LA Collection

The legendary RTL Radio DJ Georges Lang has selected west coast music favourites and gathered these in the L.A. Collection releases.


California VOL.2

Warner Music 2020

Tracks: CD1: I.G.Y., Lido Shuffle, Love Will Find A Way, Stand Back, Light My Fire, Me And Bobby McGee, Think I'm In Love, Missing You, Someone To Love, The Warmth Of The Sun, Summer Breeze, Creeque Alley, How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You), Something To Talk About, Cocaine, Love Guarantee, Dixie Chicken, You're No Good, I Can't Hold On & Voices. CD2: Bertha (Live), You Ain't Goin' Nowhere, (See The Sky) About To Rain, Never My Love, The Daily Planet, Seven Bridges Road, Keep On Tryin', Ooh Las Vegas, Two Lane Highway, Summer Wind, Dust In The Wind, California Dreamin', Danger Zone, Biggest Part Of Me, Thank You For Being A Friend, When It's Over, Ventura Highway, Blue Jean Blues, Hurdy Gurdy Man & No Caroline. CD3: Legends Of Laurel Canyon, No Time To Lose, Footloose, Love Will Show Us How, Cold As Ice, Border Town, Still The One, Parachute, She's Gone, Queen Of California, Understanding, We Lost Our Way, Ride Like The Wind, Back To L.A., Lone Rider, Autumn Rains, California Turnaround & Sweet Release. CD4: California Dreamin', The Warmth Of The Sun, Desperado, God Only Knows, Nether Lands, After The Gold Rush, Big Sur, Clear Sailin', Falling In Love, Baby What A Big Surprise, Goodbye Girl, Love And Mercy, Poor Poor Pitiful Me, Jackie Blue, Sunset Blvd, The First Cut Is The Deepest, Helpless, Just The Two Of Us & Marina Del Rey.

Musicians on the California VOL.2 album: Donald Fagen, Boz Scaggs, Pablo Cruise, Stevie Nicks, The Doors, Janis Joplin, Eddie Money, John Waite, Roger McGuinn, Beach Boys, Seals And Crofts, The Mamas And The Papas, James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt, J.J. Cale, Young Gun Silver Fox, Little Feat, Linda Ronstadt, Karla Bonoff, Timothy B. Schmit, Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan & The Band, The Byrds, The Association, Love, Ian Matthews, Venice, Gram Parsons Feat. Emmylou Harris, Pure Prairie League, Chris Hillman & The Desert Rose Band, Kansas, José Feliciano, Larsen-Feiten Band, Ambrosia, Andrew Gold, Michael Franks, Geyster, ZZ Top, Donovan, Chrissie Hynde & The Valve Bone Woe Ensemble, Ryad Kerbouz, The Tarney Spencer Band, Kenny Loggins, Christine McVie, Foreigner, The Souther Hillman Furay Band, Orleans, Timothy B. Schmit, Daryl Hall & John Oates, John Mayer, Joel Sarakula, Chris Isaak, Christopher Cross, Sari Schorr, Dylan LeBlanc, The Marcus King Band, Bill LaBounty, Reese Wynans, Wilson Phillips, Rumer, Diana Krall, Michael Bublé, Dan Fogelberg, Patti Smith, Lylac, Chris Hillman, Don Felder, Chicago, David Gates, Brian Wilson, Warren Zevon, The Ozark Mountain Daredevils, Jonathan Wilson, Sheryl Crow, K.D. Lang, Grover Washington Jr., Bill Withers, Marc Jordan and others.

West Coast Sound California

Warner Music 2019

Tracks: CD1: L.A. Woman, Yah Mo B There, All Summer Long, Running On Empty, So Long, Livin' It Up, Whenever I Call You 'Friend', Hold Me, Mockingbird, Life's Been Good, Runaway, Diamond Girl, Dance With Me, Broken Wings, California Dreamin', The Island & Crazy Love. CD2: I Love L.A., Hot Rod Hearts, How Long , Got A Hold On Me, Runaway, Sentimental Lady, Magnet And Steel, San Francisco Days, I Just Can't Let Go, I Keep Forgettin', Your Mama Don't Dance, Chuck E.'s In Love, Mornin', Jealousy, Your Secret's Safe With Me, For Fred, On The Beach, What I'd Do For Love, Lotta Love & Werewolves Of London. CD3: Radio Geyster 1977: Introduction, A Change For The Better, Down To The Wire, Feeling Fine California, Long Long Time, Born And Raised, My California, Goodbye To A River, Heart Of Gold, Desperado, Beggar In Blue Jeans, Baby Don't Go, In My Hour Of Darkness, You Ain't Goin' Nowhere, Rikki Don't Lose That Number, Nobody's Business, You Can Feel It, Bay & Last Resort.  CD4: Reminiscing, Hearts, The Buffalo Spirit, Touch Of Grey, There's A Light, Los Angeles, Thank You Los Angeles, After The Gold Rush, Just A Song Before I Go, Go Your Own Way, I'll Be Over You, If You Leave Me Now, Waiting For A Girl Like You, We're All Alone, Longer, You Can Close Your Eye, L.A. Freeway, Willin', Pacific Coast Highway & Southern California/That Lucky Old Sun (Reprise).

Musicians on the LA Collection 3 album: The Doors, James Ingram, Michael McDonald, Kid Rock, Jackson Browne, Firefall, Bill LaBounty, Kenny Loggins, Stevie Nicks, Fleetwood Mac, Carly Simon, Joe Walsh, Bonnie Raitt, Seals And Crofts, Orleans, Mr. Mister, Diana Krall, Timothy B. Schmit, Poco, Randy Newman, Robbie Dupree, J.D. Souther, Christine McVie, Jefferson Starship, Bob Welch, Walter Egan, Chris Isaak, Ambrosia, Loggins & Messina, Rickie Lee Jones, Al Jarreau, Michael Franks, Leo Sidran, Alessi Brothers, Chris Rea, Lucas Arruda, Nicolette Larson, Warren Zevon, Geyster, Christopher Cross, Kristian Bush, McGuinn Clark & Hillman, John Mayer, Beth Hart, Don Henley, Ida Sand. Linda Ronstadt, Rowans, Karla Bonoff, Gram Parsons, The Byrds, Steely Dan, Maxus, Young Gun Silver Fox, NightShift, Stereophonics, Little River Band, Marty Balin, Lylac, Grateful Dead, Jonathan Wilson, Murray Head, Matt Ellis, Trio (Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris), Graham Nash, Wilson Phillips, Toto, Chicago, Foreigner, Rita Coolidge, Dan Fogelberg, James Taylor, Bill & Bonnie Hearne, Little Feat, The Beach Boys & Brian Wilson.

LA Collection 3

Warner Music 2014

Tracks: CD1: Smooth operator, How long, Our day will come, Sister golden hair, Willin’, The ark, Do you know ?, Lucky man, Jesus is just alright, Legends of Laurel canyon, Love street, What's broken, Hurricane, Chicago, Summertime, Pieces, Practical arrangement, When winter comes & The road to freedom. CD2: Austin sunrise, Moondance, The logical song (live), Captured, When a man loves a woman, Such a shame, I will be there (Full concert version), Nights in white satin, Stairway to heaven, Trouble, Mr. Blue sky, Lovestrong, Castellorizon & On an island. CD3: Space oddity, Introduction (the journey of a fool), Imbecile, Here comes the rain again, (You make me feel like) a natural woman, I go to sleep, Midnight blues (version 2006), Caught out in the rain, Marie, The band played on, Somewhere, Fool's overture, The rest is silence, There's no me… without you, Let it be me, Lalena & Crazy horse. CD4: Love me just leave me alone, Drown in my own tears, Down so low, Only women bleed, Lovin' you, Young at heart, Luka, My way back home, Miss misery, Illumination, Lay me down, Tullamore dew, Phoenix, Blew up, Don't want lies, Knockin’ on heaven’s door, Wuthering heights & Wind of change (version 2011).

Musicians to the LA Collection 3 album: Sade, Jeff Golub, Brian Auger, Amy Winehouse, America, Little Feat, Gerry Rafferty, Fleetwood Mac, Emerson Lake & Palmer, The Doobie Brothers, Ryad Kerbouz, The Doors, David Crosby, Bob Dylan, Graham Nash, Janis Joplin, Trixie Whitley, Sting, Chris De Burgh, Christopher Cross, Eric Johnson, Van Morrison, Roger Hodgson, Gov't Mule, Jim James, Leslie West, Jonny Lang, An Pierle, Katie Melua, The Moody Blues, Justin Hayward, Coldplay, Electric Light Orchestra, Jonathan Wilson, David Gilmour, David Bowie, Mike Batt, Macy Gray, Aretha Franklin, The Pretenders, Gary Moore, Beth Hart, Randy Newman, Willy Deville, Tom Waits, Supertramp, Glen Campbell, The Everly Brothers, Donovan, John Trudell, Jewel, Ray Charles, Linda Ronstadt, Alice Cooper, Minnie Riperton, Michael Buble, Suzanne Vega, Dawes, Alex Hepburn, Jonathan Wilson, Crosby & Nash, Dan Fogelberg, Jonny Lang, The Rides, Antony  & The Johnsons, Kate Bush & Scorpions.

LA Collection 2

WEA Music 2012

Tracks: CD1: A Horse With No Name, What A Fool Believe, You Make Loving Fun, Africa, Baseball, Then Came You, Call Me (Come Back Home), On Broadway, Chain Of Fools, Lowdown, Fooled Around And Fell In Love, Baker Street, Need You Now, Dedicated To The One I Love, Lose Again, Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do), Crazy Love, Can't Help Falling In Love & Unchained Melody. CD2: The Load Out, Stay, Hotel California, God Only Knows, Hearts, Mr. O, When I Get Over You, Am I Forgiven, (There's) Always Something There To Remind Me, Door Number Two, Magic Smile, This Is It, My Happiness, Gaye, Say It Ain't So Joe, Nine Million Bicycles, Hallelujah, Orleans & Louisiana 1927. CD3: Sweet Baby James, Angel From Montgomery, All I Wanna Do, Ventura Highway, I'd Really Love To See You Tonight, Goodbye Philadelphia, Silverwings, Why Is Everybody Going Home, Bird On The Wire, You Are Everything, Let's Stay Together, It's Only Love, If You Don't Know Me By Now, Roof Garden, Got To Get You Into My Life, Rough Boy & Long Train Runnin'. CD4: Evil Woman, The Joker, 25 Or 6 To 4, The End Od The World, Devoted To You, On And On, Time After Time, Louise, Come Rain Or Come Shine, Me And Mrs. Jones, You Get Me, I Want To Know What Love Is, Holiday, I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now), What A Wonderful World, Desert Raven, On The Road Again & All Right.

Musicians on the LA Collection Volume 2 album: The Righteous Brothers, Elvis Presley, Michael Bubble, Linda Ronstadt, The Mamas And The Papas, Lady Antebellum, Elvin Bishop, Gerry Rafferty, Boz Scaggs, Aretha Franklin, George Benson, Al Green, The Spinners, Dione Warwick, Michael Franks, Toto, Fleetwood Mac, David Crosby, Jackson Browne, West Coast All Stars, The Beach Boys, Marty Balin, Bill LaBounty, Venice, Rumer, Sandie Shaw, Walter Becker, Rosie Vela, Kenny Loggins, Chris Isaak, Clifford T. Ward, Murray Head, Jeff Buckley, David Crosby, The Doobie Brothers, ZZ Top, Earth Wind and Fire, Al Jarreau, Jean Carne, Simply Red, Tina Turner, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Tim Hardin, Leo Sayer, Phillip Goodhand-Tait, Peter Cincotti, England Dan & John Ford Coley, America, Sheryl Crow, Carly Simon, James Taylor, Christopher Cross, Canned Heat, Jonathan Wilson, Katie Melua, Eva Cassidy, Randy Newman, Bee Gees, Foreigner, Seal, Billy Paul, Ray Charles, Willy DeWille, Cyndi Lauper, Stephen Bishop, The Everly Brothers, Skeeter Davis, Chicago, The Steve Miller Band, Electric Light Orchestra and others.

LA Collection

WEA Music 2011

Tracks: CD1: Slow, How Wonderful You Are (Harry’s Bar), Beyond The Sea, Don’t Make Me Over, Nature Boy, Don’t Know Why, Mexico, This Will Be (An Everlasting Love), La Grange, Young Blood, Walking On The Chinese Wall, You’re So Vain, Slow Hand, On The Beach, Ocean Bay, Summer Breeze, (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay, Sailing, Your Song & All Of Me. CD2: Saturday In The Park, It Keeps You Runnin’, Chuck E.’s In Love, Jealousy, Could It Be I’m Falling In Love, I Say A Little Prayer, Let’s Stay Together, It’s All In The Game, Walk On By, Brother To Brother, The Ghetto, Blue Jean Blues, I Love L.A., Give Me The Night, Boogie Down, Who’ll Be The Fool Tonight ?, Mess Around, In The Midnight Hour, Soul Man. CD3: Reminiscing, Do You Really Want To Hurt Me, Oh Lorie, Slave To Love, I Keep Forgettin’, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, Stand By Me, I’m Not In Love, Kiss And Say Goodbye, A Change Is Gonna Come, Try A Little Tenderness, Last Night, When A Man Loves A Woman, Baby Come To Me, After The Love Has Gone, Fly Like An Eagle, Get Closer, Hard To Say I’m Sorry/Get Away. CD4: Ride Like The Wind, Livin’ It Up, I Got You Babe, Under The Boardwalk, I’ll Be Around, Pick Up The Pieces, Good Ties, Abracadabra, Takin’ It To The Streets, Fool (If You Think It’s Over, No-Deposit Love, Anyone Who Had A Heart, Everytime You Go Away, Jealous Guy, Just When I Needed You Most, You Are Beautiful, Holding Back The Years & Hey Jude.

Musicians on the LA Collection George Lang album: Rumer, Gordon Haskell, Bobby Darin, Dionne Warwick, George Benson, Norah Jones, James Taylor, Natalie Cole, ZZ Top, Rickie Lee Jones, Philip Bailey, Carly Simon, The Pointer Sisters, Chris Rea, Nightshift, Seals & Crofts, Otis Redding, Christopher Cross, Al Jarreau, Michael Buble, Chicago, The Doobie Brothers, Michael Franks, Spinners, Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Terry Callier, Paul Weller, Donny Hathaway, Randy Newman, Larsen Feiten Band, Ray Charles, The Little River Band, Michael McDonald, Seal, James Ingram, Patti Austin, Earth Wind & Fire, Bill LaBounty, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Randy Vanwarmer and others.