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Old 03-16-2005, 05:35 AM   #1
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Default Hit songs later used as TV themes?

Hello all... here's something I was thinking about recently...

A lot of songs have been used as TV themes first and got a lot of radio airplay shortly after the song debuted. But how many examples are there of songs that became popular radio hits and later on -- years, even decades later -- were used as TV themes?

For example:
"Paint It Black" by the Rolling Stones (Tour of Duty)
"Who Are You", "Won't Get Fooled Again", "Baba O'Reilly" by the Who (the three CSIs)
"The Time Has Come Today" by the Chambers Brothers (used during the last season of Early Edition)
"Rememberance"(?) by the Supremes (China Beach)
That "Money Money Money" song by the O'Jays (sorry I can't remember the name of it!) (The Apprentice)

Any others?

NOTE: This would not include songs that started getting popular when the shows got on the air, e.g. the themes from Peter Gunn, I Love Lucy, Rockford Files, Hill Street Blues, Dukes of Hazzard, Dawson's Creek, One Tree Hill, etc.
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