Andrew Gold Goodbye

Talented singer and versatile musician and songwriter Andrew Gold died on Friday at his home in Encino California at the age of 59. Gold was undergoing cancer treatment but died suddenly from a heart attack.
Gold was perhaps best known song for the Golden Girls TV show theme "Thank you For Being a Friend". Gold got his start playing with Linda Ronstadt and the Stone Poneys. He later recorded with James Taylor, Jackson Browne, John Lennon and Paul McCartney backing them on their solo projects.

Gold had success on his own starting with his debut 1975 self titled album. He went on to release nine albums. His biggest hit came with the storytelling song "Lonely Boy" which climbed to number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1977.

Andrew Gold - Goodbye

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