Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 California Dreamin'
The Mamas & the Papas 4.65 2:40
2 San Francisco
Scott McKenzie 3.65 2:56
3 On My Way to L.A. (maxi version)
Phil Carmen 7:16
4 Summer in the City
The Lovin’ Spoonful 2:37
5 Surfer Girl
The Beach Boys 3.6 2:26
6 American Pie (Full version)
Don McLean 4.5 8:34
7 Miracle of Love
New World 2:54
8 It Never Rains in Southern California
Albert Hammond 3:52
9 Let's Go to San Francisco
The Flower Pot Men 3:34
10 California
Gianna Nannini 8:16
11 Under the Boardwalk
The Drifters 2:45
12 I Love L.A.
Randy Newman 5 3:32
13 Hotel California
Eagles 4.7 6:29
14 Beverly Hills
Joe Battaglia 3:08
15 Closing Theme From California Clan (Santa Barbara)
[unknown] 2:05

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Dennis Wilson (Beach Boys) (track 5)
Don Henley (1976) (track 13)
bass guitar:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 5)
Randy Meisner (1976) (track 13)
guitar:
P.F. Sloan (track 1)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) (track 5)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
David Marks (track 5)
electric guitar:
Joe Walsh (former Eagle) (1976) (track 13)
percussion:
Don Henley (1976) (track 13)
piano:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 5)
12 string guitar:
Glenn Frey (US musician/singer/songwriter, member of the Eagles) (1976) (track 13)
12 string guitar and electric guitar:
Don Felder (1976) (track 13)
background vocals:
David Marks (track 5)
Dennis Wilson (Beach Boys) (track 5)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 5)
Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) (track 5)
Glenn Frey (US musician/singer/songwriter, member of the Eagles) (1976) (track 13)
Don Henley (1976) (track 13)
Joe Walsh (former Eagle) (1976) (track 13)
Don Felder (1976) (track 13)
Randy Meisner (1976) (track 13)
composer:
Don McLean (track 6)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 5)
Randy Newman (American singer-songwriter) (track 12)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 2)
concertmaster:
Sid Sharp (track 13)
engineer:
Allan Blazek (track 13)
Bruce Hensal (track 13)
Bones Howe (track 1)
Ed Mashal (track 13)
Bill Szymczyk (track 13)
lead vocals:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 5)
Don Henley (1976) (track 13)
lyricist:
Don McLean (track 6)
Randy Newman (American singer-songwriter) (track 12)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 2)
mixer:
Bill Szymczyk (track 13)
performer:
Don McLean (track 6)
producer:
Lou Adler (tracks 1–2)
Ed Freeman (track 6)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 2)
Bill Szymczyk (track 13)
solo alto flute:
Bud Shank (track 1)
writer:
Phil Carmen (track 3)
John Carter (songwriter & producer, b. 1942) (track 9)
Don Felder (track 13)
Glenn Frey (US musician/singer/songwriter, member of the Eagles) (track 13)
Albert Hammond (track 8)
Mike Hazlewood (track 8)
Don Henley (track 13)
Ken Lewis (manager/songwriter for 60s groups, incl. Flower Pot Men) (track 9)
Michelle Phillips (track 1)
Simon Dale Sanders (track 3)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Asylum Records (US Warner Bros subsidiary, was rock/folk now mostly hip-hop) (1976) (track 13)
Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records (not for release label use! a division of Warner Communications Inc.) (1976) (track 13)
publisher:
April Music Inc. (track 8)
Cass County Music (track 13)
Fingers Music (track 13)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 6)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 1)
Peermusic Ltd. (US publisher, represented by BMI) (track 9)
Red Cloud Music (track 13)
Richt & Slezak OHG (track 1)
Trousdale Music (track 1)
Universal (plain logo: "Universal") (track 6)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (US film music publisher) (track 2)
Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP) (track 2)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (Hong Kong/China subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (tracks 6, 13)
Universal Records (1996–2005 American pop label – “RECORDS” must be a part of the logo!) (track 6)
recorded at:
Western Recorders (@ 6000 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1965) (track 1)
Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, United States (1976-03 – 1976-10) (track 13)
The Record Plant ((aka "Record Plant") Los Angeles) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1976-03 – 1976-10) (track 13)
additionally sampled by:
karaoke versions:
American Pie by [unknown] (track 6)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Upstaged by Aleister X feat. Eagles (track 13)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 49) (track 13)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 89) (track 1)
later parody versions:
Parable Guy (track 6)
Riley Martin Dreaming (parody for Riley Martin) (track 1)
The Saga Begins (Parody) (track 6)
Ylihärmä (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Hotelli Helpotus (track 13)
later translated versions:
Cwympo Mae Y Dail (track 1)
Hotel California (track 13)
Hotel California (spanish version) (track 13)
Il faut croire aux étoiles (Let’s Go to San Francisco) (track 9)
Kalajoen hiekat (track 1)
Koivu ja tähti (track 13)
La Terre promise (California Dreamin') (track 1)
比翼鳥 (track 2)
later versions:
Feu de paille (track 6)
recording of:
American Pie (track 6)
I Love L.A. (track 12)
On My Way in L.A (track 3)
Surfer Girl (track 5)
California Dreamin’ (1965) (track 1)
Hotel California (1976) (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (tracks 1–2, 9)