Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 What's Going On (album version)
Marvin Gaye 3:55
2 It's a Man's, Man's, Man's World (single version)
James Brown 2:47
3 Son of a Preacher Man
Dusty Springfield 4.35 2:27
4 I Was Made to Love Her
Stevie Wonder 2:37
5 Easy (single version)
Commodores 4:14
6 You Are Everything
Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye 2:53
7 The Tracks of My Tears (album version)
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 3:00
8 Let's Get It On (single version)
Marvin Gaye 4:02
9 The Boss
James Brown 3:15
10 Jack in the Box
The Moments 3:56
11 Shame, Shame, Shame (extended version)
Shirley & Company 4:50
12 Springtime
Jimmy Thomas 2:39
13 You to Me Are Everything
The Real Thing 3:29
14 Loving on the Losing Side
Tommy Hunt 3:11
15 Love on a Two Way Street
The Moments 3:33
16 Pillow Talk
Sylvia Robinson 4:20
17 Girls
The Moments & The Whatnauts 3:11
18 Michael (live)
Geno Washington & Ram Jam 2:26
19 Papa Was a Rolling Stone (edited)
The Temptations 4:54
20 People Get Ready (single version)
The Impressions 2:36
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 On & On (album version edited)
Erykah Badu 3:44
2 Lady (radio edit)
D’Angelo 4:02
3 Swing by My Way
will.i.am feat. John Legend 3:44
4 Find a Way (radio edit)
Dwele 4:02
5 Video (radio edit)
India.Arie 3:46
6 Love (radio edit)
Musiq Soulchild 4:02
7 Baby
Angie Stone 4:19
8 The One for Me
Rahsaan Patterson 3:24
9 Rain on Me (album version)
Ashanti 4:55
10 One Wish (radio edit)
Ray J 3:56
11 Missing You (radio edit)
Case 3:52
12 Incomplete (radio edit)
Sisqó 3:42
13 Anytime (radio edit)
Brian McKnight 3:52
14 4evermore
Anthony David feat. Algebra & Phonte 3:40
15 Falsetto (radio edit)
The‐Dream 4:03
16 So Far to Go
J Dilla feat. Common & D’Angelo 5:35
17 Days of Our Lives
De La Soul feat. Common 3:51
18 The Hype
Wookie feat. Eliza Doolittle 3:27
19 I
Donae’o 5:11
20 Fall in Love
Tortured Soul 5:08
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Keep On Movin'
Soul II Soul feat. Caron Wheeler 3:36
2 My One Temptation (7" version)
Mica Paris 3:35
3 There's Nothing Like This (7" edit)
Omar Lye-Fook 3:57
4 I'm Back for More
Lulu with Bobby Womack 4:10
5 Rock With You (DI radio edit)
D'Influence 3:43
6 Real Love
The Drizabone Soul Family 4:05
7 Show Me the Way (edit)
Earth, Wind & Fire & Raphael Saadiq 4:18
8 Moving On Up (on the Right Side)
Beverley Knight 4:13
9 Enough Is Enough
Dennis Taylor 3:57
10 Can't Get You Out of My Head
Incognito 4:33
11 Flavour of the Old School (radio version)
Beverley Knight 4:05
12 Until You Come Back to Me
Hil St Soul 3:09
13 We Gon' Love Tonite
Calvin Richardson 4:36
14 Stay Awhile
Don-E 4:16
15 Dealing
Eric Roberson feat. Lalah Hathaway 4:02
16 I Fell Apart
The Drizabone Soul Family 3:10
17 Morning Love
Simon Law feat. Caron Wheeler 3:46
18 Treat Me Like a Woman
Lisa Stansfield 4:00
19 You Don't Love Me (No, No, No) (Trojan mix)
Dawn Penn 3:13
20 It's Not Right, but It's Okay
Daddy’s Groove feat. Little Nancy 3:37
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Teardrops
Womack & Womack 3:48
2 I Need Your Lovin' (single version)
Teena Marie 3:34
3 Curious
Midnight Star 4:58
4 Let's Get Serious (single version)
Jermaine Jackson 3:30
5 All Night Long (single remix version)
Mary Jane Girls 4:07
6 Too Hot (single version)
Kool & The Gang 3:46
7 The Message
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five 5 3:12
8 A Night to Remember
Shalamar 3:31
9 Love Rip Off
Crown Heights Affair 5:05
10 Dolly My Love
The Moments 3:01
11 Casanova
Coffee 4:00
12 I Want You Back
Sinclair 4:38
13 Rapper's Delight (single version)
The Sugarhill Gang 3:55
14 I Can Make You Feel Good
Shalamar 4:17
15 Midas Touch
Midnight Star 3:53
16 It's a Love Thing (single version)
The Whispers 3:44
17 There It Is
Shalamar 4:24
18 Feels Like I'm in Love
Kelly Marie 3:17
19 All Cried Out
Alison Moyet 5 3:38
20 Move Closer
Phyllis Nelson 4:33
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Tell Me a Tale
Michael Kiwanuka 4:09
2 No Love Dying
Gregory Porter 3:55
3 Trouble Sleeping
Corinne Bailey Rae 3:26
4 Next to Me (radio edit)
Emeli Sandé 3:16
5 Conqueror
Estelle 4:26
6 Tough Love
Jessie Ware 3:28
7 Window Seat
Erykah Badu 4:52
8 Lost Without U (UK radio mix)
Robin Thicke 4:12
9 So Sick (radio edit)
Ne‐Yo 3:28
10 Crush
Yuna feat. Usher 4:01
11 Torn
Letoya 3:58
12 Night Air (radio edit)
Jamie Woon 3:44
13 Back at One
Brian McKnight 3:21
14 Warwick Avenue
Duffy 3:46
15 Tears Dry on Their Own
Amy Winehouse 3:05
16 Impossible (main)
Shontelle 3:45
17 What I Need
Ray J 3:32
18 The Worst (album version edit)
Jhené Aiko 4:14
19 Sugar
Wild Culture vs. Karmin 3:21
20 Read All About It (radio edit)
Professor Green feat. Emeli Sandé 3:52

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Gene Chrisman (1968-09) (track 3)
bass guitar:
Tommy Cogbill (1968-09) (track 3)
guitar and sitar:
Reggie Young (guitarist and songwriter) (1968-09) (track 3)
electric piano and organ:
Bobby Emmons (1968-09) (track 3)
brass and strings arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 3)
brass arranger:
Tom Dowd (track 3)
background vocals:
The Sweet Inspirations (1968-09) (track 3)
composer:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 2)
Sylvia Robinson (track 11)
Curtis Mayfield (track 20)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 2)
conductor:
Gene Orloff (1968-09) (track 3)
engineer:
Ed Kollis (track 3)
lyricist:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 2)
Sylvia Robinson (track 11)
Curtis Mayfield (track 20)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 2)
producer:
Jerry Wexler (track 3)
Tom Dowd (track 3)
Arif Mardin (track 3)
writer:
Charles Bobbitt (track 9)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 9)
Michael Burton (track 16)
Henry Cosby (track 4)
Venus Dodson (Jazz singer) (track 17)
Al Goodman (US 70s R&B singer/producer) (track 17)
Lula Mae Hardaway (track 4)
John Hurley (track 3)
Sylvia Moy (track 4)
Harry Ray (track 17)
Smokey Robinson (track 7)
Sylvia Robinson (track 16)
Marvin Tarplin (track 7)
Fred Wesley (track 9)
Ronnie Wilkins (track 3)
Stevie Wonder (track 4)
publisher:
Mijac Music (track 20)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 20)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 240) (track 3)
is the basis for:
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Für C. (track 20)
J’aime tes genoux (Shame, Shame, Shame) (track 11)
Scham, Scham, Scham (track 11)
recording of:
Girls (track 17)
People Get Ready (track 20)
Pillow Talk (track 16)
Shame, Shame, Shame (track 11)
The Boss (track 9)
Son of a Preacher Man (1968-09) (track 3)

CD 2

writer:
William Beck (track 17)
Leroy Bonner (track 17)
Common (US rapper) (track 17)
De La Soul (track 17)
Jake One (Producer - Seattle, WA - Jacob Dutton) (track 17)
Marshall Jones (US bassist & songwriter, member of Ohio Players) (track 17)
Clarence Satchell (track 17)
James "Diamond" Williams (US drummer for Ohio Players) (track 17)
publisher:
80's Kid Music (track 17)
Maseo Music (track 17)
Senseless Music (track 17)
White Van Music (track 17)
recording of:
Days of Our Lives (track 17)

CD 3

writer:
Kara DioGuardi (track 18)
John Hammond Hagan (track 18)
Layla Manoochehri (track 18)
recording of:

CD 4

composer:
Rick James (American vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer) (track 5)
Phyllis Nelson (track 20)
lyricist:
Rick James (American vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer) (track 5)
Phyllis Nelson (track 20)
producer:
Sylvia Robinson (track 7)
writer:
Jo Armstead (track 11)
Nidra Beard (tracks 8, 17)
George M. Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 6)
Edward Fletcher (track 7)
Melvin Gentry (track 3)
Melvin Glover (Melvin Glover aka Melle Mel) (track 7)
Howard Hewett (track 14)
Renwick Jackson (track 14)
Steve Jolley (track 19)
Bobby Lovelace (drummer) (track 3)
Dana Meyers (tracks 8, 16–17)
Milton Middlebrook (track 11)
Alison Moyet (track 19)
Sylvia Robinson (track 7)
William Shelby (tracks 14, 16)
Tony Swain (track 19)
Charmaine Sylvers (tracks 8, 17)
Boaz McWade Watson (tracks 3, 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1984) (track 19)
publisher:
Calloco Music, Inc. (tracks 3, 15)
Epic Solar Songs Inc. ( – ????) (track 15)
IQ Music Ltd. (tracks 7, 20)
Mega Music Ltd. (track 19)
Midstar Music, Inc. (tracks 3, 15)
Mykinda Music (track 16)
Songs of Lastrada (tracks 3, 15)
Spectrum VII (track 16)
edit of:
The Message (original version) by Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five feat. Melle Mel & Duke Bootee (track 7)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
All Night Long (Waterbed) (track 5)
Cabinet Battle #1 (Hamilton: An American Musical) (track 7)
The Message (track 7)
recording of:
A Night to Remember (Shalamar song) (track 8)
All Cried Out (track 19)
All Night Long (track 5)
Curious (track 3)
It’s a Love Thing (track 16)
Midas Touch (track 15)
Move Closer (track 20)
The Message (track 7)
There It Is (track 17)
Too Hot (track 6)

CD 5

composer:
Corinne Bailey Rae (track 3)
John Beck (Writer, producer & musician) (track 3)
Steve Chrisanthou (track 3)
writer:
Nickolas Ashford (track 15)
Paul Butler (track 1)
Sean Hurley (American bassist and songwriter) (track 8)
Michael Kiwanuka (track 1)
Valerie Simpson (track 15)
Robin Thicke (track 8)
Amy Winehouse (track 15)
publisher:
BMG Blue (track 1)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 1)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 1)
recording of:
Lost Without U (track 8)
Tell Me a Tale (track 1)
Trouble Sleeping (track 3)
version of:
Tears Dry (original version) (track 15)