Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Want You
Bob Dylan 3:07
2 Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison 2.25 3:03
3 Oh Pretty Woman
Roy Orbison 2:58
4 Suspicious Minds
Elvis Presley 3.5 4:34
5 Be My Baby
The Ronettes 4.35 2:43
6 Mrs. Robinson
Simon & Garfunkel 4.35 4:02
7 Mr. Tambourine Man
The Byrds 4.25 2:23
8 Everybody’s Talkin’
Harry Nilsson 3.75 2:42
9 San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)
Scott McKenzie 3:00
10 Cupid
Johnny Nash 3:25
11 One Love
Bob Marley & The Wailers 3:24
12 Light My Fire
José Feliciano 4 3:36
13 Groupie (Superstar)
Delaney & Bonnie 2:50
14 Wedding Bell Blues
Laura Nyro 2:55
15 Moon River
Henry Mancini, His Orchestra & Chorus 2:44
16 To Love Somebody
Nina Simone 4 2:40
17 Piece of My Heart
Erma Franklin 2 2:34
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ring of Fire
Johnny Cash 2:38
2 Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
Andy Williams 4 3:13
3 Blue Velvet
Bobby Vinton 2:49
4 Move Over Darling
Doris Day 2:23
5 I Will Follow Him (Chariot)
Peggy March 2:29
6 Young Girl
Gary Puckett & The Union Gap 3:14
7 Everlasting Love
Love Affair 3:04
8 The Letter
The Box Tops 5 1:55
9 Kicks
Paul Revere and The Raiders 2:29
10 Hang On Sloopy
The McCoys 3:54
11 Flowers on the Wall
The Statler Brothers 3 2:21
12 The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra and Chorus 2:47
13 The ‘In’ Crowd
Ramsey Lewis 5:52
14 You’ve Made Me So Very Happy
Blood, Sweat & Tears 4:17
15 Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time)
The Delfonics 5 3:22
16 It’s Your Thing
The Isley Brothers 2:49
17 Dance to the Music
Sly & The Family Stone 3:00
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Shoop Shoop Song
Aretha Franklin 2:25
2 Aquarius / Let the Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures)
The 5th Dimension 4:50
3 Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
Neil Sedaka 2:17
4 Donna the Prima Donna
Dion 2:55
5 I Left My Heart in San Francisco
Tony Bennett 2:52
6 The Theme From ‘A Summer Place’
Percy Faith 2:24
7 Midnight Special
Harry Belafonte 4:01
8 Take Five
Carmen McRae with The Dave Brubeck Quartet 2:17
9 I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Mel Tormé 2:37
10 The End of the World
Skeeter Davis 2:38
11 Stand by Your Man
Tammy Wynette 4 2:39
12 Dumb Blonde
Dolly Parton 4 2:30
13 Welcome to My World
Jim Reeves 2:24
14 What Will My Mary Say
Johnny Mathis 3:11
15 Bless You
Tony Orlando 2:09
16 (Today I Met) the Boy I’m Gonna Marry
Darlene Love 2:48
17 Stay
Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs 5 1:40
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Somebody to Love
Jefferson Airplane 2:59
2 In the Year 2525
Zager & Evans 5 3:17
3 Get Together
The Youngbloods 4:37
4 Do You Believe in Magic
The Lovin’ Spoonful 2:07
5 Green Tambourine
The Lemon Pipers 2:28
6 Hush
Billy Joe Royal 2:31
7 Summertime
Big Brother & the Holding Company 4:00
8 Yellow Brick Road
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band 2:29
9 Changes
Moby Grape 3:24
10 Undun
The Guess Who 3.5 3:26
11 Mechanical World
Spirit 5:17
12 Be Careful With a Fool
Johnny Winter 5:17
13 Race With the Devil
Gun 4 3:36
14 Rockon’ Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu
Flamin’ Groovies 3:04
15 Six Days on the Road
Taj Mahal 3:02
16 Village Dance
Ravi Shankar 4:07
17 Evil Ways
Santana 3:01

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Eric Gale (1967-03-28) (track 2)
strings arranger:
George Tipton (track 12)
drums:
Don Alias (1967) (track 16)
Gary Chester (studio drummer and educator) (1967-03-28) (track 2)
Hal Blaine (1968-02-02) (track 6)
organ:
Garry Sherman (arranger & conductor) (1967-03-28) (track 2)
guitar:
Al Gorgoni (1967-03-28) (track 2)
Hugh McCracken (1967-03-28) (track 2)
Van Morrison (1967-03-28) (track 2)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1968-02-02) (track 6)
piano:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1967) (track 16)
arranger:
Jack Nitzsche (track 5)
assistant engineer:
Dan Milazzo (track 4)
assistant producer:
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (track 6)
audio engineer:
Jeff Juliano (track 4)
background vocals:
The Sweet Inspirations (1967-03-28) (track 2)
composer:
Henry Mancini (American composer, conductor and arranger) (track 15)
Van Morrison (track 2)
Roy Orbison (track 3)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 6)
Sam Cooke (track 10)
William Dees (track 3)
Mark James (Francis Rodney Zambon, composer of "Suspicious Minds") (tracks 4, 4)
Fred Neil (track 8)
Laura Nyro (track 14)
Bob Dylan (1964-02 – 1964-04) (track 7)
conductor:
Henry Mancini (American composer, conductor and arranger) (track 15)
engineer:
Larry Levine (track 5)
Ray Bardani (track 4)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (track 4)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1967) (track 16)
Van Morrison (1967-03-28) (track 2)
lyricist:
Roy Orbison (track 3)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 6)
Sam Cooke (track 10)
William Dees (track 3)
Mark James (Francis Rodney Zambon, composer of "Suspicious Minds") (tracks 4, 4)
Johnny Mercer (track 15)
Fred Neil (track 8)
Laura Nyro (track 14)
Bob Dylan (1964-02 – 1964-04) (track 7)
Van Morrison (1967) (track 2)
mastering:
George Marino (track 4)
mixer:
Ray Bardani (track 4)
David Bendeth (track 4)
performer:
Simon & Garfunkel (track 6)
Van Morrison (1967-03-28) (track 2)
producer:
Bert Russell Berns (track 2)
Danny Davis (country, band leader, producer) (track 16)
Art Garfunkel (track 6)
Rick Jarrard (track 12)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 6)
Phil Spector (track 5)
Roy Halee (track 6)
recording engineer:
Brooks Arthur (track 2)
Roy Halee (track 6)
vocals:
Erma Franklin (track 17)
Ronnie Spector (1963-07) (track 5)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1968-02-02) (track 6)
Art Garfunkel (1968-02-02) (track 6)
writer:
Jeff Barry (track 5)
Bert Russell Berns (track 17)
John Densmore (track 12)
Barry Gibb (track 16)
Robin Gibb (track 16)
Ellie Greenwich (track 5)
Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors) (track 12)
Ray Manzarek (track 12)
Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors) (track 12)
Jerry Ragovoy (track 17)
Phil Spector (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Phil Spector Records (1963) (track 5)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1965) (track 7)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1967) (tracks 2, 17)
Charly Records (1968) (track 2)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track 5)
Artist Alliance (track 2)
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 16)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 5, 8)
Gibb Brothers Music (track 16)
Kags Music Corp. (track 10)
Pattern Music Ltd (track 6)
Paul Simon Music (track 6)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 15)
Tuna Fish Music (track 14)
Universal Music Publishing (Use ONLY if no country-specific information is available) (track 2)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (track 5)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 2)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (tracks 3, 6)
Web IV Music Inc. (track 2)
フジパシフィック音楽出版 (– 2014-12-31) (track 5)
Warner/Chappell (1964 – 1992) (track 7)
Special Rider Music (1992 –) (track 7)
フジパシフィックミュージック (2015-01-01 –) (track 5)
recorded at:
earliest release:
remixes:
Be My Baby by Leslie Grace (track 5)
Everybody’s Talkin’ (studio remix) by Nilsson (track 8)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 22) (track 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 109) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Cupid (track 10)
To Love Somebody (1967) (track 16)
Light My Fire (1968-01-06) (track 12)
Suspicious Minds (1969-01-22) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Elizabete (track 12)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Bruuni Ouge (track 2)
L'Homme orchestre (track 7)
Mr. Tambourine Man (Bengali) (track 7)
Mrs. Robinson (Finnish) (track 6)
Pretty Woman (track 3)
Schönes Madl (track 3)
later versions:
Comme aujourd'hui (track 5)
Oh, My Lord Jesus (track 7)
live cover recording of:
Mr. Tambourine Man (track 7)
Suspicious Minds (track 4)
part of:
Superstar (track 12)
recording of:
Oh, Pretty Woman (Roy Orbison song) (track 3)
Piece of My Heart (track 17)
Wedding Bell Blues (track 14)
Moon River (1960-12-08) (track 15)
Be My Baby (1963-07) (track 5)
Brown Eyed Girl (1967-03-28) (track 2)
Mrs. Robinson (1968-02-02) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

composer:
Lew DeWitt (tracks 11, 11)
lyricist:
Lew DeWitt (tracks 11, 11)
producer:
Dan Penn (track 8)
vocals:
Andy Williams (US pop/jazz vocalist) (track 2)
writer:
James "Buzz" Cason (track 7)
Bob Crewe (track 2)
Bob Gaudio (track 2)
Mac Gayden (track 7)
Berry Gordy, Jr. (track 14)
Frank Wilson (Motown singer/songwriter) (track 14)
Thom Bell (1969) (track 15)
William Hart (of The Delfonics) (1969) (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Arista Records (1967) (track 8)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1967) (track 2)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 2)
Seasons Four Music (1967) (track 2)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 364) (track 8)
cover recording of:
later parody versions:
Romantic Letter (track 8)
later translated versions:
Kirje (track 8)
La carta (track 8)
君の瞳に恋してる (Aya Maki translation) (track 2)
君の瞳に恋してる (Ren Takayanagi translation) (track 2)
later versions:
Une lettre (track 8)
live recording of:
Flowers on the Wall (track 11)
recording of:
Everlasting Love (track 7)
Flowers on the Wall (track 11)
The Letter (track 8)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

drumset [drums]:
Willie Morrow (track 17)
double bass:
Albert Hill (double bassist) (track 17)
arranger:
Harry Belafonte (track 7)
baritone vocals:
Charles Thomas (The Zodiacs) (track 17)
composer:
Paul Desmond (track 8)
Johnny Hathcock (track 13)
Maurice Williams (US singer/songwriter, played with The Zodiacs) (track 17)
Ray Winkler (track 13)
lead vocals:
Maurice Williams (US singer/songwriter, played with The Zodiacs) (track 17)
lyricist:
Johnny Hathcock (track 13)
Maurice Williams (US singer/songwriter, played with The Zodiacs) (track 17)
Dave Brubeck (track 8)
Iola Brubeck (track 8)
Ray Winkler (track 13)
performer:
Carmen McRae (track 8)
producer:
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 11)
tenor vocals:
Wiley Bennett (track 17)
tenor vocals [falsetto tenor]:
Henry Gaston (track 17)
vocals:
Tammy Wynette (track 11)
Dolly Parton (track 12)
writer:
Curly Putman (track 12)
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 11)
Tammy Wynette (track 11)
publisher:
Neillrae Music (track 13)
Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (tracks 12–13)
Cherio Corp (1960) (track 17)
cover recording of:
Stay (track 17)
later translated versions:
I New York (track 8)
Roadie-Lied (track 17)
Wer Liebe sucht (track 11)
later versions:
Du tillhör mig (track 11)
Ne boude pas (Take Five) (track 8)
recording of:
Dumb Blonde (track 12)
Midnight Special (track 7)
Take Five (song version) (track 8)
Welcome to My World (track 13)
Stand by Your Man (1968) (track 11)
version of:
Take Five (original instrumental version) (track 8)

CD 4

audio engineer:
Elliot Scheiner (track 10)
composer:
Randy Bachman (Canadian guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 10)
Joe Bihari (track 12)
Rick Evans (track 2)
B.B. King (track 12)
John Sebastian (track 4)
Clarence “Sonny” Henry (US jazz guitarist aka Sonny Henry) (track 17)
engineer:
David Greene (engineer recording, mixing) (track 10)
lyricist:
Randy Bachman (Canadian guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 10)
Rick Evans (track 2)
John Sebastian (track 4)
Clarence “Sonny” Henry (US jazz guitarist aka Sonny Henry) (track 17)
producer:
Jack Richardson (track 10)
writer:
Adrian Curtis (track 13)
Paul Leka (track 5)
Shelley Pinz (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
RCA Records (record company—for the imprint, please use “RCA” instead) (1975) (track 10)
publisher:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 216) (track 4)
cover recording of:
Evil Ways (track 17)
later translated versions:
L'An 2005 (In the Year 2525) (track 2)
Mighty Mighty Love (track 2)
recording of:
Green Tambourine (track 5)
Race With The Devil (track 13)
Undun (track 10)

Release Group

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