Season 1 (2000 - 2001)
unaired - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16 - 17 - 18 - 19 - 20 - 21

Unaired Pilot
"Every Day is a Winding Road" by Sheryl Crow This replaced "There She Goes" from the aired pilot

01 - Pilot (1)
"There She Goes" by The La's This was the first song played on Gilmore Girls. Starts with a simple Black and White Gilmore Gilrs logo on the screen. Including the first sights of Stars Hollow, Lorelai is crossing the street and enters Luke's Diner. It plays at the end of the diner scene before the opening credits start
"I Try" by Macy Gray Lorelai and Rory fight about Dean is in Rory's room and Lorelai in the living room, they both play this song.
"Where the Colors Don't Go" by Sam Phillips Lorelai has just hemed Rory's skirt, she looks at pictures on the mantle, fades to a scene with Lorelai at her parents'. It plays again at the end of the Lorelai/Emily/Richard meeting
"My Little Corner of the World" by Kit Pongetti Rory and Lorelai in Luke's having coffee at the end of the pilot.
"Wendy" composed by Wesley Yang & Gavin McNett Rory is cleaning out her locker at Stars Hollow High
"Ballet Waltz #3" by Herman Beeftink Miss Patty's ballet class dances to this classical
"Heartland" by George Strait Rory and Lorelai are walking home from Luke's after their fight and pass by the hayride which Lane's is on with her date

02 - The Lorelais' First Day at Chilton (2)
"I'm the Man Who Murdered Love" by XTC Lane runs to the Gilmores with a new CD, They run inside to play this song
"I Don't Know How to Say Goodbye to You" by Sam Phillips Lorelai and Rory drive through Stars Hollow to Chilton
"Stars and Stripes Forever" by John Phillip Sousa Miss Patty's dance class twirls batons to this song

03 - Kill Me Now (3)
"La Casa" composed by Graham Preskett/Mauricio Venegas The song Miss Patty dances to with the grooms-to-be at the Inn
"Teach Me Tonight" composed by Sammy Cahn & Gene De Paul What Lorelai and Babette hear Morey play on the piano after he finds Cinnamon. Plays throughout Rory and Lorelai's fight
"Man! I Feel Like a Woman!" by Shania Twain At the Double Twins' wedding
"A Kiss to Build a Dream On" by Louis Armstrong What the wedding band plays before "We Are Family."
"We Are Family" by Sister Sledge At the Double Twins' wedding. Comes on when the mother of the brides is talking to Lorelai; the mother yelps and runs off to dance to it
"Here They Go" Cue by Sam Phillips ?

04 - The Deer-Hunters (4)
"My Darling" by Wilco After Rory and Lorelai spend all night studying, they both fall asleep. Lorelai wakes up in the middle of the night, takes her blanket, sits with Rory at the kitchen table, covers them both, and sleeps there. This song plays in the background
"Iron Man" by Black Sabbath The song Drella plays on her harp when Lorelai walks by and berates her music choices
"Wendy" composed by Wesley Yang & Gavin McNett Lane listens to this in her closet when Rory calls her from the car just before she gets hit by a deer

05 - Cinnamon's Wake (5)
"Truly Truly" by Grant Lee Phillips When Dean apologizes to Rory for bugging her and Rory tells him she's interested and then runs off
"Time Bomb" by Rancid When Lane dances in Rory's room at the beginning of the episode; it's also the shot of Lane in the opening credits.
Lyrics | mp3 | from And Out Come the Wolves
"I Thought About You" by Johnny Mercer & James Van Heusen Cinnamon's song, which Morey plays on the piano

06 - Rory's Birthday Parties (6)
"What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong At Rory's second party. It begins while everyone's downstairs trading Rory stories and carries on into the scene that takes place between Lorelai and Emily in Lorelai's room upstairs
"Happy Birthday" by Altered Images While Rory is at Chilton discovering Emily's sent invitations
"Why Does it Always Rain on Me?" by Travis While Rory greets Emily and Richard, who have just arrived for her party at home
"This Old House" by Brian Setzer Orchestra At the beginning of Rory's second party, while she's opening presents with everyone
"The Lathe of Heaven" by Scott Abels, Aaron Owens, Matthew W. Parker, David Fuentes, Brian Dixon After Emily and Richard have arrived, while Sookie tells Lorelai they have no ice, then Luke arrives with ice. Instrumental

07 - Kiss and Tell (7)
"Ballo, e canto de' villanelli" by Antonio Vivaldi What Miss Patty's class dances to when Lorelai and Rory pass them

08 - Love and War and Snow (8)
"Someone to Watch Over Me" by Rickie Lee Jones When Luke sees Max and Lorelai out in the snow together
"Pictures of You" by The Cure What Lane listens to in Rory's room after running her hand through her crush's hair

09 - Rory's Dance (9)
"We're All Light" by XTC The first dance scene. Rory and Dean, having just arrived, observe the room and debate whether to go in or go home. Plays all the way through Louise's hitting on Dean
"Fade Into You" by Mazzy Star After "We're all Light" ends. Paris meets Dean, and then Rory and Dean dance, with Tristan watching from the doorway
"Sometimes Always" by Jesus and Mary Chain While Paris rants to Rory about Jacob loudly enough for everyone to hear, into the Tristan/Dean confrontation/fight
"Mixed Business" by Beck While Paris' cousin, Jacob, hits on Rory
"Thirteen" by Big Star While Dean walks with Rory and coffee after the dance in Stars Hollow

10 - Forgiveness and Stuff (10)
"Santa Claus is Coming to Town" by Tony Bennett In the background at Emily's Christmas party when Rory first arrives
"Christmas Wrapping" by The Waitresses On Lorelai's stereo as she tries to order food, then settles for salad-in-a-bag, through to the Dean-knocking-on-window scene
"Happy X-Mas" by John Lennon and Yoko Ono At the vending machines in the hospital when Lorelai and Rory get food and make up
"Thanks for Christmas" by XTC While Lorelai gives Luke his hat in the diner; then they watch the Stars Hollow procession
"Do They Know It's Christmas" by Band Aid ?
"Wonderful Christmas Time" by Paul McCartney ?

11 - Paris is Burning (11)
No Commercial Music Only show jingles used

12 - Double Date (12)
"Earn Enough for Us" by XTC During the wordless, poptart-making teaser
"God Only Knows" by Claudine Longet The song Rory and Lane listen to while Lorelai tries to study. She tells them to turn it up, then down, then up again
"Holding on to the Earth" by Sam Phillips While Rory and Lane get ready for their double date at the Gilmore house

13 - Concert Interruptus (13)
"Walk Like an Egyptian" by The Bangles When Rory and co. first get to the Pastorella Theater
"Hero Takes a Fall" by The Bangles The first song the Bangles play at their concert, and the one Rory catches Paris dancing to
"Eternal Flame" by the Bangles The second song the Bangles play, right after "Hero Takes a Fall." Plays while Lorelai questions Sookie about Rachel, and into while Madeline and Louise tell Rory they're ditching her for the skanky boys
"I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" by the Jayhawks At the party when Lorelai busts Madeline and Louise

14 - That Damn Donna Reed (14)
"Sunday Best" by Grant Lee Phillips The scene where Rory steps off the bus from Chilton with Stella and Dean is there meeting her. Sung by Grant Lee Troubadour
"Flower Girl in Bordeaux" by Esquivel Scene where Dean first arrives at Babette's and sees donnareed Rory
"Johnny Angel" by Shelley Fabares While Rory and Dean eat their home-cooked meal at Babette's
"Beautiful Dreamers" by Grant Lee Phillips Grant Lee Troubadour crosses the street and passes Lorelai and Luke taking paint cans off of a truck

15 - Christopher Returns (15)
"Need To Be Next To You" by Leigh Nash

16 - Star-Crossed Lovers and Other Strangers (16)
"Heavenly" by Grant Lee Phillips After Dean tells Rory about their 3-month anniversary and they make plans, they pass Grant Lee Troubadour, singing this
"Oh My Love" by John Lennon While Dean shows Rory the car he built for her, through to the "I love you" declaration
"Mockingbirds" by Grant Lee Buffalo At the Stars Hollow Firelight Festival, Grant Lee Troubadour sings. Lorelai passes him, then Sookie and Jackson... song continues through to Luke and Rachel's conversation on the bench... all the way to Rachel leaving and Lorelai sitting next to Luke

17 - The Breakup, Part 2 (17)
"What Do I Do" by Sam Phillips When Lorelai goes to Max's house; it continues throughout their conversation in the doorway
"Where It's At" by Beck When Rory and Lane first arrive at Madeline's, and through Lane's introduction to Madeline and Louise
"Ms. Jackson" by Outkast Starts when we see Tristan and Summer fighting for the first time; she calls it a "good song." Henry and Lane first dance to it
"Everyday I Write the Book" by Elvis Costello Right after "Ms. Jackson" ends. Rory puts down her coat and then watches Tristan watch Summer
"From Red to Blue" by Billy Bragg Lane and Henry slow dance to this; Rory sits in another room to read and witnesses another fight between Summer and Tristan
"Crystal Lake" by Grandaddy During Rory and Tristan's piano talk and kiss

18 - The Third Lorelai (18)
"It's the Life" by Grant Lee Buffalo Sung by Grant Lee Troubadour, when he passes the flower shop Lorelai and Sookie are inside

19 - Emily in Wonderland (19)
"Child Psychology" by Black Box Recorder Rory and Lane listen to this at Rory's. Rory remarks that she likes it because it depresses her. It plays as Lane talks about Henry's call and then Emily phones

20 - P.S. I Lo... (20)
No Commercial Music Only show jingles used

21 - Love, Daisies, and Troubadours (21)
"Honey Don't Think" by Grant Lee Buffalo After Rory unsuccessfully tries to see Dean in Doose's Market, she and Lane walk away and pass the troubadour
"Swan Lake" -- Ballet -- Ste Op. 20a: Sea in the Moonlight by Tchaikovsky The song Miss Patty's ballerinas dance to
"Sadness Soot" by Grant Lee Phillips After Lorelai explains to Rachel outside about Luke fixing things around her house, Lorelai passes Grant Lee Troubadour, who starts to sing this song and is interrupted by his whistling rival troubador
"One Line" by PJ Harvey After Rory tells Dean she loves him and while she kisses him
"Everybody Needs a Little Sanctuary" by Grant Lee Phillips After the daisy scene, Lorelai passes Grant Lee Troubadour singing this on the way to Luke's. Rival Troubadour joins in
"My Little Corner of the World" by Yo La Tengo At the very end, as Lorelai and Rory run towards each other from opposite sides of the street
"How To Dream" by Sam Phillips ?