2020s

Soundtracks of Television: ‘Tulsa King’

Tulsa King Soundtrack - Every Song in the Paramount+ Series

The Tulsa King soundtrack includes music by Pharrell Williams, Luke Combs and Nelly. This info article contains spoilers and song details for Taylor Sheridan’s Paramount+ series. Visit the Soundtracks of Television section for more Vague Visages music guides.

Tulsa King stars Sylvester Stallone as Dwight Manfredi, a New York City mobster who begins a new life in Oklahoma. Andrea Savage co-stars as Stacy Beale, an ATF agent who hooks up with the title character after a bachelorette party. The storyline follows Dwight as he alters the power dynamics both within his criminal organization and Tulsa. Composers Danny Bensi (Ozark) and Saunder Jurriaans (Ozark) scored the Paramount+ series; music supervisors Andrea von Foerster (Yellowstone) and Thomas Golubic (Breaking Bad) selected the featured needle-drops. Here’s every song in Tulsa King.

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Tulsa King Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 1 “Go West, Old Man”

Tulsa King Soundtrack on Paramount+ - Every Song in Season 1, Episode 1

  • Too Much Whiskey” by Marcus King (00:09): Dwight finishes a private meeting with mob colleagues. The Tulsa King soundtrack song continues during a transition montage. Dwight arrives in Oklahoma.
  • “Cash In Cash Out” by Pharrell Williams feat. 21 Savage and Tyler, the Creator (00:10): Dwight receives a cab ride from Tyson (Jay Will). He asks the driver to turn the music down. Jay talks about the Sooner State.
  • “Beer Can” by Luke Combs (00:22): Dwight asks Ms. McNamara to call him an Uber. He arrives at Bred-2-Buck Saloon. Dwight speaks with a bartender named Mitch (Garrett Hedlund).
  • “This One’s Gonna Cost Me” by Lainey Wilson (00:30): Dwight visits the Bred-2-Buck Saloon. The Tulsa King soundtrack song plays as he drinks a beer. Mitch inquires abut Dwight’s prison experience.
  • “Hot in Herre” by Nelly (00:33): Dwight meets Stacy Beale (Andrea Savage). The music scores a transition scene. Dwight and Stacy visit a strip club.
  • “Tail Dragger” by Link Wray (00:38): Stacy leaves Dwight’s hotel room. The Tulsa King soundtrack song accompanies a cityscape montage. Armand Truisi (Max Casella) calls a friend about Dwight’s presence in Tulsa. The track scores the episode’s final moments and end credits.

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Tulsa King Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 2 “Center of the Universe”

Tulsa King Soundtrack on Paramount+ - Every Song in Season 1, Episode 2

  • “Do Your Thing” by Leroy Sibble (00:10): Dwight talks to Tyson about debit cards. The Tulsa King soundtrack song scores a transition sequence. Dwight and Tyson arrive at Bodhi’s store.
  • “Fire” by Black Pumas (00:22): Armand yells at a neighbor. Tyson drives Dwight and Bodhi. The characters prepare for a meeting with Jimmy (Glen Gould).
  • “Them Stems” by Chris Stapleton (00:27): Dwight learns that his apricots are infused with THC. The music scores a transition sequence. Dwight smokes up during a car ride.
  • “Statesboro Blues” by The Allman Brothers Band (00:28): Dwight smokes marijuana in a vehicle. He asks Tyson to turn the music volume up. Dwight jokes around with Bodhi while inquiring about pronouns.

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Tulsa King Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 3 “Caprice”

Tulsa King Soundtrack on Paramount+ - Every Song in Season 1, Episode 3

  • “Travelin’ Kind” by Ashland Craft (00:04): Dwight visits a cafe. The Tulsa King soundtrack song plays lightly from a stereo system. Dwight spots a white horse.
  • “Expressway (To Your Heart)” by Soul Survivors (00:05): Dwight drives a vehicle. He talks to Tyson about loving the music. The characters discuss the future.
  • “MVP” by Wiz Khalifa (00:06): Dwight asks Tyson to drive. The music continues during a transition scene. Dwight arrives at The Higher Plane.
  • “War” by IDLES (00:14): Armand tries to shoot Dwight. The Tulsa King soundtrack song accompanies a chase sequence. Armand speeds away with a mask on.
  • “Benji” by DecadeZ (00:34): Tyson talks to himself in a mirror. He pumps himself up after the attack on Dwight. Tyson’s father listens from the next room.

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Tulsa King Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 4 “Visitation Place”

Tulsa King Soundtrack on Paramount+ - Every Song in Season 1, Episode 4

  • “Paycheck to Paycheck” by Midland (00:01): The Tulsa King soundtrack song plays during the opening sequence. Armand complains about a man’s horse riding speed. Armand talks about an upcoming race.
  • “Chin Up” by Jr Thomas & The Volcanoes (00:08): Dwight confronts a gym patron. The music continues during a transition sequence. Dwight and Tyson chat about a transponder.
  • “Juanita” by Natural Child (00:12): An exterior montage begins. Tyson and Bodhi sell balloons at the Oklahoma State Fair. They talk to two men about territorial issues.
  • “Ain’t Gonna Stop” by Natural Child (00:36): Armand steps in dog poo. He tells Clara (Stephanie Kurtzuba) to get back in the house. Armand attacks Larry (Brian Shoop); Dwight tells Tyson to be himself as the episode ends.

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Tulsa King airs weekly on Paramount+. New episodes premiere every Sunday through January 2023. This article about the Tulsa King soundtrack will be updated as the series progresses.

Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.