Jesus Was an Only Son Lyrics

Bruce Springsteen

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album: Track 8 in album Devils & Dust
release date: 2005-4-25
popularity : 13 users have visited this page.
length: 2:55
producer: Brendan O’Brien
vocal: Bruce Springsteen
mixer: Toby Scott
composer: Bruce Springsteen
lyricist: Bruce Springsteen

Album Information

label: Columbia
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 5099752000029
script: Latin

Cover Art

Bruce Springsteen Devils & Dust cover art

Lyrics

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Jesus was an only son
As he walked up Calvary Hill
His mother Mary walking beside him
In the path where his blood spilled
Jesus was an only son
In the hills of Nazareth
As he lay reading the Psalms of David
At his mother's feet

A mother prays, "Sleep tight, my child, sleep well
For I'll be at your side
That no shadow, no darkness, no tolling bell,
Shall pierce your dreams this night"

In the garden at Gethsemane

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Devils & Dust
  • 2 All the Way Home
  • 3 Reno
  • 4 Long Time Comin’
  • 5 Black Cowboys
  • 6 Maria’s Bed
  • 7 Silver Palomino
  • 8 Jesus Was an Only Son
  • 9 Leah
  • 10 The Hitter
  • 11 All I’m Thinkin’ About
  • 12 Matamoros Banks