Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Geek
5:42
2 M.J.S. Funk
5:59
3 That’s It
4:46
4 Freedom Sound
8:25
5 Theme From “Exodus”
3:52
6 Coon
4:22
7 M.J.S. Funk (alternate version)
8:16
8 Coon (alternate version)
5:48
9 Song of India
4:08
10 Big Hunk of Funk
5:04
11 Tonight
2:55
12 507 Neyland
4:01
13 Till All Ends
3:35
14 Tortoise and the Hare
4:27
15 In a Dream
3:25
16 The Young Rabbits
3:39
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Sinnin’ Sam
4:43
2 Weather Beat
2:38
3 Scandalizing
4:33
4 White Cobra
4:55
5 Cathy’s Delight
3:03
6 Congolese Sermon
3:51
7 One Leg Dance
5:20
8 Deacon Brown
3:45
9 Turkish Black
5:37
10 Brahms’ Lullaby
4:46
11 Boopie
4:26
12 Tough Talk
2:24
13 No Name Samba
2:29
14 Lazy Canary
4:21
15 Lonely Horn
3:57
16 Brother Bernard
4:27
17 Moon River
4:43
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 On Broadway
2:32
2 Green Back Dollar
2:25
3 Close Shave
2:40
4 Free Sample
3:36
5 Mr. Sandman
3:01
6 Heat Wave
2:57
7 Sassy
4:32
8 Theme From “The L-Shaped Room” (a.k.a. T-Shaped Twist)
4:14
9 Some Samba
2:38
10 Stix March
2:49
11 Purple Onion
2:57
12 Long John
5:03
13 Robbins’ Nest
5:48
14 You Are Sometimes Only Rain
3:34
15 Out Back
6:06
16 Bachafillen
5:56
17 I’ll Remember Tomorrow
4:54
18 Polka Dots and Moonbeams
5:45
19 Sweetwater
3:12
CD 4
# Title Rating Length
1 The Thing
4:47
2 Sunset in the Mountains
5:15
3 While the City Sleeps
3:39
4 White Cobra
4:51
5 New Time Shuffle
4:48
6 Para Mi Espoza
6:44
7 Soul Kosher
5:43
8 Tribute to Charles
5:56
9 A Trane Thing
3:26
10 New Time Shuffle (alternate version)
4:28
11 The Thing (alternate version)
5:33
12 Uptight (Everything’s Alright)
2:29
13 The Shadow Do
2:39
14 Scratch
2:45
15 Isa’s Chant
2:34
CD 5
# Title Rating Length
1 Blue Monday
8:48
2 Night Theme
7:31
3 Uh Huh
6:21
4 Air Waves
9:24
5 Ice Water
6:45
6 Watts Happening
5:15
7 Promises, Promises
5:21
8 Love and Peace
3:24
9 Hey Jude
3:26
10 Sting Ray
3:41
11 Fancy Dance
4:28
CD 6
# Title Rating Length
1 Love Is Blue
4:41
2 Cookie Man
5:41
3 Upstairs
3:15
4 Fire Water
6:27
5 Give Peace a Chance
2:29
6 I Think It Was a Dream
5:53
7 Black Bird
2:42
8 The Thrill Is Gone
3:07
9 Anita’s New Dance
5:17
10 Space Settlement
11:13
11 All the Lonely Years
5:01
12 Another Blues
6:47

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Stix Hooper (tracks 1–16)
guitar:
Roy Gaines (tracks 1–2, 4, 6)
bass:
Jimmy Bond (tracks 1–16)
piano:
Joe Sample (tracks 1–16)
tenor saxophone:
Wilton Felder (tracks 1–16)
trombone:
Wayne Henderson (tracks 1–16)
producer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (tracks 1–16)
recording engineer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (tracks 1–16)
recorded at:
Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (1961-05-24) (tracks 1–8)
Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (1962-01-07) (tracks 9–14, 16)

CD 2

drums:
Stix Hooper (tracks 1–17)
bass:
Jimmy Bond (tracks 1–7)
Bobby Haynes (tracks 8–10, 12–17)
alto saxophone:
Wilton Felder (track 13)
piano:
Joe Sample (tracks 1–11, 14–17)
harpsichord:
Joe Sample (tracks 12–13)
tenor saxophone:
Wilton Felder (tracks 1–12, 14–17)
trombone:
Wayne Henderson (tracks 1–17)
producer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (tracks 1–17)
recording engineer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (tracks 1–17)
recorded at:
Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (1962-05-16) (tracks 3–4)
Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (1962-05-21) (tracks 5–7)
Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (1963-02-13) (tracks 8, 12–14, 16)
Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (1963-02-19) (tracks 9–11, 15)

CD 3

drums:
Stix Hooper (tracks 2–19)
guitar:
Joe Pass (jazz guitarist) (tracks 15, 17–18)
bass:
Bobby Haynes (tracks 2–11, 14)
Monk Montgomery (tracks 12–13, 15–19)
euphonium:
Wayne Henderson (tracks 13, 18)
electric piano:
Joe Sample (tracks 2–3, 8, 10)
alto saxophone:
Wilton Felder (track 18)
piano:
Joe Sample (tracks 4–7, 9, 11–19)
tenor saxophone:
Wilton Felder (tracks 2–17, 19)
trombone:
Wayne Henderson (tracks 2–12, 14–17, 19)
additional writer:
Jerry Leiber (track 1)
Mike Stoller (track 1)
composer:
Illinois Jacquet (track 13)
Sir Charles Thompson (jazz) (track 13)
lyricist:
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (track 13)
producer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (tracks 1–19)
recording engineer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (tracks 1–19)
writer:
Barry Mann (track 1)
Cynthia Weil (track 1)
recorded at:
Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (1963-09-24) (tracks 4, 7, 14)
Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (1963-09-25) (tracks 3, 5, 9–10)
Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (1963-09-26) (tracks 2, 6, 8, 11)
Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (1964-07-19) (tracks 12–13, 15–19)
cover recording of:
On Broadway (Mann/Weil/Leiber/Stoller version for The Drifters) (track 1)
instrumental recording of:
Robbins’ Nest (track 13)
later parody versions:
On Broadway (track 1)
later translated versions:
Am Gürtel (track 1)
À Broadway (track 1)
version of:
On Broadway (original Mann/Weil version) (track 1)

CD 4

drums:
Stix Hooper (tracks 1–15)
bass:
Monk Montgomery (tracks 2–3, 6–11)
Leroy Vinnegar (tracks 1, 4–5, 12–15)
euphonium:
Wayne Henderson (track 3)
piano:
Joe Sample (tracks 1–15)
tenor saxophone:
Wilton Felder (tracks 1–15)
trombone:
Wayne Henderson (tracks 1–2, 4–15)
producer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (tracks 1–15)
recording engineer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (tracks 1–11)
Lanky Linstrot (tracks 12–15)
recorded at:
Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (1965-02-05) (tracks 2–3, 6–11)
Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-02-07) (tracks 1, 4–5, 12–15)

CD 5

drums:
Stix Hooper (tracks 1–11)
guitar:
Arthur Adams (US blues singer, guitarist & songwriter) (track 8)
bass:
Buster Williams (tracks 1–11)
electric piano:
Joe Sample (tracks 8–9)
piano:
Joe Sample (tracks 1–7, 10–11)
tenor saxophone:
Wilton Felder (tracks 1–11)
trombone:
Wayne Henderson (tracks 1–11)
producer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (tracks 1–11)
recording engineer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (tracks 1–6)
Thorne Nogar (tracks 7–11)
writer:
John Lennon (Beatle) (1968) (track 9)
Paul McCartney (1968) (track 9)
publisher:
recorded at:
Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (1967-05-15) (tracks 1–6)
Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (1968-07-10) (tracks 8–9)
Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (1968-07-11) (tracks 10–11)
arrangements:
12 Songs: Hey Jude (track 9)
cover recording of:
Hey Jude (track 9)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Hey Jews (track 9)
Hey Spike (track 9)
Take Jude (track 9)
later translated parody versions:
Hey Buur (track 9)
Hey Jules (track 9)
later translated versions:
Hey Jude (german translation) (track 9)
Hey Jude (Finnish) (track 9)
Untamieta (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
The Beatles Concerto: 1st Movement: Maestoso - Allegro moderato (She Loves You / Eleanor Rigby / Yesterday / All My Loving / Hey Jude) (track 9)
Polkas on 45 (track 9)
All Together Now (medley) (track 9)

CD 6

drums:
Stix Hooper (tracks 1–4, 6–12)
whistle:
Stix Hooper (track 10)
tambourine:
Stix Hooper (track 5)
bass:
Buster Williams (tracks 1–12)
electric piano:
Joe Sample (tracks 7–8)
piano:
Joe Sample (tracks 1–6, 9–12)
tenor saxophone:
Wilton Felder (tracks 1–12)
trombone:
Wayne Henderson (tracks 1–12)
composer:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 5)
lyricist:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 5)
producer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (tracks 1–12)
recording engineer:
Mike Deneke (tracks 5–12)
Thorne Nogar (tracks 1–4)
writer:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 7)
Paul McCartney (track 7)
publisher:
recorded at:
Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (1968-07-09) (tracks 1–2)
Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (1970-02-28) (tracks 6, 9–12)
Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (1970-03-07) (tracks 5, 7–8)
cover recording of:
Blackbird (track 7)
later parody versions:
Scootaloo (track 7)
later translated versions:
Amsel (track 7)
referred to in medleys: