The Golden Girls Theme Song


R.I.P. Beatrice Arthur and Estelle Getty.

The theme song for The Golden Girls is “Thank You for Being a Friend.” It was originally performed and written by Andrew Gold in 1978, and was part of his third album All This and Heaven Too. The version used for the show was sung by Cynthia Fee.

The Golden Girls theme song lyrics (show edit)

Thank you for being a friend
Traveled down the road and back again
your heart is true you’re a pal and a confidant

And if you threw a party
Invited everyone you knew
You would see, the biggest gift would be for me
and the card attached would say,
Thank you for being a friend

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One thought on “The Golden Girls Theme Song”

  1. For the longest time, I thought the lyrics for the line “the card attached would say…” was “the heart attack would say…” That never made any sense. Now I know why!

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