Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Name of the Game
ABBA 3:34
2 Take a Chance on Me
ABBA 4.1 4:02
3 Wuthering Heights
Kate Bush 4:29
4 Dreadlock Holiday
10cc 4 5:03
5 Rat Trap
The Boomtown Rats 5:11
6 Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
Ian Dury and The Blockheads 4 3:45
7 I Will Survive
Gloria Gaynor 3.85 3:19
8 Sunday Girl
Blondie 4.5 3:15
9 Are ‘Friends’ Electric?
Tubeway Army 5:21
10 I Don't Like Mondays
The Boomtown Rats 5 3:48
11 Cars
Gary Numan 4.75 3:50
12 Video Killed the Radio Star
Buggles 5 3:26
13 When You're in Love With a Beautiful Woman
Dr. Hook 5:15
14 Too Much Too Young
The Specials 2:03
15 Coward of the County
Kenny Rogers 4:20
16 Going Underground
The Jam 5 2:58
17 Dreams of Children
The Jam 3:01
18 Call Me
Blondie 4.4 3:33
19 Geno
Dexys Midnight Runners 3 3:30
20 Crying
Don McLean 5 3:41

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Paul Gardiner (track 11)
Nigel Harrison (track 8)
bass guitar and guitar:
Graham Gouldman (track 4)
drums:
Rick Buckler (track 16)
Clem Burke (track 8)
Roger Palm (track 2)
drums and tambourine:
Cedric Sharpley (track 11)
Stuart Tosh (track 4)
synthesizer:
Duncan Mackay (UK keyboardist/synthesizerist) (track 4)
guitar:
Frank Infante (track 8)
Chris Stein (track 8)
Paul Weller (track 16)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Lasse Wellander (track 2)
guitar and organ:
Rick Fenn (track 4)
bass:
Bruce Foxton (track 16)
electric piano, maracas and organ:
Eric Stewart (track 4)
electric guitar:
Trevor Horn (1979) (track 12)
percussion [synthetic percussion]:
Gary Numan (track 11)
keyboard:
Jimmy Destri (track 8)
Gary Numan (track 11)
Chris Payne (UK keyboards/viola for Gary Numan/Visage/Dramatis) (track 11)
Geoff Downes (1979) (track 12)
congas, cowbell, marimba, timbales and triangle:
Paul Burgess (track 4)
arranger:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 2)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 2)
assistant engineer:
Grey Russell (track 8)
background vocals:
Rick Fenn (track 4)
Eric Stewart (track 4)
Stuart Tosh (track 4)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Graham Gouldman (track 4)
choir vocals:
Debi Doss (1979) (track 12)
Linda Jardim (1979) (track 12)
composer:
Bob Geldof (tracks 5, 10)
Chaz Jankel (track 6)
Joe Melson (track 20)
Gary Numan (track 11)
Roy Orbison (track 20)
Chris Stein (track 8)
Kate Bush (track 3)
Jerry Dammers (track 14)
Paul Weller (tracks 16–17)
engineer:
Pete Coleman (track 8)
Barry Hammond (track 19)
Michael B. Tretow (track 2)
lead vocals:
Kenny Rogers (track 15)
Trevor Horn (1979) (track 12)
lyricist:
Bob Geldof (tracks 5, 10)
Gary Numan (track 11)
Chris Stein (track 8)
Stig Anderson (track 1)
Kate Bush (track 3)
Jerry Dammers (track 14)
Ian Dury (track 6)
Paul Weller (tracks 16–17)
Joe Melson (1961) (track 20)
Roy Orbison (1961) (track 20)
mastering:
Jon Astley (track 2)
Tim Young (mastering engineer) (track 2)
mixer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 8)
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 2)
Buggles (track 12)
Vic Coppersmith‐Heaven (tracks 16–17)
Graham Gouldman (track 4)
The Jam (late 70s/early 80s UK punk/mod revival band) (track 17)
Giorgio Moroder (track 18)
Gary Numan (track 11)
Eric Stewart (track 4)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 2)
Pete Wingfield (track 19)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 8)
vocals:
Deborah Harry (track 8)
Bruce Foxton (track 16)
Paul Weller (track 16)
Gary Numan (1979) (track 11)
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (tracks 1–2)
Al Archer (track 19)
Roger Bowling (track 15)
Geoff Downes (track 12)
Dino Fekaris (track 7)
Graham Gouldman (track 4)
Deborah Harry (track 18)
Trevor Horn (track 12)
Giorgio Moroder (track 18)
Freddie Perren (track 7)
Kevin Rowland (track 19)
Eric Stewart (track 4)
Björn Ulvaeus (tracks 1–2)
Billy Edd Wheeler (track 15)
Bruce Woolley (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd. or Polydor Ltd. (London), fka Polydor Records Ltd.) (track 16)
Polar Music International AB (1977) (track 2)
PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) (1978 –) (track 7)
Island Records (not for release label use, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (1979) (track 12)
Liberty Records, Inc. (1979) (track 15)
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) (1998) (track 18)
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) (2001) (track 8)
publisher:
BMG Monarch (track 8)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher - NOT for release labels) ( – ????) (track 8)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher - NOT for release labels) (track 18)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (tracks 1–2)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 3, 19)
Man-Ken Music Ltd. (track 4)
Momentum Music Ltd. (track 11)
PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (renamed as Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. since ca. 1998 or thereafter) (track 7)
Roger Bowling Music (track 15)
Stylist Music Ltd. (track 16)
Union Songs Music (tracks 1–2)
Universal (plain logo: "Universal") (track 12)
Universal Music Publishing (Use ONLY if no country-specific information is available) (track 7)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 7)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 12)
Zomba Enterprises, Inc. (US subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (track 10)
recorded at:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Don't Stop Me by Orbital (track 12)
Koochy by Armand van Helden (track 11)
Oi! by Orbital (track 6)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 489) (track 7)
cover recording of:
Crying (track 20)
is the basis for:
Llamame (Call Me) (track 18)
Luv da Sunshine (track 4)
Supreme (track 7)
later parody versions:
Neun Live (track 7)
later translated versions:
Llorando (version of Orbison and Melson's "Crying") (track 20)
Oon voimissain (track 7)
Soita mulle (track 18)
recording of:
Call Me (track 18)
Cars (track 11)
Coward of the County (1979 song) (track 15)
Dreadlock Holiday (track 4)
Dreams of Children (track 17)
Geno (track 19)
I Will Survive (track 7)
Rat Trap (track 5)
Sunday Girl (track 8)
Too Much Too Young (track 14)
Wuthering Heights (track 3)
Going Underground (1980-01-16) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 12)
Stars on 45 (the song itself) (track 12)
ABBA Cappella (track 2)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 12)

Release

ASIN: UK: B000092CH5 [info]

Release Group

part of: 30 Years of Number 1’s (number: 9)