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Music at the end.

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Music at the end.

No plans to go any time soon, and even though I'll not be having a funeral service as such I have often thought of what I would have had played as my coffin disappeared behind that closing curtain. Never was religious, and although I like a good rousing hymn as much as the next man, for me it would have been something this by the infamous Woody Guthrie.

At least it might have brought a smile to some miserable faces. Smiley 

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Re: Music at the end.

I've often given this some thought since the (humanist) funeral of a friend of mine a couple of years ago.

He had a great sense of humour, and he certainly made his friends and family smile as the curtain closed to a familiar bass riff, and we all recognised the opening bars of Another One Bites the Dust.

It's not in my will yet, but SWMBO knows that I'd like Wreckless Eric's The Final Taxi.

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Re: Music at the end.

They can play whatever they like, from a full-on disco with flashing lights, to a mongolian dirge...

won`t make a bit of difference to me... !

(I`m almost deaf now,... so when I`m gone... I won`t hear anything ! ! ! ) .

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Re: Music at the end.

'Wake me up before you go go '

Wink

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Re: Music at the end.

My wife would like "Come up and see me, make me smile!"

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For me it is this.

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Re: Music at the end.

"Who knows where the time goes" (Sandy Denny)

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Re: Music at the end.

@beeceegee 

Ain't that the truth.

@Anonymous 

Had that classic years ago and 'lost' it and one of those parties we used to go to - where the lads drank Party Seven and the girls would pretend to get drunk with us on Blue Nun.

As for the Strawbs I used to love this one but could never work out if they were just making fun or not!

 

They don't make beer like this anymore, thankfully.

 

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I have a few of the Strawbs Albums on CD, ah! those where the days. Grin

 

P.S. There's a Strawbs related joke in there.

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Re: Music at the end.

I'm sure Mary Hopkin would agree. Smiley

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Re: Music at the end.

Go out in a blaze.

‘Fire’ by Arthur Brown....

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@Anonymous Excellent choice. That will do me Cool

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Re: Music at the end.

Very apt too @198kHz and my reference was to their 1997 "Halcyon Days" album.

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Re: Music at the end.

A family friend always insisted she wanted this at her funeral.

 

Apparently Return to Sender is a favourite.

 

Think I'll have this one.

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Re: Music at the end.


@Minivanman wrote:

As for the Strawbs I used to love this one but could never work out if they were just making fun or not!


I always thought it was micky-take based on the hold the unions had back then but, according to Wikipedia, it wasn't

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