Come Saturday Morning (song)

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"Come Saturday Morning"
Single by The Sandpipers
from the album The Sterile Cuckoo
Released1969 (1969)
Recorded1969
GenrePop
Songwriter(s)Fred Karlin, Dory Previn

"Come Saturday Morning" is a popular song with music by Fred Karlin and lyrics by Dory Previn, published in 1970. It was first performed by The Sandpipers on the soundtrack of the 1969 film The Sterile Cuckoo starring Liza Minnelli. The Sandpipers also included the song on their 1970 album, Come Saturday Morning. In 1970,"Come Saturday Morning" was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song, losing to Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head from the film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

The Sandpipers' recording debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 in December 1969, remaining in the chart for eight weeks and peaking at #83 in January 1970 and also lasting 13 weeks on the Easy Listening chart and peaking at #9. The single re-entered both charts in April 1970, when it spent an additional 12 weeks on the Hot 100, peaking at #17 in June, and an additional 11 weeks on the Easy Listening chart, peaking at #5.[1]

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In popular culture[edit]

The song is heard in the episode "Diggs (The Simpsons)" as a guest character, Diggs (voiced by Daniel Radcliffe), a falconer, is having fun with Bart and the falcon.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 214.
  2. ^ Allmusic review