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what music would you want played at your funeral ?

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Postby CustomStrat » Thu 18 Sep 2008 00:46 GMT

I've always rather fancied a Viking funeral. Cremation at sea. Don't need a Long Ship, though. Maybe just an old wooden row boat... Set alight to the strains of either Stevie Ray Vaughan's "Riviera Paradise" or maybe Wagner's "Siegfried's Funeral March"... :wink:
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Postby Trev » Thu 18 Sep 2008 05:40 GMT

CustomStrat wrote:"Siegfried's Funeral March"

Sounds about right to me :)
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Postby ruggie » Mon 20 Oct 2008 21:16 GMT

did you fly Nimrods, then, Trev? Where from?

If you insist on making a fuss after turning me to ashes, see if you can find a street band to play South Rampart Street Parade.

Something a little more highbrow? Give me The Ride of the Valkyries

If you want to be melancholy, a pibroch

Or Kiri te Kanawa singing Songs of the Auvergne

or any slow tempo pan pipes tune

I shan't be around to enjoy it, so why don't you each make your own choice and play it where you are while you think of me...

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Postby gozomark » Wed 28 Jan 2009 12:29 GMT

Monty Python classic tops list of best funeral songs

The top 10 “alternative” funeral songs:

1. Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life - Eric Idle / Monty Python
2. Cabaret - Liza Minnelli
3. Wish Me Luck As You Wave Me Goodbye - Gracie Fields
4. My Way - Sid Vicious
5. They’re Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa - Napoleon
6. Fame! I Want To Live Forever - The cast of Fame
7. We’ve Gotta Get Out Of This Place - The Animals
8. Going Underground - The Jam
9. Spirit In The Sky - Dr and The Medics
10. Enjoy Yourself, It’s Later Than You Think - The Specials
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Postby Mr Kriss » Sat 14 Feb 2009 00:19 GMT

how about something composed towards the end of the twentyfirst century
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