Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Words F.R. David 2:48
2 Don't Worry Be Happy Bobby McFerrin 3:55
3 Seasons in the Sun Terry Jacks 3:27
4 Diana Paul Anka 5 2:24
5 The Lion Sleeps Tonight The Tokens 2:41
6 Indian Reservation Don Fardon 3:22
7 Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Godbye Stem 3:40
8 The Birds & The Bees Jewel Akens 1:57
9 The Letter The Box Tops 4.35 1:55
10 Pata Pata Miriam Makeba 3:02
11 Winchester Cathedral New Vaudeville Band 3 2:11
12 Little Arrows Leapy Lee 3 2:28
13 I'm Walking Fats Domino 2:02
14 Sugar Me Lynsey de Paul 3:35
15 In the Year 2525 Zager & Evans 5 3:15
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Living in America James Brown 4:43
2 Blue Bayou Linda Ronstadt 4.65 3:56
3 The Night Chicago Died Paper Lace 3:20
4 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood Santa Esmeralda 3:24
5 Love Hurts Nazareth 4.4 3:53
6 Dreadlock Holiday 10cc 3:04
7 Blinded by the Light Manfred Mann’s Earth Band 5 3:48
8 Fresh Kool & The Gang 4:24
9 Only Crying Keith Marshall 4:12
10 Puttin' on the Riz Taco 4:38
11 Spanish Eyes Al Martino 2:48
12 Follow Me Amanda Lear 3:42
13 Mexico Les Humphries Singers 3:44
14 Kalimba De Luna Tony Esposito 5:02
15 Another Life Kano 3:15
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) Cher 2:47
2 Jingo Santana 4 4:10
3 Love Really Hurts Without You Billy Ocean 3:04
4 You Sexy Thing Hot Chocolate 4 4:05
5 Please Don't Go KC and the Sunshine Band 3:50
6 Song Sung Blue Neil Diamond 3:15
7 San Francisco Scott McKenzie 3.65 3:00
8 Everybody Loves Somebody Dean Martin 2:44
9 West End Girls Pet Shop Boys 4:50
10 Stand by Me Ben E. King 3:00
11 Please Mr. Postman Carpenters 4.5 2:46
12 Only You The Flying Pickets 3:24
13 The Mighty Quinn Manfred Mann 2:50
14 Waterloo Sunset The Kinks 3:15
15 The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down Joan Baez 5 3:16

