The Pope Riding the Bus Photograph…

Trying to blend in…is it working?

…is in need of a soundtrack. Someone suggested 99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall. But to me, a pair of tunes instantly came to mind.

ZZ Top, Waitin’ on the Bus / Jesus Just Left Chicago.

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Michael Barber notes that evidently, the Pope forgot to call “shotgun!

Oh my!

  • Diane

    How about “The wheels on the bus go round, round, round” The old children’s song. I love him already.

  • Laura

    There’s a funny “Phineus and Ferb” episode with a phrase “Nostrils on the busssss…” every time the (fictional) soccer team the Nostrils shows up. Every time I see this photo, or one like it, I hear “Pope is on the bussss…” to the same tune!

  • Carolyn

    Nah, they’re in Rome — it’s “99 Bottle of Vino on the Wall”!

  • Denita

    ZZtop? NAH. Another one rides the Bus- by weird Al

  • Maria

    “The Pope on the bus goes bless, bless, bless…bless, bless, bless…bless, bless, bless. The Pope on the bus goes bless, bless, bless all through the town.”

    • Frank Weathers


  • Deacon Greg Kandra

    And Francis is thinking, “I shoulda hit the Little Pope’s room before we left…”

    • Frank Weathers

      Doh! Nah…it’s a really short trip. I’m surprised he didn’t walk it. :)