In The Navy

Album: Go West (1979)
Charted: 2 3
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  • Where can you find pleasure, search the world for treasure
    Learn science technology?
    Where can you begin to make your dreams all come true
    On the land or on the sea?
    Where can you learn to fly, play in sports and skin dive
    Study oceanography?
    Sign off for the big band or sit in the grandstand
    When your team and others meet

    In the navy
    Yes, you can sail the seven seas
    In the navy
    Yes, you can put your mind at ease
    In the navy
    Come on people, fall an' make a stand
    In the navy, in the navy
    Can't you see we need a hand

    In the navy
    Come on, protect the motherland
    In the navy
    Come on and join your fellow man
    In the navy
    Come on people and make a stand
    In the navy, in the navy, in the navy, oh

    They want you, they want you
    They want you as a new recruit

    If you like adventure, don't you wait to enter
    The recruiting office fast
    Don't you hesitate, there is no need to wait
    They're signing up new seamen fast
    Maybe you are too young to join up today
    But don't you worry 'bout a thing
    For I'm sure there will be always a good navy
    Protecting the land and sea

    In the navy
    Yes, you can sail the seven seas
    In the navy
    Yes, you can put your mind at ease
    In the navy
    Come on people, fall an' make a stand
    In the navy, in the navy
    Can't you see we need a hand

    In the navy
    Come on, protect the motherland
    In the navy
    Come on and join your fellow man
    In the navy
    Come on people and make a stand
    In the navy, in the navy, in the navy, in the navy

    They want you, they want you
    They want you as a new recruit
    Who me?
    They want you, they want you
    They want you as a new recruit
    But, but, but, I'm afraid of water
    Hey, hey look man
    I get seasick even watchin' it on TV

    They want you, they want you in the navy
    Oh my goodness
    They want you
    What am I gonna do in a submarine?
    They want you
    They want you, they want you in the navy

    In the navy
    Yes, you can sail the seven seas
    In the navy
    Yes, you can put your mind at ease
    In the navy
    Come on people, fall in make a stand
    In the navy, in the navy
    Can't you see we need a hand

    In the navy
    Come on, protect the motherland
    In the navy
    Come on and join your fellow man
    In the navy
    Come on people and make a stand Writer/s: HENRI BELOLO, JACQUES MORALI, VICTOR EDWARD WILLIS
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyHere's some obscure trivia:
    On March 27th 1794, President George Washington & the Congress authorized the creation of the U.S. Navy and approved the construction of six frigate ships.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn March 10th 1979, "In The Navy" by the Village People entered Billboard's Top 100 chart at position #67; and on May 13th it peaked at #3 (for 2 weeks) and spent 18 weeks on the Top 100 (and for 6 of those 18 weeks it was on the Top 10)...
    And on May 19th it reached #1 (for 1 week) on the Canadian RPM Top Singles chart...
    "Y.M.C.A." preceded on the Top 100 and it peaked at #2 (for 3 weeks) and was #1 in Canada.
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