Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 It's Raining Men
The Weather Girls 4:50
2 Lovely Day (Sunshine mix)
Bill Withers 3:47
3 Straight to the Top
Stanley Clarke 3:54
4 Hero
Gladys Knight & The Pips 3:42
5 Green Light
Mtume 5:15
6 Rockin' After Midnight
Marvin Gaye 5:55
7 Play That Funky Music
Wild Cherry 4:56
8 Just Be Good to Me
The S.O.S. Band 4:40
9 Stop to Love
Luther Vandross 5:10
10 Let's Groove
Earth, Wind & Fire 4.5 5:36
11 Blame It on the Boogie
The Jacksons 4.35 3:33
12 Baby Love
Mother’s Finest 4:13
13 Criticize
Alexander O’Neal 4:06
14 Let's Hear It for the Boy
Deniece Williams 4 4:19

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar and synthesizer:
Allen Wentz (Bass player for wild cherry) (track 7)
drums:
Ronald Beitle (Dummer for Wild Cherry) (track 7)
Rick Morotta (1978) (track 11)
guitar:
Paul Jackson, Jr. (track 14)
Roland Bautista (1978) (track 11)
Tito Jackson (1978) (track 11)
Mike Sembello (1978) (track 11)
bass:
Gary King (bass) (1978) (track 11)
Nathan Watts (1978) (track 11)
electric guitar:
Bryan Bassett (track 7)
Robert Parissi (track 7)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 14)
Rick Morotta (1978) (track 11)
keyboard:
Greg Phillinganes (1978) (track 11)
congas:
Laudir de Oliveira (1978) (track 11)
Claudio Slon (1978) (track 11)
additional vocals:
Ronald Beitle (Dummer for Wild Cherry) (track 7)
Allen Wentz (Bass player for wild cherry) (track 7)
Bryan Bassett (track 7)
background vocals:
George Merrill (track 14)
Shannon Rubicam (track 14)
Deniece Williams (US soul/funk vocalist/songwriter) (track 14)
composer:
Nat Adderley, Jr. (track 9)
James Harris III (US producer aka Jimmy Jam) (track 8)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (track 8)
Thomas Snow (US songwriter) (track 14)
Robert Parissi (track 7)
Luther Vandross (track 9)
instruments:
George Duke (track 14)
lead vocals:
Robert Parissi (track 7)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (1978) (track 11)
lyricist:
Nat Adderley, Jr. (track 9)
Robert Parissi (track 7)
Dean Pitchford (track 14)
Luther Vandross (track 9)
producer:
George Duke (track 14)
writer:
Paul Jabara (track 1)
Dave Jackson (Motown songwriter aka Dave Jackson-Rich) (track 11)
Jellybean Johnson (track 13)
Elmar Krohn (track 11)
Mick Jackson (track 11)
Alexander O’Neal (track 13)
Paul Shaffer (pianist, bandleader, Dave Letterman's sidekick) (track 1)
Wayne Vaughn (track 10)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 10)
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) (1981) (track 10)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1984) (track 14)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1984) (track 14)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 1, 9–10)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 7)
mash-ups:
remixes:
sampled by:
cover recording of:
Blame It on the Boogie (1978) (track 11)
is the basis for:
Play That Funky Music (Vanilla Ice version) (track 7)
later parody versions:
Play Funky (track 7)
Raining Blood (track 1)
later translated versions:
Deine Mutti (track 11)
later versions:
Dub Be Good to Me (track 8)
recording of:
Criticize (track 13)
It’s Raining Men (track 1)
Just Be Good to Me (track 8)
Let's Groove (track 10)
Stop to Love (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 1)
Hitmix (Alexander O’Neal work) (track 13)