Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 (Where Do I Begin) Love Story
Andy Williams 3:12
2 A Taste of Honey
Tony Bennett 2:54
3 Magic Moments
Perry Como 2:40
4 Mama Loves Papa
Bing Crosby 3:12
5 Put Your Head on My Shoulder
Paul Anka 2:35
6 Cry
Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads 3:04
7 Downhearted
Eddie Fisher 2:24
8 All or Nothing at All
Frank Sinatra with Harry James and His Orchestra 2:59
9 P.S. I Love You
Mel Tormé 2:49
10 Gigi
Vic Damone 3:04
11 Time After Time
John Gary 2:48
12 Volare (Nel blu, dipinto di blu)
Jerry Vale 3:11
13 Me and Mrs. Jones
Billy Paul 4:47
14 For the Good Times
Ray Price 3:50
15 The Most Beautiful Girl
Charlie Rich 2:43
16 Young Girl
Gary Puckett & The Union Gap 3:13
17 The Wonder of You
Elvis Presley 2:36
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 He’ll Have to Go
Jim Reeves 2:18
2 Try to Remember
Harry Belafonte 3:25
3 The Girl That I Marry
Frank Sinatra 3:03
4 What Kind of Fool Am I
Anthony Newley 3:09
5 Make the World Go Away
Eddy Arnold 2:37
6 Mack the Knife
Louis Armstrong 3:21
7 Promises, Promises
Jerry Vale 2:54
8 Blue on Blue
Bobby Vinton 2:28
9 Oh! Carol
Neil Sedaka 2:16
10 I Believe
Frankie Laine 2:07
11 Stranger in Paradise
Tony Martin 3:19
12 The Three Bells
The Browns 2:49
13 Baby Don’t Get Hooked on Me
Mac Davis 3:01
14 Cupid
Johnny Nash 3:23
15 Because I Love You
Georgie Fame 2:50
16 Release Me (live)
Engelbert Humperdinck 2:26
17 Volver a empezar
Julio Iglesias 4:41
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Love Me Tender
Elvis Presley 2:44
2 Chances Are
Johnny Mathis 3:03
3 Dream a Little Dream of Me
Bing Crosby 2:42
4 I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Mel Tormé 2:37
5 I Left My Heart in San Francisco
Tony Bennett 2:52
6 Speak Softly Love (love theme from ‘The Godfather’)
Andy Williams 3:03
7 (They Long to Be) Close to You
Perry Como 3:16
8 Roses Are Red (My Love)
Bobby Vinton 2:39
9 Banana Boat (Day-O)
Harry Belafonte 3:04
10 Devil Woman
Marty Robbins 2:54
11 She Wears Red Feathers
Guy Mitchell 3:08
12 You Are My Destiny
Paul Anka 2:28
13 Because You’re Mine
Mario Lanza 3:31
14 An Affair to Remember (Our Love Affair)
Vic Damone with Percy Faith Orchestra 2:48
15 And the Sun Will Shine
José Feliciano 3:44
16 A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
Brook Benton 3:03
17 If You Don’t Know Me by Now
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 4.65 3:26
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Mandy
Barry Manilow 2:51
2 How Am I Supposed to Live Without You
Michael Bolton 4:13
3 I Wonder Why
Curtis Stigers 4:26
4 Hold Me Now
Johnny Logan 5 3:02
5 Because I Love You
Shakin’ Stevens 3:18
6 To All the Girls I’ve Loved Before
Julio Iglesias & Willie Nelson 3:31
7 Perfect Love
Engelbert Humperdinck 3:29
8 Here and Now
Luther Vandross 5:22
9 Sexual Healing
Marvin Gaye 5 3:56
10 I’m Stone in Love With You
Johnny Mathis 3:29
11 The Last Farewell
Roger Whittaker 3:56
12 No Regrets
The Walker Brothers 5:42
13 Fever
Michael Ball 3:40
14 Hit the Road Jack
Buster Poindexter 3:08
15 It Had to Be You
Steve Tyrell 3:21
16 When I Fall in Love
Rick Astley 3:02
17 The Power of Love (La fuerza mayor)
Il Divo 5:01

Credits

CD 1

background vocals:
composer:
Burt Bacharach (track 3)
Churchill Kohlman (track 6)
Francis Lai (track 1)
engineer:
Lou Bradley (US sound engineer) (track 15)
lead vocals:
Charlie Rich (track 15)
lyricist:
Churchill Kohlman (track 6)
Hal David (track 3)
Carl Sigman (track 1)
performer:
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (track 3)
producer:
Dick Glasser (track 1)
writer:
Rory Michael Bourke (track 15)
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
BMG Entertainment (1958) (track 3)
publisher:
MCA Music Ltd. (track 3)
cover recording of:
later translated versions:
recording of:
Magic Moments (track 3)
Cry (1951) (track 6)
(Where Do I Begin?) Love Story (Love Story) (1970-12-17) (track 1)
version of:
Hey Mister (track 15)

CD 2

composer:
Harvey Schmidt (track 2)
lyricist:
Tom Jones (musical theatre lyricist) (track 2)
later versions:
Muistatko syyskuun (track 2)
recording of:
Try to Remember (The Fantasticks) (track 2)

CD 3

additional lyricist:
William Attaway (1955) (track 9)
Irving Burgie (1955) (track 9)
arranger:
Bobby Martin (US soul/R&B producer/arranger) (track 17)
background vocals:
The Blue Notes (Harold Melvin group) (track 17)
composer:
Robert Allen (US songwriter/arranger/pianist) (track 2)
Burt Bacharach (track 7)
Nino Rota (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 9)
Martin Robinson (track 10)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1952) (track 11)
lead vocals:
Harold Melvin (track 17)
lyricist:
Hal David (track 7)
Larry Kusik (track 6)
Martin Robinson (track 10)
Al Stillman (track 2)
producer:
Kenneth Gamble (track 17)
Dick Glasser (track 6)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 17)
vocals:
Johnny Mathis (1957) (track 2)
writer:
Kenneth Gamble (track 17)
Barry Gibb (track 15)
Maurice Gibb (track 15)
Robin Gibb (track 15)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 17)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1972) (track 17)
publisher:
Caribe Music Corp. (track 9)
Casa David LP (track 7)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 6)
ミュージック・セールス (Japan, subsidiary of Shinko Music Entertainment) (track 2)
part of:
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Nah bei dir (track 7)
Parla più piano (track 6)
Parle plus bas (Le Parrain) (Speak Softly, Love) (track 6)
カフェにて (track 7)
later versions:
recording of:
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Burgess/Attaway version made famous by Harry Belafonte) (track 9)
Devil Woman (track 10)
Chances Are (1957) (track 2)
Speak Softly Love (The Godfather, Love Theme) (1972-02-17) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Carpenters Medley (single mix) (track 7)
version of:
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Original folk song) (track 9)

CD 4

guitar:
Matt Aitken (track 16)
keyboard:
Matt Aitken (track 16)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 16)
keyboard [Fairlight] programming:
Ian Curnow (track 16)
composer:
Thom Bell (track 10)
Tony Bell (American musician, songwriter & engineer) (track 10)
Linda Creed (track 10)
Johnny Logan (track 4)
Percy Mayfield (track 14)
Tom Rush (track 12)
Victor Young (track 16)
engineer:
Mark McGuire (UK producer/engineer) (track 16)
lyricist:
Percy Mayfield (track 14)
Tom Rush (track 12)
Edward Heyman (track 16)
mixer:
Mark McGuire (UK producer/engineer) (track 16)
producer:
Matt Aitken (track 16)
Marvin Gaye (track 9)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 16)
Pete Waterman (track 16)
writer:
Glen Ballard (track 3)
Michael Bolton (track 2)
Odell Brown (00046218688) (track 9)
Hal David (track 6)
David L. Elliott (track 8)
Marvin Gaye (track 9)
Albert Hammond (track 6)
Doug James (Songwriter / Composer / Keyboards) (track 2)
David Ritz ("Sexual Healing" co-composer) (track 9)
Terry Steele (track 8)
Curtis Stigers (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1982) (track 9)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 16)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 16)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 9)
Is Hot Music Ltd. (track 2)
mash-ups:
remixes:
sampled by:
I'm Hot by Erick Sermon (track 9)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 231) (track 9)
cover recording of:
Hit the Road Jack (track 14)
No Regrets (track 12)
When I Fall in Love (track 16)
is the basis for:
Hello Brooklyn 2.0 (track 9)
Sexual Rapping (track 9)
later parody versions:
Willie’s Cats (track 6)
later translated versions:
Fiche le camp, Jack (Hit the Road Jack) (track 14)
How Am I Supposed to Live Without You (Japanese version) (track 2)
Painu pois Jack (track 14)
Stick iväg Jack (track 14)
心死 (track 2)
抱緊我 (track 4)
recording of:
Here and Now (track 8)
Hold Me Now (track 4)
I Wonder Why (track 3)
Sexual Healing (track 9)

Release

ASIN: UK: B003YI3D7M [info]

Release Group

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