Tom Waits’ classic ‘Way Down In The Hole’ is forever linked to the seminal HBO drama The Wire. Over the course of the show’s five seasons, the song was covered by Blind Boys of Alabama, Neville Brothers, Steve Earle, and Domaje, with Tom’s version serving as the second season’s theme. It comes in at #15 on Entertainment Weekly’s 25 Best TV Theme Songs of the 21st Century.

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Long live Omar, as played in THE WIRE by the now gone and forever great Michael K Williams.