Cremation vs. Burial - Phil's Rambling Rants — LiveJournal
Cremation vs. Burial|
Are you familiar with a song by John Prine (title quite likely "Don't Bury Me")? I am tempted to quote the chorus, although Prine has not given me permission to do so and I don't want him to google for his own name and find out that I quoted without permission. (Unlikely but not impossible.) I do know that this song is a powerful argument for being an organ donor (I am listed as one -- not sure how badly my diabetes will mess this up even as a possibility) although the song is also screamingly funny. Life is a song cue; songkew very much.
|Date:||August 28th, 2008 08:47 pm (UTC)|| |
I think it's "Please Don't Bury Me", and I am quite familiar with it. Oddly enough, I'd known it for years as just a silly song before it actually penetrated that it's about organ donation.
I can't say I'm a big Prine fan -- I haven't listened to his albums -- but based on a number of songs that I know are his that I've encountered over the years, I know he's a damn fine songwriter.