Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Winner Takes It All
ABBA 4 4:54
2 You and Me
Spargo 4:10
3 Never Knew Love Like This Before
Stephanie Mills 5:20
4 Pearlydumm
BZN 4:17
5 Funkytown
Lipps, Inc. 3.8 3:56
6 Sun of Jamaica
Goombay Dance Band 4:04
7 Santa Maria
Roland Kaiser 4:01
8 Upside Down
Diana Ross 5 4:04
9 Do That to Me One More Time
Captain & Tennille 4.65 3:48
10 Celebration
Kool & The Gang 5 3:41
11 I'm in the Mood for Dancing
The Nolans 3:17
12 Runaway Boys
Stray Cats 4 2:59
13 Relight My Fire
Dan Hartman 5 3:43
14 What's Another Year
Johnny Logan 3:01
15 Que será mi vida
Gibson Brothers 3:52
16 An Englishman in New York
Godley & Creme 5 5:50
17 Matador
Garland Jeffreys 4:39
18 With You I'm Born Again
Billy Preston & Syreeta 3:36
19 Feels Like I'm in Love
Kelly Marie 3:10
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
The Police 4.6 4:19
2 Pretend
Alvin Stardust 2:40
3 Making Your Mind
Bucks Fizz 2:38
4 How Bout Us
Champaign 3:20
5 Why Tell Me Why
Anita Meyer 3:28
6 Stars on 45 Medley
Stars on 45 4:45
7 Super Freak
Rick James 3:19
8 I've Seen That Face Before
Grace Jones 4:25
9 Don't Stop the Music
Yarbrough & Peoples 4:03
10 I'm So Glad That I'm a Woman
Love United 3:49
11 Can You Feel It
The Jacksons 4:02
12 Cambodia
Kim Wilde 5 3:56
13 Hands Up
Ottawan 3:13
14 Wordy Rappinghood
Tom Tom Club 4:24
15 Funkin' for Jamaica
Tom Browne 3:19
16 Without Your Love
Roger Daltrey 3:17
17 If You Could Read My Mind
Viola Wills 4:11
18 Going Back to My Roots
Odyssey 5 3:24
19 Hold on Tight
Electric Light Orchestra 4 3:07
20 Let's Groove
Earth, Wind & Fire 4:00
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Twilight Zone
Golden Earring 4 4:39
2 Pass the Dutchie
Musical Youth 5 3:22
3 Someone Loves You Honey
June Lodge & Prince Mohammed 3:50
4 The Lion Sleeps Tonight
Tight Fit 3:05
5 Ein bißchen Frieden
Nicole 3:01
6 Aurora
Nova 3:38
7 Africa
Toto 3.75 4:54
8 Down Under
Men at Work 4.4 3:41
9 Baby Makes Her Blue Jeans Talk
Dr. Hook 3:45
10 Words
F.R. David 4.5 3:22
11 Don't Go
Yazoo 5 2:50
12 I Know There's Something Going On
Frida 5:27
13 Sexual Healing
Marvin Gaye 5 3:57
14 Oh Julie
Shakin’ Stevens 2:31
15 Don't Walk Away
Four Tops 4:03
16 Annie I'm Not Your Daddy
Kid Creole and the Coconuts 3:58
17 Come on Eileen
Dexys Midnight Runners 4.35 4:02
18 I'll Find My Way Home
Jon and Vangelis 5 4:28
19 How Many Times
Lori Spee 3:56
20 Biscaya
James Last 4:02

