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I Wtk What Song You Want Played At Your Funeral

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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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    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Sep 6, 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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    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Aug 17, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    '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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    "Fields of Athenry" definitely,

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

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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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    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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    "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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    HangingTree HangingTree 18-21, M Apr 27, 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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    Here's another song, I would like to play a song at my funeral. Even through I love Disco very much. I like this song "Don't Fear The Reaper" by Blue Oyster Cult. An haunting...
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F Sep 30

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    I'm alive by becca or uh... Shinee replay or lucifer... haha lucifer at my funeral. I also kinda want to play don't forget by baek ji young. I dunno I kinda want all of them...my...
    Izuka Izuka 13-15, F Sep 28

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    I want the music box version of Lilium from Elfin Lied played when I die. It's a pretty song, especially in music box version.
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    I always like Disco music from 1970s. Save Me or Get Up And Boogie by Silver Convention. Three fabulous ladies from Germany, Disco era 1970s.
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F 4 Responses Sep 30

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    Your heart craves love You are attracted to those who are unbridled, untrammeled, and free. In love, you feel the most alive when things are straight-forward, and you're told...
    Cjray57 Cjray57 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 4

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    If You Wanted a Song Written About You - Mayday Parade
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    What do you look at most?!
    CleavageCanadian321 CleavageCanadian321 18-21, F 26 Responses Oct 11

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    1.Take your time and enjoy your childhood, teens. 2. Forgive and let things go. 3. It wasn't your fault. 4. Don't be so angry. 5. Keep your nose in your school books. 6.You don...
    Ladygrey79 Ladygrey79 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    1) Hear You Me - Jimmy Eat World 2) How To Save A Life - The Fray
    nsz45 nsz45 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I taste like Peanut Butter. I am one of the most blendable flavours; I go with sweet, I go with sour, I go with bland, I go with anything. I am practical and good company, but...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 30

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    This song has duel meaning for me ; 
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F Oct 11

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    Penis song. By Macklemore❤️❤️❤️
    Katiepoohmm Katiepoohmm 18-21, F Oct 11

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    I am a subtle taste, like Pine. I am a quiet, fresh taste, almost more of a scent than a flavour. You will be aware of me, but not quite remember me without being reminded. Not...
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    Dear younger me: please do not take mom for granted. Do not waste a single moment with her. don't get caught up blaming her, fighting her, acting like a bitchy lil know it all...
    Jennigans Jennigans 31-35, F Oct 4

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    Wait for You - Ron Pope "Sometimes I don't believe in anything, so many things I never knew... I may seem lost, but no, this I swear is true, I will wait for you"
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F Oct 11

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    If I'm James Dean, Then You're Audrey Hepburn - Sleeping With Sirens
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F Oct 11

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    Too the younger me- be happy, don't spend night crying because you thought you were too big! You're a perfect size. Don't let things get to you. Be confused! Be sad! Fall inlove...
    IAlwayOverThink IAlwayOverThink 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    You name it i have it in my iPod
    Forders2 Forders2 18-21, F Oct 12

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    wonderwall~oasis..............................
    SadisticPsychoBitch SadisticPsychoBitch 31-35, F 9 Responses 2 hrs ago

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