Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine
James Brown 4 5:17
2 Brick House
Commodores 4 3:27
3 Lady Marmalade
LaBelle 3 3:57
4 Pick Up the Pieces
Average White Band 5 3:59
5 Funky Kind (Gonna Knock It Down)
George Clinton 5:35
6 Theme From Shaft
Isaac Hayes 3.35 4:36
7 That Lady, Parts 1 & 2
The Isley Brothers 5:35
8 When the World's at Peace
The O’Jays 5:19
9 Love City
Sly & The Family Stone 2:44
10 Play That Funky Music
Wild Cherry 5 3:12
11 Lonely Town, Lonely Street
Bill Withers 3:40
12 Ladies Night
Kool & The Gang 4.35 3:31
13 Cloud Nine
The Temptations 3 3:30
14 The Devil Is Dope
The Dramatics 5:23
15 Shining Star
Earth, Wind & Fire 2:52
16 Got to Give It Up
Marvin Gaye 4:10
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)
Us3 4:38
2 Drop Dead Beautiful
Six Was Nine 4:22
3 Skunk Funk
Galliano 5:13
4 No Time to Play (feat. DC Lee & Ronny Jordan)
Guru 4:54
5 Experiment
Jazz Con Bazz 1:47
6 Love Song
Bootsy Collins 3:43
7 When Doves Cry
Ginuwine 5 5:10
8 She's a Bad Mama Jama
Carl Carlton 5:48
9 Dance Little Sister
Terence Trent D’Arby 2 3:54
10 The Truth Shall Make You Free
The Mighty Hannibal 3:17
11 Soul With a Capital 's'
Tower of Power 4:57
12 Ready or Not Here I Come (Can't Hide From Love)
The Delfonics 1:59
13 Stop to Love
Luther Vandross 5:10
14 Shake Your Body
Bunny Sigler 4:47
15 Soul Train
The Manhattans 4:39
16 Action Speaks Louder Than Words
Chocolate Milk 3:23

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
James Edward Alexander (bassist, singer and songwriter) (track 6)
drums and tambourine:
guitar:
Charles Pitts (track 6)
Michael Toles (track 6)
electric piano:
Lester Snell (track 6)
electric piano, organ, piano and vibraphone:
Isaac Hayes (track 6)
bongos and congas:
Gary Jones (percussionist) (track 6)
horn arranger:
Roger Ball (track 4)
arranger:
Tony Hester (track 14)
John Allen (arranger) (track 14)
AWB (track 4)
Paul Riser (track 14)
composer:
Tony Hester (track 14)
William King (member of Commodores) (track 2)
Ronald LaPread (track 2)
Thomas McClary (track 2)
Walter Orange (track 2)
Lionel Richie (track 2)
Milan Williams (track 2)
Bill Withers (track 11)
Marvin Gaye (track 16)
Isaac Hayes (track 6)
Robert Parissi (track 10)
Sylvester Stewart (track 9)
lead vocals:
Isaac Hayes (track 6)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1970) (track 1)
lyricist:
Bill Withers (track 11)
Marvin Gaye (track 16)
Isaac Hayes (track 6)
Robert Parissi (track 10)
Sylvester Stewart (track 9)
mastering:
Joe Tarantino (track 6)
producer:
Tony Hester (track 14)
Arif Mardin (track 4)
Isaac Hayes (track 6)
writer:
Roger Ball (track 4)
Ronald Bell (track 12)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 12)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 1)
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (track 1)
Bob Crewe (track 3)
Malcolm Duncan (track 4)
Kenneth Gamble (track 8)
Alan Gorrie (track 4)
Phil Hurtt (track 8)
Ernie Isley (track 7)
Marvin Isley (track 7)
O'Kelly Isley, Jr. (track 7)
Ronald Isley (track 7)
Rudolph Isley (track 7)
Chris Jasper (track 7)
Ron Lenhoff (track 1)
Robbie McIntosh (Scottish drummer for Average White Band) (track 4)
Onnie McIntyre (track 4)
Kenny Nolan (track 3)
Bunny Sigler (track 8)
Barrett Strong (track 13)
Hamish Stuart (Scottish guitarist, bassist, singer composer & producer) (track 4)
Norman Whitfield (track 13)
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) (1973) (track 7)
Atlantic Recording Corporation (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (1974) (track 4)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1974) (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) (1976) (track 10)
publisher:
Average Music (track 4)
BMG Bumblebee (track 4)
Bug Music Ltd. (track 4)
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) (track 3)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 3)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 7)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 6)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 10)
edits:
Lady Marmalade by LaBelle (track 3)
Theme From ‘Shaft’ (single edit) by Isaac Hayes (track 6)
later releases:
Brick House by Commodores (track 2)
mash-ups:
remixes:
sampled by:
Get Down by L.L. Cool J (track 6)
Know How by Young M.C. (track 6)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 326) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 479) (track 3)
is the basis for:
Play That Funky Music (Vanilla Ice version) (track 10)
later parody versions:
Lady Marmelade (track 3)
Play Funky (track 10)
later translated versions:
Lady Marmalade (French version) (track 3)
熱辣辣 (track 3)
later versions:
Brick House 2003 (track 2)
recording of:
Brick House (track 2)
Cloud Nine (track 13)
Got to Give It Up (track 16)
Ladies' Night (track 12)
Lady Marmalade (track 3)
Love City (track 9)
Pick Up the Pieces (track 4)
That Lady (track 7)
The Devil Is Dope (track 14)
Theme From Shaft (track 6)
version of:
Who's That Lady (track 7)

CD 2

Hammond organ:
Nick Plytas (track 9)
trumpet:
Gerard Presencer (track 1)
drums:
Clive Mngaza (track 9)
Clavinet, percussion and piano:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 9)
guitar:
Pete Glenister (track 9)
Christian Marsac (track 9)
Blast Murray (track 9)
bass:
Cass Lewis (track 9)
keyboard:
Andy Whitmore (track 9)
keyboard [keyboards]:
Mel Simpson (Member of Us3) (track 1)
saxophone:
Mel Collins (track 9)
guitar family:
Ronny Jordan (track 4)
sampler [samples] and turntable [scratches]:
Geoff Wilkinson (track 1)
additional background vocals:
Phil Legg (track 9)
Misty Oldland (track 9)
Martyn Ware (track 9)
additional vocals:
Big Shug (track 4)
arranger:
Guru (alternative rapper from Boston) (track 4)
Ronnie Baker (track 14)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 9)
assistant engineer:
Luke Allen (track 4)
David Carpenter (Engineer) (track 4)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 9)
co-producer:
Ronny Jordan (track 4)
composer:
Thom Bell (track 12)
Guru (alternative rapper from Boston) (track 4)
Leon Haywood (track 8)
Luther Vandross (track 13)
Nat Adderley, Jr. (track 13)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 9)
William Hart (of The Delfonics) (track 12)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 7)
engineer:
Mel Simpson (Member of Us3) (track 1)
Ray Bardani (track 13)
Craig Marcus (track 4)
Jay (track 14)
Kenny (track 14)
Joe Quinde (track 4)
Joe (engineer) (track 14)
Kieran Walsh (track 4)
guest vocals:
Dee C. Lee (track 4)
lyricist:
Thom Bell (track 12)
Guru (alternative rapper from Boston) (track 4)
Luther Vandross (track 13)
Nat Adderley, Jr. (track 13)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 9)
William Hart (of The Delfonics) (track 12)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 7)
mixer:
Guru (alternative rapper from Boston) (track 4)
Mel Simpson (Member of Us3) (track 1)
Geoff Wilkinson (track 1)
Ray Bardani (track 13)
Phil Legg (track 9)
other vocals [rap]:
Rahsaan Kelly (track 1)
performer:
The Bojangles (Terence Trent D'Arby's backing band) (track 9)
producer:
Guru (alternative rapper from Boston) (track 4)
Bunny Sigler (track 14)
Mel Simpson (Member of Us3) (track 1)
Geoff Wilkinson (track 1)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 9)
Martyn Ware (track 9)
programming:
Mel Simpson (Member of Us3) (track 1)
Geoff Wilkinson (track 1)
recording engineer:
Phil Legg (track 9)
vocals:
Guru (alternative rapper from Boston) (track 4)
writer:
Amadee Castenell (track 16)
Ernest Dabon (track 16)
Robert Dabon (track 16)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 1)
Rahsaan Kelly (track 1)
Frank J. Richard (Frank J. Richard, Chocolate Milk) (track 16)
Dwight Richards (drummer) (track 16)
Mel Simpson (Member of Us3) (track 1)
Mario Tio (track 16)
Geoff Wilkinson (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (track 1)
publisher:
Because Éditions (track 7)
Controversy Music (track 7)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 13)
Marsaint Music Inc. (publishing) ( – ????) (track 16)
mixed at:
recorded at:
sampled by:
samples:
cover recording of:
When Doves Cry (track 7)
is based on:
Cantaloupe Island (track 1)
is the basis for:
Ready or Not (Fugees song) (track 12)
recording of:
No Time to Play (track 4)
Stop to Love (track 13)