Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 (They Long to Be) Close to You Carpenters 3:42
2 Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head B.J. Thomas 4.25 2:58
3 Do You Know the Way to San Jose Dionne Warwick 2:54
4 The Look of Love Dusty Springfield 4:08
5 This Guy's in Love With You Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass 3:56
6 I Say a Little Prayer Aretha Franklin 5 3:31
7 I'll Never Fall in Love Again Dionne Warwick 2:58
8 (There's) Always Something There to Remind Me Sandie Shaw 2:39
9 Walk On By Dionne Warwick 5 2:54
10 Wives and Lovers Jack Jones 2:30
11 What the World Needs Now Is Love Jackie DeShannon 3.65 3:14
12 Message to Michael Dionne Warwick 3:08
13 Baby It's You The Shirelles 5 2:41
14 Don't Make Me Over Dionne Warwick 3:24
15 Magic Moments Perry Como 2:38
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 That's What Friends Are For Dionne Warwick feat. Elton John, Gladys Knight & Stevie Wonder 4:14
2 Arthur's Theme (The Best That You Can Do) Christopher Cross 3:50
3 Wishin' and Hopin' Dusty Springfield 2:54
4 Trains and Boats and Planes Dionne Warwick 2:47
5 Make It Easy on Yourself Walker Brothers 5 3:13
6 On My Own Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald 3 4:50
7 Alfie Dionne Warwick 2:46
8 What's New Pussycat Tom Jones 3.5 2:19
9 Only Love Can Break a Heart Gene Pitney 2:48
10 One Less Bell to Answer The 5th Dimension 3:31
11 Anyone Who Had a Heart Dionne Warwick 5 3:10
12 You'll Never Get to Heaven (If You Break My Heart) The Stylistics 3:38
13 God Give Me Strength Elvis Costello & Burt Bacharach 3 6:06
14 Blue on Blue Bobby Vinton 2:24
15 The Story of My Life Marty Robbins 2:31

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
drums (drum set):
Roger Hawkins (1968-04-17) (track 6)
guitar:
Tommy Cogbill (1968-04-17) (track 6)
bass:
Jerry Jemmott (1968-04-17) (track 6)
piano:
Aretha Franklin (1968-04-17) (track 6)
arranger:
Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters) (track 1)
Arif Mardin (track 6)
Tom Dowd (track 6)
background vocals:
The Sweet Inspirations (1968-04-17) (track 6)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (tracks 1, 1–2, 4–15)
Burt Bacharach (1968) (track 3)
conductor:
Burt Bacharach (track 4)
lead vocals:
Karen Carpenter (track 1)
Aretha Franklin (1968-04-17) (track 6)
lyricist:
Hal David (tracks 1, 1–2, 4–12, 14–15)
Mack David (track 13)
Barney Williams (track 13)
Hal David (1968) (track 3)
orchestrator:
Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters) (track 1)
performer:
Perry Como (US pop singer & TV personality, 1912–2001) (track 15)
producer:
Jack Daugherty (track 1)
Phil Ramone (track 4)
Jerry Wexler (track 6)
Luther Dixon (1961) (track 13)
recording engineer:
Jack Clegg (engineer) (track 4)
Tom Dowd (track 6)
vocals:
Perry Como (US pop singer & TV personality, 1912–2001) (track 15)
Dusty Springfield (track 4)
Dionne Warwick (tracks 3, 9, 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Gusto (UK dance/club/house) (track 13)
BMG Entertainment (1958) (track 15)
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1968) (track 6)
A&M Records, Inc. (1970) (track 1)
publisher:
10 Music Ltd. (track 10)
Albert Music Publishing (tracks 1, 1)
Blue Seas Music, Inc. (tracks 1, 1, 6–7)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 1, 1, 8–9)
Casa David LP (tracks 1, 1, 11)
Casa David Music (track 6)
EMI U Catalog Inc. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 13)
Famous Chappell (track 10)
Jac Music, Inc. (tracks 1, 1)
MCA Music Ltd. (tracks 7, 14–15)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 10)
New Hidden Valley Music Co. (tracks 1, 1–2, 9, 11, 13)
U.S. Songs, Inc. (tracks 1, 1)
Universal (plain logo: “Universal”) (track 7)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 13)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (tracks 6, 9)
Yamaha Music Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 13)
recorded at:
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1968-04-17) (track 6)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Coffee Break by Zeds Dead (track 6)
cover recording of:
I’ll Never Fall in Love Again (Promises, Promises) (track 7)
