Readers Poll: The Best Television Theme Songs

Selections include tracks from 'Cheers,' 'Friends' and 'Sanford and Son'

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10. Golden Girls - 'Thank You For Being A Friend'

When 1970s Soft Rock star Andrew Gold died this past summer most obituaries didn't begin with a mention of his 1977 hit "Lonely Boy," or even his Mad About You theme song "Final Frontier." They opened with the fact that in 1978 he released "Thank You For Being A Friend," which was later used as the theme song to The Golden Girls. Cynthia Fee sang the song on the show, but everybody associates it with Gold. 

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