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 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 3.5 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 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 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

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)
Tom Dowd (track 6)
Arif Mardin (track 6)
background vocals:
The Sweet Inspirations (1968-04-17) (track 6)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 6–15)
Burt Bacharach (1968) (track 3)
lead vocals:
Karen Carpenter (track 1)
Aretha Franklin (1968-04-17) (track 6)
lyricist:
Hal David (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 6–12, 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 (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (track 15)
producer:
Jack Daugherty (track 1)
Jerry Wexler (track 6)
Luther Dixon (1961) (track 13)
recording engineer:
Tom Dowd (track 6)
vocals:
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (track 15)
Dusty Springfield (track 4)
Dionne Warwick (tracks 3, 9)
phonographic copyright by:
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)
Blue Seas Music, Inc. (tracks 1, 6, 6–7)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 1, 8–9)
Casa David LP (tracks 1, 11)
Casa David Music (tracks 6, 6)
EMI U Catalog Inc. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 13)
Famous Chappell (track 10)
Jac Music, Inc. (track 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, 9, 11, 13)
U.S. Songs, Inc. (track 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, 6)
Windswept Pacific Music Ltd. (tracks 6, 6, 14)
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:
Du gehst vorbei (track 9)
Geh vorbei (track 9)
Just nu, just här (track 4)
Nah bei dir (track 1)
Ne nézz rám (track 9)
カフェにて (track 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)
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)
I Say a Little Prayer (1968-04-17) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Carpenters Medley (single mix) (track 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) (track 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:
Elvis Costello (track 13)
Hal David (tracks 3–5, 8, 11–12, 14–15)
Carole Bayer Sager (track 6)
Hal David (1962) (track 9)
Hal David (1965) (track 7)
Hal David (1967) (track 10)
Carole Bayer Sager (1982) (track 1)
performer:
Elvis Costello (track 13)
Billy Davis, Jr. (track 10)
Marilyn McCoo Davis (track 10)
Lamonte McLemore (track 10)
Ron Townson (track 10)
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)
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:
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1986) (track 6)
publisher:
Casa David Music (track 3)
JAC Music Co., Inc. (track 10)
Warner/Chappell (track 3)
engineered at:
cover recording of:
Alfie (track 7)
One Less Bell to Answer (1970) (track 10)
later translated versions:
Elämäni tarina (track 15)
Hello, Pussycat (What’s New, Pussycat) (du film "Quoi de neuf, pussycat ?") (track 8)
樣樣做到好 (track 2)
later versions:
recording of:
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: