Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Living Next Door to Alice Smokie 4.65 3:28
2 Lady in Black Uriah Heep 4:37
3 Metal Guru T. Rex 2:23
4 The Free Electric Band Albert Hammond 3:25
5 Sylvia’s Mother Dr. Hook 3:48
6 Me and Bobby McGee Janis Joplin 4.4 4:30
7 Samba pa ti Santana 4 4:33
8 Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon & Garfunkel 3.8 4:52
9 More Than a Feeling Boston 4 4:42
10 Baby Love Mother’s Finest 4:20
11 Hold the Line Toto 4.15 3:58
12 Girls, Girls, Girls Sailor 3 3:03
13 Rose Garden Lynn Anderson 2:53
14 Butterfly Danyel Gérard 3:27
15 Yellow River Christie 3 2:44
16 Sugar Baby Love The Rubettes 3:27
17 Shine a Little Love Electric Light Orchestra 4:41
18 A Touch of Velvet Mood Mosaic 3:18

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Janis Joplin (track 6)
Tom Scholz (track 9)
drums (drum set):
Sib Hashian (track 9)
Clark Pierson (track 6)
Hal Blaine (1969-11-09) (track 8)
Michael Shrieve (1970-07-19) (track 7)
Jeffrey Porcaro (1978-08) (track 11)
bass guitar:
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (track 6)
David Brown (US bassist for Santana/Allman Brothers/31st of February) (1970-07-19) (track 7)
David Hungate (1978-08) (track 11)
tabla:
Steven Saphore (1970-07-19) (track 7)
strings:
Ernie Freeman (1969-11-09) (track 8)
Jimmie Haskell (1969-11-09) (track 8)
organ:
Ken Pearson (track 6)
guitar:
John Till (track 6)
Fred Carter, Jr. (1969-11-09) (track 8)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969-11-09) (track 8)
Carlos Santana (1970-07-19) (track 7)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Tom Scholz (track 9)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Tom Scholz (track 9)
bass:
Tom Scholz (track 9)
Joe Osborn (1969-11-09) (track 8)
electric guitar:
Steve Lukather (1978-08) (track 11)
percussion:
Sib Hashian (track 9)
Rico Reyes (1970-07-19) (track 7)
Lenny Castro (1978-08) (track 11)
keyboard:
Larry Knechtel (1969-11-09) (track 8)
Gregg Rolie (1970-07-19) (track 7)
Steve Porcaro (1978-08) (track 11)
David Paich (1978-08) (track 11)
piano:
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (track 6)
David Paich (1978-08) (track 11)
congas and percussion:
Michael Carabello (1970-07-19) (track 7)
congas, percussion and timbales:
Jose “Chepito” Áreas (1970-07-19) (track 7)
arranger:
Carlos Santana (track 7)
Brad Delp (track 9)
Gregg Rolie (track 7)
Tom Scholz (track 9)
assistant engineer:
Bruce Hensal (track 9)
Deni King (engineer) (track 9)
Doug Rider (track 9)
assistant mixer:
Steve Hodge (track 9)
associate producer:
Rupert Holmes (track 12)
background vocals:
Phil Badella (track 6)
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (track 6)
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (track 6)
John Cooke (track 6)
Janis Joplin (track 6)
Vince Mitchell (track 6)
Ken Pearson (track 6)
Clark Pierson (track 6)
John Till (track 6)
Bobby Kimball (1978-08) (track 11)
Steve Lukather (1978-08) (track 11)
David Paich (1978-08) (track 11)
co-arranger:
Jim Masdea (track 9)
composer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 1)
Carlos Santana (track 7)
Tony Waddington (track 16)
Marc Bolan (track 3)
Jeff Christie (track 15)
Fred Foster (track 6)
Ken Hensley (track 2)
Georg Kajanus (track 12)
Kris Kristofferson (track 6)
Jeff Lynne (track 17)
David Paich (track 11)
Tom Scholz (track 9)
Jerry Seay (track 10)
Shel Silverstein (track 5)
Joe South (track 13)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969) (track 8)
engineer:
Roy Halee (track 8)
Jeffrey Lesser (track 12)
Al Scott (Oysterband) (track 12)
David Brown (US producer, engineer - Record Plant Studios, Wally Heider Studios) (track 7)
Warren Dewey (track 9)
John Fiore (engineer) (track 7)
John Mackswith (English sound engineer) (track 16)
Phil Macy (50s-70s engineer) (track 6)
Tom Scholz (track 9)
Tom Knox (track 11)
guest tambourine:
Sandra Crouch (track 6)
guest bongos and congas:
Bobbye Hall (track 6)
lead vocals:
Brad Delp (track 9)
Janis Joplin (track 6)
Bobby Kimball (1978-08) (track 11)
lead vocals [Harmony]:
Brad Delp (track 9)
lyricist:
Wayne Bickerton (track 16)
Marc Bolan (track 3)
Nicky Chinn (track 1)
Jeff Christie (track 15)
Fred Foster (track 6)
Ken Hensley (track 2)
Georg Kajanus (track 12)
Kris Kristofferson (track 6)
Jeff Lynne (track 17)
David Paich (track 11)
Tom Scholz (track 9)