Message to Martha (track 12)
Wives and Lovers (track 10)
I Say a Little Prayer (1968-04-17) (track 6)
is the basis for:
Llorarás (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Rägejodel (track 2)
later translated versions:
Baby, c'est vous (track 13)
Du gehst vorbei (track 9)
Geh vorbei (track 9)
Just nu, just här (track 4)
Moet ik geloven (track 14)
Nah bei dir (tracks 1, 1)
Ne nézz rám (track 9)
カフェにて (tracks 1, 1)
ディス・ガイ (track 5)
乖乖 (track 7)
愛を求めて (track 11)
由你開始 (track 13)
later versions:
Oui, va plus loin (Walk On By) (track 9)
T'en vas pas comme ça (Don't Make Me Over) (track 14)
Tant que tu seras (track 11)
This Guy’s in Love With You (arrangement for 48 violas) (track 5)
part of:
Baby It’s You! (jukebox musical, book by Floyd Mutrux and Colin Escott) (tracks 6, 9, 13–14)
recording of:
Don't Make Me Over (track 14)
Magic Moments (track 15)
The Look of Love (track 4)
Walk On By (track 9)
Baby It’s You (1961) (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
Carpenters Medley (single mix) (tracks 1, 1)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Carlos Vega (track 6)
bass guitar:
Neil Stubenhaus (track 6)
membranophone:
Hal Blaine (track 10)
synthesizer:
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 6)
Greg Phillinganes (track 6)
Peter Wolf (Austrian classical/jazz composer/producer, keyboards for Zappa) (track 6)
guitar:
Dan Huff (track 6)
bass:
Joe Osborn (track 10)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 6)
piano [acoustic piano]:
Burt Bacharach (track 6)
arranger:
Burt Bacharach (track 6)
Carole Bayer Sager (track 6)
assistant engineer:
Larry Cox (engineered Red Octopus by Jefferson Starship) (track 10)
Johnny Golden (mastering engineer) (track 10)
Rik Pekkonen (track 10)
background vocals:
Carla Benson (track 6)
Evette Benton (track 6)
Barbara Ingram (track 6)
Clydene Jackson (track 6)
Julia Tillman (track 6)
Maxine Willard (track 6)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (tracks 3–6, 8, 11–15)
Elvis Costello (track 13)
Burt Bacharach (1962) (track 9)
Burt Bacharach (1965) (tracks 7, 7)
Burt Bacharach (1967) (track 10)
Burt Bacharach (1982) (track 1)
engineer:
Bones Howe (track 10)
lead vocals:
Patti LaBelle (track 6)
Michael McDonald (R&B & soul singer) (track 6)
lyricist:
Carole Bayer Sager (track 6)
Elvis Costello (track 13)
Hal David (tracks 3–5, 8, 11–12, 14–15)
Hal David (1962) (track 9)
Hal David (1965) (tracks 7, 7)
Hal David (1967) (track 10)
Carole Bayer Sager (1982) (track 1)
performer:
Billy Davis, Jr. (track 10)
Marilyn McCoo Davis (track 10)
Lamonte McLemore (track 10)
Ron Townson (track 10)
Elvis Costello (track 13)
producer:
Burt Bacharach (track 13)
John Franz (track 3)
Bones Howe (track 10)
recording engineer:
Mick Guzauski (track 6)
Joel Moss (track 6)
solo vocals:
Marilyn McCoo Davis (1970) (track 10)
sound engineer:
Bones Howe (track 10)
vocals:
Michael McDonald (R&B & soul singer) (track 6)
Dionne Warwick (track 7)
writer:
Peter Allen (Australian singer‐songwriter) (track 2)
Burt Bacharach (track 2)
Christopher Cross (US singer‐songwriter) (track 2)
Carole Bayer Sager (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
Mercury Records (or just "Mercury". A UMG imprint, do not use it for ©/℗ credits) (1964) (track 3)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1986) (track 6)
publisher:
Carlin Music Corp. (track 11)
Casa David Music (track 3)
Famous-Chappell (tracks 7, 7)
JAC Music Co., Inc. (track 10)
Sony/ATV Harmony (tracks 7, 7)
Warner/Chappell (tracks 2–3)
Woolnough Music (track 2)
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 2)
engineered at:
cover recording of:
Alfie (track 7)
One Less Bell to Answer (1970) (track 10)
later translated versions:
Als je mij verlaat (track 12)
Elämäni tarina (track 15)
Hello, Pussycat (What’s New, Pussycat) (du film "Quoi de neuf, pussycat ?") (track 8)
Mais, n’essaie pas de me mentir (Make it Easy on Yourself) (track 5)
Stil verdriet (track 14)
樣樣做到好 (track 2)
later versions:
recording of:
Alfie (track 7)
Blue on Blue (track 14)
What’s New Pussycat? (1965) (track 8)
On My Own (Patti LaBelle and Michael McDonald song) (1986) (track 6)
referred to in medleys: