Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Silence Is Golden The Tremeloes 3:08
2 The House of the Rising Sun The Animals 4:27
3 God Only Knows The Beach Boys 2:54
4 Albatross Fleetwood Mac 4.25 3:03
5 Everlasting Love Love Affair 4.5 3:01
6 Mr. Tambourine Man The Byrds 4 2:29
7 He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother The Hollies 4.5 4:15
8 The Sound of Silence (single version) Simon & Garfunkel 3:06
9 Nights in White Satin The Moody Blues 4.65 4:25
10 Subterranean Homesick Blues Bob Dylan 4.25 2:18
11 Blue Bayou Roy Orbison 5 2:26
12 It Might as Well Rain Until September Carole King 2:24
13 Flowers in the Rain The Move 2:29
14 Do You Believe in Magic The Lovin’ Spoonful 2:04
15 Taurus Spirit 5 2:38
16 Time Has Told Me Nick Drake 4:23
17 Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison 2.65 3:01
18 Alone Again Or Love 3:14
19 Sunny Bobby Hebb 2:44
20 Can’t Take My Eyes Off You Andy Williams 4 3:13
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum 4.35 4:07
2 Bird on the Wire Leonard Cohen 4.5 3:25
3 Out of Time Chris Farlowe 3:12
4 Daydream The Lovin’ Spoonful 2:18
5 Black Magic Woman Fleetwood Mac 4 2:51
6 Green Tambourine The Lemon Pipers 2:26
7 It Ain’t Me Babe Johnny Cash 3:01
8 Love Is All Around The Troggs 2:57
9 Simple Song of Freedom Tim Hardin 3:50
10 Handbags and Gladrags Chris Farlowe 3:54
11 Turn! Turn! Turn! The Byrds 3:49
12 Sunday Morning The Velvet Underground 2:53
13 She’s Not There The Zombies 2:23
14 Light My Fire José Feliciano 3:35
15 Ruby Tuesday Melanie 4:35
16 Soul Sacrifice Santana 3:13
17 Take Five Dave Brubeck 2:57
18 Light Flight (from “Take Three Girls”) The Pentangle 3:13
19 San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair) (single version) Scott McKenzie 3.65 2:58
20 Mellow Yellow Donovan 3:41
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 (Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay Otis Redding 2:42
2 What’s Going On Marvin Gaye 3:51
3 Do You Know the Way to San Jose Dionne Warwick 2:55
4 Summer Breeze The Isley Brothers 3:07
5 Oh Happy Day Edwin Hawkins Singers 5:06
6 Hey Joe (You Shot Your Woman Down) Tim Rose 4:52
7 Aquarius / Let the Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) The 5th Dimension 3:51
8 Everybody’s Talkin’ Harry Nilsson 4 2:43
9 Where Have All the Flowers Gone? Pete Seeger 1:54
10 Judy John Renbourn 1:54
11 I Can’t Let Maggie Go Honeybus 1:54
12 Elusive Butterfly Bob Lind 2:49
13 Good Morning Starshine Oliver 3:37
14 Angie Bert Jansch 3:08
15 Shiloh Town Tim Hardin 3:09
16 One Harry Nilsson 2:54
17 Me and Bobby McGee Janis Joplin 4.45 4:29
18 New World in the Morning Roger Whittaker 2:24
19 Let’s Go to San Francisco The Flower Pot Men 3:35
20 Bringing on Back the Good Times Love Affair 3:25

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1965-01-20) (track 6)
drums (drum set):
Gary Chester (studio drummer and educator) (1967-03-28) (track 17)
bass guitar:
Chris Hillman (1965-01-20) (track 6)
Eric Gale (1967-03-28) (track 17)
membranophone:
Michael Clarke (drummer for the 1960s rock group The Byrds) (1965-01-20) (track 6)
tambourine:
Gene Clark (US singer-songwriter; founder of The Byrds) (1965-01-20) (track 6)
organ:
Garry Sherman (mid-20th century composer, arranger & conductor) (1967-03-28) (track 17)
guitar:
Al Gorgoni (1967-03-28) (track 17)
Hugh McCracken (1967-03-28) (track 17)
Van Morrison (1967-03-28) (track 17)
12 string guitar:
Jim McGuinn (1965-01-20) (track 6)
arranger:
Alan Price (track 2)
background vocals:
The Sweet Inspirations (1967-03-28) (track 17)
composer:
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 4)
Carole King (track 12)
Joe Melson (track 11)
Van Morrison (track 17)
Roy Orbison (track 11)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 3)
Nick Drake (track 16)
Justin Hayward (of the Moody Blues) (track 9)
Bryan MacLean (track 18)
John Sebastian (track 14)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 8)
Bob Dylan (1964-02 – 1964-04) (track 6)
Bob Dylan (1965-01) (track 10)
lead vocals:
Van Morrison (1967-03-28) (track 17)
lyricist:
Tony Asher (US lyricist, worked on Pet Sounds) (track 3)
Nick Drake (track 16)
Gerry Goffin (track 12)
Justin Hayward (of the Moody Blues) (track 9)
Bryan MacLean (track 18)
John Sebastian (track 14)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 8)
Joe Melson (1963) (track 11)
Roy Orbison (1963) (track 11)
Bob Dylan (1964-02 – 1964-04) (track 6)
Bob Dylan (1964-12 – 1965-01) (track 10)
Van Morrison (1967) (track 17)
performer:
Van Morrison (1967-03-28) (track 17)
producer:
Bert Russell Berns (track 17)
Tony Clark (Engineer, Abbey Road) (track 9)
Fred Foster (track 11)
Terry Melcher (track 6)
Ron Richards (track 7)
Tom Wilson (producer, worked with Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, Zappa, VU, etc.) (track 10)
recording engineer:
Brooks Arthur (track 17)
remixer:
Michael H. Brauer (engineer) (track 10)
vocals:
Andy Williams (US pop/jazz vocalist) (track 20)
Gene Clark (US singer-songwriter; founder of The Byrds) (1965-01-20) (track 6)
David Crosby (1965-01-20) (track 6)
Chris Hillman (1965-01-20) (track 6)
Jim McGuinn (1965-01-20) (track 6)
writer:
James "Buzz" Cason (tracks 5, 5)
Bob Crewe (tracks 20, 20)
Bob Gaudio (tracks 20, 20)
Mac Gayden (tracks 5, 5)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith “Bob” Russell) (track 7)
Bobby Scott (US musician & producer) (track 7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
Columbia Records (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Music Entertainment, only use for manufacturing/distribution and copyright holding) (1965) (track 6)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1965) (track 6)
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) (tracks 17, 20)
Charly Records (1968) (track 17)
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1968) (track 4)
The Hollies Ltd. (1970) (track 7)
publisher:
Al Gallico Music (track 2)
Artist Alliance (track 17)
EMI Longitude Music (tracks 20, 20)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (tracks 20, 20)
EMI Music Publishing France (tracks 20, 20)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 20, 20)
Heath Levy Music (track 7)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 3)
J. Michel KG (track 8)
Keith Prowse (track 2)
MDW (track 8)
Pattern Music Ltd (track 8)
Saturday Music, Inc. (tracks 20, 20)
Universal Music Publishing (Use ONLY if no country-specific information is available) (track 17)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 17)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (tracks 2, 8)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 8)
Web IV Music Inc. (track 17)
Acuff Rose Publications, Inc. (1961) (track 11)
Paul Simon Music (1964) (track 8)
Warner/Chappell (1964 – 1992) (track 6)
Warner/Chappell (1965 – 1993) (track 10)
Seasons Four Music (1967) (tracks 20, 20)
Special Rider Music (1992 –) (track 6)
Paul Simon Music (1992) (track 8)
Special Rider Music (1993 –) (track 10)
Magic Arts Publishing (2000) (track 8)
recorded at:
has remixes:
Subterranean Homesick Blues (stereo remix #1) by Bob Dylan (track 10)
karaoke versions:
Blue Bayou (karaoke) by Roy Orbison (track 11)
mash-ups:
remasters:
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 79) (track 6)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 109) (track 17)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 216) (track 14)
arrangements:
Nights in White Satin (piano arrangement) (track 9)
