Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Seven Seas of Rhye (1994 Digital Remaster)
Queen 3.7 2:45
2 Bennie and the Jets
Elton John 3.6 5:23
3 Everywhere
Fleetwood Mac 2.5 3:43
4 Fly Like an Eagle
Steve Miller Band 4:48
5 Long Live Rock (live)
The Who 3:55
6 A Horse With No Name
America 4.35 4:12
7 The Boys Are Back in Town
Thin Lizzy 4.25 4:27
8 Cindy Incidentally
Faces 2:38
9 Wishing Well
Free 3:40
10 Simple Man
Lynyrd Skynyrd 5:55
11 It Happened Today
Curved Air 4:54
12 Ice Cream for Crow
Captain Beefheart 4:35
13 Spooky
Atlanta Rhythm Section 4:58
14 Baby I'm-A Want You
Bread 4 2:27
15 Fat Man in the Bathtub (live)
Little Feat 4:26
16 At Seventeen
Janis Ian 5 3:56
17 La Grange
ZZ Top 4.65 3:46
18 W*O*L*D*
Harry Chapin 5:08
19 Crazy Love
Van Morrison 2.65 2:35
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Can't Stand Losing You
The Police 4.5 2:48
2 Refugee
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers 4 3:21
3 Once in a Lifetime (LP version)
Talking Heads 5 4:17
4 Vincent
Don McLean 3.5 4:00
5 Night Owl (edit)
Gerry Rafferty 2 4:23
6 Question
The Moody Blues 5:42
7 Hold Your Head Up
Argent 3:18
8 Lido Shuffle
Boz Scaggs 3:42
9 Roll Away the Stone
Mott the Hoople 3:08
10 Gloria
Patti Smith 5:52
11 Friction
Television 4:44
12 Hanging on the Telephone (2001 Digital Remaster)
Blondie 4 2:21
13 I Wanna Be Sedated
Ramones 4.35 2:29
14 Rock and Roll
The Velvet Underground 4:44
15 Jet Boy
New York Dolls 3 4:41
16 Good Times Roll
The Cars 3.5 3:46
17 'A' Bomb in Wardour Street (live)
The Jam 4.65 2:38
18 You Really Got Me (live)
The Kinks 2:41
19 I Want You to Want Me
Cheap Trick 4.35 3:10
20 Virginia Plain (1999 Digital Remaster)
Roxy Music 2:56
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Subterranean Homesick Blues
Bob Dylan 2:18
2 Piano Man
Billy Joel 4:34
3 Solsbury Hill
Peter Gabriel 4 4:22
4 Living in the Past
Jethro Tull 3:19
5 Juke Box Hero (single version)
Foreigner 4:22
6 Ready for Love
Bad Company 4:55
7 Bad Penny
Rory Gallagher 4:00
8 Rocky Mountain Way
Joe Walsh 3:42
9 Magic Carpet Ride
Steppenwolf 4 4:22
10 On Broadway (Collection LP version)
George Benson 5:17
11 What a Fool Believes
The Doobie Brothers 4 3:44
12 I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)
Hall & Oates 4.5 3:45
13 Black Magic Woman
Santana 3.6 3:13
14 Lady Eleanor (2009 Remaster)
Lindisfarne 4:13
15 Return of the Grievous Angel
Gram Parsons 4:22
16 Carolina in My Mind
James Taylor 3:59
17 Holding Back the Years (live)
Simply Red 4:19
18 Dirty Old Town (live)
The Pogues 3:31
19 Slap & Tickle (live)
Squeeze 3:54
20 Bigmouth Strikes Again (live)
The Smiths 3:20

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Dewey Bunnell (1971) (track 6)
acoustic guitar and bass guitar:
Phil Lynott (track 7)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Davey Johnstone (track 2)
drumset:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
bass guitar:
John Deacon (track 1)
Dusty Hill (track 17)
Dee Murray (track 2)
drums:
Frank Beard (track 17)
Nigel Olsson (track 2)
Kim Haworth (1971) (track 6)
tambourine:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
organ and piano:
Elton John (track 2)
guitar:
Scott Gorham (track 7)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
Brian Robertson (Thin Lizzy & Motörhead) (track 7)
bass:
Dan Peek (1971) (track 6)
electric guitar:
Billy Gibbons (track 17)
percussion:
Ray Cooper (percussionist) (1971) (track 6)
piano:
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
12 string guitar:
Gerry Beckley (1971) (track 6)
additional producer:
America (track 6)
Jeff Dexter (track 6)
Queen (UK rock group) (track 1)
background vocals:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
composer:
Harry Chapin (track 18)
Elton John (track 2)
Phil Lynott (track 7)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Harry Middlebrooks (track 13)
Mike Shapiro (drums) (track 13)
Dewey Bunnell (track 6)
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread) (track 14)
Christine McVie (track 3)
Van Morrison (track 19)
Janis Ian (1974) (track 16)
engineer:
Robin Black (engineer) (track 6)
Robin Brian (track 17)
David Hentschel (track 2)
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (track 17)
