50 Happy Upbeat Funeral Songs for a Celebration of Life

Here are the 50 happiest and most upbeat funeral songs for a celebration of someone’s life. You can click on the music videos below to listen to the top choices in making your song selection.

#1 The Best by Tina Turner

#2 Always Look on the Bright Side of Life by Monty Python

#3 What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong

#4 Bring Me Sunshine by Morecambe and Wise

#5 Don’t Worry Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin

#6 Spirit in the Sky by Norman Greenbaum

#7 The Show Must Go On by Queen

#8 Dropkick Me Jesus by Bobby Bare

#9 Everywhere by Michelle Branch

#10 Follow the Sun by Xavier Rudd

#11 You Are the Sunshine of My Life by Stevie Wonder

#12 Heroes by David Bowie

#13 Keg On My Coffin by The Push Stars

#14 Highway to Hell by ACDC

#15 Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwo’ole

#16 My Way by Frank Sinatra

#17 Ring of Fire by Johnny Cash

#18 I’ve Had the Time of My Life by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes

#19 Forever Young by Rod Stewart

#20 Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox (If I Die) by Joe Diffie

#21 I’m Gonna Live Until I Die by Frank Sinatra

#22 Elephant Gun by Beirut

#23 Don’t You Forget About Me by Simple Minds

#24 Drops of Jupiter by Train

#25 Live Forever by Oasis

#26 Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die by Willie Nelson

#27 Happy Days Are Here Again by Ben Selvin and the Crooners

#28 Three Little Birds by Bob Marley and the Wailers

#29 Wherever You Will Go by The Calling

#30 We’ll Meet Again by Vera Lynn

#31 You Say by Lauren Daigle

#32 I Hope You Dance by Lee Ann Womack

#33 You’re Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone by Anna Kendrick

#34 What A Beautiful Name by Hillsong Worship

#35 Dancing in the Sky by Dani and Lizzy

#36 See You Again by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth

#37 Take Me To Church by Hozier Cover

#38 Smile by Nat King Cole

#39 I’ll Be Missing You (2014 Remaster) by Puff Daddy featuring Faith Evans & 112

#40 Fight Song by Rachel Platten

#41 I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead by Bon Jovi

#42 You Are Not Alone by Michael Jackson

#43 Don’t Stop Me Now by Queen

#44 Carry Me Home by The Sweeplings

#45 Stand By Me by Ben E. King

#46 Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) by Green Day

#47 Traveller by Chris Stapleton

#48 More Than a Feeling by Boston

#49 You’ll Never Walk Alone by Gerry & The Pacemakers

#50 Don’t Fear the Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult

Author Bio
Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.