Annotation

This is, probably, not an official release. It matches perfectly a well known torrent (60864838D7D29EB4D53CB39063B8A3EF32CD8931) which includes notes that it was built based on heavy research. So it is, probably, a custom built compilation.

Annotation last modified on 2017-07-23 11:16 UTC.

Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Billie Jean
Michael Jackson 4.45 4:52
2 Take On Me
a‐ha 4.4 3:47
3 Call Me
Blondie 4.4 3:34
4 Centerfold
The J. Geils Band 4 3:37
5 Beat It
Michael Jackson 4.5 4:17
6 Eye of the Tiger
Survivor 4.65 4:03
7 Bette Davis Eyes
Kim Carnes 4.15 3:49
8 Another One Bites the Dust
Queen 4.25 3:34
9 Maneater
Hall & Oates 4:30
10 When Doves Cry
Prince 4.2 5:53
11 I Love Rock ’n Roll
Joan Jett 2:54
12 Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)
Pink Floyd 4.25 4:00
13 Like a Virgin
Madonna 3.35 3:11
14 Jump
Van Halen 4.35 4:01
15 Thriller
Michael Jackson 5:14
16 Physical
Olivia Newton‐John 3:45
17 Every Breath You Take
The Police 4.1 4:13
18 Jack & Diane
John Mellencamp 4:13
19 Walking on Sunshine
Katrina and the Waves 4.35 3:58
20 Whip It
DEVO 2:39
Medium 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Come On Eileen
Dexys Midnight Runners 5 4:12
2 Karma Chameleon
Culture Club 4:14
3 Cars
Gary Numan 4.75 3:59
4 Celebration
Kool & The Gang 4:57
5 Let My Love Open the Door
Pete Townshend 4:57
6 Tainted Love
Soft Cell 2:42
7 She Drives Me Crazy
Fine Young Cannibals 4.5 3:39
8 Hungry Like the Wolf
Duran Duran 4 3:25
9 Total Eclipse of the Heart
Bonnie Tyler 4.65 6:57
10 Maniac
Michael Sembello 4:03
11 Mickey
Toni Basil 3:35
12 Sweet Dreams
Eurythmics 5 4:52
13 The Power of Love
Huey Lewis and the News 4 3:56
14 Flashdance... What a Feeling
Irene Cara 3:50
15 Rock Me Amadeus
Falco 3.85 3:23
16 867-5309 / Jenny
Tommy Tutone 5 3:47
17 Shout
Tears for Fears 4.6 6:33
18 Rock With You
Michael Jackson 3:22
19 Time After Time
Cyndi Lauper 4.5 3:58
20 Our House
Madness 4:57
Medium 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sexual Healing
Marvin Gaye 5 4:00
2 Ghostbusters
Ray Parker Jr. 4.15 4:04
3 Owner of a Lonely Heart
Yes 4 4:30
4 That’s What Friends Are For
Dionne Warwick 4:15
5 Faith
George Michael 3:16
6 Hit Me With Your Best Shot
Pat Benatar 5 2:52
7 Broken Wings
Mr. Mister 4:47
8 Funkytown
Lipps, Inc. 6:05
9 I Want to Know What Love Is
Foreigner 5 4:14
10 The Safety Dance
Men Without Hats 2:45
11 Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Cyndi Lauper 5 3:48
12 Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
Wham! 3:51
13 I Just Died in Your Arms
Cutting Crew 4:11
14 One More Night
Phil Collins 4:47
15 I Ran
A Flock of Seagulls 4.5 5:03
16 What’s Love Got to Do With It
Tina Turner 3.9 3:48
17 With or Without You
U2 4:55
18 Do You Really Want to Hurt Me
Culture Club 4:29
19 Bad
Michael Jackson 4:06
20 Rockit
Herbie Hancock 5:28
Medium 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Footloose
Kenny Loggins 5 3:49
2 Lean on Me
Club Nouveau 3.5 3:58
3 Rock You Like a Hurricane
Scorpions 4:12
4 Can’t Fight This Feeling
REO Speedwagon 4:57
5 Walk Like an Egyptian
The Bangles 3.8 3:25
6 Everybody Wants to Rule the World
Tears for Fears 4:11
7 Purple Rain
Prince 4.1 8:41
8 We Built This City
Starship 4 4:58
9 99 Red / Luftballoons
Nena 3.5 3:52
10 Mr Roboto
Styx 4.35 5:31
11 Red Red Wine
UB40 3:03
12 Smooth Criminal
Michael Jackson 4:17
13 Just the Two of Us
Grover Washington, Jr. 3:30
14 Take My Breath Away
Berlin 5 4:14
15 Need You Tonight
INXS 3:02
16 Sussudio
Phil Collins 4:21
17 Ladies Night
Kool & The Gang 3:30
18 Walk This Way
Aerosmith 5:10
19 Sweet Child O’ Mine
Guns N’ Roses 4.75 5:56
20 You Keep Me Hangin’ On
Kim Wilde 4.5 4:16
Medium 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Everybody Have Fun Tonight
Wang Chung 4:47
2 Ebony & Ivory
Paul McCartney 3:43
3 Got My Mind Set on You
George Harrison 5 3:50
4 Get Outta My Dreams
Billy Ocean 4:46
5 Word Up!
Cameo 4.25 4:19
6 Don’t Worry Be Happy
Bobby McFerrin 4:48
7 Let’s Go Crazy
Prince 3.6 4:38
8 Welcome to the Jungle
Guns N’ Roses 4:33
9 Endless Love
Diana Ross 4:28
10 Who Can It Be Now?
Men at Work 4.6 3:25
11 Start Me Up
The Rolling Stones 3:33
12 Toy Soldiers
Martika 4:47
13 Papa Don’t Preach
Madonna 4.35 4:10
14 Casanova
LeVert 6:13
15 Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Queen 3.55 2:43
16 If You Leave
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark 1 4:26
17 Dude (Looks Like a Lady)
Aerosmith 4:24
18 Venus
Bananarama 3:48
19 Addicted to Love
Robert Palmer 5 4:27
20 Tenderness
General Public 3:31

Credits

Medium 1

electric bass guitar:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 17)
electric bass guitar and guitar family:
Steve Lukather (track 5)
Hammond organ and synthesizer [Prophet-5 synthesizer]:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (track 12)
drumset:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 8)
bass guitar:
Louis Johnson (member of Brothers Johnson) (track 1)
John Deacon (track 8)
strings arranger:
Jerry Hey (track 1)
drums:
Stewart Copeland (track 17)
Nick Mason (track 12)
Jeff Porcaro (track 5)
drums and percussion:
Alex Van Halen (track 14)
synthesizer:
Bill Wolfer (track 1)
Steve Porcaro (track 5)
synthesizer [synthesizer (reversed)]:
John Deacon (track 8)
synthesizer arranger:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 1)
synthesizer programming:
Bill Wolfer (track 1)
Steve Porcaro (track 5)
guitar:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 8)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
John Deacon (track 8)
bass:
Michael Anthony (US bassist, formerly of Van Halen) (track 14)
Roger Waters (track 12)
synclavier:
Tom Bahler (track 5)
electric guitar:
Andy Summers (track 17)
Eddie Van Halen (track 5)
Waddy Wachtel (track 7)
brass arranger:
Eamon Fitzpatrick (track 19)
percussion and synthesizer arranger:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 1)
percussion arranger:
Quincy Jones (track 5)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 5)
keyboard:
Bill Wolfer (track 5)
electronic instruments [electronic percussion]:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 8)
Rhodes piano and synthesizer:
Greg Phillinganes (tracks 1, 5)
piano [piano (reversed)]:
John Deacon (track 8)
guitar family:
David Gilmour (track 12)
Paul Jackson, Jr. (track 5)
David Williams (Guitarist) (track 1)
guitar family and keyboard:
Eddie Van Halen (track 14)
arranger:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 10)
Seth Justman (track 4)
Rod Temperton (track 5)
assistant engineer:
Ken Deane (track 14)
Hill Swimmer (track 6)
background vocals:
Freddie Mercury (track 8)
co-producer:
James Guthrie (track 12)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (tracks 1, 5)
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (track 8)
composer:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 10)
Kimberley Rew (track 19)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 17)
John Deacon (track 8)
Daryl Hall (tracks 9, 9)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (tracks 1, 5)
Seth Justman (track 4)
John Oates (tracks 9, 9)
Roger Waters (tracks 12, 12)
conductor:
Jeremy Lubbock (track 1)
engineer:
Phil Bonnano (track 6)
Mike Clink (track 6)
James Guthrie (track 12)
Donn Landee (track 14)
Scott Litt (track 19)
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (track 8)
guest organ:
instruments:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 10)
lead vocals:
David Gilmour (track 12)
David Lee Roth (track 14)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (tracks 1, 5)
Freddie Mercury (track 8)
Roger Waters (track 12)
Kim Carnes (1981-01) (track 7)
lyricist:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 10)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 17)
Sara Allen (tracks 9, 9)
John Deacon (track 8)
Daryl Hall (tracks 9, 9)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (tracks 1, 5)
Seth Justman (track 4)
John Oates (tracks 9, 9)
Roger Waters (tracks 12, 12)
Kimberley Rew (1983) (track 19)
mastering:
Dave Collins (US mastering engineer) (track 17)
miscellaneous support:
Greg Smith (Producer/Keyboards) (track 5)
mixer:
Scott Litt (track 19)
John Ratcliff (track 2)
a‐ha (track 2)
Bruce Swedien (tracks 1, 5)
performer:
producer:
Pat Collier (track 19)
Bob Ezrin (track 12)
Val Garay (track 7)
David Gilmour (track 12)
Quincy Jones (tracks 1, 5)
Giorgio Moroder (track 3)
Hugh Padgham (track 17)
Jim Peterik (track 6)
The Police (British rock band) (track 17)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 10)
Queen (UK rock group) (track 8)
Nile Rodgers (track 13)
Frankie Sullivan (US guitarist and songwriter, member of Survivor) (track 6)
Alan Tarney (track 2)
Ted Templeman (track 14)
Seth Justman (track 4)
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (track 8)
Roger Waters (track 12)
recording engineer:
Val Garay (track 7)
Donn Landee (track 5)
Bruce Swedien (tracks 1, 5)
vocals:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 10)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 17)
writer:
Michael Anthony (US bassist, formerly of Van Halen) (track 14)
Gerald Casale (track 20)
Jackie DeShannon (track 7)
Magne Furuholmen (track 2)
Morten Harket (track 2)
Deborah Harry (track 3)
Tom Kelly (songwriter) (track 13)
Giorgio Moroder (track 3)
Mark Mothersbaugh (track 20)
Jim Peterik (track 6)
David Lee Roth (track 14)
Billy Steinberg (track 13)
Frankie Sullivan (US guitarist and songwriter, member of Survivor) (track 6)
Alex Van Halen (track 14)
Eddie Van Halen (track 14)
Donna Weiss (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1979) (track 12)
Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (1979) (track 12)
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1981) (track 7)
Capitol Records, LLC (not for release label use!) (1981) (track 4)
EMI America Records, Inc. (1981) (track 7)
MJJ Productions Inc. (rights holder, not an imprint) (1982) (tracks 1, 5)
A&M Records (1983) (track 17)
Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across) (1983) (track 14)
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1983) (track 14)
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1984) (track 10)
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1984) (track 10)
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1985) (track 19)
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) (1998) (track 3)
EMI Catalog (2006) (track 4)
Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (2011) (track 12)
Hollywood Records, Inc. (2014) (track 8)
Raincloud Productions Ltd. (2014) (track 8)
A&M Records (2016) (track 17)
Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited (not for release label use! post-2008 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment) (2016) (track 6)
NPG Records, Inc. (2017) (track 10)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (track 2)
Because Éditions (track 10)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 12)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher - NOT for release labels) (track 3)
Controversy Music (track 10)
Diamond Dave Music (track 14)
Easy Action Music (track 6)
Ensign Music Corporation (tracks 3, 6)
Kyboside Music (track 19)
Megasongs (track 19)
Mijac Music (tracks 1, 5)
Mugambi Publishing (track 14)
Sony/ATV Melody (track 6)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 13)
Van Halen Music (track 14)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 6)
Beechwood Music Corp. (1980) (track 8)
Queen Music Ltd. (1980) (track 8)
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 6)
mixed at:
Power Station in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1984-12 – 1985-03) (track 19)
recorded at:
Studio Miraval in Le Val, Var, France (1979-01 – 1979-07) (track 12)
Super Bear Studios in Berre-les-Alpes, Alpes-Maritimes, France (1979-01 – 1979-07) (track 12)
Cherokee Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1979-10 – 1979-11) (track 12)
The Village in Los Angeles, California, United States (1979-10 – 1979-11) (track 12)
mash-ups:
BEATiCURE by Robin Skouteris (track 5)
Beat Up by JV5 (track 5)
Comic Beat by ComaR (track 5)
Crank on Me by Sean Peden (track 2)
Pop Culture by Madeon (track 1)
Revolution No.11 by Triple-Q (track 5)
Stand By Me by ccc (track 17)
Tiger by Neil Cicierega (track 6)
remasters:
Like a Virgin (2009 Celebration remaster) by Madonna (track 13)
remixes:
Every Breath You Take (5.1 mix) by The Police (track 17)
sampled by:
Billie Jean (The Legendary Performance from Motown 25: Yesterday, Today and Forever) (live dancing, 1983-03-25: Pasadena Civic Auditorium, CA, USA) by Michael Jackson (track 1)
Dead Man’s Tetris by Flying Lotus feat. Snoop Dogg & Captain Murphy (lead vocals) (track 8)
Eyes Above by Flying Lotus (lead vocals) (track 8)
Got to Give It Up by Aaliyah (track 1)
In My Arms by Mylo (track 7)
One of Them by Merciless (track 6)
Pray by MC Hammer (track 10)
Raise the Roof by Girl Talk (track 6)
Rock the Beat by LMFAO (track 6)
Sexy Gal by Shaggy (track 6)
Triple Double by Girl Talk (track 14)
samples:
Untitled (side A) by Denny Jaeger (track 5)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 58) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 84) (track 17)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 337) (track 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 376) (track 12)
cover recording of:
Bette Davis Eyes (1981-01) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Corporate Trash (track 2)
Llamame (Call Me) (track 3)
Proper Education (track 12)
later parody versions:
Anteater (tracks 9, 9)
Bartimaeus Eyes (track 7)
Eat It (track 5)
Every Step to Take (track 17)
He-Man (track 5)
James 1:3 (track 2)
Judge (track 14)
Like a Surgeon (track 13)
Lotsa Versions (track 13)
Manifold (track 4)
Spameater (tracks 9, 9)
Suck It (track 20)
Take On Me (Literal Video Version) (track 2)
Vista Drivers (track 6)
Wicked (track 20)
later translated parody versions:
Hump (track 14)
Humppaleski 45 (track 17)
Humppaneitsyt (track 13)
Sua vartioin (track 17)
later translated versions:
BEAT IT (track 5)
El polvo tú morderás ("Another One Bites the Dust") (track 8)
Olen neitsyt (track 13)
Soita mulle (track 3)
later versions:
live recording of:
Maneater (track 9)
part of:
We Will Rock You (German version of the Queen musical) (track 8)
We Will Rock You (Queen musical) (track 8)
parts:
recording of:
Beat It (track 5)
Billie Jean (track 1)
Call Me (track 3)
Centerfold (song by The J. Geils Band) (track 4)
Eye of the Tiger (track 6)
Jump (track 14)
Like a Virgin (track 13)
Maneater (track 9)
Take On Me (track 2)
Walking on Sunshine (track 19)
When Doves Cry (track 10)
Whip It (Devo song) (track 20)
