Tracklist

CD 1: The Sixties
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Turn, Turn, Turn
The Byrds 3:51
2 Carrie-Anne
The Hollies 2:56
3 Only the Lonely
Roy Orbison 2:28
4 Sunshine Superman
Donovan 5 4:32
5 Positively 4th Street
Bob Dylan 4:09
6 Everyday People
Sly & The Family Stone 2:21
7 Spinning Wheel
Blood, Sweat & Tears 4:07
8 Shapes of Things
Jeff Beck Group 3:19
9 Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison 3:05
10 Time Has Come Today
The Chambers Brothers 4:52
11 Down on Me
Big Brother & the Holding Company feat. Janis Joplin 2:06
12 I Got a Line on You
Spirit 2:40
CD 2: The Seventies
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 More Than a Feeling
Boston 4 4:43
2 (Don't Fear) The Reaper
Blue Öyster Cult 4.4 5:07
3 Frankenstein
Edgar Winter 4:44
4 Black Magic Woman / Gypsy Queen
Santana 4.5 5:18
5 All the Young Dudes
Mott the Hoople 5 3:29
6 Do Ya
Electric Light Orchestra 3.8 3:45
7 Mississippi Queen
Mountain 2:30
8 Cat Scratch Fever
Ted Nugent 3:38
9 Hold the Line
Toto 3:56
10 Hold Your Head Up
Argent 6:16
11 Baby Hold On
Eddie Money 3:30
12 Roll With the Changes
REO Speedwagon 3 5:35
CD 3: The Eighties
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Cum on Feel the Noize
Quiet Riot 4:48
2 What I Like About You
The Romantics 2:56
3 Cult of Personality
Living Colour 4:54
4 Burnin' for You
Blue Öyster Cult 4:31
5 Tuff Enuff
The Fabulous Thunderbirds 3:21
6 Fantasy
Aldo Nova 5 5:03
7 The Warrior
Scandal 3:57
8 Poison
Alice Cooper 4.55 4:30
9 Hot Girls in Love
Loverboy 4:00
10 Down Boys
Warrant 4:02
11 And We Danced
The Hooters 3:49
12 The Final Countdown
Europe 4.35 5:09

Credits

CD 1: The Sixties

composer:
Randy California (track 12)
Joe Melson (track 3)
Van Morrison (track 9)
Roy Orbison (track 3)
Donovan Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (track 4)
Pete Seeger (1959) (track 1)
Bob Dylan (1965-06 – 1965-07) (track 5)
lyricist:
Randy California (track 12)
Allan Clarke (of The Hollies) (track 2)
Donovan Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 1)
Bob Dylan (1965-06 – 1965-07) (track 5)
Van Morrison (1967) (track 9)
producer:
Mickie Most (English record producer) (track 4)
writer:
Joseph Chambers (track 10)
Willie Chambers (track 10)
Tony Hicks (track 2)
Graham Nash (track 2)
publisher:
Artist Alliance (track 9)
Donovan Music Ltd. (track 4)
Universal Music Publishing (Use ONLY if no country-specific information is available) (track 9)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 9)
Web IV Music Inc. (track 9)
Warner/Chappell (1965 – 1993) (track 5)
Special Rider Music (1993 –) (track 5)
was commissioned by:
cover recording of:
later translated versions:
Bruuni Ouge (track 9)
later versions:
recording of:
Brown Eyed Girl (track 9)
Carrie Anne (track 2)
I Got a Line on You (track 12)
Only the Lonely (track 3)
Sunshine Superman (track 4)
Time Has Come Today (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 3)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 3)

