Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 We Are the Champions
Queen 4.2 3:02
2 More Than a Feeling
Boston 4 4:48
3 We Built This City
Starship 4 4:58
4 Wheel in the Sky
Journey 4 4:13
5 Missing You
John Waite 5 4:29
6 In the Army Now
Status Quo 3 4:37
7 Still Got the Blues
Gary Moore 4:12
8 Owner of a Lonely Heart
Yes 4.1 4:28
9 Blinded by the Light
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band 5 3:48
10 Cold as Ice
Foreigner 3.85 3:21
11 Life in the Fast Lane
Eagles 4.3 4:47
12 Listen to the Music
The Doobie Brothers 3:43
13 Turn Me Loose
Loverboy 5 5:39
14 Black Betty
Ram Jam 5 2:29
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Smoke on the Water
Deep Purple 4.35 5:41
2 Poison
Alice Cooper 4.6 4:31
3 Can’t Get Enough
Bad Company 3.35 4:16
4 Lady in Black
Uriah Heep 4:50
5 Run Runaway
Slade 4 3:45
6 Love Is a Battlefield
Pat Benatar 4.35 4:11
7 Still Loving You
Scorpions 4:55
8 Suicide Blonde
INXS 3:55
9 Broken Wings
Mr. Mister 3 5:47
10 Driver’s Seat
Sniff ’n’ the Tears 4.25 4:01
11 You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet
Bachman–Turner Overdrive 5 3:55
12 Dream Weaver
Gary Wright 5 4:17
13 Radar Love
Golden Earring 4 5:06
14 The Final Countdown
Europe 4.35 5:10

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Tom Scholz (track 2)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Neal Schon (track 4)
electric bass guitar [bass]:
Donnie Nossov (track 5)
drums (drum set):
Sib Hashian (track 2)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
Alan White (Yes drummer) (1983) (track 8)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Aynsley Dunbar (track 4)
bass guitar:
John Deacon (track 1)
Ed Gagliardi (bass player (Foreigner)) (track 10)
Scott Smith (Canadian bassist for Loverboy) (track 13)
Ross Valory (track 4)
Randy Meisner (track 11)
Chris Squire (Yes bassist) (1983) (track 8)
membranophone:
Dennis Elliott (track 10)
Matt Frenette (track 13)
Don Henley (track 11)
Curly Smith (Jo Jo Gunne musician) (track 5)
synthesizer:
Al Greenwood (track 10)
Clavinet:
Glenn Frey (US musician/singer/songwriter, member of the Eagles) (track 11)
guitar:
Paul Dean (Canadian guitarist) (track 13)
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth) (track 10)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
Ian McDonald (UK multi‐instrumentalist, formerly of King Crimson and Foreigner) (track 10)
Gary Myrick (track 5)
Trevor Rabin (1983) (track 8)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Tom Scholz (track 2)
guitar [lead]:
Don Felder (track 11)
Joe Walsh (former Eagle) (track 11)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Tom Scholz (track 2)
guitar [rhythm]:
Don Felder (track 11)
Joe Walsh (former Eagle) (track 11)
bass:
Tom Scholz (track 2)
percussion:
Sib Hashian (track 2)
Steve Scales (track 5)
keyboard:
Bruce Brody (track 5)
Al Greenwood (track 10)
Doug Johnson (Canadian keyboardist for Loverboy) (track 13)
Ian McDonald (UK multi‐instrumentalist, formerly of King Crimson and Foreigner) (track 10)
Gregg Rolie (track 4)
Tony Kaye (1983) (track 8)
piano:
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
horn:
Ian McDonald (UK multi‐instrumentalist, formerly of King Crimson and Foreigner) (track 10)
additional lead vocals:
Gregg Rolie (track 4)
assistant engineer:
Mike Fraser (Canadian record producer, engineer and mixer) (track 13)
assistant producer:
Mike Stone (producer 60’s–80’s) (track 1)
associate engineer:
Jimmy Douglass (engineer) (track 10)
Michael Getlin (track 10)
Kevin Herron (track 10)
Randy Mason (track 10)
background vocals:
Glenn Frey (US musician/singer/songwriter, member of the Eagles) (track 11)
Ian Lloyd (track 10)
Randy Meisner (track 11)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
co-producer:
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth) (track 10)
Ian McDonald (UK multi‐instrumentalist, formerly of King Crimson and Foreigner) (track 10)
composer:
Mark Leonard (track 5)
Gary Moore (Thin Lizzy, blues guitar) (track 7)
Chas Sandford (track 5)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 14)
Tom Johnston (guitarist and vocalist with "The Doobie Brothers") (track 12)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Tom Scholz (track 2)
John Waite (track 5)
Bruce Springsteen (1972-08 – 1972-09) (tracks 9, 9)
concertmaster:
Sid Sharp (track 11)
engineer:
Allan Blazek (track 11)
Bruce Hensal (track 11)
Gary Langan (track 8)
Gary Lyons (UK engineer & producer) (track 10)
Ed Mashal (track 11)
Bob Rock (track 13)
Mike Stone (producer 60’s–80’s) (track 1)
Bill Szymczyk (track 11)
David Thoener (track 5)
lead vocals:
Lou Gramm (American rock singer-songwriter; Black Sheep, Foreigner & Shadow King) (track 10)
Don Henley (track 11)
Mike Reno (track 13)
Brad Delp (track 2)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Steve Perry (former lead singer of Journey) (track 4)
John Waite (track 5)
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (1983) (track 8)
lead vocals [Harmony]:
Brad Delp (track 2)
lyricist:
Gary Moore (Thin Lizzy, blues guitar) (track 7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 14)
Tom Johnston (guitarist and vocalist with "The Doobie Brothers") (track 12)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Tom Scholz (track 2)
John Waite (track 5)
Bruce Springsteen (1972-08 – 1972-09) (tracks 9, 9)
mixer:
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth) (track 10)
Ian McDonald (UK multi‐instrumentalist, formerly of King Crimson and Foreigner) (track 10)
Jimmy Douglass (engineer) (track 10)
Bill Szymczyk (track 11)
David Thoener (track 5)
producer:
Roy Thomas Baker (producer) (track 4)
Aynsley Dunbar (track 4)
Bruce Fairbairn (track 13)
Trevor Horn (track 8)
Manfred Mann (the person) (track 9)
Gary Moore (Thin Lizzy, blues guitar) (track 7)
Queen (UK rock group) (track 1)
Gregg Rolie (track 4)
Neal Schon (track 4)
John Sinclair (engineer) (track 10)
Ian Taylor (Rock Producer/Engineer) (track 7)
Ross Valory (track 4)
Gary Lyons (UK engineer & producer) (track 10)
Bill Szymczyk (track 11)
vocals:
Ed Gagliardi (bass player (Foreigner)) (track 10)
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth) (track 10)
Ian McDonald (UK multi‐instrumentalist, formerly of King Crimson and Foreigner) (track 10)
Neal Schon (track 4)
Ross Valory (track 4)
writer:
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (track 8)
Ferdi Bolland (track 6)
Rob Bolland (track 6)
Paul Dean (Canadian guitarist) (track 13)
Robert Fleischman (track 4)
Glenn Frey (US musician/singer/songwriter, member of the Eagles) (track 11)
Lou Gramm (American rock singer-songwriter; Black Sheep, Foreigner & Shadow King) (track 10)
Don Henley (track 11)
Trevor Horn (track 8)
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth) (track 10)
Dennis Lambert (track 3)
Martin Page (track 3)
Trevor Rabin (track 8)
Mike Reno (track 13)
Neal Schon (track 4)
Chris Squire (Yes bassist) (track 8)
Bernie Taupin (track 3)
Diane Valory (track 4)
Joe Walsh (former Eagle) (track 11)
Peter Wolf (Austrian classical/jazz composer/producer, keyboards for Zappa) (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc. (not for release label use! post-2008 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment) (track 13)
Asylum Records (US Warner Bros subsidiary, was rock/folk now mostly hip-hop) (1976) (track 11)
Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records (not for release label use! a division of Warner Communications Inc.) (1976) (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) (1976) (track 2)
Queen Productions Ltd. (company and copyright holder, do not use as an imprint or release label) (1977) (track 1)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1978) (track 4)
Queen Productions Ltd. (company and copyright holder, do not use as an imprint or release label) (2011) (track 1)
publisher:
Affirmative Music (track 8)
BMG 10 Music Ltd. (track 7)
BonusWise Ltd. (track 7)
Cass County Music (track 11)
Everpop Songs (track 5)
Fallwater Music (track 5)
Laurel Canyon Music Ltd. (Mike Appel's publishing company) (tracks 9, 9)
Markmeem (track 5)
Quartet Music Inc. (track 5)
Queen Music Ltd. (track 1)
Red Cloud Music (track 11)
Sony/ATV Smash Hits (track 11)
Trio Music Company (track 4)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 2)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 5, 10)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 2)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 12)
Wow & Flutter Music (track 11)
Zomba Music (tracks 9, 9)
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 4, 12)
Fuji Pacific Music inc. (– 2014-12-31) (track 10)
Yamaha Music Publishing (– 2017-03-31) (track 10)
Fujipacific Music, Inc. (2015-01-01 –) (track 10)
Yamaha Music Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (holding company - do not use as release label) (2017-04-01 –) (track 10)
recorded at:
The Workhouse in London, England, United Kingdom (1976) (track 9)
Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, United States (1976-03 – 1976-10) (track 11)
The Record Plant ((aka "Record Plant") Los Angeles) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1976-03 – 1976-10) (track 11)
Sarm Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1983) (track 8)
earliest release:
mash-ups:
Hot n Cold as Ice by G3RSt (track 10)
music videos:
Wheel in the Sky (music video) by Journey (track 4)
sampled by:
Cold as Ice by M.O.P. (track 10)
Cold as Ice by Hood Surgeon (track 10)
Come Again by The Kleptones (track 2)
Ice Cold by Scott Brown (track 10)
Livin’ It Up by Limp Bizkit (track 11)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 500) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Black Betty (track 14)
In the Army Now (track 6)
Blinded by the Light (1976) (track 9)
is the basis for:
We Built This City (track 3)
later parody versions:
Kur indiāņi nav (track 6)
Turn to Luke (track 13)
later translated parody versions:
Армия (track 6)
later translated versions:
Ici les Enfoirés (track 6)
Somos campeones (track 1)
Zoveel jaren (track 7)
part of:
We Will Rock You (Queen musical) (track 1)
We Will Rock You (German version of the Queen musical) (track 1)
recording of:
Cold as Ice (Foreigner) (track 10)
Listen to the Music (track 12)
Missing You (track 5)
We Built This City (track 3)
Wheel in the Sky (track 4)
Turn Me Loose (1980) (track 13)
Owner of a Lonely Heart (1983) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Polkas (track 8)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Paul Roberts (Lead singer of Sniff 'n' The Tears) (track 10)
drums (drum set):
Bobby Chouinard (track 2)
Pat Mastelotto (track 9)
Luigi Salvoni (track 10)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Ian Haugland (track 14)
bass guitar:
Chris Birkin (track 10)
Richard Page (singer-songwriter; former lead singer & bassist of Mr. Mister) (track 9)
Hugh McDonald (bassist) (track 2)
bass guitar [bass]:
John Levén (track 14)
membranophone:
Simon Kirke (track 3)
synthesizer programming:
Steve Deutsch (track 2)
guitar:
Mick Dyche (track 10)
Steve Farris (US session guitarist, member of Mr. Mister) (track 9)
John McCurry (track 2)
Loz Netto (track 10)
John Norum (track 14)
Paul Rodgers (track 3)
Mick Ralphs (track 3)
bass:
Boz Burrell (track 3)
keyboard:
Steve George (US keyboardist for Mr. Mister & Pages) (track 9)
Mic Michaeli (track 14)
Alan St. John (track 2)
additional other instruments [special effects]:
Gregg Mangiafico (track 2)
additional keyboard:
Paul Chiten (track 2)
Gregg Mangiafico (track 2)
arranger:
Dieter Dierks (track 7)
assistant engineer:
George Cowan (track 2)
Ben Fowler (track 2)
Lolly Grodner (track 2)
Robert Hart (engineer) (track 2)
John Herman (engineer) (track 2)
Don Peterkofsky (track 2)
Duane Seykora (track 2)
Brian Sterber (track 2)
Mark Tanzer (track 2)
background vocals:
Desmond Child (track 2)
Michael Anthony (US bassist, formerly of Van Halen) (track 2)
Stiv Bator (track 2)
Diana Grasselli (track 2)
Jango (backing vocalist on “Trash” by Alice Cooper) (track 2)
Hugh McDonald (bassist) (track 2)
Louie Merlino (track 2)
Jamie Sever (track 2)
Bernie Shanahan (track 2)
Alan St. John (track 2)
Tom Teeley (track 2)
Joe Turano (track 2)
Myriam Valle (track 2)
Maria Vidal (track 2)
composer:
Randy Bachman (Canadian guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 11)
Andrew Farriss (track 8)
Ken Hensley (track 4)
Paul Roberts (Lead singer of Sniff 'n' The Tears) (track 10)
Rudolf Schenker (track 7)
Joey Tempest (track 14)
Mick Ralphs (track 3)
Gary Wright (US singer/keyboardist) (1975) (track 12)
engineer:
Paul DeVilliers (track 9)
Ron Fawcus (track 3)
lead vocals:
Randy Bachman (Canadian guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 11)
Alice Cooper (the musician Vincent Damon Furnier) (track 2)
Richard Page (singer-songwriter; former lead singer & bassist of Mr. Mister) (track 9)
Paul Rodgers (track 3)
Joey Tempest (track 14)
lyricist:
Randy Bachman (Canadian guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 11)
Ken Hensley (track 4)
Joey Tempest (track 14)
Michael Hutchence (track 8)
Klaus Meine (track 7)
Mick Ralphs (track 3)
Gary Wright (US singer/keyboardist) (1975) (track 12)
mixer:
Michael Barbiero (track 2)
Wally Buck (track 14)
Steve Thompson (producer) (track 2)
Kevin Elson (track 14)
Ron Nevison (track 3)
producer:
Bad Company (British blues-rock supergroup) (track 3)
Desmond Child (track 2)
Peter Coleman (track 6)
Deep Purple (English rock band) (track 1)
Dieter Dierks (track 7)
Neil Geraldo (track 6)
Golden Earring (track 13)
Mr. Mister (American pop rock band) (track 9)
John Punter (track 5)
Paul DeVilliers (track 9)
Kevin Elson (track 14)
recording engineer:
Wally Buck (track 14)
Kevin Elson (track 14)
Ron Nevison (track 3)
Sir Arthur Payson (track 2)
solo guitar:
Randy Bachman (Canadian guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 11)
vocals:
Paul Roberts (Lead singer of Sniff 'n' The Tears) (track 10)
writer:
Ritchie Blackmore (track 1)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 6)
Desmond Child (track 2)
Alice Cooper (the musician Vincent Damon Furnier) (track 2)
Steve George (US keyboardist for Mr. Mister & Pages) (track 9)
Ian Gillan (track 1)
Roger Glover (track 1)
Barry Hay (track 13)
Noddy Holder (track 5)
Holly Knight (track 6)
George Kooymans (track 13)
John Lang (US songwriter for Mr. Mister & Pages) (track 9)
Jim Lea (track 5)
Jon Lord (track 1)
John McCurry (track 2)
Richard Page (singer-songwriter; former lead singer & bassist of Mr. Mister) (track 9)
Ian Paice (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1974) (track 11)
Chrysalis Records, Inc. (not for release label use!) (1984) (track 6)
Island Def Jam Music Group (use “Island” or “Def Jam Recordings” labels rather than this record company) (1984) (track 7)
BMG Entertainment (1985) (track 9)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1986) (track 14)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1986) (track 14)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1989) (track 2)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1989) (track 2)
produced for:
publisher:
Ali-Aja Music (track 9)
Badco Music, Inc. (tracks 3, 3)
Desmobile Inc. (track 2)
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) (track 14)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 1)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 2)
HEC Music (track 1)
Henrees Music co. (track 1)
MCA Music Ltd. (track 2)
Panola Park Music (track 9)
Ranbach Music (track 11)
Seven Doors Music (track 14)
Snamyook Music (publisher associated with George Kooymans) (track 13)
Tol Muziek (track 8)
Universal (plain logo: "Universal") (track 2)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 2)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 9)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 2)
Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (track 6)
Yamaha Music Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 9)
Ezra Music Corp. (1989 –) (track 2)
Kat and Mouse Music (1989 –) (track 2)
SBK April Music Inc. (1989 – ????) (track 2)
mixed at:
Fantasy Studios (Berkeley) in Berkeley, California, United States (track 14)
recorded at:
Fantasy Studios (Berkeley) in Berkeley, California, United States (track 14)
The Record Plant ((aka "Record Plant") Los Angeles) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (track 2)
The Village Recorder (alternate branding of The Village Recorder in West LA since 1990s) in Los Angeles, California, United States (track 2)
mash-ups:
Baby Don't Drive by G3RSt (track 10)
Countdown F. by MadMixMustang (track 14)
sampled by:
Broken Wings by Purple, Doctor & Plan B (track 9)
Hey Mama by Pastor Troy (track 9)
The Boss by Rick Ross feat. T‐Pain (track 9)
arrangements:
Still Loving You (Je t'aime encore) (translated) (track 7)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Can't Eat Enough (track 3)
Final Countdown (parody by Кирилл Немоляев) (track 14)
Final Countdown (parody by Der Familie Popolski) (track 14)
Final Cuntdown (track 14)
Hiivasieni (track 14)
Kaipaan sua niin (track 7)
The Bible Countdown (track 14)
The Final Grinddown (track 14)
Walk on the Water (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Humo en el water (track 1)
Jääkärihumppa (track 14)
Lady in White (track 4)
Leia (track 7)
Savua Laatokalla (track 1)
Te peto el cacas (track 14)
later translated versions:
Na, des siech i ned (track 11)
Nainen tummissa (track 4)
Slečna Závist (track 4)
later versions:
Dama negra (track 4)
recording of:
Broken Wings (track 9)
Can’t Get Enough (track 3)
Dream Weaver (Gary Wright) (track 12)
Driver’s Seat (Sniff ’n’ the Tears song) (track 10)
Lady in Black (track 4)
Poison (track 2)
Radar Love (track 13)
Run Runaway (track 5)
Smoke on the Water (track 1)
Still Loving You (track 7)
Suicide Blonde (track 8)
The Final Countdown (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
Polkas on 45 (track 1)