Best of Friends (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

Best of Friends disney song music“Best of Friends” is a song from the 1981 Disney animated film “The Fox and the Hound.” The song was written by the renowned Disney songwriting duo Richard and Robert Sherman and was performed by Pearl Bailey, who voiced the character of Big Mama in the film.

The song is a duet between the two main characters, a fox named Tod and a hound dog named Copper, and it expresses their close friendship and loyalty to each other. The lyrics describe how they may be different and come from different worlds, but they have a bond that can never be broken.

“Best of Friends” is a popular song that has become a classic in the Disney songbook. It has been covered by various artists and has been featured in Disney theme park attractions and shows.

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