Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Easy
Commodores 4 4:16
2 After the Love Has Gone
Earth, Wind & Fire 4:25
3 If You Don't Know Me by Now
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 4.65 3:29
4 Here and Now
Luther Vandross 5:22
5 One Hundred Ways
James Ingram & Quincy Jones 4:19
6 Baby Come to Me
Regina Belle 4:12
7 Dreamin'
Vanessa Williams 3 5:25
8 Suddenly
Billy Ocean 5 3:53
9 Shake You Down
Gregory Abbott 4 4:04
10 Shining Star
The Manhattans 3:45
11 Ain't No Sunshine
Bill Withers 4.5 2:04
12 Always and Forever
Heatwave 3:39
13 Love Zone
Billy Ocean 4:13
14 Sing a Song
Earth, Wind & Fire 3 3:26
15 Your Secret Love
Luther Vandross 4:01
16 Wake Up Everybody
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 3:39
17 I Got the Feelin' (It's Over)
Gregory Abbott 4:00

Credits

CD 1

drums:
David Beal (track 9)
bass:
T.M. Stevens (track 9)
arranger:
Gregory Abbott (track 9)
Booker T. Jones (track 11)
Bobby Martin (US soul/R&B producer/arranger) (track 3)
background vocals:
Gregory Abbott (track 9)
The Blue Notes (Harold Melvin group) (track 3)
Robert Deadmon (track 9)
Aida Foreman (track 9)
composer:
Gregory Abbott (tracks 9, 17)
Lionel Richie (track 1)
Rod Temperton (track 12)
Billy Ocean (track 8)
Bill Withers (track 11)
lead vocals:
Gregory Abbott (track 9)
Harold Melvin (track 3)
lyricist:
Gregory Abbott (tracks 9, 17)
Lionel Richie (track 1)
Billy Ocean (track 8)
Bill Withers (track 11)
mixer:
John Golden (mastering engineer) (track 11)
producer:
Gregory Abbott (track 9)
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 3, 16)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 3, 16)
Booker T. Jones (track 11)
recording engineer:
Bill Halverson (track 11)
Bill Lazarus (track 11)
vocals:
Bill Withers (track 11)
writer:
Victor Carstarphen (track 16)
Bill Champlin (track 2)
David L. Elliott (track 4)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 2)
Kenneth Gamble (track 3)
Leo Graham Jr. (producer / composer / lyricist) (track 10)
Jay Graydon (track 2)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 3)
Gene McFadden (track 16)
Al McKay (track 14)
Paul Richmond (producer - songwriter - bassist) (track 10)
Terry Steele (track 4)
Luther Vandross (track 15)
Reed Vertelney (track 15)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 14)
John Whitehead (track 16)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1972) (tracks 3, 11)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1975) (track 14)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1986) (track 9)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 11)
Grabbitt Music (track 9)
mash-ups:
Lovely and Easy by ccc (track 1)
remixes:
sampled by:
Stop by Blazin’ Squad (track 1)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 280) (track 11)
is the basis for:
Stop (track 1)
later parody versions:
Easter (track 1)
later translated versions:
Allem Anschein nach bist Du's (Ain't No Sunshine) (track 11)
Easy (track 1)
partial recording of:
Wake Up Everybody (track 16)
recording of:
Ain’t No Sunshine (track 11)
Always and Forever (track 12)
Easy (track 1)
Here and Now (track 4)
Shake You Down (track 9)
Shining Star (track 10)
Sing a Song (track 14)
Suddenly (track 8)
Your Secret Love (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 11)

Release

ASIN: US: B001309MXW [info]