Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 King of Rock
4 5:14
2 It's Tricky
3.85 3:04
3 Beats to the Rhyme
4 2:42
4 Can You Rock It Like This
5 4:30
5 Walk This Way
3.65 5:11
6 Run's House
4 3:44
7 Rock Box
5 5:30
8 Peter Piper
3.25 3:24
9 Mary, Mary
4 3:14
10 Hard Times
5 3:53
11 You Be Illin'
3.5 3:26
12 It's Like That
4 4:49
13 My Adidas
3.25 2:49
14 Sucker MCs (Krush-Groove 1)
3.5 3:09
15 You Talk Too Much
5 6:01
16 Jam-Master Jay
4 3:10
17 Down With the King
5 5:03
18 Christmas in Hollis
3 2:58

Credits

CD 1

guitar:
Eddie Martinez (guitar) (tracks 1, 4, 7)
Joe Perry (track 5)
keyboard and percussion:
Jason Mizell (tracks 2, 5, 8, 11, 13)
additional vocals:
Steven Tyler (track 5)
assistant producer:
Roddey Hui (tracks 1, 4, 7, 12, 14–15)
co-producer:
Steve Ett (track 18)
Jason Mizell (tracks 2, 5, 8, 11, 13)
Rick Rubin (track 18)
Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C) (tracks 2, 5, 8, 11, 13)
composer:
Run‐D.M.C. (track 14)
Michael Nesmith (track 9)
engineer:
Steve Ett (tracks 2–3, 5, 8–9, 11, 13)
Roey Shamir (tracks 6, 9)
guest guitar:
Joe Perry (track 5)
guest background vocals:
Steven Tyler (track 5)
guest performer:
Peter Phillips (American hip-hop producer) (track 17)
Corey Penn (track 17)
guest vocals:
Steven Tyler (track 5)
lyricist:
Michael Nesmith (track 9)
mixer:
Davy D (tracks 3, 6)
Steve Ett (track 18)
Rick Rubin (track 4)
Run‐D.M.C. (tracks 3, 6, 9)
DJ Starchild (Mike Hare) (track 7)
The Latin Rascals (track 1)
DJ Red Alert (US hip hop artist Fred Krute) (track 15)
performer:
Aerosmith (track 5)
Orange Krush (tracks 7, 10, 12, 14, 16)
Run‐D.M.C. (track 5)
producer:
Davy D (tracks 3, 6)
Roddey Hui (track 16)
Peter Phillips (American hip-hop producer) (track 17)
Rick Rubin (tracks 2, 5, 8–9, 11, 13)
Run‐D.M.C. (tracks 3, 6, 9, 18)
Russell Simmons (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 7–8, 10–16)
Larry Smith (American hip hop producer) (tracks 1, 4, 7, 10, 12, 14–16)
recording engineer:
Steve Ett (track 18)
writer:
Darryl McDaniels (Rapper Darryl McDaniels) (tracks 1–3, 6–8, 10, 12–18)
Daniel Hayden (track 15)
Jason Mizell (tracks 2, 6, 11, 15–16, 18)
James Todd Smith (track 4)
Galt MacDermot (Canadian composer, pianist and writer of musical theatre) (track 17)
James Rado (track 17)
Gerome Ragni (track 17)
David Reeves (US electro artist aka Davy DMX) (tracks 3, 6)
Peter Phillips (American hip-hop producer) (track 17)
Rick Rubin (tracks 2, 4, 13)
Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C) (tracks 1–3, 6–8, 10–18)
Russell Simmons (tracks 15–16)
Dwayne Simon (track 3)
Larry Smith (American hip hop producer) (tracks 1, 4, 7, 10, 12, 14–16)
Corey Penn (track 17)
William Warring (track 10)
Raymond White (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
Profile Records, Inc. (1985) (track 4)
publisher:
Protoons Inc. (tracks 2, 12)
Rush-Groove (track 12)
recorded at:
mash-ups:
remixes:
It's Tricky (SSX Pretty Lights remix) (HD Video Recap Live in ATL 2011) by Run‐D.M.C. (track 2)
sampled by:
2 Bad by Michael Jackson (track 1)
Funky Piano by EPMD (track 16)
Glass by Incubus (track 3)
Hard Times by WestBam (track 12)
Heat by Eminem (track 1)
I'm the Man by Anthrax (track 15)
Justify My Thug by Jay-Z (track 7)
Patti Dooke by De La Soul (track 7)
Redefine by Incubus (track 8)
Runnin’ by The Pharcyde (track 7)
Supa Emcees by De La Soul (track 6)
Trucker Anthem by Kid Rock (track 3)
Work It by Missy Elliott (track 8)
samples:
Mary, Mary by The Monkees (track 9)
My Sharona by The Knack (track 2)
Where Do I Go? (Hair, 1968 original Broadway cast) by Rado and Company (track 17)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 287) (track 5)
cover recording of:
Mary, Mary (track 9)
is the basis for:
Justify My Thug (track 7)
recording of:
Beats to the Rhyme (track 3)
Christmas in Hollis (track 18)
Down With the King (track 17)
Hard Times (track 10)
It's Like That (track 12)
It’s Tricky (track 2)
Jam Master Jay (track 16)
King of Rock (track 1)
My Adidas (track 13)
Peter Piper (track 8)
Rock Box (track 7)
Run's House (track 6)
Walk This Way (Run-D.M.C. version) (track 5)
You Be Illin' (track 11)
You Talk Too Much (track 15)
version of:
Walk This Way (track 5)

Release

manufactured in: United States
printed in: United States
art direction: Mathieu Bitton
design/illustration: Mathieu Bitton
mastering: Elliott Federman (mastering engineer)
producer: Jeremy Holiday
Rob Santos
ASIN: US: B00006HCW6 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/583543 [info]