One of Us

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Joan Osborne

Joan Elizabeth Osborne (born July 8, 1962) is an American singer-songwriter. She is best known for her song "One of Us". She has toured with Motown sidemen the Funk Brothers and was featured in the documentary film about them, Standing in the Shadows of Motown. more »

If God had a name what would it be?
And would you call it to his face?
If you were faced with Him in all His glory 
What would you ask if you had just one question?

And yeah, yeah, God is great 
Yeah, yeah, God is good
And yeah, yeah, yeah-yeah-yeah

What if God was one of us?
Just a slob like one of us
Just a stranger on the bus
Tryin' to make his way home?

If God had a face what would it look like?
And would you want to see if, seeing meant
That you would have to believe in things like heaven 
And in Jesus and the saints, and all the prophets?

And yeah, yeah, God is great 
Yeah, yeah, God is good
And yeah, yeah, yeah-yeah-yeah

What if God was one of us?
Just a slob like one of us
Just a stranger on the bus
Tryin' to make his way home?

Just tryin' to make his way home
Like back up to heaven all alone  Nobody callin' on the phone 
'Cept for the Pope maybe in Rome

And yeah, yeah, God is great 
Yeah, yeah, God is good
And yeah, yeah, yeah-yeah-yeah

What if God was one of us?
Just a slob like one of us
Just a stranger on the bus
Tryin' to make his way home?

Just tryin' to make his way home
Like a holy rolling stone
Back up to heaven all alone 
Just tryin' to make his way home
 Nobody callin' on the phone 
'Cept for the Pope maybe in Rome

Written by: ERIC BAZILIAN, ERIC M. BAZILIAN

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