One Of Us

Words & Music:

Eric Bazilian

as recorded by Joan Osborne

& transcribed by R.Kilby


[capo 2 - C+9 =x 3 2 0 3 3]


Em   C+9   G   D


   Em        C+9   G             D                  Em             C

If God had a name, what would it be?  And would you call it to his face?

G            D                Em      C+9    G              D

If you were faced with him in all his glory, what would you ask?

            Em       C+9       G   D

If you had just one question?

 C+9             G     D       C+9             G     D

Yeah... yeah... God is great.  Yeah... yeah... God is good

C+9            D      

Yeah... yeah... yeah... yeah... yeah...



         Em      C+9       G   D

What if God was one of us?

         Em      C+9       G   D

Just a slob like one of us?

         Em      C+9    G             D           Em  C+9  G  D

Just a stranger on the bus trying 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




G         D            Em  C+9  G  D

Trying to make his way home...

Like up to heaven all alone...

Nobody calling on the phone...

Except for the Pope, maybe in Rome.


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