Working For The Weekend

Album: Get Lucky (1981)
Charted: 29
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  • Everyone's watching, to see what you will do
    Everyone's looking at you, oh
    Everyone's wondering, will you come out tonight
    Everyone's trying to get it right, get it right

    Everybody's working for the weekend
    Everybody wants a little romance
    Everybody's goin' off the deep end
    Everybody needs a second chance, oh
    You want a piece of my heart
    You better start from start
    You wanna be in the show
    Come on baby lets go

    Everyone's looking to see if it was you
    Everyone wants you to come through
    Everyone's hoping it'll all work out
    Everyone's waiting they're holding out

    Everybody's working for the weekend
    Everybody wants a little romance
    Everybody's goin' off the deep end
    Everybody needs a second chance, oh
    You want a piece of my heart
    You better start from start
    You wanna be in the show
    Come on baby lets go

    You want a piece of my heart
    You better start from start
    You wanna be in the show
    Come on baby lets go

    You want a piece of my heart
    You better start from start
    You wanna be in the show
    Come on baby lets goWriter/s: MATTHEW FRENETTE, MATTHEW ROBERT FRENETTE, MIKE RENO, PAUL DEAN, PAUL WARREN DEAN
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 6

  • Paul B. from South Jersey, UsaOne of my favorite songs...!
    Especially to dance to the awesome hook!
  • Luke from Manchester, UkDrew - B'ham, Al - Big Brother didn't write or originally record Piece Of My Heart. It was written by Jerry Ragovoy and Bert Berns and originally recorded by Erma Franklin (Aretha's big sister) in 1967.
  • Esskayess from Dallas, TxFor years, Seattle station KUBE would play this song at 5 pm every Friday, preceded by a familiar brass fanfare, the screech of a bird and Fred Flintstone’s “Eeee-Yabba-Dabba-Doo!” plus a chorus of voices shouting “IT’S THE WEEKEND!” I always enjoyed hearing that.
  • Jeff from Boston, MaOne of the best opening riffs ever, then the rest of the song is completely ordinary. Compare to the Hollies' "Long Cool Woman".
  • Bob from Schenectady, NyWhen I was a kid I always thought they meant they were working on the weekend. Some people would go camping for the weekend, they were working.
  • Drew from B\'ham, AlFor a while, I thought this was the song titled "Piece of My Heart" from hearing the last line of the refrain, until I listened to the real "Piece of My Heart". I should've known this (by Loverboy) does not sound like Big Brother & the Holding Company. Anyway, I like this better than "Piece of My Heart".
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