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I Wish Every Night Was Saturday Night

Notes

I've always liked the idea of "answer songs", which happened often in the 50's, so I thought I'd write my own for the "Saturday Night" song on our first CD. I had enormous difficulty with the verses though, I kind of fenced myself in with the chorus lyric and/or general idea somehow. It took ages to get it together. Not 100% happy with the mix, I wanted a looser feel and the vocal are a bit low I feel.

I hate that you spend ages recording and mixing it and you realize after that you've only got it 9 out of 10, just a couple of things not 100%, then it's too bloody late.... bugger.... such is life.

But it's a fun song with one of my straightest slide solos, I just felt it needed to be very Un-guitar hero.

I like that fact that the song mentions that Sunday is the first day of the week... that's been forgotten these days!

 

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Track Listing

  1. The Blues Lives Here
  2. Rock and Roll (Part 1)
  3. She's What The Blues Looks Like
  4. There Ain't No Use Worrying (cause things ain't gonna work out no how)
  5. Amazing Grace
  6. I Wish Every Night Was Saturday Night
  7. My Baby's Like An Automobile
  8. Time To Kill
  9. I'm Tuff
  10. Little Miss Dynamite
  11. I Haven't Got A Hold Of The Bottle (The Bottle's Got A Hold Of Me)
  12. I've Even Lost The Blues
  13. If You Leave Here Tomorrow

 

 

Lyrics

I Wish Every Night Was Saturday Night (x2)
7 times a week, well that'd be alright

What  about Sunday Night
The 1st day of the week I gotta get to bed on time
What  about Monday Night
No fun tonight, hang the washing upon that line
What about Tuesday Night
I got the television on

What about Wednesday Night
Girls night out, gotta stay right home with the Kids
What about Thursday Night
Gotta iron my clothes, I can't take much more of this
What about  Friday Night
well it just ain't right...

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