A memory lasts forever.
Never does it die.
True friends stay together.
And never say goodbye.
Friendship is based on truth and loyalty. It is one's unbiased faith in the other's unconditional love and belief to stand by. Here are ten songs that celebrate different aspects of friendship.
1. I'll Be There For You-The Rembrandts:
This song hit the charts as the soundtrack of the celebrated series on friendship, 'Friends'. Released in the year 1994 as their jingle, the song was later released as a single after being made into a full song owed to its sudden popularity.
2. Wind Beneath My Wings-Bette Midler:
Released in 1989 as a single by Bette Midler, the song hit fame as the soundtrack of the movie, Beaches. It was named Record of the Year and Song of the Year at the Grammy Awards in 1990.
3. Seasons In The Sun-Terry Jacks:
Released as a single in 1974 by Terry Jacks, the song was first released by English band, The Fortunes in 1968. The song was based on a song called 'Le Moribond' ('The Dying Man') by Jacques Brel.
4. Because You Loved Me-Celine Dion:
Released in 1996, a smash hit single from the album, Falling Into You, Because You Loved me was nominated for four Grammy Awards. It won the Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media.
5. Annie's Song-John Denver:
Released in 1974, this famous love song was written for his then wife, Annie. An ideal expression of true love and friendship, this song is the anthem for celebrating loyal relationships.
6. Photograph-Ringo Starr and George Harrison:
Originally written by both of them, the song was released as part of Ringo Starr's album, Ringo. Later it was performed at Harrison's first death anniversary and is said to have made the audience weep at large.
Ringo and George, John and Annie, 'Friends'-the sitcom, all celebrate the friendship season, which actually is all year round! Friendship is about sharing the ups and downs, smiles and frowns, pains and pleasures; simply put being companions, now and forever. Here's to celebrating true friendship!