This isn’t really a bad song so much as one that I’ve never really heard outside of fundy circles. Discussion question: does fundamentalism give rise to unimaginative chord progressions?
Sometimes it takes a re-imagining and re-writing of a song before we can get over the associated twitches we have from it. Here is Glad doing a rendition of Just As I Am to which I can actually listen:
And upon the times that shalt gather thineself and thine children and thine manservant and thine maidservants and thine Pentecostal neighbors who don’t really know Jesus together into the church (never less than three times per week if thou wouldst thrive) then shalt thou sing the songs of Zion suchlike as Zion has never really [...]
Many fundamentalists (especially those of college age) have a love affair with all things Irish that borders on obsession. This yen of fundies for Ireland is a bit confusing on its face. After all, fundies don’t approve of liquor, Roman Catholics, dancing, luck, or kissing people merely based on their ethnic heritage. In fact, they [...]
Honestly, I think this presentation is mostly a way for the speaker to show off his own ability to play a bunch of different instruments. Weirdest of all, this looks like it may have been a presentation at a Valentines gathering of some kind.