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Get Down Saturday Night

"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
Format7", 12"
Length7:32 (12" version)
4:00(7" version)
LabelMCA (U.S.)
Ariola (Germany)
Songwriter(s)Oliver Cheatham, Kevin McCord[1]
Oliver Cheatham singles chronology
"Get Down Saturday Night"
"Bless the Ladies"


Track listingEdit

1983 releasesEdit

12" vinyl[4]
  • US: MCA / L33-1103
Side one
1."Get Down Saturday Night"7:32
Side two
1."Get Down Saturday Night"7:32
12" vinyl
  • UK: MCA / MCAT-828[5]
Side one
1."Get Down Saturday Night" (Special Extended Version)7:32
Side two
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
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.


  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