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2013-06-21 07:42:03 AM  
The Jaws theme.
 
2013-06-21 07:47:06 AM  
Dick in a Box.
 
2013-06-21 07:48:13 AM  
img.fark.net
 
2013-06-21 07:50:47 AM  
"Old & Wise" - The Alan Parsons Project
 
2013-06-21 07:52:27 AM  
Another One Rides the Bus
 
2013-06-21 07:53:00 AM  
Either Goodbye-Goodbye by Oingo Boingo or We'll Meet Again by Vera Lynn.
 
2013-06-21 08:10:59 AM  
Doesn't matter, because I won't be there.
 
2013-06-21 08:27:10 AM  
Back in Black. That should have a few people looking over their shoulders.
 
2013-06-21 08:43:12 AM  
 
Pud
2013-06-21 08:47:17 AM  
I'm on the highway to hell by AC/DC
 
2013-06-21 09:02:08 AM  
I'll be mellow when I'm dead. - Weird Al
 
2013-06-21 09:12:46 AM  
Space Trucking
 
2013-06-21 09:13:34 AM  
"Ain't No Grave" - Johnny Cash
 
2013-06-21 09:14:06 AM  
The Wild Rover, at a good old-fashioned wake.
 
2013-06-21 09:15:40 AM  

Krymson Tyde: Space Trucking


And Highway Man.
 
2013-06-21 09:21:51 AM  
A Justin Bieber/ Lady Gaga medley, I won't be able to hear it and it will drive my friends nuts.
One last joke on the buggers.
 
2013-06-21 09:24:41 AM  
The Gambler.
 
2013-06-21 09:26:36 AM  
Black Betty by Ram Jam of course.
 
2013-06-21 09:27:13 AM  
Float On
 
2013-06-21 09:27:43 AM  
I dunno, probably a real classic. Maybe a tune from the New Golden Age in the mid-2500s.
 
2013-06-21 09:29:36 AM  
 
2013-06-21 09:33:50 AM  
Danger Zone--Kenny Loggins
 
2013-06-21 09:35:46 AM  
Shoot to thrill, AC/DC
 
2013-06-21 09:37:05 AM  
Seasons in the Sun - Kingston trio.
 
2013-06-21 09:44:21 AM  
It's a toss up, there's always Cab, because I am a fan of the classics...

But then again, Candye Kane's All You Can Eat (You Can Eat It All Night Long) does make me smile, and it would be fun watching some less than cordial relatives' faces, and that would do my daughter smile.
 
2013-06-21 09:45:43 AM  
Songs at my funeral: "Many Rivers to Cross" by Jimmy Cliff, "Angel" by Aretha Franklin, and I've always had this fantasy that some beautiful, tearful woman would insist on "You're the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me" by Gladys Knight. But who would that woman be?

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2013-06-21 09:47:06 AM  

Thoguh: Songs at my funeral: "Many Rivers to Cross" by Jimmy Cliff, "Angel" by Aretha Franklin, and I've always had this fantasy that some beautiful, tearful woman would insist on "You're the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me" by Gladys Knight. But who would that woman be?

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ur mom
 
2013-06-21 10:00:15 AM  
mamarita is under strict instructions that there is to be no 'traditional' funeral. The only thing that I ask is that I be cremated (they won't let me be dumped in my pasture for the birds of the air and the beasts of the field to dispose of me) and do with my ashes as they see fit and that any money that would have been spent on a funeral be spent on BBQ and beer for any and all who wish to continue the fun life I have led (Fark is invited)....and if there was one song to be played, may it be this.
 
2013-06-21 10:03:03 AM  
Lately, I can't get enough Memphis Minnie so probably my favorite song about farking that manages to be not about farking.

Me and My Chauffeur Blues

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiRoNuw5x4M


Maybe the eulogy can be short.  He was a good man and he liked tasteful euphemisms for wanting to glaze that jelly roll.  Then everyone can get drunk and dance.
 
2013-06-21 10:04:41 AM  
I want to buried, not cremated. I want said burial to be at the foot of a large oak tree, and I want to be buried standing upright and facing east. I also want good boots on my feet, because I still have a long way to go.

I want the wake to be one hell of a party. If they can figure out a way to fudge the local health laws and have me there, sitting upright in a chair, with a beer in my hand, so much the better. NO CRYING.

And I want my funeral song in the church service to be Mozart's Requiem. At the graveside, I want Angel Band.

/ yes, I'm picky. Why do you ask?
 
2013-06-21 10:16:44 AM  
Bee Gee's Stayin' Alive
 
2013-06-21 10:33:08 AM  
Whale calls
 
2013-06-21 11:05:24 AM  
If You Don't Know Me By Now.
 
2013-06-21 11:05:46 AM  
Wonderful World and In My Life.
 
2013-06-21 11:06:02 AM  
Superfreak.
 
2013-06-21 11:06:16 AM  
I don't know the name, but that 'just stopped by to see what condition my condition is in'.
 
2013-06-21 11:06:24 AM  
Mesh - Last Breath of You
 
2013-06-21 11:06:32 AM  
 
2013-06-21 11:06:32 AM  
Grateful Dead, "Box Of Rain"


"such a long long time to be gone, such a short time to be theeeeeeeeerrrreeeeeeeeeeeeeee...."
 
2013-06-21 11:06:55 AM  
Put The Keg On My Coffin
 
2013-06-21 11:07:34 AM  
Zevon - I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
 
2013-06-21 11:07:46 AM  
Was Not Was - "Hello Dad, I'm in Jail"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biHJ6S91xBY
 
2013-06-21 11:07:48 AM  
Monster Mash
 
2013-06-21 11:07:56 AM  
Frank Zappa, Suicide Chump
 
2013-06-21 11:08:03 AM  
Frank Sinatra - My Way
 
2013-06-21 11:08:59 AM  
Dropkick Me Jesus Through The Goalposts of Life
 
2013-06-21 11:09:09 AM  

MmmmBacon: "Old & Wise" - The Alan Parsons Project


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I'd go with "Standing on Higher Ground."
 
2013-06-21 11:09:17 AM  
Disciple by Slayer
 
2013-06-21 11:09:18 AM  
Eagle and the Hawk by John Denver.

/yeah I know.
 
2013-06-21 11:09:23 AM  
We're no strangers to love
You know the rules and so do I
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