Songs mentioned in Inherent Vice

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Songs, bands, music mentioned in the text

1: Country Joe and the Fish
Look/Listen to Country Joe playing "Feel Like I'm Fixin' To Die" or CJ & the Fish playing "Not So Sweet Martha Lorraine" at Monterey Pop (1967)
3: "Can't Buy Me Love" by The Beatles: Listen...
10: "Sugar, Sugar" by The Archies Listen...
11: "Runaround Sue" by Dion Listen...
36: Dick Dale: Dick Dale & the Deltones performing "Misirlou"
37: Jimi Hendrix, Earl Bostic, Stan Getz, Lee Allen 37: The Chantays Wikipedia Look & Listen... 37: The Trashmen Wikipedia Listen... 37: The Halibuts Wikipedia Listen... (mentioned in anachronism, as they apparently started out in the 1980s?)
55: "The Great Pretender" by The Platters Look & Listen...
56: "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)" covered by The Bonzo Dog Band Listen to the original Cher version...
69: "Oh, Pretty Woman" by Roy Orbison Listen...
72: "Wouldn't It Be Nice" by The Beach Boys Look & Listen...
75: "Fly Me to the Moon" by Frank Sinatra Look & Listen...
77: "The Crystal Ship" by The Doors Look & Listen..., "Blueberry Hill" by Fats Domino Listen...
81: "People Are Strange" by The Doors Listen...
92: Iron Butterfly Wikipedia Listen to "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" (1968)
95: Blue Cheer Wikipedia Listen to "Summertime Blues" (1968)
103: The Electric Prunes
108: "The Ice Caps Are Melting" by Tiny Tim
121: Pearls Before Swine
124: "Pipeline" & "Surfin' Bird" by The Trashmen, "Bamboo" by Johnny & The Hurricanes, Eddie & the Showmen, The Bel-Airs
125: The Hollywood Saxons, The Olympics, "Tequila" by The Champs
129: Pink Floyd (Rick Wright) Wikipedia
130: George Formby Look/Listen to Formby playing "Leaning on a Lamp Post"
130: Herman's Hermits Wikipedia Covering Formby's "Leaning on a Lamp Post"
130: Pat Boone Wikipedia
131: "Donna Lee" (Miles Davis) Wikipedia Look & Listen to 1958 performance with Miles & Charlie Parker
134: "Here Come the Hodads" by the Marketts Wikipedia
135: "Eight Miles High" by The Byrds Listen
146: Frank Zappa
153: "Happy Trails" by Roy Rogers
155: Wild Man Fischer
156: "White Rabbit" (by Jefferson Airplane), "This Guy's in Love with You" by Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
159: Antonio Carlos Jobim
160: "It Never Entered My Mind" by Rodgers & Hart (show tune from the musical Higher and Higher), "Alone Together" by Dietz & Schwartz
162: "Samba Do Avião" (by Antonio Carlos Jobim)
165: Tommy James and the Shondells
176: Theme from the ABC TV show "Dark Shadows"
193: "Something Happened to Me Yesterday" by the Rolling Stones Wikipedia
198: Floyd Cramer Wikipedia
220: Liberace Wikipedia
220: "Grande valse brillante" by Chopin Wikipedia Look/Listen to "Grande Valse Brillante"
221: "There's No Business Like Show Business" sung by Ethel Merman Look/Listen to Merman perform this tune
222: Mick Jagger [ Wikipedia
223: Frank Zappa Wikipedia
224: “One Fine Day” by the Chiffons
225: Ernest Tubb, Jim Reeves, Web Pierce
227: "The Wabash Cannonball", Merle Haggard
229: Les Paul
232: The Monkeys, Elvis Presley
233: "Wunderbar" Cole Porter song from 'Kiss Me Kate', Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., "Haunted Heart" by Dietz & Schwartz
234: "Viva Las Vegas" by Elvis Presley
239: The Rat Pack, Marty Robbins
240: Pat Boone
243: Elvis Presley
244: Dolly Parton, Roy Acuff
247: "(You're not Sick) You're Just in Love" Irving Berlin song sung by Ethel Merman, "Tiptoe Through the Tulips" by Tiny Tim
249: Roza Eskenazi, Bessie Smith
271: "All Shook Up" by Elvis Presley
278: "That's Amore" by Dean Martin
289: Bonzo Dog Band
299: "Interstellar Overdrive" by Pink Floyd
300: "Tears on My Pillow" by Little Anthony & The Imperials
330: "Elusive Butterfly" by Bob Lind
331: Glen Campbell
332: "Yummy Yummy Yummy" by Ohio Express (covered by Herb Alpert)
352: Theme from Hawaii Five-O
356: "Something in the Air" by Thunderclap Newman
360: "We Should Be Together" sung by Shirley Temple and George Murphey[1]
363: Dick Dale
364: "Help Me Rhonda" by the Beach Boys
365: "Volare", "Java Jive"
368: "Super Market" by Fapardokly, Elephant's Memory, "Stranger than Love" covered by The Spaniels, "God Only Knows" by The Beach Boys

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