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What Song(s) would you like to be played at your FUNERAL ?

Old 02-09-02, 03:34 PM
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What Song(s) would you like to be played at your FUNERAL ?

Sorry if this is a bit too morbid for some but what song(s) would you like to be played at your funeral ?
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Hmm, well I wouldn't want Highway to Hell

So how about Knockin on Heaven's Door (the GNR version)
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"See You In Hell" by Grim Reaper
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Don't laugh but I want:
Go Rest High On That Mountain by Vince Gill
The Dance by Garth Brooks
Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
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Originally posted by The Cow
Hmm, well I wouldn't want Highway to Hell

So how about Knockin on Heaven's Door (the GNR version)
I had this friend who knew this guy at school back in the day:

Who, one night, was with a friend. They got a gun...started fooling around with it. That guy shot himself in the head and died instantly

He was about 15 and into drugs...I think he had the mental capacity of a 10 year old, actually.

My friend was like a helper at this school and helped this guy with different things around and about....his classwork, guidance, etc...

My friend went to his funeral and that song Knockin' on Heaven's Door was played...along with other hard rock music....

I never would have thought that would happen....don't ask why.
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Van Halen - Happy Trails

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Pearl Jam - Indifference
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Anyone see the Big Chill?

They used "You Cant Always Get What You Want" by the Rolling Stones for the funeral...pretty cool
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Nine Inch Nails - Heresy

"..and if there is a hell, I'll see you there"
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you should have named the thread "top 5 songs you would want to be played at your funeral"


I kind of like "Many rivers to cross"
Old 02-10-02, 08:58 PM
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The Birdie Dance.......what a hoot seeing all those people doing the actions as my coffin slowly disappers into the fire???

Ahhhhh that would tickle my fancy!!

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The theme song from the HBO show 6 Feet Under
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Don't Fear the Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult....
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Gave Up - Nine Inch Nails

I agree that The Dance - Garth Brooks would be a good one.
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My Way by Frank Sinatra
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Back in Black

... hit the sack
it's been too long
I'm glad to be back!

let loose
from the noose
that's kept men hanging around
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The Safety Dance!!
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Originally posted by KnightSkywalker
Van Halen - Happy Trails

I was gonna post the same thing.

If not that, maybe Freebird by Skynyrd.
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My dad wants us to play God Only Knows by the Beach Boys at his funeral. I wouldn't mind the same thing, actually.

What is Many Rivers to Cross ... that sounds like the song they play on "Rock Star", but maybe I'm wrong. The words sound familiar though.

And twikoff, Indifference -- though it's a goodie -- is kind of a downer man --- I'm sure people won't be indifferent at your funeral!
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Originally posted by Toad
My dad wants us to play God Only Knows by the Beach Boys at his funeral. I wouldn't mind the same thing, actually.

What is Many Rivers to Cross ... that sounds like the song they play on "Rock Star", but maybe I'm wrong. The words sound familiar though.
God Only Knows is a wonderful choice. And Many Rivers to Cross is a Jimmy Cliff song. Pick up the Harder They Come soundtrack. Excellent.

My top choice, without question, is "Waterloo Sunset" by the Kinks.
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I will be dead and thereby don't care. My family can play whatever they will enjoy. Hope this helps.

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