Guns N’ Roses Cover of “Look at you’re Game Girl” Played at Manson’s Funeral
Songs by The Beach Boys and Guns N’ Roses were played at Charles Manson’s funeral service, according to reports. The Guns N’ Roses song played was their 1993 cover of Manson’s song Look At You’re Game Girl from their covers album “The Spaghetti Incident?”. At the time the album was released there was some controversy surrounding the inclusion of a Manson song on the album. Axl for his part released a lengthy statement responding to media outrage and promised to donate his performance royalties from the song to an animal charity. Meanwhile the rest of the band wasn’t a fan of including the song on the album as it was only recorded by Axl, Dizzy Reed and Axl’s gardener Carlos Booey (no relation to Howard Stern’s useless producer Baba Booey)
Notorious cult leader Manson passed away last November at the age of 83. It was later revealed that he died of acute cardiac arrest, respiratory failure and colon cancer.
Reports now state that a memorial was held on Saturday (March 17) at a funeral home in Porterville, California, with Manson’s body cremated on site.
Mark Pitcher, pastor of the Church of the Nazarene, told The Associated Press that around 20-25 people attended the service, including Manson’s grandson Jason Freeman.
Guests including former Manson Family member Sandra Good also attended a private viewing of the body earlier in the day.
Freeman, who never met Manson in person, had recently won a court battle over control of Manson’s remains. He previously told Rolling Stone that he intended to “take the proper steps” to “show my respect to my grandfather” and “for everyone who stands firm in the truth of life”.
The funeral home’s owner, Les Peters told The Porterville Recorder that there was a “hippie vibe” at the service and that songs written and performed by Manson were played, as well as his cover versions of Beach Boys and Guns N’ Roses songs.