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People Get Ready
The Impressions Lyrics


People get ready, there's a train a comin'
You don't need no baggage, you just get on board
All you need is faith, to hear the diesels hummin'
Don't need no ticket, you just thank the Lord

So people get ready, for the train to Jordan
Picking up passengers coast to coast
Faith is the key, open the doors and board 'em
There's hope for all, among those loved the most

There ain't no room for the hopeless sinner
Whom would hurt all mankind, just to save his own, believe me now
Have pity on those whose chances grow thinner
For there is no hiding place, against the kingdom's throne

So people get ready there's a train a comin'
You don't need no baggage, you just get on board
All you need is faith, to hear the diesels hummin'
Don't need no ticket, you just thank the Lord

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Curtis Mayfield

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Keith Fuqua

Amen brothers. Get ready people

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oops44

People Get Ready

People get ready
There's a train a comin'
You don't need no baggage
You just get on board
All you need is faith
To hear the diesels hummin'
You don't need no ticket
You just thank the Lord

So people get ready
There'a a train to Jordan
Picking up passengers
Coast to coast
Faith is the key
Open the doors and board them
There's hope for all
Among those loved the most

There ain't no room
For the hopeless sinner
Who would hurt all mankind
Just to save his own
Have pity on those whose
Chances grow thinner
There's no hiding place
Against the Kingdom's throne

So people get ready
There's a train a comin'
You don't need no baggage
You just get on board
All you need is faith
To hear the diesels hummin'
Don't need no ticket
You just thank the Lord



Ceo founder

When music had soul, meaning and harmony!
Masterpiece/masterclass of a song!
Thank you to the late great and legendary: Mr.
Curtis Mayfield!
Rest In Glory.
Thank you to the almighty Impressions!
Salute!
Did "770" individuals really dislike this historic ballad?
Sad!



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Daniel McDermott

I too have terminal cancer. The Doctors thought I might last about three months. That was more than four months ago. Now my faith is in the Lord not in Doctors. This song has pushed me further in the right direction to have faith in the Lord. Curtis told me to get ready. With both feet firmly on the ground, eyes streight ahead watching the tracks, and no baggage, I'm ready. Thanks for this posting, and I'm sure all of us who have a keen understanding of Mr. Mayfield's intent thank you as well.

Definitive1

May You Rest Peacefully. 🙏🏽

Dan Dugan

As Curtis sings “Faith is the key” & “hope for all.”

Dan Dugan

Danny you’re in my prayers my friend.Take care and hang in there.

Tommyd james

God bless you

Steve Anderson

Lovely post sir.

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Robert Goines

"You don't need no ticket you just thank the Lord" all praise to Jesus

Austin S.

Lmao

Tracie Martin

@Robert Goines Amen! One of the most beautiful verses I've ever heard.

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