Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
Nona Gaye 5:35
2 Save the Children
Bono 4:27
3 Let's Get It On
Boyz II Men 6:02
4 I Want You
Madonna with Massive Attack 6:11
5 Trouble Man
Neneh Cherry 3:57
6 Just to Keep You Satisfied
Lisa Stansfield 4:41
7 Stubborn Kind of Fellow
Stevie Wonder 3:00
8 God Is Love / Mercy Mercy Me
Sounds of Blackness 5:10
9 Like Marvin Gaye Said (What's Going On)
Speech 3:45
10 Marvin, You're the Man
Digable Planets 9:25
CD 2: The Original Versions
# Title Rating Length
1 Inner City Blues
5:29
2 Save the Children
5 4:02
3 God Is Love
1:43
4 Mercy, Mercy Me
4.75 3:14
5 I Want You
4:34
6 Trouble Man
5 3:51
7 Just to Keep You Satisfied
4:26
8 Stubborn Kinda' Fellow
2:45
9 What's Going On
4.3 3:52
10 You're the Man
5:45
11 Let's Get It On
4 4:50

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Anna Gordy Gaye (track 6)
George Gordy (track 7)
James Nyx (track 1)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 7)
Elgie Stover (track 6)
Leon Ware (track 4)
Marvin Gaye (tracks 1, 5–8)
lead vocals:
Madonna (track 4)
lyricist:
Leon Ware (track 4)
Marvin Gaye (tracks 5, 8)
writer:
Renaldo Benson (track 2)
Al Cleveland (track 2)
Anna Gordy Gaye (track 8)
James Nyx (track 8)
Elgie Stover (track 8)
Ed Townsend (track 3)
Marvin Gaye (tracks 2–3, 8)
publisher:
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks 2, 4, 8)
Jobete Music Ltd (track 3)
cover recording of:
I Want You (track 4)
Let’s Get It On (track 3)
Save the Children (track 2)
Trouble Man (track 5)
medley including a cover recording of:
God Is Love (sometimes also titled "God Is My Friend") (track 8)

CD 2: The Original Versions

bass guitar:
Wilton Felder (1973-03-22) (track 11)
mellotron:
Marvin Gaye (1971-03) (track 4)
drums:
Paul Humphrey (1973-03-22) (track 11)
vibraphone:
Victor Feldman (jazz musician) (1973-03-22) (track 11)
Emil Richards (1973-03-22) (track 11)
percussion:
Emil Richards (1973-03-22) (track 11)
percussion [box drum]:
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 9)
saxophone:
Plas Johnson (1973-03-22) (track 11)
Ernie Watts (1973-03-22) (track 11)
bongos and congas:
Eddie "Bongo" Brown (1973-03-22) (track 11)
Bobbye Hall (1973-03-22) (track 11)
piano:
Marvin Gaye (1971-03) (track 4)
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 9)
Marvin Jenkins (1973-03-22) (track 11)
Joe Sample (1973-03-22) (track 11)
Marvin Gaye (1973-03-22) (track 11)
guitar family:
Don Peake (1973-03-22) (track 11)
Louie Shelton (1973-03-22) (track 11)
David T. Walker (1973-03-22) (track 11)
Melvin "Wah Wah" Watson (1973-03-22) (track 11)
arranger:
Dale Oehler (1972 – ????) (track 6)
background vocals:
The Originals (Motown group) (track 7)
Marvin Gaye (1971-03) (track 4)
The Andantes (1971-03) (track 4)
Lem Barney (1971-05-06) (track 9)
Mel Farr (1971-05-06) (track 9)
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 9)
Marvin Gaye (1973-03-22) (track 11)
composer:
Anna Gordy Gaye (track 7)
Marvin Gaye (tracks 4, 6–8)
George Gordy (track 8)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 8)
Elgie Stover (track 7)
Marvin Gaye (1972) (track 6)
conductor:
David Van dePitte (track 2)
David Van dePitte (1971-03) (track 4)
David Van dePitte (1971-05-06) (track 9)
René Hall (1973-03-22) (track 11)
engineer:
William McMeekin (track 11)
Lawrence Miles (track 7)
Steve Smith (US 70s/80s soul/funk engineer) (track 7)
Art Stewart (track 11)
Cal Harris (track 7)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1971-03) (track 4)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1971-05-06) (track 9)
The Funk Brothers (1971-05-06) (track 9)
lead vocals:
Marvin Gaye (track 6)
Marvin Gaye (1971-03) (track 4)
Marvin Gaye (1971-05-06) (track 9)
Marvin Gaye (1973-03-22) (track 11)
lyricist:
Marvin Gaye (tracks 4, 6)
mixer:
Lawrence Miles (tracks 2, 4)
Cal Harris (tracks 7, 11)
Lawrence Miles (1971-05-06) (tracks 2, 4, 9)
producer:
Marvin Gaye (tracks 2, 4, 7, 9, 11)
Ed Townsend (track 11)
solo tenor saxophone:
Wild Bill Moore (jazz and R&B saxophonist) (1971-03) (track 4)
vocals:
Marvin Gaye (tracks 1–3, 5, 7–8, 10)
writer:
Renaldo Benson (tracks 2, 9)
Al Cleveland (tracks 2, 9)
Anna Gordy Gaye (track 3)
Marvin Gaye (tracks 2–3, 9, 11)
James Nyx (track 3)
Elgie Stover (track 3)
Ed Townsend (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1971) (track 4)
publisher:
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks 2, 4, 9)
Jobete Music Ltd (track 11)
Stone Agate Music Corp. (tracks 2, 9)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1971-03) (track 4)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1971-05-06) (track 9)
mash-ups:
remixes:
Let’s Get It On (single edit) by Marvin Gaye (track 11)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 4) (track 9)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 167) (track 11)
instrumental recording of:
recording of:
God Is Love (sometimes also titled "God Is My Friend") (track 3)
Save the Children (track 2)
Trouble Man (track 6)
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) (1971-03) (track 4)
What’s Going On (1971-05-06) (track 9)
Let’s Get It On (1973-03-22) (track 11)