Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Get Down Saturday Night Oliver Cheatham 4:06
2 Celebration Kool & The Gang 4.5 3:40
3 Contact Edwin Starr 3:32
4 Disco Inferno The Trammps 3:17
5 Boogie Wonderland Earth, Wind & Fire 4 4:47
6 Le Freak Chic 4.5 3:35
7 Lady Marmalade LaBelle 3.5 3:56
8 Love Train The O’Jays 4 2:56
9 Take That to the Bank Shalamar 3:23
10 And the Beat Goes On The Whispers 4:00
11 You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) Sylvester 3:23
12 Young Hearts Run Free Candi Staton 3:50
13 Lost in Music Sister Sledge 4:49
14 Car Wash Rose Royce 5 3:17
15 Ain't Nobody Rufus 5 4:35
16 Searching Change 4:19
17 Joy & Pain Maze 4:25
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Get Up Offa That Thing James Brown 4:11
2 We Are Family Sister Sledge 5 8:22
3 Love Has Come Around Donald Byrd 3:40
4 Can You Handle It? Sharon Redd 3:52
5 Check Out the Groove Bobby Thurston 3:50
6 D.I.S.C.O. Ottawan 3:01
7 Let's All Chant Michael Zager 5 3:01
8 Relight My Fire Dan Hartman 5 3:42
9 Boogie Oogie Oogie A Taste of Honey 1 3:39
10 Ring My Bell Anita Ward 4:29
11 Midas Touch Midnight Star 3:34
12 You Sexy Thing Hot Chocolate 3:55
13 I Feel for You Chaka Khan 5:45
14 Forget Me Nots Patrice Rushen 5 4:07
15 Super Freak Rick James 3:19
16 White Lines (Don't Do It) Grandmaster Flash & Melle Mel 3:56
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Boogie Nights Heatwave 4.75 3:34
2 That's the Way (I Like It) KC and the Sunshine Band 4.5 3:05
3 Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now McFadden & Whitehead 4.35 3:35
4 Get Touch Kleeer 3:20
5 I Shoulda Loved You Narada Michael Walden 4:16
6 I Don't Want to Be a Freak (But I Can't Help Myself) Dynasty 7:12
7 A Night to Remember Shalamar 4:06
8 You to Me Are Everything The Real Thing 4 3:29
9 Feel So Real Steve Arrington 4:09
10 Just a Touch of Love Slave 3:25
11 Working My Way Back to You The Spinners 5 4:02
12 Love Town Booker Newberry III 3:46
13 I Found Lovin' Fatback Band 3:24
14 Oops Upside Your Head The Gap Band 3:26
15 Groove Is in the Heart Deee‐Lite 5 3:54
16 Y.M.C.A. Village People 5 3:45
17 Come Into My Life Joyce Sims 3:39

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Allen R. Toussaint (track 7)
composer:
Frankie Beverly (track 17)
Oliver Cheatham (track 1)
Kenneth Gamble (track 8)
Jon Lind (track 5)
Mauro Malavasi (track 16)
Kevin McCord (track 1)
Dave Crawford (US soul songwriter, keyboard player, singer & producer) (track 12)
Norman Whitfield (track 14)
lyricist:
Dave Crawford (US soul songwriter, keyboard player, singer & producer) (track 12)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 8)
Paul Slade (track 16)
Norman Whitfield (track 14)
Allee Willis (track 5)
producer:
Kenneth Gamble (track 8)
Al McKay (track 5)
Allen R. Toussaint (track 7)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 5)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 8)
vocals:
The Emotions (Chicago soul, disco and R&B female vocal group) (track 5)
writer:
Ronald Bell (track 2)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 2)
Bob Crewe (track 7)
Eumir Deodato (track 2)
Bernard Edwards (tracks 6, 13)
Leroy Green (disco/soul songwriter) (track 4)
Ron Kersey (track 4)
Kenny Nolan (track 7)
Nile Rodgers (tracks 6, 13)
William Shelby (track 10)
Stephen Shockley (track 10)
Claydes Smith (track 2)
Kevin Spencer (Dynasty) (track 9)
Leon Sylvers (tracks 9–10)
Sylvester (US disco and soul singer-songwriter) (track 11)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (track 2)
Dennis “D.T.” Thomas (Kool & The Gang) (track 2)
Earl Toon, Jr. (track 2)
James Wirrick (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1972) (track 8)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1974) (track 7)
publisher:
ATV Music (track 9)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 13)
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) (track 7)
EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (tracks 5, 7)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 7)
Ghati Music Inc. (track 12)
IQ Music Ltd. (track 12)
Irving Music (BMI) (track 5)
Mijac Music (track 8)
Overdue Music (track 15)
Reservoir 416 (track 4)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 14)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 8)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1980) (track 2)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (1980) (track 2)
edits:
Lady Marmalade by LaBelle (track 7)
has remixes:
Love Train (Tom Moulton Mix) by The O’Jays (track 8)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Astrosexy by m‐floCHEMISTRY (track 6)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 479) (track 7)
is the basis for:
I’m Alive (track 5)
The Weekend (track 1)
later parody versions:
Lady Marmelade (track 7)
Lost in Whitehawk (track 13)
later translated parody versions:
Zelebration (track 2)
later translated versions:
Feest! (track 2)
Lady Marmalade (French version) (track 7)
熱辣辣 (track 7)
later versions:
Ain’t Nobody (additional lyrics) (track 15)
recording of:
Ain’t Nobody (track 15)
Boogie Wonderland (track 5)
Car Wash (track 14)
Celebration (track 2)
Disco Inferno (track 4)
Joy and Pain (track 17)
Lady Marmalade (track 7)
Le Freak (track 6)
Lost in Music (track 13)
Love Train (track 8)
Searching (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
Classic Grooves (track 1)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Steve Ferrone (1984) (track 13)
synthesizer:
Robbie Buchanan (1984) (track 13)
David Frank (1984) (track 13)
Reggie Griffin (1984) (track 13)
Philippe Saisse (1984) (track 13)
guitar:
Reggie Griffin (1984) (track 13)
bass:
Reggie Griffin (1984) (track 13)
chromatic harmonica:
Stevie Wonder (1984) (track 13)
keyboard:
Robbie Buchanan (1984) (track 13)
David Frank (1984) (track 13)
Reggie Griffin (1984) (track 13)
Philippe Saisse (1984) (track 13)
drum machine:
Reggie Griffin (1984) (track 13)
background vocals:
Chaka Khan (1984) (track 13)
composer:
Rick James (US vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 15)
Jean Kluger (Belgian producer, publisher, songwriter) (track 6)
Ron Miller (US songwriter Ronald Alonzo Miller) (track 15)
Daniel Vangarde (track 6)
Deanna Brown (James Brown's daughter) (track 1)
Deidre Brown (was James Brown second spouse) (track 1)
Yamma Brown (James Brown's daughter) (track 1)
Dan Hartman (track 8)
Frederick Knight (track 10)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 13)
lead vocals:
Chaka Khan (1984) (track 13)
lyricist:
Deanna Brown (James Brown's daughter) (track 1)
Deidre Brown (was James Brown second spouse) (track 1)
Yamma Brown (James Brown's daughter) (track 1)
Dan Hartman (track 8)
Frederick Knight (track 10)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 13)
producer:
Bernard Edwards (track 2)
Nile Rodgers (track 2)
solo clarinet:
George Marge (track 7)
solo trumpet:
Raymond Crisara (track 7)
vocals:
Alvin Fields (track 7)
Billy Baker (track 7)
Dolette McDonald (track 7)
writer:
Errol Brown (track 12)
Bernard Edwards (track 2)
Alvin Fields (track 7)
Melvin Glover (Melvin Glover aka Melle Mel) (track 16)
Perry L. Kibble (track 9)
Terri McFaddin (track 14)
Sylvia Robinson (track 16)
Nile Rodgers (track 2)
Patrice Rushen (track 14)
Freddie Washington (US session bassist) (track 14)
Boaz McWade Watson (track 11)
Tony Wilson (bassist/songwriter, member of Hot Chocolate) (track 12)
Michael Zager (track 7)
publisher:
Baby Fingers Music (track 14)
Belinda Music Inc. (track 1)
Calloco Music, Inc. (track 11)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 2)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 8)
Epic Solar Songs Inc. ( – ????) (track 11)
Freddie Dee Music (track 14)
Midstar Music, Inc. (track 11)