CD 2: The Seventies

acoustic guitar:
Tom Scholz (track 1)
drums (drum set):
Sib Hashian (track 1)
bass guitar:
David Brown (US bassist for Santana/Allman Brothers/31st of February) (1970-04-17 – 1970-05-02) (track 4)
tabla:
Steven Saphore (track 4)
membranophone:
Michael Shrieve (1970-04-17 – 1970-05-02) (track 4)
guitar:
Carlos Santana (1970-04-17 – 1970-05-02) (track 4)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Tom Scholz (track 1)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Tom Scholz (track 1)
bass:
Tom Scholz (track 1)
percussion:
Sib Hashian (track 1)
Rico Reyes (1970-04-17 – 1970-05-02) (track 4)
keyboard:
Gregg Rolie (1970-04-17 – 1970-05-02) (track 4)
congas and percussion:
Michael Carabello (1970-04-17 – 1970-05-02) (track 4)
congas, percussion and timbales:
Jose "Chepito" Áreas (1970-04-17 – 1970-05-02) (track 4)
arranger:
David Bowie (track 5)
Santana (US latin - blues rock band) (track 4)
background vocals:
Rico Reyes (track 4)
Carlos Santana (track 4)
composer:
Jeff Lynne (track 6)
Tom Scholz (track 1)
Edgar Winter (track 3)
David Bowie (track 5)
Kevin Cronin (track 12)
Donald Roeser (track 2)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (tracks 4, 4)
Ted Nugent (track 8)
David Paich (track 9)
Gábor Szabó (1966) (tracks 4, 4)
engineer:
Andy Abrams (track 2)
Shelly Yakus (track 2)
lead vocals:
Brad Delp (track 1)
Ian Hunter (Mott the Hoople) (track 5)
Gregg Rolie (track 4)
lead vocals [Harmony]:
Brad Delp (track 1)
lyricist:
Jeff Lynne (track 6)
Tom Scholz (track 1)
David Bowie (track 5)
Kevin Cronin (track 12)
Donald Roeser (track 2)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (tracks 4, 4)
Ted Nugent (track 8)
David Paich (track 9)
producer:
Murray Krugman (track 2)
David Lucas (track 2)
Sandy Pearlman (track 2)
David Bowie (track 5)
writer:
Rod Argent (track 10)
Chris White (UK bassist for The Zombies) (track 10)
recorded at:
Live Aid (1985-07-13) (JFK Stadium) (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1970) (track 4)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1972) (track 5)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1976) (track 2)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1976) (tracks 1–2)
publisher:
Bourne Music Ltd. (tracks 4, 4)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 5)
EMI U Catalog Inc. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 6)
Fate Music (track 12)
Hierophant Music (track 3)
IQ Music Ltd. (track 8)
Jet Music Inc. (track 6)
Longitude Music ( – ????) (track 3)
Magicland Music (track 8)
PAB Music Corp. (tracks 4, 4)
Spirit Two Music (track 9)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 1)
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 6)
大洋音楽 (track 12)
mixed at:
recorded at:
earliest release:
sampled by:
Come Again by The Kleptones (track 1)
Steady Shock by Girl Talk (track 2)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 253) (track 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 500) (track 1)
later parody versions:
Catch That Fever! (track 8)
Obadiah (track 9)
Role Never Changes (track 12)
later translated versions:
ALL THE YOUNG DUDES (Japanese version) (track 5)
later versions:
medley including a cover recording of:
Black Magic Woman (tracks 4, 4)
Gypsy Queen (track 4)
Gypsy Queen (1970-04-17) (track 4)
recording of:
Cat Scratch Fever (track 8)
Do Ya (track 6)
Frankenstein (track 3)
Hold Your Head Up (track 10)
Hold the Line (track 9)
(Don’t Fear) The Reaper (1976-03) (track 2)

