Amy Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter. She was known for her deep, expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul.
This song reached #1 on the US Hot 100, which is astounding for a song sung a cappella (without instruments). McFerrin recorded it using only his body to make all the sounds. The simple message and quirky sound made it a surprise hit.
You Are Not Alone was the first song in the history of Billboard’s Hot 100 chart to debut at the top position, and it was also Jackson’s last to reach #1 in the US.
“You’ve Got A Friend In Me” is the theme song of the Toy Story franchise, recurring throughout the series in different contexts. It’s first scene in the intro to the original film, as the boy Andy plays with his favorite toy, Woody the cowboy.
This song is about being there for others and being a friend for someone in need. It is a reflection on how friends can be just as important as family.