Young Guns (Go For It!)

Album: Fantastic (1983)
Charted: 3
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  • Hey sucker
    (What the hell's got into you?)
    Hey sucker
    (Now there's nothing you can do)

    Well I hadn't seen your face around town awhile,
    So I greeted you, with a knowing smile,
    When I saw that girl upon your arm,
    I knew she won your heart with a fatal charm.
    I said "Soul Boy, let's hit the town!"
    I said "Soul Boy, what's with the frown?"
    But in return, all you could say was
    "Hi George, meet my fiancee"

    [Chorus]
    Young Guns,
    Having some fun
    Crazy ladies keep 'em on the run.
    Wise guys realize there's danger in emotional ties.
    See me, single and free
    No tears, no fears, what I want to be.
    One, two, take a look at you
    Death by matrimony!

    Hey sucker,
    (What the hell's got into you?)
    Hey sucker!
    (Now there's nothing you can do.)

    A married man? you're out of your head
    Sleepless nights, on an H.P. bed
    A daddy by the time you're twenty-one
    If your happy with a nappy then you're in for fun.
    But you're here
    And you're there
    Well there's guys like you just everywhere
    Looking back on the good old days?
    Well this young gun says caution pays!

    [Chorus]

    Young Guns,
    Having some fun
    Crazy ladies keep 'em on the run.
    Wise guys realize there's danger in emotional ties.
    See me, single and free
    No tears, no fears, what I want to be.
    One, two, take a look at you
    Death by matrimony!

    I remember when he such fun and everything was fine,
    I remember when we use to have a good time,
    Partners in crime.
    Tell me that's all in the past and I will gladly walk away,
    Tell me that you're happy now,
    Turning my back-
    Nothing to say!

    "Hey tell this jerk to take a hike,
    There's somethin' 'bout that boy I don't like"
    "Well sugar he don't mean the things he said"
    "Just get him outta my way, 'cause I'm seeing red
    We got plans to make, we got things to buy
    And you're wasting time on some creepy guy"
    "Hey shut up chick, that's a friend of mine,
    Just watch your mouth babe, you're out of line"

    Ooh!

    Get back
    Hands off
    Go for it!
    Get back
    Hands off
    Go for it!

    [Chorus] Writer/s: GEORGE MICHAEL
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Tom from OregonI can't find anywhere where it says who dang the into and middle sections of this song in early rap / hip hop style. It sounds like Whodini.

    Anybody know?
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn March 5, 1983, Wham! performed "Young Guns (Go For It!)" on the ABC-TV Saturday-afternoon program, 'American Bandstand'...
    The song didn't make Billboard's Top 100 chart, but on November 29th, 1982 it peaked at #3* {for 1 week} on the United Kingdom's Singles chart..
    Between 1982 and 1986 the duo had eleven records on the United Kingdom's Singles chart, ten made the Top 10 with five reaching #1, plus two peaked at #2...
    Sadly, George Michael passed away at the young age of 53 on December 25th, 2016...
    May he R.I.P.
    * The week that "Young Guns" peaked at #3, the #2 record that week was "Mirror Man" by the Human League and at #1 was "Beat Surrender" by the Jam...
    And from the 'For What It's Worth' department; their "Club Fantastic Megamix" was their only non-Top 10 record of their eleven charted records, it peaked at #15...
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn March 5th 1983, Wham! performed "Young Guns (Go for It!)" on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    It did not make Billboard's Hot Top 100* chart, but on March 22nd, 1983 it peaked at #1 {for 2 weeks} on the Swedish 'Topplistan' Top Singles chart...
    Just over five months later on August 14th, 1983 the duo would enter the Top 100 for the first time when "Bad Boys" debut at #90...
    Between 1983 and 1986 they had eight Top 100 records; six made the Top 10 with half of them reaching #1, "Wake Me Up Before You Go Go" for 3 weeks in 1984, "Careless Whisper" for 3 weeks in 1985, and "Everything She Wants" for 2 weeks in 1985.
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