The first soundtrack album, Boogie Nights: Music from the Original Motion Picture, was released October 7, 1997 in the United States. Boogie Nights 2: More Music from the Original Motion Picture, was released January 13, 1998.
The song Jack Horner plays in his living room after escorting Amber home from Hot Traxx is “The Sage” by the Chico Hamilton Quintet
Buck demonstrates the power of the TK-421 with the country-western song “Off the Road” by Richard Gilka
Andrew Gold's Lonely Boy was played during the first party scene at Jack's house when Amber's son calls and Maurice answers the phone.
The documentary that Amber Waves directs for Dirk Diggler is scored by two songs, “Disco Fever” and “Flying Objects,” composed by interstitial music cult hero Roger Webb
Roberta Flack’s “Compared to What” scores the bummer montage in which Buck is turned down for a loan, Amber and Roller Girl slip into an abyss of cocaine psychosis, and Dirk and Reed can’t get the tapes