Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Black Velvet
Alannah Myles 4:44
2 Hey Jude
Wilson Pickett 4:01
3 Walk On By
Dionne Warwick 2:52
4 I’ve Been Loving You Too Long
Otis Redding 3:10
5 Why Can’t We Live Together
Timmy Thomas 3:28
6 In the Rain
The Dramatics 4:30
7 Killing Me Softly With His Song
Roberta Flack 4:43
8 Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me
Gladys Knight & The Pips 3:42
9 It Feels So Good to Be Loved So Bad
The Manhattans 4:36
10 A Woman Needs Love
Ray Parker Jr. 5 4:01
11 Gun
Gil Scott‐Heron 3:58
12 For the Love of You, Parts 1 & 2
The Isley Brothers 5:36
13 Shake You Down
Gregory Abbott 3:58
14 Baby Come to Me
Regina Belle 5:33
15 Shiver
George Benson 5:18
16 Give Me the Night
Randy Crawford 5:05
17 Sweet Love
Anita Baker 4:21
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Back Stabbers
The O’Jays 5 3:06
2 Could It Be I’m Falling in Love
David Grant & Jaki Graham 4:03
3 You Make Me Wanna
Usher 3:38
4 Creep
TLC 4.75 4:26
5 Would I Lie to You
Charles & Eddie 4 4:35
6 Tonight I Celebrate My Love
Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack 3:27
7 You Are My Lady
Freddie Jackson 4:17
8 That’s the Way of the World
Earth, Wind & Fire 5:42
9 I Say a Little Prayer
Diana King 3:34
10 Miss You Like Crazy
Natalie Cole 3:51
11 Love Don’t Live Here Anymore
Rose Royce 3:52
12 Just Don’t Want to Be Lonely
Blue Magic 7:09
13 Let It Be
Aretha Franklin 3:28
14 Love Don’t Love Nobody
The Spinners 3:28
15 Free
Deniece Williams 5:56
16 So Amazing
Luther Vandross 3:37
17 A Thin Line Between Love and Hate
The Persuaders 3:24
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Fallin’
Alicia Keys 3:29
2 I Believe I Can Fly
R. Kelly 5:19
3 Me and Mrs. Jones
Billy Paul 5 4:45
4 Baby, Come to Me
Patti Austin & James Ingram 3:41
5 If You Don’t Know Me by Now
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 4.65 3:25
6 Love on a Two‐Way Street
The Moments 3:43
7 When Will I See You Again
The Three Degrees 2:33
8 You Are Everything
Melanie Williams & Joe Roberts 3:33
9 Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time)
The Delfonics 5 3:20
10 Lean on Me
Bill Withers 3:54
11 How Deep Is Your Love
Portrait 3:56
12 Feel So High
Des’ree 3:52
13 Delicate
Terence Trent D’Arby 3:49
14 Family Affair
Sly & The Family Stone 3:51
15 There’ll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)
Billy Ocean 4:49
16 Mr. Bojangles
Nina Simone 5:00
17 After the Love Has Gone
Earth, Wind & Fire 4:23
18 Wishing on a Star
Rose Royce 3:55
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Just Mee & U
Luniz 4:57
2 You Gotta Be
Des’ree 4:06
3 Emotion
Destiny’s Child 3:56
4 Lady Love Me (One More Times)
George Benson 3:57
5 One
Mica Paris 4:29
6 Do Me Baby
Meli'sa Morgan 4:02
7 Suddenly
Billy Ocean 5 3:50
8 Un‐Break My Heart
Toni Braxton 4:27
9 Between the Sheets
The Isley Brothers 5 5:41
10 Sign Your Name
Terence Trent D’Arby 4:33
11 Did You Hear What They Said?
Gil Scott‐Heron 3:28
12 At Last
Lou Rawls 3:37
13 These Arms of Mine
Otis Redding 2:32
14 (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
Aretha Franklin 3.5 2:43
15 Tell It Like This
Bettye Swann 2:53
16 Almaz
Randy Crawford 4:06
17 Bring It On Home to Me
Sam Cooke & Lou Rawls 4 2:42
18 Under the Boardwalk
The Drifters 2:41
19 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Roberta Flack 4:15

