Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me
George Michael & Elton John 3.25 5:46
2 No More "I Love You's"
Annie Lennox 4 4:50
3 A Whiter Shade of Pale
Joe Cocker 5:27
4 (Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay
Otis Redding 4.5 2:38
5 Josephine
Chris Rea 3:56
6 The World Is Stone
Cyndi Lauper 4:22
7 Via Con Me
Paolo Conte 2:32
8 Parler d'amour
Ute Lemper & Art Mengo 3:40
9 Stand by Me
Ben E. King 4.6 2:59
10 Heures indoues
Liane Foly 5:29
11 Precious Thing
Ray Charles & Dee Dee Bridgewater 5:03
12 When a Man Loves a Woman
Percy Sledge 4.75 2:51
13 Words
The Christians 5:31
14 Future Love Paradise
Seal 4 4:18
15 The Rose
Bette Midler 3:41
16 Do You Really Want to Hurt Me
Culture Club 4.15 4:23
17 Don't Make Me Over
Dionne Warwick 3:21
18 I'm Sorry
Brenda Lee 2:38
19 I'm Not in Love
10cc 4.65 3:46
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Chain of Fools
Aretha Franklin 4 2:47
2 Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)
Phil Collins 4.25 3:24
3 Stars
Simply Red 2 4:10
4 I Don't Wanna Fight
Tina Turner 4 6:06
5 It's a Man's Man's World
James Brown 2:51
6 Only the Very Best
Peter Kingsbery 3:35
7 Ma révérence
Véronique Sanson 4 3:13
8 Teardrops
Womack & Womack 5 5:04
9 You've Lost That Lovin'Feelin'
Isaac Hayes 6:43
10 Unchained Melody
The Righteous Brothers 2 3:36
11 Wuthering Heights
Kate Bush 4.5 4:28
12 What a Wonderful World
Louis Armstrong 4 2:18
13 L.O.V.E.
Nat King Cole 2:32
14 Mademoiselle chante le blues
Patricia Kaas 4 3:48
15 Tell It Like It Is
Aaron Neville 3:05
16 Making Love (Out of Nothing at All)
Bonnie Tyler 4:14
17 Only You (And You Alone)
The Platters 2:37
18 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Bryan Ferry 2:53
19 All Around the World
Lisa Stansfield 4.5 4:29
20 Dream a Little Dream of Me
Cass Elliot 3:11
21 La solitudine
Laura Pausini 3:54

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 4)
bass guitar:
Mikey Craig (track 16)
Donald “Duck” Dunn (US bass guitarist, session musician, record producer & songwriter) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 4)
trumpet:
Wayne Jackson (trumpet/trombone (Memphis Horns/Mar-Keys)) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 4)
effects [musical effects]:
Eric Stewart (track 19)
membranophone:
Roger Hawkins (1966-02-17) (track 12)
membranophone and percussion:
Jon Moss (track 16)
farfisa [farfisa organ]:
Spooner Oldham (1966-02-17) (track 12)
guitar:
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (1966-02-17) (track 12)
Steve Cropper (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 4)
bass and guitar:
Graham Gouldman (track 19)
synclavier [control desk]:
Kevin Godley (track 19)
Graham Gouldman (track 19)
Eric Stewart (track 19)
Lol Creme (track 19)
electric piano:
Eric Stewart (track 19)
double bass:
Albert Lowe Jr. (1966-02-17) (track 12)
keyboard:
Isaac Hayes (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 4)
Booker T. Jones (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 4)
piano:
Lol Creme (track 19)
Moog:
Kevin Godley (track 19)
additional vocals:
Helen Terry (track 16)
arranger:
George Michael (track 1)
Henry Priestman (track 13)
background vocals:
Kevin Godley (track 19)
Graham Gouldman (track 19)
Lol Creme (track 19)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (track 17)
Michel Berger (track 6)
Gary Brooker (track 3)
Matthew Fisher (UK organist for Procol Harum/Prairie Madness) (track 3)
Elton John (track 1)
Amanda McBroom (track 15)
Pierre Papadiamandis (French songrwriter) (track 11)
Chris Rea (track 5)
Seán Ó Riada (birth name John Reidy) (track 13)
Seal (English-born singer and songwriter) (track 14)
engineer:
Steve Levine (track 16)
guest performer:
George Michael (track 1)
lead vocals:
George O’Dowd (track 16)
Eric Stewart (track 19)
Paolo Conte (track 7)
Cyndi Lauper (track 6)
lyricist:
Amanda McBroom (track 15)
Chris Rea (track 5)
Ronnie Bird (track 11)
Étienne Daho (track 10)
Hal David (track 17)
Luc Plamondon (track 6)
Henry Priestman (track 13)
Keith Reid (track 3)
Seal (English-born singer and songwriter) (track 14)
Bernie Taupin (track 1)
mixer:
Steve Levine (track 16)
Jon Moss (track 16)
other vocals [whistling]:
Otis Redding (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 4)
performer:
Elton John (track 1)
Ute Lemper (track 8)
producer:
Jerry Bruckheimer (track 4)
Steve Cropper (track 4)
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (track 12)
Trevor Horn (track 14)
Quin Ivy (track 12)
Steve Levine (track 16)
Don Simpson (track 4)
George Michael (track 1)
publisher:
Mike Stoller (track 9)
translator:
Tim Rice (track 6)
vocals:
Elton John (track 1)
George Michael (track 1)
Ben E. King (1960-10-27) (track 9)
Percy Sledge (1966-02-17) (track 12)
Otis Redding (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 4)
writer:
Dub Albritton (track 18)
George O’Dowd (track 16)
Mikey Craig (track 16)
Steve Cropper (track 4)
David Freeman (tracks 2, 2)
Graham Gouldman (track 19)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 16)
Joseph Hughes (tracks 2, 2)
Ben E. King (track 9)
Jerry Leiber (track 9)
Calvin Lewis (track 12)
Jon Moss (track 16)
Otis Redding (track 4)
Ronnie Self (track 18)
Eric Stewart (track 19)
Andrew Wright (US keyboardist) (track 12)
Mike Stoller (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
H.H.O. Ltd (music licensing) (tracks 9, 12)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1982) (track 16)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1992) (track 12)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1992) (track 12)
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1992) (track 6)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1993) (track 12)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1993) (track 12)
publisher:
10 Music Ltd. (track 13)
Big Pig Music Ltd. (track 1)
Cedos Music (track 15)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 19)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 16)
Hornall Brothers Music Ltd. (limited company) (track 9)
Irving Music (BMI) (track 4)
Jerry Leiber Music (track 9)
MCA Music Ltd. (track 17)
Mijac Music (track 12)
Perfect Songs Ltd. (track 14)
PolyGram Music Publishing Ltd. ( – ????) (track 6)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 9)
Trio Music (track 9)
Unichappell Music (track 9)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 1)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 12)
Warner/Chappell (track 12)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 15)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (tracks 4, 15)
Pronto Music (1966 –) (track 12)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (1966 –) (track 12)
Man-Ken Music Ltd. (1975) (track 19)
recorded at:
Norala Studio in Sheffield, Alabama, United States (1966-02-17) (track 12)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Stand By Me by ccc (track 9)
sampled by:
Eye Know by De La Soul (track 4)
Lucky Star by Superfunk feat. Ron Carroll (track 5)
Stand by Me by Timeflies (track 9)
Wanna Hurt Mase? (explicit) by Mase (track 16)
Your Love by Nicki Minaj (track 2)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 26) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 54) (track 12)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 121) (track 9)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Des heures hindoues (track 10)
is based on:
Mná na hÉireann (track 13)
later parody versions:
I'm Not in Hove (track 19)
Mia (track 9)
Why Isn't Howard Stern On TV (parody version for Howard Stern show) (track 1)
later translated versions:
Bleib bei mir (track 9)
La rosa (track 15)
Moet ik geloven (track 17)
Pregherò (track 9)
Puhkev roos (track 15)
Rose (Machiko Ryuu's translation) (track 15)
Rosen (track 15)
Stand By Me (Spanish) (track 9)
Stand by Me (track 9)
Đến bên em (track 9)
ザ・ローズ (track 15)
緊靠一起 (track 9)
置き去りの夢 (track 19)
later versions:
Do You Really Want to Hurt Me? (Violent Femmes version) (track 16)
Stand by Me (track 9)
T'en vas pas comme ça (Don't Make Me Over) (track 17)
live recording of:
recording of:
Don't Make Me Over (track 17)
I’m Sorry (Brenda Lee song, 1960) (track 18)
Josephine (track 5)
The Rose (track 15)
The World Is Stone (track 6)
Words (track 13)
Stand by Me (Ben E. King) (1960-10-27) (track 9)
When a Man Loves a Woman (1966-02-17) (track 12)
(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 4)
I’m Not in Love (1975) (track 19)
referred to in medleys:
translated version of:
Le monde est stone (track 6)

CD 2

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1966-02-16) (track 5)
New York, United States (1967-08-16) (track 12)
electric bass guitar:
John Wetton (track 18)
drums (drum set):
Stuart Elliott (Session drummer, member of Cockney Rebel) (track 11)
Paul Thompson (Roxy Music drummer) (track 18)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 2)
Roger Hawkins (1967-06-23) (track 1)
bass guitar:
Tommy Cogbill (1967-06-23) (track 1)
trumpet:
Dud Bascomb (Sr., jazz trumpeter) (1966-02-16) (track 5)
Waymon Reed (1966-02-16) (track 5)
Lammar Wright (1966-02-16) (track 5)
membranophone:
Bernard “Pretty” Purdie (1966-02-16) (track 5)
guitar:
Billy Butler (jazz guitarist) (1966-02-16) (track 5)
Jimmy Johnson (Muscle Shoals rhythm section (guitar/producer)) (1967-06-23) (track 1)
Joe South (1967-06-23) (track 1)
electric piano:
Spooner Oldham (1967-06-23) (track 1)
keyboard:
Rob Mounsey (track 2)
piano:
Kate Bush (track 11)
Buck Ram (1955-04-26) (track 17)
Aretha Franklin (1967-06-23) (track 1)
baritone saxophone:
Haywood Henry (1966-02-16) (track 5)
arranger:
Ian Devaney (track 19)
Arif Mardin (track 1)
Andy Morris (former member of Blue Zone (UK), worked with Lisa Stansfield) (track 19)
Andrew Powell (known for contributions to Alan Parsons Project) (track 11)
Tom Dowd (track 1)
Jack Nitzsche (track 10)
background vocals:
Kate Bush (track 11)
choir vocals:
Carolyn Franklin (1967-06-23) (track 1)
Erma Franklin (1967-06-23) (track 1)
Ellie Greenwich (1967-06-23) (track 1)
The Sweet Inspirations (1967-06-23) (track 1)
chorus master:
Tommy Goodman (Pianist, arranger for Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington) (1967-08-16) (track 12)
co-producer:
Mick Hucknall (lead singer of Simply Red) (track 3)
composer:
Didier Barbelivien (track 14)
Michel Berger (track 6)
Mick Hucknall (lead singer of Simply Red) (track 3)
Bert Kaempfert (German orchestra leader, producer and songwriter) (track 13)
Jerome Kern (track 18)
Alex North (track 10)
Jim Steinman (track 16)
Kate Bush (track 11)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 2)
Don Covay (track 1)
Fabian André (1931) (track 20)
Wilbur Schwandt (1931) (track 20)
Véronique Sanson (1979) (track 7)
conductor:
Arif Mardin (track 2)
Tommy Goodman (Pianist, arranger for Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington) (1967-08-16) (track 12)
André Georget (1979-06 – 1979-10) (track 7)
engineer:
Eddie Brackett (track 12)
Jon Kelly (track 11)
Larry Levine (track 10)
Bob Simpson (US jazz engineer/producer) (track 12)
Daren Klein (track 3)
lead vocals:
Kate Bush (track 11)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 2)
Tony Williams (1928 - 1992, USA, lead singer of the Platters, Samuel E. Williams) (1955-04-26) (track 17)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1966-02-16) (track 5)
Louis Armstrong (1967-08-16) (track 12)
lyricist:
Didier Barbelivien (track 14)
Mick Hucknall (lead singer of Simply Red) (track 3)
Jim Steinman (track 16)
Kate Bush (track 11)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 2)
Don Covay (track 1)
Milt Gabler (track 13)
Otto Harbach (track 18)
Bob Medhi (track 14)
Luc Plamondon (track 6)
Hy Zaret (track 10)
Gus Kahn (1931) (track 20)
Véronique Sanson (1979) (track 7)
mastering:
Bernie Grundman (track 3)
mixer:
Ian Devaney (track 19)
Andy Morris (former member of Blue Zone (UK), worked with Lisa Stansfield) (track 19)
Daren Klein (track 3)
producer:
Ian Devaney (track 19)
Bryan Ferry (track 18)
Stewart Levine (track 3)
Arif Mardin (track 2)
Andy Morris (former member of Blue Zone (UK), worked with Lisa Stansfield) (track 19)
Andrew Powell (known for contributions to Alan Parsons Project) (track 11)
John Punter (track 18)
Phil Spector (track 10)
Bob Thiele (producer & songwriter) (track 12)
Jerry Wexler (track 1)
publisher:
Hy Zaret (track 10)
recording engineer:
Tom Dowd (track 1)
spoken vocals [dialogue]:
Wolfman Jack (1955-04-26) (track 17)
translator:
Tim Rice (track 6)
vocals:
Bryan Ferry (track 18)
Lisa Stansfield (track 19)
Bobby Hatfield (track 10)
Bill Medley (track 10)
Aretha Franklin (1967-06-23) (track 1)
writer:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 5)
George Davis (US musician & songwriter George Richard Davis Jr.) (track 15)
Ian Devaney (track 19)
Lee Diamond (track 15)
Steve DuBerry (track 4)
Billy Lawrie (track 4)
Lulu (Scottish singer and actress, best known for “To Sir With Love”) (track 4)
Barry Mann (track 9)
Andy Morris (former member of Blue Zone (UK), worked with Lisa Stansfield) (track 19)
Betty Newcombe (track 5)
Buck Ram (track 17)
Ande Rand (track 17)
Phil Spector (track 9)
Lisa Stansfield (track 19)
Bob Thiele (producer & songwriter) (track 12)
Cynthia Weil (track 9)
George David Weiss (track 12)
Cecil Womack (track 8)
Linda Womack (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
Universal Records (1996–2005 American pop label – “RECORDS” must be a part of the logo!) (1966) (track 10)
MCA Records, Inc. (do not use as a release label! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (1968) (track 12)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track 9)
Abilene Music Inc. (track 12)
Block & Gilbert (track 19)
Carlin Music Corp. (track 12)
Chappell & Co. (track 18)
Chappell Music (track 18)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 4)
Columbia Music (Publisher. Do not use as a release label.) (track 9)
Concord Music GmbH (track 2)
Concord Sounds (track 2)
Conrad Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 15)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 2)
EMI Music Publishing Germany (GmbH & Co. KG) (track 9)
EMI Music Publishing Germany GmbH (2008-today) (track 2)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 11, 17, 20)
Essex Music, Inc. (track 20)
Frank Music Corp. ( – ????) (track 10)
HZUM Publishing (track 10)
Hit and Run Music (track 2)
Imagem Music GmbH (subsidiary of Dutch music publishers Imagem) (track 2)
MPL Communication Ltd. (not for release label use! Paul McCartney-related, London-based company) (track 10)
Quartet Music Inc. (track 12)
Redwood Music (track 18)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 13)
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970) (track 18)
Universal Music Publishing France (not for release label use!) (track 6)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 18)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 4)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 12)
フジパシフィック音楽出版 (– 2014-12-31) (track 12)
フジパシフィックミュージック (2015-01-01 –) (track 12)
recorded at:
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1967-06-23) (track 1)
Lee Furr's Studio in Tucson, Arizona, United States (1979-06 – 1979-10) (track 7)
has remixes:
Unchained Melody (Bachata remix by OG Bachata) by OG Bachata (track 10)
karaoke versions:
Chain of Fools by [unknown] (track 1)
sampled by:
Pixies by Mediafired (track 11)
Tradin War Stories (explicit) by 2Pac feat. Dramacydal, C-Bo & Storm (track 5)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 123) (track 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 249) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 366) (track 10)
arrangements:
Dym (Smoke Gets in Your Eyes) (for two violins and piano, Frolov) (track 18)
Les Enchaînés (translated) (track 10)
Senza Catene (translated) (track 10)
cover recording of:
L-O-V-E (1962) (track 13)
is the basis for:
Only U (Otto - Der Katastrofenfilm) (track 17)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
El eco de tu voz (track 19)
Fumo negli occhi (track 18)
L-O-V-E (Japanese version) (track 13)
Les Yeux ouverts (French version of "Dream a Little Dream of Me") (track 20)
Nostalgia (Italian version of "Dream a Little Dream of Me") (track 20)
Oh, nur Du (track 17)
Only You (Immer du) (track 17)
Písmena (track 13)
Sag es mir in deinem Traum (German version of "Dream a Little Dream of Me") (track 20)
Samo tij (track 17)
Sólo tú (track 17)
人在雨下 (track 10)
最深刻的記憶 (track 2)
裂痕 (track 9)
later versions:
part of:
Roberta (track 18)
recording of:
Only the Very Best (SOS d’un terrien en détresse) (track 6)
Stars (track 3)
Teardrops (track 8)
Tell It Like It Is (track 15)
Wuthering Heights (track 11)
Only You (and You Alone) (Platters song) (1955-04-26) (track 17)
Unchained Melody (1965-03) (track 10)
Chain of Fools (1967-06-23) (track 1)
What a Wonderful World (1967-08-16) (track 12)
Ma révérence (V. Sanson) (1979) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
12/8 Medley (That’ll be the Day musical) (track 17)
Raggarkungen (track 17)
translated version of:

Release Group

part of:Les Voix en or (number: 1)