The Strawbs - The Man Who Called Himself Jesus download album
The Man Who Called Himself Jesus" is a song by English band Strawbs written by Dave Cousins. It appears on their album Strawbs. An alternative mix of the song may be found on the 2006 box set A Taste of Strawbs. The B-side track "Poor Jimmy Wilson" is also taken from the Strawbs album. Dave Cousins – lead vocals, acoustic guitar. Tony Hooper – backing vocals, acoustic guitar, percussion. Ron Chesterman – double bass. Richard Wilson – spoken introduction.
The Strawbs Strawbs Man Who Called Himself Jesus He came into the shop and looked me straight between the eyes And said "You know I'm Jesus", and I must have looked surprised Because he said "Please don't be hasty, no-one understands But I've got a way to prove it" and he lifted up his hands He was the man. who called himself Jesus For a minute I was speechless, then I looked into his face With sufficient lines of sadness for the total human race And I said "You must be joking" but he slowly shook his head And said "That's what they all s. .
The Strawbs had done an album with Sandy Denny handling many of the vocals, and had also done quite a bit of unreleased recordings (now on the double CD Preserves Uncanned) prior to 1969's Strawbs. This is still their first proper album, but their wealth of prior live and studio experience most likely helped make it sound more confident and fully formed than many a debut effort. The group distinguished itself among the burgeoning school of British folk-rockers by delivering bittersweet folk-rock with a storytelling flavor
Strawbs is the debut studio album by English band Strawbs. The Sandy Denny & The Strawbs LP All Our Own Work released in Denmark is generally not counted. Not initially issued in the US, US A&M did issue two singles ("Oh How She's Changed" b/w "Or Am I Dreaming", and "The Man Who Called Himself Jesus" b/w "Poor Jimmy Wilson"). Strawbs by Choice is a compilation album of songs by Strawbs. This is a discography of the band Strawbs. The Collection (Strawbs album)
He came into the shop and looked me straight between the eyes. And said "You know I'm Jesus" and I must have looked surprised. Because he said "Please don't be hasty, no-one understands. But I've got a way to prove it" and he lifted up his hands. He was the man who called himself Jesus. For a minute I was speechless then I looked into his face. With sufficient lines of sadness for the total human race. And said "That's what they all say, I might as well be dead. He asked me if I knew a place where he could start to preach. And I said "Well try a church, or maybe Brighton Beach". And I was trying to be serious but he didn't seem impressed. He said "You think I'm crazy, you're just like all the rest. I was really quite embarrassed he was looking so sincere.
Witchwood Collection, Witchwood Media.
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|A||The Man Who Called Himself Jesus
Written-By – Dave Cousins
|B||Poor Jimmy Wilson
Written-By – Dave Cousins
- Producer – Gus Dudgeon
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- Rights Society: NCB
|AMS 738||The Strawbs*||The Man Who Called Himself Jesus (7", Single)||A&M Records||AMS 738||UK||1968|
|998||The Strawbs*||The Man Who Called Himself Jesus / Poor Jimmy Wilson (7", Promo)||A&M Records||998||US||1968|
|AMS 738||The Strawbs*||The Man Who Called Himself Jesus (7", Single, Promo)||A&M Records||AMS 738||UK||1968|
|1068 A||The Strawbs*||El Hombre Que Se Llamo Jesus A Si Mismo (The Man Who Called Himself Jesus) (7", Single)||A&M Records||1068 A||Argentina||1969|
|AMK 2719||The Strawbs*||The Man Who Called Himself Jesus (7", Single)||A&M Records||AMK 2719||Australia||1968|