Another Saturday Night

Album: Ain't That Good News (1963)
Charted: 19 6
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  • "Rolling, 'Saturday Night', take eight"
    "Here we go
    One, two, three, four"

    Another Saturday night
    And I ain't got nobody
    I got some money 'cause I just got paid
    Now, how I wish I had someone to talk to
    I'm in an awful way
    Let me tell you 'bout it, lookie here

    I got in town a month ago
    I seen a lotta girls since then
    If I could meet 'em I could get 'em
    But as yet I haven't met 'em
    That's why I'm in the shape I'm in

    Here, another Saturday night
    And I ain't got nobody
    I got some money 'cause I just got paid
    Now, how I wish I had someone to talk to
    I'm in an awful way

    Now, another fella told me
    He had a sister who looked just fine
    Instead of being my deliverance
    She had a strange resemblance
    To a cat named Frankenstein

    Here, another Saturday night
    And I ain't got nobody
    I got some money 'cause I just got paid
    Now, how I wish I had some chick to talk to
    I'm in an awful way, yeah

    Man, another Saturday night, ain't got nobody
    If I'd've been back home now, I'd've been swinging
    Two chicks on my arm
    Lord, sad weekend
    Let me tell you now, huh

    It's hard on a fella
    When he don't know his way around
    If I don't find me a honey
    To help me spend my money
    I'm gonna have to blow this town

    Here, another Saturday night
    And I ain't got nobody
    I got some money 'cause I just got paid
    Now, how I wish I had someone to talk to
    I'm in an awful

    Here it is, another Saturday night
    And I ain't got nobody
    I got some money 'cause I just got paid
    Now, how I wish I had some chick to talk to
    I'm in an awful

    One more time, another Saturday night
    And I ain't got nobody
    I got some money 'cause I just got paid
    Now I wish I had some chick to talk to
    I'm in an awful Writer/s: Sam Cooke
    Publisher: Abkco Music Inc.
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Comments: 5

  • Phil from AustraliaThe reference to Frankenstein in the song "She had a strange resemblance
    to a cat named Frankenstein" is not correct. Victor Frankenstein was the fictional scientist in Mary Shelley's novel who created the monster known as "Frankenstein's Monster".
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn June 28th 1963, Sam Cooke performed at the Apollo Theater in Harlem in New York City...
    At the time his original version "Another Saturday Night" was at #38 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; it was also its 11th and last week on the chart.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn July 29th 1974, "Another Saturday Night" by Cat Stevens entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #100; and on October 6th, 1974 it peaked at #6 {for 1 week} and spent 14 weeks on the Top 100...And on September 28th, 1974 it reached #1 {for 2 non-consecutive weeks} on the Canadian RPM 100 Singles chart...In 1963 Sam Cooke's original version peaked at #10 on May 19th, 1963 on the Top 100 and on June 2nd, 1963 it reached #1 {for 1 week} on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...Jimmy Buffett covered the song in 1993; his version peaked at #74 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart...Cat Stevens, born Steven Demetre Georgiou and aka Yusuf Islam, celebrated his 66th birthday one week ago on July 21st, 2014.
  • Brianna from Calgary, CanadaThis was also recorded by Jimmy Buffett
  • Stefanie Magura from Rock Hill, ScCat Stevens' version is good, but i like Sam Cook's version better. It's a fun song.
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