Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Travelin’ Band Creedence Clearwater Revival 2:07
2 Maggie May Rod Stewart 4.25 5:14
3 Takin’ Care of Business Bachman–Turner Overdrive 4.35 4:50
4 Sweet Home Alabama Lynyrd Skynyrd 4:43
5 We’re an American Band Grand Funk Railroad 4.75 3:25
6 Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo Rick Derringer 4 3:43
7 Walk on the Wild Side Lou Reed 4.1 4:12
8 Mama Told Me Not to Come Three Dog Night 4.75 3:18
9 I Want You to Want Me Cheap Trick 4.35 3:10
10 Because the Night Patti Smith Group 4.9 3:21
11 School’s Out Alice Cooper 4.2 3:29
12 More Than a Feeling Boston 4 4:45
13 All Right Now Free 4 5:31
14 Hello It’s Me Todd Rundgren 5 3:51
15 Baby Hold On Eddie Money 4.5 3:32
16 Mississippi Queen Mountain 3.5 2:32
17 Lovin’, Touchin’, Squeezin’ Journey 5 3:51
18 Conquistador Procol Harum 4:15
19 All the Young Dudes Mott the Hoople 4.55 3:31
20 Living in the Past Jethro Tull 4 3:19
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Frankenstein The Edgar Winter Group 4.5 4:44
2 Ramblin’ Man The Allman Brothers Band 4:55
3 Cat Scratch Fever Ted Nugent 3 3:37
4 Life’s Been Good Joe Walsh 5 4:39
5 Rock On David Essex 5 3:24
6 Radar Love Golden Earring 4 5:04
7 Move It on Over George Thorogood & the Destroyers 3 4:20
8 Long Cool Woman (in a Black Dress) The Hollies 4.35 3:16
9 Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad Meat Loaf 4.35 5:24
10 Smokin’ in the Boys Room Brownsville Station 2:57
11 Evil Woman Electric Light Orchestra 3.5 4:16
12 Do You Know What I Mean Lee Michaels 3:11
13 My Sharona The Knack 4.65 4:01
14 Year of the Cat Al Stewart 5 4:35
15 Hold Your Head Up Argent 3:16
16 Talk to Me Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes 3:59
17 I Just Want to Celebrate Rare Earth 3:33
18 Rock and Roll (Part 2) Gary Glitter 2:55
19 (Don’t Fear) The Reaper Blue Öyster Cult 5:03

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Tom Scholz (track 12)
Martin Quittenton (1971) (track 2)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Neal Schon (1978-10 – 1979-11) (track 17)
electric bass guitar:
Dennis Dunaway (original bass player for Alice Cooper) (track 11)
Herbie Flowers (1972-08) (track 7)
Hammond organ:
Ian McLagan (1971) (track 2)
cymbal:
Micky Waller (1971) (track 2)
drums (drum set):
Rob Bachman (track 3)
Sib Hashian (track 12)
Simon Kirke (track 13)
Neal Smith (former Alice Cooper drummer) (track 11)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Clive Bunker (track 20)
Steve Smith (American drummer) (1978-10 – 1979-11) (track 17)
bass guitar:
Glenn Cornick (track 20)
Ronnie Wood (1971) (track 2)
Ross Valory (1978-10 – 1979-11) (track 17)
strings arranger:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (track 7)
mandolin:
Ray Jackson (1971) (track 2)
David Lindley (1971) (track 2)
membranophone:
Micky Waller (1971) (track 2)
John Halsey (1972-08) (track 7)
guitar:
Paul Kossoff (track 13)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Randy Bachman (Canadian guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 3)
Tom Scholz (track 12)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Tom Scholz (track 12)
guitar [second lead guitar]:
Tim Bachman (track 3)
bass:
Andy Fraser (English bassist, member of Free) (track 13)
Tom Scholz (track 12)
C.F. Turner (track 3)
double bass:
Herbie Flowers (1972-08) (track 7)
electric guitar:
Michael Bruce (of Alice Cooper) (track 11)
Glen Buxton (American guitarist) (track 11)
Ronnie Wood (1971) (track 2)
brass arranger:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (track 7)
percussion:
Rob Bachman (track 3)
Sib Hashian (track 12)
keyboard:
Michael Bruce (of Alice Cooper) (track 11)
Gregg Rolie (1978-10 – 1979-11) (track 17)
celesta:
Pete Sears (1971) (track 2)
piano:
Norman Durkee (track 3)
baritone saxophone:
Ronnie Ross (1972-08) (track 7)
12 string guitar:
Ronnie Wood (1971) (track 2)
arranger:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (track 7)
David Bowie (tracks 7, 19)
