Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sexual Healing
Marvin Gaye 5 4:03
2 Power of Love
Luther Vandross 6:44
3 Turn Off the Lights
Teddy Pendergrass 5:56
4 Shining Star
The Manhattans 5 4:42
5 After the Love Has Gone
Earth, Wind & Fire 4:30
6 Baby Come to Me
Regina Belle 4:12
7 Don't Say Good Night
The Isley Brothers 5:48
8 Juicy Fruit
Mtume 4:33
9 Shake You Down
Gregory Abbott 4 4:08
10 Me and Mrs. Jones
Billy Paul 5 4:49
11 How 'bout Us
Champaign 4:37
12 Always and Forever
Heatwave 4.35 6:17
13 Betcha by Golly, Wow
The Stylistics 5 3:19
14 Shower Me With Your Love
Surface 4:56
15 If You Don't Know Me by Now
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 4.65 3:28
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Reasons
Earth, Wind & Fire 2 5:01
2 Lean on Me
Bill Withers 5 4:20
3 You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
Lou Rawls 3:34
4 Can You Stop the Rain
Peabo Bryson 5:05
5 Here and Now
Luther Vandross 5:24
6 Make It Like It Was
Regina Belle 4:02
7 Kiss and Say Goodbye
The Manhattans 3:33
8 Best of My Love
The Emotions 3.75 3:42
9 Have You Seen Her
The Chi‐Lites 5 5:09
10 Caravan of Love
Isley Jasper Isley 5:44
11 Woman to Woman
Shirley Brown 3:56
12 Cowboys to Girl
The Intruders 2:37
13 Close You Eyes
Peaches & Herb 2:37
14 Let Me Make Love to You
The O’Jays 3:40
15 When Will I See You Again
The Three Degrees 3:00

Credits

CD 1

drums:
David Beal (track 9)
bass:
T.M. Stevens (track 9)
arranger:
Gregory Abbott (track 9)
Bobby Martin (US soul/R&B producer/arranger) (track 15)
background vocals:
Gregory Abbott (track 9)
The Blue Notes (Harold Melvin group) (track 15)
Robert Deadmon (track 9)
Aida Foreman (track 9)
composer:
Bernard Jackson (track 14)
James Mtume (musician, aranger, writer -NOT the group Mtume) (track 8)
Rod Temperton (track 12)
Gregory Abbott (track 9)
Dana Walden (track 11)
lead vocals:
Gregory Abbott (track 9)
Harold Melvin (track 15)
lyricist:
Bernard Jackson (track 14)
Gregory Abbott (track 9)
Dana Walden (track 11)
producer:
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 10, 15)
Marvin Gaye (track 1)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 10, 15)
Gregory Abbott (track 9)
writer:
Odell Brown (00046218688) (track 1)
Bill Champlin (track 5)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 5)
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 3, 10, 15)
Marvin Gaye (track 1)
Cary Gilbert (track 10)
Leo Graham Jr. (producer / composer / lyricist) (track 4)
Jay Graydon (track 5)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 3, 10, 15)
Paul Richmond (producer - songwriter - bassist) (track 4)
David Ritz ("Sexual Healing" co-composer) (track 1)
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 15)
Philadelphia International Records (1979 –) (track 3)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1982) (track 1)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1986) (track 9)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 1)
Grabbitt Music (track 9)
Rondor Music (London) Ltd. (tracks 11–12)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 10, 15)
mash-ups:
remixes:
sampled by:
I'm Hot by Erick Sermon (track 1)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 231) (track 1)
cover recording of:
How ’bout Us (track 11)
is the basis for:
Hello Brooklyn 2.0 (track 1)
Sexual Rapping (track 1)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Shower Me With Your Love (Japanese version) (track 14)
recording of:
Always and Forever (track 12)
Juicy Fruit (track 8)
Me and Mrs. Jones (track 10)
Sexual Healing (track 1)
Shake You Down (track 9)
Shining Star (track 4)

CD 2

arranger:
Charles Stepney (track 1)
Earth, Wind & Fire (track 1)
Bobby Martin (US soul/R&B producer/arranger) (track 15)
co-producer:
Charles Stepney (track 1)
composer:
James Banks (track 11)
Ernie Isley (track 10)
Marvin Isley (track 10)
Chris Jasper (track 10)
Eddie Marion (track 11)
Henderson Thigpen (track 11)
Bill Withers (track 2)
Winfred Lovett (track 7)
engineer:
George Massenburg (track 1)
lyricist:
Bill Withers (track 2)
Winfred Lovett (track 7)
producer:
Kenneth Gamble (track 15)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 15)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 1)
vocals:
Sheila Ferguson (track 15)
Valerie Holiday (track 15)
Fayette Pinkney (track 15)
writer:
Barbara Acklin (track 9)
Philip Bailey (track 1)
David L. Elliott (track 5)
Allan Felder (track 14)
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 3, 15)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 3, 15)
Al McKay (track 8)
Eugene Record (track 9)
Bunny Sigler (track 14)
Terry Steele (track 5)
Charles Stepney (track 1)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (tracks 1, 8)
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 2)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1973) (track 15)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1975) (track 1)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1977) (track 8)
publisher:
April Music Inc. (track 10)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 7–8)
IJI Publishing (track 10)
Irving Music (BMI) (track 11)
Warner/Chappell (track 15)
recorded at:
edits:
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 205) (track 2)
later parody versions:
Bum Bum Boris (track 10)
later translated versions:
Best of My Love (Japanese Version) (track 8)
When Will I See You Again (Japanese version) (track 15)
幾時再見 (track 15)
recording of:
Best of My Love (track 8)
Caravan of Love (track 10)
Have You Seen Her (track 9)
Here and Now (track 5)
Reasons (track 1)
Woman to Woman (track 11)
Lean on Me (1972) (track 2)
When Will I See You Again (1973) (track 15)

Release

ASIN: US: B0009MLAD0 [info]