People Get Ready
The Impressions

People get ready
There's a train a-comin'
You don't need no baggage
You just get on board
All you need is faith
To hear the diesels hummin'
You don't need no ticket
You just thank the Lord

Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1965
  • from the album People Get Ready (1965)
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • ranks #24 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • written by Curtis Mayfield
  • produced by Johnny Pate
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