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I Wtk What Song You Want Played At Your Funeral

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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 56-60, F 3 Responses Apr 26, 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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    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Aug 17, 2011

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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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    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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    "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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    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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    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 3 Responses Aug 16, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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 would want 'Planet Caravan' played by

    Pantera. It just seems fitting.
    DraygenS DraygenS 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 27, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "Fields of Athenry" definitely,

    and a few other choice selections.
    SultryPieGirlKelly SultryPieGirlKelly 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 13, 2014

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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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    Funeral

    Alone Again, Naturally  &  Dust in the Wind
    ImHere2 ImHere2 51-55, F 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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    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, 2014

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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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    '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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    Banditos by The Refreshments. I want people to be like, Hey! I know that song! And they just start mumbling the wrong words because its been decades since anyone's heard it. But...
    BGethrogan BGethrogan 31-35, F 1 Response May 13

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    Early one Morning. It's a song from the eighties, they can't even find the original writer. Listen to it in youtube, search "early one morning la harpe de melodie
    Snowhiver Snowhiver 16-17, F May 13

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    Amazing Grace as I perish. At the party , Whitney Houston's Home, don't cry for me, I'm all woman. All of her songs really Alicia's Key's Lesson Learned
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 1 Response May 14

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    Highway to Hell - ACDC Then I want to be cremated and my ashes thrown in the ocean. I was born into water, I swim as much as I can, and having my ashes in the ocean will be like...
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M May 12

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    arms of an angel, their won't be a dry eye in the house. XDDDDDDDDD
    omss omss 18-21, M 1 Response May 13

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    Thanks for the memories by fall out boy
    Zjmsmyking Zjmsmyking 16-17, F May 13

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    Radioactive by imagine dragons. What about you? And does anyone want to be my friend? :3 I don't bite!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 6

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    I would have a list of things to say to my Past Self: 1. Live your life for yourself, but don't be careless 2. Be more confident 3. Tell your Parents to Grow up Already and get...
    AwakenEdge AwakenEdge 41-45, F May 6

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    For gods sake, I know how hard life is but don't binge eat. Everything just gets worse from there....idiot. why did you do it?! You had so many friends and you hurt them so badly...
    goldenlord52 goldenlord52 13-15, M May 7

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    This is a song I really hope I wont ever have to sing.....but maybe....https://youtu.be/rRaI7ZOmTr4
    drooniedat drooniedat 36-40, M May 1

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    Singing right now - cant sing this without tears rolling down my cheeks https://youtu.be/tVfp_fQzKVs
    drooniedat drooniedat 36-40, M Apr 30

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    Work Song by Hozier. Gotta love his voice!
    ConfusedInCollege ConfusedInCollege 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    In traffic, sitting there and all of a sudden "Hands Clean" by Alanis Morissette comes on. Talk about a song taking someone back... I got the feels and almost turned it off.
    BGethrogan BGethrogan 31-35, F 20 hrs ago

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    I am listening to... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4mHSS6wrOQ
    learnforever learnforever 22-25, M Apr 26

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    I Walk Beside You - Dream Theater. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S42r7EQ0lmw
    TheWildling TheWildling 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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