Movin' On Up (Theme to The Jeffersons)

Album: TV Guide: 50 All-Time Favorite TV Themes (1975)
  • Well we're movin' on up
    (Movin' on up)
    To the east side
    (Come on, movin' on up)
    To a deluxe apartment in the sky
    Movin' on up
    (Movin' on up)
    To the east side
    (Come on, movin' on up)
    We finally got a piece
    Of the pie

    Fish don't fry in the kitchen
    Beans don't burn on the grill
    Took a whole lotta tryin'
    Just to get up that hill

    Now we're up in the big leagues
    Gettin' our turn at bat
    As long as we live
    It's you and me, baby
    There ain't nothin' wrong with that

    Well we're movin' on up
    (Movin' on up)
    To the east side
    (Come on, movin' on up)
    To a deluxe apartment in the sky
    Movin' on up
    (Movin' on up)
    To the east side
    (Come on, movin' on up)
    We finally got a piece
    Of the pie

Comments: 7

  • Randy from Smyrna, TnThis song was also featured and performed twice by Victor Williams and Kevin James backed by an amazingly talented gospel choir during S7E16 of the hit television show, “King of Queens”. It was a very memorable episode!
  • Brent from Denair, CaWe finally got a piece of the pieiiiiii! What an awesome song!
  • Carolyn from Knoville, TnThis is one TV theme song that just made you feel good to hear it.
  • Krista from Carbondale, PaI LOVE this song! It's such a catchy, COOL tune! :) The Jeff's ROCK!
  • Garrett from Nashville, TnThe wife in the mixed-married couple across the hall was played by Lenny Kravitz's mom.
    This song was written and produced by Jeff Barry, who wrote "Sugar Sugar" and "I Honestly Love You", and produced "I'm A Believer" for the Monkees.
  • Howard from St. Louis Park, MnOne of three gospel-like theme songs from Norman Lear sitcoms. The other two were Good Times and One Day at a Time.
  • Scott from Chicago, Ilone of the few tv themes you never get tired of hearing...
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