Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Good Vibrations The Beach Boys 4.5 3:37
2 My Sharona The Knack 3:59
3 Lola The Kinks 4:05
4 You're So Vain Carly Simon 5 4:17
5 Electric Blue Icehouse 4:21
6 Sexual Healing Marvin Gaye 4.75 3:59
7 Eagle Rock Daddy Cool 4:10
8 Pretty Woman Roy Orbison 4.2 3:00
9 April Sun in Cuba Dragon 3:26
10 Ride Like the Wind Christopher Cross 4:25
11 Wild Thing The Troggs 4.65 2:36
12 Black Magic Woman Santana 4 5:19
13 Power of Love Huey Lewis & The News 3:53
14 Rock On David Essex 4.35 3:24
15 Africa Toto 4 4:53
16 He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother The Hollies 4.35 4:19
17 A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum 4.45 4:03
18 Blue Angel Gene Pitney 2:49
19 Most People I Know Billy Thorpe 3:57
20 Ebony Eyes Bob Welch 3:33
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Bat Out of Hell Meat Loaf 5 4:54
2 What I Like About You The Romantics 5 2:57
3 We Built This City Starship 4.15 4:50
4 Kiss on My List (feat. John Oates) Daryl Hall 3:49
5 Would I Lie to You Eurythmics 4.6 4:24
6 You Sexy Thing Hot Chocolate 4 4:04
7 Footloose Kenny Loggins 4.5 3:42
8 What Can I Say Boz Scaggs 3:00
9 Total Eclipse of the Heart Bonnie Tyler 4.5 4:28
10 Forever Now Cold Chisel 3 4:27
11 You'll Never Find Another Love Lou Rawls 3:32
12 Come Said the Boy Mondo Rock 5:33
13 Out of Time Chris Farlowe 3:36
14 Happy Together The Turtles 4.75 2:54
15 Dancing (On a Saturday Night) Barry Blue 3:04
16 Higher & Higher Jackie Wilson 2:54
17 I Eat Cannibals Toto Coelo 2.5 3:30
18 Pop Muzik M 3:19
19 Knock on Wood Amii Stewart 5 3:43
20 Rock Your Baby George McCrae 3 3:16

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Timothy B. Schmit (track 15)
Hammond organ:
Matthew Fisher (UK organist for Procol Harum/Prairie Madness) (track 17)
drums (drum set):
Jeffrey Porcaro (track 15)
Buddy Harman (1964-08-01) (track 8)
Jim Gordon (Drummer (Derek and the Dominos)) (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 4)
bass guitar:
David Hungate (track 15)
David Knights (track 17)
gong:
Jeffrey Porcaro (track 15)
strings arranger:
Carly Simon (track 4)
recorder:
Jim Horn (saxophonist, hornist, flutist and oboist) (track 15)
synthesizer:
Steve Porcaro (track 15)
guitar:
Ray Royer (track 17)
Steve Lukather (track 15)
Jerry Kennedy (1964-08-01) (track 8)
Wayne Moss (1964-08-01) (track 8)
Billy Sanford (guitar) (1964-08-01) (track 8)
Jimmy Ryan (American guitarist and singer/songwriter) (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 4)
harmonica:
Charlie McCoy (white blues harmonica player, 1960s-present) (1964-08-01) (track 8)
bass:
Klaus Voorman (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 4)
double bass [upright bass]:
Bob Moore (U.S. bassist and bandleader) (1964-08-01) (track 8)
electric guitar:
Steve Lukather (track 15)
percussion:
Lenny Castro (track 15)
Joe Porcaro (track 15)
Paul Garrison (1964-08-01) (track 8)
Richard Perry (producer) (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 4)
keyboard and piano:
David Paich (track 15)
saxophone:
Boots Randolph (1964-08-01) (track 8)
piano:
Floyd Cramer (1964-08-01) (track 8)
Carly Simon (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 4)
marimba:
Joe Porcaro (track 15)
12 string guitar [12 string guitar Epiphone]:
Roy Orbison (1964-08-01) (track 8)
congas:
Lenny Castro (track 15)
arranger:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (track 14)
background vocals:
David Paich (track 15)
Bobby Kimball (track 15)
Steve Lukather (track 15)
Timothy B. Schmit (track 15)
Mick Jagger (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 4)
composer:
Gary Brooker (track 17)
Matthew Fisher (UK organist for Procol Harum/Prairie Madness) (track 17)
Paul Hewson (New Zealand keyboardist; not to be confused with the Irish rock star better known as Bono) (track 9)
Christopher Cross (US singer‐songwriter) (track 10)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 3)
William Dees (track 8)
David Essex (track 14)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 12)
Roy Orbison (track 8)
Carly Simon (track 4)
Chip Taylor (US singer/songwriter) (tracks 11, 11)
Bob Welch (early member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 20)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 1)
conductor:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (track 14)
engineer:
Jim Lockert (Enginear) (track 1)
Chuck Britz (track 1)
guest drums (drum set):
Bill Eyden (track 17)
lead vocals:
David Paich (track 15)
Bobby Kimball (track 15)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 1)
Roy Orbison (1964-08-01) (track 8)
Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) (1966-02 – 1966-06) (track 1)
Carly Simon (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 4)
lyricist:
Christopher Cross (US singer‐songwriter) (track 10)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 3)
William Dees (track 8)
David Essex (track 14)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 12)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 1)
Roy Orbison (track 8)
Keith Reid (track 17)
Carly Simon (track 4)
Chip Taylor (US singer/songwriter) (tracks 11, 11)
Bob Welch (early member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 20)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 1)
mixer:
Derry FitzGerald (track 1)
Greg Ladanyi (track 15)
orchestrator:
Paul Buckmaster (track 4)
producer:
The Beach Boys (American rock band) (track 1)
Denny Cordell (track 17)
Fred Foster (track 8)
Colin Frechter (track 11)
Marvin Gaye (track 6)
Richard Perry (producer) (track 4)
Ron Richards (track 16)
Toto (US rock group) (track 15)
Jeff Wayne (musician) (track 14)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 1)
recording engineer:
Bruce Botnick (track 1)
Chuck Britz (track 1)
Larry Levine (track 1)
Gary Martin (Sound Engineer) (track 14)
Al Schmitt (track 15)
vocals:
Gary Brooker (track 17)
David Essex (track 14)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (1966-02 – 1966-06) (track 1)
writer:
Berton Averre (track 2)
Odell Brown (track 6)
Iva Davies (track 5)
Douglas Fieger (track 2)
Marvin Gaye (track 6)
John Oates (track 5)
David Paich (track 15)
Jeffrey Porcaro (track 15)
David Ritz ("Sexual Healing" co-composer) (track 6)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith “Bob” Russell) (track 16)
Bobby Scott (vocals, piano, US musician & producer) (track 16)
phonographic copyright by:
Monument Record Corp. (not for release label use!) (1964) (track 8)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1966) (track 11)
The Hollies Ltd. (1969 – 1970) (track 16)
Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (1972) (track 4)
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) (1978) (track 4)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1982) (track 15)
Columbia Records (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Music Entertainment, only use for manufacturing/distribution and copyright holding) (1982) (track 6)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1982) (track 15)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1982) (track 6)
publisher:
April Music Inc. (tracks 11, 11)
BMG Gold Songs (track 14)
Bourne Music Ltd. (track 12)
Cigar Music (track 20)
C’est Music (track 4)
EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (tracks 11, 11)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 6)
Heath Levy Music (track 16)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 1)
Joseph Webster Ltd (track 14)
Onward Music Ltd. (track 17)
Pop ’n’ Roll Music (US work publisher) (track 10)
Rising Storm Music (track 15)
Sea of Tunes Publishing Co. (work publisher, NOT the bootleg label) (track 1)
Spirit Two Music (track 15)
Stage Three Songs (track 14)
Universal Music Publishing (Use ONLY if no country-specific information is available) (track 1)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 8)
recorded at:
Western Recorders (@ 6000 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-02 – 1966-06) (track 1)
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 4)
has remixes:
karaoke versions:
