Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Good Vibrations
The Beach Boys 4.15 3:36
2 Pretty Flamingo
Manfred Mann 2:32
3 She’s Not There
The Zombies 2:22
4 We Gotta Get Out of This Place
The Animals 4.5 3:13
5 All Day and All of the Night
The Kinks 5 2:22
6 Lazy Sunday
Small Faces 3:03
7 Blackberry Way
The Move 3:37
8 If Paradise Is Half as Nice
Amen Corner 2:47
9 Young Ones
Cliff Richard & The Shadows 3:12
10 Needles and Pins
The Searchers 2:13
11 Hippy Hippy Shake
The Swinging Blue Jeans 1:44
12 Shakin’ All Over
Johnny Kidd and The Pirates 2:20
13 Mony Mony
Tommy James & the Shondells 2:47
14 Got to Get You Into My Life
Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers 2:31
15 Harlem Shuffle
Bob & Earl 2 2:51
16 Out of Time
Chris Farlowe 3:34
17 Friday on My Mind
The Easybeats 2.5 2:38
18 Stop Stop Stop
The Hollies 2:48
19 I’m Into Something Good
Herman’s Hermits 2:33
20 One Fine Day
The Chiffons 2:10
21 Wonderful Land
The Shadows 2:01
22 James Bond
John Barry 1:46
23 Ferry ’Cross the Mersey
Gerry & The Pacemakers 2:23
24 Mellow Yellow
Donovan 3:33
25 Living in the Past
Jethro Tull 3:18
26 Days of Pearly Spencer
David McWilliams 2:31
27 Weight
The Band 4 4:33
28 A Whiter Shade Of Pale
Procol Harum 5 4:00
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Queen 2:42
2 Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me)
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel 5 3:55
3 Starman
David Bowie 4.65 4:13
4 Oliver’s Army
Elvis Costello & The Attractions 2:58
5 See My Baby Jive
Wizzard 4:57
6 American Pie
Don McLean 5 4:07
7 Baker Street
Gerry Rafferty 4 4:08
8 You Sexy Thing
Hot Chocolate 4 4:03
9 You to Me Are Everything
The Real Thing 4 3:23
10 Give Me Just a Little More Time
Chairmen of the Board 2:40
11 Band of Gold
Freda Payne 5 2:54
12 Nutbush City Limits
Ike & Tina Turner 2:52
13 Spirit in the Sky
Norman Greenbaum 4.15 3:58
14 In the Summertime
Mungo Jerry 5 3:32
15 I Hear You Knocking
Dave Edmunds 2:48
16 Tiger Feet
Mud 5 3:51
17 Let’s Work Together
Canned Heat 2:47
18 Virginia Plain
Roxy Music 2:58
19 20th Century Boy
T. Rex 3:39
20 Heart of Glass
Blondie 3:55
21 Airport
The Motors 4:30
22 Air That I Breathe
The Hollies 4:01
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Two Tribes
Frankie Goes to Hollywood 3:56
2 It’s a Sin
Pet Shop Boys 5 5:00
3 Love Action (I Believe in Love)
The Human League 3:50
4 Let’s Dance
David Bowie 4.2 4:08
5 Wild Boys
Duran Duran 4.5 4:16
6 Gold
Spandau Ballet 4 3:51
7 Temptation
Heaven 17 3 3:04
8 Enola Gay
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark 3.2 3:29
9 Don’t You (Forget About Me)
Simple Minds 4 4:20
10 White Wedding
Billy Idol 4.65 4:10
11 You Can’t Hurry Love
Phil Collins 4.3 2:50
12 Karma Chameleon
Culture Club 4.5 3:59
13 Red Red Wine
UB40 4 3:01
14 Baggy Trousers
Madness 2:39
15 Geno
Dexys Midnight Runners 3 3:28
16 Ghost Town
The Specials 3.65 3:40
17 China in Your Hand
T’Pau 4:03
18 Golden Brown
The Stranglers 4.75 3:27
19 Don’t Dream It’s Over
Crowded House 4 3:54
20 Living Years
Mike + The Mechanics 5:30

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Robbie Robertson (1968-01) (track 27)
electric bass guitar:
Karl Green (track 19)
drumset:
Barry Whitwam (track 19)
bass guitar:
Pete Quaife (track 5)
Rick Danko (1968-01) (track 27)
drums:
Mick Avory (track 5)
Levon Helm (1968-01) (track 27)
guitar:
Dave Davies (ex-member of The Kinks) (track 5)
Keith Hopwood (track 19)
Derek Leckenby (track 19)
piano:
Garth Hudson (1968-01) (track 27)
background vocals:
Rick Danko (1968-01) (track 27)
Levon Helm (1968-01) (track 27)
Richard Manuel (1968-01) (track 27)
composer:
Ian Anderson (of Jethro Tull) (track 25)
Sonny Bono (track 10)
Gary Brooker (track 28)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 5)
Matthew Fisher (UK organist for Procol Harum/Prairie Madness) (track 28)
Carole King (tracks 19–20)
David McWilliams (track 26)
Jack Nitzsche (track 10)
Monty Norman (track 22)
Robbie Robertson (track 27)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 1)
Roy Wood (track 7)
engineer:
Don Hahn (engineer) (track 27)
Tony May (Engineer) (track 27)
Val Valentin (track 19)
lead vocals:
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 5)
Peter Noone (UK singer/songwriter member of Herman's Hermits) (track 19)
Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) (track 1)
Rick Danko (1968-01) (track 27)
Levon Helm (1968-01) (track 27)
lyricist:
Ian Anderson (of Jethro Tull) (track 25)
Sonny Bono (track 10)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 5)
David McWilliams (track 26)
Robbie Robertson (track 27)
Gerry Goffin (tracks 19–20)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 1)
Keith Reid (track 28)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 1)
Roy Wood (track 7)
performer:
producer:
The Band (roots rock band) (track 27)
The Beach Boys (track 1)
Mickie Most (English record producer) (track 19)
John Simon (US producer, arranger, composer, songwriter and musician) (track 27)
Shel Talmy (track 5)
writer:
Mick Jagger (track 16)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 14)
Barry Mann (track 4)
Paul McCartney (track 14)
Earl Nelson (track 15)
Bob Relf (track 15)
Keith Richards (Rolling Stones guitarist) (track 16)
Harry Vanda (track 17)
Cynthia Weil (track 4)
George Young (Australian producer) (track 17)
phonographic copyright by:
H.H.O. Ltd (music licensing) (track 15)
HHO Licensing Ltd. (track 15)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track 16)
Bug Music Ltd. (track 15)
Dwarf Music (track 27)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 22)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 4, 19)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 1)
Jay Boy (track 5)
Northern Songs Ltd. (track 14)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (tracks 4, 19–20)
mash-ups:
remaster of:
Harlem Shuffle by Bob & Earl (track 15)
part of:
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Needles and Pins (track 10)
Out of Time (track 16)
is based on:
later translated versions:
El peso (track 27)
Et quelque chose me dit (I’m Into Something Good) (track 19)
Freitag (track 17)
Je connais une chanson (The Days of Pearly Spencer) (track 26)
Perjantai kallossa (track 17)
ピンと針 (track 10)
recording of:
Blackberry Way (track 7)
Friday on My Mind (track 17)
Good Vibrations (Love/Wilson lyrics, common version) (track 1)
Harlem Shuffle (track 15)
James Bond Theme (track 22)
Living in the Past (Jethro Tull) (track 25)
One Fine Day (Carole King song) (track 20)
All Day and All of the Night (1964-09-23) (track 5)
The Weight (1968-01) (track 27)
referred to in medleys:
Themes from 007 (A Medley for Orchestra, arr. Calvin Custer) (track 22)
Polka Party! (track 15)
version of:
Good Vibrations (Tony Asher lyrics) (track 1)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 6)
drumset:
Mick Woodmansey (track 3)
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (track 3)
drums:
Roy Markowitz (1971-05-26) (track 6)
Henry Spinetti (1977) (track 7)
guitar:
Mick Ronson (track 3)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 3)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Hugh Burns (1977) (track 7)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Nigel Jenkins (1977) (track 7)
bass:
Bob Rothstein (1971-05-26) (track 6)
Gary Taylor (rock bassist) (1977) (track 7)
banjo:
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 6)
electric piano:
Ray Colcord (1971-05-26) (track 6)
vibraphone:
Mike Mainieri (1971-05-26) (track 6)
electric guitar:
David Spinozza (1971-05-26) (track 6)
percussion:
Roy Markowitz (1971-05-26) (track 6)
Glen LeFleur (1977) (track 7)
keyboard:
Tommy Eyre (1977) (track 7)
saxophone:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 3)
Raphael Ravenscroft (1977) (track 7)
piano:
Mick Ronson (track 3)
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (1971-05-26) (track 6)
marimba:
Mike Mainieri (1971-05-26) (track 6)
arranger:
Mick Ronson (track 3)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 3)
Roxy Music (track 18)
background vocals:
Mick Ronson (track 3)
choir vocals:
co-producer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 16)
Nicky Chinn (track 16)
composer:
Marc Bolan (track 19)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 16)
Nicky Chinn (track 16)
Ray Dorset (track 14)
Norman Greenbaum (track 13)
Steve Harley (track 2)
Wilbert Harrison (track 17)
Pearl King (track 15)
Roy Wood (track 5)
Dave Bartholomew (track 15)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 3)
Errol Brown (track 8)
Bryan Ferry (track 18)
Don McLean (track 6)
Gerry Rafferty (track 7)
Tina Turner (track 12)
Freddie Mercury (1979) (track 1)
engineer:
Tom Flye (track 6)
Andy Hendrikson (1972-03) (track 18)
lead vocals:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 3)
Gerry Rafferty (1977) (track 7)
lyricist:
Marc Bolan (track 19)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 16)
Nicky Chinn (track 16)
Ray Dorset (track 14)
Norman Greenbaum (track 13)
Steve Harley (track 2)
Wilbert Harrison (track 17)
Pearl King (track 15)
Roy Wood (track 5)
Dave Bartholomew (track 15)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 3)
Errol Brown (track 8)
Bryan Ferry (track 18)
Don McLean (track 6)
Gerry Rafferty (track 7)
Tina Turner (track 12)
Freddie Mercury (1979) (track 1)
performer:
Mud (UK glam rock band) (track 16)
producer:
Erik Jacobsen (track 13)
Barry Murray (track 14)
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (track 3)
Peter Sinfield (track 18)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 3)
vocals:
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 6)
Bob Rothstein (1971-05-26) (track 6)
writer:
Michael Denne (track 9)
Lamont Dozier (track 11)
Ronald Dunbar (track 11)
Ken Gold (track 9)
Deborah Harry (track 20)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 11)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (track 11)
Andy McMaster (track 21)
Chris Stein (track 20)
phonographic copyright by:
Holland Group Productions Inc. (1970) (track 11)
Pye Records (1976) (track 9)
publisher:
BMG Monarch (track 20)
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 16)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher - NOT for release labels) (track 20)
Fintage Publishing (track 19)
Huh-Music (track 12)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 6)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 11)
Universal (plain logo: "Universal") (track 6)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (Hong Kong/China subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 6)
Universal Records (1996-2005 American pop label - "RECORDS" must be a part of the logo!) (track 6)
Wizard (Bahamas) (track 19)
Beechwood Music Corp. (1979) (track 1)
Queen Music Ltd. (1979) (track 1)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Command Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1972-03) (track 18)
DJ-mixes:
Dance Mix One by Dakeyne (track 8)
earliest release:
mash-ups:
Welcome Back, Starman by MAN-CAT feat. Mase (track 3)
remixes:
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 333) (track 13)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 391) (track 11)
cover recording of:
I Hear You Knocking (track 15)
is the basis for:
21ST CHERRY BOY (track 19)
紅日我愛你 (track 14)
later parody versions:
Baker Dick (track 7)
Beggar's Feet (track 7)
Parable Guy (track 6)
Spirit Inside (track 13)
The Saga Begins (track 6)
later translated parody versions:
Corazón de vaso (track 20)
Dedieu la foire (track 17)
In the Wintertime (track 14)
later translated versions:
Algo loco es el amor ("Crazy Little Thing Called Love") (track 1)
Alle mitnander (track 17)
Heart of Glass (Japanese version) (track 20)
I hea di klopfn (track 15)
Katu (track 7)
Kovan pojan blues (track 17)
Magot Tcheri (track 14)
Muukalainen (track 3)
later versions:
Feu de paille (track 6)
Starman (track 3)
part of:
We Will Rock You (German version of the Queen musical) (track 1)
recording of:
20th Century Boy (track 19)
Airport (track 21)
Band of Gold (track 11)
Heart of Glass (track 20)
In the Summertime (track 14)
Nutbush City Limits (track 12)
Oliver’s Army (track 4)
See My Baby Jive (track 5)
Spirit in the Sky (track 13)
Starman (track 3)
Tiger Feet (track 16)
American Pie (1971-05-26) (track 6)
Virginia Plain (1972-03) (track 18)
You Sexy Thing (1975) (track 8)
Baker Street (1977) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Once I Had a Love (track 20)

CD 3

glockenspiel:
Peter Robinson (track 11)
drums:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 11)
John Keeble (1982) (track 6)
drums and percussion:
Malcolm Holmes (track 8)
tambourine:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 11)
guitar:
Daryl Stuermer (track 11)
Gary Kemp (1982) (track 6)
harmonica:
Judd Lander (track 12)
bass:
John Giblin (track 11)
Martin Kemp (UK actor, musician, bassist for Spandau Ballet) (1982) (track 6)
bass and synthesizer:
Andy McCluskey (track 8)
vibraphone:
Peter Robinson (track 11)
percussion:
Steve Norman (UK saxophonist/percussionist for Spandau Ballet) (1982) (track 6)
keyboard:
Jess Bailey (1982) (track 6)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 8)
saxophone:
Steve Norman (UK saxophonist/percussionist for Spandau Ballet) (1982) (track 6)
piano:
Peter Robinson (track 11)
trombone:
Rico Rodriguez (Jamaican trombonist) (track 16)
sampler:
Andy Richards (Strawbs keyboard player/record producer) (track 2)
additional mixer:
David Jacob (track 2)
additional producer:
Stephen Hague (track 2)
assistant engineer:
assistant mixer:
Nile Rodgers (track 4)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 4)
assistant producer:
Hugh Padgham (track 11)
audio engineer:
Jason Corsaro (track 5)
background vocals:
Helen Terry (track 12)
co-producer:
Steve Churchyard (track 18)
composer:
Ian Burden (track 3)
Jerry Dammers (track 16)
Lamont Dozier (track 11)
Keith Forsey (track 9)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 11)
Gary Kemp (track 6)
Philip Oakey (track 3)
Steve Schiff (track 9)
Neil Tennant (track 2)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 4)
Neil Finn (track 19)
Billy Idol (track 10)
Chris Lowe (1/2 of Pet Shop Boys) (track 2)
Andy McCluskey (track 8)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 13)
engineer:
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 2)
Hugh Padgham (track 11)
Jason Corsaro (track 5)
Laurence Diana (track 8)
Paul Gomersall (track 11)
Barry Hammond (track 15)
David Jacob (track 2)
Max Norman (track 8)
John A. Rivers (track 16)
guest keyboard:
Phil Pickett (track 12)
lead vocals:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 11)
Billy Idol (track 10)
Tony Hadley (1982) (track 6)
lyricist:
Ian Burden (track 3)
Jerry Dammers (track 16)
Lamont Dozier (track 11)
Keith Forsey (track 9)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 11)
Gary Kemp (track 6)
Philip Oakey (track 3)
Steve Schiff (track 9)
Neil Tennant (track 2)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 4)
Neil Finn (track 19)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (track 11)
Billy Idol (track 10)
Chris Lowe (1/2 of Pet Shop Boys) (track 2)
Andy McCluskey (track 8)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 13)
mixer:
Robert Colby (live sound engineer & producer, notably for Phil Collins) (track 11)
Stephen Hague (track 2)
Jon Moss (track 12)
Bob Clearmountain (track 4)
Paul Gomersall (track 11)
Steve Levine (track 12)
Tony Visconti (track 18)
performer:
Spandau Ballet (1982) (track 6)
Simple Minds (1984-07-10) (track 9)
producer:
B.E.F. (track 7)
Steve Churchyard (track 18)
Robert Colby (live sound engineer & producer, notably for Phil Collins) (track 11)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 11)
Duran Duran (English rock band) (track 5)
Keith Forsey (tracks 9–10)
Mike Howlett (track 8)
The Human League (track 3)
Steve Jolley (track 6)
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 2)
Nile Rodgers (tracks 4–5)
Martin Rushent (track 3)
Spandau Ballet (track 6)
The Stranglers (track 18)
Tony Swain (track 6)
UB40 (track 13)
Greg Walsh (track 7)
Pete Wingfield (track 15)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 4)
Steve Levine (track 12)
sound engineer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 4)
vocals:
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 8)
Carol Kenyon (track 7)
Andy McCluskey (track 8)
writer:
Al Archer (track 15)
Jet Black (UK drummer Brian Duffy, member of The Stranglers) (track 18)
George O’Dowd (track 12)
Hugh Cornwell (track 18)
Mikey Craig (track 12)
Carol Decker (track 17)
Chris Foreman (track 14)
Dave Greenfield (track 18)
Glenn Gregory (track 7)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 12)
Simon John Charles Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 5)
Ian Craig Marsh (track 7)
Graham McPherson (track 14)
Jon Moss (track 12)
Phil Pickett (track 12)
Ron Rogers (Ronald Phillip Rogers, T'Pau) (track 17)
Kevin Rowland (track 15)
Andrew Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 5)
Nigel John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 5)
Roger Andrew Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 5)
Martyn Ware (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1981) (track 3)
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1982 –) (track 11)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1983) (track 12)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1987) (track 2)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2003) (track 12)
publisher:
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 17)
Complete Music Ltd. (track 18)
Dinsong Limited (track 3)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 18)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 14–15, 18)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 18)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 3)
Exitglen Ltd. (track 5)
Hintcrest Ltd. (track 5)
MCA Music Ltd. (track 9)
Noticevale Ltd. (track 5)
Plumbshaft-Ltd. (track 18)
RZO Music Ltd (track 4)
Bang Records (US disco) (1968) (track 13)
BMG VM Music Ltd. (2013-05 –) (track 12)
mixed at:
recorded at:
DJ-mixes:
Live From WLION by The Lions (2012) (track 16)
mash-ups:
music videos:
remixes:
Love Action (part of a “FabricLive 47: Toddla T” DJ‐mix) by Philly (track 3)
sampled by:
Blazin by Nicki Minaj feat. Kanye West (track 9)
[untitled] by Circulation (track 18)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 217) (track 16)
cover recording of:
Red Red Wine (track 13)
is the basis for:
Shoot the Dog (track 3)
地下裁判團 (track 2)
later parody versions:
Christ's Wedding (track 10)
Tshernobyl (track 2)
White Wedding (Literal Video Version) (track 10)
later translated versions:
Klere zooitje (track 14)
Morgengrauen (track 18)
later versions:
Alta marea (track 19)
recording of:
Baggy Trousers (track 14)
China in Your Hand (track 17)
Enola Gay (track 8)
Geno (track 15)
Ghost Town (track 16)
Gold (track 6)
Golden Brown (track 18)
It’s a Sin (track 2)
Karma Chameleon (track 12)
Let’s Dance (track 4)
Temptation (track 7)
The Wild Boys (track 5)
White Wedding (track 10)
Don’t You (Forget About Me) (1984-07-10) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Bellas Finals (track 9)

Release

ASIN: UK: B00004YTX3 [info]