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I Wtk What Song You Want Played At Your Funeral

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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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    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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    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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    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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    '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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    HangingTree HangingTree 18-21, M Apr 27, 2010

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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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    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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    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Aug 17, 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    "Fields of Athenry" definitely,

    and a few other choice selections.
    SultryPieGirlKelly SultryPieGirlKelly 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Sep 6, 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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 3 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    Glad to know i'm not the only one:)
    BeautifulCatastr0phe BeautifulCatastr0phe 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Maps -maroon 5 I miss the taste of a sweeter life I miss the conversation I’m searching for a song tonight I’m changing all of the stations I like to think that we had it all...
    shiney015 shiney015 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    "Love Me Again" by John Newman. I swear you would be able to figure out exactly who I am by knowing what songs I listen to
    CrownedWithLaurel CrownedWithLaurel 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Breath Me In like oxygen let me be your addiction ahhh ohh ahhh ohh We won't get this chance again just for tonight baby let me in..... ~Consider Me Dead~
    OceanIce OceanIce 31-35, F Jul 4

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    what do u do when ur lover was your best friend to ,,and you could talk about anything and just laugh over anything,, it hurt they left you,, but you knew it would happen ,, I the...
    notlcare notlcare 56-60 13 hrs ago

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    You are Dr bunson hunnydew... You take the title "mad scientist" to the extreme - with very scary things coming out of your lab. And you've invented some pretty cool things, from...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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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 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Painkiller, by three days grace. I started listening to this yesterday when it was on the radio c: ******* catchy song. Ok I have to stop writing before i start breaking into song...
    IMetHimAtTheCandyStore IMetHimAtTheCandyStore 13-15, F Jun 28

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    Just browsing through Youtube and am now listening to Seo In Guk's song, "Bomtanaba." I don't mean to sound like a teenage girl but... omg, he is so yum like he can just keep his...
    MindvsHeartAJ MindvsHeartAJ 18-21, T 1 Response Jul 12

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    Broken home - by sik kid , love this song and a lot of the lyrics are very poetic and makes you think
    Howlingsoulofthewolf Howlingsoulofthewolf 18-21, F Jul 4

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    M83-Wait. I am OBSESSED WITH THIS SONG AND YOU ALL HAVE TO LISTEN IT RIGHT NOW. Yeah. Like right now. Why are you still reading this?!?! Look it up! And listen to it all the...
    misfitmily6091 misfitmily6091 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    A$AP- long live asap. Such a great song to smoke too ✌️
    sbcncsmnd sbcncsmnd 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    Until Then by Prozak My favorite dad song.
    Heisenberg87 Heisenberg87 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    "Sinking Inside Yourself" by: Hammock.
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Lay your cards down - Polica
    norlights3 norlights3 36-40, F Jul 19

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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 a week ago

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    tiger army-temptation. great song
    anarchdote anarchdote 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Sam Smith - Stay With Me. Love tht song.
    ilovejwan ilovejwan 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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