Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Another One Bites the Dust Queen 4.2 3:36
2 Ashes to Ashes David Bowie 4.4 4:24
3 Games Without Frontiers Peter Gabriel 4.25 3:57
4 Oh Yeah (on the Radio) Roxy Music 2.5 4:51
5 No Doubt About It Hot Chocolate 3.5 4:27
6 Embarrassment Madness 4.5 3:11
7 I Got You Split Enz 3:32
8 I Can’t Stand Up for Falling Down Elvis Costello 4.5 2:06
9 Another Nail in My Heart Squeeze 4.35 2:57
10 Atomic Blondie 4.5 3:47
11 To Cut a Long Story Short Spandau Ballet 4 3:20
12 Antmusic Adam & The Ants 3 3:35
13 A Forest The Cure 3 4:56
14 Enola Gay Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark 3.5 3:29
15 Johnny and Mary Robert Palmer 3:54
16 Echo Beach Martha & the Muffins 4 3:34
17 Going Underground The Jam 5 2:54
18 Ace of Spades Motörhead 4.15 2:45
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Too Much Too Young The Special A.K.A. 2:05
2 Food for Thought UB40 4:09
3 Geno Dexys Midnight Runners 3 3:27
4 Upside Down Diana Ross 4.35 4:04
5 Celebration Kool & The Gang 4.5 3:38
6 Let’s Get Serious Jermaine Jackson 3:28
7 Oops Upside Your Head Gap Band 3:26
8 Don't Stop the Music Yarbrough and Peoples 4:07
9 Stomp Brothers Johnson 4:06
10 Funky Town Lipps Inc 4 3:57
11 Let’s Go Round Again Average White Band 5:27
12 Coming Up Paul McCartney 5 3:53
13 Please Don’t Go KC & The Sunshine Band 5 3:50
14 Babooshka Kate Bush 3.25 3:28
15 I Hear You Now Jon and Vangelis 4:13
16 It’s Different for Girls Joe Jackson 4 3:45
17 Everybody’s Got to Learn Sometime Korgis 5 4:11
18 Crying Don McLean 5 3:40

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar:
George Murray (American bass guitarist) (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 2)
drums (drum set):
Rick Buckler (track 17)
Clem Burke (track 10)
Gilson Lavis (track 9)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 12)
Terry Lee Miall (track 12)
Allan Schwartzberg (track 4)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (1980-02 – 1980-05) (track 1)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Malcolm Holmes (drummer) (track 14)
Jerry Marotta (track 3)
bass guitar:
Nigel Harrison (track 10)
Neil Jason (bassist) (track 4)
Kevin Mooney (track 12)
John Deacon (1980-02 – 1980-05) (track 1)
strings:
Paul Carrack (track 4)
membranophone:
Laurence Tolhurst (track 13)
whistle:
Steve Lillywhite (track 3)
Hugh Padgham (track 3)
synthesizer:
Andy Clark (UK keyboard and synthesizer player) (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 2)
synthesizer [synthesizer (reversed)]:
John Deacon (1980-02 – 1980-05) (track 1)
guitar:
Robert Fripp (track 2)
Neil Hubbard (track 4)
Frank Infante (track 10)
Phil Manzanera (track 4)
Marco Pirroni (British musician and producer) (track 12)
David Rhodes (guitarist, singer, and songwriter) (track 3)
Chris Stein (track 10)
Chris Difford (track 9)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 13)
Paul Weller (track 17)
Carlos Alomar (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 2)
Chuck Hammer (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 2)
John Deacon (1980-02 – 1980-05) (track 1)
guitar and keyboard:
Glenn Tilbrook (track 9)
bass:
John Bentley (track 9)
Simon Gallup (track 13)
Bruce Foxton (track 17)
John Deacon (1980-02 – 1980-05) (track 1)
bass and synthesizer:
Andy McCluskey (track 14)
electric guitar:
John Deacon (1980-02 – 1980-05) (track 1)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (1980-02 – 1980-05) (track 1)
percussion:
Dennis Davis (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 2)
keyboard:
Jimmy Destri (track 10)
Matthieu Hartley (track 13)
Jools Holland (track 9)
David Bowie (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 2)
John Deacon (1980-02 – 1980-05) (track 1)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 14)
electronic instruments [electronic percussion]:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (1980-02 – 1980-05) (track 1)
saxophone:
Andy Mackay (track 4)
piano:
Bryan Ferry (track 4)
Roy Bittan (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 2)
piano [piano (reversed)]:
John Deacon (1980-02 – 1980-05) (track 1)
bass synthesizer and synthesizer:
Larry Fast (track 3)
bass synthesizer, synthesizer and whistle:
Peter Gabriel (track 3)
assistant engineer:
Laurence Diana (track 16)
Larry Alexander (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 2)
Jeff Hendrickson (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 2)
background vocals:
Kate Bush (track 3)
Lynn Maitland (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 2)
Chris Porter (engineer) (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 2)
Tony Visconti (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 2)
Freddie Mercury (1980-02 – 1980-05) (track 1)
co-producer:
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (track 1)
composer:
Homer Banks (tracks 8, 8)
Mike Barson (track 6)
Simon Gallup (tracks 13, 13)
Matthieu Hartley (tracks 13, 13)
Allen Jones (producer/songwriter/musician/engineer) (tracks 8, 8)
Glenn Tilbrook (track 9)
Laurence Tolhurst (tracks 13, 13)
David Bowie (track 2)
John Deacon (track 1)
Bryan Ferry (track 4)
Neil Finn (track 7)
Peter Gabriel (track 3)
Mark Gane (track 16)
Gary Kemp (track 11)
Andy McCluskey (track 14)
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 15)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (tracks 13, 13)
Paul Weller (track 17)
engineer:
Rhett Davies (track 4)
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (track 1)
Hugh Padgham (track 3)
Laurence Diana (track 14)
Andy Lumm (track 9)
Richard Manwaring (track 16)
Max Norman (track 14)
Peter Coleman (British Engineer & Producer) (track 10)
David Tickle (tracks 7, 10)
guest background vocals:
Ellie Greenwich (track 10)
lead vocals:
Deborah Harry (track 10)
Peter Gabriel (track 3)
David Bowie (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 2)
Freddie Mercury (1980-02 – 1980-05) (track 1)
lyricist:
David Bowie (track 2)
John Deacon (track 1)
Chris Difford (track 9)
Bryan Ferry (track 4)
Neil Finn (track 7)
Peter Gabriel (track 3)
Mark Gane (track 16)
Gary Kemp (track 11)
Andy McCluskey (track 14)
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 15)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (tracks 13, 13)
Paul Weller (track 17)
mixer:
Squeeze (UK new wave band) (track 9)
John Wood (UK producer) (track 9)
Bob Clearmountain (track 4)
performer:
Queen (UK rock group) (track 1)
producer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 10)
Rhett Davies (track 4)
Mike Hedges (UK producer/recording engineer) (track 13)
Mike Howlett (tracks 14, 16)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 12)
Steve Lillywhite (track 3)
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 8)
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (track 1)
Vic Maile (track 18)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
Queen (UK rock group) (track 1)
Roxy Music (track 4)
Squeeze (UK new wave band) (track 9)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
Tony Visconti (track 2)
John Wood (UK producer) (track 9)
David Bowie (track 2)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 13)
David Tickle (track 7)
recording engineer:
David Bowie (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 2)
Tony Visconti (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 2)
vocals:
Adam Ant (track 12)
Glenn Tilbrook (track 9)
Chris Difford (track 9)
Bryan Ferry (track 4)
Bruce Foxton (track 17)
Peter Gabriel (track 3)
Jools Holland (track 9)
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 14)
Andy McCluskey (track 14)
Kevin Mooney (track 12)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 13)
Paul Weller (track 17)
writer:
Adam Ant (track 12)
Mike Burns (songwriter Michael Gerard Burns) (track 5)
Eddie Clarke (Motorhead guitarist) (track 18)
Jimmy Destri (track 10)
Steve Glen (track 5)
Deborah Harry (track 10)
Ian Fraser Kilmister (“Lemmy” from Motörhead) (track 18)
David Most (track 5)
Marco Pirroni (British musician and producer) (track 12)
Phil Taylor (former Motörhead drummer) (track 18)
phonographic copyright by:
Chrysalis Records Ltd. (not for release label use! company behind the Chrysalis imprint) (tracks 10–11)
Dindisc Ltd (1980) (track 16)
Hollywood Records, Inc. (1980) (track 1)
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd. or Polydor Ltd. (London), fka Polydor Records Ltd.) (1980) (track 17)
Queen Productions Ltd. (company and copyright holder, do not use as an imprint or release label) (1980) (track 1)
Raincloud Productions Ltd. (1980) (track 1)
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1980) (track 12)
Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (1992) (track 2)
Tintoretto Music (1992) (track 2)
Queen Productions Ltd. (company and copyright holder, do not use as an imprint or release label) (2011) (track 1)
Hollywood Records, Inc. (2014) (track 1)
Raincloud Productions Ltd. (2014) (track 1)
publisher:
APB Music Co. (tracks 13, 13, 13)
BMG Monarch (track 10)
Bungalow Music (track 15)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) ( – ????) (track 10)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 11)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1–3, 6, 12)
Motor Music Ltd (Motörhead publisher) (track 18)
RZO Music Ltd (track 2)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 2)
Stylist Music Ltd. (track 17)
Tintoretto Music (track 2)
Warner/Chappell (track 15)
Beechwood Music Corp. (1980) (track 1)
Queen Music Ltd. (1980) (track 1)
Virgin Music (publisher only, do not use as a label) (1980) (track 16)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Electric Lady Studios in Greenwich Village, New York, New York, United States (1979-05 – 1979-06) (track 10)
Mediasound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1979-05 – 1979-06) (track 10)
Power Station Studios in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1979-05 – 1979-06) (track 10)
Musicland Studios in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1979-06 – 1980-05) (track 1)
The Manor in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom (1979-08) (track 16)
Good Earth Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 2)
Power Station Studios in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 2)
DJ-mixes:
has remixes:
Ace of Spaces (CCN remix) (single edit) by Motörhead (track 18)
Atomic by Blondie (track 10)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Dead Man’s Tetris by Flying Lotus feat. Snoop Dogg & Captain Murphy (lead vocals) (track 1)
Eyes Above by Flying Lotus (lead vocals) (track 1)
part of:
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 41) (track 18)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Body II Body (track 2)
later parody versions:
AIDS in Space (track 18)
London Underground (track 17)
later translated parody versions:
Humppalialaiset (track 3)
Sorvarihumppa (track 18)
later translated versions:
De schoppen aas (track 18)
El polvo tú morderás ("Another One Bites the Dust") (track 1)
Johnny & Mary (track 15)
L'ass de picch (track 18)
Spiel ohne Grenzen (track 3)
Ás de espadas (track 18)
Égoïste (track 16)
live recording of:
A Forest (track 13)
part of:
We Will Rock You (Queen musical) (track 1)
We Will Rock You (German version of the Queen musical) (track 1)
recording of:
A Forest (track 13)
Antmusic (track 12)
Atomic (track 10)
Echo Beach (track 16)
Embarrassment (track 6)
Enola Gay (track 14)
I Got You (track 7)
Johnny and Mary (track 15)
No Doubt About It (track 5)
Oh Yeah (Roxy Music) (track 4)
Going Underground (1980-01-16) (track 17)
Ashes to Ashes (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 2)
Another One Bites the Dust (1980-02 – 1980-05) (track 1)
Ace of Spades (1980-08-04 – 1980-09-15) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Dave Houghton (track 16)
bass guitar:
Graham Maby (track 16)
guitar:
Gary Sanford (track 16)
bass, drums (drum set), electric guitar, electric piano, percussion, synthesizer and tambourine:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (1979-06 – 1979-07) (track 12)
arranger:
Bernard Edwards (track 4)
Nile Rodgers (track 4)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 16)
assistant mixer:
Eddie Klein (engineer, Hog Hill Mill) (track 12)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (1979-06 – 1979-07) (track 12)
composer:
Joe Melson (track 18)
Roy Orbison (track 18)
Vangelis (Greek composer of electronic, new age and classical) (track 15)