Songs of Lastrada (track 11)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 2)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 2)
Yamina Music (track 14)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 477) (track 15)
cover recording of:
I Feel for You (1984) (track 13)
is based on:
Cavern (track 16)
is the basis for:
Ring My Bell (Arika Kane version) (track 10)
later translated versions:
Familiär (track 2)
Ring My Bell (Korean Ver.) (As One version) (track 10)
Scharfes Ding (track 12)
We Are Family (Japanese version) (track 2)
later versions:
Ring My Bell (track 10)
Ring My Bell (English Ver.) (As One version) (track 10)
recording of:
Boogie Oogie Oogie (track 9)
D.I.S.C.O. (track 6)
Forget Me Nots (track 14)
Let’s All Chant (track 7)
Midas Touch (track 11)
Relight My Fire (track 8)
Ring My Bell (Anita Ward song) (track 10)
Super Freak (track 15)
We Are Family (track 2)
You Sexy Thing (track 12)

CD 3

saxophone:
Maceo Parker (track 15)
trombone:
Fred Wesley (track 15)
additional arranger:
Mike Rogers (US producer/engineer, aka Tweekin') (track 15)
additional engineer:
Bob Power (track 15)
additional mixer:
Mike Rogers (US producer/engineer, aka Tweekin') (track 15)
additional producer:
Mike Rogers (US producer/engineer, aka Tweekin') (track 15)
arranger:
Deee‐Lite (track 15)
assistant engineer:
Derek Lategan (track 15)
Eddie Sancho (track 15)
background vocals:
Bootsy Collins (US funk musician & songwriter) (track 15)
composer:
Deee‐Lite (track 15)
Joyce Sims (track 17)
Rod Temperton (track 1)
engineer:
Mike Rogers (US producer/engineer, aka Tweekin') (track 15)
lyricist:
Joyce Sims (track 17)
Rod Temperton (track 1)
producer:
Barry Blue (singer, producer, and songwriter) (track 1)
Deee‐Lite (track 15)
Jacques Morali (track 16)
vocals:
Q‐Tip (American rapper) (track 15)
writer:
Mark Adams (Slave bassist) (track 10)
India Arrington (track 9)
Steve Arrington (tracks 9–10)
Len Barry (track 12)
Nidra Beard (track 7)
Henri Belolo (track 16)
Harry Wayne Casey (track 2)
Jerry Cohen (track 3)
Michael Denne (track 8)
Bobby Eli (track 12)
Richard Finch (track 2)
Ken Gold (track 8)
Mark Hicks (track 10)
Sandy Linzer (tracks 11, 11)
Gene McFadden (track 3)
Dana Meyers (track 7)
Jacques Morali (track 16)
Denny Randell (tracks 11, 11)
Lonnie Simmons (producer, songwriter) (track 14)
Charmaine Sylvers (track 7)
Rudy Taylor (track 14)
Ray Turner (keyboard player) (track 10)
Daniel Webster (track 10)
John Whitehead (track 3)
Victor Willis (track 16)
Charlie Wilson (R&B singer) (track 14)
Robert Wilson (US vocalist/bassist, member of Gap Band) (track 14)
Ronnie Wilson (Gap Band member) (track 14)
Starleana Young (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
GTO Records (1976) (track 1)
Pye Records (1976) (track 8)
publisher:
Beach House Music (track 17)
Can't Stop Music (tracks 16, 16)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 1)
Rodsongs (track 1)
Saturday Music, Inc. (tracks 11, 11)
Scorpio Music (French label) (track 16)
Seasons Four Music Corp. (tracks 11, 11)
Smokin' Amigos (track 17)
Tincabell Music (track 1)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 1)
edit of:
mash-ups:
Sunshine a Go Go by ccc (track 15)
samples:
Get Up by Vernon Burch (track 15)
part of:
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 83) (track 15)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Bring Me Edelweiss (track 2)
later parody versions:
A.N.T.S. (track 16)
P-A-C-K (track 16)
YHWH (track 16)
Åsa Bodén (track 16)
later translated parody versions:
L.M.A.A. (track 16)
later translated versions:
Laulumme soi (track 16)
Lekker... (track 16)
Miesstrippari (track 16)
YMCA好知己 (track 16)
later versions:
Te garder près de moi (tracks 11, 11)
recording of:
A Night to Remember (Shalamar song) (track 7)
Boogie Nights (track 1)
Come Into My Life (track 17)
Feel So Real (track 9)
Love Town (track 12)
Y.M.C.A. (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 1)
Stars on 45 (12″ single) (track 1)