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Mike Watson (English-Swedish rock musician) (track 1)
strings arranger:
Rutger Gunnarsson (track 1)
Wade Marcus (track 3)
drums:
Ola Brunkert (track 1)
guitar:
Lasse Wellander (track 1)
wind instruments [Horn Arrangements] arranger:
Wade Marcus (track 3)
percussion:
Åke Sundqvist (track 1)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 1)
arranger:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 1)
Bernard Edwards (track 8)
Nile Rodgers (track 8)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 1)
background vocals:
Anni-Frid Lyngstad (track 1)
composer:
Ray Dorset (track 19)
Bernard Edwards (track 8)
Kevin Godley (track 16)
Steven Greenberg (track 5)
Dan Hartman (track 13)
Jean Kluger (Belgian producer, publisher, songwriter) (track 15)
Nile Rodgers (track 8)
David Shire (track 18)
Toni Tennille (track 9)
Daniel Vangarde (track 15)
conductor:
Bernard Edwards (track 8)
Nile Rodgers (track 8)
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow (track 1)
lead vocals:
Agnetha Fältskog (track 1)
lyricist:
Ray Dorset (track 19)
Kevin Godley (track 16)
Steven Greenberg (track 5)
Dan Hartman (track 13)
Toni Tennille (track 9)
Daniel Vangarde (track 15)
Nelly Byl (Belgian lyricist) (track 15)
Carol Connors (track 18)
Lol Creme (track 16)
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 1)
Dave Edmunds (track 12)
Bernard Edwards (track 8)
Godley & Creme (track 16)
Reggie Lucas (track 3)
James Mtume (musician, aranger, writer -NOT the group Mtume) (track 3)
Nile Rodgers (track 8)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 1)
remixer:
Russ Terrana (track 8)
vocals arranger:
Reggie Lucas (track 3)
James Mtume (musician, aranger, writer -NOT the group Mtume) (track 3)
Tawatha Agee (track 3)
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 1)
Ronald Bell (track 10)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 10)
Eumir Deodato (track 10)
Shay Healy (Irish songwriter) (track 14)
Wolfgang Jass (track 6)
Garland Jeffreys (track 17)
Reggie Lucas (track 3)
James Mtume (musician, aranger, writer -NOT the group Mtume) (track 3)
Slim Jim Phantom (track 12)
Brian Setzer (track 12)
Claydes Smith (track 10)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (track 10)
Dennis “D.T.” Thomas (Kool) (track 10)
Earl Toon, Jr. (track 10)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 1)
Lol Creme (track 16)
phonographic copyright by:
PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) (1979 –) (track 5)
Polar Music International AB (1980) (track 1)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1980) (track 5)
EMI America Records (1982) (track 12)
publisher:
Bocu Music Ltd. (track 1)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 18)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) ( – ????) (track 1)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 13)
Red Sea Songs (track 5)
Union Songs AB (track 1)
Union Songs Music (track 1)
Universal Music Publishing Group ( – ????) (track 1)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 1)
Artwork Music Co., Inc. (1980 – ????) (track 1)
Countless Songs, Ltd. (1980 – ????) (track 1)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1980) (track 10)
mixed at:
recorded at:
sampled by:
Hella Touch by The Kleptones (track 8)
later parody versions:
Juostaan pois (track 12)
later translated parody versions:
Zelebration (track 10)
later translated versions:
Bravo tu as gagné (track 1)
Feest! (track 10)
Obsi nidsi (track 8)
later versions:
recording of:
Celebration (track 10)
Funkytown (track 5)
Matador (track 17)
Que será mi vida (track 15)
Relight My Fire (track 13)
Runaway Boys (track 12)
Sun of Jamaica (track 6)
Upside Down (track 8)
What's Another Year (track 14)
You and Me (track 2)
The Winner Takes It All (1980) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 5)
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 1)
More Stars (7" mix) ("More Stars" (7" Mix) - 4:42) (track 1)
Stars on 45 (the song itself) (track 5)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 5)
ABBA Cappella (track 1)

CD 2

electric bass guitar:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 1)
drums:
Stewart Copeland (track 1)
electric guitar:
Andy Summers (track 1)
piano:
Jean Roussel (track 1)
co-producer:
Hugh Padgham (track 1)
composer:
Tom Browne (US jazz trumpeter) (track 15)
John Danter (track 3)
Andy Hill (English producer & songwriter) (track 3)
Rick James (American vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer) (track 7)
Jeff Lynne (track 19)
Ron Miller (US songwriter Ronald Alonzo Miller) (track 7)
Astor Piazzolla (track 8)
Lamont Dozier (track 18)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 1)
Dana Walden (track 4)
engineer:
Hugh Padgham (track 1)
lyricist:
John Danter (track 3)
Andy Hill (English producer & songwriter) (track 3)
Jeff Lynne (track 19)
Nelly Byl (Belgian lyricist) (track 13)
Nathalie Delon (track 8)
Lamont Dozier (track 18)
Barry Reynolds (track 8)
Toni Smith (track 15)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 1)
Dana Walden (track 4)
Dennis Wilkey (track 8)
mastering:
Dave Collins (US mastering engineer) (track 1)
producer:
The Police (British rock band) (track 1)
vocals:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 1)
writer:
Jeff Barry (track 6)
Martin Duiser (track 6)
Jaap Eggermont (track 6)
Jonah Ellis (track 9)
Chris Frantz (track 14)
Jackie Jackson (member of the Jackson 5) (track 11)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 11)
Andy Kim (track 6)
Jean Kluger (Belgian producer, publisher, songwriter) (track 13)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 6)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 6)
Paul McCartney (track 6)
Alisa Peoples (track 9)
Lonnie Simmons (track 9)
Steven Stanley (Producer) (track 14)
Daniel Vangarde (track 13)
Wayne Vaughn (track 20)
Tina Weymouth (track 14)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 20)
Marty Wilde (track 12)
Ricky Wilde (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
A&M Records (1981 –) (track 1)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1988) (track 4)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 20)
cover recording of:
How ’bout Us (track 4)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Opp med hendene (track 13)
medley of:
Stars on 45 (the song itself) (track 6)
Venus (Shocking Blue (I'm Your Venus)) (track 6)
Sugar, Sugar (track 6)
No Reply (track 6)
I’ll Be Back (track 6)
Drive My Car (track 6)
We Can Work It Out (track 6)
Nowhere Man (track 6)
recording of:
Cambodia (track 12)
Can You Feel It (track 11)
Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic (song by The Police) (track 1)
Hold On Tight (track 19)
Let's Groove (track 20)
Stars on 45 (Beatles Medley 7" Mix) (track 6)
Super Freak (track 7)
Why Tell Me Why (track 5)
Wordy Rappinghood (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Libertango (track 8)

CD 3

acoustic guitar:
Timothy B. Schmit (track 7)
drumset:
Jeffrey Porcaro (track 7)
bass guitar:
Patrick (track 2)
gong:
Jeffrey Porcaro (track 7)
drums:
Junior (track 2)
recorder:
Jim Horn (track 7)
synthesizer:
Steve Porcaro (track 7)
guitar:
Kelvin (track 2)
bass:
David Hungate (track 7)
electric guitar:
Steve Lukather (track 7)
percussion:
Lenny Castro (track 7)
Joe Porcaro (track 7)
keyboard:
Michael (Keyboard player for Musical Youth) (track 2)
keyboard and piano:
D. Paich (track 7)
marimba:
Joe Porcaro (track 7)
congas:
Lenny Castro (track 7)
arranger:
Daniel Darras (track 10)
background vocals:
D. Paich (track 7)
Timothy B. Schmit (track 7)
Bobby Kimball (track 7)
Steve Lukather (track 7)
composer:
August Darnell (track 16)
Colin Hay (track 8)
Jerry Knight (track 15)
Solomon Linda (track 4)
Shakin’ Stevens (track 14)
Ron Strykert (track 8)
Vangelis (Greek composer of electronic, new age and classical) (track 18)
Russ Ballard (track 12)
Vince Clarke (songwriter) (track 11)
George Kooymans (track 1)
engineer:
John Fryer (track 11)
Eric Radcliffe (track 11)
lead vocals:
D. Paich (track 7)
Bobby Kimball (track 7)
lyricist:
August Darnell (track 16)
Colin Hay (track 8)
Jerry Knight (track 15)
Shakin’ Stevens (track 14)
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (track 18)
Russ Ballard (track 12)
Vince Clarke (songwriter) (track 11)
George Kooymans (track 1)
Martin Kupersmith (track 10)
Louis Sandy Yagura (track 10)
George David Weiss (1961) (track 4)
producer:
Peter Collins (producer) (track 2)
Jean-Michel Gallois-Montbrun (Rolando Tambin) (track 10)
Marvin Gaye (track 13)
Daniel Miller (founder of Mute Records) (track 11)
Toto (American rock group) (track 7)
Vince Clarke (songwriter) (track 11)
recording engineer:
Al Schmitt (track 7)
vocals:
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (track 18)
Alison Moyet (track 11)
Dennis (track 2)
writer:
Kevin Adams (track 17)
Odell Brown (00046218688) (track 13)
Luigi Creatore (track 4)
Marvin Gaye (track 13)
Robbie Lyn (track 2)
Jackie Mittoo (track 2)
D. Paich (track 7)
Hugo Peretti (track 4)
Jeffrey Porcaro (track 7)
David Ritz ("Sexual Healing" co-composer) (track 13)
Kevin Rowland (track 17)
Leroy Sibbles (track 2)
Albert Stanton (pseudonym for Al Brackman) (track 4)
Huford Brown (Jamaican reggae deejay) (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1982) (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) (1982) (track 13)
publisher:
Abilene Music Inc. (track 4)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 13)
Rising Storm Music (track 7)
Snamyook Music (publisher associated with George Kooymans) (track 1)
Spheric B.V. (track 18)
Toughknot Ltd. (track 18)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 18)
mash-ups:
remixes:
sampled by:
Anything by JoJo (track 7)
I'm Hot by Erick Sermon (track 13)
Murder Reigns by Ja Rule (track 7)
New World by Nas (track 7)
Pass da Blunt (LP version) by Missy Misdemeanor Elliott featuring Timbaland (track 2)
The Young MC by Superfunk (track 2)
[untitled] by Chuck Person (track 7)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 231) (track 13)
cover recording of:
Pass the Kouchie (track 2)
has revision:
The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Mango Groove revision) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Hello Brooklyn 2.0 (track 13)
Sexual Rapping (track 13)
later parody versions:
Outnumbered (ApologetiX song) (track 8)
later translated versions:
Vamos Eileen (track 17)
later versions:
Julie à la folie (track 14)
part of:
My Kind of People (track 2)
The Lion King (stage musical) (track 4)
recording of:
Africa (track 7)
Come On Eileen (track 17)
Don't Walk Away (track 15)
Don’t Go (track 11)
Down Under (Men at Work song, “Do you come from a land down under?”) (track 8)
Oh Julie (1982 song) (track 14)
Sexual Healing (track 13)
Twilight Zone (Golden Earring song) (track 1)
Words (F.R. David song) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (tracks 7–8)
version of:
Wimoweh (track 4)

Release Group

part of: Greatest Hits of the Millennium (number: 80.1)