Greatest Hits

~ Release by Run‐D.M.C. (see all versions of this release, 4 available)

Tracklist

CD 1
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1King of Rock
assistant producer:
Roddey Hui
producer:
Larry Smith (US hip hop producer) and Russell Simmons
mixer:
The Latin Rascals
guitar:
Eddie Martinez (guitar)
recording of:
King of Rock
writer:
Darryl McDaniels (rapper Darryl McDaniels), Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C) and Larry Smith (US hip hop producer)
4.55:14
2It’s Tricky
engineer:
Steve Ett
co-producer:
Jason Mizell and Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C)
producer:
Rick Rubin (US record producer, former co‐president of Columbia Records) and Russell Simmons
keyboard and percussion:
Jason Mizell
samples:
My Sharona by The Knack (Los Angeles power pop band “My Sharona”)
recording of:
It’s Tricky
writer:
Darryl McDaniels (rapper Darryl McDaniels), Jason Mizell, Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C) and Rick Rubin (US record producer, former co‐president of Columbia Records)
publisher:
Protoons Inc.
43:04
3Beats to the Rhyme
engineer:
Steve Ett
producer and mixer:
Davy D and Run‐D.M.C.
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Profile Records, Inc. (in 1988)
recording of:
Beats to the Rhyme
writer:
Darryl McDaniels (rapper Darryl McDaniels), David Reeves, Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C) and Dwayne Simon
42:42
4Can You Rock It Like This
assistant producer:
Roddey Hui
producer:
Larry Smith (US hip hop producer) and Russell Simmons
mixer:
Rick Rubin (US record producer, former co‐president of Columbia Records)
guitar:
Eddie Martinez (guitar)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Profile Records, Inc. (in 1985)
recording of:
Can You Rock It Like This
writer:
James Todd Smith, Larry Smith (US hip hop producer) and Rick Rubin (US record producer, former co‐president of Columbia Records)
54:30
5Walk This Way
engineer:
Steve Ett
co-producer:
Jason Mizell and Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C)
producer:
Rick Rubin (US record producer, former co‐president of Columbia Records) and Russell Simmons
guest guitar:
Joe Perry (guitarist for Aerosmith)
keyboard and percussion:
Jason Mizell
guest background vocals:
Steven Tyler
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Arista Records, Inc. (manufacturing and distribution company, do not add releases here) (in 1986, in 1989) and Sony BMG Music Entertainment Inc. (in 1986)
music videos:
Walk This Way by Run‐D.M.C.
part of:
New York Post: 100 Greatest Covers (2007) (number: 30) and Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 287)
recording of:
Walk This Way
writer:
Joe Perry (guitarist for Aerosmith) and Steven Tyler
publisher:
Daksel LLC, Daksel Music Corp., Music of Stage Three, Music of Stage Three Aerosmith Account, Song and Dance Music, Sony/ATV Music Publishing Ltd., Stage Three Music Ltd. and Vindaloo Productions, Inc.
4.055:11
6Run’s House
engineer:
Roey Shamir
producer and mixer:
Davy D and Run‐D.M.C.
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Profile Records, Inc. (in 1988)
samples:
Ashley’s Roachclip by The Soul Searchers (70s US funk group)
recording of:
Run's House
writer:
Darryl McDaniels (rapper Darryl McDaniels), David Reeves, Jason Mizell and Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C)
4.53:44
7Rock Box
assistant producer:
Roddey Hui
producer:
Larry Smith (US hip hop producer) and Russell Simmons
mixer:
DJ Starchild (Mike Hare)
guitar:
Eddie Martinez (guitar)
performer:
Orange Krush
recording of:
Rock Box
writer:
Darryl McDaniels (rapper Darryl McDaniels), Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C) and Larry Smith (US hip hop producer)
4.355:30
8Peter Piper
engineer:
Steve Ett
co-producer:
Jason Mizell and Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C)
producer:
Rick Rubin (US record producer, former co‐president of Columbia Records) and Russell Simmons
keyboard and percussion:
Jason Mizell
samples:
Take Me to the Mardi Gras by Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer)
recording of:
Peter Piper
writer:
Darryl McDaniels (rapper Darryl McDaniels) and Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C)
3.653:24
9Mary, Mary
engineer:
Steve Ett and Roey Shamir
producer:
