Tracklist

CD 1: Broadway, Blues and Truth
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 By the Light of the Silvery Moon Ada Jones 2:20
2 Some of These Days Sophie Tucker 4:14
3 Carry Me Back to Old Virginny Alma Gluck 4:45
4 She's Good Enough to be Your Baby's Mother and She's Good Enough to Vote With You Anna Chandler 3:24
5 Crazy Blues Mamie Smith and Her Jazz Hounds 5 3:24
6 I'm a Jazz Vampire Marion Harris 3:11
7 My Man (Mon homme) Fanny Brice 3:37
8 Devilish Mary Roba Stanley 3:01
9 Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen Marian Anderson 2:35
10 See See Rider Blues Ma Rainey 3:14
11 Beale Street Blues Alberta Hunter 3:16
12 Single Girl, Married Girl The Carter Family 2:46
13 I Wanna Be Loved by You Helen Kane 2:53
14 Gotta Feelin' for You Joan Crawford with MGM Studio Chorus 2:41
15 Love Me or Leave Me Ruth Etting 3:21
16 Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out Bessie Smith 3:02
17 Am I Blue? Ethel Waters 3:19
18 Calamity Jane (From the West) Adelyne Hood & Vernon Dalhart 3:16
19 Kentucky Miner's Wife (Ragged Hungry Blues), Parts 1 & 2 Aunt Molly Jackson 5:33
20 Bucking Broncho (My Love Is a Rider) The Girls of the Golden West 2:33
21 When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain Kate Smith 4:19
22 I Like a Guy What Takes His Time Mae West 2:47
23 You're the Top Ethel Merman 2:54
CD 2: Torch, Twang & Swing
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Wanna Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart Patsy Montana & The Prairie Ramblers 3:09
2 Pretty Polly The Coon Creek Girls 2:50
3 Over the Rainbow Judy Garland 2:48
4 A-Tisket, A-Tasket Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb 3:17
5 Strange Fruit Billie Holiday 3:13
6 Me and My Chauffeur Blues Memphis Minnie 2:46
7 Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy The Andrews Sisters with Vic Schoen and His Orchestra 3:06
8 Let Me Off Uptown Gene Krupa and His Orchestra with Anita O’Day & Roy Eldridge 3:03
9 Stormy Weather Lena Horne with Lou Bring & His Orchestra 3:23
10 Sentimental Journey Doris Day with Les Brown and His Orchestra 3:44
11 Move on Up a Little Higher Mahalia Jackson 3:00
12 Cuanto le gusta Carmen Miranda 2:09
13 Buttons and Bows Dinah Shore & Her Happy Valley Boys 2:04
14 Philadelphia Lawyer The Maddox Brothers & Rose 3:12
15 Black Coffee Sarah Vaughan 3:18
16 Satisfied Martha Carson 2:37
17 The Tennessee Waltz Patti Page with Jack Rael & Orchestra 3:25
18 Come on-a My House Rosemary Clooney 2:00
19 It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels Kitty Wells 2:32
20 (Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean Ruth Brown 2:58
21 Ricochet (Rick-O-Shay) Teresa Brewer 2:42
22 Tammy Debbie Reynolds 3:08
23 Big Long Slidin' Thing Dinah Washington 2:58
24 Tweedlee Dee LaVern Baker 3:10
25 The Wallflower Etta James & The Peaches 2:59
26 My Boy Elvis Janis Martin 2:08
27 Walkin' After Midnight Patsy Cline 2:34
CD 3: Shoop-Shoop, Motown, Get Down, Sister
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Maybe The Chantels 2:54
2 Fever Peggy Lee with Jack Marshall's Music 3:45
3 Funnel of Love Wanda Jackson 2:08
4 Will You Love Me Tomorrow? The Shirelles 3.65 2:43
5 Sweet Nothin's Brenda Lee 3:16
6 (Love Is Like a) Heat Wave Martha and the Vandellas 3 2:47
7 Hello Stranger Barbara Lewis 2:42
8 You Don't Own Me Lesley Gore 5 2:31
9 The Universal Soldier Buffy Sainte-Marie 2:18
10 My Guy Mary Wells 4.5 2:50
11 Remember (Walkin' in the Sand) The Shangri‐Las 2:20
12 Too Many Fish in the Sea The Marvelettes 2:29
13 Respect Aretha Franklin 3.9 2:24
14 Son of a Preacher Man Dusty Springfield 2:31
15 Love Child Diana Ross & The Supremes 3:03
16 Somebody to Love Jefferson Airplane 4.4 2:59
17 Stoned Soul Picnic Laura Nyro 4:19
18 Both Sides Now Judy Collins 3:16
19 To Be Young, Gifted and Black Nina Simone 4 2:50
20 Bold Soul Sister Ike & Tina Turner 2:39
21 Clean Up Woman Betty Wright 5 2:47
22 Pillow Talk Sylvia 4:55
23 I'll Take You There The Staple Singers 5 3:17
24 You're So Vain Carly Simon 5 4:20
25 So Far Away Carole King 4:35
26 I Will Always Love You Dolly Parton 3 2:54
CD 4: Rock to Electric Shock
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Move Over Janis Joplin 3.5 3:41
2 You're No Good Linda Ronstadt 5 3:42
3 I've Got to Use My Imagination Gladys Knight & The Pips 3:48
4 The Pill Loretta Lynn 5 2:37
5 Boulder to Birmingham (live) Emmylou Harris 3:27
6 Diamonds & Rust Joan Baez 5:15
7 Crazy on You Heart 4:17
8 I Love Playin' With Fire The Runaways 3:44
9 X Offender Blondie 3 3:12
10 You Make Loving Fun Fleetwood Mac 3:35
11 Got to Be Real Cheryl Lynn 5 3:44
12 She Works Hard for the Money Donna Summer 4:12
13 We Belong Together Rickie Lee Jones 5:03
14 Show Some Emotion Joan Armatrading 3:32
15 Typical Girls The Slits 3:44
16 It Tango Laurie Anderson 3:00
17 Walking on Thin Ice Yoko Ono 3 6:00
18 Our Lips Are Sealed The Go‐Go’s 4.5 2:46
19 Identity X‐Ray Spex 2:23
20 Precious The Pretenders 3:36
CD 5: Hip-Hop, Pop, and Passion
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Hero Takes a Fall Bangles 2:54
2 Running Up That Hill Kate Bush 4 5:00
3 She Bop Cyndi Lauper 3.65 3:43
4 Roxanne's Revenge (street version) Roxanne Shanté 4:22
5 Tramp Salt‐N‐Pepa 3:33
6 Ladies First Queen Latifah feat. Monie Love 4:28
7 People Have the Power Patti Smith 4 5:09
8 Thing Called Love Bonnie Raitt 3:50
9 Passionate Kisses Lucinda Williams 2:39
10 The Emperor's New Clothes Sinéad O’Connor 6:08
11 Silent All These Years Tori Amos 3.75 4:13
12 Constant Craving k.d. lang 4 4:38
13 The Wheel Rosanne Cash 4:21
14 Possession Sarah McLachlan 4.5 4:40
15 Legs PJ Harvey 4:44
16 32 Flavors Ani DiFranco 6:10
17 Where Have All the Cowboys Gone Paula Cole 4 4:27
18 Polyester Bride Liz Phair 5 4:05

Credits

CD 1: Broadway, Blues and Truth

recorded in:
Bristol, Tennessee, United States (1927-08-02) (track 12)
guitar:
Mother Maybelle Carter (1927-08-02) (track 12)
autoharp:
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (1927-08-02) (track 12)
autoharp and guitar:
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (1927-08-02) (track 12)
additional composer:
Lena Arant (– 1924-10-16) (track 10)
alto vocals:
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (1927-08-02) (track 12)
composer:
Harry Akst (track 17)
James A. Bland (track 3)
Walter Donaldson (track 15)
Harry Ruby (track 13)
Herbert Stothart (composer) (track 13)
Maurice Yvain (track 7)
Shelton Brooks (track 2)
A.P. Carter (track 12)
Grant Clarke (track 17)
Jimmy Cox (track 16)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 9)
Ma Rainey (– 1924-10-16) (track 10)
Gus Edwards (1909) (track 1)
Ralph Rainger (1933) (track 22)
Cole Porter (composer) (1934) (track 23)
lyricist:
Shelton Brooks (track 2)
A.P. Carter (track 12)
Jacques Charles (track 7)
Grant Clarke (track 17)
Jimmy Cox (track 16)
Gus Kahn (track 15)
Bert Kalmar (track 13)
Albert Willemetz (track 7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 9)
Edward Madden (1909) (track 1)
Ralph Rainger (1933) (track 22)
Cole Porter (composer) (1934) (track 23)
orchestra:
Victor Young & His Orchestra (1933-02-07) (track 22)
producer:
Ralph Peer (1927-08-02) (track 12)
soprano vocals:
Mother Maybelle Carter (1927-08-02) (track 12)
translator:
Channing Pollock (track 7)
vocals:
Mother Maybelle Carter (1927-08-02) (track 12)
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (1927-08-02) (track 12)
Mae West (1933-02-07) (track 22)
publisher:
APRS (track 12)
C. Mose Music (track 9)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 17)
arrangements:
Nobody Knows (arranged by Burton) (track 9)
Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen (arr. Burleigh) (track 9)
is the basis for:
Basta ya (track 23)
later translated versions:
Le Millionnaire (track 16)
Você é o mel (track 23)
later versions:
Carry Me Back to Old Virginia (Jerry Lee Lewis version) (track 3)
You're the Top (Barbra Streisand's Back to Brooklyn version) (track 23)
part of:
Anything Goes (track 23)
recording of:
Am I Blue? (track 17)
Beale Street Blues (track 11)
Gotta Feelin’ for You (The Hollywood Revue of 1929, 1929 film) (track 14)
Love Me or Leave Me (track 15)
My Man (Mon homme) (Channing Pollock lyrics) (track 7)
Some of These Days (track 2)
You’re the Top (track 23)
See See Rider (Ma Rainey version) (1924-10-16) (track 10)
Single Girl, Married Girl (1927-08-02) (track 12)
A Guy What Takes His Time (1933-02-07) (track 22)
referred to in medleys:
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 9)
translated version of:
Mon homme (track 7)
version of:
See See Rider Blues (track 10)

CD 2: Torch, Twang & Swing

recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1941-05-21) (track 6)
drums (drum set):
Eddie Dougherty (jazz drummer) (1939-04-20) (track 5)
trumpet:
Frankie Newton (1939-04-20) (track 5)
guitar:
Jimmy McLin (1939-04-20) (track 5)
Little Son Joe (1941-05-21) (track 6)
Memphis Minnie (1941-05-21) (track 6)
double bass:
John Williams (30s jazz bassist) (1939-04-20) (track 5)
alto saxophone:
Tab Smith (1939-04-20) (track 5)
piano:
Sonny White (1939-04-20) (track 5)
tenor saxophone:
Kenneth Hollon (1939-04-20) (track 5)
Stan Payne (1939-04-20) (track 5)
arranger:
Herbert Stothart (composer) (track 3)
composer:
A.Block (track 27)
Earl Bostic (track 8)
Larry Coleman (track 21)
Jay Livingston (track 13)
Lewis Allan (track 5)
Woody Guthrie (American singer-songwriter) (track 14)
D.Hecht (track 27)
J.D. Miller (track 19)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 2, 4)
Harold Arlen (1933) (track 9)
Harold Arlen (1938) (track 3)
Les Brown (American big band & jazz musician) (1944) (track 10)
Ben Homer (1944) (track 10)
Pee Wee King (1946) (track 17)
Sonny Burke (1948) (track 15)
Winfield Scott (1954) (track 24)
conductor:
Herbert Stothart (composer) (1938-10-07) (track 3)
lyricist:
Ray Evans (track 13)
Lewis Allan (track 5)
Joe Darion (track 21)
Redd Evans (track 8)
Norman Gimbel (track 21)
Woody Guthrie (American singer-songwriter) (track 14)
D.Hecht (track 27)
J.D. Miller (track 19)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 2, 4)
Ted Koehler (1933) (track 9)
Yip Harburg (1938) (track 3)
Bud Green (1944) (track 10)
Redd Stewart (1946) (track 17)
Paul Francis Webster (1948) (track 15)
Winfield Scott (1954) (track 24)
orchestra:
MGM Studio Orchestra (1938-10-07) (track 3)
orchestrator:
Murray Cutter (track 3)
performer:
premiered by:
Judy Garland (1939) (track 3)
producer:
Milt Gabler (track 5)
vocals:
Teresa Brewer (track 21)
Patsy Cline (track 27)
Judy Garland (1938-10-07) (track 3)
Billie Holiday (1939-04-20) (track 5)
Memphis Minnie (1941-05-21) (track 6)
Dinah Washington (1954) (track 23)
writer:
Ross Bagdasarian (creator of Alvin and the Chipmunks) (track 18)
Ray Evans (track 22)
Leroy Kirkland (track 23)
Jay Livingston (track 22)
Hughie Prince (track 7)
Don Raye (track 7)
William Saroyan (track 18)
Mamie Thomas (track 23)
Herb Lance (Herbert J. Lance) (1952) (track 20)
Charlie Singleton (Jazz saxophone player) (1952) (track 20)
John Wallace (bass player for Harry Chapin) (1952) (track 20)
publisher:
Acuff-Rose Publ. (track 17)
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 15)
Basart Editions (track 5)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 3)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 9)
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919) (track 5)
Leo Feist Music (track 3)
MCA Music Ltd. (track 22)
Morley Music Corp. (track 10)
Peter Maurice Music (track 18)
Sondot Music Corp. (track 15)
Sony/ATV Acuff Rose Music (tracks 17, 27)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (France) (track 18)
Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP) (track 18)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (track 18)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 18)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 22)
Warner/Chappell (track 3)
Webster Music Co. (track 15)
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) (2017-04-01 –) (track 3)
recorded at:
Brunswick World Broadcasting Studio (1939-04-20) (track 5)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 15) (track 2)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 13188) (track 4)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Tennessee Waltz (track 17)
is the basis for:
MAIN THEME (Rainbow Islands) (track 3)
Strange Fruit (track 5)
later translated versions:
L’Arc en ciel (Somewhere Over the Rainbow, du film “Le Magicien d’Oz”) (track 3)
Ohne dich (Stürmisches Wetter) (Stormy Weather) (track 9)
Ovan regnbågen (track 3)
Pāri varavīksnei (Over the Rainbow) (track 3)
Quand il pleut (Stormy Weather) (track 9)
Tennessee Waltz (german version) (track 17)
Tennessee Walzer (track 17)
Tweedlee Dee (French version) (track 24)
家へおいでよ (track 18)
投降吧 (track 24)
莫奔跑 (track 13)
虹の彼方 (Japanese Version of Over the Rainbow) (track 3)
later versions:
Great Chicagonian (track 14)
Kom in i mitt hus (track 18)
Nostalgia (Marie Myriam song) (track 9)
Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Marusha rave version of “Over the Rainbow”) (track 3)
Terugkiek (track 10)
part of:
The Wizard of Oz (1942 Arlen/Harburg musical) (track 3)
The Wizard of Oz (1939 film soundtrack) (track 3)
recording of:
A-Tisket, A-Tasket (track 4)
Black Coffee (1948 song) (track 15)
Buttons and Bows (1947 song) (track 13)
Let Me Off Uptown (track 8)
Philadelphia Lawyer (track 14)
Pretty Polly (track 2)
Sentimental Journey (track 10)
Stormy Weather (track 9)
Tammy (track 22)
Tweedlee Dee (track 24)
Over the Rainbow (The Wizard of Oz) (1938-10-07) (track 3)
Strange Fruit (1939-04-20) (track 5)
Ricochet (aka "Ricochet Romance") (1953-07-10) (track 21)
referred to in medleys:
Come On a’ My House (Teresa Teng version) (track 18)
Sentimental Journey (track 17)
version of:
Bitter Fruit (track 5)

CD 3: Shoop-Shoop, Motown, Get Down, Sister

fiddle:
Johnny Gimble (1973-06-13) (track 26)
Mack Magaha (Bluegrass Fiddler) (1973-06-13) (track 26)
drums (drum set):
Benny Benjamin (1964) (track 10)
Spencer Dryden (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22) (track 16)
Roger Hawkins (1967-02-14) (track 13)
Jim Gordon (Drummer (Derek and the Dominos)) (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 24)
Ralph Gallant (1973-06-13) (track 26)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Gary Chester (studio drummer and educator) (1960) (track 4)
bass guitar:
Tommy Cogbill (1967-02-14) (track 13)
trumpet:
Russell Conway (trumpet player) (1964) (track 10)
Herbert Williams (trumpet player) (1964) (track 10)
kettle drum:
Carole King (1960) (track 4)
cornet:
Melvin Lastie (1967-02-14) (track 13)
strings arranger:
Mike Lewis (US composer, arranger and producer) (track 21)
Carly Simon (track 24)
organ:
Earl Van Dyke (1964) (track 10)
Spooner Oldham (1967-02-14) (track 13)
guitar:
Robert White (US funk/soul guitarist) (1964) (track 10)
Eddie Willis (1964) (track 10)
Jimmy Johnson (Muscle Shoals rhythm section (guitar/producer)) (1967-02-14) (track 13)
Jimmy Ryan (American guitarist and singer/songwriter) (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 24)
Jimmy Colvard (1973-06-13) (track 26)
Dave Kirby (American session guitarist and singer/songwriter) (1973-06-13) (track 26)
Dolly Parton (1973-06-13) (track 26)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Jorma Kaukonen (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22) (track 16)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Paul Kantner (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22) (track 16)
bass:
James Jamerson (1964) (track 10)
Jack Casady (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22) (track 16)
Klaus Voorman (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 24)
Bobby Dyson (1973-06-13) (track 26)
banjo:
Bobby Thompson (guitar & banjo player) (1973-06-13) (track 26)
Buck Trent (1973-06-13) (track 26)
vibraphone:
Dave Hamilton (1964) (track 10)
percussion:
Richard Perry (producer) (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 24)
steel guitar:
Stu Basore (1973-06-13) (track 26)
piano:
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (1960) (track 4)
Johnny Griffith (1964) (track 10)
Aretha Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 13)
Carly Simon (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 24)
Hargus "Pig" Robbins (1973-06-13) (track 26)
baritone saxophone:
Willie Bridges (1967-02-14) (track 13)
horn arranger:
Mike Lewis (US composer, arranger and producer) (track 21)
tenor saxophone:
Charles Chalmers (1967-02-14) (track 13)
King Curtis (saxophonist) (1967-02-14) (track 13)
trombone:
George Bohanon (1964) (track 10)
Paul Riser (1964) (track 10)
arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 13)
Claus Ogerman (track 8)
Paul Riser (track 15)
Tom Dowd (track 13)
background vocals:
The Andantes (track 15)
The Andantes (1964) (track 10)
Marlene Barrow (1964) (track 10)
Louvain Demps (1964) (track 10)
Jackie Hicks (1964) (track 10)
Carolyn Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 13)
Erma Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 13)
Mick Jagger (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 24)
Joe Babcock (1973-06-13) (track 26)
Dolores Edgin (1973-06-13) (track 26)
June Page (1973-06-13) (track 26)
Hurshel Wiginton (1973-06-13) (track 26)
composer:
