Annotation

Manufactured By – Sony Music Custom Marketing Group
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

Compilation Producer – Gene Zacharewicz, Joe Sasfy
Design – Red Herring Design
Engineer Mastering – Scott Shuman
Liner Notes – Barney Hoskyns
Producer – Robert Hull

℗ 2004 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

Annotation last modified on 2017-03-28 20:44 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Every Breath You Take
Police 4.1 4:15
2 Dancing in the Dark
Bruce Springsteen 4.35 4:04
3 Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around
Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty 5 4:03
4 Hurts So Good
John Cougar Mellencamp 3:40
5 It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me
Billy Joel 4.5 3:00
6 We Got the Beat
The Go‐Go's 2:33
7 Back on the Chain Gang
The Pretenders 4.65 3:53
8 Africa
Toto 4:21
9 Don’t Stop Believin’
Journey 4.4 4:13
10 The Reflex
Duran Duran 4:26
11 Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
Wham 3:54
12 Girls Just Want to Have Fun
Cyndi Lauper 4.15 3:56
13 Rapture
Blondie 5:38
14 Starting Over
John Lennon 3:57
15 Better Be Good to Me
Tina Turner 3:39
16 Take It on the Run
REO Speedwagon 3:39
17 Legs
ZZ Top 4.35 3:37
18 Human Nature
Michael Jackson 3.65 4:07
19 In the Air Tonight
Phil Collins 5:24

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar:
Doug Stegmeyer (Bass Player, aka Slug Douglas) (track 5)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 1)
drumset:
Max Weinberg (track 2)
drumset and percussion:
Steve Smith (American drummer) (1983-03-02) (track 9)
bass guitar:
Garry Tallent (track 2)
Ross Valory (1983-03-02) (track 9)
drums:
Martin Chambers (track 7)
Stewart Copeland (track 1)
Liberty DeVitto (Drummer) (track 5)
Stan Lynch (track 3)
Jeff Porcaro (track 18)
synthesizer:
Steve Porcaro (track 18)
David Paich (track 18)
synthesizer programming:
Steve Porcaro (track 18)
flute, organ and saxophone:
Richie Cannata (track 5)
organ:
Danny Federici (track 2)
Benmont Tench (track 3)
guitar:
David Brown (guitarist for Billy Joel) (track 5)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 7)
Russell Javors (track 5)
Robbie McIntosh (English guitarist for The Pretenders) (track 7)
Bruce Springsteen (track 2)
Neal Schon (1983-03-02) (track 9)
bass:
electric guitar:
Andy Summers (track 1)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 18)
Phil Jones (Percussionist) (track 3)
percussion and saxophone:
Clarence Clemons (track 2)
keyboard and piano:
Jonathan Cain (1983-03-02) (track 9)
piano and synthesizer:
Roy Bittan (track 2)
guitar family:
Steve Lukather (track 18)
additional engineer:
John Jansen (track 12)
Rod O'Brien (track 12)
arranger:
Steve Lukather (track 18)
Steve Porcaro (track 18)
David Paich (track 18)
assistant engineer:
John Agnello (track 12)
Jeremy Allom (track 7)
John R. Davenport (engineer) (track 2)
Jeff Hendrickson (track 2)
Bruce Lampcov (track 2)
Bradshaw Leigh (track 5)
Billy Straus (track 2)
Zoë Yanakas (track 2)
assistant producer:
Michele Slagter (track 5)
associate producer:
William Wittman (track 12)
background vocals:
Martin Chambers (track 7)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 7)
Neal Schon (1983-03-02) (track 9)
Jonathan Cain (1983-03-02) (track 9)
Ross Valory (1983-03-02) (track 9)
composer:
Charlotte Caffey (track 6)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 7)
George Michael (track 11)
Steve Porcaro (track 18)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 1)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 19)
Robert Hazard (track 12)
Billy Joel (track 5)
Gary Richrath (track 16)
Bruce Springsteen (1983 – 1984) (track 2)
engineer:
Jim Boyer (producer/engineer) (track 5)
Steve Churchyard (track 7)
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (track 17)
William Wittman (track 12)
Shelly Yakus (track 3)
guest bass guitar:
Tony Butler (English rock bassist with Big Country) (track 7)
guest guitar:
Billy Bremner (track 7)
guest background vocals:
Tony Butler (English rock bassist with Big Country) (track 7)
guest performer:
guest vocals:
Stevie Nicks (track 3)
lead vocals:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 7)
Bruce Springsteen (track 2)
Cyndi Lauper (track 12)
Stevie Nicks (track 3)
Steve Perry (American singer and songwriter, member of Journey) (1983-03-02) (track 9)
lyricist:
Charlotte Caffey (track 6)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 7)
George Michael (track 11)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 1)
John Bettis (track 18)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 19)
Robert Hazard (track 12)
Billy Joel (track 5)
Gary Richrath (track 16)
Bruce Springsteen (1983 – 1984) (track 2)
mastering:
Dave Collins (US mastering engineer) (track 1)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 2)
Bruce Swedien (track 18)
performer:
Tom Petty (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Bruce Springsteen (1984) (track 2)
producer:
Rick Chertoff (track 12)
Kevin Elson (track 9)
Bill Ham (track 17)
Jimmy Iovine (track 3)
Quincy Jones (track 18)
Jon Landau (track 2)
Hugh Padgham (track 1)
Tom Petty (track 3)
Chuck Plotkin (track 2)
The Police (British rock band) (track 1)
Bruce Springsteen (track 2)
Mike Stone (producer 60’s–80’s) (track 9)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 7)
Steven Van Zandt (track 2)
recording engineer:
Bruce Swedien (track 18)
Toby Scott (recording engineer, mixer and record producer) (track 2)
vocals:
Tom Petty (track 3)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 1)
writer:
Frank Beard (track 17)
Jonathan Cain (track 9)
Mike Campbell (worked with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (track 3)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 15)
Nicky Chinn (track 15)
Billy Gibbons (track 17)
George M. Green (American lyricist) (track 4)
Deborah Harry (track 13)
Dusty Hill (track 17)
Holly Knight (track 15)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 10)
John Mellencamp (track 4)
Steve Perry (American singer and songwriter, member of Journey) (track 9)
Tom Petty (track 3)
Jeff Porcaro (track 8)
Nick Rhodes (track 10)
Neal Schon (track 9)
Chris Stein (track 13)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 10)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 10)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 10)
David Paich (track 8)
recorded at:
Journey at Nippon Budokan (1983-03-02) (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1980) (track 5)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1980) (track 5)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1981) (track 9)
Modern Records, Inc. (1981) (track 3)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1981) (track 9)
MJJ Productions Inc. (rights holder, not an imprint) (1982) (track 18)
WEA Records Ltd. (holding company based in the UK) (1982) (track 7)
A&M Records (1983) (track 1)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1989 –) (track 12)
Telstar Records Plc (1996 –) (track 7)
A&M Records (2016) (track 1)
Rhino Entertainment Company (2016) (track 3)
publisher:
Arista Music, Inc. ( – ????) (track 15)
BMG Monarch (track 13)
Careers Music, Inc. ( – ????) (track 15)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher - NOT for release labels) (track 13)
Gone Gator Music (track 3)
Land of Dreams Music Inc. ( – ????) (track 15)
Rising Storm Music (track 8)
Songs of Mosaic (track 17)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 12)
Wild Gator Music (track 3)
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) (track 9)
April Music (1980) (track 5)
Impulsive Music (1980) (track 5)
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 18)
recorded at:
日本武道館 in Kitanomaru Kōen, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan (1983-03-02) (track 9)
mash-ups:
Stand By Me by ccc (track 1)
remixes:
Every Breath You Take (5.1 mix) by The Police (track 1)
Legs (dance mix) by ZZ Top (track 17)
Xtra Fun by Cyndi Lauper (track 12)
sampled by:
Ffun Haave To by Girl Talk (track 12)
Steady Shock by Girl Talk (track 2)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 84) (track 1)
is based on:
Yuletown Throw Down (Rapture) (track 13)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Dancing in My Dick (track 2)
Every Step to Take (track 1)
We Got the Beef (track 6)
We Got the Feet (track 6)
later translated parody versions:
Humppaleski 45 (track 1)
Sua vartioin (track 1)
later translated versions:
WE GOT THE BEAT (Japanese version) (track 6)
夜的心 (track 18)
recording of:
Africa (track 8)
Human Nature (track 18)
Hurts So Good (track 4)
In the Air Tonight (track 19)
Legs (track 17)
Rapture (track 13)
Take It on the Run (track 16)
The Reflex (track 10)
We Got the Beat (track 6)
Every Breath You Take (1983) (track 1)
Don’t Stop Believin’ (Journey song) (1983-03-02) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (tracks 8–9)
Hooked on Polkas (track 10)
Polkas on 45 (track 1)