Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Shining Star
Earth, Wind & Fire 2:52
2 Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While)
The Doobie Brothers 3:40
3 Me and Bobby McGee
Janis Joplin 4.35 4:31
4 Strange Magic
Electric Light Orchestra 4:31
5 Momma Told Me Not to Come
Three Dog Night 5 3:20
6 Hold the Line
Toto 3:58
7 Black Magic Woman
Santana 3.6 3:17
8 Dust in the Wind
Kansas 4.65 3:26
9 The Air That I Breath
The Hollies 4:10
10 Family Affair
Sly & The Family Stone 2:57

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Janis Joplin (track 3)
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
Rich Williams (guitarist of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
violin [violins]:
Robby Steinhardt (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
drumset:
Clark Pierson (track 3)
bass guitar:
David Brown (US bassist for Santana/Allman Brothers/31st of February) (track 7)
Dave Hope (track 8)
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (track 3)
viola:
Robby Steinhardt (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
chimes:
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
drums:
Michael Shrieve (track 7)
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
pedal steel guitar [pedals]:
Rich Williams (guitarist of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
synthesizer:
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
synthesizer [synthesizers]:
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
organ:
Ken Pearson (track 3)
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
Clavinet:
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
guitar:
Carlos Santana (track 7)
John Till (track 3)
bass:
Dave Hope (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
vibraphone:
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
timpani:
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
electric guitar:
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
Rich Williams (guitarist of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
percussion [additional percussion]:
Phil Ehart (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
keyboard:
Gregg Rolie (track 7)
piano:
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (track 3)
Kerry Livgren (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
timbales:
congas:
Michael Carabello (track 7)
additional engineer:
Terry Diane Becker (engineer) (track 8)
arranger:
Kansas (US prog rock band) (track 8)
art direction:
Tom Drennon (track 8)
background vocals:
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (track 3)
Janis Joplin (track 3)
John Till (track 3)
Phil Badella (track 3)
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (track 3)
John Cooke (track 3)
Vince Mitchell (track 3)
Ken Pearson (track 3)
Clark Pierson (track 3)
Robby Steinhardt (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
composer:
Kerry Livgren (track 8)
Jeff Lynne (track 4)
Sylvester Stewart (track 10)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 7)
Randy Newman (track 5)
David Paich (track 6)
engineer:
Phil Macy (50s-70s engineer) (track 3)
Terry Becker (engineer) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
Jeff Glixman (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
guest tambourine:
Sandra Crouch (track 3)
guest bongos and congas:
Bobbye Hall (track 3)
lead vocals:
Janis Joplin (track 3)
Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas) (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
lyricist:
Kerry Livgren (track 8)
Jeff Lynne (track 4)
Sylvester Stewart (track 10)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 7)
Randy Newman (track 5)
David Paich (track 6)
performer:
Full Tilt Boogie (track 3)
producer:
Fred Catero (track 7)
Paul A. Rothchild (track 3)
Carlos Santana (track 7)
Jeff Glixman (1977-06) (track 8)
vocals:
Carlos Santana (track 7)
Gregg Rolie (track 7)
writer:
Fred Foster (track 3)
Albert Hammond (track 9)
Mike Hazlewood (track 9)
Kris Kristofferson (track 3)
publisher:
April Music Inc. (track 9)
mixed at:
The Village (alternate branding of The Village Recorder in West LA since 1990s) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1977-08) (track 8)
recorded at:
Studio in the Country in Bogalusa, Louisiana, United States (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
Woodland Studios in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 8)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 148) (track 3)
cover recording of:
Black Magic Woman (1970-07-04) (track 7)
Me and Bobby McGee (1970-09-25) (track 3)
later parody versions:
Lust on the Bridge (track 8)
Obadiah (track 6)
later translated versions:
Leb' dei Leben (track 8)
later versions:
Bobby McGee (track 3)
Mie ja Bobby McGee (track 3)
Pensando en ti (track 8)
recording of:
Dust in the Wind (track 8)
Family Affair (track 10)
Hold the Line (track 6)
Strange Magic (track 4)

Release Group

part of: The Ultimate Collection of Rock & Roll (number: 6)