People All Over the World, Join Hands!

 

(People all over the world) everybody,
(Join hands) join,
(Start a love train), true, (love train) true.
(People all over the world) all the world, now,
(Join hands) love ride,
(Start a love train) love ride, (love train).

The next stop that we make will be England,
Tell all the folks in Russia, and China, too.
Don’t you know that it’s time to get on board,
And let this train keep on ridin’, ridin’ on through.

Well, well,
(People all over the world) you don’t need no money,
(Join hands) come on, (start a love train),
Don’t need no tickets (love train), come on.
(People all over the world) ride this train,
(Join in) ride this train, y’all.
(Start a love train) come on, train, (love train.)

All of you brothers over in Africa,
Tell all the folks in Egypt, and Israel, too.
Please don’t miss this train at the station,
‘Cause if you miss it, I feel sorry, sorry for you.

Well-ell-ell,
(People all over the world) sisters and brothers,
(Join hands) join, come on,
(Start a love train) ride this train, y’all,
(Love train) come on.
(People all over the world) don’t need no tickets,
(Join hands) come ride,
(Start a love train, love train.) Hey, hey.

(Ahhh, let it ride.)
(Let it ride.)
(Let it ride.)

People, get on board.
(People all over the world) this train,
(Join in) gonna ride the train.
(Start a love train, love train)
Yeah, Ride the train, y’all.
(People all over the world) come on,
(Join hands) you can ride or stand, yeah,
(Start a love train, love train) makin’ love.
(People all over the world) ’round the world, y’all,
(Join hands) come on,
(Start a love train, love train.) Hey,
(People all over the world) this train,
(Join in) gonna ride the train.
(Start a love train, love train) I said sister,
(Join in) gonna ride the train.
(Start a love train, love train.)

LOVE TRAIN
Written by: Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
Performed by: The O’Jays1-1972
Appears on: Backstabbers-1972, Collectors’ Items-1977, Freedom Rock-1987*,
AM Gold: The Early ’70s-1992*2, Postcard from Philly (EP-6 Songs)-1997*,
Philly’s Super Sould Hits-2002*, Mastercuts Gold: Best of the O’Jays-2007,
et al. (*Compilations of various artists.)

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