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I Wtk What Song You Want Played At Your Funeral

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    "in My Time Of Darkness" By Gram Parsons

    This song is almost an old southern hymn. Gram wrote it after three of his friends died. It is the embodyment of mournful sadness and longing. I want ******* crying when I go. Lol j/k
    bvb1123 bvb1123 41-45, M Jan 2, 2011

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    Music Played At My Passing

    If I were to pass at any moment the two songs I would love to have someone sing would  be is :                               ...
    Haunted5 Haunted5 56-60, F Apr 27, 2010

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    I Expect More Of A Wake!

    With my group of friends and family a blowout party is more what I would expect and hope for. But at some point I hope they Play "Brokedown Palace" by The Grateful Dead.
    Lampwick Lampwick 51-55, M 5 Responses May 19, 2010

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    Oh I Know

    there are going to play "Ding Dong the Witch is Dead" by the Munchkins or my ghost is going to come back and haunt them for all eternity!
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2010

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    Funeral

    Alone Again, Naturally  &  Dust in the Wind
    ImHere2 ImHere2 51-55, F Aug 17, 2011

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    I Have Lots!

    First...Dust in the Wind by Kansas (I think) See. I want that one because I want to be cremated. And Lovelove that song. Next, Schism by Tool. I'm a huge fan and if my sisters don't play it, I've said I would haunt them. :) Next...any song by Ella Fitzgerald. I would be so happy...
    slsr slsr 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2012

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    "i Wtk What Song You Want Played At Your Funeral"

    At my daughter's memorial last Saturday, we played "Thank you for being a Friend", "Take me out to the Ballgame" and "When the Saints go Marching In"
    afterglow afterglow 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 26, 2010

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    Old Gospel

    I want "I'll fly away", "it is well with my soul", and the catholic song "you are mine.
    crazygirl76 crazygirl76 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 7, 2013

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    Two Songs

    i have two songs I would like people to play at my funeral 1) remember me this way by Jordin hill 2) turn, turn, turn by the birds
    LittleLena LittleLena 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2010

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    Every Time I Hear This Song-

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_Greenbaumhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YE9t6MjUhT8&feature=relatedSpirit in the sky! theres something just so unexplanable about that song that complies with means of a perfect death,or after death. :)Norman Greenbaum, he was very unique. I...
    msjules msjules 31-35, F Sep 28, 2011

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    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Sep 6, 2010

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    Your Guardian Angel - By Red Jumpsuit Apparatus.

    Seize The Day - By Avenged Sevenfold. Fiction - By Avenged Sevenfold. Dear God - By Avenged Sevenfold. Gunslinger - By Avenged Sevenfold. Nothing Left To Say - By Imagine Dragons. Zelda's Lullaby. Kiss The Rain - By Yiruma. Someone Like You - By Adele. And, most importantly...
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613 18-21, F Feb 13

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    A Warm Place

    i want "a warm place" by nine inch nails played at mine, along with "hurt" by johnny cash. and maybe some dropkick murphys and the pogues "christmas in new york". "the origin of love" would be nice as well.
    juggalove juggalove 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 27, 2010

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    HangingTree HangingTree 18-21, M Apr 27, 2010

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    Woah I've loads of songs I'd want played at my

    funeral! Here's a couple of options... - Adiemus, for the vocals and strong drumbeat. This piece makes me think of being inThailand and reunited with my grandad. I find it very moving when a flute starts playing because it's how he used to do. http://youtu.be/aL8kZ-iVk90 - The...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 70+, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    It Will Freak Some Of My Family Out!! Lmao

    I DON'T WANT ANYONE SAD AND CRYING.....COME ON, CELEBRATE! My closest friends and dearest family have promised to have a grand Irish party when I depart this old world.  I want them to remember the good times and all the fun, laughter and most of all the love we have shared...
    giggles4488 giggles4488 56-60, F 18 Responses Apr 27, 2010

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    The Same Deep Water As You

    by: The Cure http://youtu.be/V35cxutR7gc kiss me goodbye pushing out before i sleep can't you see i try swimming the same deep water as you is hard the shallow drowned lose less than we the strangest twist upon your lips and we shall be together and we shall be together...
    TigersShadow TigersShadow 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 16, 2011

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    Two I Could Think Of

    i like the nirvana cover .. it just seems to suit my death. it just seems to have some profound sadness that the original doesn't. has a unique sound ... and its one of my favorite songs to play
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass 22-25, M Feb 8, 2011

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    "Fields of Athenry" definitely,

    and a few other choice selections.
    SultryPieGirlKelly SultryPieGirlKelly 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 13

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    This Is The Song I Want

      We can follow it up with this one   Bright side of life
    CheekyGeek CheekyGeek 41-45 14 Responses Feb 15, 2011

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    A Certain Tune: Deacon Blues

    I would like to have someone bring a portable radio/CD player, and play "Deacon Blues" by Steely Dan. It is my favorite song and I believe it personifies my general feelings, wit and dry humor towards my own life and of life in general. (This was recorded at the Chicago Theatre...
    Grin32 Grin32 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 10, 2010

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    He Will Carry Me

    This is my favorite Christian song ever.  I really don't want a funeral. So just take my ashes out and throw them to the wind and play this song and know that  I am okay. There should be no tears either.  I won't be there anyway because by then my Lord will have...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 7 Responses Apr 25, 2010

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    Hmmmm....

    i think when i'm dead and people won't know what to do at my funreal (exept crying), i'd want them to play and role the video of My Chemical Romance, The Black Parade and songs I Don't Love You, Famous Last Words, Sing, Kids From Yesterday and Helena (also by My Chemical Romance...
    noah1989 noah1989 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 6, 2011

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    Simple And Heartfelt

    "Beautiful Ride" from Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story "Friend's in Low Places" by Garth Brooks "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" from Monthy Python's Life of Brian :)
    abefroman84 abefroman84 41-45, M Aug 18, 2011

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    The Day Of My Death?

    "Desert Song" by My Chemical Romance. That song would fit me and my demise.
    ShoutBrightside ShoutBrightside 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2012

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    I would want 'Planet Caravan' played by

    Pantera. It just seems fitting.
    DraygenD DraygenD 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 27

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    'if Everyone Cared', 'haunted', 'say', 'angel Of Music', 'begin Again'

    This is a lot more than one song... lol I'm posting the lyrics too so those of you who want to can read them can. :)If Everyone Cared ~ Nickelback From underneath the trees, we watch the sky Confusing stars for satellites I never dreamed that you'd be mine But here we are...
    Kathrynabella Kathrynabella 13-15, F Nov 1, 2012

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    Three Songs

    I would like to have Amazing Grace played on the bagpipes. I love hearing this song played on the pipes. To represent my new life in heaven, I would like the song Morning Has Broken. Finally for my journey to god’s palace I would like to have the song Stair ways to...
    doctorirwin doctorirwin 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 27, 2010

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    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Aug 17, 2011

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    Blackbird - The Beatles

    Blackbird singing in the dead of nightTake these broken wings and learn to flyAll your lifeYou were only waiting for this moment to ariseBlack bird singing in the dead of nightTake these sunken eyes and learn to seeall your lifeyou were only waiting for this moment to be...
    prettystoned07 prettystoned07 18-21, F Aug 14, 2011

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    thanks for the memories I want a happy funeral
    msg1501 msg1501 13-15, M Dec 12

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    I'm not scared of death or anything like. When it's my time it is my time. Everybody dies. I'll probably die early or at least I think so. I don't really want to die but I'm ready...
    xmoody15 xmoody15 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I want to be cremated and this to be played on a loop: http://youtu.be/gRcj6CAhe7s :D
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 1 Response Dec 12

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    Or black hole sun depends on whether i want to be sentimental or dramatic
    rehn65 rehn65 16-17, M Nov 27

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    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lWDYAJ2-Y1E
    SSxREAPERx1998 SSxREAPERx1998 16-17, M Dec 12

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    Welcome to the black parade - my chemical romance
    Spookitty Spookitty 13-15, F Nov 26

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    In my life by the the beatles
    rehn65 rehn65 16-17, M Nov 27

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    Never Surrender by Skillet to remind my relatives and friends to move on
    FriendlyDragon FriendlyDragon 13-15, F Dec 11

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    Dearly Beloved by Yoko Shiroshuma
    blackyjamm blackyjamm 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 11

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    "I'm so lost in you I'm so lost in you I'm surrounded by your love, I give up I'm so lost in you" Tank-Lost In You .... This song definitely got me in the mood lol
    OutOfSight23 OutOfSight23 18-21, F Dec 15

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    Just gonna stand there and watch me burn But that's alright because I like the way it hurts Just gonna stand there and hear me cry But that's alright because I love the way you lie...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    You Look Like an Aquarius It's likely that you are very striking. You stand out in a room. You are probably also taller than average, and that also helps you get noticed. You...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 3 Responses Dec 6

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    I Want Out by Young Guns Good song 😉❤️
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Dec 14

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    Pelo Avesso by Titas. Brazilian song.
    holograms holograms 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15

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    I think it burns my since of truth to hear me shouting in my youth I need a way to sort it out. After I die I rewake redefine what was at stake from the hot side of a god. I see...
    lexinwonderland lexinwonderland 13-15, F Dec 15

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    Why is the Black Eyed Peas song, "Pump It" on my mind this early? Oh well....I'm listening to it.
    SpanishRose10 SpanishRose10 31-35, F Dec 16

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    Tchaikovsky, Valse Sentimentale. Not really a song. It's a piece. And it brings me peace. May it bring you peace too. 
    josephwrites josephwrites 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    I'm listening to Hozier "Take me to Church"... awesome song!
    MrSuitGuy MrSuitGuy 31-35 Dec 11

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    His voice is so mesmerizing... such a heartfelt song.  
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 16

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