Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 More Than a Feeling
Boston 4.15 4:39
2 This Flight Tonight
Nazareth 3:22
3 Paranoid
Black Sabbath 4.4 2:48
4 Black Betty
Ram Jam 3.35 3:56
5 Take on the World
Judas Priest 3:03
6 Chestnut Mare
The Byrds 5:08
7 Dust in the Wind
Kansas 4.65 3:21
8 Don’t Bring Me Down
Electric Light Orchestra 4.75 4:05
9 Yellow River
Christie 2:44
10 Gonna Make You a Star
David Essex 2:58
11 Lucky Man
Emerson, Lake & Palmer 4:37
12 Gamma Ray (single version)
Birth Control 3:28
13 The Man Who Sold the World
Lulu & David Bowie 3:47
14 Black Magic Woman
Santana 3:15
15 Hi-De-Ho
Blood, Sweat & Tears 4:24
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Me and Mrs. Jones
Billy Paul 5 4:46
2 September
Earth, Wind & Fire 4.8 3:35
3 Boogie Nights
Heatwave 4:38
4 The Witch Queen of New Orleans
Redbone 5 2:43
5 When Will I See You Again
The Three Degrees 2:58
6 If You Don't Know Me by Now
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 4.65 3:25
7 I Can Help
Billy Swan 5 3:58
8 Love Really Hurts Without You
Billy Ocean 3:02
9 I Love to Love
Tina Charles 5 3:02
10 Lady Marmalade
LaBelle 3 3:56
11 Kiss and Say Goodbye
The Manhattans 4:26
12 Best of My Love
The Emotions 3.75 3:40
13 What a Diff'Rence a Day Makes
Esther Phillips 4:29
14 Harvest for the World
The Isley Brothers 3:55
15 Blame It on the Boogie
The Jacksons 4.35 3:33
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rose Garden
Lynn Anderson 4 2:52
2 Popcorn
Hot Butter 5 2:32
3 Jeans On
David Dundas 3:18
4 Mirrors
Sally Oldfield 3:30
5 A Glass of Champagne
Sailor 5 2:40
6 Sylvia's Mother
Dr. Hook 3:46
7 The Most Beautiful Girl
Charlie Rich 2:38
8 Instant Replay
Dan Hartman 5:21
9 Tears on My Pillow
Johnny Nash 3:17
10 Arms of Mary
Sutherland Brothers & Quiver 5 2:36
11 Bat Out of Hell
Meat Loaf 9:46
12 Roll Away the Stone
Mott the Hoople 3:06
13 Summertime City
Mike Batt 3:39
14 Sun of Jamaica
Goombay Dance Band 4:09
15 Barracuda
Heart 4.35 4:23
16 I'm a Train
Albert Hammond 3:17

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Tom Scholz (track 1)
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
Rich Williams (guitarist of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
clarinet:
Richard Tandy (track 8)
violin [violins]:
Robby Steinhardt (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
electric bass guitar [Bass Guitar]:
Geezer Butler (track 3)
drumset:
Bev Bevan (track 8)
bass guitar:
Kelly Groucutt (track 8)
Dave Hope (track 7)
strings arranger:
Richard Tandy (track 8)
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
Louis Clark (track 8)
viola:
Robby Steinhardt (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
chimes:
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
drums:
Sib Hashian (track 1)
Bill Ward (track 3)
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
pedal steel guitar [pedals]:
Rich Williams (guitarist of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
synthesizer:
Richard Tandy (track 8)
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
synthesizer [synthesizers]:
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
organ:
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
Clavinet:
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Tom Scholz (track 1)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Tom Scholz (track 1)
bass:
Tom Scholz (track 1)
Dave Hope (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
electric piano:
Richard Tandy (track 8)
vibraphone:
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
timpani:
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
electric guitar:
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
Rich Williams (guitarist of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
electric guitar [Lead Guitar]:
Tony Iommi (track 3)
percussion:
Bev Bevan (track 8)
Sib Hashian (track 1)
Bill Ward (1970) (track 3)
percussion [additional percussion]:
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
piano:
Richard Tandy (track 8)
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
additional engineer:
Terry Diane Becker (track 7)
arranger:
Kansas (US prog rock band) (track 7)
art direction:
Tom Drennon (track 7)
background vocals:
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
Robby Steinhardt (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
choir vocals:
Kelly Groucutt (track 8)
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
choir vocals arranger:
Richard Tandy (track 8)
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
Louis Clark (track 8)
composer:
Geezer Butler (track 3)
David Essex (track 10)
Tony Iommi (track 3)
Ozzy Osbourne (track 3)
Tom Scholz (track 1)
Bill Ward (track 3)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 13)
Jeff Christie (track 9)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 14)
Kerry Livgren (track 7)
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
conductor:
Louis Clark (track 8)
engineer:
Tony Allom (track 3)
Brian Humphries (track 3)
Terry Becker (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
Jeff Glixman (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
lead vocals:
Brad Delp (track 1)
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
lead vocals [Harmony]:
Brad Delp (track 1)
lead vocals [Vocals]:
Ozzy Osbourne (track 3)
lyricist:
Geezer Butler (track 3)
David Essex (track 10)
Tom Scholz (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 13)
Jeff Christie (track 9)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 14)
Kerry Livgren (track 7)
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
producer:
Rodger Bain (track 3)
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
Jeff Glixman (1977-06) (track 7)
writer:
Rob Halford (track 5)
Glenn Tipton (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1979) (track 8)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 8)
mixed at:
The Village in Los Angeles, California, United States (1977-08) (track 7)
recorded at:
Island Studios (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (track 3)
Regent Sound Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1970-06-16 – 1970-06-21) (track 3)
Studio in the Country in Bogalusa, Louisiana, United States (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
Woodland Studios in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
earliest release:
mash-ups:
Shit by Neil Cicierega (track 8)
sampled by:
Come Again by The Kleptones (track 1)
Paranoid by The Clay People (track 3)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 250) (track 3)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 500) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Black Betty (track 4)
Black Magic Woman (track 14)
is the basis for:
Acedecé (track 3)
later parody versions:
Homeless Firecult (track 3)
Hullun jenkka (track 3)
Lust on the Bridge (track 7)
Pharaoh-noid (track 3)
later translated versions:
Leb' dei Leben (track 7)
L’Amérique (track 9)
Vana jõgi (track 9)
later versions:
Paranoid (3rd Strike version) (track 3)
Pensando en ti (track 7)
recording of:
Dust in the Wind (track 7)
Paranoid (track 3)
Take on the World (track 5)
Yellow River (track 9)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Johnny Christopher (Guitarist) (track 7)
drums:
Hayward Bishop (track 7)
Rick Morotta (1978) (track 15)
guitar:
Roland Bautista (1978) (track 15)
Tito Jackson (1978) (track 15)
Mike Sembello (1978) (track 15)
bass:
Mike Leech (track 7)
Gary King (bass) (1978) (track 15)
Nathan Watts (1978) (track 15)
electric guitar:
Reggie Young (guitarist and songwriter) (track 7)
Chip Young (track 7)
percussion:
Rick Morotta (1978) (track 15)
keyboard:
Greg Phillinganes (1978) (track 15)
congas:
Laudir de Oliveira (1978) (track 15)
Claudio Slon (1978) (track 15)
arranger:
Biddu (composer, songwriter, producer and musician) (track 9)
Bobby Martin (US soul/R&B producer/arranger) (tracks 5–6)
background vocals:
The Blue Notes (Harold Melvin group) (track 6)
composer:
James Bolden (tracks 9, 9)
María Grever (track 13)
Winfred Lovett (track 11)
Billy Swan (track 7)
Rod Temperton (track 3)
engineer:
Richard Dodd (mastering engineer, producer and engineer) (track 9)
Rudy van Gelder (track 13)
Chip Young (track 7)
instruments:
Paul Richmond (engineer) (track 7)
lead vocals:
Harold Melvin (track 6)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (1978) (track 15)
lyricist:
Winfred Lovett (track 11)
Billy Swan (track 7)
Stanley Adams (US lyricist & songwriter) (track 13)
Philo Jack Robinson (production music composer) (tracks 9, 9)
Rod Temperton (track 3)
producer:
Biddu (composer, songwriter, producer and musician) (track 9)
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 1, 5–6)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 1, 5–6)
Billy Swan (track 7)
Creed Taylor (track 13)
Chip Young (track 7)
vocals:
Sheila Ferguson (track 5)
Valerie Holiday (track 5)
Esther Phillips (Little Esther) (track 13)
Fayette Pinkney (track 5)
writer:
Bob Crewe (track 10)
Ben Findon (track 8)
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 1, 5–6)
Cary Gilbert (track 1)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 1, 5–6)
Dave Jackson (Motown songwriter aka Dave Jackson-Rich) (track 15)
Elmar Krohn (track 15)
Al McKay (tracks 2, 12)
Mick Jackson (track 15)
Kenny Nolan (track 10)
Lolly Vegas (track 4)
Pat Vegas (track 4)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (tracks 2, 12)
Allee Willis (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1972) (track 6)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1973) (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) (1974) (track 10)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1977) (track 12)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1978) (track 2)
publisher:
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) (track 10)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 10)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 13)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 2, 11–12)
Maurice Music (track 13)
Rodsongs (track 3)
Stanley Adams Music (track 13)
Tincabell Music (track 3)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 3, 5–6)
Warner/Chappell (track 5)
recorded at:
edits:
Lady Marmalade by LaBelle (track 10)
remixes:
sampled by:
Kobiety są gorące by Norbi (track 2)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 479) (track 10)
cover recording of:
I Love to Love (track 9)
Blame It on the Boogie (1978) (track 15)
later parody versions:
Lady Marmelade (track 10)
later translated parody versions:
A Kapella (track 2)
later translated versions:
Best of My Love (Japanese Version) (track 12)
Deine Mutti (track 15)
Lady Marmalade (French version) (track 10)
When Will I See You Again (Japanese version) (track 5)
幾時再見 (track 5)
熱辣辣 (track 10)
recording of:
Best of My Love (track 12)
Boogie Nights (track 3)
I Can Help (track 7)
I Love to Love (track 9)
Lady Marmalade (track 10)
Me and Mrs. Jones (track 1)
September (track 2)
The Witch Queen of New Orleans (1971 song) (track 4)
When Will I See You Again (1973) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 3)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 3)
translated version of:

CD 3

acoustic guitar:
Nancy Wilson (guitarist/singer of "Heart") (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 15)
drums:
Michael Derosier (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 15)
guitar and mellotron:
Howard Leese (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 15)
bass:
Steve Fossen (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 15)
electric guitar:
Roger Fisher (US rock guitarist) (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 15)
arranger:
Heart (rock band, Ann and Nancy Wilson) (track 15)
associate producer:
Rupert Holmes (track 5)
composer:
Georg Kajanus (track 5)
Gershon Kingsley (track 2)
Joe South (tracks 1, 1)
Jim Steinman (track 11)
Iain Sutherland (Sutherland Brothers) (track 10)
Sally Oldfield (track 4)
Shel Silverstein (track 6)
engineer:
Jeffrey Lesser (track 5)
lead vocals:
Ann Wilson (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 15)
lyricist:
Georg Kajanus (track 5)
Joe South (tracks 1, 1)
Jim Steinman (track 11)
Iain Sutherland (Sutherland Brothers) (track 10)
Sally Oldfield (track 4)
Shel Silverstein (track 6)
mixer:
Jeffrey Lesser (track 5)
producer:
Howard Albert (track 10)
Ron Albert (track 10)
Mike Flicker (track 15)
Jeffrey Lesser (track 5)
writer:
Michael Derosier (track 15)
David Dundas (track 3)
Roger Fisher (US rock guitarist) (track 15)
Roger Greenaway (track 3)
Wolfgang Jass (track 14)
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 7)
Ernie Smith (track 9)
Ann Wilson (track 15)
Nancy Wilson (guitarist/singer of "Heart") (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1977) (track 15)
publisher:
Know Music (track 15)
Of the Roses Music (track 15)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (tracks 1, 1)
mixed at:
Kaye-Smith Studios in Seattle, Washington, United States (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 15)
recorded at:
CBS Studios (London, 1972 - 1989) in London, England, United Kingdom (1975-10) (track 5)
Kaye-Smith Studios in Seattle, Washington, United States (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 15)
mash-ups:
Floor Corn by Neil Cicierega (track 2)
sampled by:
Sho Nuff by Fatboy Slim (track 3)
cover recording of:
Pop Corn (track 2)
Rose Garden (track 1)
is the basis for:
Mary Got No Lamb (track 10)
later translated versions:
Jardín de rosas (tracks 1, 1)
Luvannut en ruusutarhaa (tracks 1, 1)
Sylvian äiti (track 6)
ローズ・ガーデン (tracks 1, 1)
later versions:
En dans på rosor (tracks 1, 1)
Je te demande pardon (tracks 1, 1)
Palomitas de maiz (Pekenikes version) (track 2)
recording of:
Arms of Mary (track 10)
Bat Out of Hell (track 11)
Glass of Champagne (track 5)
Jeans On (track 3)
Mirrors (track 4)
Sun of Jamaica (track 14)
Sylvia’s Mother (track 6)
Tears on My Pillow (Johnny Nash song) (track 9)
Rose Garden (1975) (track 1)
Barracuda (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Hey Mister (track 7)