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Funeral Songs?

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    sophsposted 8 years ago

    I knows it's a bit of a morbid subject but it's going to come to us all one day :-( so which song would you choose to be played at your funeral?

    1. genrp profile image60
      genrpposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      The Calling - Wherever You Will Go

      I don't want a sad song in my funeral if ever..I would choose this song..

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        sophsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Good choice, I love that song :-)

        1. genrp profile image60
          genrpposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          thanks!

    2. goldenpath profile image71
      goldenpathposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Oh My Father

  2. thooghun profile image83
    thooghunposted 8 years ago

    Spirit In The Sky. I'm not a theist however it does capture the kind of attitude and atmosphere I envision at my funeral.

    Added to which the confusion regarding the lyrics and my flamboyant atheism is very much in character.

    I'm quite erratic.

  3. aware profile image67
    awareposted 8 years ago

    amazeing grace acapela

    1. genrp profile image60
      genrpposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      wow! I love amazing grace..good choice..

  4. prettydarkhorse profile image63
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    Pilgrim's Song

    Man is lonely by birth,
    Man is only a pilgrim on earth
    Born to be king, time is but a temporary thing.
    Only on loan while on earth.

    Like the wind in the tree,
    Man has been rather reckless and free,
    Thrown far and wide, He longs to settle down beside,
    The stream flow through eternity.

    Like the grass on the lawn,
    He will pass by the way and be gone,
    A lesson to learn, We walk but once, there's no return.
    Time is always moving on.

    Man is longing for One,
    For a song and a place in the sun,
    A home up above, Where everyday is lived in love.
    For rest when the journey is done.

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    L. Andrew Marrposted 8 years ago

    Devil is a Loser by Lordi

    Yeah, I know it's Hard Rock
    But I figure I may as well have one final attempt to get into God's good books...

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    sophsposted 8 years ago

    Great answers! :-)

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    blatvaposted 8 years ago

    Yellowcard- Only One

  8. Hmrjmr1 profile image80
    Hmrjmr1posted 8 years ago

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohXI3po8hK0

    Time to say Goodbye Brightman and Bocelli

    Then this one dedicated to my wife and friends

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1x_dYfQOWVw

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      sophsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Both beautiful choices, I love the first one

  9. jenblacksheep profile image84
    jenblacksheepposted 8 years ago

    Live Forever by Oasis!

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      sophsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Brilliant choice! This would probably be my choice too :-)

  10. IzzyM profile image89
    IzzyMposted 8 years ago

    23rd psalm - the Lord is my Shepherd.
    I'm not religious in the slightest, but this hymn moves me. I suppose because it is always played at funerals in Scotland.
    Well, nearly always..

  11. 2besure profile image83
    2besureposted 8 years ago

    My Living will not be in Vain:  If I can help somebody as I travel on, If I can cheer somebody with a word, or song, If I can show somebody they are traveling wrong, them my living will not be in vain...

 
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