Lou Reed (track 7)
assistant engineer:
Marc Sterling (track 3)
background vocals:
Randy Bachman (Canadian guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 3)
Tim Bachman (track 3)
C.F. Turner (track 3)
The Thunder Thighs (70s UK vocal group) (1972-08) (track 7)
Greg Werner (1978-10 – 1979-11) (track 17)
composer:
Gary Brooker (track 18)
Ian Anderson (of Jethro Tull) (track 20)
Randy Bachman (Canadian guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 3)
David Bowie (track 19)
Don Brewer (drummer for Grand Funk Railroad) (track 5)
Rick Derringer (track 6)
John Fogerty (track 1)
Randy Newman (American singer-songwriter) (track 8)
Rick Nielsen (track 9)
Steve Perry (former lead singer of Journey) (track 17)
Lou Reed (track 7)
Todd Rundgren (track 14)
Tom Scholz (track 12)
Patti Smith (1977 – 1978) (track 10)
Bruce Springsteen (1977 – 1978) (track 10)
engineer:
Roy Thomas Baker (producer) (track 13)
Warren Dewey (track 12)
Buzz Richmond (track 3)
Tom Scholz (track 12)
George Tutko (engineer, producer) (track 17)
Geoff Workman (track 17)
guest vocals:
Jo Baker (US singer, involved with Elvin Bishop) (track 15)
lead vocals:
Alice Cooper (the musician Vincent Damon Furnier) (track 11)
Paul Rodgers (track 13)
Randy Bachman (Canadian guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 3)
Brad Delp (track 12)
Ian Hunter (Mott the Hoople) (track 19)
Rod Stewart (1971) (track 2)
Lou Reed (1972-08) (track 7)
Steve Perry (former lead singer of Journey) (1978-10 – 1979-11) (track 17)
lead vocals [Harmony]:
Brad Delp (track 12)
lyricist:
Ian Anderson (of Jethro Tull) (track 20)
Randy Bachman (Canadian guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 3)
David Bowie (track 19)
Don Brewer (drummer for Grand Funk Railroad) (track 5)
Rick Derringer (track 6)
John Fogerty (track 1)
Randy Newman (American singer-songwriter) (track 8)
Rick Nielsen (track 9)
Steve Perry (former lead singer of Journey) (track 17)
Lou Reed (track 7)
Keith Reid (track 18)
Todd Rundgren (track 14)
Tom Scholz (track 12)
Patti Smith (1977 – 1978) (track 10)
Bruce Springsteen (1977 – 1978) (track 10)
miscellaneous support:
Ronnie Van Zant (track 4)
mixer:
Roy Thomas Baker (producer) (track 17)
Jimmy Iovine (track 10)
Andy Johns (track 15)
Shelly Yakus (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Free (60s/70s UK blues rock group) (1970) (track 13)
producer:
Roy Thomas Baker (producer) (track 17)
Bruce Botnick (track 15)
John Boylan (track 12)
Bob Ezrin (track 11)
Jimmy Iovine (track 10)
Gregg Rolie (track 17)
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (track 7)
Neal Schon (track 17)
Steve Smith (American drummer) (track 17)
Rod Stewart (track 2)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 18)
Ross Valory (track 17)
Randy Bachman (Canadian guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 3)
David Bowie (tracks 7, 19)
Lou Reed (track 7)
Todd Rundgren (track 5)
Tom Scholz (track 12)
publisher:
Bruce Springsteen (track 10)
recording engineer:
Andy Johns (1977-06) (track 15)
vocals:
Ian Anderson (of Jethro Tull) (track 20)
Gregg Rolie (1978-10 – 1979-11) (track 17)
Neal Schon (1978-10 – 1979-11) (track 17)
Ross Valory (1978-10 – 1979-11) (track 17)
writer:
Michael Bruce (of Alice Cooper) (track 11)
Glen Buxton (American guitarist) (track 11)
Alice Cooper (the musician Vincent Damon Furnier) (track 11)
Dennis Dunaway (original bass player for Alice Cooper) (track 11)
Andy Fraser (English bassist, member of Free) (track 13)
Ed King (US guitarist, bassist & songwriter) (track 4)
Corky Laing (track 16)
Jimmy Lyon (rock guitarist, worked with Eddie Money) (track 15)
Eddie Money (track 15)
Felix Pappalardi (track 16)
Martin Quittenton (track 2)
David Rea (track 16)
Paul Rodgers (track 13)
Gary Rossington (track 4)
Neal Smith (former Alice Cooper drummer) (track 11)
Rod Stewart (track 2)
Ronnie Van Zant (track 4)
Leslie West (track 16)
phonographic copyright by:
