Tracklist

CD 1: The Absolute Roots of Ben Liebrand
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Feel Love (original 12″ version)
Donna Summer 8:13
2 Chase (original 12″ version)
Giorgio Moroder 8:26
3 Funky Town (original 12″ version)
Lipps, Inc. 7:46
4 Supernature (full length album version)
Cerrone 10:55
5 Menergy (original 12″ version)
Patrick Cowley 8:48
6 Dancer (original 12″ version)
Gino Soccio 8:28
7 You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) (original 12″ version)
Sylvester 6:31
8 Haven’t Stopped Dancing Yet (original 12″ version)
Gonzalez 7:59
9 The Break (original 12″ version)
Kat Mandu 8:41
CD 2: The Relaxed and Groovy Tracks
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Don’t Stop the Music (original 12″ version)
Yarbrough & Peoples 7:51
2 Good Times (original 12″ version)
Chic 8:01
3 Forget Me Nots (original 12″ version)
Patrice Rushen 4:42
4 A Lover’s Holiday (full length album version)
Change 6:16
5 Get Down Saturday Night (original 12″ version)
Oliver Cheatham 6:52
6 Fresh (12″ remix)
Kool & The Gang 5:48
7 Let’s All Chant (original 12″ version)
Michael Zager Band 6:51
8 Super Freak (original 12″ version)
Rick James 7:06
9 Rapper’s Delight (full length version)
The Sugarhill Gang 14:34
10 Last Night a DJ Saved My Life (original 12″ version)
Indeep 5:40
11 Last Night a DJ Saved My Life (a cappella)
Indeep 3:03
CD 3: The Funky Grooves and More
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 You’re the One for Me (special dub-vocal edit)
D‐Train 7:17
2 Beat the Street (special dub-vocal edit)
Sharon Redd 7:20
3 Hit ’n Run Lover (original 12″ version)
Carol Jiani 8:15
4 Shake Your Body (12″ remix)
The Jacksons 8:37
5 Let the Music Play (original 12″ version)
Shannon 5:46
6 I.O.U. (original 12″ version)
Freeez 8:42
7 Weekend (original 12″ version)
Class Action 8:25
8 We Just (original 12″ version)
Moses 6:28
9 I Feel Love (Patrick Cowley remix)
Donna Summer 15:56
CD 4: Recent Classics and Alternative Dance
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Finally (12″ Choice mix)
CeCe Peniston 7:03
2 Pump Up the Jam (vocal 12″ version)
Technotronic 5:22
3 Luv 4 Luv (original 12″ version)
Robin S. 6:06
4 Show Me Love (original 12″ version)
Robin S. 8:50
5 Rhythm Is a Dancer (12″ mix)
Snap! 5:12
6 Feel What You Want (Our Tribe vocal 12″ mix)
Kristine W 5:28
7 Get Ready for This (original 12″ version)
2 Unlimited 5:55
8 Relax (original New York 12″ mix)
Frankie Goes to Hollywood 7:24
9 Blue Monday (complete original 12″ version)
New Order 3 7:29
10 Situation (special dub-vocal edit)
Yazoo 9:02
11 Moments in Love (Liebrand mix)
Art of Noise 8:38

Credits

CD 1: The Absolute Roots of Ben Liebrand

composer:
Marc Cerrone (track 4)
Steven Greenberg (track 3)
lyricist:
Steven Greenberg (track 3)
Alain Wisniak (track 4)
producer:
Pete Bellotte (track 1)
Giorgio Moroder (track 1)
vocals:
Donna Summer (soul/disco diva) (track 1)
writer:
Pete Bellotte (track 1)
Giorgio Moroder (track 1)
Donna Summer (soul/disco diva) (track 1)
publisher:
Budde Music Inc. (track 1)
Red Sea Songs (track 3)
Rick S. Music (track 1)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
NY Lipps by Soulwax (track 3)
is the basis for:
King of Snake (track 1)
recording of:
Funkytown (track 3)
I Feel Love (track 1)
Supernature (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 3)
Stars on 45 (the song itself) (track 3)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 3)

CD 2: The Relaxed and Groovy Tracks

composer:
Oliver Cheatham (track 5)
Mike Cleveland (80's dance) (tracks 10–11)
Rick James (track 8)
Kevin McCord (track 5)
Ron Miller (US songwriter Ronald Alonzo Miller) (track 8)
lyricist:
Mike Cleveland (80's dance) (tracks 10–11)
performer:
Patrice Rushen (track 3)
producer:
Jonah Ellis (track 1)
Lonnie Simmons (track 1)
remixer:
Rick Gianatos (track 1)
writer:
Bernard Edwards (track 9)
Jonah Ellis (track 1)
Guy O'Brien (track 9)
Henry Jackson (track 9)
Sandy Linzer (track 6)
Terri McFaddin (track 3)
Alisa Peoples (track 1)
Sylvia Robinson (track 9)
Nile Rodgers (track 9)
Davide Romani (track 4)
Patrice Rushen (track 3)
Lonnie Simmons (track 1)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (track 6)
Freddie Washington (US session bassist) (track 3)
Michael Wright (track 9)
publisher:
Baby Fingers Music (track 3)
Freddie Dee Music (track 3)
WB Music Corp. (track 4)
Yamina Music (track 3)
edits:
Don’t Stop the Music (7" single) by Yarbrough & Peoples (track 1)
mash-ups:
Music 2008 (live, Sticky & Sweet Tour) by Madonna (track 10)
sampled by:
All Night Long by Common feat. Erykah Badu (track 1)
Fastlove by George Michael (track 3)
I.C. Y’All by De La Soul feat. Busta Rhymes (track 10)
Men in Black (album version) by Will Smith (track 3)
Nlogax by Boards of Canada (track 10)
Problem Child by 3rd Bass (track 10)
is the basis for:
Bring Me Edelweiss (tracks 10–11)
The Weekend (track 5)
later translated parody versions:
Rapper's Deutsch (track 9)
recording of:
Forget Me Nots (track 3)
Fresh (track 6)
Lovers Holiday (A Lover’s Holiday) (track 4)
Rapper’s Delight (track 9)
Super Freak (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Music 2008 (tracks 10–11)
Classic Grooves (track 5)

CD 3: The Funky Grooves and More

producer:
Pete Bellotte (track 9)
Giorgio Moroder (track 9)
remixer:
Patrick Cowley (track 9)
writer:
Arthur Baker (track 6)
Chris Barbosa (track 5)
Pete Bellotte (track 9)
Ed Chisolm (track 5)
Giorgio Moroder (track 9)
John Robie (track 6)
Donna Summer (soul/disco diva) (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
PolyGram Records, Inc. (US division of PolyGram) (track 9)
publisher:
Budde Music Inc. (track 9)
Rick S. Music (track 9)
edits:
remix of:
I Feel Love by Donna Summer (track 9)
is the basis for:
King of Snake (track 9)
recording of:
I Feel Love (track 9)
I.O.U. (track 6)
Let the Music Play (track 5)

CD 4: Recent Classics and Alternative Dance

composer:
Anne Dudley (track 11)
Allen George (track 4)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 8)
Trevor Horn (track 11)
J.J. Jeczalik (track 11)
Holly Johnson (track 8)
Gary Langan (track 11)
Fred McFarlane (track 4)
Paul Morley (track 11)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 8)
Thomas de Quincey (track 2)
lyricist:
Holly Johnson (track 8)
Thea Austin (track 5)
Benito Benites (track 5)
producer:
New Order (track 9)
writer:
Vince Clarke (songwriter) (track 10)
Allen George (track 3)
Gillian Gilbert (track 9)
Peter Hook (track 9)
Fred McFarlane (track 3)
Stephen Morris (track 9)
Alison Moyet (track 10)
R. L. Slijngaard (track 7)
Bernard Sumner (track 9)
P. Wilde (track 7)
J. P. De Coster (track 7)
publisher:
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher) (track 7)
Perfect Songs Ltd. (track 8)
mash-ups:
remixes:
sampled by:
Shut Up and Drive by Rihanna (track 9)
samples:
Uranium by Kraftwerk (track 9)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 61) (track 9)
is the basis for:
Moments in Soul (track 11)
Of the Night (track 5)
later parody versions:
Read Acts (track 8)
later translated parody versions:
Mon prof de gym (track 2)
Pump ab das Bier (track 2)
later translated versions:
Blue Monday (track 9)
recording of:
Blue Monday (New Order song) (track 9)
Get Ready for This (track 7)
Luv 4 Luv (track 3)
Moments in Love (track 11)
Pump Up the Jam (track 2)
Relax (track 8)
Rhythm Is a Dancer (track 5)
Show Me Love (track 4)
Situation (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
I Love the 90’s (track 5)
Megamix (track 2)
Hooked on Polkas (track 8)

Release Group

part of: Grand 12-Inches (number: 1)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000468520 [info]