Annotation

label BMG (1984) catalog 74321250702

Annotation last modified on 2006-08-03 18:57 .

Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Only You
The Platters 2:37
2 Try to Remember
Harry Belafonte 3:27
3 Stand by Me
Ben E. King 4.6 3:00
4 Unchained Melody
The Righteous Brothers 2 3:37
5 Feelings
Morris Albert 3:34
6 Rain and Tears
Aphrodite's Child 3 3:14
7 Dream a Little Dream of Me
The Mamas & the Papas 4 3:13
8 I'm Sorry
Brenda Lee 2:42
9 Nights in White Satin
The Moody Blues 4.65 4:29
10 It's a Man's Man's World
James Brown 2:47
11 (Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay
Otis Redding 4.5 2:43
12 What a Wonderful World
Louis Armstrong 4 2:18
13 Put Your Head on My Shoulder
Paul Anka 5 2:37
14 I Put a Spell on You
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins 4 2:28
15 Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me
Gladys Knight & The Pips 3:46
16 Midnight Blue
Louise Tucker 4:08
17 Unforgettable
Brook Benton 3:11
18 Ain't No Sunshine
Bill Withers 4.5 2:06
19 A Whiter Shade of Pale
Procol Harum 4.5 4:00

Credits

Medium 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1966-02-16) (track 10)
New York, United States (1967-08-16) (track 12)
drums (drum set):
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 11)
bass guitar:
Donald “Duck” Dunn (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 11)
trumpet:
Dud Bascomb (Sr., jazz trumpeter) (1966-02-16) (track 10)
Waymon Reed (1966-02-16) (track 10)
Lammar Wright (1966-02-16) (track 10)
Wayne Jackson (trumpet/trombone (Memphis Horns/Mar-Keys)) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 11)
membranophone:
Bernard “Pretty” Purdie (1966-02-16) (track 10)
guitar:
Billy Butler (jazz guitarist) (1966-02-16) (track 10)
Steve Cropper (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 11)
keyboard:
Isaac Hayes (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 11)
Booker T. Jones (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 11)
baritone saxophone:
Haywood Henry (1966-02-16) (track 10)
arranger:
Don Costa (US pop music arranger & producer) (track 13)
Booker T. Jones (track 18)
Jack Nitzsche (track 4)
chorus master:
Tommy Goodman (Pianist, arranger for Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington) (1967-08-16) (track 12)
composer:
Boris Bergman (track 6)
Gary Brooker (track 19)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 10)
Steve Cropper (track 11)
Matthew Fisher (UK organist for Procol Harum/Prairie Madness) (track 19)
Louis Gasté (track 5)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 10)
Alex North (track 4)
Harvey Schmidt (track 2)
Vangelis (Greek composer of electronic, new age and classical) (track 6)
Bill Withers (track 18)
Paul Anka (track 13)
Justin Hayward (of the Moody Blues) (track 9)
Otis Redding (track 11)
James D. Weatherly (track 15)
Fabian André (1931) (tracks 7, 7)
Wilbur Schwandt (1931) (tracks 7, 7)
conductor:
Don Costa (US pop music arranger & producer) (1958-08) (track 13)
Tommy Goodman (Pianist, arranger for Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington) (1967-08-16) (track 12)
engineer:
Eddie Brackett (track 12)
Larry Levine (track 4)
Bob Simpson (US jazz engineer/producer) (track 12)
lead vocals:
Brenda Lee (track 8)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1966-02-16) (track 10)
Louis Armstrong (1967-08-16) (track 12)
lyricist:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 10)
Steve Cropper (track 11)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 10)
Bill Withers (track 18)
Morris Albert (track 5)
Paul Anka (track 13)
Justin Hayward (of the Moody Blues) (track 9)
Tom Jones (musical theatre lyricist) (track 2)
Otis Redding (track 11)
Keith Reid (track 19)
James D. Weatherly (track 15)
Hy Zaret (track 4)
Gus Kahn (1931) (tracks 7, 7)
mixer:
John Golden (mastering engineer) (track 18)
other vocals [whistling]:
Otis Redding (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 11)
performer:
producer:
Tony Clark (Engineer, Abbey Road) (track 9)
Steve Cropper (track 11)
Phil Spector (track 4)
Bob Thiele (track 12)
Booker T. Jones (track 18)
publisher:
Hy Zaret (track 4)
Mike Stoller (track 3)
recording engineer:
Bill Halverson (track 18)
Bill Lazarus (track 18)
vocals:
Bill Withers (track 18)
Paul Anka (1958-08) (track 13)
Ben E. King (1960-10-27) (track 3)
Otis Redding (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 11)
writer:
Dub Albritton (track 8)
Ben E. King (track 3)
Jerry Leiber (track 3)
Buck Ram (track 1)
Ande Rand (track 1)
Ronnie Self (track 8)
Bob Thiele (track 12)
George David Weiss (track 12)
Mike Stoller (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
H.H.O. Ltd (music licensing) (track 3)
Universal Records (1996-2005 American pop label - "RECORDS" must be a part of the logo!) (1966) (track 4)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1972) (track 18)
publisher:
Abilene Music Inc. (track 12)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1, 7, 7, 18)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 18)
Essex Music, Inc. (tracks 7, 7)
Frank Music Corp. ( – ????) (track 4)
Hornall Brothers Music Ltd. (limited company) (track 3)
Jerry Leiber Music (track 3)
Quartet Music (track 12)
Trio Music (track 3)
Unichappell Music (track 3)
EMI Unart Catalog Inc. (1956) (track 14)
EMI United Partnership Ltd. (1956) (track 14)
recorded at:
Talent Masters Studios in New York, New York, United States (1966-02-16) (track 10)
has remixes:
Unchained Melody (Bachata remix by OG Bachata) by OG Bachata (track 4)
karaoke versions:
mash-ups:
Stand By Me by ccc (track 3)
sampled by:
Eye Know by De La Soul (track 11)
Stand by Me by Timeflies (track 3)
Tradin War Stories (explicit) by 2Pac feat. Dramacydal, C-Bo & Storm (track 10)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 28) (track 11)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 121) (track 3)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 123) (track 10)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 280) (track 18)
arrangements:
Les Enchaînés (translated) (track 4)
cover recording of:
Try to Remember (The Fantasticks) (track 2)
Unchained Melody (1965-03) (track 4)
is based on:
later parody versions:
Feelings (parody version) (track 5)
Mia (track 3)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Allem Anschein nach bist Du's (Ain't No Sunshine) (track 18)
Bleib bei mir (track 3)
Les Yeux ouverts (French version of "Dream a Little Dream of Me") (tracks 7, 7)
Noches de blanco satén (spanish version of 'Nights in White Satin') (track 9)
Nostalgia (Italian version of "Dream a Little Dream of Me") (tracks 7, 7)
Oh, nur Du (track 1)
Pregherò (track 3)
Sag es mir in deinem Traum (German version of "Dream a Little Dream of Me") (tracks 7, 7)
Samo tij (track 1)
Stand By Me (Spanish) (track 3)
Stand by Me (track 3)
Sólo tú (track 1)
Tunteet (track 5)
Đến bên em (track 3)
フィーリング (Rei Nakanishi's translation of Feelings) (track 5)
フィーリング (track 5)
人在雨下 (track 4)
昨夜夢魂中 (track 9)
昨夜夢魂中 (track 9)
烙印 (track 5)
緊靠一起 (track 3)
later versions:
Dis-lui (Feelings) (track 5)
Muistatko syyskuun (track 2)
recording of:
Ain’t No Sunshine (track 18)
Feelings (track 5)
I’m Sorry (Brenda Lee song, 1960) (track 8)
Only You (And You Alone) (Platters song) (track 1)
Rain and Tears (track 6)
Put Your Head on My Shoulder (1958-08) (track 13)
Stand by Me (Ben E. King) (1960-10-27) (track 3)
It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World (1966-02-16) (track 10)
What a Wonderful World (1967-08-16) (track 12)
(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 18)
Raggarkungen (track 1)
version of:
Pour toi (track 5)