One more Jesus hippie

Here’s another great example of what I was talking about in my previous post. The late great Larry Norman, backed by Mike Roe of the 77’s, hearkening back to early-’70s Jesus Rock. U2 did their own version of Norman’s second song here, with Norman’s permission. Norman’s was a friendly, sympathetic “answer song” to John Lennon’s “God.”

“I don’t believe in politics while the masses stay unfed
’Til the leaders change priorities and supply the poor with bread
Don’t believe in the revolution or the empty words of peace
You can tear all of the governments down you still won’t find release
But, oh, I believe in God.”

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