@Pavlov That’s what I was gonna say. Even though I would normally vote for TMBG in any contest. And I love The New Pornographers. But I have strong burnt-in neural pathways of the Electric Company theme. It was on right after Sesame Street on KQED Channel 9.
@Pavlov OK, I felt compelled to get my nostalgia on, and found this video on YouTube. I had NO idea Morgan Freeman was a regular on that show (despite being clearly shown in the thumbnail above). Crazy.
@brumagem Though it now sounds dated, the then “high tech” sound of this was quite unique back in the 1970’s and like nothing I had ever heard. When I was grown and took my kids to Disney, they would conk out long before the nightly parade time. I am curious if it would have held the attention of the 21st century kids.
I picked “electric avenue” not because it was the best, but because it was the first one that popped into my head. So that would at least be the “most catchy” or “most memorable”. But not the best in some musicological sense. I will have to contemplate this further at a later time.
@2many2no I love Reddy Kilowatt. My dad was a cable splicer for PG&E for 36 years. I remember the class getting Reddy Kilowatt comic books in early grammar school. Not that that means it actually happened—just that I remember it.
I was scrolling through the forum, looking for something else, when I remembered that this poll did not contain Electric Love from the tv show Bob’s Burgers. I checked the comments and didn’t see it, so here it is: