Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Green Green Grass of Home
Tom Jones 4 3:04
2 California Dreamin'
The Mamas & the Papas 4.75 2:40
3 Daydream Believer
The Monkees 2:56
4 Keep on Running
The Spencer Davis Group 4 2:45
5 Aline
Christophe 2:52
6 Inch Allah
Adamo 4:45
7 Rescue Me
Fontella Bass 2:55
8 The Birds and the Bees
Jewel Akens 2:09
9 If I Had a Hammer
Trini Lopez 2:57
10 The Twist
Chubby Checker 5 2:37
11 Wooly Bully
Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs 2:23
12 If I Were a Rich Man
Roger Whittaker 2:45
13 Sweet Soul Music
Arthur Conley 2:21
14 It's a Man's Man's Man's World
James Brown 2:46
15 The Track of My Tears
Smokey Robinson 3:01
16 Welterusten Mijnheer de President
Boudewijn de Groot 2:32
17 Sammy
Ramses Shaffy 2:14
18 Spanish Eyes
Al Martino 2:47
19 Release Me
Engelbert Humperdinck 3:19
20 Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Elvis Presley 3:08
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Oh! Carol
Neil Sedaka 2:18
2 Dear Mrs. Applebee
David Garrick 2:15
3 Hello Mary Lou
Ricky Nelson 2:17
4 Uptight (Everything's Alright)
Stevie Wonder 5 2:54
5 Kili Watch
The Cousins 2:37
6 King of the Road
Roger Miller 2:26
7 Sweets for My Sweet
The Searchers 2:27
8 Il Est Cinq Heures, Paris S'Eveille
Jacques Dutronc 2:55
9 Le Métèque
Georges Moustaki 2:32
10 Cathy's Clown
The Everly Brothers 2:24
11 You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
The Righteous Brothers 3.5 3:39
12 Young Girl
Gary Puckett & The Union Gap 5 3:10
13 Aquarius / Let the Sun Shine In
The 5th Dimension 3:43
14 Marian
Cats 3:46
15 Pastorale
Liesbeth List & Ramses Shaffy 4:16
16 Green Onions
Booker T. & The MG’s 2:16
17 White Room
Cream 4.85 4:58
18 The Legend of Xanadu
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich 3:36
19 I'm Sorry
Brenda Lee 2:39
20 Put Your Head on My Shoulders
Paul Anka 2:34
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ring of Fire
Johnny Cash 2:37
2 I'm Into Something Good
Herman’s Hermits 2:33
3 Surf City
Jan & Dean 2:27
4 Hello Josephine
Scorpions 2:23
5 Judy in Disguise (with Glasses)
John Fred & His Playboy Band 2:54
6 Mona Lisa
Conway Twitty 2:25
7 Mas Que Nada
Sérgio Mendes 2:38
8 Leader of the Pack
The Shangri‐Las 2:51
9 Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
Steam 5 3:37
10 What Becomes of the Brokenhearted
Jimmy Ruffin 5 2:54
11 Ruby Don't Take Your Love to Town
Kenny Rogers 2:53
12 Roses Are Red
Bobby Vinton 2:39
13 If I Only Had Time
John Rowles 2:48
14 Als Een Kus Naar Tranen Smaakt
Jimmy Frey 3:17
15 Diep in Mijn Hart
Jo Leemans 2:32
16 Honey
Bobby Goldsboro 4 3:56
17 I'd Rather Go Blind
Chicken Shack 3:12
18 Anyone Who Had a Heart
Dionne Warwick 3:06
19 Ferry Cross the Mersey
Gerry & The Pacemakers 2:24
20 Eve of Destruction
Barry McGuire 3:34
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 It's the Same Old Song
Four Tops 2:47
2 I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door
Eddie Hodges 2:06
3 Baby Come Back
The Equals 2:41
4 Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
Brian Hyland 4 2:22
5 From a Jack to a King
Ned Miller 2:09
6 Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head
B.J. Thomas 4 2:57
7 Queen for Tonight
Helen Shapiro 2:09
8 Save the Last Dance for Me
The Drifters 2:26
9 You've Got Your Troubles
The Fortunes 3:22
10 Waar en Wanneer
Bob Benny 2:32
11 Paleis Met Gouden Muren
Conny Vandenbos 2:24
12 You Don't Have to Say You Love Me
Dusty Springfield 2:49
13 For What It's Worth
Buffalo Springfield 4 2:37
14 The Days of Pearly Spencer
David McWilliams 2:32
15 Tell Her Johnny Said Goodbye
Jerry Jackson 3:15
16 The French Song
Lucille Starr 2:53
17 Capri C'Est Fini
Hervé Vilard 3:35
18 Jennifer Juniper
Donovan 2:41
19 Ring Ring I've Got to Sing
Ferre Grignard 3:53
20 Eloise
Barry Ryan 5:42
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Seven Horses in the Sky
The Pebbles 3:43
2 Baby Love
The Supremes 4.65 2:35
3 Ramona
The Blue Diamonds 2:33
4 Do You Love Me
The Contours 2:52
5 Silence Is Golden
The Tremeloes 3:08
6 Tous Les Garçons Et Les Filles
Françoise Hardy 4 3:08
7 This Strange Effect
Dave Berry 2:28
8 Tell Laura I Love Her
Ray Peterson 2:55
9 Eenzaam Zonder Jou
Will Tura 2:29
10 Jennifer Jennings
Louis Neefs 2:46
11 Pied Piper
Crispian St. Peters 2:32
12 Mustapha
Bob Azzam 2:45
13 La Danse de Zorba
Trio Hellenique 4:04
14 Israelites
Desmond Dekker & The Aces 2:34
15 Respect
Aretha Franklin 3.5 2:23
16 Fire
Arthur Brown 2:56
17 Harlem Shuffle
Bob & Earl 2:46
18 Need Your Love So Bad
Fleetwood Mac 3:48
19 Nights in White Satin
The Moody Blues 4.8 4:25
20 What a Wonderful World
Louis Armstrong 4 2:16

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1966-02-16) (track 14)
violin:
Nathan Kaproff (track 3)
George Kast (track 3)
Alex Murray (violinist) (track 3)
Erno Neufeld (track 3)
trumpet:
Pete Candoli (track 3)
Al Porcino (track 3)
Manuel Stevens (track 3)
Dud Bascomb (Sr., jazz trumpeter) (1966-02-16) (track 14)
Waymon Reed (1966-02-16) (track 14)
Lammar Wright (1966-02-16) (track 14)
drums:
Eddie Hoh (track 3)
Bernard “Pretty” Purdie (1966-02-16) (track 14)
guitar:
Michael Nesmith (track 3)
P.F. Sloan (track 2)
Billy Butler (jazz guitarist) (1966-02-16) (track 14)
bass:
Chip Douglas (track 3)
percussion:
William E. Martin (track 3)
piano:
Peter Tork (track 3)
baritone saxophone:
Haywood Henry (1966-02-16) (track 14)
bass trombone:
Richard Leith (trombonist) (track 3)
Phil Teele (track 3)
horn and strings arranger:
Shorty Rogers (track 3)
trombone:
Richard Noel (trombonist) (track 3)
arranger:
Phil Wright (track 7)
background vocals:
Micky Dolenz (track 3)
composer:
Christophe (French pop singer) (track 5)
Lou Handman (track 20)
Bert Kaempfert (German easy listening and jazz-orientated orchestra leader, music producer, and songwriter, 1923-1980) (track 18)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 14)
Adamo (Belgian singer) (track 6)
Hank Ballard (tracks 10, 10)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 14)
Jackie Edwards (track 4)
John Stewart (singer-songwriter (Kingston Trio)) (track 3)
conductor:
Alain Goraguer (track 6)
engineer:
Bones Howe (track 2)
guest performer:
Steve Winwood (track 4)
lead vocals:
Fontella Bass (track 7)
Davy Jones (The Monkees member) (track 3)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1966-02-16) (track 14)
lyricist:
Christophe (French pop singer) (track 5)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 14)
Adamo (Belgian singer) (track 6)
Hank Ballard (tracks 10, 10)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 14)
Jackie Edwards (track 4)
Charles Singleton (Composer/lyricist) (track 18)
Eddie Snyder (track 18)
John Stewart (singer-songwriter (Kingston Trio)) (track 3)
Roy Turk (track 20)
producer:
Lou Adler (track 2)
Billy Davis (r&b producer/songwriter/performer Roquel Davis) (track 7)
Chip Douglas (track 3)
Raynard Miner (track 7)
Carl Smith (Songwriter and producer) (track 7)
solo alto flute:
Bud Shank (track 2)
vocals:
Adamo (Belgian singer) (track 6)
writer:
Arthur Conley (track 13)
Sam Cooke (track 13)
Raynard Miner (track 7)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 2)
Michelle Phillips (track 2)
Otis Redding (track 13)
Smokey Robinson (track 15)
Carl Smith (Songwriter and producer) (track 7)
Marvin Tarplin (track 15)
Lee Hays (1949) (track 9)
Pete Seeger (1949) (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
Island Records Ltd. (1965) (track 4)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1965) (track 7)
publisher:
Island Music Ltd. (track 4)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 2)
Richt & Slezak OHG (track 2)
Tree Music (track 1)
Trousdale Music (track 2)
Universal/Island Music Ltd. (for music publishing use only, formerly Island Music Ltd.) (track 4)
Embassy Music Corporation (2016-06 –) (tracks 10, 10)
recorded at:
Western Recorders (@ 6000 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1965) (track 2)
Talent Masters Studios in New York, New York, United States (1966-02-16) (track 14)
mash-ups:
music videos:
remixes:
Daydream Believer (Listen to the Band remix) by The Monkees (track 3)
sampled by:
Daydream by KatazTrophee (track 3)
Tradin War Stories by 2Pac feat. Dramacydal, C-Bo & Storm (track 14)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 89) (track 2)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 451) (track 10)
cover recording of:
Keep On Running (track 4)
The Twist (track 10)
later parody versions:
Riley Martin Dreaming (parody for Riley Martin) (track 2)
later translated versions:
Corre, corre (track 4)
Cwympo Mae Y Dail (track 2)
Datemi un martello (track 9)
Juokse kadoksiin (track 4)
Kalajoen hiekat (track 2)
La Terre promise (California Dreamin') (track 2)
¿Estás sola esta noche? (spanish translation of Are You Lonesome Tonight?) (track 20)
情難再續 (track 20)
later versions:
De ma vie (track 7)
recording of:
Aline (track 5)
If I Had a Hammer (track 9)
Inch’ Allah (italian lyrics) (track 6)
Rescue Me (track 7)
Spanish Eyes (track 18)
Sweet Soul Music (track 13)
The Twist (track 10)
California Dreamin’ (1965) (track 2)
It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World (1966-02-16) (track 14)
Daydream Believer (1967-06-14 – 1967-08-09) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 2)
translated version of:
Inch’allah (original french lyrics) (track 6)
version of:
Moon Over Naples (track 18)

CD 2

viola:
Felix Pappalardi (track 17)
drums:
Ginger Baker (track 17)
bass:
Jack Bruce (track 17)
timpani:
Ginger Baker (track 17)
guitar family:
Eric Clapton (track 17)
arranger:
Alain Goraguer (track 9)
composer:
Henry Cosby (track 4)
Jacques Dutronc (track 8)
Don Everly (track 10)
Jerry Fuller (track 12)
Georges Moustaki (track 9)
Sylvia Moy (track 4)
Stevie Wonder (track 4)
engineer:
Adrian Barber (track 17)
Tom Dowd (track 17)
lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder (1965) (track 4)
Georges Moustaki (1969) (track 9)
lyricist:
Henry Cosby (track 4)
Don Everly (track 10)
Jerry Fuller (track 12)
Georges Moustaki (track 9)
Sylvia Moy (track 4)
Stevie Wonder (track 4)
Jacques Lanzmann (track 8)
Anne Ségalen (track 8)
producer:
Henry Cosby (track 4)
Felix Pappalardi (track 17)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 4)
recording engineer:
Adrian Barber (track 17)
Tom Dowd (track 17)
solo transverse flute:
Roger Bourdin (flautist) (track 8)
vocals:
Jack Bruce (track 17)
Jacques Dutronc (track 8)
writer:
Dub Albritton (track 19)
Pete Brown (UK poet & producer, with Cream and Jack Bruce) (track 17)
Jack Bruce (track 17)
Barry Mann (track 11)
Ronnie Self (track 19)
Phil Spector (track 11)
Cynthia Weil (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
Universal International Music B.V. (company, do not use as label) (1968) (track 17)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing Germany (GmbH & Co. KG) (track 11)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 17)
株式会社ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (2017-04-01 –) (track 17)
mash-ups:
Going Out of My Room by G3RSt (track 17)
Uptight Swoon by G3RSt (track 4)
sampled by:
Charmaine by Plan B (track 12)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 368) (track 17)
later translated versions:
Foto (track 9)
Il est cinq heures, Paris s'éveille (Spanish Translation) (track 8)
Le Petit Clown de ton cœur (Cathy's Clown) (track 10)
Les Coups (track 4)
later versions:
Var är dina tankar (track 11)
recording of:
Cathy’s Clown (track 10)
I’m Sorry (Brenda Lee song, 1960) (track 19)
White Room (track 17)
Young Girl (track 12)
Le Métèque (1969) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 10)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 10)

CD 3

electric bass guitar:
Karl Green (track 2)
drumset:
Barry Whitwam (track 2)
guitar:
Keith Hopwood (track 2)
Derek Leckenby (track 2)
composer:
Carole King (track 2)
Mel Tillis (track 11)
Bobby Russell (track 16)
engineer:
Val Valentin (track 2)
lead vocals:
Peter Noone (UK singer/songwriter member of Herman's Hermits) (track 2)
lyricist:
Mel Tillis (track 11)
Gerry Goffin (track 2)
Bobby Russell (track 16)
producer:
Mickie Most (English record producer) (track 2)
writer:
Jeff Barry (track 8)
June Carter Cash (track 1)
Gary DeCarlo (track 9)
James Dean (US soul songwriter) (track 10)
Dale Frashuer (track 9)
Ellie Greenwich (track 8)
Merle Kilgore (track 1)
Paul Leka (track 9)
Paul Riser (track 10)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 2, 10)
Jobete Music (UK) (track 10)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 447) (track 8)
cover recording of:
Honey (track 16)
later translated versions:
Et quelque chose me dit (I’m Into Something Good) (track 2)
Hän (track 16)
Na na he he espoir (track 9)
Ring aus Feuer (track 1)
later versions:
Ring aus Feuer (track 1)
Ruby (German version) (track 11)
recording of:
Leader of the Pack (track 8)
Ring of Fire (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (track 8)

CD 4

background vocals:
Richie Furay (track 13)
Dewey Martin (track 13)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (track 6)
Pino Donaggio (Italian composer) (track 12)
Lamont Dozier (track 1)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 1)
David McWilliams (track 14)
Vito Pallavicini (track 12)
Eddy Grant (track 3)
Stephen Stills (track 13)
Hervé Vilard (track 17)
conductor:
Jacques Denjean (1965) (track 17)
lead vocals:
Hervé Vilard (1965) (track 17)
lyricist:
David McWilliams (track 14)
Hal David (track 6)
Eddy Grant (track 3)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (track 1)
Simon Napier-Bell (track 12)
Stephen Stills (track 13)
Hervé Vilard (track 17)
Vicki Wickham (track 12)
performer:
Stephen Stills (track 13)
producer:
Charles Greene (producer) (track 13)
Brian Stone (producer) (track 13)
vocals:
Stephen Stills (track 13)
writer:
Roger Cook (track 9)
Roger Greenaway (track 9)
Harry Pease (track 16)
Lee Pockriss (track 4)
Doc Pomus (track 8)
Mort Shuman (track 8)
Paul Vance (track 4)
Larry Vincent (composer/songwriter) (track 16)
publisher:
Emily Music Corp. (track 4)
sampled by:
Children by (həd) p.e. (track 13)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 63) (track 13)
is the basis for:
Llorarás (track 6)
later translated parody versions:
Rägejodel (track 6)
later translated versions:
Geh no net weg (track 3)
Je connais une chanson (The Days of Pearly Spencer) (track 14)
later versions:
recording of:
Baby, Come Back (The Equals song) (track 3)
The French Song (track 16)
Capri c'est fini (1965) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 4)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 4)
translated version of:

CD 5

recorded in:
New York, United States (1967-08-16) (track 20)
bass guitar:
Tommy Cogbill (track 15)
cornet:
Melvin Lastie (track 15)
drums:
Roger Hawkins (track 15)
organ:
Spooner Oldham (track 15)
guitar:
Jimmy Johnson (Muscle Shoals rhythm section (guitar/producer)) (track 15)
foot percussion [Footstomps]:
Mike Valvano (1964-08-13) (track 2)
piano:
Aretha Franklin (track 15)
baritone saxophone:
Willie Bridges (track 15)
tenor saxophone:
Charles Chalmers (track 15)
King Curtis (saxophonist) (track 15)
arranger:
Tom Dowd (track 15)
background vocals:
Carolyn Franklin (track 15)
Erma Franklin (track 15)
Florence Ballard (1964-08-13) (track 2)
Mary Wilson (1964-08-13) (track 2)
chorus master:
Tommy Goodman (Pianist, arranger for Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington) (1967-08-16) (track 20)
composer:
Jeff Barry (track 8)
Lamont Dozier (track 2)
Françoise Hardy (track 6)
Justin Hayward (of the Moody Blues) (track 19)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 2)
Roger Samyn (track 6)
Mertis John Jr. (older brother of Little Willie John) (track 18)
Otis Redding (track 15)
conductor:
Roger Samyn (track 6)
Tom Dowd (track 15)
Tommy Goodman (Pianist, arranger for Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington) (1967-08-16) (track 20)
engineer:
Eddie Brackett (track 20)
Bob Simpson (US jazz engineer/producer) (track 20)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1964-08-13) (track 2)
lead vocals:
Diana Ross (1964-08-13) (track 2)
Louis Armstrong (1967-08-16) (track 20)
lyricist:
Françoise Hardy (track 6)
Justin Hayward (of the Moody Blues) (track 19)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (track 2)
Mertis John Jr. (older brother of Little Willie John) (track 18)
Ben Raleigh (track 8)
Otis Redding (track 15)
producer:
Tony Clark (Engineer, Abbey Road) (track 19)
Lamont Dozier (track 2)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 2)
Bob Thiele (track 20)
Jerry Wexler (track 15)
recording engineer:
Tom Dowd (track 15)
Arif Mardin (track 15)
vocals:
Aretha Franklin (track 15)
Françoise Hardy (track 6)
writer:
Desmond Dacres (Desmond Dekker) (track 14)
Leslie Kong (track 14)
Bob Thiele (track 20)
George David Weiss (track 20)
publisher:
Abilene Music Inc. (track 20)
Quartet Music (track 20)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964-08-13) (track 2)
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: 324) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Respect (1967-02-14) (track 15)
is the basis for:
later translated parody versions:
Pauvre Laura (Tell Laura I Love Her) (track 8)
later translated versions:
Errespetua (track 15)
Mes rêves de satin (track 19)
Noches de blanco satén (spanish version of 'Nights in White Satin') (track 19)
Peter und Lou (track 6)
昨夜夢魂中 (track 19)
recording of:
Israelites (track 14)
Tous les garçons et les filles (1962-04-25) (track 6)
Baby Love (1964-08-13) (track 2)
What a Wonderful World (1967-08-16) (track 20)
referred to in medleys: