Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Le Freak
Chic 3:29
2 Fake
Alexander O’Neal 5:20
3 I Need Love
LL Cool J 5:22
4 The Rain
Oran ‘Juice’ Jones 5:10
5 Love Wars
Womack & Womack 5:57
6 Oh, People
Patti LaBelle 5:14
7 European Queen (No More Love on the Run)
Billy Ocean 3:38
8 Girls Ain't Nothing but Trouble
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince 3:33
9 Chasin' a Dream
Tashan 5:21
10 Let's Groove
Earth, Wind & Fire 4.65 5:36
11 It's Raining Men
The Weather Girls 5:27
12 How Do You Stop
James Brown 5:50
13 The Message
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five 3:36
14 Sexual Healing
Marvin Gaye 5 3:59
15 Sweet Love
Anita Baker 3.35 4:26

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Nathan East (track 6)
Freddie Washington (US session bassist) (track 15)
membranophone:
Ricky Lawson (track 15)
synthesizer:
Robbie Buchanan (track 6)
Paul Fox (Producer) (track 6)
guitar:
Greg Moore (US guitarist & songwriter) (track 15)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (tracks 6, 15)
keyboard:
Dean Gant (track 15)
drum machine programming:
Robbie Buchanan (track 6)
Paul Fox (Producer) (track 6)
additional engineer:
John Boghosian (track 6)
Glen Holguin (engineer) (track 6)
Thom Panunzio (track 6)
assistant engineer:
Glen Holguin (engineer) (track 6)
Julie Last (track 6)
Kraig Miller (track 6)
background vocals:
Carla Benson (track 6)
Evette Benton (track 6)
Jim Gilstrap (track 15)
Bunny Hull (track 15)
Barbara Ingram (track 6)
Darryl Phinnessee (track 15)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Anita Baker (track 15)
composer:
Anita Baker (track 15)
Gary Bias (track 15)
Steven Ettinger (track 3)
Dan Hartman (track 12)
Louis A. Johnson (track 15)
James Todd Smith (track 3)
Charlie Midnight (track 12)
Darryl Pierce (track 3)
Dwayne Simon (track 3)
engineer:
Barney Perkins (track 15)
lead vocals:
Patti LaBelle (track 6)
producer:
Marvin Gaye (track 14)
Richard Perry (producer) (track 6)
Michael J. Powell (track 15)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 10)
recording engineer:
Michael Brooks (sound engineer and remixer, notably associated with The Pointer Sisters) (track 6)
remixer:
Bill Schnee (track 6)
solo piano [acoustic piano]:
Andrew Goldmark (track 6)
writer:
Odell Brown (track 14)
Bernard Edwards (track 1)
Marvin Gaye (track 14)
Andrew Goldmark (track 6)
Paul Jabara (track 11)
James Harris III (track 2)
Jeff Townes (Jeffrey Townes) (track 8)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (track 2)
David Ritz ("Sexual Healing" co-composer) (track 14)
Bruce Roberts (American singer-songwriter) (track 6)
Nile Rodgers (track 1)
Paul Shaffer (pianist, bandleader, Dave Letterman's sidekick) (track 11)
Will Smith (US actor aka The Fresh Prince) (track 8)
Wayne Vaughn (track 10)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 10)
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) (1981) (track 10)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1982) (track 14)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1986) (track 6)
publisher:
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 15)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 10–11, 14)
Jobete Music (track 15)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
I'm Hot by Erick Sermon (track 14)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 231) (track 14)
is the basis for:
Hello Brooklyn 2.0 (track 14)
Sexual Rapping (track 14)
later parody versions:
Raining Blood (track 11)
later translated versions:
Es regnet Jungs (track 11)
recording of:
Fake (track 2)
How Do You Stop (track 12)
I Need Love (track 3)
It’s Raining Men (track 11)
Le Freak (track 1)
Let’s Groove (track 10)
Oh, People (track 6)
Sexual Healing (track 14)
Sweet Love (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
Hitmix (Alexander O’Neal work) (track 2)
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 11)

Release Group

part of:Stereoplay Highlights (number: 35)