Gold (album series)

"Gold" is a series of 2-disc compilation albums released by Universal Music Group. They are usually priced about the same as a regular single CD. Some of them also include several tracks licensed from non-Universal Record Labels.

Most, if not all, of the albums share a common layout, with a photograph of the artist below a gold bar, with a black vertical line near the right hand side, the artist's name on the left of the black line, and "Gold" on the right. Earlier Gold series compilations had a design based on that of , such as the compilations for and Etta James.

Most of the earliest CDs in this series were released on the Hip-O imprint.

CDs in this series include, alphabetically by band or artists's full name:

* "Gold" (ABC album), a 2006 2-CD ABC compilation
* , a 2005 2-CD Aerosmith compilation reissue of "Young Lust: The Aerosmith Anthology"
* "Gold" (The Allman Brothers Band album), a 2005 2-CD The Allman Brothers Band compilation
* "Gold" (Joan Armatrading album), a 2005 2-CD Joan Armatrading compilation
* "Gold" (Louis Armstrong album), a 2006 2-CD Louis Armstrong compilation
* "Gold" (Asia album), a 2005 2-CD Asia compilation
* "Gold" (Roy Ayers album), a 2005 2-CD Roy Ayers compilation
* "Gold" (Bachman-Turner Overdrive album), a 2005 2-CD Bachman-Turner Overdrive compilation
* "Gold" (The Beautiful South album), a 2006 2-CD The Beautiful South compilation
* "Gold" (Chuck Berry album), a 2005 2-CD Chuck Berry compilation reissue of "The Anthology"
* "Gold" (Jane Birkin album), a 2007 2-CD Jane Birkin compilation
* "Gold" (James Brown album), a 2005 2-CD James Brown compilation
* "Gold" (J.J. Cale album), a 2007 2-CD J.J. Cale compilation
* "Gold" (John Cale album), a 2007 2-CD John Cale compilation reissue of "The Island Years"
* "Gold" (Cameo album), a 2005 2-CD Cameo compilation reissue of "Anthology"
* , the Carpenters' 2004 compilation, which was originally a gold and black album; it was reissued in 2006 under the "Gold" series
* "Gold" (Cher album), a 2005 2-CD Cher compilation
* "Gold" (Cinderella album), a 2006 2-CD Cinderella compilation
* "Gold" (Patsy Cline album), a 2005 2-CD Patsy Cline compilation
* "Gold" (Joe Cocker album), a 2006 2-CD Joe Cocker compilation
* "Gold" (The Commodores album), a 2005 2-CD The Commodores compilation spanning The Commodores career with Lionel Richie and without him.
* "Gold" (The Cranberries album), a 2008 2-CD The Cranberries compilation
* "Gold" (Cream album), a 2005 2-CD Cream compilation
* "Gold" (Bing Crosby album), a 2008 2-CD Bing Crosby compilation reissue of "The Best Of Bing Crosby"
* "Gold" (The Crusaders album), a 2007 2-CD The Crusaders compilation
* "Gold" (Roger Daltrey album), a 2006 2-CD Roger Daltrey compilation
* "Gold" (Chris De Burgh album), a 2007 2-CD Chris De Burgh compilation
* "Gold" (Paco De Lucía album), a 2005 2-CD Paco De Lucía compilation reissue of "Antología"
* "Gold" (Neil Diamond album), a 2005 2-CD Neil Diamond compilation
* "Gold" (Bo Diddley album), a 2008 2-CD Bo Diddley compilation
* "Gold" (Donna Summer album), a 2005 2-CD Donna Summer compilation
* "Gold" (Eric B. & Rakim album), a 2005 2-CD Eric B. & Rakim album compilation
* "Gold" (Fairport Convention album), a 2005 2-CD Fairport Convention compilation reissue of "Chronicles"
* "Gold" (Ella Fitzgerald album), a 2007 2-CD Ella Fitzgerald compilation
* "Gold" (Four Tops album), a 2005 2-CD Four Tops compilation
* "Gold" (Peter Frampton album), a 2005 2-CD Peter Frampton compilation
* "Gold" (Connie Francis album), a 2005 2-CD Connie Francis compilation
* "Gold" (Serge Gainsbourg album), a 2007 2-CD Serge Gainsbourg compilation
* "Gold" (The Gap Band album), a 2006 2-CD The Gap Band compilation
* "Gold" (Marvin Gaye album), a 2005 2-CD Marvin Gaye compilation
* "Gold" (Billie Holiday album), a 2005 2-CD Billie Holiday compilation
* "Gold" (Buddy Holly album), a 2005 2-CD Buddy Holly compilation
* "Gold" (John Lee Hooker album), a 2007 2-CD John Lee Hooker compilation
* "Gold" (The Jackson 5 album), a 2005 2-CD The Jackson 5 compilation
* "Gold" (Joe Jackson album), a 2008 2-CD Joe Jackson compilation
* "Gold" (The Jam album), a 2005 2-CD The Jam compilation reissue of the 2-CD edition of "The sound of The Jam"
* "Gold" (Etta James album), a 2007 2-CD Etta James compilation
* "Gold" (Rick James album), a 2005 2-CD Rick James compilation
* "Gold" (Tom Jones album), a 2005 2-CD Tom Jones compilation
* "Gold" (B.B. King album), a 2006 2-CD B.B. King compilation
* "Gold" (Kiss album), a 2005 2-CD Kiss compilation
* "Gold" (Gladys Knight & The Pips album), a 2006 2-CD Gladys Knight & The Pips compilation
* "Gold" (Kool & The Gang album), a 2005 2-CD Kool & The Gang compilation
* "Gold" (Patti LaBelle album), a 2005 2-CD Patti LaBelle compilation
* "Gold" (Level 42 album), a 2005 2-CD Level 42 compilation
* "Gold" (Loretta Lynn album), a 2006 2-CD Loretta Lynn compilation
* "Gold" (Lynyrd Skynyrd album), a 2006 2-CD Lynyrd Skynyrd compilation reissue of "The Essential Lynyrd Skynyrd"
* "Gold" (The Mamas And The Papas album), a 2005 2-CD The Mamas And The Papas compilation
* "Gold" (Bob Marley and The Wailers album), a 2005 2-CD Bob Marley and The Wailers compilation
* "Gold" (The Mavericks album), a 2006 2-CD The Mavericks compilation
* "Gold" (Brian McKnight album), a 2007 2-CD Brian McKnight compilation
* "Gold" (Stephanie Mills album), a 2006 2-CD Stephanie Mills compilation
* "Gold" (The Moody Blues album), a 2005 2-CD The Moody Blues compilation
* "Gold" (The Neville Brothers album), a 2005 2-CD The Neville Brothers compilation
* "Gold" (New Edition album), a 2005 2-CD New Edition compilation
* "Gold" (Olivia Newton-John album), a 2005 2-CD Olivia Newton-John compilation
* "Gold" (The Oak Ridge Boys album), a 2007 2-CD The Oak Ridge Boys compilation
* "Gold" (Ohio Players album), a 2008 2-CD Ohio Players compilation
* "Gold" (Robert Palmer album), a 2006 2-CD Robert Palmer compilation
* "Gold" (Parliament album), a 2005 2-CD Parliament compilation
* "Gold" (Poco album), a 2006 2-CD Poco compilation
* "Gold" (Martha Reeves & The Vandellas album), a 2006 2-CD Martha Reeves & The Vandellas compilation
* "Gold" (Lionel Richie album), a 2006 2-CD Lionel Richie compilation spanning Lionel Richie career as lead singer with The Commodores and solo.
* "Gold" (The Righteous Brothers album), a 2005 2-CD The Righteous Brothers compilation
* "Gold" (Smokey Robinson & The Miracles album), a 2005 2-CD Smokey Robinson & The Miracles compilation (UK edition spanning only The Miracles career. US edition spanning Smokey Robinson solo career as well)
* "Gold" (Rush album), a 2006 2-CD Rush compilation
* "Gold" (Scorpions album), a 2006 2-CD Scorpions compilation
* "Gold" (Nina Simone album), a 2005 2-CD Nina Simone compilation
* "Gold" (Siouxsie & The Banshees album), a 2007 2-CD Siouxsie & The Banshees compilation withdrawn soon after release. Reissue of the 2-CD edition of "The best of Siouxsie & The Banshees"
* "Gold" (Soraya album), a 2006 2-CD Soraya compilation
* "Gold" (Burning Spear album), a 2005 2-CD Burning Spear compilation
* "Gold" (Dusty Springfield album), a 2008 2-CD Dusty Springfield compilation
* "Gold" (Squeeze album), a 2005 2-CD Squeeze compilation
* "Gold" (The Statler Brothers album), a 2006 2-CD The Statler Brothers compilation
* "Gold" (Status Quo album), a 2005 2-CD Status Quo compilation
* "Gold" (Steppenwolf album), a 2005 2-CD Steppenwolf compilation
* "Gold" (Cat Stevens album), a 2005 2-CD Cat Stevens compilation
* "Gold" (Rod Stewart album), a 2005 2-CD Rod Stewart compilation
* "Gold" (The Style Council album), a 2006 2-CD The Style Council compilation
* "Gold" (Styx album), a 2006 2-CD Styx compilation reissue of "Come Sail Away - The Styx Anthology"
* "Gold" (Sublime album), a 2005 2-CD Sublime compilation
* "Gold" (Supertramp album), a 2005 2-CD Supertramp compilation released in the UK/Europe under the title "Retrospectacle"
* "Gold" (The Supremes album), a 2005 2-CD The Supremes compilation
* "Gold" (Tears For Fears album), a 2006 2-CD Tears For Fears compilation
* "Gold" (The Temptations album), a 2005 2-CD The Temptations compilation
* "Gold" (Pete Townshend album), a 2005 2-CD Pete Townshend compilation
* "Gold" (Traffic album%29, a 2005 2-CD Traffic compilation
* "Gold" (Conway Twitty album), a 2006 2-CD Conway Twitty compilation
* "Gold" (Sarah Vaughan album), a 2007 2-CD Sarah Vaughan compilation
* "Gold" (The Velvet Underground album), a 2005 2-CD The Velvet Underground compilation
* "Gold" (Dinah Washington album), a 2007 2-CD Dinah Washington compilation
* "Gold" (Grover Washington, Jr. album), a 2006 2-CD Grover Washington, Jr. compilation
* "Gold" (Muddy Waters album), a 2007 2-CD Muddy Waters compilation reissue of "The Anthology"
* "Gold" (Barry White album), a 2008 2-CD Barry White compilation
* "Gold" (Whitesnake album), a 2006 2-CD Whitesnake compilation
* "Gold" (Don Williams album), a 2000 2-CD Don Williams compilation
* "Gold" (Hank Williams album), a 2005 2-CD Hank Williams compilation

ee also

*20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection
*The Essential
*16 Biggest Hits
*Super Hits
*RCA Country Legends
*Gold (album)


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