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Songs for Grade School/Junior High Graduation

What song did you have to sing for grade school/junior high graduation?

That song "Wind Beneath My Wings" made popular in 1989 by Bette Midler was the official graduation song for my 8th grade class. We had to vote on our class song. I don't recall what it beat out though... probably some nice traditional Lutheran hymn.

The debate between that pop song and a Lutheran hymn caused quite a stir at this nice Christian grade school. All the dippy girls wanted to do that song and they won out (I was all for the nice hymn). Some of the students were afraid that twenty years from then we would be embarrassed that was our class song. It was quite the drama. Now it's just funny that our class had to sing that lame-o song at graduation.

Thank you to everyone who left song recommendations. As of March 2010, there have been 303 song recommendations. Here's the top 27 songs mentioned the most times in the comments.

Mentioned 17 times:
-- Graduation by Vitamin C (iTunes)

Mentioned 9 times:
-- Time Of Your Life by Green Day (iTunes)

Mentioned 8 times:
-- Here's To The Night by Eve 6 (iTunes)

5 times:
-- Good Riddance by Green Day (iTunes)
-- Photograph by Nickelback (iTunes)
-- Whenever You Remember by Carrie Underwood (iTunes)

4 times:
-- Walk Away by Kelly Clarkson (iTunes)
-- Do I Make You Proud by Taylor Hicks (iTunes)
-- Goodbye To You by Michelle Branch (iTunes)
-- I Will Remember You by Ryan Cabrera (iTunes)
-- In This Diary by The Ataris (iTunes)
-- My Wish by Rascal Flatts (iTunes)
-- One Year Six Months by Yellowcard (iTunes)
-- Please Remember by Leann Rimes (iTunes)
-- Unwritten by Natasha Bedingfield (iTunes)

3 times:
-- Changes by Tupac (iTunes)
-- Don't Stop Believing by Journey (iTunes)
-- Forever Young by Youth Group (iTunes)
-- Goodbye by Spice Girls (iTunes)
-- I Hope You Dance by Lee Ann Womack (iTunes)
-- I Will Remember You by Sarah Mclachan (iTunes)
-- It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday by Boyz II Men (iTunes)
-- No Such Thing by John Mayer (iTunes)
-- The Night Before (Life Goes On) by Carrie Underwood (iTunes)
-- There You'll Be by Faith Hill (iTunes)
-- Time Of My Life by David Cook (iTunes)
-- Wonderwall by Oasis (iTunes)

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Thanks to dave for sparking this email discussion about grade school songs.

Posted by: spudart on Jul 27, 05 | 11:46 am

We didn't have grade school or jr. high graduation. That ceremony was saved for graduating from high school

Posted by: Tom on Jul 27, 05 | 7:42 pm

Yea, I think that's a Great song. It was my aunt's song when she passed away 3 years ago. I miss her a lot and that song is one that you can remember for whatever occasion. I hope to use that song this year for my graduation as an 8th grader!

Posted by: Amanda Hinojosa on Dec 13, 05 | 4:51 pm

I'm going through this right now they want Pomp and Circumstance

I think Kings in Queens by Michael Tolcher is the best one

Posted by: mike on Feb 15, 06 | 5:12 pm

well i want to find a song for my graduation..but i cant find one...well it is hard for me because i am into rock and there are no rock songs for graduation...

Posted by: samantha on Mar 03, 06 | 5:58 pm

please help with the song picking i was thinking about graduation song by vitamin about that?

Posted by: on Mar 17, 06 | 1:40 pm

i need a good song 4 my 8th grade graduation. preferrably a duet. can u ppl think of one???

Posted by: connor on Apr 03, 06 | 4:16 pm

school's out by alice cooper

the other ines I have are the same as Genies

Posted by: sarah on Apr 04, 06 | 6:14 pm

Closing Time by Semisonic is a great grad song---thats the one my jr. high is using. Hope I can help!

<3 Kenzie

Posted by: Kenzie on Apr 05, 06 | 5:47 pm

I can't really see "Closing Time" being THAT fitting for graduation, especially Jr. High since it has to do with the drinking in a bar, closing the bar, and taking someone home ... I can't disagree that it's a great song, I love it, but the message isn't appropriate for graduation.

I'll bet you're glad I'M not your principal, eh Kenzie? LOL!

Posted by: Tom on Apr 05, 06 | 6:40 pm

That greenday song sounds great!

Posted by: Tink on Apr 09, 06 | 2:10 pm

Legacy by Nichole Nordeman is beautiful. Our seniors used it last year

Posted by: brittany on Apr 11, 06 | 4:04 pm

a really really really good song for graduation is:

Please Remeber - by leanne ryhmes

Posted by: Deedee on Apr 12, 06 | 8:41 pm

I really need a song for senior graduation can someone plz help me out...send your comments to or just post your comments here...thanx!!!

Posted by: Meighan on Apr 18, 06 | 10:20 am

hey all, I am lookin' for a grade 8 grad song, and my closest friend Miranda who is moving away to Calgary, we've sang Lean On Me, already...and they loved it, so we're lookin' for a good one, if ya'll have son requests, juss email me! thanks! ;p

Posted by: Cheyla on Apr 22, 06 | 12:08 am muh addy!

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Posted by: Gabrielle on Apr 23, 06 | 2:44 pm

Christina Aguilera - These are the Special Times

it's a christmas song, but it's VERY appropriate for graduation also. hope this helps! =D

Posted by: lindsay on Apr 23, 06 | 5:11 pm


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Posted by: MEGAN X3 on Apr 24, 06 | 9:15 pm

like, totally!

Posted by: spudart on Apr 24, 06 | 9:24 pm

I dont know

Posted by: Lola on Apr 26, 06 | 12:42 pm


Posted by: BALLA on Apr 29, 06 | 10:28 pm

Don't forget about Boyz II Men's, "End of the Road" and, Mariah Carey's, "Butterfly" and "Hero." These are all good songs for graduation ans senior walks.

Posted by: Christy on Apr 30, 06 | 2:04 pm

what about "still fighting it" by ben folds

Posted by: andrew on Apr 30, 06 | 7:22 pm

a great graduation song would be The Calling days of our lives.

Posted by: Brooke on May 01, 06 | 7:11 pm

Gone So Young by Amber Pacific
is pretty good, but you would have to change the melody cuz the song is a little too casual to some people's standards; either than that the lyrics are totally rad E>

Posted by: on May 02, 06 | 3:08 pm

yo wussup I'm jus sayin that the Josh Grobenn song is pretty good.

Posted by: Jackkers on May 02, 06 | 8:26 pm

Im going to graduate from highschool soon, so ive compiled a list of some songs i think are a good fit for a highschool or jr high graduation

The Calling - Our Lives
Five For Fighting - 100 years
Five For Fighting - Superman
The Verve - Bittersweet Symphony
Oasis - Champagne Supernova
Nickelback - Photograph
Eve 6 - Heres to the Night
The Ataris - In This Diary
Third Eye Blind - Graduate
Rise Against - Swing Life Away
Oasis - Wonderwall
Switchfoot - You
Kenny Chesney - Young

I know some of them do not have the perfect meaning but they are all suitable songs, check them out if you havent heard them.

Posted by: Matt on May 03, 06 | 1:28 pm

You have great taste in music, Matt

Posted by: Tom on May 03, 06 | 1:46 pm

a good song for a graduation is "on the ride" by Aly and AJ or it could be at the graduation dance!

Posted by: chelsea on May 03, 06 | 6:05 pm

"wind beneath my wings" is also a GREAT SONG for graduation.

Posted by: chelsea on May 03, 06 | 6:07 pm

I am graduating in a couple weeks from high school and i put together a video/slide show for school...i looked up some songs...some good ones are

The Calling - Best Time of Our Live
Eve 6 - Heres to the Night
Eagle Eyed Cherry - Save Tonight

Posted by: Janean on May 04, 06 | 9:12 pm

my friend and i were wanting to sing a snog for our graduation ceremony. does anyone know anygood duet songs for graduation? that would be great. some good songs for graduation are
walmart parking lot- chris cagle
goodbye to you- michelle branch
one year six months- yellowcard

Posted by: stephan on May 06, 06 | 6:25 pm

hey does any one know any really saddd songs for graduation.songs that will make adults burst in to tears.songs that have to do with friends,saying goodbye and remembering moments

Posted by: crystal on May 06, 06 | 8:06 pm


Posted by: Carmen on May 07, 06 | 10:46 am

im doing a slide show for all of our seniors and i used

life is a highway - tom cocharan
put a smile on your face - vitamin c
heres to the night - eve 6
photograph - nickelback
good riddance (time of your life) - green day
goodbye to you - michelle branch (also shown on laguna beach)
saying goodbye - the argument (local band)
sorry in advance - the argument ( )

hope these can help

Posted by: Melissa on May 07, 06 | 3:51 pm

Hey I am creating a slide show for the senior class, for our class day which the whole school will view. Most of the songs on here i am using like, Photograph, Graduation, and I will remember you. But there is one song i am using for my prom section. Its called I hope you dance by, lee ann womack. Do you guys think this would be good for that section? I want songs people can sing to but also pull at there heart strings.

Posted by: Brandon on May 07, 06 | 8:11 pm

im going to be graduating into highschool in a few weeks and i think some good graduation songs are
savin me-nickelback
graduation-vitamin c
I hope you dance-LeAnn Womak

Posted by: Brandi on May 08, 06 | 4:18 pm


Posted by: Bridgett on May 08, 06 | 9:40 pm

my class is doing a slide show for our 8th graders and i need some good graduation songs..that are appropriate for put on the slide show! i got alot from waht previous people wrote thanks!

Posted by: crystal on May 09, 06 | 6:41 pm

another great song is "everybody's free ( to wear sunscreen) by baz luhrmann. its amazing..brought tears to my eyes. its the one with the guy who is basically giving a graduation speech, and is sharing advice.

Posted by: Sam on May 09, 06 | 7:39 pm

please remember by leann rimes might be a good song.

Posted by: whitney on May 09, 06 | 11:36 pm

I am putting together a slide show for a fifth grade continuation and plan on the opening with kindergarten photos (individual and class) to the song" A Whole New World"(from Aladdin) Followed by photos from school events and field trips to "These are the Special Times". Next come staff/student photos to Kenny Rodgers "You've decorated my life" last will be 5th grade photos and a photo of their new middle school to "Break Away". Most of the photos have been scanned. Does any one know of any good software that is easy to use? I need to arrange the photos and mix music so I don't need to play an entire song. I tried photo story # a free download it pretty cool but has 2 glitches 1) you can only start a song at the beginning however you can end it wherever you want 2) I can't figure out how to dump my entire file of pictures into it and with several hundred photos it will take forever to put the pictures in individually.

Posted by: Michelle on May 10, 06 | 2:51 am

Have you tried Photodex's, prowshow gold? It is a great slide show maker, and you can edit your music too

Posted by: Pam on May 10, 06 | 9:18 am

A good song for graduation is Friends are Friends forever by Michael W. Smith

Posted by: Pam on May 10, 06 | 9:19 am

Another good suggestion is the Power of the Dream sung by Celine Dion.

Posted by: Angela on May 10, 06 | 9:08 pm

Ok.. Carrie Underwood's Whenever you Remember is the best :)

Posted by: Jerra on May 11, 06 | 12:03 pm

Well... I'm graduating soon. I was wondering what you guys think of "You'll be in my heart" from Tarzan? That's what the 9th graders at my school are fighting for... It's between that, and "Time of your life" By Green Day... But yeah.. Thanks.

Posted by: Allie on May 11, 06 | 4:16 pm

i am graduating from 8th grade this year and the girls need a song to sing, but i found some songs if ppl need some.

please remember - leann rimes
i will remember you -Sarah Mclachan
time of your life - green day
graduation song- Vitamin C
long and winding road - the beatles
there you'll be - faith hill
friends theme song
No such thing - John Mayer
i hope you dance - Leann Womack
Best times of your lives- The calling
Wonderwall- Oasis
Another brick in the wall - Pink Floyd
Im Moving On- Rascal Flatts
Wide open spaces - Dixie Chicks
breakaway- Kelly Clarkson
Time is on my side - Rolling Stoens
Photograph- NickelBack

Posted by: Emily on May 13, 06 | 9:07 pm

Here's a really good song, it was written for the home improvement season finale and it's so fitting.
We've got it all - Kenny Rogers

There's so many more but here are some that haven't been named and probably shouldn't be missed.
Fields of Gold -Sting
Say goodnight, not goodbye -Beth Neilsen Chapman
I'm Moving on -Rascal Flatts

Posted by: Cecilia on May 14, 06 | 2:15 am

I have been having the hrdest time thinking of Graduation songs for our 8th grade class. There are a whooping 14 kids in my grade it is a very small school. Everyone is so different and there is constant confilct when it comes to the kind of music to be played during our slide show. so please help me! I seriously have no idea what song to use.I only have two weeks until graduation so if anyone has anycomments then please send them to me at

Posted by: Chelsea on May 14, 06 | 5:08 pm

oh thanks, ill give that a try. another song that i found is 'i hope you dance' by leanne womack

Posted by: stepha on May 14, 06 | 5:09 pm

Good Songs:
My Old Friend- Tim McGraw
I Go Back - Kenny Chesney
The Night Before (Life Goes On)- Carrie Underwood
Don't Forget to Remeber Me- Carrie Underwood
I'll Be There For You (Friends Theme Song- The Rembrants
I've Had the Time of My Life
Thank You- Dido
Summer of '69- Bryan Adams
Thats just a few different ones not listed by other people. My class is using Here's to the Night.
Good Luck!

Posted by: Tess on May 15, 06 | 3:26 pm

If you're looking for a Christian song for graduation, Remember Me by Mark Shultz is great. My 8th grade class is using it for our graduation.

Posted by: Ariel on May 16, 06 | 12:48 pm

i think that LIke an Eagle by Carl Strommen is such a touching song all the parents love it think about it it is soo beatuiful.
Do you think that Queen's We Are The Champions is a good song?
how is kelly clarkson's breakaway a good grad song? im just wondering i love kelly c.

Posted by: jennifer on May 16, 06 | 10:42 pm

here's thee songs my friends&i wanna do for our graduation[= hope they help

These are the special times - Christina Aguliera
Angel of Mine - Monica
Graduation Song - Vitamin C
The Storm Is Over Now - R. Kelly
If We Hold On Together - Diana Ross
Time of Your Life - Green Day
The End - 5 Times August
Friend Like You - Sammie
Friends Forever - Thunderbugs
You've Got A Friend in Me - Toy Story

Posted by: Janelle on May 17, 06 | 10:44 pm

I think Green Day's "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)" is fitting, as well as "I Will Remember You" by Sarah Mclachlan!!!

Posted by: Anna on May 18, 06 | 11:16 am

i looking for some goods songs for our 8th grade graduation.

Posted by: Lacey Luscombe on May 18, 06 | 5:26 pm

Brand New - "Soco Amaretto Lime"

Posted by: CW on May 19, 06 | 10:43 am

Bryan adams Here i am

Posted by: SION on May 20, 06 | 5:14 pm

Slow Marching Band by Jethro Tull.

Good song for graduation. Not really about band, more about walking on and not looking back. Very nice.

Posted by: Becky on May 21, 06 | 3:43 pm

My students in eighth grade last year selected "You're My Best Friend" by John Deacon of Queen. The words were great, and it was a fun song to sing.

Posted by: Sue Crispin on May 22, 06 | 9:50 pm

Thanks to all of you. Your suggestions have been ever so helpful in choosing a graduation song for my class. I now have a list of over ten songs for our slide show. As I listen to each of them, I try not to cry. I just know that on my graduation night I will not be able to hold back the tears. And I might have to say a valivictorian speech. Oh dear. I wish I could be of some help with you and your choosing of a graduation song, but all the songs I am using are already on the page! Congradulations and good luck to all the graduates of '06. Graduation at my school will deffinatly be unforgettable with the help of all the people who suggested songs. Once again, thanks you oh so much! I'm not going to be able to stop crying now, oh my. Writting my speech isn't going to be any easyer with mascara runing down my cheeks! For the third and final time thanks you so, so much!

Posted by: corrie ann on May 24, 06 | 6:24 pm

Well you guys could do Best of Friends!!!!!!! Its 4rm the Fox & the Hound!!!!!!!!!!!!! TearDrop and you can even Drown an elephant with all those tears!!!!!!!!

Posted by: Emilia on May 24, 06 | 9:31 pm

Hey ppl well im SOOOOOOOOOOOOOO excited cuz my graduation is in 3 weeks ive found so many songs but some particular ppl dont want it anyway I choose these

Photograph Nickleback
Gradute Third Eye Blind
Say Good Night not Good Bye Beth Neilsen
Friends are 4ever Michael W. Smith
Still Fighting it Ben Folds
And 4 all u High School Musical Fans THere is
Were all in this 2gether
Breaking Free
What Ive Been looking for!!!!!
Well Please know that I Luv u all !!!!! Hope 2 write 2 u soon Emilia (emily ponce) Bye !!!!!!!!

Posted by: E on May 24, 06 | 9:58 pm

we sang "if i never knew you"

Posted by: Bonnie on May 27, 06 | 9:02 pm

reo speedwagon "time for me to fly" 2pac- "changes"

Posted by: bratski on May 28, 06 | 1:50 pm

No Such Thing...John Mayer
thats what our highschool is doing

Posted by: Amber on May 29, 06 | 9:27 pm

do you guys think that elementary school grad (grade 7) and high scool (grade 12) they differ in terms of graduation songs? or do they bot h have the same meaning?

Posted by: jennifer on May 29, 06 | 11:26 pm

music of my heart-gloria estefan & nsync
we are the young
for just a little while

Posted by: jennifer on May 29, 06 | 11:30 pm

A good one is "These are Days" by 10,000 Maniacs. I'm using it for my 6th graders' graduation slide show, along with "Graduation" by Vitamin C. I still need more ideas, though!

Posted by: on May 30, 06 | 1:50 am

Yet ANOTHER topic I could share with someone today! Her daughter just graduated this weekend and their song was ... hold onto your hats ... La Bamba! LOL!

Posted by: Tom on May 30, 06 | 4:01 pm

I made a slide show for my 8th grade graduation. I used...
Waiting-Green Day
Poprocks & Coke- Green Day
Time of Your Life- Green Day
The Middle - Jimmy Eat World
Always & Forever - Good Charolette
Graduation- Vitamin C

Posted by: Kady on May 30, 06 | 5:56 pm

Hey well i need help. i'm looking for a song for my graduation. I know which 1 i want but i dont what its called and who sings it. but it goes like this, "as we go on, all our lives change, come whatever we still be friends forever, and as our lives change no one ever..." thats all i know lol so if anyone can help me with this i'd realy apperciate it =] so if you know what its called or who sings it please message me on myspace or something.

Posted by: Michelle on May 31, 06 | 10:52 pm

again thanks!! are slide show is complete and looks and sounds great!

Posted by: corrie ann on Jun 01, 06 | 2:42 pm

Michelle, the song you are looking for is by Vitamin C, Graduation=)

Posted by: Stephanie on Jun 01, 06 | 6:00 pm

Well, my 8th graduation is comeing up.. and i would like some help... here is what i got so far:

100 years - five for fighting
Superman - five for fighting
Its the end of the world - REM
photograph - nickelback
graduation song - vitemin C
Good Riddance - green day.

anything else thats good?

Posted by: Mario on Jun 01, 06 | 7:07 pm

good songs:

do i make you proud - taylor hicks

it's hard to say goodbye to yesterday - boys ii men

you'll be in my heart - phil collins or teddy geiger

Posted by: JessI on Jun 03, 06 | 5:59 pm

So Dream Big by Ryan Schupe and There you'll be by Faith Hill are good. Also Soco Amaretto Line by Brand New and It'll All Work Out by Tom petty

Posted by: Kelsi on Jun 04, 06 | 12:10 am

bone thugs n harmony - "crossroads"
i know its about death, but if you think about it, its also a great grad song, just think of it as making bad choices when you're older when it talks about the devil in your face lol.

Posted by: KT on Jun 04, 06 | 12:34 pm

I think that Don't You(Forget About Me) by Simple Minds is a great graduation song!!!!!!

Posted by: Aly on Jun 06, 06 | 7:40 pm

I'd also try "Union": By The Black Eyed Peas. Kelly Clarkson's "A Monment Like This"

Posted by: on Jun 06, 06 | 11:33 pm

wow this website helped ALOT!! so far here's to the night by eve 6 is the best song ive herd so far. BUT green day is a MUST to use at grad!!

Posted by: jaicee on Jun 07, 06 | 4:30 pm

More Songs:
Dream On - Aero Smith
School's Out - Alice Cooper
I Hope You Dance - LeAnn Womack
Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry
Our Lives- The Calling
Photograph - Nickelback

Best for High Schoolers
The Nigh Before (Life Goes on) - Carrie Underwood - This song is great because it talks about the night before leaving for college. I tear up nearly every time

I graduate on Saturday and we're using Eve 6's Heres to the Night which makes me tear up as well. Congrats class of 2006!!

Posted by: Tess on Jun 07, 06 | 6:19 pm

yeah i graduate in less then a week next monday and were goin with that song off of honey its called.... well i forgot but it my yolanda adams

Posted by: Ashley on Jun 07, 06 | 10:02 pm

Seasons of Love from the musical/movie Rent is a gr8 graduation song for a group to sing. The 8th grade @ my school did it this year and it was perfect. I also like good ridance (time of your life) by greenday and graduation (friends forever) by vitiman c

Posted by: Alexa on Jun 07, 06 | 10:33 pm

please remember - leann rhymes
graduation song- vitamin c
don't you forget - era
cinema paradiso - Ennio Morricone

this are slow and sentimental songss that if you are in the mood...they will make you cry

Posted by: ceci on Jun 07, 06 | 10:47 pm

I think the song Stand By Me is really cool for a graduation, also the song We Go Together from Grease is cool.

Posted by: Robert Kukla on Jun 08, 06 | 10:11 pm

I'm making a scrapbook for one of my best friends and he's a senior. I have a few songs in mind for his graduation, but are there any others out there? If any one has any suggestions that would be GREAT. Thanx!!!

Posted by: Margaret on Jun 09, 06 | 1:38 pm

I agree with most of the graduation songs, but want to add
Unwritten by Natasha Bedingfield

For prom - I'm sorry, but this is a celebration and you need songs that reflect that - such as...
Celebration by Kool and the Gang
Let the Good Times Roll by Cars
Get this Party started(censored version) by Pink

these r all totally awesome songs for prom

Posted by: Tammy on Jun 09, 06 | 3:32 pm

we belong together is an awesome song. deep feelings in the song, lyrics which really stand out. a verry emotional one for that particualr night. total tear-jerker. on that night YOU WILL cry if u hear this one. her soothing voice, u can hear the pain in it, true and from the heart kinda song. enjoy bitches

Posted by: jessica on Jun 09, 06 | 10:52 pm

hey guys this isnt about grad songs, but how do i get the site to stop sending emails to me when some one posts?

Posted by: CA on Jun 10, 06 | 8:07 pm

my 8th grade graduation was june 5th and we used:

Float On By Moddest Mouse
Its my life By Bon Jovi

Posted by: Lacey Luscombe on Jun 11, 06 | 11:24 pm

i am so happy a lot of peopel use photograph or at least think its a great grad one in my school does and i really wnt it to be..our song...

Posted by: lil on Jun 13, 06 | 6:08 pm

hey peoples graduating is so awesome i only wish i didnt have to wait to graduate till september. but yeah im done school in one week for good.
heres some songs i looked up there pretty good.

Here Iam Bryan Adams
I hope you dance leanne womack
remember me this way
time after time
on a day like today bryan adams
i believe i can fly R.Kelly
a moment like this- kelly clarkson
there ill be faith hill
learning to fly pink floyd
times to remember billie joel

yeah these are all i could tell right now
im still searching for my own grad song for september 2006 peace out

Posted by: tara on Jun 15, 06 | 2:29 am

Hey all, I hope this would be of some help and not a last minute thing but I graduated from High School in 2005 and the following are songs we used for our Memoribilia DVD's, Graduation Marching Entrance, Graduation Commencement or either as a song item:

"I Need An Angel" - Ruben Studdard
"I Believe" - Yolanda Adams (Honey Soundtrack)
"I Believe" - Fantasia Burrino
"Win" - Brian McKnight
"Can't Take That Away" (Mariah's Theme) - Mariah Carey
"The Prayer" - Yolanda Adams & Donnie McClurkin
"Hopeful" - Twista featuring Faith Evans
"Flying Without Wings" - Ruben Studdard
"Order My Steps" - Mississippi Mass Choir
"I Will Remember You" - Sarah McLachlan
"I Know I Can" - Nas
"The Storm Is Over" - R.Kelly
"World's Greatest" - R.Kelly
"It's So Hard To Say Goodbye" - Boys II Men
"Not The I But The You In Me" - Anointed
"Whenever You Remember" - Carrie Underwood
"It Don't Have To Change" - John Legend
ll Be Missing You" - Puff Daddy featuring Faith Evans
"Graduation" - Vitamin C
"You Raise Me Up" - Josh Groban
"I'll Be There" - Mariah Carey
"He Still Loves Me" - Beyonce (Fighting Temptation Soundtrack)
"Can't Give Up Now" - Mary Mary
"I Need You To Survive" - Hezekiah Walker
"Breakaway" - Kelly Clarkson
"Step By Step" - Whitney Houston
"Try It On My Own" - Whitney Houston
"I Believe The Children Are The Future" - Whitney Houston
"Color of Love" - Boys II Men
"I'll See You When You Get There" (Clean) - Coolio
"One Love" - Bob Marley

As you can tell we try to incorporate gospel inspirational songs in our graduation as well for we wouldn't have made it that far without the help of God.

I also think that for this year these are good choices:

"Unwritten" - Natasha Bedingfield

I'm Caribbean so we don't use "Pomp & Circumstance" at our graduations, we see it as elegant and classical yet boring.

As I remember other songs i'll inform you guys.

Posted by: Julio on Jun 15, 06 | 2:52 am

"when you believe" by Mariah Carey
It's a Good One!

Posted by: Melissa on Jun 17, 06 | 10:11 pm

Anyone know that bon jovi? Ppl say it's a great song for a graduation ....kinda like a sad song? i think lol Help PlZ

Posted by: Melissa on Jun 17, 06 | 10:26 pm

You mean "Always". :) Good Song.

Posted by: KJ on Jun 18, 06 | 8:44 pm

I thought all of these songs were amazing and it gave me some good ideas.

Posted by: AMY on Jun 20, 06 | 1:56 pm

someone please help me with some songs for graduation im graduating next year and im going into high school i offered to do the music part of the movie and i have some songs but i need more! does anyone know some really sad songs for graduation that will make everyone cry?

Posted by: candy on Jun 24, 06 | 10:39 pm

what do you all think about the adventure by angels and airwaves?

Posted by: whitney on Jun 30, 06 | 12:48 am

Or what about the song "Rooftops" by Lostprophets?

Posted by: whitney on Jul 01, 06 | 7:01 pm

Only Time- Enya

Posted by: Erin on Jul 02, 06 | 3:38 pm

I think alot of these songs are greatt
im making a slideshow with pictures for my brothers graduation party and i need songs to put with it he gave me
dream on -aerosmith and
the worlds greatest- r kelly
im using those two and im using a few i picked which r
young - kenny chesney
i go back- kenny chesney
my wish - rascal flatts
good riddence- green day
heres to the night- eve 6 ( class song)
i was going to use time for me to fly by reo but i think thats more of a love song when i listen 2 the lyrics
im trying 2 think of more i can use you guys gave tons of good ideas
but i found out no one put
here i go again- whitesnake
i need one more good song
we were going to use i believe i can fly but our cousin used it im trying to think is there any good rap songs out there that have 2 do with graduation lemmie knowww im looking for good gradutaion rap songs that could be eitehr fast n slow i already considered changes but that kind of off topic thanks

Posted by: Mark on Jul 05, 06 | 12:46 am

i think that good graduation songs are

vitamin c- graduation
imogen heap-speeding cars

Posted by: Michelle on Jul 05, 06 | 1:26 pm

Taylor Hicks-Do I Make You Proud

is what im singing for my grade 8 graduation for sure! i got teary eyed when i heard it!

Posted by: on Jul 15, 06 | 6:05 pm

so we talk all nigh of the res of aur live were we are gonna be when we turn 25 i keep thinking on time would never change keep thinking things will alwais be the same when we live this year we won't be coming back no morehanging out caus we are on a different trak and if you got something that you need to say you better sai it right know cause you don't have another dai we are moving on and we can't slow daown memories are plaing like a film wihth out sound and i keep thinking on a night in june that you know what you love but it came so soon

as we go on we remember all the times we sepend togather and as are las change frome what ever we will still be friends for ever

so if we get the big jobs and earn the big monyy

i keep thinkikg it is not good bai keep thinking is a time to flayy

Posted by: andrea on Jul 16, 06 | 3:21 pm

blah, blah. my songs are the way to go

Posted by: KJ on Aug 09, 06 | 8:03 pm

i love this song. it was my 5th grade graduation song. *tears* i could adapt to all the words in the song. i love it so much

Posted by: Esra on Aug 11, 06 | 11:22 am

Bridge Over Troubled Water is what is getting played at my graduation and that's a great song!

