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Uptempo Blues Rock in the style of and inspired by Little Feat.
Mama told me
That life can be cruel
You gotta' work real hard
Don't act like no fool


By Ted Lehman & Randy Bishop (ASCAP) (c) 2005

I lost all my money
My house and my car
Got holes in my shoes
But I can't go far
Been down so low
Been up so high
But losin' it all
Can make a grown man cry

Chorus: My Mama told me
That life can be cruel
You gotta' work real hard
Don't act like no fool
Mama told me
My Mama told me (repeat)

You know I drowned all my sorrows
With a bottle of Jack
It made me feel better
So I kept coming back
My woman she left me
She left me here all alone
You know that I'm hurtin' baby
Right down to the bone

Bridge: All these years
I've been singin' the blues
Lord I'm so tired
Of paying my dues

I've been all alone
Without even one friend
I keep coming back
I keep trying again
The songs that I sing
They come from my heart
Won't somebody listen
I'm not too old to start


from The Best of Ted, released August 15, 2012
Guitars, vocals, bass, Ted Lehman, Keyboards, guitars and vocals Randy Bishop
Performed by Ted Lehman and Randy Bishop, Recorded and produced by Ted Lehman


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Ted Lehman - Songwriter Baldwin, Georgia

Ted Lehman was born on Long Island, a child of the 60's & 70's when he began writing songs and performing them. Ted's music has been covered by many other independent artists over the years. Ted is interested in more artists covering his songs, licensing his compositions and recordings for TV, Film, and video games.
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