In the Hall & Oats song "I can't go for that," they say "I'll do anything you want me to. But I can't go for that." What is it that they can't go for?
Hello and welcome to Just Answer. According to this link, http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=9529"I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)" was a phrase Daryl Hall used when he was pressured to go along with the crowd against his wishes.The link below has around 20 threads of general opinions based on listeners interpretations:: http://www.songmeanings.net/songs/view/3530822107858531884/An additional link:http://mixonline.com/mag/audio_hall_oates_cant/This is all of the relevant information I have been able to find. If there is a more concrete answer, I am confident another expert will post an additional answer, but I do feel confident the above is correct.Best,Veronica
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