Rock Beats Classical Music For Australian Funerals
ARI SHAPIRO, host:
Good morning. I'm Ari Shapiro.
Music is traditional at a funeral - Mozart's "Requiem," "Ave Maria." But "Highway to Hell"? Well, a cemetery manager in Adelaide, Australia says he's getting more requests for classic rock than for classical music. "Highway to Hell" actually is a popular choice. He says so is "Stairway to Heaven" and number one on the funeral chart countdown…
(Soundbite of song, "My Way")
Mr. FRANK SINATRA (Singer): (Singing) I did it my way.
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