Cheer Up, It’s Friday

Dejected Bear – Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska

TOP TEN SONGS ABOUT FRIDAY (Feel free to add to the list in the comments section)

1) Friday Im in Love – The Cure

2) Black Friday – Steely Dan

3) Friday on my Mind – David Bowie

4) Friday – Phish

5) Get ‘Em Out by Friday – Genesis

6) It’s Finally Friday – George Jones

7) Good Mourning/Black Friday – Megadeath

8) One February Friday – Frankie Goes to Hollywood

9) Friday Night Fever – George Straight

10) Freaky Friday – Aqua

I began this as a little game and I was shocked at the lack of quality songs about this most celebrated day of the week. I could recall so few, in fact, that I had to Mister Google many of the songs you see listed. I thought country music would make a much better showing with the whole take this job and shove it – weekend’s here – honkey tonk theme that so many songs of this genre espouse. Jimmy Buffet is conspicuously absent as well, unless I’m missing something obvious.

It’s curious that there are many more quality songs about Monday than Friday. I can think of 4 or 5 good tunes right off the top of my head, without even too much thought. It could explain why good art and music often express the artist’s sadness, sorrow, depression, the blues, heartbreak, etc. better than their happy times. We’re a strange mammal indeed.

Happy Friday, everyone!

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  1. Posted October 19, 2012 at 5:02 am by Canvas Prints | Permalink

    Love that you included Megadeath! \,,/(*_*)\,,/

  2. Posted October 27, 2012 at 8:21 am by Jan M. | Permalink

    How about GORD BAMFORD “IS IT FRIDAY YET,” and I signed up for Earth & LIght. Also sent you a note on FB. Jan

  3. Posted October 28, 2012 at 2:53 pm by Morgan | Permalink

    I had a good friday but the weekend passed away too fast and
    there is a new week coming up. -I really like your website and blog!
    Wonderful pictures!

  4. Posted June 7, 2013 at 5:55 am by Gary6679 | Permalink

    thanks for sharing these nice songs here. I listened these songs and they are all fantastic.

  5. Posted August 9, 2013 at 5:14 am by James Evans | Permalink

    I love this songs very much. Very soothing song I have ever listened. Thanks for sharing here.

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