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The perfect playlist for your 'Mad Men' party

By Christopher Muther
Globe Staff / July 15, 2010

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There are two volumes of “Mad Men’’ soundtracks available, but for those who want to show off their knowledge of the era, here are songs used in the show that have not yet found their way onto a soundtrack. Even though season three left off in 1963, rock music is sparse, because, as Vargas-Cooper says, “I don’t think anyone going to a party at Don and Betty’s would be listening to rock ’n’ roll yet.’’

The Platters “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes’’

Kyu Sakamoto “Sukiyaki’’

Astrud Gilberto “Agua de Beber’’

The Singing Nun “Dominique’’

Johnny Mathis “What’ll I Do’’

George Jones “Cup of Loneliness’’

Percy Faith and His Orchestra “Theme from ‘A Summer Place’ ’’

Vic Damone and Percy Faith “On the Street Where You Live’’

Yma Sumac “Gopher Mambo’’

Ella Fitzgerald “Manhattan’’

Ann-Margret “Bye Bye Birdie’’

Tennessee Ernie Ford “Sixteen Tons’’

Roy Orbison “Shahdaroba’’

Bobby Vinton “P.S. I Love You’’

Miles Davis “Blue in Green’’