Goodness Gracious

by Alan Doyle

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RESIST THE OLD GUARD

THIRD IN A SERIES OF SONGS FOR CHARITY
by voices other than the straight white male

All proceeds from this track donated to ACLU

Alan Doyle is 2013 Absolute Best of Tulsa award winner in the Hip-Hop category.

He's opened shows for well known artists including: Bone Thugs N Harmony, Coolio, CES CRU, Afroman, Waka Flocka Flame, Murs, Johnny Polygon, We The Ghost, Jabee, Taddy Porter, DJ P & many more.

Five albums, three EPs,...

And yet, he's still unknown.

lyrics

Much like the wrecks, I'm in effect
You done pushed play, I can't eject
And if I'm on the island of disrespect
Still get down like wi-fi, you disconnect
And keep me out the loop, need no inter dispersal
Million dollar men try to treat me like Virgil
Fuck 'em & their money, I don't care if that irks 'em
Or hurts 'em
I am on a path, come along if you wanna
And if you're gonna, just keep your seatbelt on cause it's a bumpy come up
Style's phenomenal like AJ, clash on Bloody Sunday
You are known & I am obscure, I find it lovely
Decade & a half tenure, still a beginner
Still an opposite of a winner like Biggie said
Old classmates mention me & say "I think he's dead"
Alan Doyle's alive, stating facts, no jive

(Hook)
I ain't changed the game
And don't expect me to change my name
A lotta y'all want me to change for fame
Well, ain't that a damn shame? (x2)

You know I gotta do it proper on that Coolzey beat
Living in the Sooner State, that's where you'll see me
Cause it's hard to pick up gigs when I ain't got no connects
Elsewhere, I stay local to find some more respect
Call it foolish.... or call it paying my dues
The way they judge means they cannot last a day in my shoes
So walk away barefoot, let me get back to business
And chunk deuces like I'm Nigel McGuinness
I'ma compose my non-greatest hits
I'm convinced this is the most success I'll ever get
I had my episodes of sadness
Then, I switched up, who's gonna control the madness
Close to stoppage time, how can I top these rhymes
My way & that's dopeness personified
Last album said things you didn't understand
Goodness gracious, again I gotta say this

(Hook)

credits

released June 20, 2017
Alan Doyle - words
Coolzey - music
Ben Lebovitz - mix
Fresh Kils - master

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Public School Records Los Angeles, California

Independent record label. There will be hip hop, pop punk, alt rock and indie pop from artists like Coolzey, Lipstick Homicide, Copywrite and Belly Belt. Jason lives in Iowa. Zach lives in Los Angeles.

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