When I was a kid, the cartoon theme songs were light pop jingles and we could all sing along.
But then some of them got more electric, more rock power ballad-style, even some hip-hop.
Listen to the sweet original theme of “Sesame Street”
And here’s the bouncier update:
And here it is, sung by an R&B superstar.
Compare the opening song for the 1950’s Mickey Mouse Club with the more energetic 90’s version or the two versions of the PBS kids’ show, “Zoom.”