Worst Songs to Play at a Funeral

The Top Ten
1 Highway to Hell - AC/DC Highway to Hell - AC/DC Cover Art

I grew up in a funeral home. I've accidentally played loud music many times during wakes, for which my father would come upstairs to yell at me; once a week at least. I actually have a sample base to compare data. Yes, this one is the worst, since I've done it. Dad: "Of all the damn songs, you pick that one? They're STILL talking about it, they'll want some money back. They think you did it on purpose... "
Yep. Truth. He almost made me go down and apologize.
This one wins.

Let's face it, the only thing AC/DC sings about is Crime, Sex, and Hell. None of these things should be mentioned at a funeral whatsoever. This applies to all their songs, but this one in particular would be the most tasteless of them all.

A classmate once told me that her phone rang during a funeral. And the ringtone was Highway to Hell! This isn't a good song to play at a Funeral. It's like you're saying that the dead person will go to hell.

This song is by far the worst one to play at a funeral. You're telling the person you're going it he'll.

2 Ha Ha You're Dead! - Green Day Ha Ha You're Dead! - Green Day Cover Art

When Donald Trump has a funeral in the future I definitely be playing this song.

Definitely not something to sing at a funeral.

The title says it all

That's just cruel.

3 Celebration - Kool and the Gang Celebration - Kool and the Gang Cover Art

Honestly, this list made me laugh so hard, especially all the happy songs.

What are we celebrating? Are we happy the person is dead?

4 The Best Day Ever - SpongeBob SquarePants The Best Day Ever - SpongeBob SquarePants Cover Art

Someone put this as a song to play at Justin Bieber's funeral. I know. The Toptenners these days can be so immature that it's actually embarrassing.

Why would you fricking play THIS song?! You'd get the stink-eye and then get thrown into a coffin yourself!

I should've voted for this one.

I can just picture the look on my family's face when the hear this playing at my funeral

5 Stupid Hoe - Nicki Minaj Stupid Hoe - Nicki Minaj Cover Art

Under no circumstances EVER play this song at a funeral. You'll need a funeral after the family are done with you.

Why not play the music video on the side of the coffin while you're at it.

What a song to play at a funeral.

Only at Nicki Minaj's funeral.

6 Another One Bites the Dust - Queen Another One Bites the Dust - Queen Cover Art

My best friends' grandmother passed away recently, and I was close to all of his family so of course I went. His grandmother loved Queen, and it was literally in her will to have this song played at her funeral.

Haha! The song is really great but as the title suggests, don't ever play it at the funeral.

The last song anyone should play at a funeral. If you like Queen, there are better songs to play.

Just the base line playing low in the background...

7 Happy - Pharrell Williams Happy - Pharrell Williams Cover Art

Inappropriate for a funeral. Maybe a for a celebration if someone's back on their feet.

This is a similar one to my other one, Don't Worry Be Happy.

That would be so offensive.

My guy, who is happy.

8 Stayin' Alive - The Bee Gees

Just imagining the last Bee Gee standing over the graves of the others singing along to this. Poor bugger.

This would be a great one to play because of the ironic words!

Only at Barry Gibb's funeral.

Would be Ironic yet actually true because everyone attending the funeral would be Stayin' Alive

9 Ding Dong the Witch is Dead - Glinda and the Munchkins

Just imagine if this was around during the Salem Witch trials...that would be bad.

10 Best Day of My Life - American Authors Best Day of My Life - American Authors Cover Art

Why-exactly-is it the best day of everyone's life?

The Newcomers

? F.O.D. - Green Day F.O.D. - Green Day Cover Art

Good song but a bad one to play at a funeral especially all the parts after the second chorus.

The Contenders
11 Anaconda - Nicki Minaj Anaconda - Nicki Minaj Cover Art

I hope your grandma isn't at a funeral playing this...

Don't play this... Just don't...

Trust me, hpthere's fonna be another person and another casket after this...

Everyone else will die!

12 (Don't Fear) the Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult (Don't Fear) the Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult Cover Art

Don't fer the reaper Buck!

13 Ding Dong the Witch Is Dead
14 Problem - Ariana Grande Problem - Ariana Grande Cover Art

I got one less problem without you... No

15 Hells Bells - AC/DC Hells Bells - AC/DC Cover Art

I mean obviously its bad if it includes anything to do with hell or excitment about persons death...I mean look at Highway to Hell..

16 You Give Love a Bad Name - Bon Jovi You Give Love a Bad Name - Bon Jovi Cover Art

Any song that can be taken as badmouthing its subject fits on this list.

Shot through the heat and you're to blame...

17 Watch Me (Whip / Nae Nae) - Silento Watch Me (Whip / Nae Nae) - Silento Cover Art

If this was played at a funeral it would be disrespectful to the dead

18 I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor Cover Art
19 #Selfie - The Chainsmokers #Selfie - The Chainsmokers Cover Art
20 Friday - Rebecca Black Friday - Rebecca Black Cover Art
21 A Little Piece of Heaven - Avenged Sevenfold A Little Piece of Heaven - Avenged Sevenfold Cover Art
22 Loyal - Chris Brown Loyal - Chris Brown Cover Art
23 Hell Awaits - Slayer Hell Awaits - Slayer Cover Art
24 Bye Bye Bye - NSync Bye Bye Bye - NSync Cover Art

Who would even dare to play this. It's a good song but not a a funeral. Whoever plays that at a funeral is an idiot.

25 Don't Close Your Eyes - Kix Don't Close Your Eyes - Kix Cover Art
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