Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 I Can’t Explain
4 2:06
2 Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere
4.35 2:41
3 My Generation
4.35 3:19
4 The Kids Are Alright
4 2:46
5 A Legal Matter
3 2:49
6 Substitute
4.5 3:48
7 I’m a Boy
4 2:38
8 Boris the Spider
4.5 2:28
9 Happy Jack
4 2:11
10 Pictures of Lily
4.35 2:46
11 I Can See for Miles
4.75 4:08
12 Call Me Lightning
2:22
13 Magic Bus
3 3:22
14 Pinball Wizard
4.5 3:02
15 I’m Free
4.65 2:40
16 See Me Feel Me
4 3:27
17 The Seeker
3:13
18 Summertime Blues (live)
3:25
19 My Wife
3.65 3:35
20 Baba O’Riley
4.7 5:01
21 Bargain
4.4 5:35
22 Behind Blue Eyes
4.4 3:42
23 Won’t Get Fooled Again
4.65 8:33
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Let’s See Action
3 4:00
2 Pure and Easy
5:23
3 Join Together
3.5 4:22
4 Long Live Rock
3:55
5 The Real Me
3:31
6 5’15
4 4:54
7 Love Reign O’er Me
5:52
8 Squeeze Box
4 2:43
9 Who Are You
5 6:21
10 Had Enough
4:30
11 Sister Disco
3.5 4:21
12 You Better You Bet
4 5:37
13 Don’t Let Go the Coat
3:45
14 The Quiet One
3:09
15 Another Tricky Day
4:54
16 Athena
4 3:26
17 Eminence Front
5:42
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Substitute (rare US single version)
3:01
2 I’m a Boy (early version)
3:21
3 Happy Jack (acoustic version)
2:53
4 Magic Bus (UK single version)
3:20

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
England, United Kingdom (tracks 14–15)
drums (drum set):
Keith Moon (drummer) (track 1)
Keith Moon (drummer) (1965-10-13) (track 3)
bass guitar and brass:
John Entwistle (tracks 20–21)
membranophone and percussion:
Keith Moon (drummer) (tracks 19–21)
guitar:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (track 1)
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (1965-10-13) (track 3)
bass:
John Entwistle (track 1)
John Entwistle (1965-10-13) (track 3)
percussion:
Keith Moon (drummer) (track 1)
Keith Moon (drummer) (1965-10-13) (track 3)
piano:
Perry Ford (track 1)
John Entwistle (track 19)
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (track 20)
Nicky Hopkins (1965-10-13) (track 3)
guitar family, organ and synthesizer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (tracks 19, 21)
additional producer:
Keith Moon (drummer) (track 20)
associate producer:
Glyn Johns (tracks 19–23)
background vocals:
The Ivy League (60s rock) (track 1)
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (track 19)
composer:
John Entwistle (tracks 8, 19)
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (tracks 1, 3–7, 9–13, 17, 20–23)
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (1969) (tracks 14–16)
engineer:
Glyn Johns (tracks 19–21)
Damon Lyon-Shaw (tracks 14–15)
executive producer:
Pete Kameron (track 20)
Kit Lambert (track 20)
Chris Stamp (tracks 7–11, 13, 17, 20)
guest violin:
Dave Arbus (track 20)
lead vocals:
Roger Daltrey (tracks 1, 14–15, 19–21)
John Entwistle (track 19)
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (tracks 14, 20–21)
Roger Daltrey (1965-10-13) (track 3)
lyricist:
John Entwistle (tracks 8, 19)
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (tracks 1, 3–7, 9–17, 20–23)
orchestrator:
Wil Malone (track 15)
producer:
Kit Lambert (tracks 7–11, 13–15, 17)
Shel Talmy (tracks 1, 3–5)
The Who (tracks 6, 19–21)
vocals:
John Entwistle (tracks 1, 20–21)
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (track 1)
John Entwistle (1965-10-13) (track 3)
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (1965-10-13) (track 3)
writer:
Jerry Capehart (track 18)
Eddie Cochran (track 18)
Roger Daltrey (track 2)
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (track 2)
publisher:
American Music (track 18)
Devon Music Inc. (track 2)
Essex Music (track 8)
Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!) (track 20)
Suolubaf Music (track 2)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 18)
recorded at:
Pye Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1964-11) (track 1)
IBC Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1965-10-13) (track 3)
has remixes:
I’m Free (1996 remix) by The Who (track 15)
Pinball Wizard (1996 remix) by The Who (track 14)
mash-ups:
3 MCs and 4 Mods by ccc (track 3)
Sunshine a Go Go by ccc (track 11)
music videos:
Happy Jack by The Who (track 9)
remasters:
Behind Blue Eyes (1995 remix) by The Who (track 22)
sampled by:
Get It Get It by Girl Talk (track 23)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 258) (track 11)
arrangements:
Wo mer endlich Sommer hann (translated) (track 18)
has revision:
It’s Alright (track 4)
later parody versions:
Baba McDonald’s (track 20)
I Can't Escape (track 1)
Regeneration (track 3)
Temple Physician (track 14)
Vaivaisen luut (track 18)
later translated parody versions:
Lumpiohumppa (track 3)
later translated versions:
Ezin dut azaldu (track 1)
Fotos de Lily (track 10)
later versions:
live cover recording of:
Summertime Blues (track 18)
recording of:
A Legal Matter (track 5)
Baba O’Riley (track 20)
Bargain (track 21)
Behind Blue Eyes (track 22)
Boris the Spider (track 8)
Call Me Lightning (track 12)
Happy Jack (track 9)
I Can See for Miles (track 11)
I Can’t Explain (track 1)
I'm Free (track 15)
I’m a Boy (track 7)
Magic Bus (track 13)
My Wife (track 19)
Pictures of Lily (track 10)
Pinball Wizard (track 14)
See Me, Feel Me (track 16)
Substitute (track 6)
The Seeker (track 17)
My Generation (The Who) (1965-10-13) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Overture (for celebration of music by Pete Townshend and The Who) (tracks 16, 20)
Polkas on 45 (track 3)
translated parody version of:
Sammarkveld Blues (track 18)

CD 2

piano:
Rod Argent (track 9)
assistant engineer:
Judy Szekely (tracks 9, 11)
background vocals:
co-producer:
Glyn Johns (track 3)
composer:
John Entwistle (tracks 10, 14)
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (tracks 1–9, 11–13, 15–17)
lyricist:
John Entwistle (tracks 10, 14)
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (tracks 1–9, 11–13, 15–17)
producer:
Jon Astley (tracks 9, 11)
Glyn Johns (tracks 8–9, 11)
Bill Szymczyk (track 12)
The Who (track 3)
writer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (track 6)
publisher:
Eel Pie Publishing Ltd. (tracks 9–11)
Spirit One Music (track 8)
Tower Tunes, Inc. (tracks 9–11)
Whistle Rhymes Limited (tracks 9–11)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
recording of:
5:15 (track 6)
Another Tricky Day (track 15)
Athena (track 16)
Eminence Front (track 17)
Had Enough (track 10)
Join Together (track 3)
Let’s See Action (track 1)
Long Live Rock (track 4)
Pure and Easy (track 2)
Sister Disco (track 11)
Squeeze Box (track 8)
The Quiet One (track 14)
The Real Me (track 5)
Who Are You (track 9)
You Better, You Bet (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Overture (for celebration of music by Pete Townshend and The Who) (track 9)

CD 3

composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (tracks 1–4)
lyricist:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (tracks 1–4)
recording of:
Happy Jack (track 3)
I’m a Boy (track 2)
Magic Bus (track 4)
Substitute (track 1)