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From her 1975 album Horses. This is based on the Morrison tune, but its lyrics are reinvented for the nascent punk rock movement, retaining only the chorus, and adding possibly ironic allusions to the sacred versions. It memorably begins, "Jesus died for somebody's sins / But not mine". which was later adopted as a slogan by the band Crass

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Jesus died for somebody's sins but not mine
Meltin' in a pot of thieves
Wild card up my sleeve
Thick heart of stone

Patti Smith - Gloria Lyrics

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  • The tempo shift is what makes the song, in my opinion. Accompanied by the wonderful vocals and yes, one of the best opening lines in the history of music. Timeless!
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