Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Move on Up
Curtis Mayfield 3:47
2 Dimples
John Lee Hooker 2:13
3 I Just Wanna Make Love to You
Etta James 3:06
4 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher
Jackie Wilson 5 2:57
5 Private Number
Judy Clay & William Bell 2 2:41
6 Smokestack Lightning
Howlin’ Wolf 3:08
7 If Loving You Is Wrong
Millie Jackson 3:46
8 Take Me to the River
Al Green 3:41
9 Rescue Me
Fontella Bass 2:52
10 Wade in the Water
Ramsey Lewis 3:50
11 My Baby Just Cares for Me
Nina Simone 3:36
12 Harlem Shuffle
Bob & Earl 2 2:51
13 My Babe
Little Walter 2:39
14 Oh No Not My Baby
Maxine Brown 2:36
15 Tell It Like It Is
Aaron Neville 3:08
16 It's All Right
The Impressions 2:50
17 I'll Take You There
The Staple Singers 4:46
18 I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down
Ann Peebles 2:45
19 Hi-Heel Sneakers
Tommy Tucker 2:51
20 Misty Blue
Dorothy Moore 5 3:31

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-01) (track 6)
New York, New York, United States (1957-12) (track 11)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Earl Phillips (1956-01) (track 6)
membranophone:
Albert “Tootie” Heath (1957-12) (track 11)
guitar:
John Lee Hooker (1956) (track 2)
Willie Johnson (Blues guitarist) (1956-01) (track 6)
Hubert Sumlin (1956-01) (track 6)
Eddie Taylor (Electric blues guitarist & singer) (1956) (track 2)
harmonica:
Howlin’ Wolf (1956-01) (track 6)
bass:
George Washington (1950s bassist) (1956) (track 2)
Jimmy Bond (1957-12) (track 11)
double bass [bass]:
Willie Dixon (1956-01) (track 6)
piano:
Hosea Lee Kennard (1956-01) (track 6)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 11)
arranger:
Phil Wright (track 9)
composer:
Willie Dixon (track 3)
Walter Donaldson (track 11)
Carole King (track 14)
Curtis Mayfield (tracks 1, 16)
Alvertis Isbell (track 17)
Bob Montgomery (track 20)
Robert Higginbotham (blues) (track 19)
lead vocals:
Fontella Bass (track 9)
lyricist:
Willie Dixon (track 3)
Curtis Mayfield (tracks 1, 16)
Gerry Goffin (track 14)
Alvertis Isbell (track 17)
Gus Kahn (track 11)
Bob Montgomery (track 20)
Robert Higginbotham (blues) (track 19)
producer:
Tommy Couch (US producer, songwriter, engineer & studio owner) (track 20)
Billy Davis (r&b producer/songwriter/performer Roquel Davis) (track 9)
Raynard Miner (track 9)
Carl Smith (Songwriter and producer) (track 9)
Wolf Stephenson (track 20)
James Cary Stroud (track 20)
vocals:
John Lee Hooker (1956) (track 2)
Howlin’ Wolf (1956-01) (track 6)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 11)
writer:
William Bell (track 5)
James Bracken (track 2)
George Davis (US musician & songwriter George Richard Davis Jr.) (track 15)
Lee Diamond (track 15)
Al Green (track 8)
Mabon Hodges (track 8)
Gary Jackson (track 4)
Booker T. Jones (track 5)
Raynard Miner (tracks 4, 9)
Earl Nelson (track 12)
Bob Relf (track 12)
Carl Smith (Songwriter and producer) (track 9)
Carl Smith (US country music singer) (track 4)
John Lee Hooker (1956) (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
H.H.O. Ltd (music licensing) (track 12)
HHO Licensing Ltd. (track 12)
Bethlehem Records (50s Jazz Label) (1958) (track 11)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1965) (track 9)
publisher:
Bug Music Ltd. (track 12)
Camad Music Company ( – ????) (track 1)
Conrad Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 15)
Curtom Publishing Co Inc ( – ????) (track 1)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 4, 11, 14)
EMI Tunes Ltd (track 1)
Gus Kahn Music Co. (track 11)
Lily Pond Music (track 19)
Tobago Music Co. (track 11)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 4)
Curtom Publishing Co Inc (1963 – ????) (track 16)
Talmont Music (publisher) (1966 –) (track 20)
edits:
I’ll Take You There (7" version) by The Staple Singers (track 17)
remaster of:
Harlem Shuffle by Bob & Earl (track 12)
remasters:
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 246) (track 4)
cover recording of:
Misty Blue (track 20)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
¡Vamos ya! (track 1)
later versions:
De ma vie (track 9)
recording of:
Harlem Shuffle (track 12)
Hi‐Heel Sneakers (track 19)
I'll Take You There (track 17)
It’s All Right (track 16)
Move On Up (track 1)
Oh No Not My Baby (track 14)
Private Number (track 5)
Rescue Me (track 9)
Tell It Like It Is (track 15)
Dimples (1956) (track 2)
My Baby Just Cares for Me (1957-12) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Polka Party! (track 12)

Release

ASIN: US: B000006BCK [info]