Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Great Pretender
The Platters 2:39
2 Runaway
Del Shannon 5 2:21
3 Lightnin' Strikes
Lou Christie 3:02
4 Maggie Mae
Rod Stewart 5 5:47
5 Tossin' & Turnin'
Bobby Lewis 2:21
6 You're My Soul & Inspiration
The Righteous Brothers 3:08
7 It's Only Make Believe
Conway Twitty 5 2:15
8 Don't Break the Heart That Loves You
Connie Francis 3:05
9 It's All in the Game
Tommy Edwards 2:39
10 This Diamond Ring
Gary Lewis & The Playboys 2:11
11 Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
Steam 3 4:08
12 My Boyfriend's Back
The Angels 2:39
13 Will You Love Me Tomorrow
The Shirelles 3.65 2:38
14 Party Doll
Buddy Knox 2:15
15 Little Star
The Elegants 2:41
16 Kansas City
Wilbert Harrison 2:29
17 Honeycomb
Jimmie Rodgers 2:17
18 Blue Moon
The Marcels 2:16
19 Peppermint Twist
Joey Dee & The Starliters 2:03
20 Candy Man
Sammy Davis Jr. 3:14
21 Alley Oop
The Hollywood Argyles 2:45
22 Let's Stay Together
Al Green 4:49
23 Tequila
The Champs 5 2:14
24 Oh Girl
The Chi‐Lites 3:36
25 Soldier Boy
The Shirelles 2:41
Medium 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Monday, Monday
The Mamas & the Papas 3:26
2 My Guy
Mary Wells 4.5 2:54
3 Yakety Yak
The Coasters 1:52
4 Reach Out I'll Be There
Four Tops 4 3:01
5 Take Good Care of My Baby
Bobby Vee 2:31
6 Sheila
Tommy Roe 2:05
7 Stop! In the Name of Love
The Supremes 2:50
8 Cathy's Clown
The Everly Brothers 2:25
9 I Got You Babe
Sonny & Cher 4 3:12
10 Cherish
The Association 3:27
11 Good Lovin'
The Rascals 2:31
12 I Heard It Through the Grapevine
Marvin Gaye 3.5 3:16
13 Diana
Paul Anka 5 2:29
14 You Can't Hurry Love
The Supremes 5 2:46
15 Our Day Will Come
Ruby & The Romantics 2:33
16 (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay
Otis Redding 4.5 2:43
17 I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)
Four Tops 3.5 2:45
18 Knock Three Times
Tony Orlando & Dawn 5 3:00
19 Tighten Up
Archie Bell & The Drells 3:12
20 Wedding Bell Blues
The 5th Dimension 2:46
21 Stay
Maurice Williams 1:41
22 Why
Frankie Avalon 2:39
23 Someday We'll Be Together
Diana Ross & The Supremes 3:29
24 All I Have to Do Is Dream
The Everly Brothers 2:21
25 At the Hop
Danny & The Juniors 2:32
26 Downtown
Petula Clark 4.5 3:09
Medium 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Please Mr. Postman
The Marvelettes 2:29
2 Tell It Like It Is
Aaron Neville 3:08
3 Save the Last Dance for Me
The Drifters 2:29
4 My Girl
The Temptations 4.75 2:44
5 Come See About Me
The Supremes 2:44
6 When a Man Loves a Woman
Percy Sledge 5 2:53
7 Everything Is Beautiful
Ray Stevens 3:29
8 The Lion Sleeps Tonight
The Tokens 2:42
9 Love Is Here and Now You're Gone
The Supremes 2:46
10 Lonely Boy
Paul Anka 2:32
11 Respect
Aretha Franklin 3.7 2:30
12 Help Me Rhonda
The Beach Boys 3 2:48
13 I'm Sorry
Brenda Lee 2:40
14 That'll Be the Day
Buddy Holly 2:17
15 Back in My Arms Again
The Supremes 2:52
16 Groovin'
The Rascals 2:32
17 Windy
The Association 5 2:58
18 The Letter
The Box Tops 4.35 1:55
19 It's My Party
Lesley Gore 2:16
20 Come Softly to Me
The Fleetwoods 3 2:24
21 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
The Platters 2:42
22 Honey
Bobby Goldsboro 4 3:59
23 I Will Follow Him
Peggy March 2:30
24 (We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:13
25 Where Did Our Love Go
The Supremes 5 2:31
Medium 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling
The Righteous Brothers 2.5 3:42
2 Crimson & Clover
Tommy James & the Shondells 3:26
3 To Know Him Is to Love Him
The Teddy Bears 2:25
4 Johnny Angel
Shelley Fabares 2:23
5 Runaround Sue
Dion & The Belmonts 2:46
6 Summer in the City
The Lovin’ Spoonful 2:42
7 He's So Fine
The Chiffons 4 1:57
8 Wild Thing
The Troggs 2:38
9 Judy in Disguise (With Glasses)
John Fred & His Playboy Band 2:56
10 Leader of the Pack
The Shangri‐Las 2:51
11 Chapel of Love
