Livin' for the Weekend (6:35)

Cover of The Essential O'Jays

From The Essential O'Jays and 24 other releases

“Livin’ for the Weekend” was a popular song by R&B vocal group The O’Jays. Released from their 1975 album, Family Reunion, it spent two weeks at number one on the R&B singles chart in the spring of that year. It was also successful on the pop charts, peaking at number twenty on the Billboard Hot 100.[1] The B-side of the single, “Stairway to Heaven”, proved to be just as popular. It has become a staple of Quiet Storm and adult contemporary R&B radio.[citation


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  • pshowisitto

    I can't wait until Friday whenever I hear this song!

    20 Feb 2013 Reply
  • RussellChap

    Woo, this song has made my mind up for me...I'm going out to PAAAARTY!

    4 Oct 2012 Reply
  • Bmorecare4

    Soul music at it's Best!!!

    28 Feb 2011 Reply
  • GODZILLA_1964

    back when the EAGLE was flyin on Friday. Tell that to young folks today and they would look at you crazy. lol "what eagles"

    12 Jan 2011 Reply
  • hagankhan

    Weekend never end and we dance

    21 Dec 2010 Reply
  • crystaltrips

    One of the greatest vocal groups.

    27 Oct 2010 Reply
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    1 Jul 2010 Reply
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    4 May 2010 Reply
  • littlwilly

    Its Friday!!!!!!!!

    10 Apr 2010 Reply
  • kissmylips22

    It's Tuesday, I need a Friday

    6 Apr 2010 Reply
  • solomixmaster

    my theme song back in the day....

    5 Mar 2010 Reply
  • Franc20

    Classic OJays! Used to be me, I was living for the weekend!!!!!!!!! LOL Loved to jam off of this song! Much Love!

    1 Feb 2010 Reply
  • GrizzlyMike

    Tomorrows if Friday and I will get just paid. the Ojays are boss!!!

    18 Dec 2009 Reply
  • LisaVee1976

    It maybe Tuesday but listening to this makes it FRIDAY!!!!!

    20 Oct 2009 Reply
  • timmyfrmburl

    The O'Jays made & sang sum Bad ASSSSS Music!!!!!!! 2 name a few, Family Reunion, Brandy!!!

    6 Oct 2009 Reply
  • charray42

    This is True soul!!!

    20 Jul 2009 Reply
  • petuniababi

    WEEKEND!!!!!!!!! this is still a bad track

    5 Mar 2009 Reply
  • babydoll_24

    That baseline w/Eddie's voice is tremendous! Long live The O'Jays in the hearts of old and new fans:)

    3 Nov 2008 Reply
  • cb105

    Just listen to this and feel the 'weekend' vibe! let's keep it real y'all - it's called SOUL Music!

    22 Feb 2008 Reply
  • layspeaker

    Only a few can belt it out like Eddie Levert..Great entertainers

    13 Feb 2008 Reply

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