Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Cities on Flame With Rock and Roll
3:17
2 Then Came the Last Days of May
4 3:30
3 The Red and the Black
3.7 4:24
4 Hot Rails to Hell
4.25 5:13
5 Flaming Telepaths
4.2 5:25
6 Born to Be Wild
2 3:39
7 (Don't Fear) The Reaper
5 3:49
8 Sinful Love
4 3:29
9 Goin' Through the Motions
3 3:12
10 Godzilla
4 3:42
11 We Gotta Get Out of This Place
4:19
12 Mirrors
3:47
13 Moon Crazy
4:08
14 Fallen Angel
3.5 3:13
15 Burnin' for You
3:43
16 Take Me Away
4 4:29
17 Shooting Shark
4:21
18 Dancin' in the Ruins
2.65 3:59
19 White Flags
3:57
20 Astronomy
4:12

Credits

CD 1

guitar:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (track 2)
Donald Roeser (track 2)
guitar and keyboard:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (track 2)
Allen Lanier (track 2)
bass:
Joe Bouchard (track 2)
keyboard:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (track 2)
arranger:
Blue Öyster Cult (track 14)
associate producer:
David Lucas (track 2)
composer:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (tracks 3, 9)
Albert Bouchard (track 3)
Joe Bouchard (track 4)
Ian Hunter (Mott the Hoople) (track 9)
Sandy Pearlman (track 3)
Mars Bonfire (track 6)
Donald Roeser (tracks 2–3, 7, 10)
engineer:
David Lucas (track 2)
Andy Abrams (track 8)
Martin Birch (track 14)
Tim Geelan (track 5)
Steve Hoffman (mastering engineer) (track 5)
Clay Hutchinson (Engineer, who has worked at Kingdom Sound, New York) (track 14)
Stephen Marsh (track 5)
Billy Robertson (track 2)
Jerry Smith (CBS Studios) (track 5)
Shelly Yakus (track 8)
lead vocals:
Donald Roeser (track 2)
lyricist:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (tracks 3, 9)
Albert Bouchard (track 3)
Joe Bouchard (track 4)
Ian Hunter (Mott the Hoople) (track 9)
Sandy Pearlman (track 3)
Mars Bonfire (track 6)
Donald Roeser (tracks 2, 7, 10)
producer:
Bruce Fairbairn (track 16)
Murray Krugman (tracks 2–3, 5–6, 8–10)
David Lucas (tracks 8–10)
Sandy Pearlman (tracks 2–3, 5–6, 8–10, 18)
Blue Öyster Cult (tracks 9–10)
recording engineer:
Lou Schlossberg (track 5)
Lehman Yates (track 5)
vocals:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (track 2)
Joe Bouchard (track 2)
writer:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (tracks 5, 16)
Albert Bouchard (tracks 1, 5, 8, 20)
Joe Bouchard (track 20)
Larry Gottlieb (track 18)
Aldo Nova (track 16)
Sandy Pearlman (tracks 1, 5, 20)
Helen Robbins (track 8)
Jason Scanlon (track 18)
Donald Roeser (tracks 1, 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1976) (track 8)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1990) (track 5)
publisher:
mixed at:
recorded at:
The Warehouse (New York studio) in New York, New York, United States (track 2)
sampled by:
Problem Child by 3rd Bass (track 10)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 397) (track 7)
arrangements:
Born to Be Wild (for percussion, Lang) (track 6)
cover recording of:
Born to Be Wild (track 6)
later parody versions:
Bob Dylan (track 10)
Born-Again Child (track 6)
God's Zealot (track 10)
Shopzilla (track 10)
later versions:
Born to Be Wild (German version) (track 6)
recording of:
Astronomy (track 20)
Flaming Telepaths (track 5)
Hot Rails to Hell (track 4)
Sinful Love (track 8)
Take Me Away (track 16)
Godzilla (1977-07) (track 10)