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With A Little Help From My Friends - The Beatles > Joe Cocker. Theme Song

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Turn! Turn! Turn! - The ByrdsEp 1 - Opening clips of '60's social movements. Also Ep 68.
Both Sides, Now - Joni MitchellEp 1 - Transition from family argument to "clips". Also Ep 82.
Crystal Blue Persuasion - Tommy James & The ShondellsEp 1 - Kevin and Paul look at Karen's book.
When A Man Loves A Woman - Percy SledgeEp 1 - Closing music when Kevin and Winnie. Also Eps 85 & 114.
For What It's Worth - Buffalo SpringfieldEp 2 - Opening music over Brian's funeral. Also Ep 69.
Young Girl - Gary Puckett & The Union GapEp 2 - When Kevin and Paul read their sex-ed book.
Tell It Like It Is - Aaron NevilleEp 2 - Closing music at the park.
(I love you) For Sentimental Reasons - Nat King ColeEp 4 - Opening/Closing music.
Foxy Lady - Jimi HendrixEp 4 - Plays on Karen's 8-track.
Blowin' In The Wind - Bob DylanEp 4 - Karen sings it on the front yard.
I'm A Believer - The MonkeesEp 5 - Kevin and Lisa look at each other.
The Letter - Joe CockerEp 6 - Kevin and Lisa pass notes.
Magic Carpet Ride - SteppenwolfEp 6 - Karen dances to it.
The Girl From Ipanema - Astrud GilbertoEp 6 - Jack and Norma dance to it.
Louie, Louie - The KingsmenEp 6 - Wayne dances to it.
Born To Be Wild - SteppenwolfEp 6 - Plays during Kevin's shower.
There's A Kind Of Hush - Herman's HermitsEp 6 - Plays at the dance.
Tears of A Clown - Smokey Robinson & The MiraclesEp 6 - Plays at the dance.
Cherish - The Association Ep 6 - Plays at school dance, also Ep 94.
I've Been Loving You (Too Long Now) - Otis ReddingEp 6 - Closing music for Kevin and Winnie's slow dance.
Riders On The Storm - The Doors Ep 7 - Plays in the cave fantasy.
You Make Me Feel So Young - Frank SinatraEp 7 - Plays in the kitchen.
Sunshine of Your Love - CreamEp 7 - Plays during the campfire scene.
Here Comes The Sun - Richie Havens Ep 7 - Closing music. Also Ep 69.
Just My Imagination - The TemptationsEp 8 - Ride home from school with Miss White.
Times They Are A Changin' - Bob DylanEp 8 - Closing music. Also Ep 67.
Silent Night - TraditionalEp 9 - Cher and Glen Campbell on TV, Arnold's and carolers near the end. Also end of Ep 103.
White Christmas - Bing CrosbyEp 9 - Fantasy scene when Winnie opens her door. Also Ep 78.
River - Joni MitchellEp 9 - Kevin walks along the street.
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Martin & BlaneEp 9 - Plays over closing narration.
Somewhere - West Side StoryEp 10 - Kids sing it in music class.
The Thrill Is Gone - B.B. KingEp 10 - During Kevin and Becky's cat's cradle game.
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow - Carole KingEp 10 - Closing music.
I Am A Rock - Simon & Garfunkel Ep 11 - Kevin in his bedroom, then walking to Winnie's.
Someday We'll Be Together - Diana Ross & The SupremesEp 11 - Closing scene.
It's Not Unusual - Tom JonesEp 12 - Opening music on the car radio.
When I Fall In Love - Nat King ColeEp 12 - Music over clips of Jack and Norma.
Wild Thing - The TroggsEp 14 - Wayne rehearses Angela's arrival. Also Ep 85.
Brother, Brother - Carole KingEp 14 - Wayne and Kevin fight in the park.
You've Got a Friend - James TaylorEp 15 - Opening and closing music.
Hoochie Coochie Man - Muddy WatersEp 16 - During the first walk-out meeting.
The Tracks of My Tears - Smokey Robinson & The MiraclesEp 16 - Kids and Mr. Tyler sing it as they play poker.
I Feel Like I'm Fixin' To Die Rag - Country Joe & The FishEp 16 - Plays during the petition-signing.
Give Peace A Chance - John LennonEp 16 - Closing music.
My Girl - TemptationsEp 17 - Plays throughout. Also Ep 46.
Born Under A Bad Sign - CreamEp 18 - Opening music as Eddie walks the hallway.
Respect - Aretha FranklinEp 18 - Kevin finds Eddie's practical jokes. Also Eps 56 and 101.
Happy, Happy Birthday, Baby - Tune WeaversEp 19 - Opening over clips.
Yummy, Yummy, Yummy - The Ohio ExpressEp 19 - At Paul's bar mitzvah.
Hava Nagila - TraditionalEp 19 - At Paul's bar mitzvah.
Bookends - Simon & GarfunkelEp 19 - Closing music.
Subterranean Homesick Blues - Bob DylanEp 20 - Opening over clips.
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida - Iron ButterflyEp 20 - In Karen's room. Also Ep 40.
You Can All Join In - TrafficEp 20 - At the hill.
Catch the Wind - DonovanEp 20 - Closing music.
She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain - ?Ep 21 - First square dance.
Turkey In The Straw - ?Ep 21 - Second square dance.
Happy Days Are Here Again - Ager/YellenEp 22 - The celebration after Kevin's speech.
In My Life - Judy CollinsEp 22 - Closing scene. Also Ep 69.
Light My Fire - The DoorsEp 23 - Plays over shower/bathroom scene.
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - The PlattersEp 23 - Cooper's party as Mr. Ermin opens the door. Also last skating rink in 66.
Never On Sunday - The ChordettesEp 23 - Plays at Cooper's party.
I Only Have Eyes For You - The FlamingosEp 23 - Cooper's party when Kevin is waiting for Winnie.
Scarborough Fair - Simon & GarfunkelEp 23 - Closing scene.
Spinning Wheel - Blood, Sweat & TearsEp 24 - Opening music over clips.
Sentimental Journey - Glenn Miller?Ep 24 - On the way to Ocean City.
Drunken Sailor - ?Ep 24 - The band plays it in the restaurant.
Good Vibrations - Beach BoysEp 24 - Kevin meets Teri on the beach.
Wouldn't It Be Nice - Beach BoysEp 24 - Kevin and Teri goof around on the boardwalk.
ABC - Jackson 5Ep 25 - Scenes of various teachers.
One - Three Dog NightEp 25 - End of scene with Kevin doing homework.
You Can Close Your Eyes - James TaylorEp 25 - Closing music.
I Get Around - Beach BoysEp 26 - Closing music.
The Circle Game - Joni MitchellEp 27 - Closing music.
I Can See Clearly Now - Jimmy CliffEp 30 - Arnold's wash the car.
Long May You Run - Neil YoungEp 30 - Closing music.
Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Dianna Ross & The SupremesEp 31 - Kevin buffs his zit in the bathroom.
Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Judy GarlandEp 31 - Kevin's fantasy of running toward Gina.
American Tune - Paul SimonEp 32 - Closing music.
I Wanna Hold Your Hand - The BeatlesEp 33 - Opening music.
My Generation - The WhoEp 33 - Plays as Kevin buys a guitar. Also Ep 69.
So You Want to Be A Rock-and-Roll Star - The ByrdsEp 33 - Kevin jamming with the "band".
(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher - Jackie WilsonEp 34 - At the dance.
Crimson and Clover - Tommy James and The ShondellsEp 34 - At the dance.
Turn! Turn! Turn! - The ByrdsEp 35 - Closing music.
All You Need Is Love - Beatles > ?Ep 37 - Opening music.
My Funny Valentine - Hart & Rodgers > Frank Sinatra et alEp 37 - After Kevin falls down, narrator sings first line of chorus.
What Becomes Of The Broken-Hearted - Jimmy RuffinEp 37 - Over clips of Winnie.
You're All I Need To Get By - Marvin Gaye & Tammy TerrellEp 37 - Closing music.
Papa's Got A Brand New Bag - James Brown Ep 38 - Kev and Jack build the tree house.
(Let Me Tell Ya About) The Birds And The Bees - Jewel AkensEp 38 - Closing music.
Climb Every Mountain - Rodgers & HammersteinEp 39 - The first choir at the Spring Sing sings it.
Happy Together - The TurtlesEp 40 - Opening music. Also Ep 70.
Hang On, Sloopy - McCoys.Ep 40 - At the party.
