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

Why would you want a plaigarized song? - Lucretia

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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?

I don't know, maybe. The lyrics ore okay - Lucretia

Hotel California?
Are you crazy?

3 Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd

Should be in the top 10

I would if I liked this band - Lucretia

4 How to Save a Life - The Fray

Please play this at my funeral. - Catacorn

Well I guess it didn't work. - Lucretia

5 Far from Home - Five Finger Death Punch
6 Another One Bites the Dust - Queen

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

I would... but I hate Queen so I need a band I like to cover it - Lucretia

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


7 My Immortal - Evanescence

Its overrated though - Lucretia

8 Shine on You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd
9 All You Need is Love - The Beatles
10 Hurt - Johnny Cash

Yes. - JamesBourne

The Contenders

11 Livin on a Prayer - Bon Jovi

The saddest song ever

12 How Could This Happen to Me - Simple Plan
13 Yesterday - The Beatles

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

I think I will play this at my funeral. - Lucretia

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14 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

Yes, very. - Lucretia

15 See You Again - Wiz Khalifa

RIP Paul Walker - Neonco31

16 The Spirit Carries On - Dream Theater

I know that my soul will transcend

What if your a atheist - Lucretia

17 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.

I would... or Runnin With The Devil. This would work for any evil rude atheist sinner like me, - Lucretia

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

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18 Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton

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

19 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.

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20 A Tout Le Monde - Megadeth

Why not? - Lucretia

21 I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy
22 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

I actually want this played at my funeral. - jack2244

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23 Kashmir - Led Zeppelin

Should be on the top 10 - malamJONES

24 Goodbye May Seem Forever - Jeanette Nolan
25 Life Goes On - 2pac
26 Lazarus - David Bowie
27 Come Sail Away - Styx
28 100 Years - Five for Fighting
29 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

Why play a trying to hard to be cool, overrated awful song like this at your funeral? - Lucretia

This Should Be In The Top 10 - masoncarr2244

30 Beautiful Pain - Eminem
31 Heaven - Warrant
32 The Sound of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel
33 Song to the Siren - This Mortal Coil
34 Don't Stop Believing - Journey

Please no... its overrated and what if they weren't a religious person - Lucretia

35 Dance of Death - Iron Maiden
36 Bitter Sweet Symphony - The Verve
37 Fly to the Angels - Slaughter
38 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

39 Forever Young - Bob Dylan
40 So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold
41 Anaconda - Nicki Minaj

Whoever put this on here is a heartless ass.

Oh... god... THIS at a funeral?!

Why does someone want this to be played at a funeral, maybe Trump's funeral, but even he doesn't deserve that! - Skullkid755

I want this to be played at my brothers funeral. - Lucretia

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42 Home Sweet Home - Motley Crue
43 Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd

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

Everyone hates me though - Lucretia

44 Dream On - Aerosmith
45 Everything Changes - Pokémon
46 Enter Sandman - Metallica
47 Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) - Green Day
48 I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
49 Welcome to the Black Parade - My Chemical Romance
50 One Sweet Day - Mariah Carey and Boyz 2 Men
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Top Remixes (19)

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
1. The Spirit Carries On - Dream Theater
2. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
3. So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold

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