Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Banana Boat Song
Harry Belafonte 3:00
2 Freedom Come, Freedom Go
The Fortunes 3:16
3 On the Run (The Battle Is Over)
Billy Ocean 6:17
4 Warm and Tender Love
Percy Sledge 3:02
5 The Great Pretender
The Platters 3:19
6 Runaway
Del Shannon 2:29
7 Juke Box Jive
The Rubettes 3:00
8 Those Were the Days
Mary Hopkin 5:01
9 Under the Moon of Love
Showaddywaddy 3:11
10 Play Me a Sad Song
Paul Simon 2:14
11 The Twist
Chubby Checker 2:39
12 Love Really Hurts Without You
Billy Ocean 4:08
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Let’s Twist Again
Chubby Checker 2:23
2 Shame, Shame, Shame
Ike & Tina Turner 2:52
3 You’re the One
Johnny Rivers 2:29
4 The Night Chicago Dies
Paper Lace 3:16
5 Yellow River
Christie 2:34
6 Walking Back to Happiness
Helen Shapiro 2:32
7 Love Grows
Edison Lighthouse 3 2:34
8 Down in the Boondocks
Billy Joe Royal 2:39
9 Blockbuster
Brian Connolly 3:10
10 I Can Do It
The Rubettes 3:12
11 Till I Kissed You
John Kincade 2:28
12 Twilight Time
The Platters 2:42
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Magic Moments
Perry Como 2:40
2 Even the Bad Times Are Good
The Tremeloes 3:00
3 Gentle on My Mind
Lou Rawls 2:45
4 With a Girl Like You
The Troggs 5 2:10
5 Looking Through the Eyes of Love
Gene Pitney 3:15
6 Save the Last Dance for Me
The Drifters 2:38
7 Ballroom Blitz
Brian Connolly 4:11
8 Billy Don’t Be a Hero
Paper Lace 3:35
9 Foe-Dee-Oh-Dee
The Rubettes 3:02
10 Proud Mary
Ike & Tina Turner 2:39
11 Corrinna, Corrinna
Ray Peterson 2:37
12 I’m Leaving It Up to You
Dale & Grace 2:18
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Beautiful Sunday
Daniel Boone 3:02
2 Silence Is Golden
The Tremeloes 3:13
3 Everybody Loves to Cha Cha Cha
Sam Cooke 2:39
4 You’ve Got Your Troubles
The Fortunes 3:23
5 You Were on My Mind
Chrispian St. Peters 2:44
6 Three Steps to Heaven
Showaddywaddy 2:57
7 Sugar Baby Love
The Rubettes 3:26
8 Wild Thing
The Troggs 2:31
9 When a Man Loves a Woman
Percy Sledge 3:57
10 Under the Boardwalk
The Drifters 2:44
11 24 Hours From Tulsa
Gene Pitney 3:00
12 Coconut Woman
Harry Belafonte 3:18

Credits

CD 1

additional lyricist:
William Attaway (1955) (track 1)
Irving Burgie (1955) (track 1)
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 1)
writer:
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (track 9)
Curtis Lee (rock and roll artist) (track 9)
Roger Cook (1971) (track 2)
Roger Greenaway (1971) (track 2)
Albert Hammond (1971) (track 2)
Mike Hazlewood (1971) (track 2)
publisher:
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 9)
Caribe Music Corp. (track 1)
cover recording of:
later translated versions:
Fri igen (track 2)
later versions:
recording of:
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Burgess/Attaway version made famous by Harry Belafonte) (track 1)
version of:
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Original folk song) (track 1)

CD 2

composer:
Jeff Christie (track 5)
Mitch Murray (track 4)
lyricist:
Jeff Christie (track 5)
Peter Callander (track 4)
writer:
Mike Hawker (track 6)
Tony Macaulay (track 7)
Barry Mason (English songwriter) (track 7)
John Schroeder (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
publisher:
later translated versions:
Kun Chicago kuoli (track 4)
L’Amérique (track 5)
Vana jõgi (track 5)
Öö Chicagos (track 4)
later versions:
Je reviens vers le bonheur (Walkin’ back to happiness) (track 6)
recording of:
Yellow River (track 5)