Lamont Dozier (track 6)
Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) (track 6)
Barbara Lewis (track 7)
Nina Simone (US singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger and civil rights activist) (track 19)
Richard Barrett (US soul producer/singer) (track 1)
Alvertis Isbell (track 23)
Carole King (tracks 4, 25)
Joni Mitchell (track 18)
Laura Nyro (track 17)
Dolly Parton (track 26)
Otis Redding (track 13)
Smokey Robinson (track 10)
Buffy Sainte-Marie (track 9)
Ronnie Self (track 5)
Carly Simon (track 24)
Darby Slick (track 16)
Ike Turner (track 20)
conductor:
Tom Dowd (1967-02-14) (track 13)
engineer:
Willie Clarke (track 21)
Tom Pick (track 26)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1964) (track 10)
instruments arranger:
Little Beaver (track 21)
lead vocals:
Shirley Owens (1960) (track 4)
Mary Wells (1964) (track 10)
Grace Slick (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22) (track 16)
Carly Simon (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 24)
lyricist:
Eddie Holland (Motown songwriter, lyricist of Holland‐Dozier‐Holland songwriting team) (track 6)
Richard Barrett (US soul producer/singer) (track 1)
Gerry Goffin (track 4)
Weldon Irvine (track 19)
Alvertis Isbell (track 23)
Carole King (track 25)
Joni Mitchell (track 18)
Laura Nyro (track 17)
Dolly Parton (track 26)
Otis Redding (track 13)
Smokey Robinson (track 10)
Buffy Sainte-Marie (track 9)
Ronnie Self (track 5)
Carly Simon (track 24)
Darby Slick (track 16)
Ike Turner (track 20)
orchestrator:
Paul Buckmaster (track 24)
producer:
The Clan (Motown composers/producers group) (track 15)
Willie Clarke (track 21)
Lamont Dozier (track 6)
Bob Ferguson (track 26)
Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) (track 6)
Richard Perry (producer) (track 24)
Qunicy Jones (track 8)
Clarence Reid (track 21)
Jerry Wexler (track 13)
Rick Jarrard (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22) (track 16)
recording engineer:
Tom Dowd (track 13)
David Hassinger (1966-11-03) (track 16)
vocals:
Doris Coley (1960) (track 4)
Addie Harris (1960) (track 4)
Beverly Lee (1960) (track 4)
Marty Balin (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22) (track 16)
Paul Kantner (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22) (track 16)
Aretha Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 13)
Dolly Parton (1973-06-13) (track 26)
writer:
Michael Burton (American songwriter and producer) (track 22)
Willie Clarke (track 21)
Lamont Dozier (track 6)
Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) (track 6)
Eddie Holland (Motown songwriter, lyricist of Holland‐Dozier‐Holland songwriting team) (track 6)
John Hurley (track 14)
Clarence Reid (track 21)
Deke Richards (American songwriter and record producer) (track 15)
Sylvia Robinson (track 22)
Pam Sawyer (British-born American lyricist and songwriter) (track 15)
R. Dean Taylor (Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer) (track 15)
Ronnie Wilkins (track 14)
Frank Wilson (Motown singer/songwriter) (track 15)
John Madara (1963) (track 8)
David White (rock ’n’ roll pianist & songwriter, member of Danny & the Juniors) (1963) (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
HHO Licensing Ltd. (track 4)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1963) (track 6)
Motown Record Corporation (1964) (track 10)
BMG Music (not for release label use!) (1969) (track 19)
Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (1972) (track 24)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1974) (track 26)
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) (1978) (track 24)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1992) (track 13)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1992) (track 13)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1993) (track 13)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1993) (track 13)
publisher:
Crazy Crow Music (track 18)
C’est Music (track 24)
EMI Longitude Music (track 21)
Irving Music (BMI) (track 16)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks 6, 15)
Jobete Music Ltd (track 6)
Leeds Music Ltd. (track 5)
Merjoda Music Inc. (track 8)
Rondor Music (track 16)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 4)
Tuna Fish Music (track 17)
Velvet Apple Music (track 26)
