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Final Note: Immortalize your ashes on an LP

Kai Ryssdal Aug 31, 2010

This final note today, brought to you by a company over in the UK called — and listen carefully now And Vinyly. As in records made from vinyl.

For the low, low cost of just 2,000 pounds (about US$3,000), after you die you can have your ashes made into a record. Check it out for yourself at AndVinyly.com.

While you’re there think about this: If you’re going to have your earthly remains pressed into a record when you go, what’s the song going to be? I’ve been trying to decide for hours now. Still, nothing. Please, no “Stairway to Heaven” suggestions.

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