Nights in White Satin (orchestral arrangement) (track 9)
cover recording of:
Everlasting Love (track 5)
Mr. Tambourine Man (1965-01-20) (track 6)
He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother (1969-06-25) (track 7)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Som'muv'velii (track 7)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Bruuni Ouge (track 17)
Chanson d'innocence (The Sound of Silence) (track 8)
Du är så underbart rar (tracks 20, 20)
En ton av tystnad (track 8)
Freunde (track 7)
Ik mis je zo (track 11)
Kai vielä katsoa saa (tracks 20, 20)
La Voix du silence (The Sound of Silence) (track 8)
La tua immagine (track 8)
Mr. Tambourine Man (Bengali) (track 6)
Noches de blanco satén (spanish version of 'Nights in White Satin') (track 9)
Preciso Olhar pra Você (tracks 20, 20)
Rakkauden saari (track 11)
Sólo Dios sabe (track 3)
Tuun Blue Bayou'uun (track 11)
Un po’ d’amore (track 9)
君の瞳に恋してる (Ren Takayanagi translation) (tracks 20, 20)
君の瞳に恋してる (Aya Maki translation) (tracks 20, 20)
昨夜夢魂中 (track 9)
昨夜夢魂中 (track 9)
這雙眼只望你 (tracks 20, 20)
later versions:
Oh, My Lord Jesus (track 6)
recording of:
Alone Again Or (track 18)
Everlasting Love (track 5)
God Only Knows (track 3)
The House of the Rising Sun (Alan Price arrangement) (track 2)
Time Has Told Me (track 16)
Blue Bayou (1961) (track 11)
Nights in White Satin (1967) (track 9)
Brown Eyed Girl (1967-03-28) (track 17)
Albatross (1968-10-06) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars (12″ mix) (12″ mix, duration: ~11:56 on vinyl, ~11:38 on cd) (track 8)

CD 2

recorded in:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1964-08-27) (track 7)
Hammond organ:
Matthew Fisher (UK organist for Procol Harum/Prairie Madness) (track 1)
bass guitar:
David Knights (track 1)
guitar:
Ray Royer (track 1)
composer:
Gary Brooker (track 1)
John Cale (track 12)
Paul Desmond (track 17)
Matthew Fisher (UK organist for Procol Harum/Prairie Madness) (track 1)
Leonard Cohen (track 2)
Bobby Darin (track 9)
Donovan Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (track 20)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 5)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 19)
Lou Reed (track 12)
John Sebastian (track 4)
Mike d’Abo (track 10)
Bob Dylan (1964-05) (track 7)
engineer:
Ed Hudson (engineer) (track 2)
Neil Wilburn (track 2)
guest drums (drum set):
Bill Eyden (track 1)
lead vocals:
Leonard Cohen (track 2)
lyricist:
Leonard Cohen (track 2)
Bobby Darin (track 9)
Donovan Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (track 20)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 5)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 19)
Lou Reed (track 12)
Keith Reid (track 1)
John Sebastian (track 4)
Mike d’Abo (track 10)
Bob Dylan (1964-05) (track 7)
performer:
June Carter Cash (track 7)
producer:
Lou Adler (track 19)
Denny Cordell (track 1)
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (track 2)
Frank Jones (producer for Columbia, often with Don Law; also singer/songwiter) (track 7)
Don Law (track 7)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 19)
vocals:
Gary Brooker (track 1)
writer:
Mick Jagger (tracks 3, 15)
Paul Leka (track 6)
Shelley Pinz (track 6)
Keith Richards (Rolling Stones guitarist) (tracks 3, 15)
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) (1970) (track 7)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (2007) (track 2)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (tracks 3, 15)
Bourne Music Ltd. (track 5)
Derry Music Company (track 17)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (US film music publisher) (track 19)
Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP) (track 19)
Warner/Chappell (1964 – 1992) (track 7)
Special Rider Music (1992 –) (track 7)
additionally sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 57) (track 1)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Out of Time (track 3)
It Ain’t Me, Babe (1964-08-27) (track 7)
Ruby Tuesday (1970) (track 15)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Othello (track 20)
Prisca "Five" (track 17)
later parody versions:
Ylihärmä (track 19)
later translated versions:
Dat benn ich nit (track 7)
Fille sauvage (Ruby Tuesday) (track 15)
Fugl på en snor (track 2)
I bin's ned (track 7)
Punatukkainen (track 15)
Ruby Tuesday (German version) (track 15)
San Francisco (track 19)
比翼鳥 (track 19)
later versions:
Mijn gedachten (track 1)
Take Five (song version) (track 17)
Vivre tout seul (track 2)
recording of:
Black Magic Woman (track 5)
Green Tambourine (track 6)
Mellow Yellow (track 20)
Sunday Morning (track 12)
Take Five (original instrumental version) (track 17)
Daydream (1966-02) (track 4)
Bird on the Wire (1968) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars (12″ mix) (12″ mix, duration: ~11:56 on vinyl, ~11:38 on cd) (track 19)
The Hot Rocks Polka (track 15)

CD 3

acoustic guitar:
Janis Joplin (track 17)
drums (drum set):
Clark Pierson (track 17)
bass guitar:
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (track 17)
organ:
Ken Pearson (track 17)
guitar:
John Till (track 17)
piano:
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (track 17)
background vocals:
Phil Badella (track 17)
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (track 17)
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (track 17)
John Cooke (track 17)
Janis Joplin (track 17)
Vince Mitchell (track 17)
Ken Pearson (track 17)
Clark Pierson (track 17)
John Till (track 17)
composer:
Galt MacDermot (Canadian composer, pianist and writer of musical theatre) (tracks 13, 13)
Fred Foster (track 17)
Kris Kristofferson (track 17)
Fred Neil (track 8)
Harry Nilsson (US singer-songwriter) (track 16)
Pete Seeger (track 9)
engineer:
Phil Macy (50s-70s engineer) (track 17)
guest tambourine:
Sandra Crouch (track 17)
guest bongos and congas:
Bobbye Hall (track 17)
lead vocals:
Janis Joplin (track 17)
lyricist:
Fred Foster (track 17)
Kris Kristofferson (track 17)
Fred Neil (track 8)
Harry Nilsson (US singer-songwriter) (track 16)
James Rado (tracks 13, 13)
Gerome Ragni (tracks 13, 13)
Pete Seeger (track 9)
performer:
Full Tilt Boogie (track 17)
producer:
Paul Rothchild (track 17)
writer:
John Carter (songwriter & producer, b. 1942) (track 19)
Steve Cropper (track 1)
Ken Lewis (manager/songwriter for 60s groups, incl. Flower Pot Men) (track 19)
Otis Redding (track 1)
publisher:
Combine Music Corp. (track 17)
Irving Music (BMI) (track 1)
Peermusic Ltd. (US publisher, represented by BMI) (track 19)
Yamaha Music Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 1)
earliest release:
has remixes:
Everybody’s Talkin’ (studio remix) by Nilsson (track 8)
One (studio remix) by Nilsson (track 16)
sampled by:
Won by The Beta Band (track 16)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 148) (track 17)
cover recording of:
Me and Bobby McGee (1970-09-25) (track 17)
later translated versions:
Die letzten Sterne (tracks 13, 13)
Hei tähdet taivaan (tracks 13, 13)
Ich und Bobby McGee (track 17)
Il faut croire aux étoiles (Let’s Go to San Francisco) (track 19)
Où vont les fleurs (Marlene Dietrich version) (track 9)
Que sont devenues les fleurs (Dalida version) (track 9)
Rhyddid Yn Ein Cân (track 17)
Где цветы? (track 9)
later versions:
Bobby McGee (track 17)
Mie ja Bobby McGee (track 17)
part of:
Hair (1967 musical) (tracks 13, 13)
recording of:
One (1968-03) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars (12″ mix) (12″ mix, duration: ~11:56 on vinyl, ~11:38 on cd) (track 19)