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (track 6)
Mike Stone (producer 60’s–80’s) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Billy Gibbons (track 17)
Elton John (track 2)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Dewey Bunnell (1971) (track 6)
lyricist:
Harry Chapin (track 18)
Phil Lynott (track 7)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Buddy Buie (track 13)
Dewey Bunnell (track 6)
J.R. Cobb (track 13)
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread) (track 14)
Christine McVie (track 3)
Van Morrison (track 19)
Bernie Taupin (track 2)
Janis Ian (1974) (track 16)
phonographic copyright by:
Queen (UK rock group) (1974) (track 1)
producer:
John Alcock (producer) (track 7)
America (track 6)
Roy Thomas Baker (Producer) (track 1)
Lindsey Buckingham (track 3)
Richard Dashut (track 3)
Jeff Dexter (track 6)
Gus Dudgeon (track 2)
Bill Ham (track 17)
George Martin (track 6)
Queen (UK rock group) (track 1)
Ian Samwell (track 6)
Van Morrison (track 19)
remixer:
George Martin (track 6)
vocals:
Phil Lynott (track 7)
Judy Clay (track 19)
Emily Houston (track 19)
Jackie Verdell (track 19)
writer:
Frank Beard (track 17)
Billy Gibbons (track 17)
Dusty Hill (track 17)
Simon Kirke (track 9)
Paul Kossoff (track 9)
Paul Rodgers (track 9)
Tetsu Yamauchi (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
publisher:
Bright Music Ltd. (track 3)
PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (renamed as Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. since ca. 1998 or thereafter) (track 7)
Songs of Mosaic (track 17)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 13)
Story Songs, Ltd (track 18)
engineered at:
recorded at:
Strawberry Studios (Château d'Hérouville, France) in Hérouville, Val-d'Oise, France (track 2)
Morgan Studios (Morgan Sound Studios) in London, England, United Kingdom (1971) (track 6)
edit of:
At Seventeen by Janis Ian (track 16)
mash-ups:
cover recording of:
Spooky (track 13)
is based on:
Boogie Chillen’ (track 17)
later parody versions:
Boy With Horse Teeth (written for Howard Stern show performance) (track 6)
Seinfeld's Girl is Seventeen (parody for Howard Stern show) (track 16)
later translated versions:
17 ans (track 16)
17才の頃 (track 16)
At Seventeen (track 16)
Do steht a Haus (track 17)
Gemmas wieda an (track 7)
Nirvana (Spanish version of Queen's "Seven Seas of Rhye") (track 1)
Vid sjutton år (track 16)
Zeventien (track 16)
later versions:
part of:
We Will Rock You (German version of the Queen musical) (track 1)
We Will Rock You (Queen musical) (track 1)
recording of:
At Seventeen (track 16)
Baby I'm-a Want You (track 14)
Crazy Love (track 19)
La Grange (track 17)
Wishing Well (Free song) (track 9)
W·O·L·D (track 18)
A Horse With No Name (1971) (track 6)
Everywhere (Fleetwood Mac song) (1987) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 6)

CD 2

electric bass guitar:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 1)
bass guitar:
Ron Blair (track 2)
Nigel Harrison (track 12)
Dee Dee Ramone (track 13)
Fred Smith (bassist) (track 11)
drums:
Clem Burke (track 12)
Stewart Copeland (track 1)
Billy Ficca (track 11)
Stan Lynch (track 2)
Marky Ramone (Marc Bell) (track 13)
drums, keyboard and percussion:
Chris Frantz (track 3)
slide guitar:
Mike Campbell (worked with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (track 2)
guitar:
Adrian Belew (track 3)
Frank Infante (track 12)
Johnny Ramone (track 13)
Chris Stein (track 12)
Richard Lloyd (track 11)
Tom Verlaine (track 11)
bass, guitar, keyboard and percussion:
David Byrne (track 3)
Jerry Harrison (track 3)
bass, keyboard and percussion:
Brian Eno (track 3)
Tina Weymouth (track 3)
electric guitar:
Andy Summers (track 1)
percussion:
Stan Lynch (track 2)
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 3)
Jose Rossy (track 3)
keyboard:
Jimmy Destri (track 12)
harmonium, organ and piano:
Benmont Tench (track 2)
12 string guitar and guitar:
Mike Campbell (worked with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (track 2)
12 string guitar, guitar and harmonica:
Tom Petty (track 2)
additional producer:
Chris Parry (track 17)
arranger:
Roxy Music (track 20)
assistant engineer:
Ray Janos (track 13)
Jon Mathias (engineer) (track 2)
Thom Panunzio (track 2)
