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What's Your Swan Song?

By NPR Music

We made a call for you to submit songs that you would want played at your funeral. Here is a selection of your choices. Listen to the All Songs Considered episode on NPR Music.

100 songs

  1. 1.
    This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody) - 2005 Remastered VersionTalking HeadsSpeaking In Tongues (Deluxe Version)
    4:560:30
  2. 2.
    The Trapeze SwingerIron & WineAround the Well
    9:310:30
  3. 3.
    Cedar FallsLoversDark Light
    6:240:30
  4. 4.
    Cosmic Dancer - RemasteredT. RexElectric Warrior [Expanded & Remastered]
    4:300:30
  5. 5.
    O Superman (For Massenet) - RemasteredLaurie AndersonTalk Normal: The Laurie Anderson Anthology
    8:210:30
  6. 6.
    We Are Young (feat. Janelle Monáe) - Acoustic Bonus Trackfun., Janelle MonáeSome Nights (Spotify Exclusive)
    4:320:30
  7. 7.
    No Hard FeelingsThe Avett BrothersTrue Sadness
    5:140:30
  8. 8.
    Rainbow Connection - From "The Muppet Movie"/Soundtrack VersionKermitThe Muppet Movie (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
    3:150:30
  9. 9.
    Some things CosmicAngel OlsenStrange Cacti
    2:540:30
  10. 10.
    7:420:30
  11. 11.
    I Must Belong SomewhereBright EyesCassadaga
    6:190:30
  12. 12.
    3:330:30
  13. 13.
    Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in SpaceSpiritualizedLadies & Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space
    3:540:30
  14. 14.
    3:440:30
  15. 15.
    Salvation SongThe Avett BrothersMignonette
    4:480:30
  16. 16.
    Astral WeeksVan MorrisonAstral Weeks
    7:060:30
  17. 17.
    3:460:30
  18. 18.
    In My Life - Remastered 2009The BeatlesRubber Soul (Remastered)
    2:260:30
  19. 19.
    No More SongsPhil OchsGreatest Hits
    4:310:30
  20. 20.
    5:280:30
  21. 21.
    Ripple - 2013 RemasterGrateful DeadAmerican Beauty
    4:090:30
  22. 22.
    No Need To ArgueThe CranberriesNo Need To Argue
    2:540:30
  23. 23.
    Road To NowhereTalking HeadsLittle Creatures
    4:190:30
  24. 24.
    Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Pts. 1-5)Pink FloydWish You Were Here
    13:310:30
  25. 25.
    About TodayThe NationalCherry Tree
    4:100:30
  26. 26.
    These Are the DaysVan MorrisonAvalon Sunset
    5:190:30
  27. 27.
    Purple RainPrincePurple Rain
    8:400:30
  28. 28.
    6:460:30
  29. 29.
    7:220:30
  30. 30.
    Who Will Sing for MeEmmylou HarrisAngel Band
    2:340:30

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