Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rocket Man
Elton John 3.35 4:43
2 Ventura Highway
America 4.5 3:27
3 American Pie
Don McLean 5 4:09
4 Son of My Father
Chicory Tip 3:12
5 Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone
The Temptations 5:10
6 What Made Milwaukee Famous (Has Made a Loser Out of Me)
Rod Stewart 2:54
7 Silver Machine
Hawkwind 4:39
8 Telegram Sam
T. Rex 3:46
9 New Orleans
Harley Quinne 2:55
10 Oh Babe What Would You Say?
Hurricane Smith 3:29
11 Sister Jane
New World 3:40
12 School’s Out
Alice Cooper 4.15 3:29
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Without You
Nilsson 4.65 3:20
2 Dreams Are Ten a Penny
Kincade 2:42
3 You’re a Lady
Peter Skellern 4:34
4 Baby I’m a Want You
Bread 4 2:26
5 Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress
The Hollies 4.35 3:18
6 Come What May (Apres Toi)
Vicky Leandros 3:32
7 Wig-Wam Bam
The Sweet 5 3:02
8 Gudbuy T’Jane
Slade 4.5 3:31
9 Brand New Key
Melanie 2:25
10 Soley Soley
Middle of the Road 3:07
11 Beg, Steal or Borrow
The New Seekers 2:48
12 Desiderata
Les Crane 3:59

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Europe (track 1)
acoustic guitar:
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 3)
drums (drum set):
Nigel Olsson (track 1)
bass guitar:
Dee Murray (track 1)
membranophone:
Roy Markowitz (1971-05-26) (track 3)
synthesizer:
David Hentschel (track 1)
guitar:
Davey Johnstone (track 1)
bass:
Bob Rothstein (1971-05-26) (track 3)
banjo:
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 3)
electric piano:
Ray Colcord (1971-05-26) (track 3)
vibraphone:
Mike Mainieri (1971-05-26) (track 3)
electric guitar:
David Spinozza (1971-05-26) (track 3)
percussion:
Roy Markowitz (1971-05-26) (track 3)
piano:
Elton John (track 1)
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (1971-05-26) (track 3)
marimba:
Mike Mainieri (1971-05-26) (track 3)
background vocals:
Dee Murray (track 1)
Nigel Olsson (track 1)
Davey Johnstone (track 1)
choir vocals:
composer:
Marc Bolan (track 8)
Dave Brock (UK guitarist/synthesizer singer/songwriter, member of Hawkwind) (track 7)
Dewey Bunnell (track 2)
Elton John (track 1)
Don McLean (track 3)
engineer:
Tom Flye (track 3)
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Elton John (track 1)
lyricist:
Marc Bolan (track 8)
Dewey Bunnell (track 2)
Robert Calvert (track 7)
Don McLean (track 3)
Bernie Taupin (track 1)
producer:
Gus Dudgeon (track 1)
Bob Ezrin (track 12)
vocals:
Bob Rothstein (1971-05-26) (track 3)
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 3)
writer:
Michael Bruce (of Alice Cooper) (track 12)
Glen Buxton (American guitarist) (track 12)
Alice Cooper (the musician Vincent Damon Furnier) (track 12)
Dennis Dunaway (track 12)
Neal Smith (former Alice Cooper drummer) (track 12)
Barrett Strong (track 5)
Norman Whitfield (track 5)
publisher:
Ezra Music Corp. (track 12)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 3)
Opus 19 Music (track 12)
Third Palm Music (track 12)
Universal (plain logo: "Universal") (track 3)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (Hong Kong/China subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 3)
Universal Records (1996-2005 American pop label - "RECORDS" must be a part of the logo!) (track 3)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 2)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 12)
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 2)
recorded at:
Strawberry Studios (Château d'Hérouville, France) in Hérouville, Val-d'Oise, Île-de-France, France (track 1)
Roundhouse in Camden Town, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1972-02-13) (track 7)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 319) (track 12)
cover recording of:
later parody versions:
Parable Guy (track 3)
The Saga Begins (track 3)
later translated parody versions:
later versions:
Feu de paille (track 3)
School’s Out (Daphne & Celeste version) (track 12)
live recording of:
Silver Machine (1972-02-13) (track 7)
recording of:
School’s Out (track 12)
Telegram Sam (track 8)
Ventura Highway (track 2)
American Pie (1971-05-26) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 5)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
John Uribe (1971-06) (track 1)
drums (drum set):
Jim Keltner (1971-06) (track 1)
bass guitar:
Klaus Voormann (1971-06) (track 1)
brass and strings arranger:
Paul Buckmaster (track 1)
piano:
Gary Wright (US singer/keyboardist) (1971-06) (track 1)
arranger:
Giosy Capuano (track 10)
Mario Capuano (track 10)
composer:
Fernando Arbex (track 10)
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread) (track 4)
conductor:
Paul Buckmaster (track 1)
engineer:
lyricist:
Fernando Arbex (track 10)
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread) (track 4)
producer:
The Hollies (track 5)
Richard Perry (producer) (track 1)
Ron Richards (track 5)
Phil Wainman (track 7)
vocals:
Harry Nilsson (US singer-songwriter) (1971-06) (track 1)
writer:
John Carter (songwriter & producer, b. 1942) (track 2)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 7)
Nicky Chinn (track 7)
Allan Clarke (of The Hollies) (track 5)
Roger Cook (track 5)
Tom Evans (UK guitarist for Badfinger) (track 1)
Roger Greenaway (track 5)
Pete Ham (track 1)
Neville Holder (track 8)
Jim Lea (track 8)
publisher:
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 1)
edits:
Wig‐Wam Bam by The Sweet (track 7)
arrangements:
Per chi (translated) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Without You (1971) (track 1)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Wig Wam Bam (Finnish version) (track 7)
recording of:
Brand New Key (track 9)
Gudbuy T' Jane (track 8)
Soley Soley (1971 song) (track 10)
Wig Wam Bam (track 7)

Release Group

part of: The 70's (Time-Life Music)