Another One Bites the Dust (1979-06 – 1979-07) (track 8)
Every Breath You Take (1983) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 2)
Like a Virgin Waltz (track 13)
Riff Off (track 13)
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 19)
Rocky (track 6)
Candy Medley (track 20)
Polkas on 45 (track 17)

Medium 2

drumset:
Jon Moss (track 2)
bass guitar:
Mario Cipollina (track 13)
Mikey Craig (track 2)
Paul Gardiner (track 3)
Curt Smith (track 17)
drums:
Manny Elias (track 17)
Bill Gibson (US drummer for Huey Lews & the News) (track 13)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 17)
drums and tambourine:
Cedric Sharpley (track 3)
guitar:
Johnny Colla (track 13)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 2)
Chris Hayes (track 13)
harmonica:
Huey Lewis (track 13)
bass, drum machine and keyboard:
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 7)
percussion:
Bill Gibson (US drummer for Huey Lews & the News) (track 13)
Jon Moss (track 2)
percussion [synthetic percussion]:
Gary Numan (track 3)
keyboard:
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 2)
Chris Payne (UK keyboards/viola for Gary Numan/Visage/Dramatis) (track 3)
Ian Stanley (track 17)
Sean Hopper (track 13)
Gary Numan (track 3)
saxophone:
Johnny Colla (track 13)
drum machine, guitar and tambourine:
Andy Cox (of The Beat) (track 7)
additional engineer:
Michael Christopher (Engineer) (track 13)
John Jansen (track 19)
Phil Kaffel (track 13)
Rod O'Brien (track 19)
Malcolm Pollack (track 13)
assistant engineer:
John Agnello (track 19)
Rob Beaton (track 13)
Alex Haas (Trance remixer/producer. Member of Cypher 7) (track 13)
Tom Size (track 13)
Catharina "Mix" Masters (1981-07 – 1981-08) (track 16)
associate producer:
William Wittman (track 19)
background vocals:
Rory Dodd (track 9)
Sandy McLelland (track 17)
co-producer:
David Z. (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 7)
composer:
Ferdi Bolland (track 15)
Rob Bolland (track 15)
Alex Call (track 16)
Chris Foreman (track 20)
Jim Keller (member of Tommy Tutone) (track 16)
Dennis Matkosky (track 10)
Michael Sembello (track 10)
Jim Steinman (track 9)
Ed Cobb (track 6)
Gary Numan (track 3)
engineer:
David Bascombe (track 17)
Simon Frith (track 2)
Colin Thurston (track 8)
William Wittman (track 19)
David Z. (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 7)
Toby Scott (recording engineer, mixer and record producer) (1981-07 – 1981-08) (track 16)
guest harmonica:
Judd Lander (track 2)
guest keyboard:
Phil Pickett (track 2)
guest choir vocals:
Helen Terry (track 2)
lead vocals:
George O’Dowd (track 2)
Cyndi Lauper (track 19)
Roland Orzabal (track 17)
lyricist:
Ferdi Bolland (track 15)
Rob Bolland (track 15)
Alex Call (track 16)
Jim Keller (member of Tommy Tutone) (track 16)
Dennis Matkosky (track 10)
Michael Sembello (track 10)
Jim Steinman (track 9)
Ed Cobb (track 6)
Falco (Austrian pop & rock musician) (track 15)
Gary Numan (track 3)
Carl Smyth (track 20)
mixer:
Steve Levine (track 2)
Jon Moss (track 2)
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree) (track 17)
Robert Missbach (track 13)
performer:
Duran Duran (English rock band) (1982) (track 8)
producer:
Ferdi Bolland (track 15)
Rob Bolland (track 15)
Rick Chertoff (track 19)
Bob Clearmountain (track 13)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 17)
Jellybean (US producer John Benitez) (track 13)
Jim Keller (member of Tommy Tutone) (track 16)
Clive Langer (track 1)
Steve Levine (track 2)
Chuck Plotkin (track 16)
Kevin Rowland (track 1)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 12)
Alan Winstanley (track 1)
Gary Numan (track 3)
Colin Thurston (track 8)
Jim Steinman (1982) (track 9)
recording engineer:
Jim Gaines (track 13)
Robert Missbach (track 13)
vocals:
Johnny Colla (track 13)
Bill Gibson (US drummer for Huey Lews & the News) (track 13)
Roland Gift (track 7)
Chris Hayes (track 13)
Huey Lewis (track 13)
Sean Hopper (track 13)
Gary Numan (1979) (track 3)
writer:
Kevin Adams (track 1)
Ronald Bell (track 4)
George O’Dowd (track 2)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 4)
Johnny Colla (track 13)
Mikey Craig (track 2)
Eumir Deodato (track 4)
Roland Gift (track 7)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 2)
Chris Hayes (track 13)
Rob Hyman (track 19)
Cyndi Lauper (track 19)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 8)
Annie Lennox (track 12)
Huey Lewis (track 13)
Jon Moss (track 2)
Roland Orzabal (track 17)
Phil Pickett (track 2)
Nick Rhodes (track 8)
Kevin Rowland (track 1)
Claydes Smith (track 4)
Ian Stanley (track 17)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 7)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 12)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 8)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (track 4)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 8)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 8)
Dennis “D.T.” Thomas (Kool) (track 4)
Earl Toon, Jr. (track 4)
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) (1983) (track 19)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1985) (track 17)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2014) (track 17)
publisher:
Dub Notes Music (track 19)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1, 20)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 9)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 10)
Huey Lewis Music (track 13)
Human Boy Music (track 19)
Intersong Music (track 10)
Kinda Blue Music (track 13)
Rellla Music Corp. (track 19)
Riva Music Ltd. (track 10)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 10, 19)
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) (tracks 13, 19)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1980) (track 4)
BMG VM Music Ltd. (2013-05 –) (track 2)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Fantasy Studios (Berkeley) in Berkeley, California, United States (track 13)
The Plant Studios (1981-2008) in Sausalito, California, United States (track 13)
Clover Recorders (Chuck Plotkin’s Clover Studios in Hollywood CA, USA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1981-07 – 1981-08) (track 16)
mash-ups:
Jayout by The Kleptones (track 17)
Shouting Territory by JV5 (track 17)
remixes:
sampled by:
Koochy by Armand van Helden (track 3)
Make Me Wanna by Girl Talk (track 19)
New Rapper by 7L & Esoteric (track 17)
cover recording of:
Tainted Love (track 6)
is the basis for:
Twerk (track 10)
later parody versions:
Faithless Love (track 6)
Genny 22 (track 16)
Tainted Pub (track 6)
The Power Above (track 13)
later translated parody versions:
Amateur (track 15)
Zelebration (track 4)
later translated versions:
Amadeus (track 15)
Dej zpátky čas (track 19)
Eclissi del cuore (track 9)
Falso amor (track 6)
Feest! (track 4)
Kärlekens kraft (track 13)
Vamos Eileen (track 1)
Var inte rädd (track 19)
Zatmění (track 9)
later versions:
Totale Finsternis (track 9)
recording of:
867-5309/Jenny (track 16)
Cars (track 3)
Celebration (track 4)
Come On Eileen (track 1)
Karma Chameleon (track 2)
Maniac (track 10)
Our House (track 20)
Rock Me Amadeus (track 15)
She Drives Me Crazy (Fine Young Cannibals song) (track 7)
The Power of Love (Back to the Future) (track 13)
Time After Time (track 19)
Shout (1984) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
Polka Party! (tracks 15, 17)

