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"All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight"
Single by Hank Williams, Jr.
from the album Major Moves
B-side"Video Blues"[1]
ReleasedOctober 1, 1984
FormatCD Single
Recorded1984
GenreCountry
Length2:57
LabelWarner Bros./Curb
Writer(s)Hank Williams, Jr.
ProducerJimmy Bowen
Hank Williams, Jr.
Hank Williams, Jr. singles chronology
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"Attitude Adjustment"
(1984)
"All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight"
(1984)
"Major Moves"
(1985)

"All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight" is a song written and recorded by country music performer Hank Williams, Jr.. It was released in October 1984 as the second single from his 1984 album Major Moves. It peaked at number ten on the country music charts. From 1989 to 2011 Williams performed a version of the song (reworked as "All My Rowdy Friends Are Here on Monday Night") as the opening theme to Monday Night Football.[1]

Music videoEdit

The music video was directed by John Goodhue. The video features artists such as Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Cheech and Chong, and several other celebrities in a party thrown by Hank Williams, Jr. At the end of the video, a ghost Cadillac flies into the night sky, referencing the fact that his father, Hank Williams, Sr., died while riding in a Cadillac. The video was the first video to ever win the CMA Music Video of the Year Award.

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1984) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 10

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 466. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
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