All I want for you to do is take my body home
Those are the opening lines to the last song Chris Cornell ever sang on stage. It was a cover of Led Zeppelin’s “In My Time of Dying.”
Cornell and his band Soundgarden have covered the song before and they did it again to close out the show at Detroit’s Fox Theater on Wednesday. Just hours later, Cornell was found dead. He was 52.
“Honestly something looked off last night with him,” concert attendee Joey Mugan told CNN. “I just didn’t think about it because the show was great.”
Mugan managed to grab the set list from the front of the stage. On it, the encore performance is , which isn’t that unusual for a live rock show.
The next morning, when he learned Cornell was dead, Mugan said it was hard to believe he had seen him perform less than 12 hours before.
In the wave of mourning that followed Cornell’s death, Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page paid his respects: