What are your Top Ten television theme songs for drama shows? Can you add to our list from last year?
Drama Division, by Rich Paschall
You have clearly been waiting patiently for the coming of my next top 10 list. Well, wait no more. I have diligently gone through the memory banks to produce a list for you. After compiling a hefty list of TV theme songs, I find that I had to limit the category. Out went the novelty songs like The Addams Family and Gilligan’s Island. Out too were the comedy themes of note like Welcome Back, Kotter and the theme from Cheers, where everybody knows your name.
We could not include your cartoon favorites or even the great pieces written for news broadcasts or special events. The Olympics theme that NBC gets to overuse with each Olympics is a stand out piece introduced in 1984 and easily recognizable now. I could make a case for a hundred songs if I did not find a theme for…
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