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This song was written about Friday, September 24, 1869 as it is known as "Black Friday". According to the Black Friday Songfacts , it is known as "Black Friday" in the US because of a failed ploy that left many wealthy investors broke. The investors tried to corner the market on gold, buying as much of it as they could and driving up the price, but when the government found out, they released $4 million worth of gold into the market… read more

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When black Friday comes, I'll stand down by the door
And catch the gray men when they dive from the fourteenth floor
When black Friday comes, I'll collect everything I'm owed
And before my friends find out I'll be on the road

Steely Dan - Black Friday Lyrics

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  • ~ ♥ ♫ ♥ ~
  • Go find the version of this song on Steely Dan's album with Marian McPartland. It's so awesome that McPartland spontaneously shouts "That was cool!" at the end.
  • one of my all time bands
  • Black Friday!!!!!!!! Wal-mart.........
  • My favorite Band....
  • gonna lay down in it until I satisfy my soul
  • Great stuff as always from these guys!
  • Masterpiece...
  • Thanks for the trivia TedTrivia.

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