|Those Were the Days|
The Best Of Leningrad Cowboys
|Greatest hits album by Leningrad Cowboys|
|Label||Leningrad Cowboys Ltd.|
|Leningrad Cowboys chronology|
Those Were the Days – The Best Of Leningrad Cowboys is a two-disc greatest hits album packaged in a DVD style case in a box set with a deck of playing cards. It was distributed only at ABC, a Finnish chain of service stations.
A greatest hits album, sometimes called a "best of" album or a catalog album, is a compilation of songs by a particular artist or band. Most often the track list contains previously released recordings with a high degree of notability. However, to increase the appeal, especially to people who already own the original release, it is common to include remixes or alternate takes of popular songs; sometimes even new material will function as bonus tracks. At times, a greatest hits compilation is the original album release for songs that have themselves been released as a single and charted successfully.
A keep case or poly-box is a type of packaging, most commonly used with DVDs.
|1.||"Those Were the Days" (from We Cum From Brooklyn , 1992)||B. Fomin/K. Podrevskji/arr. G. Raskin||4:15|
|2.||"Sweet Home Alabama" (from Happy Together , 1994)||R. Van Zant/E. King/G. Rossington/arr. T. Ojala, V. Ogarkov||4:34|
|3.||"Space Tractor" (from Go Space , 1996)||M. Petander/R. Johnson/arr. Leningrad Cowboys||3:27|
|4.||"Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)" (from Global Balalaika Show , 2003)||B. Holland||2:57|
|5.||"Delilah" (from Happy Together, 1994)||L. Reed/B Mason/arr. M. Sumén, V. Federov||4:44|
|6.||"Goldfinger" (from Zombies Paradise , 2006)||J. Barry/L. Bricusse/A. Newley||4:06|
|7.||"Born to be Wild" (from Live in Prowinzz , 1992)||M. Bonfire||4:26|
|8.||"L.A. Woman" (from Leningrad Cowboys Go America , 1989)||J. Morrison/J.P. Densmore/R. Krieger/R.Manzarek||4:55|
|9.||"Gimme All Your Lovin'" (from Total Balalaika Show – Helsinki Concert , 1993)||B. Gibbons/D. Hill/F. Beard/arr. M. Sumén, V. Ogarkov, Leningrad Cowboys||3:13|
|10.||"Where's the Moon" (from Go Space, 1996)||B. Granfelt/J. Marjaranta/R. Johnson/arr. Leningrad Cowboys||3:49|
|11.||"Manic Monday" (from Zombies Paradise, 2006)||Prince||2:33|
|12.||"That's the Way I Wanna Rock 'n' Roll" (from Global Balalaika Show, 2003)||M. Young/A. Young/B. Johnson||3:51|
|13.||"These Boots" (from We Cum from Brooklyn, 1992)||L. Hazlewood||3:07|
|14.||"California Girls" (from Happy Together, 1994)||B/ Wilson/M. Love/arr. V. Korobko, Leningrad Cowboys||2:48|
|15.||"Ring of Fire" (from Zombies Paradise, 2006)||J.C. Cash/M. Kilgore||3:10|
|16.||"Mardi Gras Ska" (from Terzo Mondo , 2000)||R. johnson/arr. Leningrad Cowboys||2:43|
|17.||"Stairway to Heaven" (from Global Balalaika Show, 2003)||J. Page/R. Plant||8:45|
|1.||"Säkkijärven Polkka" (from Live in Prowinzz, 1992)||trad.||1:58|
|2.||"Back in the USSR" (from Live in Prowinzz, 1992)||J. Lennon/P. McCartney||3:25|
|3.||"Happy Together" (from Happy Together, 1994)||G. Bonner/A. Gordon/arr. T. Ojala, V Ogarkov||2:47|
|4.||"Perfect Day" (from Zombies Paradise, 2006)||L. Reed||3:52|
|5.||"American Woman" (from Global Balalaika Show, 2003)||R. Bachman/B Cummings/J. Kale/G. Peterson||3:54|
|6.||"Thru the Wire" (from Leningrad Cowboys Go America, 1989)||S. Seppälä/P. Virtanen/N. Tesco||5:25|
|7.||"It's Only Rock'n'Roll" (from Happy Together, 1994)||M. Jagger/K. Richard/arr. M. Sumén, V. Federov||5:07|
|8.||"Bad" (from Global Balalaika Show, 2003)||M. Jackson||4:00|
|9.||"You're My Heart, You're My Soul" (from Zombies Paradise, 1994)||D. Bohlen||3:31|
|10.||"Yellow Submarine" (from Happy Together, 1994)||J. Lennon/P. McCartney/arr. V. Korobko||3:16|
|11.||"There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart)" (from Mongolian Barbeque , 1997)||D. Stewart/A. Lennox/arr. Leningrad Cowboys||3:35|
|12.||"Desconsolado" (from Leningrad Cowboys Go America, 1989)||trad./arr. R. Johansson, M. Petander, M. Sumén||3:28|
|13.||"Katjusha" (from Total Balalaika Show – Helsinki Concert, 1993)||M. Blanter/M. Isakovsky/arr. M. Sumén||2:46|
|14.||"Americano" (from Global Balalaika Show, 2003)||R. Carosone/N. Salerno, english trans B. Setzer/M. Himelstein||3:02|
|15.||"Der Lachende Vagabund" (from Zombies Paradise, 2006)||J. Lowe/Karl Mössner/Franz Thon||3:58|
|16.||"Dschinghis Khan" (from Mongolian Barbeque (Japanese version), 1997)||R. Siegel/B. Meinunger, Japanese lyrics M. Ishikawa/arr. Leningrad Cowboys||3:11|
|17.||"Kasakka" (from Live in Prowinzz, 1992)||G. Ponomarenko/A. Sofronov||4:46|
Those Were the Days – The Best Of Leningrad Cowboys (CD Booklet). Leningrad Cowboys. Leningrad Cowboys Ltd. 2009. LC-004.
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Aki Olavi Kaurismäki is a Finnish screenwriter and film director. He is described as Finland's best-known film director.
The Leningrad Cowboys are a Finnish rock band who frequently perform rock and roll covers of other songs. They have exaggerated pompadour hairstyles and wear long, pointy shoes. They often work with Russian military band the Alexandrov Ensemble.
The Siege of Leningrad was a prolonged military blockade undertaken from the south by the Army Group North of Nazi Germany against the Russian city of Leningrad on the Eastern Front in World War II. The Finnish army invaded from the north, co-operating with the Germans until they had recaptured territory lost in the recent Winter War, but refused to make further approaches to the city.
Leningrad Cowboys Go America is a 1989 road movie by Finnish film director Aki Kaurismäki about the adventures of a fictional Russian rock band that travels to the United States to become famous. The title came from the Marx Brothers film Go West (1940). After the film was released, the fictional band transformed into a real band, complete with ludicrous hairstyles.
Those Were the Days may refer to:
Total Balalaika Show is a 1994 film by director Aki Kaurismäki featuring a concert by the Leningrad Cowboys and the Alexandrov Ensemble.
Leningrad Cowboys go America is a 1989 album by the Finnish band Leningrad Cowboys and also the soundtrack of the film of the same name directed by Aki Kaurismäki.
Markku Juhani ”Mato” Valtonen is a Finnish actor, musician and entrepreneur. Valtonen has been a member of the Finnish band Sleepy Sleepers since 1975 and the Leningrad Cowboys since 1989.
Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses is a 1994 film directed by Aki Kaurismäki. It is a sequel to the popular 1989 film Leningrad Cowboys Go America that introduced the fictional Russian rock band Leningrad Cowboys which, subsequently, became a notable real life rock band in Finland.
Total Balalaika Show – Helsinki Concert is a 1993 live concert album by the Leningrad Cowboys and the Alexandrov Ensemble. It was recorded at Senate Square, Helsinki on 12 June 1993. This concert was also documented on film by Aki Kaurismäki.
We Cum from Brooklyn is a 1992 album by the Leningrad Cowboys.
Live in Prowinzz is the third album from the Leningrad Cowboys. It was recorded at Provinssirock–festival, Seinäjoki on 6 June 1992. It was released in 1992.
1917–1987 is the first studio album by the Leningrad Cowboys, released in 1987.
Happy Together is a 1994 studio album by the Leningrad Cowboys and the Alexandrov Ensemble.
Go Space is a 1996 studio album by the Leningrad Cowboys. It differed from all their previous live and studio releases in that it consisted of original songs, while previous albums were composed mostly of covers of hit songs by other artists.
Terzo Mondo is a 2000 studio album by the Leningrad Cowboys.
Leningrad Cowboys Go Wild is a 2000 compilation album by the Leningrad Cowboys released in Germany.
This is the discography of the Finnish rock band Leningrad Cowboys, which consists of nine studio albums, thirteen singles, four live albums, four extended plays, four compilation albums, and one soundtrack album in addition to a number of miscellaneous appearances on soundtracks and compilations featuring various artists.
Merry Christmas is a 2013 studio album by the Leningrad Cowboys. Released exclusively in December 2013 in a box set with their book PRAVDA - The Truth About the Leningrad Cowboys, a Finnish chocolate bar, postcard, and pin. It will be available on its own in 2014.
Those Were the Hits is a 2014 greatest hits album by the Leningrad Cowboys. It was released 4 April 2014.