Tracklist

CD 1: Disc One
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Killer Queen
Queen 3:01
2 Instant Karma
John Lennon 4 3:19
3 Starman
David Bowie 4.65 4:12
4 Maggie May
Rod Stewart 4.35 5:13
5 Make Me Smile
Steve Harley 3:55
6 American Pie
Don McLean 5 4:06
7 Mr Blue Sky
Electric Light Orchestra 4.4 5:02
8 Lola
The Kinks 4:08
9 All the Young Dudes
Mott the Hoople 5 3:30
10 Spirit in the Sky
Norman Greenbaum 4.15 3:56
11 Nutbush City Limits
Ike & Tina Turner 2:50
12 Metal Guru
T. Rex 2:26
13 Listen to What the Man Said
Paul McCartney 3:55
14 Devil Woman
Cliff Richard 3:33
15 Baker Street
Gerry Rafferty 4 4:07
16 A Horse With No Name
America 4.35 4:08
17 If You Leave Me Now
Chicago 4.75 3:54
18 Without You
Nilsson 4.65 3:17
19 The Air That I Breathe
The Hollies 5 4:02
20 Bridge Over Troubled Water
Simon & Garfunkel 3.75 4:51
CD 2: Disc Two
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Hot Stuff
Donna Summer 4 3:51
2 Boogie Wonderland
Earth, Wind & Fire 4 4:48
3 We Are Family
Sister Sledge 5 3:37
4 Le Freak
Chic 4.5 3:35
5 You Sexy Thing
Hot Chocolate 4 4:01
6 December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)
The Four Seasons 3:28
7 Love Train
The O’Jays 4 2:56
8 Tears of a Clown
Smokey Robinson 4.25 2:58
9 Love Really Hurts Without You
Billy Ocean 3:01
10 Right Back Where We Started From
Maxine Nightingale 3:13
11 You to Me Are Everything
The Real Thing 4 3:25
12 Band of Gold
Freda Payne 5 2:54
13 Lady Marmalade
LaBelle 3 3:55
14 Don't Take Away the Music
Tavares 3:44
15 Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now
McFadden & Whitehead 4.35 3:35
16 Heart of Glass
Blondie 3:55
17 Show You the Way to Go
The Jacksons 3:23
18 Rock Your Baby
George McCrae 3 3:18
19 When Will I See You Again
The Three Degrees 2:35
20 I Can See Cleary Now
Johnny Nash 2:56
21 Double Barrel
Dave & Ansel Collins 2:45
22 Let's Stay Together
Al Green 4:41

Credits

CD 1: Disc One

acoustic guitar:
Martin Quittenton (1971) (track 4)
Dewey Bunnell (1971) (track 16)
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 6)
John Uribe (1971-06) (track 18)
Hammond organ:
Ian McLagan (1971) (track 4)
cymbal:
Micky Waller (1971) (track 4)
drumset:
Mick Woodmansey (track 3)
Hal Blaine (1969-11-09) (track 20)
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (track 3)
Ronnie Wood (1971) (track 4)
Klaus Voormann (1971-06) (track 18)
strings:
Ernie Freeman (1969-11-09) (track 20)
Jimmie Haskell (1969-11-09) (track 20)
mandolin:
Ray Jackson (1971) (track 4)
David Lindley (1971) (track 4)
drums:
Kim Haworth (1971) (track 16)
Micky Waller (1971) (track 4)
Roy Markowitz (1971-05-26) (track 6)
Jim Keltner (1971-06) (track 18)
Henry Spinetti (1977) (track 15)
guitar:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 3)
Mick Ronson (track 3)
Fred Carter, Jr. (1969-11-09) (track 20)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969-11-09) (track 20)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Hugh Burns (1977) (track 15)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Nigel Jenkins (1977) (track 15)
bass:
Joe Osborn (1969-11-09) (track 20)
Dan Peek (1971) (track 16)
Bob Rothstein (1971-05-26) (track 6)
Gary Taylor (rock bassist) (1977) (track 15)
banjo:
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 6)
electric piano:
Ray Colcord (1971-05-26) (track 6)
vibraphone:
Mike Mainieri (1971-05-26) (track 6)
electric guitar:
Ronnie Wood (1971) (track 4)
David Spinozza (1971-05-26) (track 6)
brass and strings arranger:
Paul Buckmaster (track 18)
percussion:
Ray Cooper (percussionist) (1971) (track 16)
Roy Markowitz (1971-05-26) (track 6)
Glen LeFleur (1977) (track 15)
keyboard:
Larry Knechtel (1969-11-09) (track 20)
Tommy Eyre (1977) (track 15)
celesta:
Pete Sears (1971) (track 4)
saxophone:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 3)
Raphael Ravenscroft (1977) (track 15)
piano:
Mick Ronson (track 3)
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (1971-05-26) (track 6)
Gary Wright (US singer/keyboardist) (1971-06) (track 18)
marimba:
Mike Mainieri (1971-05-26) (track 6)
12 string guitar:
Gerry Beckley (1971) (track 16)
Ronnie Wood (1971) (track 4)
additional producer:
America (track 16)
Jeff Dexter (track 16)
arranger:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (tracks 3, 9)
Mick Ronson (track 3)
background vocals:
Mick Ronson (track 3)
choir vocals:
composer:
Marc Bolan (track 12)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (tracks 3, 9)
Dewey Bunnell (track 16)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 8)
Steve Harley (track 5)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 2)
Jeff Lynne (track 7)
Gerry Rafferty (track 15)
Tina Turner (track 11)
Norman Greenbaum (track 10)
Don McLean (track 6)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969) (track 20)
Peter Cetera (1976) (track 17)
conductor:
Paul Buckmaster (track 18)
engineer:
Robin Black (engineer) (track 16)
Tom Flye (track 6)
Roy Halee (track 20)
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (track 16)
lead vocals:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 3)
Peter Cetera (track 17)
Ian Hunter (Mott the Hoople) (track 9)
Dewey Bunnell (1971) (track 16)
Rod Stewart (1971) (track 4)
Gerry Rafferty (1977) (track 15)
lyricist:
Marc Bolan (track 12)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (tracks 3, 9)
Dewey Bunnell (track 16)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 8)
Steve Harley (track 5)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 2)
Jeff Lynne (track 7)
Gerry Rafferty (track 15)
Tina Turner (track 11)
Peter Cetera (track 17)
Norman Greenbaum (track 10)
Don McLean (track 6)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 20)
producer:
America (track 16)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (tracks 3, 9)
Jeff Dexter (track 16)
Arthur Garfunkel (track 20)
Erik Jacobsen (track 10)
Jeff Lynne (track 7)
George Martin (track 16)
Richard Perry (producer) (track 18)
Ron Richards (track 19)
Ian Samwell (track 16)
Phil Spector (track 2)
Rod Stewart (track 4)
Roy Halee (track 20)
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (track 3)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 20)
recording engineer:
Ted Brosnan (1969-11-09) (track 20)
remixer:
George Martin (track 16)
vocals:
Art Garfunkel (1969-11-09) (track 20)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969-11-09) (track 20)
Bob Rothstein (1971-05-26) (track 6)
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 6)
Harry Nilsson (US singer-songwriter) (1971-06) (track 18)
writer:
Terry Britten (track 14)
Tom Evans (UK guitarist for Badfinger) (track 18)
Pete Ham (track 18)
Albert Hammond (track 19)
Mike Hazlewood (track 19)
Linda McCartney (track 13)
Paul McCartney (track 13)
Martin Quittenton (track 4)
Kristine Sparkle (UK artist and songwriter) (track 14)
Rod Stewart (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1970) (track 20)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1971) (track 4)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1972) (track 9)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1976) (track 17)
publisher:
ATV Music Corp. (track 13)
ATV Music Ltd. (track 13)
April Music Inc. (track 19)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 9)
Fairwood Music Ltd. (track 17)
Huh-Music (track 11)
Island Music Ltd. (track 17)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 6)
MPL Communications Inc. (Paul McCartney-related, NYC-based company) (track 13)
MPL Communications Ltd. (not for release label use! Paul McCartney-related, London-based company) (track 13)
Pattern Music Ltd (track 20)
Paul Simon Music (track 20)
Universal (plain logo: "Universal") (track 6)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (Hong Kong/China subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 6)
Universal Records (1996-2005 American pop label - "RECORDS" must be a part of the logo!) (track 6)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 20)
Warner Bros. Music (track 18)
Westminster Music (track 12)
Chappell Music (1970) (track 2)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Morgan Studios (Morgan Sound Studios) in London, England, United Kingdom (1971) (track 16)
mash-ups:
Welcome Back, Starman by MAN-CAT feat. Mase (track 3)
sampled by:
Don't Go by DJ Kaos (track 17)
Let It Out by Girl Talk (track 7)
Soft by Lemon Jelly (track 17)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 47) (track 20)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 130) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 253) (track 9)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 333) (track 10)
arrangements:
Per chi (translated) (track 18)
cover recording of:
Without You (1971) (track 18)
is the basis for:
Lola (track 8)
later parody versions:
Baker Dick (track 15)
Beggar's Feet (track 15)
Boy With Horse Teeth (written for Howard Stern show performance) (track 16)
Lazzie Lay (track 4)
Parable Guy (track 6)
Spirit Inside (track 10)
The Saga Begins (track 6)
Yoda (track 8)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
ALL THE YOUNG DUDES (Japanese version) (track 9)
Katu (track 15)
Lola (track 8)
Lola (track 8)
Maggie May (Finnish) (track 4)
Muukalainen (track 3)
Om du lämnar mej (track 17)
Om du skulle gå (track 17)
later versions:
Feu de paille (track 6)
Starman (track 3)
part of:
We Will Rock You (Queen musical) (track 1)
recording of:
Devil Woman (track 14)
Killer Queen (track 1)
Lola (track 8)
Metal Guru (track 12)
Mr. Blue Sky (track 7)
Nutbush City Limits (track 11)
Spirit in the Sky (track 10)
Starman (track 3)
Bridge Over Troubled Water (1969-11-09) (track 20)
A Horse With No Name (1971) (track 16)
Maggie May (1971) (track 4)
American Pie (1971-05-26) (track 6)
If You Leave Me Now (1976) (track 17)
Baker Street (1977) (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 16)

CD 2: Disc Two

guitar:
Marvin Tarplin (1966-09-26) (track 8)
background vocals:
Warren “Pete” Moore (1966-09-26) (track 8)
Claudette Robinson (1966-09-26) (track 8)
Bobby Rogers (1966-09-26) (track 8)
Ronald White (1966-09-26) (track 8)
composer:
Ansel Collins (JM reggae keyboardist & producer) (track 21)
Henry Cosby (track 8)
Kenneth Gamble (track 7)
Bob Gaudio (track 6)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (track 22)
Jon Lind (track 2)
Willie Mitchell (US soul/R&B & funk producer, trumpeter & singer) (track 22)
Winston Riley (track 21)
Stevie Wonder (track 8)
Dave Barker (Reggae artist) (track 21)
Errol Brown (track 5)
Al Green (track 22)
Johnny Nash (track 20)
Smokey Robinson (track 8)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1966-09-26) (track 8)
lead vocals:
Smokey Robinson (1966-09-26) (track 8)
lyricist:
Ansel Collins (JM reggae keyboardist & producer) (track 21)
Bob Gaudio (track 6)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 7)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (track 22)
Willie Mitchell (US soul/R&B & funk producer, trumpeter & singer) (track 22)
Winston Riley (track 21)
Dave Barker (Reggae artist) (track 21)
Errol Brown (track 5)
Al Green (track 22)
Johnny Nash (track 20)
Judy Parker (track 6)
Smokey Robinson (track 8)
Allee Willis (track 2)
producer:
Kenneth Gamble (track 7)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 7)
vocals:
The Emotions (Chicago soul, disco and R&B female vocal group) (track 2)
Sheila Ferguson (track 19)
Valerie Holiday (track 19)
Billy Ocean (track 9)
Fayette Pinkney (track 19)
writer:
Pete Bellotte (track 1)
Harry Wayne Casey (track 18)
Jerry Cohen (track 15)
Bob Crewe (track 13)
Michael Denne (track 11)
Lamont Dozier (track 12)
Ronald Dunbar (track 12)
Bernard Edwards (tracks 3–4)
J. Vincent Edwards (track 10)
Harold Faltermeyer (track 1)
Richard Finch (track 18)
Ben Findon (track 9)
Keith Forsey (track 1)
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 17, 19)
Ken Gold (track 11)
Deborah Harry (track 16)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 12)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (track 12)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 17, 19)
Gene McFadden (track 15)
Kenny Nolan (track 13)
Nile Rodgers (tracks 3–4)
Chris Stein (track 16)
Pierre Tubbs (track 10)
John Whitehead (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Holland Group Productions Inc. (1970) (track 12)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1973) (track 19)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1974) (tracks 13, 19)
Pye Records (1976) (track 11)
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1976) (track 9)
publisher:
Al Green Music Inc. (track 22)
BMG Monarch (track 16)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher - NOT for release labels) (track 16)
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) (track 13)
EMI Longitude Music (track 18)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 13)
EMI Songs (track 6)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 22)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks 6, 13)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 12)
Mijac Music (track 7)
Seasons Music Co. (track 6)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 3)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 1)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 17, 19)
Warner/Chappell (track 19)
peermusic UK (UK publisher) (track 18)
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 1)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1966-09-26) (track 8)
DJ-mixes:
Dance Mix One by Dakeyne (track 5)
edit of:
Ain't No Stopping Us Now (LP version) by McFadden & Whitehead (track 15)
When Will I See You Again (Ferguson, Holiday, Pinkney) by The Three Degrees (track 19)
edits:
Lady Marmalade by LaBelle (track 13)
remixes:
Love Train (Tom Moulton Mix) by The O’Jays (track 7)
sampled by:
Astrosexy by m‐floCHEMISTRY (track 4)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 391) (track 12)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 479) (track 13)
has revision:
is the basis for:
I’m Alive (track 2)
later parody versions:
Hanukkah (track 1)
Lady Marmelade (track 13)
later translated parody versions:
Corazón de vaso (track 16)
Kuumaa humppaa (track 1)
later translated versions:
Heart of Glass (Japanese version) (track 16)
Kuumaa kamaa (track 1)
Lady Marmalade (French version) (track 13)
Ny dag på vej (track 20)
Toi et le soleil (track 20)
We Are Family (Japanese version) (track 3)
When Will I See You Again (Japanese version) (track 19)
Zmizely stíny (track 20)
幾時再見 (track 19)
愛嘅熱力 (track 1)
愛情基本法 (track 10)
熱辣辣 (track 13)
later versions:
Ces soirées-là (track 6)
Cette année-là (track 6)
recording of:
Band of Gold (track 12)
Boogie Wonderland (track 2)
Double Barrel (track 21)
Heart of Glass (track 16)
Hot Stuff (track 1)
Lady Marmalade (track 13)
Le Freak (track 4)
Love Train (track 7)
Rock Your Baby (track 18)
We Are Family (track 3)
The Tears of a Clown (1966-09-26) (track 8)
You Sexy Thing (1975) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 8)
version of:
Once I Had a Love (track 16)