News > Queen Number 1 at Funerals!

Added on 20-Dec-2001

Queen have topped a Dutch poll for favourite songs played at funerals.The number 1 song was "Who wants to live forever". At no. 33 was "You take my breath away".



The total list was as follows:



1 Who wants to live forever? Queen

2 Time to Say Goodbye Andrea Boccelli & Sarah Brightman

3 Geen kind meer Karin Bloemen

4 November Rain Guns N Roses

5 The Rose (+3) Bette Midler

6 Tears in Heaven(-2) Eric Clapton

7 One Day I'll Fly Away (+2) Randy Crawford

8 Stairway to Heaven (+1) Led Zeppelin

9 Ave Maria (-2) Diverse uitvoeringen

10 Het Dorp (+3) Wim Sonneveld

11 De Steen (0) Paul de Leeuw

12 Wish you were here (+7) Pink Floyd

13 The Sound of Silence (-7) Simon & Garfunkel

14 Against all odds (0) Phil Collins

15 The road ahead is empty (-5) City to city

16 Go (+4) Moby

17 Wonderful Life (-2) Mathilda Santing

18 My Way (-1) Frank Sinatra

19 Spente le Stelle (-1) Emma Shaplin

20 Have I Told You Lately (+4) Van Morisson

21 We'll Meet Again (-6) Vera Lynn

22 Candle in the wind (-6) Elton John

23 Bridge over Troubled Water (-2) Simon & Garfunkel

24 Old and wise (-4) Alan parsons project

25 Heroes (-3) David Bowie

26 Waarheen Waarvoor (-3) Mieke Telkamp

27 Amazing Grace (+3) Diverse uitvoeringen

28 The Power of love (-3) Celine Dion

29 Alles Wat Ademt (-3) Rob de Nijs

30 I will survive (-1) Gloria Gaynor

31 Carmina Burana (-7) Diverse uitvoeringen

32 De 4 jaargetijden van Vivaldi (0) Diverse uitvoeringen

33 You Take My Breath Away (+2) Queen

34 Zo zal het zijn (+2) Rob de Nijs

35 Non, je ne regrette rien (-4) Edith Piaff

36 Het water (-2) Marco Borsato

37 Brothers in arms (+3) Dire straits

38 Message (-1) Vangelis

39 Ave Verum (-6) Diverse uitvoeringen

40 Papa (+3) Stef Bos

41 Missing you (+6) Puff Daddy

42 It's over (nieuw) Level 42

43 En de vogels zongen (+7) The sweet people

44 Stay with Me 'til The Morning (+2) Nana Mouskoury

45 Heaven help (-3) Lenny Kravitz

46 Music was my first love (+2) John Miles

47 What a wonderful world (-3) Louis Armstrong

48 Beautifull goodbyes (nieuw) Amanda Marshall

49 Butterfly (-8) Mariah Carey

50 Imagine



Thanks to Rien van Nispen for this evening.

Submitted by: Richard Orchard

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