Come Monday

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"Come Monday"
Come Monday.jpg
German picture sleeve
Single by Jimmy Buffett
from the album Living & Dying in ¾ Time
B-side"The Wino and I Know"
ReleasedApril 1974
Format7-inch record
Songwriter(s)Jimmy Buffett
Producer(s)Don Gant
Jimmy Buffett singles chronology
"Come Monday"
"Pencil Thin Mustache"
Audio sample

"Come Monday" is a song written and recorded by American singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett. It was first released on his 1974 album Living & Dying in ¾ Time and was his first Top 40 hit single, reaching No. 30 on the Billboard Hot 100 as well as No. 3 Easy Listening and No. 58 Country.


Buffett wrote the song to his wife while he was on tour. At a live performance in 1974, Buffett mentioned that he had written the song heading out to California the previous year, meaning that it would have been written as he was "heading up to San Francisco for the Labor Day Weekend show" in 1973. The single version replaces the third line, "I've got my Hush Puppies on," with "I've got my hiking shoes on."

It is one of Buffett's more popular songs, and is part of "The Big 8" that he has played at almost all of his concerts, typically changing the line "I just can't wait to see you again" to "It's so nice to be in...(location of show)...again".

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1974) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 30
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 3
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 58
Canadian RPM Top Singles 23


  1. ^ “Come Monday:” A Song Jimmy Buffett Wrote For His Wife Riddle, Daisy March 12, 2019 CountryDaily

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