Rick Rubin (US record producer, former co‐president of Columbia Records) and Run‐D.M.C.
mixer:
Run‐D.M.C.
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Profile Records, Inc. (in 1988)
samples:
Mary, Mary by The Monkees
cover recording of:
Mary, Mary
lyricist and composer:
Michael Nesmith
4.53:14
10Hard Times
producer:
Larry Smith (US hip hop producer) and Russell Simmons
performer:
Orange Krush
recording of:
Hard Times
writer:
Darryl McDaniels (rapper Darryl McDaniels), Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C), Larry Smith (US hip hop producer) and William Warring
53:53
11You Be Illin’
engineer:
Steve Ett
co-producer:
Jason Mizell and Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C)
producer:
Rick Rubin (US record producer, former co‐president of Columbia Records) and Russell Simmons
keyboard and percussion:
Jason Mizell
recording of:
You Be Illin'
writer:
Jason Mizell, Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C) and Raymond White
3.63:26
12It’s Like That
assistant producer:
Roddey Hui
producer:
Larry Smith (US hip hop producer) and Russell Simmons
performer:
Orange Krush
recording of:
It’s Like That
writer:
Darryl McDaniels (rapper Darryl McDaniels), Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C) and Larry Smith (US hip hop producer)
publisher:
Protoons Inc. and Rush-Groove
44:49
13My Adidas
engineer:
Steve Ett
co-producer:
Jason Mizell and Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C)
producer:
Rick Rubin (US record producer, former co‐president of Columbia Records) and Russell Simmons
keyboard and percussion:
Jason Mizell
recording of:
My Adidas
writer:
Darryl McDaniels (rapper Darryl McDaniels), Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C) and Rick Rubin (US record producer, former co‐president of Columbia Records)
3.152:49
14Sucker M.C.’s (Krush‐Groove 1)
assistant producer:
Roddey Hui
producer:
Larry Smith (US hip hop producer) and Russell Simmons
performer:
Orange Krush
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 406)
recording of:
Sucker M.C.'s (Krush-Groove 1)
writer:
Darryl McDaniels (rapper Darryl McDaniels), Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C) and Larry Smith (US hip hop producer)
3.653:09
15You Talk Too Much
assistant producer:
Roddey Hui
producer:
Larry Smith (US hip hop producer) and Russell Simmons
mixer:
DJ Red Alert (US hip hop artist Fred Krute)
performer:
Orange Krush
recording of:
You Talk Too Much
writer:
Darryl McDaniels (rapper Darryl McDaniels), Daniel Hayden, Jason Mizell, Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C), Larry Smith (US hip hop producer) and Russell Simmons
46:01
16Jam‐Master Jay
producer:
Larry Smith (US hip hop producer), Roddey Hui and Russell Simmons
performer:
Orange Krush
recording of:
Jam Master Jay
writer:
Darryl McDaniels (rapper Darryl McDaniels), Jason Mizell, Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C), Larry Smith (US hip hop producer) and Russell Simmons
43:10
17Down With the King
producer:
Pete Rock (US hip hop producer)
guest performer:
Pete Rock (US hip hop producer) and C.L. Smooth
samples:
Where Do I Go? (Hair, 1968 original Broadway cast) by Rado (US actor, playwright, director, writer & composer) and Company
recording of:
Down With the King
writer:
Corey Penn, Darryl McDaniels (rapper Darryl McDaniels), Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C), Galt MacDermot (Canadian composer, pianist and writer of musical theatre), Peter Phillips (US hip hop producer), James Rado (US actor, playwright, director, writer & composer) and Gerome Ragni
55:03
18Christmas in Hollis
recording engineer and mixer:
Steve Ett
co-producer:
Steve Ett and Rick Rubin (US record producer, former co‐president of Columbia Records)
producer:
Run‐D.M.C.
recorded at:
House Of Metal in New York, New York, United States
recording of:
Christmas in Hollis
writer:
Darryl McDaniels (rapper Darryl McDaniels), Jason Mizell and Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C)
publisher:
Protoons Inc.
3.52:58

Credits

Release

manufactured in:United States
printed in:United States
art direction and design:Mathieu Bitton
producer:Jeremy Holiday
Rob Santos
mastering:Elliott Federman (mastering engineer)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/583543 [info]
ASIN:US: B00006HCW6 [info]