Going Up The Country
Canned Heat
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I'm going up the country, babe, don't you wanna go?
I'm going up the country, babe, don't you wanna go?
I'm going to some place where I've never been before
1969
11
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1969
  • peaked at No. 19 on the UK Singles chart in 1969
  • from the Canned Heat double album, Living the Blues (1968)
  • "Going Up The Country" is a cover of the song "Bull Doze Blues" recorded by Henry Thomas in the 1920s; musically the songs are the same - the only difference between the original and the Canned Heat cover are the lyrics
  • Canned Heat's biggest hit
  • lead vocals: Alan Wilson
  • flute solo: Jim Horn
  • written by Alan Wilson
  • produced by Skip Taylor, Canned Heat
  • recorded at I.D. Sound Recorders, Hollywood, CA
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