Protocol

by Dovetail Joint

Dovetail Joint was a rock band that formed in Chicago, Illinois in 1992. The band featured guitar/vocalist Charles Gladfelter, guitarist Robert Byrne, bassist Jon Kooker, and drummer Joe Dapier. After several years of playing locally, as well as independently releasing their self titled album in 19…




Two of us, when you whisper in my ear
Part of you, shares a thought for viewing
What hides behind, is the you that you define
Protocol... Keeping quiet is a must
Clandestine... Trading secrecy for trust
On display, for this knowledge is secure..
In the thought, you'll elect to keep it dear
We erode, the first time you make it known
Protocol... Keeping quiet is a must
Clandestine... Trading secrecy for trust
So turn a deaf ear....
And hope reticence appears
Darling I'm so sorry I let you down
Protocol... Keeping quiet is a must
Clandestine... Trading secrecy for trust
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Written by: CHARLES SPAULDING GLADFELTER

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