Those Were the Days – The Best of Leningrad Cowboys

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Those Were the Days
The Best Of Leningrad Cowboys
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Greatest hits album by Leningrad Cowboys
Released April 2009
Label Leningrad Cowboys Ltd.
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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.

Keep case

A keep case or poly-box is a type of packaging, most commonly used with DVDs.

Track listing

Disc one
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Those Were the Days" (from We Cum From Brooklyn , 1992)B. Fomin/K. Podrevskji/arr. G. Raskin4:15
2."Sweet Home Alabama" (from Happy Together , 1994)R. Van Zant/E. King/G. Rossington/arr. T. Ojala, V. Ogarkov4:34
3."Space Tractor" (from Go Space , 1996)M. Petander/R. Johnson/arr. Leningrad Cowboys3:27
4."Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)" (from Global Balalaika Show , 2003)B. Holland2:57
5."Delilah" (from Happy Together, 1994)L. Reed/B Mason/arr. M. Sumén, V. Federov4:44
6."Goldfinger" (from Zombies Paradise , 2006)J. Barry/L. Bricusse/A. Newley4:06
7."Born to be Wild" (from Live in Prowinzz , 1992)M. Bonfire4:26
8."L.A. Woman" (from Leningrad Cowboys Go America , 1989)J. Morrison/J.P. Densmore/R. Krieger/R.Manzarek4:55
9."Gimme All Your Lovin'" (from Total Balalaika Show – Helsinki Concert , 1993)B. Gibbons/D. Hill/F. Beard/arr. M. Sumén, V. Ogarkov, Leningrad Cowboys3:13
10."Where's the Moon" (from Go Space, 1996)B. Granfelt/J. Marjaranta/R. Johnson/arr. Leningrad Cowboys3:49
11."Manic Monday" (from Zombies Paradise, 2006)Prince2:33
12."That's the Way I Wanna Rock 'n' Roll" (from Global Balalaika Show, 2003)M. Young/A. Young/B. Johnson3:51
13."These Boots" (from We Cum from Brooklyn, 1992)L. Hazlewood3:07
14."California Girls" (from Happy Together, 1994)B/ Wilson/M. Love/arr. V. Korobko, Leningrad Cowboys2:48
15."Ring of Fire" (from Zombies Paradise, 2006)J.C. Cash/M. Kilgore3:10
16."Mardi Gras Ska" (from Terzo Mondo , 2000)R. johnson/arr. Leningrad Cowboys2:43
17."Stairway to Heaven" (from Global Balalaika Show, 2003)J. Page/R. Plant8:45
Disc two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Säkkijärven Polkka" (from Live in Prowinzz, 1992)trad.1:58
2."Back in the USSR" (from Live in Prowinzz, 1992)J. Lennon/P. McCartney3:25
3."Happy Together" (from Happy Together, 1994)G. Bonner/A. Gordon/arr. T. Ojala, V Ogarkov2:47
4."Perfect Day" (from Zombies Paradise, 2006)L. Reed3:52
5."American Woman" (from Global Balalaika Show, 2003)R. Bachman/B Cummings/J. Kale/G. Peterson3:54
6."Thru the Wire" (from Leningrad Cowboys Go America, 1989)S. Seppälä/P. Virtanen/N. Tesco5:25
7."It's Only Rock'n'Roll" (from Happy Together, 1994)M. Jagger/K. Richard/arr. M. Sumén, V. Federov5:07
8."Bad" (from Global Balalaika Show, 2003)M. Jackson4:00
9."You're My Heart, You're My Soul" (from Zombies Paradise, 1994)D. Bohlen3:31
10."Yellow Submarine" (from Happy Together, 1994)J. Lennon/P. McCartney/arr. V. Korobko3:16
11."There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart)" (from Mongolian Barbeque , 1997)D. Stewart/A. Lennox/arr. Leningrad Cowboys3:35
12."Desconsolado" (from Leningrad Cowboys Go America, 1989)trad./arr. R. Johansson, M. Petander, M. Sumén3:28
13."Katjusha" (from Total Balalaika Show – Helsinki Concert, 1993)M. Blanter/M. Isakovsky/arr. M. Sumén2:46
14."Americano" (from Global Balalaika Show, 2003)R. Carosone/N. Salerno, english trans B. Setzer/M. Himelstein3:02
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 Cowboys3:11
17."Kasakka" (from Live in Prowinzz, 1992)G. Ponomarenko/A. Sofronov4:46

Sources

Those Were the Days – The Best Of Leningrad Cowboys (CD Booklet). Leningrad Cowboys. Leningrad Cowboys Ltd. 2009. LC-004.

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