Favorite TV Theme Songs
Category: EntertainmentBy: john-russell • 2 years ago • 38 comments
Name and/or post some of your favorite tv theme songs.
My number 1
WELCOME BACK KOTTER -John Sebastian
LOVE BOAT - Jack Jones
LONESOME DOVE - Basil Poledouris
WKRP IN CINCINATTI
THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO - Joey Scarbury
Damn. It's been so long since I've watched a TV serial, I can't remember the theme songs.
I think everyone knows that one... even people that don't watch the shows.
The one and only original (season 1) theme song to "I Dream of Jeannie"
And talk about great theme songs with great storytelling..
And this classic sung by Andrew Gold and written by Paul Reiser:
OMG, How could I have forgotten that one. I love that song. And I love that opening, since my dad was one was of the engineers who developed the LEM, my whole childhood was the space program.
My uncle developed hand-held OG cameras for NASA when he was at Ball Brothers.
I can't believe I forgot this one:
The song was written and sung by Harry Nilsson. What could be better?
The Dukes of Hazzard
The best theme:
Can only be Rawhide
Only if you imagine the whip being wielded by Roslyn Taber.
I don't know if I have a favorite, but I think the Twin Peaks theme really stands out as something special. Seinfeld is up there, too, but with a much different feel. Both are so unique and unforgettable.
And then there's the combination of the two...
Twin Peaks gets the Seinfeld treatment
This came to mind. It's from SNL from the old days. Maybe slightly racist so you're forewarned.
While it's not my favorite... it's one I heard for A LOT of years!!! Still do on occasion...
I'll Be There for You by the Rembrandts - FRIENDS theme. You KNOW you clapped!!!
Of course, my favorite is from TWD:
I just thought of this one... I always liked this one...
IMO Welcome Back Kotter is the best tv theme song ever, although I was not that big a fan of the show. John Sebastian is a great songwriter.
Not only is Lonesome Dove the best western ever made, it also has one of the best theme songs of any western.