Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Eternal Flame
Bangles 4 3:57
2 Little Jackie Wants to Be a Star
Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam 4:15
3 Tell It like It Is
Don Johnson 4:32
4 Something’s Jumpin’ in Your Shirt
Malcolm McLaren 4:53
5 Poison
Alice Cooper 4.55 4:29
6 The Eve of the War
Jeff Wayne 4:30
7 Cuddly Toy
Roachford 4.5 3:46
8 Toy Soldiers
Martika 4:52
9 Tribute
The Pasadenas 4:21
10 Stop Loving You
Toto 3.35 4:31
11 Play It Cool
Freiheit 3:38
12 Lovely Day (’88)
Bill Withers 4:07
13 Superstitious
Europe 4:13
14 Satellite
Hooters 4:16
15 Just Got Paid
Johnny Kemp 3:33
16 Hold On to Love
Jon Anderson 3:58
17 Sleepin’ Bird
Herman Brood 4:10
18 Sailin’ Home
Piet Veerman 4:34
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Wishing Well
Terence Trent D’Arby 3 3:32
2 Shake You Down
Gregory Abbott 4 4:04
3 Hold Me Now
Johnny Logan 5 3:02
4 Call Me
Spagna 4:05
5 Can’t We Try
Dan Hill duet with Vonda Shepard 3:56
6 The Promise You Made
Cock Robin 4.2 3:53
7 The Final Countdown
Europe 4.4 5:08
8 Take My Breath Away
Berlin 5 4:09
9 Through the Barricades
Spandau Ballet 5:20
10 Heartbeat
Don Johnson 4:14
11 True Colors
Cyndi Lauper 4.7 3:46
12 You’re a Friend of Mine
Clarence Clemons & Jackson Browne 4:18
13 Your Love
The Outfield 3:13
14 Eldorado
Drum Theater 4:22
15 Love & Pride
King 4 3:21
16 You Spin Me Round
Dead or Alive 3:13
17 The Power of Love
Jennifer Rush 5:55
18 Walking on a Chinese Wall
Philip Bailey 4:41
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
Wham! 3.5 3:49
2 Love of the Common People
Paul Young 3:41
3 Fraction Too Much Friction
Tim Finn 4 4:08
4 Girls Just Want to Have Fun
Cyndi Lauper 4.15 3:49
5 Let’s Hear It for the Boy
Deniece Williams 4 4:16
6 State of Shock
The Jacksons 4:05
7 (Feels Like) Heaven
Fiction Factory 3:30
8 Precious Little Diamond
Fox the Fox 3:57
9 Skin Deep
The Stranglers 3:52
10 99 Luftballons
Nena 4.6 3:51
11 I’m Specialised in You
Time Bandits 3:50
12 Reggae Night
Jimmy Cliff 4:11
13 Rock ’n’ Roll Is King
E.L.O. 3.5 3:05
14 Rock It
Herbie Hancock 3:40
15 Nescio
Nits 4:45
16 Magnetic
Earth, Wind & Fire 3:50
17 Waiting for a Train
Flash and the Pan 3:42
18 This Is Welfare
The Dutch 3:57
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Down Under
Men at Work 4.4 3:43
2 Rosanna
Toto 4.35 4:03
3 Sexual Healing
Marvin Gaye 5 3:59
4 Try Jah Love
Third World 3:57
5 A Little Bit Further Away
Kokomo 4:02
6 Hold On
Santana 3:57
7 My Heart Lies
Barbara Dickson 2:26
8 How ’bout Us
Champaign 3:22
9 Can You Feel It
The Jacksons 4:05
10 Stand and Deliver
Adam and the Ants 3:10
11 Don’t Let Him Go
REO Speedwagon 2 3:46
12 And Love Goes On
Earth, Wind & Fire 4:07
13 Dead Ringer for Love
Meat Loaf 4.65 4:25
14 I’m in the Mood for Dancing
The Nolans 3:20
15 Relight My Fire
Dan Hartman 5 3:45
16 What’s a Matter Baby
Ellen Foley 3:37
17 All Over the World
E.L.O. 5 4:05
18 What I Like About You
The Romantics 5 2:57
19 The Groove
Rodney Franklin 3:14
20 This World of Water
New Musik 3:37

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar [bass]:
Michael Steele (American bassist, guitarist, songwriter, and singer) (track 1)
Hammond organ:
Keith Diamond (track 3)
drumset:
Jeff Porcaro (track 10)
bass guitar:
Keith Diamond (track 3)
Mike Porcaro (track 10)
trumpet:
Chris Botti (track 3)
drums:
Debbi Peterson (track 1)
Terry Silverlight (classic fusion artist) (track 3)
synthesizer:
David Paich (track 10)
Bill Payne (track 10)
guitar:
Paul Pesco (track 3)
Ira Siegel (track 3)
guitar [lead and rhythm guitars]:
Steve Lukather (track 10)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Vicki Peterson (track 1)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Susanna Hoffs (track 1)
brass [horns] arranger:
Danny Wilensky (track 3)
percussion:
Michael G. Fisher (Percussionist) (track 10)
Jeff Porcaro (track 10)
saxophone:
Danny Wilensky (track 3)
piano:
Keith Diamond (track 3)
horn:
Chuck Findley (track 10)
Gary Grant (track 10)
Gary Herbig (track 10)
Jerry Hey (track 10)
James Pankow (track 10)
Tom Scott (saxophonist) (track 10)
horn arranger:
Tom Scott (saxophonist) (track 10)
trombone:
Michael Davis (US jazz trombonist) (track 3)
additional engineer:
Ken Felton (track 1)
background vocals:
Steve Lukather (track 10)
David Paich (track 10)
Janice Dempsey (track 3)
Cindy Mizelle (track 3)
B.J. Nelson (track 3)
Audrey Wheeler (track 3)
Joseph Williams (vocalist for Toto, son of composer John Williams) (track 10)
composer:
Andrew Roachford (the man) (track 7)
Joey Tempest (track 13)
Jeff Wayne (musician) (track 6)
lead vocals:
Don Johnson (US actor) (track 3)
Joseph Williams (vocalist for Toto, son of composer John Williams) (track 10)
librettist:
Doreen Wayne (track 6)
lyricist:
Andrew Roachford (the man) (track 7)
Joey Tempest (track 13)
Jeff Wayne (musician) (track 6)
mixer:
Frank Filipetti (track 1)
producer:
George Massenburg (track 10)
Bill Payne (track 10)
Davitt Sigerson (track 1)
Toto (American rock group) (track 10)
recording engineer:
John Beverly Jones (track 1)
solo horn:
Danny Wilensky (track 3)
vocals:
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (track 10)
writer:
Eric Bazilian (track 14)
Rick Chertoff (track 14)
Desmond Child (track 5)
Alice Cooper (the musician Vincent Damon Furnier) (track 5)
George Davis (US musician & songwriter George Richard Davis Jr.) (track 3)
Lee Diamond (track 3)
Susanna Hoffs (track 1)
Rob Hyman (track 14)
Michael Jay (producer/engineer) (track 8)
Tom Kelly (songwriter) (track 1)
Steve Lukather (track 10)
Martika (track 8)
John McCurry (track 5)
David Paich (track 10)
The Pasadenas (track 9)
Skip Scarborough (track 12)
Billy Steinberg (track 1)
Pete Wingfield (track 9)
Bill Withers (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
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 1)
publisher:
BMG Songs (track 10)
Bangophile Music (track 1)
Denise Barry Music (track 1)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 1)
Ezra Music Corp. (track 5)
Inactive (track 10)
Songs of Universal, Inc. (tracks 1, 5)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 1)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (track 1)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 5)
mixed at:
later releases:
remixes:
sampled by:
Like Toy Soldiers by Eminem (track 8)
cover recording of:
Tell It Like It Is (track 3)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Como un juguete (track 8)
later translated versions:
Eternal Flame (Japanese version) (track 1)
later versions:
part of:
parts:
recording of:
Cuddly Toy (track 7)
Eternal Flame (track 1)
Lovely Day (track 12)
Poison (track 5)
Satellite (track 14)
Stop Loving You (track 10)
Superstitious (track 13)
The Eve of the War (track 6)
Toy Soldiers (track 8)
Tribute (Right On) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Bellas Regionals (track 1)
Eternal Flame (Unicante medley) (track 1)

