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Songs About One's Own Mortality

These are the best songs about someone coming to terms with the inevitability of his own death.

1Bohemian RhapsodyQueen1975
2My WayFrank Sinatra1969
3All Things Must PassGeorge Harrison1970
4And When I DieBlood, Sweat & Tears1969
5Knockin' on Heaven's DoorBob Dylan1973
6Spirit in the SkyNorman Greenbaum1969
7Tears in HeavenEric Clapton1992
8Space OddityDavid Bowie1969
9(Don't Fear) The ReaperBlue Öyster Cult1976
10You Got That RightLynyrd Skynyrd1978
11In My Time of DyingLed Zeppelin1975
12Time to Say GoodbyeAndrea Bocelli and Sarah Brightman1996
13Highway to HellAC/DC1979
14My Father's EyesEric Clapton1998
15Last KissJ. Frank Wilson and The Cavaliers1964
16Seasons in the SunTerry Jacks1974
17Dancing With Mr. DThe Rolling Stones1973
18New York Mining Disaster 1941The Bee Gees1967
19Blaze of GloryBon Jovi1990
20Last KissPearl Jam1999
21The Impossible Dream (The Quest)Jack Jones1966
22The Show Must Go OnQueen1991
23Art of DyingGeorge Harrison1970
24The End of the EndPaul McCartney2007