The best ever pop TV theme

The best ever pop TV theme


Jimi Jamison, the man behind the Baywatch theme tune and many other pop culture classics, has died at the age of 63. I'm Always Here was originally a track from his album Empires, before being adopted for the second series of Baywatch. It was that rare thing: a song you could hear over and over again at the beginning of every episode without getting tired.

In tribute, we're out to find the best ever pop song/tv theme, or times when famous musicians have turned their hand to the format. Have a listen to the shortlist then vote below.


I’m Always Here – Jimi Jamison

Peep Show 

Flagpole Sitta – Harvey Danger

The Royle Family

Half the World Away – Oasis

The Raccoons

Run With Us – Lisa Lougheed


I’ll be There For You – The Rembrants

The Big Bang Theory

The Big Bang Theory Theme - The Barenaked Ladies

The Monkees

Hey, Hey, We’re The Monkees – The Monkees

The Sopranos

Woke Up This Morning (Chosen One Mix) – Alabama 3

Malcolm in the Middle

Boss of Me – They Might Be Giants

One Tree Hill

I Don’t Wanna Be - Gavin Degraw


Teardrop – Massive Attack

Top Gear

Jessica – The Allman Brothers


Who Are You – The Who

Dawson’s Creek

I Don’t Want to Wait - Paula Cole

Joan of Arcadia

One of Us - Joan Osborne

Married with Children

Love and Marriage – Frank Sinatra

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