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The Tragically Hip, often referred to simply as The Hip, was a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario, that was active between 1983 and 2016. The band was made up of Gordon Downie [1964-2017] (lead vocals and guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Rob Baker (guitar, known as Bobby Baker until 1994), Gord Sinclair (bass) and Johnny Fay (drums). The band released 12 studio albums, two live albums, 1 EP, and 54 singles. Nine of their albums reached No. 1 in Canada. They received numerous Canadian Music awards, including 16 Juno Awards. The band's final album and tour were in 2016, following Downie being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in December, 2015. more »


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1992
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Richard talks too slow
He'd get interrupted long before
I always loved that guy
And he's not on TV anymore

To get out before
He had the wherewithal
To get out before
He had the wherewithal

You've got to coax him slow
That's the only way that he'll confess
Tell him that the truth
Will help him live with less

To get out before
He had the wherewithal
To get out before
He had the wherewithal

And that's a breathy body of work
Set your sights inward for a leaner look
And that's a breathy body of work
Set your sights inward for a leaner look

Richard died real slow
He won't get interrupted anymore
I always loved that guy
And he's not on TV anymore

To get out before
He had the wherewithal 
To get out before
He had the wherewithal

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Written by: Gordon Downie, Gordon Sinclair, Johnny Fay, Paul Langlois, Robert Baker

Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing

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