Credits

CD 1

assistant engineer:
Al Ramirez (track 10)
co-producer:
Ollie Brown (US drummer, session musician & record producer) (track 10)
composer:
Gregory Abbott (track 13)
Burt Bacharach (track 3)
Anita Baker (track 17)
Gary Bias (track 17)
Charles Fox (film/TV composer, also Latin pianist) (track 7)
Louis A. Johnson (track 17)
Rod Temperton (track 16)
Timmy Thomas (track 5)
Ray Parker Jr. (track 10)
James D. Weatherly (track 8)
lyricist:
Gregory Abbott (track 13)
Rod Temperton (track 16)
Timmy Thomas (track 5)
Hal David (track 3)
Norman Gimbel (track 7)
Ray Parker Jr. (track 10)
James D. Weatherly (track 8)
mixer:
Ray Parker Jr. (track 10)
producer:
Ray Parker Jr. (track 10)
vocals:
Dionne Warwick (track 3)
writer:
Tony Hester (track 6)
Gil Scott‐Heron (track 11)
David Tyson (Canadian producer/songwriter) (track 1)
Christopher Ward (track 1)
Jerry Butler (soul singer) (1965) (track 4)
Otis Redding (1965) (track 4)
publisher:
Brouhaha Music (track 11)
Grabbitt Music (track 13)
Groovesville Music (publishing) ( – ????) (track 6)
Rodali Music (track 7)
sampled by:
cover recording of:
Give Me the Night (track 16)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Act Selfless (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Du gehst vorbei (track 3)
Geh vorbei (track 3)
Ne nézz rám (track 3)
later versions:
Oui, va plus loin (Walk On By) (track 3)
recording of:
A Woman Needs Love (track 10)
Black Velvet (track 1)
Gun (track 11)
In the Rain (track 6)
Shake You Down (track 13)
Sweet Love (track 17)
Walk On By (track 3)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

turntable:
Sol Messiah (track 4)
additional composer:
Benjamin Wright (track 16)
composer:
Dallas Austin (track 4)
Burt Bacharach (track 9)
Michael Masser (track 6)
Luther Vandross (track 16)
engineer:
Ray Bardani (track 16)
lyricist:
Gerry Goffin (track 6)
Hal David (track 9)
mixer:
Ray Bardani (track 16)
performer:
Charles & Eddie (track 5)
producer:
Dallas Austin (track 4)
Tom Dowd (track 13)
Kenneth Gamble (track 1)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 1)
Arif Mardin (track 13)
Andy Marvel (track 9)
Charles Stepney (track 15)
Jerry Wexler (track 13)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 15)
writer:
Preston Glass (track 10)
Gerry Goffin (track 10)
Susaye Greene (track 15)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 1)
Joseph Jefferson (70s soul/funk) (track 14)
Michael Leeson (track 5)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 13)
Michael Masser (track 10)
Paul McCartney (track 13)
Gene McFadden (track 1)
Hank Redd (track 15)
Charles Simmons (70s soul/funk) (track 14)
Peter Vale (writer/arranger) (track 5)
Nathan Watts (track 15)
John Whitehead (track 1)
Deniece Williams (US soul/funk vocalist/songwriter) (track 15)
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) (track 1)
publisher:
Black Eye Music (track 15)
Casa David Music (track 9)
Island Music Ltd. (track 15)
Kee - Drick Music (track 15)
Maclen Music Ltd. (track 13)
Mijac Music (track 1)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 13)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 9)
BMG VM Music Ltd. (2013-05-16 –) (track 5)
edits:
Free (7" version) by Deniece Williams (track 15)
Free (long single version) (7" long version) by Deniece Williams (track 15)
mash-ups:
remixes:
Backstabbers by The O’Jays (track 1)
sampled by:
Back Stabbaz by Fast Crew (track 1)
cover recording of:
Let It Be (track 13)
later parody versions:
Little Bees (track 13)
Set Him Free (track 13)
later translated parody versions:
Les P'tites Bites (track 13)
later translated versions:
Aber wie (Let It Be) (track 13)
Let it be (track 13)
Warum I (track 13)
later versions:
recording of:
Back Stabbers (track 1)
Creep (track 4)
Free (track 15)
Miss You Like Crazy (track 10)
So Amazing (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 13)

CD 3

bass, drums, guitar and keyboard:
Ashley Ingram (track 12)
percussion:
Harry Morgan (track 12)
additional producer:
Phil Legg (track 12)
arranger:
Michael Graves (track 12)
Bobby Martin (US soul/R&B producer/arranger) (track 5)
background vocals:
The Blue Notes (Harold Melvin group) (track 5)
composer:
Alicia Keys (track 1)
Sylvester Stewart (track 14)
Jerry Jeff Walker (track 16)
Bill Withers (track 10)
lead vocals:
Harold Melvin (track 5)
lyricist:
Alicia Keys (track 1)
Sylvester Stewart (track 14)
Jerry Jeff Walker (track 16)
Bill Withers (track 10)
mixer:
Phil Legg (track 12)
producer:
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 3, 5)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 3, 5)
Ashley Ingram (track 12)
writer:
Wayne Brathwaite (track 15)
Bill Champlin (track 17)
Des’ree (track 12)
Barry Eastmond (track 15)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 17)
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 3, 5, 7)
Cary Gilbert (track 3)
Michael Graves (track 12)
Jay Graydon (track 17)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 3, 5, 7)
Billy Ocean (track 15)
Rod Temperton (track 4)
Thom Bell (1969) (track 9)
William Hart (of The Delfonics) (1969) (track 9)
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) (track 5)
publisher:
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 3, 5, 7)
Warner/Chappell (track 7)
cover recording of:
Mr. Bojangles (track 16)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
When Will I See You Again (Japanese version) (track 7)
幾時再見 (track 7)
recording of:
Baby, Come to Me (track 4)
Fallin’ (track 1)
Family Affair (track 14)
Feel So High (track 12)
Lean on Me (track 10)
Me and Mrs. Jones (track 3)

CD 4

strings arranger:
Ashley Ingram (track 2)
drums programming:
Kevin Clarke (track 2)
guitar:
Billy Davis (guitarist for The Drifters) (track 18)
bass and keyboard:
Ashley Ingram (track 2)
additional writer:
Jerry Wexler (track 14)
baritone vocals:
Gene Pearson (track 18)
bass vocals:
Winifred Terry (track 18)
co-producer:
Des’ree (track 2)
Ashley Ingram (track 2)
composer:
Paul David Hewson (singer of U2) (track 5)
Chris Cameron (track 10)
Adam Clayton (track 5)
Sam Cooke (track 17)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 10)
David Howell Evans (U2 guitarist David Evans) (track 5)
Carole King (track 14)
Ewan MacColl (track 19)
Larry Mullen, Jr. (track 5)
Otis Redding (track 13)
André Cymone (track 6)
Billy Ocean (track 7)
lead vocals:
Sam Cooke (track 17)
Johnny Moore (soul/rnb vocalist for The Drifters) (track 18)
lyricist:
Paul David Hewson (singer of U2) (track 5)
Sam Cooke (track 17)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 10)
Ewan MacColl (track 19)
André Cymone (track 6)
Gerry Goffin (track 14)
Billy Ocean (track 7)
mixer:
Mark ‘Spike’ Stent (producer, engineer) (track 2)
tenor vocals:
Charlie Thomas (The Drifters) (track 18)
writer:
Des’ree (track 2)
Ashley Ingram (track 2)
Ernie Isley (track 9)
Marvin Isley (track 9)
O'Kelly Isley, Jr. (track 9)
Ronald Isley (track 9)
Rudolph Isley (track 9)
Chris Jasper (track 9)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 6)
Arthur Resnick (songwriter, producer) (track 18)
Kenny Young (track 18)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track 17)
Alley Music Corp. (track 18)
Controversy Music (track 6)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 13)
Regent Music Corp. (track 13)
TM Music Ltd. (track 18)
Trio Music Company (track 18)
sampled by:
Breaker 1/9 by Common Sense (track 9)
Funkdafied by Da Brat (track 9)
Ignorant Shit by Jay-Z feat. Beanie Sigel (track 9)
Luxurious by Gwen Stefani (track 9)
Nika by Vicious (track 9)
cover recording of:
Do Me, Baby (track 6)
One (U2 song) (track 5)
is the basis for:
Big Poppa (track 9)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Bajo la rambla (track 18)
Dunde ar Aare (track 18)
La prima volta (track 19)
Odotan sinua kotiin (track 17)
Tráeme tu amor (track 17)
你是我的女人 (track 18)
later versions:
recording of:
Between the Sheets (track 9)
Sign Your Name (track 10)
Suddenly (track 7)
These Arms of Mine (track 13)
Under the Boardwalk (track 18)
You Gotta Be (track 2)
Bring It on Home to Me (1962-04-26) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:

Release Group

part of: Compact Disc Club