How many songs about friends or friendship do you know?
You’ve Got a Friend by Carole King is one of the classic songs about friends. Since 1971 when the song was released for the first time it has been performed by many artists. No wonder; it won Grammy Award as “Song of the Year”.
That’s What Friends Are For is another Grammy Award winner and number one hit in the United States in 1986. However, the recording of Dionne & Friends was not the original one and it was released to raise money for AIDS research and prevention.
And another song about friends was released in 1986 but in the UK. The famous band Queen released an album A Kind Of Magic which included a song called Friends Will Be Friends.
A Russian singer-songwriter Vladimir Vysotski has also made a song on this theme. Song of a Friend decribes true friends beautifully.
What other songs about friends come to your mind?