Thursday, March 12, 2009

Televangelist Swine

Ozzy Osbourne's Miracle Man tells it like it is about greedy, evil televangelists


Lyrics:

Miracle Man

[Daisley - Osbourne - Wylde]

I'm looking for a Miracle Man
That tells me no lies
I'm looking for a Miracle Man
Who's not in disguise
I don't know where he'll come from
And I don't know where he's been
But it's not our Jimmy Sinner
Because he's so obscene

Miracle Man got busted
Miracle Man got busted

Today I saw a Miracle Man
On TV cryin'
Such a hypocritical man
Born again, dying

He don't know where he's going
But we know just where he's been
'Twas our little Jimmy Sinner
That I saw on the screen

Miracle Man got busted
Miracle Man got busted
Miracle Man got busted
Miracle Man

A Devil with a crucifix
Brimstone and fire
He needs another carnal fix
To take him higher and higher
Now Jimmy, he got busted
With his pants down
Repent ye wretched sinner
Self righteous clown

Miracle Man got busted
Miracle Man got busted
Miracle Man got busted
Miracle Man got busted

Miracle Man got busted
Miracle Man got busted
Miracle Man got busted

5 comments:

Cole said...

I remember that song.

Metallica's got one about greedy preachers called "Lepper Messiah"

It's awesome.


Spineless from the start, sucked into the part
circus comes to town, you play the lead clown
Please, please
spreading his disease, living by his story
Knees, knees
falling to your knees, suffer for his glory
You will You will You will You will

Time for lust, time for lie
time to kiss your life goodbye
Send me money, send me green
Heaven you will meet
Make your contribution
and you'll get a better seat
Bow to Leper Messiah

Marvel at his tricks, need your Sunday fix
blind devotion came, rotting your brain
chain chain
Join the endless chain
Taken by this leper

Fame, Fame
Infection is the game, stinking drunk with power
We see We see We see We see

Time for lust, time for lie
time to kiss your life goodbye
Send me money, send me green
Heaven you will meet
Make your contribution
and you'll get a better seat
Bow to Leper Messiah

Bow to Leper Messiah

Witchery, weakening
sees the sheep are gathering
set the trap, hypnotize
now you follow

Time for lust, time for lie
time to kiss your life goodbye
Send me money, send me green
Heaven you will meet
Make your contribution
and you'll get a better seat

Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lieeeeeeeeeee

Uruk said...

Yeah, I remember ol' Jimmy Swaggart. My mom and I used to watch him on TV all the time-- right up to when he ended up in front of his congregation crying because he was messing around with prostitutes.

I think it even happened twice!

And he is still on TV to this day! Just not as popular as before.

Oh, and Leper Messiah.

Got that on my mp3 player. Listened to it a few days ago.

Now that Cole mentioned it, I think it's time to crank it up right now!

Stardust said...

I'll have to look that one up and listen to it. I probably heard it before and will know it when I hear it.

Uruk, I remember that whole Jimmy Swaggart thing very clearly. He was sobbing like a pathetic moron. Not manly at all. Tears running down his face. I don't know if he was seriously sorry or not, but I was embarrassed for him. Actually, he didn't need to do that on public television. I get the feeling that it was all for show..."look how so very sorry I am...I want to keep my riches and money rolling in! Please forgive me"

Uruk said...

Swaggart was "crying" because "a broken spirit and a contrite heart God will not despise". Swaggart had to put on that show, as you suggest, so that he can keep his riches.

The congregation had to accept him after all that boo-hooing, because God would never turn away a "broken spirit" or a "contrite heart".

But you know, and I know that he simply got caught. That's all.

I bet he still has his riches, too.

And people give their last to a ministry like that.

Stardust said...

Uruk, some people think that if they give enough money the myth will become real. They think they can buy an afterlife.