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Jacques Brel (track 3)
Albert Hammond (track 12)
Mike Hazlewood (track 12)
Solomon Linda (track 5)
Paul Anka (track 4)
Dave Bartholomew (track 13)
Rick Evans (track 15)
John D. Loudermilk (track 6)
Bobby McFerrin (track 2)
Geoff Stephens (track 11)
Barry Stuart (track 8)
conductor:
Don Costa (US pop music arranger & producer) (track 4)
lyricist:
Paul Anka (track 4)
Dave Bartholomew (track 13)
Rick Evans (track 15)
Martin Kupersmith (track 1)
John D. Loudermilk (track 6)
Bobby McFerrin (track 2)
Geoff Stephens (track 11)
Barry Stuart (track 8)
Louis Sandy Yagura (track 1)
Rod McKuen (track 3)
George David Weiss (1961) (track 5)
producer:
Dan Penn (track 9)
translator:
Rod McKuen (track 3)
writer:
Barry Ian Green (singer, producer, and songwriter) (track 14)
Luigi Creatore (track 5)
Hugo Peretti (track 5)
Albert Stanton (pseudonym for Al Brackman) (track 5)
Lynsey de Paul (track 14)
phonographic copyright by:
Arista Records (not an imprint, use "Arista" for release labels) (1967) (track 9)
publisher:
Abilene Music Inc. (track 5)
Cordial MV (track 13)
Epa Publishing (track 4)
Rolf Budde Musikverlag (aka Budde Music) (track 13)
edit of:
I’m Walkin’ (Imperial, complete master take) by Fats Domino (track 13)
has remixes:
I’m Walkin’ (Imperial, electronically created stereo) by Fats Domino (track 13)
mash-ups:
music videos:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 364) (track 9)
cover recording of:
has revision:
The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Lebo M revision) (track 5)
The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Mango Groove revision) (track 5)
is based on:
Mbube (track 5)
is the basis for:
Футбол (track 3)
later parody versions:
Krásný Pepek (track 4)
Romantic Letter (track 9)
later translated versions:
Coccodrillo (Italian version) (track 14)
Diana (track 4)
Diana (track 4)
Diana (track 4)
Kirje (track 9)
L'An 2005 (In the Year 2525) (track 15)
La carta (track 9)
Mighty Mighty Love (track 15)
Ossi Reservation (track 6)
Une lettre (track 9)
ダイアナ (track 4)
later versions:
Diana (Raul Seixas version) (track 4)
Les Ballons (Little Arrows) (track 12)
Une lettre (track 9)
part of:
The Lion King (stage musical) (track 5)
The Lion King (2019 film soundtrack) (track 5)
recording of:
Diana (track 4)
Seasons in the Sun (track 3)
I’m Walkin’ (1957-01-03) (track 13)
The Lion Sleeps Tonight (1961) (track 5)
The Birds and the Bees (1964) (track 8)
Winchester Cathedral (1966) (track 11)
The Letter (1967) (track 9)
Little Arrows (1968) (track 12)
Sugar Me (1972) (track 14)
Words (F.R. David song) (1982) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
translated version of:
Le Moribond (track 3)
version of:
Wimoweh (track 5)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Waddy Wachtel (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
drums (drum set):
Darrell Sweet (track 5)
Rick Marotta (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
electronic drum set [syn-drums]:
Rick Marotta (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
bass guitar:
Pete Agnew (track 5)
bass guitar [bass]:
Kenny Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt) (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
cowbell:
Rick Marotta (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
mandolin:
Kenny Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt) (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
synthesizer:
Manny Charlton (track 5)
guitar:
Manny Charlton (track 5)
electric piano:
Don Grolnick (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
steel guitar:
Dan Dugmore (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
marimba:
Steve Forman (US percussionist) (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
additional mixer:
John Punter (track 5)
additional recording engineer:
John Punter (track 5)
assistant engineer:
Mark Howlett (track 2)
background vocals:
Pete Agnew (track 5)
Darrell Sweet (track 5)
Kenny Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt) (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
Don Henley (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
composer:
Bert Kaempfert (German orchestra leader, producer and songwriter) (track 11)
Joe Melson (track 2)
Anthony Monn (track 12)
Mitch Murray (track 3)
Luciano Ninzatti (track 15)
Roy Orbison (track 2)
Stefano Pulga (track 15)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 5)
Keith Marshall (British singer and guitarist) (track 9)
Irving Berlin (1929) (track 10)
Bruce Springsteen (1972-08 – 1972-09) (track 7)
lead vocals:
Dan McCafferty (track 5)
Linda Ronstadt (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
lyricist:
Barbara Addoms (track 15)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 5)
Peter Callander (track 3)
Amanda Lear (track 12)
Mamared (track 15)
Keith Marshall (British singer and guitarist) (track 9)
Charles Singleton (Composer/lyricist) (track 11)
Eddie Snyder (track 11)
Irving Berlin (1929) (track 10)
Joe Melson (1963) (track 2)
Roy Orbison (1963) (track 2)
Bruce Springsteen (1972-08 – 1972-09) (track 7)
mixer:
Val Garay (track 2)
producer:
Peter Asher (track 2)
Manny Charlton (track 5)
Manfred Mann (the person) (track 7)
recording engineer:
Val Garay (track 2)
Tony Taverner (track 5)
writer:
Robert Bell (track 8)
Ronald Bell (track 8)
Bennie Benjamin (track 4)
James Bonnefond (track 8)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 8)
Gloria Caldwell (track 4)
Graham Gouldman (track 6)
Dan Hartman (track 1)
Sandy Linzer (track 8)
Sol Marcus (track 4)
Charlie Midnight (track 1)
Claydes Smith (track 8)
Eric Stewart (track 6)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (track 8)
Curtis Williams (keyboardist/percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
Mountain Records (British record company, established early 1970s, best known act is Nazareth) (1974) (track 5)
Elektra/Asylum Records (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (1977) (track 2)
Elektra/Asylum Records (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (2017) (track 2)
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (2017) (track 2)
publisher:
Chris-n-Jen Music (track 4)
Laurel Canyon Music Ltd. (Mike Appel's publishing company) (track 7)
Man-Ken Music Ltd. (track 6)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 4)
Zomba Music (track 7)
recorded at:
The Workhouse in London, England, United Kingdom (1976) (track 7)
Sound Factory, LA in Los Angeles, California, United States (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
part of:
cover recording of:
Love Hurts (track 5)
Spanish Eyes (track 11)
Blinded by the Light (1976) (track 7)
Blue Bayou (1977-05-23 – 1977-07-22) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Luv da Sunshine (track 6)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Kun Chicago kuoli (track 3)
Rakkauden saari (track 2)
Rilluttele yö (track 10)
Öö Chicagos (track 3)
悲しき願い (track 4)
衝破萬重浪 (track 4)
later versions:
Misunderstood (track 4)
recording of:
Another Life (track 15)
Dreadlock Holiday (track 6)
Follow Me (track 12)
Fresh (track 8)
Living in America (track 1)
Only Crying (track 9)
version of:
Moon Over Naples (track 11)

CD 3

additional writer:
Charles Harmon (track 1)
arranger:
Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters) (track 11)
associate producer:
Karen Carpenter (track 11)
composer:
Ken Lane (track 8)
Sonny Bono (track 1)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (track 12)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 14)
Ben Findon (track 3)
Babatunde Olatunji (track 2)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 7)
Robbie Robertson (track 15)
Bob Dylan (1967) (tracks 13, 13)
Neil Diamond (1972) (track 6)
engineer:
Ray Gerhardt (track 11)
lead vocals:
Karen Carpenter (track 11)
lyricist:
Sonny Bono (track 1)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (track 12)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 14)
Ben Findon (track 3)
Babatunde Olatunji (track 2)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 7)
Robbie Robertson (track 15)
Irving Taylor (track 8)
Bob Dylan (1967) (tracks 13, 13)
Neil Diamond (1972) (track 6)
orchestrator:
Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters) (track 11)
producer:
Lou Adler (track 7)
Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters) (track 11)
Mickie Most (English record producer) (track 4)
Norbert Putnam (track 15)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 7)
publisher:
Mike Stoller (track 10)
writer:
Robert Bateman (R&B singer/songwriter/record producer) (track 11)
Errol Brown (track 4)
Harry Wayne Casey (track 5)
Georgia Dobbins (track 11)
Richard Finch (track 5)
William Garrett (track 11)
Freddie Gorman (track 11)
Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) (track 11)
Ben E. King (track 10)
Jerry Leiber (track 10)
Chris Lowe (1/2 of Pet Shop Boys) (track 9)
Mike Stoller (track 10)
Neil Tennant (track 9)
Tony Wilson (bassist/songwriter, member of Hot Chocolate) (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1969) (track 2)
A&M Records, Inc. (1974) (track 11)
publisher:
10 Music Ltd. (track 9)
Canaan Music Inc (track 15)
Cotillion Music Inc. (BMI) (track 1)
EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (tracks 2, 11)
Edition Meridian (track 9)
Hornall Brothers Music Ltd. (limited company) (track 10)
Jerry Leiber Music (track 10)
Sony Music Holding (tracks 13, 13)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 10)
Trio Music (track 10)
Unichappell Music (track 10)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (US film music publisher) (track 7)
Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP) (track 7)
Dwarf Music (1968) (tracks 13, 13)
And Son Music Ltd. (1980 –) (track 14)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1984 –) (track 9)
Cage Music Ltd. (1984 –) (track 9)
additionally sampled by:
DJ-mixes:
Dance Mix One by Dakeyne (track 4)
has remixes:
sampled by:
cover recording of:
Only You (track 12)
Please Mr. Postman (1974) (track 11)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Bang Bang (track 1)
Shot You Down (track 1)
later parody versions:
Mia (track 10)
Psalms Come True (track 6)
Ylihärmä (track 7)
later translated parody versions:
Bengt bangt (track 1)
Bo cartero (track 11)
Conny (track 15)
Dummi Du (Only You) (track 12)
later translated versions:
Bang Bang (track 1)
Bang Bang (Japanese version) (track 1)
Bleib bei mir (track 10)
Eskimo Quinn (tracks 13, 13)
Hei postimies (track 11)
Old Dixie Down (track 15)
Pregherò (track 10)
Quinn l'esquimau (tracks 13, 13)
Quinn, dä Eskimo (tracks 13, 13)
San Francisco (track 7)
Scharfes Ding (track 4)
Stand By Me (Spanish) (track 10)
Stand by Me (track 10)
Đến bên em (track 10)
比翼鳥 (track 7)
緊靠一起 (track 10)
衹有你 (track 12)
later versions:
Chanson bleue (Sacha Distel song) (track 6)
Som en sång (track 6)
Stand by Me (track 10)
Waterloo Sunset (track 14)
recording of:
Please Don’t Go (track 5)
Song Sung Blue (track 6)
Stand by Me (Ben E. King) (track 10)
Waterloo Sunset (track 14)
West End Girls (track 9)
You Sexy Thing (1975) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars (12″ mix) (12″ mix, duration: ~11:56 on vinyl, ~11:38 on cd) (track 7)
Dean Martin medley (track 8)

Release

ASIN:DE: B000XCXE0S [info]