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When the last, breath of life
Is gone from, my body
And my lips, are as cold as the sea
When my friends gather 'round
For my farewell party
Won't you, pretend you love me
There will be flowers from those
Who cry, when I'm gone
And leave you in this, world alone
I know you'll have fun
At my farewell party
I know, you'll be glad, when I'm gone
Don't be mad at me, for wanting to keep you
Till my life on this old world is through
You'll be free at the end of my farewell party
But I'll go away loving you
There will be flowers from those
Who cry, when I'm gone
And leave you in this, world alone
I know you'll have fun
At my farewell party
I know, you'll be glad, when I'm gone
Oh, I know you'll be glad when I'm gone



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    UnregisteredMar 11, 2012 at 12:03 am
    When the last, breath of life
    Is gone from, my body
    And my lips, are as cold as the sea
    When my friends gather 'round
    For my farewell party
    Won't you, pretend you love me
    There will be flowers from those
    Who cry, when i'm gone
    And leave you in this, world alone
    I know you'll have fun
    At my farewell party
    I know, you'll be glad, when i'm gone
    Don't be mad at me, for wanting to keep you
    Till my life on this old world is through
    You'll be free at the end of my farewell party
    But i'll go away loving you
    There will be flowers from those
    Who cry, when i'm gone
    And leave you in this, world alone
    I know you'll have fun
    At my farewell party
    I know, you'll be glad, when i'm gone
    Oh, i know you'll be glad when i'm gone
  • U
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    UnregisteredJun 19, 2012 at 12:12 am
    I think it's about a woman that is mean to a man and he has this song played at his funeral . So she can have something to think about when he's gone.thats why the song has you'll be glad when im gone . Actually there is someone i know that sounds a lot like the meaning of this song .
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    UnregisteredMay 30, 2014 at 5:40 pm
    Some people just can't apologize for wrongs done to an ex-wife/lover. This song played at a funeral is an apology to the wronged person who would never hear it otherwise. It would only have a heartfelt meaning for the wronged ex-wife, without allowing everyone in attendance to understand the intent.

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