|"Sweet City Woman"|
|Single by The Stampeders|
|from the album Against the Grain|
|Genre||Rock, country rock|
|Label||Bell, Philips, MWC|
|The Stampeders singles chronology|
|"Sweet City Woman" on YouTube|
"Sweet City Woman" is a 1971 song by Canadian rock band The Stampeders, appearing on their debut album Against the Grain (retitled Sweet City Woman in the US). It features a banjo as a primary instrument, which is also mentioned in the lyrics: "The banjo and me, we got a feel for singing."
The single spent four weeks as a number 1 hit in Canada, and reached number 8 in the US.  It also climbed to number 1 on the Canadian country music and adult contemporary charts. The song was also marketed in Canada by Quality Records with instrumental and French lyric versions.
The band and song won numerous Juno Awards in 1972, including Best Single,  Songwriter of the Year (guitarist Rich Dodson), Record Producer of the Year (Mel Shaw), and the band was named Canada's Top Group.
The song has been covered by many musicians over the years, most notably:
The song can be heard during a flashback scene in the Better Call Saul episode " Inflatable," the Adam Sandler film Little Nicky, the Condor episode “Out of His Exile,” and in the Canadian commercial for " Dempster's Bread Farmer".