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Popular Funeral Songs

Popular Funeral Songs

Music has always been associated with every realm of life; love, happiness, success, new beginnings and probably, more with agony. Here I give you a humble compilation of some popular funeral songs.
Rajib Singha
Last Updated: Jun 3, 2018
We are born and we die. This is one truth that cannot be marred or adulterated. The phrase sounds so simple and loose when we see it solely through the realm of words. But when we travel deeper and beneath the obvious, we realize that we just don't live and die, but we share several little fragments of our lives with other people. These people are the ones that we learn to love, wish to be with, and care for. They are our friends, family, acquaintances, and sometimes even that stranger that we cross or exchange looks at the daily subway or the usual coffee house. We are destined to start the journey of our life and end it from darkness to darkness. What we come across in the middle is the light of people who are dear to us. But life itself is not a lifetime affair; it has its conclusion, it has its summary. And it is at this point of time when we painfully accept the separation of someone dear and immensely loved...
Here is a list of some thoughtful funeral songs to help you through this difficult time and speak for your aching heart and agony at the loss of your dearest gem...
• A Day Without Rain - Enya • All Things Must Pass - George Harrison
• Always Look on the Bright Side of Life - Eric Idle • Always on my mind - Elvis Presley
• Amazing - Alex Lloyd • And When I Die - Blood Sweat and Tears
• Angels - Robbie Williams • Because You Loved Me - Celine Dion
• Bittersweet Symphony - The Verve • Blowin' in the Wind - Bob Dylan
• Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon and Garfunkel • Bright Eyes - Art Garfunkel
• Bury Me Deep in Love - The Triffids • Bury My Body - Al Kooper
• By My Side - INXS • Can't Cry Hard Enough - Williams Brothers
• Candle in the Wind - Elton John • Death is not the End - Bob Dylan
• Don't Fear the Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult • Forever Young - Bob Dylan
• Funeral for a Friend - Elton John • Gone Too Soon - Michael Jackson
• Goodbye My Friend - Linda Ronstadt • Goodbye My Lover - James Blunt
• Goodbye's (The Saddest Word) - Celine Dion • Green Green Grass of Home - Tom Jones
• Holding Out for a Hero - Bonnie Tyler • I Can See Clearly Now - Various Artists
• I Will Follow You Into The Dark - Death Cab for Cutie • If Tomorrow Never Comes - Ronan Keating
• Immortality - Bee Gees • Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Guns N'Roses
• Lean On Me - Bill Withers • Let it be - Beatles
• Memory - Barbra Streisand • Morning Has Broken - Cat Stevens
• Mother I Miss You - Dalia Reid • My Immortal - Evanescence
• One Day at a Time - Elton John • Only the Good Die Young - Billy Joel
• Only Time - Enya • Please Release Me Let Me Go - Engelbert Humperdinck
• Run to Paradise - Choirboys • Sand and Water - Beth Nielsen Chapman
• Save a Prayer - Duran Duran • Slipped Away - Avril Lavigne
• Smoke Gets in Your Eyes - The Platters • Someone's Watching Over Me - Hilary Duff
• Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Various Artists • Spirit in the Sky - Norman Greenbaum
• Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin • Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton
• The Long and Winding Road - Beatles • The Lord's Prayer - Il Divo
• The Rose - Bette Midler • The Storm is Over Now - R. Kelly
• There You'll Be - Faith Hill • There's a Place for Us - Various Artists
• Unforgettable - Nat King Cole • We'll Meet Again - Vera Lynn
• Wish Me Luck As You Wave Me Goodbye - Gracie Fields • Who Wants to Live Forever? - Queen

Popular Funeral Hymns

• Abide with Me • All the Way My Savior Leads Me
• All Things Bright And Beautiful • Alleluia Sing To Jesus
• Be Thou My Vision • Because He lives
• Before The Ending Of The Day • Blessed Assurance
• Blest Are The Pure In Heart • Dear Lord And Father Of Mankind
• Face to face with Christ my Savior • Fairest of all the earth beside
• God Our Help In Ages Past • Great Is Thy Faithfulness
• Guide Me O Thou Great Redeemer • How Great Thou art
• How Sweet The Name Of Jesus • I Am The Bread Of Life
• I am waiting for the dawning • I have a Shepherd
• I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say • I know that my Redeemer Liveth
• I Stand Amazed in the Presence • I Watch the Sunrise
• I Will Sing the Wondrous Story • Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise
• In Heavenly Love Abiding • In the Sweet By and By
• Jesus Is All the World to Me • Jesus Loves Even Me
• Kum Ba Yah (Come By Here) • Lead Us Heavenly Father Lead Us
• Lord Of All Hopefulness • Love Divine
• Loves Redeeming Work • Make Me A Channel Of Your Peace
• My God Accept My Heart This Day • Now thank we all our God
• Now The Green Blade Rises • O Jesus I Have Promised
• O Love That Will Not Let Me Go • Praise My Soul The King Of Heaven
• The Day Thou Gavest, Lord, Is Ended • The King Of Love My Shepherd Is
• The Lord's My Shepherd • The Old Rugged Cross
• There Is A Green Hill • There Is A Redeemer
• To God Be the Glory • What A Friend We Have In Jesus

Christian Funeral Songs
  • A Briefing for the Ascent - Terry Scott Taylor
  • All I ask - Marilla Ness / the St Louis Jesuits
  • All My Tears - Julie Miller or Emmylou Harris
  • Comforter - CeCe Winans
  • Cry Out To Jesus - Third Day
  • Dancing With The Angels - Monk and Neagle
  • End of My Journey - Harry Stewart
  • Go Light Your World - Kathy Troccoli
  • Go Rest High On That Mountain - Vince Gill with Patty Loveless & Ricky Skaggs
  • Goodbye For Now - Kathy Troccoli
  • Happy Everafter In Your Eyes - Ben Harper
  • He's Walking Her Home - Mark Schultz
  • Homesick - MercyMe
  • How Can I Help You Say Goodbye - Patty Loveless
  • I Can Only Imagine - MercyMe
  • I Will Rise - Chris Tomlin
  • Jesus Remember Me - Taize, Jacques Berthier
  • No More Pain - Point of Grace
  • Only in God - John Michael Talbot
  • With Hope - Steven Curtis Chapman
Deciding on the perfect one from all these funeral songs can be difficult under the best of circumstances. However, go by your choices and earnest thoughts. If you are organizing the funeral service with sheer sincerity and dedication, then nothing will go wrong.