THE MOST popular funeral songs in Merseyside have been revealed.

Co-op Funeralcare revealed its 2019 Funeral Music Chart last week after first launching the list in 2002.

Across the board Frank Sinatra's 'My Way' tops the funeral charts followed by Andrew Bocelli and Eva Cassidy.

David Collingwood, director of funerals for Co-op Funeralcare said: “We all live such unique lives and funerals should completely reflect that.

"Each element of a funeral is a very personal decision which is why the music choice plays such an important and impactful role.

"We’re always encouraging people to be more open about their funeral wishes, making it clear to their loved ones what they would want for themselves when the time comes.

"Even knowing what song someone would have wanted can bring such comfort at an incredibly hard time.’’

Adults across Merseyside were asked what songs they would choose for their funeral, Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody and John Lennon's Imagine comes out on top.

Here's the full top 10 list for Merseyside:

  1. Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody
  2. John Lennon – Imagine
  3. Simon & Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water
  4. Gerry & The Pacemakers – You'll Never Walk Alone
  5. Fleetwood Mac – Albatross
  6. Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You
  7. Adele – Someone Like You
  8. Billy Fury – Halfway To Paradise
  9. Abba – Knowing Me, Knowing You
  10. The Seekers – I'll Never Find Another You

Other chart lists for the country include TV and Film of which Only Fools and Horses' theme tune takes top spot and in the Rock chart, Led Zeppelin's Stairway To Heaven is number one, followed by Meatloaf's Bat Out Of Hell.