Candle Lighting

Candlelighting Songs

(Note: These are a few generalized songs that may assist you if you are undecided for certain friends or family members)

“In Memory of Candles”
Friends Candles
1. Memories (Theme from Cats) – Barbra Streisand
1. Theme from “Friends” – Rembrandts
2. Somewhere out there – James Ingram & Linda Ronstadt
2. That’s what friends are for – Dionne Warwick
3. I will always love you – Whitney Houston
3. (You gotta have) Friends – Bette Midler
4. One Sweet day – Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
4. You’re a friend of mine – Clarence Clemons
5. Candle in the wind – Elton John
5. I’ll be there – Mariah Carey
6. Unforgettable – Nat King Cole
6. What about your friends – TLC
7. Holes in the floor of heaven – Steve Wariner
7. You’re my best friend – Queen
8. You’ve got a friend – James Taylor
Parent’s Candles
9. Boom, Boom – Outhere Brothers
1. I will always love you – Whitney Houston
10. Closer to free – Bodeans
2. As long as we have eachother – “Growing pains” Theme
11. Girls just want to have fun – Cindy Lauper
3. This is the time – Billy Joel
12. With a little help from my friends – Beatles or Joe Cocker
4. Everlasting love – Gloria Estafan
13. We go together – “Grease”
5. You make my dreams come true – Hall & Oates
14. These are the days – 10,000Maniacs
6. I’ll be there – Mariah Carey
15. Count on me – Whitney Houston
7. I’ll stand by you – Pretenders
16. Anytime you need a friend – Mariah Carey
8. Ain’t no mountain high enough – Supremes
17. Lean on me – Club Nouvaeu or Bill Withers
9. Together forever – Rick Astley
18. We are the champions – Queen
10. Teach your children – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
19. Bad boys – Inner circle (for boys)
11. Your mama don’t dance – Kenny Loggins
20. Boys are back in town – Thin Lizzy
12. We’re having a party – Rod Stewart
13. Greatest love of all – Whitney Houston
Children’s Candles
14. Heaven must have sent you – Bonnie Pointer
1. Sesame Street
15. Through the years – Kenny Rogers
2. I love you – Barney Theme
16. Wind beneath my wings – Bette Midler
3. Zip-a-dee-doo-dah – Walt Disney
4. Hakuna Matada – Lion King Soundtrack
Grandparent’s Candles
1. Any Jewish related instrumental
Brother’s Candles
2. Mazeltov – From cast of Fiddler on the Roof
1. 1,2,3,4 – Coolio
3. You light up my life – Debbie Boone
2. Wild Thing – The Throggs
4. Sunrise Sunset – From cast of Fiddler on the Roof
3. Bad to the Bone – George Thorogood
5. Tradition – From cast of Fiddler on the Roof
4. Whoomp, there it is – Tag Team
6. In the mood (Instrumental) – Glenn Miller
5. Soul Man – Blues Brothers
7. Through the years – Kenny Rogers
6. Macho Man – Village People
8. Can’t smile without you – Barry Manilow
7. I’m too sexy – Ready said Fred
9. I got you babe – Sonny & Cher
8. Let’s hear it for the boy – Denise Williams
10. You make me feel so very happy – Blood, Sweat, & Tears
9. Just can’t wait to be king – Lion King Sdtrack
11. Forever Young – Rod Stewart
10. Rocky Theme – Gonna fly now
12. You are the sunshine of my life – Stevie Wonder
11. Whatta man – Salt-n-Peppa
13. Times of your Life – Paul Anka
14. What a wonderful world – Louis Armstrong
Sister’s Candles
1. Pretty woman – Roy Orbison
Aunts, Uncles & Cousins’ Candles
2. Isn’t she lovely – Stevie Wonder
1. We are family – Sister Sledge
3. I saw her standing there – Beatles
2. Land of 1000 dances – Wilson Picket
4. I’m every woman – Whitney Houston
3. Ease on down the road – Michael Jackson
5. Wind beneath my wings – Bette Midler
4. I say a little prayer – Dionne Warwick
6. Uptown girl – Billy Joel
5. Celebration – Kool & the Gang
7. Born to be wild – Steppenwolf
6. Let the good times roll – The Cars
8. More than a woman – Bee Gees
7. Do you believe in magic – Lovin Spoonful
9. My Girl – Temptations
8. Happy together – Turtles
10. Dancing Queen – Abba
9. Where’s the party – Madonna
11. Do wah diddy – Manford Mann
10. Born to be wild – Steppenwolf
12. Just a girl – No Doubt
11. Good Times – Chic
13. Material girl – Madonna
12. Hot stuff – Donna Summer
14. Lean on me – Bill Withers or Club Nouveau
13. Hot, Hot, Hot – Buster Pointdexter
14. Let the good times roll – The Cars
Introduction songs for Guest of honor
15. Love will keep us together – Captain & Tenielle
1. Jock Jams/Let’s get ready to rumble/Are you ready for this – 2 Unlimited
16. You make my dreams come true – Hall & Oates
2. You’re simply the best – Tina Turner
17. Still the one – Orleans
3. Birthday – Beatles
18. It’s a family affair – Sly & the Family Stone
4. I feel good – James Brown
19. Oh what a night – Four Seasons
5. Here comes the HotStepper – Ini Kamoze
6. Rocky Theme
7. Eye of the tiger – Survivor (Also from “Rocky”)
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