A blogger at Self-Titled Magazine has compiled a list that answers, “What is that song being played in perfect, wacked-out context?”

(don’t yet know how to do a live link, so forgive me for the clunk)


Season One:

1. Gnarls Barkley, “Who’s Gonna Save My Soul”

2. Mick Harvey, “Out of Time Man”

3. Ticklah, “Nine Years”

4. In-Crowd, “Mango Walk”

5. Koop, “Koop Island Blues”

6. Clyde McPhatter, “You’re Moving Me”

7. Working For a Nuclear Free City, “Dead Fingers Talking”

8. Darondo, “Didn’t I”

9. The Motels, “Suddenly Last Summer”

10. The Silver Seas, “Catch Yer Own Train”

Season Two:

11. The Walkmen, “Red Moon”

12. The Be Good Tanyas, “Waiting Around To Die”

13. Nancy Sinatra, “It’s Such a Pretty World Today”

14. Alvin Red Tyler, “Peter Vendor”

15. Calexico, “Banderilla”

16. TV on the Radio, “DLZ”

17. Blue Mink, “Good Morning Freedom”

18. The Platters, “Enchanted”

19. Wang Chung, “Dance Hall Days”

20. The Outlaws, “Green Grass & High Tides”

Season Three:

21. America, “A Horse With No Name”

22. ZZ Top, “Tush”

23. Amboy Dukes, “Loaded For Bear”

24. Buddy Stuart, “In the Valley of the Sun”

25. Prince Fatty, “Shimmy Shimmy Ya”

26. The Association, “Windy”

27. Buddy Stuart, “Sun Shine On Me”

28. Stan Getz, “Lee”

29. Son of Dave, “Shake a Bone”

30. Beastie Boys, “Shambala”

Season Four:

31. Fever Ray, “If I Had a Heart”

32. El-P, “Flyentology (Cassettes Won’t Listen Remix)”

33. 2 Live Crew, “Hoochie Mama”

34. Melani L. Skybell, “Days Like This”

35. Ana Tijoux, “1977″

36. Pretty Poison, “Catch Me I’m Falling”

37. Thomas Dolby, “Hyperactive!”

38. Pretenders, “Boots of Chinese Plastic”

39. Walter Wanderley, “Crickets Sing For Ana Maria”

40. Thee Oh Sees, “Tidal Wave”

Season Five:

41. The Doors, “The Crystal Ship”

42. Mack Owen, “Somebody Just Like You”

43. The Peddlers, “On a Clear Day You Can See Forever”

44. Knife Party, “Bonfire”

45. Queen, “Lily of the Valley”

46. The Monkees, “Goin’ Down”

47. Alan Parker + Alan Hawkshaw, “Clear Waters”

48. Duke Ellington, “Overture (Nutcracker Suite)”

49. Tommy James & The Shondells, “Crystal Blue Persuasion”

50. Nat King Cole, “Pick Yourself Up”