Special Sub-Topic: "Saturday" Songs
|Which group had a hit song with "Saturday in the Park"?|
Chicago. On Chicago's 1972 album "V", this gold single reached number three on the US Billboard Hot 100. Noted for its "improvised Italian lyrics", this is a great song to lift one's spirit.
|Who did the song "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting"?|
Elton John. The song was a track on the 1973 album "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" album by Elton John. The single reached the Top 10 in the UK Singles Chart and Top 20 in the US Billboard Hot 100. The song is about drinking, dancing and fighting.
|Which group performed "Saturday Night Special"?|
Lynyrd Skynyrd. "Saturday Night Special" was a song by Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd on their 1975 album "Nuthin' Fancy". It ended up at number 27 on the US Billboard Hot 100. A "Saturday night special" is a cheap handgun. The song gives a few examples of why they are used and the futility and senselessness of murder.
|Who performed the easy-listening song "Come Saturday Morning"?|
The Sandpipers. This was the theme song to the 1969 movie "The Sterile Cuckoo", starring Liza Minnelli. The Sandpipers received an Academy Award nomination in 1969 for Best Original Song. Here is a partial lyric: "We'll travel for miles in our Saturday smiles, And then we'll move on."
|Who sang the bawdy "Livingston Saturday Night"?|
Jimmy Buffett. This Jimmy Buffett song was originally on the soundtrack for the 1975 movie "Rancho Deluxe". Some words were changed for the inclusion on the 1978 "Son of a Son of a Sailor" album. When released as a single, this party song made it halfway up the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
|Who sang "Saturday Night"?|
Bay City Rollers. This 1976 pop hit by the Scottish band Bay City Rollers was a US Billboard Hot 100 number-one single. About dancing on any given Saturday night, the song is known for spelling S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y over and over. This song was on the album "Rollin" in the UK and the "Bay City Rollers" album in the USA and Canada.
|Who belted out "Another Saturday Night"?|
Sam Cooke. From 1963, this song was written and performed by Sam Cooke and made it to number one on the US Billboard Hot R&B Sides chart and number ten on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was on the album "Ain't That Good News". Cat Stevens covered it in 1974. This song opens with: "Another Saturday night and I ain't got nobody."
|Which group sang about "Saturday Night at the Movies" in 1964?|
The Drifters. This song by The Drifters reached number 18 on the US Billboard Hot 100 with Johnny Moore as lead singer. The chorus states: "Who cares what picture you see when you're hugging with your baby in the last row in the balcony."
|Which elemental group performed "Saturday Nite"?|
Earth, Wind & Fire. This 1976 song was on the album "Spirit" by Earth, Wind & Fire. It reached number four on the US Billboard Hot R&B chart and number 21 on the US Billboard Hot 100. This song was played at discos everywhere. It starts with: "It was Saturday nite, the moon was bright, shining down, its harvest light."
|Which disco movie soundtrack features several songs by the Bee Gees?|
Saturday Night Fever. "Saturday Night Fever: The Original Movie Sound Track" was used with the 1977 movie "Saturday Night Fever", starring John Travolta and featuring music by the Bee Gees and several others. It won a Grammy Award in 1979 for Album of the Year.
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