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Words and music: Bobby Bradock Performer: George Jones Album: Hallelujah Weekend Would They Love Him Down in Shreveport Today G Em C Am7 If they saw Him riding in, long hair flying in the wind, G Em D Would they love Him down in Shreveport today? G Em C Am7 If they heard He was a Jew and a Palestinian too, G D7 C G Would they love him down in Nashville today? Em C Am7 If they saw Him talk with ease to the junkies drunks and thieves, G Em D Would they love Him out in Wichita today? G Em C Am7 Would the rich men think it funny if He said give up your money? G D7 C G Would they love Him up on Wall Street today? C G If He made the wine to water, gave it to their sons and daughters, Bb dim D What would the folks in Salt Lake City say? G Em C Am7 If He talked of brotherhood as He walked their neighbourhoods, G D7 C G Would they love him up in Boston today? C G If He said love those who use you, and forgive those who abuse you, Bb dim D If He turned the other cheek what would you say? G Em C Am7 Would you laugh and call Him crazy and then send Him on His way, D7 C G If walked right into your town today? G Em C Would you laugh and call Him crazy and then send Him on His way, Am7 D7 C G If walked right into your town today?Home