frog UListen to Sample
44 Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) - Green Day

No, that's a bad song. >:/ - Gehenna

What I'll do. - Cyri

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45 Forever Young - Bob Dylan UListen to Sample
46 The Sound of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel UListen to Sample
47 Home Sweet Home - Motley Crue UListen to Sample
48 One Sweet Day - Mariah Carey and Boyz 2 Men

Well, since this was written for a funeral anyway, might as well play it. - galaxyfox

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49 Dream On - Aerosmith UListen to Sample
50 Everything Changes - Pokémon UListen to Sample
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Top Remixes (24)

1. With a Little Help from My Friends - Joe Cocker
2. As - Stevie Wonder
3. Rainbow Connection - Kermit the Frog
1. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
2. Life Goes On - 2pac
3. I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy
1. Kashmir - Led Zeppelin
2. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
3. What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong

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