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Top Ten Country Funeral Songs


Read below for the top ten funeral country songs, complete with our favorite lyrics and suggestions for songs that might be appropriate for a funeral for a mother, a sister, a young person, a grandparent, or a dad.

1) Holly Dunn – Daddy’s Hands

Daddy’s Hands is a wonderful country song for a daughter that is planning a memorial service for her father. Lyrics from Holly Dunn’s popular country funeral song are featured above.


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Popular Songs About Angels for Funerals or Memorial Services

Angel by Sarah McLachalanWe’ve had many requests for memorial or funeral songs with angels in the lyrics. Below you will find four songs that are often downloaded from Amazon.com. If you click on the link you will be taken to the lyrics and you can listen to the song and purchase the song on MP3 format if you wish.

Angel by Sarah McLachlan
You’re in the arms of the angel
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Father Creates a Video and a Song as a Tribute to the Daughter he Lost

Father’s Day is this Sunday. I sent my father the book “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand (she also wrote Seabisket). I heard it’s a great story and book that’s hard to put down.  I feel so fortunate to have such a wonderful father who continues to guide and inspire me. I feel there is a special bond between some fathers and daughters and we are lucky to have that bond.

This week, I received an email from a man named Tony Harrison. Tony stated that his daughter, Vicky took her own life last year. He said he has had a terrible time since and he was inspired to write a song and produce a video as a tribute to her. Continue reading

Top 10 Funeral Songs

The following songs are the most popular funeral songs that are listed by Next Gen Memorials. We have tracked over the last year which songs are most often purchased by people looking for songs for a funeral. Most of the songs are contemporary, and many of them are about angels, which are a popular theme for a funeral.

To see the entire list, visit Funeral Songs at Next Gen Memorials where you can also hear the songs and read the lyrics of each one.  Click on the link for each song to hear it and read the lyrics.

Angel – by Sarah McLachlan
This song is very modern and beautiful. The main lyric:
“You’re in the arms of the angel
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