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"No doubt... Endings are hard, but then again... nothing ever really ends, does it?...” ― Chuck Shurley

This is it. I have done my articles of the fan videos for five years now so it is only fitting I will end them on the finale. It has been a long, bumpy road to get here with joy and laughter but also sadness. I have written many other articles, too, with different ideas I have had, but the fan videos have been the closest to my heart. I wanted to make this last one a special one, with many fan videos that people have made from the finale.

Thank you to all the creators that have made the beautiful videos. Without them, these articles would not have been possible. I hope you continue to apply that talent to next show you are interested in, and give that gift forward. As for me… I do not know what my future holds at the moment. Maybe I will get some other show to write articles about, but some inspirational vacation could also be a good choice.

Thank you also to our readers who took the time to read my articles. See you on the other side, whatever it might be. I also inserted a personal greeting that was saved for this article because of a happy accident with one of my favorite songs of the show in the background. And yes, that is me. I do sound like that… This is Lilah Kane signing off, but remember, nothing really ends now, does it?




WFB Thank you

Hello, SPNFamily, Lilah Kane here! I want to thank you all for reading my articles and discussing Supernatural with me on the boards. I started writing for The Winchester Family Business in 2015. My first article was published on the 2nd of March.

Collecting spoilers for you all was also a treat later on. I wish you well during these hard times and hopefully we will see each other soon. Carry on!

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Sam’s “Carry On Wayward Son” version was performed by NEONI



Carry On Wayward Son - NEONI - reimagined Kansas song (Supernatural finale)

"Carry On Wayward Son" by Kansas


Carry on my wayward son
There'll be peace when you are done
Lay your weary head to rest
Don't you cry no more

Ah

Once I rose above the noise and confusion
Just to get a glimpse beyond this illusion
I was soaring ever higher, but I flew too high

Though my eyes could see I still was a blind man
Though my mind could think I still was a mad man
I hear the voices when I'm dreaming,
I can hear them say

Carry on my wayward son,
There'll be peace when you are done
Lay your weary head to rest
Don't you cry no more

Masquerading as a man with a reason
My charade is the event of the season
And if I claim to be a wise man,
Well, it surely means that I don't know

On a stormy sea of moving emotion
Tossed about, I'm like a ship on the ocean
I set a course for winds of fortune,
But I hear the voices say

Carry on my wayward son
There'll be peace when you are done
Lay your weary head to rest
Don't you cry no more no!

Carry on,
You will always remember
Carry on,
Nothing equals the splendor
Now your life's no longer empty
Surely heaven waits for you

Carry on my wayward son
There'll be peace when you are done
Lay your weary head to rest
Don't you cry,
Don't you cry no more,
No more!


"Carry On Wayward Son" is a progressive rock single recorded by Kansas and written by Kerry Livgren for their 1976 album Leftoverture. In 1977, the song peaked at No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming their first Top 40 hit.

The 7" single has been certified Gold by the RIAA. This version was a much shorter version of the song, edited down to 3:26, a version that was also the band's only single to chart in the UK, reaching number 51 there. All initial releases of the single had a B-side of "Questions of My Childhood". The song was later re-released on the Kansas compilation albums The Best of Kansas, On the Other Side, The Kansas Boxed Set, The Ultimate Kansas, and Sail On: The 30th Anniversary Collection.

It was also included on the live Kansas albums Two for the Show, Live at the Whisky, King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents Kansas, Dust in the Wind, Device, Voice, Drum, and There's Know Place Like Home, along with the DVD companions to Device, Voice, Drum and There's Know Place Like Home. The song is played on every season finale of The CW's Supernatural. This song is 96th on VH1's 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs."

Music


Carry On Wayward Son by Kansas
Ordinary Life by Van Morrison
Brothers in Arms by Dire Straits
Carry On Wayward Son by Neoni

Quotes

Dean: No, come on. I know that face. That's, uh... That Sad Sam face.
Sam: I'm not Sad Sam. I'm just... I'm thinking about Cas, you know? Jack. If they could be here.
Dean: Yeah, no. I think about 'em, too. You know what? That pain's not gonna go away. Right? But if we don't keep living, then all that sacrifice is gonna be for nothing.
Dean: Okay. P-Please. I'm fading pretty quick, so...there's a few things that I need you to hear. Come here. Let me look at you. Yeah, there he is. I'm so proud of you, Sam. You know that? I've always looked up to you. Man, when we were kids, you were so damn smart. You never... You never took any of dad's crap. I never knew how you did that. And you're stronger than me. You always have been. Hey, did I ever tell you... Did I ever tell you that night that, that I came for you when you were at school? You know, when dad hadn't come back from his hunting trip?
Sam: Yeah, the Woman in White.
Dean: The Woman in White. That's right. I must have stood outside your dorm for hours...because I didn't... I didn't know what... What you would say. I thought you'd tell me to... to get lost or get dead. And I don't know what I would've done... if I didn't have you. 'Cause I was so scared. I was scared, 'cause when it all came down to it, it was always you and me. It's always been you... and me.
Dean: Hey, Sammy.
Sam: Dean.


Sam Dean hug 15x20

Trivia and Minutiae 

Carry On Wayward Son single by Kansas was released on November 19, 1976 and coincidentally Supernatural series finale aired November 19, 2020. I guess it was destiny?
The title "Carry On" is a reference to the refrain from the show's unofficial theme, "Carry On Wayward Son". Andrew Dabb revealed that the idea to use "Carry On" as the finale title came from post-production coordinator Casey Hammons.
Supernatural's final episode was number 327. Coincidentally, the standard engine in a 1967 Chevy Impala is a 327 cubic-inch V8.
Sam and Dean use the aliases "Agents Singer and Kripke" for Robert Singer and Eric Kripke.
Though Sam's son has an anti-possession tattoo on his arm, there are no other signs of hunting in Sam's life after he leaves the Bunker. Jared confirmed at the November StageIt panel that Sam has not been hunting "in honor of Dean" because Dean wouldn't have wanted him to, but that Sam did tell his son about hunting and about his Uncle Dean, and that the decision to get the tattoo was Dean II's.
Unlike the prior 13 seasons, the final episode of the season did not open with "Carry On Wayward Son" playing over the "Road So Far" montage. Instead the song played towards the end of the episode, over a montage of Dean driving around Heaven waiting for Sam and Sam living his life to old age. Unlike previous times, the music is diegetic and playing from the Impala's radio as shown with Dean commenting on how much he loves the song.
Sam and Dean 15x20

And here are the videos I chose from the series finale for this special article. There are many so it might take a while. They are tearjerkers for sure.
Enjoy!

Made by Mia Winchester


sam & dean || I love you so much


sam & dean || with you till the end


sam winchester || leaving a legacy


sam winchester || carry on my wayward son


sam & dean || wherever you will go


sam & dean || I'm already gone


sam winchester || I am not okay. [HBD MONIKA]


sam & dean || when I see you again


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