The Very Best of Don Henley [Deluxe Edition] [CD/DVD]

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Fourteen years separate 2009's The Very Best of Don Henley and Henley's first compilation, Actual Miles: Henley's Greatest Hits. During that near decade-and-a-half, Henley only released one new album, 2000's Inside Job, a record that generated a couple of minor hit singles highlighted by "Taking You Home," which reached number 58 on Billboard's Hot 100 and number 12 on their Adult Top 40 chart. This means that this 2009 compilation doesn't have anything major that's not on the 1995 disc -- even the cover of Leonard Cohen's "Everybody Knows," which debuted on Actual Miles, has been carried over to The Very Best -- so there's not much reason to swap hits discs, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Fourteen years separate 2009's The Very Best of Don Henley and Henley's first compilation, Actual Miles: Henley's Greatest Hits. During that near decade-and-a-half, Henley only released one new album, 2000's Inside Job, a record that generated a couple of minor hit singles highlighted by "Taking You Home," which reached number 58 on Billboard's Hot 100 and number 12 on their Adult Top 40 chart. This means that this 2009 compilation doesn't have anything major that's not on the 1995 disc -- even the cover of Leonard Cohen's "Everybody Knows," which debuted on Actual Miles, has been carried over to The Very Best -- so there's not much reason to swap hits discs, but anybody in the market for a Don Henley compilation will find this satisfying, as it has all the big hits from Building the Perfect Beast and The End of the Innocence, and some hardcore fans might find this of interest to for its bonus DVD containing the videos for "The Boys of Summer," "All She Wants to Do is Dance," "The Last Worthless Evening," "The Heart of the Matter," "Everything Is Different Now," and "For My Wedding." [A deluxe edition CD/DVD was also released.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/23/2009
  • Label: Geffen Records
  • UPC: 602527060514
  • Catalog Number: 001296600
  • Sales rank: 18,958

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Dirty Laundry (5:37)
  2. 2 The Boys of Summer (4:49)
  3. 3 All She Wants to Do Is Dance (4:30)
  4. 4 Not Enough Love in the World (3:54)
  5. 5 Sunset Grill (6:30)
  6. 6 The End of the Innocence (5:17)
  7. 7 The Last Worthless Evening (6:04)
  8. 8 New York Minute (6:36)
  9. 9 I Will Not Go Quietly (5:43)
  10. 10 The Heart of the Matter (5:22)
  11. 11 Everybody Knows (6:08)
  12. 12 For My Wedding (3:37)
  13. 13 Everything Is Different Now (5:12)
  14. 14 Taking You Home (5:31)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Boys of Summer
  2. 2 All She Wants to Do Is Dance
  3. 3 The Last Worthless Evening
  4. 4 The Heart of the Matter
  5. 5 Everything Is Different Now
  6. 6 For My Wedding
  7. 7 Love Rules
  8. 8 Who Owns This Place?
  9. 9 Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat
  10. 10 Through Your Hands
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Don Henley Primary Artist, Musician
Take 6 Musician
Bruce Hornsby Musician
Joe Walsh Musician
Wayne Shorter Musician
Don Felder Musician
Mike Campbell Musician
Martha Davis Musician
Patty Smyth Musician
Benmont Tench Musician
Michael Boddicker Musician
John Corey Musician
Scott Crago Musician
Tim Drummond Musician
Michael Fisher Musician
Bob Glaub Musician
George Gruel Musician
Dorian Holley Background Vocals
Larry Klein Musician
Danny Kortchmar Musician
Roger Linn Musician
Steve Lukather Musician
Stan Lynch Musician
Steve Madaio Musician
David Paich Musician
Pino Palladino Musician
Jeff Porcaro Musician
Dean Parks Musician
Darryl Phinnessee Background Vocals
Scott Plunkett Musician
Steve Porcaro Musician
Joseph Powell Background Vocals
Axl Rose Musician
Timothy B. Schmit Musician
Neil Stubenhaus Musician
Carmen Twillie Background Vocals, Musician
Ian Wallace Musician
Mervyn Warren Background Vocals
Maxine Willard Waters Background Vocals, Musician
Luther Waters Background Vocals
Oren Waters Background Vocals
Monalisa Young Background Vocals
Terry Young Background Vocals
Jimmy Rip Musician
Waddy Wachtel Musician
Julia Waters Background Vocals, Musician
Jai Winding Musician
Stuart Brawley Musician
Technical Credits
Leonard Cohen Composer
Don Henley Composer, Producer
John Hiatt Composer
Bruce Hornsby Producer
Mike Campbell Producer
Larry John McNally Composer
Frank Loesser Composer
Irving Azoff Personal Manager
Benmont Tench Composer
Niko Bolas Engineer
John Corey Composer, Producer
Scott Crago Composer
Marc DeSisto Engineer
Bill-Dog Dooley Engineer
Paul Gambaccini Liner Notes
Rob Jacobs Engineer
Tom Knox Engineer
Danny Kortchmar Composer, Producer
Greg Ladanyi Producer, Engineer, Basic Track
Stan Lynch Composer, Producer
Stephen Marcussen Remastering
Mark McKenna Engineer
Jim Nipar Engineer
Brian Scheuble Engineer
J.D. Souther Composer
Bob Vogt Engineer
Shelly Yakus Engineer
Richard Bosworth Engineer
Timothy Drury Composer
Stewart Whitmore Digital Editing
Jeri Heiden Art Direction
Jean Baptiste Mondino Direction
James Minchin Cover Photo
Jai Winding Composer
Matthew Rolston Direction
Geoff Barish Direction
Stuart Brawley Composer, Engineer
Steve Barron Direction
Gerry Wenner Direction
Eddie King Engineer
Ryan Null Photo Coordination
Ryan Corey Art Direction
Pedro Romhanyi Direction
Sharon Robinson Composer
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