Tracklist

CD 1: Working Class Hero
# Title Rating Length
1 Working Class Hero
3.65 3:49
2 Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)
4 3:25
3 Power to the People
3 3:21
4 God
4:11
5 I Don't Wanna Be a Soldier Mama I Don't Wanna Die
2.5 6:06
6 Gimme Some Truth
3 3:14
7 Sunday Bloody Sunday
5:01
8 Steel and Glass
4:39
9 Meat City
2:52
10 I Don't Wanna Face It
3:23
11 Remember
4:35
12 Woman Is the Nigger of the World
5:16
13 I Found Out
3:37
14 Isolation
2:53
15 Imagine
4.5 3:04
16 Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
5 3:33
17 Give Peace a Chance
4 4:50
18 Only People
3:27
CD 2: Woman
# Title Rating Length
1 Mother
3 5:35
2 Hold On
1:50
3 You Are Here
3 4:09
4 Well Well Well
5:57
5 Oh My Love
3.2 2:46
6 Oh Yoko!
3.5 4:17
7 Grow Old With Me
3:19
8 Love
3:24
9 Jealous Guy
4 4:16
10 Woman
3 3:33
11 Out the Blue
3:22
12 Bless You
4:39
13 Nobody Loves You (When You're Down and Out)
5:11
14 My Mummy's Dead
0:49
15 I'm Losing You
3 3:59
16 (Just Like) Starting Over
4 3:58
17 #9 Dream
5 4:46
18 Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)
3 4:06
CD 3: Borrowed Time
# Title Rating Length
1 Mind Games
4:13
2 Nobody Told Me
2 3:35
3 Cleanup Time
3 2:57
4 Crippled Inside
3.25 3:48
5 How Do You Sleeep?
3 5:36
6 How?
3.5 3:43
7 Intuition
3:07
8 I'm Stepping Out
4:07
9 Whatever Gets You Thru the Night
3 3:28
10 Old Dirt Road
4:11
11 Scared
4:39
12 What You Got
3:08
13 Cold Turkey
5:03
14 New York City
4:31
15 Surprise Surprise (Sweet Bird of Paradox)
2:55
16 Borrowed Time
2 4:31
17 Look at Me
4 2:54
18 Watching the Wheels
4 3:32
CD 4: Roots
# Title Rating Length
1 Be-Bop-A-Lula
3 2:37
2 You Can't Catch Me
4 4:52
3 Medley: Rip It Up / Ready Teddy
3 1:34
4 Tight A$
3:37
5 Ain't That a Shame
3 2:32
6 Sweet Little Sixteen
3 3:02
7 Do You Wanna Dance?
4 2:53
8 Slippin' and Slidin'
3 2:17
9 Peggy Sue
3 2:05
10 Medley: Bring It On Home to Me / Send Me Some Lovin'
3 3:40
11 Yer Blues (live)
3:45
12 Just Because
3 4:29
13 Bony Moronie
3 3:49
14 Beef Jerky
3:27
15 Ya Ya
3 2:20
16 Hound Dog (live)
3:05
17 Stand by Me
4 3:33
18 Here We Go Again
4:51

Credits

CD 1: Working Class Hero

acoustic guitar:
Andy Davis (Guitarist on "Imagine") (track 6)
Tom Evans (UK guitarist for Badfinger) (track 5)
Rod Linton (track 6)
Joey Molland (track 5)
drums:
Jim Keltner (track 5)
Alan White (Yes drummer) (tracks 6, 15)
slide guitar:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 5)
tambourine:
Mike Pinder (track 5)
guitar:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 6)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 5)
bass:
Klaus Voormann (tracks 5–6, 15)
maracas:
Steve Brendell (track 5)
saxophone:
King Curtis (saxophonist) (track 5)
piano:
Nicky Hopkins (tracks 5–6)
Billy Preston (track 4)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1, 3, 11, 13–15)
guitar family:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 6)
arranger:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 9, 18)
choir vocals:
composer:
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 16)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1–6, 8–11, 13–18)
lead vocals:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 10)
lyricist:
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (tracks 15–16)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1–6, 8–11, 13–18)
mixer:
Peter Cobbin (recording engineer at Abbey Road Studios) (track 3)
André Perry (Canada) (track 17)
orchestra:
performer:
Little Big Horns (track 8)
Flux Fiddlers (tracks 5–6, 15)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 16)
Plastic U.F.Ono Band (tracks 5–6, 8–9, 15, 18)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 16)
phonographic copyright by:
Yoko Ono Lennon (Japanese-American musician and artist) (1969) (track 17)
producer:
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (tracks 1, 3, 5–6, 10, 15–17)
Phil Spector (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 15–16)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1, 3, 5–6, 9–10, 15–18)
recording engineer:
André Perry (Canada) (track 17)
writer:
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (tracks 7, 12)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 7, 12)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1971) (tracks 15–16)
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1998) (track 17)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2000) (track 3)
Calderstone Productions Limited (2010) (tracks 5–6, 8, 15)
publisher:
Downtown DMP Songs (track 15)
Lenono Music (tracks 3, 15–16)
Ono Music (track 16)
Chappell Music (1970) (track 2)
Chappell Music (1971) (tracks 3, 15)
mash-ups:
God by Wax Audio (track 4)
remixes:
Gimme Some Truth (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band (with the Flux Fiddlers) (track 6)
Give Peace a Chance (original recording remixed) by The Plastic Ono Band (track 17)
God (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (track 4)
Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (digitally remixed and remastered) by John & Yoko / Plastic Ono Band with The Harlem Community Choir (track 16)
I Found Out (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (track 13)
Imagine (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band (with the Flux Fiddlers) (track 15)
Isolation (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (track 14)
Meat City (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 9)
Only People (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 18)
Power to the People (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (track 3)
Remember (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (track 11)
Steel and Glass (2005 remix) by John Lennon (track 8)
Sunday Bloody Sunday (digitally remixed and remastered) by John & Yoko / Plastic Ono Band with Elephant’s Memory plus Invisible Strings (track 7)
Woman Is the Nigger of the World (digitally remixed and remastered) by John & Yoko / Plastic Ono Band with Elephant’s Memory plus Invisible Strings (track 12)
Working Class Hero (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (track 1)
sampled by:
Come Again by The Kleptones (track 3)
Every Day by Girl Talk (track 15)
Imagine by Playing for Change (track 15)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 3) (track 15)
later parody versions:
Würging Glas Hiro (track 1)
later translated versions:
Então é Natal (track 16)
recording of:
Gimme Some Truth (track 6)
Give Peace a Chance (track 17)
God (song by John Lennon) (track 4)
I Found Out (track 13)
Imagine (track 15)
Isolation (track 14)
Meat City (track 9)
Only People (track 18)
Remember (track 11)
Steel and Glass (track 8)
Sunday Bloody Sunday (Lennon/Ono song) (track 7)
Working Class Hero (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 16)
Mix 1 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 16)

CD 2: Woman

acoustic guitar:
Andy Davis (Guitarist on "Imagine") (track 6)
Rod Linton (track 6)
cymbal and drums:
Alan White (Yes drummer) (track 5)
free reed and guitar:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 6)
drums:
Jim Keltner (track 9)
Alan White (Yes drummer) (track 6)
guitar:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 5)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 9)
bass:
Klaus Voormann (tracks 5–6, 9)
electric piano:
Nicky Hopkins (track 5)
vibraphone:
Alan White (Yes drummer) (track 9)
piano:
Nicky Hopkins (track 6)
Phil Spector (track 8)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
harmonium:
John Barham (English pianist, composer, arranger) (track 9)
arranger:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 3, 11–13, 17)
background vocals:
Phil Spector (track 6)
composer:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1–4, 6–18)
lead vocals:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 7, 10, 15–16, 18)
lyricist:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1–4, 6–18)
performer:
44th Street Fairies (track 17)
Little Big Horns (track 13)
Flux Fiddlers (tracks 5–6, 9)
Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (tracks 3, 5–6, 9, 11–13, 17)
producer:
Jack Douglas (tracks 10, 15–16, 18)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (tracks 5–10, 15–16, 18)
Phil Spector (tracks 5–6, 8–9)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 3, 5–13, 15–18)
writer:
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 5)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Lenono Music (2000) (track 18)
Calderstone Productions Limited (2010) (tracks 5–6, 9, 12–13, 17)
Calderstone Productions Limited (2016) (tracks 10, 15–16, 18)
publisher:
Downtown DMP Songs (track 5)
Lenono Music (tracks 7–9, 12, 18)
Chappell Music (1974) (track 17)
compiled in:
remixes:
#9 Dream (2005 remix) by John Lennon (track 17)
(Just Like) Starting Over (stripped down; 2011 remaster) by John Lennon & Yoko Ono (track 16)
Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy) (stripped down; 2011 remaster) by John Lennon & Yoko Ono (track 18)
Grow Old With Me (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon & Yoko Ono (track 7)
Hold On (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (track 2)
I’m Losing You (stripped down; 2011 remaster) by John Lennon & Yoko Ono (track 15)
Jealous Guy (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band (with the Flux Fiddlers) (track 9)
Love (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (track 8)
Mother (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (track 1)
My Mummy’s Dead (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (track 14)
Oh My Love (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band (with the Flux Fiddlers) (track 5)
Oh Yoko! (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band (with the Flux Fiddlers) (track 6)
Out the Blue (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 11)
Well Well Well (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (track 4)
Woman (stripped down; 2011 remaster) by John Lennon & Yoko Ono (track 10)
You Are Here (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 3)
later translated versions:
Kärleken vet (track 7)
LOVE (track 8)
Mamma (track 1)
Oh My Love (Japanese version) (track 5)
ラブ (track 8)
recording of:
#9 Dream (track 17)
Bless You (track 12)
Grow Old With Me (track 7)
Hold On (track 2)
I'm Losing You (track 15)
Jealous Guy (track 9)
Love (track 8)
Mother (track 1)
My Mummy’s Dead (track 14)
Oh My Love (track 5)
Oh Yoko! (track 6)
Out the Blue (track 11)
Well Well Well (track 4)
Woman (John Lennon song: "I love you, yeah, yeah, now and forever") (track 10)
You Are Here (track 3)

