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lirik lagu agents of good roots – the ballad of hobby & the piano

lyrics: jones
music: jones

lyrics:

hobby was an only child
he couldn’t see or hear or read.
but heard a voice inside his head
hobby was the deaf kid.

started playing toy piano
practiced morning, noon and night
got a gig and stole the show
hobby was a virtuoso.

now he’s playing bop jazz
a debussy in neck tie.
wynton came and couldn’t speak
when hobby played “a love supreme”.

(chorus):
i know you hear something free
hobby was the bomb inside me
ears don’t feel
eyes can’t see
hobby was the deaf
king of swing

saw him on -rs-nio
you knew that he could really blow
for hobby had completely floored us
by the time he hit the second chorus

now he’s playin’ out sh-t.
shaved his hair and started smokin’
met a girl as sweet as honey
she robbed him blind and stole his money

but found some peace inside a thought
where his music never stopped.
and out of nowhere came a light
his ears could hear his eyes had sight.

(chorus)

now hobby don’t play no more
can’t hear the chords that used to move him
he opened up a record shop
the specialty is hip-hop

- lirik lagu agents of good roots