The inspiration for the songs on this album comes from past and present events that actually did accur in my own personal life. I grew up in The Virden Addition Community in Jackson MS in the early 70s. Most of these songs are a small reflection of my teen-aged past and others are an attempt to deal with a few real life issues in a humorous kind of way. Also, on some of the songs I get a little help from up and coming Rapper Byron (Aka Black Goldie)Broomfield of the rap group Lyrical Legends better known as Mr. Black Goldie. On lead guitar is my good friend,Brent Burleson who I call Bro. Brent. That white boy can play that guitar. I ain't lying. We were just having a little fun in the studio with these songs, and we hope that you get a good laugh out of hearing them.'Cat Eyed James) Was my best friend back in the 70s, C.L. is my only living uncle, And Shirley is a second or third cousin on my daddy's side that really lived up to everything that That was said about her in the song, 'She was a hot mess from Chicago and still lives there as far as I know. To tell you the truth I'll write a song about anything or anybody that has an interesting life style. We were all just crazy kids back then I liked a lot the humorous songs that Jimmie Caster and Johnnie Guitar Watson had out back then and these songs are songs some what like them in subject matter. Artist Info. B.E. Lahmon is a 46 year old Minister of the gospel with a love for music not just gospel but all types of music such as 70s Blues.Rock,R&B,Contemporary Jazz and positive rap. In our studio we work with a lot of young people in their teens and twenties and we have a lot of fun doing it so just sit back listen to da precha and have yo self some fun you might even live longer if you laugh more. NOBODY'S FAULT BUT MINE It's 6 o'clock in the morning and I've got to get out of my bed. I've got to get myself off to work because my bills are in the red I'm up to my neck in debt just waiting for my next paycheck and it's nobody's fault but mine the shape that I'm in It's nobody's fault, Nobody's fault but mine It's nobody's fault, Nobody's fault but mine It's nobody's fault but mine the shape that I'm in (Repeat song) CAT EYED JAMES We had this friend we called cat eyed James And that boy would steal anything We had this friend we use to call cat eyed James And I declare that boy would steal I said any thing He ripped these old people off and then threatened to burn I said down their house They said if you ever bring your rougish self around here again A big black hearse James you gonna be ridding in Now that didn't faze old James at all He took that money that he stole and went straight to the mall (The Jackson Mall) But his two friends I said he did not forget I'm here to tell you that old James he cut us in We got together and we split that loot And then we went downtown and we bought new suits We got together and we split that loot And we went down to the bargan shop And bought new suits CHORUS/VAMP I miss my old friend cat eyed James,(Repeat) Ol James got himself into a fight And he tried to win with all his might He got knocked down he got up again The fight went on but James did not win JACKTOWN I live in a place, called Jacktown Would be a better place if they could get the crime down Crime in the city is at an all time high And politicians can't figure out why there's so much going on I said in Jacktown I guess the people here just like to act a clown There's so much crime on the rampage I guess it's not all a social case Rap (Glodie) In my city you better have you some friends and kind If you ridding too clean you get done in I bet you make the news at 6 and 10 telling how you got killed for your brand new rims Unsolved murders crooked police uncle Tom mayor antique cheif but them boys ride clean spinners and sprees bumpin Al Green still riding Ds prostitution pimpin big booty women,(RIPP IT GOLDIE.
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