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Old 12-11-2012, 05:57 AM
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Rock/Pop Songs About Wednesday or Thursday

Friday through Monday get plenty of attention from songwriters, so much that I don't need to bother with examples. And the Moody Blues came through for Tuesday with "Tuesday Afternoon" off the Days of Future Passed album.

But if there are songs about Wednesday or Thursday, I've missed them.

We're not counting passing references, of course: "Tuesday, Wednesday, break my heart, Thursday doesn't even start" doesn't make "It's Friday, I'm in Love" a song about Wednesday or Thursday.

So are there any songs out there where Wednesday or Thursday is the focus of the song? I know you guys can come through for me, if there are any out there.
Old 12-11-2012, 06:02 AM
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"Wednesday Week", Elvis Costello.
Old 12-11-2012, 06:45 AM
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The Beatles: She's Leaving Home:

Wednesday morning at five o'clock as the day begins ...
Old 12-11-2012, 07:24 AM
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Simon & Garfunkel's Wednesday Morning, 3 AM
Old 12-11-2012, 08:28 AM
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Holy Thursday - Greg Brown
Early For A Thursday - The Jaywalkers
Thursday Night Las Vegas Airport - Chip Taylor
Black Thursday - Tin Hat
Like A Summer Thursday - Townes Van Zandt
Old 12-11-2012, 08:34 AM
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Mind you, I used to be pretty baffled by the lack of Thursday songs myself:
Old 12-11-2012, 11:27 AM
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A local band active here in the 90s had a song about Wednesday Addamsódoes that count?

(If anyone's curious, it can be listened to here on their myspace page.)
Old 12-11-2012, 12:18 PM
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"Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting" by Charles Mingus.
This song rocks. It's jazz for people who don't like jazz... Really it's R&B. either way, a great song.
Old 12-11-2012, 12:42 PM
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Tuesday Heartbreak by Stevie Wonder.
Old 12-11-2012, 03:45 PM
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There are several songs called "Wednesday's Child"; I remember the one by Matt Monro from my childhood.
Old 12-11-2012, 04:34 PM
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Waiting for Wednesday by Lisa Loeb.
Old 12-11-2012, 04:35 PM
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One of Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice's first songs to be recorded was "Probably On Thursday" by Ross Hannaman.
Old 12-12-2012, 09:22 AM
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31st best New Zealand song of the 20th century.

Outlook for Thursday" is a single by New Zealand band DD Smash.
Old 12-12-2012, 09:25 AM
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"Tell me where a weatherman should start,
When he's miles from his sunshine...
Promise you the warmest winter fire,
When outside its freezing cold...
Promise you the bluest summer sky,
It'll shine just for you...

And it'll be the outlook for Thursday,
You're guess is good as mine!"
Old 12-12-2012, 11:21 AM
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Searched my collection and found these:

Thursday's Child - David Bowie

Wednesday Week - The Undertones (different song than the one by Elvis Costello)

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Old 12-12-2012, 02:18 PM
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Any Wednesday by the Royal Guardsmen. Yes, they sang about other things besides Snoopy.
Old 12-12-2012, 02:21 PM
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Morphine did a song called Thursday
Old 12-12-2012, 04:54 PM
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I did find a "Top 10 Songs About Wednesday" list:

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Old 12-13-2012, 02:45 AM
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Originally Posted by campp View Post
Morphine did a song called Thursday
Damn, beat me to it. One of my favorite bands.
Old 12-13-2012, 10:20 AM
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"Thursday" by The Weeknd. Great song about hookup day.

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