This "Grief-Related Music" page is dedicated as a tribute in loving memory of William "Will" Richards Lowden of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Chapter 10 of Holding Onto Love: Searching for Hope When a Child Dies outlines a variety of sources of comfort to grieving families, including the soothing effects that can result from listening to music. Listed below are just a few examples of potentially grief-related music.
Aguilera, Christina, “Hurt,” Back To Basics, RCA Records Label, 2006.
Alabama, “Angels Among Us,” Alabama Greatest Hits Volume III, RCA Records Label, Nashville, 1994
Alexander, Paul, "Light a Candle," Light A Candle and Songs of Remembrance, Griefsong.com, 1993.
Baker, Anita, “Only For a While,” Rhythm of Love, Atlantic, 1994.
Brooks, Garth, “The Dance,” A Tribute to Garth Brooks, Big Eye Music, 2001.
Carey, Mariah featuring Boys II Men, “One Sweet Day,” Daydream, Columbia, 1995.
Carlton, Vanessa, “A Thousand Miles,” Be Not Nobody, ASM, 2002.
Chesney, Kenny, “Who You’d Be Today,” The Road And The Radio, BNA Records Lapel, 2005.
Clapton, Eric, “Tears in Heaven,” (Unplugged Version), Unplugged, Reprise, 1992.
Dion, Celine, “Fly,” Falling Into You, Sony, 1996.
Dion, Celine & James Horner, My Heart Will Go On” (Love Theme from “Titanic”), Titanic – Music from the Motion Picture, Sony Classical, 1997.
Drake, Dusty, “One Last Time” (Album Version), Dusty Drake, Warner Bros., 2003.
Gill, Vince, “Go Rest High On That Mountain,” When Love Finds You, MCA Nashville, 1994.
Groban, Josh, “To Where You Are,” (Album Version), Josh Groban, Reprise, 2001.
Hill, Faith, “There You’ll Be,” (Remastered Album Version), The Hits, Warner Bros./Nashville, 2007.
Jackson, Michael, “Gone Too Soon,” Dangerous, Sony, 2001.
McLachlan, Sarah, “I Will Remember You,” Mirrorball: The Complete Concert, Arista/Legacy, 2006.
Paisley, Brad, "When I Get Where I'm Going," (Featuring Dolly Parton) Time Well Wasted, Arista, 2005.
Pedersen, Alan, “One More Yesterday,” from Ashley’s Songbook Lyrics, EverAshley Music, 2003.
Pedersen, Alan, “Tonight I Hold This Candle,” A Little Further Down The Road, EverAshley Music, 2005.
Pedersen, Alan, “Thanks for the Little While,” Peace In The Mourning, EverAshley Music, 2011.
Pedersen, Alan, “I Remember You,” The Best Of Alan Pedersen, EverAshley Music, 2012.
Rimes, LeAnn, “How Do I Live,” Greatest Hits, Curb Records, 2003.
Rio, Diamond, “One More Day,” Greatest Hits II, Arista Nashville, 2006.
Ross, Diana, “Missing You,” Greatest Hits – The RCA Years, RCA Records Label, 1997.
Wariner, Steve, “Holes in the Floor of Heaven,” Burnin’ The Roadhouse Down, Capitol Records, 1998.