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This page is a list of all the non-original music that has appeared in each episode of Californication.


Season 1

Songs on the official soundtrack CD (Purchase from are marked in bold. The soundtrack also includes two original compositions used in every episode (Hank's theme and the main title theme).

Episode 1x01 Pilot

  • The Rolling Stones, "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
  • Quantic Soul Orchestra, "Pushin' On"
  • Ive Mendes, "À Beira Mar"
  • Peepin' Tom, "Mojo"
  • My Morning Jacket, "Rocket Man"

Episode 1x02 Hell-A Woman

  • Robbers on High Street, "Japanese Girls"
  • The Doors/Paul Oakenfold, "L.A. Woman" (Paul Oakenfold Re-mix)
  • Kenneth James Gibson, "Sarcastically Yours"
  • Tommy Stinson, "Light of Day"

Episode 1x03 The Whore of Babylon

  • She Died, "I'm Ten Feet Tall"
  • Josh Blake, "Pain & My Misery"
  • Creosote, "The Ballad of Whiskey and Tears"
  • Betty Davis, "Walkin' Up the Road"
  • Dawn Landes, "Toy Piano"

Episode 1x04 Fear and Loathing at the Fundraiser

  • CéU, "Lenda"
  • Radio Citizen, "El Cielo"
  • 8 Bold Souls, "Brown Town"
  • Luca Mundaca, "Ha Dias (There Are Days)"
  • Arling & Cameron, "Popcorn 2006"
  • Mundo Livre, "Meu Esquema"
  • Mindy Smith, "Peace of Mind"
  • Arco, "Lullaby"

Episode 1x05 LOL

  • Marsmobil, "Reversed Mantra"
  • Mark McAdam, "While You Wait"
  • Harvey Danger, "Little Round Mirrors"
  • Bob Dylan, "If You See Her, Say Hello"

Episode 1x06 Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

  • Madeleine Martin, "Don't Let Us Get Sick"
  • Gus Black, "Paranoid"
  • Sea Wolf, "The Garden That You Planted"
  • Pat Guadagno, "Don't Let Us Get Sick"

Episode 1x07 Girls, Interrupted

  • Argyle Johansen, "Sunny Day in Hell"
  • Slow Train Soul, "Mississippi Freestylin'"
  • Lady Sa, "Sweetless"
  • Mexican Institute of Sound, "A Girl Like You"
  • Death Cab for Cutie, "Passenger Seat"

Episode 1x08 California Son

  • Warren Zevon, "Mohammed's Radio"
  • Bonobo feat. Bajka, "Between the Lines"
  • Perry Keyes, "In Ancient Rome"

Episode 1x09 Filthy Lucre

  • Madeleine Martin, "Surrender"
  • The Heavy, "That Kind of Man"
  • The Black Angels, "Black Grease"
  • Foo Fighters, "The Pretender"

Episode 1x10 The Devil's Threesome

  • Lodger, "Bad Place to Earn a Living"
  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre, "13"
  • Airwaves, "Psycho"
  • The Purrs, "Loose Talk"
  • Eulogies, "One Man"
  • Champion, "Keep On"
  • Chaka Khan, "Castles Made of Sand" (during Ending Credits)
  • Erik Steckle - Little Wing

Episode 1x11 Turn the Page

  • Lodger, "Butterfly Blues"
  • Joe Strummer, "Coma Girl"
  • Hammock, "Andalusia"

Episode 1x12 The Last Waltz

  • Steve Earle & Reckless Kelly, "Reconsider Me"
  • Madeleine Martin, "Only Woman Bleed"
  • Elton John, "High Flying Bird"
  • Tommy Stinson & Friends for Done to Death, "You Can't Always Get What You Want"

Season 2

Songs on the official soundtrack CD (Purchase from are marked in bold. The Lions "Heavy Metal Lady" (which Hank played in Guitar Hero) was replaced with their "Can You Hear Me".

Episode 2x01 Slip of the Tongue

  • The Mamas and the Papas, "California Dreamin'"
  • Slayer, "Raining Blood"
  • Shake Some Action, "What You Want Me to Do"
  • My Heat, "Prima Donna"
  • Echo Pilot, "Go Low Step Low"
  • Rob Zombie, "(Go to) California"
  • Clinic, "If You Could Read Your Mind"
  • Warren Zevon, "My Shit's Fucked Up"

Episode 2x02 The Great Ashby

  • Mega Jive, "Dirty Thang"
  • Kid Rock, "So Hott"
  • Univited Guests, "Beautiful"
  • Tom Petty, "Wake Up Time"

Episode 2x03 No Way to Treat a Lady

  • Johnny Whitehorse, "Native Call"
  • Maylene & The Sons of Disaster - "The Day Hell Broke Loose at Sicard Hollow"

Episode 2x04 The Raw & The Cooked

  • Lynyrd Skynryd, "Freebird"
  • Lady Sa, "The Apple"
  • Lions, "Heavy Metal Lady"

Episode 2x05 Vaginatown

  • Haig, "Mind Over Matter"
  • Panther, "On the Lam"
  • Neil Nathan, "Do Ya"

