Tracklist

CD 1: Crazy Rhythms
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Pickin' a Chicken
Eve Boswell ?:??
2 I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good
Cleo Laine ?:??
3 Hayfoot, Strawfoot
The Kenny Baker Quartet ?:??
4 High Society
Graeme Bell and his Australian Jazz Band ?:??
5 Princess Elizabeth of England
The Luton Girls Choir ?:??
6 Romanza
Roberto Inglez & his Orchestra ?:??
7 Melody on the Move
Tommy Reilly ?:??
8 Ae Fond Kiss
Kenneth McKellar ?:??
9 Blueball Polka
Jimmy Shand ?:??
10 Scottish Polka
Mickie Ainsworth & Jimmy Blue ?:??
11 Dashing White Sergeant
The Glasgow Phoenix Choir ?:??
12 Arrivederci Darling
Edna Savage ?:??
13 Away in a Manger
Kirkintilloch Junior Choir ?:??
14 Robin Hood
Dick James ?:??
15 Portrait of My Love
Matt Monro ?:??
16 Won't You Come Home, Bill Bailey
Freddy Randall & His Band ?:??
17 Experiments With Mice
Johnny Dankworth ?:??
18 Oi! Oi! Oi!
Joe Daniels ?:??
19 Saturday Jump
Humphrey Lyttelton ?:??
20 Crazy Rhythm
Max Geldray ?:??
21 My Kind of Girl
Matt Monro ?:??
22 Hi-Flutin' Boogie
John Scott ?:??
23 Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine?)
The Southlanders ?:??
24 Don't You Rock Me Daddy-O
The Vipers Skiffle Group ?:??
25 Skiffling Strings
Ron Goodwin ?:??
26 Be My Girl
Jim Dale ?:??
27 No Other Baby
The Vipers ?:??
28 Sun Arise
Rolf Harris ?:??
29 You're Driving Me Crazy
The Temperance Seven ?:??
CD 2: Transports of Delight
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Q5 Piano Tune
Spike Milligan 2:23
2 Unchained Melody
Peter Sellers 2:52
3 Mock Mozart
Peter Ustinov 2:45
4 A Transport of Delight
Michael Flanders and Donald Swann 2:23
5 Nellie the Elephant
Mandy Miller 2:31
6 Little Red Monkey
Joy Nichols, Jimmy Edwards & Dick Bentley 2:32
7 Goodness Gracious Me
Peter Sellers And Sophia Loren 3:00
8 The Wormwood Scrubs Tango
Spike Milligan 2:34
9 The Hippopotamus Song
Ian Wallace With Donald Swann 3:04
10 Any Old Iron
Peter Sellers 2:54
11 The Hole in the Ground
Bernard Cribbins 1:52
12 Aftermyth of War (extract)
Beyond the Fringe 1:27
13 All the Things You Are
Peter Sellers 2:09
14 The Horse Show
Michael Bentine 2:58
15 The End of the World
Beyond the Fringe 4:12
16 My Boomerang Won't Come Back
Charlie Drake 3:40
17 A Drop of the Hard Stuff
Peter Sellers 3:14
18 You Gotta Go Oww!
Spike Milligan 2:45
19 Morse Code Melody
The Alberts 2:27
20 I've Lost My Mummy
Rolf Harris 2:55
21 My Brother
Terry Scott 2:38
22 Judge Not (extract)
Cambridge Circus (London Cast) 3:36
23 The Gas Man Cometh (extract)
Michael Flanders and Donald Swann 2:04
24 Right Said Fred
Bernard Cribbins 2:21
25 Football Results
Michael Bentine 1:33
26 Jake the Peg
Rolf Harris 3:48
27 The Highway Code
The Master Singers 3:32
28 A Hard Day's Night
Peter Sellers 1:50
29 She Loves You (German version)
Peter Sellers 2:19
CD 3: That Was the Decade That Was
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Please Please Me
The Beatles 3 ?:??
2 How Do You Do It?
Gerry & The Pacemakers ?:??
3 Do You Want to Know a Secret?
Billy J Kramer With The Dakotas ?:??
4 Hello Little Girl
The Fourmost ?:??
5 I Want to Hold Your Hand
The Beatles ?:??
6 The Cruel Sea
The Dakotas ?:??
7 That Was the Week That Was
Millicent Martin With David Frost ?:??
8 Bad to Me
Billy J Kramer With The Dakotas ?:??
9 Anyone Who Had a Heart
Cilla Black ?:??
10 Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying
Gerry & The Pacemakers ?:??
11 I'll Keep You Satisfied
Billy J Kramer With The Dakotas ?:??
12 A Little Loving
The Fourmost ?:??
13 Little Children
Billy J Kramer With The Dakotas ?:??
14 You're My World
Cilla Black ?:??
15 Yesterday
The Beatles 4.65 ?:??
16 You'll Never Walk Alone
Gerry & The Pacemakers ?:??
17 I (Who Have Nothing)
Shirley Bassey ?:??
18 The Summer of His Years
Millicent Martin ?:??
19 It's for You
Cilla Black ?:??
20 It's You
Alma Cogan ?:??
21 Ferry Cross the Mersey
Gerry & The Pacemakers ?:??
22 Can't Buy Me Love
Ella Fitzgerald ?:??
23 I've Been Wrong Before
Cilla Black ?:??
24 In My Life
The Beatles ?:??
25 Land of 1000 Dances
The Action ?:??
26 Alfie
Cilla Black ?:??
27 Michelle
David & Jonathan ?:??
28 Step Inside Love
Cilla Black ?:??
29 She's Leaving Home
David & Jonathan ?:??
30 When I'm Sixty-Four
Bernard Cribbins ?:??
31 Time
Cilla Black ?:??
CD 4: Gold Fingers
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Coronation Street
Sidney Torch & His Orchestra ?:??
2 Prélude no. 20 in C minor, op. 28: Largo
Sidney Harrison ?:??
3 Serenade no. 11 for Winds in E-flat major, K. 375: IV. Minuetto & Trio
London Baroque Ensemble ?:??
4 Serenade no. 11 for Winds in E-flat major, K. 375: V. Allegro
London Baroque Ensemble ?:??
5 The Lark Ascending
London Philharmonic Orchestra ?:??
6 Barwick Green
Sidney Torch & His Orchestra ?:??
7 The White Suit Samba
Jack Parnell & His Orchestra ?:??
8 Time Beat
Ray Cathode ?:??
9 Theme From "Limelight"
Ron Goodwin and His Concert Orchestra ?:??
10 Elizabethan Serenade (Where the Gentle Avon Flows)
Ron Goodwin and His Concert Orchestra ?:??
11 Murder She Says
Ron Goodwin and His Concert Orchestra ?:??
12 I Like Money
Nadia Gray ?:??
13 Double Scotch
Ron Goodwin and His Concert Orchestra ?:??
14 No One Will Ever Know
Matt Monro ?:??
15 The Dr. Kildare Theme
Johnnie Spence Orchestra ?:??
16 Ringo's Theme (This Boy)
The George Martin Orchestra ?:??
17 633 Squadron Theme
Ron Goodwin and His Concert Orchestra ?:??
18 From Russia With Love
Matt Monro 3.5 ?:??
19 All Quiet on the Mersey Front
The George Martin Orchestra ?:??
20 Goldfinger
Shirley Bassey 5 ?:??
21 By George! It's the David Frost Theme
The George Martin Orchestra ?:??
22 Love in the Open Air
The George Martin Orchestra ?:??
23 Thingumybob
The George Martin Orchestra ?:??
24 Theme One
George Martin & His Orchestra ?:??
25 Snakes Alive
The George Martin Orchestra ?:??
26 The Ticlaw Anthem
The George Martin Orchestra ?:??
27 Where Eagles Dare
Ron Goodwin ?:??
CD 5: Smiles of the Beyond
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Marrakesh Express
Stan Getz ?:??
2 Icarus
Paul Winter Consort ?:??
3 Marblehead Messenger
Seatrain ?:??
4 Sans Souci (Without a Care)
John Williams ?:??
5 Live and Let Die
Paul McCartney & Wings ?:??
6 Juniper Bear
Paul Winter Consort ?:??
7 The Smile of the Beyond
John McLaughlin And The Mahavishnu Orchestra ?:??
8 Tin Man
America 3.6 ?:??
9 Pinafore Days
Stackridge ?:??
10 Sunday
Cleo Laine ?:??
11 Diamond Dust
Jeff Beck ?:??
12 Sister Golden Hair
America 4 ?:??
13 The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
Jimmy Webb ?:??
14 Amarillo
Neil Sedaka ?:??
15 Get Back
Billy Preston ?:??
16 The Highwayman
Jimmy Webb ?:??
17 (No More) Fear of Flying
Gary Brooker ?:??
18 World's Greatest Lover
Cheap Trick ?:??
CD 6: Nice Work
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ebony and Ivory
Paul McCartney 1 ?:??
2 Hymn
Ultravox 5 ?:??
3 Say Say Say
Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson 3.65 ?:??
4 Our Perfect Song
Kenny Rogers ?:??
5 No More Lonely Nights (Ballad)
Paul McCartney ?:??
6 I Love You, Samantha
The King’s Singers ?:??
7 Rosie Probert & Captain Cat / Love Duet
Mary Hopkin and Freddie Jones ?:??
8 Mr. Waldo / Come and Sweep My Chimbley
Tom Jones ?:??
9 Memory
José Carreras ?:??
10 Pinball Wizard
Original Cast of The Who's "Tommy" ?:??
11 Nice Work If You Can Get It
Larry Adler ?:??
12 My Man's Gone Now
Larry Adler ?:??
13 Rhapsody in Blue
Larry Adler and George Martin ?:??
14 Summertime
Larry Adler ?:??
15 The Pepperland Suite
George Martin ?:??
16 Here, There and Everywhere
Céline Dion ?:??
17 Friends and Lovers
George Martin ?:??