Posted by: Vanessa on Aug 16, 06 | 2:19 pm

the graduation song for the seniors last year was "Breakaway" which was a good song. I graduate from high school in May and i'm wondering what they'll play for us

Posted by: Laura on Aug 28, 06 | 6:00 pm

A 1994 song by Amy Grant ( I like this version better) and 1997 version by Vanessa Williams :

"Oh How the Years go by"

nice song for seniors!

Posted by: Ken on Sep 11, 06 | 7:17 pm

Hey you guys, my name is Alex Broussard and this past year my former high school South Cameron was destroyed by Hurricane Rita and I'm a senior this year and we want our song this year to be special, so we want one with alot of meaning to going back home and being back where we are used to our lives. We can't have Photograph cause last years senior had that song so please if you have any ideas e-mail me at

P.S. It will be greatly appreciated.

Posted by: Alex Broussard on Sep 19, 06 | 2:14 pm

Time of your life-Green Day
Here's to the night-eve 6

simply the best grag songs

Posted by: Marty Blake on Oct 23, 06 | 11:10 am

Some of these are getting silly ... OK, I'll play along ... how about "Sissyneck" by the man himself Beck!!

Posted by: Tom on Oct 23, 06 | 6:31 pm

my best friends graduated last year and at their grad they played free bird by lynrd shynard it was great

Posted by: Missy on Oct 31, 06 | 6:06 pm

Were doing a timewarp for our yr 6 concert and we have songs form teh 50's to 2000 and were doing a big show what are some other songs we can do,
were already doing timewarp


Posted by: Ellie on Nov 03, 06 | 10:17 pm

for our graduation which was friday we had forever young and an awesome song by the sick puppies.. made everybody teary

Posted by: Annick on Nov 04, 06 | 11:37 pm

Please Remember - Leann Rimes
I'll Remember - Madonna
High - Lighthouse Family
Together Forever - Rick Astley
Whenever you Remember - Carrie Underwood
Tonight, Tonight - Smashing Pumpkins

Posted by: Emily on Nov 12, 06 | 4:17 pm

hey u guys have been a great help u didnt have a yr7 graduation song but now we do i like these songs

ive had the time of my lif (dirty dancing)
goodbye(spice girls)
i beleive (honey sound track)

Posted by: Jesssica on Nov 18, 06 | 8:41 pm

Well we're doing Lean on Me - Club Nouveau. And for a partner dance we are doing get the party started - pink, we might have done
Forever Young -Youth Group (go the aussie guys!)
World Hold On - Bob Sinclair
Union - Black Eyed Peas
The Last Sing- All American Rejects
Please Remember - Leann Rimes/Rymes
Good Riddens - Green Day
Changes - Tupac
And My Favourite!!!!!!!!!!!!,
The Worlds Greatest - R.Kelly (its soo good! i just love it!!)


Posted by: Shay on Nov 24, 06 | 12:32 am

i like "you've got a friend" of Mcfly

Posted by: jennifer on Nov 29, 06 | 11:07 pm

ok so i am graduating from 8th grade this year and i am in a class of about 47.
we are a realy cool class we all get along. we all like to have fun.
we are just a realy fun class.
so i need a realy upbeat song for graduation but i want it to have meaning and it needs to fit with the occasion..
our theme is hollywood

Posted by: Emily on Dec 10, 06 | 9:02 pm

i'm graduating from 8th grade this year too, and i'm class president ,so it's pretty much up to me to find a song that fits our class. one of my friends told me about a song called "this is a suitbale valedictory" by the scene aesthetic. and it really is an awesome song, but, the only place iv'e been able to find it on is youtube. this song might work for you though, since its upbeat.

Posted by: Allison on Dec 21, 06 | 8:18 am

Hey , Im looking for a song for Gr.8 Grad . It can't be any rock songs or whatever . Its the entrance song , when we all walk in ( they introduce us ) .
If you know of any please respond to my post :) thankyou .

Posted by: Kelly on Dec 27, 06 | 8:05 pm

OMG well i think that you should have the song "like an eagle". its not a rock song or anything, ill try to find the author for you. this song is about letting go and thanking everyone for what you've learned and its about being on your own now and i think its puurrrffect for an 8th grade graduation. seriously, bye!

Posted by: Esra on Dec 31, 06 | 8:30 am

the songs lister are great but i would like to add some more;

THE JOURNEY - by Lea Salonga
THE GIFT and THE GREATEST GIFT OF ALL (for the parents) - by Jim Brickman

Posted by: tere on Jan 04, 07 | 7:20 am

mariah hero

Posted by: nisha on Jan 26, 07 | 12:39 am

WE Fly HIgh

best song for graduation u gots to have it or ur grad will suxxx

Posted by: jim jones on Jan 28, 07 | 11:35 am

Heyy everyonee... i just wanted to say that I hope you Dance- LeeAnn Womack is an awesome song, and very meaningful. "Whenever one door closes I hope one more opens". meaning that there are road blocks in life, and im not there to help you, but if one door shuts, i hope one more opens,.. its very sad and would be great for grade 8 grad, im singing that song in a few monthes for my grad:)

Posted by: Kido-Magoo on Feb 04, 07 | 7:42 pm

i do not care at all

Posted by: pinkishot on Feb 11, 07 | 1:26 am

Ok I'm trying out for a duet for my high school graduation and I need desperately a georgous song that is in duet form for a soprano and a bariton singer. The guy I'm trying out with sounds exactly like Josh Groban and if you have ANY advice let me know!

Posted by: Chantelle on Feb 22, 07 | 11:41 am

Where are the graduation songs here???

Posted by: Gabriel on Feb 27, 07 | 6:32 am

tomorrow by lillix

tomorrow by avril lavigne

if all else fails, DANCE!!

Posted by: in_one_heartbeat on Feb 28, 07 | 7:02 pm

I'm from a class full of metal heads (27 boys and 8 girls) so we have really no say in music. So i was downloading a song one day and came across The Last Goodbye by Black Lable Society. It isn't the typical screamy headbanging heavy metal, its suprisingly a nice graduation song that made all the boys and most of the girls happy.

Posted by: Sheila on Mar 02, 07 | 11:08 pm

im having graduation in 9 weeks. can anyone give me a good song? its a catholic school so no swearing or anything bad. send me an email if u got a good one

Posted by: headbanger876 on Mar 05, 07 | 7:49 pm

i like alot if everyones choices. i am working on a grad slide show for my school and i am choosing all classic rock and only one out there song
the beatles- hello goodbye for the teachers
corey smith- im not gonna cry for the kids
and for the end song i think it will be white snake here i goagain

Posted by: sarah on Mar 07, 07 | 8:59 am

Thanks Julio, I could not relate to some of the songs shared because I had never heard of the artist or the song. Our eighth grade graduation will be in a church. Even though all the songs were great I like songs that talk about what I have done and how to handle the things to come. We needed a song for parents, so they can cry, a song for the staff to let them know how much we appreciate them, and a song for us so we can remember each other. You made it so easy. I like kenny Roger's "you decorate my life for staff" too.

Posted by: Carrie on Mar 07, 07 | 8:25 pm

songs we used for our senior class retreat:

iris - googoo dolls
better together - jack johnson

hope they helped:]

Posted by: nicole on Mar 08, 07 | 12:54 am

Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion is a great graduation song.

Posted by: mary smith on Mar 10, 07 | 4:38 pm

last summer - lostprophets is an amazing song for graduation... for all of your rock fans

Posted by: travis on Mar 11, 07 | 11:13 pm

im from an inner city public school (which rocks) but i need some graduation song ideas and seeing we are so diverse most rock songs (which i do love too) wont work. any ideas please?

Posted by: Amy on Mar 17, 07 | 2:40 pm

the best song ever for graduation is one my class (class of 07) will be using for a slideshow this year... its called

im not gonna cry -corey smith

haha ironically, this song does make me cry every time i hear it!

Posted by: Emily on Mar 20, 07 | 8:11 pm

Hi im looking for a good graduation song to sign in a Chruch with A organ Becasue it need to sounnd right! does any on have any sgestions its my 8th grade geaduation

Posted by: Christine on Mar 21, 07 | 8:12 pm

what about these songs for the graduates to get all nostalgic:

I'll Remember-Madonna
This Used To Be My Playground-Madonna
In My Life-The Carpenters

Posted by: angeldust on Mar 22, 07 | 7:04 am

i think that Tonight, Tonight bye smashing pumpkins would be a good grad song. just a thought.

Posted by: amy on Mar 22, 07 | 3:31 pm

sorry. i meant BY not bye

Posted by: amy on Mar 22, 07 | 3:32 pm

I'll be missing you- P.Diddy, Faith Evans
I Will Survive-Gloria Gaynor
It's so Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday- Boyz II Men
So Far Away- Staind
Hope- Twista and Faith Evans

Posted by: joe on Mar 26, 07 | 4:47 pm

goodbye - spice girls (L)

Posted by: marissa on Mar 28, 07 | 9:46 pm

Hey guys i need some songs for an 8th grade graduation. It is a christian school so it cant have any cuss words or anything like that......i have found some good ones but i need some more suggestions....i have i hope you dance-Lee Ann Womack.....graduation-vitamin c-goodbye to you-michelle branch....i need some good ideas....good clean songs..some maybe cute ones because it is only 8th grade...thank you for the help....i have a long time until graduation like about 7 weeks so anytime until about May wud be great to get suggestions...thanks again...... gooo 8th grade class of 07!!!!

