Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Don’t Bring Me Down
Electric Light Orchestra 4.75 4:04
2 Folsom Prison Blues
Johnny Cash 2:49
3 Eve of the War
Jeff Wayne 4:27
4 Lover You Should’ve Come Over
Jeff Buckley 6:43
5 Don’t Fear the Reaper
Blue Öyster Cult 3:49
6 Legs
ZZ Top 4.35 3:35
7 Kings of the Wild Frontier
Adam and the Ants 3:55
8 Eye of the Tiger
Survivor 4.65 4:06
9 When Love Breaks Down
Prefab Sprout 3 4:09
10 Mellow Doubt
Teenage Fanclub 2:43
11 Something for the Weekend
Super Furry Animals 2:33
12 Modern Girl
Meat Loaf 4:29
13 Lullaby
Shawn Mullins 5:30
14 Real Gone Kid
Deacon Blue 5 4:04
15 Ventura Highway (live)
America 3:46
16 Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)
The Byrds 4.5 3:54
17 Midnight Cowboy
The London Starlight Orchestra and Singers 2:34
18 Maneater
Hall & Oates 4:32
19 Suicide Is Painless
Manic Street Preachers 3:29
20 Jailbird
Primal Scream 3:45
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Hey Stoopid
Alice Cooper 3 4:36
2 Smoke on the Water
Deep Purple 5:21
3 Long Train Runnin’
The Doobie Brothers 3:27
4 Hard Habit to Break
Chicago 4:45
5 Cold as Ice
Foreigner 4.2 3:23
6 Keep on Loving You
REO Speedwagon 4.15 3:23
7 Owner of a Lonely Heart
Yes 4 4:28
8 Abracadabra
Steve Miller Band 5 3:40
9 Love Is a Battlefield
Pat Benatar 4:11
10 Ballroom Blitz
The Sweet 4.85 4:03
11 Africa
Toto 4:03
12 You’re the Voice
John Farnham 4:17
13 Ride Like the Wind
Christopher Cross 4.65 4:31
14 All Out of Love
Air Supply 4.5 4:03
15 Open Arms
Journey 3.5 3:20
16 Black Magic Woman
Santana 2:38
17 Carrie
Europe 3:12
18 Rock ’n’ Roll Dreams Come Through
Jim Steinman 4:01
19 Little Lies
Fleetwood Mac 3.5 3:40
20 Kyrie
Mr. Mister 5 4:11
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Call Me
Blondie 4.4 3:27
2 Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve)
Buzzcocks 2:41
3 Once Bitten Twice Shy
Ian Hunter 3:53
4 Power of Love
Huey Lewis & The News 3:53
5 Way It Is
Bruce Hornsby & The Range 3.5 4:58
6 Kayleigh
Marillion 3:34
7 Hush
Kula Shaker 2:57
8 Wake Up Boo
The Boo Radleys 3:37
9 Come Back Brighter
Reef 3:33
10 Raw Power
Iggy & The Stooges 4:18
11 Up Around the Bend
Hanoi Rocks 3:08
12 Living After Midnight
Judas Priest 4.35 3:28
13 Cum on Feel the Noize
Quiet Riot 3:50
14 When I See You Smile
Bad English 4:20
15 Surrender
Cheap Trick 3.4 4:15
16 Always the Sun
The Stranglers 5 4:04
17 Perfect Day
Lou Reed 4 3:46
18 Boxer
Simon & Garfunkel 4 5:09
19 Tangled Up in Blue
Bob Dylan 5:43
20 Elephant Stone
The Stone Roses 4:50

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
Richard Tandy (track 1)
drumset:
Bev Bevan (track 1)
bass guitar:
Kelly Groucutt (track 1)
strings arranger:
Jeff Lynne (track 1)
Louis Clark (track 1)
Richard Tandy (track 1)
synthesizer:
Jeff Lynne (track 1)
Richard Tandy (track 1)
electric piano:
Richard Tandy (track 1)
electric guitar:
Jeff Lynne (track 1)
percussion:
Bev Bevan (track 1)
piano:
Jeff Lynne (track 1)
Richard Tandy (track 1)
arranger:
Pete Seeger (track 16)
assistant engineer:
Hill Swimmer (track 8)
choir vocals:
Jeff Lynne (track 1)
Kelly Groucutt (track 1)
choir vocals arranger:
Jeff Lynne (track 1)
Louis Clark (track 1)
Richard Tandy (track 1)
composer:
John Barry (film composer; known for James Bond) (track 17)
Norman Blake (Scottish writer/performer with Teenage Fanclub) (track 10)
Jeff Buckley (track 4)
Dewey Bunnell (track 15)
Jeff Lynne (track 1)
Johnny Mandel (American composer and arranger) (track 19)
Ricky Ross (Scottish singer-songwriter) (track 14)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 2)
Donald Roeser (track 5)
Daryl Hall (track 18)
Paddy McAloon (track 9)
John Oates (track 18)
Jeff Wayne (musician) (track 3)
Pete Seeger (1959) (track 16)
conductor:
Louis Clark (track 1)
engineer:
Phil Bonnano (track 8)
Mike Clink (track 8)
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (track 6)
lead vocals:
Jeff Lynne (track 1)
librettist:
Doreen Wayne (track 3)
lyricist:
Norman Blake (Scottish writer/performer with Teenage Fanclub) (track 10)
Jeff Buckley (track 4)
Dewey Bunnell (track 15)
Jeff Lynne (track 1)
Ricky Ross (Scottish singer-songwriter) (track 14)
Sara Allen (track 18)
Mike Altman (track 19)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 2)
Donald Roeser (track 5)
Daryl Hall (track 18)
Paddy McAloon (track 9)
John Oates (track 18)
Jeff Wayne (musician) (track 3)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 16)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 14)
producer:
Bill Ham (track 6)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 7)
Warne Livesey (track 14)
Jeff Lynne (track 1)
Jim Peterik (track 8)
Frankie Sullivan (US guitarist and songwriter, member of Survivor) (track 8)
Phil Thornalley (track 9)
recording engineer:
Felix Kendall (UK recording engineer) (track 14)
remixer:
Thomas Dolby (track 9)
writer:
Adam Ant (track 7)
Frank Beard (track 6)
Huw Bunford (track 11)
Cian Ciaran (track 11)
Sarah Durkee (track 12)
Billy Gibbons (track 6)
Dusty Hill (track 6)
Dafydd Ieuan (track 11)
Paul Jacobs (American composer) (track 12)
Jim Peterik (track 8)
Marco Pirroni (track 7)
Guto Pryce (track 11)
Gruff Rhys (track 11)
Frankie Sullivan (US guitarist and songwriter, member of Survivor) (track 8)
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) (1979) (track 1)
Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited (not for release label use! post-2008 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment) (2016) (track 8)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (track 2)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 2, 5)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 19)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 1, 9)
Easy Action Music (track 8)
Songs of Mosaic (track 6)
Sony/ATV Melody (track 8)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (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 8)
recorded at:
mash-ups:
Shit by Neil Cicierega (track 1)
Tiger by Neil Cicierega (track 8)
remixes:
Legs (dance mix) by ZZ Top (track 6)
sampled by:
One of Them by Merciless (track 8)
Raise the Roof by Girl Talk (track 8)
Rock the Beat by LMFAO (track 8)
Sexy Gal by Shaggy (track 8)
part of:
Anti-Hit List: June 4, 1996 (number: 1) (track 11)
cover recording of:
Suicide Is Painless (track 19)
is based on:
later parody versions:
Anteater (track 18)
Spameater (track 18)
The Cats of Cash (track 2)
Vista Drivers (track 8)
later translated versions:
Folsom Prison Blues (German version) (track 2)
later versions:
live recording of:
Ventura Highway (track 15)
part of:
parts:
recording of:
Eye of the Tiger (track 8)
Legs (track 6)
Maneater (track 18)
Mellow Doubt (track 10)
Midnight Cowboy (track 17)
Modern Girl (track 12)
Real Gone Kid (track 14)
The Eve of the War (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Rocky (track 8)

CD 2

drumset:
Steve Smith (American drummer) (track 15)
bass guitar:
Hugh McDonald (bassist) (track 1)
Ross Valory (track 15)
Chris Squire (Yes bassist) (1983) (track 7)
drums:
Mickey Curry (track 1)
Pat Mastelotto (track 20)
Alan White (Yes drummer) (1983) (track 7)
drums and percussion:
Steve Smith (American drummer) (track 15)
guitar:
Steve Farris (US session guitarist, member of Mr. Mister) (track 20)
Neal Schon (track 15)
Trevor Rabin (1983) (track 7)
bass:
Richard Page (singer-songwriter; former lead singer & bassist of Mr. Mister) (track 20)
Ross Valory (track 15)
synclavier:
Steve Croes (track 1)
keyboard:
Jonathan Cain (track 15)
Steve George (US keyboardist for Mr. Mister & Pages) (track 20)
John Webster (track 1)
Tony Kaye (1983) (track 7)
keyboard and piano:
Jonathan Cain (track 15)
guitar family:
Stef Burns (track 1)
assistant mixer:
Brian Scheuble (track 1)
background vocals:
Jonathan Cain (track 15)
Vic Pepe (track 1)
Jack Ponti (track 1)
Neal Schon (track 15)
Sherwood Ball (track 1)
Scott Bender (track 1)
Lance Bulen (track 1)
Stan Bush (track 1)
Cali (track 1)
Gary Falcone (track 1)
Mike Finnigan (keyboardist) (track 1)
Kelly Keeling (track 1)
Corky McClennan (track 1)
Shaun Murphy (track 1)
Tony Palmucci (track 1)
Ross Valory (track 15)
Terry Wood (US vocalist) (track 1)
background vocals arranger:
Vic Pepe (track 1)
Jack Ponti (track 1)
David Campbell (US based Canadian violinist, composer, conductor and arranger) (track 1)
composer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 10)
Nicky Chinn (track 10)
Christopher Cross (track 13)
Steve George (US keyboardist for Mr. Mister & Pages) (track 20)
Tom Johnston (track 3)
Christine McVie (track 19)
Mic Michaeli (track 17)
Richard Page (singer-songwriter; former lead singer & bassist of Mr. Mister) (track 20)
Eddy Quintela (track 19)
Joey Tempest (track 17)
Kevin Cronin (track 6)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 16)
Steve Miller (leader of Steve Miller Band) (track 8)
Jim Steinman (track 18)
engineer:
Gary Langan (track 7)
executive producer:
Clive Davis (track 14)
guest guitar family:
Slash (Guns N’ Roses guitarist) (track 1)
Joe Satriani (track 1)
guest background vocals:
Zachary Nevel (track 1)
Ozzy Osbourne (track 1)
Joe Satriani (track 1)
lead vocals:
Alice Cooper (the musician Vincent Damon Furnier) (track 1)
Richard Page (singer-songwriter; former lead singer & bassist of Mr. Mister) (track 20)
Steve Perry (American singer and songwriter, member of Journey) (track 15)
Peter Cetera (track 4)
Bill Champlin (track 4)
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (1983) (track 7)
lyricist:
Christopher Cross (track 13)
Christine McVie (track 19)
Eddy Quintela (track 19)
Kevin Cronin (track 6)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 16)
John Lang (US songwriter for Mr. Mister & Pages) (track 20)
Steve Miller (leader of Steve Miller Band) (track 8)
Jim Steinman (track 18)
producer:
Lindsey Buckingham (track 19)
Peter Collins (producer) (track 1)
Richard Dashut (track 19)
Paul DeVilliers (track 20)
Kevin Elson (track 15)
Trevor Horn (track 7)
Mr. Mister (track 20)
Robie Porter (track 14)
Mike Stone (producer 60’s–80’s) (track 15)
Phil Wainman (track 10)
recording engineer:
Paul Northfield (track 1)
vocals:
Steve George (US keyboardist for Mr. Mister & Pages) (track 20)
writer:
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (track 7)
Ritchie Blackmore (track 2)
Jonathan Cain (track 15)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 9)
Alice Cooper (the musician Vincent Damon Furnier) (track 1)
Clive Davis (track 14)
Ian Gillan (track 2)
Roger Glover (track 2)
Lou Gramm (American rock singer-songwriter; Black Sheep, Foreigner & Shadow King) (track 5)
Trevor Horn (track 7)
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth) (track 5)
Holly Knight (track 9)
Jon Lord (track 2)
Ian Paice (track 2)
D. Paich (track 11)
Vic Pepe (track 1)
Steve Perry (American singer and songwriter, member of Journey) (track 15)
Bob Pfeifer (track 1)
Jack Ponti (track 1)
Jeffrey Porcaro (track 11)
Andy Qunta (track 12)
Trevor Rabin (track 7)
Keith Reid (track 12)
Graham Russell (Air Supply) (track 14)
Maggie Ryder (track 12)
Chris Squire (Yes bassist) (track 7)
Chris Thompson (vocalist with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band) (track 12)
Steve Kipner (1984) (track 4)
John Lewis Parker (1984) (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
Arista Records, Inc. (manufacturing and distribution company, do not add releases here) (track 14)
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 6)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1981) (track 15)
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 15)
publisher:
Affirmative Music (track 7)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 2)
HEC Music (track 2)
Henrees Music co. (track 2)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 18)
Rising Storm Music (track 11)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 1)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (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) (track 15)
フジパシフィック音楽出版 (– 2014-12-31) (track 5)
BMG Songs, Inc. (1991 – ????) (track 1)
EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (1991 – ????) (track 1)
Ezra Music Corp. (1991 –) (track 1)
Fifeman Music (1991 –) (track 1)
Jack Ponti Music (1991 –) (track 1)
Little Elvis Music (1991 –) (track 1)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1991 –) (track 1)
Sony Music Publishing (worldwide except Japan, ended 1995) (1991 – 1995) (track 1)
Lost Boys Music (1993 –) (track 18)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (1993 – ????) (track 18)
フジパシフィックミュージック (2015-01-01 –) (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 5)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Sarm Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1983) (track 7)
mash-ups:
Hot n Cold as Ice by G3RSt (track 5)
remixes:
Hey Stoopid (single version) by Alice Cooper (track 1)
sampled by:
Cold as Ice by Hood Surgeon (track 5)
Cold as Ice by M.O.P. (track 5)
Hey Ladies by Beastie Boys (track 10)
Ice Cold by Scott Brown (track 5)
Shame on Me by Avicii (drums) (track 10)
cover recording of:
Black Magic Woman (track 16)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Barak & Deborah (track 8)
Barroom Hitz (track 10)
Walk on the Water (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Humo en el water (track 2)
Savua Laatokalla (track 2)
later translated versions:
Abracadabra (track 8)
El amor que soñé (track 15)
Rock’n Roll Dreams come through (Japanese version) (track 18)
小風波 (Cantonese version of All Out of Love) (track 14)
recording of:
Abracadabra (track 8)
Africa (track 11)
All Out of Love (track 14)
Ballroom Blitz (track 10)
Carrie (Europe song) (track 17)
Cold as Ice (Foreigner) (track 5)
Hey Stoopid (track 1)
Keep On Loving You (track 6)
Kyrie (track 20)
Little Lies (track 19)
Long Train Runnin' (track 3)
Open Arms (track 15)
Ride Like the Wind (track 13)
Smoke on the Water (track 2)
You’re the Voice (track 12)
Owner of a Lonely Heart (1983) (track 7)
Hard Habit to Break (1984) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 11)
Polkas on 45 (track 2)
Hooked on Polkas (track 7)

CD 3

electric bass guitar:
Ian Hill (UK bassist for Judas Priest) (1980-01 – 1980-02) (track 12)
drumset:
Hal Blaine (track 18)
Dave Holland (British rock drummer) (1980-01 – 1980-02) (track 12)
strings:
Ernie Freeman (track 18)
Jimmie Haskell (track 18)
guitar:
Fred Carter, Jr. (track 18)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 18)
bass:
Joe Osborn (track 18)
electric guitar:
Kenneth Downing (1980-01 – 1980-02) (track 12)
Glenn Tipton (1980-01 – 1980-02) (track 12)
keyboard:
Larry Knechtel (track 18)
composer:
Fish (Derek William Dick, ex-Marillion frontman) (track 6)
John Fogerty (track 11)
Ian Hunter (Mott the Hoople) (track 3)
Mark Kelly (Marillion keyboardist) (track 6)
Ian Mosley (track 6)
Steve Rothery (track 6)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 18)
Pete Trewavas (track 6)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 14)
Ian Brown (UK singer, member of Stone Roses) (track 20)
Martin Carr (track 8)
B.R. Hornsby (track 5)
Rick Nielsen (track 15)
Lou Reed (track 17)
John Squire (track 20)
Bob Dylan (1974) (track 19)
Pete Shelley (Buzzcocks lead singer) (1977-11) (track 2)
engineer:
Roy Halee (track 18)
