Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ghostbusters (Ghostbusters)
Ray Parker Jr. 4.15 4:07
2 The Power of Love (Back to the Future)
Huey Lewis 4:22
3 Flashdance… What a Feeling
Irene Cara 5 3:56
4 Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now (Mannequin)
Starship 4:30
5 Footloose (Footloose)
Kenny Loggins 5 3:50
6 Hazy Shade of Winter (Less Than Zero)
Bangles 4.5 2:45
7 Live It Up (Crocodile Dundee)
Mental as Anything 3:41
8 Cruel Summer (Karate Kid)
Bananarama 3:32
9 Theme From the Greatest American Hero (Believe It or Not) (Greatest American Hero)
Mike Post & Stephen Geyer 3:17
10 True (Sixteen Candles)
Spandau Ballet 3.65 5:36
11 Kokomo (Cocktail)
The Beach Boys 3:40
12 Wouldn’t It Be Good (Pretty in Pink)
Nik Kershaw 4:34
13 People Are Strange (The Lost Boys)
Echo & the Bunnymen 5 3:41
14 Boys in Town (Monkey Grip)
Divinyls 2:54
15 Play With Me (Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure)
Extreme 3:32
16 Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want (Pretty in Pink)
The Smiths 4 1:54
17 When Doves Cry (Purple Rain)
Prince 3:52
18 Oh Yeah (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off)
Yello 3:08
19 Shake That Cosmic Thing (Earth Girls Are Easy)
The B-52s 3:55
20 Day O (The Banana Boat Song) (Beetlejuice)
Harry Belafonte 4 3:04
21 Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (Girls Just Wanna Have Fun)
Cyndi Lauper 4.2 3:52
22 When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going (Jewel of the Nile)
Billy Ocean 3:42
23 Neutron Dance (Beverly Hills Cop)
The Pointer Sisters 4:12
24 Pretty in Pink (Pretty in Pink)
The Psychedelic Furs 4:13
25 Let’s Hear It for the Boy (Footloose)
Deniece Williams 4 4:21
26 Bizarre Love Triangle (Married to the Mob)
New Order 3:57
27 La Bamba (La Bamba)
Los Lobos 4.5 2:56
28 Maniac (Flashdance)
Michael Sembello 4 4:04
29 Breakin… There’s No Stoppin Us (Breakdance)
Ollie & Jerry 3:45
30 Up Where We Belong (An Officer and a Gentleman)
Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes 3:56
31 Glory of Love (Karate Kid II)
Peter Cetera 4:23
32 Arthur’s Theme (Arthur)
Christopher Cross 5 3:54
33 Stand by Me (Stand by Me)
Ben E. King 3:01
34 I Heard It Through the Grapevine (The Big Chill)
Marvin Gaye 3.5 3:13
35 Respect (Mystic Pizza)
Aretha Franklin 3.9 2:28
36 Tracks of My Tears (Platoon)
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 2:53
37 Great Balls of Fire (Great Balls of Fire)
Jerry Lee Lewis 3 1:54
38 You Might Think (The Sure Thing)
The Cars 4.85 3:08
39 American Pie (Born on the 4th July)
Don McLean 5 4:13
40 Magic Dance (The Labyrinth)
David Bowie 5:12

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 39)
drums (drum set):
Richard "Pistol" Allen (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 34)
Uriel Jones (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 34)
Roger Hawkins (1967-02-14) (track 35)
electronic drum set:
Anton Fig (track 21)
bass guitar:
Tommy Cogbill (1967-02-14) (track 35)
cornet:
Melvin Lastie (1967-02-14) (track 35)
strings arranger:
Michael Omartian (track 32)
membranophone:
Roy Markowitz (1971-05-26) (track 39)
synthesizer [synthesizers]:
Rob Hyman (track 21)
organ:
Earl Van Dyke (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 34)
Spooner Oldham (1967-02-14) (track 35)
guitar:
Paul Jackson, Jr. (track 25)
Jimmy Johnson (Muscle Shoals rhythm section (guitar/producer)) (1967-02-14) (track 35)
bass:
Eric Bazilian (track 21)
Bob Rothstein (1971-05-26) (track 39)
banjo:
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 39)
electric piano:
Ray Colcord (1971-05-26) (track 39)
vibraphone:
Mike Mainieri (1971-05-26) (track 39)
electric guitar:
Rick DiFonzo (track 21)
David Spinozza (1971-05-26) (track 39)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 25)
Roy Markowitz (1971-05-26) (track 39)
keyboard [keyboards]:
Rob Hyman (track 21)
piano:
Aretha Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 35)
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (1971-05-26) (track 39)
marimba:
Mike Mainieri (1971-05-26) (track 39)
baritone saxophone:
Willie Bridges (1967-02-14) (track 35)
tenor saxophone:
Charles Chalmers (1967-02-14) (track 35)
King Curtis (saxophonist) (1967-02-14) (track 35)
additional engineer:
John Guess (track 32)
Lee Herschberg (track 32)
John Jansen (track 21)
Mark Linett (track 32)
Richard Mullen (track 32)
Rod O'Brien (track 21)
additional lyricist:
William Attaway (1955) (track 20)
Irving Burgie (1955) (track 20)
arranger:
Christopher Cross (US singer‐songwriter) (track 32)
Arif Mardin (track 35)
Rob Meurer (track 32)
Michael Omartian (track 32)
R.Valens (track 27)
Tom Dowd (track 35)
assistant engineer:
John Agnello (track 21)
Stuart Gitlin (track 32)
Margaret Gwynne (engineer) (track 32)
associate producer:
William Wittman (track 21)
background vocals:
Krystal Davis (track 21)
Ellie Greenwich (track 21)
Cyndi Lauper (track 21)
George Merrill (track 25)
Shannon Rubicam (track 25)
Jules Shear (track 21)
Maretha Stewart (track 21)
Deniece Williams (US soul/funk vocalist/songwriter) (track 25)
Diane Wilson (vocals) (track 21)
The Andantes (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 34)
Carolyn Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 35)
Erma Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 35)
choir vocals:
West 44th Street Rhythm and Noise Choir (1971-05-26) (track 39)
composer:
Boris Blank (track 18)
Ollie Brown (US drummer, session musician & record producer) (track 29)
Sara Dallin (track 8)
Steve Jolley (track 8)
Jerry Knight (track 29)
Kenny Loggins (track 5)
Johnny Marr (track 16)
Giorgio Moroder (track 3)
Jack Nitzsche (track 30)
Mike Post (track 9)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 17)
Otis Redding (track 35)
Buffy Sainte-Marie (track 30)
Thomas Snow (US keyboardist/songwriter) (track 25)
Tony Swain (track 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 20, 27, 27)
David Bowie (track 40)
Siobhan Fahey (track 8)
Robert Hazard (track 21)
Gary Kemp (track 10)
Nik Kershaw (track 12)
Don McLean (track 39)
Ric Ocasek (track 38)
Ray Parker Jr. (track 1)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 6)
Greedy Smith (Australian musician and songwriter with Mental As Anything) (track 7)
Keren Woodward (track 8)
concertmaster:
Assa Drori (track 32)
conductor:
Michael Omartian (track 32)
Tom Dowd (1967-02-14) (track 35)
engineer:
William Wittman (track 21)
Tom Flye (track 39)
instruments:
George Duke (track 25)
The Funk Brothers (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 34)
lead vocals:
Christopher Cross (US singer‐songwriter) (track 32)
Cyndi Lauper (track 21)
Marvin Gaye (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 34)
lyricist:
Sara Dallin (track 8)
Steve Jolley (track 8)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 17)
Otis Redding (track 35)
Tony Swain (track 8)
David Bowie (track 40)
Irene Cara (track 3)
Siobhan Fahey (track 8)
Keith Forsey (track 3)
Stephen Geyer (track 9)
Robert Hazard (track 21)
Will Jennings (track 30)
Gary Kemp (track 10)
Nik Kershaw (track 12)
Don McLean (track 39)
Dieter Meier (track 18)
Morrissey (English singer / songwriter) (track 16)
Ric Ocasek (track 38)
Ray Parker Jr. (track 1)
Dean Pitchford (tracks 5, 25)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 6)
Greedy Smith (Australian musician and songwriter with Mental As Anything) (track 7)
R.Valens (tracks 27, 27)
Keren Woodward (track 8)
mixer:
Chet Himes (track 32)
orchestra:
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 34)
performer:
Spandau Ballet (track 10)
producer:
The Cars (track 38)
Rick Chertoff (track 21)
George Duke (track 25)
Mitchell Froom (track 27)
Steve Jolley (track 10)
Ray Manzarek (track 13)
Giorgio Moroder (track 3)
John Porter (producer and musician US and UK) (track 16)
Phil Ramone (track 28)
Rick Rubin (track 6)
Michael Sembello (track 28)
Spandau Ballet (track 10)
Tony Swain (track 10)
Jerry Wexler (track 35)
Norman Whitfield (track 34)
Michael Omartian (track 32)
Ray Parker Jr. (track 1)
publisher:
Mike Stoller (track 33)
recording engineer:
Tom Dowd (track 35)
Nigel Green (track 38)
vocals:
Michael Sembello (track 28)
Irene Cara (track 3)
Joey Scarbury (track 9)
Aretha Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 35)
Don McLean (1971-05-26) (track 39)
Bob Rothstein (1971-05-26) (track 39)
writer:
Peter Allen (Australian singer‐songwriter) (track 32)
Chrissy Amphlett (track 14)
John Ashton (track 24)
Burt Bacharach (track 32)
Otis Blackwell (American pianist, singer and songwriter) (track 37)
Wayne Brathwaite (track 22)
Richard Butler (singer) (track 24)
Tim Butler (track 24)
Peter Cetera (track 31)
Johnny Colla (track 2)
Christopher Cross (US singer‐songwriter) (track 32)
Vincent Paul Davey (track 24)
John Densmore (track 13)
Barry Eastmond (track 22)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 31)
Gillian Gilbert (track 26)
Jack Hammer (Earl Burroughs, co-wrote Great Balls of Fire) (track 37)
Albert Hammond (track 4)
Chris Hayes (US rock guitarist & singer (Huey Lewis & The News)) (track 2)
Peter Hook (track 26)
Duncan Kilburn (track 24)
Ben E. King (track 33)
Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors) (track 13)
Jerry Leiber (track 33)
Huey Lewis (track 2)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 11)
Ray Manzarek (track 13)
Dennis Matkosky (track 28)
Mark McEntee (track 14)
Scott McKenzie (track 11)
Terry Melcher (track 11)
Roger Morris (UK guitarist for The Psychedelic Furs) (track 24)
Stephen Morris (New Order) (track 26)
Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors) (track 13)
Diane Nini (track 31)
Billy Ocean (track 22)
Jeremy Paul (bassist, Air Supply, Divinyls) (track 14)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 11)
Smokey Robinson (track 36)
Carole Bayer Sager (track 32)
Danny Sembello (track 23)
Michael Sembello (track 28)
Barrett Strong (track 34)
Bernard Sumner (track 26)
Marvin Tarplin (track 36)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 4)
Norman Whitfield (track 34)
Allee Willis (track 23)
Mike Stoller (track 33)
phonographic copyright by:
OVC Ltd. (track 3)
PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) (1983) (tracks 3, 28)
Polygram Records, Inc. (New York) (1983) (tracks 3, 28)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1983) (track 21)
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1983) (track 32)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1984) (tracks 5, 25)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1984) (tracks 5, 25)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1987) (track 6)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1992) (track 35)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1992) (track 35)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1993) (track 35)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1993) (track 35)
RCA Records (not for release label use! for the imprint, please use “RCA” instead) (2016 –) (track 1)
publisher:
Alcor Music (track 3)
BMG Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 5, 22)
Be Music (New Order’s own publishing company) (track 26)
Because Éditions (track 17)
Benny Bird Co. Inc. (track 39)
Carasmatic Music (track 3)
Caribe Music Corp. (track 20)
Carub Music (track 3)
Controversy Music (track 17)
Datasound AG (track 18)
Daywin Music Inc. (track 11)
EMI Longitude Music (tracks 27, 27)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1, 34, 36)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (tracks 5, 28)
Famous Music Corporation (tracks 3, 28)
GMPC (track 3)
Honest John Music (track 11)
Hornall Brothers Music Ltd. (limited company) (track 33)
Huey Lewis Music (track 2)
IQ Music Ltd. (track 1)
Imagem Music GmbH (subsidiary of Dutch music publishers Imagem) (track 12)
Imagem Songs Ltd. (track 12)
Intersong Music (tracks 3, 28)
Intersong U.S.A. (track 3)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 12)
Jerry Leiber Music (track 33)
Jobete Music (UK) Ltd. (tracks 34, 36)
Jones Music (publishers associated with David Bowie) (track 40)
Kinda Blue Music (track 2)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 39)
MCA Publishing Ltd. (track 39)
Milk Money Music (track 5)
Paul Simon Music (track 6)
Raydiola Music (track 1)
Reverb Music Ltd. (track 8)
Riva Music Ltd. (track 28)
Sony/ATV Harmony (tracks 3, 5)
Sony/ATV Melody (track 5)
Sony/ATV Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 5, 21, 33)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 33)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 21)
Spirit One Music (track 11)
TBU Music (track 18)
Trio Music (track 33)
Unichappell Music (track 33)
Universal (plain logo: "Universal") (track 39)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (Hong Kong/China subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 39)
Universal Records (1996–2005 American pop label – “RECORDS” must be a part of the logo!) (track 39)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 3, 28)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 8)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 26)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 27, 27)
Woolnough Music (track 32)
Yamaha Music EH(CM) (tracks 11–12)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (tracks 2, 32)
mixed at:
Warner Bros. Recording Studios (North Hollywood, a/k/a Amigo Studios) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (track 32)
recorded at:
Warner Bros. Recording Studios (North Hollywood, a/k/a Amigo Studios) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (track 32)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 34)
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1967-02-14) (track 35)
has remixes:
Xtra Fun by Cyndi Lauper (track 21)
karaoke versions:
Ghostbusters by [unknown] (track 1)
mash-ups:
Bustin by Neil Cicierega (track 1)
Galobusters by Triple-Q (track 1)
HAPPY HALLOWEEN by toonlink (track 1)
Numbers by Neil Cicierega (track 1)
Shake Your Grapes by ccc (track 34)
Surfbusters by G3RSt (track 1)
Thunder Busters by Wax Audio (track 1)
sampled by:
Ffun Haave To by Girl Talk (track 21)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 5) (track 35)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 80) (track 34)
cover recording of:
La Bamba (additional lyrics by Ritchie Valens) (track 27)
People Are Strange (track 13)
Respect (1967-02-14) (track 35)
is based on:
I Want a New Drug (track 1)
is the basis for:
Det driter jeg i (track 21)
Gothbusters (track 1)
Sucka Busta (track 1)
Twerk (track 28)
敢愛敢做 (track 4)
later parody versions:
Goodnews (track 5)
Govs dakters (track 1)
Grindfuckers (track 1)
Gutbuster (track 1)
La Bible (tracks 27, 27)
Mia (track 33)
Parable Guy (track 39)
The Power Above (track 2)
The Saga Begins (Parody) (track 39)
later translated parody versions:
Humpauttajat (track 1)
Subnormix (track 1)
later translated versions:
Bleib bei mir (track 33)
Das kann doch nicht dein Ernst sein (I Heard It Through the Grapevine) (track 34)
Errespetua (track 35)
FOOTLOOSE (Japanese version) (track 5)
GHOST BUSTERS (track 1)
Kärlekens kraft (track 2)
Mikä fiilis (track 3)
Pregherò (track 33)
Sonne auf der Haut (track 12)
Stand By Me (Spanish) (track 33)
Stand by Me (track 33)
Trio Bommerlunder (track 20)
Tu mets le feu (track 37)
Đến bên em (track 33)
Žízeň lásky (track 3)
(track 9)
樣樣做到好 (track 32)
緊靠一起 (track 33)
later versions:
Danse ta vie (track 3)
Feu de paille (track 39)
Ghostbusters (additionally written by Run-D.M.C.) (track 1)
Stand by Me (track 33)
part of:
Gotcha! (1985 film soundtrack) (track 12)
recording of:
Believe It or Not (The Greatest American Hero, theme) (track 9)
Boys in Town (track 14)
Cruel Summer (track 8)
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Burgess/Attaway version made famous by Harry Belafonte) (track 20)
Footloose (track 5)
Ghostbusters (track 1)
Glory of Love (track 31)
Great Balls of Fire (track 37)
Kokomo (track 11)
La Bamba (additional lyrics by Ritchie Valens) (track 27)
Live It Up (track 7)
Magic Dance (track 40)
Neutron Dance (track 23)
Oh Yeah (track 18)
Pretty in Pink (track 24)
Stand by Me (Ben E. King) (track 33)
The Power of Love (Back to the Future) (track 2)
True (track 10)
Up Where We Belong (track 30)
When Doves Cry (track 17)
You Might Think (track 38)
I Heard It Through the Grapevine (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 34)
American Pie (1971-05-26) (track 39)
Maniac (1983) (track 28)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Polkas (track 5)
version of:
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Original folk song) (track 20)
La bamba (tracks 27, 27)