Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Wooly Bully Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs 4 2:21
2 Good Vibrations The Beach Boys 4.5 3:37
3 Black Is Black Los Bravos 4 2:59
4 Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison 2.65 3:05
5 White Rabbit Jefferson Airplane 4.35 2:34
6 A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum 4.45 4:02
7 Time of the Season The Zombies 4.5 3:31
8 The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down The Band 4.65 3:33
9 With a Little Help From My Friends Joe Cocker 3.5 5:02
10 Going Up the Country Canned Heat 4 2:52
11 Closer to Home Grand Funk Railroad 10:02
12 Green-Eyed Lady Sugarloaf 4 6:50
13 American Woman The Guess Who 4.35 5:08
14 American Pie Don McLean 4.3 8:33
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 8-4-64 Broadcast: Tonkin Gulf, Vietnam Incident & Resolution Lyndon B. Johnson 0:27
2 War Edwin Starr 4.6 3:20
3 FISH Cheer & I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-To-Die Rag Country Joe and the Fish 3:42
4 Universal Soldier Donovan 4 2:13
5 Lyndon Johnson Told a Nation Tom Paxton 3:02
6 8-4-64 Broadcast: Escalation of Vietnam War Lyndon B. Johnson 0:13
7 The Ballad of the Green Berets Barry Sadler 2:28
8 Where Have All the Flowers Gone The Kingston Trio 3:01
9 Incense and Peppermints Strawberry Alarm Clock 5 2:47
10 1-20-69 Broadcast: Presidential Inagural Speech Richard M. Nixon 0:13
11 Eve of Destruction Barry McGuire 4.5 3:36
12 Sky Pilot The Animals 7:24
13 I Ain't Marching Anymore Phil Ochs 2:48
14 11-3-69 Broadcast: Vietnam Policy Speech Richard M. Nixon 0:06
15 California Dreamin' The Mamas & the Papas 4.7 2:39
16 Vietnam Jimmy Cliff 4:50
17 23-73 Broadcast: End of the Vietnam War Richard M. Nixon 0:08
18 What a Wonderful World Louis Armstrong 4 2:17
19 What's Going On Marvin Gaye 3:48

Credits

CD 1

Hammond organ:
Matthew Fisher (UK organist for Procol Harum/Prairie Madness) (track 6)
drums (drum set):
Spencer Dryden (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22) (track 5)
Gary Chester (studio drummer and educator) (1967-03-28) (track 4)
Hugh Grundy (1967-08) (track 7)
bass guitar:
David Knights (track 6)
Chris Stainton (track 9)
Eric Gale (1967-03-28) (track 4)
Chris White (UK bassist for The Zombies) (1967-08) (track 7)
mellotron, organ and piano:
Rod Argent (1967-08) (track 7)
organ:
Tommy Eyre (track 9)
Garry Sherman (mid-20th century composer, arranger & conductor) (1967-03-28) (track 4)
guitar:
Jimmy Page (track 9)
Ray Royer (track 6)
Al Gorgoni (1967-03-28) (track 4)
Hugh McCracken (1967-03-28) (track 4)
Van Morrison (1967-03-28) (track 4)
Paul Atkinson (1967-08) (track 7)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Jorma Kaukonen (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22) (track 5)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Paul Kantner (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22) (track 5)
bass:
Jack Casady (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22) (track 5)
electric guitar:
David Spinoza (track 14)
piano:
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (track 14)
background vocals:
Madeline Bell (track 9)
Rosetta Hightower (track 9)
Sunny Weetman (track 9)
The Sweet Inspirations (1967-03-28) (track 4)
Rod Argent (1967-08) (track 7)
Chris White (UK bassist for The Zombies) (1967-08) (track 7)
co-producer:
John Simon (US producer, arranger, composer, songwriter and musician) (track 8)
composer:
Gary Brooker (track 6)
Matthew Fisher (UK organist for Procol Harum/Prairie Madness) (track 6)
Van Morrison (track 4)
Rod Argent (track 7)
Mark Farner (track 11)
Don McLean (track 14)
Robbie Robertson (track 8)
Domingo Samudio (track 1)
Grace Slick (track 5)
Alan Wilson (Canned Heat member) (track 10)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 2)
engineer:
Geoff Emerick (British recording engineer) (track 7)
Tom Flye (track 14)
Jim Lockert (Enginear) (track 2)
Peter Vince (engineer, producer) (track 7)
Chuck Britz (track 2)
guest drums (drum set):
Bill Eyden (track 6)
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 2)
Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) (1966-02 – 1966-06) (track 2)
Grace Slick (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22) (track 5)
Van Morrison (1967-03-28) (track 4)
lyricist:
Rod Argent (track 7)
Mark Farner (track 11)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 2)
Don McLean (track 14)
Keith Reid (track 6)
Robbie Robertson (track 8)
Domingo Samudio (track 1)
Grace Slick (track 5)
Alan Wilson (Canned Heat member) (track 10)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 2)
Van Morrison (1967) (track 4)
mixer:
Derry FitzGerald (track 2)
Tony Visconti (track 9)
performer:
Don McLean (track 14)
Van Morrison (1967-03-28) (track 4)
producer:
The Band (roots rock band) (track 8)
The Beach Boys (American rock band) (track 2)
Bert Russell Berns (track 4)
Denny Cordell (tracks 6, 9)
Ed Freeman (track 14)
Jack Richardson (track 13)
Chris White (UK bassist for The Zombies) (track 7)
Rod Argent (track 7)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 2)
Rick Jarrard (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22) (track 5)
recording engineer:
Brooks Arthur (track 4)
Bruce Botnick (track 2)
Chuck Britz (track 2)
Larry Levine (track 2)
David Hassinger (1966-11-03) (track 5)
vocals:
Gary Brooker (track 6)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (1966-02 – 1966-06) (track 2)
Colin Blunstone (1967-08) (track 7)
writer:
Randy Bachman (Canadian guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 13)
Jerry Corbetta (track 12)
Burton Cummings (track 13)
Michelle Grainger (track 3)
Tony Hayes (UK songwriter, co-wrote “Black is Black”) (track 3)
Jim Kale (track 13)
John Lennon (The Beatles) (track 9)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (track 9)
Garry Peterson (Canadian drummer for The Guess Who) (track 13)
David Riordan (track 12)
Steve Wadey (track 3)
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) (1967) (track 4)
CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) (1968) (track 7)
Charly Records (1968) (track 4)
publisher:
Artist Alliance (track 4)
Benny Bird Co. Inc. (track 14)
Canaan Music Inc (track 8)
Cirrus Musik (track 13)
Cram Renraff Co. (track 11)
Dunbar Music Inc. (track 13)
Irving Music, Inc. (tracks 2, 5)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 14)
MCA Publishing Ltd. (track 14)
Onward Music Ltd. (track 6)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 3)
Sea of Tunes Publishing Co. (work publisher, NOT the bootleg label) (track 2)
Storybook Music (track 11)
Universal (plain logo: “Universal”) (track 14)
Universal Music Publishing (Use ONLY if no country-specific information is available) (tracks 2, 4)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (Hong Kong/China subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 14)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 4)
Universal Records (1996–2005 American pop label – “RECORDS” must be a part of the logo!) (track 14)
Web IV Music Inc. (track 4)
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) (track 12)
Northern Songs Ltd. (1967) (track 9)
Mainstay Music, Inc. (1968) (track 7)
engineered at:
recorded at:
Western Recorders (@ 6000 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-02 – 1966-06) (track 2)
RCA Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22) (track 5)
The Record Plant (New York) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1971-05 – 1971-06) (track 14)
has remixes:
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (2019 remix) by The Band (track 8)
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (studio remix) by The Band (track 8)
karaoke versions:
American Pie by [unknown] (track 14)
sampled by:
Who's Ya Daddy? by Necro (track 7)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 57) (track 6)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 109) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 245) (track 8)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 478) (track 5)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
is based on:
Bull Doze Blues (track 10)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Parable Guy (track 14)
Puliukko (track 1)
The Saga Begins (Parody) (track 14)
later translated parody versions:
Conny (track 8)
Gulli (track 1)
later translated versions:
BLACK IS BLACK (Japanese version) (track 3)
Bruuni Ouge (track 4)
Jeder braucht einen Freund (With a Little Help From My Friends) (track 9)
Noir c’est noir (track 3)
Näen mustaa vain (track 3)
Old Dixie Down (track 8)
Stoelen stoelen! (track 1)
White Rabbit (Arabic) (track 5)
later versions:
Feu de paille (track 14)
Mijn gedachten (track 6)
recording of:
American Pie (track 14)
American Woman (track 13)
Green‐Eyed Lady (track 12)
Wooly Bully (track 1)
Black Is Black (1966) (track 3)
Good Vibrations (Love/Wilson lyrics, common version) (1966-02 – 1966-06) (track 2)
White Rabbit (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22) (track 5)
Brown Eyed Girl (1967-03-28) (track 4)
Time of the Season (1967-08) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Beach Boys Medley (track 2)
All Together Now (medley) (track 9)
version of:
Good Vibrations (Tony Asher lyrics) (track 2)

