Retrospective: the Music of Mad Men

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Retrospective: the Music of Mad Men
Soundtrack album by various artists
Released October 13, 2015 (2015-10-13)
Genre compilation
Label Republic Records
Producer Matthew Weiner

Retrospective: the Music of Mad Men is a soundtrack album of television series Mad Men, released in 2015[1] by Republic Records[2] in partnership with Lions Gate Entertainment.[3]


Each track on this album was featured in one or more episodes of the series. Along with songs popular in the 1960s,[4] the album also features a song by The Decemberists, three songs performed by cast members (Christina Hendricks, Jessica Paré, and Robert Morse), two suites by Mad Men composer David Carbonara,[5] and the main theme music by RJD2.[6]

Track list

No. Title Writer(s) Episode Length
1. "A Beautiful Mine" (RJD2) RJD2 all episodes (opening theme) 3:25
2. "Band of Gold" (Don Cherry and Ray Conniff & His Orchestra) Jack Taylor, Robert Musel 101 "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" 2:34
3. "On the Street Where You Live" (Vic Damone) Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe 101 "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" 2:42
4. "My Special Angel" (Bobby Helms) Jimmy Duncan 109 "Shoot" 2:57
5. "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right" (Bob Dylan) Bob Dylan 113 "The Wheel" 3:37
6. "The Infanta" (The Decemberists) Colin Meloy 206 "Maidenform" 5:07
7. "Early in the Morning" (Peter, Paul and Mary) Paul Stookey 208 "A Night to Remember" 1:35
8. "C'est Magnifique" (Christina Hendricks) Cole Porter 303 "My Old Kentucky Home" 2:33
9. "The End of the World" (Skeeter Davis) Arthur Kent, Sylvia Dee 312 "The Grown-Ups" 2:36
10. "Shahdaroba" (Roy Orbison) Cindy Walker 313 "Shut the Door. Have a Seat." 2:38
11. "Score Suite 1" (David Carbonara) David Carbonara 106 "Babylon" 4:12
12. "Zou Bisou Bisou" (Jessica Paré) Bill Shepherd, Alan Tew, Michel Rivgauche 501 "A Little Kiss" 2:17
13. "I Just Wasn't Made for These Times" (The Beach Boys) Brian Wilson, Tony Asher 506 "Far Away Places" 3:09
14. "I Should Not Be Seeing You" (Connie Conway) Sterling Davis, Paul Humlie 506 "Far Away Places" 2:52
15. "You Only Live Twice" (Nancy Sinatra) Leslie Bricusse, John Barry 513 "The Phantom" 2:45
16. "Piece of My Heart" (Big Brother and the Holding Company) Jerry Ragovoy, Bert Berns 610 "A Tale of Two Cities" 4:14
17. "Both Sides, Now" (Judy Collins) Joni Mitchell 613 "In Care Of" 3:13
18. "I'm a Man" (The Spencer Davis Group) Steve Winwood, Jimmy Miller 701 "Time Zones" 2:56
19. "This Will Be Our Year" (The Zombies) Chris White 702 "A Day's Work" 2:06
20. "My Way" (Frank Sinatra) Claude François, Jacques Revaux, Paul Anka 706 "The Strategy" 4:34
21. "The Best Things in Life Are Free" (Robert Morse) Buddy DeSylva, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson 707 "Waterloo" 1:35
22. "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" (Roberta Flack) Ewan MacColl 710 "The Forecast" 5:19
23. "Score Suite 2" (David Carbonara) David Carbonara 714 "Person to Person" 4:29
24. "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)" (The New Seekers) Bill Backer, Billy Davis, Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway 714 "Person to Person" 2:23
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