Friday on My Mind hit no 1 on the Go-Set National Top 40 on 4 January 1967.
On 28 May 2001, the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) celebrated its 75th anniversary by naming the Best Australian Songs of all time, as decided by a 100 strong industry panel, with “Friday on My Mind” being selected as the number one song on the list.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friday_on_My_Mind
This song was co-written by Easybeats guitarists George Young and Harry Vanda, who were the primary songwriters in the group (Young is the older brother of Malcolm and Angus Young from AC/DC). Vanda described the song as reminiscent of the days where the band members lived in hostels in Sydney as “new Australians.” They would hang out for the end of the week because that’s when the fun began.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/the-easybeats/friday-on-my-mind
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