“The Finder”

June 5, 2012

Dear David Inman: On the May 11 episode of “The Finder” there was a song played that included the lyrics “how did it come to this.” Performer and title, please? – D.T., Louisville

Dear D.T.: The song is “Is It Like Today” by Eliza Gilkyson.

“How I Met Your Mother”

July 5, 2009

Dear Incredible Inman: What’s the name of the song that played at the end of the January 12 episode of “How I Met Your Mother”? – R.E., Boston

Dear R.E.: The song is “No More Wishing” by Hayley Taylor.

Here’s the video:


June 16, 2009

Dear Incredible: Can you tell me the name of the song that played at the end of the March 9 episode of “Castle”? – R.B., Louisville

Dear R.B.: That was “Stop & Stare” by OneRepublic.

“Cold Case”

June 8, 2009

Dear David Inman: On the March 29 episode of “Cold Case” there was a version of “This Land Is Your Land” that I’d never heard before. Can you tell me who performed it? – Ted, Boston

Dear Ted: The song was performed by Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings.


March 14, 2009

Dear Inman: On the October 8 episode of “Bones” there was a song being sung at the end. I would like to know the name of the song and who the artist is. – M.S., Erlanger, KY

Dear M.S.: It’s “River of Sorrow,” by Antony and the Johnsons.

“Ugly Betty”

March 14, 2009

Dear Inman: On the season premiere of “Ugly Betty” they played a song with lyrics including “check baby, check” and “all I wanna do.” Title, please? – B.D., Detroit

Dear B.D.: That’s “Rump Shaker” by Wreckx-N-Effect.

“Dancing With the Stars”

March 14, 2009

Dear David Inman: In the “Dancing with the Stars” finals, what song did Jason and Edyta do their second dance to? – T., via e-mail

Dear T.: I have to admit that one of the things I like about “Dancing with the Stars” is the fact that it brings a wide range of music to network TV, from Perez Prado to the Lalo Schifrin Orchestra.

The song they danced to was “Welcome to Miami,” by Will Smith.


March 13, 2009

Dear Inman: What was the song playing during the striptease segment on the May 12 episode of “House”? – T.E., Louisville

Dear T.E.: It was “There’s No ****** Rules, Dude !!!” by Chk Chik Chick.