Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Good Times
Chic 3:53
2 A Night to Remember
Shalamar 4:03
3 And the Beat Goes On
The Whispers 3:54
4 I Got You (I Feel Good)
James Brown 2:46
5 I'm Every Woman
Chaka Khan 5 4:05
6 We Got the Funk
Positive Funk 3:16
7 A Lover's Holiday
Change 3:53
8 Back in Stride
Maze feat. Frankie Beverly 7:03
9 Ring My Bell
Anita Ward 3:13
10 Gimme the Funk
Charade 4:02
11 Murphy's Law
Cheri 4:19
12 Rock Your World
Weeks & Co 5:12
13 Shine On
George Duke 5:09
14 Word Up
Cameo 4:15
15 Brick House
The Commodores 3:24
16 Ai no corrida
Quincy Jones 4:17
17 Never Too Much
Luther Vandross 5 3:48
18 I'm Coming Out
Diana Ross 5:21
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 In the Stone
Earth, Wind & Fire 4:25
2 All American Girls
Sister Sledge 3:50
3 Ain't Nobody
Rufus & Chaka Khan 5 4:32
4 Get Down Saturday Night
Oliver Cheatham 4:13
5 Mama Used to Say
Junior 3:35
6 It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next to Me
Barry White 3:57
7 War
Edwin Starr 4.35 3:19
8 On the Radio
Donna Summer 4:02
9 Celebration
Kool & The Gang 4:58
10 Why Did You Do It
Stretch 3:52
11 Running Away (12'' mix)
Roy Ayers 6:53
12 What Is Hip?
Tower of Power 5:04
13 Super Freak
Rick James 3:22
14 Rapper's Delight
Sugarhill Gang 4:52
15 Act Like You Know
Fat Larry's Band 4:08
16 It's Good to Be the King
Mel Brooks 4:04
17 Somebody Else's Guy
Jocelyn Brown 5 3:48
18 Last Night a DJ Saved My Life
Indeep 3 4:10

Credits

CD 1

strings arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 5)
woodwind arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 5)
brass arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 5)
background vocals:
Will Lee (US jazz/rock bassist) (track 5)
Hamish Stuart (Scottish guitarist, bassist, singer composer & producer) (track 5)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Chaka Khan (track 5)
composer:
Bernard Edwards (track 18)
William King (member of Commodores) (track 15)
Ronald LaPread (track 15)
Thomas McClary (track 15)
Walter Orange (track 15)
Lionel Richie (track 15)
Nile Rodgers (track 18)
Luther Vandross (track 17)
Milan Williams (track 15)
Frederick Knight (track 9)
engineer:
James Douglass (track 5)
lyricist:
Luther Vandross (track 17)
Frederick Knight (track 9)
producer:
Arif Mardin (track 5)
writer:
Nickolas Ashford (track 5)
Nidra Beard (track 2)
Larry Blackmon (track 14)
Nate Edmonds (keyboard player/songwriter) (track 6)
Bernard Edwards (track 1)
Tomi Jenkins (track 14)
Dana Meyers (track 2)
Brenda Reynolds (track 6)
Nile Rodgers (track 1)
Davide Romani (track 7)
William Shelby (track 3)
Stephen Shockley (track 3)
Valerie Simpson (track 5)
Charmaine Sylvers (track 2)
Leon Sylvers (track 3)
Albert Williams (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (track 5)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1981) (track 17)
publisher:
B.I.B. Music (track 6)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 17)
Sugar Hill Music Publishing Ltd. ( – ????) (track 6)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 7)
edit of:
A Lover’s Holiday (LP / 12” version) by Change (track 7)
edits:
remixes:
is the basis for:
Ring My Bell (Arika Kane version) (track 9)
later translated versions:
Hai ↑ (track 14)
Ring My Bell (Korean Ver.) (As One version) (track 9)
later versions:
Brick House 2003 (track 15)
Ring My Bell (English Ver.) (As One version) (track 9)
recording of:
A Night to Remember (Shalamar song) (track 2)
Brick House (track 15)
Good Times (track 1)
I'm Coming Out (track 18)
Lovers Holiday (A Lover’s Holiday) (track 7)
Never Too Much (track 17)
Ring My Bell (Anita Ward song) (track 9)
We Got the Funk (track 6)
Word Up! (track 14)
I’m Every Woman (1978) (track 5)

CD 2

composer:
Oliver Cheatham (track 4)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 1)
Kirby Gregory (track 10)
Rick James (American vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer) (track 13)
Kevin McCord (track 4)
Ron Miller (US songwriter Ronald Alonzo Miller) (track 13)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 1)
Allee Willis (track 1)
Mike Cleveland (80's dance) (track 18)
lyricist:
Kirby Gregory (track 10)
Mike Cleveland (80's dance) (track 18)
performer:
Edwin Starr (track 7)
writer:
Roy Ayers (track 11)
Ronald Bell (track 9)
Edwin Birdsong (track 11)
Annette E. Brown (track 17)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 9)
Jocelyn Brown (track 17)
Bob Carter (keyboardist for Linx) (track 5)
Eumir Deodato (track 9)
Bernard Edwards (track 14)
Guy O'Brien (track 14)
Junior Giscombe (track 5)
Henry Jackson (track 14)
Giorgio Moroder (track 8)
Ekundayo Paris (track 6)
Nelson Pigford (track 6)
Sylvia Robinson (track 14)
Nile Rodgers (track 14)
Claydes Smith (track 9)
Barrett Strong (track 7)
Donna Summer (soul/disco diva) (track 8)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (track 9)
Dennis “D.T.” Thomas (Kool) (track 9)
Earl Toon, Jr. (track 9)
Norman Whitfield (track 7)
Michael Wright (track 14)
publisher:
Overdue Music (track 3)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1980) (track 9)
mash-ups:
Purple War by Go Home Productions (2015) (track 7)
sampled by:
Intro by The Notorious B.I.G. (track 14)
samples:
Good Times by Chic (track 14)
cover recording of:
War (track 7)
is the basis for:
Bring Me Edelweiss (track 18)
The Weekend (track 4)
later parody versions:
Kari Tapio (track 8)
later translated parody versions:
Rapper's Deutsch (track 14)
Zelebration (track 9)
later translated versions:
Feest! (track 9)
Metsäratio (track 8)
later versions:
Ain't Nobody (additional lyrics) (track 3)
recording of:
Ain’t Nobody (track 3)
Celebration (track 9)
In the Stone (track 1)
Mama Used to Say (track 5)
On the Radio (track 8)
Rapper’s Delight (track 14)
Running Away (track 11)
Super Freak (track 13)
Why Did You Do It (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Music 2008 (track 18)
Classic Grooves (track 4)

Release

ASIN: FR: B00005UV6M [info]