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Jimmy Durante once said "I hate music especially when its played"
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I KEEP CALLING JESUS
Franciscus Henri (BMG MUSIC)
I keep calling Jesus
But he won’t answer the phone
I can see his lights on
But he isn’t home
I’m in need of saving
my credit is low
I keep calling Jesus
But he doesn’t want to know

I keep calling Jesus
I’m in need of help
I went down to the river
baptised myself
I don’t feel any better
but my clothes are clean
I keep calling Jesus
but he’s acting kind a mean

I went down to the chapel
and I offered to sing
the parson he said “bless you”
But wouldn’t let me in
I said “Don’t you save sinners?”
He said “we’ve got enough”

I keep calling Jesus
I get a kind rebuff
I keep calling Jesus
but he’s on a holiday
He’s hasn’t turned off his radio
I can Hear It play
they are playing Hallelujah
By Handel not Cohen
I keep calling Jesus
But Jesus isn’t home

So if you are down hearted
and you feel all alone
don’t try calling Jesus.
Jesus isn’t home
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Uploaded: Apr 11, 2017 - 12:34:12 AM
Last Updated: Apr 11, 2017 - 07:40:01 PM Last Played: Apr 23, 2017 - 03:04:15 AM
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Philip18 said 13 days ago (April 11th, 2017)
I Keep Calling Jesus
That put a smile on my face and a guitar in my hand. Very entertaining!
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Franciscus_Henri said 12 days ago (April 11th, 2017)
did you wear your cowboy hat?
you know my love for country music.....
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PeterB7858 said 13 days ago (April 11th, 2017)
I KEEP CALLING JESUS
Big smile. My clothes feel cleaner, too. I wanted the song to go on for another few rounds just to hear how tight your jeans got after a few more key changes :-) Fine work, Franc. God is laughing. Surely,,,?
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Franciscus_Henri said 12 days ago (April 11th, 2017)
God only laughed
because my jeans shrank..other than that I don't think he has a sense of humour certainly not a sense of irony.
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DWL said 12 days ago (April 11th, 2017)
Brilliant!
Sly and very clever. A perfect setting for a bit of old time country.

Cheers

Dick
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Franciscus_Henri said 12 days ago (April 11th, 2017)
try this......
you play this song backwards and you get the second coming.
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Hickling_Stan said 11 days ago (April 12th, 2017)
Calling
Lovely bit of satire.....at least my clothes are clean...a great line. yep this made me smile and helped me get through a long day stuck in the office and I thank you for that!! cheers
Mark
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Franciscus_Henri said 11 days ago (April 12th, 2017)
Mark if it got you through a long day
that's all the reward I need. remember with clean clothes you can get into anywhere...perhaps not the chapel.
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Calchas said 11 days ago (April 12th, 2017)
"Oh Magoo...
you've done it again!"

Very well done my man! Funny and sounds just great!

Be well friend!
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Franciscus_Henri said 11 days ago (April 12th, 2017)
I thank you
Jesus called to say he liked it but I wasn't home.
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Daugrin said 11 days ago (April 12th, 2017)
Calling Jesus
Played this gig many times...
Great parody of the country legends.
The production here supports the material, that cliche key modulation was gorgeous!
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Franciscus_Henri said 11 days ago (April 13th, 2017)
is a parody of country music......
a tautology? I've just had cryptomnesia or is that the same as dejavu
(now I'll stop)(stop)
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Soulman4270 said 8 days ago (April 15th, 2017)
Jesus does hear you
Your vocals and musical arrangements are lovely....but you do have it wrong Jesus does hear your prayers...but He does not listen to people who continually sin, fornicate, lie, steal, and are drunkards ...God listens to those who truly repent, follow Him...and turn their lives around...this is what Jesus said...(John 9:13)Now we know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and doeth his will, him he heareth.

God Bless you..
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Dean-Resonator said 6 days ago (April 17th, 2017)
I keep calling Jesus
Wonderful tune Franc. You really went for that vocal and you nailed it Sir.
A fine track indeed.
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Name: Franciscus Henri
Location: Lower Plenty victoria Australia
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I have lived on this particular planet since 1947 Born in a part of Europe currently known as “The Netherlands” But have lived in the Australian continent since 1956. If music is madness I should be in a straight Jacket. I can’t make my son... [see more]

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