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What song would you like played at your own funeral

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posted on Jul, 23 2007 @ 03:01 PM
Apologies if this subject has been previously covered.
What song would you request to be played at your funeral?

I'll start the ball rolling.
I would like 'Just the same' by Jefferson Starship.

posted on Jul, 23 2007 @ 03:12 PM
I'm not particular. I'll accept anything written after the year 2099.

posted on Jul, 23 2007 @ 05:15 PM
It's funny that no one has replied to this thread. I guess everyone's too pansy to think of their own death.

I would pick "Good Riddance (Time of your life)" by Green Day. Not!!!!

I hate that song, it's like the most overused graduation song of all time. Maybe it will become the most overused funeral song.

Hmm, I'm not too sure, maybe I would pick "In My time Of Dying" by Led Zeppelin.

Who knows, I don't care as long as it's a good tune, and no depressing crap either, I want it to be a hard rock or happy sounding song.

[edit on 23-7-2007 by thehumbleone]

posted on Jul, 23 2007 @ 05:27 PM
Walk Like an Egyptian by the Bangles.

I'm not sure why, but that's the first song that came to my mind when I though of it, and it does seem appropriate.

posted on Jul, 23 2007 @ 05:42 PM
Cum on Feel the Noize-Quiet Riot

That was the first album I ever bought

'girls rock your boys, we'll get wild wild wild'

posted on Jul, 23 2007 @ 05:58 PM
I'd like to have Always Look on the Bright Side of Life by Monty Python played at my funeral.

For life is quite absurd
And death's the final word
You must always face the curtain with a bow.
Forget about your sin - give the audience a grin
Enjoy it - it's your last chance anyhow.

posted on Jul, 23 2007 @ 06:01 PM
OK it's just the goth side of me showing here, but I really love this song.

posted on Jul, 23 2007 @ 06:03 PM
Id have to say mine would be Jhonny Cash and HURT

posted on Jul, 23 2007 @ 06:05 PM

Originally posted by SE7EN
Id have to say mine would be Jhonny Cash and HURT

Damn, why that one? that is one scary and depressing song.

Everyone at your funeral is gonna want to kill themselves.

posted on Jul, 23 2007 @ 07:35 PM
This one wouldn't be too bad, imo.

Brian Eno - An Ending (Ascent) (1983)

posted on Jul, 23 2007 @ 08:05 PM
Sweet child of mine- November rain- Silent Lucidity-
"Here I go again on my own... walking down the only road Ive ever known... like a drifter I was born to walk alone, But I made up my mind ,I aint wastin no more time, so here I go again"....
So many good songs, I have thought of this many times in my life and once going across country I wrote down all the classics that I would other wise have forgotten, to give to my kids in the event of my death, I unfortunatlely lost the list.:w:

posted on Jul, 23 2007 @ 09:13 PM
"I remember you" by Skid Row. Followed by copious amounts of beer for all at my local.

posted on Jul, 23 2007 @ 09:37 PM
Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson - Highwayman

I was a highwayman. Along the coach roads I did ride
With sword and pistol by my side
Many a young maid lost her baubles to my trade
Many a soldier shed his lifeblood on my blade
The bastards hung me in the spring of twenty-five
But I am still alive.

I was a sailor. I was born upon the tide
And with the sea I did abide.
I sailed a schooner round the Horn to Mexico
I went aloft and furled the mainsail in a blow
And when the yards broke off they said that I got killed
But I am living still.

I was a dam builder across the river deep and wide
Where steel and water did collide
A place called Boulder on the wild Colorado
I slipped and fell into the wet concrete below
They buried me in that great tomb that knows no sound
But I am still around..I'll always be around..and around and around and
around and around

I fly a starship across the Universe divide
And when I reach the other side
I'll find a place to rest my spirit if I can
Perhaps I may become a highwayman again
Or I may simply be a single drop of rain
But I will remain
And I'll be back again, and again and again and again and again..

perfect on so many levels.

posted on Jul, 24 2007 @ 07:38 AM
Eulogy by Tool.


posted on Jul, 24 2007 @ 09:29 AM
nine inch nails -right where it belongs

posted on Jul, 24 2007 @ 03:18 PM
I'd have to choose Ride On, by AC/DC.

They're my favorite band, and it's my favorite song... it'd be fitting.

But then, I'd want everyone to rock out, and have a good time, and remember me, not cry that I'm gone.

posted on Jul, 24 2007 @ 03:34 PM
NIN - a warm place

I'd rather have a nice instrumental than a song where someone was singing. This song has about 10 seconds of lyrics but you cant really hear them, it just repeats this phrase over and over, "the best thing about life is knowing you put it together".

posted on Jul, 24 2007 @ 03:36 PM
For my wife to remember me by:

ZZ Top - Tube Snake Boogie

For everyone else to remember me by:

ZZ Top - Beer Drinkers and Hellraisers

That's how you go out with style and a sense of humor!


posted on Jul, 24 2007 @ 05:14 PM
When this old party horse goes this is the perfect song. I thought that the first time I heard it over 20 years ago. Deep Purple's Wasted Sunsets:

posted on Jul, 24 2007 @ 05:43 PM
...or... I could insist that they play this one...

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