True Blood Season 3 Music: Episode 6 “I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues”

July 27, 2010 by  

The sixth episode of True Blood‘s third season was aptly titled. The episode, written by series creator Alan Ball, had everybody singing the blues for one reason or another. And in case you were wondering what music was accompanying your favorite bloody scene, look no further. Along with Billie’s beautiful title song, “I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues,” below you’ll find the rest of the tracks used in episode 6, season 3, along with the artist and plot point during the episode at which the song was played.

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Jim Prendergast – Honky Tonk Baby
Arlene loses her last nerve over Peach’s food prep questions.

MC Solaar – La Belle Et la Bad Boy*
Lafayette and Jesus talk in the car.

Billie Holliday – I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues*
Lorena attempts to torture Bill for love.

Teresa Stratuas – Youkali Tango*
Eric and Russell have a nice discussion along their ride.

Courtesy of Naxos/SourceQ – Brahms: 2 Rhapsodies, Op. 79: Rhapsody No. 2 in G Minor
Tara is tied to the bed until she convinces Franklin to let her go.

Art Lilliards Heavenly Band – Bizness Changes*
Plays at the Queen‘s mansion while she scratches lottery tickets.

Jonny Savarino – Over the Moon
Russell shows up at the Queen‘s residence with an offer she cannot refuse.

Courtesy Bosshouse Music – Sixty Days on the Road
Jason pulls up to the Norris Compound.

eBlues Highway – Double Shot of You*
Lafayette snaps at Arlene when she confronts Sam about his family having a mean pitbull. Sam looks for Tommy.

Michael Mazochi – Oh My My*
Sam asks Andy if he knows of any dog fighting going on.

Cary Ann Hearst – Hells Bells*
End Credits.

Blood-soaked goodness, don’t you think?


(Photo Credit: HBO Inc.)