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Goin' Places is one of The Jacksons songs that's in the album, Goin' Places. This song was written and produced by Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff and had a promotional film clip that was filmed by The Jacksons.[1]

Lyrics

  • I like the feelin’ I get
  • When I’m ridin’ in a jet
  • Say I’m goin’ places
  • I like the feelin’ I get
  • When I’m ridin’ in a jet
  • Say I’m goin’ places
  • I want to go
  • To a different land
  • Try my best
  • To understand
  • The different traditions
  • And customs
  • That people have, yeah
  • The world is bigger
  • Than this ole town
  • I wanna get my feet up
  • Off the ground
  • I’ve saved up my money
  • I’m leavin’ here today
  • ’Cause I like the feelin’ I get
  • When I’m riding in a jet
  • Say I’m goin’ places
  • I like the feelin’ I get
  • When I’m riding in a jet
  • Say I’m goin’ places
  • I wanna get
  • A first class seat
  • Climbing so high up to forthy thousand feet
  • It don’t take long
  • To get where I wanna go, yeah
  • I’m gonna have myself a ball
  • This ole world I wanna see it all
  • I got my clothes packed
  • I’m leavin’ right away
  • ’Cause I like the feelin’ I get
  • When I’m riding in a jet
  • Say I’m goin’ places
  • I like the feelin’ I get
  • When I’m riding in a jet
  • Say I’m goin’, goin’, goin’, goin’
  • The world is bigger
  • Than this ole town
  • I wanna get my feet up
  • Off the ground
  • I’ve saved up my money
  • I’m leavin’ right away
  • ’Cause I like the feelin’ I get
  • When I’m riding in a jet
  • Say I’m goin’ places
  • I like the feelin’ I get
  • When I’m riding in a jet
  • Say I’m goin’, goin’, goin’, goin’
  • Goin’, goin’, goin’, goin’
  • Ad libs
  • (New York, look out here we come)
  • Here we, here we come, yeah
  • (Detroit, look out here we come)
  • Detroit, here we come
  • (D.C., look out here we come)
  • D.C., look out here we come
  • (L.A., look out here we come)
  • L.A., look out here we come
  • (Houston, look out here we come)
  • Houston, look out here we come
  • (Chicago, Philadelphia)
  • Gary, Indiana
  • (I say we’re going accross the water)
  • Going accross the water
  • (Going accross the water)
  • Going, goin’, goin’ places
  • (Japan, look out here come)
  • Come on, yeah
  • (England, look out here we come)
  • England
  • (Scotland, look out here we come)
  • Look out, look out here we come
  • (I say Philipines)
  • Yes, indeed
  • (Russia, China, goin’ to Africa)
  • Going accross the water
  • Going accross the water, yeah
  • First class sit
  • I’m gonna see it all
  • Get it on

Charts

It charted at no.8 on the R&B singles chart and no.52 on the Hot 100 in the US, and no.26 in the UK.

In Goin' Places

This song is the 2nd song in this album.[2]

References

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