Annotation

This box set exclusively released by Compact Disc Club Label of HIT Music & Communication S.A. (P) & (C) 1996 BMG Greece S.A., Sony Music Entertainment (Greece) A.E. Virgin Greece, would like to thank the following record companies: Arista, BMG Ariola, Columbia, Delabel, Epic, Geffen, Legacy, MCA, RCA, Siren, Virgin Records, Virgin Records America

HIT Music & Communication S.A. 13A Kapodistriou Str., 15237 Filothei, Greece, Tel.: 01-68.11.111, Fax: 01-68.14.406

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Issued in a long hard box with 4 CDs in jewel cases with clear tray. Includes 16 page booklet with text.

Annotation last modified on 2013-11-26 12:12 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sweet Home Alabama
Lynyrd Skynyrd 4:19
2 More Than a Feeling
Boston 4:19
3 Final Countdown
Europe 5 4:20
4 (Don’t Fear) The Reaper
Blue Öyster Cult 3:56
5 Black Betty
Ram Jam 4:32
6 Turn Me Loose
Loverboy 5:10
7 Heat of the Moment
Asia 4:46
8 Bed of Nails
Alice Cooper 3:51
9 Back on the Streets
Gary Moore 6:16
10 Mama Weer All Crazee Now
Quiet Riot 3 3:38
11 Hold Your Head Up
Argent 3:37
12 A Fine Day
Tony Carey 3:46
13 Eye in the Sky
The Alan Parsons Project 4.35 4:44
14 Missionary Man
Eurythmics 4:44
15 I’m Waiting for the Man (live)
Lou Reed 5:09
16 Frankenstein
Edgar Winter 5:38
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Poison
Alice Cooper 4.55 4:32
2 Highway Star (live version)
Deep Purple 6:45
3 Steamrock Fever
Scorpions 3:37
4 Carry On Wayward Son
Kansas 3.5 5:24
5 The Devil Went Down to Georgia
The Charlie Daniels Band 3:36
6 American Woman
The Guess Who 4.25 3:53
7 Somebody to Love
Jefferson Airplane 3:00
8 Can’t Fight This Feeling
REO Speedwagon 4.35 4:52
9 Hold the Line
Toto 3:58
10 Barracuda
Heart 4.35 4:25
11 Saturday Night Special
Lynyrd Skynyrd 5:10
12 Blowin’ Free
Wishbone Ash 5:18
13 All You Zombies
The Hooters 6:00
14 Spinning Wheel
Blood, Sweat & Tears 4:06
15 Still Got the Blues
Gary Moore 4.25 6:10
16 Black Magic Woman
Fleetwood Mac 2:51
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 One Step Beyond
Madness 2:20
2 All Day and All of the Night
The Stranglers 5 2:32
3 Birth, School, Work, Death
The Godfathers 4:10
4 The Passenger
Iggy Pop 4:43
5 Whip It
DEVO 2:40
6 (We Don’t Need) This Fascist Groove Thang
Heaven 17 5 4:19
7 Number One Friend
The Silencers 5:23
8 Rhythm of Love
Keziah Jones 3:37
9 (I Just) Died in Your Arms
Cutting Crew 4:46
10 Maneater
Hall & Oates 4:31
11 Games People Play
The Alan Parsons Project 4.25 4:22
12 Waiting for a Train
Flash and the Pan 3:45
13 Evil Woman
Electric Light Orchestra 4:13
14 Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now
Starship 4:30
15 Talking in Your Sleep
The Romantics 4.35 3:57
16 A Rockin’ Good Way
Shakey & Bonnie 2:58
17 Living Next Door to Alice
Smokie 4.65 3:27
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rock On
David Essex 3:26
2 Vicious
Lou Reed 2:57
3 White Lie
Foreigner 4:17
4 We Will Rock You
Warrant 2:58
5 Back to the Cave
Lita Ford 3 4:03
6 All the Way From Memphis
Mott the Hoople 4:58
7 Late November
Pavlov’s Dog 3:14
8 Don’t Talk to Strangers
Rick Springfield 2:59
9 Who Can It Be Now
Men at Work 4.6 3:23
10 We Built This City
Starship 4:37
11 I Touch Myself
Divinyls 3:09
12 What Does It Take
Santana 3:27
13 Hazy Shade of Winter
The Bangles 4.5 2:47
14 Last Train to London
Electric Light Orchestra 4:31
15 You’re a Friend of Mine
Clarence Clemons and Jackson Browne 4:20
16 Why’d You Lie
Colin James 5:27
17 In a Lifetime
Clannad & Bono 3:10

