Rainbow ‎– The Very Best Of Rainbow

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Polydor ‎– 537 687-2, Chronicles ‎– 537 687-2
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1 Man On The Silver Mountain
Arranged By – Ritchie BlackmoreMixed By [Mixed Production] – Martin (The Wasp) Birch*Piano, Mellotron, Clavinet, Organ – Mickey Lee Soule
4:37
2 Catch The Rainbow
Arranged By – Ritchie BlackmoreMixed By [Mixed Production] – Martin (The Wasp) Birch*Piano, Mellotron, Clavinet, Organ – Mickey Lee Soule
6:38
3 Starstruck
Concertmaster [Koncert Meister] – Fritz Sonneleitner*Conductor – Rainer PietschOrchestra – Munich Philharmonic Orchestra*
4:06
4 Stargazer
Concertmaster [Koncert Meister] – Fritz Sonneleitner*Conductor – Rainer PietschOrchestra – Munich Philharmonic Orchestra*
8:26
5 Kill The King
Written-By – Cozy Powell
4:28
6 Long Live Rock 'N' Roll 4:23
7 Gates Of Babylon
Concertmaster – Ferenc KissConductor, Other [Scored By] – Rainer PietschStrings – Bavarian String Ensemble
6:46
8 Since You Been Gone
Written-By – Russ Ballard
3:17
9 All Night Long 3:50
10 I Surrender
Written-By – Russ Ballard
4:01
11 Can't Happen Here 4:57
12 Jealous Lover 3:11
13 Stone Cold 5:17
14 Power 4:26
15 Can't Let You Go
Written-By [Intro] – David Rosenthal*
4:20
16 Street Of Dreams 4:26

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Compilation comes with a fold-out poster-style booklet, including an essay and the band's family tree "Rainbow - Roots And Branches".

Tracks 1/2 recorded between the 20th of February and the 14th of March 1975 at Musicland Studios, Munich, Germany.
Tracks 3/4 recorded at Musicland Studios, Munich, Germany sometime in February 1976.
Tracks 5/6/7 recorded at Le Chateau, Paris, France, March/May/December 1977.
Tracks 8/9 recorded at Le Chateau, Paris, France, with the Maison Rouge Mobile Studio, January/February 1979.
Tracks 10/11 recorded and mixed at Sweet Silent Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 1980 and
Track 12 recorded in the US, April 1981.
Tracks 13/14 recorded at Le Studio, Morin Heights, Canada, November 1981.
Tracks 15/16 recorded and mixed at Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark, May/June 1983.

Tracks 1 and 2 from Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow (1975)
Tracks 3 and 4 from Rainbow Rising (1976)
Tracks 5 to 7 from Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (1978)
Tracks 8 and 9 from Down To Earth (1979)
Tracks 10 and 11 from Difficult To Cure (1981)
Track 12 from b-side of Can't Happen Here (1981)
Tracks 13 and 14 from Straight Between The Eyes (1982)
Tracks 15 and 16 from Bent Out Of Shape (1983)

Also on release:
537 687 2 00

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 731453768727
  • Barcode (Text): 7 31453-7687-2 7
  • Rights Society: BIEM/MCPS
  • Label Code: LC 0309
  • Other (Matrix Text): Made in the E.U. by Cinram Optical Discs
  • Price Code: PY 900

Other Versions (5 of 30) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
31453 7687-2, D120118 Rainbow The Very Best Of Rainbow(CD, Comp) Polydor, BMG Direct Marketing, Inc., Chronicles 31453 7687-2, D120118 US 1997 Sell This Version
537 687 - 9 Rainbow The Very Best Of Rainbow(CD, Comp) Polydor 537 687 - 9 Ukraine Unknown Sell This Version
31453 7687-2 Rainbow The Very Best Of Rainbow(CD, Comp, RM) Polydor 31453 7687-2 US 1997 Sell This Version
537 687 - 2 Rainbow The Very Best Of Rainbow(CD, Comp) Polydor 537 687 - 2 Ukraine 2007 Sell This Version
UICY-25274 Rainbow The Very Best Of Rainbow(CD, Comp, RM, SHM) Polydor UICY-25274 Japan 2012 Sell This Version

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