Jesus and Elvis

Album: Cosmic Hallelujah (2016)
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  • Jesus and Elvis, painted on velvet
    Hanging at the bar here every night
    It's good to be back again, oh, me and my old friends
    'Neath the neon cross and a string of Christmas lights

    Lola built this joint in sixty-seven
    And her boy went out to fight on Christmas eve
    In a war nobody won, she lost her only son
    Now everything he loved is what you see

    Jesus and Elvis, painted on velvet
    Hanging at the bar here every night
    It's good to be back again, oh, me and my old friends
    'Neath the neon cross and a string of Christmas lights

    Mama told them Jesus loves a sinner
    His daddy said that music saved his soul
    Between the rockers and the band
    It's a fitting promise land
    For the kings of kings and the king of rock and roll

    Jesus and Elvis, painted on velvet
    Hanging at the bar here every night
    It's good to be back again, oh, me and my old friends
    'Neath the neon cross and a string of Christmas lights

    So if you need a shot of whiskey and redemption
    Where the delta meets the sea of Galilee
    Get washed in the blood of the Mississippi mud
    Come all you non-believers and you'll see

    Jesus and Elvis, painted on velvet
    Hanging at the bar here every night
    It's good to be back again, oh, me and my old friends
    'Neath the neon cross and a string of Christmas lights

    It's good to be back again, oh, me and my old friends
    'Neath the neon cross and a string of Christmas lights
    'Neath the neon cross and a string of Christmas lights
    By and by, Lord, by and by Writer/s: Allison Moorer, Hayes Carll, Matraca Berg
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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