CD 2

drumset [drums]:
Ian Haugland (track 7)
bass guitar [bass]:
John Levén (track 7)
drums:
David Beal (track 2)
Preston Heyman (track 1)
drums and percussion:
Louis Molino (track 6)
guitar:
Pete Glenister (track 1)
John Norum (track 7)
bass:
Phil Spalding (track 1)
T.M. Stevens (track 2)
hi-hat [Wicked Hi-Hat]:
Clive Mngaza (track 1)
keyboard:
Mic Michaeli (track 7)
baritone saxophone, keyboard and percussion:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 1)
arranger:
Gregory Abbott (track 2)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 1)
background vocals:
Gregory Abbott (track 2)
Robert Deadmon (track 2)
Aida Foreman (track 2)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 1)
composer:
Gregory Abbott (track 2)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 1)
Billie Hughes (track 18)
Peter Kingsbery (track 6)
Marcy Levy (track 18)
Johnny Logan (track 3)
Giorgio Moroder (track 8)
Sean Oliver (track 1)
Roxanne Seeman (track 18)
Joey Tempest (track 7)
Gary Kemp (track 9)
engineer:
Bryan McGee (sound engineer) (track 11)
lead vocals:
Gregory Abbott (track 2)
Peter Kingsbery (track 6)
Jennifer Rush (track 17)
Joey Tempest (track 7)
Anna LaCazio (track 6)
lyricist:
Gregory Abbott (track 2)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 1)
Peter Kingsbery (track 6)
Joey Tempest (track 7)
Gary Kemp (track 9)
Tom Whitlock (track 8)
mixer:
Bryan McGee (sound engineer) (track 11)
Wally Buck (track 7)
Steve Hillage (track 6)
Kevin Elson (track 7)
Phil Legg (track 1)
producer:
Gregory Abbott (track 2)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 1)
Giorgio Moroder (track 8)
Martyn Ware (track 1)
Steve Hillage (track 6)
Kevin Elson (track 7)
recording engineer:
Wally Buck (track 7)
Kevin Elson (track 7)
Phil Legg (track 1)
vocals:
Cyndi Lauper (track 11)
writer:
Mary Applegate (track 17)
Pete Burns (track 16)
Jeffrey Cohen (70s/80s US funk/soul producer/songwriter) (track 12)
Steve Coy (track 16)
Wolfgang Detmann (aka Candy DeRouge) (track 17)
Eric Kaz (track 10)
Tom Kelly (songwriter) (track 11)
Paul King (Irish singer/musician/VJ) (track 15)
Tim Lever (track 16)
Gunther Mende (track 17)
Mike Percy (track 16)
Larry Pignagnoli (track 4)
Mick Roberts (track 15)
Jennifer Rush (track 17)
Spagna (track 4)
Giorgio Spagna (track 4)
William Steinberg (track 11)
Wendy Waldman (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1986) (tracks 2, 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) (1986) (track 11)
produced for:
publisher:
31 (track 6)
Burning Music Ltd. (track 16)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 17)
Edwin Ellis Music (track 6)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 8)
Grabbitt Music (track 2)
Jastian Music Inc. (track 8)
Métisse Music (track 16)
Nurk Twins Music (track 6)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 8)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 11)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (US film music publisher) (track 13)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 8)
Warning Tracks Ltd. (track 13)
Westbury Music Ltd. (track 16)
株式会社ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 8)
mixed at:
Fantasy Studios (Berkeley) in Berkeley, California, United States (track 7)
recorded at:
Fantasy Studios (Berkeley) in Berkeley, California, United States (track 7)
mash-ups:
Wishing Well / Fix Up, Look Sharp (part of “A Bugged Out Mix by Hot Chip” DJ-mix) by Terence Trent D’Arby / Dizzee Rascal (track 1)
sampled by:
Le Fruit défendu by Mystik feat. K‐Reen (track 11)
cover recording of:
Heartbeat (track 10)
later parody versions:
Final Countdown (parody by Кирилл Немоляев) (track 7)
Final Countdown (parody by Der Familie Popolski) (track 7)
Final Cuntdown (track 7)
Hiivasieni (track 7)
Right Round (track 16)
Your Lunch (track 13)
later translated parody versions:
Jääkärihumppa (track 7)
Te peto el cacas (track 7)
later translated versions:
Le Bleu des regrets (Take my Breath Away) (track 8)
Si tu eres mi hombre y yo tu mujer (The Power of Love) (track 17)
Toglimi il respiro (Take My Breath Away) (track 8)
抱緊我 (track 3)
死んでもいい (track 8)
激情 (track 8)
later versions:
Je saurai t'aimer (track 17)
La Promesse (The Promise You Made) (track 6)
recording of:
Call Me (track 4)
Hold Me Now (track 3)
Love & Pride (track 15)
Shake You Down (track 2)
The Power of Love (Jennifer Rush song) (track 17)
True Colors (track 11)
Wishing Well (track 1)
Your Love (track 13)

CD 3

recorded in:
Berlin, Germany (track 10)
guitar:
Paul Jackson, Jr. (track 5)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 5)
additional engineer:
John Jansen (track 4)
Rod O'Brien (track 4)
arranger:
George Michael (track 1)
assistant engineer:
John Agnello (track 4)
associate producer:
William Wittman (track 4)
background vocals:
George Merrill (track 5)
Shannon Rubicam (track 5)
Deniece Williams (US soul/funk vocalist/songwriter) (track 5)
composer:
Jet Black (UK drummer Brian Duffy, member of The Stranglers) (track 9)
Robert Hazard (track 4)
John Hurley (track 2)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 6)
Martin Page (track 16)
Thomas Snow (US songwriter) (track 5)
Berth Tamaëla (track 8)
Hugh Cornwell (track 9)
Dave Greenfield (track 9)
Jeff Lynne (track 13)
George Michael (track 1)
Ronnie Wilkins (track 2)
engineer:
William Wittman (track 4)
instruments:
George Duke (track 5)
lead vocals:
Cyndi Lauper (track 4)
Nena (the person, performing solo since 1987) (track 10)
lyricist:
Jet Black (UK drummer Brian Duffy, member of The Stranglers) (track 9)
Robert Hazard (track 4)
John Hurley (track 2)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 6)
Martin Page (track 16)
Hugh Cornwell (track 9)
Dave Greenfield (track 9)
Randy Hansen (track 6)
Carlo Karges (track 10)
Jeff Lynne (track 13)
George Michael (track 1)
Silhouette Musmin (track 8)
Dean Pitchford (track 5)
Ronnie Wilkins (track 2)
performer:
Mick Jagger (track 6)
producer:
Rick Chertoff (track 4)
George Duke (track 5)
Reinhold Heil (track 10)
Laurie Latham (tracks 2, 9)
Manne Praeker (track 10)
The Stranglers (track 9)
George Michael (track 1)
writer:
Amir Bayyan (track 12)
Michael Beinhorn (track 14)
Tim Finn (track 3)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 14)
LaToya Jackson (track 12)
Eddie Jordan (songwriter) (track 7)
Bill Laswell (track 14)
Kevin Patterson (songwriter) (track 7)
Harry Vanda (track 17)
George Young (Australian producer) (track 17)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS Schallplatten GmbH (1983) (track 10)
Sony Music Entertainment (Germany) GmbH (not for release label use! for © & ℗ or distributor only, defunct since 2005/03/09) (1983) (track 10)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1984) (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) (1984) (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) (1989 –) (track 4)
publisher:
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 4)
recorded at:
DJ-mixes:
99 Luftballons by Nena (track 10)
edits:
99 Luftballons (ending vocal part = live) by Nena (track 10)
mash-ups:
99 Babyloves (part of “Mixflash & Dancewell” DJ‐mix) by Beyoncé, Sean Paul & Nena (track 10)
remixes:
Xtra Fun by Cyndi Lauper (track 4)
sampled by:
Ffun Haave To by Girl Talk (track 4)
cover recording of:
later parody versions:
99 Death Eaters (track 10)
99 Luftballons (track 10)
later translated versions:
99 Big Balloons (track 10)
99 Red Balloons (track 10)
recording of:
Magnetic (track 16)
Reggae Night (track 12)
Rockit (track 14)
Skin Deep (track 9)
State of Shock (track 6)
Waiting for a Train (track 17)
99 Luftballons (1982) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Polkas (tracks 6, 10)

CD 4

acoustic guitar, guitar and synthesizer:
Jeff Lynne (track 17)
bass guitar:
Steve Buslowe (track 13)
strings:
Louis Clark (track 17)
drums:
Liberty DeVitto (Drummer) (track 13)
drums [African logs]:
Neleam Ymmij (track 13)
drums, percussion and timpani:
Bev Bevan (track 17)
guitar [guitars]:
Davey Johnstone (track 13)
bass:
Kelly Groucutt (track 17)
percussion:
Jimmy Maelen (Percussion) (track 13)
keyboard, piano and synthesizer:
Richard Tandy (track 17)
piano:
Roy Bittan (track 13)
horn:
Lou Delgatto (track 13)
Tom Malone (track 13)
Lou Marani (track 13)
Alan Rubin (track 13)
background vocals:
Kelly Groucutt (track 17)
Rhonda Coullet (track 13)
Rory Dodd (track 13)
Ted Neeley (track 13)
Allan Nicholls (track 13)
Eric Troyer (track 13)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Jeff Lynne (track 17)
composer:
Kevin Cronin (track 11)
Jeff Lynne (track 17)
Tony Mansfield (producer & songwriter) (track 20)
Jim Steinman (track 13)
Ron Strykert (track 1)
Ian Thomas (Canadian singer/songwriter) (track 6)
Dana Walden (track 8)
Stevie Wonder (track 4)
Dan Hartman (track 15)
Colin Hay (track 1)
David Paich (track 2)
engineer:
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (track 17)
lyricist:
Kevin Cronin (track 11)
Jeff Lynne (track 17)
Jim Steinman (track 13)
Ian Thomas (Canadian singer/songwriter) (track 6)
Dana Walden (track 8)
Stevie Wonder (track 4)
Dan Hartman (track 15)
Colin Hay (track 1)
Melody McCully (track 4)
David Paich (track 2)
performer:
producer:
Marvin Gaye (track 3)
Jeff Lynne (track 17)
vocals:
Cher (track 13)
writer:
Adam Ant (track 10)
Odell Brown (00046218688) (track 3)
Joy Byers (track 16)
Larry Dunn (track 12)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 12)
Marvin Gaye (track 3)
Jackie Jackson (member of the Jackson 5) (track 9)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 9)
Jimmy Marinos (track 18)
Clyde Otis (American songwriter and record producer) (track 16)
Wally Palmar (track 18)
Marco Pirroni (track 10)
David Ritz ("Sexual Healing" co-composer) (track 3)
Brenda Russell (track 12)
Mike Skill (track 18)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 12)
Verdine White (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1980) (track 11)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1982) (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) (1982) (track 3)
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 8)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 3, 15)
Fate Music (track 11)
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919) (1981) (track 13)
Peg Music Company (1981) (track 13)
mash-ups:
remixes:
sampled by:
I'm Hot by Erick Sermon (track 3)
Stay by Trevor Something (track 18)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 231) (track 3)
cover recording of:
Hold On (track 6)
How ’bout Us (track 8)
is the basis for:
Hello Brooklyn 2.0 (track 3)
Sexual Rapping (track 3)
later parody versions:
Hosanna (track 2)
Osama (track 2)
Outnumbered (ApologetiX song) (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Bassena (track 2)
later translated versions:
recording of:
All Over the World (track 17)
And Love Goes On (track 12)
Can You Feel It (track 9)
Don’t Let Him Go (track 11)
Down Under (Men at Work song, “Do you come from a land down under?”) (track 1)
Relight My Fire (track 15)
Rosanna (track 2)
Sexual Healing (track 3)
Stand and Deliver (track 10)
This World of Water (track 20)
Try Jah Love (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 1)

Release Group

part of: Back to the 80’s (number: 1)
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/299717 [info]