friend like me: [Verse 1] A7 Dm Well Ali Baba had them forty thieves A7 Dm Scheherezade had a thousand tales A7 Dm But master you in luck 'cause up your sleeves E7 A7 You got a brand of magic never fails Dm You got some power in your corner now A7 Dm Some heavy ammunition in your camp A7 Dm You got some punch, pizzazz, yahoo and how E7 A7 See, all you gotta do is rub that lamp A7 Dm And I'll say [Chorus] Bb A7 Mister Aladdin, sir Dm Bb7 A7 What will your pleasure be? F Eb Let me take your order Bb C# Jot it down C A7 D You ain't never had a friend like me Bb7 A7 Dm No no no Bb A7 Life is your restaurant Dm C# C And I'm your maitre d' F Eb D Db C'mon whisper what it is you want C A7 Dm You ain't never had a friend like me
About Friend Like Me : The song was performed by Robin Williams in his role as the Genie . It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 65th Academy Awards . It is also performed by Will Smith in the remake . The song was originally designed as a Cab Calloway-style big band number . After Robin Williams was cast, it ScreenCrush stated that remnants of the previous version of the film can be seen in this sequence: It was released in 1992. It was released as part of album Aladdin: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. The genre is show tune. The track was release in 1992. Friend Like Me has a significant contribution from artist(s) Robin Williams,Will Smith. Its associated with movies - Aladdin.
About Robin Williams - Robin McLaurin Williams was widely regarded by critics as one of the best comedians of all time . He rose to fame for playing the alien Mork in the sitcom Mork & Mindy . Williams starred in several critically and commercially successful films . The World According to Garp (1982), Moscow on the Hudson (1984), Good Morning Morning Vietnam (1987), Dead Poets Society (1989) and World's Greatest Dad (2009) Williams committed suicide by hanging at his home in Paradise Cay, California, in August 2014 . His widow, Susan Schneider Williams, attributed his suicide to his struggle with Lewy body disease . Robin Williams's music is influenced by genre(s) - observational comedy , improvisational comedy , physical comedy , political satire , self-deprecation , surreal humour.
About Aladdin (1992 soundtrack) : The album was released by Walt Disney Records on October 27, 1992 . The soundtrack was intertwined with demos, work tapes and unreleased masters in 1994 in a four-disc box set . Alan Menken earned the Academy Award for Best Original Score and Golden Globe Award . The lyricist Tim Rice won the Academy Awards for the song "A Whole New World" sung by Regina Belle . The first Disney song to win a Grammy Award for Song of the Year . All lyrics are written by Howard Ashman; all music is composed by Alan Menken. Its music is influenced by genres - pop , film score.