Louis Austin (engineering) (track 12)
Owen Morris (track 16)
Elliot Scheiner (track 5)
lead vocals:
Lou Reed (track 17)
Rob Halford (1980-01 – 1980-02) (track 12)
lyricist:
Fish (Derek William Dick, ex-Marillion frontman) (track 6)
John Fogerty (track 11)
Ian Hunter (Mott the Hoople) (track 3)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 18)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 14)
Ian Brown (UK singer, member of Stone Roses) (track 20)
Martin Carr (track 8)
B.R. Hornsby (track 5)
Rick Nielsen (track 15)
Lou Reed (track 17)
John Squire (track 20)
Bob Dylan (1974) (track 19)
Pete Shelley (Buzzcocks lead singer) (1977-11) (track 2)
mixer:
John Leckie (track 20)
producer:
Tom Allom (track 12)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 17)
Arthur Garfunkel (track 18)
Roy Halee (track 18)
Peter Hook (track 20)
Mike Kemp (track 16)
Giorgio Moroder (track 1)
Mick Ronson (track 17)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 18)
The Stranglers (track 16)
B.R. Hornsby (track 5)
Elliot Scheiner (track 5)
recording engineer:
Ted Brosnan (1969-11-08) (track 18)
writer:
Johnny Colla (track 4)
Hugh Cornwell (track 16)
Kenneth Downing (track 12)
Brian Duffy (UK drummer aka Jet Black) (track 16)
Dave Greenfield (track 16)
Rob Halford (track 12)
Deborah Harry (track 1)
Chris Hayes (track 4)
Neville Holder (track 13)
James Lea (track 13)
Huey Lewis (track 4)
Giorgio Moroder (track 1)
Iggy Pop (track 10)
Glenn Tipton (track 12)
James Williamson (Iggy and The Stooges guitarist) (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS Records (manufacturer/distributor) (1980) (track 12)
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1986) (track 16)
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) (1998) (track 1)
publisher:
Adult Music (track 15)
Bug Music (track 10)
CBS Songs Ltd. (track 16)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher - NOT for release labels) (track 1)
Complete Music Ltd. (tracks 2, 16)
EMI Music Ltd. (track 17)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 16)
Huey Lewis Music (track 4)
Kinda Blue Music (track 4)
Pattern Music Ltd (track 18)
Plumbshaft-Ltd. (track 16)
WATANABE MUSIC PUBLISHING CO., LTD. (Japanese publisher, 1962–present) (track 13)
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 4)
Paul Simon Music (1968) (track 18)
Ram’s Horn Music (1974 – 2002) (track 19)
Zappo Music (1986) (track 5)
Special Rider Music (2002 –) (track 19)
produced at:
Battery Studios (London, owned by Zomba group) in London, England, United Kingdom (track 20)
recorded at:
Startling Studios (Tittenhurst Park) in Ascot, Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom (1980-01 – 1980-02) (track 12)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Changes by 2Pac feat. Talent (track 5)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 68) (track 19)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 105) (track 18)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 334) (track 17)
cover recording of:
Up Around the Bend (track 11)
is the basis for:
Llamame (Call Me) (track 1)
later parody versions:
The Atheists (track 5)
The Power Above (track 4)
The Way My Dick Is (track 5)
later translated parody versions:
Humpalle vaan (track 13)
later translated versions:
Es‐tu déjà tombé amoureux ("Ever Fallen in Love" in French/English) (track 2)
Kärlekens kraft (track 4)
Soita mulle (track 1)
カモン (track 13)
recording of:
Always the Sun (track 16)
Call Me (track 1)
Elephant Stone (track 20)
Kayleigh (track 6)
Raw Power (track 10)
Surrender (track 15)
Tangled Up in Blue (track 19)
The Boxer (track 18)
The Power of Love (Back to the Future) (track 4)
The Way It Is (track 5)
Wake Up Boo! (track 8)
Perfect Day (1972-08) (track 17)
Living After Midnight (1980-01 – 1980-02) (track 12)
referred to in medleys: