Mad Men Season 3 Song List
This article lists all the songs heard in Season 3 of Mad Men (Links to the other seasons can be found on the right).
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 in the list 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 3 Playlist - YouTube
Music from Season 3
S03E01 Out of Town
"Betty Home and Sally's Story" by David Carbonara (Opening scene)
"Lane's Exit" by David Carbonara (Pete celebrates after being told of his promotion by Lane)
"Sally's Story" by David Carbonara (Don and Betty tell the story of the day Sally was born; end credits)
S03E02 Love Among the Ruins
"Bye Bye Birdie" by Ann-Margaret (First scene where Peggy, Harry, Ken and Sal watch Ann Margaret's opening number from the film of the same name; later Peggy sings it to herself in the mirror)
"Oyster Girls" by Robert White (The May Day song)
"That's The Way" by The Values (Peggy walks through a bar) (Listen on YouTube)
"To Be Loved (Forever)" by The Pentagons (Peggy talks to a man she met at the bar)
"The Carousel" by David Carbonara (Don watches Miss Farrell during the Maypole dance; also at the end credits)
S03E03 My Old Kentucky Home
"Swing Low Sweet Chariot (Instrumental)" by unknown artist & "The Twist" by Chubby Checker (Songs played during the Derby party)
"My Old Kentucky Home" written by Stephen Foster, performed by John Slattery (Roger sings to Jane at their Kentucky Derby garden party)
"Hello! Ma Baby" written by Joseph E. Howard & Ida Emerson, performed by Michael Gladis & Miles Fisher (Paul and Jeff sing in the office)
Other sources say the dancing scene contains the song "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue (Has Anybody Seen My Girl?)" performed by Art Landry and his Orchestra, written by Ray Henderson.
The instrumental version of the jazz standard "Everybody Loves My Baby, but My Baby Don't Love Anybody but Me" composed by Spencer Williams, can also be heard during the party.
"C'est Magnifique (It's Magnificent)" by Cole Porter, performed by Christina Hendricks (Joan sings for Greg's friends from the hospital)
"Memories of You" by Ben Webster (Don & Betty get away from the party; end credits)
Extra Track: "Derby Celebration" by David Carbonara (Track featured in the "Mad Men Night Cap CD - Music From the Original Series")
S03E04 The Arrangements
"Bye Bye Birdie" by Ann-Margaret (Used in the Patio Diet Cola commercial created by Sterling Cooper)
"Over There", written by George M. Cohan, US wartime anthem (End credits)
S03E05 The Fog
"Me Voy A Morir De Tanto Amor" by Alberto Iglesias (Plays as Betty is dreaming or hallucinating while at the hospital; also plays over the end credits)
S03E06 Guy Walks Into an Advertising Agency
"Come On Twist" by Jody Reynolds (Playing during Joan's farewell party)
"Song To Woody" by Bob Dylan (End credits)
S03E07 Seven Twenty Three
"Please Come On to Me" by The Clovers (Don dances with one of the hitchhikers)
"Darling Say You Love Me" by the Ramblers (Henry and Betty talk at Swanson's Bakery)
"I Followed My Heart" by Pete Mann (Unknown scene)
"Sixteen Tons" by Tennessee Ernie Ford (Don signs a contract with Sterling Cooper; end credits)
"Don and Betty in Rome" by David Carbonara (Don & Betty make love in their hotel room in Rome) (Track from "Mad Men: On the Rocks (Music from the Television Series)")
"There's A Small Hotel" by Bobby Van & Kay Coulter (Betty receives a souvenir from Don; end credits)
Extra Track: "First Kiss" by David Carbonara (Track from Mad Men: On the Rocks (Music from the Television Series)
S03E09 Wee Small Hours
"So Young" by Clyde Stacy & The Nitecaps (Don drives around early in the morning and sees Miss Farrell running)
"Dancing in the Starlight" by Curt Andersen/Trevor Duncan (The Symphonia Orchestra) (Betty and Carla discussing Civil Rights)
"Prelude To A Kiss" by Nnenna Freelon (End credits)
S03E10 The Color Blue
"Dominique" by The Singing Nun (Don shows up at Miss Farrell's place)
"The Carousel" by David Carbonara (Miss Farrell asks Don to stay the night; Betty takes a bath)
Unidentified song (Paul puts on a jazz record)
Unidentified score by David Carbonara (End credits)
S03E11 The Gypsy and the Hobo
"Betty's Call" by David Carbonara (Unknown scene)
"Where Is Love?" from the Musical Oliver!, written by Lionel Bart (End credits)
S03E12 The Grown-Ups
"Moonglow" by Benny Goodman (Everyone starts to dance at the wedding)
"The End of the World" by Skeeter Davis (Betty doesn't love Don anymore; end credits)
Extra Track: "Don the Man" by David Carbonara
S03E13 Shut the Door. Have a Seat
"Moving Montage" by David Carbonara (The Sterling Cooper offices are cleared out)
"Shahdaroba" by Roy Orbison (Don goes home to a new apartment; end credits)
Mad Men: On The Rocks, Music from the Television Series by David Carbonara
What is your favourite song from Season 3?
- Mad Men Episode Music
Music used in each Mad Men episode, listings as complete as we can make 'em, an on-going project. Author, Basket of Kisses 2012.