CD 3: The Eighties

drums (drum set):
Bobby Chouinard (track 8)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Ian Haugland (track 12)
Terry Martell (track 6)
bass guitar:
Aldo Caporuscio (track 6)
Hugh McDonald (bassist) (track 8)
bass guitar [bass]:
John Levén (track 12)
synthesizer programming:
Steve Deutsch (track 8)
guitar:
John McCurry (track 8)
John Norum (track 12)
Aldo Caporuscio (track 6)
keyboard:
Mic Michaeli (track 12)
Aldo Caporuscio (track 6)
Alan St. John (track 8)
additional other instruments [special effects]:
Gregg Mangiafico (track 8)
additional keyboard:
Paul Chiten (track 8)
Gregg Mangiafico (track 8)
arranger:
Aldo Caporuscio (track 6)
assistant engineer:
George Cowan (track 8)
Ben Fowler (track 8)
Lolly Grodner (track 8)
Robert Hart (engineer) (track 8)
John Herman (engineer) (track 8)
Don Peterkofsky (track 8)
Duane Seykora (track 8)
Brian Sterber (track 8)
Mark Tanzer (track 8)
background vocals:
Desmond Child (track 8)
Michael Anthony (US bassist, formerly of Van Halen) (track 8)
Stiv Bator (track 8)
Diana Grasselli (track 8)
Jango (backing vocalist on “Trash” by Alice Cooper) (track 8)
Hugh McDonald (bassist) (track 8)
Louie Merlino (track 8)
Jamie Sever (track 8)
Bernie Shanahan (track 8)
Alan St. John (track 8)
Tom Teeley (track 8)
Joe Turano (track 8)
Myriam Valle (track 8)
Maria Vidal (track 8)
composer:
Will Calhoun (track 3)
Corey Glover (track 3)
Aldo Caporuscio (track 6)
Vernon Reid (track 3)
Muzz Skillings (track 3)
Kim Wilson (track 5)
Joey Tempest (track 12)
lead vocals:
Alice Cooper (the musician Vincent Damon Furnier) (track 8)
Joey Tempest (track 12)
lyricist:
Will Calhoun (track 3)
Corey Glover (track 3)
Aldo Caporuscio (track 6)
Vernon Reid (track 3)
Muzz Skillings (track 3)
Kim Wilson (track 5)
Joey Tempest (track 12)
mixer:
Kevin Elson (track 12)
Michael Barbiero (track 8)
Wally Buck (track 12)
Steve Thompson (producer) (track 8)
producer:
Desmond Child (track 8)
Kevin Elson (track 12)
Aldo Caporuscio (track 6)
recording engineer:
Kevin Elson (track 12)
Wally Buck (track 12)
Sir Arthur Payson (track 8)
vocals:
Aldo Caporuscio (track 6)
writer:
Eric Bazilian (track 11)
Desmond Child (track 8)
Alice Cooper (the musician Vincent Damon Furnier) (track 8)
Paul Dean (Canadian guitarist) (track 9)
Bruce Fairbairn (track 9)
Nick Gilder (track 7)
Neville Holder (track 1)
Rob Hyman (track 11)
Holly Knight (track 7)
James Lea (track 1)
Jimmy Marinos (track 2)
John McCurry (track 8)
Wally Palmar (track 2)
Mike Skill (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1986) (track 12)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1986) (track 12)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1989) (track 8)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1989) (track 8)
produced for:
publisher:
Desmobile Inc. (track 8)
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) (track 12)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 8)
MCA Music Ltd. (track 8)
Seven Doors Music (track 12)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 6)
Universal (plain logo: "Universal") (track 8)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 8)
WATANABE MUSIC PUBLISHING CO., LTD. (Japanese publisher, 1962–present) (track 1)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 8)
Ezra Music Corp. (1989 –) (track 8)
Kat and Mouse Music (1989 –) (track 8)
SBK April Music Inc. (1989 – ????) (track 8)
mixed at:
Fantasy Studios (Berkeley) in Berkeley, California, United States (track 12)
recorded at:
Fantasy Studios (Berkeley) in Berkeley, California, United States (track 12)
The Record Plant ((aka "Record Plant") Los Angeles) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (track 8)
The Village Recorder (alternate branding of The Village Recorder in West LA since 1990s) in Los Angeles, California, United States (track 8)
mash-ups:
Countdown F. by MadMixMustang (track 12)
sampled by:
cover recording of:
later parody versions:
Final Countdown (parody by Кирилл Немоляев) (track 12)
Final Countdown (parody by Der Familie Popolski) (track 12)
Final Cuntdown (track 12)
Hiivasieni (track 12)
The Bible Countdown (track 12)
The Final Grinddown (track 12)
later translated parody versions:
Humpalle vaan (track 1)
Jääkärihumppa (track 12)
Te peto el cacas (track 12)
later translated versions:
カモン (track 1)
recording of:
And We Danced (track 11)
Fantasy (track 6)
Hot Girls In Love (track 9)
Poison (track 8)
The Final Countdown (track 12)
The Warrior (track 7)
Tuff Enuff (track 5)