Sanford and Son Theme (The Streetbeater)
|"Sanford and Son Theme (The Streetbeater)"|
1973 7" vinyl single (US)
|Song by Quincy Jones|
|from the album 'You've Got It Bad, Girl'|
|Genre||Electric blues, funk|
0:51 (Theme version)
Although the piece itself only reached #294 and did not reach Billboard status for that year, it has maintained mainstream popularity, ranking 9th in a Rolling Stone Reader Poll of Television Theme Songs
Harry James recorded a version in 1979 on his album Still Harry After All These Years (Sheffield Lab LAB 11).
- "Sanford & Son Theme (The Streetbeater) by Quincy Jones : Reviews and Ratings". Rate Your Music. 2010-09-27. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
- "Manhattan by Quincy Jones @ARTISTdirect". Artistdirect.com. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
- "Readers Poll: The Best Television Theme Songs Pictures - 9. Sanford and Son - 'The Streetbeater'". Rolling Stone. 2011. Retrieved 2013-07-24.