Go For It

Album: Body And Soul (1984)
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Songfacts®:

  • This song is a look at ordinary people who became extraordinary, and is meant to inspire us regular folks - Jackson said, "you can still be a hero even if you're fat or skinny or have big ears."
  • Ray Charles gets a mention in this song as one of Jackson's heroes, as he overcame his blindness to do amazing things. Babe Ruth shows up because he was fat, but still became a great baseball player. As for Jackson's biggest hero, he says it was Beethoven.

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