Gray Russell (track 2)
Grey Russell (track 12)
Skip Saylor (track 2)
Kendall Stubbs (track 3)
Tori Swenson (track 2)
background vocals:
Brian Eno (track 3)
Stan Lynch (track 2)
Nona Hendryx (track 3)
Benmont Tench (track 2)
composer:
David Byrne (track 3)
Brian Eno (track 3)
Bryan Ferry (track 20)
Jack Lee (US songwriter and musician) (track 12)
Don McLean (track 4)
Rick Nielsen (track 19)
Ric Ocasek (track 16)
Lou Reed (track 14)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 1)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 18)
Tom Verlaine (track 11)
Paul Weller (track 17)
engineer:
Thomas Erdelyi (Tommy Ramone) (track 13)
Pete Coleman (track 12)
Rhett Davies (track 3)
Dave Jerden (track 3)
Jack Nuber (track 3)
John Potoker (track 3)
Stephen Stanley (track 3)
Ed Stasium (track 13)
Shelly Yakus (track 2)
Andy Hendrikson (1972-03) (track 20)
lead vocals:
David Byrne (track 3)
Tom Petty (track 2)
Joey Ramone (track 13)
Tom Verlaine (track 11)
lyricist:
David Byrne (track 3)
Bryan Ferry (track 20)
Jack Lee (US songwriter and musician) (track 12)
Don McLean (track 4)
Rick Nielsen (track 19)
Ric Ocasek (track 16)
Lou Reed (track 14)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 1)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 18)
Tom Verlaine (track 11)
Paul Weller (track 17)
mastering:
Greg Calbi (track 3)
mixer:
David Byrne (track 3)
Brian Eno (track 3)
Dave Jerden (track 3)
John Potoker (track 3)
producer:
Roy Thomas Baker (Producer) (track 16)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 12)
Brian Eno (track 3)
Thomas Erdelyi (Tommy Ramone) (track 13)
Ed Freeman (track 4)
Jimmy Iovine (track 2)
Chris Parry (track 17)
Tom Petty (track 2)
The Police (British rock band) (track 1)
Peter Sinfield (track 20)
Ed Stasium (track 13)
vocals:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 1)
Deborah Harry (track 12)
Richard Lloyd (track 11)
Fred Smith (bassist) (track 11)
writer:
Rod Argent (track 7)
Mike Campbell (worked with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (track 2)
John Cummings (Johnny Ramone) (track 13)
Thomas Erdelyi (Tommy Ramone) (track 13)
Jeffrey Hyman (track 13)
David Johansen (track 15)
David Paich (track 8)
Tom Petty (track 2)
Johnny Thunders (US punk guitarist & singer) (track 15)
Chris White (UK bassist for The Zombies) (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd. or Polydor Ltd. (London), fka Polydor Records Ltd.) (track 17)
A&M Records (1978 –) (track 1)
MCA Records, Inc. (do not use as a release label! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (1979) (track 2)
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) (2001) (track 12)
publisher:
BMG Blue (track 12)
BMG Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 17, 20)
Chrysalis Songs (track 12)
Jay Boy (track 18)
Stylist Music Ltd. (track 17)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 4)
Virgin Music (publisher only, do not use as a label) (track 1)
recorded at:
Command Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1972-03) (track 20)
Eden Studios (2nd location, Chiswick, 72-07) in Chiswick, Hounslow, London, United Kingdom (1978-07-03) (track 17)
mash-ups:
D’oh by Neil Cicierega (track 3)
remixes:
sampled by:
It's Alright by Jay-Z (track 3)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 19) (track 13)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 54) (track 3)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 144) (track 13)
later parody versions:
He Really Got Mad (track 18)
I Wanna Be Fellated (track 13)
Lethargy (track 2)
later translated versions:
I g'spür die zuvü (track 18)
live cover recording of:
live recording of:
You Really Got Me (track 18)
recording of:
Friction (track 11)
Good Times Roll (track 16)
Hold Your Head Up (track 7)
I Wanna Be Sedated (track 13)
Jet Boy (track 15)
Lido Shuffle (track 8)
Once in a Lifetime (track 3)
Refugee (track 2)
Rock ’n’ Roll (track 14)
Virginia Plain (1972-03) (track 20)
Can’t Stand Losing You (1978) (track 1)
‘A’ Bomb in Wardour Street (1978-07-03) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

bass guitar:
David Brown (US bassist for Santana/Allman Brothers/31st of February) (track 13)
Tiran Porter (1978-08) (track 11)
drums:
Harvey Mason (jazz drummer) (track 10)
Allan Schwartzberg (track 3)
Michael Shrieve (track 13)
John Hartman (1978-08) (track 11)
synthesizer:
Larry Fast (track 3)
Bill Payne (1978-08) (track 11)
Michael McDonald (R&B & soul singer) (1978-08) (track 11)
guitar:
Robert Fripp (track 3)
Steve Hunter (rock guitarist) (track 3)
Carlos Santana (track 13)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (track 10)
Jeff “Skunk” Baxter (1978-08) (track 11)
Patrick Simmons (1978-08) (track 11)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Phil Upchurch (track 10)
bass:
Stanley Banks (bassist) (track 10)
Tony Levin (US rock bassist/chapman stick) (track 3)
percussion:
Ralph MacDonald (track 10)
keyboard:
Jorge Dalto (track 10)
Ronnie Foster (track 10)
Gregg Rolie (track 13)
Michael McDonald (R&B & soul singer) (1978-08) (track 11)
piano:
Jorge Dalto (track 10)
timbales:
Jose Chepito Áreas (track 13)
congas:
Michael Carabello (track 13)
Jose Chepito Áreas (track 13)
additional synthesizer:
Bill Payne (1978-08) (track 11)
additional congas:
Bobby LaKind (1978-08) (track 11)
additional engineer:
Loyd Clifft (track 11)
additional vocals:
Bobby LaKind (1978-08) (track 11)
additional writer:
Jerry Leiber (tracks 10, 10, 10)
Mike Stoller (tracks 10, 10, 10)
composer:
Ian Anderson (of Jethro Tull) (track 4)
Peter Gabriel (track 3)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 13)
Johnny Marr (UK guitarist; founding member of The Smiths) (track 20)
Glenn Tilbrook (track 19)
Tom S. Brown (Boston poet, "Return of the Grievous Angel") (track 15)
Daryl Hall (track 12)
Billy Joel (track 2)
Gram Parsons (track 15)
Mick Ralphs (track 6)
Bob Dylan (1965-01) (track 1)
engineer:
Donn Landee (track 11)
lead vocals:
Michael McDonald (R&B & soul singer) (1978-08) (track 11)
lyricist:
Ian Anderson (of Jethro Tull) (track 4)
Peter Gabriel (track 3)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 13)
Sara Allen (track 12)
Tom S. Brown (Boston poet, "Return of the Grievous Angel") (track 15)
Chris Difford (track 19)
Daryl Hall (track 12)
Billy Joel (track 2)
Morrissey (UK singer; vocalist of The Smiths) (track 20)
John Oates (track 12)
Gram Parsons (track 15)
Mick Ralphs (track 6)
Bob Dylan (1964-12 – 1965-01) (track 1)
producer:
Fred Catero (track 13)
Bob Ezrin (track 3)
Tommy LiPuma (track 10)
Carlos Santana (track 13)
Ted Templeman (track 11)
vocals:
Peter Gabriel (track 3)
Gregg Rolie (track 13)
Carlos Santana (track 13)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (track 10)
Patrick Simmons (1978-08) (track 11)
writer:
John Kay (lead singer of Steppenwolf) (track 9)
Kenny Loggins (track 11)
Barry Mann (tracks 10, 10, 10)
Michael McDonald (R&B & soul singer) (track 11)
Rushton Moreve (track 9)
Cynthia Weil (tracks 10, 10, 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Warner Brothers (1978) (track 11)
publisher:
Badco Music, Inc. (track 6)
Warner/Chappell (1965 – 1993) (track 1)
Special Rider Music (1993 –) (track 1)
recorded at:
Warner Bros. Recording Studios (North Hollywood, a/k/a Amigo Studios) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1978-08) (track 11)
mash-ups:
The End by Neil Cicierega (track 11)
remaster of:
Subterranean Homesick Blues (officially released studio recording) by Bob Dylan (track 1)
remixes:
sampled by:
On Hold by The xx (track 12)
cover recording of:
On Broadway (Mann/Weil/Leiber/Stoller version for The Drifters) (track 10)
Black Magic Woman (1970-07-04) (track 13)
later parody versions:
Ode to a Superhero (track 2)
On Broadway (tracks 10, 10, 10)
Piano Colt (track 2)
Piano Dick (track 2)
later translated versions:
Am Gürtel (tracks 10, 10, 10)
Feia am Doch (track 6)
Saltarö berg (track 3)
À Broadway (tracks 10, 10, 10)
live cover recording of:
On Broadway (Mann/Weil/Leiber/Stoller version for The Drifters) (track 10)
live recording of:
Ready for Love (track 6)
Slap and Tickle (track 19)
recording of:
Living in the Past (Jethro Tull) (track 4)
Magic Carpet Ride (track 9)
On Broadway (Mann/Weil/Leiber/Stoller version for The Drifters) (track 10)
Piano Man (track 2)
Solsbury Hill (track 3)
What a Fool Believes (1978-08) (track 11)
version of:
On Broadway (original Mann/Weil version) (tracks 10, 10, 10)

Release

ASIN: UK: B00CPGBMAO [info]