Annotation

Current impossible ARs:
Product manager: Mark Salata
Editorial supervision: Vanessa Atkins
Project assistance: Tim Scanlin & Steve Chean

Sub-Optimal Credits:
Bob Ludwig should be credited with remastering.
Steve Woolard should be credited with "discographical annotation."

Annotation last modified on 2013-01-05 22:53 UTC.

Tracklist

HDCD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Brown Sugar
3 5:23
2 Goin’ Down to Mexico
3 3:22
3 Just Got Back From Baby’s
5 4:10
4 Francene
3:34
5 Just Got Paid
4 4:29
6 Bar‐B‐Q
3 3:27
7 La Grange
4.65 3:54
8 Waitin’ for the Bus
2:53
9 Jesus Just Left Chicago
3 3:30
10 Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers
4 3:24
11 Mexican Blackbird
3 3:06
12 Tush
4.5 2:18
13 Thunderbird
3:07
14 Blue Jean Blues
4 4:45
15 Heard It on the X
3 2:25
16 It’s Only Love
4:23
17 Arrested for Driving While Blind
3:08
18 I Thank You
3 3:26
19 Cheap Sunglasses
3 4:49
20 I’m Bad, I’m Nationwide
3 4:50
21 A Fool for Your Stockings
4:15
HDCD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Tube Snake Boogie
3 3:04
2 Pearl Necklace
3 4:06
3 Gimme All Your Lovin’
4.2 4:01
4 Sharp Dressed Man
4.65 4:15
5 Legs
4.35 3:37
6 Got Me Under Pressure
4.5 3:59
7 Sleeping Bag
3.5 4:05
8 Stages
3 3:33
9 Rough Boy
3.35 4:52
10 Velcro Fly
3:30
11 Woke Up With Wood
3:47
12 Doubleback
3 3:57
13 My Head’s in Mississippi
3 4:20
14 Viva Las Vegas
3.5 4:46
15 Cheap Sunglasses (live)
5:15
16 Legs (dance mix)
3 7:52
17 Velcro Fly (12″ remix)
6:38

Credits

HDCD 1

electric bass guitar:
Dusty Hill (tracks 19–20)
bass guitar:
Dusty Hill (tracks 4–5, 7, 9–10, 12, 14–15)
drums:
Frank Beard (tracks 1–8, 12, 14–15, 19–20)
drums and percussion:
Frank Beard (tracks 9–10)
slide guitar:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 5–6)
guitar:
Billy Gibbons (track 8)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1–3, 6)
bass:
Dusty Hill (tracks 1–3, 6, 8)
electric guitar:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 4–5, 7, 9–10, 12, 14–15, 19–20)
percussion:
Frank Beard (tracks 5, 15, 19–20)
background vocals:
Dusty Hill (tracks 1, 3–6, 9)
composer:
Billy Gibbons (track 1)
engineer:
Robin Brian (tracks 1–11, 13–15)
Terry Kane (tracks 11, 13–15)
Bob Ludwig (mastering engineer) (tracks 11, 13–15)
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (tracks 7–11, 13–21)
Larry Nix (US mastering engineer) (tracks 16–17)
Jim Reeves (Engineer) (tracks 11, 13–15)
lead vocals:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1, 3–7, 10, 14–15)
Dusty Hill (tracks 2, 10, 12, 15)
lyricist:
Billy Gibbons (track 1)
mixer:
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (track 12)
performer:
Robin Brian (track 6)
producer:
Bill Ham (tracks 1–21)
recording engineer:
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (track 12)
vocals:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 19–20)
Dusty Hill (tracks 19–20)
writer:
Frank Beard (tracks 5, 7, 9–17, 19–21)
Kenny Cordray (track 4)
Billy Gibbons (tracks 2–17, 19–21)
Bill Ham (tracks 2–3, 5–6)
Isaac Hayes (track 18)
Dusty Hill (tracks 2, 7–17, 19–21)
Steve Perron (track 4)
David Porter (US soul musician, producer & songwriter) (track 18)
publisher:
Almo Music Corporation (tracks 4, 18)
April Music Co. (track 4)
BMG Rights Management (France) SARL (for imprints, please use "BMG Rights Management") (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 8–9)
BMG Rights Management GmbH (not for release label use!) (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 8–9)
Cotillion Music Inc. (BMI) (track 18)
Hamstein Music Company (tracks 5–6)
India Music (track 4)
India Music Ink (track 4)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 18)
Music of Stage Three (tracks 1–3, 5–17, 19–20)
Rondor Music Inc. (track 4)
Songs of Mosaic (tracks 1–3, 5–17, 19–21)
Stage Three Songs (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 8–9)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (track 4)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 18)
Walden Music, Inc. (track 18)
フジパシフィックミュージック (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 8–9)
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) (2017-04-01 –) (track 4)
engineered at:
recorded at:
Ardent Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, United States (tracks 7–12, 14–21)
Robin Hood Studios in Tyler, Texas, United States (tracks 7–12, 14–15)
Robin Hood Studios in Tyler, Texas, United States (1970) (tracks 1–3)
Robin Hood Studios in Tyler, Texas, United States (1971 – 1972) (tracks 4–6)
A Warehouse in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (1974-04) (track 13)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Cheap Sunglasses by Apathy (track 19)
cover recording of:
I Thank You (track 18)
has revision:
Francene (track 4)
is based on:
Boogie Chillen’ (track 7)
later parody versions:
Brush (track 12)
later translated versions:
Do steht a Haus (track 7)
live recording of:
Thunderbird (1974-04) (track 13)
recording of:
Bar-B-Q (track 6)
Blue Jean Blues (track 14)
Brown Sugar (ZZ Top) (track 1)
Cheap Sunglasses (track 19)
Francine (track 4)
Heard It on the X (track 15)
It’s Only Love (track 16)
Just Got Paid (track 5)
La Grange (track 7)
Mexican Blackbird (track 11)
Tush (track 12)

HDCD 2

electric bass guitar:
Dusty Hill (tracks 1–4, 6–7, 9, 12–14)
drums:
Frank Beard (tracks 1–4, 6–7, 9, 12–14)
electric guitar:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1–4, 6–7, 9, 12–14)
percussion:
Frank Beard (tracks 1–4, 6–7, 9, 12–14)
composer:
Mort Shuman (track 14)
engineer:
Joe Hardy (engineer) (tracks 7–11, 14)
Bob Ludwig (mastering engineer) (tracks 7–11)
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (tracks 1–6, 12–13)
lyricist:
Doc Pomus (track 14)
producer:
Bill Ham (tracks 1–14)
vocals:
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1–4, 6–7, 9, 12–14)
Dusty Hill (tracks 1–4, 6–7, 9, 12–14)
writer:
Frank Beard (tracks 1–13, 15–17)
Billy Gibbons (tracks 1–13, 15–17)
Dusty Hill (tracks 1–13, 15–17)
phonographic copyright by:
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1985) (tracks 7–11)
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1985) (tracks 7–11)
Telstar Records Plc (1996 –) (track 3)
publisher:
Hamstein Music Company (tracks 1–2)
Mort Shuman Songs (track 14)
Music of Stage Three (tracks 1–12, 15–17)
Pomus Songs Inc. (track 14)
Songs of Mosaic (tracks 1–13, 15–17)
Stage Three Songs (track 12)
Hamstein Music Company (1985) (tracks 7–11, 17)
recorded at:
Ardent Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, United States (tracks 1–11, 14)
mash-ups:
Doubleback Round by G3RSt (track 12)
Sleeping Bad by Wax Audio (track 7)
remix of:
Legs (single version) by ZZ Top (track 16)
Velcro Fly by ZZ Top (track 17)
remixes:
Legs (dance mix) by ZZ Top (track 5)
arrangements:
Viva Las Vegas (arrangement by Bruce Springsteen) (track 14)
cover recording of:
Viva Las Vegas (track 14)
later parody versions:
Kivinen on rakkaus (track 3)
Smart Blest Man (track 4)
Viva Mos Eisley (track 14)
later translated parody versions:
Humppaleka (track 14)
Ryhtivaliohumppa (track 4)
later translated versions:
Neiche Schoin (track 4)
live recording of:
Cheap Sunglasses (track 15)
recording of:
Doubleback (track 12)
Legs (tracks 5, 16)
Pearl Necklace (track 2)
Rough Boy (track 9)
Sharp Dressed Man (track 4)
Sleeping Bag (track 7)
Stages (track 8)
Tube Snake Boogie (track 1)
Velcro Fly (tracks 10, 17)
Woke Up with Wood (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Polkas (track 4)

Release

bass, keyboard and tenor saxophone: Dusty Hill
alto saxophone, drums and percussion: Frank Beard
baritone saxophone, fiddle, guitar, harmonica and keyboard: Billy Gibbons
additional liner notes: Steve Woolard
art direction: Hugh Brown (US art director and photographer)
compiler: James Austin
Bill Ham
Bob Small
executive producer: Bill Ham
graphic design: Maria Villar
liner notes: James Austin
Tom Vickers
mastering: Bob Ludwig (mastering engineer)
photography: James Patrick Cooper
Ross Halfin
Michael Ochs
Helmut Werb
vocals: Frank Beard
Billy Gibbons
Dusty Hill
ASIN: US: B0001ZXM54 [info]
DE: B0001ZXM54 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1925621 [info]