"I'm Goin' Down" is a 1984 song written and performed by American rock singer Bruce Springsteen. In 1985 it became the sixth single released from his massively successful album Born in the U.S.A.
"I'm Goin' Down" was recorded in May 1982 during the first wave of Born in the U.S.A. sessions. The track went on and off and back on the short list to make the album, finally bumping "Pink Cadillac" out of a place and into the B-side queue.
The song peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles charts in fall 1985. .