"Stay" is a song written and recorded by David Bowie in 1975 for the album Station to Station, released in January the following year. It was based on the funky guitar lick that dominates the track and which was invented by guitarist Earl Slick during the sessions for the album. In July 1976, the song was released as a single by RCA in the United States The length of the album version of "Stay" is 6:15.
A live version recorded at Nassau Coliseum, Long Island, New York on 23 March 1976 was released as a bonus track on the Rykodisc CD release of Station to Station in 1991. It also appears on the 2010 reissues of Station to Station.
A concert performance recorded in spring 1978 was released on the 2005 reissue of the live album Stage.