War ‎– The Very Best Of War

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Avenue Records ‎– 8122-73895-2, Rhino Records (2) ‎– 8122-73895-2
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2 × CD, Compilation
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1-01 Eric Burdon & War Spill The Wine
Vocals, Percussion – Eric Burdon
4:53
1-02 Eric Burdon & War Tobacco Road
Vocals, Percussion – Eric BurdonWritten-By – John D. Loudermilk
3:58
1-03 War All Day Music 3:59
1-04 War Slippin' Into Darkness 3:47
1-05 War Get Down 4:29
1-06 War Nappy Head (Theme From "Ghetto Man") 3:19
1-07 War The World Is A Ghetto 4:08
1-08 War City, Country, City 3:54
1-09 War The Cisco Kid 3:48
1-10 War Where Was You At 3:25
1-11 War Four Cornered Room 5:10
1-12 War Gypsy Man 5:23
1-13 War Me And Baby Brother 3:31
1-14 War Deliver The Word 4:39
1-15 War Southern Part Of Texas 3:53
1-16 War Ballero (Live, 1972) 3:26
1-17 War Why Can't We Be Friends? 3:49
2-01 War Low Rider 3:11
2-02 War Don't Let No One Get You Down 4:01
2-03 War Heartbeat 4:11
2-04 War Smile Happy 4:23
2-05 War So 4:59
2-06 War Summer 4:03
2-07 War L.A. Sunshine 4:01
2-08 War River Niger 5:17
2-09 War Galaxy 4:46
2-10 War Youngblood (Livin' In The Streets) 4:02
2-11 War I'm The One Who Understands
Bass, Vocals – Luther RabbPercussion, Vocals – Alice Tweed Smith*
4:50
2-12 War Cinco De Mayo 4:07
2-13 War You Got The Power
Backing Vocals – Debbie MomanSaxophone – William Bergman*, Greg Smith (3), Jim CoileTrumpet – John Berry (2), Lee Thornburg
4:02
2-14 War Outlaw 3:59
2-15 War Baby It's Cold Outside
Written-By – Hammon*
5:56
2-16 War Peace Sign
Drums, Percussion, Backing Vocals – Sal RodriguezHarmonica – Tetsuya "Tex" Nakamura*Programmed By [Music Programming], Drums [Drum Fills], Backing Vocals – Rae ValentineSaxophone – Kerry CampbellSaxophone, Soloist – Charles GreenWritten-By – Myrick*
4:29
2-17 War East L.A.
Arranged By [String Arrangement] – Gene PageBacking Vocals [Additional] – The WatersDrums, Percussion, Backing Vocals – Sal RodriguezHarmonica – Tetsuya "Tex" Nakamura*Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Jose Feliciano*Percussion – Jerry GoldsteinProgrammed By [Music Programming] – Matt HydeProgrammed By [Music Programming], Drums [Drum Fills], Backing Vocals – Rae ValentineSaxophone – Kerry Campbell
5:41

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Packaging: jewel case housing the discs contained in a cardboard slipcase.

1-01, 1-02: recorded at Wally Heider Recording, San Francisco, CA; Crystal Studios, Hollywood, CA.
1-03 to 1-06: recorded at Wally Heider Recording, San Francisco, CA; Wally Heider Recording, Hollywood, CA; Crystal Studios, Hollywood, CA and on location with The Far Out Remote.
1-07 to 1-11: recorded at Crystal Studios, Hollywood, CA.
1-12 to 1-15: recorded at Crystal Studios, Hollywood, CA; Caribou Ranch, Nederland, CO; Wally Heider Recording, Hollywood, CA; Crystal Studios, Hollywood, CA.
1-16: recorded at The High Chaparral, Chicago, IL.
1-17 to 2-05: recorded at Wally Heider Recording, Hollywood, CA; Crystal Studios, Hollywood, CA; Far Out Studios, Hollywood, CA; Wally Heider Recording, San Francisco, CA.
2-09: Far Out Studios, Hollywood, CA; Cherokee Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA; Record Plant, Sausalito, CA; ABC Studios, Hollywood, CA; Sound City, Van Nuys, CA; Crystal Studios, Hollywood, CA. Mixed at Sound City, Van Nuys, CA.
2-10: recorded at Cherokee Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA; ABC Studios, Hollywood, CA; Sound City, Van Nuys, CA; Beechwood Studios. Mixed at Sound City, Van Nuys, CA.
2-12 to 2-15: recorded at Far Out Studios, Hollywood, CA.
2-16, 2-17: recorded at Skywalker Ranch, Nicasio, CA; CAN-Am Recorders, Tarzana, CA; Rumbo Recorders, Canoga Park, CA; Cornerstone Studios, Chatsworth, CA; Crystal Studios, Hollywood, CA. Mixed at Cornerstone Studios, Chatsworth, CA.

Remastering at Digiprep.

2-09 ℗ 1977 MCA Records, Inc.; 2-11 ℗ 1979 MCA Records, Inc., under license from Universal Music Enterprises, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

Booklet: This compilation ℗ 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1994 & 2003 Avenue Records, a Division of Audio Visual Entertainment, Inc.

Back cover: This compilation ℗ & © 2003 Avenue Records, a Division of Audio Visual Entertainment, Inc.
Manufactured & distributed by Warner Strategic Marketing.
Warner Music Group, an AOL Time Warner company.

Made In Germany by Warner Music Manufacturing Europe.

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  • Barcode: 0 8122-73895-2 9
  • Rights Society: GEMA / BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 02982
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, Warner Music In Logo Form): Warner Music 812273895--2/1 01/04 V01
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2, Warner Music In Logo Form): Warner Music 812273895--2/2 01/04 V01
  • Other (Mastering SID Code CD1 & CD2): IFPI L011
  • Other (Mould SID Code CD1 & CD2): IFPI 0598

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