Credits

CD 1: Crazy Rhythms

composer:
Trevor Boswell (track 1)
Leslie Bricusse (track 21)
Cyril Ornadel (track 15)
Bill Varley (track 24)
Wally Whyton (track 24)
Walter Donaldson (1930) (track 29)
lyricist:
Leslie Bricusse (track 21)
Walter Donaldson (track 29)
Derek Bernfield (track 1)
David West (track 15)
writer:
Harry Butler (track 28)
Walter Donaldson (track 29)
Rolf Harris (track 28)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1961) (track 29)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd (not for release label use!) (track 28)
mash-ups:
50 Bluebells by Faither (track 9)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Haavekuva (track 15)
recording of:
My Kind of Girl (track 21)
Portrait of My Love (track 15)
Sun Arise (track 28)

CD 2: Transports of Delight

performer:
Peter Sellers (track 28)
writer:
Ralph Butler (track 5)
Peter Hart (songwriter) (track 5)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 28–29)
Paul McCartney (tracks 28–29)
publisher:
Northern Songs Ltd. (track 28)
cover recording of:
She Loves You (track 29)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
Hard les smacs (track 28)
Sie trinkt nix (track 29)
later translated versions:
Das war ein harter Tag (A Hard Day’s Night) (track 28)
En hård dags natt (track 28)
Hän sinun on (track 29)
Kovan päivän ilta (track 28)
Sie liebt dich (She Loves You) (track 29)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Beatles Medley (Stars on 45) (track 28)
The Beatles Concerto: 1st Movement: Maestoso - Allegro moderato (She Loves You / Eleanor Rigby / Yesterday / All My Loving / Hey Jude) (track 29)

