Annotation

Label: Virgin TV - Catalog #: 440

Annotation last modified on 2006-10-14 22:13 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 We Are the Champions Queen 4.25 3:02
2 (Just Like) Starting Over John Lennon 4 3:55
3 Roxanne The Police 3:06
4 I Don’t Wanna Lose You Tina Turner 4:20
5 God Only Knows The Beach Boys 2:51
6 Crocodile Rock Elton John 2.6 3:54
7 The Jean Genie David Bowie 4:06
8 Bat Out of Hell Meat Loaf 5 4:53
9 Livin’ Thing Electric Light Orchestra 3:31
10 Metal Guru T. Rex 2:27
11 Easy Lover Phil Collins & Philip Bailey 4:44
12 Loco in Acapulco Four Tops 4:32
13 Love Really Hurts Without You Billy Ocean 3:00
14 It’s Raining Men The Weather Girls 3.2 3:33
15 Heart of Glass Blondie 3:55
16 House of Fun Madness 4 2:45
17 Solsbury Hill Peter Gabriel 4.35 4:23
18 Golden Brown The Stranglers 5 3:16
19 All by Myself Eric Carmen 4:28
20 Maybe I’m Amazed Wings 3:51
21 A Groovy Kind of Love Phil Collins 5 3:29
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling The Righteous Brothers 2.5 3:44
2 You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me Dusty Springfield 4 2:49
3 I Heard It Through the Grapevine Marvin Gaye 3.5 3:12
4 Reflections Diana Ross & The Supremes 2:49
5 This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You) The Isley Brothers 2:51
6 Get Ready The Temptations 2:34
7 Baby, Now That I’ve Found You The Foundations 2:36
8 Bus Stop The Hollies 5 2:53
9 Happy Together The Turtles 5 2:54
10 Itchycoo Park Small Faces 2:45
11 No Milk Today Herman’s Hermits 4.5 2:57
12 Apache The Shadows 4.65 2:51
13 Runaway Del Shannon 4.35 2:20
14 Only the Lonely Roy Orbison 4.8 2:24
15 Blueberry Hill Fats Domino 4.75 2:22
16 All I Have to Do Is Dream The Everly Brothers 2:20
17 By the Time I Get to Phoenix Glen Campbell 3 2:45
18 Where Do You Go to My Lovely? Peter Sarstedt 4:42
19 The Boxer Simon & Garfunkel 4.15 5:08
20 Make It With You Bread 5 3:10
21 Me and Mrs. Jones Billy Paul 4:39
22 So You Win Again Hot Chocolate 4:23
23 I Can See Clearly Now Johnny Nash 2:55
24 The Israelites Desmond Dekker & The Aces 2:29
25 When You’re in Love With a Beautiful Woman Dr. Hook 2:45

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Nigel Olsson (track 6)
Allan Schwartzberg (track 17)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
Max Weinberg (track 8)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 21)
bass guitar:
John Deacon (track 1)
Dee Murray (track 6)
Kasim Sulton (track 8)
farfisa and piano:
Elton John (track 6)
synthesizer:
Larry Fast (track 17)
Roger Powell (US musician, programmer, and columnist, band "Utopia") (track 8)
guitar:
Robert Fripp (track 17)
Steve Hunter (rock guitarist) (track 17)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
Todd Rundgren (track 8)
guitar [Motorcycle guitar]:
Todd Rundgren (track 8)
bass:
Tony Levin (US rock bassist/chapman stick) (track 17)
electric guitar:
Davey Johnstone (track 6)
percussion:
Jim Steinman (track 8)
keyboard:
Roy Bittan (track 8)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 21)
Todd Rundgren (track 8)
Jim Steinman (track 8)
piano:
Roy Bittan (track 8)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
additional background vocals:
Rory Dodd (track 8)
Ellen Foley (track 8)
assistant producer:
Mike Stone (producer 60’s–80’s) (track 1)
background vocals:
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Todd Rundgren (track 8)
Kasim Sulton (track 8)
composer:
Elton John (track 6)
Sergei Rachmaninov (track 19)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 5)
Marc Bolan (track 10)
David Bowie (track 7)
Eric Carmen (track 19)
Ben Findon (track 13)
Peter Gabriel (track 17)
John Lennon (The Beatles) (track 2)
Jeff Lynne (track 9)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (track 20)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Jim Steinman (track 8)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 3)
engineer:
Mike Stone (producer 60’s–80’s) (track 1)
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (track 6)
lead vocals:
Elton John (track 6)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 21)
John Lennon (The Beatles) (track 2)
Meat Loaf (track 8)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
lyricist:
Tony Asher (US lyricist, worked on Pet Sounds) (track 5)
Marc Bolan (track 10)
David Bowie (track 7)
Eric Carmen (track 19)
Ben Findon (track 13)
Peter Gabriel (track 17)
John Lennon (The Beatles) (track 2)
Jeff Lynne (track 9)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (track 20)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Jim Steinman (track 8)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 3)
Bernie Taupin (track 6)
mixer:
Randy Tominaga (track 14)
producer:
Jack Douglas (track 2)
Gus Dudgeon (track 6)
Anne Dudley (track 21)
Bob Ezrin (track 17)
Clive Langer (track 16)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 2)
Queen (UK rock group) (track 1)
Alan Winstanley (track 16)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (tracks 11, 21)
John Lennon (The Beatles) (track 2)
vocals:
Peter Gabriel (track 17)
writer:
Philip Bailey (track 11)
Mike Barson (track 16)
Carole Bayer Sager (tracks 21, 21)
Jet Black (UK drummer Brian Duffy, member of The Stranglers) (track 18)
Hugh Cornwell (track 18)
