Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)
The Four Seasons 3:29
2 Love Train
The O’Jays 4 2:56
3 Theme From Shaft
Isaac Hayes 5 3:16
4 Dance to the Music
Sly & The Family Stone 2:53
5 Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine
James Brown 4 5:16
6 Lady Marmalade
LaBelle 3 3:56
7 Get Down on It
Kool & The Gang 4:38
8 I'll Go Where Your Music Takes Me
Tina Charles 3:47
9 Boogie Nights
Heatwave 5 3:35
10 I Love to Love (But My Baby Just Loves to dance)
Tina Charles 5 3:02
11 You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
Leo Sayer 3:38
12 Strut Your Funky Stuff
Frantique 3:37
13 Ladies Night
Kool & The Gang 4.35 3:25
14 Hang on in There Baby
Johnny Bristol 3:50
15 Wishing on a Star
Rose Royce 4:43
16 Rock the Boat
The Hues Corporation 3:01
17 Blame It on the Boogie
The Jacksons 4.35 3:32
18 Boogie Wonderland
Earth, Wind & Fire with The Emotions 3.5 4:50
19 Oops Upside Your Head
The Gap Band 3:28
20 Use It Up and Wear It Out
Odyssey 3:47
21 Y.M.C.A.
Village People 5 3:42
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Play That Funky Music
Wild Cherry 5 3:10
2 Best of My Love
The Emotions 3.75 3:41
3 Red Light Spells Danger
Billy Ocean 2 3:31
4 Move on Up
Curtis Mayfield 3:46
5 You to Me Are Everything
The Real Thing 4 3:23
6 Rasputin
Boney M. 5:52
7 Stayin' Alive
N‐Trance 4:05
8 D.I.S.C.O.
N‐Trance 3:57
9 Always & Forever
Heatwave 3:38
10 When I Need You
Leo Sayer 4:12
11 Harvest for the World
The Isley Brothers 3:55
12 I Will Survive
Gloria Gaynor 3.85 3:16
13 Disco Inferno
The Trammps 5 3:17
14 I'm in the Mood for Dancing
The Nolans 3:18
15 Celebration
Kool & The Gang 3:38
16 Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now
McFadden & Whitehead 4.35 3:38
17 We Are Family
Sister Sledge 3:27
18 Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel
Tavares 3:33
19 Young Hearts Run Free
Candi Staton 5 4:09
20 Oh! What a Night
Kid Creole and the Coconuts 3:39
21 Love Train
Kid Creole and the Coconuts 3:04

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Rick Morotta (1978) (track 17)
guitar:
Roland Bautista (1978) (track 17)
Tito Jackson (1978) (track 17)
Mike Sembello (1978) (track 17)
bass:
Gary King (bass) (1978) (track 17)
Nathan Watts (1978) (track 17)
percussion:
Rick Morotta (1978) (track 17)
keyboard:
Greg Phillinganes (1978) (track 17)
congas:
Laudir de Oliveira (1978) (track 17)
Claudio Slon (1978) (track 17)
arranger:
Biddu (composer, songwriter, producer and musician) (track 10)
composer:
James Bolden (tracks 10, 10)
Johnny Bristol (track 14)
Kenneth Gamble (track 2)
Bob Gaudio (track 1)
Jon Lind (track 18)
Rod Temperton (track 9)
Isaac Hayes (track 3)
engineer:
Richard Dodd (mastering engineer, producer and engineer) (track 10)
guest performer:
The Emotions (Chicago soul, disco and R&B female vocal group) (track 18)
lead vocals:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1970) (track 5)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (1978) (track 17)
lyricist:
Johnny Bristol (track 14)
Bob Gaudio (track 1)
Jack Robinson (production music composer) (tracks 10, 10)
Rod Temperton (track 9)
Isaac Hayes (track 3)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 2)
Judy Parker (track 1)
Allee Willis (track 18)
performer:
The Emotions (Chicago soul, disco and R&B female vocal group) (track 18)
producer:
Biddu (composer, songwriter, producer and musician) (track 10)
Barry Blue (singer, producer, and songwriter) (track 9)
Kenneth Gamble (track 2)
Jacques Morali (track 21)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 2)
vocals:
The Emotions (Chicago soul, disco and R&B female vocal group) (track 18)
writer:
Ronald Bell (tracks 7, 13)
Henri Belolo (track 21)
James Bolden (track 12)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 13)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 5)
Lawrence Russell Brown (lyricist) (track 20)
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (track 5)
Bob Crewe (track 6)
Dave Jackson (Motown songwriter aka Dave Jackson-Rich) (track 17)
Kool & The Gang (track 7)
Elmar Krohn (track 17)
Ron Lenhoff (track 5)
Sandy Linzer (track 20)
Mick Jackson (track 17)
Jacques Morali (track 21)
Kenny Nolan (track 6)
Jack Robinson (production music composer) (track 12)
Lonnie Simmons (track 19)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (track 7)
Rudy Taylor (track 19)
Victor Willis (track 21)
Charlie Wilson (R&B singer) (track 19)
Robert Wilson (US vocalist/bassist, member of Gap Band) (track 19)
Ronnie Wilson (Gap Band member) (track 19)
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) (1974) (track 6)
GTO Records (1976) (track 9)
publisher:
Bushka Music (publishing) (track 14)
Can't Stop Music (tracks 21, 21)
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) (track 6)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 6)
EMI Songs (track 1)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 3)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks 1, 6)
Mijac Music (track 2)
Rodsongs (track 9)
Scorpio Music (French label) (track 21)
Seasons Music Co. (track 1)
Tincabell Music (track 9)
peermusic UK (UK publisher) (track 20)
edit of:
edits:
Lady Marmalade by LaBelle (track 6)
remixes:
Love Train (Tom Moulton Mix) by The O’Jays (track 2)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 326) (track 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 479) (track 6)
cover recording of:
I Love to Love (track 10)
Blame It on the Boogie (1978) (track 17)
has revision:
is the basis for:
I’m Alive (track 18)
later parody versions:
A.N.T.S. (track 21)
Lady Marmelade (track 6)
P-A-C-K (track 21)
YHWH (track 21)
Åsa Bodén (track 21)
later translated parody versions:
L.M.A.A. (track 21)
later translated versions:
Deine Mutti (track 17)
Lady Marmalade (French version) (track 6)
Laulumme soi (track 21)
Miesstrippari (track 21)
YMCA好知己 (track 21)
熱辣辣 (track 6)
later versions:
Ces soirées-là (track 1)
Cette année-là (track 1)
recording of:
Boogie Nights (track 9)
Boogie Wonderland (track 18)
Get Down on It (track 7)
I Love to Love (track 10)
Ladies' Night (track 13)
Lady Marmalade (track 6)
Love Train (track 2)
Theme from Shaft (track 3)
Y.M.C.A. (track 21)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 9)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 9)

