I Know What Song I Want Played At My Funeral

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    "Brokedown Palace" by the Grateful Dead.

    Fare you well my honey Fare you well my only true one All the birds that were singing Have flown except you alone Going to leave this broke-down palace On my hands and my knees I will roll roll roll Make myself a bed by the waterside In my time, in my time, I will roll roll...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 3

    Don't fear the reaper- Blue Oyster CultThat

    guitar solo is just too good NOT to play at funeral
    Houdiniology Houdiniology
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 1, 2015

    I wanna be the very best.

    like no one ever was. Pokemon.
    yayepisoverimsad yayepisoverimsad
    22-25, F
    Apr 15

    Because I have a sense of humor that's a bit

    twisted ~ Another One Bites the Dust - Queen
    xXFlawedAngelXx xXFlawedAngelXx
    18-21, F
    Nov 9, 2014

    Raise your glass by P!

    nk. I don't want you to be sad. I want you to remember what great times we had, and drink a shot, or 20 for me!
    ZenLioNESS719 ZenLioNESS719
    51-55, F
    7 Responses Jan 9

    Mahler, First simphony,

    3rd movement So beautiful and so for funeral :$ Tho I probably won't get that :/
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Mar 3

    Hells Bells by AC/DC is going to blare through

    the speakers while they burn my body like the viking funerals.
    m1r14nn4 m1r14nn4
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Oct 29, 2014

    Friday by Rebecca Black.

    **** no. Think I'm mad? Nah it's gotta be Dream On by Aerosmith.
    Longpatrol90 Longpatrol90
    22-25, M
    Feb 14
    itsalmostmybirthday1028 itsalmostmybirthday1028
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Oct 28, 2014
    CurvesandClass CurvesandClass
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Aug 3, 2015
    TValentine TValentine
    56-60, M
    1 Response Mar 29
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 13, 2015

    Get low - lil Jon and the east side boys.

    .. I don't want no one crying at my funeral.
    AtomicMess AtomicMess
    26-30, F
    Feb 14
    Sweetgirl4u2 Sweetgirl4u2
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jul 13, 2015

    I'm torn between Lose my breath by Destiny's

    Child and Crank that (Moon Man's edition)
    Howtest Howtest
    26-30, F
    Feb 13
    GeekiLizard GeekiLizard
    18-21, F
    Jan 10

    Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol

    or End Of The Road by Boyz ll Men.
    Waffl3s Waffl3s
    16-17
    2 Responses Jun 2, 2015
    Tagstar2000 Tagstar2000
    16-17, M
    Oct 23, 2015

    Home Sweet Home. ....

    .Motley Crue
    tronic16 tronic16
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jun 1, 2015

    I would like the song "Like Sunday,

    Like Rain" by Ed Harcourt. It's from a movie of the same name.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 3

    Is it wrong I want Pink's "Get the Party

    Started" to play? The version where it transitions into "sweet dreams are made of these..."?
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Feb 15

    The song is All Things Must Pass by George

    Harrison. It sums up so lyrically the cycle of life as normal and beautiful. The takeaway lesson from this song is that life is something to be celebrated for what it is, not mourned for what it was. This fits in so well with my vision for my own funeral- people coming...
    Patmaster Patmaster
    46-50, M
    1 Response Mar 30

    Keep Me In Your Heart For Awhile Warren Zevon

    Lyrics Shadows are falling and I'm running out of breath Keep me in your heart for awhile If I leave you it doesn't mean I love you any less Keep me in your heart for awhile When you get up in the morning and you see that crazy sun Keep me in your heart for awhile There's a...
    padraig17325 padraig17325
    56-60, M
    Jun 28, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 14

    James bay - let it go.

    Such a beautiful song..
    Pixarella Pixarella
    16-17, F
    Feb 14
    dailyracingdadboy dailyracingdadboy
    26-30, M
    Mar 9
    Atmosfaerie Atmosfaerie
    22-25
    1 Response Jun 1, 2015

    I want it to be a recording of me playing Bachs

    d minor chaconne transcribed for piano. I just need to learn it before then
    justbnatural justbnatural
    22-25, M
    Mar 15
    MoonMoonTheGreat MoonMoonTheGreat
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 4, 2015

    River flows in you, performed by Yiruma.

    This song is what got me interested in the piano, and it was the first song I ever played. Beautiful.
    magnificentinsignificance magnificentinsignificance
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 10
    AkkiiBoyy AkkiiBoyy
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 23, 2015

    I Will by Allison Kraus.

    I picked that out years ago, such pretty lyrics.
    Bballgirl1971 Bballgirl1971
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Mar 10
    StrawberrryMilk StrawberrryMilk
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 2, 2015

    Metallica " Where ever I may roam" Six A.

    M " Life is beautiful" Jeff Beck's solo instrumental of " Amazing Grace"
    rompinrob rompinrob
    46-50, M
    Feb 14
    Fainmail67 Fainmail67
    13-15, M
    Feb 13

    "I'm in love with my life".

    ..the irony would be breathtaking
    leadmenot leadmenot
    18-21, F
    Mar 30
    Seblett Seblett
    16-17, F
    Sep 24, 2014
    alone2find77 alone2find77
    16-17, M
    Feb 13

    I want Drop it Like It's Hot to play

    when they lower my casket
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 1, 2015
    justanotherguy1 justanotherguy1
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Aug 3, 2015

    I'd love it if they played Africa by Toto

    or On My Way by Phil-Collins or This Land by Hans Zimmer
    LoneWolf32 LoneWolf32
    18-21, M
    1 Response Oct 6, 2015

    I want to play "Renegades"

    or "lost Frequencies"
    VarshaJ VarshaJ
    31-35, F
    Mar 2

    Iridescent- Linkin Park,

    my favorite song
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 14

    Just "Spirit in the Sky" played on a loop

    for three hours until everyone who dared outlive me is driven mad.
    DropdeadDreamer DropdeadDreamer
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 13, 2015

    Iridescent- Linkin Park,

    my favorite song
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 14
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Feb 14
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 6, 2015

    I want them to play Gangnam Style

    and Gentleman. Whoever drops down and dances it all out can have all of my money!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 24, 2014
    myrosia myrosia
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 13, 2015
    MarkofCain11 MarkofCain11
    16-17, M
    Mar 30
    Nihl Nihl
    18-21, M
    Jul 13, 2015

    Spirit in the Sky When I die

    and they lay me to rest Gonna go to the place that's the best
    shygrant shygrant
    31-35, M
    1 Response Sep 24, 2014

    "If I die young" is the song.

    .cannot recall who it's by though...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 29

    I have many..........

    ............ to many too name.
    alone2find77 alone2find77
    16-17, M
    Feb 13

    Sleep by Eric Whitacre.

    I'd like it played in my last moments of life too.
    dontnevergiveuponyourself dontnevergiveuponyourself
    26-30, F
    Feb 14
    Cocrispy Cocrispy
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Oct 23, 2015
    JaclynAisling87 JaclynAisling87
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 31, 2015

    I want The Cult of Personality played at my

    funeral because I won't bow to anyone and that it shows I stand for something
    venomhbk1313 venomhbk1313
    41-45, M
    Mar 2

    Bach: "Jesu: Joy of Man's Desiring"

    and "Jesus Dearest Treasure." Very pietistic considering that's not how I express myself or my faith.
    bookishlutheran bookishlutheran
    61-65, M
    Mar 18
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