Soundtrack

The music that made us laugh and cry

During and shortly after «The Wonder Years» was aired on television, several soundtrack CDs have been released with the wonderful music used and composed for the show.

CD «The Wonder Years» | CD Box-Set «Music from The Wonder Years» | Bonus CD from Complete Series DVD Set

CD «The Wonder Years - Music from the Emmy Award Winning Show and its Era»

In 1989 Atlantic Records published a first «The Wonder Years» soundtrack. The album is still available as CD (Atlantic 82032-2) or as digital download (e.g. from iTunes, Amazon or Xbox Music).

CD The Wonder Years
  • Joe Cocker - With a little help from my friends
  • Was (Not Was) - Baby I need your loving
  • Judson Spence - Drift away
  • Buffalo Springfield - For what it's worth
  • Indigo Girls - Get together
  • Debbie Gibson - In the still of the night
  • The Escape Club - Twentieth century fox
  • Julian Lennon - Ruby Tuesday
  • Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Teach your children
  • Van Morrison - Brown eyed girl
  • Carole King - Will you love me tomorrow
  • Debbie Gibson - Come home (Wonder Years)
  • Richie Havens - Peace Train

Singer Debbie Gibson is a friend of Danica McKellar («Winnie Cooper») and wrote the song «Come home (Wonder Years)» especially for this CD.

CD Box-Set «Music from The Wonder Years»

CD Box Music from The Wonder Years

In 1994 Laserlight published a 5 CD box set (Laserlight 15936) with music from «The Wonder Years». All five CDs were also sold separately (Laserlight 12311-12315). Today, these CDs are only available second hand.

CD First Love
  • Marvin Gaye - How sweet it is (to be loved by you)
  • OST - Like a big brother
  • Joe Cocker - You are so beautiful
  • Spanky and our Gang - Like to get to know you
  • The Temptations - My girl
  • OST - Winnie's Theme
  • Mind Benders - A groovy kind of love
  • Paul Mauriat - Love is blue
  • Boyce & Hart - I wonder what she's doing tonite
  • Diana Ross & The Supremes - Someday we'll be together
CD Good Times, Good Friends
  • Brotherhood of Man - United we stand
  • OST - Growing up
  • Donovan - Catch the wind
  • The Cowsills - We can fly
  • OST - Nothing ventured, nothing gained
  • The Champs - Tequila
  • Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode
  • The Surfaris - Wipeout
  • Muddy Waters - Hoochie coochie man
  • Joe Cocker - With a little help from my friends
CD Summer Time
  • The New Vaudeville Band - Winchester Cathedral
  • Chordettes - Never on Sunday
  • John Fred and his Playboy Band - Judy in Disguise
  • OST - The Test
  • Steam - Na na hey hey kiss him goodbye
  • The Everly Brothers - Wake up little Susie
  • Edwin Starr - War
  • OST - Growing up
  • The Cowsills - Hair
  • Blue Cheer - Summertime Blues
CD Party Time
  • The Jackson 5 - ABC
  • Leslie Gore - It's my party
  • Eric Burdon & The Animals - Sky Pilot
  • OST - Winnie's Theme
  • The Platters - Smoke gets in your eyes
  • Jewel Akens - (Let me tell you about) the birds and the bees
  • OST - Nothing ventured, nothing gained
  • Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Takin' care of business
  • Diana Ross & The Supremes - Ain't no mountain high enough
  • Inks Spots - If I didn't care
CD Movin' On
  • The Turtles - Happy together
  • Roger Miller - Little green apples
  • Smokey Robinson and the Miracles - The tears of a clown
  • Bryan Hyland - Sealed with a kiss
  • OST - Like a big brother
  • Smokey Robinson and the Miracles - The tracks of my tears
  • Four Tops - Walk away Renee
  • Maureen McGovern - The morning after
  • OST - The Test
  • The Moody Blues - Tuesday afternoon (forever afternoon)

Bonus CD from Complete Series DVD Set

As part of the Limited Edition of the Complete Series DVD Set, Time Life/Starvista also released a bonus soundtrack CD. Unfortunately, this CD is only available as part of the limited DVD edition.

Bonus CD Front Bonus CD Back
  • Joe Cocker - With a Little Help From My Friends
  • The Byrds - Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)
  • Percy Sledge - When A Man Loves A Woman
  • Aaron Neville - Tell It Like It Is
  • The Monkees - I'm a Believer
  • Stan Getz, Joao Gilberto, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Astrud Gilberto - The Girl From Ipanema
  • Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - The Tears of a Clown
  • Bob Dylan - The Times They Are A-Changin'
  • Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Ooo Baby Baby
  • B. B. King - The Thrill Is Gone
  • Diana Ross and The Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together
  • The Temptations - My Girl
  • The Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice
  • The Jackson 5 - ABC
  • Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough
  • The Who - My Generation
  • Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell - You're All I Need to Get By
  • Edwin Starr - War
  • Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Takin' Care of Business
  • Helen Reddy - I Am Woman