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Andrew Maurice Gold

Andrew Maurice Gold Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1951
Place of Birth Burbank, California
Death day June 3, 2011 (59 years old)
Zodiac Sign Leo
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Andrew Maurice Gold

Andrew Maurice Gold is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and record producer who largely influenced the Los Angeles pop rock music in the 1970s. Gold has performed on dozens of other artists' records, including Linda Ronstadt, and has enjoyed her own success with the Top 40 hits "Lonely Boy" and "Thank You for Being a Friend", as well as the British hit "Never Let It Slip" ". During the 1980s, he made even more success on international charts with Half of Wax, a collaboration with 10cc's Graham Gouldman. During the 1990s, Gold has produced, composed, performed and wrote soundtracks for movies, commercials and TV soundtracks, such as "Final Frontier", the theme for sitcom Mad About You. gained new popularity: "Thank You for Being a Friend" was used as the opening theme song for The Golden Girls, and the novel children's song "Spooky Scary Skeletons" became internet meme in 2010s.

Birth name Andrew Maurice Gold
Born August 2, 1951, Burbank, California, U.S.
Died June 3, 2011, Los Angeles, California
Genres Pop, pop rock, soft rock
Occupation(s) Musician, singer-songwriter, music producer
Instruments Vocals, keyboards, guitar
Years active 1967–2011
Labels Asylum
Associated acts Bryndle, Wax, Linda Ronstadt
Website Andrew Maurice Gold's Official site
IMDb Andrew Maurice Gold's IMDb

About Andrew Maurice Gold

Musician who wrote the classic 1970s songs "Lonely Boy" and "Thank You for Being a Friend."

Andrew Maurice Gold before fame

He performed with the Los Angeles band Bryndle and did music production for various artists on the side.

Achievement of Andrew Maurice Gold

He worked on solo albums by several of The Beatles, as well as Neil Diamond, Wynonna Judd, and Cher.

Andrew Maurice Gold family life

His mother provided the singing for Natalie Wood in West Side Story, and his father won an Oscar for his score of Exodus.

Associations of Andrew Maurice Gold

He played almost every instrument on Linda Ronstadt's breakthrough hit single "You're No Good."

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  • Musician from Burbank, California
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