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Australian 1 of 5 disc release by EMI 8148362

Australian 5 of 5 disc release by EMI 8148402

Australian 4 of 5 disc release by EMI 8148392

Australian 3 of 5 disc release by EMI 8148382

Australian 2 of 5 disc release by EMI 8148372

Annotation last modified on 2005-08-26 16:38 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1: 1970-1974
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I'm the Leader of the Gang (I Am)
Gary Glitter 3:30
2 Angel Face
The Glitter Band 3:00
3 I Hear You Knockin'
Dave Edmunds 2:50
4 Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
Edison Lighthouse 4 2:49
5 Kung Fu Fighting
Carl Douglas 3:11
6 Spirit in the Sky
Norman Greenbaum 4.15 4:00
7 The Locomotion
Grand Funk Railroad 5 2:47
8 Draggin' the Line
Tommy James & the Shondells 2:48
9 I Can See Clearly Now
Johnny Nash 2:42
10 Sacha
Hank Marvin 3:19
11 American Pie, Part 1
Don McLean 4:13
12 Venus
Shocking Blue 4 3:04
13 Melting Pot
Blue Mink 3:48
14 I Did What I Did for Maria
Tony Christie 3:28
15 Tom Tom Turnaround
New World 3:20
16 You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me
The New Seekers 3:13
17 I Am Woman
Helen Reddy 3:19
18 Too Young to Be Married
The Hollies 3:54
19 You're So Vain
Carly Simon 5 4:19
20 Ma Bell Ami
Tee-Set 3:19
21 Dancing on a Saturday Night
Barry Blue 3:06
CD 2: 1975-1977
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Wild One
Suzi Quatro 2:53
2 Nutbush City Limits
Ike & Tina Turner 5 2:58
3 Shame Shame Shame
Shirley & Company 4:13
4 Magic Man
Heart 4.35 5:31
5 Gotta Be the One
Maxine Nightingale 2:56
6 I Hate the Music
John Paul Young 3:54
7 Jump in My Car
Ted Mulry Gang 3:06
8 January
Pilot 3:31
9 The Way You Do It
Pussyfoot 3:08
10 Living Next Door to Alice
Smokie 4.65 3:30
11 Movie Star
Harpo 5 3:22
12 Black Superman (Muhammed Ali)
Johnny Wakelin 3:37
13 Paloma Blanca
George Baker Selection 3:25
14 Lady in Blue
Joe Dolan 3:04
15 Help Is on Its Way
Little River Band 5 4:03
16 Bye Bye Baby
Bay City Rollers 2:43
17 Mississippi
Pussycat 4:37
18 Only Sixteen
Dr. Hook 2:47
19 You to Me Are Everything
The Real Thing 3:24
20 Kiss and Say Goodbye
The Manhattans 4:28
CD 3: The Disco Era
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Y.M.C.A.
Village People 3:43
2 I Love to Love
Tina Charles 3:10
3 That's the Way I Like It
KC and The Sunshine Band 4.5 3:08
4 Disco Inferno
The Trammps 3:37
5 Rock Your Baby
George McCrae 3 3:18
6 We Are Family
Sister Sledge 5 3:34
7 Pop Muzik
M 3:22
8 Boogie Wonderland
Earth, Wind & Fire 3 4:54
9 Car Wash
Rose Royce 3:18
10 Boogie Oogie Oogie
A Taste of Honey 1 3:37
11 Knock on Wood
Amii Stewart 5 3:46
12 The Best Disco in Town
The Ritchie Family 2:43
13 Make Love to Me
Kelly Marie 4:17
14 Get Up and Boogie
Silver Convention 4:02
15 Le Freak (LP version)
Chic 3 5:32
16 Play That Funky Music
Wild Cherry 4:59
17 Boogie Fever
The Sylvers 3:31
18 Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel
Tavares 3:37
19 Disco Queen
Hot Chocolate 3:09
CD 4: 1978-1979
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Heart of Glass
Blondie 3:21
2 My Sharona
The Knack 4.5 4:02
3 Macho Man
Village People 3:28
4 Hot Child in the City
Nick Gilder 5 3:11
5 Free Me
Uriah Heep 3:32
6 2-4-6-8 Motorway
Tom Robinson Band 4 3:21
7 Lay Your Love on Me
Racey 3:15
8 It's a Heartache
Bonnie Tyler 3:32
9 Isn't It Time
The Babys 4:01
10 Baker Street
Gerry Rafferty 4 4:09
11 Jack and Jill
Raydio 4:32
12 Baby It's You
Promises 3:53
13 Computer Games
Mi-Sex 4:02
14 Dancing in the City
Marshall Hain 3:49
15 Stumblin' In
Chris Norman feat. Suzi Quatro 3:58
16 If I Had Words
Scott Fitzgerald feat. Yvonne Keeley 3:55
17 Are You Old Enough
Dragon 4:04
18 Ebony Eyes
Bob Welch 3:33
19 Sad Eyes
Robert John 4:14
CD 5: Australia
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Love Is in the Air
John Paul Young 3 3:28
2 Eagle Rock
Daddy Cool 4:11
3 Evie, Part 1
Stevie Wright 4:03
4 Most People I Know Think That I'm Crazy
The Aztecs 5 4:14
5 I Just Want to Be Your Everything
Andy Gibb 5 3:45
6 Howzat
Sherbet 3:47
7 You
Marcia Hines 3:14
8 In the Summertime
The Mixtures 2:39
9 Boppin' the Blues
Blackfeather 3:15
10 Yellow River
Jigsaw 2:33
11 Hey St Peter
Flash and the Pan 4:19
12 Emotion
Samantha Sang 4 3:57
13 Bony Moronie
Hush 3:11
14 My Little Angel
William Shakespeare 3:33
15 Daddy Cool
Drummond 2:42
16 Knock Knock Who's There
Liv Maessen 2:29
17 Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head
John Farnham 2:32
18 The Banks of the Ohio
Olivia Newton‐John 3:19
19 I Am Pegasus
Ross Ryan 3:49
20 Two Little Boys
Rolf Harris 5 3:20
21 Redback on the Toilet Seat
Slim Newton 2:19

Credits

CD 1: 1970-1974

brass and strings arranger:
Jim Horn (track 17)
background vocals:
Mick Jagger (track 19)
composer:
Dave Bartholomew (track 3)
Ray Burton (Australian singer/songwriter) (track 17)
Norman Greenbaum (track 6)
Carole King (track 7)
Pearl King (track 3)
Don McLean (track 11)
Carly Simon (track 19)
Carl Douglas (track 5)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 12)
lyricist:
Dave Bartholomew (track 3)
Norman Greenbaum (track 6)
Pearl King (track 3)
Don McLean (track 11)
Carly Simon (track 19)
Carl Douglas (track 5)
Gerry Goffin (track 7)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 12)
Helen Reddy (track 17)
producer:
Erik Jacobsen (track 6)
Tony Macaulay (track 4)
writer:
Tony Macaulay (track 4)
Barry Mason (English songwriter) (track 4)
publisher:
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher) (track 11)
Universal Records (1996-2005 American pop label - "RECORDS" must be a part of the logo!) (track 11)
mash-ups:
remixes:
part of:
cover recording of:
The Loco‐Motion (1974) (track 7)
later parody versions:
Kung Fu Fighting (track 5)
Parable Guy (track 11)
Spirit Inside (track 6)
The Saga Begins (track 11)
You're So Plain (track 19)
later translated parody versions:
Minus (track 12)
later translated versions:
I hea di klopfn (track 3)
Kohta juna lähtee (track 7)
Kolos Srey Chaom (track 12)
Kung Fu taistelee (track 5)
La locomotion (track 7)
Veenus (track 12)
Venus (Finnish) (track 12)
ヴィーナス (track 12)
最佳男主角 (track 19)
later versions:
Feu de paille (track 11)
Kung Fu Fighting (Bus Stop version) (track 5)
Le Loco-motion (French version) (track 7)
recording of:
American Pie (track 11)
Kung Fu Fighting (track 5)
Spirit in the Sky (track 6)
You’re So Vain (track 19)
Venus (Shocking Blue (I'm Your Venus)) (1969) (track 12)
I Am Woman (Helen Reddy song) (1970) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 12)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 12)
Polka Party! (track 12)

CD 2: 1975-1977

acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Roger Fisher (US rock guitarist) (track 4)
Nancy Wilson (guitarist/singer of "Heart") (track 4)
drums:
Dave Wilson (Canadian drummer) (track 4)
bass:
Steve Fossen (track 4)
electric guitar and synthesizer:
Howard Leese (track 4)
percussion:
Mike Flicker (track 4)
congas:
Ray Ayotte (track 4)
assistant producer:
Howard Leese (track 4)
composer:
Harpo (track 11)
David Paton (track 8)
Winfred Lovett (track 20)
Ted Mulry (track 7)
Sylvia Robinson (track 3)
Tina Turner (track 2)
DJ-mixer:
Roland Eracht (Producer) (track 10)
engineer:
Mike Flicker (track 4)
Rolf Hennemann (track 4)
lead vocals:
Ann Wilson (track 4)
lyricist:
Harpo (track 11)
David Paton (track 8)
Winfred Lovett (track 20)
Ted Mulry (track 7)
Sylvia Robinson (track 3)
Tina Turner (track 2)
orchestrator:
Andrew Powell (known for contributions to Alan Parsons Project) (track 8)
producer:
Roland Eracht (Producer) (track 10)
Alan Parsons (track 8)
Mike Flicker (track 4)
writer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 10)
Nicky Chinn (track 10)
Michael Denne (track 19)
Ken Gold (track 19)
Ann Wilson (track 4)
Nancy Wilson (guitarist/singer of "Heart") (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2004) (track 2)
publisher:
How About Music (track 4)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 4)
mixed at:
recorded at:
cover recording of:
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
J’aime tes genoux (Shame, Shame, Shame) (track 3)
live recording of:
Magic Man (track 4)
recording of:
January (track 8)
Jump in My Car (track 7)
Moviestar (track 11)

CD 3: The Disco Era

electric bass guitar and synthesizer:
Allen Wentz (Bass player for wild cherry) (track 16)
drums:
Ronald Beitle (Dummer for Wild Cherry) (track 16)
electric guitar:
Bryan Bassett (track 16)
Robert Parissi (track 16)
additional vocals:
Bryan Bassett (track 16)
Ronald Beitle (Dummer for Wild Cherry) (track 16)
Allen Wentz (Bass player for wild cherry) (track 16)
arranger:
Bernard Edwards (track 15)
Nile Rodgers (track 15)
composer:
James Bolden (track 2)
Sylvester Levay (track 14)
Jon Lind (track 8)
Robert Parissi (track 16)
Robin Scott (track 7)
Norman Whitfield (track 9)
conductor:
Bernard Edwards (track 15)
Nile Rodgers (track 15)
guest performer:
The Emotions (Chicago soul, disco and R&B female vocal group) (track 8)
lead vocals:
Robert Parissi (track 16)
lyricist:
Robert Parissi (track 16)
Stephan Prager (track 14)
Philo Jack Robinson (production music composer) (track 2)
Robin Scott (track 7)
Norman Whitfield (track 9)
Allee Willis (track 8)
performer:
The Emotions (Chicago soul, disco and R&B female vocal group) (track 8)
producer:
Bernard Edwards (track 15)
Mickie Most (English record producer) (track 19)
Nile Rodgers (track 15)
vocals:
The Emotions (Chicago soul, disco and R&B female vocal group) (track 8)
writer:
Errol Brown (track 19)
Harry Wayne Casey (tracks 3, 5)
Steve Cropper (track 11)
Bernard Edwards (tracks 6, 15)
Richard Finch (tracks 3, 5)
Eddie Floyd (track 11)
Leroy Green (track 4)
Ron Kersey (track 4)
Perry L. Kibble (track 10)
Freddie Perren (track 18)
Nile Rodgers (tracks 6, 15)
Keni St. Lewis (track 18)
Tony Wilson (bassist/songwriter, member of Hot Chocolate) (track 19)
publisher:
East Memphis Music (track 11)
On Time Music, Inc. (track 10)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 6)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Come In by 3rd Bass (track 19)
Dola's Track by Omegaman (track 15)
U Can Do (Life) by De La Soul (track 15)
cover recording of:
I Love to Love (track 2)
Knock on Wood (track 11)
is the basis for:
Bring Me Edelweiss (track 3)
I’m Alive (track 8)
Play That Funky Music (Vanilla Ice version) (track 16)
later parody versions:
Play Funky (track 16)
later translated versions:
Ta i trä (track 11)
We Are Family (Japanese version) (track 6)
later versions:
recording of:
Boogie Oogie Oogie (track 10)
Boogie Wonderland (track 8)
Car Wash (track 9)
Disco Inferno (track 4)
Disco Queen (track 19)
Get Up and Boogie (track 14)
Le Freak (track 15)
Pop Muzik (track 7)
Rock Your Baby (track 5)
We Are Family (track 6)

CD 4: 1978-1979

drums:
Bruce Gary (1979-04) (track 2)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Berton Averre (1979-04) (track 2)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Doug Fieger (1979-04) (track 2)
bass:
Prescott Niles (1979-04) (track 2)
arranger:
Jonathan Hodge (track 16)
composer:
Murray Burns (Keyboard player for Mi-Sex) (track 13)
Paul Hewson (track 17)
Gerry Rafferty (track 10)
Kevin Stanton (track 13)
Tom Robinson (British singer-songwriter, bassist and radio presenter) (track 6)
lead vocals:
Doug Fieger (1979-04) (track 2)
lyricist:
Paul Hewson (track 17)
Gerry Rafferty (track 10)
Kevin Stanton (track 13)
Steve Gilpin (track 13)
Tom Robinson (British singer-songwriter, bassist and radio presenter) (track 6)
producer:
Mickie Most (English record producer) (track 7)
writer:
Berton Averre (track 2)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 7)
Nicky Chinn (track 7)
Doug Fieger (track 2)
Nick Gilder (track 4)
Kit Hain (track 14)
Deborah Harry (track 1)
Julian Marshall (track 14)
Jim McCulloch (track 4)
Ronnie Scott (a British pop music promoter, group manager and songwriter) (track 8)
Chris Stein (track 1)
Steve Wolfe (producer, songwriter and guitar player) (track 8)
publisher:
BMG Monarch (track 1)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher - NOT for release labels) ( – ????) (track 1)
Monster Island Music ( – ????) (track 1)
mash-ups:
remixes:
sampled by:
This One by Scanty Sandwich (track 2)
is based on:
later parody versions:
Babylona (track 2)
Baker Dick (track 10)
Beggar's Feet (track 10)
Comme des connards (track 2)
My Bologna (track 2)
later translated versions:
Katu (track 10)
Om du går nu (track 8)
Vieraat huoneet (track 8)
愛到你發狂 (track 2)
later versions:
recording of:
Are You Old Enough (track 17)
Computer Games (track 13)
Dancing in the City (track 14)
Heart of Glass (track 1)
If I Had Words (track 16)
It's a Heartache (track 8)
Baker Street (1978) (track 10)
My Sharona (1979-04) (track 2)
version of:
Once I Had a Love (track 1)

CD 5: Australia

background vocals:
Barry Gibb (tracks 5, 12)
Robin Gibb (track 12)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (track 17)
Barry Gibb (track 5)
Slim Newton (track 21)
lyricist:
Barry Gibb (track 5)
Slim Newton (track 21)
Hal David (track 17)
producer:
Albhy Galuten (track 12)
Barry Gibb (tracks 5, 12)
Karl Richardson (track 12)
writer:
Barry Gibb (track 12)
Robin Gibb (track 12)
Billy Thorpe (track 4)
Harry Vanda (tracks 1, 3, 11)
George Young (Australian producer) (tracks 1, 3, 11)
publisher:
mash-ups:
cover recording of:
later translated parody versions:
Rägejodel (track 17)
later translated versions:
later versions:
partial recording of:
recording of:
Emotion (track 12)
Hey, St. Peter (track 11)
Love Is in the Air (track 1)