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"Everybody Loves Saturday Night," Lyrics, Text Format

Advanced syncopation, tied sixteenth notes, and a sixteenth rest.



  • Grade: Fifth
  • Origin: West Africa Song
  • Key: F Major 
  • Time: 2/4
  • Form: AABa
  • Rhythm: advanced: | ti ti ti ti | ti/ ti ri ti | syncopation, | (ri) ti ri ti ti | syncopation
  • Pitches: beginners: La Ti Do Re Mi Fa So
  • Intervals: beginners: Mi\Do (M3), Mi/So (m3)
  • Musical Elements: notes: half, dotted eighth, eighth, sixteenth; rest: whole, quarter, sixteenth;syncopation, melodic rhythm patterns, tied notes 
  • Key Words: world geography: West Africa, Nigeria, France, China, Russia, Czech Republic, Spain, Israel, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Norway, Denmark; curfew protest song, camp song; abbreviation: ev’rybody (everybody)
  • Keyboard: intermediate: five finger exercise for the left and right hand


“Everybody Loves Saturday Night”

Ev’rybody loves Saturday night.
Ev’rybody loves Saturday night.
Ev’rybody, ev’rybody, ev’rybody,
Ev’rybody loves Saturday night.
(Nigeria) Bobowaro fero Satodeh.
(France) Tout le monde aime Samedi soir.
(China) Ren ten si huan li pai lu.
(Russia) Vsiem nravitsa sabbota vietcheram.
(Czech Republic) Razhdi ma rad sabotu vietcher.
(Spanish) A todos les gusta la noche del Sabado.
(Yiddish) Jeder eyne hot lieb Shabas ba nacht.
(Italian) Tutti ama Sabato sera.
(German) Eider man hat dem Samstag abend.
(Portuguese) Todas gostan dos Sabados noite.
(Danish) Alle elsker Lordag asften.
(Norwegian) Alle elsker Lordag kveld.
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