Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 We Will Rock You Queen 3.9 2:01
2 Smoke on the Water Deep Purple 5:27
3 Tush ZZ Top 4.8 2:14
4 Black Betty Ram Jam 3.8 3:56
5 Ballroom Blitz The Sweet 4.85 4:00
6 Cum on Feel the Noize Slade 4.15 4:27
7 Get It On T. Rex 4.8 4:23
8 Ziggy Stardust David Bowie 4.8 3:13
9 The Passenger Iggy Pop 5 4:40
10 2-4-6-8 Motorway Tom Robinson Band 4 3:17
11 You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet Bachman–Turner Overdrive 4.5 3:31
12 Rockin' All Over the World Status Quo 3:28
13 Milk & Alcohol Dr. Feelgood 2:47
14 48 Crash Suzi Quatro 4.5 3:54
15 Because the Night Patti Smith Group 3:18
16 Sheena Is a Punk Rocker Ramones 4.6 2:46
17 Love Hurts Nazareth 3:49
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Jump Van Halen 4.4 3:57
2 The Final Countdown Europe 4.65 3:58
3 I Wanna Rock Twisted Sister 3:01
4 Poison Alice Cooper 4.55 4:23
5 Should I Stay or Should I Go The Clash 4.55 3:06
6 White Wedding Billy Idol 4.75 4:09
7 Here I Go Again Whitesnake 5 3:52
8 Owner of a Lonely Heart Yes 4.15 4:23
9 Urgent Foreigner 4:25
10 5 7 0 5 City Boy 5 3:12
11 Hold the Line Toto 4.15 3:55
12 My Sharona The Knack 4.65 3:58
13 Living After Midnight Judas Priest 4.25 3:24
14 Holy Diver Dio 4:21
15 Paranoid Black Sabbath 4.6 2:45
16 Ace of Spades Motörhead 4.15 2:45
17 Run to the Hills Iron Maiden 3:54

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
David Bowie (track 8)
drums (drum set):
Frank Beard (ZZ Top drummer) (track 3)
Tommy Ramone (track 16)
Mick Woodmansey (British drummer) (track 8)
Hunt Sales (track 9)
Dolphin Taylor (1977-09-14) (track 10)
bass guitar:
Trevor Bolder (British bassist) (track 8)
Dusty Hill (track 3)
Dee Dee Ramone (track 16)
Tony Sales (track 9)
organ:
Mark Ambler (1977-09-14) (track 10)
guitar:
Ricky Gardiner (track 9)
Johnny Ramone (track 16)
Carlos Alomar (track 9)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (1977-08 – 1977-09) (track 1)
Danny Kustow (1977-09-14) (track 10)
bass:
Tom Robinson (British singer-songwriter, bassist and radio presenter) (1977-09-14) (track 10)
electric guitar:
Billy Gibbons (track 3)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (track 8)
foot stomps [footstomps]:
John Deacon (1977-08 – 1977-09) (track 1)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (1977-08 – 1977-09) (track 1)
Freddie Mercury (1977-08 – 1977-09) (track 1)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (1977-08 – 1977-09) (track 1)
piano:
David Bowie (track 9)
Mark Ambler (1977-09-14) (track 10)
handclaps:
John Deacon (1977-08 – 1977-09) (track 1)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (1977-08 – 1977-09) (track 1)
Freddie Mercury (1977-08 – 1977-09) (track 1)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (1977-08 – 1977-09) (track 1)
arranger:
David Bowie (track 8)
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (track 8)
assistant engineer:
Don Berman (track 16)
assistant producer:
Mike Stone (producer 60’s–80’s) (track 1)
background vocals:
Ricky Gardiner (track 9)
Carlos Alomar (track 9)
David Bowie (track 9)
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (track 8)
Hunt Sales (track 9)
Tony Sales (track 9)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (1977-08 – 1977-09) (track 1)
Freddie Mercury (1977-08 – 1977-09) (track 1)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (1977-08 – 1977-09) (track 1)
co-producer:
Mike Stone (producer 60’s–80’s) (track 1)
composer:
Ricky Gardiner (track 9)
Randy Bachman (Canadian guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 11)
Marc Bolan (track 7)
David Bowie (track 8)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 17)
John Fogerty (track 12)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
Tom Robinson (British singer-songwriter, bassist and radio presenter) (track 10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
Bruce Springsteen (1977) (track 15)
engineer:
Mike Stone (producer 60’s–80’s) (track 1)
Roy Thomas Baker (producer) (track 7)
Malcolm Cecil (track 7)
Rik Pekkonen (track 7)
Martin Rushent (track 7)
Ed Stasium (track 16)
lead vocals:
Dusty Hill (track 3)
David Bowie (track 8)
Iggy Pop (track 9)
Joey Ramone (track 16)
Freddie Mercury (1977-08 – 1977-09) (track 1)
lyricist:
Randy Bachman (Canadian guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 11)
Marc Bolan (track 7)
David Bowie (track 8)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 17)
John Fogerty (track 12)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
Iggy Pop (track 9)
Tom Robinson (British singer-songwriter, bassist and radio presenter) (track 10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
Patti Smith (1977) (track 15)
Bruce Springsteen (1977) (track 15)
mixer:
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (track 3)
performer:
T. Rex (UK band) (track 7)
producer:
Bewlay Bros. (track 9)
Tony Bongiovi (track 16)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 14)
Nicky Chinn (track 14)
Thomas Erdelyi (Tommy Ramone) (track 16)
Bill Ham (track 3)
Vic Maile (track 10)
Queen (UK rock group) (track 1)
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (track 8)
Tony Visconti (track 7)
Phil Wainman (track 5)
David Bowie (track 8)
publisher:
Bruce Springsteen (track 15)
recording engineer:
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (track 3)
vocals:
Tom Robinson (British singer-songwriter, bassist and radio presenter) (1977-09-14) (track 10)
writer:
Frank Beard (ZZ Top drummer) (track 3)
Ritchie Blackmore (track 2)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (tracks 5, 14)
Nicky Chinn (tracks 5, 14)
John Cummings (Johnny Ramone) (track 16)
Thomas Erdelyi (Tommy Ramone) (track 16)
Billy Gibbons (track 3)
Ian Gillan (track 2)
Roger Glover (track 2)
Dusty Hill (track 3)
Noddy Holder (track 6)
Jeffrey Hyman (Joey Ramone) (track 16)
Jim Lea (track 6)
Jon Lord (track 2)
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 13)
Gypie Mayo (track 13)
Ian Paice (track 2)
recorded at:
Sounds of the Seventies (1972-05-23) (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
Tarantula Productions (1971) (track 7)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1977) (track 4)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1977) (track 10)
Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (1977) (track 1)
Hollywood Records, Inc. (1977) (track 1)
Queen Productions Ltd. (company and copyright holder, do not use as an imprint or release label) (1977) (track 1)
CBS Schallplatten GmbH (1990) (track 4)
Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (1990) (track 8)
Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (1990) (track 8)
Queen Productions Ltd. (company and copyright holder, do not use as an imprint or release label) (2011) (track 1)
publisher:
Acuff Rose Publications, Inc. ( – ????) (track 17)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 8)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 2)
Fleur Music Ltd. (publisher) (track 8)
HEC Music (track 2)
Henrees Music co. (track 2)
House of Bryant Publications (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 17)
Mainman Saag (New York) (track 8)
Queen Music Ltd. (track 1)
Ranbach Music Ltd. (track 11)
Songs of Mosaic (track 3)
Tintoretto Music (track 8)
WATANABE MUSIC PUBLISHING CO., LTD. (Japanese publisher, 1962–present) (track 6)
Éditer à Paris (track 8)
mixed at:
Track Recorders (location listed as Maryland or Washington, DC) in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States (track 16)
recorded at:
Wessex Sound Studios in Highbury, Islington, London, England, United Kingdom (1977-08 – 1977-09) (track 1)
has remixes:
We Will Wock U by DJ Nerd42 (track 1)
mash-ups:
Jiggy My Ziggy by MAN-CAT feat. Jay-Z (track 8)
Joshi-Rock-U by BEEEEEES! (track 1)
We Will Rock On by G3RSt (track 1)
sampled by:
Get It On (club mix) by Bus Stop feat. T-Rex (track 7)
Hey Ladies by Beastie Boys (track 5)
Rock You by Kool Moe Dee (track 1)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 179) (track 9)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 277) (track 8)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 338) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 426) (track 2)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 457) (track 16)
cover recording of:
Black Betty (track 4)
Love Hurts (track 17)
is the basis for:
Popped (track 9)
We Will Rock You (track 1)
噴火 (track 7)
later parody versions:
Barroom Hitz (track 5)
Brush (track 3)
Gideon (track 7)
Walk on the Water (track 2)
We Will Cough You (track 1)
We Will Rock You (parody by Der Familie Popolski) (track 1)
Ziggy Starbuck (track 8)
later translated parody versions:
Humo en el water (track 2)
Humpalle vaan (track 6)
Humppareissu (track 9)
Humppaukaasi (track 1)
Savua Laatokalla (track 2)
Viva el calimocho (track 1)
later translated versions:
Asta-i viața (track 1)
Müüch & Alkohol (track 13)
Na, des siech i ned (track 11)
O passageiro (track 9)
Siinä on punk Kari (track 16)
Ziggy Stardust (track 8)
カモン (track 6)
later versions:
part of:
We Will Rock You (German version of the Queen musical) (track 1)
We Will Rock You (Queen musical) (track 1)
recording of:
48 Crash (track 14)
Ballroom Blitz (track 5)
Because the Night (track 15)
Milk and Alcohol (track 13)
Smoke on the Water (track 2)
The Passenger (track 9)
Tush (track 3)
Get It On (Bang a Gong) (1971-03 – 1971-06) (track 7)
Ziggy Stardust (1971-07-09 – 1972-02-04) (track 8)
We Will Rock You (1977-08 – 1977-09) (track 1)
2‐4‐6‐8 Motorway (1977-09-14) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Polkas on 45 (track 2)

CD 2

electric bass guitar:
Ian Hill (UK bassist for Judas Priest) (1980-01 – 1980-02) (track 13)
drums (drum set):
Denny Carmassi (track 7)
Bobby Chouinard (track 4)
Steve Missal (track 6)
Bill Ward (track 15)
Jeffrey Porcaro (1978-08) (track 11)
Dave Holland (British rock drummer) (1980-01 – 1980-02) (track 13)
Alan White (Yes drummer) (1983) (track 8)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Alex Van Halen (track 1)
bass guitar:
Phil Feit (track 6)
Geezer Butler (track 15)
Hugh McDonald (bassist) (track 4)
David Hungate (1978-08) (track 11)
Chris Squire (Yes bassist) (1983) (track 8)
keyboard bass:
Bill Cuomo (track 7)
membranophone:
Bruce Gary (1979-04) (track 12)
synthesizer programming:
Steve Deutsch (track 4)
guitar:
Dann Huff (track 7)
John McCurry (track 4)
Steve Stevens (track 6)
Billy Idol (track 6)
Trevor Rabin (1983) (track 8)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Berton Averre (1979-04) (track 12)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Doug Fieger (1979-04) (track 12)
guitar and keyboard:
Eddie Van Halen (track 1)
bass:
Michael Anthony (US bassist, formerly of Van Halen) (track 1)
Prescott Niles (1979-04) (track 12)
electric guitar:
Steve Lukather (1978-08) (track 11)
Kenneth Downing (1980-01 – 1980-02) (track 13)
Glenn Tipton (1980-01 – 1980-02) (track 13)
electric guitar [Lead Guitar]:
Tony Iommi (track 15)
percussion:
Bill Ward (1970) (track 15)
Lenny Castro (1978-08) (track 11)
keyboard:
Bill Cuomo (track 7)
Alan St. John (track 4)
Steve Porcaro (1978-08) (track 11)
David Paich (1978-08) (track 11)
Tony Kaye (1983) (track 8)
piano:
David Paich (1978-08) (track 11)
additional other instruments [special effects]:
Gregg Mangiafico (track 4)
additional keyboard:
Paul Chiten (track 4)
Gregg Mangiafico (track 4)
assistant engineer:
Steve Bates (track 6)
George Cowan (track 4)
Ken Deane (track 1)
Ben Fowler (track 4)
Lolly Grodner (track 4)
Robert Hart (engineer) (track 4)
John Herman (engineer) (track 4)
Don Peterkofsky (track 4)
Duane Seykora (track 4)
Brian Sterber (track 4)
Mark Tanzer (track 4)
background vocals:
Desmond Child (track 4)
Michael Anthony (US bassist, formerly of Van Halen) (track 4)
Stiv Bator (track 4)
Tommy Funderburk (track 7)
Diana Grasselli (track 4)
Jango (backing vocalist on “Trash” by Alice Cooper) (track 4)
Hugh McDonald (bassist) (track 4)
Louie Merlino (track 4)
Jamie Sever (track 4)
Bernie Shanahan (track 4)
Alan St. John (track 4)
Tom Teeley (track 4)
Joe Turano (track 4)
Myriam Valle (track 4)
Maria Vidal (American singer-songwriter) (track 4)
Bobby Kimball (1978-08) (track 11)
Steve Lukather (1978-08) (track 11)
David Paich (1978-08) (track 11)
composer:
Steve Broughton (drummer, with Edgar Broughton Band & Mike Oldfield) (track 10)
Tony Iommi (track 15)
Ozzy Osbourne (track 15)
Bill Ward (track 15)
Geezer Butler (track 15)
Ronnie James Dio (track 14)
Billy Idol (track 6)
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth, worked in France) (track 9)
David Paich (track 11)
Joey Tempest (track 2)
engineer:
Tony Allom (track 15)
Louis Austin (engineering) (track 13)
Brian Humphries (track 15)
Donn Landee (track 1)
Gary Langan (track 8)
Brian Reeves (track 6)
Tom Knox (track 11)
guest vocals:
Joe Ely (track 5)
lead vocals:
Alice Cooper (the musician Vincent Damon Furnier) (track 4)
Ozzy Osbourne (track 15)
David Lee Roth (track 1)
Billy Idol (track 6)
Bobby Kimball (1978-08) (track 11)
Doug Fieger (1979-04) (track 12)
Rob Halford (1980-01 – 1980-02) (track 13)
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (1983) (track 8)
lyricist:
Geezer Butler (track 15)
Ronnie James Dio (track 14)
Billy Idol (track 6)
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth, worked in France) (track 9)
Lol Mason (track 10)
David Paich (track 11)
Joey Tempest (track 2)
mixer:
Michael Barbiero (track 4)
Glyn Johns (track 5)
Tom Knox (track 11)
Steve Thompson (producer) (track 4)
producer:
Rodger Bain (track 15)
Desmond Child (track 4)
Keith Forsey (track 6)
Trevor Horn (track 8)
Vic Maile (track 16)
Ted Templeman (track 1)
Toto (US rock group) (track 11)
Tony Allom (track 13)
recording engineer:
Sir Arthur Payson (track 4)
vocals:
David Coverdale (track 7)
writer:
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (track 8)
Berton Averre (track 12)
Desmond Child (track 4)
Eddie Clarke (Motorhead guitarist) (track 16)
Alice Cooper (the musician Vincent Damon Furnier) (track 4)
David Coverdale (track 7)
Kenneth Downing (track 13)
Douglas Fieger (track 12)
Rob Halford (track 13)
Trevor Horn (track 8)
Mick Jones (The Clash/Big Audio Dynamite) (track 5)
Ian Fraser Kilmister (“Lemmy” from Motörhead) (track 16)
Bernie Marsden (track 7)
John McCurry (track 4)
Trevor Rabin (track 8)
David Lee Roth (track 1)
Chris Squire (Yes bassist) (track 8)
Joe Strummer (track 5)
Phil Taylor (former Motörhead drummer) (track 16)
Glenn Tipton (track 13)
Alex Van Halen (track 1)
Eddie Van Halen (track 1)
Michael Anthony (US bassist, formerly of Van Halen) (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Gimcastle Ltd. (track 15)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1978) (track 11)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1978) (track 11)
CBS Records (manufacturer/distributor) (1980) (track 13)
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across) (1983) (track 1)
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1983) (track 1)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1989) (track 4)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1989) (track 4)
Parlophone Records Ltd. (not for release label use! a Warner Music Group company) (1994) (track 7)
produced for:
publisher:
Affirmative Music (track 8)
Desmobile Inc. (track 4)
Diamond Dave Music (track 1)
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) (track 2)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 4)
MCA Music Ltd. (track 4)
Motor Music Ltd (Motörhead publisher) (track 16)
Mugambi Publishing (track 1)
Niji Music (track 14)
Seven Doors Music (track 2)
Spirit Two Music (track 11)
Universal (plain logo: “Universal”) (track 4)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 4)
Van Halen Music (track 1)
WATANABE MUSIC PUBLISHING CO., LTD. (Japanese publisher, 1962–present) (track 7)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 7)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) ( – ????) (track 7)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 4)
Fuji Pacific Music inc. (– 2014-12-31) (track 9)
Ezra Music Corp. (1989 –) (track 4)
Kat and Mouse Music (1989 –) (track 4)
SBK April Music Inc. (1989 – ????) (track 4)
Fujipacific Music, Inc. (2015-01-01 –) (track 9)
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) (2017-04-01 –) (track 8)
mixed at:
Westlake Audio (former name of Westlake Recording Studios) in Los Angeles, California, United States (track 6)
recorded at:
5150 Studios (Eddie Van Halen's recording studio) in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, United States (track 1)
Island Studios (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (track 15)
The Record Plant (aka “Record Plant” Los Angeles) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (track 4)
The Village Recorder (alternate branding of The Village Recorder in West LA since 1990s) in Los Angeles, California, United States (track 4)
Westlake Audio (former name of Westlake Recording Studios) in Los Angeles, California, United States (track 6)
Regent Sound Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1970-06-16 – 1970-06-21) (track 15)
Studio 55 in Los Angeles, California, United States (1978-08) (track 11)
Startling Studios (Tittenhurst Park) in Ascot, Windsor and Maidenhead, England, United Kingdom (1980-01 – 1980-02) (track 13)
SARM Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1983) (track 8)
has remixes:
Ace of Spaces (CCN remix) (single edit) by Motörhead (track 16)
mash-ups:
Super Jumper by ABBA / Van Halen (track 1)
music videos:
Living After Midnight (music video) by Judas Priest (track 13)
sampled by:
Paranoid by The Clay People (track 15)
This One by Scanty Sandwich (track 12)
Triple Double by Girl Talk (track 1)
part of:
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 27) (track 15)
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 41) (track 16)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 183) (track 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 228) (track 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 250) (track 15)
is the basis for:
Acedecé (track 15)
later parody versions:
AIDS in Space (track 16)
Babylona (track 12)
Christ's Wedding (track 6)
Comme des connards (track 12)
Final Countdown (parody by Der Familie Popolski) (track 2)
Final Countdown (parody by Кирилл Немоляев) (track 2)
Final Cuntdown (track 2)
Hiivasieni (track 2)
Homeless Firecult (track 15)
Hullun jenkka (track 15)
Judge (track 1)
My Bologna (track 12)
Obadiah (track 11)
Pair‐a‐Buns (track 15)
Pharaoh-noid (track 15)
Should I Stay (track 5)
The Crush (track 5)
Virgin (track 9)
White Wedding (Literal Video Version) (track 6)
later translated parody versions:
Hump (track 1)
Humpparaakki (track 14)
Jääkärihumppa (track 2)
Sorvarihumppa (track 16)
Te peto el cacas (track 2)
later translated versions:
De schoppen aas (track 16)
L'ass de picch (track 16)
Ás de espadas (track 16)
愛到你發狂 (track 12)
later versions:
Diô N'arap (track 15)
Paranoid (3rd Strike version) (track 15)
recording of:
5.7.0.5. (track 10)
Here I Go Again (track 7)
Holy Diver (track 14)
Jump (track 1)
Paranoid (track 15)
Poison (track 4)
Urgent (track 9)
White Wedding (track 6)
Hold the Line (1978-08) (track 11)
My Sharona (1979-04) (track 12)
Living After Midnight (1980-01 – 1980-02) (track 13)
Ace of Spades (1980-08-04 – 1980-09-15) (track 16)
Owner of a Lonely Heart (1983) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Polkas (track 8)
Polkas on 45 (track 5)