Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Matthew and Son
Cat Stevens 2:26
2 Black Is Black
Los Bravos 4 2:56
3 Spirit in the Sky
Norman Greenbaum 4.15 4:00
4 Sha-La-La-La-Lee
Small Faces 2:52
5 Jesamine
The Casuals 3:37
6 Colours
Donovan 2:45
7 Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind
The Lovin’ Spoonful 1:58
8 Summer in the City
The Lovin’ Spoonful 2:38
9 Little Man
Sonny & Cher 3:16
10 (Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay
Otis Redding 4.5 2:41
11 Dedicated to the One I Love
The Mamas & the Papas 3.5 2:56
12 My Friend Jack
The Smoke 3:06
13 Green Tambourine
The Lemon Pipers 2:23
14 Simon Says
1910 Fruitgum Company 2:14
15 Yummy Yummy
Ohio Express 2:19
16 What a Wonderful World
Louis Armstrong 4 2:17
17 Magic Carpet Ride
Steppenwolf 4 4:22
18 Just Like Eddie
Heinz 2:38
19 It's All Over Now, Baby Blue
Them 3:42
20 Twelve Thirty (Young Girls Are Coming to the Canyon)
The Mamas & the Papas 3:16
21 The City of New Orleans
Arlo Guthrie 4:28
22 Speedy Gonzales
Pat Boone 5 2:32
23 When a Man Loves a Woman
Percy Sledge 4.75 2:49

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, United States (1967-08-16) (track 16)
drums (drum set):
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 10)
bass guitar:
Donald “Duck” Dunn (US bass guitarist, session musician, record producer & songwriter) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 10)
trumpet:
Wayne Jackson (trumpet/trombone (Memphis Horns/Mar-Keys)) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 10)
membranophone:
Roger Hawkins (1966-02-17) (track 23)
farfisa [farfisa organ]:
Spooner Oldham (1966-02-17) (track 23)
guitar:
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (1966-02-17) (track 23)
Steve Cropper (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 10)
double bass:
Albert Lowe Jr. (1966-02-17) (track 23)
keyboard:
Isaac Hayes (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 10)
Booker T. Jones (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 10)
chorus master:
Tommy Goodman (Pianist, arranger for Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington) (1967-08-16) (track 16)
composer:
Steve Goodman (folk musician) (track 21)
Donovan Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (track 6)
Norman Greenbaum (track 3)
conductor:
Tommy Goodman (Pianist, arranger for Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington) (1967-08-16) (track 16)
engineer:
Eddie Brackett (track 16)
Bob Simpson (US jazz engineer/producer) (track 16)
lead vocals:
Louis Armstrong (1967-08-16) (track 16)
lyricist:
Steve Goodman (folk musician) (track 21)
Donovan Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (track 6)
Norman Greenbaum (track 3)
other vocals [whistling]:
Otis Redding (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 10)
producer:
Jerry Bruckheimer (track 10)
Steve Cropper (track 10)
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (track 23)
Quin Ivy (track 23)
Erik Jacobsen (track 3)
Don Simpson (track 10)
Bob Thiele (producer & songwriter) (track 16)
vocals:
Percy Sledge (1966-02-17) (track 23)
Otis Redding (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 10)
writer:
Ralph Bass (track 11)
Steve Cropper (track 10)
Michelle Grainger (track 2)
Tony Hayes (UK songwriter, co-wrote “Black is Black”) (track 2)
David Hill (US songwriter) (track 22)
John Kay (lead singer of Steppenwolf) (track 17)
Buddy Kaye (track 22)
Ethel Lee (songwriter) (track 22)
Paul Leka (track 13)
Calvin Lewis (track 23)
Rushton Moreve (track 17)
Lowman Pauling (track 11)
Shelley Pinz (track 13)
Otis Redding (track 10)
Bob Thiele (producer & songwriter) (track 16)
Steve Wadey (track 2)
George David Weiss (track 16)
Andrew Wright (US keyboardist) (track 23)
phonographic copyright by:
H.H.O. Ltd (music licensing) (track 23)
MCA Records, Inc. (do not use as a release label! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (1968) (track 16)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1992) (track 23)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1992) (track 23)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1993) (track 23)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1993) (track 23)
publisher:
Abilene Music Inc. (track 16)
Carlin Music Corp. (track 16)
Irving Music (BMI) (track 10)
Mijac Music (track 23)
Quartet Music Inc. (track 16)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 2)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 11)
Warner/Chappell (tracks 3, 23)
Yamaha Music EH(CM) (track 10)
Yamaha Music Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 10)
Pronto Music (1966 –) (track 23)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (1966 –) (track 23)
recorded at:
Norala Studio in Sheffield, Alabama, United States (1966-02-17) (track 23)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Eye Know by De La Soul (track 10)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 28) (track 10)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 54) (track 23)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 333) (track 3)
cover recording of:
City of New Orleans (track 21)
is the basis for:
Liten og grønn (track 21)
later parody versions:
Spirit Inside (track 3)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
BLACK IS BLACK (Japanese version) (track 2)
Le Petit Gonzalès (track 22)
Noir c’est noir (track 2)
Näen mustaa vain (track 2)
Pazudušais dēls (Latvian version of "City of New Orleans") (track 21)
Speedy Gonzales (German version) (track 22)
愛得太遠 (track 11)
later versions:
Pieter van Daalen (track 22)
Salut les amoureux (track 21)
recording of:
Colours (track 6)
Green Tambourine (track 13)
Magic Carpet Ride (track 17)
My Friend Jack (track 12)
Speedy Gonzales (track 22)
Black Is Black (1966) (track 2)
When a Man Loves a Woman (1966-02-17) (track 23)
What a Wonderful World (1967-08-16) (track 16)
(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 10)
Spirit in the Sky (1969) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:

Release Group

part of:Stereoplay Highlights (number: 44)