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“Look for Me in Rainbows” by Vicki Brown

This simple but deeply moving song is perfect for a funeral or memorial service

Vicki Brown was a vocalist from the United Kingdom who gained popularity during the 1970s. During her musical career, she sang with a number of contemporary groups, including The Breakaways and the aptly named Brown’s Home Brew, which she formed … Continue reading

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“I Hope You Dance” Encourages Leading Life to the Fullest

LeeAnn Womack's song provides inspiration for a funeral or memorial service

“I Hope You Dance,” written by Mark Sanders and Tia Sillers and performed by LeeAnn Womack, is a song about following the road less traveled and making active, positive choices. So many people approach the end of life with regrets: … Continue reading

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Beautiful Funeral Song: “Morningside” by Neil Diamond

This hauntingly beautiful song paints a picture of the lasting gift an elderly man, who died alone, gave his children

In 1972, Neil Diamond released a very touching song he wrote called “Morningside” on his album, Moods. “Morningside” was heavily inspired by Neil Diamond’s own reflections about his grandparents’ deaths. In his own words, “Morningside is a very sad song. … Continue reading

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Beautiful Funeral Song: “Dance with Life (The Brilliant Light)” by Bryan Ferry

A beautiful funeral song encapsulating the unbreakable bond of two lovers

In 1996, this wonderful song — written by Bernie Taupin (best-known for his work with Elton John) and Martin Page — appeared in one of my favorite films, Phenomenon. Sung by the incredibly talented Bryan Ferry of Roxy Music fame, … Continue reading

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Beautiful Funeral Song: “Touched By An Angel” by Stevie Nicks

A beautiful funeral song inspired by the singer-songwriter’s belief in an angel awaiting us upon death

In 2001, this gem of a song appeared in one of my favorite films, Sweet November, written and sung by the gifted Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac and solo fame. In Stevie Nicks’ own words, “Touched By An Angel” was … Continue reading

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“Baby Mine” by Bette Midler

A beautiful funeral song about grieving for the loss of a child

Losing a child is undoubtedly a tragedy and the toughest event a parent could ever face. No parent ever dreams of outliving their child, and yet, it is an unfortunate circumstance that happens all too often. For those who lose … Continue reading

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