A bevy of popular classic-rock artists are featured on a new, three-CD compilation celebrating the 50th anniversary of the launch of A&M Records. A&M 50: The Anniversary Collection, which arrives in stores August 28, features songs from many of the acts that recorded during their time with the label. The retrospective's second disc, which is devoted entirely to rock acts, includes memorable songs by The Police, Joe Cocker, Free, Styx, Peter Frampton, Nazareth and Supertramp, among many others.
A&M 50, which features 60 tracks in all, also includes a CD devoted to the labels more pop-oriented acts and a disc focusing on soul and jazz artists.
Here is the track list for disc 2 of The Anniversary Collection, "Mission to Rock":
The Police, "Roxanne"
Joe Cocker, "The Letter"
Free, "All Right Now"
The Ozark Mountain Daredevils, "Jackie Blue"
Humble Pie, "30 Days in the Hole"
Joe Jackson, "Steppin' Out"
The Flying Burrito Brothers, "Hot Burrito #1"
Procol Harum, "Conquistador" (live)
Styx, "Come Sail Away"
Split Enz, "I Got You"
Peter Frampton, "Show Me the Way"
Bryan Adams, "Run to You"
Nazareth, "Love Hurts"
Supertramp, "The Logical Song"
38 Special, "Caught Up in You"
Simple Minds, "Don't You (Forget About Me)"
Soundgarden, "Black Hole Sun"
Sting, "If You Love Somebody Set Them Free"
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