What does Beans for Breakfast mean?

Johnny Cash: Beans for Breakfast Meaning

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Beans for Breakfast Lyrics

I couldn't hear you for the TV, I didn't know you said goodbye
I saw your cancelled check for the airfare, didn't know flyin' got too high
Beans for breakfast once again, hard to eat 'em from the can.

I've run out of clean utensils, I'm a hungry...

  1. anonymous
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    Nov 29th 2022 !⃝

    The song is a metaphor for Johnny's pill addiction. His woman in the song left him because he's an addict.

  2. anonymous
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    Aug 9th 2011 !⃝

    Yo his bitch done left his lonesome sorry ass. Tha nigga caint cook so he b eat'n beans from a can yo.

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