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Imagining a Funeral

it’s just impossible

Photo by Chris Nguyen on Unsplash

I asked my mother a week before she died what she’d imagined for her funeral.

What she’d imagined was this:

“I’d like Sally Vines to play that Beatles’ song, “Imagine,” on her saxophone for my service.”

I didn’t say, “Well technically it’s a John Lennon song, from his third or fourth post-Beatles album.”

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Terry Barr

Terry Barr

I write about music, culture, food, and my Alabama past in One Table One World, The Riff, InTune, FanFare, SongStories, Rock n”Heavy, Counter Arts, and Pop Off.