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This compilation (p) & (c) 1999 Warner Music Canada Ltd.

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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Stand by Me
Ben E. King 4.6 2:56
2 Cathy's Clown
The Everly Brothers 2:25
3 Oh Pretty Woman
Roy Orbison 4.2 2:59
4 Baby Love
The Supremes 4.65 2:37
5 I Got You Babe
Sonny & Cher 4 3:12
6 When a Man Loves a Woman
Percy Sledge 5 2:57
7 Wouldn't It Be Nice
The Beach Boys 5 2:25
8 Monday Monday
The Mamas & the Papas 4.15 3:27
9 Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison 2.25 3:02
10 Groovin'
The Rascals 2:30
11 I Say a Little Prayer
Aretha Franklin 5 3:35
12 The Weight
The Band 4 4:36
13 Sittin' On the Dock of the Bay
Otis Redding 4.5 2:41
14 Medley: Aquarius / Let the Sunshine In
The 5th Dimension 5 4:49
15 Hot Fun in the Summertime
Sly & The Family Stone 4 2:38
16 American Pie
Don McLean 5 4:12
17 Bridge Over Troubled Water
Simon & Garfunkel 3.75 4:50
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Fire and Rain
James Taylor 5 3:24
2 Maggie May
Rod Stewart 4.35 5:16
3 Evil Ways
Santana 4.5 3:57
4 What's Going On
Marvin Gaye 3:48
5 You're So Vain
Carly Simon 5 4:19
6 Walk on the Wild Side
Lou Reed 4 4:13
7 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover
Paul Simon 5 3:34
8 Lowdown
Boz Scaggs 5:18
9 I’m Not in Love
10cc 3:59
10 Tonight's the Night
Rod Stewart 3:35
11 Don't Stop
Fleetwood Mac 4 3:13
12 Wonderful Tonight
Eric Clapton 4.35 3:43
13 Blue Bayou
Linda Ronstadt 4.5 3:56
14 Baker Street
Gerry Rafferty 4 4:10
15 Follow You, Follow Me
Genesis 5 3:59
16 Good Times
Chic 5 3:44
17 What a Fool Believes
The Doobie Brothers 4 3:43
18 Sailing
Christopher Cross 5 4:16

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Robbie Robertson (1968-01) (track 12)
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 16)
electric bass guitar:
Carol Kaye (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
Ray Pohlman (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
drumset:
Hal Blaine (1969-11-09) (track 17)
bass guitar:
Lyle Ritz (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
Eric Gale (1967-03-28) (track 9)
Donald “Duck” Dunn (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 13)
Rick Danko (1968-01) (track 12)
Larry Graham (1969) (track 15)
trumpet:
Roy Caton (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
Wayne Jackson (trumpet/trombone (Memphis Horns/Mar-Keys)) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 13)
Cynthia Robinson (1969) (track 15)
mandoguitar:
Barney Kessel (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
strings:
Ernie Freeman (1969-11-09) (track 17)
Jimmie Haskell (1969-11-09) (track 17)
drums:
Hal Blaine (track 14)
Buddy Harman (1960-03-18) (track 2)
Buddy Harman (1964-08-01) (track 3)
Hal Blaine (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
Roger Hawkins (1966-02-17) (track 6)
Gary Chester (studio drummer and educator) (1967-03-28) (track 9)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 13)
Levon Helm (1968-01) (track 12)
Roger Hawkins (1968-04-17) (track 11)
Greg Errico (1969) (track 15)
Roy Markowitz (1971-05-26) (track 16)
farfisa [farfisa organ]:
Spooner Oldham (1966-02-17) (track 6)
organ:
Garry Sherman (arranger & conductor) (1967-03-28) (track 9)
guitar:
Don Everly (1960-03-18) (track 2)
Jerry Kennedy (1964-08-01) (track 3)
Wayne Moss (1964-08-01) (track 3)
Billy Sanford (guitar) (1964-08-01) (track 3)
Bill Pitman (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (1966-02-17) (track 6)
Al Gorgoni (1967-03-28) (track 9)
Hugh McCracken (1967-03-28) (track 9)
Van Morrison (1967-03-28) (track 9)
Steve Cropper (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 13)
Tommy Cogbill (1968-04-17) (track 11)
Freddie Stone (1969) (track 15)
Fred Carter, Jr. (1969-11-09) (track 17)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969-11-09) (track 17)
harmonica:
Charlie McCoy (white blues harmonica player, 1960s-present) (1964-08-01) (track 3)
bass:
Joe Osborne (track 14)
Floyd Chance (1960-03-18) (track 2)
Jerry Jemmott (1968-04-17) (track 11)
Joe Osborn (1969-11-09) (track 17)
Bob Rothstein (1971-05-26) (track 16)
banjo:
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 16)
electric piano:
Ray Colcord (1971-05-26) (track 16)
vibraphone:
Mike Mainieri (1971-05-26) (track 16)
double bass:
Albert Lowe Jr. (1966-02-17) (track 6)
double bass [upright bass]:
Bob Moore (U.S. bassist and bandleader) (1964-08-01) (track 3)
electric guitar:
David Spinozza (1971-05-26) (track 16)
percussion:
Hal Blaine (track 14)
Paul Garrison (1964-08-01) (track 3)
Frank Capp (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
Roy Markowitz (1971-05-26) (track 16)
foot percussion [Footstomps]:
Mike Valvano (1964-08-13) (track 4)
keyboard:
Isaac Hayes (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 13)
Booker T. Jones (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 13)
Larry Knechtel (1969-11-09) (track 17)
saxophone:
Boots Randolph (1964-08-01) (track 3)
Jerry Martini (1969) (track 15)
piano:
Floyd Cramer (1960-03-18) (track 2)
Floyd Cramer (1964-08-01) (track 3)
Al De Lory (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
Garth Hudson (1968-01) (track 12)
Aretha Franklin (1968-04-17) (track 11)
Sly Stone (1969) (track 15)
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (1971-05-26) (track 16)
piano [track piano]:
Larry Knechtel (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
accordion:
Carl Fortina (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
Frank Marocco (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
marimba:
Mike Mainieri (1971-05-26) (track 16)
baritone saxophone:
Jay Migliori (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
12 string guitar:
Jerry Cole (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
12 string guitar [12 string guitar Epiphone]:
Roy Orbison (1964-08-01) (track 3)
tenor saxophone:
Steve Douglas (American saxophonist, flautist and clarinetist) (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
Plas Johnson (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
arranger:
Bob Alcivar (tracks 14, 14)
Bill Holman (tracks 14, 14)
Bones Howe (tracks 14, 14)
assistant producer:
Ann McClelland (track 14)
background vocals:
Florence Ballard (1964-08-13) (track 4)
Mary Wilson (1964-08-13) (track 4)
Al Jardine (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
Bruce Johnston (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
Dennis Wilson (Beach Boys) (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
The Sweet Inspirations (1967-03-28) (track 9)
Rick Danko (1968-01) (track 12)
Levon Helm (1968-01) (track 12)
Richard Manuel (1968-01) (track 12)
The Sweet Inspirations (1968-04-17) (track 11)
choir vocals:
West 44th Street Rhythm and Noise Choir (1971-05-26) (track 16)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (track 11)
Steve Cropper (track 13)
William Dees (track 3)
Lamont Dozier (track 4)
Don Everly (track 2)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 4)
Galt MacDermot (Canadian composer, pianist and writer of musical theatre) (tracks 14, 14)
Don McLean (track 16)
Van Morrison (track 9)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 8)
Otis Redding (track 13)
Sonny Bono (track 5)
Roy Orbison (track 3)
Robbie Robertson (track 12)
Sylvester Stewart (track 15)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 7)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969) (track 17)
engineer:
Roy Halee (track 17)
Tom Flye (track 16)
Don Hahn (engineer) (track 12)
Bones Howe (tracks 8, 14)
Tony May (Engineer) (track 12)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1964-08-13) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Roy Orbison (1964-08-01) (track 3)
Diana Ross (1964-08-13) (track 4)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
Van Morrison (1967-03-28) (track 9)
Rick Danko (1968-01) (track 12)
Levon Helm (1968-01) (track 12)
Aretha Franklin (1968-04-17) (track 11)
lyricist:
Steve Cropper (track 13)
William Dees (track 3)
Don Everly (track 2)
Don McLean (track 16)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 8)
Otis Redding (track 13)
Tony Asher (US lyricist, worked on Pet Sounds) (track 7)
Sonny Bono (track 5)
Hal David (track 11)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (track 4)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 7)
Roy Orbison (track 3)
James Rado (tracks 14, 14)
Gerome Ragni (tracks 14, 14)
Robbie Robertson (track 12)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 17)
Sylvester Stewart (track 15)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 7)
Van Morrison (1967) (track 9)
other vocals [whistling]:
Otis Redding (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 13)
performer:
Billy Davis, Jr. (track 14)
Florence LaRue (track 14)
Marilyn McCoo (track 14)
Lamonte McLemore (track 14)
Ron Townson (track 14)
The Everly Brothers (1960-03-18) (track 2)
The Mamas & the Papas (1965-12-16) (track 8)
Van Morrison (1967-03-28) (track 9)
producer:
Lou Adler (track 8)
The Band (roots rock band) (track 12)
Bert Russell Berns (track 9)
Steve Cropper (track 13)
Lamont Dozier (track 4)
Arthur Garfunkel (track 17)
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (track 6)
Roy Halee (track 17)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 4)
Quin Ivy (track 6)
John Simon (US producer, arranger, composer, songwriter and musician) (track 12)
Bones Howe (track 14)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 17)
publisher:
Mike Stoller (track 1)
recording engineer:
Brooks Arthur (track 9)
Ted Brosnan (1969-11-09) (track 17)
sound engineer:
Bones Howe (track 14)
vocals:
Ben E. King (1960-10-27) (track 1)
Sonny Bono (1965) (track 5)
Cher (1965) (track 5)
Percy Sledge (1966-02-17) (track 6)
Otis Redding (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 13)
Larry Graham (1969) (track 15)
Sly Stone (1969) (track 15)
Freddie Stone (1969) (track 15)
Rose Stone (1969) (track 15)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969-11-09) (track 17)
Art Garfunkel (1969-11-09) (track 17)
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 16)
Bob Rothstein (1971-05-26) (track 16)
vocals arranger:
Bob Alcivar (track 14)
writer:
Eddie Brigati (track 10)
Felix Cavaliere (track 10)
Ben E. King (track 1)
Jerry Leiber (track 1)
Calvin Lewis (track 6)
Galt MacDermot (Canadian composer, pianist and writer of musical theatre) (track 14)
Andrew Wright (US keyboardist) (track 6)
James Rado (track 14)
Gerome Ragni (track 14)
Mike Stoller (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
H.H.O. Ltd (music licensing) (tracks 1, 6)
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1965) (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) (1967) (track 9)
Charly Records (1968) (track 9)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1970) (track 17)
publisher:
Artist Alliance (track 9)
Benny Bird Co. Inc. (track 16)
Casa David Music (track 11)
Chris Marc Music (track 5)
Cotillion Music (track 5)
Dwarf Music (track 12)
Hornall Brothers Music Ltd. (limited company) (track 1)
Jerry Leiber Music (track 1)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 16)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 8)
MCA Publishing Ltd. (track 16)
Melodie der Welt (track 1)
Mijac Music (track 6)
Pattern Music Ltd (track 17)
Paul Simon Music (track 17)
Trio Music (track 1)
Trousdale Music (track 8)
Unichappell Music (track 1)
Universal (plain logo: "Universal") (track 16)
Universal Music Publishing (Use ONLY if no country-specific information is available) (track 9)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (Hong Kong/China subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 16)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 9)
Universal Records (1996-2005 American pop label - "RECORDS" must be a part of the logo!) (track 16)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (tracks 3, 8, 11, 17)
Warner/Chappell (track 6)
Web IV Music Inc. (track 9)
Pronto Music (1966 –) (track 6)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964-08-13) (track 4)
Western Recorders (@ 6000 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1965-12-16) (track 8)
Norala Studio in Sheffield, Alabama, United States (1966-02-17) (track 6)
mash-ups:
Stand By Me by ccc (track 1)
music videos:
remixes:
Wouldn’t It Be Nice (stereo) by The Beach Boys (track 7)
sampled by:
Coffee Break by Zeds Dead (track 11)
Coffee Break by Zeds Dead & Omar LinX (track 11)
Eye Know by De La Soul (track 13)
Stand by Me by Timeflies (track 1)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 149) (tracks 2, 2)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 28) (track 13)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 47) (track 17)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 54) (track 6)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 109) (track 9)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 121) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 222) (track 3)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 247) (track 15)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 324) (track 4)
cover recording of:
I Say a Little Prayer (1968-04-17) (track 11)
later parody versions:
Mia (track 1)
Parable Guy (track 16)
The Saga Begins (track 16)
later translated parody versions:
Bandy bandy (track 8)
later translated versions:
Bleib bei mir (track 1)
Bruuni Ouge (track 9)
El peso (track 12)
Es schbüd si O (track 8)
Le Petit Clown de ton cœur (Cathy's Clown) (track 2)
Pregherò (track 1)
Pretty Woman (track 3)
Schönes Madl (track 3)
Stand By Me (Spanish) (track 1)
Stand by Me (track 1)
Wasserkopf (track 14)
緊靠一起 (track 1)
later versions:
Feu de paille (track 16)
Lundi, lundi (track 8)
medley including a recording of:
Let the Sunshine In (track 14)
Aquarius (from “Hair”) (track 14)
medley of:
Aquarius (from “Hair”) (track 14)
part of:
Hair (1967 musical) (track 14)
recording of:
Groovin’ (track 10)
Cathy’s Clown (1960-03-18) (track 2)
Stand by Me (Ben E. King) (1960-10-27) (track 1)
Oh, Pretty Woman (Roy Orbison song) (1964-08-01) (track 3)
Baby Love (1964-08-13) (track 4)
I Got You Babe (1965) (track 5)
Monday, Monday (1965-12-16) (track 8)
Wouldn’t It Be Nice (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 7)
When a Man Loves a Woman (1966-02-17) (track 6)
Brown Eyed Girl (1967-03-28) (track 9)
(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 13)
The Weight (1968-01) (track 12)
Hot Fun in the Summertime (1969) (track 15)
Bridge Over Troubled Water (1969-11-09) (track 17)
American Pie (1971-05-26) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 2)
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 8)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 2)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 7)
Martin Quittenton (1971) (track 2)
Waddy Wachtel (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 13)
electric bass guitar:
Herbie Flowers (1972-08) (track 6)
Hammond organ:
Ian McLagan (1971) (track 2)
cymbal:
Micky Waller (1971) (track 2)
drumset:
Jamie Oldaker (track 12)
Jim Gordon (Drummer (Derek and the Dominos)) (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 5)
drumset [drums]:
Rick Marotta (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 13)
electronic drum set [synth-drums]:
Rick Marotta (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 13)
bass guitar:
Carl Radle (track 12)
David Brown (US bassist for Santana/Allman Brothers/31st of February) (1969-05-12) (track 3)
Ronnie Wood (1971) (track 2)
David Hungate (1975-09) (track 8)
Tiran Porter (1978-08) (track 17)
bass guitar and mandolin:
Kenny Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt) (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 13)
trumpet:
Chuck Findley (1975-09) (track 8)
Paul Hubinon (1975-09) (track 8)
cowbell:
Rick Marotta (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 13)
cowbell, drums and electronic drum set:
Rick Marotta (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 13)
strings arranger:
Carly Simon (track 5)
mandolin:
Ray Jackson (1971) (track 2)
David Lindley (1971) (track 2)
Kenny Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt) (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 13)
drums:
Steve Gadd (drummer) (track 7)
Michael Shrieve (1969-05-12) (track 3)
Micky Waller (1971) (track 2)
John Halsey (1972-08) (track 6)
Jeff Porcaro (1975-09) (track 8)
Henry Spinetti (1977) (track 14)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (1977-09 – 1977-10) (track 15)
John Hartman (1978-08) (track 17)
Tony Thompson (Drummer, best known for his work in CHIC) (1979) (track 16)
drums and percussion:
Mick Fleetwood (track 11)
Minimoog and synthesizer:
David Paich (1975-09) (track 8)
synthesizer:
Bill Payne (1978-08) (track 17)
Michael McDonald (R&B & soul singer) (1978-08) (track 17)
organ:
Kenny Ascher (track 7)
Gregg Rolie (1969-05-12) (track 3)
guitar:
Eric Clapton (track 12)
George Terry (guitar player with Clapton in 70's) (track 12)
Carlos Santana (1969-05-12) (track 3)
Jimmy Ryan (American guitarist and singer/songwriter) (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 5)
Louie Shelton (1975-09) (track 8)
Fred Tackett (1975-09) (track 8)
Mike Rutherford (1977-09 – 1977-10) (track 15)
Jeff “Skunk” Baxter (1978-08) (track 17)
Patrick Simmons (1978-08) (track 17)
Nile Rodgers (1979) (track 16)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Hugh Burns (1977) (track 14)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Nigel Jenkins (1977) (track 14)
electronic organ:
Dick Sims (track 12)
bass:
Tony Levin (US rock bassist/chapman stick) (track 7)
John McVie (track 11)
Klaus Voorman (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 5)
Graham Gouldman (1974 – 1975) (track 9)
Gary Taylor (rock bassist) (1977) (track 14)
Kenny Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt) (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 13)
Mike Rutherford (1977-09 – 1977-10) (track 15)
Bernard Edwards (1979) (track 16)
electric piano:
Eric Stewart (1974 – 1975) (track 9)
Don Grolnick (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 13)
Raymond Jones (1979) (track 16)
wind instruments:
Jim Horn (1975-09) (track 8)
Plas Johnson (1975-09) (track 8)
Tom Scott (saxophonist) (1975-09) (track 8)
Bud Shank (1975-09) (track 8)
double bass:
Herbie Flowers (1972-08) (track 6)
electric guitar:
Hugh McCracken (track 7)
John Tropea (track 7)
Ronnie Wood (1971) (track 2)
Graham Gouldman (1974 – 1975) (track 9)
brass:
Dick Hyde (1975-09) (track 8)
percussion:
Ralph MacDonald (track 7)
Richard Perry (producer) (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 5)
Glen LeFleur (1977) (track 14)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (1977-09 – 1977-10) (track 15)
steel guitar:
Dan Dugmore (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 13)
keyboard:
Tommy Eyre (1977) (track 14)
Tony Banks (1977-09 – 1977-10) (track 15)
Michael McDonald (R&B & soul singer) (1978-08) (track 17)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Christine McVie (track 11)
celesta:
Pete Sears (1971) (track 2)
saxophone:
Raphael Ravenscroft (1977) (track 14)
piano:
Gregg Rolie (1969-05-12) (track 3)
Carly Simon (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 5)
Lol Creme (1974 – 1975) (track 9)
Rob Sabino (1979) (track 16)
Moog [Moog synthesizer]:
Kevin Godley (1974 – 1975) (track 9)
marimba:
Steve Forman (US percussionist) (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 13)
baritone saxophone:
Ronnie Ross (1972-08) (track 6)
12 string guitar:
Ronnie Wood (1971) (track 2)
horn:
Vincent DeRosa (1975-09) (track 8)
congas and percussion:
Michael Carabello (1969-05-12) (track 3)
congas, percussion and timbales:
Jose "Chepito" Áreas (1969-05-12) (track 3)
guitar family:
Lindsey Buckingham (track 11)
additional synthesizer:
Bill Payne (1978-08) (track 17)
additional congas:
Bobby LaKind (1978-08) (track 17)
additional engineer:
Loyd Clifft (track 17)
additional producer:
Ken Caillat (track 11)
Richard Dashut (track 11)
Chris Morris (LA engineer & producer (late '70s)) (track 11)
additional vocals:
Kathy Redfern (1974 – 1975) (track 9)
Bobby LaKind (1978-08) (track 17)
arranger:
David Paich (track 8)
Lou Reed (track 6)
Mick Ronson (track 6)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 6)
Alberto Gianquinto (track 3)
assistant engineer:
Chris Morris (LA engineer & producer (late '70s)) (track 11)
Mark Howlett (track 13)
background vocals:
Patti Austin (track 7)
Yvonne Elliman (track 12)
Marcy Levy (track 12)
Valerie Simpson (track 7)
Phoebe Snow (track 7)
The Thunder Thighs (70s UK vocal group) (1972-08) (track 6)
Mick Jagger (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 5)
Lol Creme (1974 – 1975) (track 9)
Graham Gouldman (1974 – 1975) (track 9)
Kevin Godley (1974 – 1975) (track 9)
Jim Gilstrap (1975-09) (track 8)
Augie Johnson (1975-09) (track 8)
Marty McCall (1975-09) (track 8)
Carolyn Willis (1975-09) (track 8)
Kenny Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt) (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 13)
Don Henley (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 13)
composer:
Tony Banks (track 15)
Eric Clapton (track 12)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 15)
Christopher Cross (track 18)
Joe Melson (track 13)
Roy Orbison (track 13)
Lou Reed (track 6)
Carly Simon (track 5)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 7)
Rod Stewart (track 10)
Clarence “Sonny” Henry (US jazz guitarist aka Sonny Henry) (track 3)
Christine McVie (track 11)
Gerry Rafferty (track 14)
Mike Rutherford (track 15)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 1)
conductor:
Sid Sharp (1975-09) (track 8)
engineer:
Ken Caillat (track 11)
Richard Dashut (track 11)
Phil Ramone (track 7)
Bob Breault (track 3)
Donn Landee (track 17)
Bill Lazerus (track 1)
Tom Perry (track 8)
Eric Prestidge (track 3)
lead vocals:
Eric Clapton (track 12)
Rod Stewart (track 10)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (1969-12) (track 1)
Rod Stewart (1971) (track 2)
Lou Reed (1972-08) (track 6)
Carly Simon (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 5)
Eric Stewart (1974 – 1975) (track 9)
Boz Scaggs (1975-09) (track 8)
Gerry Rafferty (1977) (track 14)
Linda Ronstadt (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 13)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (1977-09 – 1977-10) (track 15)
Michael McDonald (R&B & soul singer) (1978-08) (track 17)
Alfa Anderson (1979) (track 16)
Luci Martin (1979) (track 16)
lyricist:
Eric Clapton (track 12)
Christopher Cross (track 18)
Lou Reed (track 6)
Carly Simon (track 5)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 7)
Rod Stewart (track 10)
Clarence “Sonny” Henry (US jazz guitarist aka Sonny Henry) (track 3)
Christine McVie (track 11)
Gerry Rafferty (track 14)
Mike Rutherford (track 15)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 1)
Joe Melson (1963) (track 13)
Roy Orbison (1963) (track 13)
mixer:
Val Garay (track 13)
orchestrator:
Paul Buckmaster (track 5)
performer:
Chic (US disco/R&B band) (1979) (track 16)
phonographic copyright by:
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1975) (track 7)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (2004) (track 7)
producer:
Peter Asher (tracks 1, 13)
Ken Caillat (track 11)
Brent Dangerfield (track 3)
Richard Dashut (track 11)
Tom Dowd (track 10)
Fleetwood Mac (track 11)
Genesis (English rock band) (track 15)
David Hentschel (track 15)
Glyn Johns (track 12)
Richard Perry (producer) (track 5)
Phil Ramone (track 7)
Mick Ronson (track 6)
Santana (US latin - blues rock band) (track 3)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 7)
Rod Stewart (track 2)
Ted Templeman (track 17)
Joe Wissert (track 8)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 6)
recording engineer:
Val Garay (track 13)
vocals:
Lindsey Buckingham (track 11)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 7)
Christine McVie (track 11)
Stevie Nicks (track 11)
Gregg Rolie (1969-05-12) (track 3)
Carlos Santana (1969-05-12) (track 3)
Patrick Simmons (1978-08) (track 17)
writer:
Renaldo Benson (track 4)
Al Cleveland (track 4)
Bernard Edwards (track 16)
Marvin Gaye (track 4)
Graham Gouldman (track 9)
Kenny Loggins (track 17)
Michael McDonald (R&B & soul singer) (track 17)
David Paich (track 8)
Martin Quittenton (track 2)
Nile Rodgers (track 16)
Eric Stewart (track 9)
Rod Stewart (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1971) (track 2)
Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (1972) (track 5)
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) (1978) (track 5)
Warner Brothers (1978) (track 17)
Warner Bros. (holding: File NO Releases) (2004) (track 11)
Elektra/Asylum Records (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (2017) (track 13)
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (2017) (track 13)
publisher:
Country Road Music, Inc. ( – ????) (track 1)
C’est Music (track 5)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 9)
Man-Ken Music Ltd. (1975) (track 9)
Paul Simon Music (1975) (track 7)
Gelring Ltd. (Publishing company Associated with Genesis) (1978) (track 15)
Hit and Run Music (1978) (track 15)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Trident Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1972-08) (track 6)
Trident Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 5)
Sound Factory in Los Angeles, California, United States (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 13)
Warner Bros. Recording Studios (North Hollywood, a/k/a Amigo Studios) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1978-08) (track 17)
mash-ups:
The End by Neil Cicierega (track 17)
sampled by:
Best Friend by Puff Daddy feat. Mario Winans (track 18)
Forever Begins by Common (track 7)
Once Again by Girl Talk (track 15)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 75) (track 6)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 130) (track 2)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 221) (track 6)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 227) (track 1)
arrangements:
Stüverhoff (translated) (track 6)
cover recording of:
Evil Ways (1969-05-12) (track 3)
Blue Bayou (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 13)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Baker Dick (track 14)
Beggar's Feet (track 14)
I'm Not in Hove (track 9)
Lazzie Lay (track 2)
You're So Plain (track 5)
later translated parody versions:
Neigschbeit (track 6)
Rheinsehn (track 6)
later translated versions:
50 Tips (track 7)
Katu (track 14)
Maggie May (Finnish) (track 2)
Rakkauden saari (track 13)
Schicksal (track 6)
Seisovaa ilmaa (track 6)
Sol och regn (track 1)
Tot passarà (track 11)
Tuun Blue Bayou'uun (track 13)
最佳男主角 (track 5)
置き去りの夢 (track 9)
later versions:
recording of:
Don’t Stop (track 11)
Sailing (track 18)
What’s Going On (track 4)
Wonderful Tonight (track 12)
Fire and Rain (1969-12) (track 1)
Maggie May (1971) (track 2)
Walk on the Wild Side (1972-08) (track 6)
You’re So Vain (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 5)
I’m Not in Love (1974 – 1975) (track 9)
Lowdown (1975-09) (track 8)
Baker Street (1977) (track 14)
Follow You Follow Me (1977-09 – 1977-10) (track 15)
What a Fool Believes (1978-08) (track 17)
Good Times (1979) (track 16)

Release

copyrighted by: Warner Music Canada Co. (subsidiary of WMG, formerly Warner Music Canada Ltd until 2004) (1999)
distributed by: Warner Music Canada Co. (subsidiary of WMG, formerly Warner Music Canada Ltd until 2004)
manufactured by: Warner Music Canada Co. (subsidiary of WMG, formerly Warner Music Canada Ltd until 2004)
phonographic copyright by: Warner Music Canada Co. (subsidiary of WMG, formerly Warner Music Canada Ltd until 2004) (1999)
ASIN: CA: B000065NAB [info]