Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Daddy Cool
Boney M. 4.25 3:27
2 Carribean Queen
Billy Ocean 3:09
3 Last Night a DJ Save My Life
Indeep 2:39
4 Flashback
Imagination 2:53
5 Darlin' (I Think About You)
Delegation 3:10
6 Brick House
Commodores 3:04
7 It's a Love Thing
The Whispers 3:16
8 Ring My Bell
Anita Ward 5 3:12
9 I Will Survive
Gloria Gaynor 3:10
10 Hit n Run
Loleatta Holloway 2:58
11 The Message
Grandmaster Flash 3:10
12 Superfly
Curtis Mayfield 3:05
13 Nice and Slow
Jesse Green 3:00
14 Got to Get' Cha
Maceo and All the King’s Men 2:46
15 We Are Family (live)
Sister Sledge 2:50
16 Think (About It)
Lyn Collins 3:02
17 Fly Robin Fly
Silver Convention 3:05
18 The Letter
Queen Samantha 2:48
19 You Got the Power
War 2:55
20 Hit 'n Run Lover
Carol Jiani 2:59
21 (Not Just) Knee Deep
Funkadelic 3:10
22 Games
94 east & Prince 3:40
23 Car Wash
Rose Royce 2:48
24 Gimme the Funk
Charades 3:04
25 Dance With You
Carrie Lucas 3:35
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Jump to It
Aretha Franklin 3:02
2 Heartache No.9
Delegation 3:29
3 I Can't Stand the Rain
Eruption 4 3:03
4 A Night to Remember
Shalamar 3:17
5 Dr. Love
First Choice 2:42
6 I Got My Mind Made Up
Instant Funk 2:20
7 Don't Let Me Be Miss Understood
Santa Esmeralda 3:08
8 Hot Shot
Karen Young 3:02
9 Rock Your World
Weeks & Co 3:09
10 Continental Square Dance
Joe Bataan 3:21
11 That's the Way I Like It (live)
KC and The Sunshine Band 3:06
12 Why Did You Do It
Stretch 3:32
13 Long Train Runnin'
Traks 3:41
14 Saddle Up
David Christie 2:57
15 I Love to Love
Tina Charles 5 3:02
16 Supernature
Cerrone 3:22
17 Why Can't We Live Together
Mike Anthony 2:49
18 Stap by Stap
Koxo 2:54
19 Do It for Me
Jennifer 3:04
20 Take It to the Top
DeBarge 2:56
21 The Adventure of Grand Master Flash on the Wheels of Steel
Grandmaster Flash 3:01
22 Just Keep on Walking
Rod 3:31
23 The Message
Cymande 3:07
24 Don't It Make You Feel Good
Leroy Hutson 3:00
25 So Many Men, So Little Time
Miquel Brown 3:03
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Act Like You Know
Fat Larry's Band 2:46
2 Somebody Else's Guy
Jocelyn Brown 3:25
3 Rivers of Babylon
Boney M. 3:07
4 Shame
Evelyn “Champagne” King 3:04
5 Going Back to My Roots
Odyssey 3:05
6 Midas Touch
Midnight Star 3:11
7 Music and Lights
Imagination 3:18
8 Move on Up
Curtis Mayfield 3:07
9 One Nation Under a Groove
Funkadelic 3:01
10 I Am What I Am
Gloria Gaynor 3:12
11 The Bottle
Gil Scott‐Heron 3:05
12 We Got the Funk
Positive Force 2:22
13 Rapper's Delight
The Sugarhill Gang 3:00
14 If You See Me
94 East & Prince 3:11
15 Rock Your Baby
George McCrae 3:06
16 He's the Greatest Dancer (live)
Sister Sledge 3:08
17 Everybody Loves the Sunshine
Roy Ayers 3:04
18 (I Got) So Much Trouble in My Mind
Sir Joe Quarterman & Free Soul 3:11
19 Do the Funky Chicken
Rufus Thomas 3:13
20 Celebration (live)
Kool & The Gang 3:15
21 Souvenirs
Voyage 3:04
22 Good Old Funky Music
The Meters 2:50
23 Across 110th Street
Bobby Womack 3:07
24 Knock on Wood
Amii Stewart 2:52
25 Get Down, Saturday Night
Oliver Cheatham 3:02
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Loverboy
Billy Ocean 3:22
2 Let's All Chant
Michael Zager Band 5 3:01
3 Can't Take My Eyes Off You
Boys Town Gang 3:16
4 I Want Your Love (live)
Chic 3:10
5 Make That Move
Shalamar 3:13
6 And the Beat Goes On
The Whispers 3:06
7 Just an Illusion
Imagination 3:17
8 It's Good to Be the King
Mel Brooks 3:01
9 Love Thang
First Choice 2:58
10 Runaway
Loleatta Holloway 2:53
11 I.O.U.
Freeez 2:28
12 Aimer D'Amour
Boule Noire 3:09
13 Remember Who You Are
Sly & The Family Stone 3:11
14 High Energy
Evelyn Thomas 2:40
15 Mag Poo
Maceo and All the King’s Men 3:16
16 I Got You (I Feel Good) (live)
James Brown 3:14
17 Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Inner Life 3:11
18 Ladies Night (live)
Kool & The Gang 3:23
19 Call Me
Skyy 3:26
20 Aftershower Funk
Joe Bataan 2:56
21 Play That Funky Music
Wild Cherry 2:55
22 Falling in Love
Surface 2:54
23 The Beat Goes On
Ripple 2:59
24 Don't Look Any Further
Dennis Edwards 3:16
25 Getaway
The Salsoul Orchestra 3:29