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 16, 18)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964) (track 10)
RCA Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22) (track 16)
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1967-02-14) (track 13)
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 24)
RCA Studio B (Nashville, TN) in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1973-06-13) (track 26)
edit of:
mash-ups:
Love Exploder by G3RSt (track 16)
sampled by:
[untitled] by Eminem (track 8)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 5) (track 13)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 125) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 274) (track 16)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 276) (track 23)
cover recording of:
Respect (1967-02-14) (track 13)
is the basis for:
Lutfattig Læregutt (track 14)
[untitled] (track 8)
歡欣一一記 (track 4)
later parody versions:
You're So Plain (track 24)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Ci vedremo domani (Will You Love Me Tomorrow) (track 4)
De eeuwige soldaat (track 9)
Der ewige Soldat (track 9)
Errespetua (track 13)
L'Amore sei tu (track 26)
Molemmin puolin (track 18)
Palkkasoturi (track 9)
Pour un peu d'amour (track 16)
So bist du (track 24)
Soldat i universum (track 9)
恋と涙の17才 (track 8)
最佳男主角 (track 24)
later versions:
Souviens-toi (de l'été dernier) (Remember) (track 11)
You Don’t Own Me (2015, Grace Sewell version) (track 8)
recording of:
Bold Soul Sister (track 20)
Both Sides Now (track 18)
Clean Up Woman (track 21)
Hello Stranger (track 7)
Love Child (Diana Ross & the Supremes song) (track 15)
Maybe (track 1)
Pillow Talk (track 22)
So Far Away (track 25)
Stoned Soul Picnic (track 17)
Sweet Nothin’s (track 5)
Will You Love Me Tomorrow (Carole King song) (1960) (track 4)
You Don’t Own Me (1963) (track 8)
My Guy (1964) (track 10)
Somebody to Love (Jefferson Airplane song) (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22) (track 16)
To Be Young, Gifted and Black (1969-08) (track 19)
You’re So Vain (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 24)
I Will Always Love You (1973-06-13) (track 26)
referred to in medleys:
Elephant Love (aka Elephant Love Medley, from Moulin Rouge!) (track 26)

CD 4: Rock to Electric Shock

acoustic guitar:
Joan Armatrading (track 14)
Ray Edenton (1972-12-12) (track 4)
electric bass guitar [6-string electric bass guitar]:
Harold Bradley (1972-12-12) (track 4)
rototom [RotoToms]:
David Van Tieghem (track 16)
drums (drum set):
Clem Burke (track 9)
Clark Pierson (track 1)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Murrey Harman, Jr. (1972-12-12) (track 4)
drums (drum set), electric piano and percussion:
Andrew Gold (track 2)
bass guitar:
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (track 1)
strings arranger:
Gregory Rose (track 2)
membranophone:
David Kemper (track 14)
farfisa:
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (track 16)
organ:
Georgie Fame (track 14)
Ken Pearson (track 1)
guitar:
Gary Lachman (track 9)
John Till (track 1)
bass:
Kenny Edwards (Bryndle/Stone Poneys/Linda Ronstadt) (track 2)
Bryan Garofalo (track 14)
Chris Stein (track 9)
double bass [bass]:
Bob Moore (U.S. bassist and bandleader) (1972-12-12) (track 4)
electric guitar:
Ed Black (track 2)
Jerry Donahue (track 14)
Thomas Grady Martin (country/rockabilly guitarist) (1972-12-12) (track 4)
steel guitar:
Harald Rugg (1972-12-12) (track 4)
piano:
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (track 1)
Jerry Smith (Nashville keyboardist, songwriter, publisher & producer) (1972-12-12) (track 4)
handclaps [claps]:
Roma Baran (track 16)
Perry Hoberman (track 16)
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (track 16)
analog synthesizer [OBXa]:
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (track 16)
marimba:
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (track 16)
assistant engineer:
John Astley (track 14)
Andy Pearce (Mastering engineer) (track 19)
Jon Smith (engineer, temporary comment for merge) (track 16)
assistant mixer:
Jon Smith (engineer, temporary comment for merge) (track 16)
assistant producer:
Perry Hoberman (track 16)
background vocals:
Phil Badella (track 1)
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (track 1)
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (track 1)
