The Payback

Album: The Payback (1974)
Charted: 26
  • Hey, gotta, gotta payback! (the big payback)
    I'm mad (the big payback)
    Got to get back!
    Need some get back!
    Pay Back! (the big payback)
    That's it!
    I'm mad!

    You get down with my girlfriend, that ain't right!
    Hollerin', cussin', you want to fight
    Payback is a thing you gotta see, hey
    Brother do any damn thing to me

    Sold me out, for chicken change (yes you did!)
    Told me that they, they had it all arranged
    You had me down, and that's a fact
    Now you punk, You gotta get ready
    For the big payback! (the big payback!)
    That's where I land, the big payback (the big payback!)

    I can do wheelin', I can do dealin' (yes you can!)
    But I don't do no damn squealin'
    I can dig rappin', I'm ready! I can dig scrappin'
    But I can't dig that backstabbin' (oh no!)

    The brother getting ready, that's a fact!
    Get ready you mother, for the big payback (the big payback!)
    Let me hit 'em, hit 'em Ren, hit 'em!
    Hey, hey, woo!
    Lord, Lord

    Took my money, you got my honey
    Don't want me to see what you doing to me
    I could get back
    I gotta deal with you
    I gotta deal with you
    I gotta deal with you
    I gotta deal with you
    Hey, let me tell ya!
    Get down with my woman, that ain't right!
    You hollerin' and cussin', you want to fight!
    Don't do me no darn favor
    I don't know karate, but I know Ka-Razor! (yes we do!)

    Huh, hey
    Get ready, that's a fact
    Get ready you mother for the big payback (the big payback!)
    Hey! I'm a man! I'm a man!
    I'm a son of a man, but don't they tell ya then Pappa can
    Get ready for the big payback (the big payback!)
    Hit 'em again!

    Lord, Lord
    Yeah, hey, get ready
    I need it, I need a hit again!
    Say it once
    Say it once
    Say it once
    Hit 'em back!
    The big payback!

    Sold me out for chump change
    Said my woman had it all arranged
    Tryin' to make a deal, she wants to squeal
    But I had my boys on her heels
    Saw when she comin', told a lie
    She broke down like she wanted to die

    I don't care what she does
    She gon' be doin' just like she was
    Take those kids and raise them up
    Somebody teach 'em to be righteous tough
    Take her, take that woman, it's one place she found
    Just run that mother out of town
    Make it get up! Make it get up, get out
    Make it get up! Make it get up, get out
    I'm mad! I want revenge, I want revenge (the big payback!)
    I want revenge
    I want revenge
    I want revenge, I want revenge
    Can I get some hits? I need those hits
    I need those hits, hit me

    Lord, I need those hits
    Carry on, carry on
    Pay back all of it (the big payback!)
    Oh, oh, oh (the big payback!)
    The big payback Writer/s: James Brown, John Starks, Fred Wesley
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
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