Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Get Down on It
The Gap Band 4:56
2 Walk This Way
Run‐D.M.C. 3.65 5:12
3 Keep on Moving
Five 3:18
4 Here Comes the Hotstepper
Ini Kamoze 2.65 4:11
5 Sing It Back
Moloko 4:39
6 When the Going Gets Tough
Billy Ocean 3:59
7 Video Killed the Radio Star
Buggles 5 3:25
8 Ebeneezer Goode (Beat edit)
The Shamen 3:46
9 I'm Too Sexy
Right Said Fred 5 2:53
10 Feel It
The Tamperer featuring Maya 13:13
11 The Holly and the Ivy
Children's Choir "Pueri Cantores", Merano 1:44
12 Joy to the World
Bing Crosby 1:45
13 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Mahalia Jackson 3:01
14 Twelve Days of Christmas
Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters 3:24
15 We Three Kings
Hollywood Strings 3:28

Credits

Medium 1

guitar:
Joe Perry (track 2)
electric guitar:
Trevor Horn (1979) (track 7)
keyboard:
Geoff Downes (1979) (track 7)
keyboard and percussion:
Jason Mizell (track 2)
additional composer:
Lowell Mason (1839) (track 12)
William H. Cummings (1855) (track 13)
additional lyricist:
Sammy Cahn (track 14)
Jimmy Van Heusen (track 14)
George Whitefield (1753) (track 13)
additional mixer:
The Beatmasters (British producer trio) (track 8)
additional producer:
The Beatmasters (British producer trio) (track 8)
additional vocals:
Steven Tyler (track 2)
choir vocals:
Debi Doss (1979) (track 7)
Linda Jardim (1979) (track 7)
co-producer:
Jason Mizell (track 2)
Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C) (track 2)
composer:
Colin Angus (track 8)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 12)
Richard West (UK techno producer aka Mr. C) (track 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 11, 14)
John Henry Hopkins, Jr. (composer, “We Three Kings”) (track 15)
Felix Mendelssohn (1840) (track 13)
engineer:
Steve Ett (track 2)
guest guitar:
Joe Perry (track 2)
guest background vocals:
Steven Tyler (track 2)
guest vocals:
Steven Tyler (track 2)
lead vocals:
Trevor Horn (1979) (track 7)
lyricist:
Colin Angus (track 8)
Richard West (UK techno producer aka Mr. C) (track 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 11)
John Henry Hopkins, Jr. (composer, “We Three Kings”) (track 15)
Isaac Watts (hymn writer) (track 12)
Charles Wesley (hymn writer) (1739) (track 13)
orchestra:
performer:
Aerosmith (track 2)
Run‐D.M.C. (track 2)
producer:
Buggles (track 7)
Tommy D. (track 9)
Rick Rubin (track 2)
Shamen (track 8)
Russell Simmons (track 2)
vocals:
Billy Ocean (track 6)
writer:
Wayne Brathwaite (track 6)
Richard Breen (track 3)
Jason Paul Brown (Five) (track 3)
Mark Brydon (track 5)
Sean Conlon (track 3)
Geoff Downes (track 7)
R. James Dyke (track 10)
Barry Eastmond (track 6)
Fred Fairbrass (track 9)
Richard Fairbrass (track 9)
Julian Gallagher (songwriter, producer) (track 3)
Steve Gittelman (track 10)
Trevor Horn (track 7)
Jackie Jackson (member of the Jackson 5) (track 10)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 10)
Ini Kamoze (track 4)
Chris Kenner (track 4)
Robert Manzoli (track 9)
Róisín Murphy (track 5)
Billy Ocean (track 6)
Salaam Remi (track 4)
Bruce Woolley (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Island Records (not for release label use, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (1979) (track 7)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! UK subsidiary of Sony BMG Music Entertainment) (1986) (track 6)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1994) (track 4)
One Little Indian Ltd. (1996) (track 8)
BMG UK & Ireland Ltd. (holding company, do not add releases here) (1999) (track 3)
publisher:
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 3)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 3)
Universal (plain logo: "Universal") (track 7)
Universal Music Publishing (Use ONLY if no country-specific information is available) (track 3)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 7)
Warner/Chappell (track 14)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 8)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Don't Stop Me by Orbital (track 7)
samples:
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 514) (track 11)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 287) (track 2)
arrangements:
Enkellaulu kajahtaa (translated) (track 13)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (arr. Wilcocks) (track 13)
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (Sovereign Grace version) (track 13)
Joy to the World (John Rutter's arrangement) (track 12)
Joy to the World (Geoff Zanelli's arrangement) (track 12)
Joy to the World (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 12)
Joy to the World (Our God Reigns) (Sovereign Grace version of Joy to the World) (track 12)
The Holly and the Ivy (arr. Davies) (track 11)
The Holly and the Ivy (arr. Britten) (track 11)
The Holly and the Ivy (arr. Rutter) (track 11)
The holly and the ivy (Modern carol by June Nixon) (track 11)
We Three Kings (arr. Neary) (track 15)
We Three Kings (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 15)
instrumental recording of:
We Three Kings (track 15)
is the basis for:
Good King Joy (track 12)
Joy to the World (Peter Cardinali arrangement) (track 12)
Joy to the World (Mariah Carey song, based off both the Christmas carol and the Hoyt Axton/Three Dog Night song) (track 12)
Joy to the World (track 12)
PDX-mas Carol (track 12)
Star of Wonder (track 15)
Star of Wonder (track 15)
The Holly & The Ivy (track 11)
The Holly & the Ivy (track 11)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Debespulks dzied apstarots (Latvian version of English "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing") (track 13)
I’m Too Sexy (Spanish version) (track 9)
I’m Too Sexy (Italian version) (track 9)
Līksmi lai skan (Latvian version of English "Joy to the World") (track 12)
Riemuita saa (translated by V. Arti) (track 12)
Riemuita saa! (translated by Hilkka Norkamo) (track 12)
天には栄え (Japanese version of “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”) (track 13)
新生王 (track 13)
later versions:
Hark the Herald Angels Sing (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 13)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 13)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (John Ferguson arrangement) (track 13)
Here Comes the Hotstepper (Heartical mix) (additional lyrics) (track 4)
The Holly and the Ivy (Ben Shive arrangement) (track 11)
We Three Kings (Nox Arcana version) (track 15)
recording of:
Ebeneezer Goode (track 8)
Feel It (track 10)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Christmas carol) (track 13)
I’m Too Sexy (track 9)
Joy to the World (Christmas carol) (track 12)
Keep on Movin’ (track 3)
Sing It Back (track 5)
The Twelve Days of Christmas (Cahn/Van Heusen lyric version, introduced by Frank Sinatra in 1968) (track 14)
Walk This Way (Run-D.M.C. version) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
A Christmas Festival (tracks 12–13)
Christmas Train (medley) (tracks 12–13)
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 7)
Stars on 45 (the song itself) (track 7)
Noëls pour cordes (tracks 12–13)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 7)
version of:
Walk This Way (track 2)