Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 New York Shuffle
Graham Parker & The Rumour 3:01
2 Up Against the Wall
Tom Robinson 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 3.25 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 4.65 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)
drumset:
Bev Bevan (track 12)
bass guitar:
Kelly Groucutt (track 12)
strings arranger:
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
Richard Tandy (track 12)
Louis Clark (track 12)
drums:
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:
Kelly Groucutt (track 12)
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
choir vocals arranger:
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
Richard Tandy (track 12)
Louis Clark (track 12)
composer:
Johnnie Fingers (track 3)
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
Paul Rodgers (track 11)
Bob Geldof (track 3)
Rick Nielsen (track 5)
John Stewart (singer-songwriter (Kingston Trio)) (track 10)
conductor:
Louis Clark (track 12)
engineer:
Roger Bechirian (track 7)
lead vocals:
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
Doug Fieger (1979-04) (track 4)
lyricist:
Johnnie Fingers (track 3)
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
Paul Rodgers (track 11)
Bob Geldof (track 3)
Rick Nielsen (track 5)
John Stewart (singer-songwriter (Kingston Trio)) (track 10)
producer:
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (tracks 7–8)
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
writer:
Berton Averre (track 4)
Doug Fieger (track 4)
Ian Gomm (track 8)
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 8)
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)
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)
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)
bass guitar:
Dave Hope (track 10)
Benjamin Orr (track 15)
Fred Smith (bassist) (track 14)
viola:
Robby Steinhardt (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
chimes:
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
drums:
Billy Ficca (track 14)
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 10)
drums 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 (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 (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)
Kerry Livgren (track 10)
Ric Ocasek (track 15)
Tom Verlaine (track 14)
Myles Goodwyn (track 3)
engineer:
Mark Wright (Canadian engineer) (track 4)
Terry Becker (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)
Kerry Livgren (track 10)
Ric Ocasek (track 15)
Tom Verlaine (track 14)
Myles Goodwyn (track 3)
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 (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 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)
Dust in the Wind (track 10)
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)

Release Group

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