Saturday Night Special (song)

Saturday Night Special (song)

"Saturday Night Special" is a song by Lynyrd Skynyrd. It is the opening track on their album "Nuthin' Fancy". The song addresses the issue of gun control.

The song is featured in a Season 2 episode of the American television show Supernatural titled "What Is and What Should Never Be".

The song is also featured in the scenes involving the police in both the original "The Longest Yard" from 1974 and the "remake" from 2005.

Cover versions

A cover version of this song was performed and recorded by the American heavy metal band Armored Saint on their 1987 album "Raising Fear". []

Punk/thrash band Accused covered this song on the 1991 album "Straight Razor."

In 1994, a cover version was recorded by country music band McBride & the Ride, as part of a compilation titled "Skynyrd Frynds", which featured several country acts performing covers of Skynyrd songs.

In 2007, rock band Tesla recorded a cover version on their album Reel to Reel.

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