Kate Bush (track 14)
Jerry Dammers (track 1)
Steven Greenberg (track 10)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 16)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (track 12)
James Warren (English singer and guitarist) (track 17)
conductor:
Bernard Edwards (track 4)
Nile Rodgers (track 4)
engineer:
Barry Hammond (track 3)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (track 12)
lead vocals:
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 16)
lyricist:
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (track 15)
Kate Bush (track 14)
Jerry Dammers (track 1)
Steven Greenberg (track 10)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 16)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (track 12)
James Warren (English singer and guitarist) (track 17)
Joe Melson (1961) (track 18)
Roy Orbison (1961) (track 18)
mixer:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (track 12)
Aldo Bocca (track 16)
producer:
Bernard Edwards (track 4)
Jon Kelly (track 14)
David Kershenbaum (track 16)
Nile Rodgers (track 4)
Pete Wingfield (keyboardist) (track 3)
Kate Bush (track 14)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (track 12)
recording engineer:
Alan Winstanley (track 16)
remixer:
Russ Terrana (track 4)
writer:
Al Archer (track 3)
Ronald Bell (track 5)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 5)
Jim Brown (UB40 drummer) (track 2)
Ali Campbell (UB40's former vocalist) (track 2)
Robin Campbell (track 2)
Harry Wayne Casey (track 13)
Eumir Deodato (track 5)
Bernard Edwards (track 4)
Jonah Ellis (track 8)
Earl Falconer (track 2)
Richard Finch (track 13)
Lee Garrett (track 6)
Alan Gorrie (track 11)
Norman Hassan (track 2)
George Johnson (member of Brothers Johnson, guitar) (track 9)
Louis Johnson (bass, member of Brothers Johnson) (track 9)
Valerie Johnson (track 9)
Alisa Peoples (track 8)
Nile Rodgers (track 4)
Kevin Rowland (track 3)
Lonnie Simmons (producer, songwriter) (tracks 7–8)
Claydes Smith (track 5)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (track 5)
Rudy Taylor (track 7)
Rod Temperton (track 9)
Dennis “D.T.” Thomas (Kool & The Gang) (track 5)
Earl Toon, Jr. (track 5)
Brian Travers (track 2)
Michael Virtue (track 2)
Charlie Wilson (R&B singer) (track 7)
Robert Wilson (US vocalist/bassist, member of Gap Band) (track 7)
Ronnie Wilson (Gap Band member) (track 7)
Terence Wilson (aka Astro of UB40) (track 2)
Stevie Wonder (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) (1979 –) (track 10)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1980) (track 14)
Motown Records (1980) (track 4)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1980) (track 10)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 3, 14)
Red Sea Songs (track 10)
Rick S. Music (track 10)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 4)
Tommy Jymi Inc. (track 4)
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) (track 4)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1980) (track 5)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (1980) (track 5)
recorded at:
Home Studio in East Sussex, England, United Kingdom (1979-06 – 1979-07) (track 12)
Spirit of Ranachan Studio in Scotland, United Kingdom (1979-06 – 1979-07) (track 12)
remasters:
Coming Up by Paul McCartney (track 12)
sampled by:
Hella Touch by The Kleptones (track 4)
arrangements:
I Need Your Lovin’ (Marc et Claude version of “Everybody’s Got to Learn Sometime”) (track 17)
cover recording of:
Crying (track 18)
is the basis for:
later translated parody versions:
Zelebration (track 5)
later translated versions:
Feest! (track 5)
Hoch und tief (track 4)
Llorando (version of Orbison and Melson's "Crying") (track 18)
Obsi nidsi (track 4)
recording of:
Babooshka (track 14)
Celebration (track 5)
Food for Thought (track 2)
Funkytown (track 10)
Geno (track 3)
I Hear You Now (track 15)
Let's Get Serious (track 6)
Please Don’t Go (track 13)
Stomp! (track 9)
Too Much Too Young (track 1)
Upside Down (track 4)
Coming Up (1979-06 – 1979-07) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 10)
Stars on 45 (the song itself) (track 10)
Stars on 45 (12″ single) (track 10)