Rubaiyat (Elektra's 40th Anniversary)

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Rubaiyat (Elektra's 40th Anniversary)
Compilation by Various Artists
First released 1990 Tracks 39
Label Elektra <9 60940-2> Length 148:19 (2-disc)


Description[edit | edit source]

Elektra's 40th anniversary album, featuring Elektra artists covering Elektra artists. A much rarer version was a four-disc set, with the extra two discs containing the songs by the original artists. This album is currently out of print.

Track listing[edit | edit source]

Disc 1[edit | edit source]

# Title Artist Length
1 Hello I Love You The Cure 3:27
2 House Of The Rising Sun Tracy Chapman 2:03
3 Seven & Seven Is Billy Bragg 2:15
4 I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing Jevetta Steele 4:13
5 Hotel California Gipsy Kings 5:47
6 Werewolves Of London The Black Velvet Band 3:40
7 Motorcycle Mama The Sugarcubes 3:44
8 One Meatball Shinehead 4:38
9 Bottle Of Wine The Havalinas 3:27
10 Born In Chicago Pixies 2:11
11 You're So Vain Faster Pussycat 4:11
12 Marquee Moon Kronos Quartet 4:13
13 Get Ourselves Together Phoebe Snow 4:17
14 Tokoloshe Man Happy Mondays 4:18
15 Let's Go Ernie Isley 4:41
16 Going Down Lynch Mob 3:35
17 A Little Bit Of Rain Ambitious Lovers 3:15
18 You Belong To Me Anita Baker 4:42
19 Road To Cairo Howard Jones 5:34

Disc 2[edit | edit source]

# Title Artist Length
1 Kick Out The Jams The Big F 4:03
2 Almost Saturday Night / Rockin' All Over The World The Georgia Satellites 4:04
3 Hello, I Am Your Heart Sara Hickman 2:44
4 Make It With You Teddy Pendergrass 5:32
5 The Blacksmith Linda Ronstadt 2:41
6 Going Going Gone Bill Frisell 5:58
7 First Girl I Loved Jackson Browne 4:44
8 These Days 10,000 Maniacs 3:27
9 Stone Cold Crazy Metallica 2:17
10 Apricot Brandy Danny Gatton 3:11
11 Union Man Shaking Family 3:55
12 One More Parade They Might Be Giants 2:22
13 I Can't Tell You Why Howard Hewett 3:52
14 Mt. Airy Groove Leaders Of The New School 4:37
15 You Brought The Sunshine Shirley Murdock 4:17
16 Inbetween Days John Eddie 3:59
17 Love Wars The Beautiful South 4:36
18 Both Sides Now Michael Feinstein 5:14
19 T.V. Eye John Zorn 2:25
20 Hello I Love You (Slight Return) The Cure 0:10