Motoring (William Stephenson) Stone Agate Music (BMI)

From the My Generation liner notes by Brian Cady:

Recorded April 12-14, 1965 at IBC Studios, London.

"Boy, were we relieved when we finally had our own material to record, but this was before then. I can still remember the day Keith bought a real drum kit, and threw away the biscuit tins he used on this track."
--John Entwistle

A cover of the Martha and the Vandellas song which was the B-side of the single "Nowhere To Run" released in the U.K. in March 1965. This track was originally released on the 1987 LP Two's Missing. A different stereo mix is on My Generation: Deluxe Edition and a mono mix is on the 2008 My Generation Box released in Japan

I say hey hey everybody come on let's go for a ride, motorvating,
Yeah grab your baby and pull her right by your side, motorvating,
Go around to Main Street and go on right over to here, motorvating,
Yeah we're gonna have a lot of fun,
So turn your motor on yeah and let it run,
Motorvating, yeah motorvating.

Yeah put two hands on the wheel like a real good driver should, motorvating,
Get out your door and make sure that you check your hood, motorvating,
Be sure you don't drive too fast,
You don't want it to be your last, motorvating,
Yeah we gonna motor all night long,
And when it starts to rain turn your wipers on,
Motorvating, yeah motorvating.

You turn your motor on and rev it up fast,
Put it in gear yeah and step on the gas, motorvating,
Yeah motorvating, I said I said hey hey hey everybody,
Come on let's go for a ride, motorvating,
Yeah grab your baby and pull her right by your side, motorvating,
Yeah yeah we're gonna motor all night long,
And when it starts to rain turn your wipers on, motorvating,
Yeah motorvating, yeah yeah yeah, I said yeah yeah, motorvating.

This song appears on:

Source Length notes
Two's Missing 2:51
My Generation - Deluxe Edition 2:51
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