Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I'm a Believer
The Monkees 5 2:46
2 No Milk Today
Herman’s Hermits 4.35 2:59
3 Ferry Cross the Mersey
Gerry & The Pacemakers 2:25
4 House of the Rising Sun
The Animals 4.55 4:30
5 The Loco-Motion
Little Eva 2:24
6 Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da
Marmalade 3:08
7 A World Without Love
Peter & Gordon 2:41
8 Do Wah Diddy Diddy
Manfred Mann 2:23
9 Shout
Lulu 2:53
10 Wild Thing
The Troggs 2:37
11 The Letter
The Box Tops 5 1:54
12 Lazy Sunday
Small Faces 3:05
13 Needles & Pins
The Searchers 2:12
14 You Can't Hurry Love
The Supremes 5 2:51
15 You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
The Righteous Brothers 2.5 3:45
16 He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother
The Hollies 4 4:15
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Leader of the Pack
The Shangri‐Las 2:50
2 Good Vibrations
The Beach Boys 4.15 3:36
3 Dancing in the Street
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas 3.5 2:39
4 The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore
The Walker Brothers 3 3:03
5 You Don't Have to Say You Love Me
Dusty Springfield 4 2:49
6 Light My Fire
José Feliciano 4 3:34
7 Under the Boardwalk
The Drifters 2:41
8 These Boots Are Made for Walking
Nancy Sinatra 4 2:41
9 Puppet on a String
Sandie Shaw 2:22
10 When a Man Loves a Woman
Percy Sledge 5 2:52
11 It's a Man's, Man's, Man's World
James Brown 2:48
12 Reach Out I'll Be There
Four Tops 4 2:59
13 Eloise
Barry Ryan 5:47
14 A Whiter Shade of Pale
Procol Harum 4.25 4:01
15 In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
Iron Butterfly 2:54
16 Go Now
The Moody Blues 3:13

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1966-10-15) (track 1)
New York, New York, United States (1966-10-23) (track 1)
acoustic guitar:
Neil Diamond (track 1)
drumset:
Buddy Salzman (track 1)
bass guitar:
Chas Chandler (track 4)
drums:
John Steel (track 4)
tambourine:
Jeff Barry (track 1)
organ:
Artie Butler (track 1)
Alan Price (track 4)
guitar:
Sal Ditroia (track 1)
Al Gorgoni (track 1)
bass:
Dick Romoff (track 1)
electric guitar:
Hilton Valentine (track 4)
piano:
Jeff Barry (track 1)
arranger:
Jeff Barry (track 1)
Jack Nitzsche (track 15)
Gene Page (track 15)
Alan Price (track 4)
background vocals:
Florence Ballard (track 14)
Davy Jones (The Monkees member) (track 1)
Peter Tork (track 1)
Mary Wilson (track 14)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Micky Dolenz (track 1)
composer:
Lamont Dozier (track 14)
Carole King (track 5)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
Graham Gouldman (track 2)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 14)
Chip Taylor (track 10)
Neil Diamond (1966) (track 1)
engineer:
Lamont Dozier (track 14)
Larry Levine (track 15)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1966) (track 14)
lead vocals:
Eric Burdon (track 4)
Diana Ross (track 14)
lyricist:
Lamont Dozier (track 14)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
Gerry Goffin (track 5)
Graham Gouldman (track 2)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 14)
Edward Holland, Jr. (track 14)
Chip Taylor (track 10)
Neil Diamond (1966) (track 1)
producer:
Lamont Dozier (track 14)
Mickie Most (English record producer) (track 4)
Dan Penn (track 11)
Phil Spector (track 15)
Jeff Barry (track 1)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 14)
writer:
O'Kelly Isley, Jr. (track 9)
Ronald Isley (track 9)
Rudolph Isley (track 9)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 7)
Barry Mann (track 15)
Paul McCartney (track 7)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (track 16)
Bobby Scott (track 16)
Phil Spector (track 15)
Cynthia Weil (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Motown Records (2015) (track 14)
Motown Records (2017) (track 14)
publisher:
Colgems - EMI (track 1)
EMI Music Publishing Germany (GmbH & Co. KG) (track 15)
Foray Music (track 1)
Heath Levy Music (track 16)
Hournew Music Ltd. (track 2)
Stonebridge Music (track 1)
recorded at:
Gold Star Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1964-08 – 1964-11) (track 15)
mash-ups:
part of:
arrangement of:
Wahnsinn (translated) (track 10)
arrangements:
The House of the Rising Sun (for choir and jazz trio, Chilcott) (track 4)
cover recording of:
Shout (track 9)
Wild Thing (track 10)
House of the Rising Sun (1964-05-18) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Shout (It Out) (track 9)
later parody versions:
I'm A Receiver (track 1)
Konttaushumppa (track 10)
No House (track 4)
Romantic Letter (track 11)
Som'muv'velii (track 16)
later translated parody versions:
Dumkopf (track 10)
Lisbeth (track 10)
Wild Ding (track 10)
later translated versions:
Eine Welt ohne Liebe (A World Without Love) (track 7)
Freunde (track 16)
Haus in Altona (track 4)
House of the Rising Sun (Cambodian Space Project version with Khmer lyrics) (track 4)
House of the Rising Sun (version japonaise) (track 4)
Kirje (track 11)
Kohta juna lähtee (track 5)
La carta (track 11)
La locomotion (track 5)
Le Pénitencier (track 4)
Wahnsinn (track 10)
Wahnsinn (track 10)
愛なき世界 (track 7)
later versions:
House of the Risin' Sun (Bob Dylan's version) (track 4)
Le Loco-motion (French version) (track 5)
Une lettre (track 11)
Var är dina tankar (track 15)
recording of:
The Letter (track 11)
The Loco‐Motion (track 5)
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ (1964-08 – 1964-11) (track 15)
You Can’t Hurry Love (1966-06 – 1966-07) (track 14)
No Milk Today (1966-10) (track 2)
I’m a Believer (1966-10-15 – 1966-10-23) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1966-02-16) (track 11)
trumpet:
Dud Bascomb (Sr., jazz trumpeter) (1966-02-16) (track 11)
Waymon Reed (1966-02-16) (track 11)
Lammar Wright (1966-02-16) (track 11)
strings arranger:
George Tipton (track 6)
drums:
Bernard “Pretty” Purdie (1966-02-16) (track 11)
guitar:
Billy Davis (guitarist for The Drifters) (track 7)
Billy Butler (jazz guitarist) (1966-02-16) (track 11)
baritone saxophone:
Haywood Henry (1966-02-16) (track 11)
arranger:
Billy Strange (track 8)
background vocals:
The Andantes (1966) (track 12)
Marlene Barrow (1966) (track 12)
Renaldo Benson (1966) (track 12)
Louvain Demps (1966) (track 12)
Abdul Fakir (1966) (track 12)
Jackie Hicks (1966) (track 12)
Lawrence Payton (1966) (track 12)
baritone vocals:
Gene Pearson (track 7)
bass vocals:
Winifred Terry (track 7)
composer:
Gary Brooker (track 14)
Pino Donaggio (Italian composer) (track 5)
Lamont Dozier (track 12)
Matthew Fisher (UK organist for Procol Harum/Prairie Madness) (track 14)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 12)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 11)
Vito Pallavicini (track 5)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 3)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 2)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 11)
Marvin Gaye (track 3)
Lee Hazlewood (track 8)
Ivy Jo Hunter (track 3)
Doug Ingle (track 15)
Paul Ryan (UK singer, songwriter & producer) (1968) (track 13)
conductor:
Billy Strange (track 8)
engineer:
Eddie Brackett (track 8)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1966) (track 12)
lead vocals:
Johnny Moore (soul/rnb vocalist for The Drifters) (track 7)
Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) (track 2)
Levi Stubbs (1966) (track 12)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1966-02-16) (track 11)
lyricist:
Betty Jean Newsome (track 11)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 3)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 2)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 11)
Marvin Gaye (track 3)
Lee Hazlewood (track 8)
Edward Holland, Jr. (track 12)
Ivy Jo Hunter (track 3)
Doug Ingle (track 15)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 2)
Simon Napier-Bell (track 5)
Keith Reid (track 14)
Vicki Wickham (track 5)
Paul Ryan (UK singer, songwriter & producer) (1968) (track 13)
performer:
Indigo Girls (track 8)
Percy Sledge (track 10)
producer:
The Beach Boys (track 2)
Denny Cordell (track 14)
Lamont Dozier (track 12)
Matthew Fisher (UK organist for Procol Harum/Prairie Madness) (track 14)
John Franz (track 5)
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (track 10)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 12)
Quin Ivy (track 10)
Rick Jarrard (track 6)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 3)
Lee Hazlewood (track 8)
tenor vocals:
Charlie Thomas (The Drifters) (track 7)
writer:
Jeff Barry (track 1)
Phil Coulter (track 9)
Bob Crewe (track 4)
John Densmore (track 6)
Bob Gaudio (track 4)
Ellie Greenwich (track 1)
Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors) (track 6)
Calvin Lewis (track 10)
Ray Manzarek (track 6)
Bill Martin (Scottish songwriter & producer) (track 9)
Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors) (track 6)
Arthur Resnick (songwriter, producer) (track 7)
Andrew Wright (US keyboardist) (track 10)
Kenny Young (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
H.H.O. Ltd (music licensing) (track 10)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1964) (track 3)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (tracks 3, 3)
Mijac Music (track 10)
TM Music Ltd. (track 7)
Warner/Chappell (track 10)
Pronto Music (1966 –) (track 10)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (1966 –) (track 10)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1966) (track 12)
Talent Masters Studios in New York, New York, United States (1966-02-16) (track 11)
compiled in:
sampled by:
Tradin War Stories by 2Pac feat. Dramacydal, C-Bo & Storm (track 11)
part of:
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Light My Fire (1968-01-06) (track 6)
is based on:
later parody versions:
In a Gadda Da Vida (track 15)
These Boots (Megadeth version) (track 8)
later translated parody versions:
Astuva humppa (track 8)
later translated versions:
Baila por ahí (track 3)
Bajo la rambla (track 7)
Dunde ar Aare (track 7)
Es mejor (track 12)
J’attendrai (Mais si un jour tu te retrouves toute seule…) (track 12)
Le soleil ne brille plus (The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore) (track 4)
Saappaat (track 8)
Sätkynukke (track 9)
Vine (track 12)
Éloïse (track 13)
你是我的女人 (track 7)
憎いあなた (track 8)
part of:
Superstar (track 6)
recording of:
Eloise (track 13)
Good Vibrations (Love/Wilson lyrics, common version) (track 2)
Leader of the Pack (track 1)
Puppet on a String (track 9)
Reach Out, I’ll Be There (1966) (track 12)
It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World (1966-02-16) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Polkas on 45 (track 15)
translated version of:
version of:
Good Vibrations (Tony Asher lyrics) (track 2)

Release Group

part of: Absolute Hits of the (EVA Records (Denmark)) (number: 60)