"Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)" as written by Travis Barker, Tim Armstrong and Rob / Aston....
It's getting late have you seen my mates
Ma tell me when the boys get here
It's seven o'clock and I want to rock
Want to get a belly full of beer

My old man's drunker than a barrel full of monkeys
And my old lady she don't care
My sister looks cute in her braces and boots
A handful of grease in her hair

Don't give us none of your aggravation
We had it with your discipline
Saturday night's alright for fighting
Get a little action in

Get about as oiled as a diesel train
Gonna set this dance alight
`Cause Saturday night's the night I like
Saturday night's alright alright alright

Well they're packed pretty tight in here tonight
I'm looking for a dolly who'll see me right
I may use a little muscle to get what I need
I may sink a little drink and shout out "She's with me!"

A couple of the sound that I really like
Are the sounds of a switchblade and a motorbike
I'm a juvenile product of the working class
Whose best friend floats in the bottom of a glass

Don't give us none of your aggravation
We had it with your discipline
Saturday night's alright for fighting
Get a little action in

Don't give us none of your aggravation
We had it with your discipline
Saturday night's alright for fighting
Get a little action in


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"Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting) [*]" as written by Elton John Bernie Taupin

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +1
    General CommentTastySalmon, you're the only one here who listens to emo bullshit crap. I mean, come on, you listen to fucking nickelback.
    ashowofhandson April 05, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbadass song, originally by elton john
    drewsar-p944on April 28, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is just an awesome song especially Nickelback's version. Elton John's version wasn't that bad either.
    topdawg2007on August 19, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlol LOVE THIS SONG.. it's soo true... Nickelback's version is more rockish.. lol... This song is a hockey song..

    "So tell me when the boys get here
    It's seven o'clock and I want to rock"

    this part means.. when do the hockey players get it.. and usually it's 7o clock.. lol.. and and...

    Mainly "saturday night in canada" sometimes uses this as their theme song .. or what ever you call it.. hints the "satuday, saturday, saturday night's alright.. " lol
    ginger753357on February 19, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's also been used on TBS's Saturday Night College Football. It's not better or worse than the Elton John version, it's just different. Both are good, though.
    j2f125on May 31, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsong about gttin pissed and beatin up assholes it rocks
    Silversideon June 10, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWORD MA MAN
    WOW DUDE>>LMAO... I TOO HATE NICKLEBACK
    CompanyCallson April 17, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOh my fucking god. Nickelback covered this song? I really don't want to hear this, because my friends (yeah, imagine that) would not want me to die.

    And for the record, the Elton John version was not great either, in fact it's almost as gay as the guy who wrote it.
    ashowofhandson November 18, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWell not all rock songs can be about wearing tight pants, applying eye liner and slitting wrists, ashowofhands. Go listen to more of your emo music.
    TastySalmonon December 13, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think elton johns version means more because Saturday night piss up happen in very world weatehr or not its tolerated and fighting and gettong drunk is any where standard, but E
    khaledoniaon February 18, 2008   Link

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