Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 (Is This the Way to) Amarillo
Tony Christie 3:12
2 Downtown
Petula Clark 3:16
3 Just My Imagination
The Temptations 5 3:48
4 Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison 2.65 3:05
5 All I Have to Do Is Dream
The Everly Brothers 3:07
6 Mess Around
Ray Charles 2:40
7 Love Really Hurts Without You
Billy Ocean 3:03
8 Back With You
Fritz Fuller 3:42
9 Give Me Forever
That Girl 3:30
10 Who
Mimi Lange 3:31
11 Lost My Way
Wrong Animal 3:58
12 Shine
Cunningham 4:16
13 Can't Fool Me Anymore
Mollie King 4:13
14 Being Someone Else
Michelle Bee 3:17
15 I'm Through
Mirage 3:51

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Connie Kay (1953-05-17) (track 6)
Gary Chester (studio drummer and educator) (1967-03-28) (track 4)
bass guitar:
Eric Gale (1967-03-28) (track 4)
trumpet:
Jesse Drakes (1953-05-17) (track 6)
organ:
Garry Sherman (arranger & conductor) (1967-03-28) (track 4)
guitar:
MacHouston "Mickey" Baker (1953-05-17) (track 6)
Al Gorgoni (1967-03-28) (track 4)
Hugh McCracken (1967-03-28) (track 4)
Van Morrison (1967-03-28) (track 4)
bass:
Lloyd Trotman (bass) (1953-05-17) (track 6)
piano:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1953-05-17) (track 6)
baritone saxophone [baritone sax]:
Dave McRae (1953-05-17) (track 6)
tenor saxophone [tenor sax]:
Sam "The Man" Taylor (US tenor saxophonist) (1953-05-17) (track 6)
arranger:
Jesse Stone (track 6)
background vocals:
The Sweet Inspirations (1967-03-28) (track 4)
composer:
Boudleaux Bryant (track 5)
Tony Hatch (track 2)
Van Morrison (track 4)
Norman Whitfield (track 3)
lead vocals:
Van Morrison (1967-03-28) (track 4)
lyricist:
Boudleaux Bryant (track 5)
Tony Hatch (track 2)
Barrett Strong (track 3)
Van Morrison (1967) (track 4)
performer:
Van Morrison (1967-03-28) (track 4)
The Temptations (Motown soul vocal group) (1970-11-24 – 1970-12-03) (track 3)
producer:
Herb Abramson (track 6)
Bert Russell Berns (track 4)
Ahmet Ertegun (track 6)
recording engineer:
Brooks Arthur (track 4)
vocals:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1953-05-17) (track 6)
Renald Richard (1953-05-17) (track 6)
writer:
Ahmet Ertegun (track 6)
Ben Findon (track 7)
Howard Greenfield (track 1)
Neil Sedaka (track 1)
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) (1967) (track 4)
Charly Records (1968) (track 4)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (track 2)
Acuff-Rose Publ. (track 5)
Artist Alliance (track 4)
Universal Music Publishing (Use ONLY if no country-specific information is available) (track 4)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 4)
Web IV Music Inc. (track 4)
Welbeck Music Ltd. (track 2)
Minurve Records (2009-02-25 –) (track 5)
recorded at:
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1953-05-17) (track 6)
Golden World in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1970-11-24 – 1970-12-03) (track 3)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 109) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 389) (track 3)
is the basis for:
Darntarn (track 2)
later parody versions:
Crazy Downtown (Allan Sherman parody) (track 2)
Håkan (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Amarillo (track 1)
Bruuni Ouge (track 4)
Pátá (track 2)
later versions:
Kauan (track 2)
Pendant les vacances (All I Have to Do Is Dream) (track 5)
recording of:
Downtown (Petula Clark song) (track 2)
Mess Around (1953-05-17) (track 6)
Brown Eyed Girl (1967-03-28) (track 4)
Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) (1970-11-24 – 1970-12-03) (track 3)
referred to in medleys: