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

Best song ever, it will be at my funeral!

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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?

3 Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd

Should be in the top 10

4 How to Save a Life - The Fray

Please play this at my funeral. - Catacorn

5 My Immortal - Evanescence

This song is beautiful and sad. - Ilovestephanie

I want this at my funeral! - Userguy44

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':

7 Far from Home - Five Finger Death Punch
8 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


9 All You Need is Love - The Beatles

I love this ICONIC song!

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

The Newcomers

? 7 Rings - Ariana Grande
? Vagina - Cupcakke

The Contenders

11 Hurt - Johnny Cash

Yes. - JamesBourne

12 Livin on a Prayer - Bon Jovi

The saddest song ever

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

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

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

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

16 See You Again - Wiz Khalifa

RIP Paul Walker - Neonco31

17 Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton

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

18 The Spirit Carries On - Dream Theater

I know that my soul will transcend

19 A Tout Le Monde - Megadeth
20 I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy


21 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.

22 Life Goes On - 2pac
23 With a Little Help from My Friends - Joe Cocker
24 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

Tough call between this and Stairway to Heaven.

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25 Kashmir - Led Zeppelin

Should be on the top 10 - malamJONES

26 Goodbye May Seem Forever - Jeanette Nolan
27 Lazarus - David Bowie
28 Come Sail Away - Styx
29 Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd

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

I want this at my funeral. - Userguy44

30 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

This Should Be In The Top 10 - masoncarr2244

31 The Show Must Go On - Queen

Beautiful song. - Userguy44

32 As - Stevie Wonder
33 100 Years - Five for Fighting
34 Beautiful Pain - Eminem
35 Dance of Death - Iron Maiden
36 Bitter Sweet Symphony - The Verve
37 Heaven - Warrant
38 Song to the Siren - This Mortal Coil
39 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

40 Don't Stop Believing - Journey
41 Fly to the Angels - Slaughter
42 Rainbow Connection - Kermit the Frog
43 So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold

rip jimmy

44 Forever Young - Bob Dylan
45 The Sound of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel
46 Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) - Green Day

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

What I'll do. - Cyri

47 Home Sweet Home - Motley Crue
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

49 Dream On - Aerosmith
50 Everything Changes - Pokémon
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Top Remixes (22)

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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