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"Get Down Saturday Night" is a song by American artist Oliver Cheatham, released in 1983 as the first single from his second album Saturday Night. That spring, the song reached number 37 on the US R&B chart.,[2] as well as reaching #38 on the UK Singles Chart.[3] The song was featured in the soundtrack for the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City as well as in the 2015 film Ex Machina.

"Get Down Saturday Night"
Single by Oliver Cheatham
from the album Saturday Night
Released1983
Format7", 12"
Length7:32 (12" version)
4:00(7" version)
LabelMCA (U.S.)
Ariola (Germany)
Songwriter(s)Oliver Cheatham, Kevin McCord[1]
Producer(s)A.D.K.
Oliver Cheatham singles chronology
"Get Down Saturday Night"
(1983)
"Bless the Ladies"
(1983)

Contents

Track listingEdit

1983 releasesEdit

12" vinyl[4]
  • US: MCA / L33-1103
Side one
No.TitleLength
1."Get Down Saturday Night"7:32
Side two
No.TitleLength
1."Get Down Saturday Night"7:32
12" vinyl
  • UK: MCA / MCAT-828[5]
Side one
No.TitleLength
1."Get Down Saturday Night" (Special Extended Version)7:32
Side two
No.TitleLength
1."Something About You"4:42

Other releasesEdit

  • 1988 – "Get Down Saturday Night (You Can Do It)"
  • 1989 – "Get Down Saturday Night (Get Down in the 90's)"
  • 1998 – "Get Down Saturday Night '98"
  • 1999 – "Get Down Saturday Night '99"
  • 2002 – "Get Down Samedi Soir" (DJ Abdel feat. Rohff & Oliver Cheatham)
  • 2003 – "Get Down Saturday Night (Stand for Love)"
  • 2007 – "Get Down Saturday Night" (Special extended version)

Chart positionsEdit

Chart (1983) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles[2] 37
UK Singles Chart[3] 38

Use in samplingEdit

The song has been sampled for other songs, particularly in electronic dance music.

  • Barrio Debajo - "Gotta Let Yourself Go" (1993)
  • Smokin Beats - "Make Love Until The Morning Come" (1995)
  • DJ Kom - "Git down Saturday" (1997)
  • Ideal (featuring Li'l Mo & RL) - "Whatever" (1999)
  • DJ Flex - Good Feelin' (2000) featuring Ken Norris
  • Master Freakz - "Make Luv (Let Yourself Go)" (2000)
  • Room 5 featuring Oliver Cheatham - "Make Luv" (2003)
  • Michael Gray - "The Weekend" (2004)
  • Rytmus - Kures Funk (2006)
  • The Supremes You Keep Me Hangin' On (Almighty Funky Mix)
  • POLICEMAN - "Poliman Monogatari" (2011)
  • The Wonderful Sound of Induce - "Get Down Saturday Night" (2012)
  • Lino Di Meglio - "I Can't Live Without" (2013)[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bogdanov, Vladimir; Woodstra, Chris; Erlewine, Stephen Thomas (2003). All music guide to soul: the definitive guide to R&B and soul. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 135. ISBN 0-87930-744-7. ISBN 978-0-87930-744-8.
  2. ^ a b Get Down Saturday Night at AllMusic.
  3. ^ a b "Get Down Saturday Night" on ChartStats.
  4. ^ ""Get Down Saturday Night" (MCA, US) on Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 2011-09-06.
  5. ^ ""Get Down Saturday Night" (MCA, UK) on Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 2011-09-06.
  6. ^ from YouTube