Posted by: Amy on Mar 28, 07 | 10:00 pm

hi to all.. i'm new her.. i have ridden the graduation songs and it's very nice.. i selected d song "you raise me up" by josh groban.. and what i am looking now is GRADUATION MARCH, a song or instrumental for Marching of Graduation.. can anybody help me? suggest? pls.. i need it badly.. our graduation is now fast approaching..pls... pls... f anybody who has, can i ask her/him to send it my e-mail? pls...

Posted by: Raslani C. Montila on Mar 29, 07 | 11:30 am

i am making a 5th grade slide show for my students and last year i used green day -good riddance and john lennon - imagine.

this year i am kinda stuck but for the closer i am using Foo Fighters - Times like These acoustic version.

Posted by: tim on Apr 04, 07 | 8:48 pm

Good Times By Tommy Lee

It's a fabulous song..

Posted by: Jordanna on Apr 04, 07 | 9:25 pm

Okay, so i'm graduating in 30 days and i'm in charge of our class senior slide show i need major help....SONGS?? any ideas some that will make em' tear up and some that they will laugh too email me at
Thanks a ton*

Posted by: Brittanie on Apr 05, 07 | 12:55 pm

i think it would be cool if you could click on the song and it would lead you to a clip of it......

Posted by: sally on Apr 13, 07 | 12:50 pm

hmmm, i love everyone's suggestions, i can't help but feel that there's some other song that can be added. my grade 8 grad is this year and hopefully these choices help all of you, whether you're in the 6th grade, 8th grade or 12th grade. maybe some of mine might help (sorry if i put some that have already been posted, they're just that good)
- To Sir, With Love [Lulu]
- Bridge Over Troubled Water [Clay Aiken/Aretha Franklin etc etc]
- Life Is A Highway [Rascal Flatts]
- Wave Goodbye [Steadman]
- Do I Make You Proud? [Taylor Hicks]
- I Hope You Dance [Ronan Keating/LeAnn Womack]
- No Such Thing [John Mayer]
- Thank You, Mom [Good Charlotte] (very heartfelt, revolves around a mother and connection between her and her children as a single parent)
- Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen) [Baz Luhrmann]
- It's My Life [Bon Jovi]
- Always [Bon Jovi]
- Take It Easy [The Eagles]
- The Night Before (Life Goes On) [Carrie Underwood]
- There You'll Be [Faith Hill]
- Time Of Your Life [Green Day]
- Graduation Day [Gym Class Heroes]
- Graduation (Friends Forever) [Vitamin C]
- I'll Be There For You [The Rembrandts] (a.k.a. The 'Friends' Theme Song)
- Whenever You Remember [Carrie Underwood]
- It's The End Of The Road [Matt Goss]
- The Prayer [Celine Dion feat. Andrea Bocelli]
- Mama [Il Divo] (also a song about a strong bond between mother and child; these men have beautiful melodical voices)
- Oh How The Years Go By [Amy Grant]
- Goodbye To You [Michelle Branch]
- There Are Places I Remember [The Beatles]
- So Little Time [Arkana]
- I'll Stand By You [The Pretenders]
- That's What Friends Are For [Dion Warwick, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight]
- One Year, Six Months [Yellowcard]
- Thunder [Boys Like Girls] (basically one of my absolute all-time favourites)
- Hello, I'm In Delaware [City & Colour (aka) Dallas Green]

hope this helps. it's a long list i know, but many of them i'm pretty sure have already been posted. enjoy =]

Posted by: sabrina on Apr 14, 07 | 9:02 pm

In this Diary- the ataris
The Last Song- All American Rejects
MILES APART - Yellowcard
This is a Suitable Valedictory - The Scene Aesthetic

Posted by: Chris on Apr 19, 07 | 8:18 pm

it's gunna be my grad in a month! YAY!
anyways, i'm looking for a song like the rest of the peoplez!
i'll help SOME people tho. hold onn..
-the ataris= in this diary
- tupac=changes
-breakaway= kelly clarkson
-true colors and time after time= cyndi lauper
-goodbye to you=michelle branch
-graduation= viatamin c
-theme from friends= rembrants.
-goodbye= spice girls. da bomb.
- memory= sugarcult
-the anthem= good charlotte
- way away= yellowcard
- unwritten= natasha bedingfield
-paula cole= i don't want to wait

Posted by: monica on Apr 20, 07 | 12:16 am

A song called "Bittersweet Symphony" on itunes is perfect for a graduation song...

Posted by: Sarah on Apr 21, 07 | 12:25 pm

HELP!! need good NEWER songs for my eighth grade grad comin up in MAY! aaaah! my class is ghetto and picky so make them GOOD songs!!

Posted by: on Apr 22, 07 | 1:49 am

teenage wasteland- the WHO

Posted by: blah on Apr 22, 07 | 3:13 pm

why dont you guys try.....
-i turn to you(christina agulira) srry if i spelled it wrong
-you are my angel (r kelly and celine dion)
-cont on me ( whithey houstan)

Posted by: monica on Apr 23, 07 | 8:04 pm

ryan cabrera-i will remember you
vitamin c-graduation song
lee ann womack-i hope you dance
green day-time of your life
i'll stand by you-pretenders
whenever you remember-carrie underwood
madonna-this used to be my playground
the calling - our lives
edwin mccain-i couldnt ask for more
alot of the songs people mentioned are here on this website!!

Posted by: melissa on Apr 23, 07 | 8:52 pm

I'm using Unwritten by Natasha Bedinfield for the 8th grade graduation. The kids love it !!!

Posted by: Angie on Apr 26, 07 | 12:29 pm

my Graduation song was

At The Beginning by Donna Lewis and Richard Marx.'s really good!!

Posted by: KG on Apr 27, 07 | 2:54 pm

hey im lookin for a good 8th grade graduation song to walk into.....we graduate in about a really into rock and another girl in my class is lookin for songs too but she wants country so im thinkin about:

times like these by the foo fighters
graduation day by head automatica
summer of 69 by bryan adams
sweet child o' mine by guns n roses
move along by the all american rejects
already gone by the eagles
learn to fly by the foo fighters
and any others i can think of so if u have any recomendations then please email me......

Posted by: sadie on Apr 27, 07 | 4:34 pm

i like the song Unwritten written by Natash B.

Posted by: lola on Apr 28, 07 | 9:03 pm

BEAUTIFUL DAY- BY U2 thats a good one!!

Posted by: Christean on May 01, 07 | 10:17 am

like all others i am looking for a graduation song. Our class fights alot and CANNOT agree on one song.
if you know any please send me a e-mail.
but when you do it is on my friends e-mail so tell them that this is for kaitlin.

Posted by: kaitlin on May 01, 07 | 1:33 pm

We used Wave Goodbye by Steadman last year, as well as Unwritten by Natasha Bedingfield and Touch the Sky by Kanye West (the censored version, obviously).

Beautiful Day is also a great one. I want to use it this year.

Posted by: Amy on May 01, 07 | 8:55 pm

"For Good" from the musical Wicked, it's a duet, its beautiful, makes me cry everytime!!

Posted by: Taryn on May 01, 07 | 11:46 pm

My 8th grade graduation is in 8 days and I need a song to sing! It can't be too high though. I was thinking about "Lean On Me" by Billy Withers but I need more ideas! Help please!

Posted by: Elise on May 07, 07 | 5:18 pm

yes i lvoe this song i singed it for a concert once and i think this song is lovely and it would make a great song to sing

Posted by: bai thao on May 08, 07 | 1:36 pm

for my 8th gaduation we are using "Thanx for the memories" by fall out boy and "Photograph" by Nickelback

Posted by: lauren on May 08, 07 | 6:05 pm

ok well
heres some of our faves
iris- goo goo dolls
banana pancakes-jack johnson
i dont wanna miss a thing-aerosmith
hey leonardo-blessid union of souls
she will be loved-maroon 5
i'll be-edwin mccain
the anthem-good charlotte
crazy for this girl- evan & jaron
SLIDE! - goo goo dolls
god bless the broken road-rascal flatts
the riddle - five for fighting

enjoy !!

5617 ;] ;] ;]

Posted by: jack and brianne on May 10, 07 | 2:54 pm

Hey Has Anyone Heard The Song:
Its Perfect For Grad

Posted by: alex on May 14, 07 | 7:28 pm

these days by Chantal Kreviazuk is a great song....use it!

Posted by: karen on May 17, 07 | 6:48 pm

I think that "i'll Stand By You" sung by Carrie Underwood would be good.

Posted by: Emily on May 17, 07 | 10:51 pm

everything changed

Posted by: Emily on May 20, 07 | 1:58 am

I just wanted to let you guys know that the Green Day song that everyone keeps mentioning was acctually written sarcastically. I just thought it was funny that like every person loves it as a grad. song and it is totally dissing their real feelings.

Posted by: Kay on May 20, 07 | 11:27 pm

If you want all the mothers to cry then pick:
find your wings by Mark Harris. You can get it off of itunes. I'm using this for the church slideshow of the seniors.

Posted by: webmaster on May 21, 07 | 10:51 am

Also preview the video and you'll see why this is perfect for you people out there doing slideshows for graduation.
Find your wings-Mark Harris

Posted by: webmaster on May 21, 07 | 11:02 am

open road by bryan adams is the best, i used it for my slideshow!!

Posted by: dan on May 21, 07 | 8:27 pm

On our cd this year for "grand march" we have :

1. Rascal Flatts - My Wish
2. Christina Aguilera - These are Special Times
3. Eve 6 - Here's to the Night
4. Tim Mcgraw - Please Remember Me
5. Remember Me This Way - From The Movie Casper
6. Faith Hill - There you'll be
7. Michelle Branch - Goodbye to you

* These are just a few! :)

Posted by: Jenny on May 22, 07 | 10:57 am

There are so many songs that have been already used for graduation so that it's hard to find an original one. However, a great song that I love is on a Disney World CD, called 'Remember When' by Leanne Rhymes. It has a great message--'every wish, every dream you ever had, just close your eyes; and it will all come rushing back. Fly away, all you need is to believe and remember when.' Hope this helps!

Posted by: ohhemgee on May 22, 07 | 9:25 pm

Mark Harris sings a song called "Find Your Wings" and it's a great song. Here's some of the lyrics...

I pray that God would fill your heart with dreams
And that faith gives you the courage
To dare to do great things
I'm here for you whatever this life brings
So let my love give you roots
And help you find your wings

May passion be the wind
That leads you through your days
And may conviction keep you strong
Guide you on your way
May there be many moments
That make your life so sweet
Oh, but more than memories

Really a nice song, especially for the kindergarten group.

: )

Posted by: John on May 23, 07 | 4:13 pm

Ok, well Photograph by Nickleback isn't really appropriate because for one it's talking about like breaking into your school and not graduating. Yes it does mean remembering good times but it doesn't put out a positive comment.
The Calling-Our Lives is a really good song though.

Also our grad theme may be James Bond so what song would be good for walking down the aisle?

Posted by: Jake on May 24, 07 | 6:54 pm

Who's James Bond?

Posted by: John on May 26, 07 | 5:25 pm

Thanks for everyone's songs ideas! I finally finish Senior Class Double-o-seven and its great!!!

Posted by: Blenda on May 29, 07 | 10:00 pm

Senior Class 2007 slideshow i mean!

Posted by: Blenda on May 29, 07 | 10:01 pm

I have used "The Answer Lies Within" by Dream Theater for junior high graduation.

Posted by: C Chancellor on Jun 02, 07 | 9:20 pm

we are using
My Wish by The Rascal Flatts
as one of our grad songs

Posted by: livelovelaugh on Jun 04, 07 | 8:49 pm

my bf and i r doing a duet 4 the grade 8 grad assembly, and we really need a song! we were going to do "don't go breaking my heart" Eloton john. but we thought it might be a bit chessy. any suggestions?

Posted by: adrianna on Jun 11, 07 | 4:43 pm

may it be was sung by the 8th graders at grad.

I used
if I had words (from BABE)
into the mystic
reach for the sun (polyphonic spree)
for a slide show

Posted by: mt on Jun 12, 07 | 12:03 am

hey the best one so far for me would be

all my life- the beatles


it's good and it talks about friends and stuff

a real tear jerker

Posted by: nozomi on Jun 13, 07 | 3:45 pm

Lessons Learned by Carrie Underwood.. The perfect song

Posted by: Carolyn on Jun 14, 07 | 10:01 am

I don't know what you might think of this, but "Lean on Me" by Bill Withers is a good song for graduation, i think personally.

Posted by: Kiara on Jun 15, 07 | 11:01 pm

I'm not sure if this was mentioned already or not, but "So long, so long" by Dashboard Confessional is a great graduation song.. maybe more for High School though, I don't know. :0

Posted by: lexie on Jun 29, 07 | 11:54 am

This year our grade 12 grads used the song:
Ride Of Your Life - Oliver James

It is a really good song, made me cry!

Posted by: Kaila!! on Jul 03, 07 | 11:48 am


Where you lead-Carole King
^ The one from the gillmore girlss!

Posted by: Vickey on Jul 07, 07 | 7:50 pm

Definately Weir By Killing Heidi

WOO! Go the Aussies!

Posted by: Natasha on Jul 14, 07 | 4:43 am

We did a slideshow and the 2 i remember were thnk fr th mrms by fall out boy and time of your life by green day.

Posted by: alex b on Jul 29, 07 | 7:49 am

I love-

"This is a suitable validictory" ~ The Scene Aesthetic
"I'll be there for you" ~ Rembrants
"Time of your life" ~ Greenday
"Unwritten" ~ Natasha Bedingfield

Posted by: Aja on Sep 09, 07 | 6:13 pm

oh, also,
"Coffee Break" ~ Forever the Sickest Kids
could be a good one. ;)

Posted by: Aja on Sep 09, 07 | 6:16 pm

Say Goodbye-S Club 7

Posted by: Dana on Sep 09, 07 | 6:38 pm

-"youll be in my heart"- acapella version- from Tarzan
-"what i did for love"- from A Chorus Line
-"for good"-from Wicked
-"seasons of love"- acapella version- from Rent
"everyday"- from high school musical 2
i know hsm2 sounds really stupid, but look at the lyrics:

"Once in a lifetime
means there’s no second chance
so I believe than you and me
should grab it while we can
Make it last forever
and never give it back
It’s our turn, and I’m loving’ where we’re at
Because this moment’s really all we have

of our lives,
wanna find you there, wanna hold on tight
Gonna run
While we’re young
and keep the faith
From right now,
gonna use our voices and scream out loud
Take my hand;
together we
will celebrate,
Oh, ev’ryday.

They say that you should follow
and chase down what you dream,
but if you get lost and lose yourself
what does is really mean?
No matter where we’re going,
it starts from where we are.
There’s more to life when we listen to our hearts
and because of you, I’ve got the strength to start


Posted by: nic on Sep 10, 07 | 8:42 pm

Oh, man, whenever I listen to this song I remember the Beached movie and Barbara Hershey. It is the kind of song you can’t forget. The proof is our post here.

Posted by: on Oct 02, 07 | 12:31 pm

good songs - i agree with like all others but tryin to do only ones that have not been mentioned

youve got a friend in me - toy story
move along - all-american rejects (cuz ur moving along to high school)
time to say goodbye - andrea bocelli (opera-like , good if you want ppl to cry, AMAING song)
keep holding on -avril lavigne
start of som,ething new - high school musical

thats all i can think of off the bat and goin thru itunes libaray - well,,, all the new ones anyway

Posted by: pff2840 on Oct 05, 07 | 11:10 pm

I'm graduating this yr ffrom high school..woot lol . Anyways we're lookin for a sing some ppl suggested Dear God by Avenged Sevenfold... it's alright but any other suggestions.....

Posted by: melanie on Oct 24, 07 | 4:21 pm

Unfortunately or more exactly fortunately(!!) I don't have to sing anything.. they'd buuu me from the stage for sure. So I'd prefer to act or something else dono ..

Posted by: on Oct 31, 07 | 1:31 pm

well imma graduate from 8th grade in june so we kinda gettin ready now so i need some songs asap yhnxs ppl

Posted by: Mizz E on Nov 12, 07 | 5:36 pm

Im Not Gonna Cry - Cory Smith.

Im Hoping To get It To Be Our Graduation Song.
Its The Perfect Song For Graduation :]


Posted by: Victoria on Dec 30, 07 | 6:01 pm

i really like Everyday from high school musical 2 and my wish by rascal flatts

Posted by: ali on Jan 04, 08 | 11:58 am

Hey guys you are helping me a lot. Thanks for the good suggestions. Hoping I can hear some mor from you! :-)

Posted by: Ella on Jan 05, 08 | 7:37 am

Indeed, some of the best graduation songs ever. Although I really could name a few more. But I guess it's just a matter of when you graduate/graduated :)

Posted by: on Jan 17, 08 | 2:01 am

we need a grad song

Posted by: bob on Jan 27, 08 | 10:07 pm

my wish- rascel flats this was my sisters grade 12 sond last year it has a great meaning to it

Posted by: none on Feb 01, 08 | 12:54 pm

our senior class song this year C/O 2008 is I'm not gonna cry by corey smith. i think that is a grat song it explains the actual day of graduation perfectly. Everyboday says that they are not gonna cry but everybody does actually end up crying

Posted by: Courtney on Feb 07, 08 | 11:04 am

two really good ones are...

Ryan Cabrera: I Will Remember You
Audio Adrenaline: Goodbye Goodbye

the other ones i thought of were already up there. goodluck :))

Posted by: shannon on Feb 09, 08 | 1:07 pm

I am graduating from eighth grade in May. My class has had a few good suggestions as to what song we should sing. We can actually sing two songs. You see, I go to a Catholic School and our graduation takes place in our church. For that ceremony we need a song that talks about God. We can also pick a song that we like that does not mention God in it to sing at the afterwards social/ceremony thing in our school gym. Right now we have suggestions for

Graduation Song by Vitamin C (My personal favorite)
Let it Be by the Beatles (I don't really like that one)
I will remember you by Ryan Cabrera (another really good one)

I will Remember you by Ryan Cabrera will probably only work for eighth grade graduations because the words go "8 years later, time goes by fast" its a really really really good song. Graduation song by Vitamin C is also so good because it talks about good times that your class has shared and what will become of everybody. If you have any more suggestions please email me *Thank You*

Posted by: Theresa on Feb 24, 08 | 8:37 pm

my email adress is

Posted by: Theresa on Feb 24, 08 | 8:39 pm

ReaLLy AwESomE song is carry on your wayward son!!! ya like i think it would be great

Posted by: Isabella on Feb 25, 08 | 3:49 pm

The class that graduated from my school last year sang ...........

The scientist
by cold play

when they all sung it together all 200 students i dont think there was a dry eye in the room

another good one is

the Lighthouse family

The Worlds Greatests

Little Wonders
Rob Thomas


i need one for my senior grad this year any good songs that 200 kids can sing together!!!

Posted by: Bec on Feb 27, 08 | 6:08 am

My class is graduating in May, and we're using "Whenever You Remember" by Carrie Underwood.

Posted by: KELS on Mar 02, 08 | 6:23 pm

david gray - as i'm leaving

(L)(L) amazing song, grads are using it this year!

Posted by: Carlee Ann on Mar 03, 08 | 8:58 pm

The great Escape is Great,but the kids bop version would have to be used.

Posted by: Tyler on Mar 05, 08 | 5:31 pm

Nice song!I liked it.

Posted by: on Mar 07, 08 | 3:18 am

well depends, if its a "romantic" dance and you need an older song i would recommend one of the two.. "Shining Star" by The Manhattans or "Games People Play" by Joe South or if you're looking for newer songs i would recommend "High School Wifey" by Thizz Kid or "With You" by Chris Brown or "Follow Me" by Uncle Kracker. If its just just a dance to just dance then i would i would think these songs; ccrank dat by soulja boy, go girl by pitbull, speaker by david banner, kiss kiss by chris brown, low by flo-rida, free bird by lynrd skynard, sweet child o' mine by guns n' roses,you know what it is by TIP, Holla Back Girl by gwen stefani, Rock Star by r.kelly, stay fly by three 6 mafia, and the list goes on. Leave Comments!

Posted by: jay on Mar 09, 08 | 1:27 pm

our end of the year chorus show all the seniors have to perform in some way,im doing a duet with a junior and we need a sweet song that i wont start crying in the middle of.

Posted by: on Mar 12, 08 | 2:25 pm

My 8th and 12th grad song was "lean on me"

Posted by: Julie on Apr 04, 08 | 6:10 pm

Kings & Castles by Michael Tolcher
My Wish For you - Rascal Flatts
Your'e gonna miss this - Trace Adkins

Posted by: on Apr 07, 08 | 11:04 pm

Hey I know some good graduation songs!!!!!!!!!

*When you remember
*These are days
*Climb every montain
*I can only imangine
*These are the special times
*Your gonna miss thiss


Posted by: Nicole on Apr 08, 08 | 4:00 pm

This is one of my favourate song.

Posted by: on Apr 10, 08 | 1:34 am

do umm.....

Posted by: Teresa on Apr 12, 08 | 11:54 am

What about "Forever Young" by Rod Stewart? Very fitting for graduation!

Posted by: Jarrod on Apr 18, 08 | 1:55 pm

"100 Years" by Five For Fighting. This song would be great for people to listen to at graduation.

Posted by: Jarrod on Apr 18, 08 | 2:23 pm

My High School Graduation song is "I'm Not Gonna Cry" Corey Smith - wonderful song!

Posted by: emily on Apr 24, 08 | 1:31 pm

My 8th grade graduation song was "Home" By Daughtry.
and i still remember it. even though 8th grade is lonnggg over :]

Some other good ones that people are missing are:
We Close Our Eyes- Allister [this is better than the original]
-For Good- Wicked
-Landslide- Fleetwood Mac
-Ocean Avenue- Yellowcard
-Great Escape- Boys like Girls
and for an upliftingg song

-Our Time Now- Plain White T's

Posted by: bri on Apr 25, 08 | 3:52 pm

i need a good graduation song for 5-8 graders thnak you

Posted by: sylvia on Apr 25, 08 | 10:46 pm

I think "These are the days of our lives" by Queen would be a good one. My teacher said that we could use it and I like it a lot.

Posted by: Pizza_is_good on May 01, 08 | 12:36 am

can somebody tell me what to sing for primary school for music class?

Posted by: Unknown on May 01, 08 | 5:08 am

For Real Check Out

This is Who We Are by Cartel

You'll Like it!!!!!!

Posted by: john john on May 12, 08 | 10:48 pm

If you Would Like A Perfect High School Graduation Song For a Christian High School Then Play The FIGHT SONG BY MARILYN MANSON ha ha ha ha ha anarchy 666

Posted by: Bob fidel on May 15, 08 | 6:49 pm

when i graduated 8th grade ( along time ago) we did a song by billy joel - these are the times to remember. we also sand we didnt start the fire.

high school we did :these are days - 10,000 maniacs and Friends are friends forever

Posted by: christine on May 22, 08 | 5:39 am

Thanks for all of the good suggestions
My class is having a hard time with song #2.
We are singing "Win" by B. McKnight
we need a replacement for "I Believe I can Fly"
cus R. Kelly is a pervert.
Thanks for the alternatives.
Keep them coming.

Posted by: Carthy on May 27, 08 | 4:06 pm

i hope u dance- leann womack

hollywood isnt america- ferras

Posted by: ashley b on Jun 03, 08 | 5:57 pm

well i'm graduating in a few days, and i decided to try to compile a mix graduation cd and heres whats on it....

the graduation song - vitamin c (duh)
good riddance (time of your life) - green day
here's to the night - eve 6
i will remember you - sarah mclachlan
gone so young - amber pacific
the scientist - coldplay
memory - sugarcult
don't you (forget about me) -simple minds
bittersweet symphony - the verve
swing life away - rise against
our lives - the calling
the world i know - collective soul
sometimes you can't make it on your own - u2
still fighting it - ben folds
the adventure - angels & airwaves
one year six months - yellowcard
the last song - the all american rejects

some other songs...
move along - the all american rejects
ever the same - rob thomas
wonderwall - oasis
graduation day - head automatica
the freshmen - the verve pipe
in this diary - the ataris
the middle - jimmy eat world
sound of settling - death cab for cutie
lose it - cartel
i'm ready - jack's mannequin
forever young - youth group
don't stop believing - journey
the great escape - boys like girls
let go - frou frou

well i hope that helps :)

Posted by: Megan on Jun 04, 08 | 10:24 am

This Is the Time by Billy Joel
Wind Beneath My Wings Bette Midler
You Raise Me Up Josh Groban

Posted by: Karen on Jun 19, 08 | 6:13 pm

at my grade eight graduation we used

The worlds greatest-R.Kelly

It goes perfectly for grade eight graduation or any graduation!!

we all started crying

Posted by: Anonymous on Aug 13, 08 | 1:18 pm

At my school we had two boys sing a duet to "My Wish" by Rascal Flatts, it was AMAZING!!!

Posted by: Lindsay on Aug 23, 08 | 9:29 pm

Im graduating middle school this year and my class has been together sience kindergarden so i need a really meaningful song

please don't say "graduation" by vitamin c

Posted by: jessica on Sep 02, 08 | 6:26 pm

Pictures of You - the last goodnight is a good graduation song we r using it for eith grade graduation

Posted by: Julia on Sep 03, 08 | 7:51 pm

wow thanks i love that song!

Posted by: jessica on Sep 05, 08 | 4:22 pm

i am considerin "Time of my Life" by David Cook

Posted by: Clara on Sep 06, 08 | 3:58 pm

that song rox

Posted by: jessica on Sep 06, 08 | 4:28 pm

i got one that hasn't been mentioned, a fun kind of grad song...

graduation day - head automatica

the youtube clip is cool!

Posted by: shaza on Oct 08, 08 | 2:53 am

that song is pretty good but i think were going to go with goodbyes by savanaah outen

Posted by: jessica on Oct 08, 08 | 5:11 pm

come so far - by zac efron from hairspray soundtrack

Posted by: jess on Oct 12, 08 | 6:29 pm

Heyy.. I need A Song That everyone would like at my grade 6 graduation . Any thoughts?

Posted by: on Oct 17, 08 | 6:13 am

HeY! i M gRaDuAtINg tOo,mah advice songs for grad and my faves are...

GOODBYE-Spice Girls
I TURN TO YOU-Christina Aguilera

but here are my fave songs but not for grad...

7 THINGS-Miley Cyrus
THIS IS ME-Demi Levato

and so many more,hope i could help...

Posted by: marjorie on Oct 20, 08 | 3:14 am

dis songs can help u NIKKI, well, i wish it could....

because one of these songs are gonna be our grad song bcoz i'm in grade 6 too, we are picking our songs too

Posted by: marjorie on Oct 20, 08 | 3:18 am

3 great graduation songs:

Don't stop Believing - Journey
The Adventure - Angels & Airwaves
Beautiful Day - U2

Posted by: JBW on Oct 21, 08 | 10:05 pm

Trace Adkins - "You're gonna miss this" is a real good song for graduation

Posted by: MATT on Nov 20, 08 | 3:04 pm

i like the song my wish by rascal flatts for a graduation song 2

Posted by: Julia on Nov 20, 08 | 6:17 pm

omg I LOVE that song:)

Posted by: amyy on Feb 12, 09 | 12:05 pm

do you like me? i'm hott and i' going in to 9th grade next year.

Posted by: amyy on Feb 12, 09 | 12:06 pm

I coannot find the perfect song for our 8th grade class to sing for graduation! I really want to help find a sing but I just cant seem to find the perfect song. Any good suggestions out there? It would be a big help!

Posted by: mel on Feb 14, 09 | 7:48 pm

I will remember you by Ryan Cabrera
One year six months by Yellowcard
they are really good graduation song (:

Posted by: Yell on Mar 07, 09 | 7:06 pm

i got.....
time of my life-david cook
Listen to your heart-DHT
Time of your life-Green day
graduation song-vitamin c
This is the life-amy macdonald
and a whole bunch of others

Posted by: patti on Mar 11, 09 | 6:44 pm

oh and...
save tonight- eaglee eye cherry
what about now-daughtry
Miserable at best-mayday parade
you be the anchor that keeps my feet on the ground- mayday parade
pocket full of sunshine-natasha bedingfield
feel this-bethany joy galeotti
hero-enrique iglesias

Posted by: patti on Mar 11, 09 | 6:50 pm

angel-natasha bedingfield

Posted by: patti on Mar 11, 09 | 6:51 pm

friends forever-vitamin C

Me and my friends sang this song on our 5th grad graduation at owen elementary.

Posted by: Kayla on Apr 04, 09 | 5:43 pm

For our graduation we're making up a song..... if you want to be creative you should try it... but ours is FANTASTIC.!.!.!.!.

Posted by: Niger on Apr 05, 09 | 5:19 pm

i think Goodbyes by Savannah Outen is a good graduation song :D

Posted by: Annie on Apr 19, 09 | 5:10 pm

this is also a good one!!

Do you know where you're going to?? by Diana Ross also sung over by Jennifer Lopez.

