#1
I've been asked to play a few songs for my grandfather's funeral. One or two need to be an instrumental type of thing. I was wondering if anyone could help me out some...I haven't done an instrumental gig in a while This won't be at the funeral, as he's being cremated. It'll be more of a memorial service type of thing.

But anyways, I was thinking maybe a Tommy Emmanuel song. Something like Angelina? I'm still looking for some stuff, but I would really appreciate some suggestions.

Thanks in advance!
#3
Do an acoustic version of George Harrison's "All Things Must Pass"

Jim James from My Morning Jacket did an emotional one on his George Harrison tribute EP.
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#5
Not sure how except-able it would be. But, if you think it would be good. Play the farewell ballad by Zakk Wylde. I know I would want that played at my funeral service.
#6
Thanks for the suggestions and well wishes. He had been suffering for a while, so I'm just glad he's not suffering anymore.

He was big into anything I could come up with. He was a big music lover. I think I may try some Andy Mckee stuff for the instrumental. I just need to get to practicing.
I really liked All Things Must Pass cover. I love Monsters of Folk, so that's right up my alley. If you guys have any more suggestions (particularly instrumentals), I would love to hear them.
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#8
When my father died, he had a list of songs he wanted... "Simple Man" and the slower part of Freebird were on his list. A lot of it depends on your grandfather and what you feel would be fitting.
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#9
Still got the blues by Gary Moore? Thats a powerful song,

If I were you, Id play something that your grandad loved.
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