Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 New York Shuffle
Graham Parker & The Rumour 3:01
2 Up Against the Wall
Tom Robinson 5 3:36
3 She’s So Modern
The Boomtown Rats 2:59
4 My Sharona
The Knack 4.65 4:03
5 Surrender
Cheap Trick 3.4 4:14
6 I Knew the Bride (When She Used to Rock ’n’ Roll)
Dave Edmunds 2:56
7 Oliver’s Army
Elvis Costello & The Attractions 4.25 3:01
8 Cruel to Be Kind
Nick Lowe 4 3:31
9 Rolene
Moon Martin 3:37
10 Gold
John Stewart 4:24
11 Run With the Pack
Bad Company 2.5 5:21
12 Don’t Bring Me Down
Electric Light Orchestra 4.75 4:05
13 Rock and Roll the Place
Eddie Money 3:08
14 Ain’t Got No Money
Frankie Miller 2:55
15 Lie Down (A Modern Love Song)
Whitesnake 3:16
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Dirty White Boy
Foreigner 5 3:39
2 R U Ready 2 Rock
Blue Öyster Cult 5:41
3 Roller
April Wine 5 4:20
4 Paradise Skies
Max Webster 3:29
5 Highway Song
Blackfoot 4:12
6 You Got That Right
Lynyrd Skynyrd 3:49
7 Take It Like a Man
Bachman–Turner Overdrive 3 3:44
8 Free for All
Ted Nugent 3:23
9 Whiskey Man
Molly Hatchet 3:42
10 Dust in the Wind
Kansas 4.45 3:24
11 Year of the Cat
Al Stewart 5 4:35
12 I’m in You
Peter Frampton 5 4:10
13 Don’t Look Back
Boston 3:59
14 Marquee Moon
Television 9:58
15 Let’s Go
The Cars 3.75 3:36

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
Richard Tandy (track 12)
drums (drum set):
Bev Bevan (track 12)
bass guitar:
Kelly Groucutt (track 12)
strings arranger:
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
Richard Tandy (track 12)
Louis Clark (track 12)
membranophone:
Bruce Gary (1979-04) (track 4)
synthesizer:
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
Richard Tandy (track 12)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Berton Averre (1979-04) (track 4)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Doug Fieger (1979-04) (track 4)
bass:
Prescott Niles (1979-04) (track 4)
electric piano:
Richard Tandy (track 12)
electric guitar:
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
percussion:
Bev Bevan (track 12)
piano:
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
Richard Tandy (track 12)
choir vocals:
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
Kelly Groucutt (track 12)
choir vocals arranger:
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
Richard Tandy (track 12)
Louis Clark (track 12)
composer:
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 6)
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
Rick Nielsen (track 5)
Paul Rodgers (track 11)
Johnnie Fingers (track 3)
Bob Geldof (track 3)
John Stewart (singer-songwriter (Kingston Trio)) (track 10)
conductor:
Louis Clark (track 12)
engineer:
Roger Bechirian (track 7)
Bill Price (UK producer/engineer) (track 2)
lead vocals:
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
Doug Fieger (1979-04) (track 4)
lyricist:
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 6)
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
Rick Nielsen (track 5)
Paul Rodgers (track 11)
Johnnie Fingers (track 3)
Bob Geldof (track 3)
John Stewart (singer-songwriter (Kingston Trio)) (track 10)
producer:
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (tracks 7–8)
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 2)
writer:
Berton Averre (track 4)
Roy Butterfield (track 2)
Douglas Fieger (track 4)
Ian Gomm (track 8)
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 8)
Tom Robinson (British singer-songwriter, bassist and radio presenter) (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) (1979) (track 12)
publisher:
Adult Music (track 5)
Badco Music, Inc. (track 11)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 12)
Jet Music Inc. (track 12)
mash-ups:
Shit by Neil Cicierega (track 12)
sampled by:
This One by Scanty Sandwich (track 4)
later parody versions:
Babylona (track 4)
Comme des connards (track 4)
Don't Bring Me Cows (track 12)
My Bologna (track 4)
later translated versions:
愛到你發狂 (track 4)
recording of:
Cruel to Be Kind (track 8)
Don't Bring Me Down (track 12)
Gold (track 10)
I Knew the Bride (track 6)
Oliver’s Army (track 7)
Run With the Pack (track 11)
She’s so Modern (track 3)
Surrender (track 5)
My Sharona (1979-04) (track 4)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
Rich Williams (guitarist of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
violin [violins]:
Robby Steinhardt (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
drums (drum set):
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
bass guitar:
Benjamin Orr (track 15)
Fred Smith (bassist) (track 14)
Dave Hope (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
viola:
Robby Steinhardt (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
chimes:
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
membranophone:
Billy Ficca (track 14)
membranophone and percussion:
David Robinson (US rock drummer) (track 15)
pedal steel guitar [pedals]:
Rich Williams (guitarist of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
synthesizer:
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
synthesizer [synthesizers]:
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
organ:
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
Clavinet:
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
guitar:
Elliot Easton (track 15)
Ric Ocasek (track 15)
bass:
Dave Hope (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
vibraphone:
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
timpani:
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
electric guitar:
Richard Lloyd (American guitarist and singer, Television) (track 14)
Tom Verlaine (track 14)
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
Rich Williams (guitarist of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
percussion [additional percussion]:
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
piano:
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
additional engineer:
Terry Diane Becker (engineer) (track 10)
arranger:
Kansas (US prog rock band) (track 10)
art direction:
Tom Drennon (track 10)
background vocals:
Robby Steinhardt (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
composer:
Peter Frampton (track 12)
Ric Ocasek (track 15)
Myles Goodwyn (track 3)
Kerry Livgren (track 10)
Tom Verlaine (track 14)
engineer:
Mark Wright (Canadian engineer) (track 4)
Terry Becker (engineer) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
Jeff Glixman (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
lead vocals:
Benjamin Orr (track 15)
Tom Verlaine (track 14)
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
lyricist:
Peter Frampton (track 12)
Ric Ocasek (track 15)
Myles Goodwyn (track 3)
Kerry Livgren (track 10)
Tom Verlaine (track 14)
mixer:
David Greene (engineer recording, mixing) (track 4)
producer:
Roy Thomas Baker (producer) (track 15)
Max Webster (hard rock band) (track 4)
John de Nottbeck (track 4)
Jeff Glixman (1977-06) (track 10)
solo electric guitar:
Richard Lloyd (American guitarist and singer, Television) (track 14)
Tom Verlaine (track 14)
writer:
Lou Gramm (American rock singer-songwriter; Black Sheep, Foreigner & Shadow King) (track 1)
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth) (track 1)
Al Stewart (UK folk singer/songwriter) (track 11)
Blair Thornton (track 7)
C.F. "Fred" Turner (track 7)
Peter Wood (UK keyboardist/pianist) (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1977) (track 12)
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) (2017) (track 15)
publisher:
Pepper Music Inc. (track 11)
フジパシフィック音楽出版 (– 2014-12-31) (track 1)
フジパシフィックミュージック (2015-01-01 –) (track 1)
mixed at:
Soundstage in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (track 4)
The Village (alternate branding of The Village Recorder in West LA since 1990s) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1977-08) (track 10)
recorded at:
Studio in the Country in Bogalusa, Louisiana, United States (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
Woodland Studios in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
mash-ups:
later parody versions:
Lily-White Boy (track 1)
Lust on the Bridge (track 10)
Rose Up (track 3)
later translated versions:
Leb' dei Leben (track 10)
later versions:
Pensando en ti (track 10)
recording of:
Dirty White Boy (track 1)
I'm in You (track 12)
Let's Go (track 15)
Marquee Moon (track 14)
Roller (track 3)
Take It Like a Man (Blair Thornton / C.F. Turner) (track 7)
Year of the Cat (track 11)
Dust in the Wind (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)

Release Group

part of: Classic Rock (Time-Life Music) (number: TL559/16)