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Yeah, I know thinking about one's own demise is a bit morbid, but when I die, at least the funeral music better not suck. So here's my choices for songs for my funeral. Obviously if they played them all it would be the world's longest funeral, but what do I care, I'd be dead.


Here's my (very preliminary) choices:

Alice in Chains: Man In The Box
AC/DC: Back in Black
Aerosmith: Amazing
Brother Caine: I Lie In The Bed I Make
Credence Clearwater Revival: Someday Never Comes
Creed: Higher
Dire Straits: Walk of Life
Eagles: Take It Easy
Everclear: Santa Monica
Metallica: The Memory Remains
Ozzy Osbourne: See You On The Other Side
Simon and Garfunkel: Sound Of Silence

I could put those on a CD and call it my funeral mix!

(Now that would be strange, wouldn't it?
)

What would you choose? (and feel free to comment/make fun of mine)
 
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the last movement of mozart's requiem followed by "see you later alligator".
 
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"Dress Sexy at my Funeral"-- Smog (from Dongs of Sevotion)

DRESS SEXY

Dress sexy at my funeral my good wife
Dress sexy at my funeral my good wife
for the first time in your life

Wear your blouse undone to here
and your skirt split up to there

Ah dress sexy at my funeral my good wife
for the first time in your life
dress sexy at my funeral my good wife

Wink at the minister
blow kisses to my grieving brothers

Dress sexy at my funeral my good wife
and when it comes your turn to speak before the crowd Tell them about the
time we did it at the beach with fireworks above us

On the railroad tracks with the gravel in your back
In the backroom of a crowded bar
And in the very graveyard where my body now rests

Ah dress sexy at my funeral my good wife
dress sexy at my funeral my good wife
for the first time in your life
dress sexy at my funeral my good wife

Also tell them about how I gave to charity
and tried to love my fellow man the best I could
and most of all don¹t forget about the time on the beach with the fireworks
above us

Mark
 
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Quote:

Originally posted by radrd


Alice in Chains: Man In The Box
AC/DC: Back in Black
Aerosmith: Amazing
Brother Caine: I Lie In The Bed I Make
Credence Clearwater Revival: Someday Never Comes
Creed: Higher
Dire Straits: Walk of Life
Eagles: Take It Easy
Everclear: Santa Monica
Metallica: The Memory Remains
Ozzy Osbourne: See You On The Other Side
Simon and Garfunkel: Sound Of Silence


i don't think i'll make it to your're funeral
 
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Another good one-- Scott Walker's (he's the guy in my avatar) version of Jaques Brel's "Funeral Tango"

FUNERAL TANGO
(Jouanest/Brel/Shuman)

Oh I can see them now
Clutching a hankerchief
And blowing me a kiss
Discreetly asking how
How came he died so young
Or was he very old
Is the body still warm
Or is it already cold
All doors are open wide
They grope around inside
At my desk my drawers my trunk
There's nothing left to hide
Some love letters are there
And an old photograph
They've laid my poor soul bare
And now all they do is laugh

Oh I can see them all
So formal and so stiff
Like a seargant at arms
At a policeman's ball
And everybody's pushing
To be the first in line
Their hearts upon their sleeves
Like a ten cent valentine
The old women are there
Too old to give a damn
They've brought along the kids
Who don't know who I am
They're thinking about the price of my funeral bouquet
What they're thinking isn't nice
For now they'll have to pay

Oh I see all of you
All of my phoney friends
Who can't wait for it ends
Who can't wait till it's through
Oh I see all of you
You've been laughing all these years
Now all that you have left
Are a few crocodile tears
Ah you don't even know
That you're entering your hell
As you leave my cemetary
You think you're doing well
With that one who's at your side
You're as proud as you can be
Ah she's going to make you cry
But not the way you cried for me

Oh I can see me now
So cold and so alone
As the flowers slowly die
In my field of little bones
Oh I can see me now
I can see me at the end
Of this voyage that I/m on
Without a love without a friend
Now all this that I see
Is not what I deserve
They really have a nerve
To say these things to me
No girls just bread and water
And your money you must save
For there'll be nothing left for us
When you're dead and in your grave

Mark
 
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Good Times Bad Times

followed by

Stairway to Heaven both by Led Zeppelin
 
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I don't care what they play at my funeral. Long as it's not Freebird.
 
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i don't think i'll make it to your're funeral


 
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Quote:

Originally posted by redshifter
the last movement of mozart's requiem followed by "see you later alligator".



Love it!
 
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If I Had to Do it All Over Again I Would Do it All Over You.
 
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I will be very morbid, since I have heart problems and such.

I would like the final movement of Beethoven's 9th symphony played. From Schiller's "Ode to Joy". Must be the 1960's version done by Herbert von Karajan and Berlin Philharmonic.

Then cremate me and distribute my ashes in the Loxahatchee Wildlife Refuge in West Palm Beach County, FL.

Meanwhile. I will eat myself to death.
 
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Pantera - Cemetary Gates
Megadeth - Forclosure of a Dream
Megadeth - A Toute Le Monde
Led Zepellin - Stairway to Heaven
 
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