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The Rolling Stone Collection - 25 Years of Essential Rock

Various Artists

Initial release : 1994

Time/Life Music

A 7 CD, 110 song collection that includes Casey Jones and Touch of Grey by the Grateful Dead. (Uncertain if this set of CDs was distributed as a box set, as individual CDs or as both). Also includes tracks by Quicksilver Messenger Service, Jefferson Airplane, Big Brother & The Holding Company, Santana, Moby Grape, Bob Dylan, Sly & The Family Stone and the Steve Miller Band.

Tracks / musicians

The seven CDs are organised by chronological groups. The tracks and performers on this compilation are as follows.

1967-1969

  • Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
  • For What It's Worth - Buffalo Springfield
  • Omaha - Moby Grape
  • Dino's Song - Quicksilver Messenger Service
  • Seasons Of The Witch - Donovan
  • Crystal Ship - The Doors
  • Spanish Castle Magic - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  • Crossroads - Cream
  • I Can See For Miles - The Who
  • All Along The Watchtower - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  • Beck's Bolero - Jeff Beck Group
  • Piece Of My Heart - Big Brother and the Holding Company
  • The Weight - The Band
  • Wasn't Born To Follow - The Byrds
  • Highway 61 Revisited - Johnny Winter
  • 3/5 Of A Mile In 10 Seconds - Jefferson Airplane
  • Dear Mr. Fantasy - Traffic
1969-1970
  • Kick Out The Jams - MC5
  • Everybody's Everything - Santana
  • My Dark Hour - The Steve Miller Band
  • The Loner - Neil Young
  • Lay Lady Lay - Bob Dylan
  • Ohio - Crosby Stills Nash & Young
  • Loan Me A Dime - Boz Scaggs
  • I Want You Back - The Jackson Five
  • Thank You (Falletin Me Be Mice Elf Agin) - Sly and the Family Stone
  • Working Class Hero - John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
  • Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • BluesPower - Eric Clapton
  • Casey Jones - Grateful Dead
  • Dreams - The Allman Brothers Band
  • Friends - Led Zeppelin
1971-1973
  • Maggie Mae - Rod Stewart
  • Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who
  • Superstition - Stevie Wonder
  • What's Going On - Marvin Gaye
  • California - Joni Mitchell
  • Mother And Child Reunion - Paul Simon
  • Sail Away - Randy Newman
  • Take It Easy - The Eagles
  • Give It Up (Or Let Me Go) - Bonnie Raitt
  • Dixie Chicken - Little Feat
  • Ramblin' Man - The Allman Brothers Band
  • Bell Bottom Blues - Derek and the Dominos
  • All The Young Dudes - Mott the Hoople
  • Walk On The Wild Side - Lou Reed
  • Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Bob Dylan
1973-1977
  • Rebel Rebel - David Bowie
  • It's All Over Now - Ry Cooder
  • No Woman No Cry - Bob Marley and the Wailers
  • Daniel - Elton John
  • Mexico - James Taylor
  • Simple Twist Of Fate - Bob Dylan
  • Tonight's The Night - Neil Young
  • Trampled Under Foot - Led Zeppelin
  • Born To Run - Bruce Springsteen
  • Heat Treatment - Graham Parker
  • Blitzkrieg Bop - Ramones
  • Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
  • Runaway - Bonnie Raitt
  • The Pretender - Jackson Browne
  • Hotel California - The Eagles
  • Maybe I'm Amazed - Wings
1977-1982
  • God Save The Queen - The Sex Pistols
  • See No Evil - Television
  • Watching The Detectives - Elvis Costello
  • We Three - The Patti Smith Group
  • Sex & Drugs & Rock 'n' Roll - Ian Dury and the Blockheads
  • Werewolves Of London - Warren Zevon
  • Refugee - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
  • Little Sister - Ry Cooder
  • A Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy - The Kinks
  • Sultans Of Swing - Dire Straits
  • Just What I Needed - The Cars
  • Train In Vain (Stand by Me) - The Clash
  • Brass In Pocket - The Pretenders
  • I Will Follow - U2
  • When U Were Mine - Prince
  • Wall Of Death - Richard and Linda Thompson
  • The Message - Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five
1982-1986
  • Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) - The Eurythmics
  • Freeze Frame - J. Geils Band
  • Little Red Corvette - Prince
  • Life During Wartime - Talking Heads
  • If You Love Somebody Set Them Free - Sting
  • The Boys Of Summer - Don Henley
  • When Doves Cry - Prince
  • Born In The USA - Bruce Springsteen
  • Pride (In The Name Of Love) - U2
  • Borderline - Madonna
  • She Bop - Cyndi Lauper
  • Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes - Paul Simon
  • Rain On The Scarecrow - John Mellencamp
  • Lives In The Balance - Jackson Browne
  • I Want to Know What Love Is - Foreigner
1986-1992
  • Manic Monday - Bangles
  • Walk This Way - Run D.M.C.
  • Smoking Gun - The Robert Cray Band
  • Cult Of Personality - Living Colour
  • Love Shack - The B-52's
  • Touch Of Grey - Grateful Dead
  • The End Of The Innocence - Don Henley
  • Talkin' 'Bout A Revolution - Tracy Chapman
  • Fight The Power - Public Enemy
  • White Boots - Vaughan Brothers
  • Thing Called Love - Bonnie Raitt
  • Hard To Handle - The Black Crowes
  • Losing My Religion - REM
  • Shake This Town - Robbie Robertson
  • Little Miss Can't Be Wrong - Spin Doctors
Casey Jones is taken from Workingman's Dead on which the Grateful Dead were;
  • Jerry Garcia - lead guitar, pedal steel guitar, vocals
  • Bob Weir - guitar, vocals
  • Phil Lesh - bass, vocals
  • Ron "Pig Pen" McKernan - keyboards, vocals
  • Bill Kreutzmann - drums
  • Mickey Hart - drums
Touch of Grey was released as a single and as part of the In The Dark. The Grateful Dead during the recording of the song comprised;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Mickey Hart - drums
  • Bill Kreutzmann - drums
  • Phil Lesh - bass
  • Brent Mydland - keyboards, vocals
  • Bob Weir - guitar, vocals
Related releases

Casey Jones is taken from;

Touch Of Grey is taken from; 3/5 Of A Mile In 10 Seconds is taken from; Dino's Song is taken from; Piece Of My Heart was originally released on; My Dark Hour was originally released on; Omaha was originally released as a single and on an LP;
  • Omaha / Someday, Moby Grape, June 1967, Columbia 44173
  • Moby Grape, Moby Grape, 1967
Like A Rolling Stone was originally released on; Lay Lady Lay was originally released on; Knockin' On Heaven's Door was originally released on; Simple Twist Of Fate was originally released on; Thank You (Falletin Me Be Mice Elf Agin) was originally released on a single;
  • Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) / Everybody is a Star, Sly & The Family Stone, 1970, Epic 10555
Everybody's Everything was originally released on; The Rolling Stone Collection CDs may have been distributed individually and/or as part of the seven CD collection. For the sake of this discography both types of distribution have been assumed. Entries for relevant single CDs are also available.

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