Island Records Ltd. (1970) (track 13)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1971) (track 2)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1972) (track 19)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1972) (track 19)
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1972) (track 11)
Phonogram, Inc. (1973) (track 3)
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 12)
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 9)
Arista Records, Inc. (manufacturing and distribution company, do not add releases here) (1978 –) (track 10)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1979) (track 17)
produced for:
publisher:
Brew Music Company (track 5)
Cashola Music (track 15)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 19)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 2, 19)
Ezra Music Corp. (track 11)
Hustler Inc. (track 4)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 13)
Leeds Music Corp. (track 4)
Opus 19 Music (track 11)
RZO Music Ltd (track 19)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 14)
Third Palm Music (track 11)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 12)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 12)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 11)
ミュージック・セールス (Japan, subsidiary of Shinko Music Entertainment) (track 15)
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 17)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Island Studios (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (track 13)
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (track 13)
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1972-08) (track 7)
CBS Studios (San Francisco) in San Francisco, California, United States (1977-06) (track 15)
Record Plant (aka “Record Plant” Los Angeles) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1977-06) (track 15)
Cherokee Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1978-10 – 1979-11) (track 17)
earliest release:
More Than a Feeling by Boston (track 12)
has remixes:
Living in the Past (2016 stereo mix) by Jethro Tull (track 20)
karaoke versions:
mash-ups:
music videos:
Lovin’, Touchin’, Squeezin’ (music video) by Journey (track 17)
sampled by:
Come Again by The Kleptones (track 12)
On and On by Girl Talk (track 5)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 75) (track 7)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 130) (track 2)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 221) (track 7)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 253) (track 19)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 319) (track 11)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 500) (track 12)
arrangements:
Stüverhoff (translated) (track 7)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
All Summer Long (Kid Rock Song) (track 4)
Sold Out Alabama (track 4)
點俾某君聽 (track 13)
later parody versions:
Bible in Hand (track 1)
Go Right Now (track 13)
Lazzie Lay (track 2)
More Than a Healing (track 12)
Sweet Oholibamah (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
Miña terra galega (track 4)
Neigschbeit (track 7)
Rheinsehn (track 7)
later translated versions:
ALL THE YOUNG DUDES (Japanese version) (track 19)
Maggie May (Finnish) (track 2)
Schicksal (track 7)
Seisovaa ilmaa (track 7)
later versions:
School’s Out (Daphne & Celeste version) (track 11)
recording of:
All Right Now (track 13)
All the Young Dudes (track 19)
Because the Night (track 10)
Conquistador (track 18)
Hello, It’s Me (track 14)
Living in the Past (Jethro Tull) (track 20)
Mississippi Queen (track 16)
More Than a Feeling (track 12)
School’s Out (track 11)
Sweet Home Alabama (track 4)
Travelin’ Band (track 1)
Maggie May (1971) (track 2)
Walk on the Wild Side (1972-08) (track 7)
Baby Hold On (1977-06) (track 15)
Lovin’, Touchin’, Squeezin’ (1978-10 – 1979-11) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
The Big Medley (track 17)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Jeff Simon (track 7)
John Wilcox (track 9)
bass guitar:
Kasim Sultan (track 9)
strings arranger:
Kenny Ascher (track 9)
membranophone:
Bruce Gary (1979-04) (track 13)
synthesizer:
Roger Powell (US musician, programmer, and columnist, band "Utopia") (track 9)
guitar:
Todd Rundgren (track 9)
George Thorogood (track 7)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Berton Averre (1979-04) (track 13)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Doug Fieger (1979-04) (track 13)
bass:
Bill Blough (track 7)
Prescott Niles (1979-04) (track 13)
piano:
Roy Bittan (track 9)
arranger:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (track 5)
Todd Rundgren (track 9)
Jim Steinman (track 9)
background vocals:
Rory Dodd (track 9)
Todd Rundgren (track 9)
composer:
Gary Glitter (track 18)
George Kooymans (track 6)
Mike Leander (track 18)
Lee Michaels (track 12)
Edgar Winter (track 1)
Donald Roeser (track 19)
David Essex (track 5)
Jeff Lynne (track 11)
Ted Nugent (track 3)
Jim Steinman (track 9)
Joe Walsh (former Eagle) (track 4)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 7)
Bruce Springsteen (1977) (track 16)
conductor:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (track 5)
engineer:
Tim Geelan (track 3)
John Nagy (track 7)
John Punter (track 8)
Todd Rundgren (track 9)
Wayne Tarnowski (track 3)
lead vocals:
Meat Loaf (track 9)
George Thorogood (track 7)
Doug Fieger (1979-04) (track 13)
lyricist:
Donald Roeser (track 19)
David Essex (track 5)
Barry Hay (track 6)
Jeff Lynne (track 11)
Ted Nugent (track 3)
Jim Steinman (track 9)
Joe Walsh (former Eagle) (track 4)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 7)
Bruce Springsteen (1977) (track 16)
mixer:
Todd Rundgren (track 9)
producer:
Cliff Davies (British drummer, songwriter and producer.) (track 3)
Lew Futterman (track 3)
Golden Earring (track 6)
The Hollies (track 8)
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (track 7)
Ron Richards (track 8)
Jeff Wayne (musician) (track 5)
Tom Werman (track 3)
Edgar Winter (track 1)
Jeff Lynne (track 11)
Todd Rundgren (track 9)
recording engineer:
Gary Martin (Sound Engineer) (track 5)
remixer:
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (1992) (track 7)
vocals:
David Essex (track 5)
writer:
Berton Averre (track 13)
Allan Clarke (of The Hollies) (track 8)
Roger Cook (track 8)
Douglas Fieger (track 13)
Roger Greenaway (track 8)
Al Stewart (UK folk singer/songwriter) (track 14)
Peter Wood (UK keyboardist/pianist) (track 14)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1975) (track 11)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1977) (track 9)
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 3)
publisher:
BMG Gold Songs (track 5)
Dick James Music Ltd. (renamed Universal/Dick James Music Ltd. since 1999‐07‐30) (track 14)
Hierophant Music (track 1)
IQ Music Ltd. (track 3)
Joseph Webster Ltd (track 5)
Longitude Music ( – ????) (track 1)
Magicland Music (track 3)
Pepper Music Inc. (track 14)
Snamyook Music (publisher associated with George Kooymans) (track 6)
Stage Three Songs (track 5)
recorded at:
AIR Studios (Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1971-07-16) (track 8)
AIR Studios (Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1971-07-27 – 1971-07-30) (track 8)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Beep by The Pussycat Dolls feat. will.i.am (track 11)
Face to Face by Daft Punk (track 11)
Jump on Stage by Girl Talk (track 1)
This One by Scanty Sandwich (track 13)
cover recording of:
Move It on Over (track 7)
Talk to Me (track 16)
later parody versions:
Babylona (track 13)
Catch That Fever! (track 3)
Comme des connards (track 13)
Micah (track 5)
My Bologna (track 13)
later translated versions:
愛到你發狂 (track 13)
recording of:
Cat Scratch Fever (track 3)
Frankenstein (track 1)
Life’s Been Good (track 4)
Radar Love (track 6)
Rock & Roll, Part 2 (track 18)
Rock On (track 5)
Year of the Cat (track 14)
Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress (1971-07-16 – 1971-07-30) (track 8)
Evil Woman (1975-05 – 1975-06) (track 11)
My Sharona (1979-04) (track 13)