Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 We Do What We Can
Sheryl Crow 2 5:37
2 After Midnight
J.J. Cale 3 2:21
3 Cry Me a River
Dinah Washington 2:49
4 I'll Make Love to You
Boyz II Men 3:55
5 New York State of Mind
Oleta Adams 5:31
6 Midnight and You
Barry White 4 5:11
7 Night Time Is the Right Time
Etta James 5:02
8 You Can Leave Your Hat On
Joe Cocker 3 4:12
9 Black Velvet
Alannah Myles 4.5 4:46
10 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
The Robert Cray Band 3:45
11 The Pressure, Part 2
Sounds of Blackness 5:40
12 Hello
Lionel Richie 3.9 4:07
13 Calling You
Jevetta Steele 5:17
14 Round Midnight
Miles Davis 2:56
15 Your Own Sweet Way
The Notting Hillbillies 4:30
16 Piano in the Dark
Brenda Russell 5:19
17 Ain't No Sunshine
Bill Withers 4.5 2:03
18 Songbird
Kenny G 3:59
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Romeo and Juliet
Dire Straits 3.5 5:55
2 Rainy Night in Georgia
Randy Crawford 3:41
3 Picture Postcards From L.A.
Joshua Kadison 4:33
4 Stop
Sam Brown 3:59
5 Right Here Waiting
Richard Marx 4 4:22
6 Forever Blue
Vaya Con Dios 3:56
7 I'd Rather Go Blind
Rod Stewart 3:48
8 Somewhere, Somebody
Aaron Neville 3:00
9 Nightshift
Commodores 4 5:03
10 Summertime
Ella Fitzgerald 4:53
11 At Last
Lou Rawls 3:36
12 When the Blues Is Gone
Louise Hoffsten 4:13
13 The Sky Is Crying
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble 3.65 4:36
14 (I Wanna) Make Love to You
Hanne Boel 4:12
15 Walking in Memphis
Marc Cohn 4 4:16
16 It Looks Like Rain
Jann Arden 4:52
17 There's Nothing Like This
Omar 3:57
18 Blues for Herky
Stan Getz 3:44

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Wendell Crow (track 1)
membranophone:
Michael Baird (track 8)
Chuck Browning (track 2)
guitar:
Richie Zito (track 8)
J.J. Cale (track 2)
bass:
Norbert Putnam (track 2)
bass and synthesizer:
Arthur Barrow (track 8)
piano:
Jerry Whitehurst (track 2)
horn:
Dick Hyde (track 8)
Steve Madaio (track 8)
Joel Peskin (track 8)
arranger:
Booker T. Jones (track 17)
background vocals:
Maxine Sharp (track 8)
Julia Waters (track 8)
Maxine Waters (track 8)
composer:
Arthur Hamilton (track 3)
Randy Newman (American singer-songwriter) (track 8)
Bill Withers (track 17)
J.J. Cale (track 2)
Lionel Richie (track 12)
Bob Telson (track 13)
engineer:
Blair Lamb (track 1)
Brian Reeves (track 8)
guest performer:
Joe Esposito (track 16)
lead vocals:
Joe Cocker (track 8)
lyricist:
Arthur Hamilton (track 3)
Randy Newman (American singer-songwriter) (track 8)
Bill Withers (track 17)
J.J. Cale (track 2)
Lionel Richie (track 12)
Bob Telson (track 13)
mixer:
Kevin Doyle (award-winning sound engineer, producer) (track 9)
John Golden (mastering engineer) (track 17)
Rik Pekkonen (track 8)
producer:
Bill Bottrell (track 1)
Jimmy Jam (track 11)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (track 11)
Richie Zito (track 8)
Booker T. Jones (track 17)
recording engineer:
Bill Halverson (track 17)
Bill Lazarus (track 17)
vocals:
Bill Withers (track 17)
J.J. Cale (track 2)
Jevetta Steele (track 13)
writer:
Bill Bottrell (track 1)
Sheryl Crow (track 1)
Scott Cutler (track 16)
Kevin Gilbert (singer songwriter) (track 1)
Jeff Hull (track 16)
Billy Page (US soul/pop songwriter & producer) (track 6)
Gene Page (track 6)
Brenda Russell (track 16)
Dan Schwartz (Singer, songwriter, guitarist & music teacher) (track 1)
David Tyson (Canadian producer/songwriter) (track 9)
Christopher Ward (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1972) (track 17)
Motown Records (1983) (track 12)
publisher:
Boodle Music (track 13)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 17)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 3)
recorded at:
Bradley’s Barn in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, United States (1971-06-09) (track 2)
has remixes:
Hello by Latin Line (track 12)
mash-ups:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 280) (track 17)
cover recording of:
Cry Me a River (track 3)
later parody versions:
Act Selfless (track 9)
Morbid Cocker (track 8)
later translated versions:
Allem Anschein nach bist Du's (Ain't No Sunshine) (track 17)
Droskblues (track 2)
Lass' den Hut auf! (track 8)
Noir est ta couleur (Cry Me a River) (track 3)
Pleure (track 3)
later versions:
Après minuit (track 2)
recording of:
After Midnight (track 2)
Ain’t No Sunshine (track 17)
Black Velvet (track 9)
Calling You (track 13)
Hello (track 12)
Midnight and You (track 6)
Piano in the Dark (track 16)
We Do What We Can (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Arenature (track 3)
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 17)

CD 2

Hammond organ:
Chris Palmaro (track 15)
drums (drum set):
Dennis McDermott (track 15)
bass guitar:
Tommy Shannon (track 13)
membranophone:
Kenny Aronoff (track 16)
Chris Layton (track 13)
organ:
John Leventhal (track 15)
guitar:
Marc Cohn (track 15)
Bruce Gaitsch (track 5)
John Leventhal (track 15)
bass:
John Leventhal (track 15)
percussion:
Kenny Aronoff (track 16)
keyboard:
Eric Rehl (track 15)
Reese Wynans (track 13)
C.J. Vanston (track 5)
guitar family:
Stevie Ray Vaughan (track 13)
arranger:
Jann Arden (track 16)
Richard Marx (track 5)
Ed Cherney (track 16)
James Morgan (conductor) (track 10)
Juliette Pochin (track 10)
C.J. Vanston (tracks 5, 16)
assistant engineer:
Rob Eaton (track 13)
background vocals:
Jann Arden (track 16)
Vivian Cherry (track 15)
Dennis Collins (backing vocalist) (track 15)
Ada Dyer (track 15)
Darryl Tookes (track 15)
composer:
Jann Arden (track 16)
Marc Cohn (track 15)
Bob Foster (Canadian songwriter, guitarist & music director) (track 16)
Bruce Gaitsch (track 5)
George Gershwin (composer) (track 10)
Franne Golde (track 9)
Max Gronenthal (track 8)
Omar Hammer (track 17)
Elmore James (track 13)
Andrew David Kastner (production music) (track 8)
Dani Klein (Belgian singer (Vaya Con Dios)) (track 6)
Mark Knopfler (track 1)
Dennis Lambert (track 9)
Richard Marx (track 5)
Larry McNally (Singer, songwriter) (track 8)
Walter Orange (track 9)
Dirk Schoufs (track 6)
Tony Joe White (track 2)
engineer:
David Cole (American recording engineer and producer) (track 5)
Richard Mullen (track 13)
Simon Smart (track 3)
Ben Wisch (track 15)
Shelly Yakus (track 1)
guest background vocals:
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 15)
lead vocals:
Jann Arden (track 16)
Richard Marx (track 5)
lyricist:
Marc Cohn (track 15)
Omar Hammer (track 17)
Elmore James (track 13)
Dani Klein (Belgian singer (Vaya Con Dios)) (track 6)
Mark Knopfler (track 1)
Richard Marx (track 5)
Ira Gershwin (track 10)
DuBose Heyward (track 10)
Tony Joe White (track 2)
mixer:
David Cole (American recording engineer and producer) (track 5)
Ben Wisch (track 15)
producer:
Rod Argent (track 3)
Marc Cohn (track 15)
Jimmy Iovine (track 1)
Mark Knopfler (track 1)
Richard Marx (track 5)
Peter Van Hooke (track 3)
David Cole (American recording engineer and producer) (track 5)
Richard Mullen (track 13)
Ben Wisch (track 15)
recording engineer:
Ben Wisch (track 15)
vocals:
Marc Cohn (track 15)
Stevie Ray Vaughan (track 13)
Louis Armstrong (track 10)
vocals arranger:
Tony Huerta (track 15)
writer:
Bruce Brody (track 4)
Sam Brown (UK singer/songwriter) (track 4)
Missy Burgess (track 16)
Billy Foster (American singer, member of The Medallions and songwriter) (track 7)
Mack Gordon (track 11)
Vince Halfhide (track 16)
Ellington Jordan (track 7)
Gregg Sutton (track 4)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
Phonogram Ltd. (London) (company name, NOT a label!) (1988) (track 1)
Capitol Catalog (1989) (track 5)
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1989) (track 5)
EMI USA (renamed EMI Records USA in the beginning of the 1990s) (1989) (track 5)
Atlantic Recording Corporation (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (1991 –) (track 15)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1991) (track 17)
Mercury Records Ltd. (London) (for copyrights use only) (1996) (track 1)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 10)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 10)
Chi-Boy Music (track 5)
Congo Music (track 17)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 5)
Warner/Chappell (track 10)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 10)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 10)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (track 10)
recorded at:
music videos:
sampled by:
arrangements:
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
cover recording of:
Somewhere Somebody (track 8)
The Sky Is Crying (1985-03 – 1985-05) (track 13)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 10)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 10)
The Bones of You (track 10)
later parody versions:
Nightmare Waiting (track 5)
Rache! (track 9)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 10)
later translated versions:
C'est l'été (track 10)
Rotz & Wossa (track 13)
Sommartid (track 10)
Summa is (track 10)
recording of:
At Last (track 11)
Forever Blue (track 6)
It Looks Like Rain (track 16)
Nightshift (track 9)
Right Here Waiting (track 5)
Romeo and Juliet (track 1)
Stop (track 4)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 10)
Walking in Memphis (track 15)
referred to in medleys: