Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Fresh
Kool & The Gang 5:52
2 Candy
Cameo 5:48
3 Oh Shelia
Ready for the World 6:51
4 Midas Touch
Midnight Star 6:37
5 Best of My Love
The Emotions 3:41
6 Do It ('Til You're Satisfied)
B.T. Express 5:54
7 Shine Your Light
Graingers 5:34
8 Give Me Your Love
Sylvia Striplin 6:20
9 (Not Just) Knee Deep
Funkadelic 4:29
10 All Night Long
Mary Jane Girls 5:48
11 Joy and Pain (feat. Frankie Beverly)
Maze 7:13
12 Solid
Ashford & Simpson 4 5:09
13 Blame It on the Boogie
The Jacksons 6:58
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Planet Rock
Afrika Bambaataa 6:26
2 White Horse
Laid Back 5:45
3 Forget Me Nots
Patrice Rushen 7:16
4 Genius of Love
Tom Tom Club 4.5 7:30
5 Take That to the Bank
Shalamar 5:08
6 Running Away
Roy Ayers 6:57
7 Ain't Nobody
Chaka Khan 5 4:43
8 Lovely Day
Bill Withers 4:16
9 All This Love That I'm Giving
Gwen McCrae 3:57
10 Jammin' Big Guitar
Vaughan Mason 6:55
11 Funky Little Beat
Connie 5:14
12 Body Mechanic
Quadrant Six 7:06
13 Al-Naafiysh (The Soul)
Hashim 7:46

Credits

CD 1

strings arranger:
Randy Muller (track 6)
composer:
Frankie Beverly (track 11)
Rick James (American vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer) (track 10)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 9)
lyricist:
Rick James (American vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer) (track 10)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 9)
producer:
Jeff Lane (soul funk singer, songwriter, arranger, producer) (track 6)
writer:
Nickolas Ashford (track 12)
James Bedford (track 8)
Larry Blackmon (track 2)
Dave Jackson (Motown songwriter aka Dave Jackson-Rich) (track 13)
Tomi Jenkins (track 2)
Elmar Krohn (track 13)
Sandy Linzer (track 1)
Al McKay (track 5)
Mick Jackson (track 13)
Billy Nichols (US soul/disco singer/songwriter) (track 6)
Valerie Simpson (track 12)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (track 1)
Boaz McWade Watson (track 4)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 5)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 5)
Epic Solar Songs Inc. ( – ????) (track 4)
Music in Three (track 6)
Songs of Lastrada (track 4)
edit of:
sampled by:
In the House by Jurassic 5 (track 7)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
All Night Long (Waterbed) (track 10)
Candy (Will Smith song) (track 2)
later translated versions:
Best of My Love (Japanese Version) (track 5)
Deine Mutti (track 13)
partial recording of:
recording of:
All Night Long (track 10)
Best of My Love (track 5)
Candy (Cameo song) (track 2)
Do It (Do It ’Till You’re Satisfied) (track 6)
Fresh (track 1)
Give Me Your Love (track 8)
Joy and Pain (track 11)
Midas Touch (track 4)
Solid (track 12)

CD 2

bass guitar:
Jerry Knight (track 8)
drums and shakers:
Russ Kunkel (track 8)
guitar:
Ray Parker Jr. (track 8)
Bill Withers (track 8)
percussion:
Ralph MacDonald (track 8)
keyboard:
Clarence McDonald (track 8)
arranger:
Roy Ayers (track 6)
Clarence McDonald (track 8)
co-producer:
William Allen (bassist) (track 6)
Edwin Birdsong (track 6)
composer:
conductor:
Charles Veal Jr. (track 8)
lyricist:
producer:
Roy Ayers (track 6)
Bill Withers (track 8)
Clarence McDonald (track 8)
vocals:
Bill Withers (track 8)
writer:
Roy Ayers (track 6)
Adrian Belew (track 4)
Edwin Birdsong (track 6)
Jeremiah Burden (track 9)
"Eternity" (Songwriting alias) (track 9)
Chris Frantz (track 4)
John Guldberg (track 2)
Terri McFaddin (track 3)
Patrice Rushen (track 3)
Skip Scarborough (track 8)
Kevin Spencer (track 5)
Tim Stahl (track 2)
Steven Stanley (Producer) (track 4)
Leon Sylvers (track 5)
Freddie Washington (US session bassist) (track 3)
Tina Weymouth (track 4)
Lynn Williams (track 9)
Bill Withers (track 8)
Betty Wright (track 9)
publisher:
ATV Music (track 5)
Baby Fingers Music (track 3)
Freddie Dee Music (track 3)
Overdue Music (track 7)
Yamina Music (track 3)
DJ-mixes:
mash-ups:
remix of:
Running Away (LP version) by Roy Ayers (track 6)
remixes:
sampled by:
Minute Man by Harlem World (track 8)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
later versions:
Ain't Nobody (additional lyrics) (track 7)
recording of:
Ain’t Nobody (track 7)
Forget Me Nots (track 3)
Genius of Love (track 4)
Running Away (track 6)
White Horse (track 2)
Lovely Day (1977) (track 8)