There’s a lot of love for Saturday. Saturday night might just be the most popular time of the week to sing about.
Even the Eels video for their song Saturday Morning takes place mainly at night. I suppose because the idea of the zombies joining frontman E for a stack of pancakes at the breakfast table would be ridiculous.
Here is the spectrum of ‘Saturday Night’ songs.
From the cringey cheesy “I I I I just can’t wait, I I I I got a date”:
To the depressing “Another Saturday night and I ain’t got nobody “:
To the extremely specific:
Then, of course, the party songs:
(There were a lot of performances of the next one. I picked the one with the most sparkly jacket.)
And finally the Runaways. Because I had to.