Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Baby Come Back
Player 3:35
2 Blue Bayou
Linda Ronstadt 4.5 3:55
3 The Air That I Breathe
The Hollies 4:11
4 All Out of Love
Air Supply 3:56
5 You've Got a Friend
James Taylor 4.6 4:31
6 Rose Garden
Lynn Anderson 5 2:52
7 I Just Can't Help Believing
B.J. Thomas 4 2:57
8 American Pie
Don McLean 4.5 8:30
9 Sweet Baby James
James Taylor 3 2:51
10 Everything Is Beautiful
Ray Stevens 3:30
11 O What a Night
The Four Seasons 3:31

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 5)
Waddy Wachtel (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
acoustic guitar and congas:
Danny Kortchmar (track 5)
drums (drum set):
Rick Marotta (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
electronic drum set [syn-drums]:
Rick Marotta (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
bass guitar:
Leland Sklar (track 5)
bass guitar [bass]:
Kenny Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt) (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
cowbell:
Rick Marotta (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
afuche / cabasa, congas and membranophone:
Russ Kunkel (track 5)
mandolin:
Kenny Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt) (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
electric piano:
Don Grolnick (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
steel guitar:
Dan Dugmore (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
marimba:
Steve Forman (US percussionist) (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
assistant engineer:
Mark Howlett (track 2)
background vocals:
Joni Mitchell (track 5)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 5)
Kenny Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt) (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
Don Henley (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
composer:
Joe Melson (track 2)
Roy Orbison (track 2)
Joe South (track 6)
Bob Gaudio (track 11)
Carole King (track 5)
Don McLean (track 8)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 9)
engineer:
Bill Lazerus (track 9)
lead vocals:
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (1969-12) (track 9)
Linda Ronstadt (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
lyricist:
Joe South (track 6)
Bob Gaudio (track 11)
Carole King (track 5)
Don McLean (track 8)
Judy Parker (track 11)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 9)
Joe Melson (1963) (track 2)
Roy Orbison (1963) (track 2)
mixer:
Val Garay (track 2)
performer:
Don McLean (track 8)
producer:
Peter Asher (tracks 2, 9)
Ed Freeman (track 8)
recording engineer:
Val Garay (track 2)
writer:
Peter Beckett (track 1)
J.C. Crowley (track 1)
Clive Davis (track 4)
Albert Hammond (track 3)
Mike Hazlewood (track 3)
Barry Mann (track 7)
Graham Russell (Air Supply) (track 4)
Cynthia Weil (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Elektra/Asylum Records (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (1977) (track 2)
Elektra/Asylum Records (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (2017) (track 2)
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (2017) (track 2)
publisher:
April Music Inc. (track 3)
EMI Songs (track 11)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 8)
Mighty Nice Music (track 1)
Seasons Music Co. (track 11)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 6)
Universal (plain logo: "Universal") (track 8)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (Hong Kong/China subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 8)
Universal Records (1996-2005 American pop label - "RECORDS" must be a part of the logo!) (track 8)
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 1)
大洋音楽 (track 1)
recorded at:
Sound Factory, LA in Los Angeles, California, United States (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
sampled by:
cover recording of:
Blue Bayou (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
has revision:
later parody versions:
Parable Guy (track 8)
The Saga Begins (track 8)
You've Got a Text (track 5)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Du har en vän (track 5)
Jardín de rosas (track 6)
Rakkauden saari (track 2)
Tens un amic (track 5)
Tu amigo fiel (track 5)
You’ve Got a Friend (Japanese version) (track 5)
小風波 (Cantonese version of All Out of Love) (track 4)
later versions:
Ces soirées-là (track 11)
Cette année-là (track 11)
En dans på rosor (track 6)
Feu de paille (track 8)
recording of:
American Pie (track 8)
Baby Come Back (Player song) (track 1)
Rose Garden (track 6)
Sweet Baby James (1969-12) (track 9)
All Out of Love (1980) (track 4)
referred to in medleys: