Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Dance to the Music
Sly & The Family Stone 3:01
2 It's Just Begun
The Jimmy Castor Bunch 3:44
3 One Nation Under a Groove
Funkadelic 3.25 7:27
4 For the Love of Money
The O’Jays 4 7:20
5 House Party
Fred Wesley 5:41
6 Pick Up the Pieces
Average White Band 5 4:01
7 Superfly
Curtis Mayfield 5 3:55
8 Who Is He (And What Is He to You?)
Bill Withers 3:15
9 Look-Ka-Py-Py
The Meters 3:14
10 Got to Getcha
Maceo and All the King’s Men 2:48
11 Sport
Lightnin’ Rod 2:36
12 Soul Junction
The Backyard Heavies 3:03
13 Cussin', Cryin' and Carryin' On
Ike & Tina Turner 2:36
14 Turn Off the Lights
Larry Youngs Fuel 7:04
15 Super People
The Notations 3:48
16 There's a Break in the Road
Betty Harris 2:46
17 Hercules
Aaron Neville 4:13
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Bottle
Gil Scott‐Heron 3 5:14
2 When the Revolution Comes
The Last Poets 2:29
3 (I Got) So Much Trouble in My Mind
Sir Joe Quarterman & Free Soul 3:11
4 Funky Miracle
The Meters 2:27
5 The Message
Cymande 4:17
6 I Gotcha
Joe Tex 2:14
7 I Don't Know What It Is but It Sure Is Funky
Ripple 3:20
8 Across 110th Street
Bobby Womack 3:50
9 It's Your Thing
The Isley Brothers 2:42
10 Getaway
Earth, Wind & Fire 3:46
11 K-Jee
The Nite-Liters 4:03
12 We Gettin' Down
Weldon Irvine 5:48
13 (Not Just) Knee Deep, Part 1
Funkadelic 10:16
14 Freddie's Dead
Curtis Mayfield 5:25
15 Blackberry Jam
Leroy Hutson 4:54
16 It's a New Day
Skull Snaps 3:01
17 Action Speaks Louder Than Words
Chocolate Milk 3:27
18 Yes We Can Can
Lee Dorsey 4:50
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Work It Out
Speedometer 3:05
2 Thunder Chicken
The Mighty Imperials 3:08
3 Don't Joke With a Hungry Man
Quantic feat. Spanky Wilson 5:17
4 Who's the King (You Know That's Me)
Joseph Henry 3:00
5 Hippy Skippy Moon Strut
The Mighty Show-Stoppers 3:52
6 I Am What I Am, Parts 1 & 2
Marva Whitney 4:37
7 My Man Is a Mean Man
Sharon Jones and the Dap‐Kings 3:16
8 Roderigo
Lack of Afro 3:43
9 Up From the South
The Budos Band 3:28
10 Everything Is Gonna Be Alright
Ria Currie & The Deep Soul Messengers 2:33
11 Step It Up
The Bamboos feat. Alice Russell 3:38
12 Make the Road by Walking
Menahan Street Band 3:05
13 The Witch (The Bamboos' version)
The Broken Keys 4:09

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Joseph Scott (US funk/soul bassist) (track 7)
drums:
Morris Jennings (track 7)
guitar:
Craig McMullen (track 7)
Curtis Mayfield (track 7)
percussion:
Master Henry Gibson (Percussionist with Curtis Mayfield, Stan Getz, Ramsey Lewis) (track 7)
horn arranger:
Roger Ball (track 6)
arranger:
Johnny Pate (track 7)
AWB (track 6)
Bobby Martin (US soul/R&B producer/arranger) (track 4)
composer:
Curtis Mayfield (track 7)
Allen Toussaint (track 17)
engineer:
Roger Anfinsen (track 7)
guest performer:
Kool & The Gang (track 11)
lead vocals:
Curtis Mayfield (track 7)
lyricist:
Curtis Mayfield (track 7)
Allen Toussaint (track 17)
mixer:
Tony Bongiovi (track 11)
orchestrator:
Johnny Pate (track 7)
performer:
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 3)
Junie Morrison (track 3)
Garry Shider (track 3)
producer:
Kenneth Gamble (track 4)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 4)
Arif Mardin (track 6)
Curtis Mayfield (track 7)
vocals:
Bill Withers (track 8)
writer:
Roger Ball (track 6)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 3)
Malcolm Duncan (track 6)
Kenneth Gamble (track 4)
Alan Gorrie (track 6)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 4)
Anthony Jackson (US bassist) (track 4)
Robbie McIntosh (Scottish drummer for Average White Band) (track 6)
Onnie McIntyre (track 6)
Stanley McKenny (track 8)
Junie Morrison (track 3)
Garry Shider (track 3)
Hamish Stuart (Scottish guitarist, bassist, singer composer & producer) (track 6)
Bill Withers (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
Curtom Records (1972) (track 7)
Atlantic Recording Corporation (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (1974) (track 6)
publisher:
Average Music (track 6)
BMG Bumblebee (track 6)
Bug Music Ltd. (track 6)
Curtom Publishing Co Inc (1972 – ????) (track 7)
edits:
For the Love of Money (7" single) by The O’Jays (track 4)
One Nation Under a Groove, Part 1 (7” version) by Funkadelic (track 3)
Superfly (7" single) by Curtis Mayfield (track 7)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
12 groszy by Kazik (track 3)
B.M. Funkster by Aphrodite (track 4)
Bop Gun (One Nation) (explicit) by Ice Cube featuring George Clinton (track 3)
Egg Man by Beastie Boys (tracks 7, 11)
Free by Will Young (track 8)
Money by Charli Baltimore (track 4)
Mr. Sophistication by Mekon (track 4)
Step Off by The Furious Five (track 4)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 474) (track 3)
cover recording of:
Hercules (track 17)
later translated versions:
recording of:
Pick Up the Pieces (track 6)
Superfly (track 7)

CD 2

bass guitar:
Joseph Scott (US funk/soul bassist) (track 14)
drums:
Morris Jennings (track 14)
Ziggy Modeliste (track 4)
guitar:
Curtis Mayfield (track 14)
Craig McMullen (track 14)
Leo Nocentelli (track 4)
bass:
George Porter, Jr. (track 4)
percussion:
Master Henry Gibson (Percussionist with Curtis Mayfield, Stan Getz, Ramsey Lewis) (track 14)
keyboard:
Art Neville (track 4)
arranger:
Johnny Pate (track 14)
composer:
Curtis Mayfield (track 14)
Gil Scott‐Heron (track 1)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 13)
engineer:
Roger Anfinsen (track 14)
lead vocals:
Curtis Mayfield (track 14)
lyricist:
Curtis Mayfield (track 14)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 13)
orchestrator:
Johnny Pate (track 14)
performer:
Peace (funk/soul, Bobby Womack collaborator, e.g "Across 100th Street") (track 8)
producer:
Curtis Mayfield (track 14)
John Schroeder (track 5)
writer:
Amadee Castenell (track 17)
Peter Cor (track 10)
Ernest Dabon (track 17)
Robert Dabon (track 17)
Harvey Fuqua (track 11)
J.J. Johnson (Jazz/bop trombonist/session leader) (track 8)
Ziggy Modeliste (track 4)
Art Neville (track 4)
Leo Nocentelli (track 4)
Patrick Patterson (track 5)
George Porter, Jr. (track 4)
Frank J. Richard (Frank J. Richard, Chocolate Milk) (track 17)
Dwight Richards (drummer) (track 17)
Steve Scipio (track 5)
Bernard Taylor (guitarist, songwriter, vocalist, ex-member of Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 10)
Mario Tio (track 17)
Bobby Womack (track 8)
Ivan Woods (track 16)
phonographic copyright by:
Curtom Records (1972) (track 14)
Rumal-Gia Ltd. (1976 –) (track 1)
publisher:
Marsaint Music Inc. (publishing) ( – ????) (track 17)
Curtom Publishing Co Inc (1972 – ????) (track 14)
edits:
sampled by:
Dj piinab plaati by A-Rühm (track 16)
I Want You by Common (track 16)
It's My Turn by Stezo (track 16)
Poison by The Prodigy (track 16)
What I Got by Sublime (track 16)
is the basis for:
Bouge de là (track 5)
Kenny’s Dead (track 14)
partial recording of:
recording of:
Freddie’s Dead (track 14)
Funky Miracle (track 4)
Getaway (track 10)
It's a New Day (track 16)
K-Jee (track 11)
The Bottle (track 1)
The Message (track 5)

CD 3

Hammond organ:
Ben Grayson (track 11)
bass guitar:
Yuri Pavlinov (track 11)
trumpet:
Cameron McAllister (track 11)
drums:
Danny Farrugia (track 11)
tambourine:
Elvis Aljus (track 11)
guitar:
Lance Ferguson (track 11)
vibraphone:
Corey Mwamba (track 3)
tenor saxophone:
Anton Delecca (track 11)
composer:
Lance Ferguson (track 11)
Will Holland (track 3)
guest vocals:
Alice Russell (track 11)
performer:
Spanky Wilson (track 3)
Alice Russell (track 11)
recording of:
Step It Up (track 11)

Release

ASIN: UK: B000V7G03I [info]