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Jesus Children of America Lyrics

from Innervisions

"Jesus Children of America" is track #6 on the album Innervisions. It was written by Wonder, Stevie.
"Jesus Children of America" is track #6 on the album Innervisions. It was written by Wonder, Stevie.

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Hello Jesus
Jesus children
Jesus loves you
Jesus children
Hello children Jesus loves you of America

Are you hearing
What he's saying?
Are you feeling
What you're praying?
Are you hearing, praying, feeling what you say inside?

You'd better tell
Your story fast
And if you lie
It will come to pass

(Tell me!) Tell me holy
(Holy roller) Holy roller
(Are you standing) Are you standing
(Like a soldier?) Like a soldier?
(Well) Are you standing for everything you talk about?
Holy roller

Say (Transcen) transcendental
(Dental meditation) Meditation
(Speaks of) Speaks of inner
(Inner preservation) Preservation
(Well) Transcendental meditation gives you peace of mind
Peace of mind

You'd better tell
Your story fast
And if you lie
It will come to pass

Tell 'em
Don't lie to 'em
Don't tell lies (Tell 'em)
Don't lie to 'em

Ooh (Tell 'em)
(Don't lie to 'em) Hu hu yeah
(Tell 'em)
(Don't lie to 'em) Oh let me tell you
(Tell me) Tell me junkie
(If you're able) If you're able
(Playing) Are you playing your cards
(On the table) On the table
(Yeah) Are you happy when you stick a needle in your vein
Hey hey (Tell the children) hey

(Jesus) Jesus died on
(Cross for you) Cross for you
(Mary) Mary is just
(Looking at you) Looking at you
(Yeah) Mother Mary feels so much pain
(Looking at him)

So, you better tell
(Tell your story) Your story fast
Tell your story, story!
And if you lie (Yeah, tell your story)
It will come to pass (Yeah, tell your story, story!)

You better tell
(Tell your story) Your story fast
Tell your story, story!
And if you lie (Yeah, tell your story)
It's gonna come to pass (Yeah, hey!)

Um, I need you Jesus

Songwriters
WONDER, STEVIE

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Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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