Acoustic Freeway

~ Release by Various Artists (see all versions of this release, 1 available)

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1Fire and Rain
engineer:
Bill Lazerus
producer:
Peter Asher
lead vocals:
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (in 1969-12)
recorded at:
Sunset Sound in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (in 1969-12)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 146) and Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 227)
recording of:
Fire and Rain (in 1969-12)
lyricist and composer:
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist)
publisher:
Country Road Music, Inc. (ended), EMI Blackwood Music Inc. and フジパシフィックミュージック SBK事業部
James Taylor4.53:20
2The Guitar Man
engineer:
Armin Steiner
associate producer:
James Griffin (soft rock singer/songwriter/guitarist)
producer:
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread)
bass guitar:
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Michael Botts
guitar:
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread) and James Griffin (soft rock singer/songwriter/guitarist)
piano:
James Griffin (soft rock singer/songwriter/guitarist)
arranger:
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (in 1972)
recorded at:
Elektra Sound Recorders in Los Angeles, California, United States
recording of:
The Guitar Man
lyricist and composer:
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread)
publisher:
Screen Gems–Columbia Music, Inc.
Bread43:43
3A Horse With No Name
engineer:
Robin Black (engineer) and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
additional producer:
America (US folk/soft rock band) and Jeff Dexter
producer:
America (US folk/soft rock band), Jeff Dexter, George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician) and Ian Samwell
12 string guitar:
Gerry Beckley (in 1971)
acoustic guitar and lead vocals:
Dewey Bunnell (in 1971)
bass guitar:
Dan Peek (in 1971)
drums (drum set):
Kim Haworth (in 1971)
percussion:
Ray Cooper (percussionist) (in 1971)
remixer:
George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (in 1972) and Rhino Entertainment Company (not for release label use!) (in 2011)
recorded at:
Morgan Studios (Morgan Sound Studios) in Willesden, Brent, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (in 1971)
recording of:
A Horse With No Name (in 1971)
lyricist and composer:
Dewey Bunnell
America4.24:06
4The Weight
engineer:
Don Hahn (engineer) and Tony May (Engineer)
producer:
The Band and John Simon (US producer, arranger, composer, songwriter and musician)
acoustic guitar:
Robbie Robertson (on 1968-01-12)
bass guitar:
Rick Danko (on 1968-01-12)
drums (drum set):
Levon Helm (on 1968-01-12)
piano:
Garth Hudson (on 1968-01-12)
background vocals:
Rick Danko (on 1968-01-12), Levon Helm (on 1968-01-12) and Richard Manuel (on 1968-01-12)
lead vocals:
Rick Danko (on 1968-01-12) and Levon Helm (on 1968-01-12)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; US company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (in 1968, in 2005)
recorded at:
A&R Recording Studio (Third studio, 322 West 48th Street) in New York, New York, United States (on 1968-01-12)
part of:
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - 500 Songs That Shaped Rock, Huffington Post: 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever (number: 6), Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 41) and The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 58)
recording of:
The Weight (on 1968-01-12)
lyricist and composer:
Robbie Robertson
publisher:
Dwarf Music and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング A事業部
The Band44:36
5Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)
producer:
Terry Melcher
arranger:
Pete Seeger
cover recording of:
Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season) (on 1965-09-10)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
composer:
Pete Seeger (in 1959)
publisher:
TRO Essex Music Ltd.
The Byrds4.653:53
6Everybody's Talking
earliest release:
Everybody’s Talkin’ by Nilsson
part of:
New York Post: 100 Greatest Covers (2007) (number: 51)
cover recording of:
Everybody’s Talkin’
lyricist and composer:
Fred Neil
publisher:
Carlin Music Corporation and Third Palm Music
Nilsson42:43
7I'll Have to Say I Love You in a Song
vocals:
Jim Croce (on 1973-06-07)
recorded at:
The Hit Factory in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (on 1973-06-07)
recording of:
I’ll Have to Say I Love You in a Song (on 1973-06-07)
lyricist and composer:
Jim Croce
publisher:
DenJac Music Company and MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated)
Jim Croce52:32
8Summer BreezeSeals & Crofts4.353:22
9Ruby Tuesday
cover recording of:
Ruby Tuesday (in 1970)
writer:
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards (Rolling Stones guitarist)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use “ABKCO”)
Melanie4:35
10Man of the World
music videos:
Man of the World by Fleetwood Mac
recording of:
Man of the World
composer:
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac)
publisher:
Fleetwood Music Ltd. and Palan Music Publishing Ltd.
Fleetwood Mac42:49
11Father and Son
producer:
Paul Samwell-Smith
bass guitar:
John Ryan (producer a/k/a “The Chicago Kid”) (in 1970-07)
drums (drum set):
Harvey Burns (in 1970-07)
guitar and keyboard:
Cat Stevens (now known as Yusuf Islam) (in 1970-07)
guitar [2nd]:
Alun Davies (in 1970-07)
solo violin:
John Rostein (in 1970-07)
vocals:
Cat Stevens (now known as Yusuf Islam) (in 1970-07)
strings arranger:
Del Newman (British conductor, orchestrator, arranger)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Island Records Ltd. (in 1970) and Universal Island Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK record company) (in 1970)
recorded at:
Morgan Studios (Morgan Sound Studios) in Willesden, Brent, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (in 1970-07)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 408)
recording of:
Father and Son (Cat Stevens) (in 1970-07)
lyricist and composer:
Cat Stevens (now known as Yusuf Islam)
publisher:
Cat Music Ltd., Island Music Ltd., Island Music, Inc. (work publisher - NOT related to the Island imprint now owned by UMG), Freshwater Music Ltd. (from 1970 to present) and Irving Music, Inc. (from 1970 to present)
Cat Stevens4.353:41
12My Friend the Sun
Family4:21
13Suzanne
producer:
John Simon (US producer, arranger, composer, songwriter and musician)
lead vocals:
Leonard Cohen
conductor:
John Simon (US producer, arranger, composer, songwriter and musician)
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) (in 1967)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 284)
recording of:
Suzanne (English orig. song by Leonard Cohen) (in 1967)
lyricist:
Leonard Cohen (in 1966)
composer:
Leonard Cohen
publisher:
Sony/ATV Music Publishing, LLC (1995-2020)
Leonard Cohen4.23:49
14Dream a Little Dream of MeCass Elliot3:12
15Light My Fire
producer:
Rick Jarrard
strings arranger:
George Tipton
cover recording of:
Light My Fire (on 1968-01-06)
writer:
John Densmore, Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors), Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors)
publisher:
Doors Music Company, Nipper Music, Rondor Music (London) Ltd. and 日音 Synch事業部 (NICHION, INC. Synch Division)
José Feliciano3.353:35
16Mr. Bojangles
cover recording of:
Mr. Bojangles
lyricist and composer:
Jerry Jeff Walker
publisher:
Cotillion Music Inc. (BMI), Gotillion Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) and Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label)
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band3:36
17Dance With Me
recording of:
Dance With Me
lyricist:
Johanna Hall
composer:
John Hall (US guitarist/vocalist for Orleans, later US congressman)
publisher:
EMI Blackwood Music Inc., Siren Songs, イーエムアイ音楽出版 ソニー事業部 (until 2021-06-30) and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング EMI外国事業部 (sub‐publisher for foreign (non‐Japanese) works) (from 2021-07-01 to present)
Orleans3:22
18For What It's Worth
producer:
Charles Greene (producer) and Brian Stone (producer)
background vocals:
Richie Furay and Dewey Martin
vocals:
Stephen Stills
part of:
Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 63)
recording of:
For What It’s Worth (on 1966-12-05)
lyricist and composer:
Stephen Stills
publisher:
Cotillion, Cotillion Music Inc. (BMI), Richie Furay Music, Springalo Toones, Ten East and Ten‐East Music
Buffalo Springfield4.42:38
19Spooky
cover recording of:
Spooky
lyricist:
Buddy Buie and J. R. Cobb
composer:
Harry Middlebrooks and Mike Shapiro (saxophonist, composer of Spooky)
publisher:
Bike Music, Sony Music Publishing (Japan) Inc., Sony/ATV Music Publishing, LLC (1995-2020) and Sony/ATV Songs LLC
is based on:
Spooky
Atlanta Rhythm Section44:58
20Hurdy Gurdy Man
recorded in:
London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (in 1968)
producer:
Mickie Most (English record producer)
acoustic guitar and tambura:
Donovan Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (in 1968)
bass:
John Paul Jones (UK rock musician of Led Zeppelin & Them Crooked Vultures) (in 1968)
drums (drum set):
Clem Cattini (in 1968)
electric guitar:
Allan Holdsworth (in 1968) and Jimmy Page (in 1968)
vocals:
Donovan Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (in 1968)
arranger:
John Paul Jones (UK rock musician of Led Zeppelin & Them Crooked Vultures)
recording of:
Hurdy Gurdy Man (in 1968)
lyricist and composer:
Donovan Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist)
Donovan53:17