CD 2

drums:
Jeff Porcaro (track 10)
synthesizer:
James Newton Howard (track 10)
synthesizer arranger:
James Newton Howard (track 10)
guitar:
Dean Parks (track 10)
bass:
Willie Weeks (US bass player) (track 10)
electric piano:
Michael Omartian (track 10)
assistant engineer:
Dana Latham (track 10)
composer:
Ernie Isley (track 11)
Marvin Isley (track 11)
O'Kelly Isley, Jr. (track 11)
Ronald Isley (track 11)
Rudolph Isley (track 11)
Chris Jasper (track 11)
Robert Parissi (track 1)
Rod Temperton (track 9)
Dave Crawford (US soul songwriter, keyboard player, singer & producer) (track 19)
Curtis Mayfield (track 4)
engineer:
Tim Russell (track 7)
lyricist:
Robert Parissi (track 1)
Dave Crawford (US soul songwriter, keyboard player, singer & producer) (track 19)
Curtis Mayfield (track 4)
performer:
Ricardo da Force (track 7)
producer:
Barry Blue (singer, producer, and songwriter) (track 9)
Richard Perry (producer) (track 10)
recording engineer:
Howard Steele (track 10)
vocals:
Leo Sayer (track 10)
writer:
Ronald Bell (track 15)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 15)
Jerry Cohen (track 16)
Michael Denne (track 5)
Eumir Deodato (track 15)
Bernard Edwards (track 17)
Dino Fekaris (track 12)
Ben Findon (track 3)
Barry Gibb (tracks 7, 7)
Maurice Gibb (tracks 7, 7)
Robin Gibb (tracks 7, 7)
Ken Gold (track 5)
Leroy Green (track 13)
Albert Hammond (track 10)
Ron Kersey (track 13)
Dale Longworth (track 7)
Ricardo Lyte (track 7)
Gene McFadden (track 16)
Al McKay (track 2)
Kevin O'Toole (track 7)
Freddie Perren (tracks 12, 18)
Nile Rodgers (track 17)
Carole Bayer Sager (track 10)
Claydes Smith (track 15)
Keni St. Lewis (track 18)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (track 15)
Dennis “D.T.” Thomas (Kool) (track 15)
Earl Toon, Jr. (track 15)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 2)
John Whitehead (track 16)
phonographic copyright by:
GTO Records (1976) (track 9)
Pye Records (1976) (track 5)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1976) (track 1)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1977) (track 2)
PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) (1978 –) (track 12)
publisher:
Camad Music Company ( – ????) (track 4)
Crompton Songs (track 7)
Curtom Publishing Co Inc ( – ????) (track 4)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 2, 11)
EMI Tunes Ltd (track 4)
Ghati Music Inc. (track 19)
IQ Music Ltd. (track 19)
Perren-Vibes Music Co. (tracks 12, 18)
PolyGram (track 7)
Reservoir 416 (track 13)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 17)
Universal Music Publishing (Use ONLY if no country-specific information is available) (track 12)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (tracks 12, 18)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (tracks 1, 10)
WB Music Corp. (1980) (track 15)
edit of:
Ain't No Stopping Us Now (LP version) by McFadden & Whitehead (track 16)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Our Love by JCRG (track 11)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 489) (track 12)
cover recording of:
Stayin’ Alive (track 7)
When I Need You (track 10)
is the basis for:
Play That Funky Music (Vanilla Ice version) (track 1)
Supreme (track 12)
later parody versions:
Neun Live (track 12)
Play Funky (track 1)
Stay in the Light (track 7)
later translated parody versions:
Bleiben am Leben (track 7)
Playing a Grind (track 7)
Zelebration (track 15)
later translated versions:
Best of My Love (Japanese Version) (track 2)
Elää mä sain (track 7)
Feest! (track 15)
Kiedy tęsknię (track 10)
När jag ser dig (track 10)
Oon voimissain (track 12)
Vivimus (track 7)
We Are Family (Japanese version) (track 17)
¡Vamos ya! (track 4)
later versions:
Stayin' Alive (N-Trance version with new lyrics) (track 7)
recording of:
Always and Forever (track 9)
Best of My Love (track 2)
Celebration (track 15)
Disco Inferno (track 13)
I Will Survive (track 12)
Move On Up (track 4)
Stayin' Alive (N-Trance version with new lyrics) (track 7)
We Are Family (track 17)
version of:
Stayin’ Alive (track 7)