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Thread #123715   Message #2949944
Posted By: Wesley S
22-Jul-10 - 01:29 PM
Thread Name: What Song for Your Funeral?
Subject: RE: What Song for Your Funeral?
I'd sung with a trio for about 12 years. Our guitar player Richard Loughridge passed away from cancer about 10 days ago. This is the song we sang at his funeral last Wednesday. We had sung this song dozens of times with Richard - it was so sad to sing it without him.

Stanley Brothers

Who Will Sing for me?

Oft I sing for my friends
When death's cold hand I see
When I reach my journey's end
Who will sing one song for me?

I wonder (I wonder) who
Will sing (will sing) for me
When I'm called to cross
that silent sea
Who will sing for me?

When friends shall gather round
And look down on me
Will they turn and walk away
Or will they sing one song for me?

So I'll sing til the end
Contented I will be
Assured that some friends
Will sing one song for me?