Saturday Night
Frank Sinatra Lyrics


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Saturday night is the loneliest night in the week
'Cause that's the night that my sweetie and I
Used to dance cheek to cheek
I don't mind Sunday night at all
'Cause that's the night friends come to call
And Monday to Friday go fast
And another week is past
But Saturday night is the loneliest night in the week
I sing the song that I sang for the memories I usually seek
Until I hear you at the door
Until you're in my arms once more
Saturday night is the loneliest night of the week

Saturday night is the loneliest night of the week
I sing the song that I sang for the memories I usually seek
Until I hear you at the door
Until you're in my arms once more
Saturday night is the loneliest night of the week

Until I hear you at the door




Until you're in my arms once more
Saturday night is the loneliest night of the week

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Frank Sinatra's song "Saturday Night" captures the feeling of loneliness that some people experience when they are without a significant other or romantic partner. The song begins by noting that Saturday night, typically associated with socializing and having fun, is for the singer the loneliest night of the week because it recalls memories of dancing cheek to cheek with his "sweetie". The singer then mentions that he doesn't mind Sunday nights because that's when friends come to call, and weekdays seem to pass quickly, but Saturday night is different.


Throughout the song, the singer expresses that he misses his partner and longs for the moments they spent dancing and being close. He muses that singing the song brings back memories of these moments, and he feels incomplete until he hears his partner at the door and is once again in their arms. The lyrics evoke a bittersweet melancholy and nostalgia for a time that has passed.


In a way, the song could be seen as a celebration of love and romance, but also an acknowledgment of the fact that love is not always easy and relationships often experience challenges and setbacks. The song resonates with many people who may experience similar feelings of loneliness and longing for their significant other, particularly on nights or occasions that they would normally spend together.


Line by Line Meaning

Saturday night is the loneliest night in the week
Frank Sinatra reflects on the fact that Saturday night is the loneliest night of the week, the night when he misses his sweetheart the most and longs for her company.


'Cause that's the night that my sweetie and I used to dance cheek to cheek
Frank Sinatra fondly remembers the times when he and his sweetheart used to dance together, cheek to cheek, on Saturday nights. He cherishes these memories and they make him feel nostalgic.


I don't mind Sunday night at all
Frank Sinatra doesn't mind Sunday night because it's the night when friends usually come over to visit. He enjoys their company and feels less lonely on this night.


'Cause that's the night friends come to call
Frank Sinatra rejoices about Sunday night when his friends pay him a visit. He appreciates their company and it marks a welcome distraction from the loneliness that he normally associates with Saturday night.


And Monday to Friday go fast
Frank Sinatra finds that the time from Monday to Friday passes by quickly. He's so occupied with his work and other tasks that he doesn't have the time to feel lonely.


And another week is past
Frank Sinatra comments that another week has passed by quickly. He reflects on the time that has gone by and how little he has been able to see his sweetheart.


I sing the song that I sang for the memories I usually seek
Frank Sinatra sings a song that evokes fond memories that he normally seeks out when he's feeling lonely. He finds comfort in the memories of the past and uses them to help alleviate his present feelings of loneliness.


Until I hear you at the door
Frank Sinatra eagerly awaits the arrival of his sweetheart. He listens intently for the sound of her knocking and imagines the moment when he'll finally be able to see her again.


Until you're in my arms once more
Frank Sinatra longs to be reunited with his sweetheart and hold her in his arms. He knows that this will help to ease his loneliness and bring him the happiness he craves.




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Mike


on The Lady Is A Champ

eight

She gets too hungry for dinner at eight
She can't eat late and stay up all night, because unlike society types, she has to get up in the morning.

She likes the theatre and never comes late
She cares more about seeing the play than being seen making an entrance.

She never bothers with people she'd hate
Her friends are friends, not social trophies.

Doesn't like crap games with barons or earls
While barrns and earls probably don't play craps, she associates with friends, not people to be seen with.

Won't go to Harlem in ermine and pearls
She doesn't "slum", the practice of the rich in the 30's, when the song was written, of touring poor neighborhoods dressed in rich clothes to "tut, tut" about the deplorable conditions, and congratulate each other for "caring about the poor"

Won't dish the dirt with the rest of the girls
Doesn't trade gossip for acceptance among an in-crowd


She likes the free, fresh wind in her hair
She cares more about how her hair feels than conforming with current hair fashions

Hates California, it's cold and it's damp
Since most of California is noticeably warmer and / or drier than New York, where the play the song was written for is set, this is probably a facetious excuse to like what she likes.


And she won't go to Harlem in Lincoln's or Ford's
Another reference to slumming, but facetious, since Lincolns and Fords were middle-class, not luxury brands when the lyric was written

Anonymous


on Try a Little Tenderness

Here are the correct lyrics

Try A Little Tenderness - Frank Sinatra - Lyrics

Oh she may be weary
Women do get wearied
Wearing that same old shabby dress
And when she’s weary
You try a little tenderness

You know she’s waiting
Just anticipating things she’ll may never possess
While she is without them
Try just a little bit of tenderness

It’s not just sentimental
She has her grieve and her care
And the words that soft and gentle
Makes it easier to bear
You wont regret it
Women don't forget it
Love is their whole happiness
And it’s all so easy
Try a little tenderness

Musical Interlude

And, it’s all so easy
Try a little tenderness

Daniel


on The Way You Look Tonight

I met Frank Jr. in Las Vegas, a real gentleman. RIP you both.

Giorgi Khutashvili


on Theme from New York, New York

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