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The Train Lyrics

"The Train" was written by Monahan, Pat/hotchkiss, Robert S.
"The Train" was written by Monahan, Pat/hotchkiss, Robert S.

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All aboard!
Or, are all y'all bored?
It's good to have y'all back now
Ladies and gents
Y'all already know what it is
God don't make no mistakes
God don't make no mistakes

Little do they know when I was brought up in this game
Pointing always in da vice from spitting, I made a change
Like the diaper on the bottom of my baby daughter
I wasn't ready to be no father, maybe, kinda, sorta

'Cause when I saw her, I swear it made a tear fall
Not tears of sorrow but of joy so listen here y'all
I grabbed the mic and moved the crowd then disappeared dog
Back in '94 that was the motherfucking year homeboy

Then that Southernplayalistic went platinum
Stacks on deck they ain't tell us to pay our taxes
Walking around the table in the kitchen just for practice
Reciting rhymes to sharpen minds, now let's deliver to the masses

It's been a good long road, now it's time for me to go
I say goodbye, goodbye, goodbye, goodbye
Time to spread my wings and high up in the sky
I can fly, I fly, I fly, so high

Welcome to my life, I think it's time we take it back
I got to give you all the facts so you can see what type of cat
That you dealing with, now on ATLiens we was killing it
And then my auntie passed, she was like my mother I was feeling it

The first person close to me to die I needed healing
But I see her as an angel when I look up at the ceiling
Like my daddy and grandaddy on both shoulders steady chilling
So you got to keep on living like each day was the beginning

It's yo birthday even on your worst day
Live it like the first day, I'm Antwan Andre
Or General Patton if you know bout Purple Ribbon or got purp
I, I be on that kryptonite, that means I can't be hurt
Gotta leave this place, it's been cool but I gotta go

It's been a good long road, now it's time for me to go
I say goodbye, goodbye, goodbye, goodbye
Time to spread my wings and high up in the sky
I can fly, I fly, I fly, so high

Leavin' on a train surely as truth remains I'll be back again
(I know we been though a lot, and I ain't perfect)
(But I swear to you I'm a changed man)
Leavin' on a train surely as truth remains I'll be back again
(From the caboose)

And now it's time to say goodbye, they should've turned me loose
I was all about my team but now I call upon my crew
I'm a family type of person but I'm deadly dolo too
You can achieve anything that you put your heart into

See the second hand won't ever stop and neither will the clock
Nigga big still hit the stage by hisself and still rock
'Cause when your faith is in the right place, see He ain't gon let you flop
You can say whatever you want, I bet you can't do it like me
Boy stop!

Before you say you can't let go
Please no excuse this time don't be afraid to fly, fly, fly
You never know what day the doors will close
It's time to say goodbye time to pack up and ride
(Bye bye bye)
Got to leave this place, it's been cool but I gotta go
I can take it from here, ladies, y'all done a good deed tonight

It's been a good long road, now it's time for me to go
I say goodbye, goodbye, goodbye, goodbye
Time to spread my wings and high up in the sky
I can fly, I fly, I fly, so high

Leavin' on a train surely as truth remains I'll be back again
(I fly, I fly, so high)
Leavin' on a train as surely as truth remains I'll be back again
(I fly, I fly, so high)

(All aboard!)

Songwriters
MONAHAN, PAT/HOTCHKISS, ROBERT S

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Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC

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