"Johnny Too Bad" as written by Winston Bailey, Hylton Beckford, Derrick Crooks and Delroy Wilson....
i'm here again
i wanna have sex with you
let me tell ya let me tell ya
let me tell ya what im gonna do

i said

we start to love 100 ways
we still love you 5000 ways
but everybody wanna hear me story
that i'm gonna tell ya gonna lovin' story?
its like i got it back

(UB40 Props)
Runnin down the road
with a pistol in your hand
whoa no, you are the babylon
Come down!

One of one of these days,
I'm gonna leave ya for
whoa no, oh yeah. go down

Bring it down now, bring it now
Yeah i want some more, i want some more

let me know, girl, let me know
won't you let me know
if you wanna go for a ride
oh no, let me get inside

oh no, oh we, love no one but me
and i'll never never never
ill never set you free
good gosh, come down, see?

i need a love i can rely on
i'll give you my shoulder to cry on
say youll never never never
love no one but me

whoa, a little bitta soul yeah yeah

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    General Commentthat "dope fiend dead bastard" has sold 17 million albums and counting, and at least isn't some self-conscious little faggot who needs to talk shit about famous people online to make himself feel better. and, in case you didn't know, steve earle was a drug addict as well homie, and in case you also didn't know, this song was never intended to be released, is recorded live in the studio with them fucking around and shit, brad starts simply talking to his band mates in the middle of the recording. this wasn't something they were going to put out into the world normally, it was put on their box set of rarities and outtakes. because it is a rarity, and it IS an outtake. have you even heard this recording?
    jbjacobson October 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentHey, the original version is brilliant, but this isn't meant as a cover since it only has two lyrics from the original!.. It's a 'Freestyle', which should be added to its title!
    m7mon October 21, 2008   Link
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    General CommentSure, Brad may have butchered the lyrics, but he sounded damn good doing it, and this was mostly a freestyle. "Running down the road with a pistol in your hand, you are the Babylon..." This is one of my favorite Sublime songs because it's just so free and spontaneous. It reminds me of 91 Freestyle, but it's better than that, because it has more substance to it. God, I love Sublime bootlegs and Everything Under the Sun. Best investment I made when it comes to Sublime.
    komickazeon November 14, 2010   Link
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    General CommentSteve Earle wrote this song, this is a great song but poorly interpreted by this dope fiend dead bastard
    Brachson July 13, 2008   Link

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