Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I'm a Man
The Spencer Davis Group 2:43
2 Sunshine of Your Love
Cream 3:05
3 Kites
Simon Dupree & The Big Sound 3:47
4 Dear Eloise
The Hollies 3:07
5 Love Is All Around
The Troggs 3:02
6 Matthew & Son
Cat Stevens 3.5 2:48
7 Hurdy Gurdy Man
Donovan 3:16
8 When I Was Young
Eric Burdon & the Animals 4 3:03
9 A Whiter Shade of Pale
Procol Harum 4.25 4:01
10 Desdemona
John's Children 2:30
11 My White Bicycle
Tomorrow 3 3:19
12 Conquistador
Procol Harum 4:13
13 Flowers in the Rain
The Move 2:32
14 New York Mining Disaster 1941 (Have You Seen My Wife, Mr. Jones)
Bee Gees 2:13
15 Pictures of Matchstick Men
Status Quo 3:12
16 San Franciscan Nights
Eric Burdon & the Animals 5 3:24
17 We Are the Moles
The Moles 4:34
18 The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde
Georgie Fame 3:12
19 Knight in Rusty Armour
Peter & Gordon 2:40
20 Nights in White Satin
The Moody Blues 4.8 4:28

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
London, England, United Kingdom (1968) (track 7)
acoustic guitar:
Donovan Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (1968) (track 7)
bass guitar:
John Hewlett (track 10)
drums:
Chris Townson (track 10)
Clem Cattini (1968) (track 7)
guitar:
Marc Bolan (track 10)
bass:
John Paul Jones (UK rock musician of Led Zeppelin & Them Crooked Vultures) (1968) (track 7)
electric guitar:
Allan Holdsworth (1968) (track 7)
Jimmy Page (1968) (track 7)
tambura:
Donovan Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (1968) (track 7)
arranger:
John Paul Jones (UK rock musician of Led Zeppelin & Them Crooked Vultures) (track 7)
composer:
Gary Brooker (tracks 9, 12)
Donovan Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (track 7)
Matthew Fisher (UK organist for Procol Harum/Prairie Madness) (track 9)
Hal Hackady (track 3)
Justin Hayward (of the Moody Blues) (track 20)
Mitch Murray (track 18)
Lee Pockriss (track 3)
Reg Presley (track 5)
Francis Rossi (track 15)
Cat Stevens (now known as Yusuf Islam) (track 6)
Roy Wood (track 13)
lyricist:
Donovan Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (track 7)
Justin Hayward (of the Moody Blues) (track 20)
Reg Presley (track 5)
Francis Rossi (track 15)
Peter Callander (track 18)
Keith Reid (tracks 9, 12)
Cat Stevens (now known as Yusuf Islam) (track 6)
Roy Wood (track 13)
producer:
Tony Clark (Engineer, Abbey Road) (track 20)
Denny Cordell (track 9)
Matthew Fisher (UK organist for Procol Harum/Prairie Madness) (track 9)
Mike Hurst (musician and record producer from London, England) (track 6)
Mickie Most (English record producer) (track 7)
Simon Napier-Bell (track 10)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 12)
recording engineer:
Vic Smith (track 6)
vocals:
Marc Bolan (track 10)
Andy Ellison (John's Children member) (track 10)
Donovan Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (1968) (track 7)
writer:
Vic Briggs (tracks 8, 16)
Pete Brown (UK poet & producer, with Cream and Jack Bruce) (track 2)
Jack Bruce (track 2)
Eric Burdon (tracks 8, 16)
Ken Burgess (track 11)
Eric Clapton (track 2)
Allan Clarke (of The Hollies) (track 4)
Barry Gibb (track 14)
Robin Gibb (track 14)
Tony Hicks (track 4)
Keith Alan Hopkins (track 11)
Barry Jenkins (tracks 8, 16)
Danny McCulloch (tracks 8, 16)
Jimmy Miller (producer for Rolling Stones/Nirvana etc) (track 1)
Graham Nash (track 4)
John Weider (tracks 8, 16)
Steve Winwood (track 1)
publisher:
Getaway Songs Ltd. (track 11)
Intersong Music (track 11)
Intune Ltd. (track 18)
Island Music Ltd. (track 1)
Nemperor Music (track 2)
sampled by:
Car Thief by Beastie Boys (track 7)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 57) (track 9)
arrangements:
is based on:
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
I sauf ollahaund (track 5)
later translated versions:
Leijat (Finnish translation) (track 3)
Maanantai (track 6)
Mes rêves de satin (track 20)
Noches de blanco satén (spanish version of 'Nights in White Satin') (track 20)
Wia i jung war (track 8)
昨夜夢魂中 (track 20)
recording of:
Conquistador (track 12)
Dear Eloise (track 4)
Flowers in the Rain (track 13)
I’m a Man (track 1)
Kites (track 3)
Love Is All Around (track 5)
Matthew and Son (track 6)
My White Bicycle (track 11)
When I Was Young (track 8)
Hurdy Gurdy Man (1968) (track 7)

Release

art direction: Geoff Gans
compiler: Harold Bronson
mastering: Bill Inglot
Ken Perry
producer: Bill Inglot
ASIN: US: B0000032EK [info]

Release Group

part of: The British Invasion: The History of British Rock (Rhino Records) (number: 8)
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/868582 [info]