Odebury MonWords and Musicby Billy Spakemon and Lozz HipkissWritten in Black Country dialectPartial standard English translation in italics.Oh me nairm is Tummy Jones, Odebry Mon, Odebry MonOh my name is Tommy Jones, Oldbury Man, Oldbury ManMe nairm is Tummy Jones, Odebry MonMe nairm is Tummy Jones, Black Country is in me boonsMy name is Tommy Jones, Black Country is in my bonesNo marra weya ar roam, Odebry MonNo matter where I roam, Oldbury manArm a tilla, arm a loada, Odebry Mon, Odebry MonI’m a tiller, I’m a loader, Oldbury man, Oldbury manArm a tilla, arm a loada, Odebry MonIt’s the monkey boowt ar steeya pays enuff ter buy the beeyaUn the rest mar wench ar gee er Odebry MonAr left um a jus 14, Odebry Mon, Odebry MonAr left um a jus 14, Odebry MonWent off ter the Great War banged a drum they marched afoowaSid um drap theya by the score, Odebry monCum bak wairked pits un mines, Odebry Mon, Odebry MonCum bak wairked pits un mines, Odebry MonDay toil in this airth so ar med the cut me bairthWor frit on graft ard wairk, Odebry MonAwled loads frum Claytuns Warf, Odebry Mon, Odebry MonAwled loads frum Claytuns warf, Odebry MonSung boowt sungs us ard goow Sailskin Jones we’ll nairm yowYowm a boowtmon threw a threw, Odebry MonMany a trip tuk threw the Nines, Odebry Mon, Odebry MonMany a trip tuk threw the Nines, Odebry MonOde wench wuss they fer me fittul gray pays un grortyFillin up ode Sailskins bally, Odebry MonNow wen me time is threw, Odebry Mon, Odebry MonWen me time is threw, Odebry MonAve a tilla in me ond us ar steeya me BC londMe un the cut a bond, Odebry MonIn this life ar ave bin blessed, Odebry Mon, Odebry MonIn this life ar ave bin blessed, Odebry MonBreeth fresh air spit the twist un ar cant me bay un bist bay no betta life thun this, Odebry Mon Writer “Billy Spakemon” and musician Lozz Hipkiss, work together as RoosterSpake. They present and produce a wide range of performing arts and spoken word events throughout the Black Country region and have been doing so for many years. Their aim is to push the boundaries of performance by finding new audiences for Black Country creative artists and performers.The pair actively promote the Black Country through broadcasting. Lozz owns and operates a small commercial recording studio, “Roosters Studio” which is located in Rowley. From this studio he recorded and presented the weekly regional podcast for over four years. The show, which can still be downloaded and listened to by downloading from the internet, was a showcase for local talent and attracted a regular worldwide audience. Lozz has also produced several feature length shows for local radio BBC WM and the pair regularly appear on the WM Carl Chinn show.