CD 3: Borrowed Time

acoustic guitar:
Rod Linton (track 4)
John Tout (track 4)
Ted Turner (of Wishbone Ash) (track 4)
drums:
Alan White (Yes drummer) (tracks 5–6)
slide guitar:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 5)
dobro:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 4)
guitar:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 5)
bass:
Klaus Voormann (tracks 5–6)
vibraphone:
John Barham (English pianist, composer, arranger) (track 6)
double bass:
Steve Brendell (track 4)
Klaus Voormann (track 4)
electric guitar:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 4)
piano:
Nicky Hopkins (tracks 4–6)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 6, 17)
arranger:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1, 7, 9)
composer:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1–9, 11, 13, 16, 18)
John Lennon (Beatle) (1967 – 1968) (track 17)
lead vocals:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 2–3, 8, 16, 18)
lyricist:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1–9, 11, 13, 16, 18)
John Lennon (Beatle) (1967 – 1968) (track 17)
performer:
Little Big Horns (tracks 11–12, 15)
Philharmanic Orchestrange (tracks 4–6, 9)
Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (tracks 1, 4–7, 9–12, 15)
producer:
Jack Douglas (track 18)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (tracks 2, 4–6, 8, 13, 16, 18)
Phil Spector (tracks 4–6)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1–2, 4–9, 13, 16, 18)
writer:
Harry Nilsson (US singer-songwriter) (track 10)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 14)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 10, 14)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2002) (track 1)
Calderstone Productions Limited (2010) (tracks 4–6, 9–12, 15)
publisher:
Lenono Music (tracks 1–2)
Northern Songs Ltd. (1969) (track 13)
Chappell Music (1973) (track 1)
music videos:
remixes:
Cleanup Time (stripped down; 2011 remaster) by John Lennon & Yoko Ono (track 3)
Crippled Inside (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band (with the Flux Fiddlers) (track 4)
How Do You Sleep? (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band (with the Flux Fiddlers) (track 5)
How? (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band (with the Flux Fiddlers) (track 6)
Intuition (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 7)
Look at Me (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (track 17)
Mind Games (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 1)
New York City (digitally remixed and remastered) by John & Yoko / Plastic Ono Band with Elephant’s Memory plus Invisible Strings (track 14)
Watching the Wheels (stripped down; 2011 remaster) by John Lennon & Yoko Ono (track 18)
What You Got (2005 remix) by John Lennon (track 12)
Whatever Gets You Thru the Night (2005 remix) by John Lennon (track 9)
later translated versions:
Mirando las ruedas (track 18)
recording of:
Borrowed Time (track 16)
Cleanup Time (track 3)
Cold Turkey (track 13)
Crippled Inside (track 4)
How Do You Sleep? (track 5)
How? (track 6)
I'm Stepping Out (track 8)
Intuition (track 7)
Look at Me (track 17)
Mind Games (track 1)
New York City (track 14)
Nobody Told Me (track 2)
Old Dirt Road (track 10)
Scared (track 11)
Watching the Wheels (track 18)
What You Got (track 12)

CD 4: Roots

arranger:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 4, 8, 17–18)
composer:
Bobby Freeman (track 7)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 4)
John Marascalco (tracks 3, 10)
Lawrence E. Williams (50's rocker) (track 13)
Chuck Berry (tracks 2, 6)
Sam Cooke (track 10)
lead vocals:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 18)
lyricist:
Bobby Freeman (track 7)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 4)
John Marascalco (track 3)
Lawrence E. Williams (50's rocker) (track 13)
Chuck Berry (tracks 2, 6)
Sam Cooke (track 10)
Leo Price (track 10)
mixer:
Robert Stevens (engineer) (track 18)
performer:
Little Big Horns (track 14)
Plastic Ono Nuclear Band (tracks 4, 14)
phonographic copyright by:
Yoko Ono Lennon (Japanese-American musician and artist) (1986) (track 18)
producer:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 4, 8, 17)
Phil Spector (track 18)
publisher:
Mike Stoller (track 17)
writer:
Jerry Allison (track 9)
Dave Bartholomew (track 5)
Edwin Bocage (track 8)
Albert Collins (composer of “Lucille” & “Slippin’ and Slidin’”) (track 8)
Tex Davis (track 1)
Fats Domino (track 5)
Lee Dorsey (track 15)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (track 9)
Ben E. King (track 17)
Jerry Leiber (track 17)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 18)
Morris Levy (track 15)
Clarence Lewis (track 15)
John Marascalco (track 3)
Norman Petty (track 9)
Morgan Robinson (track 15)
James Smith (composer of “Slippin’ and Slidin’”) (track 8)
Phil Spector (track 18)
Gene Vincent (track 1)
Mike Stoller (track 17)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2004) (track 8)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track 10)
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 6)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 6)
Clockus Music Co. (track 7)
Hornall Brothers Music Ltd. (limited company) (track 17)
Jerry Leiber Music (track 17)
Lenono Music (track 18)
Melodie der Welt (track 17)
Travis Music, Inc. (track 5)
Trio Music (track 17)
Unichappell Music (track 17)
was commissioned by:
Fury Records (USA label active 50s to 70s) (track 15)
mash-ups:
remixes:
Ain’t That a Shame (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 5)
Beef Jerky (2005 remix) by John Lennon (track 14)
Be‐Bop‐A‐Lula (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 1)
Bony Moronie (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 13)
Do You Wanna Dance (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 7)
Just Because (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 12)
Medley: Bring It On Home to Me / Send Me Some Lovin’ (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 10)
Medley: Rip It Up / Ready Teddy (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 3)
Peggy Sue (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 9)
Slippin’ and Slidin’ (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 8)
Stand by Me (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 17)
Sweet Little Sixteen (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 6)
Tight A$ (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 4)
Ya Ya (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 15)
You Can’t Catch Me (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon (track 2)
cover recording of:
Boney Maroney (track 13)
Peggy Sue (track 9)
Stand by Me (Ben E. King) (track 17)
Ya, Ya (track 15)
is the basis for:
Surfin’ U.S.A. (track 6)
later parody versions:
Mia (track 17)
later translated parody versions:
Skinnmagre høner (track 13)
later translated versions:
Be bop a lula (French translation) (track 1)
Bleib bei mir (track 17)
Do You Want to Dance (Spanish translation) (track 7)
Odotan sinua kotiin (track 10)
Peggy Sue (french version) (track 9)
Popotitos (track 13)
Pregherò (track 17)
Stand By Me (Spanish) (track 17)
Stand by Me (track 17)
Tráeme tu amor (track 10)
緊靠一起 (track 17)
later versions:
C'est le soir (track 3)
medley including a cover recording of:
Ready Teddy (track 3)
Rip It Up (track 3)
recording of:
Beef Jerky (track 14)
Here We Go Again (track 18)
Tight A$ (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Do You Remember (Stars on 45) (track 3)

Release

ASIN: UK: B003Y8YXF8 [info]

Release Group

Wikidata: Q1524770 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Gimme Some Truth (box set) [info]