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I Wtk What Song You Want Played At Your Funeral

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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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    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Sep 6, 2010

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    HangingTree HangingTree 18-21, M 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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    Funeral

    Alone Again, Naturally  &  Dust in the Wind
    ImHere2 ImHere2 51-55, F 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    "Fields of Athenry" definitely,

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

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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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    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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    '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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    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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    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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    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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    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Aug 17, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Highway to hell ^^ me and my friends already establish that. Everyone has to arrive with balloons and slightly head bang to the song. ^^ my funeral should be a party, I Hate it...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F Jul 24

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    Als ik ga - nino Life is beautiful - Sixx:A.M. Beautiful - P.O.D. What if I was nothing - All that remains People help the people - Birdy Three little birds - Bob Marley & The...
    jack3683 jack3683 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 24

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    Glad to know i'm not the only one:)
    BeautifulCatastr0phe BeautifulCatastr0phe 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 4 Responses Aug 1

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    Swedish House Mafia - Greyhound :3 So what song are you listening to? o3o
    DysfunctionalPiano DysfunctionalPiano 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Q&A by Kishi Bashi; only because there's a guy I'm into who introduced me to this guy's music and it reminds me of him, esp how odd but honest the lyrics are. I was listening to...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F Jul 30

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    Sad song - we the kings. Makes me cry everytime!
    Kirsebaera Kirsebaera 22-25, F a week ago

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    - If you point at a star, you will get a blemish at the tip of your finger. - If you eat oranges at night you will die - If you put a sweater backwards you'll get a gift - If you...
    izzypie izzypie 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 24

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    Sirens by Cher Lloyd. The music video to this song is so emotional/inspiring. Check it out!
    BriannaMack BriannaMack 18-21, F Jul 20

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    tiger army-temptation. great song
    anarchdote anarchdote 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Sam Smith - Stay With Me. Love tht song.
    ilovejwan ilovejwan 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Wish You Were Here - Incubus Haven't heard this song in awhile!
    FuSoYa FuSoYa 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    Stay high - tove lo :) good song
    gigi3199 gigi3199 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Clariyah ~ diamonds rap It's a cover It's really good Comment what your listening to ❤️🎧🎵🎶🎼
    katiemac1 katiemac1 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    So Appalled by Kanye West. Love this song
    Khadijah96 Khadijah96 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    Bad Boy - by cascada I love this song -be my bad be my man be my weekend lover but don't be my friend
    SerpentSinger SerpentSinger 16-17, M Jul 25

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    Ron pop - "you the reason i come home" really good song if you're sleepy
    ClassicLady ClassicLady 16-17, F Jul 26

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    Without you-Dillon Francis ft. TEED. By far one of my fav songs. 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍
    Xguzman97 Xguzman97 16-17, F Jul 28

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    Kalashnikov-it's my favorite Serbian Gypsy song. Makes me wanna dance... 
    MayaMoonShadow MayaMoonShadow 16-17, F Jul 29

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    Boom Clap - Charli XCX :) I think I'm obsessed with this song! It's got to be my new favourite now 🎧
    AshDust99 AshDust99 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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