Dualities and Ambiguities: Mad Men’s Use of the Beatles, Nancy Sinatra, and Judy Collins in Seasons Five and Six

  • Rachel Donegan


As a television series, Mad Men is a show consistently constructed with the utmost attention to detail. Nothing about the show is accidentally chosen, including the musical choices. There have been many poignant and important uses of both period and contemporary music throughout Mad Men’s seven seasons, from Peggy dancing to ‘The Twist’ in 1.8 ‘The Hobo Code’ to the ‘getting dressed for work’ montage set to The Decembrists’ ‘The Infanta’ in 2.6 ‘Maidenform’.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rachel Donegan
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  1. 1.Department of EnglishGeorgia Gwinnett CollegeLawrencevilleUSA

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