Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Don't Stop Me Now
Queen 4.4 3:27
2 Sweet Dream
Jethro Tull 3:59
3 You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet
Bachman–Turner Overdrive 4.5 3:30
4 Wheel in the Sky
Journey 4 4:13
5 Silver Machine
Hawkwind 4:37
6 Don't Bring Me Down
Electric Light Orchestra 4.15 4:02
7 Europa (Earth's Cry Heaven's Smile)
Santana 5:02
8 Lonesome Loser
Little River Band 3:52
9 Milk and Alcohol
Dr. Feelgood 5 2:47
10 Sweet Home Alabama
Lynyrd Skynyrd 4.55 4:39
11 Since You've Been Gone
Rainbow 4.4 3:14
12 Bad Boys Are Back in Town
Thin Lizzy 3:11
13 Radar Love
Golden Earring 4 5:05
14 Long Train Runnin'
The Doobie Brothers 3:26
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Easy Livin'
Uriah Heep 4.25 2:36
2 Black Betty
Ram Jam 3:56
3 Dust in the Wind
Kansas 4.25 3:22
4 American Woman
The Guess Who 4.25 3:49
5 Woman From Tokyo
Deep Purple 5:47
6 Only You Can Rock Me
UFO 4:08
7 All the Young Dudes
Mott the Hoople 5 3:29
8 I Want You to Want Me
Cheap Trick 3:37
9 Barracuda
Heart 4.35 4:22
10 Hold the Line
Toto 4 3:56
11 Paranoid
Black Sabbath 2:47
12 Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy
Bad Company 3:17
13 Hot Blooded
Foreigner 4:22
14 Don't Stop
Fleetwood Mac 3:11
15 Bat Out of Hell
Meat Loaf 9:45
16 (Don't Fear) The Reaper
Blue Öyster Cult 4.45 5:06

Credits

CD 1

written in:
Montreux, Vaud, Switzerland (track 1)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Neal Schon (track 4)
clarinet:
Richard Tandy (track 6)
electric bass guitar:
Leon Wilkeson (track 10)
drums (drum set):
Bev Bevan (track 6)
Bob Burns (Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer) (track 10)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Aynsley Dunbar (track 4)
bass guitar:
John Deacon (track 1)
Ross Valory (track 4)
Kelly Groucutt (track 6)
strings arranger:
Jeff Lynne (track 6)
Richard Tandy (track 6)
Louis Clark (track 6)
synthesizer:
Jeff Lynne (track 6)
Richard Tandy (track 6)
guitar:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
electric piano:
Richard Tandy (track 6)
electric guitar:
Allen Collins (track 10)
Ed King (US guitarist, bassist & songwriter) (track 10)
Jeff Lynne (track 6)
Gary Rossington (track 10)
percussion:
Bev Bevan (track 6)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
keyboard:
Billy Powell (track 10)
Gregg Rolie (track 4)
piano:
Jeff Lynne (track 6)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Richard Tandy (track 6)
additional engineer:
John Etchells (track 1)
additional lead vocals:
Gregg Rolie (track 4)
arranger:
Queen (UK rock group) (track 1)
background vocals:
Merry Clayton (track 10)
Clydie King (track 10)
choir vocals:
Jeff Lynne (track 6)
Kelly Groucutt (track 6)
choir vocals arranger:
Jeff Lynne (track 6)
Richard Tandy (track 6)
Louis Clark (track 6)
composer:
Randy Bachman (Canadian guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 3)
Russ Ballard (tracks 11, 11)
Dave Brock (UK guitarist/synthesizer singer/songwriter, member of Hawkwind) (track 5)
Tom Coster (track 7)
Jeff Lynne (track 6)
Carlos Santana (track 7)
Ian Anderson (of Jethro Tull) (track 2)
Phil Lynott (track 12)
Freddie Mercury (1978-07 – 1978-10) (track 1)
conductor:
Louis Clark (track 6)
engineer:
Mack (track 6)
Geoff Workman (track 1)
lead vocals:
Jeff Lynne (track 6)
Steve Perry (former lead singer of Journey) (track 4)
Ronnie Van Zant (track 10)
lyricist:
Randy Bachman (Canadian guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 3)
Russ Ballard (tracks 11, 11)
Jeff Lynne (track 6)
Ian Anderson (of Jethro Tull) (track 2)
Robert Calvert (track 5)
Phil Lynott (track 12)
Freddie Mercury (1978-07 – 1978-10) (track 1)
miscellaneous support:
Ronnie Van Zant (tracks 10, 10)
producer:
Roy Thomas Baker (producer) (tracks 1, 4)
Aynsley Dunbar (track 4)
Golden Earring (track 13)
Al Kooper (track 10)
Jeff Lynne (track 6)
Queen (UK rock group) (track 1)
Neal Schon (track 4)
Ross Valory (track 4)
Gregg Rolie (track 4)
vocals:
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Neal Schon (track 4)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
Ross Valory (track 4)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
writer:
Robert Fleischman (track 4)
Barry Hay (track 13)
Ed King (US guitarist, bassist & songwriter) (track 10)
George Kooymans (track 13)
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 9)
Gypie Mayo (track 9)
Gary Rossington (track 10)
Neal Schon (track 4)
Diane Valory (track 4)
Ronnie Van Zant (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1974) (track 10)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1978) (track 4)
Raincloud Productions Ltd. (1978) (track 1)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1979) (track 6)
Polydor Records Inc. (1979) (track 11)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1979) (track 6)