Medium 3

bass guitar:
Frank Maudsley (track 15)
Chris Squire (Yes bassist) (1983) (track 3)
drums:
Myron Grombacher (track 6)
Graham Jarvis (UK session drummer) (track 16)
Ali Score (track 15)
Alan White (Yes drummer) (1983) (track 3)
guitar:
Terry Britten (track 16)
Paul Reynolds (track 15)
Mike Score (track 15)
Trevor Rabin (1983) (track 3)
bass:
Roger Capps (track 6)
percussion:
Simon Morton (track 16)
keyboard:
Billy Livsey (track 16)
Mike Score (track 15)
Tony Kaye (1983) (track 3)
guitar family and keyboard:
Neil Giraldo (track 6)
background vocals:
Terry Britten (track 16)
Frank Maudsley (track 15)
Roger Capps (track 6)
Neil Giraldo (track 6)
Tessa Niles (track 16)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Pat Benatar (track 6)
composer:
Steven Greenberg (track 8)
Robert Hazard (track 11)
Ray Parker Jr. (track 2)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 19)
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth) (track 9)
George Michael (track 12)
Eddie Schwartz (track 6)
engineer:
John Hudson (producer, recording and mixing engineer) (track 16)
Gary Langan (track 3)
Chris Minto (track 6)
Keith Olsen (track 6)
Mike Shipley (track 15)
lead vocals:
Mike Score (track 15)
Tina Turner (track 16)
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (1983) (track 3)
lyricist:
Steven Greenberg (track 8)
Robert Hazard (track 11)
Ray Parker Jr. (track 2)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 19)
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth) (track 9)
George Michael (track 12)
Eddie Schwartz (track 6)
mixer:
John Hudson (producer, recording and mixing engineer) (track 16)
producer:
Terry Britten (track 16)
Marvin Gaye (track 1)
Trevor Horn (track 3)
Mike Howlett (track 15)
Ray Parker Jr. (track 2)
Keith Olsen (track 6)
writer:
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (track 3)
Michael Beinhorn (track 20)
George O’Dowd (track 18)
Terry Britten (track 16)
Odell Brown (00046218688) (track 1)
Mikey Craig (track 18)
Marvin Gaye (track 1)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 20)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 18)
Trevor Horn (track 3)
Bill Laswell (track 20)
Graham Lyle (track 16)
Frank Maudsley (track 15)
Jon Moss (track 18)
Trevor Rabin (track 3)
Paul Reynolds (track 15)
David Ritz ("Sexual Healing" co-composer) (track 1)
Ali Score (track 15)
Mike Score (track 15)
Chris Squire (Yes bassist) (track 3)
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) (1982) (track 1)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2004) (track 16)
RCA Records (record company—for the imprint, please use “RCA” instead) (2016 –) (track 2)
publisher:
Affirmative Music (track 3)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 1)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 18)
Goodsingle Ltd. (track 16)
Hornall Brothers Music Ltd. (limited company) (track 16)
IQ Music Ltd. (track 2)
Raydiola Music (track 2)
Red Sea Songs (track 8)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 11)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 16)
フジパシフィック音楽出版 (– 2014-12-31) (track 9)
フジパシフィックミュージック (2015-01-01 –) (track 9)
recorded at:
Sarm Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1983) (track 3)
mash-ups:
Bustin by Neil Cicierega (track 2)
Galobusters by Triple-Q (track 2)
HAPPY HALLOWEEN by toonlink (track 2)
Numbers by Neil Cicierega (track 2)
Surfbusters by G3RSt (track 2)
Thunder Busters by Wax Audio (track 2)
remixes:
sampled by:
I'm Hot by Erick Sermon (track 1)
Steady Shock by Girl Talk (track 15)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 231) (track 1)
arrangements:
Adesso (translated) (track 9)
is based on:
I Want a New Drug (track 2)
is the basis for:
Gothbusters (track 2)
Hello Brooklyn 2.0 (track 1)
Sexual Rapping (track 1)
Sucka Busta (track 2)
later parody versions:
Fat (track 19)
Govs dakters (track 2)
Grindfuckers (track 2)
Gutbuster (track 2)
Iran (So Far Away) (track 15)
later translated parody versions:
Humpauttajat (track 2)
Subnormix (track 2)
later translated versions:
GHOST BUSTERS (track 2)
Mitä rakkaus on (track 9)
later versions:
Do You Really Want to Hurt Me? (Violent Femmes version) (track 18)
Ghostbusters (additionally written by Run-D.M.C.) (track 2)
recording of:
Bad (track 19)
Funkytown (track 8)
Ghostbusters (track 2)
I Ran (track 15)
Rockit (track 20)
Sexual Healing (track 1)
Owner of a Lonely Heart (1983) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 8)
Riff Off (track 6)
Stars on 45 (the song itself) (track 8)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 8)
Hooked on Polkas (tracks 3, 16)

Medium 4

recorded in:
Berlin, Germany (track 9)
violin:
Novi Novog (track 7)
cello:
David Coleman (American cellist & composer) (track 7)
Suzie Katayama (track 7)
bass guitar:
Brown Mark (track 7)
strings arranger:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 7)
Lisa Coleman (US pianist/keyboardist & composer) (track 7)
viola:
Novi Novog (track 7)
drums:
Bobby Z. (track 7)
guitar:
Wendy Melvoin (track 7)
percussion:
Bobby Z. (track 7)
keyboard:
Matt Fink (track 7)
Lisa Coleman (US pianist/keyboardist & composer) (track 7)
additional vocals:
Brown Mark (track 7)
Matt Fink (track 7)
Wendy Melvoin (track 7)
Lisa Coleman (US pianist/keyboardist & composer) (track 7)
arranger:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 7)
The Revolution (founded by Prince) (track 7)
composer:
Dennis DeYoung (track 10)
Lamont Dozier (track 20)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 20)
Kenny Loggins (track 1)
Giorgio Moroder (track 14)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 7)
Rudolf Schenker (track 3)
Bill Withers (track 2)
Kevin Cronin (track 4)
Liam Sternberg (– 1984-01) (track 5)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 11)
engineer:
Rob Kingsland (track 10)
Gary Loizzo (track 10)
Will Rascati (track 10)
instruments:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 7)
lead vocals:
Susanna Hoffs (track 5)
Nena (the person, performing solo since 1987) (track 9)
Vicki Peterson (track 5)
Michael Steele (American bassist, guitarist, songwriter, and singer) (track 5)
lyricist:
Dennis DeYoung (track 10)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 7)
Bill Withers (track 2)
Kevin Cronin (track 4)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (track 20)
Carlo Karges (track 9)
Klaus Meine (track 3)
Dean Pitchford (track 1)
Herman Rarebell (drummer) (track 3)
Tom Whitlock (track 14)
Liam Sternberg (– 1984-01) (track 5)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 11)
mixer:
Michael Barbiero (track 19)
David Leonard (US producer and engineer) (track 5)
Steve Thompson (producer) (track 19)
performer:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 7)
The Revolution (founded by Prince) (track 7)
producer:
Mike Clink (track 19)
Reinhold Heil (track 9)
David Kahne (track 5)
Giorgio Moroder (track 14)
Manne Praeker (track 9)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 7)
The Revolution (founded by Prince) (track 7)
Styx (track 10)
recording engineer:
David Leonard (US producer and engineer) (1983) (track 7)
David Rivkin (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (1983) (track 7)
translator:
Kevin McAlea (track 9)
vocals:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 7)
writer:
Steven Adler (track 19