Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Running Away
Roy Ayers 5:37
2 Cold Sweat
James Brown 3:17
3 Good Times
Chic 7:13
4 Pusherman
Curtis Mayfield 5 5:01
5 Boogie Wonderland
Earth, Wind & Fire 3:19
6 Jazz Carnival
Azymuth 3:52
7 Freak of the Week
Funkadelic 5:32
8 Disco Juice
Cloud One 6:57
9 I Get Lifted
George McCrae 4:12
10 Young, Fine and Single
Destiny 6:00
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Les Fleurs
Minnie Riperton 3:19
2 Gotta Get Cha
Maceo and All the King’s Men 2:48
3 The Message
Cymande 4:17
4 Jesse Joe
Jean Knight 2:30
5 Boogie Nights
Heatwave 3:38
6 Bold Bold Sister
Ike Turner 2:35
7 (Give It Up) Turn It Loose
James Brown 2:02
8 Izipho Zam
Pharoah Sanders 28:50
9 Sport
Lightnin’ Rod 2:35
10 Runaway Love
Linda Clifford 3:51
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 See Line Woman
Nina Simone 3:47
2 Always There
Ronnie Laws 5:35
3 Everybody Loves the Sunshine
Roy Ayers 5:48
4 Lost in Music
Sister Sledge 5:37
5 It’s a New Day
Skull Snaps 3:01
6 Aaron’s Song
Dan Moretti 4:52
7 Hand Clapping Song
The Meters 2:54
8 Julius
Shamek Farrah & Sonelius Smith 5:24
9 Funk Get Stronger
Funkadelic 4:25
10 Summertime
Ohio Players 7:22

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Joseph Scott (US funk/soul bassist) (track 4)
membranophone:
Tyrone McCullen (track 4)
guitar:
Craig McMullen (track 4)
Curtis Mayfield (track 4)
percussion:
Master Henry Gibson (Percussionist with Curtis Mayfield, Stan Getz, Ramsey Lewis) (track 4)
arranger:
Johnny Pate (track 4)
composer:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 2)
Jon Lind (track 5)
Pee Wee Ellis (track 2)
Curtis Mayfield (track 4)
engineer:
Roger Anfinsen (track 4)
lead vocals:
Curtis Mayfield (track 4)
lyricist:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 2)
Pee Wee Ellis (track 2)
Curtis Mayfield (track 4)
Allee Willis (track 5)
orchestrator:
Johnny Pate (track 4)
performer:
Peter Bishop (engineer) (track 7)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 7)
DeWayne "Blackbyrd" McKnight (US guitarist) (track 7)
producer:
Curtis Mayfield (track 4)
writer:
Roy Ayers (track 1)
Edwin Birdsong (track 1)
Peter Bishop (engineer) (track 7)
Harry Wayne Casey (track 9)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 7)
Ivan Conte (track 6)
Bernard Edwards (track 3)
Richard Finch (track 9)
Alex Malheiros (track 6)
DeWayne "Blackbyrd" McKnight (US guitarist) (track 7)
Nile Rodgers (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Curtom Records of Atlanta Inc. (1972 –) (track 4)
Curtom Records (1972) (track 4)
publisher:
Mayfield Music (track 4)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. ( – ????) (track 4)
Camad Music Company (1972 – ????) (track 4)
sampled by:
I’m Shady by Eminem (track 4)
I’m Your Pusher by Ice‐T (track 4)
is the basis for:
I’m Alive (track 5)
I’m Shady (track 4)
recording of:
Boogie Wonderland (track 5)
Cold Sweat (track 2)
Freak of the Week (track 7)
Good Times (track 3)
I Get Lifted (track 9)
Jazz Carnival (track 6)
Pusherman (Pusher Man) (track 4)
Running Away (track 1)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

composer:
Gil Askey (track 10)
Charles Bobbitt (track 7)
Pharoah Sanders (track 8)
Rod Temperton (track 5)
Ike Turner (track 6)
guest performer:
Kool & The Gang (track 9)
lyricist:
Gil Askey (track 10)
Charles Bobbitt (track 7)
Rod Temperton (track 5)
Ike Turner (track 6)
mixer:
Tony Bongiovi (track 9)
producer:
John Schroeder (track 3)
writer:
Patrick Patterson (track 3)
Richard Rudolph (tracks 1, 1)
Steve Scipio (track 3)
Charles Stepney (tracks 1, 1)
publisher:
Andrask Music (track 10)
Rodsongs (track 5)
Tincabell Music (track 5)
Gemigo Publishing Company Inc. (1978 – ????) (track 10)
sampled by:
Egg Man by Beastie Boys (track 9)
cover recording of:
Les Fleur (track 1)
is the basis for:
Bouge de là (track 3)
live recording of:
recording of:
Bold Soul Sister (track 6)
Boogie Nights (track 5)
Izipho Zam (track 8)
Les Fleur (track 1)
Runaway Love (track 10)
The Message (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 5)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 5)

CD 3

composer:
William Jeffrey (track 2)
Ronnie Laws (track 2)
Roy Ayers (track 3)
lyricist:
Roy Ayers (track 3)
writer:
George Bass (track 1)
Bernard Edwards (track 4)
Nile Rodgers (track 4)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 1)
Ivan Woods (track 5)
publisher:
Arlovol Music (track 3)
BMG Monarch (track 3)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 4)
sampled by:
Dj piinab plaati by A-Rühm (track 5)
I Want You by Common (track 5)
It's My Turn by Stezo (track 5)
Poison by The Prodigy (track 5)
What I Got by Sublime (track 5)
is based on:
Sea Lion Woman (track 1)
later parody versions:
Lost in Whitehawk (track 4)
later versions:
Always There (with lyrics) (track 2)
recording of:
Always There (instrumental) (track 2)
Funk Gets Stronger (track 9)
It's a New Day (track 5)
Lost in Music (track 4)
See-Line Woman (track 1)