Top 10 Posthumous Hit Songs

These posthumous hits ensure their composers will never be forgotten! For this list, we’ll be taking a look at some of the biggest hit songs to come out after a singer or band’s death. While it’s always hard to cope with an artist’s passing, songs like “Buffalo Soldier”, “Changes”, “Sitting On The Dock of The Bay” and “Hypnotize” help ease the pain just a little. Any songs we missed? Let us know in the comments below!

#10: “Sad!”
#9: “I Could Fall in Love”
#8: “You Know You’re Right”
#7:  “Hypnotize”
#6: “Buffalo Soldier”
#5: “Me & Bobby McGee”
#4: “Love Will Tear Us Apart”
#3, #2 & #1: ?

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