Songs About Friends & Friendships


Countless songs about friends and special friendship songs have been written over the years covering all genres and styles of music. The theme of friendship is one we all can relate to throughout the various stages of our life and never really get tired of listening to. It can take you back to a special time and place – the good times, the bad times, sometimes happy, sometimes sad, sometimes confusing, scary, nervous, uncertain or emotional. The mutual sharing of thoughts, events and  good times of your life help in getting through the rough  and rocky spots. Certain songs bring back vivid memories  of knowing who you were with and what you were doing when that song was popular or when you heard it for the very first time, it stuck in your mind. Hopefully, with the help of this list below, here you may find some timeless friendship songs to reminisce about all over again.

Friends are among the most valuable commodities we can attain in our lifetime. It has always been said that if you have one best friend in your lifetime, that one true, trusted and unbreakable bond, then you have lived a successful life. Friendship comes in all sorts, but that’s what makes it so interesting and unique. Having a friend, a buddy, a confidant, someone to share memories, secrets, you’re your innermost thoughts with, is a wonderful part of life. It is an opportunity to go outside the family circle, form bonds and build relationships with others along that long and  ever-winding road called life.

For anyone who has ever had a friend lift them up when they were down or turn a bad day completely around, the following songs dealing with friends and friendships are ideal for dedicating to your BFF. So celebrate your own special friendships by putting together playlist for your phone, iPod or CD music mix by using this list as suggestions for some great songs… and here’s hoping that your friendships really do last forever. So… Enjoy the following song compilation and while you’re thinking about it, feel free to suggest a few of your own favorites that mean something special to you that you think should be added to this ever-growing list.

  1. All I Really Want To Do – Bob Dylan, The Byrds, Cher
  2. Always & Forever – Heatwave
  3. Anytime You Need A Friend – Mariah Carey
  4. At Your Side – The Corrs
  5. Because You Loved Me – Celine Dion
  6. Ben – Michael Jackson
  7. Best Friend – Brandy
  8. Bridge Over Troubled Waters – Simon & Garfunkel
  9. Come On Over – Shania Twain
  10. Count On Me – Whitney Houston & Cici Winans
  11. Crash & Burn – Savage Garden
  12. Find Out Who Your Friends Are – Tracy Lawrence w/ Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw
  13. For Good – Wicked
  14. Friend Is A Friend – Pete Townshend
  15. Friends – Beach Boys
  16. Friends – Elton John (soundtrack from the movie “Friends”)
  17. Friends – Bette Midler
  18. Friends – Helmut Lotti & Michael Junior
  19. Friends Are Friends Forever – Michael W. Smith
  20. Friends For Life – Mark Wills
  21. Friends For Life (Amigos Para Siempre) – Sarah Brightman & Jose Carreras
  22. Friends In Low Places – Garth Brooks
  23. Friends Will Be Friends – Queen
  24. Gift of A Friend – Demi Lovato
  25. Graduation (Friends Forever) – Vitamin C
  26. Headlines (Friendship Never Ends) – Spice Girls
  27. He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother – The Hollies, Neil Diamond
  28. Hello Old Friend – Eric Clapton
  29. I Miss My Friend – Darryl Worley
  30. I Turn To You – Christina Aguilera
  31. I Will Carry You – Clay Aiken
  32. I Will Come To You – Hanson
  33. I Will Remember You – Sarah McLachlan
  34. I’ll Be There – Jackson Five, Mariah Carey
  35. I’ll Be There For You – The Rembrandts (Theme from Friends)
  36. I’ll Stand By You – The Pretenders, Carrie Underwood
  37. I’m Your Friend – Bobby Brown
  38. In My Life – The Beatles
  39. Kind & Generous – Natalie Merchant
  40. Kryptonite – 3 Doors Down
  41. Lean On Me – Bill Withers, Club Nouveau
  42. Let Me Be There – Olivia Newton John
  43. Me & My Friends – Red Hot Chili Peppers
  44. My Best Friend – Tim McGraw
  45. My Best Friend – Weezer
  46. My Friend – Blessed Union of Souls
  47. Old Friends – Simon & Garfunkel
  48. Old Friends – Everything But The Girl
  49. One Friend – Dan Seals
  50. Pop Rocks & Coke – Green Day
  51. Say You, Say Me – Lionel Richie
  52. Stand By Me – Ben E. King
  53. Thank You – Dido
  54. Thank You For Being A Friend – Andrew Gold (Theme from Golden Girls)
  55. That’s What Friends Are For – Dionne Warwick & Friends
  56. There For You – Flyleaf
  57. True Friend – Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana)
  58. Umbrella – Rihanna
  59. Waiting On A Friend – Rolling Stones
  60. We’re All In This Together – High School Musical Cast
  61. We’re Going To Be Friends – The White Stripes
  62. Whenever I Call You Friend – Kenny Loggins & Stevie Nicks
  63. Where Everybody Knows Your Name – Gary Portnoy (Theme From Cheers)
  64. Why Can’t We Be Friends – War, Smash Mouth
  65. Wind Beneath My Wings – Bette Midler
  66. With A Little Help From My Friends – The Beatles, Joe Cocker
  67. You & Me Together – Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana)
  68. You’ll Be In My Heart – Phil Collins
  69. You’re My Best Friend – Don Williams
  70. You’re My Best Friend – Queen
  71. You’ve Got A Friend – James Taylor, Carole King
  72. You’ve Got A Friend In Me – Randy Newman & Lyle Lovett (Soundtrack from Toy Story)
  73. (You’ve Got To Have) Friends – Bette Midler

So whether you’re looking to cheer friends up, reunite with an old buddy, or simply celebrate your friendship, there’s sure to be something special on this above list to make you and your BFF feel all ‘warm and fuzzy’ inside.

4 Responses

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  2. oath by cher lloyd

  3. This is the first list i find that includes In My Life, so it’s the best one.

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