Note:Below is a complete playlist of all 20 songs that can be heard in the movie “Zodiac”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album but are used in the movie.
All 20 songs featured in “Zodiac”:
"Easy to Be Hard" by Three Dog Night Timestamp:0:00 | Scene: Opening scenes. A car drives along in front of houses on the 4th July. A girl stops to pick up a boy.
"Sky Pilot" by Eric Burdon & The Animals Timestamp:0:01 | Scene: The kids pull into a quiet area and talk. Some rowdy guys pull away and throw firecrackers on the way past.
"Hurdy Gurdy Man" by Donovan Timestamp:0:02 | Scene: Plays on the car radio as another car pulls up behind the 2 kids. The car pulls away and the boy asks who it was. The car comes back and pulls up behind them. A guy gets out with a torch and shoots them both.
"Soul Sacrifice" by Santana Timestamp:0:06 | Scene: The camera pans over San Francisco. Robert and his son are cleaning their teeth. Robert drops him off for school and heads into work. A mailbag makes its way around the building.
"Young Girl" by Gary Puckett and The Union Gap Timestamp:0:14 | Scene: Plays in Mortis bar as Robert looks in the door.
"It's Not for Me to Say" by Johnny Mathis Timestamp:0:15 | Scene: Breakfast nook of Donald and Bettye Harden. Donald asks Bettye to take a gander at the code thing (cipher).
"Jean" by Oliver Timestamp:0:17 | Scene: A young couple drive a car across a bridge to the park.
"Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)" by Vanilla Fudge Timestamp:0:25 | Scene: Zodiac kills the cab driver and we hear a young woman calling the police.
Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying - José Feliciano Timestamp:0:27 | Scene: Toschi and Armstrong drive and get to the cab shooting crime scene.
"Bernadette" by The Four Tops Timestamp:0:51 | Scene: Avery and Robert drink at the bar. Avery learns more about Robert and asks what he's drinking.
"Crystal Blue Persuasion" by Tommy James & The Shondells Timestamp:0:52 | Scene: 2nd song in the bar. Avery and Robert are drunk and talk about the code used by Zodiac.
"There Is No Christmas Like a Home Christmas" by Perry Como Timestamp:0:55 | Scene: Toschi and Armstrong talk to Melvin about Zodiac at his house.
"(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden" by Lynn Anderson Timestamp:0:56 | Scene: A woman drives along and finds herself pulling over as a car behind beeps it's horn.
"I Want to Take You Higher" by Sly and the Family Stone Timestamp:1:01 | Scene: More letters from 'Zodiac'. Zodiac wonders what the price on his head is, he explains he would like to see people wearing his buttons, he tells how he killed a man sitting in a parked car. Robert and Avery talk about the letters in the bar.
"Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic" by Isaac Haye Timestamp:1:16 | Scene: The police deal with some rubbish information and people claiming to be the Zodiac.
"Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)" by Marvin Gaye Timestamp:1:30 | Scene: A skyscraper is built in the city.
"A Horse With No Name" by America, "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone" by The Temptations, "Killing Me Softly With His Song" by Roberta Flack, "At Seventeen" by Janis Ian, "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet" by Randy Bachman, "Pick Up the Pieces" by Average White Band, "Love Rollercoaster" by Ohio Players Timestamp:1:42 | Scene: After Robert meets Toschi the screen goes black to signify the passage of time and when it re-opens it's 4 years later.
"Brother Louie" by Stories Timestamp:1:46 | Scene: Robert reaches Avery's boathouse. The music is playing inside.
"Baker Street" by Gerry Rafferty Timestamp:2:35 | Scene: Robert enters the hardware store and approaches the counter. Leigh asks if he needs any help and Robert says no. Instrumental.
"Hurdy Gurdy Man" by Donovan Timestamp:2:38 | Scene: We find out what happened after the events of the film. Song continues into end credits.
What’s the movie about?
In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual terrorizing Northern California with a series of murders.