Compiling these playlists was an educational experience, to say the least! I had no idea there were so many Cold War-themed songs out there (here is a categorical list) - and covering such a range of genres.
  1. Intro CONELRAD Radio Alert 'Real Thing' (WBEN AM, Buffalo, NY)
  2. Slim Gaillard Quartette: Atomic Cocktail (background)
  3. Fay Simmons: You Hit Me Baby Like An Atomic Bomb (background)
  4. The Kavaliers: Get That Communist, Joe (background)
  5. The Buchanan Brothers: Atomic Power (background)
  6. Groucho Marx: Civil Defense Spot: Excellent Chances
  7. Amos Milburn: Atomic Baby (background)
  8. Doris Day: Tic, Tic, Tic (background)
  9. The Five Stars: Atom Bomb Baby (background)
  10. Carson Robison: I'm No Communist (background)
  11. Civil Defense Spot: How Much Time Do We Have (Keep Working)
  12. The Talbot Brothers of Bermuda: Atomic Nightmare (background)
  13. Skip Stanley: Satellite Baby (background)
  14. Wanda Jackson: Fujiyama Mama (background)
  15. Bill Haley and His Comets: Thirteen Women (And Only One Man) (background)
  16. Bob Hope: Civil Defense Spot: Pattern of Survival
  17. Hank Williams: No, No Joe (background)
  18. Hawkshaw Hawkins: When They Found The Atomic Power (background)
  19. Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup: I'm Gonna Dig Myself A Hole (background)
  20. Josephine Premice: Leave De Atom Alone
  21. Dennis James (Announcer); Leo Hoegh (Civil Defense Director)
  22. Billy Chambers: Fallout Shelter (background)
  23. Sheldon Allman: Radioactive Mama (background)
  24. Teresa Brewer: Satellite (background)
  25. Walker Edmiston as Barky: I Dreamt I Saw Khrushchev (In A Pink Cadillac) (background)
  26. Art Linkletter: Civil Defense Spot: Don't Use the Phone!
  27. Al Rex: Hydrogen Bomb (background)
  28. Jackie Doll and his Pickled Peppers: When They Drop The Atomic Bomb (background)
  29. Sir Lancelot: Atomic Energy (background)
  30. Homer Harris (with Muddy Waters): Atomic Bomb Blues (background)
  31. Eddie Hill: I Changed My Mind
  32. Lowell Blanchard and the Valley Trio: Jesus Hits Like An Atom Bomb (background)
  33. Floyd Tillman: This Cold War With You (background)
  34. Civil Defense Spot: Take The Step (Grandma's Pantry)
  1. Civil Defense Spot: CONELRAD 'Test Announcement'
  2. Dick 'Two Ton' Baker: Bert The Turtle (The Duck And Cover Song) (background)
  3. Sheldon Allman: Crawl Out Through The Fallout (background)
  4. Karl and Harty: When The Atom Bomb Fell
  5. Jim Eanes: They Locked God Outside The Iron Curtain
  6. Sammy Salvo: A Mushroom Cloud (background)
  7. Tony Bennett: Civil Defense Spot: Nuclear Attack
  8. H-Bomb Ferguson: Rock H-Bomb Rock (background)
  9. Roosevelt Sykes: Sputnik Baby (background)
  10. Sonny Russell: Fifty Megatons (background)
  11. Linda Hayes with the Red Callender Sextette: Atomic Baby (background)
  12. Civil Defense Spot: Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow (Short film, 8:58 min) 
  13. Ray Anderson: Stalin Kicked The Bucket (background)
  14. Warren Smith: Uranium Rock (background)
  15. The Louvin Brothers: Great Atomic Power (background)
  16. Fred MacMurray: Civil Defense Spot: Family Fallout Shelter Booklet
  17. Tommy James: The Commies Are Coming
  18. Tom Lehrer: We'll All Go Together When We Go (background)
  19. The Cuff Links: Guided Missiles (background)
  20. Ray Anderson and the Homefolks: Sputniks And Mutniks (background)
  21. Civil Defense Spot: CONELRAD, Sounds Pretty Complicated
  22. The Goldwaters: Down In Havana
  23. Marty Robbins: Ain't I Right (background)
  24. The Commodores: Uranium (background)
  25. Civil Defense Spot: Take the Step (Four Wheels To Survival)
  26. Jack Holden and Frances Kay: The Fiery Bear (background)
  27. The Crown City Four: Watch World War Three (On Pay TV) (background)
  28. Al Rogers and his Rocky Mountain Boys: The Hydrogen Bomb (background)
  29. Elton Britt: The Red We Want Is The Red We Got
  30. Pat Boone: Civil Defense: Warning Signals
  31. Mike Fern, Mike (aka Mike Fernandez): A Bomb Bop (background)
  32. Carl Mann: Satellite No. 2 (background)
  33. Mike and Bernie Winters: Fallout Shelter (background)
  34. Hank King with Bud Williams and his Smiling Buddies: Your Atom Bomb Heart (background)
