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    I havent done my research in this so I may have missed it somewhere. But does anyone know what the special meaning of the song "Josephina" was? I heard that it was an extremely special song to Eddie and Gary, but it's like they kept the meaning between themselves. Did I miss something?
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    Quote Originally Posted by VHKC1984 View Post
    I havent done my research in this so I may have missed it somewhere. But does anyone know what the special meaning of the song "Josephina" was? I heard that it was an extremely special song to Eddie and Gary, but it's like they kept the meaning between themselves. Did I miss something?
    It's about their mothers when they were young and full of life...

    Getting to know their younger selves...

    "I've known you for all of mine
    But not all of yours"
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    Quote Originally Posted by James in New York View Post
    It's about their mothers when they were young and full of life...

    Getting to know their younger selves...

    "I've known you for all of mine
    But not all of yours"
    Josephina is also Gary's Mum's name.

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    Great song and yes that is correct it's about Gary's mom.

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    And if I remember correctly it’s got “You Were Always On My Mind” in the fade out because she used to sing it to Gary.

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    I always though it was about a coke whore hotel on the south side of Houston....lmmfao
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    Quote Originally Posted by Metalsludge View Post
    And if I remember correctly it’s got “You Were Always On My Mind” in the fade out because she used to sing it to Gary.
    The "la-da-da's?" Interesting. Never heard that story. So the quote's not in chorus but the "Maybe I..." Got it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VHrox12 View Post
    Great song and yes that is correct it's about Gary's mom.
    Agreed. I also think that's a cool tune.
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    I always dug it. Its not a VH type of song and I get why people don't like it. In fact since Eddie's passing, I do have a better appreciation of VH3. Yeah its no WACF but its also not St Anger either. Just a different type of album

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    Quote Originally Posted by ziggysmalls View Post
    I always dug it. Its not a VH type of song and I get why people don't like it. In fact since Eddie's passing, I do have a better appreciation of VH3. Yeah its no WACF but its also not St Anger either. Just a different type of album
    I really enjoy VH 03 since day 01!

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