Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me) Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel 5 3:55
2 Metal Guru T. Rex 5 2:28
3 Video Killed the Radio Star Buggles 4.5 3:25
4 Sunday Girl Blondie 4.4 3:11
5 I Hear You Knocking Dave Edmunds 4.5 2:47
6 Tiger Feet Mud 5 3:50
7 See My Baby Jive Wizzard 5 4:58
8 Under the Moon of Love Showaddywaddy 2:56
9 Save Your Kisses for Me Brotherhood of Man 3:03
10 The Tears of a Clown Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 4.25 2:58
11 So You Win Again Hot Chocolate 4.5 4:22
12 Way Down Elvis Presley 1.5 2:38
13 When You’re in Love With a Beautiful Woman Dr. Hook 2:47
14 You’re the First, the Last, My Everything Barry White 3 3:24
15 Rock Your Baby George McCrae 3 3:18
16 Rivers of Babylon Boney M. 4:18
17 Uptown Top Ranking Althea & Donna 3.5 3:53
18 January Pilot 3:30
19 Mississippi Pussycat 4:35
20 Blockbuster The Sweet 3:15
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Heart of Glass Blondie 3:56
2 Devil Gate Drive Suzi Quatro 4.65 3:47
3 Love Is the Drug Roxy Music 3:47
4 My Sharona The Knack 4.65 4:01
5 Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick Ian Dury and The Blockheads 3:43
6 Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve)? Buzzcocks 5 2:42
7 2‐4‐6‐8 Motorway Tom Robinson Band 4 3:17
8 Do Anything You Wanna Do Eddie & the Hot Rods 4:04
9 You Sexy Thing Hot Chocolate 4 4:01
10 More Than a Woman Tavares 5 3:13
11 You Make Me Feel Like Dancing Leo Sayer 3:37
12 I Feel Love Donna Summer 5 3:44
13 Lay Your Love on Me Racey 3:14
14 Paloma Blanca George Baker Selection 2:47
15 American Pie Don McLean 5 4:07
16 Right Back Where We Started From Maxine Nightingale 4.5 3:13
17 The Bump Kenny 5 2:35
18 That’s the Way (I Like It) KC and the Sunshine Band 4.5 3:06
19 I’m Not in Love 10cc 5:55
20 Wuthering Heights Kate Bush 3:29
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Dancing Queen (from ABBA: The Movie) ABBA 4.35 3:53
2 Whole Lotta Love (theme from Top of the Pops) CCS 3:09
3 Shang‐A‐Lang Bay City Rollers 3:05
4 Gotcha (theme from Starsky & Hutch) Tom Scott 3:37
5 Star Wars (main theme) Geoff Love & His Orchestra 3:16
6 The Entertainer (from The Sting) London Music Works 3:52
7 I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony) (Coca‐Cola ad) The New Seekers 2:20
8 Scooby‐Doo – Where Are You? London Music Works 1:55
9 Theme From Charlie's Angels City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra 1:52
10 Theme From Tales of the Unexpected Ron Grainer & His Orchestra 2:06
11 Theme From Please Sir! Sam Fonteyn 1:53
12 Theme From the Professionals Laurie Johnson & The London Studio Orchestra 1:54
13 Suicide Is Painless (from M.A.S.H.) Johnny Mandel 2:54
14 Theme From Superman City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra 4:10
15 Cavatina (from the Deer Hunter) John Williams 3:34
16 Everybody’s Talkin’ (from Midnight Cowboy) Nilsson 2:45
17 Theme From Fawlty Towers The Dennis Wilson Quartet 2:43
18 Theme From Happy Days Michigan Music Works 1:17
19 Yakety Sax (theme from Benny Hill) Boots Randolph 2:03
20 Bring Me Sunshine Morecambe & Wise 1:53

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Clem Burke (track 4)
bass guitar:
Nigel Harrison (track 4)
guitar:
Frank Infante (track 4)
Chris Stein (track 4)
Marvin Tarplin (1966-09-26) (track 10)
electric guitar:
Trevor Horn (1979) (track 3)
keyboard:
Jimmy Destri (track 4)
Geoff Downes (1979) (track 3)
arranger:
Barry White (track 14)
Gene Page (track 14)
assistant engineer:
Peter Coleman (British Engineer & Producer) (track 4)
Dan Milazzo (track 12)
Grey Russell (track 4)
assistant producer:
Peter Coleman (British Engineer & Producer) (track 4)
background vocals:
Warren “Pete” Moore (1966-09-26) (track 10)
Claudette Robinson (1966-09-26) (track 10)
Bobby Rogers (1966-09-26) (track 10)
Ronald White (1966-09-26) (track 10)
choir vocals:
Debi Doss (1979) (track 3)
Linda Jardim (1979) (track 3)
co-producer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 6)
Nicky Chinn (track 6)
composer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 6)
Nicky Chinn (track 6)
Henry Cosby (track 10)
Stevie Wonder (track 10)
Russ Ballard (track 11)
Dave Bartholomew (track 5)
Marc Bolan (track 2)
Steve Harley (track 1)
Pearl King (track 5)
Layng Martine, Jr. (Nashville songwriter) (track 12)
David Paton (track 18)
Smokey Robinson (track 10)
Chris Stein (track 4)
Werner Theunissen (track 19)
Roy Wood (track 7)
engineer:
Peter Coleman (British Engineer & Producer) (track 4)
Frank Kejmar (engineer) (track 14)
Ray Bardani (track 12)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1966-09-26) (track 10)
lead vocals:
Deborah Harry (track 4)
Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) (track 12)
Smokey Robinson (1966-09-26) (track 10)
Trevor Horn (1979) (track 3)
lyricist:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 6)
Nicky Chinn (track 6)
Russ Ballard (track 11)
Dave Bartholomew (track 5)
Marc Bolan (track 2)
Steve Harley (track 1)
Pearl King (track 5)
Layng Martine, Jr. (Nashville songwriter) (track 12)
David Paton (track 18)
Smokey Robinson (track 10)
Chris Stein (track 4)
Werner Theunissen (track 19)
Roy Wood (track 7)
mastering:
George Marino (track 12)
mixer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 4)
Ray Bardani (track 12)
David Bendeth (track 12)
orchestrator:
Andrew Powell (known for contributions to Alan Parsons Project) (track 18)
performer:
Mud (UK glam rock band) (track 6)
producer:
Buggles (track 3)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 4)
Mickie Most (English record producer) (track 11)
Alan Parsons (of the Alan Parsons Project) (track 18)
Barry White (track 14)
vocals:
George McCrae (track 15)
Sherrill Nielsen (American tenor singer) (track 12)
Myrna Smith (track 12)
Kathy Westmoreland (track 12)
writer:
Harry Wayne Casey (track 15)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 20)
Nicky Chinn (track 20)
Brent Dowe (track 16)
Geoff Downes (track 3)
Richard Finch (track 15)
Althea Forrest (track 17)
Joe Gibbs (track 17)
Tony Hiller (track 9)
Trevor Horn (track 3)
Martin Lee (singer, of UK pop group Brotherhood of Man) (track 9)
Trevor McNaughton (track 16)
Donna Reid (track 17)
Tony Sepe (track 14)
Lee Sheriden (track 9)
Errol Thompson (Jamaican reggae/dub producer & engineer) (track 17)
Barry White (track 14)
Bruce Woolley (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records, LLC (not for release label use!) (track 4)
Motown Record Corporation (1967) (track 10)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1970) (track 10)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1971) (track 5)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1974) (track 15)
Island Records (not for release label use, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (1979) (track 3)
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) (2001) (track 4)
publisher:
BMG Monarch (track 4)
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 6)
BMG Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 6, 20)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) ( – ????) (track 4)
EMI Longitude Music (track 15)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 17)
Jobete Music Ltd (track 10)
Peermusic UK (UK publisher) (track 15)
RAK Publ. Ltd. (tracks 1, 20)
Robbins Music (publishing company owned by EMI Music Publishing Ltd.) (track 18)
Sony Music Publishing (worldwide except Japan, ended 1995) (track 11)
Universal (plain logo: “Universal”) (track 3)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 3)
Westminster Music (track 2)
mixed at:
Forum Studio (Recording and mixing studio, located in Covington, Kentucky, USA) in Covington, Kentucky, United States (track 4)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1966-09-26) (track 10)
The Record Plant (New York) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1978-06 – 1978-07) (track 4)
edits:
sampled by:
Don't Stop Me by Orbital (track 3)
International Affair by Mark Ronson featuring Sean Paul & Tweet (track 17)
part of:
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 18) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Rivers of Babylon (track 16)
is the basis for:
Rivers of Babylon (Boney M. version) (track 16)
What You Got (track 17)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
I hea di klopfn (track 5)
Mississippi (Dutch version) (track 19)
Mississippi (German version) (track 19)
Mississippi (Finnish translation) (track 19)
齊上小山崗 (track 16)
part of:
Million Dollar Quartet (jukebox musical, book by Floyd Mutrux and Colin Escott) (track 5)
recording of:
Block Buster! (track 20)
January (track 18)
Metal Guru (track 2)
Mississippi (track 19)
Rock Your Baby (track 15)
See My Baby Jive (track 7)
So You Win Again (track 11)
Sunday Girl (track 4)
Tiger Feet (track 6)
Uptown Top Ranking (track 17)
The Tears of a Clown (1966-09-26) (track 10)
Way Down (1976-10-29) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 3)
More Stars (12″ mix) (12″ mix, duration: ~11:56 on vinyl, ~11:38 on cd) (track 10)
Stars on 45 (the song itself) (track 3)
Megamix (Boney M) (track 16)
Stars on 45 (12″ single) (track 3)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 15)
drums (drum set):
James Gadson (American drummer) (track 10)
Dolphin Taylor (1977-09-14) (track 7)
membranophone:
Roy Markowitz (1971-05-26) (track 15)
Bruce Gary (1979-04) (track 4)
organ:
Mark Ambler (1977-09-14) (track 7)
guitar:
Bob Bowles (track 10)
Danny Kustow (1977-09-14) (track 7)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Berton Averre (1979-04) (track 4)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Doug Fieger (1979-04) (track 4)
bass:
Bob Rothstein (1971-05-26) (track 15)
Tom Robinson (British singer-songwriter, bassist and radio presenter) (1977-09-14) (track 7)
Prescott Niles (1979-04) (track 4)
banjo:
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 15)
electric piano:
Ray Colcord (1971-05-26) (track 15)
vibraphone:
Mike Mainieri (1971-05-26) (track 15)
electric guitar:
David Spinozza (1971-05-26) (track 15)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 10)
Bob Zimmitti (track 10)
Roy Markowitz (1971-05-26) (track 15)
piano:
Sonny Burke (Keyboard player) (track 10)
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (1971-05-26) (track 15)
Mark Ambler (1977-09-14) (track 7)
marimba:
Mike Mainieri (1971-05-26) (track 15)
arranger:
Buzzcocks (track 6)
choir vocals:
West 44th Street Rhythm and Noise Choir (1971-05-26) (track 15)
composer:
Chaz Jankel (track 5)
Andy Mackay (track 3)
Vini Poncia (track 11)
Hans Bouwens (track 14)
Kate Bush (track 20)
Don McLean (track 15)
Tom Robinson (British singer-songwriter, bassist and radio presenter) (track 7)
Pete Shelley (Buzzcocks lead singer) (1977-11) (track 6)
engineer:
Martin Rushent (track 6)
Doug Bennett (producer, engineer) (track 6)
Tom Flye (track 15)
lead vocals:
Doug Fieger (1979-04) (track 4)
lyricist:
Hans Bouwens (track 14)
Kate Bush (track 20)
Ian Dury (track 5)
Bryan Ferry (track 3)
Don McLean (track 15)
Tom Robinson (British singer-songwriter, bassist and radio presenter) (track 7)
Leo Sayer (track 11)
Pete Shelley (Buzzcocks lead singer) (1977-11) (track 6)
mixer:
Martin Rushent (track 6)
producer:
Vic Maile (track 7)
Mickie Most (English record producer) (tracks 9, 13)
Freddie Perren (track 10)
Martin Rushent (track 6)
vocals:
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 15)
Bob Rothstein (1971-05-26) (track 15)
Tom Robinson (British singer-songwriter, bassist and radio presenter) (1977-09-14) (track 7)
writer:
Berton Averre (track 4)
Pete Bellotte (track 12)
Errol Brown (track 9)
Harry Wayne Casey (track 18)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (tracks 2, 13)
Nicky Chinn (tracks 2, 13)
Phil Coulter (track 17)
J. Vincent Edwards (track 16)
Douglas Fieger (track 4)
Richard Finch (track 18)
Barry Gibb (track 10)
Maurice Gibb (track 10)
Robin Gibb (track 10)
Graham Gouldman (track 19)
Deborah Harry (track 1)
Bill Martin (Scottish songwriter & producer) (track 17)
Giorgio Moroder (track 12)
Chris Stein (track 1)
Eric Stewart (track 19)
Donna Summer (soul/disco diva) (track 12)
Pierre Tubbs (track 16)
Tony Wilson (bassist/songwriter, member of Hot Chocolate) (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1975) (track 9)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1977) (track 7)
publisher:
BMG Monarch (track 1)
BMG Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 2, 10)
BMG Songs Ltd. (track 3)
Benny Bird Co. Inc. (track 15)
Budde Music Inc. (track 12)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 1)
E.G. Music Ltd. (publisher) (track 3)
EMI Longitude Music (track 18)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 19)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 17, 20)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 15)
MCA Publishing Ltd. (track 15)
Rick S. Music (track 12)
Universal (plain logo: “Universal”) (track 15)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (Hong Kong/China subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 15)
Universal Records (1996–2005 American pop label – “RECORDS” must be a part of the logo!) (track 15)
EMI Music Holland B.V. (now EMI Music Netherlands BV. not an imprint, don't use as release label) (1975) (track 14)
Man-Ken Music Ltd. (1975) (track 19)
mixed at:
recorded at:
DJ-mixes:
Dance Mix One by Dakeyne (track 9)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
This One by Scanty Sandwich (track 4)
cover recording of:
More Than a Woman (track 10)
is the basis for:
Bring Me Edelweiss (track 18)
King of Snake (track 12)
later parody versions:
Babylona (track 4)
Comme des connards (track 4)
I’m Not in Hove (track 19)
My Bologna (track 4)
Parable Guy (track 15)
The Saga Begins (Parody) (track 15)
Ö La Palöma (track 14)
later translated parody versions:
Corazón de vaso (track 1)
later translated versions:
Es‐tu déjà tombé amoureux ("Ever Fallen in Love" in French/English) (track 6)
Heart of Glass (Japanese version) (track 1)
Paloma Blanca (German) (track 14)
Paloma Blanca (Finnish) (track 14)
Pepi (track 5)
Scharfes Ding (track 9)
愛到你發狂 (track 4)
愛情基本法 (track 16)
置き去りの夢 (track 19)
later versions:
Feu de paille (track 15)
recording of:
Devil Gate Drive (track 2)
Heart of Glass (track 1)
I Feel Love (track 12)
I’m Not in Love (track 19)
Lay Your Love on Me (track 13)
Love Is the Drug (track 3)
Paloma Blanca (track 14)
The Bump (track 17)
Wuthering Heights (track 20)
American Pie (1971-05-26) (track 15)
You Sexy Thing (1975) (track 9)
2‐4‐6‐8 Motorway (1977-09-14) (track 7)
My Sharona (1979-04) (track 4)
version of:
Once I Had a Love (track 1)

CD 3

violin:
Martin Bylund (Swedish violinist) (1976-09-12) (track 1)
Anders Dahl (Swedish violinist) (1976-09-12) (track 1)
Lars Stegenberg (Swedish violinist) (1976-09-12) (track 1)
Gunnar Michols (Swedish violinist) (1976-09-12) (track 1)
Claes Nilsson (Swedish violinist) (1976-09-12) (track 1)
Bertil Orsin (Swedish violinist) (1976-09-12) (track 1)
Sixten Strömvall (Swedish violinist) (1976-09-12) (track 1)
Harry Teike (1976-09-12) (track 1)
Krzysztof Zdrzalka (Swedish violinist) (1976-09-12) (track 1)
cello:
Hans‐Göran Eketorp (Swedish cellist) (1976-09-12) (track 1)
Åke Olofsson (Swedish cellist) (1976-09-12) (track 1)
drums (drum set):
Roger Palm (1976-12-03) (track 1)
strings arranger:
Sven-Olof Walldoff (track 1)
viola:
Åke Arvinder (Swedish violist) (1976-09-12) (track 1)
Lars Brolin (1976-09-12) (track 1)
Håkan Roos (Swedish violist) (1976-09-12) (track 1)
bass:
Rutger Gunnarsson (1976) (track 1)
additional lyricist:
Willie Dixon (track 2)
arranger:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 1)
Phil Coulter (track 3)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 1)
composer:
Arthur Kent (track 20)
Johnny Mandel (American composer and arranger) (track 13)
Tom Scott (saxophonist, Blues Brothers, LA Express, Starsky & Hutch) (track 4)
Fred Neil (track 16)
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow (track 1)
lead vocals:
Agnetha Fältskog (1976-09) (track 1)
Anni-Frid Lyngstad (1976-09) (track 1)
lyricist:
Mike Altman (track 13)
Sylvia Dee (track 20)
Fred Neil (track 16)
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 1)
Phil Coulter (track 3)
Bill Martin (Scottish songwriter & producer) (track 3)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 1)
writer:
Stig Anderson (track 1)
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 1)
John Bonham (track 2)
Phil Coulter (track 3)
John Paul Jones (UK rock musician of Led Zeppelin & Them Crooked Vultures) (track 2)
Bill Martin (Scottish songwriter & producer) (track 3)
Jimmy Page (track 2)
Robert Plant (of Led Zeppelin) (track 2)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music AB (1976) (track 1)
publisher:
Bocu Music Ltd. (track 1)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 13)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 1)
Union Songs Music (track 1)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 2)
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 4)
EMI Waterford Music (1976 –) (track 1)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (1976 –) (track 1)
premiered at:
Kungliga Operan in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (1976-06-18) (track 1)
recorded at:
KMH Studios in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (1976-12-03) (track 1)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Fly With Me by 98° (track 1)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 171) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Whole Lotta Love (track 2)
is based on:
You Need Love (track 2)
later parody versions:
Dancing Queer (track 1)
Desperate Queen (track 1)
Whole Lotta Lunch (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Rettungssing (track 1)
later translated versions:
La reina del baile (track 1)
Tijdloos (track 13)
later versions:
Dancing Queen (German version) (track 1)
part of:
Mamma Mia! (track 1)
recording of:
Bring Me Sunshine (track 20)
Shang-A-Lang (track 3)
Suicide Is Painless (track 13)
Dancing Queen (1976) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
ABBA Cappella (track 1)