Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 California Dreamin’
The Mamas & the Papas 4.75 2:41
2 San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)
Scott McKenzie 3.65 2:57
3 Suspicious Minds
Elvis Presley 3.5 4:33
4 Oh, Pretty Woman
Roy Orbison 2:58
5 Turn! Turn! Turn!
The Byrds 3:52
6 No Milk Today
Herman’s Hermits 2:52
7 Do Wah Diddy Diddy
Manfred Mann 2:23
8 With a Girl Like You
The Troggs 5 2:09
9 Born to Be Wild
Steppenwolf 4.15 3:29
10 Somebody to Love
Jefferson Airplane 2:59
11 Hi Ho Silver Lining
Jeff Beck 2:55
12 Evil Ways
Santana 3:58
13 Sunshine Superman
Donovan 4:42
14 The House of the Rising Sun
The Animals 4.55 4:31
15 He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother
The Hollies 4:20
16 Alone Again Or
Love 3:16
17 For What It's Worth
Buffalo Springfield 2:37
18 Sweet Thing
Van Morrison 4:23
19 Sunday Morning
The Velvet Underground 4.15 2:56
20 Never My Love
The Association 3:07
21 Nights in White Satin
The Moody Blues 4.8 4:24
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Apache
The Shadows 3:48
2 Dancing in the Street
Martha Reeves and The Vandellas 2:35
3 You Can’t Hurry Love
The Supremes 2:52
4 Black Is Black
Los Bravos 4 2:58
5 I Got You Babe
Sonny & Cher 4 3:13
6 Puppet on a String
Sandie Shaw 2:23
7 Delilah
Tom Jones 4.5 3:22
8 For Once in My Life
Stevie Wonder 2:50
9 Sweets for My Sweet
The Searchers 2:29
10 Son of a Preacher Man
Dusty Springfield 4.4 2:26
11 Make It Easy on Yourself
The Walker Brothers 5 3:14
12 Summer in the City
The Lovin’ Spoonful 2:41
13 Gimme Some Lovin’
The Spencer Davis Group 2:56
14 Spinning Wheel
Blood, Sweat & Tears 4 4:06
15 Respect
Aretha Franklin 3.5 2:28
16 I Got You (I Feel Good)
James Brown 4.65 2:49
17 Land of 1000 Dances
Wilson Pickett 2:28
18 Ring of Fire
Johnny Cash 2:38
19 Israelites
Desmond Dekker 3:08
20 Penina
Jotta Herre 3:05
21 In the Year 2525
Zager & Evans 5 3:20
22 The Sounds of Silence
Simon & Garfunkel 4.9 3:07
23 When a Man Loves a Woman
Percy Sledge 5 2:52
24 Try a Little Tenderness
Otis Redding 3:18

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Chas Chandler (track 14)
drums:
John Steel (English musician) (track 14)
organ:
Alan Price (track 14)
guitar:
P.F. Sloan (track 1)
electric guitar:
Hilton Valentine (track 14)
arranger:
Alan Price (track 14)
assistant engineer:
Dan Milazzo (track 3)
audio engineer:
Jeff Juliano (track 3)
background vocals:
Nico (Christa Päffgen, German singer, fashion model, actress) (track 19)
composer:
Mars Bonfire (track 9)
John Cale (track 19)
Justin Hayward (of the Moody Blues) (track 21)
Mark James (Francis Rodney Zambon, composer of "Suspicious Minds") (tracks 3, 3)
Bryan MacLean (track 16)
Clarence “Sonny” Henry (US jazz guitarist aka Sonny Henry) (track 12)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 2)
Lou Reed (track 19)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 14)
Pete Seeger (1959) (track 5)
engineer:
Ray Bardani (track 3)
Bones Howe (track 1)
lead vocals:
Eric Burdon (track 14)
Elvis Presley (track 3)
lyricist:
Mars Bonfire (track 9)
Justin Hayward (of the Moody Blues) (track 21)
Mark James (Francis Rodney Zambon, composer of "Suspicious Minds") (tracks 3, 3)
Bryan MacLean (track 16)
Clarence “Sonny” Henry (US jazz guitarist aka Sonny Henry) (track 12)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 2)
Lou Reed (track 19)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 5, 14)
mastering:
George Marino (track 3)
mixer:
Ray Bardani (track 3)
David Bendeth (track 3)
producer:
Lou Adler (tracks 1–2)
Tony Clark (Engineer, Abbey Road) (track 21)
Gabriel Mekler (track 9)
Mickie Most (English record producer) (track 14)
Tom Wilson (Producer, worked with Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, Zappa, VU, etc.) (track 19)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 2)
recording engineer:
Omi Haden (track 19)
solo alto flute:
Bud Shank (track 1)
writer:
Michelle Phillips (track 1)
Reg Presley (track 8)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (track 15)
Bobby Scott (US musician & producer) (track 15)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1967) (track 19)
Telstar Records Plc (1996 –) (track 9)
publisher:
Heath Levy Music (track 15)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 1)
Richt & Slezak OHG (track 1)
Trousdale Music (track 1)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (US film music publisher) (track 2)
recorded at:
Western Recorders (@ 6000 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1965) (track 1)
additionally sampled by:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 89) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 122) (track 14)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 129) (track 9)
arrangements:
Born to Be Wild (for percussion, Lang) (track 9)
The House of the Rising Sun (for choir and jazz trio, Chilcott) (track 14)
cover recording of:
Evil Ways (track 12)
House of the Rising Sun (1964-05-18) (track 14)
Suspicious Minds (1969-01-22) (track 3)
later parody versions:
Born-Again Child (track 9)
No House (track 14)
Riley Martin Dreaming (parody for Riley Martin) (track 1)
Som'muv'velii (track 15)
Ylihärmä (track 2)
later translated versions:
Cwympo Mae Y Dail (track 1)
Freunde (track 15)
Haus in Altona (track 14)
House of the Rising Sun (version japonaise) (track 14)
House of the Rising Sun (Cambodian Space Project version with Khmer lyrics) (track 14)
Kalajoen hiekat (track 1)
La Terre promise (California Dreamin') (track 1)
Le Pénitencier (track 14)
Mes rêves de satin (track 21)
Noches de blanco satén (spanish version of 'Nights in White Satin') (track 21)
昨夜夢魂中 (track 21)
比翼鳥 (track 2)
later versions:
Born to Be Wild (german version) (track 9)
House of the Risin' Sun (Bob Dylan's version) (track 14)
live cover recording of:
Suspicious Minds (track 3)
recording of:
Alone Again Or (track 16)
Born to Be Wild (track 9)
Sunday Morning (track 19)
California Dreamin’ (1965) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (tracks 1–2)

CD 2

recorded in:
Miami, Florida, United States (1965-05-06) (track 16)
bass guitar:
Tommy Cogbill (track 15)
Tommy Cogbill (1968-09) (track 10)
trumpet:
Joe Dupars (1965-05-06) (track 16)
Mike Ridley (1965-05-06) (track 16)
Ron Tooley (1965-05-06) (track 16)
cornet:
Melvin Lastie (track 15)
drums:
Roger Hawkins (track 15)
Melvin Parker (1965-05-06) (track 16)
Roger Hawkins (1966-02-17) (track 23)
Gene Chrisman (1968-09) (track 10)
drums and percussion:
Bobby Colomby (track 14)
recorder and trombone:
Jerry Hyman (trombone player) (track 14)
farfisa [farfisa organ]:
Spooner Oldham (1966-02-17) (track 23)
flute, organ, piano and trombone:
Dick Halligan (track 14)
organ:
Spooner Oldham (track 15)
Nat Jones (1965-05-06) (track 16)
guitar:
Jimmy Johnson (Muscle Shoals rhythm section (guitar/producer)) (track 15)
Alphonso "Country" Kellum (1965-05-06) (track 16)
Jimmy Nolen (1965-05-06) (track 16)
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (1966-02-17) (track 23)
guitar and harmonica:
Steve Katz (track 14)
guitar and sitar:
Reggie Young (guitarist and songwriter) (1968-09) (track 10)
bass:
Jim Fielder (Bassist with Blood, Sweat & Tears) (track 14)
Bernard Odum (1965-05-06) (track 16)
electric piano and organ:
Bobby Emmons (1968-09) (track 10)
double bass:
Albert Lowe Jr. (1966-02-17) (track 23)
brass and strings arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 10)
brass arranger:
Tom Dowd (track 10)
alto saxophone:
Nat Jones (1965-05-06) (track 16)
Maceo Parker (1965-05-06) (track 16)
alto saxophone and piano:
Fred Lipsius (track 14)
piano:
Aretha Franklin (track 15)
baritone saxophone:
Willie Bridges (track 15)
tenor saxophone:
Charles Chalmers (track 15)
King Curtis (saxophonist) (track 15)
Al "Brisco" Clark (1965-05-06) (track 16)
St. Clair Pinckney (1965-05-06) (track 16)
Eldee Williams (1965-05-06) (track 16)
trombone:
Levi Rasbury (1965-05-06) (track 16)
flugelhorn and trumpet:
Al Rubin (track 14)
Lew Soloff (track 14)
arranger:
Fred Lipsius (track 14)
Tom Dowd (track 15)
background vocals:
Carolyn Franklin (track 15)
Erma Franklin (track 15)
The Sweet Inspirations (1968-09) (track 10)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (track 11)
Otis Redding (track 15)
Les Reed (track 7)
Sonny Bono (track 5)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 16)
Rick Evans (track 21)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 22)
conductor:
Tom Dowd (track 15)
Gene Orloff (1968-09) (track 10)
engineer:
Fred Catero (track 14)
Roy Halee (track 14)
Ed Kollis (track 10)
lead vocals:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1965-05-06) (track 16)
lyricist:
Otis Redding (track 15)
Sonny Bono (track 5)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 16)
Hal David (track 11)
Rick Evans (track 21)
Barry Mason (English songwriter) (track 7)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 22)
performer:
Art Garfunkel (track 22)
Simon & Garfunkel (track 22)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 22)
producer:
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (track 23)
Quin Ivy (track 23)
Jerry Wexler (tracks 10, 15)
Tom Wilson (Producer, worked with Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, Zappa, VU, etc.) (track 22)
Tom Dowd (track 10)
Arif Mardin (track 10)
recording engineer:
Tom Dowd (track 15)
Arif Mardin (track 15)
vocals:
Steve Katz (track 14)
Bobby Colomby (track 14)
Aretha Franklin (track 15)
Dick Halligan (track 14)
Sonny Bono (1965) (track 5)
Cher (1965) (track 5)
Percy Sledge (1966-02-17) (track 23)
writer:
Phil Coulter (track 6)
Spencer Davis (track 13)
Michelle Grainger (track 4)
Tony Hayes (UK songwriter, co-wrote “Black is Black”) (track 4)
John Hurley (track 10)
Calvin Lewis (track 23)
Bill Martin (Scottish songwriter & producer) (track 6)
Steve Wadey (track 4)
Ronnie Wilkins (track 10)
Muff Winwood (track 13)
Steve Winwood (track 13)
Andrew Wright (US keyboardist) (track 23)
phonographic copyright by:
H.H.O. Ltd (music licensing) (track 23)
Universal Records Inc. (not for release label use! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (1965) (track 16)
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1965) (track 5)
publisher:
Chris Marc Music (track 5)
Cotillion Music (track 5)
Fort Knox Music Co (track 16)
J. Michel KG (track 22)
MDW (track 22)
Mijac Music (track 23)
Pattern Music Ltd (track 22)
Try Me Inc. (track 16)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 22)
Warner/Chappell (track 23)
Paul Simon Music (1964) (track 22)
Pronto Music (1966 –) (track 23)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (1966 –) (track 23)
Island Music Ltd. (1966) (track 13)
Paul Simon Music (1992) (track 22)
recorded at:
Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, United States (1965-05-06) (track 16)
Norala Studio in Sheffield, Alabama, United States (1966-02-17) (track 23)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Big Willie by Run‐D.M.C. (track 14)
Get Down by G-Unit (track 14)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 5) (track 15)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 54) (track 23)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 78) (track 16)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 156) (track 22)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 240) (track 10)
arrangements:
La nostra favola (translated) (track 7)
cover recording of:
I Found You (a.k.a. I Got You (I Feel Good)) (1965-05-06) (track 16)
Respect (1967-02-14) (track 15)
is the basis for:
Lutfattig Læregutt (track 10)
later parody versions:
Sinning Will (track 14)
The Sound of Sirens (track 22)
The Sounds of Silas (track 22)
later translated parody versions:
Humppaa, saatanat! (track 13)
later translated versions:
BLACK IS BLACK (Japanese version) (track 4)
Chanson d'innocence (The Sound of Silence) (track 22)
Delilah (track 7)
Delilah (track 7)
Delilah (track 7)
En ton av tystnad (track 22)
Errespetua (track 15)
L'An 2005 (In the Year 2525) (track 21)
La Voix du silence (The Sound of Silence) (track 22)
La tua immagine (track 22)
Mighty Mighty Love (track 21)
Noir c’est noir (track 4)
Näen mustaa vain (track 4)
Pitkän tien pää (track 14)
Sätkynukke (track 6)
Дилайла (track 7)
later versions:
Dalila (track 7)
Donne-moi ton amour (track 13)
Vieille fille (track 14)
recording of:
Black Is Black (track 4)
Gimme Some Lovin’ (track 13)
Puppet on a String (track 6)
Spinning Wheel (track 14)
The Sound of Silence (1964-03-10) (track 22)
I Got You Babe (1965) (track 5)
When a Man Loves a Woman (1966-02-17) (track 23)
Delilah (Tom Jones song) (1968) (track 7)
Son of a Preacher Man (1968-09) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 22)
translated version of:
決鬥 (track 13)