music picklists

Songs About Untimely Deaths

These are the top songs about people losing their lives at a relatively young age.

1American PieDon McLean1971
2Candle in the WindElton John1974
3Tears in HeavenEric Clapton1992
4Fire and RainJames Taylor1970
5All Those Years AgoGeorge Harrison1981
6Shooting StarBad Company1975
7Last KissJ. Frank Wilson and The Cavaliers1964
8Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)The Rolling Stones1973
9Back on the Chain GangThe Pretenders1982
10James DeanThe Eagles1974
11Black VelvetAlannah Myles1989
12Abraham, Martin and JohnDion1968
14Rock and Roll HeavenThe Righteous Brothers1974
15Missing YouDiana Ross1984
16Leader of the PackThe Shangri-Las1964
17VincentDon McLean1972
18Ebony EyesThe Everly Brothers1961
19People Who DiedThe Jim Carroll Band1978
20JeremyPearl Jam1992
21Teen AngelMark Dinning1959
22Big Bad JohnJimmy Dean1961
23Billy Don't Be a HeroBo Donaldson and The Heywoods1974
24Ode to Billie JoeBobbie Gentry1967
25Freddie's DeadCurtis Mayfield1972
26Running BearJohnny Preston1959