Mad Men Season 6 Song List

Updated on April 21, 2020
Don puts on a record
Don puts on a record | Source

This article lists all the songs heard in Season 6 of Mad Men (Links to the other seasons can be found on my profile page).

It details the episode the song appeared in, the title and artist of the song and a brief description of the scene it appeared in.

Unknown music will be referred to as "Unidentified song, music or original score".

Feel free to suggest mistakes and any songs missing from the list.

Mad Men Season Six
Mad Men Season Six | Source
Elvis Presley's version of Hawaiian Wedding Song first featured in the film "Blue Hawaii"
Elvis Presley's version of Hawaiian Wedding Song first featured in the film "Blue Hawaii" | Source

Season 6

S06E01-E02 The Doorway Part 1 & 2

"Blue Hawaii" by All Star Hawaiian Band & "Tumu Iti Amai" by Pulefano and the Polynesians (Don and Megan at the banquet watching the Hawaiian dancers)

"O Christmas Tree (instrumental)" (Don sits at the bar in Hawaii)

"The Nutcracker, Op. 71a: No.2. March (Tempo di Marcia viva)" by Pyotr IlyichTchaikovsky, performed by Bonn Classical Philharmonic & Heribert Beissel (Betty, Pauline, Sally and Sandy attend the ballet)

"Nocturne E Flat Major Op. 9 No. 2" by Frederic Chopin, arranged by Patrick Demenga & Gérard Wyss (Sally’s friend Sandy (Kerris Dorsey) plays Chopin on the violin in the living room for the Francis family; Don and Megan arrive home from Hawaii)

"What's Happening" by Phil & The Frantics (Betty takes a trip to the Village to return Sandy's violin)

"Moonlight and Romance" by Tony Osborne (Draper & Rosen dinner party)

"Hawaiian Wedding Song" by Elvis Presley (End credits)

S06E03 The Collaborators

"Baby Blues" by Adam Saunders (Plays at the beginning of the episode)

"I've Got Five Dollars" by Ben Pollack (Dick Whitman flashback scene)

"Casta Diva, Cavatina of Norma, Act 1 from the Opera Norma" by Vincenzo Bellini, arranged by George Wilson (From the album Opera: Religious Choral Class 010, Chapell Production Music (Don and Sylvia in an Italian restaurant and afterwards)

"Just A Gigolo" by Bing Crosby (Don returns home and collapses at his door; end credits)

Don and Sylvia at dinner with Bellini in the background
Don and Sylvia at dinner with Bellini in the background | Source

S06E04 To Have and to Hold

"Bonnie and Clyde" by Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte Bardot (Joan and Kate go out and party)

"Friends I Haven't Met Yet" by Blue Sandelwood Soap (Don and Stan getting stoned)

"I See Her Pretty Face" by The Grand Prix's, "The Devastator" by Stormy & "A Teenager Feels It Too" by Denny Reed (Unconfirmed songs from the episode)

Unidentified original score by David Carbonara (End credits)

S06E05 The Flood

"Love is Blue" by Paul Mauriat (Don stands on the balcony amid chaotic times; end credits)

Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels feature in Season 6
Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels feature in Season 6 | Source

S06E06 For Immediate Release

"Baby Jane (Mo Mo Jane)" by Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels (Don and Roger meet Jim Cutler and Ted Chaough for the Chevrolet pitch)

"Get Back To The Westside" by The Steam Machine (Pete sees someone he knows at a brothel)

"Gabriel/Sometime in Rome" by Giorgio Rosciglione (Ted & Don talk at the bar)

"For Immediate Release/Unknown Track" by David Carbonara (Peggy types a statement for immediate release; end credits)

Similar Tracks To The End Credits Music in Episode 6: "Tropicando" by Les Baxter & 101 Strings Orchestra, and "Autumn Leaves" by Cannonball Adderley

(Note: Parts of "Tropicando" & "Autumn Leaves" seem to fit the song in the final scene of episode 6 but I believe the piece is an original composition by David Carbonara)

S06E07 Man with a Plan

"The Arrival" by David Carbonara (Joan organising the CGC employees)

"Reach Out of the Darkness" by Friend & Lover (Don and Megan watch the news of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination; end credits)

Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 Feature in Season 6
Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 Feature in Season 6 | Source

S06E08 The Crash

"Going Out of My Head" by Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 (Don listens to this song through Sylvia's door)

"Dream a Little Dream of Me" by Ozzie Nelson (Young Don in bed with illness)

"Words of Love" by The Mamas & The Papas (End credits)

S06E09 The Better Half

"Father Abraham Had Seven Sons" written by Pierre Kartner, Dutch carnival song, performed by Mason Vale Cotton, January Jones & Jon Hamm (Bobby, Betty and Don sing a camp song)

"Squadron's Sweetheart" by Mark Cousins & Adam Saunders (Playing at the political fundraiser Betty and Henry attend)

"(There's) Always Something There To Remind Me" by Lou Johnson (End credits)

S06E10 A Tale of Two Cities

"Harper Valley P.T.A." by Jeannie C. Riley (Don, Roger and Harry attend a Hollywood party in the Hills)

"Raag Ahir Bhairav" by Stephen Day & Patrick Hawes, "You Know Why" by the Cave Dwellers & "The Electric Hand" by Pretty (At the Hollywood party)

"Try (Just a Little Harder)" by Janis Joplin (At the Hollywood party by the pool)

"Found Love" by The Fly Bi Nights (Don thinks he sees Megan and follows her)

"All This Is Right" by The Leaves of Grass (Danny & Roger by the pool)

"Piece of My Heart" by Big Brother & The Holding Company (featuring Janis Joplin) (Pete smokes a joint; end credits)

The Monkees feature in Season 6
The Monkees feature in Season 6 | Source

S06E11 Favors

Unidentified song (First song at the bar)

"Stranger On the Shore" by Acker Bilk (Don drinks at a bar)

"Why Oh Why" by Little Alice (Ted, Pete and Peggy have dinner together)

Unidentified original score by David Carbonara (End credits)

S06E12 The Quality of Mercy

"One is No One Else But You" by Liam Cooke (Sally, Glenn & friends drinking)

"Porpoise Song" by The Monkees (Peggy's angry at Don and he retreats to lying on the couch in the fetal position; end credits)

Don curls up in the fetal position
Don curls up in the fetal position | Source

S06E13 In Care Of

Unidentified original score by David Carbonara (Don walks into work and talks to Stan)

"Band of Gold" by Don Cherry (Don has a drink in a bar and discusses religion with a minister)

Unidentified original score by David Carbonara (Scene of Ted with Peggy and then Ted with Nan)

"Moon River (instrumental)" originally by Henry Mancini (Roger joins Joan, Bob Benson and Kevin for Thanksgiving; Peggy buries herself in work)

"Both Sides Now (Cover)" by Judy Collins, originally by Joni Mitchell (Don shows his kids where he grew up; end credits)

What is your favourite song from Season 6?

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      5 years ago

      The end of "For Immediate Release" is definitely David Carbonara's version of Tropicando.

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      6 years ago from Melbourne, Australia

      I believe "love is blue" is played over the end credits of season 6 episode 5 the flood but thanks

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      6 years ago

      The closing credits for Season 6 Episode 4 are set to Paul Mauriat's "Love is Blue."

    • charliecrews38 profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Melbourne, Australia

      ok cool thanks for the info

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      6 years ago

      The song at the end of S06E10 is actually Big Brother and The Holding Company (Janis Joplin is their lead singer)


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