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It's International Friendship Day

It's International Friendship Day so what are the best songs about friends, from those that offer support, to life long chums or your best friend. Get in touch and get involved by emailing getiton@bbc.co.uk or text the show live on 80295 from 6.30pm

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Queen

    You're My Best Friend

    • Queen - Greatest Hits.
    • Parlophone.
    • 4.
  • Eurythmics

    Right By Your Side

    • Eurythmics - Greatest Hits.
    • RCA.
  • The Teardrop Explodes

    Passionate Friend

    • The Teardrop Explodes - Greatest Hits.
    • Mercury.
  • James Murphy & LCD Soundsystem

    All My Friends

    • Sound of Silver.
    • EMI.
    • 005.
  • James Taylor

    Shower the People

    • James Taylor - Classic Songs.
    • CBS.
  • Jess Glynne

    I'll Be There

  • Gary Numan

    Are Friends Electric?

    Performer: Tubeway Army.
    • Our Friends Electric (Various Artists).
    • Telstar.
  • Arthur Alexander

    Go Home Girl

  • Beth Nielsen Chapman

    Emily

    • Greatest Hits.
    • Reprise.
    • 7.
  • Elvis Presley

    The Girl of My Best Friend

    • Presley - The All Time Greatest Hits.
    • RCA.
  • Pulp

    Disco 2000

    • (CD Single).
    • Island.
    • 6.
  • The Beatles

    With A Little Help From My Friends

    • Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
    • EMI Records Limited.
    • 02.
  • Eddi Reader

    Willie Stewart / Molly Rankin

    • The Best Of Eddie Reader.
    • Reveal Records.
    • 7.
  • Leonard Cohen

    So Long, Marianne

    • Essential Leonard Cohen, The.
    • Columbia.
    • 1.
  • The Dandy Warhols

    Bohemian Like You

    • Bohemian Like You (CD Single).
    • Capitol.
    • 7.
  • The Cars

    My Best Friend's Girl

    • The Cars.
    • Elektra Records.
    • 02.
  • Rihanna

    Umbrella (feat. JAY-Z)

    • (CD Single).
    • Def Jam.
  • Rab Noakes

    Together Forever

    • Welcome To Anniversaryville.
    • Neon Records.
  • Shalamar

    Friends

    • Friends - Deluxe Edition.
    • Big Break Records.
    • 8.
  • Nanci Griffith

    There's A Light Beyond These Woods

    • Lone Star State Of Mind.
    • MCA.
  • Peter, Paul & Mary

    Puff The Magic Dragon

    • Peter Paul & Mary - Moving.
    • Warner Bros.
  • Janet Jackson

    Whoops Now

    • Now 30 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
  • Don Williams

    You're My Best Friend

    • Ultimate Country (Various Artists).
    • Telstar.
  • Randy Newman

    You've Got A Friend In Me

    • Toy Story O.S.T..
    • Walt Disney Records.
  • Carole King

    You've Got a Friend

    • Carole King - Tapestry.
    • Epic.

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