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Contemporary Songs for a Celebration of Life 

Written by Hazeltine National on Nov 4, 2019 1:12:00 PM

Choosing music for a Celebration of Life or Memorial Service doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Choose songs that mean something to you and your loved ones, or something that was meaningful or says something about the departed.

For inspiration here’s a small selection of poignant songs that may be right for the Celebration of Life or Memorial Service you are planning.

piano and sheet music
  1. Always on My Mind by Elvis Presley
  2. Amazing Grace by Susan Boyle
  3. Angel by Sarah McLachlan
  4. Angels by Robbie Williams
  5. Don’t You Forget About Me by Simple Minds
  6. Fly by Celine Dion
  7. Hero by Mariah Carey
  8. I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston
  9. Landslide by Fleetwood Mac
  10. Like a River by Carly Simon
  11. My Heart Will Go On by Céline Dion
  12. Nothing Compares to You by Sinead O’Connor
  13. One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
  14. Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx
  15. See you Again by Wiz Khalifa
  16. Somewhere over the Rainbow by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
  17. Stand by Me by Ben E King
  18. Tears in Heaven by Eric Clapton
  19. Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper
  20. To Where You Are by Josh Groban
  21. Unchained Melody by Righteous Brothers
  22. Up Where We Belong by Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes
  23. What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong
  24. When I Look to the Sky by Train
  25. Wind Beneath My Wings by Bette Midler
  26. You Are the Sunshine of My Life by Stevie Wonder
  27. You Raise Me Up by Josh Groban
  28. You’ll Be in My Heart by Phil Collins

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Hazeltine National Golf Club is a private golf club located in Chaska, Minn., about 30 minutes southwest of downtown Minneapolis. The club opened in 1962 with a mission to build and maintain a golf course suitable for the conduct of national championships. Hazeltine is one of only two courses in the United States to have hosted the U.S. Open, PGA Championship, U.S. Senior Open, U.S. Women’s Open, U.S. Amateur, and Ryder Cup. Hazeltine’s meeting and event space, golf shop and specified services in the learning center are open to the public. More information about becoming a member at Hazeltine is available at www.hazeltinenational.com.

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