"Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting" is a rock song performed by musician Elton John. It was released a single from his 1973 studio album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. The song has been covered by W.A.S.P., Flotsam and Jetsam, Nickelback, Queen and The Who. The opening riff is frequently used by Tommy Emmanuel as a rock breakout when playing his interpretation of Classical Gas. The song is a playable track in the music video game Rock Band 3 and Guitar Hero 5.