Lamont Dozier (track 12)
Nathan East (track 11)
Dave Greenfield (track 18)
Albert Hammond (track 4)
Deborah Harry (track 15)
Paul Jabara (track 14)
Graham Lyle (track 4)
Paul Shaffer (pianist, bandleader, Dave Letterman's sidekick) (track 14)
Chris Stein (track 15)
Toni Wine (tracks 21, 21)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (tracks 11–12)
phonographic copyright by:
This Record Co. Ltd. (copyright holder) (1973) (track 6)
Queen Productions Ltd. (company and copyright holder, do not use as an imprint or release label) (1977) (track 1)
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 8)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1982) (track 14)
Queen Productions Ltd. (company and copyright holder, do not use as an imprint or release label) (2011) (track 1)
publisher:
BMG Monarch (track 15)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 15)
Complete Music Ltd. (track 18)
Concord Music GmbH (track 11)
Concord Sounds (track 11)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 18)
EMI Music Publishing Germany GmbH (2008-today) (tracks 21, 21)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1, 13, 16–18)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 9, 14, 18)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 5)
New East Music (track 11)
Northern Songs Ltd. (track 20)
Philip Collins Ltd. (track 11)
Plumbshaft-Ltd. (track 18)
Queen Music Ltd. (track 1)
Round Hill Works (track 19)
Screen Gems-EMI (USA, affiliated with BMI) (tracks 21, 21)
Sir & Trini Music (track 11)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 20)
Virgin Music (publisher only, do not use as a label) (track 3)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 14)
Westminster Music (track 10)
Yamaha Music Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 19)
recorded at:
Strawberry Studios (Château d'Hérouville, France) in Hérouville, Val-d'Oise, Île-de-France, France (track 6)
AccorHotels Arena in Paris, Île-de-France, France (2004-06-15) (track 21)
has remixes:
(Just Like) Starting Over (stripped down; 2011 remaster) by John Lennon & Yoko Ono (track 2)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
arrangements:
Da solo no (translated) (track 19)
cover recording of:
has revision:
is based on:
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Raining Blood (track 14)
Salt-Dean-Eee! (track 7)
Talk and I'll Walk (track 6)
later translated parody versions:
Corazón de vaso (track 15)
later translated versions:
Es regnet Jungs (track 14)
Heart of Glass (Japanese version) (track 15)
Morgengrauen (track 18)
Perdóname (track 19)
Saltarö berg (track 17)
See päev on teel (track 19)
Somos campeones (track 1)
Sólo Dios sabe (track 5)
later versions:
Je vous aime ainsi (track 19)
Jean Baltazaarrr (track 7)
live cover recording of:
part of:
We Will Rock You (German version of the Queen musical) (track 1)
We Will Rock You (Queen musical) (track 1)
recording of:
All by Myself (track 19)
Bat Out of Hell (track 8)
Crocodile Rock (track 6)
Easy Lover (track 11)
God Only Knows (track 5)
Golden Brown (track 18)
Heart of Glass (track 15)
House of Fun (track 16)
It’s Raining Men (track 14)
Livin’ Thing (track 9)
Loco in Acapulco (track 12)
Maybe I’m Amazed (track 20)
Metal Guru (track 10)
Roxanne (track 3)
Solsbury Hill (track 17)
The Jean Genie (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 14)
version of:
Once I Had a Love (track 15)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Richard "Pistol" Allen (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 3)
Uriel Jones (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 3)
Hal Blaine (1969-11-08) (track 19)
strings:
Ernie Freeman (1969-11-08) (track 19)
Jimmie Haskell (1969-11-08) (track 19)
organ:
Earl Van Dyke (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 3)
guitar:
Fred Carter, Jr. (1969-11-08) (track 19)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969-11-08) (track 19)
bass:
Joe Osborn (1969-11-08) (track 19)
keyboard:
Larry Knechtel (1969-11-08) (track 19)
arranger:
Jack Nitzsche (track 1)
Gene Page (track 1)
background vocals:
The Andantes (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 3)
composer:
Pino Donaggio (Italian composer) (track 2)
Lamont Dozier (tracks 4–5)
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread) (track 20)
Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) (tracks 4–5)
Jerry Lordan (track 12)
Joe Melson (track 14)
Sylvia Moy (track 5)
Roy Orbison (track 14)
Vito Pallavicini (track 2)
Vincent Rose (early-20th century violinist, pianist, composer & bandleader) (track 15)
Russ Ballard (track 22)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 16)
Graham Gouldman (tracks 8, 11)
John MacLeod (producer & songwriter) (track 7)
Tony Macaulay (track 7)
Johnny Nash (track 23)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 19)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer & singer) (track 17)
engineer:
Roy Halee (track 19)
Larry Levine (track 1)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 3)
lead vocals:
Marvin Gaye (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 3)
lyricist:
Russ Ballard (track 22)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 16)
Graham Gouldman (tracks 8, 11)
