Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Mustang Sally
Wilson Pickett 3:09
2 Chain of Fools
Aretha Franklin 4 2:48
3 Hard to Handle
Otis Redding 2:20
4 Mr. Pitiful
Otis Redding 2:43
5 I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)
Aretha Franklin 4 2:45
6 In the Midnight Hour
Wilson Pickett 2 2:35
7 Slip Away
Clarence Carter 4 2:34
8 Please, Please, Please
James Brown 2:46
9 Do Right Woman, Do Right Man
Aretha Franklin 5 3:18
10 I've Got Dreams to Remember
Otis Redding 3:15
11 The Dark End of the Street
Percy Sledge 2:48
12 Try a Little Tenderness
Otis Redding 3:48
13 Show Me
Joe Tex 2:57
14 Theme From "Shaft"
Isaac Hayes 5 3:17

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1956-02-04) (track 8)
drums (drum set):
Edison Gore (1956-02-04) (track 8)
Roger Hawkins (1967-01-24) (tracks 5, 9)
Roger Hawkins (1967-06-23) (track 2)
bass guitar:
Tommy Cogbill (1967-01-24) (tracks 5, 9)
Tommy Cogbill (1967-06-23) (track 2)
trumpet:
Ken Laxton (1967-01-24) (track 5)
organ:
Spooner Oldham (1967-01-24) (track 9)
guitar:
Nafloyd Scott (1956-02-04) (track 8)
Jimmy Johnson (Muscle Shoals rhythm section (guitar/producer)) (1967-01-24) (tracks 5, 9)
Chips Moman (1967-01-24) (track 5)
Jimmy Johnson (Muscle Shoals rhythm section (guitar/producer)) (1967-06-23) (track 2)
Joe South (1967-06-23) (track 2)
bass:
Clarence Mack (1956-02-04) (track 8)
Tommy Cogbill (1967-01-24) (track 9)
electric piano:
Spooner Oldham (1967-06-23) (track 2)
piano:
Lucas "Fats" Gonder (1956-02-04) (track 8)
Aretha Franklin (1967-01-24) (tracks 5, 9)
Spooner Oldham (1967-01-24) (track 5)
Aretha Franklin (1967-06-23) (track 2)
horn arranger:
Charles Chalmers (track 5)
tenor saxophone:
Ray Felder (1956-02-04) (track 8)
Wilbert Smith (1956-02-04) (track 8)
Joe Arnold (1967-01-24) (track 5)
Charles Chalmers (1967-01-24) (track 5)
trombone:
David Hood (1967-01-24) (track 5)
arranger:
Tom Dowd (tracks 2, 5, 9)
Arif Mardin (tracks 2, 5, 9)
background vocals:
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (1956-02-04) (track 8)
Nashpendle Knox (1956-02-04) (track 8)
Sylvester Keels (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (1956-02-04) (track 8)
Johnny Terry (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (1956-02-04) (track 8)
Carolyn Franklin (1967-01-24) (track 9)
Erma Franklin (1967-01-24) (track 9)
Cissy Houston (1967-01-24) (track 9)
choir vocals:
Carolyn Franklin (1967-06-23) (track 2)
Erma Franklin (1967-06-23) (track 2)
Ellie Greenwich (1967-06-23) (track 2)
The Sweet Inspirations (1967-06-23) (track 2)
composer:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 8)
Steve Cropper (track 4)
Otis Redding (track 4)
Sir Mack Rice (track 1)
Harry M. Woods (American 1920/30s songwriter) (track 12)
Don Covay (track 2)
Isaac Hayes (track 14)
Ronnie Shannon (track 5)
Johnny Terry (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (track 8)
conductor:
Tom Dowd (1967-01-24) (tracks 5, 9)
lead vocals:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1956-02-04) (track 8)
lyricist:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 8)
Steve Cropper (track 4)
Otis Redding (track 4)
Sir Mack Rice (track 1)
James Campbell (British songwriter and music publisher) (track 12)
Reginald Connelly (track 12)
Don Covay (track 2)
Isaac Hayes (track 14)
Ronnie Shannon (track 5)
Johnny Terry (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (track 8)
performer:
James Brown & The Famous Flames (1956-02-04) (track 8)
producer:
Jerry Wexler (tracks 2, 5, 9)
recording engineer:
Tom Dowd (track 2)
Rick Hall (American producer & FAME studios founder, "Father of Muscle Shoals Music") (tracks 5, 9)
vocals:
Wilson Pickett (track 1)
Aretha Franklin (1967-01-24) (tracks 5, 9)
Aretha Franklin (1967-06-23) (track 2)
writer:
William Armstrong (track 7)
Steve Cropper (track 6)
Marcus Daniel (track 7)
Alvertis Isbell (track 3)
Allen Jones (producer/songwriter/musician/engineer) (track 3)
Chips Moman (track 9)
Dan Penn (track 9)
Wilson Pickett (track 6)
Otis Redding (tracks 3, 10)
Zelma Redding (track 10)
Joe Rock (US songwriter/band manager) (track 10)
Wilbur Terrell (track 7)
Joe Tex (American southern soul musician) (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1965) (track 6)
publisher:
Cotillion Music Inc. (BMI) (track 6)
Irving Music, Inc. (tracks 6, 14)
Mijac Music (track 5)
Pronto Music (track 5)
Robbins Music Corp. (track 12)
recorded at:
King Studios in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1956-02-04) (track 8)
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1967-06-23) (track 2)
edit of:
karaoke versions:
Chain of Fools by [unknown] (track 2)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 134) (track 6)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 142) (track 8)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 186) (track 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 249) (track 2)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 434) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 473) (track 9)
cover recording of:
Mustang Sally (track 1)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Guard Your Candle (track 3)
Must Seem Silly (track 1)
later translated versions:
Fuchsschwanz Ferdl (track 1)
Heit wirds dauern (track 6)
later versions:
Cherche (Claude François song) (track 13)
Otis (Eddy Mitchell song) (track 3)
recording of:
Hard to Handle (track 3)
Mr. Pitiful (track 4)
Show Me (track 13)
Slip Away (track 7)
Theme From Shaft (track 14)
Please, Please, Please (1956-02-04) (track 8)
Do Right Woman, Do Right Man (1967-01-24) (track 9)
Chain of Fools (1967-06-23) (track 2)