The Dixie Cups 2:48
12 Sleepwalk
Santo & Johnny 2:24
13 Loco-Motion
Little Eva 2:30
14 Venus
Frankie Avalon 5 2:23
15 Good Vibrations
The Beach Boys 4.15 3:38
16 Quarter to Three
Gary "U.S." Bonds 2:35
17 Mr. Blue
The Fleetwoods 2:24
18 Happy Together
The Turtles 5 2:56
19 Duke of Earl
Gene Chandler 5 2:22
20 Sugar, Sugar
The Archies 3.25 2:49
21 My Prayer
The Platters 2:47
22 Teen Angel
Mark Dinning 2:42
23 How Can You Mend a Broken Heart
Bee Gees 4.35 4:00
24 Aquarius
The 5th Dimension 4:52
25 Wake Up Little Susie
The Everly Brothers 5 2:02

Credits

Medium 1

acoustic guitar:
Martell Brandy (1971-01) (track 4)
Martin Quittenton (1971-01) (track 4)
Rod Stewart (1971-01) (track 4)
violin:
Dick Powell (Violinist and double-bass player) (1971-01) (track 4)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Gary Chester (studio drummer and educator) (1960) (track 13)
bass guitar, guitar and pedal steel guitar:
Ron Wood (1971-01) (track 4)
kettle drum:
Carole King (1960) (track 13)
membranophone:
Micky Waller (1971-01) (track 4)
slide guitar:
Sam Mitchell (1971-01) (track 4)
organ:
Ian McLagan (1971-01) (track 4)
bass:
Andy Pyle (1971-01) (track 4)
double bass:
Danny Thompson (English double bass player) (1971-01) (track 4)
piano:
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (1960) (track 13)
Pete Sears (1971-01) (track 4)
composer:
Dallas Frazier (American songwriter and musician) (track 21)
Carole King (track 13)
Buck Ram (track 1)
Chuck Rio (track 23)
Al Green (track 22)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (track 22)
Willie Mitchell (US soul/R&B & funk producer, trumpeter & singer) (track 22)
Charles Dawes (1911) (track 9)
Mike Stoller (1952) (track 16)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1954) (tracks 17, 17)
lead vocals:
Shirley Owens (1960) (track 13)
Rod Stewart (1971-01) (track 4)
lyricist:
Dallas Frazier (American songwriter and musician) (track 21)
Buck Ram (track 1)
Chuck Rio (track 23)
Gerry Goffin (track 13)
Al Green (track 22)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (track 22)
Willie Mitchell (US soul/R&B & funk producer, trumpeter & singer) (track 22)
Carl Sigman (1951) (track 9)
Jerry Leiber (1952) (track 16)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1954) (tracks 17, 17)
producer:
Rod Stewart (track 4)
solo clavioline [musitron]:
Max Crook (track 2)
vocals:
Doris Coley (1960) (track 13)
Addie Harris (1960) (track 13)
Beverly Lee (1960) (track 13)
Madeline Bell (1971-01) (track 4)
writer:
Dave Alldred (track 14)
Jimmy Bowen (track 14)
Max Crook (track 2)
Gary DeCarlo (track 11)
Luther Dixon (track 25)
Bob Elgin (track 25)
Bob Feldman (track 12)
Dale Frashuer (track 11)
Jerry Goldstein (track 12)
Richard Gottehrer (American songwriter and music executive) (track 12)
Florence Greenberg (track 25)
Buddy Knox (track 14)
Don Lanier (track 14)
Jerry Leiber (track 16)
Paul Leka (track 11)
Vito Picone (track 15)
Martin Quittenton (track 4)
Kay Rogers (track 25)
Del Shannon (track 2)
Rod Stewart (track 4)
Mike Stoller (track 16)
Arthur Venosa (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
HHO Licensing Ltd. (track 13)
publisher:
Al Green Music Inc. (track 22)
Belinda Music (track 2)
Bug Music (track 2)
EMI Longitude Music (track 14)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 22)
Larry Spier Inc. (track 9)
Majorsongs Ltd. (track 9)
Mole Hole Music (track 2)
Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music) (track 9)
Panther Music Corp (track 1)
Peermusic UK (UK publisher) (track 1)
Vicki Music (track 2)
recorded at:
has remixes:
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 125) (track 13)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 466) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Kansas City (track 16)
Honeycomb (1957) (track 17)
is based on:
Melody in A Major (instrumental) (track 9)
is the basis for:
Tequila (Terrorvision cover) (track 23)
Tropical Paradise (track 11)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 23)
later parody versions:
Karkuri (track 2)
Lazzie Lay (track 4)
Ronomy (track 2)
later translated versions:
Ci vedremo domani (Will You Love Me Tomorrow) (track 13)
Maggie May (Finnish) (track 4)
Mädchenschreck (track 2)
Na na he he espoir (track 11)
歡欣一一記 (track 13)
烈火街頭 (track 2)
later versions:
C'est le jeu (It’s All in the Game) (track 9)
Mon amour disparu (track 2)
Vanina (track 2)
recording of:
Alley Oop (track 21)
Honeycomb (track 17)
Little Star (track 15)
My Boyfriend's Back (track 12)
Party Doll (track 14)
Runaway (track 2)
Soldier Boy (track 25)
Tequila (track 23)
Will You Love Me Tomorrow (Carole King song) (1960) (track 13)
Maggie May (1971-01) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Diana / Little Darlin’ / Oh! Carol / Runaway (Raul Seixas medley) (track 2)

Medium 2

drums (drum set):
Richard "Pistol" Allen (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 12)
Uriel Jones (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 12)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 16)
bass guitar:
Donald “Duck” Dunn (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 16)
trumpet:
Russell Conway (trumpet player) (1964) (track 2)
Herbert Williams (trumpet player) (1964) (track 2)
Wayne Jackson (trumpet/trombone (Memphis Horns/Mar-Keys)) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 16)
strings:
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1965) (track 17)
membranophone:
Hal Blaine (track 20)
Benny Benjamin (1964) (track 2)
organ:
Earl Van Dyke (1964) (track 2)
Earl Van Dyke (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 12)
guitar:
Robert White (US funk/soul guitarist) (track 23)
Robert White (US funk/soul guitarist) (1964) (track 2)
Eddie Willis (1964) (track 2)
Steve Cropper (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 16)
bass:
Joe Osborne (track 20)
James Jamerson (1964) (track 2)
vibraphone:
Dave Hamilton (1964) (track 2)
percussion:
Hal Blaine (track 20)
keyboard:
Isaac Hayes (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 16)
Booker T. Jones (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 16)
piano:
Johnny Griffith (1964) (track 2)
trombone:
George Bohanon (1964) (track 2)
Paul Riser (1964) (track 2)
arranger:
Norman Bergen (track 18)
Bill Holman (track 20)
Bones Howe (track 20)
Wade Marcus (track 23)
Bob Alcivar (track 20)
assistant producer:
Ann McClelland (track 20)
background vocals:
Florence Ballard (track 14)
Julia Waters (track 23)
Maxine Waters (track 23)
Mary Wilson (track 14)
The Andantes (1964) (track 2)
Marlene Barrow (1964) (track 2)
Louvain Demps (1964) (track 2)
Jackie Hicks (1964) (track 2)
The Andantes (1965) (track 17)
Marlene Barrow (1965) (track 17)
Renaldo Benson (1965) (track 17)
Louvain Demps (1965) (track 17)
Abdul Fakir (1965) (track 17)
Jackie Hicks (1965) (track 17)
Lawrence Payton (1965) (track 17)
The Andantes (1965-01-05 – 1965-01-11) (track 7)
Florence Ballard (1965-01-05 – 1965-01-11) (track 7)
Mary Wilson (1965-01-05 – 1965-01-11) (track 7)
The Andantes (1966) (track 4)
Marlene Barrow (1966) (track 4)
Renaldo Benson (1966) (track 4)
Louvain Demps (1966) (track 4)
Abdul Fakir (1966) (track 4)
Jackie Hicks (1966) (track 4)
Lawrence Payton (1966) (track 4)
The Andantes (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 12)
composer:
Paul Anka (track 13)
Jackey Beavers (track 23)
Archie Bell (of Archie Bell & the Drells) (track 19)
Sonny Bono (track 9)
Johnny Bristol (track 23)
Lawrence Russell Brown (lyricist) (track 18)
Don Everly (track 8)
Mort Garson (track 15)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (tracks 4, 7, 14, 17)
Irwin Levine (track 18)
Otis Redding (track 16)