Wild Thing by [unknown] (track 11)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Anything by JoJo (track 15)
I'm Hot by Erick Sermon (track 6)
Murder Reigns by Ja Rule (track 15)
New World by Nas (track 15)
[untitled] by Chuck Person (track 15)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 57) (track 17)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 222) (track 8)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 231) (track 6)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 257) (track 11)
arrangements:
Wahnsinn (translated) (tracks 11, 11)
cover recording of:
Black Magic Woman (track 12)
Wild Thing (1966) (track 11)
He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother (1969-06-25) (track 16)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Fytti katta (track 8)
Hello Brooklyn 2.0 (track 6)
Sexual Rapping (track 6)
later parody versions:
Babylona (track 2)
Comme des connards (track 2)
Enemy Lines (track 20)
Groovy Groovy Worthing (tracks 11, 11)
Konttaushumppa (tracks 11, 11)
Micah (track 14)
My Bologna (track 2)
Som'muv'velii (track 16)
Yoda (track 3)
You're So Plain (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
Dumkopf (tracks 11, 11)
Lisbeth (tracks 11, 11)
Wild Ding (tracks 11, 11)
later translated versions:
Freunde (track 16)
Lola (track 3)
Lola (track 3)
Lola (track 3)
Pretty Woman (track 8)
Schönes Madl (track 8)
So bist du (track 4)
Waaro? (tracks 11, 11)
Wahnsinn (tracks 11, 11)
Wahnsinn (tracks 11, 11)
愛到你發狂 (track 2)
最佳男主角 (track 4)
later versions:
Mijn gedachten (track 17)
recording of:
Africa (Toto) (track 15)
April Sun in Cuba (track 9)
Ebony Eyes (track 20)
Electric Blue (track 5)
Lola (track 3)
My Sharona (track 2)
Ride Like the Wind (track 10)
Rock On (track 14)
Sexual Healing (track 6)
Wild Thing (track 11)
Oh, Pretty Woman (Roy Orbison song) (1964-08-01) (track 8)
Good Vibrations (Love/Wilson lyrics, common version) (1966-02 – 1966-06) (track 1)
You’re So Vain (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 15)
Beach Boys Medley (track 1)
version of:
Good Vibrations (Tony Asher lyrics) (track 1)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Tris Imboden (track 7)
Olle Romo (track 5)
Max Weinberg (track 1)
Jeff Porcaro (1975-09) (track 8)
bass guitar:
Nathan East (tracks 5, 7)
Kasim Sulton (track 1)
David Hungate (1975-09) (track 8)
trumpet:
Dave Plews (track 5)
Chuck Findley (1975-09) (track 8)
Paul Hubinon (1975-09) (track 8)
synthesizer:
Roger Powell (US musician, programmer, and columnist, band "Utopia") (track 1)
organ:
Benmont Tench (track 5)
guitar:
Buzz Feiten (track 7)
Todd Rundgren (track 1)
Louie Shelton (1975-09) (track 8)
Fred Tackett (1975-09) (track 8)
guitar [Motorcycle guitar]:
Todd Rundgren (track 1)
wind instruments:
Jim Horn (saxophonist, hornist, flutist and oboist) (1975-09) (track 8)
Tom Scott (saxophonist, Blues Brothers, LA Express, Starsky & Hutch) (1975-09) (track 8)
Bud Shank (1975-09) (track 8)
brass:
Dick Hyde (1975-09) (track 8)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 7)
Jim Steinman (track 1)
Joe Porcaro (1975-09) (track 8)
keyboard:
Roy Bittan (track 1)
Neil Larsen (track 7)
Todd Rundgren (track 1)
Jim Steinman (track 1)
Steve Wood (US soundtrack composer, member of Honk) (track 7)
David Paich (1975-09) (track 8)
electronic instruments and guitar:
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 5)
saxophone:
Martin Dobson (track 5)
piano:
Roy Bittan (track 1)
drum machine [percussion]:
Michael Boddicker (track 7)
bass synthesizer:
Michael Boddicker (track 7)
horn:
Vincent DeRosa (1975-09) (track 8)
additional background vocals:
Rory Dodd (track 1)
Ellen Foley (track 1)
arranger:
David Paich (track 8)
assistant mixer:
Don Smith (producer, engineer and mixer) (track 5)
background vocals:
Marilyn Dorman (track 7)
Todd Rundgren (track 1)
Kasim Sulton (track 1)
Richey Washington (track 7)
Steve Wood (US soundtrack composer, member of Honk) (track 7)
Jim Gilstrap (1975-09) (track 8)
Augie Johnson (1975-09) (track 8)
Marty McCall (CCM singer/songwriter/worship leader) (1975-09) (track 8)
Carolyn Willis (1975-09) (track 8)
composer:
Kenny Loggins (track 7)
Steve Prestwich (track 10)
Robin Scott (track 18)
Jim Steinman (tracks 1, 9)
conductor:
Sid Sharp (1975-09) (track 8)
engineer:
Tom Perry (track 8)
Adam Williams (track 5)
lead vocals:
Annie Lennox (track 5)
Kenny Loggins (track 7)
Meat Loaf (track 1)
Boz Scaggs (1975-09) (track 8)
lyricist:
Dean Pitchford (track 7)
Steve Prestwich (track 10)
Robin Scott (track 18)
Jim Steinman (tracks 1, 9)
mixer:
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 5)
Adam Williams (track 5)
performer:
Rory Dodd (track 9)
The Turtles (late 60s US rock band) (track 14)
producer:
Barry Blue (singer, producer, and songwriter) (track 15)
Lee DeCarlo (track 7)
Kenny Loggins (track 7)
Mickie Most (English record producer) (track 6)
Peter Solley (track 2)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 5)
Joe Wissert (track 8)
solo tenor saxophone:
Plas Johnson (1975-09) (track 8)
vocals:
George McCrae (track 20)
Bonnie Tyler (track 9)
writer:
Barry Blue (singer, producer, and songwriter) (tracks 15, 17)
Garry Bonner (track 14)
Errol Brown (track 6)
Harry Wayne Casey (track 20)
Steve Cropper (track 19)
Richard Finch (track 20)
Eddie Floyd (track 19)
Alan Gordon (American songwriter who co-wrote The Turtles' hit "Happy Together") (track 14)
Paul Greedus (track 17)
Mick Jagger (track 13)
Dennis Lambert (track 3)
Annie Lennox (track 5)
Jimmy Marinos (track 2)
Martin Page (track 3)
David Paich (track 8)
Wally Palmar (track 2)
Keith Richards (Rolling Stones guitarist) (track 13)
Boz Scaggs (track 8)
Mike Skill (track 2)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 5)
Bernie Taupin (track 3)
Tony Wilson (bassist/songwriter, member of Hot Chocolate) (track 6)
Peter Wolf (Austrian classical/jazz composer/producer, keyboards for Zappa) (track 3)
Lynsey de Paul (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
White Whale (late 60s/early 70s California) (1967) (track 14)
Crimson Copyrights Ltd. (1973) (track 15)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1974) (track 20)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1975) (track 6)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1977) (track 1)
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1983) (track 9)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1984) (track 7)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1984) (track 7)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use “ABKCO”) (track 13)
ATV Music Ltd. (track 15)
Alley Music Corp. (track 14)
BMG Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 7, 18)
EMI Longitude Music (track 20)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 9)
East Memphis Music (track 19)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 7)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 19)
Little Mole Music (track 3)
Lost Boys (track 9)
Milk Money Music (track 7)
Peermusic UK (UK publisher) (track 20)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 7)
Sony/ATV Melody (track 7)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 19)
DJ-mixes:
Dance Mix One by Dakeyne (track 6)
has remixes:
karaoke versions:
Happy Together by [unknown] (track 14)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Stay by Trevor Something (track 2)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Knock on Wood (track 19)
Out of Time (track 13)
is the basis for:
We Built This City (track 3)
later parody versions:
Goodnews (track 7)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Eclissi del cuore (track 9)
FOOTLOOSE (Japanese version) (track 7)
Scharfes Ding (track 6)
Ta i trä (track 19)
Zatmění (track 9)
later versions:
Totale Finsternis (track 9)
recording of:
Bat Out of Hell (track 1)
Footloose (track 7)
Forever Now (track 10)
I Eat Cannibals (track 17)
Pop Muzik (track 18)
Rock Your Baby (track 20)
We Built This City (track 3)
Happy Together (1967) (track 14)
You Sexy Thing (1975) (track 6)
What Can I Say (1975-09) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Polkas (track 7)