COUNTRY MUSIC COMING FROM HARLEM

by Knock 'Em Alive

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Lyrics & Vocals: John Q. Gruber
Harmony Vocals: Ben Wise
Composition, Engineering and Mixing: Jamie Muffet

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VERSE 1:
You read the Cliff Notes version of the Bible
Join the marathon at the 25th mile
We all have our savior on speed dial
But you gotta do the work yourself every once in a while

CHORUS:
Cause adversity, she's a darling
Easy Street I beg your pardon
To you that sounds as foreign
As country music coming from Harlem

VERSE 2:
You'll take the keys to the castle
As long as it does come with any hassle
If its not smooth sailing then brother, you're bailing
You wanna get high without even inhaling

CHORUS:
Cause adversity, she's a darling
Easy Street I beg your pardon
To you that sounds as foreign
As country music coming from Harlem

OUTRO:
It takes more than praying down on your knees
You gotta get up everyday and roll up your sleeves

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John Q. Gruber (aka “Knock ‘Em Alive”) will be forever indebted to music. He writes and records songs as a form of pay-back (with interest), hoping to add to the long-term value of the vault. Nothing loaned him more inspiration than New York City between the years 1977 to 1984. It was gritty, grimy and explosively-charged. These were the times of a near-bankrupt city, the reign of Th ... more

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