30 Songs in 30 Days: day 24: a song that you want to play at your funeral

So I wasn’t really sure what to do with this one.

My first thought was to find a song that would contain clues that I faked my own death and hints on how to find me. I got this one – more of a how-to – but it seemed a bit too on-the-nose. No subtlety.


I spent a few minutes thinking, maybe it doesn’t matter what the song is, as long as it’s performed with Muppets…

Sesame Street breaks it down from Wonderful Creative on Vimeo.


But in the end, I turned to a poet and songwriter who, faced with his own impending mortality, managed to put down something that struck me as poignant and hopeful and the kind of message I’d like to leave behind.

My hope is that this song will come on during my funeral, and everyone will pause briefly from their inconsolable wailing and gnashing of teeth and rending of garments, look at each other with a wistful smile and a knowing nod, and then go back to being inconsolable.




Then, the Muppets will come on again with a clue to my actual whereabouts:

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