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Ian Bairnson (track 13)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Ian Bairnson (track 13)
drumset:
Stuart Elliott (Session drummer) (track 13)
bass guitar:
David Paton (track 13)
drums:
Stuart Elliott (Session drummer) (track 13)
synthesizer:
Alan Parsons (of the Alan Parsons Project) (track 13)
bass:
David Paton (track 13)
electric piano:
Eric Woolfson (track 13)
electric guitar:
Ian Bairnson (track 13)
percussion:
Stuart Elliott (Session drummer) (track 13)
keyboard:
Alan Parsons (of the Alan Parsons Project) (track 13)
Eric Woolfson (track 13)
saxophone:
Mel Collins (track 13)
additional producer:
Chris Blair (Senior Mastering Engineer at Abbey Road Studios, London, UK) (track 13)
additional recording engineer:
Chris Blair (Senior Mastering Engineer at Abbey Road Studios, London, UK) (track 13)
assistant engineer:
Tony Richards (recording engineer) (track 13)
background vocals:
Chris Rainbow (track 13)
chorus master:
Bob Howes (percussionist) (track 13)
composer:
Neville Holder (track 10)
Jim Lea (track 10)
Alan Parsons (of the Alan Parsons Project) (track 13)
Edgar Winter (track 16)
Eric Woolfson (track 13)
Lou Reed (track 15)
Tom Scholz (track 2)
conductor:
Andrew Powell (known for contributions to Alan Parsons Project) (track 13)
engineer:
Alan Parsons (of the Alan Parsons Project) (track 13)
executive producer:
Eric Woolfson (track 13)
lead vocals:
Eric Woolfson (track 13)
lyricist:
Lou Reed (track 15)
Tom Scholz (track 2)
orchestrator:
Andrew Powell (known for contributions to Alan Parsons Project) (track 13)
producer:
Alan Parsons (of the Alan Parsons Project) (track 13)
writer:
Rod Argent (track 11)
Desmond Child (track 8)
Alice Cooper (the musician Vincent Damon Furnier) (track 8)
Paul Dean (Canadian guitarist) (track 6)
Annie Lennox (track 14)
Alan Parsons (of the Alan Parsons Project) (track 13)
Mike Reno (track 6)
Kane Roberts (track 8)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 14)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 8)
Chris White (UK bassist for The Zombies) (track 11)
Eric Woolfson (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1982) (track 13)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (2007) (track 13)
publisher:
Careers Music, Inc. (track 13)
Desmobile Inc. (track 8)
EMI Longitude Music (track 16)
Ezra Music Corp. (track 8)
Hierophant Music (track 16)
Longitude Music ( – ????) (track 16)
Realsongs (track 8)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 8)
Woolfsongs Ltd. (track 13)
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 8)
cover recording of:
later parody versions:
Turn to Luke (track 6)
live recording of:
recording of:
Bed of Nails (track 8)
Eye in the Sky (track 13)
Frankenstein (track 16)
Hold Your Head Up (track 11)
Missionary Man (track 14)
Turn Me Loose (track 6)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Rich Williams (guitarist of Kansas) (track 4)
Nancy Wilson (guitarist/singer of "Heart") (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 10)
violin:
Robby Steinhardt (track 4)
drumset:
Graham Walker (UK drummer) (track 15)
bass guitar:
Dave Hope (track 4)
Andy Pyle (track 15)
strings arranger:
Don Airey (track 15)
Gary Moore (Thin Lizzy, blues guitar) (track 15)
viola:
Robby Steinhardt (track 4)
drums:
Phil Ehart (track 4)
Michael Derosier (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 10)
synthesizer [[Oberheim synthesizer]]:
Kerry Livgren (track 4)
synthesizer [additional synthesizers]:
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (track 4)
organ:
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (track 4)
Clavinet:
Kerry Livgren (track 4)
guitar:
Gary Moore (Thin Lizzy, blues guitar) (track 15)
guitar and mellotron:
Howard Leese (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 10)
bass:
Steve Fossen (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 10)
electric guitar:
Rich Williams (guitarist of Kansas) (track 4)
Kerry Livgren (track 4)
Roger Fisher (US rock guitarist) (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 10)
percussion:
Phil Ehart (track 4)
piano:
Kerry Livgren (track 4)
Moog:
Kerry Livgren (track 4)
arranger:
The Guess Who (Canadian rock band) (track 6)
Heart (rock band, Ann and Nancy Wilson) (track 10)
Kansas (US prog rock band) (track 4)
assistant engineer:
Jeff Glixman (track 4)
assistant recording engineer:
Ed Schnabl (track 6)
Russ Vestuto (track 6)
background vocals:
Robby Steinhardt (track 4)
composer:
Kevin Cronin (track 8)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 16)
Kerry Livgren (track 4)
Gary Moore (Thin Lizzy, blues guitar) (track 15)
David Paich (track 9)
conductor:
Don Airey (track 15)
engineer:
Bill “Bleu” Evans (engineer) (track 4)
Ian Taylor (Rock Producer/Engineer) (track 15)
guest strings:
Gavyn Wright (track 15)
guest keyboard:
Don Airey (track 15)
guest piano:
Nicky Hopkins (track 15)
lead vocals:
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (track 4)
Ann Wilson (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 10)
lyricist:
Kevin Cronin (track 8)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 16)
Kerry Livgren (track 4)
Gary Moore (Thin Lizzy, blues guitar) (track 15)
David Paich (track 9)
mixer:
Ian Taylor (Rock Producer/Engineer) (track 15)
producer:
Mike Flicker (track 10)
Jack Richardson (track 6)
Jeff Glixman (track 4)
Kansas (US prog rock band) (track 4)
recording engineer:
Brian Christian (track 6)
remixer:
Davy Moire (track 4)
Rich Williams (guitarist of Kansas) (track 4)
Kerry Livgren (track 4)
vocals:
Gary Moore (Thin Lizzy, blues guitar) (track 15)
writer:
Randy Bachman (Canadian guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 6)
Eric Bazilian (track 13)
Ritchie Blackmore (track 2)
Desmond Child (track 1)
Alice Cooper (the musician Vincent Damon Furnier) (track 1)
Burton Cummings (track 6)
Michael Derosier (track 10)
Roger Fisher (US rock guitarist) (track 10)
Ian Gillan (track 2)
Roger Glover (track 2)
Rob Hyman (track 13)
Jim Kale (track 6)
Jon Lord (track 2)
John McCurry (track 1)
Ian Paice (track 2)
Garry Peterson (Canadian drummer for The Guess Who) (track 6)
Ann Wilson (track 10)
Nancy Wilson (guitarist/singer of "Heart") (track 10)
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) (1976) (track 4)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1977) (track 10)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1984) (track 8)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (2001) (track 4)
publisher:
BMG 10 Music Ltd. (track 15)
BMG VM Music France (track 15)
BonusWise Ltd. (track 15)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 2)
Ezra Music Corp. (track 1)
Fate Music (track 8)
HEC Music (track 2)
Henrees Music co. (track 2)
Know Music (track 10)
Of the Roses Music (track 10)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 1)
Don Kirshner Music Inc. (1976 –) (track 4)
EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (1976 –) (track 4)
mixed at:
Kaye–Smith Studios in Seattle, Washington, United States (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 10)
recorded at:
Studio in the Country in Bogalusa, Louisiana, United States (1975 – 1976) (track 4)
Kaye–Smith Studios in Seattle, Washington, United States (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 10)
mash-ups:
KANSASCORE by McMaNGOS (track 4)
sampled by:
later parody versions:
Obadiah (track 9)
later versions:
live recording of:
Highway Star (track 2)
recording of:
All You Zombies (track 13)
American Woman (track 6)
Black Magic Woman (track 16)
Hold the Line (track 9)
Poison (track 1)
Barracuda (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
The Big Medley (track 4)

