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Songs About Funerals
June 20, 2013
Blog
Column
Writer: nilpferd

A List

Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

When People are Dead

The Go-Betweens

Mark68

2

The Light on the Shore

Karine Polwart

alanwskinner

3

The Copper Top

Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat

FirstWorlder

4

A New Dug Grave

Gillian Welch

treefrogdemon

5

My Boy Builds Coffins

Florence and the Machine

tincanman

6

No Headstone for my Grave

Esther Phillips

wilemena

7

Dyin' Crapshooter's Blues

Blind Willie McTell

steenbeck

8

Martin's Funeral

Badfoot Brown & the Bunions Bradford
Funeral and Marching Band

steenbeck

9

Electric Funeral

Black Sabbath

chinhealer

10

The Inheritance

SubRosa

RANTaGHOST

11

Eulogy

LA Vampires & Zola Jesus

Japanther

12

It's Time to Make a Change

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band

magicman

B List
 

Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor

Vladimir Horowitz/Frederic Chopin

littleriver/magicman

2

Coffin for a Head of State

Fela Kuti

tincanman

3

Miles Davis' Funeral

Morphine

littleriver

4

Over You

Aaron Neville

exiledMan

5

Bullets

Tunng

happyclapper

6

When I am Laid in Earth (Dido's Lament)

Alison Moyet

Zalamanda

7

Westlawn Dirge

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

glasshalfempty

8

Me and the Devil

Gil Scott-Heron

9hairs9knots

9

Styrofoam Plates

Death Cab for Cutie

Mark68

10

Lay Me Low

Nick Cave

bethnoir

11

Last Will and Testament

Jake Thackray

MadActuary

12

Undertaker Strut

Ed Harcourt

helenf888

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