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”
- “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”
- “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”
- “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”
- “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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- “Fly Me to the Moon” by Frank Sinatra (00:01): The Tulsa King soundtrack song accompanies the opening sequence. Dwight gets dressed in a hotel room. A florist vehicle arrives at a funeral home.
- “I Think I’ll Just Stay Here and Drink” by Merle Haggard (00:23): Two officers enter Bred-2-Buck Saloon with Bodhi. The music plays from within the establishment. Mitch tells the officers to leave.
- “Beyond the Sea” by Bobby Darin (00:34): Chickie hangs out with friends. The music plays from a speaker system. Dwight arrives and kills Nico “The Package” Bugliosi (John Cenatiempo).
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Tulsa King Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 6 “Stable”
- “Waking Up Ain’t Easy” by Brit Taylor (00:02): The Tulsa King soundtrack song plays during a diner sequence. Stacy and a colleague meet with an informant. Music plays from within the establishment.
- “Back on the Bottle” by Brothers Osbourne (00:14): Tina (Tatiana Zappardino) receives an ominous phone call. The music scores a transition sequence. Dwight visits Bred-2-Buck Saloon.
- “Midnight Rider” by Waylong Jennings (00:17): Dwight finishes a phone call with Goodie (Chris Caldovino). A cityscape montage begins. Dwight meets with Stacy at a bowling alley.
- “Steamline Train” by Van Morrison (00:35): Dwight chats with Margaret (Dana Delany). Mitch pours a drink at Bred-2-Buck Saloon. The music drops and then picks up at 00:38 during the final scene.
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Tulsa King Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 7 “Warr Acres”
- “Flatline” by Joznez, Locksmith & Kataem (00:06): The Tulsa King soundtrack song plays during a car sequence. Goodie arrives in Tulsa. He asks to smoke a cigarette in Tyson’s vehicle.
- “Duendes” by Quaker City Night Hawks (00:07): Caolan calls Pike. Music plays from within a bar. Caolan speaks with Pike’s wife.
- “Saving Grace” by Tom Petty (00:40): Goodie visits the Bred-2-Buck Saloon. Dwight learns about Pete’s death. The characters discuss funeral arrangements.
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Tulsa King Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 8 “Adobe Walls”
- “Legends” by Casey Donahew (00:15): Mitch parks his truck. The Tulsa King soundtrack song plays from his speaker system. Dwight exits the vehicle.
- “Dead Man Walking” by WAR*HALL (00:34): Caolan shoots Stacy. He flees with his crew. The track scores the episode’s final moments and end credits.
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Tulsa King Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 9 “Happy Trails”
- “C’mon Armageddon” by Fantastic Cat feat. Anthony D’Amato, Don DiLego, Brian Dunne & Hollis Brown (00:12): Armand tells Dwight that he’ll never lay low again. The Tulsa King soundtrack song accompanies a transition scene. Chickie, Vince and Goodie hang out at a pool area.
- “Okie from Muskogee” by Merle Haggard (00:19): Mitch visits his father. Music plays from a speaker system. Mitch talks to his father about Dwight.
- “In the Air Tonight” by Phil Collins (00:24): Dwight plays cards at the Bred-2-Buck Saloon. He prepares for a battle against Caolan’s crew. The music plays again at 00:36 as the episode ends.
- “The Allman Brothers Band” by Ramblin’ Man (00:31): Mitch performs at the Bred-2-Buck Saloon. Tyson arrives with his date, Cherisse (Gabrielle Reyes). He speaks with Dwight.
- “Never Been to Spain” by Hoyt Axton (00:33): Mitch hypes up The Bred-2-Buck Cabaret & Casino. He dedicates a song to Dwight. The Tulsa King soundtrack song continues as Stallone’s character exits the establishment to meet with Stacy.
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