“The Finder”

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”

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:


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”

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.


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”

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”

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.


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.