34 Uplifting Songs for Funerals

34 Uplifting Songs for Funerals

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A death of a relative, friend, or loved one is never an easy thing to endure. When planning a funeral for a special person many people choose one or multiple songs to play in their memory, songs that portray the feelings they are experiencing due to their loss or songs that simply remind them of the departed person. Many people assume that funeral songs must be slow, quiet, and overwhelmingly sad, however there are some celebration of life songs that will get the good memories flowing.



Satisfied Mind – Jeff Buckley

You Can Close Your Eyes – James Taylor

Feels Like Home – Chantal Kreviazuk

Keg On My Coffin – The Push Stars

Amazing Grace – Susan Boyle

You’ll Be In My Heart – Phil Collins

One Sweet Day – Mariah Carey

As You Go – Jess Penner

Candle In The Wind – Elton John

The Dance – Garth Brooks

Hear You Me – Jimmy Eat World

I Will Follow You Into The Dark – Death Cab for Cutie

If Everyone Care – Nickelback

Morning Has Broken – Cat Stevens

May It Be – Enya

Right Here Waiting – Richard Marx

Stay Gold – Stevie Wonder

Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper

Unforgettable – Nat King Cole

Vienna – Billy Joel

Dropkick Me Jesus – Bobby Bare

Wish You Well – Katie Herzig

You Are The Sunshine Of My Life – Stevie Wonder

Prop Me Up Beside The Jukebox – Joe Diffie

Come Away With Me – Norah Jones

Elephant Gun – Beirut

Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley

Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo’Ole

Unchained Melody – Righteous Brothers

Fly – Celine Dion

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life – Monty Python

Time To Say Goodbye – Sarah Brightman

Today I’m Gonna Try and Change the World – Johnny Reid

When I Look To The Sky – Train