Australian singles chart:
Go All the Way entered the Kent charts on 2 October 1972 and peaked at #14. The song was #85 on the Top 100 of 1972.
The song is on Raspberries which entered the Kent album charts on 5 February 1973 and peaked at #30.
Record label of Australian release:
Below: Live version recorded at The House of Blues, Sunset Strip, 2022
This song is about a girl trying to convince a guy to “go all the way,” meaning to have sex with him. Carmen told Blender magazine in 2006 that he was inspired by The Rolling Stones performance of Let’s Spend The Night Together when Mick Jagger had to sing it as “let’s spend some time together.”
Said Carmen, “I knew then that I wanted to write a song with an explicitly sexual lyric that the kids would instantly get but the powers that be couldn’t pin me down for.”
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/the-raspberries/go-all-the-way
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