Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Everybody Wants to Rule the World
Tears for Fears 4 4:09
2 My Baby Just Cares for Me
Nina Simone 3:36
3 You’re My Best Friend
Queen 3.95 2:51
4 Girls Just Want to Have Fun
Cyndi Lauper 4.2 3:52
5 If You Let Me Stay
Terence Trent D’Arby 3 3:15
6 Hungry Heart
Bruce Springsteen 3.35 3:18
7 Don’t Get Me Wrong
The Pretenders 4.65 3:49
8 The King of Rock ’n’ Roll
Prefab Sprout 4:24
9 What’s Love Got to Do With It
Tina Turner 4.1 3:49
10 Give Me Strength
Eric Clapton 5 2:52
11 Love and Regret
Deacon Blue 3 4:49
12 Let’s Stay Together
The Pasadenas 3:34
13 Rio
Michael Nesmith 5:54
14 Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home)
Paul Young 4:11
15 I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues
Elton John 3.35 4:42
16 As the Days Go By
Daryl Braithwaite 4:01

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-12) (track 2)
acoustic guitar:
Davey Johnstone (track 15)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Steven Van Zandt (track 6)
electric bass guitar:
Dee Murray (track 15)
electric bass guitar [Bass]:
Carl Radle (1974-04 – 1974-05) (track 10)
drums (drum set):
Manny Elias (track 1)
Steve Jordan (US drummer/multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 7)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 3)
Max Weinberg (track 6)
Nigel Olsson (track 15)
Albert “Tootie” Heath (1957-12) (track 2)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (1974-04 – 1974-05) (track 10)
electronic drum set:
Anton Fig (track 4)
bass guitar:
Curt Smith (track 1)
John Deacon (track 3)
membranophone:
Graham Jarvis (UK session drummer) (track 9)
Bruce Smith (UK drummer & producer for Pop Group, Slits, P.I.L., etc.) (track 5)
synthesizer:
Elton John (track 15)
Wix (track 7)
synthesizer [synthesizers]:
Rob Hyman (track 4)
organ:
Danny Federici (track 6)
dobro:
Eric Clapton (1974-04 – 1974-05) (track 10)
guitar:
Pete Glenister (track 5)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 7)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 3)
Robbie McIntosh (English guitarist for The Pretenders) (track 7)
Bruce Springsteen (track 6)
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 1)
Steven Van Zandt (track 6)
George Terry (guitar player with Clapton in 70's) (1974-04 – 1974-05) (track 10)
electronic organ:
Dick Sims (1974-04 – 1974-05) (track 10)
harmonica:
Mark Feltham (track 11)
Stevie Wonder (track 15)
bass:
Eric Bazilian (track 4)
Chucho Merchán (track 7)
Sean Oliver (track 5)
Garry Tallent (track 6)
Jimmy Bond (1957-12) (track 2)
electric piano:
John Deacon (track 3)
electric guitar:
Rick DiFonzo (track 4)
Davey Johnstone (track 15)
percussion:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 5)
Steve Jordan (US drummer/multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 7)
Simon Morton (track 9)
Frank Ricotti (percussionist) (track 5)
percussion and saxophone:
Clarence Clemons (track 6)
keyboard:
Thomas Dolby (track 8)
Billy Livsey (track 9)
Nick Plytas (track 5)
Ian Stanley (track 1)
keyboard [keyboards]:
Rob Hyman (track 4)
saxophone:
Clarence Clemons (track 6)
piano:
Elton John (track 15)
Wix (track 7)
Roy Bittan (track 6)
Nina Simone (US singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger and civil rights activist) (1957-12) (track 2)
handclaps:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 3)
Freddie Mercury (track 3)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 3)
John Deacon (track 3)
12 string guitar, electric guitar and harmonica:
Bruce Springsteen (track 6)
additional engineer:
Michael H. Brauer (engineer) (track 5)
John Jansen (track 4)
Rod O'Brien (track 4)
additional mastering:
Bob Ludwig (mastering engineer) (track 6)
additional sound engineer:
Gary Lyons (UK engineer & producer) (track 3)
arranger:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 5)
assistant engineer:
John Agnello (track 4)
Dana Bisbee (track 6)
James A. Farber (sound engineer) (track 6)
Jeff Hendrickson (track 6)
Steve Klein (Engineer) (track 10)
Garry Rindfuss (track 6)
Raymond Willard (track 6)
associate producer:
William Wittman (track 4)
background vocals:
Davey Johnstone (track 15)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 3)
Freddie Mercury (track 3)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 3)
Roy Bittan (track 6)
Clarence Clemons (track 6)
Krystal Davis (track 4)
Lance Ellington (Strictly Come Dancing) (track 5)
Flo & Eddie (track 6)
Ellie Greenwich (track 4)
Tony Jackson (British funk / soul musician, singer / songwriter, producer and arranger) (track 5)
Cyndi Lauper (track 4)
Dee Murray (track 15)
Tessa Niles (track 9)
Nigel Olsson (track 15)
Jules Shear (track 4)
Maretha Stewart (track 4)
Diane Wilson (vocals) (track 4)
Steven Van Zandt (track 6)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 5)
composer:
Walter Donaldson (track 2)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 5)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 7)
Elton John (track 15)
Davey Johnstone (track 15)
Ricky Ross (Scottish singer-songwriter) (track 11)
John Deacon (track 3)
Robert Hazard (track 4)
Paddy McAloon (track 8)
Bruce Springsteen (1979 – 1980) (track 6)
engineer:
William Wittman (track 4)
David Bascombe (track 1)
Bruce Lampcov (track 7)
Karl Richardson (track 10)
John Hudson (producer, recording and mixing engineer) (track 9)
executive engineer:
Mike Stone (producer 60’s–80’s) (track 3)
lead vocals:
Elton John (track 15)
Freddie Mercury (track 3)
Roland Orzabal (track 1)
Cyndi Lauper (track 4)
Paddy McAloon (track 8)
Tina Turner (track 9)
Eric Clapton (1974-04 – 1974-05) (track 10)
lyricist:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 5)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 7)
Ricky Ross (Scottish singer-songwriter) (track 11)
John Deacon (track 3)
Robert Hazard (track 4)
Gus Kahn (track 2)
Paddy McAloon (track 8)
Bernie Taupin (track 15)
Bruce Springsteen (1979 – 1980) (track 6)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (tracks 6–7, 11)
John Hudson (producer, recording and mixing engineer) (track 9)
Phil Legg (track 5)
David Leonard (US producer and engineer) (track 8)
Chuck Plotkin (track 6)
Toby Scott (recording engineer, mixer and record producer) (track 6)
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree) (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Bruce Springsteen (1980) (track 6)
producer:
Roy Thomas Baker (producer) (track 3)
Rick Chertoff (track 4)
Thomas Dolby (track 8)
Tom Dowd (track 10)
Howard Gray (track 5)
Christopher Merrick Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 1)
Jimmy Iovine (track 7)
Jon Landau (track 6)
Laurie Latham (track 14)
Warne Livesey (track 11)
Queen (UK rock group) (track 3)
Bruce Springsteen (track 6)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 15)
Steven Van Zandt (track 6)
Bob Clearmountain (track 7)
recording engineer:
Phil Legg (track 5)
Neil Dorfsman (track 6)
Felix Kendall (UK recording engineer) (track 11)
Bill Price (UK producer/engineer) (track 15)
remixer:
Michael H. Brauer (engineer) (track 5)
solo guitar:
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 1)
vocals:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 7)
Bruce Springsteen (track 6)
Nina Simone (US singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger and civil rights activist) (1957-12) (track 2)
writer:
Eric Clapton (track 10)
Marvin Gaye (tracks 14, 14)
Christopher Merrick Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 1)
Graham Lyle (track 9)
Roland Orzabal (track 1)
Ian Stanley (track 1)
Barrett Strong (tracks 14, 14)
Norman Whitfield (tracks 14, 14)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (track 8)
WEA Records Ltd. (holding company based in the UK) (track 7)
Bethlehem Records (50s Jazz Label) (1958) (track 2)
Queen Productions Ltd. (company and copyright holder, do not use as an imprint or release label) (1975 – 2011) (track 3)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1983) (track 4)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1992) (track 2)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1992) (track 2)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1993) (track 2)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1993) (track 2)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2004) (track 9)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2014) (track 1)
publisher:
Big Pig Music Ltd. (track 15)
Clive Banks Music (track 7)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 2–3)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 8)
Goodsingle Ltd. (track 9)
Gus Kahn Music Co. (track 2)
Hornall Brothers Music Ltd. (limited company) (track 9)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 4)
Tobago Music Co. (track 2)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 9)
mixed at:
AIR Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991, Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (track 15)
recorded at:
Mayfair Studios (England) in London, England, United Kingdom (track 9)
Beltone Studios in New York, New York, United States (1957-12) (track 2)
Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, United States (1974-04) (track 10)
AIR Studios Montserrat in Montserrat (1983-03-07) (track 15)
has remixes:
Xtra Fun by Cyndi Lauper (track 4)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Ffun Haave To by Girl Talk (track 4)
cover recording of:
My Baby Just Cares for Me (1957-12) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Det driter jeg i (track 4)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
A schwera Fall (tracks 14, 14)
later versions:
recording of:
Don't Get Me Wrong (track 7)
Give Me Strength (track 10)
Hungry Heart (track 6)
If You Let Me Stay (track 5)
Love and Regret (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Polkas (track 9)