Universal Records Inc. (not for release label use! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (1979) (track 11)
publisher:
Complete Music Ltd. (tracks 11, 11)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 6)
Hustler Inc. (track 10)
Jet Music Inc. (track 6)
Leeds Music Corp. (track 10)
Light Music (US publishing label) (track 7)
PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (renamed as Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. since ca. 1998 or thereafter) (track 12)
Queen Music Ltd. (track 1)
Ranbach Music (track 3)
Snamyook Music (publisher associated with George Kooymans) (track 13)
Trio Music Company (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 4)
recorded at:
Roundhouse in Camden Town, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1972-02-13) (track 5)
mash-ups:
Shit by Neil Cicierega (track 6)
Sweet Home California (2Pac feat. Dr. Dre vs Lynyrd Skynyrd) by FAROFF & Burst'n (track 10)
music videos:
Wheel in the Sky (music video) by Journey (track 4)
sampled by:
Home Sweet Home by Rev Run (track 10)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 398) (track 10)
cover recording of:
Since You Been Gone (track 11)
is the basis for:
All Summer Long (Kid Rock Song) (track 10)
Sold Out Alabama (track 10)
later parody versions:
Sweet Grind Alabama (track 10)
Sweet Oholibamah (track 10)
later translated parody versions:
Miña terra galega (track 10)
later translated versions:
Gemmas wieda an (track 12)
Müüch & Alkohol (track 9)
Prätkä ja tie (tracks 11, 11)
live recording of:
Silver Machine (1972-02-13) (track 5)
part of:
We Will Rock You (Queen musical) (track 1)
recording of:
Milk and Alcohol (track 9)
Radar Love (track 13)
Since You Been Gone (track 11)
Sweet Dream (track 2)
Sweet Home Alabama (track 10)
Wheel in the Sky (track 4)
Don’t Stop Me Now (1978-07 – 1978-10) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1978-08) (track 10)
acoustic guitar:
Nancy Wilson (guitarist/singer of "Heart") (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 9)
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
Rich Williams (guitarist of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
violin [violins]:
Robby Steinhardt (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
electric bass guitar:
Gary Thain (track 1)
drums (drum set):
Lee Kerslake (track 1)
Michael Derosier (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 9)
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
Jeff Porcaro (1978-08) (track 10)
bass guitar:
Steve Fossen (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 9)
Dave Hope (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
viola:
Robby Steinhardt (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
chimes:
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
pedal steel guitar [pedals]:
Rich Williams (guitarist of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
synthesizer:
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
synthesizer [synthesizers]:
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
organ:
Ken Hensley (track 1)
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
Clavinet:
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
guitar:
Mick Box (track 1)
guitar and mellotron:
Howard Leese (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 9)
bass:
David Hungate (1978-08) (track 10)
vibraphone:
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
timpani:
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
electric guitar:
Roger Fisher (US rock guitarist) (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 9)
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
Rich Williams (guitarist of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
Steve Lukather (1978-08) (track 10)
percussion:
Lenny Castro (1978-08) (track 10)
percussion [additional percussion]:
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
keyboard:
Steve Porcaro (1978-08) (track 10)
piano:
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
David Paich (1978-08) (track 10)
additional engineer:
Terry Diane Becker (engineer) (track 3)
arranger:
David Bowie (track 7)
The Guess Who (Canadian rock band) (track 4)
Heart (rock band, Ann and Nancy Wilson) (track 9)
Kansas (US prog rock band) (track 3)
art direction:
Tom Drennon (track 3)
assistant engineer:
Ashley Howe (track 1)
assistant recording engineer:
Ed Schnabl (track 4)
Russ Vestuto (track 4)
background vocals:
Robby Steinhardt (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
David Paich (1978-08) (track 10)
Bobby Kimball (1978-08) (track 10)
Steve Lukather (1978-08) (track 10)
composer:
Ritchie Blackmore (track 5)
David Bowie (track 7)
Geezer Butler (track 11)
Ian Gillan (track 5)
Roger Glover (track 5)
Tony Iommi (track 11)
Jon Lord (track 5)
Christine McVie (track 14)
Rick Nielsen (track 8)
Ozzy Osbourne (track 11)
Ian Paice (track 5)
Paul Rodgers (track 12)
Jim Steinman (track 15)
Bill Ward (track 11)
Donald Roeser (track 16)
Ken Hensley (track 1)
Kerry Livgren (track 3)
David Paich (track 10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 2)
engineer:
Andy Abrams (track 16)
Peter Gallen (track 1)
Shelly Yakus (track 16)
Terry Becker (engineer) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
Jeff Glixman (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
lead vocals:
Ian Hunter (Mott the Hoople) (track 7)
Ann Wilson (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 9)
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
Bobby Kimball (1978-08) (track 10)
lyricist:
David Bowie (track 7)
Geezer Butler (track 11)
Christine McVie (track 14)
Rick Nielsen (track 8)
Paul Rodgers (track 12)
Jim Steinman (track 15)
Donald Roeser (track 16)
Ken Hensley (track 1)
Kerry Livgren (track 3)
David Paich (track 10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 2)
producer:
David Bowie (track 7)
Gerry Bron (track 1)
Mike Flicker (track 9)
Murray Krugman (track 16)
David Lucas (track 16)
Sandy Pearlman (track 16)
Jack Richardson (track 4)
Toto (American rock group) (track 10)
Jeff Glixman (1977-06) (track 3)
recording engineer:
Brian Christian (track 4)
Peter Gallen (1972-03 – 1972-04) (track 1)
vocals:
David Byron (track 1)
writer:
Randy Bachman (Canadian guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 4)
Burton Cummings (track 4)
Michael Derosier (track 9)
Roger Fisher (US rock guitarist) (track 9)
Lou Gramm (American rock singer-songwriter; Black Sheep, Foreigner & Shadow King) (track 13)
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth) (track 13)
Jim Kale (track 4)
Phil Mogg (track 6)
Garry Peterson (Canadian drummer for The Guess Who) (track 4)
Michael Schenker (track 6)
Pete Way (track 6)
Ann Wilson (track 9)
Nancy Wilson (guitarist/singer of "Heart") (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1972) (track 7)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1972) (track 7)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1976) (track 16)
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 16)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1977) (track 9)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1977) (track 9)
Sanctuary Records Group Ltd. (do not use as a release label!) (2017) (track 1)
publisher:
Badco Music, Inc. (track 12)
Bron Music (track 1)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 15–16)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 7)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 5)
Know Music (track 9)
Of the Roses Music (track 9)
RZO Music Ltd (track 7)
Spirit Two Music (track 10)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 13)
フジパシフィック音楽出版 (– 2014-12-31) (track 13)
フジパシフィックミュージック (2015-01-01 –) (track 13)
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) (2017-04-01 –) (track 13)
mixed at:
Kaye–Smith Studios in Seattle, Washington, United States (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 9)
The Village (alternate branding of The Village Recorder in West LA since 1990s) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1977-08) (track 3)
recorded at:
Lansdowne Studios (known as CTS Lansdowne Studios since 1987) in London, England, United Kingdom (1972-03 – 1972-04) (track 1)
Kaye–Smith Studios in Seattle, Washington, United States (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 9)
Studio in the Country in Bogalusa, Louisiana, United States (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
Woodland Studios in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
karaoke versions:
American Woman by [unknown] (track 4)
sampled by:
Steady Shock by Girl Talk (track 16)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 253) (track 7)
cover recording of:
Black Betty (track 2)
is the basis for:
Acedecé (track 11)
later parody versions:
God's Blood (track 13)
Homeless Firecult (track 11)
Hullun jenkka (track 11)
Lust on the Bridge (track 3)
Obadiah (track 10)
Pair‐a‐Buns (track 11)
Pharaoh-noid (track 11)
later translated versions:
ALL THE YOUNG DUDES (Japanese version) (track 7)
Leb' dei Leben (track 3)
Tot passarà (track 14)
later versions:
Diô N'arap (track 11)
Paranoid (3rd Strike version) (track 11)
Pensando en ti (track 3)
recording of:
American Woman (track 4)
Bat Out of Hell (track 15)
Don’t Stop (track 14)
Easy Livin’ (track 1)
Hot Blooded (track 13)
Paranoid (track 11)
Woman From Tokyo (track 5)
(Don’t Fear) The Reaper (1976-03) (track 16)
Barracuda (1977-02 – 1977-04) (track 9)
Dust in the Wind (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 3)
Hold the Line (1978-08) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Polkas on 45 (track 13)