O P asked in Entertainment & MusicMovies · 1 decade ago

Does anyone know of any sad songs that are played when people die?

What I mean is songs that you hear on T.V or movies when a main character dies. I love that kind of music. Thanks

18 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    Bury My Body - Al Kooper

    Amazing - Alex Lloyd

    Con Te Partiro (Time to Say Goodbye) - Andrea Bocelli

    Bright Eyes - Art Garfunkle

    When You're Gone - Avril Lavigne

    Slipped Away - Avril Lavigne

    Memory - Barbra Streisand

    The Way We Were - Barbara Streisand

    The Long and Winding Road - Beatles

    Let it be - Beatles

    Immortality - Bee Gees

    Summer Rain - Belinda Carlisle

    Sand and Water - Beth Nielsen Chapman

    The Rose - Bette Midler

    Only the Good Die Young - Billy Joel

    Vienna - Billy Joel

    Lean On Me - Bill Withers

    And When I Die - Blood Sweat and Tears

    Death is not the End - Bob Dylan

    Forever Young - Bob Dylan

    Blowing in the Wind - Bob Dylan

    Holding Out for a Hero - Bonnie Tyler

    A Song for Mama - Boyz II Men

    Turn, Turn, Turn (To Everything there is a Season) - The Byrds

    Child Of Mine - Carole King

    Close to You - Carpenters

    Superstar - Carpenters

    Morning Has Broken - Cat Stevens

    Because You Loved Me - Celine Dion

    Goodbye's (The Saddest Word) - Celine Dion

    My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion (From Titanic Soundtrack)

    The Prayer - Celine Dion

    The Prayer - Charlotte Church (With Josh Groban)

    Run to Paradise - Choirboys

    Millenium (Lords) Prayer - Cliff Richard

    Don't Dream It's Over - Crowded House

    Pictures of You - The Cure

    Home - Daughtry

    Lost Without You - Delta Goodrem

    American Pie - Don McLean

    Save a Prayer - Duran Duran

    Goin' Back - Dusty Springfield

    Candle in the Wind - Elton John

    Circle of Life - Elton John

    Daniel - Elton John

    Funeral for a Friend - Elton John

    One Day at a Time - Elton John

    Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley

    Memories - Elvis Presley

    Unchained Melody - Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley - Amazing Grace: His Greatest Sacred Performances

    Always on my mind - Elvis Presley

    Return To Innocence - Enigma

    May it Be - Enya

    Only Time - Enya

    A Day Without Rain - Enya

    Change the World - Eric Clapton

    My Immortal - Evanessence

    My Way - Frank Sinatra (with Luciano Pavarotti)

    You'll Never Walk Alone - Gerry and the Pacemakers

    Wish Me Luck As You Wave Me Goodbye - Gracie Fields

    Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Guns N'Roses

    Live and Let Die - Guns N'Roses

    November Rain - Guns N'Roses

    Someone's Watching Over Me - Hilary Duff

    Holy Grail - Hunters & Collectors

    Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World - Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

    Goodbye My Lover - James Blunt

    Fire and Rain - James Taylor

    Angel Standing By - Jewel

    Hear You Me - Jimmy Eat World

    Up Where We Belong - Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes

    I can see clearly now - Johnny Nash

    Mother I Miss You - John Tesh, Dalia Reid and Leroy Ried

    In the Sun - Joseph Arthur

    You Raise Me Up - Josh Groban

    Beautiful in my Eyes - Joshua Kadison

    Moonlight Lady - Julio Iglesias

    Celebrate Me Home - Kenny Loggins

    Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

    Shadow of the Day - Linkin Park

    Cool Change - Little River Band

    Heaven - Los Lonely Boys

    What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong

    Dance With My Father - Luther Vandross

    Butterfly - Mariah Carey

    Music Box - Mariah Carey

    Hero - Mariah Carey

    Amazing Grace - Michael Crawford

    Nothing Else Matters - Metallica

    Beloved Wife - Natalie Merchant

    Because I Could Not Stop for Death - Natalie Merchant, Susan McKeown and The Chanting House

    Unforgettable - Nat King Cole

    Childhood Dreams - Nelly Furtado

    Dream Catch Me - Newton Faulkner

    Spirit in the Sky - Norman Greenbaum

    Don't Look Back in Anger - Oasis

    Last Kiss - Pearl Jam

    Oceans - Pearl Jam

    Who Knew - Pink

    Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd

    Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd

    I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy and Faith Evans

    Smoke Gets in Your Eyes - The Platters

    Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

    The Show must go on - Queen

    Everybody Hurts - REM

    I'm Your Angel - R. Kelly (with Celine Dion)

    Right Here Waiting - Richard Marx

    Angels - Robbie Williams

    Forever Young - Rod Stewart

    An Irish Blessing - Roma Downey

    If Tomorrow Never Comes - Ronan Keating

    Time to Say Goodbye - Sarah Brightman

    I will Remember You - Sarah McLachlan

    Angel - Sarah McLachlan

    Affirmation - Savage Garden

    Broken - Seether and Amy Lee

    Now I Run - Shannon Noll

    Bridge Over Troubled Waters - Simon and Garfunkel

    Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinead O'Connor

    The Last Beat of My Heart - Siouxie and the Banshees

    As I Lay Me Down - Sophie B. Hawkins

  • 1 decade ago

    The Lacrymosa from Mozart's Requiem in Amadeus. Not only is it sad, it's in the saddest key of them all, D Minor. Adagio for Strings by Tomas Albinoni is quite sad, too. It's played in the movie The Doors when Jim Morrison dies. BTW, The Doors do a version of that song, too!

  • Megan
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Definitely listen to the "Platoon" theme music- it's called Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber, I think you'll love it. Here's the audio on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cngbVQk2qG0

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    There are some great sad sounding classical pieces out there: try Mozart's Requiem or Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata. Also, I would just google "sad classical pieces" and see what pops up, there's so much good stuff out there....

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  • 1 decade ago

    I thought that Amazing Grace on the Bagpipes from Tommy Boy was beautiful when Tommy's dad died. I also loved the version of the Beatles song "Let it Be" on Across the Universe was great.

  • bowen
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    We've just finished making a tribute in memoriam of my comrade and fellow officer with the song by Meat Loaf in the background. The song is "Heaven Can Wait". Very apt...and also solemn. I am not sure if it was indeed used in any sad scenes in any movie.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer- Stevie Wonder

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Keep Me In Your Heart For A While by Warren Zevon

  • Gonzo
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    "It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday" - Boyz 2 Men

    "Amazing Grace" with bagpipes

  • 1 decade ago

    The Fran "How to save a life" - a very good song btw

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