Tracklist

CD 1: Happy Songs
# Title Rating Length
1 Happy Songs
3:31
2 Hooray Hooray
3:39
3 Kalimba de Luna
3:49
4 Children of Paradise
2:52
5 Brown Girl in the Ring
3:05
6 Felicidad
2:54
7 Malaika
3:28
8 Take the Heat of Me
4:49
9 Gotta Go Home
3:47
10 The Calendar Song (January, February, March)
2:24
11 My Cherie Amor
4:00
12 Barbarella Fortuneteller
2:56
13 Jambo - Hakuna Matata (No Problems)
2:51
14 Bang Bang Lulu
3:18
CD 2: Daddy Cool
# Title Rating Length
1 Daddy Cool
4.35 3:30
2 Sunny
4 4:03
3 Love for Sale
4:16
4 Motherless Child
4:19
5 No Woman, No Cry
3:33
6 Dreadlock Holiday
4:19
7 Fever
4:01
8 Hold On! I'm Comin'
3:38
9 Rivers of Babylon
4:01
10 Boonoonoonoos
2:14
11 Voodoonight
3:33
12 I Feel Good
3:06
13 Bel Ami
3:13
14 Gloria, Can You Waddle
3:58
CD 3: Painter Man
# Title Rating Length
1 Painter Man
3:13
2 Belfast
2 3:31
3 Living Like a Moviestar
2:58
4 Ma Baker
4 4:08
5 Plantation Boy
4:26
6 King of the Road
2:37
7 Going Back West
3:12
8 Bahama Mama
3:19
9 Rasputin
4:28
10 Got a Man on My Mind
3:24
11 The Alibama
3:12
12 I See a Boat on the River
3:54
13 Gadda-Da-Vida
3:01
14 Nightflight to Venus
4:08

Credits

CD 1: Happy Songs

composer:
Giuseppe Amoroso (track 3)
Tony Esposito (track 3)
Frank Farian (track 9)
Heinz Huth (track 9)
Remo Licastro (track 3)
Pino Massara (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 14)
lyricist:
Tony Esposito (track 3)
Remo Licastro (track 3)
Jürgen Huth (track 9)
Fred Jay (track 9)
Mauro Malavasi (track 3)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 14)
writer:
Rosella Conz (track 6)
Henry Cosby (track 11)
Frank Farian (tracks 2, 12)
Dietmar Kawohl (track 12)
Sylvia Moy (track 11)
Stevie Wonder (track 11)
Fred Jay (track 2)
remaster of:
Gotta Go Home by Boney M. (track 9)
cover recording of:
Kalimba de Luna (track 3)
My Cherie Amour (track 11)
is the basis for:
Wish You Were Mine (track 11)
later translated versions:
Feličita (track 6)
later versions:
Eu Queria Amor (track 11)
recording of:
Bang Bang Lulu (track 14)
Felicidad (Margherita) (By "Boney M.") (track 6)
Gotta Go Home (catch-all for all arrangements) (track 9)

CD 2: Daddy Cool

composer:
Frank Farian (track 1)
Vincent Ford (track 5)
Bobby Hebb (track 2)
Cole Porter (1930) (track 3)
guest performer:
Precious Wilson (track 8)
lyricist:
Vincent Ford (track 5)
Bobby Hebb (track 2)
George Reyam (track 1)
Cole Porter (1930) (track 3)
writer:
Brent Dowe (track 9)
G. Gouldman (track 6)
Trevor McNaughton (track 9)
E. Stewart (track 6)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 3)
Man-Ken Music Ltd. (track 6)
sampled by:
arrangements:
No Woman No Cry (track 5)
cover recording of:
Dreadlock Holiday (track 6)
Love for Sale (track 3)
No Woman, No Cry (track 5)
Rivers of Babylon (track 9)
Sunny (track 2)
is the basis for:
Luv da Sunshine (track 6)
Rivers of Babylon (Boney M. version) (track 9)
波士 (track 2)
later parody versions:
No Oven No Pie (track 5)
Äijä viilee (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Não chore mais (track 5)
サニー (track 2)
齊上小山崗 (track 9)
recording of:
Daddy Cool (track 1)
Motherless Child (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 5)
Mega Mix (tracks 1–2)
version of:

CD 3: Painter Man

composer:
Jimmy Bilsbury (track 2)
Jimmy Cliff (track 7)
Joe Menke (Schlagerkomponist & Musikproduzent) (track 2)
George Reyam (tracks 4, 9)
Drafi Deutscher (track 2)
Frank Farian (tracks 4, 9)
Doug Ingle (track 13)
Fred Jay (tracks 4, 9)
Roger Miller (US singer/songwriter/actor, “King of the Road”) (1964) (track 6)
lyricist:
Jimmy Bilsbury (track 2)
Jimmy Cliff (track 7)
Joe Menke (Schlagerkomponist & Musikproduzent) (track 2)
George Reyam (tracks 4, 9)
Drafi Deutscher (track 2)
Frank Farian (tracks 4, 9)
Doug Ingle (track 13)
Fred Jay (tracks 4, 9)
Roger Miller (US singer/songwriter/actor, “King of the Road”) (track 6)
writer:
Eddie Phillips (track 1)
Kenny Pickett (track 1)
cover recording of:
Going Back West (track 7)
King of the Road (track 6)
Painter Man (track 1)
later parody versions:
In a Gadda Da Vida (track 13)
Queen of the House (track 6)
later translated parody versions:
King of the Road (Wise Guys parody version) (track 6)
later translated versions:
On est les rois (track 6)
later versions:
Alltid på väg (track 6)
Belfast (German version) (track 2)
recording of:
Belfast (English version) (track 2)
Ma Baker (track 4)
Plantation Boy (track 5)
Rasputin (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Mega Mix (tracks 4, 9)
Polkas on 45 (track 13)

Release Group

Wikidata: Q5871322 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Hit Collection (Boney M. 1996) [info]