The First Lady Season 1 Soundtrack

The soundtrack to The First Lady Season 1 music, view and listen to all the songs from the 2022 TV series, listed by episode, with scene descriptions and timelines, entire tracklist.

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Season 1 • Episode 1: ‘That White House’ (S01E01)

17 April 2022
6 songs

1. This Land is Your Land – Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
[0:02′] Starting credits song
2. Coconut – Harry Nilsson
[0:09′] Betty Ford is dancing at home, mixing her shake, before her daughter sees her.
3. Gotta Get Up (Previously Unreleased Version) – Harry Nilsson
[0:11′] Betty Ford and her daughter playing around at home
4. Anything Goes – Cole Porter
[0:27′] After Betty Ford finishes her successful speech about the psychiatrist. \
1928, New York: Franklin D Roosevelt is fighting polio, trying to walk at home, falling down, and being helped.
The song continues as Eleanor Roosevelt talks with Franklin’s mother.

5. Body And Soul (Take 1) – Thelonious Monk
[0:41′] Southside, Chicago, Michele is sitting in her daddy’s chair when her mom arrives home.
6. Life Line – Harry Nilsson
[0:52′] Ending song / End credits song

Season 1 • Episode 2: ‘Voices Carry’ (S01E02)

24 April 2022
5 songs

1. This Land Is Your Land – Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
[0:02′] Starting credits song
2. Yes We Can Can – The Pointer Sisters
[0:07′] Michele Obama makes her first speeches, in support of Barack’s presidential campaign.
3. Did You Ever See A Dream Walking – Gene Austin
[0:24′] Franklin Roosevelt is asking his butler for whiskey, instead of champaign.
4. Soft Memories – James Clarke
[0:38′] Betty Ford meets Nancy while searching for her office at the White House.
5. Tell Mama – Etta James
[0:48′] Barack talking to Michele about her role in the White House.

Season 1 • Episode 3: ‘Please Allow Me’ (S01E03)

1 May 2022
7 songs

1. Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Fats Waller
[0:02′] As Betty leaves the dancing class, a man approaches her and asks her on a date.
2. This Land Is Your Land – Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
[0:04′] Intro song
3. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy – The Andrews Sisters
[0:07′] Betty is dating Gerald Ford in a bar.
4. Ballroom foxtrot – John Leighton
[0:26′] Betty is rehearsing with the girls. She’s asking her boss about her job.
5. On The Sunny Side Of The Street – Ella Fitzgerald
[0:33′] Betty keeps calling Mr. Ford’s office, but he refuses to talk.
6. Begin The Beguine – Artie Shaw
[0:38′] Betty and Gerry Ford continue their flirting through phone talking. / She accepts his marriage proposal in the bathtub.
7. Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours) – Stevie Wonder
[0:55′] Wedding day for the Obama and Ford couples.
Ending song

Season 1 • Episode 4: ‘Cracked Pot’ (S01E04)

8 May 2022
6 songs

1. Louie Louie – Studio Musicians
[0:25′] 1964, Alexandria, Mrs. Ford is trying to catch the alligator from the pool.
The song continues as the stove is smoking, and Mrs. Ford is cut by a breaking window.

2. Family Affair – Mary J. Blige
[0:36′] Michele Obama is telling Barack she’s got a job at the hospital. They are dancing at home with the kids.
3. Dead Man Blues – Jelly Roll Morton
[0:39′] 1929, Greenwich Village, NY
Eleanor Roosevelt speaks at the women’s saloon, advocates for women’s rights.
The song continues as she arrives home, talking to Franklin Roosevelt.

4. East St. Louis Toodle-Oo – Duke Ellington
[0:45′] Eleanor Roosevelt decides she wants to listen to this song, after she told Franklin she’ll be an independent woman.
5. Make Your Move – Volcanos
[0:52′] Betty Ford is dizzy after taking the sleeping pills, and goes upstairs, asking Steven to turn down the music.
6. Snowin’ Down South – The Rondels
[0:53′] Betty is feeling worse, knocking on Steven’s door, as he continues listening to this song loudly.

Season 1 • Episode 5: ‘See Saw’ (S01E05)

15 May 2022
7 songs

1. I Shot The Sheriff – Bob Marley & The Wailers
Starting song / Newspaper articles about Nixon appear on the screen; The Ford family has breakfast together.
[0:01’] Continues with more news about president Nixon; Gerald Ford sits in his office, getting ready to appear on tv.
2. This Land Is Your Land – Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
[0:09′] Opening credits
3. Silver Bells – Johnny Mathis
[0:10′] Young Michelle sits at the table with her family, waiting for her mother to join them for the Christmas dinner.
4. Rock The Boat – The Hues Corporation
[0:31′] Betty talks to Nancy after she gives the information that she might have breast cancer to Shirley.
5. Don’t Look Back – The Temptations
[0:36′] Michelle plays this song in Barack’s room, then goes to take her phone from the office.
Continues when Michelle comes back to the room and hugs Barack.

6. La Conga Blicoti – Josephine Baker
[0:47′] Eleanor Roosevelt’s guests are listening to music and playing games after the press conference.
7. Betty In The Mirror – Geoff Zanelli
[0:50′] Betty looks at her breast in the mirror after having the mastectomy; Gerald comes and tells her that she is beautiful.

Season 1 • Episode 6: ‘Shout Out’ (S01E06)

22 May 2022
3 songs

1. This Land Is Your Land – Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
[0:02′] Opening credits
2. Won’t Get Fooled Again – The Who
[0:38′] While having breakfast, Gerald lets his daughter know that he agrees with the prom at the White House; a montage of people protesting on the street.
3. Enola Gay – Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
[0:53′] President Obama declares that he would vote to legalize same-sex marriage; a montage of people of the same sex getting married.
End credits

The First Lady Season 1 official OST album tracklist, original motion picture score.
Original release date: 15 May 2022
Label: Lionsgate Records
Original music composed by Geoff Zanelli
1. Obamas to the White House
2. Hold for the West Wing
3. It’ll Never Seem Normal
4. I Am Interested in the Real
5. It’s Polio
6. I Love Him for That
7. Still at It
8. Let’s Get Going
9. I Am a Roosevelt
10. I’m Quite Sure She Is a Sapphist
11. What’s Your End Goal
12. Letter to Gerry
13. Your Dearest Lucy
14. Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
15. A Real Lady
16. Day Drinkin’
17. Pills
18. Betty in the Mirror
19. Daydreaming About Hick
20. Mammogram
21. Betty’s Breakdown
22. They Said He Killed Himself
23. Sandy Hook
24. Michelle Obama at Tuskegee University
25. Pearl Harbor Radio Address
26. After All These Years
27. Rehab
28. I Have Used My Moment Well
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  • Renato Soares Gutierrez 02 / 05 / 2022 Reply

    The ball party at White House, when Gerald Ford was recently nominated to President, and open the dances with his whife.

    • soundtracki 03 / 05 / 2022 Reply

      please always specify the episode, and, if possible, around what minute

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