Harry Nilsson - (Thursday) Here's Why I Did Not Go To Work Today Lyrics




Here's why I did not go to work today.

Thursday's such a crazy, lazy day
Thursday has its own peculiar way of saying: ‘Hey’
Sometimes Thursday almost makes you want to run away
Thursday's such a crazy, lazy day.

Yeah, Thursday's such a crazy, lazy day, let's go have a picnic
Thursday's such a crazy, lazy day, hope it doesn't rain
When I'm feeling Thursday, I go and have a drink
If Thursday was a boat, I bet it'd sink.

I did on Monday, I tried on Tuesday
Wednesday's simply not my cup of tea
Thank Heaven, it's Friday, thank the Lord for the weekend
Thursday now, that's such a crazy, lazy day.

They say Monday's child is full of grace
Tuesday's child is fair of face
Thursday's child has far to go and it's no wonder
When the week becomes a rat race
You can bet, win, show or place
But never bet on Thursday ‘cause God's not on its case.

Thursday's such a crazy, lazy day, don't get me wrong
It's just that Thursday's twice as long as it should be, it's twice as long
Mondays, Tuesdays, weekends, Fridays don't get in my way
But Thursday's just a crazy, lazy day.

Monday is a blues day that goes for Tuesday
Wednesday's just the middle of the week, yeah, mmm
Friday is just another payday, the weekend's just another heyday
But Thursday's surreptitiously unique.

That's why I didn't go to work today
Thursday's got its own peculiar way of saying: ‘Hey’
Sometimes Thursday makes you want to run away
Thursday's such a crazy, lazy day
Thursday's such a crazy, lazy day.





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Harry Nilsson (Thursday) Here's Why I Did Not Go To Work Today Comments
  1. Dean Prescott

    Harry titled this tune "Thursday or, Here's Why I Did Not Go to Work Today" . The "or" should be there. It's not correct everywhere now but I just thought I'd point it out. Thanks much!

  2. Judy Lee Thurber

    This is one of my all-time favorite songs! And yes, I think he flubbed the lyrics a bit at that point, but that actually makes it more endearing :)

  3. SuperCableDawg

    Listen to the "Flying Saucer Song" by Harry

  4. randall scott burress

    All they want is your fucking money anyway Why don't you wish you wer'e dead

  5. randall scott burress

    Sounds like a good Hair Of The Dog song*

  6. Munkee Nevah Rong

    Munkee be diggin the slow smokey groove...

    Deb Kat

    Munkee Nevah Rong 😍🎶🎤🎷🎹 Smooth tune 🎵

  7. James Russell

    Impossible to categorize Harry's music. Rock, Pop, Smokey Room Jazz, Show tunes, Ballads, What a voice for a while. Too much smoke and drink. Harry was his own man and he could have cared less what the critics said. Gone way to soon. RIP Harry!

  8. Stale Cracker Jack Box

    jazzzzzzy

  9. jeffry hammel

    Harry gets down and does the blues.

  10. Un Otaku Estuvo Aqui :D

    Lyrics
    here's why i did not go to work today
    thursday's such a crazy lazy day
    thursday has its own peculiar way
    of saying hey
    sometimes thursday almost
    makes you want to run away
    thursday's such a crazy lazy day

    yeah, thursday's such a crazy lazy day
    let's go have a picnic
    thursday's such a crazy lazy day
    hope it doesn't rain
    when i'm feeling thursday
    i go and have a drink
    if thursday was a boat
    i'd let it sink

    i did it on monday
    i tried it on tuesday
    wednesday's simply not my cup of tea
    thank heaven it's friday
    thank the lord for the weekend
    but thursday is such a crazy lazy day

    they say monday's child is full of grace
    tuesday's child is fair of face
    thursday's child has far to go
    and it's no wonder
    when the week becomes a rat race
    you can bet win, show, or place
    but never bet on thursday
    cause god's not on its case

    thursday's such a crazy lazy day
    don't get me wrong
    it's just that thursday's twice as long as it should be
    it's twice as long
    monday's tuesdays, weekends, fridays
    don't get in my way
    but thursday's such a crazy lazy day

    monday is a blues day
    that goes for tuesday
    wednesday's just the middle of the week, yeah
    friday's just another payday
    the weekend's just another heyday
    but thursday's surreptitiously unique

    that's why i didn't go to work today
    thursday's got its own peculiar way
    of saying hey
    sometimes thursday makes you want to run away
    thursday's such a crazy lazy day
    thursday's such a crazy lazy day

  11. Scott Damn!

    "faith" possibly. Monday's child is full of faith.

    Shapelander

    that sounds right. thanks!

  12. TheBrandon425

    Nilsson owns this--- a great Newman interpretor in general.

    subg88

    True, but this is a Nilsson original.

  13. CaapriceTube

    TRUE!!!Coming from a Thursday's Child!! :)

  14. Susan Eaton

    Tuesday's child is fair of face, Monday's child is full of grace. Maybe Nilsson was drunk when he said Monday's child was full of face, who knows.  lol

  15. Elżbieta Brzozowska

    Fajny sąg ale na nim daleko nie zajedzie ...! Słucham i czuję się jak w knajpie pełnej dymu i mały zespół gra w cieniu sali ...gdzieś w oddali..!

  16. Martha Beller

    have always thought this about Thursdays. love the song. miss hearing this music

  17. saintcruzin

    Raspy harry at his best!!

  18. TheSpiderologist

    Harry was always an amazing talent, with such a vibrant sense of humor. The fact that he and John Lennon and RIngo Starr hung out in LA and spent long nights consuming white russians is a testimony to Harry.

  19. MrZELIG9

    Love this song...especially how it transitions in from The Ivy Covered Walls.

  20. gergsar

    Nilsson & Lennon playing pool...on Thursday?

  21. Catjoe12

    It's Tuesday, and I'm thinking of Thursday.

  22. David Kingsbury

    ...but thursday's surreptitiously unique.

    simply great. nilsson was one of a kind. thanks.

  23. googkbd

    "and it's no wonder"

    God, I love Harry Nilsson!

  24. EX7R3M3

    what an amazing song! i really loved it...such a great singer. and it relates to me and alot of other people too!

  25. imdanhoover

    it's tuesday..i didn't either

  26. imdanhoover

    it's tuesday..i didn't either