200+
Funeral
Songs

Music is an important and beautiful part of any funeral service or ceremony. By choosing the right music and songs you can personalise the service and add dimension, emotion, and lasting memories to the service.

200+
Funeral Songs

Try to choose the songs that complement the personality and characteristics of your loved one to truly pay tribute to his/her life. To help you, and make it easier for you to choose the best suited songs for your loved one’s funeral, we have created a list of over 200 best and most popular funeral songs and broken it up into categories.

Or scroll down for all songs in alphabetical order.

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A Thousand Stars by Billy Fury

Released: 1961 | Genre: Pop, Rock | Categorie: Love Funeral Songs

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Ain’t No Sunshine by Bill Withers

Released: 1971 | Genre: R&B, Soul | Categorie: Golden Oldies Funeral Songs

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All That Lives Forever by Steffany Gretzinger

Released: 2018 | Genre: Pop, Religious | Category: Religious Funeral Songs

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Always Something There To Remind Me by Naked Eyes

Released: 1983 | Genre: New wave, Alternative/Indie, Pop | Category: Funeral Songs For A Spouse Or Partner

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Amazing Grace by Alan Jackson

Released: 2013 (original 1779) | Genre: Country, Religious | Category: Religious Funeral Songs

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Angel On The Breeze by Sharon Fehlberg

Released: 2011 | Genre: Pop | Category: Funeral Songs For Young Death Or Pregnancy Loss

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Angels by Robbie Williams

Released: 1997 | Genre: Pop, Rock | Category: Most Popular Funeral Songs

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Angels by John Farnham

Released: 1993 | Genre: Pop, Rock | Category: Sentimental Funeral Songs

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As I Lay Me Down by Sophie B. Hawkins

Released: 1994 | Genre: Pop | Category: Sentimental Funeral Songs

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Ave Maria by Andrea Bocelli

Released: 1996 (original 1825) | Genre: Opera | Category: Religious Funeral Songs

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Awake My Soul by Mumford & Sons

Released: 2009 | Genre: Alternative/Indie, Rock | Category: Most Popular Funeral Songs

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Beam Me Up by Pink

Released: 2012 | Genre: Pop | Category: Funeral Songs For Young Death Or Pregnancy Loss

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Beautiful Boy by John Lennon

Released: 1980 | Genre: Pop, Rock | Category: Funeral Songs For Young Death Or Pregnancy Loss

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Beautiful Day by U2

Released: 2000 | Genre: Pop, Rock | Category: Alternative Funeral Songs

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Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion

Released: 1993 | Genre: Pop | Category: Funeral Songs For A Spouse Or Partner

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Beloved Wife by Natalie Merchant

Released: 1995 | Genre: Alternative Rock | Category: Funeral Songs For A Spouse Or Partner

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Better Be Home Soon by Crowded House

Released: 1988 | Genre: Rock | Category: Golden Oldies Funeral Songs

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Breathe by Moist

Released: 1999 | Genre: Rock | Category: Alternative Funeral Songs

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Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel

Released: 1970 | Genre: Folk, Pop | Category: Golden Oldies Funeral Songs

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Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel

Released: 1979 | Genre: Pop, Ballad | Category: Funeral Songs For Young Death Or Pregnancy Loss

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Broken Halos by Chris Stapleton

Released: 2017 | Genre: Country | Category: Most Popular Funeral Songs

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Broken Wings by Mr. Mister

Released: 1985 | Genre: Pop, Rock | Category: Funeral Songs For A Spouse Or Partner

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Butterfly Kisses by Bob Carlisle

Released: 1995 | Genre: Religious | Category: Funeral Songs For Young Death Or Pregnancy Loss

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Candle In The Wind by Elton John

Released: 1974 | Genre: Pop Rock, Soft Rock | Category: Most Popular Funeral Songs

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Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol

Released: 2006 | Genre: Alternative Rock | Category: Love Funeral Songs

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Changes by Black Sabbath

Released: 1972 | Genre: Rock, Soft Rock | Category: Funeral Songs For A Spouse Or Partner

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Come On Up To The House by Tom Waits

Released: 1999 | Genre: Alternative/Indie | Category: Alternative Funeral Songs

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Coming Around Again by Carly Simon

Released: 1987 | Genre: Pop, Rock | Category: Love Funeral Songs

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Country Roads Take Me Home by John Denver

Released: 1971 | Genre: Classic Country | Category: Golden Oldies Funeral Songs

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Daddy’s Hands by Holly Dunn

Released: 1986 | Genre: Country | Category: Funeral Songs For Mom or Dad

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Dance With My Father by Luther Vandross

Released: 2003 | Genre: R&B, Soul | Category: Funeral Songs For Mom or Dad

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Dancing In The Sky by Dani and Lizzy

Released: 2016 | Genre: Religious, Pop | Category: Religious Funeral Songs

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Dancing With The Angels by Monk & Neagle

Released: 2005 | Genre: Religious | Category: Religious Funeral Songs

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Danny Boy by Celtic Woman

Released: 2005 (1913) | Genre: Folk, Ballad | Category: Funeral Songs For Young Death Or Pregnancy Loss

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Don’t Dream It’s Over by Crowded House

Released: 1986 | Genre: Pop, Rock | Category: Love Funeral Songs

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Don’t Give Up by Peter Gabriel

Released: 1986 | Genre: Pop, Rock | Category: Alternative Funeral Songs

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Don’t You Forget About Me by Simple Minds

Released: 1985 | Genre: New wave, Rock | Category: Sentimental Funeral Songs

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Endless Love by Diana Ross & Lionel Ritchie

Released: 1981 | Genre: R&B, Soul | Category: Love Funeral Songs

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Even Though You’re Gone by Angelis

Released: 2006 | Genre: Classical Pop | Category: Most Popular Funeral Songs

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Every Breath You Take by The Police

Released: 1983 | Genre: Rock, Reggae, Alternative/Indie | Category: Love Funeral Songs

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Every Grain Of Sand by Bob Dylan

Released: 1981 | Genre: Rock, Country | Category: Religious Funeral Songs

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Everybody Hurts by REM

Released: 1992 | Genre: Rock | Category: Alternative Funeral Songs

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Farewell My Friend by Dennis Wilson

Released: 1977 | Genre: Rock | Category: Golden Oldies Funeral Songs

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Fathers & Daughters Never Say Goodbye by Michael Bolton

Released: 2015 | Genre: Folk Rock | Category: Funeral Songs For Mom or Dad

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Fire And Rain by James Taylor

Released: 1970 | Genre: Religious, Folk Rock | Category: Religious Funeral Songs

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Fly by Celine Dion

Released: 1996 | Genre: Pop | Category: Funeral Songs For Young Death Or Pregnancy Loss

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Footprints In The Sand by Leona Lewis

Released: 2007 | Genre: Pop | Category: Sentimental Funeral Songs

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For A Dancer by Jackson Browne

Released: 1974 | Genre: Pop, Rock | Category: Golden Oldies Funeral Songs

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Forever Young by Alphaville

Released: 1984 | Genre: New Wave, Synth-Pop | Category: Golden Oldies Funeral Songs

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Forever Young by Rod Stewart

Released: 1988 | Genre: Rock | Category: Funeral Songs For Young Death Or Pregnancy Loss

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Fragile by Sting

Released: 1988 | Genre: Pop, Rock | Category: Sentimental Funeral Songs

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Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Released: 1973 | Genre: Rock | Category: Golden Oldies Funeral Songs

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