CD 3

composer:
Burt Bacharach (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 11)
John Fogerty (track 10)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 11)
Hal David (track 1)
John Fogerty (track 10)
performer:
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (track 1)
writer:
Peter Callander (track 8)
Mitch Murray (track 8)
Reg Presley (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
BMG Entertainment (1958) (track 1)
publisher:
Jondora Music (track 10)
MCA Music Ltd. (track 1)
cover recording of:
Corrine, Corrina (track 11)
Proud Mary (track 10)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Kuljen, kuljen (track 10)
Orgullosa Mary (track 10)
recording of:
Magic Moments (track 1)

CD 4

trumpet:
Joseph B. Wilder (1957-01-27) (track 12)
flute:
James N. DeMeo (1957-01-27) (track 12)
Harold M. Jones (50s US flautist) (1957-01-27) (track 12)
guitar:
Billy Davis (guitarist for The Drifters) (track 10)
Frantz Casséus (1957-01-27) (track 12)
Victor Messer (1957-01-27) (track 12)
Millard Thomas (1957-01-27) (track 12)
double bass:
Norman Keenan (1957-01-27) (track 12)
bongos:
Noah Rodriguez (1957-01-27) (track 12)
marimba:
Joe Venuto (1957-01-27) (track 12)
congas:
Daniel Barrajanos (1957-01-27) (track 12)
baritone vocals:
Gene Pearson (track 10)
bass vocals:
Winifred Terry (track 10)
choir vocals:
Gilbert E. Adkins (1957-01-27) (track 12)
Irving D. Barnes (1957-01-27) (track 12)
Leon Bibb (1957-01-27) (track 12)
Charles Colman (1957-01-27) (track 12)
Stephen Harbachick (1957-01-27) (track 12)
Marvin Hayes, Jr. (1957-01-27) (track 12)
Joe N. Kenyon (1957-01-27) (track 12)
Irving Burgie (1957-01-27) (track 12)
Samuel R. McCurry (1957-01-27) (track 12)
John Nielsen (1957-01-27) (track 12)
Brock Peters (1957-01-27) (track 12)
Howard A. Roberts (choral vocals in Harry Belafonte recordings, founded the Howard Roberts Chorale) (1957-01-27) (track 12)
William Stewart (choral vocals in Harry Belafonte recordings) (1957-01-27) (track 12)
Herbert L. Stubbs (1957-01-27) (track 12)
Leroy B. Thompson (1957-01-27) (track 12)
Rodester Timmons (1957-01-27) (track 12)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (track 11)
Harry Belafonte (track 12)
Chip Taylor (track 8)
Lord Burgess (track 12)
conductor:
Robert DeCormier (1957-01-27) (track 12)
engineer:
Dave Hunt (engineer, producer and occasional writer) (track 6)
lead vocals:
Johnny Moore (soul/rnb vocalist for The Drifters) (track 10)
Harry Belafonte (1957-01-27) (track 12)
lyricist:
Harry Belafonte (track 12)
Chip Taylor (track 8)
Hal David (track 11)
Lord Burgess (track 12)
producer:
Joe Carlton (track 12)
Mike Hurst (musician and record producer from London, England) (track 6)
tenor vocals:
Charlie Thomas (The Drifters) (track 10)
writer:
Daniel Boone (track 1)
Barbara Campbell (collective songwriter pseudonym for Sam Cooke, Lou Adler and Herb Alpert) (track 3)
Bob Cochran (track 6)
Eddie Cochran (track 6)
Roger Cook (track 4)
Roger Greenaway (track 4)
Calvin Lewis (track 9)
Rod McQueen (track 1)
Arthur Resnick (songwriter, producer) (track 10)
Andrew Wright (US keyboardist) (track 9)
Kenny Young (track 10)
publisher:
Mijac Music (track 9)
TM Music Ltd. (track 10)
Warner/Chappell (track 9)
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (1959) (track 3)
Pronto Music (1966 –) (track 9)
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (1987) (track 3)
recorded at:
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1957-01-27) (track 12)
arrangement of:
Wahnsinn (translated) (track 8)
cover recording of:
Wild Thing (track 8)
later parody versions:
Konttaushumppa (track 8)
later translated parody versions:
Dumkopf (track 8)
Lisbeth (track 8)
Wild Ding (track 8)
later translated versions:
Bajo la rambla (track 10)
Dunde ar Aare (track 10)
Kaunis sunnuntai (track 1)
Wahnsinn (track 8)
Wahnsinn (track 8)
你是我的女人 (track 10)
later versions:
J'irai au paradis (track 6)
recording of:
Beautiful Sunday (track 1)
Under the Boardwalk (track 10)
Cocoanut Woman (1957-01-27) (track 12)