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Songs about death

Music is the language of emotions, and it can even soothe some of life's biggest heartaches. Songs about death spans cultures and time, offering a glimpse into this shared experience. The right song is its own kind of company. Music is a reminder that we are not the first person to experience death or loss, and we won't be the last.

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