Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Underdog
3:59
2 I Cannot Make It
3:19
3 Dance to the Music
4.5 3:00
4 Are You Ready?
2:51
5 Fun
3 2:22
6 M'Lady
4 2:46
7 Life
3 3:01
8 Love City
2:45
9 Stand!
3 3:08
10 Don't Call Me Nigger, Whitey
6:00
11 I Want to Take You Higher
4 5:24
12 Somebody's Watching You
3:22
13 Sing a Simple Song
3 3:57
14 Everyday People
4 2:22
15 You Can Make It If You Try
4 3:39
16 Hot Fun in the Summertime
4 2:38
17 Everybody Is a Star
3:06
18 Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
4 4:48
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Family Affair
5 3:06
2 Luv n' Haight
4:04
3 Poet
3:03
4 (You Caught Me) Smilin'
3 2:56
5 Runnin' Away
2:54
6 Brave & Strong
3:30
7 Just Like a Baby
5:13
8 Thank You for Talkin' to Me, Africa
7:18
9 In Time
5:50
10 If You Want Me to Stay
3:01
11 Frisky
3:11
12 Skin I'm In
2:54
13 Babies Makin' Babies
3:39
14 If It Were Left Up to Me
2:00
15 Time for Livin'
3:18
16 Loose Booty
3:47
17 I Get High on You
3:13

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Larry Graham (tracks 9–15)
Larry Graham (1969) (track 16)
trumpet:
Cynthia Robinson (tracks 9–15)
Cynthia Robinson (1969) (track 16)
drums:
Greg Errico (tracks 9–15)
Greg Errico (1969) (track 16)
guitar:
Freddie Stone (tracks 9–15)
Freddie Stone (1969) (track 16)
guitar and keyboard:
Sly Stone (tracks 9–15)
keyboard:
Rose Stone (tracks 9–15)
saxophone:
Jerry Martini (tracks 9–15)
Jerry Martini (1969) (track 16)
piano:
Sly Stone (1969) (track 16)
composer:
Sly Stone (track 18)
Sylvester Stewart (tracks 1–17)
lyricist:
Sylvester Stewart (tracks 1–18)
vocals:
Freddie Stone (tracks 9–15)
Sly Stone (tracks 9–15)
Larry Graham (tracks 9–15)
Jerry Martini (tracks 9–15)
Rose Stone (tracks 9–15)
Freddie Stone (1969) (track 16)
Larry Graham (1969) (track 16)
Rose Stone (1969) (track 16)
Sly Stone (1969) (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) (1969) (track 14)
publisher:
Daly City Music (track 11)
Mijac Music (track 3)
sampled by:
Egg Man by Beastie Boys (track 3)
Marimba by 4hero (track 9)
You Got It by Jodeci (track 13)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 145) (track 14)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 223) (track 3)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 241) (track 9)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 247) (track 16)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 402) (track 18)
recording of:
Are You Ready (track 4)
Dance to the Music (track 3)
Everybody Is a Star (track 17)
Fun (track 5)
I Cannot Make It (track 2)
Life (track 7)
Love City (track 8)
M’lady (track 6)
Underdog (track 1)
Sing a Simple Song (1968) (track 13)
You Can Make It If You Try (1968-09-23) (track 15)
Don't Call Me Nigger, Whitey (1969) (track 10)
Everyday People (1969) (track 14)
Hot Fun in the Summertime (1969) (track 16)
I Want to Take You Higher (1969) (track 11)
Somebody's Watching You (1969-01-08) (track 12)
Stand! (1969-02-27) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 3)

CD 2

composer:
Sly Stone (tracks 3, 8–9)
Sylvester Stewart (tracks 1–2, 5–7, 10–17)
lyricist:
Sly Stone (tracks 3, 8)
Sylvester Stewart (tracks 1–2, 5–7, 9–17)
writer:
Sylvester Stewart (track 4)
publisher:
Mijac Music (track 10)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Shadrach by Beastie Boys (track 16)
Weekends by Black Eyed Peas feat. Esthero (track 1)
later translated versions:
Wegrennen (track 5)
later versions:
Time for Livin' (track 15)
recording of:
Brave & Strong (track 6)
Family Affair (track 1)
Frisky (track 11)
I Get High on You (track 17)
In Time (track 9)
Just Like a Baby (track 7)
Loose Booty (track 16)
Luv n' Haight (track 2)
Poet (track 3)
Runnin’ Away (track 5)
Skin I'm In (track 12)
Time for Livin' (track 15)