Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Coronation Street theme tune in top 20 funeral songs

(This post was originally posted by Flaming Nora on the Coronation Street Blog July 2015, reposted to this blog with permission.)

A poll this week  shows that the Coronation Street theme tune has not lost its appeal as one of the most popular funeral tunes.

The poll by Gigwise this week reveals that the Corrie theme tune comes in at No 17 of the most popular funeral songs.

The top 5 are as follows: 5) Frank Sinatra's My Way, 4) Match of the Day theme tune, 3) Abide with Me, 2) The Lord is my Shepherd and the top one is Eric Idle singing Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life.

See also: 
Classical version of the Coronation Street theme tune
Sing Me a Memory -
the theme tune with words
Soulful funk version by The Flaming Muchachos
Ska reggae version by Izzy Royal
Coronation Street Jamaican singalong by Top Grant
Rock and funk style
Funkin' it up on Corrie 
Compare the Market - Corrie's sponsor from Nov 2012 - meerkat band plays the theme tune.

Songs about Coronation Street
The best known Street in the land 
Every Street's a Coronation Street
Flo Rida - I Don't Like It (the Audrey Roberts noise mix)

See also: Was Jimi Hendrix influenced by Coronation Street theme tune?

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