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Jane

Jane Report 7 Jun 2008 15:59

If you can't remember that song ,just think of one that you like that will remind you of him.It's us who are left behind and you don't want it too sad.It is nice to have a smile amongst tears at a funeral.

PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 7 Jun 2008 16:55

Sorry for your loss sweetie!!

I am sure that whatever tune you pick he will be smiling down on you!

We had "Blue is The Colour!" for Daddy because above everything else he was a mad Chelsea supporter!!

Now when I hear it I can see him singing along out of tune!! ;o)

Hope all goes well on the day

xx

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 7 Jun 2008 17:29



Is it this one Alison?


When I was a young man courting the girls
I played me a waiting game
If a maid refused me with tossing curls
I'd let the old Earth make a couple of whirls
While I plied her with tears in lieu of pearls
And as time came around she came my way
As time came around, she came

When you meet with the young girls early in the Spring
You court them in song and rhyme
They answer with words and a clover ring
But if you could examine the goods they bring
They have little to offer but the songs they sing
And the plentiful waste of time of day
A plentiful waste of time


Oh, it's a long, long while from May to December
But the days grow short when you reach September
When the autumn weather turns the leaves to flame
One hasn't got time for the waiting game

Oh, the days dwindle down to a precious few
September, November
And these few precious days I'll spend with you
These precious days I'll spend with you



FRANK SINATRA - "September Song

(K. Weill, M. Anderson)


[Recorded April 13, 1965, Hollywood]









Ann

Ann Report 7 Jun 2008 17:35

So sad to hear about your Dad, Alsion.
You might find the song here.
Good Luck

http://www.poemhunter.com/lyrics/frank-sinatra/songs/page-1/

Wendy

Wendy Report 7 Jun 2008 17:42

Condolences to you and the family,have thought about giving the local radio station a call or radio 2 they will know definately which song,hope you find it,im a great sinatra fan but cant think of the song .
best wishes wendy

maxiMary

maxiMary Report 7 Jun 2008 18:33

Sincere condolences Alison, I hope you can find a way to celebrate his life, rather than mourn, at the funeral. For my Dad, we had the Hallelujiah chorus. And prior to his death, he told me I was not "to dare wear black", he wanted it to be joyful and celebratory for a life well lived.
sending hus,
Mary

Jean (Monmouth)

Jean (Monmouth) Report 7 Jun 2008 19:32

Was it' At seventeen , I fell in love quite madly for eyes of a tender blue,
At twenty-five I found I'd got it badly for eyes of a different hue.
At thirty five they found me flirting madly with two or three or more
But when I thought i'd passed love, twas then I met my last love,
and loved her as I've never loved before.
Jean

Charlie chuckles

Charlie chuckles Report 7 Jun 2008 21:35

sorry to here about your loss,
thoughts and prayers are with you all
Carol xx

Alison

Alison Report 7 Jun 2008 21:51

Thanks to all. Have been listening to a few songs today. Frank Sinatra Billy Joel and James Blunt

Thankyou for all your suggestions and condolences

Alison

sealyham

sealyham Report 7 Jun 2008 22:19

hi Alison l know how it is lost my mum last week been trying to sort out music for funeral too its not easy l have settled on abide with me and the 23rd psalm plus a reading mums funeral is on thursday weve had to wait because her sister was on holiday in ltaly and we didnt want to bring her home hope every thing goes ok for you and your family
marilyn

Sally

Sally Report 7 Jun 2008 22:33

Hi Alison, my sincere sympathy to you and your family , the last two funerals I was at the family played the rose by bette midler, the words are lovely, Hope you find the one your looking for , although Im sure your Dad would love any one you choose.
Sally x

Christine

Christine Report 8 Jun 2008 22:06

Hi, Alison

Sorry to hear of your loss. May the funeral go to plan no matter what song you play.

Christine Wells

Lindy

Lindy Report 8 Jun 2008 22:12

My most sincere condolences to you an your family.

Lindy xx

Sharron

Sharron Report 9 Jun 2008 23:24

Was it "Love's Been Good to Me"?

Gypsy

Gypsy Report 9 Jun 2008 23:26

Sorry for your loss.

Pat

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 9 Jun 2008 23:28

I am very sorry. Please accept my condolences.