Bob Seger covered the song for the 1989 film Road House and Dr. John covered the song for his 1992 album "Goin' Back to New Orleans." But I've got to get my rest You wake up, go to work, go home, rinse and repeat. However, through the weekend, he is continually prepping for the next Monday. And I'm out on the stand to play Here come Wednesday, I'm beat to my socks  The single reached number 23 on the UK Singles Chart It was included on the 1957 Liberty album This Is Fats and the 1959 Liberty album Fats Domino Sings 12,000,000 Records.  The single, with a slow-rocking beat, features an instrumental electric guitar solo by Lewis. Blue Monday how I hate Blue Monday Saturday mornin', oh Saturday mornin' , Georgie Fame picked up on Fats Domino's piano introduction to "Blue Monday" at the introduction of his hit recording of "The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde". It became one of the earliest rhythm and blues songs to make the Billboard charts, peaking at number five and reaching the number one spot on the R&B Best Sellers chart. Sunday mornin' my head is bad Cause Monday is a mess. But it's worth it for the time that I had By the time Friday comes, Fats gets his pay and is ready for the weekend ahead of him. Huey Lewis and the News covered the song on their 1994 album Four Chords & Several Years Ago. It was later popularized in a recording by Fats Domino in 1956, also on Imperial (catalog # 5417), on which the songwriting credit was shared between him and Bartholomew. Got my money and my honey Got my money and my honey I'm so tired got no time to play You wake up, go to work, go home, rinse and repeat. , Buddy Holly was one of the first to cover the song and Cat Stevens also recorded a cover version. "Blue Monday" is a song originally, written by Dave Bartholomew, first recorded in 1953 by Smiley Lewis and issued as a single, in January 1954, on Imperial Records (catalog # 5268). The song title was used for a 2006 biography of Domino by Rick Coleman. Cause Monday is a mess This song depicts the monotony of modern life. This cycle continues every week and starts with the dreaded Monday workday. And Friday I get my pay  Most later versions have credited Bartholomew and Domino as co-writers. Sunday mornin' my head is bad He starts out the song saying how bad the early work days of the week are. Tim Curry recorded the song for the theme of a 1986 British made-for-TV movie Blue Money. This cycle continues every week and starts with the dreaded Monday workday. What’s the Reason (I’m Not Pleasing You? All my tiredness has gone away Here come Tuesday, oh hard Tuesday All my tiredness has gone away ). This song depicts the monotony of modern life. The single, with a slow-rocking beat, features an instrumental electric guitar solo by Lewis. But it's worth it for the time that I've had , Learn how and when to remove this template message, J. C. Marion, "Tee Nah Nah : The Story of Smiley Lewis", "Fats Domino - full Official Chart History - Official Charts Company", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Blue_Monday_(Fats_Domino_song)&oldid=975630150, Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs number-one singles, Articles with dead external links from November 2016, Articles with permanently dead external links, Articles needing additional references from May 2010, All articles needing additional references, Articles with unsourced statements from March 2017, Articles with unsourced statements from February 2020, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 29 August 2020, at 15:57. Gene Summers included "Blue Monday" on his 1981 album Gene Summers in Nashville for the French Big Beat label.