Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Cities on Flame With Rock and Roll
3.9 4:04
2 The Red & the Black
3.7 4:28
3 Flaming Telepaths
4.2 5:19
4 Astronomy
4.65 6:26
5 This Ain’t the Summer of Love
3.8 2:23
6 (Don’t Fear) The Reaper
4.45 5:10
7 I Love the Night
3 4:26
8 Goin’ Through the Motions
3 3:13
9 Godzilla
4 3:43
10 In Thee
3.25 3:50
11 The Marshall Plan
3.65 5:26
12 Black Blade
3.8 6:30
13 Joan Crawford
4 4:56
14 Burnin’ for You
4.45 4:31
15 Shooting Shark
2.75 7:11
16 Take Me Away
4 4:31

Credits

CD 1

effects [sound effects]:
Donald Roeser (track 13)
strings arranger:
Jesse Levy (track 13)
guitar:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (track 1)
Donald Roeser (track 1)
guitar and keyboard:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (track 1)
Allen Lanier (track 1)
bass:
Joe Bouchard (track 1)
Donald Roeser (track 13)
keyboard:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (track 1)
arranger:
Blue Öyster Cult (tracks 11–14)
associate producer:
David Lucas (track 1)
composer:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (tracks 2, 8)
Albert Bouchard (track 2)
Donald Roeser (tracks 2, 6, 9, 15)
Allen Lanier (track 10)
Sandy Pearlman (track 2)
Blue Öyster Cult (track 11)
Ian Hunter (Mott the Hoople) (track 8)
Patti Smith (track 15)
engineer:
Martin Birch (tracks 11–14)
David Lucas (track 1)
Andy Abrams (tracks 5–6)
Tim Geelan (tracks 3–4)
Steve Hoffman (mastering engineer) (tracks 3–4)
Clay Hutchinson (Engineer, who has worked at Kingdom Sound, New York) (tracks 11–14)
Stephen Marsh (tracks 3–4)
Billy Robertson (track 1)
Jerry Smith (CBS Studios) (tracks 3–4)
Shelly Yakus (tracks 5–6)
lead vocals:
Albert Bouchard (track 1)
lyricist:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (tracks 2, 8)
Albert Bouchard (track 2)
Donald Roeser (tracks 6, 9, 15)
Allen Lanier (track 10)
Sandy Pearlman (track 2)
Ian Hunter (Mott the Hoople) (track 8)
Michael Moorcock (track 12)
Patti Smith (track 15)
producer:
Martin Birch (tracks 11, 13–14)
Bruce Fairbairn (tracks 15–16)
Murray Krugman (tracks 1–6, 8–9)
David Lucas (tracks 5–6, 8–9)
Sandy Pearlman (tracks 1–6, 8–9)
Tom Werman (track 10)
Blue Öyster Cult (tracks 8–9)
recording engineer:
Lou Schlossberg (tracks 3–4)
Lehman Yates (tracks 3–4)
vocals:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (track 1)
Joe Bouchard (track 1)
Donald Roeser (track 1)
writer:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (tracks 3, 12, 16)
Albert Bouchard (tracks 1, 3–5, 13)
Joe Bouchard (track 4)
Donald Roeser (tracks 1, 3, 14)
Murray Krugman (track 5)
Richard Meltzer (track 14)
Aldo Nova (track 16)
Sandy Pearlman (tracks 1, 3–4)
John Lennert Rigg (track 13)
David R. Roter (track 13)
John Trivers (track 12)
Donald Waller (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1976) (tracks 5–6)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1976) (track 6)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1990) (tracks 3, 12)
publisher:
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 13)
mixed at:
The Record Plant (New York) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (tracks 5–6)
recorded at:
The Record Plant (New York) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (tracks 5–6)
The Warehouse (New York studio) in New York, New York, United States (track 1)
sampled by:
Problem Child by 3rd Bass (track 9)
Steady Shock by Girl Talk (track 6)
later parody versions:
Bob Dylan (track 9)
God's Zealot (track 9)
Shopzilla (track 9)
recording of:
Astronomy (track 4)
Black Blade (track 12)
Burnin’ for You (track 14)
Flaming Telepaths (track 3)
I Love the Night (track 7)
In Thee (track 10)
Joan Crawford (track 13)
Shooting Shark (track 15)
Take Me Away (track 16)
The Marshall Plan (track 11)
(Don’t Fear) The Reaper (1976-03) (track 6)
Godzilla (1977-07) (track 9)