Dancin' (on a Saturday Night)
|"Dancin' (on a Saturday Night)"|
|Single by Barry Blue|
|from the album Barry Blue|
|Songwriter(s)||Lynsey de Paul and Barry Blue|
One year later the drummer, John Richardson, joined the Rubettes.
Barry Blue's song reached the number 2 on the UK Singles Chart, (and number 1 on the Melody Maker top 30), number 2 on the Australian Kent Music chart, number 3 on the Austrian singles chart, number 4 on the Irish Singles Chart, number 9 on the German singles chart, and number 11 on the Dutch singles chart.
Barry Blue's version of the song has also appeared on the soundtrack to the films Anita and Me, and American Swing. A remixed version of the original Barry Blue song was released in 1989, reaching number 86 on the UK Singles Chart. It also is featured in the film The Long Good Friday.
Flash Cadillac & the Continental Kids released their version of the song as a single in 1974 and it became a U.S. hit, reaching number 79 on the Cashbox singles charts and number 93 on the Billboard Hot 100. It also charted in Sweden and reached number 7 on the Swedish charts.
The Danish band, Clear Sound, also recorded a version with Danish text by Finn Reiner which charted at number 17 in the Danish Hitlister. It was also covered by co-writer Lynsey de Paul on her 1974 album, Taste Me... Don't Waste Me.
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