Another beautiful version of 'Over the Rainbow' by the late Eva Cassidy. Where troubles melt like lemon drops Away above the chimney tops...
Funeral Poems, Readings, Music, Quotations & Thoughts
Published on Jul 31, 2012
Published on Jul 30, 2012
There has been talk in the media about how schoolchildren used to be made to learn poetry by heart. I know I was one of them and it seems I am not the only one who finds that some of those poems have stayed with me all my life. Here for instance is a poem from A E Housman's 'A Shropshire Lad', much loved and much recited. LOVELIEST of trees, the [...] Read more
Published on Jul 9, 2012
This was chosen by a family member for a funeral recently. It was quite new to me and I have been playing it ever since.
Published on Jul 4, 2012
Strictly an epitaph is an inscription for a gravestone, but it can also mean any short verse or statement in memory of the dead. Some people write their own: If anyone at my funeral has a long face, I'll never speak to him again. — Stan Laurel I told you I was ill. — Spike Milligan