"Ebony and Ivory" is a 1982 number-one single by Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder. It was released on March 29 of that year. The song is featured on McCartney's album Tug of War. A self-empowerment hit that tackles issues of racial equality, the song reached number one on both the UK and the U.S. charts. It reappears on McCartney's All the Best! hits compilation (1987), and also on the UK two-disc version of Wonder's The Definitive Collection greatest hits compilation (2002). In 2013 Billboard Magazine, ranked the song as the 69th biggest hit of all-time on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
"Crystal Blue Persuasion" released as a single in June 1969, "Crystal Blue Persuasion" became one of the biggest hits for the group, peaking at number two on the Billboard Pop Singles chart. The single version differs from the album version of the song with horn overdubs added to the mix and a longer bongos overdub before the third verse.
"Thank God I'm a Country Boy" released as a single and went to No. 1 on both the Billboard magazine Hot Country Singles and Billboard Hot 100 charts The song topped both charts for one week each, first the country chart (on May 31), and the Hot 100 chart a week later.
"King of the Road" is a 1964 song written and originally recorded by country singer Roger Miller. The lyrics tell of the day-to-day life of a vagabond hobo who despite being poor (a "man of means by no means") revels in his freedom, describing himself humorously as the "king of the road". It was Miller's fifth single for Smash Records.