Credits

CD 1

composer:
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 21)
Frank Farian (track 1)
William King (member of Commodores) (track 6)
Ronald LaPread (track 6)
Thomas McClary (track 6)
Walter Orange (track 6)
Lionel Richie (track 6)
Milan Williams (track 6)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 16)
Mike Cleveland (80's dance) (track 3)
Frederick Knight (track 8)
Curtis Mayfield (track 12)
Norman Whitfield (track 23)
lyricist:
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 21)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 16)
Mike Cleveland (80's dance) (track 3)
Frederick Knight (track 8)
Curtis Mayfield (track 12)
George Reyam (track 1)
Norman Whitfield (track 23)
producer:
Sylvia Robinson (track 11)
Curtis Mayfield (track 12)
writer:
Keith Diamond (track 2)
Bernard Edwards (track 15)
Dino Fekaris (track 9)
Allan Felder (track 10)
Edward Fletcher (track 11)
Melvin Glover (Melvin Glover aka Melle Mel) (track 11)
Norman Harris (track 10)
Michael Kunze (track 17)
Sylvester Levay (track 17)
Billy Ocean (track 2)
Freddie Perren (track 9)
Sylvia Robinson (track 11)
Nile Rodgers (track 15)
Ron Tyson (track 10)
publisher:
IQ Music Ltd. (track 11)
PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (renamed as Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. since ca. 1998 or thereafter) (track 9)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 15)
Universal Music Publishing (Use ONLY if no country-specific information is available) (track 9)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 9)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 23)
Curtom Publishing Co Inc (1972 – ????) (track 12)
edit of:
Superfly by Curtis Mayfield (track 12)
The Message (original version) by Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five feat. Melle Mel & Duke Bootee (track 11)
is the basis for:
Bring Me Edelweiss (track 3)
Cabinet Battle #1 (Hamilton: An American Musical) (track 11)
Ring My Bell (Arika Kane version) (track 8)
Supreme (track 9)
The Message (track 11)
later parody versions:
Neun Live (track 9)
Äijä viilee (track 1)
later translated versions:
Oon voimissain (track 9)
Ring My Bell (Korean Ver.) (As One version) (track 8)
We Are Family (Japanese version) (track 15)
愛人就是我 (track 17)
later versions:
Brick House 2003 (track 6)
Ring My Bell (English Ver.) (As One version) (track 8)
live recording of:
We Are Family (track 15)
recording of:
Brick House (track 6)
Car Wash (track 23)
Caribbean Queen (track 2)
Daddy Cool (track 1)
Fly, Robin, Fly (track 17)
Hit and Run (track 10)
I Will Survive (track 9)
Ring My Bell (Anita Ward song) (track 8)
Superfly (track 12)
The Message (track 11)
Think (About It) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
Music 2008 (track 3)
Mega Mix (track 1)

CD 2

arranger:
Biddu (composer, songwriter, producer and musician) (track 15)
Kurt Borusiewicz (track 8)
Andrew S. Kahn (track 8)
composer:
James Bolden (tracks 14–15)
Marc Cerrone (track 16)
Raymond Earl (track 6)
Tom Johnston (track 13)
Kim Miller (track 6)
Scotty Miller (track 6)
Timmy Thomas (track 17)
Kirby Gregory (track 12)
engineer:
Richard Dodd (mastering engineer, producer and engineer) (track 15)
lyricist:
Timmy Thomas (track 17)
Kirby Gregory (track 12)
Philo Jack Robinson (production music composer) (tracks 14–15)
Alain Wisniak (track 16)
producer:
Biddu (composer, songwriter, producer and musician) (track 15)
writer:
Nidra Beard (track 4)
Bennie Benjamin (track 7)
Kurt Borusiewicz (track 8)
Don Bryant (track 3)
Gloria Caldwell (track 7)
Harry Wayne Casey (track 11)
Richard Finch (track 11)
Andrew S. Kahn (track 8)
Ian Levine (track 25)
Sol Marcus (track 7)
Dana Meyers (track 4)
Bernard Miller (track 3)
Patrick Patterson (track 23)
Ann Peebles (track 3)
Steve Scipio (track 23)
Charmaine Sylvers (track 4)
Fiachra Trench (track 25)
publisher:
Chris-n-Jen Music (track 7)
EMI Longitude Music (track 11)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 3)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 7)
cover recording of:
I Love to Love (track 15)
Long Train Runnin' (track 13)
is the basis for:
Bouge de là (track 23)
Bring Me Edelweiss (track 11)
later translated versions:
悲しき願い (track 7)
later versions:
Misunderstood (track 7)
live recording of:
recording of:
A Night to Remember (Shalamar song) (track 4)
Hot Shot (track 8)
I Got My Mind Made Up (I Got My Mind Made Up You Can Get It Girl) (track 6)
Jump to It (track 1)
Saddle Up (track 14)
Supernature (track 16)
The Message (track 23)
Why Did You Do It (track 12)

CD 3

composer:
Oliver Cheatham (track 25)
Lamont Dozier (track 5)
Curtis Mayfield (track 8)
Kevin McCord (track 25)
Gil Scott‐Heron (track 11)
Roy Ayers (track 17)
lyricist:
Lamont Dozier (track 5)
Curtis Mayfield (track 8)
Roy Ayers (track 17)
writer:
Ronald Bell (track 20)
Annette E. Brown (track 2)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 20)
Jocelyn Brown (track 2)
Harry Wayne Casey (track 15)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 9)
Steve Cropper (track 24)
Reuben Cross (track 4)
Eumir Deodato (track 20)
Brent Dowe (track 3)
Nate Edmonds (keyboard player/songwriter) (track 12)
Bernard Edwards (track 13)
Richard Finch (track 15)
John H. Fitch, Jr. (track 4)
Eddie Floyd (track 24)
Guy O'Brien (track 13)
Henry Jackson (track 13)
J.J. Johnson (Jazz/bop trombonist/session leader) (track 23)
Trevor McNaughton (track 3)
Junie Morrison (track 9)
Brenda Reynolds (track 12)
Sylvia Robinson (track 13)
Nile Rodgers (track 13)
Garry Shider (track 9)
Claydes Smith (track 20)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (track 20)
Dennis “D.T.” Thomas (Kool) (track 20)
Earl Toon, Jr. (track 20)
Boaz McWade Watson (track 6)
Albert Williams (track 12)
Bobby Womack (track 23)
Michael Wright (track 13)
publisher:
Arlovol Music (track 17)
B.I.B. Music (track 12)
BMG Monarch (track 17)
Brouhaha Music Inc. (track 11)
Camad Music Company ( – ????) (track 8)
Curtom Publishing Co Inc ( – ????) (track 8)
Dunbar Music, Inc. (track 4)
EMI Longitude Music (track 15)
EMI Tunes Ltd (track 8)
East Memphis Music (track 24)
Epic Solar Songs Inc. ( – ????) (track 6)
Songs of Lastrada (track 6)
Songs of Universal, Inc. (tracks 12, 25)
Sugar Hill Music Publishing Ltd. ( – ????) (track 12)
peermusic UK (UK publisher) (track 15)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1980) (track 20)
cover recording of:
Knock on Wood (track 24)
Rivers of Babylon (track 3)
is the basis for:
Rivers of Babylon (Boney M. version) (track 3)
The Weekend (track 25)
later translated parody versions:
Rapper's Deutsch (track 13)
Zelebration (track 20)
later translated versions:
Feest! (track 20)
Ta i trä (track 24)
¡Vamos ya! (track 8)
齊上小山崗 (track 3)
later versions:
live recording of:
Celebration (track 20)
recording of:
Across 110th Street (track 23)
Midas Touch (track 6)
Move On Up (track 8)
Rapper’s Delight (track 13)
Rock Your Baby (track 15)
Shame (track 4)
The Bottle (track 11)
We Got the Funk (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Classic Grooves (track 25)

CD 4

composer:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 16)
Bernard Edwards (track 4)
Albert Hammond (track 12)
Randy Muller (track 19)
Nile Rodgers (track 4)
Leo Sayer (track 12)
Robert Parissi (track 21)
lyricist:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 16)
Randy Muller (track 19)
Robert Parissi (track 21)
Georges Thurston (track 12)
solo clarinet:
George Marge (track 2)
solo trumpet:
Raymond Crisara (track 2)
vocals:
Alvin Fields (track 2)
Billy Baker (track 2)
Dolette McDonald (track 2)
writer:
Nickolas Ashford (track 17)
Arthur Baker (track 11)
Ronald Bell (track 18)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 18)
Bob Crewe (track 3)
Keith Diamond (track 1)
Alvin Fields (track 2)
Bob Gaudio (track 3)
Franne Golde (track 24)
Janice Gugliuzza (track 10)
Duane Hitchings (track 24)
Ashley Ingram (track 7)
McKinley Jackson (track 9)
Ronnie James (US funk/disco artist, member of Salsoul Orchestra) (track 10)
Leee John (track 7)
Steve Jolley (track 7)
Dennis Lambert (track 24)
Ian Levine (track 14)
Billy Ocean (track 1)
John Robie (track 11)
William Shelby (track 6)
Stephen Shockley (track 6)
Valerie Simpson (track 17)
Melvin Steals (track 9)
Mervin Steals (track 9)
Tony Swain (track 7)
Leon Sylvers (track 6)
Fiachra Trench (track 14)
Michael Zager (track 2)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 3)
Fort Knox Music Co (track 16)
Try Me Inc. (track 16)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 21)
Seasons Four Music (1967) (track 3)
sampled by:
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Fallin (track 17)
Play That Funky Music (Vanilla Ice version) (track 21)
later parody versions:
Play Funky (track 21)
later translated versions:
君の瞳に恋してる (Aya Maki translation) (track 3)
君の瞳に恋してる (Ren Takayanagi translation) (track 3)
live cover recording of:
I Found You (a.k.a. I Got You (I Feel Good)) (track 16)
live recording of:
I Want Your Love (track 4)
Ladies' Night (track 18)
recording of:
Aimer d'amour (track 12)
Call Me (track 19)
High Energy (track 14)
I.O.U. (track 11)
Just an Illusion (track 7)
Let’s All Chant (track 2)
Love Thang (track 9)
Loverboy (track 1)
Runaway (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Easy To Love (track 12)

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/78799 [info]