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The Heart of Rock and Roll: The Best of Huey Lewis and the News

Huey Lewis and the News

Initial release : November 1992

Chrysalis 21934

Includes a cover version of the Bruce Hornsby song Jacob's Ladder.

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  • Power of Love (Colla/Hayes/Lewis)
  • Hip to Be Square (Gibson/Hopper/Lewis)
  • Do You Believe in Love (Lange)
  • If This Is It (Colla/Lewis)
  • Some of My Lies Are True (Cipollina/Colla/Gibson/hayes/Hopper/Lewis)
  • Workin' for a Livin' (Cipollina/Colla/Gibson/Hayes/Hopper/Lewis)
  • Bad Is Bad (Call/Ciambotti/Hopper/Lewis/McFee/Schreiner)
  • I Want a New Drug (Hayes/Lewis)
  • Heart of Rock & Roll (Colla/Lewis)
  • Heart and Soul (Chapman/Chinn)
  • Jacob's Ladder (Hornsby/Hornsby)
  • Stuck with You (Hayes/Lewis)
  • Trouble in Paradise (Cipollina/Colla/Gibson/Hayes/Hopper/Lewis)
  • Walking on a Thin Line (Pessis/Wells)
  • Perfect World (Call)
  • Small World (Pt. 1) (Hayes/Lewis)
  • Back in Time (Colla/Hayes/Hopper/Lewis)

Jacob's Ladder is taken from the album Fore. The musicians involved on the track are;

Huey Lewis and The News;

  • Huey Lewis - harmonica, vocals
  • Mario Cipollina - bass
  • Johnny Colla - saxophone, guitar, vocals
  • Bill Gibson - drums, percussion, vocals
  • Chris Hayes - guitar, vocals
  • Sean Hopper - keyboards, vocals
Backing vocals on Jacob's Ladder;
  • David Jenkins
Further information for the compilation will be added when available.


  • Bill Schnee - Producer
  • Peter Barrett - Design
  • Huey Lewis & the News - Producer
  • Andrew Biscomb - Design
Related releases

Jacob's Ladder was originally released on;

  • Fore, Huey Lewis And The News, 1986
Fore was subsequently re-released as part of a two-on-one release;