Various ‎– Rubáiyát (Elektra's 40th Anniversary)

Elektra ‎– 7559-60940-1, Elektra ‎– EKT 78
4 × Vinyl, LP
Box Set, Album

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A1 The Cure Hello I Love You
Mixed By – Brian "Chuck"New*Performer – Boris Williams, Porl Thompson, Robert Smith, Roger O'Donnell, Simon GallupProducer – Steve Whitfield, The CureWritten-By – The Doors
A2 Tracy Chapman House Of The Rising Sun
Bass – Kevin O'NealDrums – Rock Deadrich*Guitar – Waddy WachtelPercussion – Michael FisherPiano – Roy BittanProducer – Jimmy IovineRecorded By, Mixed By – Thom PanunzioVocals, Guitar – Tracy ChapmanWritten-By – Traditional
A3 Billy Bragg Seven & Seven Is
Bass – Wiggy (2)Drums – Fred HoodEngineer – Step ParikianGuitar [Dueling] – Justin AdamsProducer – Grant ShowbizVocals, Rhythm Guitar, Stylophone, Soloist – Billy BraggWritten-By – Arthur Lee
A4 Jevetta Steele I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing
Backing Vocals – Fred Steele, J.D. Steele*, Janice Steele, Jearlyn SteeleOrgan – Butch HeywardPiano – Bob TelsonProducer – Bob TelsonRecorded By [Music], Mixed By – Ted SpencerRecorded By [Vocals] – Tom TuckerVocals – Jevetta SteeleWritten-By – B. Backer*, B. Davis*, R. Cook*, R. Greenaway*
A5 Gipsy Kings Hotel California
Arranged By – Gérard PrévostBacking Vocals – André ReyesBass – Gérard PrévostDrums, Percussion – Negrito Crocco Trasante*Engineer – Roger MoutenotKeyboards – Dominique DroinLead Guitar – Tonino BaliardoLead Vocals – Nicolas ReyesLyrics By [Translated] – Negrito Crocco Trasante*, Nicolas ReyesPercussion – Charles Benaroch*Producer – Claude MartinezRhythm Guitar – André Reyes, Canut Reyes, Chico Bouchikhi*, Diego Baliardo*, Paco BaliardoWritten-By – Don Felder, Don Henley, Glenn Frey
B1 The Black Velvet Band Werewolves Of London
Accordion, Organ [Hammond] – Rónán JohnstonBass Guitar – Shay FitzgeraldDrums – Dave HornerElectric Guitar – Liam MurphyEngineer – Nick Davies*Harmony Vocals – Maria Doyle*Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Kieran KennedyProducer – Kieran KennedyWritten-By – LeRoy P. Marinell, Waddy Wachtel, Warren Zevon
B2 The Sugarcubes Motorcycle Mama
Bass Guitar – Bragi ÓlafssonGuitar – Thor Eldon*Keyboards – Sigtryggur Baldursson*Mixed By – Gordon MilneProducer, Arranged By – The SugarcubesTrumpet, Vocals – Einar Orn*Vocals – Björk GuðmundsdóttirWritten-By – John Wyker
B3 Shinehead One Meatball
Engineer – Ken WallaceGuitar – Donovan McKittyKeyboards – Lawrence Lewis, Lloyd KrossProducer – Claude EvansVocals – ShineheadWritten-By – Zaret*, Singer*
B4 The Havalinas Bottle Of Wine
Acoustic Bass [Upright] – Smutty SmithDrums, Backing Vocals, Percussion – Chalo Quintana*Engineer – Rob XenoProducer – Rob Xeno, The HavalinasVocals, Guitar, Accordion, Mandolin [Octave], Piano, Dobro – Tim McConnell*Written-By – Paxton*
B5 Pixies Born In Chicago
Bass – Kim DealDrums – David Lovering*Engineer – Steve AlbiniLead Guitar – Joey SantiagoVocals, Guitar – Black FrancisWritten-By – Nick Gravenites
C1 Faster Pussycat You're So Vain
Bass – Eric StacyDrums – Mark MichalsEngineer – Ryan DornGuitar – Greg SteeleGuitar, Backing Vocals – Brent MuscatMixed By – John JansenProducer – Faster PussycatVocals – Taime DowneWritten-By – Carly Simon
C2 Kronos Quartet Marquee Moon
Arranged By – Steve Mackey*Cello – Joan JeanrenaudProducer – Judy Sherman*Viola – John Dutt*Violin – David Harrington, John SherbaWritten-By – Tom Verlaine
C3 Phoebe Snow Get Ourselves Together
Producer – Rhett LawrenceVocals – Phoebe SnowWritten-By – B. Bramlett*, C. Radle*
C4 Happy Mondays Tokoloshe Man
Bass Guitar – Shaun RyderDrums – Gary Wheelan*Keyboards – Paul Davies*Producer – Paul Oakenfold & Steve OsborneVocals – BezWritten-By – John Kongos
C5 Ernie Isley Let's Go
Guitar, Vocals – Ernie IsleyMixed By – John Beverly JonesProducer – Davitt SigersonProgrammed By – Phil Shenale*Recorded By – John Carter (26)Written-By – Ric Ocasek
D1 Lynch Mob (2) Going Down
Bass – Anthony EspositoDrums – Mick Brown (2)Guitar – George LynchMixed By – Max NormanProducer – Lynch Mob (2)Recorded By – Russ GravesVocals – Oni LoganWritten-By – Don Nix
D2 Ambitious Lovers A Little Bit Of Rain
Drums – Dougie Brown*Guitar – Billy "Spaceman" PattersonKeyboards, Bass [Synth] – Peter SchererMixed By – Roger MoutenotPercussion – Cyro BaptistaProducer – Peter SchererRecorded By – Jason BakerVocals, Guitar – Arto LindsayWritten-By – Neil*
D3 Anita Baker You Belong To Me
Arranged By – Arif Mardin, Robbie KondorBass – Anthony JacksonEngineer – Gerard Smerek, Michael O'ReillyGuitar – John McCurryHihat, Cymbal – Joe MardinKeyboards, Programmed By – Robbie KondorLead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Anita BakerProducer – Arif MardinSaxophone – Andy SnitzerWritten-By – Carly Simon, Michael McDonald
D4 Howard Jones Road To Cairo
Bass – Pino PalladinoGuitar – Phil PalmerProducer – Howard JonesRecorded By, Mixed By – Andrew ScarthVocals, Keyboards, Programmed By – Howard JonesWritten-By – David Ackles
E1 The Big F Kick Out The Jams
Drums – Rob DoninEngineer – Joey WolpertGuitar – Mark ChristianProducer – The Big FVocals, Bass – John ShreveWritten-By – MC5
E2 The Georgia Satellites Almost Saturday Night / Rockin' All Over The World
Bass – Rick Price (2)Drums – Mauro MagellanEngineer – Ed MillerGuitar, Vocals – Dan Baird, Rick RichardsMixed By – Joe HardyProducer – Dan BairdWritten-By – J.C. Fogerty*
E3 Sara Hickman Hello, I Am Your Heart
Arranged By – Sara HickmanBass, Vocals – George Porter, Jr.Drums, Percussion – Russell Baptiste*Engineer – Jay GallagherGuitar – Leo NocentelliKeyboards, Vocals – Art NevilleMixed By – Kevin Smith (22)Percussion – J. Rosie RasatoProducer – David KershenbaumVocals, Guitar – Sara HickmanWritten-By – Dennis Linde
E4 Teddy Pendergrass Make It With You
Arranged By – Curt Dowd*, Jim Salamone, Teddy Pendergrass, Terry PriceBacking Vocals – Teddy Pendergrass, Terry PriceDrums, Percussion, Sequenced By – Jim SalamoneEngineer – Mitch GoldfarbGuitar – Dave Gardner (4)Keyboards, Bass – Curt Dowd*Producer – Teddy Pendergrass, Terry PriceVocals – Teddy PendergrassWritten-By – Gates*
E5 Linda Ronstadt The Blacksmith
Coordinator [Production] – Ivy SkoffProducer – Peter AsherRecorded By, Mixed By – Frank WolfVocals – Linda RonstadtWritten-By – Traditional
F1 Bill Frisell / Robin Holcomb / Wayne Horvitz Going Going Gone
Bass – Dave Hofstra*Drums – Danny FrankelEngineer – Jay FolletteGuitar – Bill FrisellPiano, Keyboards – Wayne HorvitzProducer, Arranged By – Bill Frisell, Wayne HorvitzVocals – Robin HolcombWritten-By – Bob Dylan
F2 Jackson Browne First Girl I Loved
Arranged By – Jackson Browne, Pete AndersonBacking Vocals – Daryl HannahBass – Charles Domanico*Mixed By – Bill SchneePercussion – Luis ConteProducer – Pete AndersonProducer [Assistant] – Barbara HeinRecorded By – Dusty Wakeman, Terry BeckerViolin – David LindleyVocals, Piano, Guitar – Jackson BrowneWritten-By – Robin Williamson
F3 10,000 Maniacs These Days
Bass – Steven GustafsonDrums – Jerome AugustyniakEngineer – Joe BarbariaGuitar – Robert BuckKeyboards – Dennis DrewProducer – Lenny KayeVocals – Natalie MerchantWritten-By – Jackson Browne
F4 Metallica Stone Cold Crazy
Bass – Jason NewstedDrums – Lars UlrichEngineer – Toby "Rage" Wright*Lead Guitar – Kirk HammettProducer – MetallicaVocals, Rhythm Guitar – James HetfieldWritten-By – May*, Mercury*, Deacon*, Taylor*
F5 Danny Gatton Apricot Brandy
Bass – John PrevitiDrums – Shannon FordEngineer – George CowanExecutive-Producer – Ian Kimmett*Guitar – Danny GattonOrgan [Hammond], Saxophone, Trumpet, Arranged By [Horn] – Bill HollomanProducer – Danny GattonWritten-By – Weis*, Fonfara*
G1 Shaking Family Union Man
Bass – Brendan Lewis (2)Drums – Tim ChewningGuitar – Vince EmmettKeyboards – Charles EllisProducer – Larry Crane, Mike WanchicProducer [Associate] – Barbara Carter, Vince EmmettVocals – Barbara CarterWritten-By – Earl Cate, Ernie Cate*, Steve Cropper
G2 They Might Be Giants One More Parade
Engineer – Paul AngelliMixed By – Roger MoutenotProducer, Recorded By – They Might Be GiantsWritten-By – Gibson*, Ochs*
G3 Howard Hewett I Can't Tell You Why
Arranged By – Mont Seward*Backing Vocals – Nia Peeples-Hewett*Engineer – Carmen RizzoGuitar – Christopher Bruce*Producer – Howard HewettVocals, Backing Vocals – Howard HewettWritten-By – Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Timothy B. Schmit
G4 Leaders Of The New School Mt. Airy Groove
Performer [Cuts] – Cut Monitor*Producer – SD 50 Mob*Vocals – Charlie Brown, Dinco DVocals [Additional] – The Rumplestiltskins*, The Crackerjacks (2)Written-By – Napoleon*, Harmon*, Lloyd*
G5 Shirley Murdock You Brought The Sunshine
Drums, Percussion – Lester TroutmanEngineer – Dale DeGroat, Lester Troutman, Rufus Troutman III*, Sherman Fleetwood, Zapp TroutmanKeyboards – Sherman FleetwoodLead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Bass Guitar – Roger TroutmanProducer – Roger TroutmanVocals, Backing Vocals – Shirley MurdockWritten-By – Elbernita "Twinkle" Clark*
H1 John Eddie Inbetween Days
Bass – Michael Stanzilis*Drums – Shawn PeltonEngineer – Brian Stover, Michael FrondelliGuitar – Joe Sweeney (2), P.K. LavengoodMixed By – Michael FrondelliPercussion, Keyboards, Vocals – Everett BradleyProducer – John Eddie, Michael FrondelliVocals – K.B. NicholasVocals, Acoustic Guitar – John EddieWritten-By – Smith*
H2 The Beautiful South Love Wars
Bass Guitar – Sean WelchDrums – David SteadEngineer – Jeffrey K. DovnerGuitar – David RotherayPiano, Keyboards – Damon ButcherProducer – Lenny KayeSaxophone – Gary Birtles*, Kevin Brown (3)Trumpet – Tony Robinson (3)Vocals – Brianna Corrigan*, Dave Hemingway*, Paul HeatonWritten-By – Cecil Womack, Linda Womack
H3 Michael Feinstein Both Sides Now
Engineer – Hank CicaloProducer, Arranged By, Conductor – Ian BernardVocals, Piano – Michael FeinsteinWritten-By – Joni Mitchell
H4 John Zorn T.V. Eye
Alto Saxophone – John ZornBass – Bill LaswellDrums – Ted EpsteinEngineer – Martin BisiGuitar – Robert QuineProducer, Arranged By – John ZornVocals – Yamatsuka EyeWritten-By – The Stooges
H5 The Cure Hello I Love You (Slight Return)
Written-By – The Doors

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A1 recorded at The Live House, Launceston, Cornwall, England
A2 recorded at The Greek Theatre in Berkeley and A&M Studios, Los Angeles
A3 recorded at Cathouse Studios, South London, England
A4 recorded at Paisley Park, Minneapolis, MN and Serious Sound, NYC, mixed at Serious Sound, NYC
A5 recorded at The Power Station, NYC, mixed at The Hit Factory, NYC
B1 recorded at Great Linford Manor Studios, Milton Keynes, England
B2 mixed at C.B.S. Roof Top Studios, London, England, recorded at Studio Sýrland, Reykjavik, Iceland
B3 rhythm track recorded at Ian London Studio, vocals recorded at Cherokee Studios, LA
B4 recorded in Radio X Mobile at Fox Run Studios
B5 recorded at Chicago Recording Company, Chicago, Il.
C1 recorded At Sunset Sound Factory, Los Angeles, mixed at House Of Music, West Orange, New Jersey
C2 recorded at Technisonic Studios, St. Louis
C3 recorded at Skyline Studios, NYC
C4 recorded at Eden Studios, London
C5 recorded at The Nut Ranch, Los Angeles, mixed at Ground Control, Los Angeles
D1 recorded at Vintage Studio, Phoenix
D2 recorded at Creative Audio mixed at Skyline Studios, NYC
D3 recorded at Greene Street Recording, NYC, Unique Recording, NYC, Ambience Recordings, Farmington Hills, Michigan, mixed at Unique Recording, NYC
D4 recorded at The Shed, Maidenhead, England
E1 recorded at Amigo Recording Studios, N. Hollywood, CA
E2 recorded at Soundscape Studios, Atlanta, GA, mixed at Ardent Studios, Memphis
E3 mixed at Powertrax, Los Angeles, recorded at Ultrasonic Sound, New orleans, LA
E4 recorded at Kajem/Victory Studios, Philadelphia
E5 recorded and mixed at The Complex, January 9th, 1990
F1 recorded at Ironwood Studios, Seattle
F2 recorded at Groove Masters, mixed at Bill Schnee Studios
F3 recorded at Dreamland Recording Studios, Woodstock, NY, mixed at Electric Lady, New York
F4 recorded at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California
F5 recorded and mixed at Bearsville Studios, NY
G1 recorded and mixed at Belmont Mall, Bloomington, IN
G2 recorded at Skyline Studios, NYC
G3 recorded and mixed at Studio 55, Hollywood, CA
G4 recorded at Chung King House of Downtime, NYC
G5 recorded at Troutman Sound Labs
H1 recorded at Kajem Studios, Gladwyne, PA
H2 recorded at Newbury Sound Studios, Boston
H3 recorded at Group IV Recording Studios, Hollywood, California
H4 recorded at B.C. Studio, Brooklyn, NY

Contains a 54 pages booklet taken from the CD release (7559-60940-2)

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  • Label Code: LC 0192
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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
9 60940-2 Various Rubáiyát (Elektra's 40th Anniversary)(2xCD, Comp) Elektra 9 60940-2 US 1990 Sell This Version
9 60940-2, PRCD 8208-2 Various Rubáiyát (Elektra's 40th Anniversary)(4xCD, Comp, Promo + Box) Elektra, Elektra 9 60940-2, PRCD 8208-2 US 1990 Sell This Version
7559-60940-4 Various Rubáiyát (Elektra's 40th Anniversary)(2xCass, Comp + Box) Elektra 7559-60940-4 Germany 1990 Sell This Version
9 60940-4 Various Rubáiyát (Elektra's 40th Anniversary)(2xCass) Elektra 9 60940-4 US 1990 Sell This Version
7559-60940-2 Various Rubáiyát (Elektra's 40th Anniversary)(2xCD, Comp) Elektra 7559-60940-2 Europe 1990 Sell This Version