800 Pound Jesus

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Sawyer Brown

Sawyer Brown is an American country music band founded in 1981 in Apopka, Florida, by five members of country pop singer Don King's road band: Bobby Randall (guitar) and Jim Scholten (bass guitar), both from Midland, Michigan; Joe Smyth (drums), Gregg "Hobie" Hubbard (keyboards), and Mark Miller (l… more »

I saw a garage sale
 Pulled up in the yard
 Found a statue of Jesus 
It was eight feet tall 
He held out his arms
And he seemed all alone 
So I loaded him up
And drove him home

Out by my driveway he
 Looks down the street 
With his long hair and sandals made
Of rebar and concrete 
I painted him white with a long purple robe
He's a rock of ages on our gravel road

He's an eight-hundred pound Jesus
 Standing taller than a tree
He's an eight-hundred pound Jesus
A bigger man than you or me

I thought loosin' my job was 
The end of the world 
Till my best pal ran off with my best girl
I felt suicidal with no real friends 
So I walked outside with a rope in my hand

Out by that statue there's a big old tree
So I stood on his shoulders 
And I counted to three 
I had every intention of buying the farm
But when I jumped off he caught me in his arms


I wanted to return the favor to him
'Cause I never had a more solid friend
So I planted some flowers 
All around his feet
And I bought him a flock 
Of ceramic sheep


He's a bigger man
Than you or me


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800 Pound Jesus