Eddie Holland (Motown songwriter, lyricist of Holland‐Dozier‐Holland songwriting team) (tracks 4–5)
Al Lewis (Tin Pan Alley era lyricist) (track 15)
John MacLeod (producer & songwriter) (track 7)
Tony Macaulay (track 7)
Simon Napier-Bell (track 2)
Johnny Nash (track 23)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 19)
Larry Stock (track 15)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer & singer) (track 17)
Vicki Wickham (track 2)
orchestra:
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 3)
performer:
The Turtles (late 60s US rock band) (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969) (track 19)
producer:
Jerry Bruckheimer (track 1)
Lamont Dozier (tracks 4–5)
Fred Foster (track 14)
John Franz (track 2)
Roy Halee (track 19)
Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) (tracks 4–5)
The Hollies (track 8)
Ron Richards (track 8)
Don Simpson (track 1)
Phil Spector (track 1)
Norman Whitfield (track 3)
Art Garfunkel (track 19)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 19)
recording engineer:
Ted Brosnan (1969-11-08) (track 19)
solo clavioline [musitron]:
Max Crook (track 13)
vocals:
Art Garfunkel (track 19)
Bobby Hatfield (track 1)
Bill Medley (track 1)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 19)
writer:
Garry Bonner (track 9)
Max Crook (track 13)
Kenneth Gamble (track 21)
Cary Gilbert (track 21)
Alan Gordon (American songwriter who co-wrote The Turtles' hit "Happy Together") (track 9)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 21)
Ronnie Lane (track 10)
Barry Mann (track 1)
Steve Marriott (English musician and songwriter) (track 10)
Del Shannon (track 13)
Phil Spector (track 1)
Barrett Strong (track 3)
Cynthia Weil (track 1)
Norman Whitfield (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Everest Records (classical) (track 15)
Liberty Records (1957) (track 15)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1960) (track 12)
White Whale (late 60s/early 70s California) (1967) (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) (2001) (track 19)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track 1)
ATV Music Ltd. (track 7)
Acuff-Rose Publ. (track 16)
Alley Music Corp. (track 9)
Belinda Music (track 13)
Bug Music (track 13)
Columbia Music (Publisher. Do not use as a release label.) (track 1)
EMI Music Publishing Germany (GmbH & Co. KG) (track 1)
EMI United Partnership Ltd. ( – ????) (track 10)
Hournew Music Ltd. (tracks 8, 11)
Jobete Music (track 5)
Man-Ken Music Ltd. (track 8)
Mole Hole Music (track 13)
Pattern Music Ltd (track 19)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 15)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 1)
Sony Music Publishing (worldwide except Japan, ended 1995) (track 22)
Vicki Music (track 13)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 21)
Paul Simon Music (1968) (track 19)
Minurve Records (2009-02-25 –) (track 16)
was commissioned by:
recorded at:
Gold Star Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1964-08 – 1964-11) (track 1)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 3)
additionally sampled by:
DJ-mixes:
has remixes:
Blueberry Hill (electronically created stereo) by Fats Domino (track 15)
karaoke versions:
Happy Together by [unknown] (track 9)
Only the Lonely (karaoke) by Roy Orbison (track 14)
mash-ups:
Shake Your Grapes by ccc (track 3)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 34) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 80) (track 3)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 81) (track 15)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 105) (track 19)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 450) (track 17)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 466) (track 13)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 491) (track 2)
arrangements:
Cerca de ti (translated) (track 20)
cover recording of:
Blueberry Hill (1956-06-27) (track 15)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Karkuri (track 13)
Ronomy (track 13)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
BUS STOP (Japanese translation) (track 8)
Das kann doch nicht dein Ernst sein (I Heard It Through the Grapevine) (track 3)
Geloof me (track 2)
Mädchenschreck (track 13)
Ny dag på vej (track 23)
Toi et le soleil (track 23)
Zmizely stíny (track 23)
烈火街頭 (track 13)
裂痕 (track 1)
later versions:
Mon amour disparu (track 13)
Pendant les vacances (All I Have to Do Is Dream) (track 16)
Vanina (track 13)
recording of:
Apache (track 12)
Bus Stop (track 8)
Get Ready (track 6)
Itchycoo Park (track 10)
Make It With You (track 20)
Me and Mrs. Jones (track 21)
Reflections (track 4)
Runaway (track 13)
So You Win Again (track 22)
Only the Lonely (1960-05) (track 14)
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ (1964-08 – 1964-11) (track 1)
No Milk Today (1966-10) (track 11)
Happy Together (1967) (track 9)
I Heard It Through the Grapevine (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 3)
The Boxer (1969-11-08) (track 19)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 14)
Diana / Little Darlin’ / Oh! Carol / Runaway (Raul Seixas medley) (track 13)
Stars on 45 (12″ single) (track 14)
translated version of:

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