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Top 10 TV Theme Songs 1980-2011 (Video)

With the Fall TV season underway, Billboard dug through the past 30 years of Hot 100 charts to find the top 10 TV theme songs. Check out the vids below- brings back the memories, huh?

What I find surprising is that the most recent song is from 1995. No chart topping theme songs in the past 15 ears? Well, maybe they just don’t make ’em like they used to. What do you think, anything missing from the list?

10. WKRP in Cincinnati

Steve Carlisle
Hot 100 Peak: No. 65, 1981

9. Theme from Dynasty

Bill Conti
Hot 100 Peak: No. 52, 1982

8. Theme from Magnum P.I.

Mike Post
Hot 100 Peak: No. 25, 1982

7. Moonlighting (Theme)

Al Jarreau
Hot 100 Peak: No. 23, 1987

6. Theme from the Dukes of Hazard (Good Ol’ Boys)

Waylon Jennings
Hot 100 Peak: No. 21, 1980

5. I’ll Be There for You

The Rembrants
Hot 100 Peak: No. 17, 1995

4. The Theme from Hill Street Blues

Mike Post feat. Larry Carlton
Hot 100 Peak: No. 10, 1981

3. Theme from the Greatest American Hero (Believe It Or Not)

Joey Scarbury
Hot 100 Peak: No. 2, 1981

2. Miami Vice Theme

Jan Hammer
Hot 100 Peak: No. 1 (one week), 1985

1. How Do You Talk to An Angel

The Heights
Hot 100 Peak: No. 1 (two weeks), 1992

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