Questlove and The Roots Are Writing the New ‘Tonight Show’ Theme Music


“Oh, boy. I’m having these nightmares of da-da-da-ah. Ah. Waking up in the middle of the night. Oh, my god. Yeah. This is — I’m going to — we’re going to write a new theme and I’m thinking about it every second. Even now as I talk to you I’m thinking of that theme. Like, like I -—we will be the first thing that is heard when the world is watching that new Tonight Show.”

Questlove to Terry Gross on the challenge that he’s faced with in writing a new theme song for The Tonight Show. (via PCB)