Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Strange
3 2:43
2 Hidden Charms
3 3:34
3 Remove This Doubt
3 3:55
4 I Threw It All Away
3 3:27
5 Leave My Kitten Alone
3 3:14
6 Everybody’s Crying Mercy
2 4:08
7 I’ve Been Wrong Before
2 3:03
8 Bama Lama Bama Loo
3 2:48
9 Must You Throw Dirt in My Face
3 3:51
10 Pouring Water on a Drowning Man
3 3:40
11 The Very Thought of You
2 3:43
12 Payday
4 3:00
13 Please Stay
3 4:51
14 Running Out of Fools
3 3:04
15 Days
3 4:55
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ship of Fools
Elvis Costello 5:22
2 My Resistance Is Low
Elvis Costello 2:01
3 Innocent When You Dream
Elvis Costello 4:30
4 I’m Coming Home
Elvis Costello 3:14
5 The Dark End of the Street
Elvis Costello 3:11
6 Congratulations
Elvis Costello 2:48
7 You’re Gonna Make Lonesome When You Go
Elvis Costello 2:14
8 Pouring Water on a Drowning Man (alternate version)
Elvis Costello 2:55
9 Still Feeling Blue
Elvis Costello 2:24
10 Brilliant Disguise
Elvis Costello 3 4:04
11 How Long Has This Been Going On
Elvis Costello 2:31
12 Sleepless Nights
Elvis Costello 3:58
13 Step Inside Love
Elvis Costello 2:50
14 You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away
Elvis Costello & The Attractions 2:38
15 Sally Sue Brown
Elvis Costello 2:19
16 Sticks and Stones
Elvis Costello 1:37
17 That’s How You Got Killed Before
Elvis Costello feat. The Dirty Dozen Brass Band 3:14
18 The Night Before Larry Was Stretched
Elvis Costello 5:10
19 But Not for Me
Elvis Costello feat. Larry Adler 5:04
20 Full Force Gale
Elvis Costello 2:59

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
James Burton (guitarist) (tracks 4, 9)
Hammond organ:
Larry Knechtel (tracks 2, 4–6, 9–10, 13–15)
Spanish acoustic guitar [Spanish guitar]:
Marc Ribot (tracks 11, 13)
bass guitar [bass]:
Jerry Scheff (tracks 1–14)
bass guitar [guitar]:
Jerry Scheff (track 15)
tenor horn / alto horn [E♭ horn]:
Marc Ribot (track 11)
membranophone:
Jim Keltner (tracks 1, 4–6, 8–11, 14)
Pete Thomas (drummer) (tracks 2–3, 5, 7–8, 12–13, 15)
prepared piano [plucked piano]:
Larry Knechtel (track 3)
harmonica:
Elvis Costello (track 3)
banjo:
Marc Ribot (track 4)
electric guitar:
James Burton (guitarist) (tracks 8–11, 14)
Marc Ribot (tracks 1–4, 6–8, 12–13, 15)
electric guitar [electric guitar feedback]:
Elvis Costello (track 15)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
James Burton (guitarist) (track 5)
electric guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Marc Ribot (track 5)
piano:
Larry Knechtel (tracks 1, 3–5, 7–12, 14)
Wurlitzer electric piano:
Larry Knechtel (tracks 11, 13, 15)
composer:
Mose Allison (track 6)
Burt Bacharach (track 13)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (tracks 15, 15)
Lamont Dozier (track 3)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 3)
Randy Newman (American singer-songwriter) (track 7)
Ray Noble (track 11)
Willie Dixon (track 2)
Jesse Winchester (track 12)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1964) (track 8)
Bob Dylan (1968) (track 4)
lyricist:
Mose Allison (track 6)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (tracks 15, 15)
Randy Newman (American singer-songwriter) (track 7)
Ray Noble (track 11)
Willie Dixon (track 2)
Bob Hilliard (track 13)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (track 3)
Jesse Winchester (track 12)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1964) (track 8)
Bob Dylan (1968) (track 4)
other vocals [vocal group]:
Elvis Costello (tracks 3, 15)
writer:
Richard Ahlert (track 14)
Bill Anderson (American country music singer, songwriter and television personality) (track 9)
Drew Baker (track 10)
Walter Hawkins (track 1)
Little Willie John (track 5)
Danny McCormick (track 10)
James McDougal (songwriter) (track 5)
Kay Rogers (track 14)
Titus Turner (track 5)
publisher:
Fourth Floor Music (US publisher) (track 12)
Quartet Music (track 11)
Range Road Music (track 11)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 11)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 13)
Big Sky Music (1969 –) (track 4)
cover recording of:
Bama Lama Bama Loo (track 8)
Days (track 15)
Hidden Charms (track 2)
Payday (Jesse Winchester) (track 12)
Remove This Doubt (track 3)
Strange (Walter Hawkins) (track 1)
later translated versions:
Des war'n die Tag (tracks 15, 15)
Obsession (track 11)
recording of:
Days (track 15)
Please Stay (track 13)

CD 2

composer:
Arthur Alexander (country soul singer) (track 15)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 12)
Felice Bryant (track 12)
Hoagy Carmichael (track 2)
Jerry Garcia (track 1)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 13)
Paul McCartney (track 13)
Earl Montgomery (Songwriter and musicians) (track 15)
Van Morrison (track 20)
Tom Waits (track 3)
Dave Bartholomew (track 17)
T‐Bone Burnett (track 4)
Gram Parsons (track 9)
Titus Turner (track 16)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 11)
George Gershwin (composer) (1930) (track 19)
Bob Dylan (1974) (track 7)
Bruce Springsteen (1986 – 1987) (track 10)
lyricist:
Tom Waits (track 3)
Harold Adamson (track 2)
Dave Bartholomew (track 17)
T‐Bone Burnett (track 4)
Robert Hunter (track 1)
Gram Parsons (track 9)
Tom H. Stafford (track 15)
Titus Turner (track 16)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 11)
Ira Gershwin (1930) (track 19)
Bob Dylan (1974) (track 7)
Bruce Springsteen (1986 – 1987) (track 10)
performer:
Larry Adler (track 19)
writer:
Drew Baker (track 8)
Henry Glover (track 16)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 14)
Paul McCartney (track 14)
Danny McCormick (track 8)
Chips Moman (track 5)
Dan Penn (track 5)
publisher:
New World Music Co. (1927) (track 11)
New World Music Co. (1930) (track 19)
Ram’s Horn Music (1974 – 2002) (track 7)
Special Rider Music (2002 –) (track 7)
part of:
Anti-Hit List: May 28, 1996 (number: 10) (track 10)
cover recording of:
Brilliant Disguise (track 10)
Full Force Gale (track 20)
Sally Sue Brown (track 15)
Ship of Fools (track 1)
Sleepless Nights (track 12)
Step Inside Love (track 13)
Sticks and Stones (track 16)
Still Feeling Blue (track 9)
is the basis for:
Basal Metabolism (Funny Face, 1957 film cast) (track 11)
later translated versions:
Nua ned fia mi (track 19)
later versions:
Il faut croire (track 16)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 19)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 19)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 19)
Rosalie (track 11)
recording of:
But Not for Me (track 19)
How Long Has This Been Going On? (Funny Face, 1957 film cast) (track 11)
I'm Coming Home (track 4)
referred to in medleys: