Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting

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"Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting"
Single by Elton John
from the album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
  • "Jack Rabbit"
  • "Whenever You're Ready (We'll Go Steady Again)"
ReleasedJune 1973 (1973-06)
RecordedMay 1973
StudioChâteau d'Hérouville, France
  • 4:57 (album version)
  • 4:12 (single version)
Producer(s)Gus Dudgeon
Elton John singles chronology
"Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting"
"Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"

"Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting" (sometimes called "Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)") is a 1973 song by Elton John. It is the leading single from his seventh studio album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. It went to number 7 in the United Kingdom and number 12 in the United States.

Track listing[change | change source]

All songs written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin

  1. "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting" – 4:12
  2. "Jack Rabbit" – 1:50
  3. "Whenever You're Ready (We'll Go Steady Again)" – 2:50

Both B-sides were included later on Rare Masters and issued as bonus tracks on the remastered edition of Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player.

References[change | change source]

  1. Mastropolo, Frank (12 January 2018). "Top 11 Glam Rock Songs". Rock Cellar Magazine. Retrieved 14 May 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Freeman, Phil (2007). Marooned: The Next Generation of Desert Island Discs. Hachette Books. p. 132. ISBN 978-0-30681-640-6.
  3. "500 Greatest Albums of All Time". Rolling Stone. 31 May 2009. Retrieved 14 May 2021.