Jerry Seay (track 10)
Shel Silverstein (track 5)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 8)
Joe South (track 13)
mixer:
Jeffrey Lesser (track 12)
Tom Knox (track 11)
performer:
Full Tilt Boogie (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969) (track 8)
premiered by:
The Rubettes (1974-01) (track 16)
producer:
John Boylan (track 9)
Fred Catero (track 7)
Arthur Garfunkel (track 8)
Roy Halee (track 8)
Bob Irwin (track 7)
Jeffrey Lesser (track 12)
Paul Rothchild (track 6)
Santana (US latin - blues rock band) (track 7)
Carlos Santana (track 7)
Al Scott (Oysterband) (track 12)
Toto (US rock group) (track 11)
Wayne Bickerton (track 16)
Georg Kajanus (track 12)
Tom Scholz (track 9)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 8)
recording engineer:
Ted Brosnan (1969-11-09) (track 8)
vocals:
Art Garfunkel (1969-11-09) (track 8)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969-11-09) (track 8)
writer:
Albert Hammond (track 4)
Mike Hazlewood (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1970) (tracks 7–8)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1970) (track 7)
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1970) (track 15)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1970) (track 7)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1976) (track 9)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1978) (track 11)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1978) (track 11)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1995) (track 7)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (2001) (track 8)
publisher:
Arlovol Music (track 16)
Budde Music Inc. (track 16)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 17)
Pattern Music Ltd (track 8)
Paul Simon Music (track 8)
Petra Music (track 7)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 13)
Spirit Two Music (track 11)
Universal Music (plain logo: “Universal Music”) (track 7)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 9)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 8)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 16)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 9)
Westminster Music (track 3)
mixed at:
Westlake Audio (former name of Westlake Recording Studios) in Los Angeles, California, United States (track 9)
recorded at:
CBS Studios (London, 1972–1989) in London, England, United Kingdom (1975-10) (track 12)
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1976) (track 9)
The Record Plant (aka “Record Plant” Los Angeles) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1976) (track 9)
Studio 55 in Los Angeles, California, United States (1978-08) (track 11)
earliest release:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Come Again by The Kleptones (track 9)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 47) (track 8)
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 51) (track 12)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 148) (track 6)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 500) (track 9)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Me and Bobby McGee (1970-09-25) (track 6)
is the basis for:
A Bridge Over You (track 8)
later parody versions:
Obadiah (track 11)
later translated parody versions:
Lady in White (track 2)
Rumarimprempsa (track 16)
later translated versions:
Bonny en mij (track 6)
Brug over troebel water (Bridge Over Troubled Water) (track 8)
Jardín de rosas (track 13)
L’Amérique (track 15)
Nainen tummissa (track 2)
Puente sobre agües braves (Asturian version) (track 8)
Slečna Závist (track 2)
Sugar Baby Love (Japanese version) (track 16)
Sylvian äiti (track 5)
Vana jõgi (track 15)
later versions:
Bobby McGee (track 6)
Dama negra (track 2)
En dans på rosor (track 13)
Mie ja Bobby McGee (track 6)
Naiset (track 12)
Trop beau (track 16)
recording of:
Baby Love (track 10)
Lady in Black (track 2)
Metal Guru (track 3)
Rose Garden (track 13)
Shine a Little Love (track 17)
Sugar Baby Love (The Rubettes) (track 16)
Sylvia’s Mother (track 5)
Yellow River (track 15)
Bridge Over Troubled Water (1969-11-09) (track 8)
Samba pa ti (1970-07-19) (track 7)
Girls, Girls, Girls (1975-10) (track 12)
Hold the Line (1978-08) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars (12″ mix) (12″ mix, duration: ~11:56 on vinyl, ~11:38 on cd) (track 16)