Hey, man, I'm alive, I'm takin' each day and night at a time
I'm feelin' like a Monday but someday I'll be Saturday night

Hey, my name is Jim, where did I go wrong?
My life's a bargain basement, all the good shit's gone
Just can't hold a job, where do I belong?
Been sleeping in my car, my dreams move on

My name is Billy Jean, my love is bought and sold
I'm only sixteen, I feel a hundred years old
My foster daddy went, took my innocence away
The street life ain't much better, but at least I'm getting paid

And Tuesday just might go my way
It can't get worse than yesterday
Thursdays, Fridays ain't been kind
But somehow I'll survive

Hey, man, I'm alive, I'm takin' each day and night at a time
Yeah, I'm down, but I know I'll get by
Hey, hey, hey, hey, man, gotta live my life
Like I ain't got nothin' but this roll of the dice
I'm feelin' like a Monday, but someday I'll be Saturday night

Now I can't say my name or tell you where I am
I want to roll myself away, don't know if I can
I wish that I could be in some other time and place
With someone else's soul, someone else's face

Oh, Tuesday just might go my way
It can't get worse than yesterday
Thursdays, Fridays ain't been kind
But somehow I'll survive

Hey, man, I'm alive, I'm takin' each day and night at a time
Yeah, I'm down, but I know I'll get by
Hey, hey, hey, hey, man, gotta live my life
Like I ain't got nothin' but this roll of the dice
I'm feelin' like a Monday, but someday I'll be Saturday night

Saturday night
Here we go

Some day I'll be Saturday night
I'll be back on my feet, I'll be doin' all right
It may not be tomorrow, baby, that's OK
I ain't goin' down, I'm gonna find a way, hey, hey

Hey, man, I'm alive, I'm takin' each day and night at a time
Yeah, I'm down, but I know I'll get by
Hey, hey, hey, hey, man, I'm gonna live my life
Like I ain't got nothin' but this roll of the dice
I'm feelin' like a Monday, but someday I'll be Saturday night, oh

I'm feelin' like a Monday, but someday I'll be Saturday night
Oh, oh, oh
Saturday night, yeah
All right, all right
Saturday night, yeah


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae

Someday I'll Be Saturday Night Lyrics as written by Desmond Child Richard Sambora

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    General Comment

    After listening to the demo track of this, a good portion of the lyrics have changed as well as the musical pattern within.

    There are multiple people "participating" in this song. First guy is Jim, who is a Vietnam vet (lyrics in demo version), and is reduced to literally nothing.

    Second is a girl who was a victim of abuse or even perhaps rape from her foster father (took my innocence away).

    Third person is an individual who cannot say their name.

    At the very beginning of the demo version of the song, Jon says "I'm going drinkin'"

    This leads me to believe this could be taking place in a bar early in the week (unchaotic, usually filled with those whose lives are attached to the bottle, but often willing to open up their own pandoras boxes of life).

    Three very different lives all significantly affected in some way, drowning their sorrows in alcohol, contemplating life, but with a slim glimmer of hope left (Saturday night).

    eepreteon March 30, 2008   Link
  • 0
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    Very good song . It's about a teenager facing many problems ,but this teenager is not ready to give up .There is some message of hope here.

    -Iris-on August 02, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    i think this song could really be for a person of any age, it's just about bouncing back on you feet after some difficult problems.......

    JessieLynnon August 04, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Song about sticking in there and getting through the tough times because someday there will be a Saturday night.

    antmannon June 11, 2003   Link
  • 0
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    I related real well to this song after my bf and I broke up after 2.5 years.. it was tough, but I knew it was for the best.. this song helped. This line especially: "I'm taking each day and night at a time".. very important. I love this song. :)

    misundazt00don May 10, 2004   Link
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    my ex boyfrend is called jim, and weneva i get pissed about some shit he pulled, i listen to this song, and realise hes a wanker.

    sorry bout the language, but hes a dick! i love this song, it makes me happy!

    torrance21on November 16, 2004   Link
  • 0
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    i love saturdays and i love this song

    jonnyboy6612on June 21, 2007   Link
  • 0
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    'i gotta live my life like i aint got nuthin but this roll of the dice"... however fucked up life is, if u can live like that, you'll have the most superawesome, amazing life. this is a reeeely good, inspirational kinda song.

    psychoblahon June 26, 2007   Link
  • 0
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    This song sounds so great.Its also so meaningful.One of the best from Bon Jovi.

    Loona04on August 10, 2007   Link
  • 0
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    This song sounds so great.Its also so meaningful.One of the best from Bon Jovi.

    Loona04on August 10, 2007   Link

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