When Jesus Came to Play Song Lyrics

Jethro Tull


writers: Ian Anderson
album: Track 13 in album Catfish Rising
release date: 1991-9-10
popularity : 30 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Prog Rock/Classic Rock
length: 5:05
composer: Ian Anderson
lyricist: Ian Anderson

Album Information

label: Chrysalis
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 094632188625
script: Latin

Cover Art

Jethro Tull Catfish Rising cover art


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I was in my watering-hole with some ugly friends of mine
when he door came off its hinges like a cork from fizzy wine.
He said, "My name is Jesus: I'm the leader of the band.
Got to set up my equipment, if you boys can lend a hand."
Oh yeah. When Jesus came to play.
He set that bandstand jumping.
Yeah, and he cranked it up so loud.
And he moved up to the microphone: had the attention of the crowd.
He said, "My name is Jesus: going to turn your head around.
I'm going to make this easy.
Got no time to mess around."
Oh yeah.
When Jesus came to play.
When Jesus came to play.
When Jesus came to play.


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 This Is Not Love
  • 2 Occasional Demons
  • 3 Roll Yer Own
  • 4 Rocks on the Road
  • 5 Sparrow on the Schoolyard Wall
  • 6 Thinking Round Corners
  • 7 Still Loving You Tonight
  • 8 Doctor to My Disease
  • 9 Like a Tall Thin Girl
  • 10 White Innocence
  • 11 Sleeping With the Dog
  • 12 Gold-Tipped Boots, Black Jacket and Tie
  • 13 When Jesus Came to Play