Mike Jacobs - Leicester's funeral celebrant of choice
Mike Jacobs - Leicester's funeral celebrant of choice

Funeral music

Beautiful music can make a beautiful ceremony.  Choose something appropriate to your loved one: perhaps their favourite composer; their favourite singer, or just a song where the words really evoke memories or say something to you.  Here are a few suggestions:

Modern music

1.    A Mothers Prayer - Celine Dion
2.    Angels - Robbie Williams
3.    Angels Brought Me Here - Guy Sebastian 
4.    Because You Loved Me - Celine Dion 
5.    Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon and Garfunkel
6.    Dancing With The Angels - Monk & Neagle 
7.    Don’t Cry Daddy - Elvis Presley
8.    Fields of Gold - Sting
9.    Fly - Celine Dion popular for infants
10.    From A Distance - Better Midler
11.    Goodbye - Lionel Richie
12.    Goodbye’s the Saddest Word - Celine Dion
13.    Green Green Grass of Home - Tom Jones 
14.    Hero - Mariah Carey
15.    I Can Feel You Drifting - Chalee Tennison
16.    I Don’t Wanna Close My Eyes - Aerosmith
17.    I Need You - 3T
18.    I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
19.    I’ll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy
20.    In The Arms of An Angel - Sarah Mcloughlin 
21.    Last Farewell - Elvis Presley
22.    Looking Forward, Looking Back - Slim Dusty
23.    Midnight Special - Creedence Clearwater
24.    Morning Has Broken - Cat Stevens
25.    Mull of Kintyre - Paul Mccartney
26.    My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion
27.    On Eagles Wings - Josh Groban
28.    On The Road Again - Willie Nelson
29.    One Sweet Day - Mariah Carey
30.    Precious Child - Karen Taylor 
31.    Que Sera Sera - Doris Day
32.    Sailing - Rod Stewart
33.    Somewhere Out There - Celine Dion & Peabo Bryson
34.    Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Eva Cassidy
35.    Stairway To Heaven - Led Zepplin
36.    Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton
37.    Thank You For Loving Me - Jon Bon Jovi
38.    The Green Green Grass of Home - Tom Jones 
39.    The Last Farewell - Elvis Presley
40.    The Rose - Bette Midler
41.    The Way We Were - Barbara Streisand
42.    There You’ll Be - Faith Hill
43.    Time To Say Goodbye - Andrea Bocelli & Sarah Brightman
44.    Unchained Melody - The Righteous Brothers
45.    Up Where We Belong - Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warne
46.    When I Die - No Mercy
47.    When I Grow Too Old To Dream - John Mcdermott
48.    Wind Beneath My Wings - Bette Midler
49.    Wish You Were Here - Fleetwood Mac
50.    Yesterday - The Beatles
51.    You Are My Sunshine - Anne Murray
52.    You Were Always On My Mind - Elvis Presley
53.    You’ll Be In My Heart - Phil Collins
54.    You’ll Never Walk Alone - Gerry and the Pacemakers
55.    You’re My Best Friend – Queen

 

Classical music

56.    Air on a G string - J.S.Bach
57.    Canon - Pachelbel
58.    Cello Concerto - Elgar
59.    Claire de Lune - Claude Debussy
60.    Funeral March - Beethoven
61.    Fur Elise - Beethoven
62.    New World Symphony (Going Home) - Dvorak
63.    Nimrod - Elgar
64.    Nocturne in E flat Major - Chopin
65.    Piano Concerto 21 - Mozart
66.    Prelude in C minor - Chopin
67.    Serenade for Strings - Elgar
68.    Sheep May Safely Graze - J.S.Bach
69.    Solveig’s song -"Peer Gynt"- Grieg
70.    Symphony No.6 "Pastoral" - Beethoven
71.    The Four Seasons (Winter) - Vivaldi
72.    The Gadfly - Shostakovich
73.    The Lark Ascending - Vaughan Williams
74.    The Londonderry Air (Danny Boy)
75.    The Planets "Venus" – Holst

 

Old Time music
76.    As Time Goes By - Louis Armstrong
77.    Danny Boy
78.    Flower of Scotland 
79.    He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother - The Hollies
80.    My Way - Frank Sinatra 
81.    Unforgettable - Nat King Cole & Natalie Cole
82.    We’ll Meet Again - Vera Lynn
83.    What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
Religious music
84.    Abide With Me
85.    Amazing Grace - Leann Rimes
86.    Ave Marie - Celine Dion
87.    Be Not Afraid - John Michael Talbot
88.    Come As You Are - John Michael Talbot
89.    Hallelujah "Vocal" - Mozart
90.    Here I Am Lord - John Michael Talbot
91.    Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring - J.S.Bach
92.    Onward Christian Soldiers - Tennesee Ernie Ford
93.    Psalm 23
94.    Requiem - Berlioz 
95.    Requiem -Pie Jesu - Faure 
96.    Symphony No.9 "Ode to Joy" - Beethoven
97.    The Lord Is My Shepherd - John Michael Talbot

Contact Mike

You can reach Mike by phone on:

t: 0116 241 2000

m: 07711 136512

or by email

mike@

mikejacobs.co.uk

 

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Mike Jacobs

Independent Celebrant

13 Kingsbury Avenue

Leicester

LE5 6ND

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