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 4.5 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 4.35 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 3.65 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 5 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 4.2 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)
drums (drum set):
Buddy Salzman (track 1)
bass guitar:
Chas Chandler (track 4)
membranophone:
John Steel (English musician) (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:
Alan Price (track 4)
Jeff Barry (track 1)
Jack Nitzsche (track 15)
Gene Page (track 15)
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)
Graham Gouldman (track 2)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 14)
Carole King (track 5)
Chip Taylor (track 10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
Neil Diamond (1966) (tracks 1, 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)
Graham Gouldman (track 2)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 14)
Chip Taylor (track 10)
Gerry Goffin (track 5)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (track 14)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
Neil Diamond (1966) (tracks 1, 1)
producer:
Lamont Dozier (track 14)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 14)
Mickie Most (English record producer) (track 4)
Dan Penn (track 11)
Phil Spector (track 15)
Jeff Barry (track 1)
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 (US musician & producer) (track 16)
Phil Spector (track 15)
Cynthia Weil (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Arista Records (1967) (track 11)
Motown Records (2015) (track 14)
Motown Records (2017) (track 14)
publisher:
Colgems - EMI (tracks 1, 1)
EMI Music Publishing Germany (GmbH & Co. KG) (track 15)
Foray Music (tracks 1, 1)
Heath Levy Music (track 16)
Hournew Music Ltd. (track 2)
Screen Gems-EMI Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 1, 15)
Stonebridge Music (tracks 1, 1)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (1962 –) (track 5)
recorded at:
Gold Star Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1964-08 – 1964-11) (track 15)
mash-ups:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 34) (track 15)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 122) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 351) (track 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 364) (track 11)
arrangement of:
Wahnsinn (translated) (track 10)
arrangements:
The House of the Rising Sun (for choir and jazz trio, Chilcott) (track 4)
cover recording of:
I’m a Believer (track 1)
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 (tracks 1, 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 Loco-motion (French version) (track 5)
Le Pénitencier (track 4)
Wahnsinn (track 10)
Wahnsinn (track 10)
愛なき世界 (track 7)
裂痕 (track 15)
later versions:
House of the Risin' Sun (Bob Dylan's version) (track 4)
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)
Hammond organ:
Matthew Fisher (UK organist for Procol Harum/Prairie Madness) (track 14)
bass guitar:
David Knights (track 14)
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)
membranophone:
Bernard “Pretty” Purdie (1966-02-16) (track 11)
Roger Hawkins (1966-02-17) (track 10)
farfisa [farfisa organ]:
Spooner Oldham (1966-02-17) (track 10)
guitar:
Billy Davis (guitarist for The Drifters) (track 7)
Robin Trower (track 14)
Billy Butler (jazz guitarist) (1966-02-16) (track 11)
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (1966-02-17) (track 10)
double bass:
Albert Lowe Jr. (1966-02-17) (track 10)
percussion:
B. J. Wilson (track 14)
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)
Lee Hazlewood (track 8)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 12)
Douglas Lloyd Ingle (track 15)
Vito Pallavicini (track 5)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 11)
Marvin Gaye (track 3)
Ivy Jo Hunter (track 3)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 11)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 3)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 2)
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:
Lee Hazlewood (track 8)
Douglas Lloyd Ingle (track 15)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 11)
Marvin Gaye (track 3)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (track 12)
Ivy Jo Hunter (track 3)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 2)
Simon Napier-Bell (track 5)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 11)
Keith Reid (track 14)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 3)
Vicki Wickham (track 5)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 2)
Paul Ryan (UK singer, songwriter & producer) (1968) (track 13)
performer:
Indigo Girls (track 8)
producer:
The Beach Boys (track 2)
Denny Cordell (track 14)
Lamont Dozier (track 12)
John Franz (track 5)
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (track 10)
Lee Hazlewood (track 8)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 12)
Quin Ivy (track 10)
Rick Jarrard (track 6)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 3)
tenor vocals:
Charlie Thomas (The Drifters) (track 7)
vocals:
Gary Brooker (track 14)
Percy Sledge (1966-02-17) (track 10)
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)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1992) (tracks 1, 10)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1992) (tracks 1, 10)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1993) (tracks 1, 10)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1993) (tracks 1, 10)
publisher:
Alley Music Corp. (track 7)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (tracks 3, 3)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 2)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks 3, 12)
Mijac Music (track 10)
TM Music Ltd. (track 7)
Trio Music Company (track 7)
Warner/Chappell (track 10)
Pronto Music (1966 –) (track 10)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (1966 –) (track 10)
recorded at: