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The Man Who Called Himself Jesus

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B-side  "Poor Jimmy Wilson"
Genre  Progressive folk
Writer(s)  Dave Cousins
Format  7"
Label  A&M
Released  November 22, 1968 (1968-11-22)

"The Man Who Called Himself Jesus" is a song by English band Strawbs written by Dave Cousins. It appears on their album Strawbs. An alternative mix of the song may be found on the 2006 box set A Taste of Strawbs.



The B-side track "Poor Jimmy Wilson" is also taken from the Strawbs album.


  • Dave Cousins – lead vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Tony Hooper – backing vocals, acoustic guitar, percussion
  • Ron Chesterman – double bass
  • with

  • Richard Wilson – spoken introduction
  • References

    The Man Who Called Himself Jesus Wikipedia

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