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Thank You for Being a Friend by Andrew Gold
Album: All This and Heaven TooReleased: 1978Charted:
Seven years after this song was a hit for singer/songwriter Andrew Gold, it became the theme from the NBC sitcom The Golden Girls
, which ran from 1985-1992. Cynthia Fee sang the TV version.
Andrew Gold was a singer-songwriter-producer who was the son of the composer Ernest Gold and his first wife, singer Marni Nixon. Andrew, who had another hit in 1977 with "Lonely Boy
," died in 2011 at age 59.