Saturday Night

Album: Wouldn't You Like It (1975)
Charted: 1
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  • S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y night!
    S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y night!
    S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y night!
    S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y night!

    Gonna keep on dancing
    To the rock and roll
    On Saturday night, Saturday night
    Dancin' to the rhythm
    In our heart and soul
    On Saturday night, Saturday night

    I-I-I-I
    Just can't wait
    I-I-I-I gotta date

    At the good ol' rock and roll
    Folk show, I've gotta go!
    Saturday night
    Saturday night

    Gonna rock it up
    Roll it up
    Do it all, have a ball
    Saturday night
    Saturday night

    S-S-S-Saturday night
    S-S-S-Saturday night
    S-S-S-Saturday night

    S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y night!
    S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y night!
    S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y night!
    S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y night!

    Gonna dance with my baby
    'Til the night is through
    On Saturday night
    Saturday night

    Tell her all the little things
    I'm gonna do
    On Saturday night
    Saturday night

    I-I-I-I love her so
    I-I-I-I'm gonna let her know

    At the good ol' rock and roll
    Folk show, I've gotta go!
    Saturday night
    Saturday night

    Gonna rock it up
    Roll it up
    Do it all, have a ball
    Saturday night

    Saturday night

    S-S-S-Saturday night
    S-S-S-Saturday night
    S-S-S-Saturday night

    S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y night!
    S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y night!
    S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y night!

    S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y night!
    S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y night!
    S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y night!

    S-S-S-Saturday night
    S-S-S-Saturday night
    S-S-S-Saturday night
    S-S-S-Saturday night

    S-S-S-Saturday night
    S-S-S-Saturday night
    S-S-S-Saturday night
    S-S-S-Saturday night Writer/s: Bill Martin, Phil Coulter
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 7

  • Seventhmist from 7th HeavenThe Bay City Rollers were from Britain and were originally called the Saxons, but they decided to change their name to something more appealing for America, where they were trying to catch on. They originally chose "The Rollers," but they also wanted something regional, so group guitarist Derek Longmuir threw a dart at a map of the United States, which landed first on Arkansas. This did not meet with anyone's approval, so a second dart was thrown. It landed near Bay City, Michigan. The band agreed to incorporate that city into the name.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn September 20th 1975, the Bay City Rollers performed "Saturday Night" on the premiere of 'Saturday Night Live with Howard Cosell' on the ABC-TV network {it was also the group’s debut performance in the U.S.A.}...
    Fifteen days later on October 5th, 1975 the song entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #85; and on December 28th, 1975 it peaked at #1 {for 1 week} and spent 17 weeks on the Top 100...
    On January 4th, 1976 it also reached #1 {for 1 week} on the Canadian RPM 100 Singles chart...
    Between 1975 and 1978 the Scottish quintet had eight Top 100 records; with three making the Top 10, their other two Top 10 records were "Money Money" at #9 for 1 week on March 26th, 1976 and "You Made Me Believe In Magic" at #10 for 2 weeks on August 7th, 1977...
    'Saturday Night Live with Howard Cosell' lasted for 18 episodes, was canceled due to poor ratings.
  • Randy from Fayettevile, ArBack in '75/'76 when this was a hit, I started 1st grade in school & remember this song. My 3 older brothers were nuts over this band & this song. I really didn't care for either! After the song was off the charts, then I saw the band on TV on various shows. I think I liked them because they all looked bizarre and clue-less. Anyway, that passed & I came to my senses. My oldest brother was the first to drop the band, after he heard they all were gay. I never heard that. Still, the song is a good Seventies example of what was going on in '75.
  • Chomper from Franjkin County, PaBack in 1976, we used to listen to this song all the time on a 45 - Speed record on my dad's record player. They used to have a comedy - variety show, where they sang and told jokes. When they were performing, they were always wearing plaided shirts and pants ; similar to the color and pattern of the Scottish kilts. They could really Rock, and all the girls would fell for them like crazy.
  • Paul from Kennewick, WaI still can't believe these guys got as far as they did. They most certainly left their, shall we say,mark on the music scene.
  • Chomper from Franjkin County, PaThe bay City got started in 1969 but broked up due to financial problems with Arista records in 1981. ..Over the years, there were numerous changes with band menbers. .. Former band member Billy Lyall died in 1989 due to AIDS - related causes. ..According to former band member Tam Paton , Lyall was gay.
  • Tim from Minneapolis, MnThis song is from the self-titled LP "Bay City Rollers." The singles "Money Honey" and "Rock'n'roll Love Letter" are from the LP "Wouldn't You Like It."
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