Maurice Williams (US singer/songwriter, played with The Zodiacs) (track 21)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 24)
Steve Cropper (track 16)
Lamont Dozier (tracks 4, 7, 14, 17)
Tony Hatch (track 26)
Laura Nyro (track 20)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 1)
Smokey Robinson (track 2)
engineer:
Lamont Dozier (track 14)
Bones Howe (track 20)
guest vocals:
Johnny Bristol (track 23)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1964) (track 2)
The Funk Brothers (1965) (track 17)
The Funk Brothers (1965-01-05 – 1965-01-11) (track 7)
The Funk Brothers (1966) (tracks 4, 14)
The Funk Brothers (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 12)
lead vocals:
Diana Ross (track 14)
Mary Wells (1964) (track 2)
Levi Stubbs (1965) (track 17)
Diana Ross (1965-01-05 – 1965-01-11) (track 7)
Levi Stubbs (1966) (track 4)
Marvin Gaye (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 12)
lyricist:
Paul Anka (track 13)
Sonny Bono (track 9)
Don Everly (track 8)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (tracks 14, 17)
Otis Redding (track 16)
Maurice Williams (US singer/songwriter, played with The Zodiacs) (track 21)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 24)
Billy Butler (60-70s R&B singer) (track 19)
Steve Cropper (track 16)
Lamont Dozier (tracks 14, 17)
Harvey Fuqua (track 23)
Tony Hatch (track 26)
Bob Hilliard (track 15)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (tracks 4, 7, 14, 17)
Laura Nyro (track 20)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 1)
Smokey Robinson (track 2)
orchestra:
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 12)
other vocals [whistling]:
Otis Redding (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 16)
performer:
Billy Davis, Jr. (track 20)
Florence LaRue (track 20)
Marilyn McCoo (track 20)
Lamonte McLemore (track 20)
Ron Townson (track 20)
producer:
Dave Appell (track 18)
Johnny Bristol (track 23)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (tracks 4, 7, 14, 17)
The Tokens (track 18)
Norman Whitfield (track 12)
Steve Cropper (track 16)
Lamont Dozier (tracks 4, 7, 14, 17)
Bones Howe (track 20)
sound engineer:
Bones Howe (track 20)
vocals:
Sonny Bono (1965) (track 9)
Cher (1965) (track 9)
Otis Redding (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 16)
vocals arranger:
Bob Alcivar (track 20)
writer:
Terry Kirkman (track 10)
John Madara (track 25)
Arthur Singer (track 25)
Barrett Strong (track 12)
David White (rock ’n’ roll pianist & songwriter, member of Danny & the Juniors) (track 25)
Norman Whitfield (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1965) (track 9)
Motown Records (2015) (track 14)
Motown Records (2017) (track 14)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (track 26)
Acuff-Rose Publ. (track 24)
Chris Marc Music (track 9)
Cotillion Music (track 9)
Epa Publishing (track 13)
Jobete Music (UK) Ltd. (tracks 4, 7, 12)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 1)
Trousdale Music (track 1)
Tuna Fish Music (track 20)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 1)
Welbeck Music Ltd. (track 26)
Cherio Corp (1960) (track 21)
Minurve Records (2009-02-25 –) (track 24)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964) (track 2)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1965) (track 17)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1965-01-05 – 1965-01-11) (track 7)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1966) (track 4)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 12)
compiled in:
mash-ups:
Shake Your Grapes by ccc (track 12)
sampled by:
Eye Know by De La Soul (track 16)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 28) (track 16)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 80) (track 12)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 141) (track 24)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 206) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 415) (track 17)
cover recording of:
Wedding Bell Blues (track 20)
is the basis for:
Darntarn (track 26)
later parody versions:
Crazy Downtown (Allan Sherman parody) (track 26)
Håkan (track 26)
Krásný Pepek (track 13)
later translated parody versions:
Bandy bandy (track 1)
later translated versions:
Das kann doch nicht dein Ernst sein (I Heard It Through the Grapevine) (track 12)
Diana (track 13)
Diana (track 13)
Diana (track 13)
Es mejor (track 4)
Es schbüd si O (track 1)
Gheat si des? (track 17)
J’attendrai (Mais si un jour tu te retrouves toute seule…) (track 4)
Klopf dreimal (track 18)
Koputan kolm korda (track 18)
Le Petit Clown de ton cœur (Cathy's Clown) (track 8)
Pátá (track 26)
Roadie-Lied (track 21)
Vine (track 4)
ダイアナ (track 13)
later versions:
Diana (Raul Seixas version) (track 13)
Kauan (track 26)
Lundi, lundi (track 1)
Pendant les vacances (All I Have to Do Is Dream) (track 24)
recording of:
At the Hop (track 25)
Cathy’s Clown (track 8)
Cherish (The Association song) (track 10)
Diana (track 13)
Downtown (Petula Clark song) (track 26)
Knock Three Times (track 18)
Monday, Monday (track 1)
Our Day Will Come (track 15)
Stay (track 21)
Tighten Up (track 19)
My Guy (1964) (track 2)
I Got You Babe (1965) (track 9)
Stop! In the Name of Love (1965-01-05 – 1965-01-11) (track 7)
Reach Out, I’ll Be There (1966) (track 4)
You Can’t Hurry Love (1966-06 – 1966-07) (track 14)
I Heard It Through the Grapevine (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 12)
(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 8)
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (tracks 1, 4, 7)
Swing the Mood (track 25)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 8)

Medium 3

Hammond organ [Hammond B3 organ]:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 12)
drums (drum set):
Hal Blaine (track 12)
Benny Benjamin (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
Roger Hawkins (1967-02-14) (track 11)
bass guitar:
Carol Kaye (track 12)
Tommy Cogbill (1967-02-14) (track 11)
cornet:
Melvin Lastie (1967-02-14) (track 11)
strings:
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
membranophone:
Benny Benjamin (1961-04) (track 1)
Marvin Gaye (1961-04) (track 1)
Roger Hawkins (1966-02-17) (track 6)
farfisa [farfisa organ]:
Spooner Oldham (1966-02-17) (track 6)
organ:
Spooner Oldham (1967-02-14) (track 11)
guitar:
Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) (track 12)
Robert White (US funk/soul guitarist) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (1966-02-17) (track 6)
Jimmy Johnson (Muscle Shoals rhythm section (guitar/producer)) (1967-02-14) (track 11)
bass:
James Jamerson (1961-04) (track 1)
James Jamerson (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
double bass:
Albert Lowe Jr. (1966-02-17) (track 6)
percussion:
Eddie "Bongo" Brown (1961-04) (track 1)
foot percussion [Footstomps]:
Mike Valvano (1964-04-08) (track 25)
piano:
Richard 'Popcorn' Wylie (1961-04) (track 1)
Aretha Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 11)
piano [acoustic piano]:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 12)
baritone saxophone:
Willie Bridges (1967-02-14) (track 11)
tenor saxophone:
Charles Chalmers (1967-02-14) (track 11)
King Curtis (saxophonist) (1967-02-14) (track 11)
additional lyricist:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 12)
arranger:
Ray Stevens (American singer-songwriter and comedian) (track 7)
Bonnie Guitar (track 20)
Tom Dowd (track 11)
Arif Mardin (track 11)
background vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 12)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 12)
Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) (track 12)
Dennis Wilson (Beach Boys) (track 12)
Katherine Anderson (United States motown singer) (1961-04) (track 1)
Wyanetta "Juanita" Cowart (1961-04) (track 1)
Gladys Horton (1961-04) (track 1)
Wanda Young (1961-04) (track 1)
Georgeanna Tillman (1961-04) (track 1)
Florence Ballard (1964-04-08) (track 25)
Mary Wilson (1964-04-08) (track 25)
Eddie Kendricks (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
Otis Williams (US baritone singer, member of The Temptations & The Distants) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
Paul Williams (member of The Temptations) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
Carolyn Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 11)
Erma Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 11)
composer:
Lamont Dozier (tracks 5, 9, 15, 25)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (tracks 5, 9, 15, 25)
Solomon Linda (track 8)
Smokey Robinson (track 4)
Bobby Russell (track 22)
Ray Stevens (American singer-songwriter and comedian) (track 7)
Ronald White (track 4)
Ruthann Friedman (track 17)
Otis Redding (track 11)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 12)
conductor:
Tom Dowd (1967-02-14) (track 11)
engineer:
Chuck Britz (track 12)
Charlie Tallent (track 7)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1961-04) (track 1)
The Funk Brothers (1964-04-08) (track 25)
The Funk Brothers (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Al Jardine (track 12)
Gladys Horton (1961-04) (track 1)
Diana Ross (1964-04-08) (track 25)
David Ruffin (soul singer, member of The Temptations) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
lyricist:
Smokey Robinson (track 4)
Bobby Russell (track 22)
Ray Stevens (American singer-songwriter and comedian) (track 7)
Ruthann Friedman (track 17)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (tracks 5, 9, 15, 25)
Otis Redding (track 11)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 12)
George David Weiss (1961) (track 8)
performer:
The Temptations (Motown soul vocal group) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
producer:
Lamont Dozier (tracks 5, 9, 15, 25)
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (track 6)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (tracks 5, 9, 15, 25)
Quin Ivy (track 6)
Dan Penn (track 18)
Ray Stevens (American singer-songwriter and comedian) (track 7)
Jerry Wexler (track 11)
recording engineer:
Tom Dowd (track 11)
vocals:
Percy Sledge (1966-02-17) (track 6)
Aretha Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 11)
writer:
Dub Albritton (track 13)
Robert Bateman (track 1)
Luigi Creatore (track 8)
George Davis (US musician & songwriter George Richard Davis Jr.) (track 2)
Lee Diamond (track 2)
Georgia Dobbins (track 1)
Barbara Ellis (track 20)
William Garrett (track 1)
Freddie Gorman (track 1)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 1)
Calvin Lewis (track 6)
Hugo Peretti (track 8)
Ronnie Self (track 13)
Albert Stanton (pseudonym for Al Brackman) (track 8)
Gary Troxel (track 20)
Andrew Wright (US keyboardist) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
H.H.O. Ltd (music licensing) (track 6)
Arista Records (1967) (track 18)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1992) (track 6)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1992) (track 6)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1993) (track 6)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1993) (track 6)
publisher:
Abilene Music Inc. (track 8)
Conrad Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 2)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 12)
Mijac Music (track 6)
Warner/Chappell (track 6)
Welbeck Music Ltd. (track 17)
Pronto Music (1966 –) (track 6)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (1966 –) (track 6)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1961-04) (track 1)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964-04-08) (track 25)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
Universal Recording Studios (1965-02-24) (track 12)
Norala Studio in Sheffield, Alabama, United States (1966-02-17) (track 6)
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1967-02-14) (track 11)
mash-ups:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 5) (track 11)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 54) (track 6)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 364) (track 18)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 472) (track 25)
cover recording of:
Honey (track 22)
Respect (1967-02-14) (track 11)
has revision:
The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Mango Groove revision) (track 8)
later parody versions:
Help Me, Rhoda (track 12)
Mummo (track 4)
Romantic Letter (track 18)
later translated parody versions:
Bo cartero (track 1)
later translated versions:
Errespetua (track 11)
Hei postimies (track 1)
Hän (track 22)
Kirje (track 18)
La carta (track 18)
Une lettre (track 18)
later versions:
Doux tam-tam (track 20)
En gång till (track 15)
Une lettre (track 18)
medley of:
Waiting for Jody (track 4)
part of:
The Lion King (stage musical) (track 8)
recording of:
Come See About Me (track 5)
Come Softly to Me (track 20)
Everything Is Beautiful (1970 song) (track 7)
Help Me, Rhonda (track 12)
I’m Sorry (Brenda Lee song, 1960) (track 13)
Tell It Like It Is (track 2)
The Letter (track 18)
Windy (track 17)
Please Mr. Postman (1961-04) (track 1)
Where Did Our Love Go (1964-04-08) (track 25)
My Girl (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 4)
When a Man Loves a Woman (1966-02-17) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Beach Boys Medley (track 12)
translated parody version of:
Hjelp meg Ragna (track 12)
version of:
Wimoweh (track 8)

Medium 4

arranger:
Jack Nitzsche (track 1)
Gene Page (track 1)
Bruce Springsteen (track 16)
chorus master:
Peter de Angelis (track 14)
composer:
Georges Boulanger (Romani-Romanian violonist, conductor, composer) (track 21)
Dewayne Blackwell (American songwriter) (track 17)
Carole King (track 13)
Ed Marshall (track 14)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 15)
Ronald Mack (60s US songwriter) (track 7)
Jean Surrey (track 22)
Chip Taylor (track 8)
conductor:
Peter de Angelis (track 14)
engineer:
Larry Levine (track 1)
lead vocals:
Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) (track 15)
lyricist:
Dewayne Blackwell (American songwriter) (track 17)
Ed Marshall (track 14)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 15)
Gerry Goffin (track 13)
Jimmy Kennedy (track 21)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 15)
Ronald Mack (60s US songwriter) (track 7)
Jean Surrey (track 22)
Chip Taylor (track 8)
performer:
Frankie Avalon (track 14)
The Turtles (late 60s US rock band) (track 18)
producer:
The Beach Boys (track 15)
Phil Spector (track 1)
writer:
Gene Barge (track 16)
Jeff Barry (tracks 10, 20)
Garry Bonner (track 18)
Steve Boone (track 6)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 25)
Felice Bryant (track 25)
Eugene Dixon (track 19)
Earl Edwards (track 19)
Barry Gibb (track 23)
Robin Gibb (track 23)
Alan Gordon (American songwriter who co-wrote The Turtles' hit "Happy Together") (track 18)
Ellie Greenwich (track 10)
Frank Guida (track 16)
Tommy James (track 2)
Andy Kim (track 20)
Pete Lucia (track 2)
Barry Mann (track 1)
Joseph Royster (track 16)
John Sebastian (track 6)
Mark Sebastian (track 6)
Phil Spector (track 1)
Cynthia Weil (track 1)
Bernice Williams (track 19)
phonographic copyright by:
PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) (1956) (track 21)
Chancellor (1959 –) (track 14)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1992) (tracks 7, 10)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1992) (tracks 7, 10)