Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King
Date 1962
Source Llllloco-Motion (album)

"The Loco-Motion" is a song written by the team of Gerry Goffin and Carole King in 1962. Little Eva initially performed the song for her album Llllloco-Motion and was subsequently and popularly covered by Grand Funk Railroad and Kylie Minogue.

In The Jim Henson Hour episode "Outer Space," Kermit and Lindbergh are beamed into a malfunctioning Digit's head. They come across a control panel marked "Locomotion" and boot it up. Suddenly, Digit starts imitating a train and starts singing the first line of the song.

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