Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Got a Woman
Ray Charles ?:??
2 Lonely Teardrops
Jackie Wilson ?:??
3 Money (That's What I Want)
Barrett Strong ?:??
4 Shop Around
The Miracles ?:??
5 Stand by Me
Ben E. King ?:??
6 Please Mr. Postman
The Marvelettes ?:??
7 Shoppin' for Clothes
The Coasters ?:??
8 Last Night
The Mar‐Keys 4 ?:??
9 Do You Love Me
The Contours ?:??
10 What'd I Say
Ray Charles ?:??
11 Can I Get a Witness
Marvin Gaye ?:??
12 (Love Is Like a) Heat Wave
Martha Reeves and The Vandellas ?:??
13 On Broadway
The Drifters ?:??
14 Mockingbird
Inez Foxx ?:??
15 Green Onions
Booker T. & The MG’s 3.5 ?:??
16 Papa's Got a Brand New Bag, Part 1
James Brown ?:??
17 My Girl
The Temptations ?:??
18 My Guy
Mary Wells ?:??
19 In the Midnight Hour
Wilson Pickett ?:??
20 Mr Pitiful
Otis Redding ?:??
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Where Did Our Love Go
The Supremes ?:??
2 Under the Boardwalk
The Drifters ?:??
3 Time Is on My Side
Irma Thomas ?:??
4 Respect
Aretha Franklin ?:??
5 Dancing in the Street
Martha Reeves and The Vandellas ?:??
6 How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)
Marvin Gaye ?:??
7 It's a Man's, Man's, Man's World
James Brown ?:??
8 Knock on Wood
Eddie Floyd ?:??
9 Ride Your Pony
Lee Dorsey ?:??
10 Hold on I'm Coming
Sam & Dave ?:??
11 Reach Out, I'll Be There
Four Tops ?:??
12 Ain't Too Proud to Beg
The Temptations ?:??
13 Rescue Me
Fontella Bass ?:??
14 Soul Finger
The Bar‐Kays ?:??
15 Chain of Fools
Aretha Franklin ?:??
16 You Can't Hurry Love
The Supremes ?:??
17 I Was Made to Love Her
Stevie Wonder ?:??
18 Peace of My Heart
Erma Franklin ?:??
19 When a Man Loves a Woman
Percy Sledge ?:??
20 Try a Little Tenderness
Otis Redding ?:??
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Think
Aretha Franklin 4 ?:??
2 I Heard It Through the Grapevine
Marvin Gaye ?:??
3 Soul Man
Sam & Dave ?:??
4 (Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay
Otis Redding ?:??
5 Memphis Train
Rufus Thomas ?:??
6 Time Has Come Today
The Chambers Brothers ?:??
7 Cloud Nine
The Temptations ?:??
8 I Know You Got Soul
Bobby Byrd ?:??
9 Looking for a Fox
Clarence Carter ?:??
10 Mini-Skirt Minnie
Wilson Pickett ?:??
11 The Hunter Gets Captured by the Game
The Marvelettes ?:??
12 I Say a Little Prayer
Aretha Franklin 5 ?:??
13 Detroit City
Solomon Burke ?:??
14 I Thank You
Sam & Dave ?:??
15 Funky Street
Arthur Conley ?:??
16 I Got You Babe
Etta James ?:??
17 Hard to Handle
Otis Redding ?:??
18 I Want You Back
The Jackson 5 ?:??
19 Express Yourself
Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band ?:??
20 Give It Up or Turnit a Loose
James Brown ?:??
21 Come Together
Ike & Tina Turner ?:??
22 Let's Stay Together
Al Green ?:??
23 What's Going On
Marvin Gaye ?:??
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Get Up I Feel Like Being a Sex Machine
James Brown ?:??
2 Think (About It)
Lyn Collins 4 ?:??
3 Funky Nassau
The Beginning of the End ?:??
4 Yes We Can Can
The Pointer Sisters ?:??
5 Superstition
Stevie Wonder ?:??
6 The Ghetto
Donny Hathaway ?:??
7 Dance to the Music
Sly & the Family Stone ?:??
8 Papa Was a Rollin' Stone
The Temptations ?:??
9 Respect Yourself
The Staple Singers ?:??
10 Law of the Land
The Undisputed Truth ?:??
11 Superfly
Curtis Mayfield ?:??
12 Thème From Shaft
Isaac Hayes ?:??
13 Pastime Paradise
Stevie Wonder ?:??
14 Yes It's You
Sweet Charles ?:??
15 I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little More Baby
Barry White ?:??
16 Ain't No Sunshine
Bill Withers 4.5 ?:??
17 Upside Down
Diana Ross ?:??

Credits

CD 1

composer:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 16)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 10)
The Mar‐Keys (track 8)
Steve Cropper (track 20)
Otis Redding (track 20)
lyricist:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 16)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 10)
Steve Cropper (track 20)
Otis Redding (track 20)
publisher:
Mike Stoller (track 5)
writer:
Charles Axton (track 8)
Gilbert Caple (track 8)
Tyran Carlo (track 2)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 1)
Berry Gordy (tracks 2, 4)
Gwen Gordy (known as Gwen Gordy Fuqua since 1961) (track 2)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (track 15)
Booker T. Jones (track 15)
Ben E. King (track 5)
Jerry Leiber (track 5)
Chip Moman (track 8)
Floyd Newman (track 8)
Renald Richard (track 1)
Smokey Robinson (track 4)
Jerald Smith (track 8)
Lewie Steinberg (track 15)
Steve Cropper (track 15)
Mike Stoller (track 5)
publisher:
Hornall Brothers Music Ltd. (limited company) (track 5)
Irving Music (BMI) (track 15)
Jerry Leiber Music (track 5)
Mijac Music (tracks 1, 10)
Progressive Music (track 10)
Trio Music (track 5)
Unichappell Music (track 5)
Unichappell Music, Inc. (tracks 1, 10)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 10)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 1)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
That Girl by Maxi Priest feat. Shaggy (track 15)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 181) (track 15)
is the basis for:
Gemüsemann (track 15)
That Girl (track 15)
later parody versions:
Mia (track 5)
later translated versions:
Bleib bei mir (track 5)
Pregherò (track 5)
Stand By Me (Spanish) (track 5)
Stand by Me (track 5)
Đến bên em (track 5)
緊靠一起 (track 5)
later versions:
Shop Around (Captain & Tennille version) (track 4)
Stand by Me (track 5)
partial recording of:
recording of:
Green Onions (instrumental) (track 15)
I Got a Woman (track 1)
Last Night (track 8)
Lonely Teardrops (track 2)
Mr. Pitiful (track 20)
Shop Around (track 4)
Stand by Me (Ben E. King) (track 5)
What’d I Say (track 10)

CD 2

composer:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 7)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 7)
Harry M. Woods (American 1920/30s songwriter) (track 20)
Don Covay (track 15)
lyricist:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 7)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 7)
James Campbell (British songwriter and music publisher) (track 20)
Reginald Connelly (track 20)
Don Covay (track 15)
writer:
Bert Russell Berns (track 18)
Henry Cosby (track 17)
Steve Cropper (track 8)
Eddie Floyd (track 8)
Lula Mae Hardaway (track 17)
Isaac Hayes (track 10)
Calvin Lewis (track 19)
Sylvia Moy (track 17)
David Porter (US soul musician, producer & songwriter) (track 10)
Jerry Ragovoy (track 18)
Stevie Wonder (track 17)
Andrew Wright (US keyboardist) (track 19)
publisher:
East Memphis Music (track 8)
Mijac Music (track 19)
Robbins Music Corp. (track 20)
Warner/Chappell (track 19)
Pronto Music (1966 –) (track 19)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (1966 –) (track 19)
cover recording of:
later translated versions:
Ordonne mais pardonne (Hold On, I’m Comin’) (track 10)
Ta i trä (track 8)
Wart doch, i chume (track 10)
later versions:
recording of:
Chain of Fools (track 15)
Knock on Wood (track 8)
Piece of My Heart (track 18)

CD 3

drums (drum set):
Roger Hawkins (1968-04-15) (track 1)
Roger Hawkins (1968-04-17) (track 12)
bass guitar:
Jerry Jemmott (1968-04-15) (track 1)
trumpet:
Wayne Jackson (trumpet/trombone (Memphis Horns/Mar-Keys)) (1968-04-15) (track 1)
organ:
Spooner Oldham (1968-04-15) (track 1)
guitar:
Tommy Cogbill (1968-04-15) (track 1)
Jimmy Johnson (Muscle Shoals rhythm section (guitar/producer)) (1968-04-15) (track 1)
Tommy Cogbill (1968-04-17) (track 12)
bass:
Jerry Jemmott (1968-04-17) (track 12)
piano:
Aretha Franklin (1968-04-15) (track 1)
Aretha Franklin (1968-04-17) (track 12)
baritone saxophone:
Willie Bridges (1968-04-15) (track 1)
Floyd Newman (1968-04-15) (track 1)
tenor saxophone:
Charles Chalmers (1968-04-15) (track 1)
Andrew Love (1968-04-15) (track 1)
arranger:
Tom Dowd (tracks 1, 12)
Arif Mardin (tracks 1, 12)
background vocals:
The Sweet Inspirations (1968-04-15) (track 1)
The Sweet Inspirations (1968-04-17) (track 12)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (tracks 12, 12)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 8)
Steve Cropper (track 4)
Otis Redding (track 4)
Charles Wright (track 19)
Charles Bobbitt (tracks 8, 20)
Sonny Bono (track 16)
Bobby Byrd (African-American musician Bobby Day of Bob & Earl) (track 8)
lead vocals:
Aretha Franklin (1968-04-15) (track 1)
Aretha Franklin (1968-04-17) (track 12)
lyricist:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 8)
Steve Cropper (track 4)
Otis Redding (track 4)
Charles Bobbitt (tracks 8, 20)
Sonny Bono (track 16)
Bobby Byrd (African-American musician Bobby Day of Bob & Earl) (track 8)
Hal David (tracks 12, 12)
O’Shea Jackson (track 19)
producer:
Jerry Wexler (tracks 1, 12)
recording engineer:
Tom Dowd (tracks 1, 12)
writer:
Joseph Chambers (track 6)
Willie Chambers (track 6)
Aretha Franklin (track 1)
Berry Gordy (track 18)
Isaac Hayes (track 14)
Alvertis Isbell (track 17)
Allen Jones (producer/songwriter/musician/engineer) (track 17)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 21)
Paul McCartney (track 21)
Fonce Mizell (track 18)
Freddie Perren (track 18)
David Porter (US soul musician, producer & songwriter) (track 14)
Otis Redding (track 17)
Deke Richards (American songwriter and record producer) (track 18)
Ted White (husband & co-songwriter of Aretha Franklin) (track 1)
Isaac Hayes (1967) (track 3)
David Porter (US soul musician, producer & songwriter) (1967) (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1968) (track 12)
publisher:
Blue Seas Music, Inc. (tracks 12, 12)
Casa David Music (tracks 12, 12)
Chris Marc Music (track 16)
Cotillion Music (track 16)
Cotillion Music Inc. (BMI) (track 14)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 3)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 14)
Maclen Music, Inc. (track 21)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 21)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (tracks 12, 12)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 14)
Walden Music, Inc. (track 14)
recorded at:
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1968-04-15) (track 1)
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1968-04-17) (track 12)
sampled by:
Coffee Break by Zeds Dead (track 12)
Coffee Break by Zeds Dead & Omar LinX (track 12)
Da Joint (explicit) by EPMD (track 1)
Sol marrón by ctRl (track 1)
cover recording of:
Come Together (track 21)
I Got You Babe (track 16)
I Say a Little Prayer (1968-04-17) (track 12)
has revision:
Express Yourself (track 19)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Guard Your Candle (track 17)
Lowell Man (track 3)
Old Man (track 3)
later translated parody versions:
Wenn du denkst … (track 1)
later translated versions:
Adieraz zaitez (track 19)
Kummts hoid umme (track 21)
Proč mě nikdo nemá rád (tracks 12, 12)
later versions:
Otis (Eddy Mitchell song) (track 17)
recording of:
Express Yourself (track 19)
Hard to Handle (track 17)
I Thank You (track 14)
I Want You Back (The Jackson 5 song) (track 18)
Soul Man (track 3)
Think (1968-04-15) (track 1)
I Say a Little Prayer (1968-04-17) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
translated version of:
Lawman (執法者) (track 3)

CD 4

arranger:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 2)
Booker T. Jones (track 16)
composer:
Isaac Hayes (track 12)
Barry White (track 15)
Stevie Wonder (tracks 5, 13)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 2)
Curtis Mayfield (track 11)
Bill Withers (track 16)
lyricist:
Isaac Hayes (track 12)
Barry White (track 15)
Stevie Wonder (tracks 5, 13)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 2)
Curtis Mayfield (track 11)
Bill Withers (track 16)
mixer:
John Golden (mastering engineer) (track 16)
producer:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 2)
Booker T. Jones (track 16)
recording engineer:
Bill Halverson (track 16)
Bill Lazarus (track 16)
vocals:
Bill Withers (track 16)
writer:
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (track 1)
Bernard Edwards (track 17)
Donny Hathaway (track 6)
Leroy Hutson (track 6)
Ron Lenhoff (track 1)
Nile Rodgers (track 17)
Barrett Strong (track 8)
Norman Whitfield (track 8)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 1)
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) (1972) (track 16)
publisher:
Black Bull Music (track 5)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 16)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 12)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 17)
Tommy Jymi Inc. (track 17)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 11)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 17)
大洋音楽 (track 5)
Curtom Publishing Co Inc (1972 – ????) (track 11)
has remixes:
sampled by:
Da Joint (explicit) by EPMD (track 2)
Daft Punk Rave by Zomby (track 2)
Get Edgy by 長沼英樹 (track 2)
Gold Digger by EPMD (track 2)
Gosh by Jamie xx (track 2)
Hit List Remix by 陳奕迅 (track 2)
Ice Cold by Vanilla Ice (track 2)
On and On by Girl Talk (track 2)
SUNSHINE HERO by D&D (track 2)
The Gift by Way Out West (track 2)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 280) (track 16)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Superficial (track 5)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Allem Anschein nach bist Du's (Ain't No Sunshine) (track 16)
Hoch und tief (track 17)
Obsi nidsi (track 17)
Superstition (French version) (track 5)
later versions:
recording of:
Ain’t No Sunshine (track 16)
Pastime Paradise (track 13)
Superfly (track 11)
Superstition (track 5)
The Ghetto (track 6)
Theme From Shaft (track 12)
Think (About It) (track 2)
Upside Down (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 8)
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 16)