Bosch TV Series – Soundtracks for Season 1

TV Series – Soundtracks for Season 1

(Compiled from

Episode 1 – Chapter One: ‘Tis the Season

Written by George Cables
Performed by Frank Morgan

O Come All Ye Faithful
Performed by Bill Cunliffe

Green Haze
Written by Miles Davis
Performed by Miles Davis

Can’t Let Go
Written by Jesse Nolan
Performed by Caught A Ghost

Episode 2 – Chapter Two: Lost Light

Can’t Let Go
Written by Jesse Nolan
Performed by Caught A Ghost

Mago Cardona
Written by Xocoyotzin Herrera
Performed by Xocoyotzin Herrera

Heavy Dreams
Written by Lloyd Price
Performed by Lloyd Price

Finger On The Trigger
Written by Albert King
Performed by Albert King

Episode 3 – Chapter Three: Blue Religion

Song of Bernadotte
Written by Tom McDermott
Performed by Tom McDermott

Can’t Let Go
Written by Jesse Nolan
Performed by Caught A Ghost

Spark Plug
Written by Melvin Sparks
Performed by Melvin Sparks

Four Seasons (Spring)
Writtenby Antonio Vivaldi

Hard Times
Written by Esmond Edwards
Performed by Mildred Anderson

Episode 4 – Chapter Four: Fugazi

Can’t Let Go
Written by Jesse Nolan
Performed by Caught A Ghost

Cocinando Suave
Written by Hector Rivera
Performed by Ray Barretto

Theme for Ernie
Written by Fred Lacey
Performed by John Coltrane

Written by Madigan Shive
Performed by Bonfire Madigan

Hark, The Herald Angels Sing
Written by Charles Wesley
Performed by Jason Gedrick

Episode 5 – Chapter Five: Mama’s Boy

Can’t Let Go
Written by Jesse Nolan
Performed by Caught A Ghost

Episode 6 – Chapter Six: Donkey’s Years

Can’t Let Go
Written by Jesse Nolan
Performed by Caught A Ghost

Deck the Halls
Written by Joel Wachbrit and Richard Levinson
Performed by The Last Nighters

I Had A Dream
Written by Jimmy Witherspoon
Performed by Jimmy Witherspoon

River Edge
Performed by David Torkanowsky

Variations on Greensleeves
Performed by Seattle Symphony

Episode 7 – Chapter Seven: Lost Boys

Can’t Let Go
Written by Jesse Nolan
Performed by Caught A Ghost

Davenport’s Tippin’
Written by David Torkanowsky
Performed by David Torkanowsky

The Best Thing
Written by Sharlotte Gibson and Freddy Scott
Performed by Sharlotte Gibson

O Little Town of Bethlehem
Written by Phillips Brooks
Performed by Creative Studies

Silent Night
Written by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performed by International Children’s Choir

Lantern Day
Written by Matt Hirt and Haoyue Kuang
Performed by Matt Hirt and Haoyue Kuang

Jingle Bells
Written by James Lord Pierpont
Performed by Rick Riso and Ed Smith

Episode 8 – Chapter Eight: High Low

Can’t Let Go
Written by Jesse Nolan
Performed by Caught A Ghost

Silk ‘n’ Satin
Written by Sonny Rollins
Performed by Sonny Rollins

Holla Back
Performed by St. John

Hilario Romero
Written by Antonio Zuniga Frias
Performed by El Polvo Norteno

Episode 9 – Chapter Nine: The Magic Castle

Can’t Let Go
Written by Jesse Nolan
Performed by Caught A Ghost

Pachanga Suavecito
Written by Hector Rivera
Performed by Ray Barretto

My Rope
Written by Paul Otten
Performed by Paul Otten

You Better Stop
Written by Sonny Rhodes
Performed by Sonny Rhodes

Piano Trio Blues
Written by David Torkanowsky
Performed by David Torkanowsky

Episode 10 – Chapter Ten: Us and Them

Can’t Let Go
Written by Jesse Nolan
Performed by Caught A Ghost

Night Hawk
Written by Coleman Hawkins
Performed by Coleman Hawkins

Written by Art Pepper
Performed by Art Pepper

Surf Monsters
Written by Bob Mair and Joel Wachbrit
Performed by The Dickies

Wicked Rain
Written by Cesar Rosas
Performed by Los Lobos

The Music in the Bosch Novels by Michael Connelly

Do you enjoy the musical references in the novels by Michael Connelly especially from the the Harry Bosch series?  Here’s a list of artists and their songs.

The Music in the Novels by Michael Connelly

Complete List By Artist

The 1975

Abbey Lincoln

Art Pepper:
“High Jingo”
“Straight Life” (Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section CD)
“The Shadow of Your Smile”
“You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To”
“Patricia,” “Straight Life,” and “Over The Rainbow,” (Unreleased Art CD)

Beach Boys:
“Help Me, Rhonda”

Biggie Smalls

Bill Evans and the Bill Evans Trio

Billy Strayhorn:
“Blood Count”
“Lush Life”
“Rain Check”

Bob Dylan:
“All Along the Watchtower”

Bob Seger:
“Night Moves”

Boz Scaggs:
“For All We Know”

Branford Marsalis

Bruce Springsteen:
“Darkness on the Edge of Town”

Cab Calloway:
“Everybody That Comes To My Place Has To Eat”

Charlie Parker

Chet Baker:
“Cool Burnin’”
“My Funny Valentine”
“Night Bird”

The Clash:
“I Fought The Law”

Clifford Brown:
“Willow Weep For Me” (Clifford Brown With Strings CD)

Cole Porter

Danny Grissett:
“Let’s Face the Music and Dance,” Form CD

Death Cab For Cutie

DelFeayo Marsalis

Dizzy Gillespie:
“The Champ”

The Doors:
“The Changeling,”
“Riders On The Storm,”
“The End”

Dr. Dre

Duke Ellington:
“Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me”

Eddie Money:
“Two Tickets to Paradise”

Eric Clapton:
“Somewhere Over The Rainbow”
“Judgement Day” (Clapton CD)

Frank Morgan:
“All Blues”
“Lullaby” (Mood Indigo CD)

Frank Sinatra:
“Summer Wind”
“That’s Life”

Gary Smulyan:
Hidden Treasures CD

George Cables:
“Helen’s Song”

Gioacchino Rossini:
“William Tell Overture”

Grace Kelly:
“Somewhere Over The Rainbow”

Guns N’ Roses

Hank Williams, Jr

Howlin’ Wolf:
“I Ain’t Superstitious”
“Wang Dang Doodle”

Jack Sheldon

Jim Morrison

Jimi Hendrix:
“Purple Haze”

John Coltrane:
“Song of the Underground Railroad”
“Soul Eyes”

John Fogerty:
“Bad Moon Rising”

Lee Konitz

Louis Armstrong:
“What a Wonderful World”

Louis Jordan:
“Knock Me A Kiss”

Lucinda Williams:
Car Wheels on a Gravel Road CD
World Without Tears CD


Mark “Preacher” Gross

Marvin Gaye:
“Sexual Healing”

Maurice Ravel:

Michael Formanek:
The Rub and Spare Change CD

Miles Davis:
“All Blues” (Kind of Blue CD)
“Freddie Freeloader” (Kind of Blue CD)

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov:

Paul Chambers

Pearl Jam

Percy Sledge:
“When a Man Loves a Woman”

Philly Joe Jones

Red Garland

Rod Stewart:
“Twisting The Night Away”

Rolling Stones:
“Midnight Rambler”

Ron Carter:
“Seven Steps to Heaven,” (Dear Miles CD)
“Stella By Starlight” (Dear Miles CD)

Roseanne Cash

Ry Cooder:
“It’s Just Work For Me” (Chávez Ravine CD)
“Teardrops Will Fall”
“Poor Man’s Shangri-La”

Samuel Barber:
“Adagio for Strings”

Seamus Blake

Snoop Dog

Sonny and Cher
“I’ve Got You Babe”

Sonny Rollins:
Falling In Love With Jazz CD

Thelonious Monk:
“Evidence” (Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane – At Carnegie Hall CD)

Three Six Mafia

Tom Harrell

Tom Waits:
Blue Valentine CD

Tomasz Stanko:
“Soul of Things”

Tupac Shakur:
“God Bless The Dead”
“Life Goes On”
“So Many Tears”
“To Live & Die in L.A.”

Van Morrison:
“Wild Night”

Warren Zevon:
“Lawyers, Guns and Money”

Wayne Shorter:
“502 Blues”