Jesus and Bocephus

Album: First Kiss (2015)
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Songfacts®:

  • Over a soundbed of solemn church organ and fiddle, Rock pays tribute to the man from Galilee and Hank Williams Jr. (The country star was nicknamed Bocephus by his father after Grand Ole Opry comedian Rod Brasfield's ventriloquist dummy).

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  • Alana from Portland, OrLOVE this song! Keep rocking kid!!!!
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