Friends are special. They brighten our days with their presence, lift us up when we're down, and enhance our memories when we reflect on our lives.
There are quite a few friendship songs that I've enjoyed through the years, so many that I can't include them all in this post. More will come later.
Here are some of my favorites:
The Beach Boys -- "Friends"
No. 47 in 1968
Written by Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, Dennis Wilson and Al Jardine
Queen -- "You're My Best Friend"
No. 16 in 1976
Written by John Deacon
James Taylor -- "You've Got a Friend"
No. 1 in 1971
Written by Carole King
Simon & Garfunkel -- "Old Friends"
Released in 1968 on "Bookends" album
Written by Paul Simon
Andrew Gold -- "Thank You for Being a Friend"
No. 25 in 1978
Written by Andrew Gold
Kenny Loggins and Stevie Nicks -- "Whenever I Call You Friend"
No. 5 in 1978
Written by Kenny Loggins and Melissa Manchester
The Zombies -- "Friends of Mine"
Released in 1968 on "Odyssey and Oracle" album
Written by Chris White
More to come later, my friends.
Until the next time...