I Want to Take You Higher

Sly & the Family Stone

About I Want to Take You Higher

"I Want to Take You Higher" is a song by the soul/rock/funk band Sly and the Family Stone, the B-side to their Top 30 hit "Stand!". Unlike most of the other tracks on the Stand! album, "I Want to Take You Higher" is not a message song; instead, it is simply dedicated to music and the feeling one gets from music. Like nearly all of Sly & the Family Stone's songs, Sylvester "Sly Stone" Stewart was credited as the sole songwriter.


Year:
1981
5:22
114 

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Freddie: 	Feeling's gettin' stronger
Larry: 		Music's gettin' longer too
Rose:		Music is flashin' me
Sly:		I want to take you higher
		Baby baby baby light my fire

All:		Boom shaka-laka-laka Boom shaka-laka-laka

Freddie:	Feeling's nitty-gritty
Larry:		Sound is in the city too
Rose:		Music's still flashin' me
Sly:		Don't ya want to get higher
		Baby baby baby light my fire.

All:		Boom shaka-laka-laka Boom shaka-laka-laka

All Repeated: Higher!

Sly:		C'mon light my fire
		Want to take you higher

All:            Boom shaka-laka-laka Boom shaka-laka-laka

Freddie: 	Feeling that should make you move
Larry:		Sounds that should help you groove
Rose:		Music still flashin' me
Sly:		Take your places
		I want to take you higher
		Baby baby baby light my fire.

All:		Boom shaka-laka-laka Boom shaka-laka-laka

All Repeated: Higher!
Sly:		Let's take you, do you want to go, etc. 

All Repeated: Boom shaka-laka-laka Boom shaka-laka-laka, Higher!

All Repeated: Boom shaka-laka-laka Boom shaka-laka-laka, Higher!

All Repeated: Boom shaka-laka-laka Boom shaka-laka-laka

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Written by: Sylvester Stewart

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