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Going Mobile (Pete Townshend) Towser Tunes, Inc.; Suolubaf Music; ABKCO Music, Inc.; Careers BMG Music Publishing (BMI)

Never played onstage by The Who, this was one of the lighter Lifehouse songs. Recorded at Olympic during May 1971. [There is an unconfirmed report that this was recorded at Stargroves in April. Another song sung by Ray near the beginning of the Lifehouse film as he and his family travel south in their hermetically-sealed van. Pete had bought a large American mobile home at the time of the 1970 Isle Of Wight concert and drove it to U.K. concerts in 1970 and 1971. The synthesizer sound is Pete playing guitar through an envelope follower connected to the synthesizer. Pete's original demo was released on his 1999 solo album Lifehouse Chronicles.]

I'm goin' home
And when I wanna go home
I'm goin' mobile
Well, I'm gonna find a home
And we'll see how it feels
Goin' mobile
Keep me movin'

I can pull up by the curb
I can make it on the road
Goin' mobile
I can stop in any street
And talk with people that we meet
Goin' mobile
Keep me movin'

Out in the woods
Or in the city
It's all the same to me
When I'm drivin' free, the world's my home
When I'm mobile

Hee, hoo!
beep beep!

Play the tape machine
Make the toast and tea
When I'm mobile
Well I can lay in bed
With only highway ahead
When I'm mobile
Keep me movin'

Keep me movin'
Over 50
Keep me groovin'
Just a hippie gypsy

Come on move now
Movin'
Keep me movin', yeah

Keep me movin', groovin', groovin', yeah
Movin', Yeah
Mobile, mobile, mobile, mobile, ...

I don't care about pollution
I'm an air-conditioned gypsy
That's my solution
Watch the police and the tax man miss me
I'm mobile
Oooooh, yeah, hee!

Mobile, mobile, mobile yeah

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