Happy Funeral Rites

Knowing that a New Orleans funeral has something of a happy ritual, I played my version – and watched with great interest a film document introducing funeral rites in GHANA, Africa. There are very happy moments. They put the dead family members in a coffin which tells the profession: a fisher into a fish coffin, a good mother in a large chicken coffin, a Mercedes Benz owner into such a car (wooden). And me? Please bury me in an over-sized guitar …

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