Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sex Machine
James Brown 4 5:19
2 Funky Stuff
Kool & The Gang 3:05
3 Brick House
Commodores 3:37
4 Fire
Ohio Players 4:29
5 Shake Your Rump to the Funk
The Bar‐Kays 3:40
6 Make It Funky
James Brown 3:19
7 Jungle Boogie
Kool & The Gang 3.65 3:06
8 Rigor Mortis
Cameo 5:27
9 Car Wash
Rose Royce 3:20
10 Theme From 'Which Way Is Up'
Stargard 3:11
11 Don’t Stop the Music
Yarbrough & Peoples 7:53
12 I Don’t Believe You Want to Get Up and Dance (Oops)
The Gap Band 4 8:44
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Get Up Offa That Thing
James Brown 4:13
2 Running Away
Roy Ayers 6:58
3 You and I
Rick James 3:15
4 Burn Rubber on Me
The Gap Band 5:38
5 Let’s Get Serious
Jermaine Jackson 7:58
6 Behind the Groove
Teena Marie 6:04
7 Let’s Start the Dance
Hamilton Bohannon 7:39
8 Flashlight
Parliament 5:34
9 Get the Funk Outa My Face
The Brothers Johnson 5:59
10 Love Will Bring Us Back Together
Roy Ayers 6:01
11 I’m a Sucker for Your Love
Teena Marie 3:15
12 Tear the Roof Off the Sucker
Parliament 5:28

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Kool & The Gang (track 7)
composer:
Charles Bobbitt (track 6)
William King (member of Commodores) (track 3)
Ronald LaPread (track 3)
Thomas McClary (track 3)
Walter Orange (track 3)
Lionel Richie (track 3)
Milan Williams (track 3)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 6)
Norman Whitfield (track 9)
lead vocals:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1970) (track 1)
lyricist:
Charles Bobbitt (track 6)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 6)
Norman Whitfield (track 9)
producer:
Jonah Ellis (track 11)
Lonnie Simmons (track 11)
Kool & The Gang (track 7)
remixer:
Rick Gianatos (track 11)
writer:
Billy Beck (track 4)
Ronald Bell (track 7)
Leroy Bonner (track 4)
Don Boyce (track 7)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 7)
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (track 1)
Jonah Ellis (track 11)
Marshall Jones (US bassist & songwriter, member of Ohio Players) (track 4)
Ron Lenhoff (track 1)
Alisa Peoples (track 11)
Clarence Satchell (track 4)
Lonnie Simmons (tracks 11–12)
Claydes Smith (track 7)
Rudy Taylor (track 12)
Dennis “D.T.” Thomas (Kool) (track 7)
Ricky West (track 7)
James "Diamond" Williams (US drummer for Ohio Players) (track 4)
Charlie Wilson (R&B singer) (track 12)
Robert Wilson (US vocalist/bassist, member of Gap Band) (track 12)
Ronnie Wilson (Gap Band member) (track 12)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 1)
publisher:
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 9)
edits:
Don’t Stop the Music (7" single) by Yarbrough & Peoples (track 11)
sampled by:
All Night Long by Common feat. Erykah Badu (track 11)
Erotica (radio edit) (2001 GHV2 remaster) by Madonna (track 7)
Hey Ladies by Beastie Boys (track 7)
I Got 5 on It by Luniz feat. Michael Marshall (track 7)
Richter Scale by EPMD (track 7)
You Gots 2 Chill ’97 (explicit) by EPMD (track 7)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 326) (track 1)
later versions:
Brick House 2003 (track 3)
recording of:
Brick House (track 3)
Car Wash (track 9)
Fire (track 4)
Jungle Boogie (track 7)
Make It Funky (track 6)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

arranger:
Rick James (American vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer) (track 11)
Roy Ayers (track 2)
co-producer:
William Allen (bassist) (track 2)
Edwin Birdsong (track 2)
composer:
Jerome Brailey (track 12)
Deanna Brown (James Brown's daughter) (track 1)
Yamma Brown (James Brown's daughter) (track 1)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 12)
Bootsy Collins (US funk musician & songwriter) (track 12)
Deidre Brown (was James Brown second spouse) (track 1)
Roy Ayers (track 10)
lyricist:
Deanna Brown (James Brown's daughter) (track 1)
Yamma Brown (James Brown's daughter) (track 1)
Deidre Brown (was James Brown second spouse) (track 1)
producer:
Rick James (American vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer) (track 11)
Art Stewart (track 11)
Roy Ayers (track 2)
publisher:
Roy Ayers (track 10)
writer:
Edwin Birdsong (track 2)
Hamilton Bohannon (track 7)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 8)
Bootsy Collins (US funk musician & songwriter) (track 8)
Bernie Worrell (track 8)
Roy Ayers (track 2)
publisher:
Belinda Music Inc. (track 1)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 10)
Ubiquity (Ubiquity Records, CA, USA) (track 10)
remix of:
Running Away (LP version) by Roy Ayers (track 2)
recording of:
Flash Light (track 8)
Running Away (track 2)