CD 3

composer:
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 2)
Nick Van Eede (track 9)
Ricky Gardiner (track 4)
Daryl Hall (track 10)
Ian Craig Marsh (track 6)
Martyn Ware (track 6)
Glenn Gregory (track 6)
John Oates (track 10)
conductor:
Andrew Powell (known for contributions to Alan Parsons Project) (track 11)
engineer:
Alan Parsons (of the Alan Parsons Project) (track 11)
lead vocals:
Lenny Zakatek (track 11)
lyricist:
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 2)
Nick Van Eede (track 9)
Daryl Hall (track 10)
Sara Allen (track 10)
Glenn Gregory (track 6)
John Oates (track 10)
Iggy Pop (track 4)
orchestrator:
Andrew Powell (known for contributions to Alan Parsons Project) (track 11)
producer:
Ted Hayton (track 2)
Alan Parsons (of the Alan Parsons Project) (track 11)
The Stranglers (track 2)
writer:
Coz Canler (track 15)
Gerald Casale (track 5)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 17)
Nicky Chinn (track 17)
Albert Hammond (track 14)
Jimmy Marinos (track 15)
Mark Mothersbaugh (track 5)
Wally Palmar (track 15)
Alan Parsons (of the Alan Parsons Project) (track 11)
Mike Skill (track 15)
Peter Solley (track 15)
Harry Vanda (track 12)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 14)
Eric Woolfson (track 11)
George Young (Australian producer) (track 12)
publisher:
Careers Music, Inc. (track 11)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 11)
Jay Boy (track 2)
Woolfsongs Ltd. (track 11)
sampled by:
Secrets by The Weeknd (track 15)
cover recording of:
One Step Beyond... (track 1)
is the basis for:
Popped (track 4)
later parody versions:
Anteater (track 10)
Spameater (track 10)
Suck It (track 5)
Talking Inner Peace (track 15)
Wicked (track 5)
later translated parody versions:
Humppareissu (track 4)
later translated versions:
O passageiro (track 4)
Un Paso Adelante... ('One Step Beyond...' spanish version) (track 1)
敢愛敢做 (track 14)
recording of:
Games People Play (track 11)
Maneater (track 10)
The Passenger (track 4)
Waiting for a Train (track 12)
Whip It (Devo song) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Candy Medley (track 5)

CD 4

composer:
Pól Ó Braonáin (track 17)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 13)
lyricist:
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 13)
producer:
Rick Rubin (track 13)
writer:
Chrissy Amphlett (track 11)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 5)
David Ezrin (track 5)
Lita Ford (track 5)
Colin Hay (track 9)
Tom Kelly (songwriter) (track 11)
Dennis Lambert (track 10)
Mark McEntee (track 11)
Martin Page (track 10)
Billy Steinberg (track 11)
Bernie Taupin (track 10)
Peter Wolf (Austrian classical/jazz composer/producer, keyboards for Zappa) (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1982) (track 9)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1987) (track 13)
publisher:
Lisabella Music (track 5)
Paul Simon Music (track 13)
remixes:
Back to the Cave (single remix) by Lita Ford (track 5)
part of:
cover recording of:
recording of:
Back to the Cave (track 5)
I Touch Myself (track 11)
In a Lifetime (track 17)
We Built This City (track 10)
Who Can It Be Now? (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Polka Your Eyes Out (track 11)

Release Group

part of: Compact Disc Club (number: 6)