Episode 2x06 Coke Dick & First Kick

  • Black Mustang, "Little Box"
  • Sophia, "If a Change Is Gonna Come"
  • Poets & Pornstars, "Rock & Roll"
  • Brent Amaker and the Rodeo, "You Call Me the Devil"
  • Rie Sinclair, "Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters"
  • Mexican Institute of Sound, "Que Rico"
  • The Basics, "Have Love Will Travel"

Episode 2x07 In a Lonely Place

  • Kid Koala, "Skanky Panky"
  • Harold Budd, "Through the Hill"
  • Jain Rock, "Baikonour"
  • The Clash, "Janie Jones"

Episode 2x08 Going Down and Out in Beverly Hills

  • Black Mountain, "Stay Free"
  • The Jackson Analogue, "Day Is Done"
  • Black Mustang, "The One"
  • Alberta Cross, "Low Man"
  • Madeline Zima, "Your Face Is That Place"

Episode 2x09 La Ronde

  • Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, "Moonland"
  • Lili Haydn, "Saddest Sunset"
  • The Pones, "Back to the City"
  • Cash Hollywood, "(I've Had the) Time of My Life"
  • Shake Some Action, "I Can See Where This Is Going Now"
  • Mark Kozelek, "Metropol 47"

Episode 2x10 In Utero

  • Nirvana, "Heart Shaped Box"
  • Black Mountain, "Wucan"
  • Joseph Arthur, "I Wanna Get You Alone"
  • Soho Dolls, "Bang Bang Bang Bang"
  • Pearl Jam, "Nothingman"

Episode 2x11 Blues from Laurel Canyon

  • The Stereotypes, "New Situation"
  • Medieval Knievel, "Smells Like California"
  • Vibrolux, "Spread Your Love"
  • Darker My Love, "Talking Words"
  • Poets & Pornstars, "Get Your Kicks"
  • Sheryl Crow, "Behind Blue Eyes"

Episode 2x12 La Petite Mort

  • Warren Zevon, "Keep Me in Your Heart"
  • The Animals, "It's My Life"
  • Andy McCutcheon, "Rewind"
  • Extreme Music, "Raj Mirage"
  • Sun Kil Moon, "Lost Verses"
  • Sky Parade, "High on Desire"
  • Jorge Calderon, "Keep Me in Your Heart"
  • Shaw Blades, "California Dreamin'"

Season 3

Songs on the official soundtrack CD (Purchase from are marked in bold.

Episode 3x01 Wish You Were Here

No Non-Original Music

Episode 3x02 The Land of Rape and Honey

  • Miles Davis, "Green Haze"
  • Starlight Mints, "Pumpkin"
  • Benjy Ferree, "Blown Out"

Episode 3x03 Verities & Balderdash

  • Queens of the Stone Age, "You Got a Killer Scene There, Man"
  • The Monks, "Boy Are Boys and Girls Are Choice"
  • Jimmy LaFave, "Not Dark Yet"

Episode 3x04 Zoso

  • 3L Flex, "Rock Your Body"
  • N.E.R.D., "Rock Star"
  • Rob Zombie, "Pussy Liquor"
  • Spider Problem, "Cha Cha (Be My New Boyfriend) Rock Remix"
  • Danielle Duval, "You're the One I Want"
  • Stuffy Shmitt, "Can't Find My Way Home"
  • Luther Russel, "Babbette"

Episode 3x05 Slow Happy Boys

  • Chicago Stone Lighting, "Need a Women"
  • Tom Sanchez, "House of Friends"
  • Richard Greere, "Blue Over You"
  • Buckcherry, "Crazy Bitch"
  • Widespread Panic, "Werewolves of London"
  • Dan Wilson, "Sugar"

Episode 3x06 Glass Houses

  • Sam Roberts, "Fixed to Ruin"
  • Luther Russell, "Los Platanos"
  • Black Joe Lewis, "Bitch, I Love You"
  • Rick Springfield, "I've Done Everything for You"
  • Damhnait Doyle, "I Want You to Want Me"

Episode 3x07 So Here's the Thing...

  • Lindsay George - "Mad Affair"
  • Roberto Donnay - "Never Lived Before"

Episode 3x08 The Apartment

  • Rick Springfield - "Jessie's Girl"
  • Rick Springfield - "Love Somebody"
  • Sleepy Sun - "Lord"

Episode 3x09 Mr. Bad Example

  • Rick Springfield - "My Precious Little One"
  • Rick Springfield - "Love Is Alright Tonight"
  • Little Feat - "The Weight"

Episode 3x10 Dogtown

  • Black Sabbath - "N.I.B."
  • Poeboy Society - "Real Big Leaguer"
  • Miles Davis - "Tune Up"
  • Evan Handler - "Me & Bobby McGee"
  • Evan Handler - "Free Bird"
  • Blind Pilot - "3 Rounds & a Sound"

Episode 3x11 Comings & Goings

  • Bubonic Souls - "Like You Do"
  • Rick Springfield - "Jessie's Girl"

Episode 3x12 Mia Culpa

  • G.G. Allin - "Carmelita"
  • The Faces - "Ooh La La"
  • Ace Frehley - "New York Groove"
  • The Black Hollies - "Eyes of Mermaide"
  • Cafe Du Midi - "Dream"
  • Pacific UV - "Alarmist"
  • Hammock - "You May Emerge from This More Dead Than Alive"
  • The Warlocks - "There Is a Formula to Your Despair"
  • Elton John - "Rocket Man 03"