Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 More Than a Feeling Boston 4 4:46
2 Joy to the World Three Dog Night 4.35 3:15
3 Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? Chicago 3:19
4 Listen to the Music The Doobie Brothers 5 3:25
5 Stuck in the Middle With You Stealers Wheel 4 3:24
6 Maggie May Rod Stewart 3:42
7 Rocket Man Elton John 3.9 4:42
8 Rock On David Essex 4.35 3:23
9 All Right Now Free 5 3:48
10 The Boys Are Back in Town Thin Lizzy 4.5 4:23
11 Smokin’ in the Boys’ Room Brownsville Station 5 2:57
12 Fooled Around and Fell in Love Elvin Bishop 4:36
13 My Best Friend’s Girl The Cars 4.65 3:44
14 My Sharona The Knack 4:02
15 Heart of Glass Blondie 4 4:32
16 Blinded by the Light Manfred Mann’s Earth Band 5 3:48
17 Hello It’s Me Todd Rundgren 5 3:51
18 I’m Not in Love 10cc 4.25 6:00
19 Crazy Love Poco 2:56
20 Peace Train Cat Stevens 4:00
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 September Earth, Wind & Fire 4.85 3:35
2 I’ll Be Around The Spinners 5 3:11
3 Will It Go Round in Circles Billy Preston 4:28
4 Brick House Commodores 3:31
5 Strawberry Letter 23 The Brothers Johnson 5:00
6 What’s Goin’ On Marvin Gaye 4.4 3:53
7 Wake Up Everybody Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 3:40
8 She’s Gone Hall & Oates 3.65 5:14
9 Love Will Find a Way Pablo Cruise 4:09
10 So Into You Atlanta Rhythm Section 5 4:21
11 Jackie Blue The Ozark Mountain Daredevils 5 3:35
12 Free Bird Lynyrd Skynyrd 5 4:44
13 Drift Away Dobie Gray 5 3:56
14 Lean on Me Bill Withers 4.35 4:18
15 I Can See Clearly Now Johnny Nash 5 2:45
16 You Are So Beautiful Joe Cocker 4 2:42
17 I Just Wanna Stop Gino Vannelli 5 3:38
18 I Feel Love Donna Summer 5 3:46
19 Y.M.C.A. Village People 5 3:46
20 I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor 3.85 3:16

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Tom Scholz (track 1)
acoustic guitar and bass guitar:
Phil Lynott (track 10)
drums (drum set):
Brian Downey (Thin Lizzy drummer) (track 10)
Sib Hashian (track 1)
Nigel Olsson (track 7)
bass guitar:
Dee Murray (track 7)
effects [musical effects]:
Eric Stewart (1974) (track 18)
synthesizer:
David Hentschel (track 7)
guitar:
Scott Gorham (track 10)
Brian Robertson (Thin Lizzy & Motörhead) (track 10)
Davey Johnstone (track 7)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Tom Scholz (track 1)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Tom Scholz (track 1)
bass:
Tom Scholz (track 1)
bass and guitar:
Graham Gouldman (1974) (track 18)
synclavier [control desk]:
Lol (1974) (track 18)
Kevin (1974) (track 18)
Graham Gouldman (1974) (track 18)
Eric Stewart (1974) (track 18)
electric piano:
Eric Stewart (1974) (track 18)
percussion:
Sib Hashian (track 1)
piano:
Elton John (track 7)
Lol (1974) (track 18)
Moog:
Kevin (1974) (track 18)
arranger:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (track 8)
Brad Delp (track 1)
Tom Scholz (track 1)
assistant engineer:
Bruce Hensal (track 1)
Deni King (engineer) (track 1)
Doug Rider (track 1)
Nigel Walker (UK producer/engineer/guitarist) (track 13)
assistant mixer:
Steve Hodge (track 1)
background vocals:
Davey Johnstone (track 7)
Dee Murray (track 7)
Nigel Olsson (track 7)
Lol (1974) (track 18)
Kevin (1974) (track 18)
Graham Gouldman (1974) (track 18)
co-arranger:
Jim Masdea (track 1)
composer:
Elton John (track 7)
Hoyt Axton (track 2)
Joe Egan (Scottish singer-songwriter) (track 5)
David Essex (track 8)
Tom Johnston (guitarist and vocalist with "The Doobie Brothers") (track 4)
Phil Lynott (track 10)
Ric Ocasek (track 13)
Gerald Rafferty (track 5)
Todd Rundgren (track 17)
Tom Scholz (track 1)
Cat Stevens (now known as Yusuf Islam) (track 20)
Robert Lamm (1969) (track 3)
Bruce Springsteen (1972-08 – 1972-09) (track 16)
conductor:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (track 8)
engineer:
Eric Stewart (track 18)
Michael Delugg (track 11)
Warren Dewey (track 1)
Tom Scholz (track 1)
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (track 7)
Geoff Workman (track 13)
lead vocals:
Elton John (track 7)
Brad Delp (track 1)
Phil Lynott (track 10)
Eric Stewart (1974) (track 18)
lead vocals [Harmony]:
Brad Delp (track 1)
lyricist:
Hoyt Axton (track 2)
Joe Egan (Scottish singer-songwriter) (track 5)
David Essex (track 8)
Tom Johnston (guitarist and vocalist with "The Doobie Brothers") (track 4)
Phil Lynott (track 10)
Ric Ocasek (track 13)
Gerald Rafferty (track 5)
Todd Rundgren (track 17)
Tom Scholz (track 1)
Cat Stevens (now known as Yusuf Islam) (track 20)
Bernie Taupin (track 7)
Robert Lamm (1969) (track 3)
Bruce Springsteen (1972-08 – 1972-09) (track 16)
mixer:
Eric Stewart (track 18)
other vocals [whisper vocals]:
Kathy Redfern (1974) (track 18)
producer:
John Alcock (producer) (track 10)
Roy Thomas Baker (producer) (track 13)
John Boylan (track 1)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 15)
Gus Dudgeon (track 7)
Manfred Mann (the person) (track 16)
Doug Morris (record executive) (track 11)
Eric Stevens (producer active in the 1970s) (track 11)
Jeff Wayne (musician) (track 8)
Tom Scholz (track 1)
10cc (track 18)
recording engineer:
10cc (track 18)
Gary Martin (Sound Engineer) (track 8)
remixer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 15)
vocals:
David Essex (track 8)
writer:
Berton Averre (track 14)
Douglas Fieger (track 14)
Andy Fraser (English bassist, member of Free) (track 9)
Graham Gouldman (track 18)
Deborah Harry (track 15)
Cub Koda (track 11)
Michael Lutz (track 11)
Martin Quittenton (track 6)
Paul Rodgers (track 9)
Chris Stein (track 15)
Eric Stewart (track 18)
Rod Stewart (track 6)
Rusty Young (track 19)
phonographic copyright by:
Creature Music Ltd. (track 16)
A&M Records, Ltd. (1972) (track 5)
Phonogram, Inc. (1975) (track 18)
Mercury Records Limited (not for release label use!) (1976) (track 10)
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 1)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1996) (track 18)
publisher:
BMG Gold Songs (track 8)
BMG Monarch (track 15)
Baby Bun Music Ltd (track 5)
Big Leaf Publishing (track 11)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 15)
Dick James Music Ltd. (renamed Universal/Dick James Music Ltd. since 1999‐07‐30) (track 7)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 18)
Irving Music, Inc. (tracks 9, 20)
Island Music (Island Music Ltd.) (track 20)
Joseph Webster Ltd (track 8)
Lady J Music (track 11)
Laurel Canyon Music Ltd. (Mike Appel's publishing company) (track 16)
Lido Music, Inc. (track 13)
PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (temporary comment for merge; renamed Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. circa 1998) (track 10)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 17)
Stage Three Songs (track 8)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 1)
Walden Music, Inc. (track 11)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 1)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 4)
Zomba Music (track 16)
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)
Man-Ken Music Ltd. (1975) (track 18)
Lido Music (1978) (track 13)
mixed at:
Westlake Audio (former name of Westlake Recording Studios) in Los Angeles, California, United States (track 1)
recorded at:
Strawberry Studios (Château d'Hérouville, France) in Hérouville, Val-d'Oise, Île-de-France, France (track 7)
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1976) (track 1)
The Record Plant (aka “Record Plant” Los Angeles) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1976) (track 1)
The Workhouse in London, England, United Kingdom (1976) (track 16)
earliest release:
mash-ups:
music videos:
I’m Not in Love by 10cc (track 18)
remix of:
Heart of Glass by Blondie (track 15)
sampled by:
Come Again by The Kleptones (track 1)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 500) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Blinded by the Light (1976) (track 16)
is the basis for:
Joy to the World (Mariah Carey song, based off both the Christmas carol and the Hoyt Axton/Three Dog Night song) (track 2)
點俾某君聽 (track 9)
later parody versions:
Babylona (track 14)
Bethlehem's Boy (track 13)
Boy Tell The World (track 2)
Comme des connards (track 14)
Go Right Now (track 9)
I’m Not in Hove (track 18)
Lazzie Lay (track 6)
Micah (track 8)
My Bologna (track 14)
Sat on the Level (track 5)
Stuck in the Metal (track 5)
later translated parody versions:
Corazón de vaso (track 15)
later translated versions:
Gemmas wieda an (track 10)
Gevangen met u (track 5)
Heart of Glass (Japanese version) (track 15)
Maggie May (Finnish) (track 6)
愛到你發狂 (track 14)
置き去りの夢 (track 18)
recording of:
All Right Now (track 9)
Crazy Love (track 19)
Heart of Glass (track 15)
Hello, It’s Me (track 17)
Joy to the World (track 2)
Maggie May (track 6)
My Sharona (track 14)
Peace Train (track 20)
Rock On (track 8)
I’m Not in Love (1974) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Once I Had a Love (track 15)

CD 2

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1973) (track 8)
drums (drum set):
Mark Craney (track 17)
Bernard “Pretty” Purdie (1973) (track 8)
Earl Young (1973) (track 2)
synthesizer:
Joe Vannelli (Canadian musician, composer and record producer) (track 17)
guitar:
Carlos Rios (producer/guitarist) (track 17)
John Oates (1973) (track 8)
bass:
Ron Baker (1973) (track 2)
Steve Gelfand (Steve "Fontz" Gelfand) (1973) (track 8)
electric piano:
Joe Vannelli (Canadian musician, composer and record producer) (track 17)
Daryl Hall (1973) (track 8)
electric guitar, mellotron and synthesizer:
Chris Bond (1973) (track 8)
percussion:
Manuel Badrena (track 17)
Ralph MacDonald (1973) (track 8)
percussion [box drum]:
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 6)
percussion [vibraphone, marimba]:
Vince Montana (1973) (track 2)
piano:
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 6)
Thom Bell (keyboards, songwriter, producer) (1973) (track 2)
bass synthesizer [synthesized electric bass]:
Leon Gaer (track 17)
tenor saxophone:
Ernie Watts (jazz and blues saxophonist) (track 17)
Joe Farrell (1973) (track 8)
arranger:
Thom Bell (keyboards, songwriter, producer) (track 2)
Joe Vannelli (Canadian musician, composer and record producer) (track 17)
Gino Vannelli (track 17)
Ross Vannelli (track 17)
assistant engineer:
Chris Desmond (track 17)
David Gallo (engineer) (track 16)
David Roberts (engineer) (track 16)
assistant mixer:
Paul Aronoff (track 17)
Betsy Banghart (engineer) (track 17)
associate producer:
Freddie Perren (track 20)
background vocals:
Stephanie Spruill (track 17)
Ross Vannelli (track 17)
Lem Barney (1971-05-06) (track 6)
Mel Farr (1971-05-06) (track 6)
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 6)
Yvette Benson (1973) (track 2)
Carla Benton (1973) (track 2)
Barbara Ingram (1973) (track 2)
baritone vocals:
Henry Fambrough (1973) (track 2)
bass vocals:
Pervis Jackson (1973) (track 2)
composer:
Thom Bell (keyboards, songwriter, producer) (track 2)
Phil Hurtt (track 2)
Ronald LaPread (track 4)
Thomas McClary (track 4)
Jacques Morali (track 19)
Milan Williams (track 4)
Renaldo Benson (track 6)
Al Cleveland (track 6)
Allen Collins (track 12)
Marvin Gaye (track 6)
Johnny Nash (track 15)
Shuggie Otis (track 5)
Lionel Richie (track 4)
Ronnie Van Zant (track 12)
Ross Vannelli (track 17)
Bill Withers (track 14)
conductor:
David Van dePitte (1971-05-06) (track 6)
Thom Bell (keyboards, songwriter, producer) (1973) (track 2)
engineer:
Guy Charbonneau (track 16)
instruments:
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1971-05-06) (track 6)
The Funk Brothers (1971-05-06) (track 6)
lead vocals:
Joe Cocker (track 16)
Gino Vannelli (track 17)
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 6)
Daryl Hall (1973) (track 8)
John Oates (1973) (track 8)
lyricist:
Henri Belolo (track 19)
Renaldo Benson (track 6)
Al Cleveland (track 6)
Allen Collins (track 12)
Marvin Gaye (track 6)
William King (member of Commodores) (track 4)
Johnny Nash (track 15)
Walter Orange (track 4)
Shuggie Otis (track 5)
Lionel Richie (track 4)
Ronnie Van Zant (track 12)
Ross Vannelli (track 17)
Victor Willis (track 19)
Bill Withers (track 14)
mixer:
Chris Lord‐Alge (track 16)
Norm Kinney (track 17)
Lawrence Miles (1971-05-06) (track 6)
producer:
Thom Bell (keyboards, songwriter, producer) (track 2)
Dino Fekaris (track 20)
Kenneth Gamble (track 7)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 7)
Michael Lang (Producer) (track 16)
Arif Mardin (track 8)
Jacques Morali (track 19)
Joe Vannelli (Canadian musician, composer and record producer) (track 17)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 1)
Marvin Gaye (track 6)
Johnny Nash (track 15)
Gino Vannelli (track 17)
Ross Vannelli (track 17)
recording engineer:
Joe Tarsia (engineer) (track 2)
Norm Kinney (track 17)
remixer:
Joe Tarsia (engineer) (track 2)
tenor vocals:
Billy Henderson (Former member of The Spinners) (1973) (track 2)
Bobbie Smith (r&b singer) (1973) (track 2)
Philippé Wynne (1973) (track 2)
writer:
Pete Bellotte (track 18)
Buddy Buie (track 10)
Victor Carstarphen (track 7)
Steve Cash (track 11)
Dean Daughtry (track 10)
Dino Fekaris (track 20)
Bruce Fisher (tracks 3, 16)
Daryl Hall (track 8)
Larry Lee (Vinyl Kings and Ozark Mountain Daredevils) (track 11)
Gene McFadden (track 7)
Al McKay (track 1)
Giorgio Moroder (track 18)
Robert Nix (track 10)
John Oates (track 8)
Freddie Perren (track 20)
Billy Preston (tracks 3, 16)
Donna Summer (soul/disco diva) (track 18)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 1)
John Whitehead (track 7)
Allee Willis (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Atlantic Recording Corporation (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (track 2)
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1972) (track 15)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1972) (track 14)
PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) (1978 –) (track 20)
A&M Records, Inc. (1978) (track 17)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1978) (track 1)
publisher:
Budde Music Inc. (track 18)
Cambrae Music (track 4)
Can’t Stop Music (US work publisher, affiliated with BMI) (track 19)
Cayman Music (track 15)
Drop Five (track 4)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 1)
FCG Music (track 6)
Hanna Music (track 4)
Irving Music (BMI) (track 1)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 3)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks 4, 6)
Libren Music (track 4)
MG III Music (track 6)
NMG Music (track 6)
PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (temporary comment for merge; renamed Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. circa 1998) (track 20)
Rick S. Music (track 18)
Scorpio Music (French label) (track 19)
Steel Chest Music (track 1)
Universal Music Publishing (Use ONLY if no country-specific information is available) (track 20)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 20)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 20)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 14)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 2)
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 8)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1971-05-06) (track 6)
Memorial Auditorium in Lowell, Massachusetts, United States (1989-10-05) (track 16)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Kobiety są gorące by Norbi (track 1)
휘파람 by CB Mass (track 2)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 4) (track 6)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 205) (track 14)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 489) (track 20)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
King of Snake (track 18)
Supreme (track 20)
later parody versions:
A.N.T.S. (track 19)
Cheap Birds (track 12)
Freebird (track 12)
Neun Live (track 20)
P-A-C-K (track 19)
YHWH (track 19)
Åsa Bodén (track 19)
later translated parody versions:
A Kapella (track 1)
L.M.A.A. (track 19)
later translated versions:
't Is voorbij (track 20)
Bambaşka Biri (Turkish version) (track 20)
Laulumme soi (track 19)
Lekker... (track 19)
Miesstrippari (track 19)
Ny dag på vej (track 15)
Oon voimissain (track 20)
Toi et le soleil (track 15)
What’s Going On (Japanese version) (track 6)
YMCA好知己 (track 19)
Zmizely stíny (track 15)
later versions:
Brick House 2003 (track 4)
partial recording of:
Wake Up Everybody (track 7)
recording of:
Brick House (original version) (track 4)
Free Bird (track 12)
I Feel Love (track 18)
I Just Wanna Stop (track 17)
I Will Survive (track 20)
Jackie Blue (track 11)
September (track 1)
So in to You (track 10)
Y.M.C.A. (track 19)
What’s Going On (1971-05-06) (track 6)
Lean on Me (1972) (track 14)
I’ll Be Around (1973) (track 2)
She’s Gone (1973) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Classic Grooves (track 2)