L.A. Noire Licensed Music List

So we’ve covered the L.A. Noire Soundtrack and L.A. Noire Remixed Soundtrack in the previous post.  Many people including myself are searching for a list of the L.A. Noire L.A. Noire Cover Artlicensed music.  I have yet to find one, and no official music list has been released apart from those already mentioned.  So I took it upon myself to start a list. Working from tracks that I knew right off the bat and then searching for song titles based on the ones that I knew lyrics from. The difficulty in compiling an L.A. Noire licensed music list is that, first, it’s easy to get “lost” in just playing the game.  I am immersed in the stories and cases I’m working and forget to write things down.  The second factor is that the radio tracks are fairly rare throughout the game as the games’ excellent musical score takes over at many points.  Other times the dialog between the lead character and whoever happens to be in the car over-rides the song.  It is also infrequent that you enter a car when the radio announcer is introducing a song with title and artist. So this list is very incomplete.  I will slowly add to it as a recognize or research songs. Feel free to leave comments with other songs you recognize and I will try to confirm and add them. Here’s the L.A. Noire Music List:

You can get the majority of these tracks from the iTunes album The Radio Tracks From L.A. Noire by Various Artists. All Links updated 10/2013

Artist/s Track Title
Amos Wilburn Wolf on the River
Big Joe Turner Battle of the Blues Part 1
Billie Holiday That Old Devil Called Love
Bing Crosby My Heart is a Hobo* (Youtube)
Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters Pistol Packin Mama
Count Basie One O’Clock Jump
Dinah Shore “Murder”, He Says
Dinah Washington A Slick Chick (On the Mellow Side)
Dizzy Gillespie Monteca (Yotube Live)
Dizzy Gillespie & Charlie Parker Oop-Pop-a-Da
Duke Ellington Maybe I Should Change My Ways
Ella Fitgerald & Louis Jordan Stone Cold Dead in the Market
Ella Fitzgerald with The Ink Spots Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall
Evelyn Knight A Little Birdie Told Me (Youtube)
Frankie Lane Black and Blue
Gene Krupa Sing! Sing! Sing!
Hank Williams Move it on Over
Cootie Williams Juice Head Baby
Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop
Louis Armstrong Before Long
Louis Jordan Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens
Margaret Whiting You Do
Martha Tilton That’s My Desire
Maxine Sullivan It Was a Lover and His Lass
Peggy Lee I’m Confessin’ (That I Love You)
Sammy Kaye Red Silk Stockings and Green Perfume
Stan Kenton Eager Beaver
T-bone Walker Bobby Sox Blues
Tex Williams Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)
The Andrews Sisters Near You
Thelonious Monk Humph
Vaughn Monroe Seems Like Old Times

This music list appears to be complete now, let me know if I missed anything.

* Appears to be Bing Crosby version of the song – no iTunes

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