Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Just the Way You Are
Barry White 4:50
2 I'm Still Waiting
Diana Ross 3:42
3 I'll Be There
The Jackson 5 4:00
4 Being With You
Smokey Robinson 4:11
5 Let's Stay Together
Al Green 4:49
6 Wishing on a Star
Rose Royce 5:23
7 You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
Lou Rawls 3:35
8 Use Ta Be My Girl
The O’Jays 5 3:24
9 Have You Seen Her
The Chi‐Lites 2:53
10 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher
Jackie Wilson 3:02
11 Love T.K.O.
Teddy Pendergrass 4:54
12 Ain't No Sunshine
Al Jarreau 2:06
13 Almaz
Joolz Gianni & Dina Carroll 3:07
14 I Can Make You Feel Good
Shalamar 4:17
15 Move Closer
Phyllis Nelson 4:13
16 Misty Blue
Dorothy Moore 5 3:37
17 How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)
Junior Walker 2:59
18 Rainy Night in Georgia
Brook Benton 3:46
19 Always and Forever
Heatwave 5:08
20 Sentimental Blues
Ray Charles 3 2:25
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 One Day in Your Life
Michael Jackson 4:09
2 When Will I See You Again
Three Degrees 2:41
3 If You Don't Know Me by Now
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 3:07
4 Stand by Me
Ben E. King 4.6 2:53
5 When a Man Loves a Woman
Percy Sledge 4.75 2:54
6 It's a Man's Man's Man's World
James Brown 2:48
7 If You're Looking for a Way Out
Odyssey 3:19
8 You to Me Are Everything
The Real Thing 3:20
9 Up on the Roof
The Drifters 2:15
10 Feel the Need in Me
The Detroit Emeralds 3:18
11 It Hurts So Good
Millie Jackson 3:27
12 Oh No Not My Baby
Maxine Brown 2:34
13 Moon River
Danny Williams 4 2:40
14 I've Been Loving You Too Long
Ike & Tina Turner 3:43
15 On My Own
Brandy Knight & Will McFadden 4:39
16 Love Really Hurts Without You
Billy Ocean 2:31
17 Endless Love
Regina & Smokey Roberts 3:05
18 You're All I Need to Get By
Martha Reeves & G.C. Cameron 3:05
19 What Becomes of the Broken Hearted
Jimmy Ruffin 2:49
20 With You I'm Born Again
Syreeta 3:11

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Barry White (track 1)
Gene Page (track 1)
composer:
Lamont Dozier (track 17)
Kenneth Gamble (track 8)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 17)
Billy Joel (track 1)
Phyllis Nelson (American singer) (track 15)
Eddie Gip Noble (track 11)
Smokey Robinson (track 4)
Cecil Womack (track 11)
Linda Womack (track 11)
William York (tracks 20, 20)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 8)
Bob Montgomery (track 16)
Bill Withers (track 12)
lyricist:
Kenneth Gamble (track 8)
Billy Joel (track 1)
Phyllis Nelson (American singer) (track 15)
William York (tracks 20, 20)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (track 17)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 8)
Bob Montgomery (track 16)
Bill Withers (track 12)
producer:
Tommy Couch (US producer, songwriter, engineer & studio owner) (track 16)
Wolf Stephenson (track 16)
James Cary Stroud (track 16)
Barry White (track 1)
writer:
Barbara Acklin (track 9)
Hal Davis (track 3)
Berry Gordy (track 3)
Howard Hewett (track 14)
Willie Hutch (track 3)
Gary Jackson (track 10)
Renwick Jackson (track 14)
Raynard Miner (track 10)
Eugene Record (track 9)
William Shelby (track 14)
Carl Smith (US country music singer) (track 10)
Bob West (US session bassist, producer & songwriter) (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Lightsource Music (track 17)
The Island Def Jam Music Group (use “Island” or “Def Jam Recordings” labels rather than this record company) (1978) (track 1)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track 17)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1, 10, 12, 17)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 1, 12)
IQ Music Ltd. (track 15)
Impulsive Music (track 1)
Jobete Music (track 4)
Joelsongs (track 1)
Stone Agate Music (track 17)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 10)
Talmont Music (publisher) (1966 –) (track 16)
edit of:
cover recording of:
A Sentimental Blues (track 20)
Ain’t No Sunshine (track 12)
Just the Way You Are (Billy Joel song) (track 1)
Love TKO (track 11)
Misty Blue (track 16)
later translated versions:
Allem Anschein nach bist Du's (Ain't No Sunshine) (track 12)
I’LL BE THERE (track 3)
可會有明天 (track 1)
later versions:
recording of:
A Sentimental Blues (track 20)
Being With You (track 4)
Have You Seen Her (track 9)
I’ll Be There (track 3)
Move Closer (track 15)
Use ta Be My Girl (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 12)

CD 2

membranophone:
Roger Hawkins (1966-02-17) (track 5)
farfisa [farfisa organ]:
Spooner Oldham (1966-02-17) (track 5)
guitar:
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (1966-02-17) (track 5)
double bass:
Albert Lowe Jr. (1966-02-17) (track 5)
composer:
Renee Armand (track 1)
Henry Mancini (US composer, conductor & arranger) (tracks 13, 13)
lyricist:
Johnny Mercer (tracks 13, 13)
performer:
Danny Williams (track 13)
producer:
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (track 5)
Quin Ivy (track 5)
publisher:
Mike Stoller (track 4)
vocals:
Ben E. King (1960-10-27) (track 4)
Percy Sledge (1966-02-17) (track 5)
writer:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 6)
Kenneth Gamble (track 2)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 2)
Ben E. King (track 4)
Ralph Kotkov (track 7)
Jerry Leiber (track 4)
Calvin Lewis (track 5)
Sandy Linzer (track 7)
Betty Newcombe (track 6)
Mike Stoller (track 4)
Andrew Wright (US keyboardist) (track 5)
Jerry Butler (soul singer) (1965) (track 14)
Otis Redding (1965) (track 14)
phonographic copyright by:
H.H.O. Ltd (music licensing) (tracks 4–5)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1961) (track 13)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1992) (track 5)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1992) (track 5)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1993) (track 5)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1993) (track 5)
Not Now Music Limited (2018) (track 13)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 7)
East (US publishing company affiliated with BMI) (track 14)
Famous Chappell (tracks 13, 13)
Famous Music Corporation (tracks 13, 13)
Famous Music Group (tracks 13, 13)
Hornall Brothers Music Ltd. (limited company) (track 4)
Jerry Leiber Music (track 4)
Mijac Music (track 5)
Sony/ATV Harmony (tracks 13, 13)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 4)
Time (US publishing entity affiliated with BMI) (track 14)
Trio Music (track 4)
Unichappell Music (track 4)
Warner/Chappell (tracks 2, 5)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 2)
Wildwood Music Ltd. (track 14)
Pronto Music (1966 –) (track 5)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (1966 –) (track 5)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (1974 –) (track 1)
recorded at:
Norala Studio in Sheffield, Alabama, United States (1966-02-17) (track 5)
mash-ups:
Stand By Me by ccc (track 4)
sampled by:
Stand by Me by Timeflies (track 4)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 54) (track 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 121) (track 4)
cover recording of:
Moon River (track 13)
later parody versions:
Mia (track 4)
later translated versions:
Bleib bei mir (track 4)
Pregherò (track 4)
Stand By Me (Spanish) (track 4)
Stand by Me (track 4)
When Will I See You Again (Japanese version) (track 2)
Đến bên em (track 4)
幾時再見 (track 2)
緊靠一起 (track 4)
later versions:
Stand by Me (track 4)
recording of:
Moon River (track 13)
Stand by Me (Ben E. King) (1960-10-27) (track 4)
When a Man Loves a Woman (1966-02-17) (track 5)