Shout R. Isley & O. Isley - VariousEp 40 - At the party.
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida - Iron ButterflyEp 40 - In the makeout room.
Seasons - Elton JohnEp 40 - Closing music.
Amazing Grace - Judy CollinsEp 41 - Opening music.
Marine's Hymn - ?Ep 42 - During the movie on TV.
Goodbye, My Friend - Karla Bonoff > Linda RonstadtEp 43 - Closing music.
Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind - Lovin' SpoonfulEp 44 - The guys check out the girls.
Unforgettable - Nat King ColeEp 44 - Closing music over clips.
Thank Heaven For Little Girls - Maurice ChevalierEp 45 - Opening music over clips.
Who Knows Where The Time Goes - Judy CollinsEp 45 - Closing music.
My Girl - TemptationsEp 46 - Intermittently throughout.
Goodnight, Irene - Ledbetter & Lomax > ?Ep 47 - Around the campfire.
Forever Young - Joan BaezEp 47 - Closing music.
Be My Baby - The RonettesEp 48 - Closing music at the Pizza Barn.
Daydream Believer - The MonkeesEp 49 - At the slumber party.
Workin' In A Coal Mine - Lee DorseyEp 50 - Plays as Kevin does chores.
Hey, Good Lookin' - Hank WilliamsEp 51 - Kevin and Madeline make chocolate mousse.
Tutti Frutti - Elvis PresleyEp 52 - Opening.
Tammy - Debbie ReynoldsEp 52 - At Paul's house.
Try To Remember - Jones/SchmidtEp 52 - At the cotillion.
Love Is A Many Splendored Thing - Four AcesEp 52 - At the cotillion.
Moonlight Serenade - Elling/MillerEp 52 - At the cotillion.
At Last - Nat "King" ColeEp 53 - Opening.
Sweet Cherry Wine - Tommy James & The ShondellsEp 54 - At the Pizza Barn.
Wipeout - The SurfarisEp 56 - At the Pizza Barn.
Three Blind Mice - ?Ep 56 - Three Stooges Theme song.
Yankee Doodle - ?Ep 56 - In the quad, and restroom.
Battle Hymn of the Republic - Julia W. HoweEp 56 - Kevin tells the boy what he would do if elected.
Respect - Aretha FranklinEp 56 - During the practical jokes between Becky and Kevin.
God Only Knows - Beach BoysEp 57 - Opening and closing music. Also Ep 58.
How Do You Do - Mouth & McNealEp 58 - Introductions start at the Pizza Barn.
Rescue Me - Fontella BassEp 58 - Kevin asks Madeline to the party.
Mustang Sally - Wilson PickettEp 58 - Kevin and Madeline dance to it.
You Are Everything - The StylisticsEp 58 - Winnie and Roger dance at Paul's party. Also Ep 85.
Purple Haze - Jimi HendrixEp 60 - Plays during the fantasy scene.
Tossin' and Turnin' - Bobby LewisEp 61 - Kevin is trying to sleep as Buster barks.
Lean On Me - Bill WithersEp 61 - Closing music.
Teach Your Children - Crosby, Stills, Nash & YoungEp 62 - Closing music. Plays during drive home after fixing the tire.
Soul Man - Sam & DaveEp 63 - Opening music. ALso Ep 101
I'm Different - Randy NewmanEp 65 - Ending music.
We've Got Tonight - Bob SegerEp 66 - Closing music.
To Each His Own - The PlattersEp 67 - Opening music.
The Times They Are A-Changin' - Bob DylanEp 67 - Closing music.
Turn! Turn! Turn! - The ByrdsEp 68 - Opening music over clips.
I Think It's Going To Rain Today - Randy NewmanEp 68 - Kids on the jungle-gym.
Come Softly To Me - The FleetwoodsEp 69 - Plays over opening clips.
For What It's Worth - Buffalo SpringfieldEp 69 - Kevin in hallway, approaching RFK, clip of Mr. Cutlip's class.
My Generation - The WhoEp 69 - Plays over clips of social movements.
Here Comes The Sun - Richie Havens Ep 69 - Clip of Winnie and her glasses, and more Winnie clips.
In My Life - Judy CollinsEp 69 - Plays over the ending clips.
Mannish Boy - Muddy WatersEp 70 - Kevin and Cara first see each other.
I Fought the Law - Bobby Fuller FourEp 70 - Wayne drives through the campground.
Happy Together - The TurtlesEp 70 - Kevin and Cara having fun.
Jamaica, Say You Will - Jackson BrowneEp 70 - Closing music.
Eight Miles High - The ByrdsEp 71 - Opening music over clips.
Takin' Care of Business Bachman Turner OverdriveEp 72 - First time at mall.
Pennies From Heaven - ?Ep 72 - Closing music.
Only You (And You Alone) - The PlattersEp 73 - Opening/Closing music.
If I Were A Carpenter - Tim HardinEp 73 - Frank sings it to Denise.
Little GTO - Ronnie & The Daytona'sEp 74 - Opening music.
I Got You Babe - Sonny & CherEp 75 - Plays on TV in the basement.
If - BreadEp 75 - Wayne sings it to Sandy.
Green River - Creedence Clearwater RevivalEp 75 - Plays at the dance.
I Shall Be Released - The BandEp 75 - Closing music at the dance.
Get Up Offa That Thing - James BrownEp 76 - During the soccer game.
Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree - Brenda LeeEp 78 - At the party.
White Christmas - Bing CrosbyEp 78 - At the party. Also Ep 9.
The Christmas Song - Mel TormeEp 78 - Closing scene.
Crazy - Patsy ClineEp 81 - At the diner.
Both Sides, Now - Joni MitchellEp 82 - Plays throughout.
Forever Young - Joan BaezEp 83 - Closing music as Wart leaves. Also Ep 47.
You Are Everything - The StylisticsEp 85 - Opening music, and at dance.
Wild Thing - The TroggsEp 85 - Inga walking down the hallway. Also Ep 14.
Run, Run, Run - Jo Jo GunneEp 85 - First song at the dance.
When A Man Loves A Woman - Percy SledgeEp 85 - Closing scene.
Oom, Mow, Mow - The Rivington'sEp 87 - Opening music.
Walk Like A Man - Four SeasonsEp 88 - Opening music.
Judy In Disguise (With Glasses) - John Fred & Playboy BandEp 89 - Plays at the party.
(I Want To Take You) Higher - Sly & The Family StoneEp 89 - Kevin returns from the store.
Desperado - The Eagles > Linda RonstadtEp 90 - Closing music.
The Wedding Song - Paul StookeyEp 91 - Plays during the wedding ceremony.
Venus - Frankie AvalonEp 92 - Plays at the diner.
Home - Karla BonoffEp 92 - Closing music after Kevin and Cara say goodbye.
You're Sixteen - Ringo StarrEp 93 - Plays over clips.
Brown-Eyed Girl - Van MorrisonEp 93 - Plays over clips of Winnie.
Wild Heart Of The Young - Karla BonoffEp 93 - Closing music as Kevin and Winnie kiss.
Cherish - The AssociationEp 94 - Plays at the point. Also Ep 6.
Goin' Up The Country - Canned HeatEp 95 - Drive to Berlinger Falls.
Fishin' Blues - Taj MahalEp 95 - Closing music.
Bad, Bad LeRoy Brown - Jim CroceEp 96 - At the wedding reception.
For Once In My Life - Stevie WonderEp 96 - At the wedding reception.
I Am Woman - Helen ReddyEp 96 - Norma and Arthur dance to it.
Look of Love - Leslie Gore > Dionne WarwickEp 96 - Kevin and Muriel dance to it.
We've Only Just Begun - The CarpentersEp 96 - At wedding reception.
Fly Me To The Moon - Frank SinatraEp 96 - Closing music.
Takin' Care of Business - Bachman-Turner OverdriveEp 97 - Kevin & Co opening paint cans.
If I Didn't Care - The Ink SpotsEp 97 - Closing as Kevin paints Miss Farmer's house.
Wake Up, Little Susie - Everly BrothersEp 99 - Kevin driving Winnie home, the morning "after".
Shop Around - Smokey Robinson & The MiraclesEp 100 - Kevin looks for a present for Winnie.
You've Made Me So Very Happy - Blood, Sweat & TearsEp 101 - Kevin sings it.
Soul Man - Sam & DaveEp 101 - Kevin sings it. Also Ep 63
Take A Letter, Maria - R.B. GreavesEp 101 - Kevin sings it.
Bobby's Girl - Marcie BlaneEp 101 - Kevin sings it.
Respect - Aretha FranklinEp 101 - Kevin sings it. Also Eps 18 and 56.
It's My Party - Lesley GoreEp 101 - Kevin sings it.
Stand By Me - Ben E. KingEp 101 - Closing music.
Stuck In The Middle (With You) - Stealers WheelEp 102 - At the point.
Silent Night - TraditionalEp 103 - Snuffy's closing guitar. Also Ep 9.
Auld Lang Syne - Guy LombardoEp 104 - Opening/closing music.
Let's Stay Together - Al GreenEp 105 - Opening song at the party.
Swayin' To The Music - Johnny RiversEp 105 - Chuck and Alice's "song".
Reelin' In The Years - Steely DanEp 107 - Jeff plays it on the phonograph.
Walk Away, Renee - Four TopsEp 109 - Plays at the dance.
Could It Be I'm Falling In Love - The SpinnersEp 109 - Plays at the dance.
Love Train - The O'Jay'sEp 109 - Plays at the dance.
You Are So Beautiful - Joe CockerEp 109 - Haley and Brett dance to it.
Truckin' - The Grateful DeadEp 110 - Opening and closing music.
When I Grow Up To Be a Man - The Beach BoysEp 111 - Opening music.
Never My Love - The AssociationEp 112 - Plays at he point.
Stand By Your Man - Tammy WynetteEp 112 - Plays on Kevin and Jack's car radios, and closing music.
White Sport Coat and A Pink Carnation - Marty RobbinsEp 113 - Plays as Roger arrives in his car.
Our Love Is Here To Stay - Nat "King" ColeEp 113 - Closing scene.
Summertime Blues - Blue CheerEp 114 - Plays over opening clips.
Sealed With A Kiss - Brian HylandEp 114 - At the point.
Up Around The Bend - Creedence Clearwater RevivalEp 114 - Kevin drives on the country road.
When A Man Loves A Woman - Percy SledgeEp 114 - When Eric kisses Winnie.


DVD Music Replacements

The StarVista 2014 release includes 15 music changes. In most cases it is generic studio replacement music in place of the original song, or the original soundtrack song was replaced with another version of the same tune.

Ep 5 - "The Phone Call", Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet was replaced with Star Crossed Lovers. (Took some of the emotion out of the scene.)
Ep 6 - "Dance With Me", The Letter cover by Joe Cocker was replaced with the original version by The Box Tops.
Ep 6 - "Dance With Me", the Herman's Hermits version of There's A Kind Of Hush was replaced with a rerecording by the Craggy Blue Project.
Ep 7 - "Heart Of Darkness", Riders On The Storm by The Doors was replaced with Children Of The Night, while Richie Havens' cover of Here Comes The Sun was replaced by Train To Nowhere. (This was sort of disappointing as the titles of the original songs lent themselves so well to the episode title. And the ending was totally instrumental :-(
Ep 22 - "Whose Woods Are These?", BS&T's recording of Variations on a Theme By Erik Satie was replaced with Le Suenne Fite.
Ep 23 - "How I'm Spending My Summer Vacation" replaced the Doors' Light My Fire with Love's On Fire.
Ep 24 - "Summer Song" replaced BS&T's Spinning Wheel with a rerecording by David Clayton Thomas.
Ep 30 - "The Family Car", Neil Young's Long May You Run was replaced with Keep Your Motor Running.
Ep 26 - "Wayne on Wheels", Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet was again replaced by Star Crossed Lovers.
Ep 38 - "The Treehouse", Doris Day's Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) was replaced with Call The Whole Thing Off.
Ep 52 - "Little Debbie", Tammy by Liberace was replaced with a song called Sammy.
Ep 69 - "Wonder Years" had the scene from "Heart Of Darkness" with Here Comes The Sun replaced with Train To Nowhere once again.
Ep 101 - "Kevin Delivers" replaced BS&T's You've Made Me So Very Happy with a rerecording by David Clayton Thomas.
Ep 105 - "Alice In Autoland", Al Green's Let's Stay Together was replaced with his rerecording.
Ep 115 - "Independence Day", Brothers from the 1986 movie The Mission, which was played over the barn scene kiss, was replaced with the generic tune Pastorale.



"The Pizza Barn"
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