CD 3: That Was the Decade That Was

electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (track 1)
drums (drum set):
Ringo Starr (track 1)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 1)
electric guitar [rhythm guitar] and harmonica:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 1)
guitar family:
Paul McCartney (track 15)
additional engineer:
A. B. Lincoln (track 1)
background vocals:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 1)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (tracks 9, 9)
Umberto Bindi (track 14)
Carlo Donida (track 17)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 28)
Paul McCartney (track 28)
Burt Bacharach (1965) (track 26)
engineer:
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performer as Hurricane Smith) (track 1)
lead vocals:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 1)
Paul McCartney (track 15)
lead vocals [double-tracked lead vocals]:
Paul McCartney (track 1)
lyricist:
Hal David (tracks 9, 9)
Jerry Leiber (track 17)
Gino Paoli (track 14)
Mike Stoller (track 17)
Hal David (1965) (track 26)
producer:
George Martin (track 1)
translator:
Carl Sigman (track 14)
vocals:
Shirley Bassey (track 17)
writer:
Caryl Brahms (track 7)
Ron Grainer (track 7)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1, 4–5, 15, 19, 22, 24, 27, 30)
Paul McCartney (tracks 1, 4–5, 15, 19, 22, 24, 27, 30)
Mogol (track 17)
Ned Sherrin (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2009) (track 24)
publisher:
Maclen Music Ltd. (track 19)
Northern Songs Ltd. (tracks 5, 15, 19, 22)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 5)
Welbeck Music Ltd. (track 14)
Maclen Music Ltd. (1965 –) (track 15)
Northern Songs Ltd. (1967) (track 30)
edited at:
mixed at:
recorded at:
has remixes:
In My Life (1987 remix) by The Beatles (track 24)
Yesterday (1987 remix) by The Beatles (track 15)
Please Please Me (1965 Capitol stereo remix) by The Beatles (1965) (track 1)
Please Please Me (1965 Capitol mono remix) by The Beatles (1965) (track 1)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 23) (track 24)
arrangements:
12 Songs: Michelle (track 27)
12 Songs: Yesterday (track 15)
cover recording of:
Michelle (track 27)
Can’t Buy Me Love (1964) (track 22)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
DNA (track 15)
Scrambled Eggs (track 15)
Yes Today (track 15)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
A la meva vida (track 24)
Ayer (track 15)
Blosndee (track 15)
Ceux qui ont un cœur (tracks 9, 9)
Dans 45 ans (track 30)
Ddoe Mor Bell (track 15)
Dyddiau Fu (track 15)
Eilinen (track 15)
Gestern noch (Yesterday) (track 15)
Ieri a lei (track 15)
Je croyais (track 15)
Komm, gib mir deine Hand (I Want to Hold Your Hand) (track 5)
Michelle (german translation) (track 27)
Michelle (Italian version) (track 27)
Michelle (French version of the Beatles' song) (track 27)
Michelle (Finnish) (track 27)
Nicht eine Mark (Can’t Buy Me Love) (track 22)
Når jeg er 65 (track 30)
Please Please Me (Spanish translation) (track 1)
Susi (Please Please Me) (track 1)
Vakardiena (Latvian version of "Yesterday") (track 15)
Velhos no ano 2000 (track 30)
Wenn ich 64 bin (track 30)
抱きしめたい (Japanese version of “I Want to Hold Your Hand”) (track 5)
later versions:
Alles ist nun vorbei (tracks 9, 9)
recording of:
Hello Little Girl (track 4)
In My Life (track 24)
It’s for You (track 19)
Step Inside Love (track 28)
Yesterday (track 15)
You’re My World (track 14)
Please Please Me (1962-11-26) (track 1)
Alfie (1965) (track 26)
referred to in medleys:
Beatles Medley (Stars on 45) (tracks 1, 5)
The Beatles Concerto: 1st Movement: Maestoso - Allegro moderato (She Loves You / Eleanor Rigby / Yesterday / All My Loving / Hey Jude) (track 15)
The Beatles Concerto: 3rd Movement: Presto (Can't Buy Me Love / The Long and Winding Road) (track 22)
All Together Now (medley) (tracks 27, 30)
translated version of:
Il mio mondo (track 14)

CD 4: Gold Fingers

violin:
Nicola Benedetti (2007-06-19 – 2007-06-21) (track 5)
arranger:
John Barry (film composer; known for James Bond) (track 18)
composer:
John Barry (film composer; known for James Bond) (track 20)
Ron Goodwin (tracks 9, 11)
George Martin (tracks 14, 24)
Lionel Bart (track 18)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1914) (track 5)
conductor:
John Barry (film composer; known for James Bond) (track 18)
Nic Raine (track 27)
Andrew Litton (2007-06-19 – 2007-06-21) (track 5)
lead vocals:
Shirley Bassey (track 20)
Matt Monro (track 18)
lyricist:
Lionel Bart (track 18)
Leslie Bricusse (track 20)
Jerry Lordan (track 14)
Anthony Newley (track 20)
orchestra:
London Philharmonic Orchestra (2007-06-19 – 2007-06-21) (track 5)
producer:
George Martin (tracks 9, 18)
vocals:
Matt Monro (track 18)
premiered at:
[concert] (1921-06-14) (track 5)
publisher:
EMI United Partnership Ltd. (tracks 18, 20)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 20)
premiered at:
Queen’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1921-06-14) (track 5)
recorded at:
Henry Wood Hall (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (2007-06-19 – 2007-06-21) (track 5)
arrangement of:
The Lark Ascending (for violin and piano) (track 5)
arrangements:
Goldfinger (track 20)
is the basis for:
Murder She Said (track 11)
part of:
Goldfinger (track 20)
recording of:
Goldfinger (track 20)
Murder She Said (track 11)
The Trap (theme) (track 9)
Theme One (track 24)
The Lark Ascending (for violin and orchestra) (2007-06-19 – 2007-06-21) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Themes from 007 (A Medley for Orchestra, arr. Calvin Custer) (track 20)

