‘Thank you For Being a Friend’ by Andrew Gold – Classic Hit or Miss
“Thank You For Being A Friend” is a song written by Andrew Gold, who recorded it for his third album, All This and Heaven Too. The single version reached number 25 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1978. The song was later re-recorded by Cynthia Fee to serve as the theme song for the NBC sitcom The Golden Girls, and recorded again for the series’ CBS spin-off The Golden Palace.The song was also featured on Casey Kasem’s final American Top 40, the end of two World Series games (Game 5 in 1988 and Game 4 in 1990), “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” episode “Mac’s Mom Burns Her House Down”, the end of Super Bowl XL, The Simpsons episode “Double, Double, Boy in Trouble” and on a May 2010 episode of Saturday Night Live hosted by Betty White in which past and present cast members sang the song followed by a death metal version of the song performed by White while wearing a ski mask.
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