Going to Pasalacqua

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Going to Pasalacqua
Song length: 3:30
Album: 39/Smooth (1990)
1,039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours (1991)
Chronology
Previous song: "Green Day"
Next song: "16"

"Going to Pasalacqua" is the sixth track on 39/Smooth and the compilation album 1,039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours. It is the most popular song of 39/Smooth and it is still played live by the band to date.

"Going to Pasalacqua" is about a boy who desires to sacrifice his life for a girl he loves. The song is named after the Passalacqua Funeral Chapel in Benicia, California.

Lyrics[edit]

Main article: Going to Pasalacqua/lyrics

Other versions[edit]

  • Some pressings of the "Longview" single includes a live performance of "Going to Pasalacqua" from March 11, 1994 at Jannus Landing, St. Petersburg, Florida.
  • The live EP Foot in Mouth features a different performance of "Going to Pasalacqua"; this one was played on September 2, 1995 in Johanneshaov, Stockholm, Sweden.