John Cooke (track 1)
Janis Joplin (track 1)
Clydie King (track 2)
Shirley Matthews (Canadian pop singer) (track 2)
Vince Mitchell (track 1)
Ken Pearson (track 1)
Clark Pierson (track 1)
John Till (track 1)
composer:
Joan Armatrading (track 14)
Joan Baez (US folk singer) (track 6)
Clint Ballard, Jr. (track 2)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 20)
Janis Joplin (track 1)
Christine McVie (track 10)
Poly Styrene (track 19)
engineer:
Glyn Johns (track 14)
Phil Macy (50s-70s engineer) (track 1)
Bill Price (UK producer/engineer) (track 20)
Leanne Ungar (track 16)
Val Garay (track 2)
guest tambourine:
Sandra Crouch (track 1)
guest bongos and congas:
Bobbye Hall (track 1)
lead vocals:
Deborah Harry (track 9)
Janis Joplin (track 1)
lyricist:
Joan Armatrading (track 14)
Joan Baez (US folk singer) (track 6)
Clint Ballard, Jr. (track 2)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 20)
Janis Joplin (track 1)
Christine McVie (track 10)
Poly Styrene (track 19)
mastering:
Greg Calbi (American mastering engineer) (track 9)
performer:
Full Tilt Boogie (track 1)
producer:
Peter Asher (track 2)
Roma Baran (track 16)
Owen Bradley (track 4)
Rob Freeman (engineer) (track 18)
Richard Gottehrer (American songwriter and music executive) (tracks 9, 18)
Craig Leon (track 9)
Paul A. Rothchild (track 1)
Falcon Stuart (track 19)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 20)
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (track 16)
recording engineer:
Rob Freeman (engineer) (track 9)
Val Garay (track 2)
David Hassinger (track 2)
solo electric guitar:
Andrew Gold (track 2)
vocals:
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (track 16)
Joan Armatrading (track 14)
The Jordanaires (1972-12-12) (track 4)
Loretta Lynn (1972-12-12) (track 4)
writer:
Lorene Allen (track 4)
T.D. Bayless (track 4)
Bill Danoff (track 5)
Roger Fisher (US rock guitarist) (track 7)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 11)
Gary Lachman (track 9)
Gerry Goffin (track 3)
Barry Goldberg (blues rock keyboardist and producer) (track 3)
Terence Edward Hall (track 18)
Emmylou Harris (track 5)
Deborah Harry (track 9)
Cheryl Lynn (track 11)
Loretta Lynn (track 4)
Don McHan (track 4)
Michael Omartian (track 12)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 17)
David Paich (track 11)
The Slits (UK punk band) (track 15)
Donna Summer (soul/disco diva) (track 12)
Jane Wiedlin (track 18)
Ann Wilson (track 7)
Nancy Wilson (guitarist/singer of "Heart") (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) (2001) (track 9)
Capitol Records, LLC (not for release label use!) (2013) (track 2)
Capitol Records, LLC (not for release label use!) (2016) (track 18)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (track 20)
Beardog Publishing (track 2)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) ( – ????) (track 9)
Gentoo Music, Inc. (track 10)
How About Music (track 7)
Jiru Music, Inc. (track 9)
Budde (aka Budde Music) (track 1)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 7)
Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP) (track 7)
mixed at:
produced at:
recorded at:
The Lobby (Laurie Anderson's home studio) in New York, New York, United States (track 16)
Bradley’s Barn in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, United States (1972-12-12) (track 4)
edit of:
Got to Be Real (LP / 12" version) by Cheryl Lynn (track 11)
has remixes:
Walking on Thin Ice (digitally remixed and remastered) by John Lennon & Yoko Ono (track 17)
mash-ups:
part of:
cover recording of:
You’re No Good (1974-06 – 1974-09) (track 2)
later parody versions:
Throw Gravy on You (track 7)
later translated versions:
Got to Be Real (Japanese version) (track 11)
Olet paha (track 2)
live recording of:
recording of:
Crazy on You (track 7)
Diamonds & Rust (track 6)
Got to Be Real (track 11)
Identity (track 19)
Our Lips Are Sealed (track 18)
Precious (track 20)
Show Some Emotion (track 14)
Typical Girls (track 15)
Walking on Thin Ice (track 17)
X Offender (track 9)
You Make Loving Fun (track 10)
Move Over (1970-09-25) (track 1)
The Pill (1972-12-12) (track 4)

CD 5: Hip-Hop, Pop, and Passion

acoustic guitar:
Ani DiFranco (track 16)
electric bass guitar:
David Piltch (track 12)
Hammond organ:
David Kershaw (track 14)
drums (drum set):
Stuart Elliott (Session drummer, member of Cockney Rebel) (track 2)
bass guitar:
Ani DiFranco (track 16)
membranophone:
Lou Shefano (track 14)
Ashwin Sood (track 14)
Randall Stoll (drummer) (track 12)
mbira [kalimba]:
Ani DiFranco (track 16)
guitar:
Bill Dillon (track 14)
Alan Murphy (UK session guitarist) (track 2)
Sarah McLachlan (track 14)
bass:
Brian Minato (track 14)
Del Palmer (track 2)
finger cymbals:
Philly (finger cymbalist) (1990 – 1990-06) (track 11)
vibraphone:
Gary Burton (jazz vibraphonist and composer) (track 12)
percussion:
Graham Boyle (drummer) (track 12)
Ani DiFranco (track 16)
piano:
Tori Amos (1990 – 1990-06) (track 11)
accordion and piano:
Teddy Borowiecki (track 12)
drum machine and keyboard:
Pierre Marchand (track 14)
guitar family and violin:
Ben Mink (track 12)
balalaika:
Paddy Bush (track 2)
additional recording engineer:
Leslie Ann Jones (recording engineer) (track 11)
additional vocals:
Sue Leonard (track 12)
assistant engineer:
Pearse Dunne (track 2)
Roger Talkov (track 7)
Rich Travali (track 7)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Tori Amos (1990 – 1990-06) (track 11)
composer:
Tori Amos (track 11)
Kate Bush (track 2)
Paula Cole (track 17)
PJ Harvey (track 15)
John Hiatt (track 8)
Susanna Hoffs (track 1)
Sarah McLachlan (track 14)
Vicki Peterson (track 1)
conductor:
Nick de Caro (1990 – 1990-06) (track 11)
engineer:
David Kahne (track 1)
Del Palmer (track 2)
Haydn Bendall (producer and engineer) (track 2)
James Guthrie (track 2)
Paul Hardiman (track 2)
Jay Healy (track 7)
Kevin Killen (track 7)
Thom Panunzio (track 7)
Ed Stone (track 16)
Nigel Walker (UK producer/engineer/guitarist) (track 2)
Brian Tench (track 2)
lead vocals:
Cyndi Lauper (track 3)
Kate Bush (track 2)
lyricist:
Tori Amos (track 11)
Kate Bush (track 2)
Paula Cole (track 17)
PJ Harvey (track 15)
John Hiatt (track 8)
Susanna Hoffs (track 1)
Sarah McLachlan (track 14)
Vicki Peterson (track 1)
mixer:
Ross Cullum (track 11)
Brian Tench (track 2)
orchestrator:
Nick de Caro (track 11)
performer:
Monie Love (English rapper and former radio personality in the United States) (track 6)
producer:
Ani DiFranco (track 16)
David Kahne (track 1)
k.d. lang (track 12)
Pierre Marchand (track 14)
Ben Mink (track 12)
Greg Penny (track 12)
Davitt Sigerson (track 11)
Kate Bush (track 2)
recording engineer:
John Beverly Jones (track 11)
Roman Klun (track 14)
vocals:
Ani DiFranco (track 16)
k.d. lang (track 12)
Kate Bush (track 2)
Paula Cole (track 17)
Sarah McLachlan (track 14)
writer:
Rick Chertoff (track 3)
Gary Corbett (track 3)
Ani DiFranco (track 16)
k.d. lang (track 12)
Cyndi Lauper (track 3)
Steve Lunt (track 3)
Ben Mink (track 12)
Patti Smith (track 7)
Lucinda Williams (track 9)
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) (1983) (track 3)
publisher:
Bumstead Publishing (track 12)
EMI Music Publishing Germany GmbH (2008-today) (track 2)
Hobbler Music (track 3)
Noyb Music Company (track 3)
PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (renamed as Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. since ca. 1998 or thereafter) ( – ????) (track 3)
Sony Songs Inc. (track 14)
Spirit One Music (track 3)
Tyde Music (track 14)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 3)
Wall to Wall Music (track 3)
Zavion Music (track 12)
Sword and Stone (1991) (track 11)
engineered at:
mixed at:
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1990 – 1990-06) (track 11)
DJ-mixes:
has remixes:
mash-ups:
music videos:
Possession by Sarah McLachlan (track 14)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 279) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Thing Called Love (track 8)
later parody versions:
Sheba (track 3)
later translated versions:
冷戰 (Cantonese) (track 11)
recording of:
32 Flavors (track 16)
Constant Craving (track 12)
Hero Takes a Fall (track 1)
Legs (track 15)
Passionate Kisses (track 9)
Possession (track 14)
She Bop (track 3)
Silent All These Years (1990 – 1990-06) (track 11)

Release

compiler:Julie d'Angelo (Producer)
Holly George-Warren
mastering:Dan Hersch
Bill Inglot (archival music producer/remastering engineer)
producer:Julie d'Angelo (Producer)
Holly George-Warren
Bill Inglot (archival music producer/remastering engineer)
art direction:Rachel Gutek
design/illustration:Rachel Gutek
ASIN:US: B00001T3K3 [info]
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/6196334 [info]