List of songs featured in Knight Rider

The following list aims to be the largest and most complete available list of songs featured in the original Knight Rider television series (1982-1986). It includes/will include the 4 seasons. It's being created by reviewing all episodes, taking notes of songs, scenes and finding the right artist/band name on some less obvious situations.

Season premieres (90 min. runtime) are shown as episode 01 and 02 of each season.

Season Episode Artist + Song Scene
01 01 Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary [cover] casino (opening scene)
01 01 Quarterflash - Harden My Heart [cover] casino (II)
01 01 The Eagles - Take It Easy trip to Silicon Valley (I)
01 01 James Taylor - Carolina In My Mind trip to Silicon Valley (II)
01 01 The Eagles - Peaceful Easy Feeling trip to Silicon Valley (III)
01 01 Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop trip to Silicon Valley (IV)
01 01 Amazing Rhythm Aces - Third Rate Romance at the restaurant
01 02 Pat Benatar - Hit Me With Your Best Shot restaurant fight
01 03 Steely Dan - Ricky Don't Lose That Number salesman
01 04 Tanya Tucker - Can I See You Tonight first visit to the store
01 04 Steppenwolf - Born To Be Wild bikers riding
01 04 Eric Clapton - After Midnight bikers at night
01 08 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Devon driving (opening scene)
01 08 Juice Newton - Love's Been a Little Bit Hard on Me trip to foundation
01 08 Willie Nelson - You Were Always on My Mind dinner with Carol Reston
01 10 Peter McCann - Do You Wanna Make Love chat with Linda (I)
01 10 Linda Ronstadt - Long Long Time chat with Linda (II)
01 11 Johnny Lee - Highways Run On Forever trip to Albuquerque Jail
01 11 Kenny Rogers - Love Will Turn You Around Bent Arm Bar (first scene)
01 11 Diana Ross - Work That Body Claremont Bay Health Club
01 11 Janie Fricke - It Ain't Easy Bein' Easy Bent Arm Bar (closing scene)
01 12 Johnny Lee - Pickin' Up Strangers at Buckaroo Club
01 13 Linda Ronstadt - Get Closer rented beach house scenes
01 14 John Hiatt & Ry Cooder - Skin Game trip to wedding reception
01 14 Waylon Jennings - Lonesome, On'ry and Mean at the bar looking for Angie
01 14 Waylon Jennings - Don't You Think This Outlaw Bit's Done Got Out of Hand at the party meeting w/ arms dealers
01 15 John Mellencamp - Hurts So Good during the race
01 15 Fleetwood Mac - Hold Me party at the hotel
01 16 Fleetwood Mac - Hold Me Philip Royce's party
01 16 Men at Work - Down Under trip to Las Vegas
01 17 Eric Clapton - I've Got a Rock 'n' Roll Heart driving around Alpine Crest
01 17 Bob Seger - Shame on the Moon leaving Alpine Crest
01 19 Juice Newton - Heart of the Night driving at night
01 19 It's a Beautiful Day - White Bird farewell to Stevie
01 20 Sylvia - Nobody going to meet with truck driver
01 21 Linda Ronstadt - Get Closer party at Delton Micronics
01 22 John Hiatt & Ry Cooder - Skin Game giving a ride to a stranger
01 22 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama at the bar in Spencer, Arizona
01 22 Bob Seger - Night Moves trip to Long Pine
02 02 The Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter arriving Las Vegas
02 03 Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money photo shoot
02 04 The Beach Boys - California Girls driving
02 04 Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - Breakdown meeting with Jack Krager at the bar
02 05 Michael Sembello - Maniac trip to wrecking yard
02 05 Santana - Oye Como Va capturing Alfredo Diaz
02 06 The Police - Every Breath You Take trip to semi
02 07 Sheena Easton - Telephone (Long Distance Love Affair) driving to Grace Fallan's house
02 08 The Fixx - One Thing Leads to Another arriving at custom classic car show
02 08 Naked Eyes - Promises, Promises party at Barton Springs Motel
02 10 Linda Ronstadt - Mr. Radio arriving Fleur du Lac town
02 10 Karla Bonoff - Personally song on the radio
02 12 Yes - Owner of a Lonely Heart "Silent Knight" opening scene
02 12 Fleetwood Mac - Gypsy Michael and Tino's trip to caravan of gypsies
02 12 Survivor - Eye of the Tiger Tino driving
02 14 Chaka Khan and Rufus - Ain’t Nobody train photo shoot
02 14 Rick Springfield - Human Touch Mexico City
02 15 Michael Sembello - Maniac race (opening scene)
02 15 Tom Petty - Breakdown arriving Sunspot Club
02 15 John Mellencamp - Crumblin' Down robberies
02 15 Fleetwood Mac - Rhiannon Sunspot Club (II)
02 15 Pat Benatar - Love Is A Battlefield race that Michael misses
02 15 Andraé Crouch & The Disciples - I've Got It Michael arrested at KCPY
02 18 Huey Lewis And The News - Heart And Soul Prison
02 18 The Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter Garthe arriving Adrianne's mansion
02 22 Jeffrey Osborne - Stay With Me Tonight Eduardo O'Brian's yacht
02 23 David Hasselhoff and Catherine Hickland - No Way to Be In Love presenting fake music video to group manager
02 23 David Hasselhoff and Catherine Hickland - Our First Night Together first concert / filming a music video
02 23 It’s a Beautiful Day - White Bird driving to Stevie's apartment
02 23 David Hasselhoff and Catherine Hickland - Let It Be Me Michael and Stevie sing to each other at the convention hall
02 23 Jim Messina - Stay the Night [cover] last concert's opening song
02 24 Waylon & Willie - Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys arriving the motel and construction site
03 01 The Jacksons - Torture San Francisco / Golden Gate Bridge
03 01 The Pointer Sisters - Jump (For My Love) Golden Fox Club

This list is under construction and frequent updates

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