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What songs would you like played at your funeral?

  1. Jun 20, 2005 #1
    Originally asked by Tsu in another thread:

    "What song(s) would you like played at your funeral?"
     
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  3. Jun 20, 2005 #2

    honestrosewater

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    Well, I plan on living forever. But if my plans fall through, Chopin's "Chanson de l'adieu" Etude in E major, op. 10-3. Or maybe Funkytown.
     
  4. Jun 20, 2005 #3

    Pengwuino

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    mr roboto!
     
  5. Jun 20, 2005 #4

    brewnog

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    Sigur Ros - Staralfur. It's gonna be mint, it's a pity I won't be around to witness it.
     
  6. Jun 20, 2005 #5
    Tom Waits - "Tango Til They're Sore"
    Seven Ascended Masters - "I'm Breaking Down (All Over Town)"
     
  7. Jun 20, 2005 #6

    hypnagogue

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    I know-- "Shiny Happy People." :tongue2:

    If we ever give out an award for most morbid thread of the year, is there any question which will win?
     
  8. Jun 20, 2005 #7
    Pavane for a dead princess by Ravel..
     
  9. Jun 20, 2005 #8
    "Living In A Box" by Living In A Box... kinda appropriate. Kinda sh*te too, but I wouldn't be there to hear it?
     
  10. Jun 20, 2005 #9
    *franticly waving hand*

    Oooh, ooh... this one, this one! I like morbid! :devil:
     
  11. Jun 20, 2005 #10

    ZapperZ

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    I went to a funeral once and this person, before he passed away, specifically requested Donna Summer's "Last Dance" to be played. All of us who knew him thought it was very appropriate.

    Zz.
     
  12. Jun 20, 2005 #11

    Chi Meson

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    "Long Shot Kick de Bucket" --The Specials
     
  13. Jun 20, 2005 #12

    Danger

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    I'm not having a funeral. But if I did, the only appropriate song would be 'Highway to Hell'.
     
  14. Jun 20, 2005 #13

    Lisa!

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    :rofl: :rofl: I'm sure if you go to hell,everyone prefer hell to heaven!(Who said hell is bad?at least we can meet all people whom we've met here in PF)
     
  15. Jun 20, 2005 #14

    Danger

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    I don't believe in either, of course, being an atheist. If there was a hell, the only problem that I can see with going there is that I'd still be surrounded by lawyers and politicians.
     
  16. Jun 20, 2005 #15

    Lisa!

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    Don't worry about that.I'm sure they can find a way not to go there!
     
  17. Jun 20, 2005 #16
    maybe bach's fugue in f major, bwv540
    http://www.johann-sebastian-bach.org/bwv540/fugue-bwv540.mp3 [Broken]
     
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  18. Jun 20, 2005 #17
    Danger :rofl:

    Being the gangster that I am, I would choose "Life goes on" - 2pac
     
  19. Jun 20, 2005 #18

    loseyourname

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    You could program the whole evening with 2Pac. "I Wonder if Heaven's Got a Ghetto" and "How Long Will They Mourn Me?" come to mind.

    I'd kind of like "Gollum's Song" by Emiliana Torrini, but maybe film music, especially a song devoted to a mythical deformed creature, isn't the best choice. Maybe Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds' cover of Bob Dylan's "Death is Not The End" would do.
     
  20. Jun 20, 2005 #19

    dduardo

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    "Live and Let Die" - Paul McCartney
     
  21. Jun 20, 2005 #20
    I'd like whatever is No1 in the charts on my 135th birthday.... :smile:
     
  22. Jun 20, 2005 #21
    "Knocking on Heavens Door" The Gun's N Roses Version and "Get of my cloud" by the Rolling Stones. But "agadoo" might lighten the mood a little bit.
     
  23. Jun 21, 2005 #22

    Lisa!

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    Not important what will happen after my death.but I prefer a nice part of music which won't cause people feel like crying.I hate attending a funeral.it seems that everone is supposed to be sad and well after seeing lots of sad faces you feel sad :cry:
     
  24. Jun 21, 2005 #23
    "Everybody wants to go to heaven... but nobody wants to die" by Larry Howard

    Make 'em think a little as I'm hanging out with a smirk on my face.
    Cheers!
     
  25. Jun 21, 2005 #24
    my mum used to discuss this with us kids... we said we'd play "ding dong the witch is dead" from the wizard of oz at her funeral... she said thatd be pretty funny... it would....

    for me... i dunno, its way to soon to be thinking about that... i don't plan on a funeral anytime soon. but, i guess if i was to prematurely die... i'd say... i want a live polka band... or bluegrass... i think that'd be funny...
     
  26. Jun 21, 2005 #25
    Always thought "At Your Funeral" by Saves the Day would be quite good mainly cause of the title. The song itself is good but some of the lyrics are a bit strange.
     
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