TOP 10: The Top Rock Songs Played At Funerals


Music can be very important to some people when they pass, and a new report reveals the songs most often played as folks say goodbye to loved ones at funerals.

A report by the UK Co-Op Funeral Care says Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” is the top rock choice for funerals, followed by Meat Loaf’s “Bat Out Of Hell, ”Aerosmith’s “Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing” and two Queen songs “Who Wants To Live Forever” and “The Show Must Go On.”

But rock songs aren’t necessarily always folks’ first choice. The number one funeral song overall is Frank Sinatra’s “My Way,” followed by “Time To Say Goodbye,” by Andrea Bocelli and Sara Brightman.

Top 10 Rock Songs at Funerals

  1. Led Zeppelin – “Stairway to Heaven”
  2. Meat Loaf – “Bat Out of Hell”
  3. Aerosmith – “Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing”
  4. Queen – “Who Wants to Live Forever”
  5. Queen – “The Show Must Go On”
  6. Guns N’ Roses – “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door”
  7. Pink Floyd – “Wish You Were Here”
  8. AC/DC – “Highway to Hell”
  9. Queen – “Another One Bites the Dust”
  10. Queen – “Bohemian Rhapsody” 

Source:Co-op Funeral Care