CD 5: Smiles of the Beyond

other instruments:
America (track 12)
membranophone and percussion:
Willie Leacox (tracks 8, 12)
classical guitar:
John Williams (classical guitarist) (track 4)
guitar [Rhythm guitar]:
Roland Harker (track 4)
bass:
David Dickey (track 12)
Pete Morgan (Life at the Pines) (track 4)
bass, guitar family and keyboard:
America (track 8)
tape:
Pete Henderson (Engineer) (track 8)
guitar family:
Jeff Beck (track 11)
arranger:
George Martin (tracks 8, 12)
assistant engineer:
Tom Anderson (engineer) (track 12)
composer:
Gerry Beckley (track 12)
Dewey Bunnell (track 8)
Bernie Holland (track 11)
Rick Nielsen (track 18)
George Martin (1973) (track 4)
engineer:
Denim Bridges (track 11)
Geoff Emerick (British recording engineer) (tracks 8, 12)
lyricist:
Gerry Beckley (track 12)
Dewey Bunnell (track 8)
Rick Nielsen (track 18)
producer:
George Martin (tracks 4, 8, 11–12)
vocals:
America (track 12)
writer:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 15)
Linda McCartney (track 5)
Paul McCartney (tracks 5, 15)
publisher:
Adult Music (track 18)
Maclen Music Ltd. (track 15)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 15)
recorded at:
AIR Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991, Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (track 11)
AIR Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991, Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1973) (track 4)
arrangements:
Live and Let Die (for brass band, Farr) (track 5)
later parody versions:
Chicken Pot Pie (track 5)
Didn't Just Die (track 5)
later translated parody versions:
Get claques (track 15)
Schitt weg (track 15)
later translated versions:
Daun lekk (track 15)
later versions:
recording of:
Diamond Dust (track 11)
Get Back (track 15)
Live and Let Die (track 5)
Sister Golden Hair (track 12)
Tin Man (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Beatles Medley (Stars on 45) (track 15)
Themes from 007 (A Medley for Orchestra, arr. Calvin Custer) (track 5)

CD 6: Nice Work

harmonica:
Larry Adler (track 13)
piano:
Paul McCartney (track 5)
additional arranger:
additional vocals:
Stevie Wonder (track 1)
arranger:
Paul McCartney (track 5)
George Martin (track 5)
assistant engineer:
Jon Jacobs (UK producer/engineer) (tracks 3, 5)
Jon Kelly (track 5)
composer:
Paul McCartney (tracks 1, 5)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 13)
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (1969) (track 10)
conductor:
George Martin (track 13)
engineer:
Geoff Emerick (British recording engineer) (tracks 3, 5)
lyricist:
Paul McCartney (tracks 1, 5)
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (track 10)
orchestrator:
Ferde Grofé (1942) (track 13)
performer:
Mary Hopkin (track 7)
producer:
George Martin (tracks 1, 3, 5)
tenor vocals:
José Carreras (track 9)
vocals:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 3)
Paul McCartney (tracks 1, 5)
writer:
David Briggs (US producer and musician) (track 4)
Warren Cann (track 2)
Chris Cross (UK bassist for Ultravox) (track 2)
Billy Currie (track 2)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 3)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 16)
Paul McCartney (tracks 3, 16)
Linda Thompson (American actress, lyricist) (track 4)
Midge Ure (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
MPL Communications Inc. (Paul McCartney-related, NYC-based company) (1982) (track 1)
MPL Communications Inc. (Paul McCartney-related, NYC-based company) (1983) (track 3)
MPL Communications Ltd. (not for release label use! Paul McCartney-related, London-based company) (1983) (track 3)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 13)
Ferde Grofé Music Publishing (New York) (track 13)
MPL Communications Ltd. (not for release label use! Paul McCartney-related, London-based company) (tracks 1, 5)
New World Music Co. (track 13)
Northern Songs Ltd. (tracks 5, 16)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 13)
edits:
remasters:
No More Lonely Nights (wingspan remaster) by Paul McCartney (track 5)
arrangements:
Rhapsody in Blue (transcription for solo piano by Gershwin) (track 13)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Dokshitser for trumpet and orchestra) (track 13)
Rhapsody in Blue (Glenn Miller arrangement) (track 13)
Rhapsody in Blue (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Carlos Barbosa-Lima) (track 13)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Blue (track 13)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 13)
later parody versions:
Temple Physician (track 10)
later translated versions:
Here, There and Everywhere (Japanese version) (track 16)
Här (track 16)
later versions:
recording of:
Ebony and Ivory (track 1)
Hymn (track 2)
Our Perfect Song (track 4)
Pinball Wizard (track 10)
Rhapsody in Blue (standard 1942 orchestration) (track 13)
Say Say Say (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on America (track 13)
The Beatles Concerto: 2nd Movement: Andante espressivo (Here, There and Everywhere / Something) (track 16)
revision of:
Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version, less often performed) (track 13)