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...what song would you request to be played at your funeral???

Discussion in 'Epic Threads' started by bluetele54, Nov 11, 2006.

  1. bluetele54

    bluetele54 Friend of Leo's

    Mar 27, 2006
    SF Bay Area
    ...dark,yes,but if you had a choice,what would you have played at your Memorial???
     
  2. boogaloo

    boogaloo Tele-Afflicted

    Jun 18, 2003
    S/E Pa.
    Actually- I Have A List

    but at the top is "The Long Road" by Cliff Eberhardt and Richie Havens.

    Others:

    "In My Life" Beatles- My wife's and my song...

    "Blue Skys" Allman Brothers

    "Where There Is Faith" by 4 Him

    and for giggles "Travelin' Light"- either the Widespread Panic or Clapton version.

    Brian
     
  3. Bluetele54,
    I haven't seen you post in awhile! Nice one! First, I probably won't care because I'll be dead... but... I'll choose 3 so that I don't have to think too hard they are all optimistic and determined choices:
    1) The Highwayman (Jimmy Webb)
    2) Willin' (original version with ry on slide)
    3) Ol' 55 (Ian Mathews version)
     
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  5. thunderbyrd

    thunderbyrd Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    57
    Dec 21, 2004
    central ky
    "Morning Like This" as sung by Sandi Patti.
     
  6. scudgebucket

    scudgebucket Tele-Meister

    130
    May 16, 2003
    Dublin, California
    Here are some that come to mind.....

    1. Let Me Die in My Footsteps............Bob Dylan

    2. This Old Wheel..............The Highwaymen

    3. Dark Eyes..........Bob Dylan

    4. Restless Farewell............Bob Dylan
     
  7. simonc

    simonc Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    37
    Jun 25, 2004
    Perth Western Australia
    The great gig in the sky - pink floyd

    Heaven - talking heads

    & also something kooky & out there for a funeral.....maybe " I have been in you" by zappa or something.
     
  8. bluetele54

    bluetele54 Friend of Leo's

    Mar 27, 2006
    SF Bay Area
    ...good,good,good...

    ...keep it going!!!...I like the idea of humor...Celebrate the life!!!...thanks,Stevie
     
  9. chickshannon

    chickshannon Tele-Meister

    255
    Oct 9, 2006
    North UK
    I've actually asked my wife to make sure this is played at my funeral as people file out sobbing and distraught, not knowing how to get through life without The Peoples Poet.
    " I've Been Balled, Like I've Never Been Balled Before "....Ry Cooder I think. ( Or might be Bobby King and Terry Evans with Ry.)
     
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  10. ibobunot

    ibobunot Poster Extraordinaire

    Mar 16, 2005
    Colorado
    Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody - David Lee Roth

    Always Look on the Bright Side of Life - Monty Python

    :)
     
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  11. 'caster oil

    'caster oil Tele-Holic

    692
    Sep 25, 2006
    SF Bay Area
    "Not Dark Yet" - Bob Dylan
     
  12. crawdad

    crawdad Tele-Afflicted

    Mar 19, 2006
    Ohh--"The Highwayman" is a great choice.

    I was thinking of a couple old Byrds tunes--"Turn Turn Turn" or "We'll Meet Again"

    Don't know why, but "Tears Of Rage" or "I Shall Be Released" by the Band would fit me too.
     
  13. PeteMac

    PeteMac Friend of Leo's

    Great gig in the sky - Brilliant, SimonC. One of my all time favourites.

    Or maybe "The Drugs Don't Work"
     
  14. johnreardon

    johnreardon Tele-Afflicted

    Age:
    70
    Oct 24, 2006
    Brackley, Northants, UK
    Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty is the choice for mine, whenever it happens
     
  15. TG

    TG Doctor of Teleocity

    Pachelbel's Canon
     
  16. RockinCarl

    RockinCarl Tele-Afflicted

    Jun 21, 2005
    Michigan
  17. ludwig

    ludwig Tele-Holic

    657
    Nov 13, 2005
    uk-london
    another one bites the dust - queen :lol:
     
  18. SMPTE

    SMPTE Tele-Afflicted

    Aug 21, 2006
    Minneeeesoooottta
    "It's the End of the World as We Know It" - REM

    For the snappy beat you know!
     
  19. ludwig

    ludwig Tele-Holic

    657
    Nov 13, 2005
    uk-london
    highway to hell - ac/dc
     
  20. Spidercaster

    Spidercaster Tele-Afflicted

    May 11, 2005
    New York
    in no particular order...

    Go Rest High on that Mountain - Vince Gill

    No Quarter - Led Zeppelin

    Tubular Bells - Mike Oldfield
     
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