"Going Down" as written by and Micheal O'suilleabhain /....
I'm going down
I'm going, down, down, down
Down, down
Yes, I'm going down, yes
I'm going down, down, down
Down, down
Yes, I've got my feet in the window
Got my head on the ground

Let me down
And close that box car door
Yes, let me down
And close that box car door
Well, I'm goin' back to Chattanooga
And sleep on sister Irene's door

Hey!

Yes, I'm going down
I'm going down
I'm going, down, down, down
Down, down

Yes, I got my feet in the window
I got my head on the ground


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"Going Down" as written by Don Nix

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentI think this song is about a guy who feels like he is 'going down.'
    JayCeezyon June 10, 2011   Link
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    Song MeaningLike all good blues songs the song has a literal and figurative meaning.
    Literally, it's about a guy hopping on a train boxcar and going down from Chicago to Chattanooga to stay with his sister.
    Figuratively, it his lot in life that is going down. He has to jump a boxcar to go sleep on his sisters porch, implying that he is broke and homeless.
    rockabiton May 27, 2015   Link

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