  35. Civil Defense Spot: In Time Of Emergency (Not Contagious) (Short film, 25 min) 
  1. Civil Defense Spot: How much time do we have? (Disaster on a Big Scale)
  2. Dr. Strangelove and the Fallouts: Love That Bomb (background)
  3. Glenn Barber: Atom Bomb (background)
  4. Elton Britt: Uranium Fever (background)
  5. Spencer and Spencer: Russian Bandstand (background)
  6. Boris Karloff: Civil Defense Spot: Protect Your Home
  7. Swan's Silvertone Singers: Jesus Is God's Atomic Bomb
  8. The Pilgrim Travelers: Jesus Hits Like An Atom Bomb
  9. Sam Hinton: Old Man Atom
  10. The Sons Of The Pioneers: Old Man Atom
  11. Roy Acuff: Advice To Joe (background)
  12. Civil Defense Spot: In Time of Emergency
  13. Dore Alpert: Fallout Shelter (background)
  14. Fred Kirby: When That Hell Bomb Falls (background)
  15. Hal Block with the Tony Borrello Orchestra: The Senator McCarthy Blues
  16. Ann-Margret: Thirteen Men (background)
  17. Mitzi Gaynor: Civil Defense Spot: 640-1240
  18. The Buchanan Brothers: There's A Power Greater Than Atomic (background)
  19. Louisiana Red: Red's Dream (background)
  20. Little Caesar and the Red Callender Sextette: Atomic Love
  21. Arthur 'Guitar Boogie' Smith and his Crackerjacks: Mr. Stalin You're Eating Too High Off The Hog (background)
  22. Civil Defense Spot: Psychiatrist (Shelter Signs)
  23. The Spirit of Memphis Quartet: Atomic Telephone (background)
  24. The Goons (Peter Sellers and Spike Milligan): A Russian Love Song (background)
  25. Red McCoy with the Sons of the Soil: Rock And Roll Atom (background)
  26. Red River Dave (Dave McEnery): Ballad Of Francis Powers (There's a Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere)
  27. Howard Duff: Civil Defense Spot: Remember, 640-1240
  28. Mike Russo: Agnes (The Teenage Russian Spy) (background)
  29. Bo Diddley: Mr. Khruschev
  30. Toni Fisher, and the Wayne Shanklin Orchestra: West Of The Wall (background)
  31. Chris Cerf: (My) Fallout Filly (With The Atomic Kiss) (background)
  32. Jay Chevalier: Khrushchev And The Devil
  33. Dexter Logan and Darrell Edwards: The Song Of The Atom Bomb
  34. Sammy Cahn and Paul Weston: Civil Defense March (Heads Up America) (background)
  35. Civil Defense Spot: In Time of Emergency (Brilliant Nuclear Flash)
  1. Civil Defense Spot: How Much Time Do We Have? (Fortress Main Street)
  2. Billy Hughes and his Rhythm Buckeroos: Atomic Sermon (background)
  3. Buddy Hawk and his Buddies: Death Of Joe Stalin (Good Riddance)
  4. Golden Gate Quartet: Atom and Evil (background)
  5. Tommy Duncan: Relax And Take It Easy (background)
  6. Connie Francis: Civil Defense Spot: Be Prepared Today, for Survival Tomorrow
  7. Rudy Gaddis: Uranium Fever (background)
  8. Dude Martin's Round-Up Gang: Atom Bomb Baby (background)
  9. Janet Greene: Poor Left-Winger (background)
  10. Jimmie Driftwood: The Bear Flew Over The Ocean (background)
  11. Civil Defense Spot: In Time Of Emergency (Basic Supplies)
  12. Dexter Gordon: Bikini (background)
  13. Red River Dave (Dave McEnery): Trial Of Francis Powers (background)
  14. Don Meehan: An Open Letter To Khrushchev
  15. Bradley Kincaid: Brush The Dust From That Old Bible
  16. Joni James: Civil Defense Spot: Every Living Thing
  17. Al Barkle with the Tri-Tones: Sputnik II (background)
  18. The Buchanan Brothers: (You Got To Pray To The Lord) When You See Those Flying Saucers (background)
  19. Loy Clingman: Uranium Blues (background)
  20. The Louvin Brothers: Weapon Of Prayer
  21. Announcer: Don Pardo: Civil Defense Spot: Message from Mars (CONELRAD Jingle)
  22. George McKelvey: My Radiation Baby (My Teenage Fallout Queen) (background)
  23. Unidentified: H-Bomb
  24. The Charades: Hammers And Sickles (background)
  25. Jerry Engler and the Four Ekkos: Sputnik (Satellite Girl) (background)
  26. Johnny Cash: Civil Defense Spot: Help Ourselves
  27. Harold Weakley: To Russia With Care (background)
  28. Bobby Marchan and the Clowns: Rockin' Behind The Iron Curtain (background)
  29. Prescott Reed: Russia, Russia (Lay That Missile Down)
  30. Carl Perkins: Tennessee
  31. Ferlin 'Terry Preston' Husky: Let's Keep The Communists Out
  32. Don Windle: The Iron Curtain Has Parted
  33. Bing Crosby and Ken Carpenter: Stars For Defense Outro


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