Demi Lovato — Gift Of A Friend Demi has a sweet voice that has no problem telling the story of how much a good friend is to be valued. I'll need a soulmate to hold me and a friend for life And I'm hoping it might be you Yes, I'm certain it must be you. The Beatles never released their version as a single. Bill Wither — Lean On Me Being able to lean on your friends during the hard times is what friendship is all about. Larry Henley and Jeff Silbar wrote it, and the first recordings appeared in 1982. Uncle Cracker makes anyone smile that listens to this song of friendship.
A lot of my audience are grandparents, 50s and 60s. Featured in the movie Tom Sawyer, writing this song was one of Billy Montana's more memorable moments, a particularly fun experience that puts a smile on his face when he thinks about it. That's why the superstar is a superstar, I guess. An electric Wurlitzer piano creates a distinctive sound for the recording, but in concert, the group used a grand piano played by lead singer. Vitamin C — Graduation Graduation time can be a confusing time for anyone. It should, with a little luck and the efforts of a good plugger, start getting airplay around the country towards the end of February. Usually I don't really project write.
Just one of those things that we set out to do something and it worked out. Will you come with me in the certain knowledge That the catch is there's no catch at all? Bette Midler — Wind Beneath My Wings Although many people mistake this song for a love ballad, it is actually a song about the encouragement and hope our friends can give us in this life. Andrew Gold was born into a musical family. However, her management rejected the song. Country singer Gary Morris took it into the country top 10 the same year. I'll need a to hold me and a for life And I'm it be you Yes, I'm it must be you.
His work with The Jeff Beck Group and Faces influenced heavy metal genres. . Archived from on 24 September 2015. It is his only song to reach the top of both the pop and soul singles charts. And then find out not too long afterwards that it got in there.
Steve is very happy about that. I offered it to him over 10 years ago and he didn't get it, but now he's had these two lovely boys with Penny Lancaster and he gets it because it's a difficult lyric about children growing up and leaving the nest. I got moves, son Louie: You learned from me! The Fab Four will always be remembered for their version of this song. The song is a heartfelt tribute to that special person in your life. The recording of the song inspired Batt to record extensively at his home and most of 's recordings have since been made there.
The song was included in the band's set-list on their 2001 tour and has remained a regular feature at Harley's live shows to date. Weezer — My Best Friend Weezer made the geek look cool way before the term hipster was all over the place. Will you of me as a island Or will you come with me to the moon? Through a smoke-filled on a night When the sole of my shoe lets in rain When the heart's of and the milk's gone sour Will your still be the same? The single spent four weeks at 1 and earned 2 Grammy Awards for Song of the Year and Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. Drummer Ringo Starr sang it. It has since become one of the group's most beloved classics. Lou Rawls brought it into the pop singles chart at 65 in 1983. They know exactly what to say or do to make us happy or piss us off just being honest That is what makes them great.
There were no plans initially to release the song as a single, but demand from fans eventually forced the Rembrandts to record a full-length version and the song, in a commercial mix, reached the pop top 20. It also received Grammy Award nominations for Record of the Year and Song of the Year. Listening to the lyrics you hear about how it is important to stick with your friends no matter what some people think about them. It was really satisfying to take the script home over the weekend, get a handle on what they were looking for, and then write the songs on Monday. Louie: There' nothing you do I don't do better Both: But as long as we can stick together, we're Chorus: Friends for life, friends for life Through all kinds of trouble and struggle and strife There's all kinds of people, but we'd rather be friends for life, you and me Instrumental Chorus: Friends for life, friends for life Through all kinds of trouble and struggle and strife There's all kinds of people, but we'd rather be friends for life, you and me Louie: If I'm in a jam Baloo: Here I am, and if I get sick Louie: I'll fix it quick, and if I fall in love Baloo: Hey! Blige as a song for her next album. Kanye West, Jay Z and Big Sean — Clique Having a great group of friends is a big comfort because you know they got your back through thick and thin. In 2015, the song was covered by British singer for his album.
He is of Scottish and English ancestry. Archived from on 16 June 2013. Indie group Grouplove blasted into our consciousness via the joyful use of this song as part of an Apple iPod Touch commercial in 2011. Her friend James Taylor recorded the definitive version at the same time using the same musicians. I'll need a soul-mate to hold me and a friend for life And I'm hoping it might be you Yeah, I'm certain it must be you. Negotiations are taking place daily and constantly. I thanked him by buying him a fish supper in a very expensive restaurant in Mayfair.
I got style, grace and a crazy beat Louie: You sure are light on those two left feet, and we're Chorus: Friends for life, friends for life Through all kinds of trouble and struggle and strife Louie: I've got a problem I can't explain Baloo: I'll be there with the plane! I can't in all honestly seriously expect a hit record. The 'Back with the Band' Tour Official Programme. His recording hit 1 in 1971. Best Friend for life Best Friend for life Every night when the sun goes down I call you up to go downtown So happy that I got ya My best friend for life Put down the phone and come on over My lucky charm you're my four leaf clover Come on let's both get ready My best friend for life Best friend for life Come and be my Best friend for a lifetime, Best friend for life, best friend for life Won't ya be my best friend for a lifetime Best friend for life, best friend for life. The song is the second of two top 20 pop hits by the Rembrandts. Will you think of me as a distant island? How many of us rely on sweet moments where we can lay it all out with our best friend over a nice glass of wine? The song references the singer-songwriter's childhood in Slab Fork, West Virginia, a coal mining town. Steve Harley - one of the most underrated songwriters, good old Steve.
Both: We're friends for life! Few other songs come close to this song's simple poignancy of friends helping and supporting each other. I dropped one of my own songs off the album so I could put that one on. The ad helped propel the song to 1 on the alternative songs and rock songs charts as well as sending it climbing into the top 40 at mainstream pop radio. I got a song to sing Baloo: If you can find the key! Because I took the script home and read it, and it's something I'd never done before. Furthermore, Jim Cregan is a long-time collaborator with both Stewart and Harley.