Posted by: pat on Apr 20, 09 | 6:47 pm

hey we are making the eighth grade video for our school graduation and need some upbeat happy type songs and all that crap. we're already using... when u remember by carrie underwood and... um idk. but yea

thanks ppls

Posted by: mouse and matthew on Apr 29, 09 | 12:27 pm

look.. my 8th grade graduation is in june on the 10th. i need help finding a song. i go to a christian school so it has to be apropriate. so yeah help wld b nice

Posted by: Abby on Apr 30, 09 | 2:21 pm

hey me again.. i need help finding a song for my grduation. just somebody to help give me a few ideas before june 10th would b REALLY nice!! thnx for your help!!!=)

Posted by: on Apr 30, 09 | 2:24 pm

i live in scott county tennessee and we had four cheerleaders to die and at one of their funerals they played when ever you remember by carrie underwood and then it end up being my graduation song and it is really pretty to learn more about the cheerleaders who died go to and type in deadly scott county crash involved 4 cheerleaders and click on any of them

Posted by: kyle on Apr 30, 09 | 8:47 pm

ok.... thanx for your help kyle. im sorry to hear tht story. tht must really suck. anywayz.... thanx. =)

Posted by: on May 01, 09 | 6:10 pm

THANX KYLE!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: on May 01, 09 | 6:11 pm

Hey i need a song to sing for an 8th grade graduation. it's a "glee club"ish song and dance. I want something fast, and something about moving on or leaving or something...any suggestions?

Posted by: Maren on May 04, 09 | 10:06 pm

ok i have a huge problem no one has found a good graduation song for 8th grade and we have 3 weeks to practice the song and practice graduation it is on may the 28th please please please send any songs and who they are by please and thank you can email me at ( A.S.A.P

Posted by: whitley on May 06, 09 | 6:46 pm

Taylor Hicks

DO I make you proud

Posted by: Marsha on May 12, 09 | 8:11 pm

Im singing "The Climb" for my graduation:]

Posted by: Shannon on May 14, 09 | 10:34 pm

vitamin c!! graduation friends forever!!!!

Posted by: flora mae on May 16, 09 | 10:03 am

I think that these following songs would be perfect!

"We go together" - Grease. ( This is the song we're using.)

"Were all in this together" -high school musical

"Your a friend in me"
"Summer of 69" - Brian Adams.

"I think "all summer long" - kid rock would be great but it's not that appropriate.

"Friends Forever" - Vitamen C

Posted by: Taylor F on May 22, 09 | 9:42 pm

You should use "The Climb" by Miley Cyrus!!! it fits great!!!

Posted by: Jane on May 23, 09 | 11:34 am

I am leaving 5th grade and were singing The Climb by Miley Cryus I also think good songs are: Don't stop believing by Journey, Time of your life by Green Day, Whenever you remember by Carrie Underwood, and The Last Song by the All American Rejects and the list goes on and on

Posted by: Chrissy on May 26, 09 | 8:13 pm

The best ever version of FOREVER YOUNG is Ray Wilson live in Edinburgh. I've used it for three remembrance videos and it has the kind of voice cracking earthiness that makes it seem customized for the photos it accompanies.

Posted by: maryann on May 28, 09 | 1:19 am

Check out the song

Whenever you remember by Carrie Underwood


Something More" by Ryan Malcolm.

They're great songs for 8th grade graduation...made me cry =[

Posted by: Dani on May 28, 09 | 7:07 pm

send me on my way by rusted root is a good song for graduation. my 8th grade class is using it

Posted by: tricia on Jun 11, 09 | 2:50 pm

Butterfly fly away is great well in my case anyway, my BFF is moving and so is my teacher

Posted by: Chrissy on Jun 11, 09 | 3:02 pm

I'm not sure if this one has been posted yet but I think that the song 'For Good' from the musical Wicked is a good song.

Posted by: Joyce on Jun 18, 09 | 6:13 pm

The Graduation Song by Vitamin C. Makes me sad.

Posted by: meg on Jul 10, 09 | 6:50 pm

Free Bird
The Long and Winding Road
Highway to Hell (we know no school will ever alow that hahaha)

Posted by: Grant on Nov 20, 09 | 5:26 pm

make a wish pokemon
the flame LeAnn rimes
journey leah salonga
gold and beyond john denver
like an eagle

Posted by: MMA on Dec 08, 09 | 7:53 pm

I'm graduating from eigth grade this year and we're still choosing so far we've got

A thousand Mile- Vanessa carlton
Don't Stop Believing- Journey
Butterfly fly away- Miley Cyrus
Defying Gravity(Girls/Sopranos)-wicked
If I Never Knew You- Charice

Posted by: Chey Myrie on Jan 20, 10 | 4:28 pm

Other great graduation songs
If today was your last day Nickelback
Mountains Lonestar
Wide open spaces Dixie Chicks
Move Along All American Rejects

Posted by: Jasmine on Jan 22, 10 | 12:09 pm

We sang "Somewhere Out There" by James Horner at my elementary school grad. in Canada

Posted by: Sarah on Jan 26, 10 | 9:24 pm

"At the Beginning" by richard marx and donna lewis is Perfect!!

Posted by: sophie_me on Feb 04, 10 | 3:51 am

Move along
my wish
life is a highway
i hope you dance
wide open spaces

Posted by: Jasmine on Feb 13, 10 | 3:51 pm

"Goodbye" by Audio Adrenaline

Posted by: Katie Ross on Feb 15, 10 | 7:36 am

Thank you to everyone who left song recommendations. As of March 2010, there have been 303 song recommendations. I updated the blog post to show the top 27 songs. Here's the top three songs:

Mentioned 17 times in the comments:
-- Graduation by Vitamin C

Mentioned 9 times:
-- Time of Your Life by Green Day

Mentioned 8 times:
-- Here's to The Night by Eve 6

Check out the complete list of 27 songs at:

Posted by: spudart on Mar 30, 10 | 10:38 pm

The Climb by Miley Cyrus

Posted by: nyanda on Apr 19, 10 | 9:48 am

Hi i am looking for songs for a 8th grade graduation to sing for chore's but i cant find anything ...PLEASE!!! Helpp!! if you know some good songs and please no country!!!

Posted by: idalis on Apr 26, 10 | 9:54 pm

Be Good To Yourself by Journey
classic upbeat song that great for a graduation slideshow

Posted by: on May 03, 10 | 4:16 pm

Proud by Heather Small

I teach PE in middle school and I cannot think of a more fitting song to inspire a young person.

Posted by: Paul K on May 12, 10 | 9:23 pm

hey hey hey thanks 4 this page it gave my 8th grade class and me lots of ideas! :P also my sis used the song lets see how far we've come 4 hers i think its on you tube check it outt!!

Posted by: Miss Maggzz on May 15, 10 | 3:05 pm

whoever posted the 2pac song-Have you listened to the lyrics!!!

Posted by: Trish on May 15, 10 | 5:00 pm

I think "Growing Up" by The Maine is a very good song, if you listen to the lyrics then you would agree too :)

Posted by: Alyssa on May 29, 10 | 2:13 pm


Posted by: Mhille Gorospe on Feb 05, 11 | 6:01 am

Landslide -Dixie Chicks!!!!!

Posted by: Tessa on Mar 28, 11 | 3:30 pm

i need a song for 8th grade graduation...... does anyone have any ideas???? our 8th graders last year used the song "One Step at a Time"

Posted by: KIM:) on Apr 08, 11 | 4:00 pm

I think a good song (Even if its kind of littlieish) for an 8th grade graduation is I'll Always Remember You by Hannah Montana. It's not as serious as High school graduation, but at the same time, so many people are going to different high schools and it's just so sad! I'm gonna cry when i sing it.

Posted by: Skye on Apr 14, 11 | 5:52 pm

How about songs for a kindergarten graduation...

Posted by: Lizet on Apr 15, 11 | 10:57 pm

"Keep holding on"
"Lean on me"
"Count one me"

Posted by: KATE on May 04, 11 | 9:05 pm

@kate: not sure if you have done yours yet, but i did a video for my kid's kindergerden class last year. it was awesome.

ended video with "farewell kindergarten, by joe guida. also started it with ABC - Jackson 5. . each event Halloween, etc, had it's owned themed music. it was nice.

Posted by: CB on May 12, 11 | 6:31 pm

this is cool

Posted by: mayceejones on May 19, 11 | 11:17 am

R Kelly - World's Greatest

Posted by: karly on May 21, 11 | 2:20 pm

thank you!!!!! so helpfull!!

Posted by: Joyce on May 23, 11 | 5:57 pm

I love all these songs and cant wait until i graduate middle school this year and do all the amazing activities and experiance new interesting things like the high schoolers! GO RICKARDS!!! :)

Posted by: sierra on May 24, 11 | 9:24 am

Found this thread looking for K-garten photo show songs. Thanks for all the ideas, here is my list.

We're going to be friends - Jack Johnson
The Friendship Song - Carbon Leaf
Jump Up - Dan Zane
Smile Smile Smile - Dan Zane
Send Me (On My Way) - Rusted Root
Life is a Highway - Rascal Flatts
The Sharing Song - Jack Johnson
You've got a Friend in Me - Randy Newman

I wanted songs the kids wouldn't be bored with and likely to recognize. Did you see what I did there... (they're mostly from kids movies).

Posted by: IThas2Bme on May 30, 11 | 9:51 pm

The Bravery - Ours
Snow Patrol - Open Yours Eyes
30 sec. To Mars - Kings and Queens

Posted by: Pascal on May 31, 11 | 4:28 pm

Firework by Katie Perry and Born To Be Somebody by Justin Bieber....we all know most Grade 8 girls are gaga over him!

Posted by: Cinners on Jun 11, 11 | 7:27 pm

These are great suggestions. I am using some of these for a school opening video as well

Posted by: J Clary on Aug 13, 11 | 8:01 am

thanks for the suggestions! i am going to middle school next year but i am in charge of the power point that we always have. so thanks for the songs!!!!!

Posted by: Kelly June on Oct 12, 11 | 6:03 pm

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