1990 Peter Gabriel – Shaking The Tree: Sixteen Golden Greats

Shaking the Tree: Sixteen Golden Greats is a compilation album by the English rock musician Peter Gabriel. It was released in 1990 as Gabriel’s first career retrospective, including songs from his first solo album Peter Gabriel (I or Car) (1977), through Passion: Music for The Last Temptation of Christ (1989). It was remastered with most of Gabriel’s catalogue in 2002.

Tracks

1  Solsbury Hill (Peter Gabriel) 04:20
2  I Don’t Remember (Peter Gabriel) 03:48
3  Sledgehammer (Peter Gabriel) 04:55
4  Family Snapshot (Peter Gabriel) 04:25
5  Mercy Street (Peter Gabriel) 04:43
6  Shaking The Tree (Peter Gabriel; Youssou N’Dour) 06:24
7  Don’t Give Up (Peter Gabriel) 05:55
8  San Jacinto (Peter Gabriel) 06:40
9  Here Comes The Flood (Peter Gabriel) 04:31
10  Red Rain (Peter Gabriel) 05:35
11  Games Without Frontiers (Peter Gabriel) 03:57
12  Shock The Monkey (Peter Gabriel) 03:57
13  I Have The Touch (Peter Gabriel) 03:45
14  Big Time (Peter Gabriel) 04:25
15  Zaar (Peter Gabriel) 02:58
16  Biko (Peter Gabriel) 06:54

Media

Musicians

1 Solsbury Hill

BassTony Levin
DrumsAllan Schwartzberg
GuitarRobert Fripp
GuitarSteve Hunter
SynthesizerLarry Fast
VocalsPeter Gabriel


2 I Don’t Remember

Chapman StickTony Levin
DrumsJerry Marotta
GuitarDavid Rhodes
GuitarRobert Fripp
PianoPeter Gabriel
SynthesizerPeter Gabriel
EffectsLarry Fast
VocalsPeter Gabriel


3 Sledgehammer

BassTony Levin
DrumsManu Katche
GuitarDavid Rhodes
PianoPeter Gabriel
SynthesizerPeter Gabriel
SaxMark Rivera
TromboneDon Mikkelsen
TrumpetWayne Jackson
Background VocalsDee Lewis
Background VocalsCoral Gordon
Background VocalsPP Arnold
VocalsPeter Gabriel


4 Family Snapshot

BassJohn Giblin
DrumsJerry Marotta
SnarePhil Collins
GuitarDave Gregory
GuitarDavid Rhodes
PianoPeter Gabriel
SynthesizerLarry Fast
SaxDick Morrissey
VocalsPeter Gabriel


5 Mercy Street

BassLarry Klein
PianoRichard Tee
PianoPeter Gabriel
SynthesizerPeter Gabriel
SaxMark Rivera
PercussionDjalma Correa
VocalsPeter Gabriel


6 Shaking The Tree

BassHabib Faye
DrumsManu Katche
GuitarDavid Rhodes
Acoustic GuitarDavid Rhodes
KeyboardsSimon Clark
OrganSimon Clark
PianoSimon Clark
PianoPeter Gabriel
SynthesizerSimon Clark
SynthesizerPeter Gabriel
SaxPhil Todd
TrumpetGuy Barker
TrumpetJohn Barclay
TrumpetPete Beachill
PercussionGeorge Acogny
Background VocalsGeorge Acogny
Background VocalsSimon Clark
VocalsYoussou N’Dour
VocalsPeter Gabriel


7 Don’t Give Up

BassTony Levin
DrumsManu Katche
Drums (Linn)Peter Gabriel
GuitarDavid Rhodes
PianoRichard Tee
PianoPeter Gabriel
SynthesizerSimon Clark
SynthesizerPeter Gabriel
VocalsPeter Gabriel


8 San Jacinto

Chapman StickTony Levin
DrumsJerry Marotta
Drums (programming)Peter Gabriel
GuitarDavid Rhodes
GuitarJohn Ellis
SynthesizerLarry Fast
SynthesizerPeter Gabriel
Background VocalsJill Gabriel
VocalsPeter Gabriel


9 Here Comes The Flood

PianoPeter Gabriel
VocalsPeter Gabriel


10 Red Rain

BassTony Levin
DrumsJerry Marotta
Drums (programming)Chris Hughes
HiHAtStewart Copeland
GuitarDaniel Lanois
GuitarDavid Rhodes
PianoPeter Gabriel
SynthesizerPeter Gabriel
Background VocalsDavid Rhodes
VocalsPeter Gabriel


11 Games Without Frontiers

Bass (synthesizer)Larry Fast
DrumsJerry Marotta
GuitarDavid Rhodes
SynthesizerLarry Fast
SynthesizerPeter Gabriel
WhistleHugh Padgham
WhistlePeter Gabriel
WhistleSteve Lillywhite
Background VocalsKate Bush
VocalsPeter Gabriel


12 Shock The Monkey

BassTony Levin
DrumsJerry Marotta
Drums (programming)Peter Gabriel
GuitarDavid Rhodes
SynthesizerLarry Fast
SynthesizerPeter Gabriel
Background VocalsDavid Rhodes
VocalsPeter Gabriel


13 I Have The Touch

Chapman StickTony Levin
DrumsSimon Phillips
Drums (programming)Peter Gabriel
GuitarDavid Rhodes
SynthesizerLarry Fast
SynthesizerPeter Gabriel
Background VocalsJohn Ellis
Background VocalsDavid Rhodes
VocalsPeter Gabriel


14 Big Time

BassTony Levin
BassJerry Marotta
DrumsStewart Copeland
Drums (Linn)Jimmy Bralower
Drums (Linn)Peter Gabriel
GuitarDavid Rhodes
GuitarDaniel Lanois
Hammond OrganSimon Clark
SynthesizerSimon Clark
SynthesizerPeter Gabriel
CornetWayne Jackson
SaxMark Rivera
TromboneDon Mikkelsen
TrumpetWayne Jackson
Background VocalsCoral Gordon
Background VocalsDee Lewis
Background VocalsPP Arnold
VocalsPeter Gabriel


15 Zaar

BassNathan East
GuitarDavid Rhodes
SamplerPeter Gabriel
FiddleMahmoud Tabrizi Zadeh
ViolinLakshmi Shankar
PercussionPeter Gabriel
PercussionHossam Ramzy
VocalsPeter Gabriel


16 Biko

Liner Notes

Producer – Bob Ezrin (Track 1)
Producer – Peter Gabriel (Tracks 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15)
Producer – Peter Walsh (Track 2)
Producer – Daniel Lanois (Tracks 3, 5, 7, 10, 14)
Producer – Steve Lillywhite (Tracks 4, 11, 16)
Producer – David Bottrill, George Acogny (Track 6)
Producer – David Lord (Tracks 8, 12, 13)

Design – Mouat Nomad
Photography By – Anthony Oliver,, Robert Mapplethorpe

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Peter Gabriel Ltd.
Copyright (c) – Peter Gabriel Ltd.
Licensed To – Virgin Records Ltd.
Glass Mastered At – Nimbus