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PCM's List of Dirges - Funeral Music and Mourning Songs

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Grieving and Mourning Songs - Dirges
Funeral Music

"In the simplest terms, a dirge is a song or hymn of grief and lamentation. It is a song especially intended to accompany a funeral or provide a memorial to the deceased." More - About Dirges and songs of mourning

The numerical order here really doesn't matter. The perfect song played for a funeral is as unique as an individual's fingerprint.

1. On Eagle's Wings - Traditional
2. One Sweet Day - Mariah Carey feat. Boyz II Men
3. My Way - Frank Sinatra
4. Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life - Monty Python/Eric Idle
5. Canon in D - Johann Pachelbel
6. Amazing Grace - Traditional
7. I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy and Faith Evens
8. Angels - Robbie Williams
9. Candle In The Wind - Elton John
10. Wind Beneath My Wings - Bette Midler
11. Be Not Afraid - Traditional Bach
12. Ave Maria - Schubert
13. Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
14. Angel - Sarah McLachlan
15. The Lord is My Shepherd - Psalm 23
16. How Great Thou Art - Traditional
17. Over The Rainbow - Judy Garland or Eva Cassidy or Israel Kamakawiwo’Ole
18. Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
19. Tears In Heaven - Eric Clapton
20. Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring - Johann Sebastian
21. I Will Always Love You - Dolly Parton or Whitney Houston
22. Tha' Crossroads - Bone Thugs N' Harmony
23. What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
24. My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion
25. Stairway To Heaven - Led Zeppelin
26. To Live Is To Die - Metallica
27. We’ll Meet Again - Vera Lynn
28. Time To Say Goodbye - Sarah Brightman & Andrea Bocelli
29. Imagine - John Lennon
30. You Raise Me Up - Westlife
31. I Will Remember You - Sarah McLachlan
32. All Things Bright and Beautiful - Cecil Frances Alexander
33. Unforgettable - Nat 'King' Cole
34. Nearer, My God, to Thee - Mahalia Jackson
35. Abide With Me - Henry Francis Lyte
36. I'll Be There - Escape Club
37. Simply The Best - Tina Turner
38. He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother - The Hollies
39. Eulogy - Tool
40. Lighting Crashes - Live
41. Crying For Me - Toby Keith
42. Four Seasons - Vivaldi
43. Stand By Me - Ben E. King
44. Dance With My Father - Luther Vandross
45. Wish Me Luck as You Wave Me Goodbye - Gracie Fields
46. In My Life - The Beatles
47. Here Today - Paul McCartney
48. All Things Must Pass - George Harrison
49. Enigma Variations - Nimrod Elgar
50. Like You - Evanescence
51. You'll Never Walk Alone - Gerry and the Pacemakers
52. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot - Traditional
53. You're Still Here - Faith Hill
54. Homeward Bound - Simon & Garfunkle
55. The Best is Yet to Come - Tont Bennett or Frank Sinatra
56. I'll Meet You There - Simple Plan
57. Pie Jesu - Gabriel Fauré
58. Satisfied Mind - Jeff Buckley
59. Bright Eyes - Art Garfunkle
60. American Pie - Don McLean
61. Turn, Turn, Turn. (There Is A Season) - The Byrds
62. Radios In Heaven - Plain White T's
63. Funeral March - Frederic Chopin
64. Who Wants To Live Forever - Queen
65. To Where You Are - Josh Grobin
66. Thank You For Loving Me - Bon Jovi
67. Never Forget You - Mariah Carey
68. Seasons In The Sun - Terry Jacks
69. Morning Has Broken - Cat Stevens
70.The Ballad of Casey Jones - Wallace Saunders
71. Circle Of Life - Elton John
72. Soul LImbo - Booker T and the MG's
73. My Angel - Kellie Pickler
74. Photograph - Ringo Starr
75. Across The Bridge Where Angels Dwell - Van Morrison
76. Dust in the Wind - Kansas
77. Jealous of the Angels - Jenn Bostic
78. Fanfare for the Common Man - Merson, Lake and Palmer
79. Who You'd Be Today - Kenny Chesney
80. Spirit In The Sky - Norman Greenbaum
81. Flying Without Wings - Westlife
82. Dirge For November - Opeth
83. Nessun Dorma - Puccini
84. When The The Roll Is Called Up Yonder I'll Be There - Johnny Cash
85. I Grieve - Peter Gabriel
86. Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien - Edith Piaf
87. Angel - Jimi Hendrix
88. August 7, 4:15 - Bon Jovi
89. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - The Platters
90. Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley
91. Way Over Yonder - Carole King
92. Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper
93. Another One Bites The Dust - Queen
94. Far Behind - Candlebox
95. Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinead O'Connor
96. Ding-dong! The Witch is Dead - Wizard of Oz cast
97. Go On - Jack Johnson
98. Fields of Gold - Eva Cassidy
99. Highway to Hell - AC/DC
100. One Tree Hill - U2

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