Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 One Step Beyond
Madness 4.35 2:22
2 A Message to You Rudy
The Specials 4 2:57
3 On My Radio
The Selecter 5 3:08
4 The Tears of a Clown
The Beat 3 2:43
5 The Israelites
Desmond Dekker & The Aces 2:36
6 Uptown Top Ranking
Althea and Donna 3:55
7 Skinhead Moonstomp
Symarip 3:01
8 Long Shot Kick De Bucket
The Pioneers 2:50
9 Nelson Mandela
The Special A.K.A. 4:10
10 Oh Carolina
Rico Rodriguez 4:16
11 Rude Boys Outa Jail
Neville Staple 3 4:08
12 Rudi's in Love
Locomotive 3:10
13 Let's Go Rock Steady
The Bodysnatchers 2:58
14 Big Seven
Judge Dread 3:19
15 Return of Django
The Upsetters 2:32
16 Too Much Pressure
The Selecter 2:52
17 There, There, My Dear
Dexys Midnight Runners 3:16
18 Gangsters
The Special A.K.A. 2:49
19 The Lunatics (Have Taken Over the Asylum)
Fun Boy Three 5 3:15
20 Town Called Malice
Paul Weller 3:27
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 You Really Got Me
The Kinks 4.4 2:16
2 Too Much Too Young
The Specials 2:06
3 House of Fun
Madness 4 2:51
4 Geno
Dexys Midnight Runners 3 3:29
5 You Need Wheels
The Merton Parkas 2:45
6 Tainted Love
Gloria Jones 2:40
7 The Teams That Meet in Caffs
Dexys Midnight Runners 4:04
8 Louie Louie
The Kingsmen 5 2:45
9 Lover Boy
Chairmen of the Board 3:22
10 Seven Days Too Long
Chuck Wood 2:21
11 I'm on My Way
Dean Parrish 2:42
12 Dance, Dance, Dance
The Casualeers 2:42
13 A Lot of Love
Homer Banks 2:39
14 Hanging Around
Mood Six 3:32
15 54-46 (That's My Number)
Toots & The Maytals 3:24
16 Rub Up, Push Up
Justin Hinds & The Dominoes 2:46
17 Rock Steady
Alton Ellis 2:40
18 Three Minute Hero
The Selecter 4 3:04
19 Ranking Full Stop
The Beat 5 2:50
20 That's Enterainment
Paul Weller 3:31

Credits

CD 1

drumset and percussion:
Daniel Woodgate (track 1)
bass guitar:
Mark Bedford (track 1)
guitar:
Chris Foreman (track 1)
keyboard:
Mike Barson (track 1)
baritone saxophone and tenor saxophone:
arranger:
Jerry Dammers (track 18)
background vocals:
Chas Smash (track 1)
composer:
Henry Cosby (track 4)
Neol Davies (British musician and founder of The Selecter) (tracks 3, 16)
Lynval Golding (track 19)
Stevie Wonder (track 4)
John Folkes (track 10)
Terry Hall (track 19)
Smokey Robinson (track 4)
Neville Staple (track 19)
Paul Weller (track 20)
guest trombone:
Rico Rodriguez (Jamaican trombonist) (track 2)
lyricist:
Neol Davies (British musician and founder of The Selecter) (tracks 3, 16)
Lynval Golding (track 19)
John Folkes (track 10)
Terry Hall (track 19)
Smokey Robinson (track 4)
Neville Staple (track 19)
Paul Weller (track 20)
producer:
Elvis Costello (track 2)
Bob Sargeant (track 4)
Pete Wingfield (track 17)
vocals:
Suggs (track 1)
writer:
Al Archer (track 17)
John Bradbury (UK drummer for The Specials/General Public) (track 18)
Rhoda Dakar (track 9)
Lynval Golding (track 18)
Dandy Livingstone (track 2)
Horace Panter (track 18)
Kevin Rowland (track 17)
Jerry Dammers (tracks 9, 18)
Terry Hall (track 18)
Neville Staple (track 18)
publisher:
Stylist Music Ltd. (track 20)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 132) (track 2)
cover recording of:
One Step Beyond... (track 1)
is the basis for:
D.J.s (track 2)
later translated versions:
Un Paso Adelante... ('One Step Beyond...' spanish version) (track 1)
recording of:
Gangsters (track 18)
Oh Carolina (track 10)
On My Radio (track 3)
Too Much Pressure (track 16)
Town Called Malice (track 20)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 4)
version of:
Al Capone (track 18)

CD 2

bass guitar:
Pete Quaife (1964-08) (track 1)
drums:
Mick Avory (1964-08) (track 1)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Dave Davies (ex-member of The Kinks) (1964-08) (track 1)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (1964-08) (track 1)
harmonica:
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (1964-08) (track 1)
keyboard:
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (1964-08) (track 1)
additional piano:
Perry Ford (1964-08) (track 1)
composer:
Al Archer (track 7)
Richard Berry (US singer/songwriter, composed Louie Louie) (track 8)
Jerry Dammers (track 2)
Neol Davies (British musician and founder of The Selecter) (track 18)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 1)
Toots Hibbert (track 15)
Paul Weller (track 20)
Ed Cobb (track 6)
engineer:
Barry Hammond (tracks 4, 7)
lead vocals:
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (1964-08) (track 1)
lyricist:
Richard Berry (US singer/songwriter, composed Louie Louie) (track 8)
Jerry Dammers (track 2)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 1)
Paul Weller (track 20)
Ed Cobb (track 6)
producer:
Clive Langer (track 3)
Shel Talmy (track 1)
Pete Wingfield (tracks 4, 7)
Alan Winstanley (track 3)
writer:
Al Archer (track 4)
Mike Barson (track 3)
Kevin Rowland (track 4)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 3–4, 7)
Jay Boy (track 1)
Stylist Music Ltd. (track 20)
recorded at:
Pye Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1964-08) (track 1)
sampled by:
Back 2 Back by 長沼英樹 (track 8)
Back 2 Back by 長沼英樹 (track 8)
part of:
cover recording of:
Louie Louie (track 8)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Faithless Love (track 6)
He Really Got Mad (track 1)
Ruthie-Ruthie (track 8)
Tainted Pub (track 6)
later translated versions:
Falso amor (track 6)
later versions:
My Number (Major Lazer & Bad Royale) (track 15)
recording of:
Geno (track 4)
House of Fun (track 3)
Tainted Love (track 6)
Three Minute Hero (track 18)
Too Much Too Young (track 2)
You Really Got Me (1964-08) (track 1)

Release

ASIN: UK: B0009NR8EE [info]