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11th Jun '16 10:54:19 AM Morgenthaler
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* At the end of Creator/PiersAnthony's ''[[IncarnationsOfImmortality Being a Green Mother]]'', this [[ItMakesSenseInContext is sung at a wedding by the groom, Satan.]]

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* At the end of Creator/PiersAnthony's ''[[IncarnationsOfImmortality ''[[Literature/IncarnationsOfImmortality Being a Green Mother]]'', this [[ItMakesSenseInContext is sung at a wedding by the groom, Satan.]]
7th Jun '16 8:47:24 AM wittylibrarian
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7th Jun '16 8:46:59 AM wittylibrarian
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* A lone bagpiper will show up for many a funeral for police, firefighter, or public servant who dies in the line of duty. And "Amazing Grace" ''will'' play.
* BarackObama referred to the hymn during [[https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/06/26/remarks-president-eulogy-honorable-reverend-clementa-pinckney his eulogy for the fallen victims of the June 2015 Charleston Church shooting]]. He even tries [[https://youtu.be/IN05jVNBs64 singing the hymn]], with the rest of the attendees joining in.
11th May '16 6:52:08 AM Piando
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Another fun fact: It uses the CommonMeter, which is, naturally, very common. As such the same lyrics can be sung to the tune of ''TheBeverlyHillbillies'', ''GilligansIsland'', "Camp Town Races," "House of the Rising Sun," and "[[Film/TheLionKing I Just Can't Wait to be King]]," along with many other songs.

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Another fun fact: It uses the CommonMeter, which is, naturally, very common. As such the same lyrics can be sung to the tune of ''TheBeverlyHillbillies'', ''GilligansIsland'', "Camp Town Races," "House of the Rising Sun," and "[[Film/TheLionKing "[[Disney/TheLionKing I Just Can't Wait to be King]]," along with many other songs.



* Not sung, but quoted in Chapter 7 of ''BrokenSaints'', when Raimi is going crazy due to a constant stream of lucid dreaming.

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* Not sung, but quoted in Chapter 7 of ''BrokenSaints'', ''WebAnimation/BrokenSaints'', when Raimi is going crazy due to a constant stream of lucid dreaming.



* Aversion: ''CloneHigh'' substitutes Music/FranzSchubert's ''Ellens dritter Gesang'' (a.k.a. "Ave Maria"). It turns out that Genghis Khan is an amazing tenor.

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* Aversion: ''CloneHigh'' ''WesternAnimation/CloneHigh'' substitutes Music/FranzSchubert's ''Ellens dritter Gesang'' (a.k.a. "Ave Maria"). It turns out that Genghis Khan is an amazing tenor.
10th May '16 6:43:06 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* It's a DreamMelody in ''Anime/SoRaNoWoTo''.

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* It's a DreamMelody in ''Anime/SoRaNoWoTo''.''Anime/SoundOfTheSky''.
21st Apr '16 10:25:23 PM pacealot
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* Chris Squire of Yes incorporated an instrumental fuzz bass-and-bass pedals arrangement of "Amazing Grace" into many of his live bass solo segments, starting from the mid/late 1970's and throughout his career until his illness and death in 2015. (Possibly incorporating a {{Stealth Pun}} - intentional or otherwise - of "Amazing Bass.")

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* Chris Squire of Yes incorporated an instrumental fuzz bass-and-bass pedals arrangement of "Amazing Grace" the song into many of his live bass solo segments, starting from the mid/late 1970's and throughout his career until his illness and death in 2015. (Possibly incorporating a {{Stealth Pun}} - intentional or otherwise - of "Amazing Bass.")
21st Apr '16 10:23:58 PM pacealot
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* Chris Squire of [[Music/Yes]] incorporated an instrumental fuzz bass-and-bass pedals arrangement of "Amazing Grace" into many of his live bass solo segments, starting from the mid/late 1970's and throughout his career until his illness and death in 2015. (Possibly incorporating a {{Stealth Pun}} - intentional or otherwise - of "Amazing Bass.")

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* Chris Squire of [[Music/Yes]] Yes incorporated an instrumental fuzz bass-and-bass pedals arrangement of "Amazing Grace" into many of his live bass solo segments, starting from the mid/late 1970's and throughout his career until his illness and death in 2015. (Possibly incorporating a {{Stealth Pun}} - intentional or otherwise - of "Amazing Bass.")
21st Apr '16 10:23:28 PM pacealot
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* Chris Squire of Music/Yes incorporated an instrumental fuzz bass-and-bass pedals arrangement of "Amazing Grace" into many of his live bass solo segments, starting from the mid/late 1970's and throughout his career until his illness and death in 2015. (Possibly incorporating a {{Stealth Pun}} - intentional or otherwise - of "Amazing Bass.")

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* Chris Squire of Music/Yes [[Music/Yes]] incorporated an instrumental fuzz bass-and-bass pedals arrangement of "Amazing Grace" into many of his live bass solo segments, starting from the mid/late 1970's and throughout his career until his illness and death in 2015. (Possibly incorporating a {{Stealth Pun}} - intentional or otherwise - of "Amazing Bass.")
21st Apr '16 10:20:36 PM pacealot
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* Chris Squire of "Music/Yes" incorporated an instrumental fuzz bass-and-bass pedals arrangement of "Amazing Grace" into many of his live bass solo segments, starting from the mid/late 1970's and throughout his career until his illness and death in 2015. (Possibly incorporating a {{Stealth Pun}} - intentional or otherwise - of "Amazing Bass.")

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* Chris Squire of "Music/Yes" Music/Yes incorporated an instrumental fuzz bass-and-bass pedals arrangement of "Amazing Grace" into many of his live bass solo segments, starting from the mid/late 1970's and throughout his career until his illness and death in 2015. (Possibly incorporating a {{Stealth Pun}} - intentional or otherwise - of "Amazing Bass.")
21st Apr '16 10:19:24 PM pacealot
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* Chris Squire of Music/Yes incorporated an instrumental fuzz bass-and-bass pedals arrangement of "Amazing Grace" into many of his live bass solo segments starting from the mid/late 1970's throughout his career until his illness and death in 2015. (Possibly incorporating a {{Stealth Pun}} - intentional or otherwise - of "Amazing Bass.")

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* Chris Squire of Music/Yes "Music/Yes" incorporated an instrumental fuzz bass-and-bass pedals arrangement of "Amazing Grace" into many of his live bass solo segments segments, starting from the mid/late 1970's and throughout his career until his illness and death in 2015. (Possibly incorporating a {{Stealth Pun}} - intentional or otherwise - of "Amazing Bass.")
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