Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 More Than a Feeling
Boston 4 4:39
2 This Flight Tonight
Nazareth 3:22
3 Paranoid
Black Sabbath 4.4 2:48
4 Black Betty
Ram Jam 3.75 3:56
5 Take on the World
Judas Priest 3:03
6 Chestnut Mare
The Byrds 5:08
7 Dust in the Wind
Kansas 4.45 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 4.85 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 4.5 2:52
2 Popcorn
Hot Butter 4.35 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)
drums (drum set):
Bev Bevan (track 8)
Sib Hashian (track 1)
Bill Ward (track 3)
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
bass guitar:
Kelly Groucutt (track 8)
Dave Hope (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
strings arranger:
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
Louis Clark (track 8)
Richard Tandy (track 8)
viola:
Robby Steinhardt (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
chimes:
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
pedal steel guitar [pedals]:
Rich Williams (guitarist of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
synthesizer:
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
Richard Tandy (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:
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
Richard Tandy (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 (engineer) (track 7)
arranger:
Kansas (US prog rock band) (track 7)
art direction:
Tom Drennon (track 7)
background vocals:
Robby Steinhardt (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
choir vocals:
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
Kelly Groucutt (track 8)
choir vocals arranger:
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
Louis Clark (track 8)
Richard Tandy (track 8)
composer:
David Bowie (track 13)
Jeff Christie (track 9)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 14)
Tony Iommi (track 3)
Kerry Livgren (track 7)
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
Ozzy Osbourne (track 3)
Bill Ward (track 3)
Geezer Butler (track 3)
David Essex (track 10)
Tom Scholz (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
conductor:
Louis Clark (track 8)
engineer:
Tony Allom (track 3)
Brian Humphries (track 3)
Terry Becker (engineer) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
Jeff Glixman (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)
lead vocals:
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
Brad Delp (track 1)
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:
David Bowie (track 13)
Jeff Christie (track 9)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 14)
Kerry Livgren (track 7)
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
Geezer Butler (track 3)
David Essex (track 10)
Tom Scholz (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
producer:
Rodger Bain (track 3)
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
Jeff Glixman (1977-06) (track 7)
writer:
Rob Halford (track 5)
Jacques Levy (track 6)
Roger McGuinn (track 6)
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) (1976) (track 1)
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:
Bourne Music Ltd. (track 14)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 8)
Jet Music Inc. (track 8)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 1)
mixed at:
The Village (alternate branding of The Village Recorder in West LA since 1990s) 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)
Pair‐a‐Buns (track 3)
Pharaoh-noid (track 3)
later translated versions:
Leb' dei Leben (track 7)
L’Amérique (track 9)
Vana jõgi (track 9)
later versions:
Diô N'arap (track 3)
Paranoid (3rd Strike version) (track 3)
Pensando en ti (track 7)
recording of:
Chestnut Mare (track 6)
Paranoid (track 3)
Take on the World (track 5)
Yellow River (track 9)
Dust in the Wind (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 7)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Johnny Christopher (Guitarist) (track 7)
drums (drum set):
Rick Morotta (1978) (track 15)
membranophone:
Hayward Bishop (track 7)
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:
Allen R. Toussaint (American musician, songwriter, arranger and record producer) (track 10)
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 (track 9)
María Grever (track 13)
Billy Swan (track 7)
Winfred Lovett (track 11)
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:
Billy Swan (track 7)
Stanley Adams (US lyricist & songwriter) (track 13)
Winfred Lovett (track 11)
Philo Jack Robinson (production music composer) (track 9)
Rod Temperton (track 3)
producer:
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)
Allen R. Toussaint (American musician, songwriter, arranger and record producer) (track 10)
Biddu (composer, songwriter, producer and musician) (track 9)
Chip Young (track 7)
vocals:
Sheila Ferguson (track 5)
Valerie Holiday (track 5)
Esther Phillips (Little Esther) (track 13)
Fayette Pinkney (track 5)
vocals arranger:
Joe Herbert (vocal arranger) (track 2)
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)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 5)
recorded at:
edits:
Lady Marmalade by LaBelle (track 10)
has 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)
is based on:
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)
Lady Marmalade (track 10)
September (track 2)
The Witch Queen of New Orleans (1971 song) (track 4)
Me and Mrs. Jones (1972) (track 1)
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)

CD 3

acoustic guitar:
Nancy Wilson (guitarist/singer of "Heart") (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 15)
drums (drum set):
Michael Derosier (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 15)
bass guitar:
Steve Fossen (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 15)
guitar and mellotron:
Howard Leese (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:
Dan Hartman (track 8)
Gershon Kingsley (tracks 2, 2)
Sally Oldfield (track 4)
Iain Sutherland (Sutherland Brothers) (track 10)
Georg Kajanus (track 5)
Shel Silverstein (track 6)
Joe South (track 1)
Jim Steinman (track 11)
engineer:
Jeffrey Lesser (track 5)
lead vocals:
Ann Wilson (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 15)
lyricist:
Dan Hartman (track 8)
Sally Oldfield (track 4)
Iain Sutherland (Sutherland Brothers) (track 10)
Georg Kajanus (track 5)
Shel Silverstein (track 6)
Joe South (track 1)
Jim Steinman (track 11)
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)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1992) (track 2)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1992) (track 2)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1993) (track 2)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1993) (track 2)
publisher:
Know Music (track 15)
Of the Roses Music (track 15)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 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)
has remixes:
Popcorn (EON remix) by EON (track 2)
mash-ups:
Floor Corn by Neil Cicierega (track 2)
sampled by:
Sho Nuff by Fatboy Slim (track 3)
cover recording of:
Popcorn (track 2)
Rose Garden (1970) (track 1)
is the basis for:
Mary Got No Lamb (track 10)
later translated versions:
Jardín de rosas (track 1)
Nietenhosen (track 3)
Sylvian äiti (track 6)
later versions:
En dans på rosor (track 1)
Palomitas de maiz (Pekenikes version) (tracks 2, 2)
Sumu (tracks 2, 2)
recording of:
Arms of Mary (track 10)
Bat Out of Hell (track 11)
Glass of Champagne (track 5)
Instant Replay (track 8)
Jeans On (track 3)
Mirrors (track 4)
Popcorn (track 2)
Sun of Jamaica (track 14)
Sylvia’s Mother (track 6)
Tears on My Pillow (Johnny Nash song) (track 9)
Barracuda (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Hey Mister (track 7)