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I Wtk What Song You Want Played At Your Funeral

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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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    '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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    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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    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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    Funeral

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

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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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    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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    HangingTree HangingTree 18-21, M Apr 27, 2010

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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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    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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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19

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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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    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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    "Fields of Athenry" definitely,

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

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    Pork Chop's Little Ditty

    Don't ask! The moment I heard this song.... I knew it was meant for me! hehe
    DraygenD DraygenD 36-40, F Jul 3, 2012

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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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    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Sep 6, 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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    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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    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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    "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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    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Aug 17, 2011

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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 16-17, F Feb 13

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    Related Experiences

    Hurt - Johnny Cash Hold On, We're Going Home - Drake Danny Boy Pachelbel Canon Graveyard Symphony Everything I Own - Bread
    RoaringFlameLostinShadow RoaringFlameLostinShadow 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    The Dance - Garth Brooks I too am glad I am not the only one who thinks of stuff like this :)
    pressure69 pressure69 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Definitely 'Emergency' by Paramore!!
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F Sep 4

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    The day I was born the song " How can you mend a broken heart by the Bee Gee's
    kerridwen kerridwen 41-45, F 12 hrs ago

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    I am sweet, like Sugar. I am all sweetness and light; fluffy bunnies and dancing fairies; happiness and joy. Too much of me will make you sick.
    SunnyDayze SunnyDayze 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    ANYMORE--Travis Tritt It was the first song I'd ever dedicated over the radio to anyone. It happened to be my current boyfriend; my first true love. It was the Last time I ever...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This song is dedicated to EP Allie...EP Kimi and all of the EP peeps who need to relax...cut us some slack instead of cutting our stories and be zen.I believe this is Canada's...
    Pinky65 Pinky65 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 30

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    Hozier- church This song resonates with me so deeply right now... Several hozier songs do. The song is about love, and how I wish my ex felt
    Ladybuddha1 Ladybuddha1 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    The scientist by Coldplay. This song is kind if in my heart my song to my grandmother who i haven't met yet. I've seen her around and I would love to get to know her. I was taken...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F a week ago

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    Friday I'm In Love - The Cure It's not Friday and I'm definitely not in love, but so what?! This song is awesome! :)
    FuSoYa FuSoYa 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 17

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    Powerless - Linkin Park And you held it all But you were careless To let it fall You held it all And I was by your side Powerless I watched you fall apart and chased you to the...
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    i just found this song: i am oak- trees and birds and fire
    luthiern luthiern 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    All I see - Lydia ~this song means a lot to me~
    LovelyDancer LovelyDancer 18-21, F Aug 23

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    I just listened to animal I have become by three days grace pretty good song lyrics wise kinda hurt my ears though
    Nightfang109 Nightfang109 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    Why don't you love me - Hot Chelle Rae Wow! This song came up in a good timing :o because it explains the whole situation that I'm at XD
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F Aug 24

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    They're gonna kill your sons.... 
    AtheistsForJesus AtheistsForJesus 26-30, M Aug 26

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    I love it when this song plays. Never gets old. Deep lyrics.
    Dieg123 Dieg123 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I'm listening to Roses by James Arthur feat. Emeli Sande Beautiful song :)
    Kperr14 Kperr14 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    An exclusive steam powered giraffe song that I can't say the name of because I paid for exclusive access and they won't let me lmao I'm bored. No judging.
    polyglotparrot polyglotparrot 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Personally, I am listening to "Red Light" by Malese Jow. :3 It's an awesome song, just saying. ^-^
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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