CD 2

recorded in:
New York, United States (1967-08-16) (track 18)
acoustic guitar:
Donovan Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (1964) (track 4)
clarinet:
Sam Marowitz (saxophonist and clarinetist) (track 18)
drums (drum set):
Grady Tate (track 18)
trumpet:
Louis Armstrong (track 18)
Clark Terry (American swing trumpeter) (track 18)
Joe Wilder (track 18)
flute:
Sam Marowitz (saxophonist and clarinetist) (track 18)
guitar:
Allen Hanlon (jazz guitarist) (track 18)
Art Ryerson (track 18)
P.F. Sloan (track 15)
Willard Suyker (track 18)
Tom Paxton (singer-songwriter) (track 5)
guitar [2nd guitar]:
Barry Kornfeld (track 5)
bass:
Felix Pappalardi (track 5)
banjo:
Barry Kornfeld (track 5)
double bass:
Russ Savakus (track 18)
percussion:
Warren Hard (track 18)
alto saxophone:
Sam Marowitz (saxophonist and clarinetist) (track 18)
piano:
Hank Jones (track 18)
baritone saxophone:
Raymond Stanfield (track 18)
harp:
Donovan Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (1964) (track 4)
trombone:
Urbie Green (track 18)
J.J. Johnson (Jazz/bop trombonist/session leader) (track 18)
additional writer:
Ed King (US guitarist, bassist & songwriter) (track 9)
Mark Weitz (track 9)
arranger:
Ennio Morricone (composer) (track 7)
chorus master:
Tommy Goodman (Pianist, arranger for Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington) (1967-08-16) (track 18)
composer:
Robin Moore (Robert Lowell Moore, Jr.) (track 7)
P.F. Sloan (track 11)
Renaldo Benson (track 19)
Al Cleveland (track 19)
Marvin Gaye (track 19)
Phil Ochs (track 13)
Buffy Sainte-Marie (tracks 4, 4)
conductor:
Ennio Morricone (composer) (track 7)
Tommy Goodman (Pianist, arranger for Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington) (1967-08-16) (track 18)
engineer:
Eddie Brackett (track 18)
Bones Howe (track 15)
Bob Simpson (US jazz engineer/producer) (track 18)
lead vocals:
Louis Armstrong (1967-08-16) (track 18)
lyricist:
P.F. Sloan (track 11)
Renaldo Benson (track 19)
Al Cleveland (track 19)
Marvin Gaye (track 19)
Phil Ochs (track 13)
Buffy Sainte-Marie (tracks 4, 4)
performer:
Edwin Starr (track 2)
producer:
Lou Adler (track 15)
Peter Eden (track 4)
Terry Kennedy (track 4)
Paul Rothchild (track 5)
Geoff Stephens (track 4)
Bob Thiele (producer & songwriter) (track 18)
solo alto flute:
Bud Shank (track 15)
vocals:
Tom Paxton (singer-songwriter) (track 5)
Donovan Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (1964) (track 4)
writer:
Vic Briggs (track 12)
Eric Burdon (track 12)
John Carter (worked for Capitol Records, relaunched Tina Turner's career with Private Dancer) (track 9)
George Douglas (track 18)
Tim Gilbert (track 9)
Barry Jenkins (track 12)
Danny McCulloch (track 12)
Robin Moore (Robert Lowell Moore, Jr.) (track 7)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 15)
Michelle Phillips (track 15)
Barrett Strong (track 2)
John Weider (track 12)
George David Weiss (track 18)
Norman Whitfield (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
MCA Records, Inc. (do not use as a release label! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (1968) (track 18)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1992) (track 7)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1992) (track 7)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1993) (track 7)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1993) (track 7)
publisher:
Abilene Music Inc. (track 18)
Carlin Music Corp. (track 18)
FCG Music (track 19)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 15)
MG III Music (track 19)
Memory Lane Music (publishing company) (track 18)
NMG Music (track 19)
Quartet Music Inc. (track 18)
Richt & Slezak OHG (track 15)
Trousdale Music (track 15)
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) (track 18)
フジパシフィック音楽出版 (– 2014-12-31) (track 18)
フジパシフィックミュージック (2015-01-01 –) (track 18)
recorded at:
Western Recorders (@ 6000 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1965) (track 15)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Purple War by Go Home Productions (2015) (track 2)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 89) (track 15)
cover recording of:
The Universal Soldier (1964) (track 4)
War (1970-05-15) (track 2)
is the basis for:
What’s Going On? (track 19)
later parody versions:
Riley Martin Dreaming (parody for Riley Martin) (track 15)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
California Dreaming (track 15)
Ce monde absurde (Eve of Destruction) (track 11)
Cwympo Mae Y Dail (track 15)
De eeuwige soldaat (tracks 4, 4)
Der ewige Soldat (tracks 4, 4)
Kalajoen hiekat (track 15)
La Terre promise (California Dreamin') (track 15)
Palkkasoturi (tracks 4, 4)
Soldat i universum (tracks 4, 4)
What’s Going On (Japanese version) (track 19)
Zo maar een soldaat (tracks 4, 4)
later versions:
Zomaar een soldaat (tracks 4, 4)
recording of:
Sky Pilot (track 12)
What’s Going On (track 19)
California Dreamin’ (1965) (track 15)
Eve of Destruction (1965) (track 11)
What a Wonderful World (1967-08-16) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars (12″ mix) (12″ mix, duration: ~11:56 on vinyl, ~11:38 on cd) (tracks 11, 15)