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In the TV series, music director Bear McCreary selects many traditional Scottish tunes to include in various episodes, as well as a few 1940s-era songs that are familiar to Claire.

Episode Song Audio
Main Title


"The Skye Boat Song" (feat. Raya Yarbrough)
Outlander Opening Titles STARZ01:37

Outlander Opening Titles STARZ

Adapted by Bear McCreary from the poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.
1x01


"I'm Gonna Get Lit Up (When The Lights Go On In London)" by Carroll Gibbons and the Savoy Hotel Orpheans (1940)
Carroll Gibbons - I'm Gonna Get Lit Up (When The lights Go On In London)02:35

Carroll Gibbons - I'm Gonna Get Lit Up (When The lights Go On In London)

Claire and Frank drive through the Highlands.
"Shuffle Rhythm" by Jan Savitt
Shuffle Rhythm – Jan Savitt02:47

Shuffle Rhythm – Jan Savitt

Frank points out Cocknammon Rock to Claire
"Beneath the Lights of Home" by Geraldo & His Orchestra
Beneath the Lights of Home – Geraldo & His Orchestra03:13

Beneath the Lights of Home – Geraldo & His Orchestra

Claire and Frank visit the Reverend to confer about Frank's ancestor
"Duan na Muthairn (Rune of the Muthairn)"[1] arr. Bear McCreary Outlander: Season 1, Vol. 1 (Original Television Soundtrack) (as "Dance of the Druids (feat. Raya Yarbrough)")
Claire and Frank watch the druids as they dance at the stone circle on Craigh na Dun
"Run Rabbit Run" by Harry Roy & His Band
Harry Roy & His Band - Run Rabbit Run03:03

Harry Roy & His Band - Run Rabbit Run

Claire reads in a chair, searching for the plant she saw at the stone circle
1x02


"The Bonnie Banks o' Loch Lomond"
arr. Bear McCreary
Outlander: Season 1, Vol. 1 (Original Television Soundtrack) (as "Castle Leoch")
Dougal engages Hamish in swordplay as Claire looks on
"Run Rabbit Run" by Harry Roy & His Band n/a
Claire hums the song to herself, then gathers plants and fungi on the castle grounds
1x03


"Comin' Thro' The Rye" arr. Bear McCreary Outlander: Season 1, Vol. 2 (Original Television Soundtrack)
Claire works in her surgery
"An Fhìdeag Airgid" as sung by Gillebrìde MacMillan Outlander: Season 1, Vol. 2 (Original Television Soundtrack)
Gwyllyn the Bard entertains the MacKenzies with song
"Gradh Geal Mo Chridhe" as sung by Gillebrìde MacMillan n/a
Gwyllyn the Bard entertains the MacKenzies
"The Woman of Balnain" as sung by Gillebrìde MacMillan; arr. Bear McCreary Outlander: Season 1, Vol. 1 (Original Television Soundtrack)
Gwyllyn the Bard sings a song about a woman who disappeared on a fairy hill and returned after a time
1x04


"That Lovely Weekend" by Geraldo & His Orchestra, Dorothy Carless
That Lovely Weekend – Geraldo & His Orchestra, Dorothy Carless03:27

That Lovely Weekend – Geraldo & His Orchestra, Dorothy Carless

Claire talks to Alec about a horse and contemplates her escape plans
"The Haughs o’ Cromdale" arr. Bear McCreary n/a
The Gathering begins
"Clean Pease Strae" arr. Bear McCreary Outlander: Season 1, Vol. 1 (Original Television Soundtrack)
Dougal enters the game of shinty
1x05


"To the Begging I Will Go" arr. Bear McCreary Outlander: Season 1, Vol. 2 (Original Television Soundtrack)
Dougal and Ned Gowan collect rents
"Mo Nighean Donn Hò Gù" as sung by the waulking women Outlander: Season 1, Vol. 2 (Original Television Soundtrack) (as "Wool Waulking Songs")
Claire joins a group of women in waulking wool
"The Skye Boat Song" arr. Bear McCreary Outlander: Season 1, Vol. 1 (Original Television Soundtrack) (as "The Losing Side of History")
Claire recalls discussing the Jacobites with Frank after recognizing the name "Stuart" in Dougal's Gaelic speech
"The Highland Widow's Lament" arr. Bear McCreary Outlander: Season 1, Vol. 1 (Original Television Soundtrack) (as "The Losing Side of History")
The rent-collecting group have a funeral for the crucified Scotsmen and Dougal continues to rally support for the Jacobite cause
"The High Road to Linton" arr. by Bear McCreary n/a
Tavern brawl in defense of Claire's honor
"Ye Jacobites by Name" arr. by Bear McCreary Outlander: Season 1, Vol. 1 (Original Television Soundtrack) (as "The Losing Side of History")
Claire remembers walking Culloden Moor with Frank
1x06 "Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind" arr. Bear McCreary n/a
Lord Thomas entertains Claire as his guest
1x07 "Celia Learning on the Spinnet" arr. Bear McCreary n/a
Ned Gowan is tasked with finding a wedding dress in a brothel
1x09 "The Skye Boat Song" arr. Bear McCreary n/a
Dougal tries to justify collecting funds for the Jacobite cause
1x12 "Comin' Thro' The Rye" arr. Bear McCreary Outlander: Season 1, Vol. 1 (Original Television Soundtrack)
Claire and Jamie meet and greet with the tenants of Lallybroch.
"The Barnyards of Delgaty" arr. Bear McCreary n/a
Dinner scene
"Maids, When You're Young Never Wed an Old Man"
arr. Bear McCreary
Outlander: Season 1, Vol. 2 (Original Television Soundtrack) (as "Tracking Jamie")
Jamie staggers to bed, drunk after a long Quarter Day; reprise the next morning when he's hungover.
1x14 "My Bonnie Moorhen"[2] arr. Bear McCreary Outlander: Season 1, Vol. 2 (Original Television Soundtrack) (as "Tracking Jamie")
Claire and Jenny track the redcoats.
"Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" made famous by The Andrews Sisters and sung by Caitriona Balfe in the episode Version by The Andrews Sisters (1941)
The Andrews Sisters - Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (1941)02:51

The Andrews Sisters - Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (1941)

Claire suggests to Murtagh that they step up their act with a song, and sings a few lines of the song. Murtagh likes the tune, but suggests they adapt it to lyrics that their audience would know. Claire sings the tune using Scots lyrics based on the bawdy song "The Reels O' Bogie"[3][4]
"The Keel Row" arr. Bear McCreary Outlander: Season 1, Vol. 2 (Original Television Soundtrack) (as "Tracking Jamie")
Claire and Murtagh take their act on the road, performing their song in the hope that Jamie will hear of them.
"MacPherson's Lament" arr. Bear McCreary Outlander: Season 1, Vol. 2 (Original Television Soundtrack) (as "Tale of the Tusks")
Overwhelmed by worry and stress for Jamie, Claire and Murtagh comfort each other.
1x16 "Sleepy Maggie" arr. Bear McCreary Outlander: Season 1, Vol. 2 (Original Television Soundtrack) (as "Charge of the Highland Cattle")
The highlanders rescue Jamie from Wentworth using a stampede of cattle.

Episode Song Audio
Main Title


"The Skye Boat Song" (feat. Raya Yarbrough)
Outlander Season 2 Opening Titles STARZ01:34

Outlander Season 2 Opening Titles STARZ

Adapted by Bear McCreary from the poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.
2x01


"Se mai riviene, D Minor" by the Count of St. Germain, arr. Bear McCreary Outlander: Season 2 (Original Television Soundtrack)
(as "Wrath of the Comte")
The Comte St. Germain threatens the Frasers; end credits.
2x02


"Passacaille" from Armide
by Jean-Baptiste Lully, arr. Bear McCreary
Outlander: Season 2 (Original Television Soundtrack)
(as "Into Paris")
Claire prepares to leave for the day; at Versailles, Claire finds out that Jack Randall is alive; end credits.
"Cam Ye O'er Frae France?" arr. Bear McCreary
Cam ye o'er frae France01:39

Cam ye o'er frae France

Jamie and Murtagh attend Charles Stuart at Maison de Madame Elise.
"Ouverture de l'Opera d'Alcide"
by Marin Marais, arr. Bear McCreary
Outlander: Season 2 (Original Television Soundtrack)
(as "Honey Pot")
Louise de La Tour has her body waxed while she introduces Claire to Mary Hawkins
"Prelude (Marche en rondeau)" from Te Deum
by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, arr. Bear McCreary
Outlander: Season 2 (Original Television Soundtrack)
(as "Versailles")
The Frasers mingle with other guests at the Palace of Versailles.
2x03


"Passacaille" from Armide
by Jean-Baptiste Lully, arr. Bear McCreary
Outlander: Season 2 (Original Television Soundtrack)
(as "Into Paris")
Claire awakens to find Jamie just returning from his night spent with Charles Stuart.
"Marche des Combattants" from Alceste
by Jean-Baptiste Lully, arr. Bear McCreary
La Marche Des Combattants - J.B02:35

La Marche Des Combattants - J.B. Lully

Claire finds Suzette in bed with Murtagh.
"Chaconne" from Dardanus
by Jean-Philippe Rameau, arr. Bear McCreary
Outlander: Season 2 (Original Television Soundtrack)
(as "Baroque Chess Match")
Jamie plays chess with Joseph Duverney.
"Aria" from Goldberg Variations
by Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Bear McCreary
J S Bach Goldberg Variations BWV 988. Aria da capo. Robert Hill, harpsichord 18.1005:10

J S Bach Goldberg Variations BWV 988. Aria da capo. Robert Hill, harpsichord 18.10.14

Mother Hildegarde demonstrates the music used in the cipher.
2x06


"Muzette and Double" from Pièces de Viole, Livre IV
by Marin Marais, arr. Bear McCreary
Outlander: Season 2 (Original Television Soundtrack)
(as "The Duel")
Claire takes a carriage to the Bois de Bologne, but arrives too late to stop Jamie's duel with Jack Randall.
2x08


"Moch sa Mhadainn 's Mi Dùsgadh"[5] Outlander: Season 2 (Original Television Soundtrack)
(as "The Uprising Begins")
Lord Lovat shows up with Fraser men to add to the Prince's ranks.
2x09


"An Fhìdeag Airgid" (feat. Griogair Labhruidh) Outlander: Season 2 (Original Television Soundtrack)
(as "Je Suis Prest (feat. Griogair Labhruidh)"
Morning camp activity picks up; the MacKenzies return.
"Moch sa Mhadainn 's Mi Dùsgadh"[5] (feat. Griogair Labhruidh)
Poem by Alasdair mac Mhaighstir Alasdair, arr. Bear McCreary
Outlander: Season 2 (Original Television Soundtrack)
(as "Moch Sa Mhadainn (feat. Griogair Labhruidh)")
The Jacobites run drills over several days; finally they march to join Charles Stuart's forces.

Episode Song Audio
Main Title


"The Skye Boat Song" (feat. Raya Yarbrough)
Outlander NEW Season 3 Intro01:16

Outlander NEW Season 3 Intro

Adapted by Bear McCreary from the poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.
3x04


"A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall" by Bob Dylan
(Performed by Walk off the Earth)
A Hard Rain's A Gonna Fall - Walk off the Earth03:54

A Hard Rain's A Gonna Fall - Walk off the Earth

Jamie leaves Helwater and his son William behind; Claire and Brianna return to Boston, leaving behind Roger and their search for Jamie.


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