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 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 4.45 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 4 4:36
14 (I Wanna) Make Love to You
Hanne Boel 4:12
15 Walking in Memphis
Marc Cohn 5 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)
drums:
Michael Baird (track 8)
Chuck Browning (track 2)
guitar:
J.J. Cale (track 2)
Richie Zito (track 8)
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:
J.J. Cale (track 2)
Lionel Richie (track 12)
Arthur Hamilton (track 3)
Randy Newman (track 8)
Bob Telson (track 13)
Bill Withers (track 17)
engineer:
Blair Lamb (track 1)
Brian Reeves (track 8)
guest performer:
Joe Esposito (track 16)
lead vocals:
Joe Cocker (track 8)
lyricist:
J.J. Cale (track 2)
Lionel Richie (track 12)
Arthur Hamilton (track 3)
Randy Newman (track 8)
Bob Telson (track 13)
Bill Withers (track 17)
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:
J.J. Cale (track 2)
Jevetta Steele (track 13)
Bill Withers (track 17)
writer:
Bill Bottrell (track 1)
Sheryl Crow (track 1)
Scott Cutler (track 16)
Kevin Gilbert (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)
recorded at:
Bradley’s Barn in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, United States (1971-06-09) (track 2)
mash-ups:
remixes:
Hello by Latin Line (track 12)
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)
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)
bass guitar:
Tommy Shannon (track 13)
drums:
Kenny Aronoff (track 16)
Chris Layton (track 13)
Dennis McDermott (track 15)
organ:
John Leventhal (track 15)
guitar:
John Leventhal (track 15)
Marc Cohn (track 15)
bass:
John Leventhal (track 15)
percussion:
Kenny Aronoff (track 16)
keyboard:
Eric Rehl (track 15)
Reese Wynans (track 13)
guitar family:
Stevie Ray Vaughan (track 13)
arranger:
Jann Arden (track 16)
Richard Marx (track 5)
Ed Cherney (track 16)
C.J. Vanston (track 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)
Bob Foster (Canadian songwriter, guitarist & music director) (track 16)
Bruce Gaitsch (track 5)
Franne Golde (track 9)
Max Gronenthal (track 8)
Elmore James (track 13)
Andrew David Kastner (production music) (track 8)
Dennis Lambert (track 9)
Richard Marx (track 5)
Larry McNally (track 8)
Walter Orange (track 9)
Dirk Schoufs (track 6)
Tony Joe White (track 2)
Marc Cohn (track 15)
Omar Hammer (track 17)
Dani Klein (Belgian singer (Vaya Con Dios)) (track 6)
Mark Knopfler (track 1)
engineer:
Richard Mullen (track 13)
Simon Smart (track 3)
Shelly Yakus (track 1)
Ben Wisch (track 15)
guest background vocals:
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 15)
lead vocals:
Jann Arden (track 16)
lyricist:
Elmore James (track 13)
Richard Marx (track 5)
Tony Joe White (track 2)
Marc Cohn (track 15)
Omar Hammer (track 17)
Dani Klein (Belgian singer (Vaya Con Dios)) (track 6)
Mark Knopfler (track 1)
mastering:
Greg Calbi (track 1)
mixer:
Ben Wisch (track 15)
producer:
Rod Argent (track 3)
David Cole (American recording engineer and producer) (track 5)
Jimmy Iovine (track 1)
Richard Marx (track 5)
Peter Van Hooke (track 3)
Marc Cohn (track 15)
Mark Knopfler (track 1)
Richard Mullen (track 13)
Ben Wisch (track 15)
recording engineer:
Ben Wisch (track 15)
vocals:
Stevie Ray Vaughan (track 13)
Marc Cohn (track 15)
writer:
Bruce Brody (track 4)
Sam Brown (UK singer/songwriter) (track 4)
Missy Burgess (track 16)
Mack Gordon (track 11)
Vince Halfhide (track 16)
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 Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (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)
publisher:
Chi-Boy Music (track 5)
Congo Music (track 17)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 5)
recorded at:
music videos:
sampled by:
cover recording of:
Somewhere Somebody (track 8)
The Sky Is Crying (1985-03 – 1985-05) (track 13)
later parody versions:
Nightmare Waiting (track 5)
Rache! (track 9)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Rotz & Wossa (track 13)
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)
Walking in Memphis (track 15)