VariousRubáiyát (Elektra's 40th Anniversary)

Label:Elektra – 9 60940-2
2 x CD, Album
Genre:Hip Hop, Rock, Pop


1-1The CureHello I Love You3:27
1-2Tracy ChapmanHouse Of The Rising Sun
BassKevin O'Neal
DrumsRock Deadrich*
GuitarWaddy Wachtel
PercussionMichael Fisher
PianoRoy Bittan
ProducerJimmy Iovine
Recorded By, Mixed ByThom Panunzio
Vocals, GuitarTracy Chapman
1-3Billy BraggSeven & Seven Is
BassWiggy (2)
DrumsFred Hood
EngineerStep Parikian
Guitar [Dueling]Justin Adams
ProducerGrant Showbiz
Vocals, Rhythm Guitar, Soloist, StylophoneBilly Bragg
Written-ByArthur Lee
1-4Jevetta SteeleI'd Like To Teach The World To Sing
EngineerTom Spencer (8)
Engineer [Vocal Recording]Tom Tucker
OrganButch Heyward
PianoBob Telson
ProducerBob Telson
VocalsJevetta Steele
1-5Gipsy KingsHotel California
Arranged ByGerard Prevost*
BassGerard Prevost*
Drums, PercussionNegrito Crocco Trasante*
EngineerRoger Moutenot
KeyboardsDominique Droin
Lead GuitarTonino Baliardo
Lead VocalsNicolas Reyes
PercussionCharles Benaroch*
ProducerClaude Martinez
Rhythm Guitar, Backing VocalsAndre Reyes*
1-6The Black Velvet BandWerewolves Of London
Accordion, Organ [Hammond]Ronan Johnston*
Bass GuitarShay Fitzgerald
DrumsDave Horner
Electric GuitarLiam Murphy
EngineerNick Davies*
Harmony VocalsMaria Doyle*
Lead Vocals, Acoustic GuitarKieran Kennedy
ProducerKieran Kennedy
1-7The SugarcubesMotorcycle Mama
Bass GuitarBragi Olafsson*
Drums, PercussionSigtryggur Baldursson*
GuitarThor Eldon*
KeyboardsMargret Ornolfsdottir*
Mixed ByGordon Milne
Producer, Arranged ByThe Sugarcubes
Vocals, TrumpetEinar Orn*
Written-ByJohn Wyker
1-8ShineheadOne Meatball
EngineerKen Wallace
GuitarDonovan McKitty
ProducerClaude Evans
Written-ByZaret*, Singer*
1-9The HavalinasBottle Of Wine
Double Bass [Acoustic Upright Bass]Smutty Smith
Drums, Backing Vocals, PercussionChalo Quintana*
EngineerRob Xeno
ProducerRob Xeno, The Havalinas
Vocals, Guitar, Accordion, Mandolin [Octave], Piano, DobroTim McConnell*
1-10PixiesBorn In Chicago
BassKim Deal
DrumsDavid Lovering*
EngineerSteve Albini
Lead GuitarJoey Santiago
Vocals, GuitarBlack Francis
1-11Faster PussycatYou're So Vain
BassEric Stacy
DrumsMark Michals
EngineerRyan Dorn
GuitarGreg Steele
Guitar, Backing VocalsBrent Muscat
Mixed ByJohn Jansen
ProducerFaster Pussycat
VocalsTaime Downe
Written-ByCarly Simon
1-12Kronos QuartetMarquee Moon
Arranged BySteve Mackey*
CelloJoan Jeanrenaud
ProducerJudy Sherman*
ViolaJohn Dutt*
Written-ByTom Verlaine
1-13Phoebe SnowGet Ourselves Together
ProducerRhett Lawrence
VocalsPhoebe Snow
Written-ByB. Bramlett*, C. Radle*
1-14Happy MondaysTokoloshe Man
Bass GuitarPaul Ryder
DrumsGary Wheelan*
KeyboardsPaul Davies*
Percussion, Other [Freaky Dancing]Bez
VocalsShaun Ryder
1-15Ernie IsleyLet's Go
Guitar, VocalsErnie Isley
Mixed ByJohn Beverly Jones
ProducerDavitt Sigerson
Programmed ByPhil Shenale*
Recorded ByJohn Carter (4)
Written-ByRic Ocasek
1-16Lynch Mob (2)Going Down
DrumsMick Brown (2)
GuitarGeorge Lynch
Mixed ByMax Norman
ProducerLynch Mob (2)
Recorded ByRuss Graves
VocalsOni Logan
Written-ByDon Nix
1-17Ambitious LoversA Little Bit Of Rain
DrumsDougie Brown*
Keyboards, Bass [Synth]Peter Scherer
Mixed ByRoger Moutenot
PercussionCyro Baptista
ProducerPeter Scherer
Recorded ByJason Baker
Vocals, GuitarArto Lindsay
1-18Anita BakerYou Belong To Me
Arranged ByArif Mardin, Robbie Kondor
Engineer [Ambience]Gerard Smerek
Engineer [Unique]Michael O'Reilly
GuitarJohn McCurry
Hihat, CymbalJoe Mardin
Keyboards, Programmed ByRobbie Kondor
Lead Vocals, Backing VocalsAnita Baker
ProducerArif Mardin
SaxophoneAndy Snitzer
1-19Howard JonesRoad To Cairo
GuitarPhil Palmer
ProducerHoward Jones
Recorded By, Mixed ByAndrew Scarth
Vocals, Keyboards, Programmed ByHoward Jones
Written-ByDavid Ackles
2-1The Big FKick Out The Jams
DrumsRob Donin
EngineerJoey Wolpert
GuitarMark Christian
ProducerThe Big F
Vocals, BassJohn Shreve
2-2The Georgia SatellitesAlmost Saturday Night / Rockin' All Over The World
DrumsMauro Magellan
EngineerEd Miller*
Guitar, VocalsDan Baird, Rick Richards
Mixed ByJoe Hardy
ProducerDan Baird
Written-ByJ.C. Fogerty*
2-3Sara HickmanHello, I Am Your Heart
Arranged BySara Hickman
Bass, VocalsGeorge Porter, Jr.
Drums, PercussionRussell Baptiste*
EngineerJay Gallagher
GuitarLeo Nocentelli
Keyboards, VocalsArt Neville
Mixed ByKevin Smith*
PercussionJ. Rosie Rasato
ProducerDavid Kershenbaum
Vocals, GuitarSara Hickman
Written-ByDennis Linde
2-4Teddy PendergrassMake It With You
Drums, Percussion, Sequenced ByJim Salamone
EngineerMitch Goldfarb
GuitarDave Gardner (4)
Keyboards, BassCurt Dowd
Producer, Backing VocalsTeddy Pendergrass, Terry Price
2-5Linda RonstadtThe Blacksmith
Coordinator [Production]Ivy Skoff
ProducerPeter Asher
Recorded By, Mixed ByFrank Wolf
VocalsLinda Ronstadt
2-6Bill Frisell / Robin Holcomb / Wayne HorvitzGoing Going Gone
BassDave Hofstra*
DrumsDanny Frankel
GuitarBill Frisell
Piano, KeyboardsWayne Horvitz
Producer, Arranged ByBill Frisell, Wayne Horvitz
VocalsRobin Holcomb
Written-ByBob Dylan
2-7Jackson BrowneFirst Girl I Loved
Arranged ByJackson Browne, Pete Anderson
Backing VocalsDaryl Hannah
Mixed ByBill Schnee
PercussionLuis Conte
ProducerPete Anderson
Producer [Production Assistant]Barbara Hein
Recorded ByDusty Wakeman, Terry Becker
ViolinDavid Lindley
Vocals, Guitar, PianoJackson Browne
Written-ByRobin Williamson
2-810,000 ManiacsThese Days
EngineerJoe Barbaria
GuitarRobert Buck
KeyboardsDennis Drew
ProducerLenny Kaye
VocalsNatalie Merchant
Written-ByJackson Browne
2-9MetallicaStone Cold Crazy
BassJason Newsted
DrumsLars Ulrich
EngineerToby "Rage" Wright*
Lead GuitarKirk Hammett
Producer [Kind Of Produced By]Metallica
Rhythm Guitar, VocalsJames Hetfield
Written-ByMay*, Mercury*, Deacon*, Taylor*
2-10Danny GattonApricot Brandy
BassJohn Previti
DrumsShannon Ford
EngineerGeorge Cowan
Executive-ProducerIan Kimmett*
GuitarDanny Gatton
Organ [Hammond B3], Saxophone, Trumpet, Arranged By [Horns]Bill Holloman
ProducerDanny Gatton
Written-ByWeis*, Fonfara*
2-11Shaking FamilyUnion Man
DrumsTim Chewning
GuitarVince Emmett
KeyboardsCharles Ellis
Producer [In Association With]Barbara Carter, Vince Emmett
VocalsBarbara Carter
Written-ByEarl*, Ernie Cates*, Steve Cropper
2-12They Might Be GiantsOne More Parade
EngineerPaul Angelli
Mixed ByRoger Moutenot
Recorded By, ProducerThey Might Be Giants
Written-ByGibson*, Ochs*
2-13Howard HewettI Can't Tell You Why
Arranged By [Keyboard And Track]Mont Seward*
Backing VocalsNia Peeples-Hewett*
EngineerCarmen Rizzo
GuitarChristopher Bruce*
ProducerHoward Hewett
Vocals, Backing VocalsHoward Hewett
2-14Leaders Of The New SchoolMt. Airy Groove
ProducerSD 50 Mob*
Scratches [Cuts]Cut Monitor*
Written-ByNapoleon*, Harmon*, Lloyd*
2-15Shirley MurdockYou Brought The Sunshine
Drums, PercussionLester Troutman
KeyboardsSherman Fleetwood
Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Bass Guitar, KeyboardsRoger Troutman
ProducerRoger Troutman
Vocals, Backing VocalsShirley Murdock
2-16John EddieInbetween Days
DrumsShawn Pelton
Mixed ByMichael Frondelli
Percussion, Keyboards, VocalsEverett Bradley
VocalsK.B. Nicholas
Vocals, Acoustic GuitarJohn Eddie
2-17The Beautiful SouthLove Wars
Bass GuitarSean Welch
DrumsDavid Stead
EngineerJeffrey K. Dovner
GuitarDavid Rotheray
Piano, KeyboardsDamon Butcher
ProducerLenny Kaye
TrumpetTony Robinson (3)
Written-ByCecil*, Linda Womack
2-18Michael FeinsteinBoth Sides Now
Engineer [Recording]Hank Cicalo
Producer, Arranged By, ConductorIan Bernard
Vocals, PianoMichael Feinstein
Written-ByJoni Mitchell
2-19John ZornT.V. Eye
Alto SaxophoneJohn Zorn
BassBill Laswell
DrumsTed Epstein
EngineerMartin Bisi
GuitarRobert Quine
Producer, Arranged ByJohn Zorn
VocalsYamatsuka Eye
Written-ByThe Stooges
2-20The CureHello I Love You (Slight Return)
Written-ByThe Doors

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Includes a 56 page booklet
Mastered at Sterling Sound

CD1 without "A" embossed on clear hub was glass-mastered and pressed by Specialty Record Corporation (SRC).
CD2 with an "A" embossed (see images) was pressed by Allied Record Company from a SRC glass-master.

Disc 1
Track 1 recorded at The Live House, Launceston, Cornwall, England. Published by Doors Music Co., ASCAP. Originally by The Doors, 1968
Track 2 recorded at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley and at A&M Studios, Los Angeles. Originaly by Glenn Yarbrough, 1957
Track 3 recorded at Cathouse Studios, South London, England. Published by Grass Roots Productions, BMI. Originally by Love, 1966
Track 4 recorded vocals recorded at Paisley Park, Minneapolis, MN. Music recorded and mixed at Serious Sound, NYC. Published by Shada Music Inc., ASCAP Originally by New Seekers, 1971
Track 5 recorded at The Power Station, NYC. Mixed at The Hit Factory, NYC. Published by Fingers Music/Cass County Music/Red Cloud Music, ASCAP. Originally by Eagles, 1976
Track 6 recorded at Great Linford Manor Studios, Milton Keynes, England. Published by Zevon Music, BMI. Originally by Warren Zevon, 1978
Track 7 mixed at C.B.S. Roof Top Studios, London, England. Recorded at Studio Syrland, Reykajavik, Iceland. Published by Singing Wire Music, BMI. Originally by Sailcat, 1972
Track 8 rhythm track recorded at Ian London Studio. Vocals recorded at Cherokee Studios, LA. Originally by Josh White, 1956
Track 9 recorded in Radio X Mobile at Fox Run Studios. Published by United Artists Music Corp., ASCAP. Originally by Tom Paxton, 1965
Track 10 recorded at Chicago Recording Company, Chicago, IL. Published by Warner Tamerlane Publishing Corp., BMI. Originally by Paul Butterfield Blues Band, 1965
Track 11 recorded at Sunset Sound Factory, Los Angeles. Mixed at House of Music, West Orange, New Jersey. Published by Quackenbush Music Ltd., ASCAP. Originally by Carly Simon, 1972
Track 12 recorded at Technisonic Studios, St. Louis, Published by Double Exposure Music Inc., ASCAP. Originally by Television, 1977
Track 13 recorded at Skyline Studios, NYC. Published by Irving Music Inc. Originally by Delaney & Bonnie, 1968
Track 14 recorded at Eden Studios, London. Published by Essex Music International, Inc., ASCAP. Originally by John Kongos, 1972
Track 15 recorded at the Nut Ranch, Los Angeles. Mixed at Ground Control, Los Angeles. Published by Lido Music Inc., ASCAP. Originally by The Cars, 1979
Track 16 recorded at Vintage Studio, Phoenix. Mixed for On Yer Bike, Ltd. Published by Irving Music Inc., BMI. Originally by Don Nix & The Alabama State Troupers
Track 17 recorded at Creative Audio. Mixed at Skyline Studios, NYC. Published by Third Story Music, BMI. Originally by Fred Neil, 1965
Track 18 recorded at Greene Street Recording, NYC. Recorded and mixed at Unique Recording, NYC. Recorded at Ambience Recordings, Farmington Hills, Michigan. Published by Snug Music & C'est Music, ASCAP. Originally by Carly Simon, 1978
Track 19 recorded at The Shed, Maidenhead, England. Published by Warner Tamerlane Publishing Corp., BMI. Originally by David Ackles, 1968

Disc 2
Track 1 recorded at Amigo Recording Studios, N. Hollywood, CA. Published by Warner Tamerlane Publishing Corp., BMI. Originally by MC5, 1969
Track 2 recorded at Soundscape Studios, Atlanta, GA. Mixed at Ardent Studios, Memphis. Published by Whenaha Music Co., Greasy King Music, ASCAP. Originally by John Fogerty, 1975
Track 3 Mixed at Powertrax, Los Angeles. Recorded at Ultrasonic Sound, New Orleans, LA. Art Neville appears courtesy of A&M Records, Inc. Published by Dennis Linde Music, adm. by EMI Blackwood Music Inc., BMI. Originally by Dennis Linde
Track 4 recorded at Kajem/Victory Studios, Philadelphia. Published by Colgems EMI Music Inc., ASCAP. Originally by Bread
Track 5 recorded and mixed at The Complex, January 9th, 1990. Originally by Kathy & Carol, 1965
Track 6 recorded at Ironwood Studios, Seattle. Published by Ram's Horn Music. Originally by Bob Dylan, 1974
Track 7 recorded at Groove Masters. Mixed at Bill Schnee Studios. Published by Warner Tamerlane Publishing Corp., BMI. Originally by Incredible String Band, 1967
Track 8 recorded at Dreamland Recording Studios, Woodstock, NY. Mixed at Electric Lady, New York. Published by Companion Music, Open Window Music, BMI. Originally by Jackson Browne, 1973
Track 9 recorded at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California. Published by Glenwood Music Corp., ASCAP. Originally by Queen, 1974
Track 10 recorded and mixed at Bearsville Studios, NY. Published by Warner Tamerlane Publishing Corp., BMI. Originally by Rhinoceros, 1968
Track 11 recorded and mixed at the Belmont Mall, Bloomington, IN. Published by Alley Music/Trio Music, BMI. Originally by The Cate Brothers, 1975
Track 12 recorded at Skyline Studios, NYC. Published by Warner Bros. Inc. ASCAP. Originally by Phil Ochs, 1964
Track 13 recorded and mixed at Studio 55, Hollywood, CA. Nia Peeples-Hewtt appears courtesy of Polygram Records, Inc. Published by Jeddrah Music/Cass County Music/Red Cloud Music, ASCAP. Originally by Eagles, 1979
Track 14 recorded at Chung King House of Downtime, NYC. Published by G.W. Jr. Music Inc./Outer National Pub. Co., ASCAP. Originally by Pieces Of A Dream, 1982
Track 15 recorded at Troutman Sound Labs. Published by Bridgeport Music, Inc., BMI. Originally by The Clark Sisters, 1983
Track 16 recorded at Kajem Studios, Gladwyne, PA. Published by Fiction Songs, Ltd., ASCAP. Originally by The Cure, 1985
Track 17 recorded at Newbury Sound Studios, Boston. Published by Next Flight Music, BMI. Originally by Womack & Womack, 1983
Track 18 recorded at Group IV Recording Studios, Hollywood, California. Published by Siquomb Publishing, BMI. Originally by Judy Collins, 1967
Track 19 recorded at B.C. Studio, Brooklyn, NY. Published by Warner Tamerlane Publishing Corp., BMI. Originally by The Stooges, 1970
Track 20 published by Doors Music Co., ASCAP. Originally by The Doors, 1968

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 7559-60940-2
  • Barcode (Scanned): 075596094023
  • Other (CD1 Catalog number): 60940-2-A
  • Other (CD2 Catalog number): 60940-2-B
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, Variant 1): 2 60940-2.1 SRC-01 M2S2
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2, Variant 1): 2 60940-2 2 SRC+02 M3S8 [A embossed on clear hub]
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, Variant 2 ): 2 60940-2.1 SRC-01 M2S7
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2, Variant 2): 2 60940-2 2 SRC+02 M3S5
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, Variant 3): 2 60940-2.1 SRC-01
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2, Variant 3): 2 60940-2.2 SRC+02 M3S5
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, Variant 4): 2 60940-2.1 SRC-01 M2S2
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2, Variant 4): 2 60940-2.2 SRC+02 M3S16
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, Variant 5): 2 60940-2.1 SRC-01 M2S2
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2, Variant 5): 2 60940-2.2 SRC-03

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  • AlbertaLPMike's avatar
    This is a fantastic compilation and well worth the investment. I love one track in particular - The Gipsy Kings playing Hotel California in Spanish. It's a crowd favourite when I'm DJ'ing.


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