Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Owner of a Lonely Heart Yes 4.15 4:25
2 Show Me the Way Peter Frampton 5 4:33
3 Cocaïne Eric Clapton 4.25 3:31
4 She’s Not There Santana 4:00
5 Up Around the Bend Creedence Clearwater Revival 2:37
6 Jukebox Babe Alan Vega 4:42
7 You Really Got Me The Kinks 4.5 2:12
8 Get It On (Bang a Gong) T. Rex 4:24
9 Hold the Line Toto 4.15 3:56
10 We Live for Love Pat Benatar 3:52
11 Sunday Girl Blondie 4.4 3:01
12 96 Tears The Stranglers 3:02
13 On the Beach Chris Rea 5 6:48
14 Texas Flood Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble 4.15 5:20
15 Sweet Jane Mott the Hoople 4:17
16 Rock On David Essex 3:12
17 Who Can It Be Now Men at Work 4.5 3:20
18 The King of Rock’n Roll Prefab Sprout 4:23
19 Real Gone Kid Deacon Blue 5 4:04
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Should I Stay or Should I Go The Clash 4.55 3:05
2 Need You Tonight INXS 4.3 3:01
3 Making Plans for Nigel XTC 3:52
4 My Sharona The Knack 4.15 4:52
5 Centerfold The J. Geils Band 4 3:36
6 Urgent Foreigner 3:56
7 Long Train Runnin’ The Doobie Brothers 3:25
8 Back on the Chain Gang The Pretenders 4.65 3:48
9 With a Little Help From My Friends Joe Cocker 5:01
10 Poor Boy Blues Chet Atkins & Mark Knopfler 3:58
11 Don’t Bring Me Down Electric Light Orchestra 4.3 4:03
12 Race With the Devil Gun 4.35 3:33
13 I Woke Up This Morning Ten Years After 5:23
14 Godzilla Blue Öyster Cult 4.15 3:40
15 River Deep - Mountain High Flamin’ Groovies 3:58
16 Rock’n Roll People in a Disco World Sparks 4:46
17 Hook Line and Sinker London Cowboys 3:23
18 Can the Can Suzi Quatro 5 3:32
19 Johnny B. Goode Johnny Winter 5 2:44

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Clem Burke (track 11)
Chris Layton (track 14)
Mick Avory (1964-08) (track 7)
Jamie Oldaker (1977-05-06) (track 3)
Jeffrey Porcaro (1978-08) (track 9)
Alan White (Yes drummer) (1983) (track 1)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
John Siomos (track 2)
bass guitar:
Nigel Harrison (track 11)
Tommy Shannon (track 14)
Stanley Sheldon (Bass Player) (track 2)
Pete Quaife (1964-08) (track 7)
Carl Radle (1977-05-06) (track 3)
David Hungate (1978-08) (track 9)
Chris Squire (Yes bassist) (1983) (track 1)
organ:
Bob Mayo (track 2)
guitar:
Frank Infante (track 11)
Peter Frampton (track 2)
Bob Mayo (track 2)
Chris Stein (track 11)
Stevie Ray Vaughan (track 14)
George Terry (guitar player with Clapton in 70's) (1977-05-06) (track 3)
Eric Clapton (1977-05-06) (track 3)
Trevor Rabin (1983) (track 1)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Dave Davies (ex-member of The Kinks) (1964-08) (track 7)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (1964-08) (track 7)
electronic organ:
Dick Sims (1977-05-06) (track 3)
harmonica:
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (1964-08) (track 7)
electric guitar:
Steve Lukather (1978-08) (track 9)
percussion:
Lenny Castro (1978-08) (track 9)
keyboard:
Jimmy Destri (track 11)
Thomas Dolby (track 18)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (1964-08) (track 7)
Steve Porcaro (1978-08) (track 9)
David Paich (1978-08) (track 9)
Tony Kaye (1983) (track 1)
talkbox:
Peter Frampton (track 2)
Rhodes piano:
Bob Mayo (track 2)
piano:
David Paich (1978-08) (track 9)
grand piano:
Bob Mayo (track 2)
additional piano:
Perry Ford (1964-08) (track 7)
arranger:
Peter Frampton (track 2)
assistant engineer:
Peter Coleman (British Engineer & Producer) (track 11)
Grey Russell (track 11)
assistant mixer:
Harry Spiridakis (track 14)
Don Wershba (track 14)
assistant producer:
Mikie Harris (track 14)
Peter Coleman (British Engineer & Producer) (track 11)
background vocals:
Yvonne Elliman (1977-05-06) (track 3)
Marcy Levy (1977-05-06) (track 3)
Bobby Kimball (1978-08) (track 9)
Steve Lukather (1978-08) (track 9)
David Paich (1978-08) (track 9)
composer:
J.W. Scott (40s-60s US blues artist) (tracks 14, 14)
Rod Argent (track 4)
Marc Bolan (track 8)
J.J. Cale (track 3)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 7)
Larry Davis (US blues guitarist/vocalist) (tracks 14, 14)
David Essex (track 16)
John Fogerty (track 5)
Peter Frampton (tracks 2, 2)
Colin Hay (track 17)
Rudy Martinez (frontman of ? and the Mysterians) (track 12)
Paddy McAloon (track 18)
David Paich (track 9)
Chris Rea (track 13)
Lou Reed (track 15)
Ricky Ross (Scottish singer-songwriter) (track 19)
Chris Stein (track 11)
engineer:
Peter Coleman (British Engineer & Producer) (track 11)
Timm Baldwin (track 12)
Gary Langan (track 1)
Tom Knox (track 9)
executive producer:
John Hammond (producer) (track 14)
lead vocals:
Deborah Harry (track 11)
Paddy McAloon (track 18)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (1964-08) (track 7)
Eric Clapton (1977-05-06) (track 3)
Bobby Kimball (1978-08) (track 9)
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (1983) (track 1)
lyricist:
Rod Argent (track 4)
Marc Bolan (track 8)
J.J. Cale (track 3)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 7)
Larry Davis (US blues guitarist/vocalist) (tracks 14, 14)
David Essex (track 16)
John Fogerty (track 5)
Peter Frampton (tracks 2, 2)
Colin Hay (track 17)
Rudy Martinez (frontman of ? and the Mysterians) (track 12)
Paddy McAloon (track 18)
David Paich (track 9)
Chris Rea (track 13)
Lou Reed (track 15)
Ricky Ross (Scottish singer-songwriter) (track 19)
Chris Stein (track 11)
mixer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 11)
Lincoln Clapp (track 14)
Bob Clearmountain (track 19)
Tom Knox (track 9)
David Leonard (US producer and engineer) (track 18)
producer:
Roy Thomas Baker (producer) (track 12)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 11)
Tom Coster (track 4)
Thomas Dolby (track 18)
Double Trouble (assoc. with Stevie Ray Vaughan) (track 14)
Trevor Horn (track 1)
Glyn Johns (track 3)
Jon Kelly (track 13)
Warne Livesey (track 19)
Peter McIan (track 17)
Carlos Santana (track 4)
Shel Talmy (track 7)
Toto (US rock group) (track 9)
Peter Frampton (track 2)
Chris Rea (track 13)
Stevie Ray Vaughan (track 14)
Richard Mullen (track 14)
recording engineer:
James Geddes (track 14)
Felix Kendall (UK recording engineer) (track 19)
Richard Mullen (track 14)
vocals:
Peter Frampton (track 2)
Bob Mayo (track 2)
Stanley Sheldon (Bass Player) (track 2)
Stevie Ray Vaughan (track 14)
writer:
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (track 1)
Trevor Horn (track 1)
Trevor Rabin (track 1)
Chris Squire (Yes bassist) (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records, LLC (not for release label use!) (track 11)
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (track 18)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1972) (track 15)
Columbia Records (EMI-owned 1931-1990, worldwide except US, CA, MX, ES, & JP; largely defunct since Jan 1973) (1977) (track 4)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1977) (track 4)
Universal International Music B.V. (company, do not use as label) (1977) (track 3)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1978) (track 9)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1978) (track 9)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1982) (track 17)
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1988) (track 19)
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) (2001) (track 11)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use “ABKCO”) (track 12)
Affirmative Music (track 1)
BMG Gold Songs (track 16)
BMG Monarch (track 11)
BMG Platinum Songs (track 3)
Bocu Music Ltd. (track 4)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) ( – ????) (track 11)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 18)
Ed Arguello Music (track 12)
Jay Boy (track 7)
Joseph Webster Ltd (track 16)
Magnet Music Ltd. (track 13)
Marquis Music Ltd. (track 4)
Marquis Songs USA (track 4)
Parker Music (track 4)
Spirit Two Music (track 9)
Stage Three Songs (track 16)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 3)
Westminster Music Ltd. (tracks 8, 12)
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) (2017-04-01 –) (track 1)
mixed at:
Forum Studio (Recording and mixing studio, located in Covington, Kentucky, USA) in Covington, Kentucky, United States (track 11)
recorded at:
Pye Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1964-08) (track 7)
The Record Plant (New York) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1978-06 – 1978-07) (track 11)
Studio 55 in Los Angeles, California, United States (1978-08) (track 9)
SARM Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1983) (track 1)
edits:
mash-ups:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 82) (track 7)
cover recording of:
96 Tears (track 12)
She’s Not There (track 4)
Sweet Jane (track 15)
Texas Flood (track 14)
Cocaine (1977-05-06) (track 3)
is the basis for:
OTB (On the Beach) (without lyrics) (track 13)
噴火 (track 8)
later parody versions:
Complain (track 3)
Gideon (track 8)
Gohan (track 3)
He Really Got Mad (track 7)
In Maine (track 3)
Micah (track 16)
Obadiah (track 9)
later translated parody versions:
Potkintahumppa (track 7)
later translated versions:
Aspirin (track 3)
She’s Not There (Japanese version) (track 4)
live recording of:
Show Me the Way (track 2)
recording of:
Get It On (Bang a Gong) (track 8)
On the Beach (Chris Rea) (track 13)
Real Gone Kid (track 19)
Rock On (track 16)
Show Me the Way (track 2)
Sunday Girl (track 11)
Texas Flood (track 14)
Up Around the Bend (track 5)
Who Can It Be Now? (track 17)
You Really Got Me (1964-08) (track 7)
Hold the Line (1978-08) (track 9)
Owner of a Lonely Heart (1983) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Polkas (track 1)

CD 2

clarinet:
Richard Tandy (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 11)
drums (drum set):
Bruce Gary (track 4)
Martin Chambers (track 8)
Bev Bevan (English rock drummer) (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 11)
bass guitar:
Prescott Niles (track 4)
Tony Butler (English rock bassist with Big Country) (track 8)
Kelly Groucutt (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 11)
strings arranger:
Jeff Lynne (track 11)
Louis Clark (track 11)
Richard Tandy (track 11)
membranophone:
Larrie Londin (track 10)
synthesizer:
Richard Tandy (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 11)
Jeff Lynne (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 11)
guitar:
Berton Averre (track 4)
Billy Bremner (track 8)
Douglas Fieger (track 4)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 8)
bass:
Guy Fletcher (keyboards +) (track 10)
electric piano:
Richard Tandy (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 11)
electric guitar:
Jeff Lynne (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 11)
percussion:
Bev Bevan (English rock drummer) (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 11)
steel guitar:
Paul Franklin (steel guitarist) (track 10)
piano:
Richard Tandy (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 11)
Jeff Lynne (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 11)
guitar family:
Chet Atkins (track 10)
Mark Knopfler (track 10)
arranger:
Seth Justman (track 5)
background vocals:
Tony Butler (English rock bassist with Big Country) (track 8)
Martin Chambers (track 8)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 8)
choir vocals:
Kelly Groucutt (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 11)
Jeff Lynne (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 11)
choir vocals arranger:
Jeff Lynne (track 11)
Louis Clark (track 11)
Richard Tandy (track 11)
composer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 18)
Tom Johnston (guitarist and vocalist with "The Doobie Brothers") (track 7)
Donald Roeser (track 14)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 8)
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth, worked in France) (track 6)
Seth Justman (track 5)
Paul Kennerley (track 10)
Jeff Lynne (track 11)
Colin Moulding (track 3)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 19)
conductor:
Louis Clark (track 11)
engineer:
Steve Churchyard (track 8)
Mack (track 11)
David Nicholas (track 2)
David Thoener (track 5)
guest vocals:
Joe Ely (track 1)
lead vocals:
Douglas Fieger (track 4)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 8)
Jeff Lynne (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 11)
lyricist:
Nicky Chinn (track 18)
Donald Roeser (track 14)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 8)
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth, worked in France) (track 6)
Seth Justman (track 5)
Paul Kennerley (track 10)
Jeff Lynne (track 11)
Colin Moulding (track 3)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 19)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 2)
Glyn Johns (track 1)
Bill Schnee (track 10)
performer:
Mark Knopfler (track 10)
producer:
Blue Öyster Cult (track 14)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (tracks 4, 18)
Harold Faltermeyer (track 16)
Murray Krugman (track 14)
David Lucas (track 14)
Giorgio Moroder (track 16)
Sandy Pearlman (track 14)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (tracks 2, 8)
Nicky Chinn (track 18)
Seth Justman (track 5)
Mark Knopfler (track 10)
Jeff Lynne (track 11)
recording engineer:
Pete Coleman (track 4)
remixer:
Dave Jerden (track 4)
vocals:
Berton Averre (track 4)
Chet Atkins (track 10)
Mark Knopfler (track 10)
writer:
Berton Averre (track 4)
Andrew Farriss (track 2)
Douglas Fieger (track 4)
A. Gurvitz (track 12)
Michael Hutchence (track 2)
Mick Jones (The Clash/Big Audio Dynamite) (track 1)
John Lennon (The Beatles) (tracks 9, 9)
Ron Mael (track 16)
Russell Mael (track 16)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (tracks 9, 9)
Joe Strummer (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1979) (track 11)
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1979) (track 4)
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 11)
Capitol Records, LLC (not for release label use!) (1981) (track 5)
WEA Records Ltd. (holding company based in the UK) (1982) (track 8)
Telstar Records Plc (1996 –) (track 8)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (2005) (track 11)
EMI Catalog (2006) (track 5)
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (2013) (track 4)
publisher:
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 19)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 11)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 10)
Jet Music Inc. (track 11)
Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 19)
Radio Music Britain (track 12)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019) (track 5)
Fuji Pacific Music inc. (– 2014-12-31) (track 6)
Northern Songs Ltd. (1967) (tracks 9, 9)
Fujipacific Music, Inc. (2015-01-01 –) (track 6)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Air Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991) in London, England, United Kingdom (track 8)
Musicland Studios in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 11)
mash-ups:
Need Peace Tonight by G3RSt (track 2)
Shit by Neil Cicierega (track 11)
Tiger by Neil Cicierega (track 2)
sampled by:
Problem Child by 3rd Bass (track 14)
This Is the Remix by Girl Talk (tracks 1–2)
part of:
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 24) (track 4)
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 38) (track 5)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 183) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 228) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Johnny B. Goode (track 19)
Poor Boy Blues (track 10)
is the basis for:
Break My Heart (track 2)
One Of My Kind (track 2)
Rat qui roule (track 19)
later parody versions:
Babylona (track 4)
Bob Dylan (track 14)
Comme des connards (track 4)
Don't Bring Me Cows (track 11)
God's Zealot (track 14)
Manifold (track 5)
My Bologna (track 4)
Shopzilla (track 14)
Should I Stay (track 1)
Tajuton humppa (track 3)
The Crush (track 1)
Virgin (track 6)
With Little Help From My Friends (parody) (tracks 9, 9)
Афанасий (track 19)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Eddie sois bon (track 19)
Franzi (track 3)
Jeder braucht einen Freund (With a Little Help From My Friends) (tracks 9, 9)
Johnny B. Good (track 19)
Johnny B. Goode (track 19)
愛到你發狂 (track 4)
later versions:
Ali Be Good (track 19)
Fotos y recuerdos (Back in the Chain Gang) (track 8)
recording of:
Can the Can (track 18)
Centerfold (song by The J. Geils Band) (track 5)
My Sharona (track 4)
Need You Tonight (track 2)
Race with the Devil (track 12)
Urgent (track 6)
Godzilla (1977-07) (track 14)
Don’t Bring Me Down (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
All Together Now (medley) (tracks 9, 9)
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (track 19)
Polkas on 45 (track 1)