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 4.35 4:30
7 Samba pa ti
Santana 4:33
8 Bridge Over Troubled Water
Simon & Garfunkel 3.65 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 3:58
12 Girls, Girls, Girls
Sailor 3:03
13 Rose Garden
Lynn Anderson 2:53
14 Butterfly
Danyel Gérard 3:27
15 Yellow River
Christie 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

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1978-08) (track 11)
acoustic guitar:
Janis Joplin (track 6)
Tom Scholz (track 9)
drums (drum set):
Sib Hashian (track 9)
Jeff Porcaro (track 11)
Clark Pierson (track 6)
Hal Blaine (1969-11-09) (track 8)
bass guitar:
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (track 6)
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)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Tom Scholz (track 9)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Tom Scholz (track 9)
bass:
David Hungate (track 11)
Tom Scholz (track 9)
Joe Osborn (1969-11-09) (track 8)
electric guitar:
Steve Lukather (track 11)
percussion:
Lenny Castro (track 11)
Sib Hashian (track 9)
keyboard:
Steve Porcaro (track 11)
Larry Knechtel (1969-11-09) (track 8)
piano:
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (track 6)
David Paich (track 11)
associate producer:
Rupert Holmes (track 12)
background vocals:
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (track 6)
Ken Pearson (track 6)
John Till (track 6)
Phil Badella (track 6)
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (track 6)
John Cooke (track 6)
Janis Joplin (track 6)
Bobby Kimball (track 11)
Steve Lukather (track 11)
Vince Mitchell (track 6)
David Paich (track 11)
Clark Pierson (track 6)
composer:
Marc Bolan (track 3)
Ken Hensley (track 2)
Carlos Santana (track 7)
Tony Waddington (track 16)
Jeff Christie (track 15)
Georg Kajanus (track 12)
Jeff Lynne (track 17)
David Paich (track 11)
Tom Scholz (track 9)
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)
John Mackswith (English sound engineer) (track 16)
Phil Macy (50s-70s engineer) (track 6)
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 (track 11)
lead vocals [Harmony]:
Brad Delp (track 9)
lyricist:
Marc Bolan (track 3)
Ken Hensley (track 2)
Wayne Bickerton (track 16)
Jeff Christie (track 15)
Georg Kajanus (track 12)
Jeff Lynne (track 17)
David Paich (track 11)
Tom Scholz (track 9)
Shel Silverstein (track 5)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 8)
Joe South (track 13)
mixer:
Jeffrey Lesser (track 12)
performer:
Full Tilt Boogie (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969) (track 8)
producer:
Arthur Garfunkel (track 8)
Roy Halee (track 8)
Paul A. Rothchild (track 6)
Toto (American rock group) (track 11)
Wayne Bickerton (track 16)
Jeffrey Lesser (track 12)
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:
Berry Borden (track 10)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 1)
Nicky Chinn (track 1)
Fred Foster (track 6)
Albert Hammond (track 4)
Mike Hazlewood (track 4)
Michael Keck (track 10)
Joyce Kennedy (track 10)
Kris Kristofferson (track 6)
Gary "Mo" Moore (of Mother's Finest) (track 10)
Glenn Murdock (track 10)
Jerry Seay (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1970) (track 8)
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/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 8)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 16)
Westminster Music (track 3)
recorded at:
CBS Studios (London, 1972–1989) in London, England, United Kingdom (1975-10) (track 12)
earliest release:
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)
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)
cover recording of:
Me and Bobby McGee (1970-09-25) (track 6)
later parody versions:
Obadiah (track 11)
later translated parody versions:
Lady in White (track 2)
Rumarimprempsa (track 16)
later translated versions:
Jardín de rosas (track 13)
L’Amérique (track 15)
Nainen tummissa (track 2)
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)
Girls, Girls, Girls (track 12)
Hold the Line (track 11)
Lady in Black (track 2)
Metal Guru (track 3)
Rose Garden (track 13)
Samba pa ti (track 7)
Shine a Little Love (track 17)
Sugar Baby Love (track 16)
Sylvia’s Mother (track 5)
Yellow River (track 15)
Bridge Over Troubled Water (1969-11-09) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 16)