Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 My Baby Just Cares for Me
Nina Simone 3:37
2 Stand by Me
Ben E. King 4.6 2:59
3 When a Man Loves a Woman
Percy Sledge 5 2:55
4 Stormy Weather
Sarah Vaughan 3:26
5 Soul Man
Sam & Dave 2:47
6 Stretch Your Rubber Band
The Meters 2:37
7 Knock on Wood
Eddie Floyd 2:41
8 Just My Imagination
The Temptations 3:45
9 What’s Goin’ On (live)
Marvin Gaye 3:08
10 It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World (live)
James Brown 4:15
11 I Like It That
Chris Kenner 1:54
12 My Guy
Mary Wells 3:22
13 Save the Last Dance for Me
The Drifters 2:12
14 Working in a Coalmine
Lee Dorsey 2:44
15 Duke of Earl
Gene Chandler 2:17
16 Living for the City
Ike & Tina Turner 3:31
17 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
The Platters 2:30
18 Big Boy
The Jackson 5 2:55
19 Your Heart and Soul
Barry White 3:28
20 The Bottle
Gil Scott‐Heron 3 5:17
21 Human
Brief Encounter 3:53
22 Fill You Up
Mystique 3:28
23 Me and Mrs Jones
Harold Melvin & Billy Paul 3:29
24 Use Me
Al Jarreau 3:35
25 Frim Fram Sauce
Nat King Cole 2:21
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Thank U for Letting Me Be Myself Again
Maceo and All the King’s Men 3:04
2 It’s Too Funky in Here
James Brown 3:04
3 Crying in the Chapel
The Platters 2:47
4 My Special Prayer
Percy Sledge 2:58
5 Tell It Like It Is
Aaron Neville 2:36
6 I Got My Mind Made Up
Instant Funk 2:20
7 Let No Man Put Asunder
First Choice 2:36
8 Runaway
The Salsoul Orchestra 2:51
9 Love on the Line
Lydia Murdock 2:06
10 Ain’t Getting Enough
Move as One 3:14
11 Not Just Knee Deep
Funkadelic 2:49
12 7654321 Blow Your Whistle
The Rimshots 3:22
13 I Don’t Know What It Is but I Am Sure Is Funky
Ripple 2:41
14 Colour My World Blue
Ann Sexton 3:27
15 Chapel of Love
The Dixie Cups 2:42
16 Feel the Need in Me
Detroit Emeralds 3:17
17 Wishing on a Star
Rose Royce 2:48
18 Fug
Cymande 2:53
19 It Takes Two to Do Wrong
Bobby Patterson 2:03
20 A Rainy Night in Georgia
Brook Benton 2:59
21 Cry Me a River
Mari Wilson 3:06
22 Ghetto Letto
Barry White 2:58
23 River Deep Mountain High
Ike & Tina Turner 3:56
24 Only You
The Platters 2:44
25 That’s the Way I Feel About Cha
Bobby Womack 4:27
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood
Nina Simone 3:50
2 Love, the Time Is Now
Bobby Womack 3:17
3 Mag-Poo
Maceo and All the King’s Men 3:17
4 Any Fool Could See (You Were Meant for Me)
Barry White 3:29
5 Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag
James Brown 2:19
6 Dancing in the Street
Martha and The Vandellas 2:32
7 Got to Be You
Koo Doo 2:54
8 Do the Funky Chicken
Rufus Thomas 3:21
9 For Your Precious Love
The Impressions 2:41
10 Saturday Night at the Movies
The Drifters 1:54
11 Harlem Shuffle
Bob & Earl 2:45
12 Have You Seen Her
The Chi‐Lites 5:01
13 He Will Break Your Heart
Jerry Butler 2:42
14 Hello Stranger
Barbara Lewis 2:36
15 Hold on I’m Comin’
Sam & Dave 2:23
16 Will You Love Me Tomorrow
The Shirelles 3.65 2:40
17 I Know (You Don’t Love Me No More)
Barbara George 2:17
18 It’s in His Kiss (The Shoop Shoop Song)
Betty Everett 2:12
19 It’s Just a Matter of Time
Brook Benton 2:26
20 Oh What a Night
The Dells 2:53
21 Mad About the Boy
Dinah Washington 2:48
22 The Message
Cymande 4:13
23 Remember Who We Are
Sly & The Family Stone 3:13
24 Warm and Tender Love
Percy Sledge 3:14
25 The Great Pretender
The Platters 3:18
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I’ve Been Loving You Too Long
Percy Sledge 2:56
2 My Prayer
The Platters 3:24
3 Move on Up
Curtis Mayfield 3:35
4 Change
Barry White 3:10
5 Believe in Me
Circle 3:35
6 In the Bottle
Brother to Brother 3:18
7 Kiddio
Brook Benton 2:34
8 Higher and Higher
Jackie Wilson 2:50
9 Nice ’n’ Naasty
The Salsoul Orchestra 2:56
10 Nothing Can Stop Me
Gene Chandler 2:56
11 Oh No Not My Baby
Maxine Brown 2:34
12 On Broadway
The Drifters 2:54
13 Only Sixteen
Sam Cooke 3 2:02
14 Raindrops
Dee Clark 2:49
15 Ruler of My Heart
Irma Thomas 2:40
16 Soul Twist
King Curtis & The Noble Knights 2:44
17 So Much Trouble in My Mind
Sir Joe Quarterman & Free Soul 3:09
18 Do You Think There’s a Chance
Luther Ingram 2:59
19 Gimme Little Sign
Brenton Wood 2:14
20 Baby
Dinah Washington & Brook Benton 2:44
21 If You Don’t Know Me by Now
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 4.65 3:29
22 I Got the Feelin’
James Brown 2:17
23 Feelings
Aaron Neville 2:55
24 Funky Women
Maceo and All the King’s Men 3:57
25 Supernatural Thing
Ben E. King 3:20

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-12) (track 1)
drums:
Albert “Tootie” Heath (1957-12) (track 1)
Roger Hawkins (1966-02-17) (track 3)
farfisa [farfisa organ]:
Spooner Oldham (1966-02-17) (track 3)
guitar:
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (1966-02-17) (track 3)
bass:
Jimmy Bond (1957-12) (track 1)
double bass:
Albert Lowe Jr. (1966-02-17) (track 3)
piano:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 1)
composer:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 10)
Walter Donaldson (track 1)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 10)
Gil Scott‐Heron (track 20)
Norman Whitfield (track 8)
lyricist:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 10)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 10)
Gus Kahn (track 1)
Barrett Strong (track 8)
producer:
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (track 3)
Quin Ivy (track 3)
publisher:
Mike Stoller (track 2)
vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 1)
Ben E. King (1960-10-27) (track 2)
Percy Sledge (1966-02-17) (track 3)
writer:
Renaldo Benson (track 9)
Al Cleveland (track 9)
Steve Cropper (track 7)
Eddie Floyd (track 7)
Kenneth Gamble (track 23)
Marvin Gaye (track 9)
Cary Gilbert (track 23)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 23)
Ben E. King (track 2)
Jerry Leiber (track 2)
Calvin Lewis (track 3)
Andrew Wright (US keyboardist) (track 3)
Mike Stoller (track 2)
Isaac Hayes (1967) (track 5)
David Porter (US soul musician, producer & songwriter) (1967) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
H.H.O. Ltd (music licensing) (tracks 2–3)
Rumal-Gia Ltd. (1976 –) (track 20)
publisher:
Brouhaha Music Inc. (track 20)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 5)
East Memphis Music (track 7)
Gus Kahn Music Co. (track 1)
Hornall Brothers Music Ltd. (limited company) (track 2)
Jerry Leiber Music (track 2)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks 8–9)
Melodie der Welt (track 2)
Mijac Music (track 3)
Tobago Music Co. (track 1)
Trio Music (track 2)
Unichappell Music (track 2)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 3, 7, 23)
Warner/Chappell (track 3)
Pronto Music (1966 –) (track 3)
recorded at:
Norala Studio in Sheffield, Alabama, United States (1966-02-17) (track 3)
mash-ups:
Stand By Me by ccc (track 2)
sampled by:
Stand by Me by Timeflies (track 2)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 54) (track 3)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 121) (track 2)
later parody versions:
Lowell Man (track 5)
Mia (track 2)
Old Man (track 5)
later translated versions:
Bleib bei mir (track 2)
Pregherò (track 2)
Stand By Me (Spanish) (track 2)
Stand by Me (track 2)
Ta i trä (track 7)
緊靠一起 (track 2)
later versions:
live recording of:
What’s Going On (track 9)
recording of:
Knock on Wood (track 7)
Me and Mrs. Jones (track 23)
Soul Man (track 5)
The Bottle (track 20)
My Baby Just Cares for Me (1957-12) (track 1)
Stand by Me (Ben E. King) (1960-10-27) (track 2)
When a Man Loves a Woman (1966-02-17) (track 3)
translated version of:
Lawman (執法者) (track 5)

CD 2

composer:
Raymond Earl (track 6)
George Jackson (US soul songwriter/vocalist) (track 2)
Kim Miller (track 6)
Robert Alton Miller (songwriter and multi-instrumentalist) (track 2)
Scotty Miller (track 6)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 11)
Brad Shapiro (Producer, arranger, bass player and songwriter) (track 2)
Walter N. Shaw (composer, lyricist) (track 2)
lyricist:
George Jackson (US soul songwriter/vocalist) (track 2)
Robert Alton Miller (songwriter and multi-instrumentalist) (track 2)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 11)
Brad Shapiro (Producer, arranger, bass player and songwriter) (track 2)
Walter N. Shaw (composer, lyricist) (track 2)
writer:
Vella M. Cameron (track 22)
George Davis (US musician & songwriter George Richard Davis Jr.) (track 5)
Lee Diamond (track 5)
Bruce Gray (keyboardist / songwriter) (track 7)
Bruce Hawes (track 7)
Paul Politi (track 22)
Barry White (track 22)
publisher:
Ba-Dake Music, Inc. (track 22)
Seven Songs (track 22)
recording of:
Ghetto Letto (track 22)
I Got My Mind Made Up (I Got My Mind Made Up You Can Get It Girl) (track 6)
Tell It Like It Is (track 5)

CD 3

drumset [drums]:
Gary Chester (studio drummer and educator) (1960) (track 16)
kettle drum:
Carole King (1960) (track 16)
piano:
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (1960) (track 16)
composer:
Rudy Clark (track 18)
Noël Coward (track 21)
Carole King (track 16)
Buck Ram (track 25)
lead vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 1)
Shirley Owens (1960) (track 16)
lyricist:
Rudy Clark (track 18)
Noël Coward (track 21)
Gerry Goffin (track 16)
Buck Ram (track 25)
producer:
John Schroeder (track 22)
vocals:
Doris Coley (1960) (track 16)
Addie Harris (1960) (track 16)
Beverly Lee (1960) (track 16)
writer:
Barbara Acklin (track 12)
Bennie Benjamin (tracks 1, 1)
Brook Benton (track 19)
Arthur Brooks (track 9)
Richard Brooks (track 9)
Jerry Butler (soul singer) (track 9)
Gloria Caldwell (tracks 1, 1)
Isaac Hayes (track 15)
Belford Hendricks (track 19)
Sol Marcus (tracks 1, 1)
Clyde Otis (American songwriter and record producer) (track 19)
Patrick Patterson (track 22)
Paul Politi (track 4)
David Porter (US soul musician, producer & songwriter) (track 15)
Eugene Record (track 12)
Steve Scipio (track 22)
Barry White (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
HHO Licensing Ltd. (track 16)
publisher:
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 1, 1, 19)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 21)
Chris-n-Jen Music (tracks 1, 1)
Panther Music Corp (track 25)
Peermusic (UK) Ltd. (track 25)
Seven Songs (track 4)
Sunflower Music Inc (publisher) (track 9)
TM Music Ltd. (track 18)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 1, 1)
Gladstone Music (1958 – ????) (track 9)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 125) (track 16)
arrangements:
Mad About the Boy (arr Paul Campbell) (track 21)
cover recording of:
Mad About the Boy (track 21)
It’s in His Kiss (The Shoop Shoop Song) (1964) (track 18)
is the basis for:
Bouge de là (track 22)
later translated versions:
Ordonne mais pardonne (Hold On, I’m Comin’) (track 15)
Wart doch, i chume (track 15)
悲しき願い (tracks 1, 1)
歡欣一一記 (track 16)
later versions:
Misunderstood (tracks 1, 1)
live recording of:
recording of:
Have You Seen Her (track 12)
The Great Pretender (track 25)
The Message (track 22)
Will You Love Me Tomorrow (Carole King song) (1960) (track 16)

CD 4

arranger:
Bobby Martin (US soul/R&B producer/arranger) (track 21)
background vocals:
The Blue Notes (Harold Melvin group) (track 21)
composer:
Georges Boulanger (Romani-Romanian violonist, conductor, composer) (track 2)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 22)
Curtis Mayfield (track 3)
Gil Scott‐Heron (track 6)
Naomi Neville (track 15)
lead vocals:
Harold Melvin (track 21)
lyricist:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 22)
Curtis Mayfield (track 3)
Jimmy Kennedy (track 2)
Naomi Neville (track 15)
performer:
Brook Benton (track 20)
producer:
Kenneth Gamble (track 21)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 21)
Allen Toussaint (track 15)
writer:
Brook Benton (tracks 7, 20)
Barbara Campbell (collective songwriter pseudonym for Sam Cooke, Lou Adler and Herb Alpert) (track 13)
Kenneth Gamble (track 21)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 21)
Clyde Otis (American songwriter and record producer) (tracks 7, 20)
Murray Stein (track 20)
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 21)
publisher:
Camad Music Company ( – ????) (track 3)
Curtom Publishing Co Inc ( – ????) (track 3)
EMI Tunes Ltd (track 3)
cover recording of:
Ruler of My Heart (track 15)
The Bottle (track 6)
is based on:
Avant de mourir (track 2)
later translated versions:
Seize ans (track 13)
Sexton år (track 13)
¡Vamos ya! (track 3)
recording of:
I Got the Feelin' (track 22)
Kiddio (track 7)
Move On Up (track 3)
My Prayer (track 2)
Only Sixteen (track 13)

Release

ASIN: FR: B00004UC8S [info]