Monday Night Football Music

Logo, ESPN Monday Night Football

Logo, ESPN Monday Night Football (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

They are called ‘the most recognizable four notes in all of television’. (Though some, like Chris Hays, will have no idea what I’m talking about.)

Ron Rodman, author of Tuning In: American Narrative Television Music (OUP, 2010), takes you on a brief history of Monday Night Football Music at the OUPblog.

We’ve come a long way from this:

To this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Jc67tMZp3w

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