Andrew Maurice Gold (August 2, 1951 – June 3, 2011)
was an American singer, musician and songwriter. His work includes the Top 10 single "Lonely Boy" (1977), as well as single "Thank You for Being a Friend" (1978), and "Never Let Her Slip Away" (1978).
His rendition of the theme from the television series Mad About You, entitled "Final Frontier," was used as the wake-up call for the Mars Pathfinder space probe in 1996.
Gold was a prolific multi-instrumentalist as artist, producer, film composer, session musician, actor, painter, and singer.
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