Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Take Five
Carmen McRae with Dave Brubeck Quartet 2:13
2 Mack the Knife
Louis Armstrong 3:20
3 Secret Agent Man
Mel Tormé 2:33
4 Return to Brixton
The Clash 6:24
5 A Message to You Rudy
Dandy Livingstone 5 2:29
6 The Ghetto
Lill' Filip 2:21
7 Ghost Town
The Specials 5:53
8 Busted in the Hood (clean album version)
Cypress Hill 3 4:02
9 Recipe of a Hoe
Boss 4:26
10 Pépètes
Java 4 3:58
11 Someday My Prince Will Come
Miles Davis 2:43
12 My Culture
One Giant Leap 5 5:37
13 Someday My Prince Will Come
Wyclef Jean 4:02
14 Estrella
Mangu 4:50
15 Strong Me Strong
Yellowman 3:47
16 Sang Long
Aretha Franklin 3:16
17 Black Magic Woman
Fleetwood Mac 2:47
18 Evil Ways
Santana 3:53
19 Grazing in the Grass
Hugh Masekela 2:51
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rum and Coca-Cola
Arielle Dombasle 2:46
2 Matilda!
Harry Belafonte 2:28
3 Hello Dolly
Nick Demetrius 2:40
4 Sweet Soca Music
Sugar Daddy 4:31
5 The Kou
General Levy feat. Ingredients Crew 3:37
6 It's Your Thing
The Isley Brothers 2:42
7 Thinking of You
Sister Sledge 4:18
8 Me voy con la conga
Los Chicharrons 6:23
9 Eso beso (That Kiss)
Nancy Ames 2:00
10 Last Train to London
Electric Light Orchestra 5 4:28
11 Blame It on the Boogie
The Jacksons 4.25 3:29
12 Dr. Beat
Miami Sound Machine 3.5 4:17
13 September
Earth, Wind & Fire 4.85 3:34
14 Rock It
Herbie Hancock 4 5:22
15 Sign Your Name
Terence Trent D’Arby 3.5 4:32
16 Sunny
Andy Williams 3:11
17 Time After Time
Cyndi Lauper 4.45 3:56
18 Children of the Ghetto
Philip Bailey 6:40
19 My Love Is Waiting
Marvin Gaye 5:06

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Duncan Bridgeman (track 12)
clarinet:
Barney Bigard (1955) (track 2)
drums (drum set):
Jimmy Cobb (US jazz drummer) (1961-05-19) (track 11)
trumpet:
Louis Armstrong (1955) (track 2)
Johnny Coles (1961-05-19) (track 11)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1961-05-19) (track 11)
Bernie Glow (1961-05-19) (track 11)
Louis Mucci (trumpetist) (1961-05-19) (track 11)
Ernie Royal (1961-05-19) (track 11)
woodwind:
Danny Bank (saxophone) (1961-05-19) (track 11)
Eddie Caine (saxophone player, not the rapper) (1961-05-19) (track 11)
Romeo Penque (1961-05-19) (track 11)
Jerome Richardson (1961-05-19) (track 11)
Bob Tricarico (1961-05-19) (track 11)
membranophone:
Barrett Deems (1955) (track 2)
membranophone [drums]:
Duncan Bridgeman (track 12)
guitar:
Dave Randall (UK guitarist, member of Slovo) (track 12)
bass:
Duncan Bridgeman (track 12)
Arvell Shaw (1955) (track 2)
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1961-05-19) (track 11)
percussion:
Bobby Rosengarden (1961-05-19) (track 11)
keyboard [keyboards]:
Duncan Bridgeman (track 12)
piano:
Billy Kyle (1955) (track 2)
Wynton Kelly (1961-05-19) (track 11)
tuba:
Bill Barber (Jazz tuba player) (1961-05-19) (track 11)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1961-05-19) (track 11)
trombone:
Trummy Young (1955) (track 2)
Dick Hixson (1961-05-19) (track 11)
Jimmy Knepper (Trombonist) (1961-05-19) (track 11)
Frank Rehak (1961-05-19) (track 11)
French horn:
Paul Ingrahan (1961-05-19) (track 11)
Bob Swisshelm (1961-05-19) (track 11)
Julius Watkins (1961-05-19) (track 11)
arranger:
Gil Evans (track 11)
composer:
Frank Churchill (track 11)
Paul Desmond (track 1)
Philemon Hou (track 19)
Kurt Weill (composer) (track 2)
Jerry Dammers (track 7)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 17)
Clarence “Sonny” Henry (US jazz guitarist aka Sonny Henry) (track 18)
conductor:
Gil Evans (1961-05-19) (track 11)
lead vocals:
Louis Armstrong (1955) (track 2)
lyricist:
Bertolt Brecht (track 2)
Dave Brubeck (track 1)
Iola Brubeck (track 1)
Jerry Dammers (track 7)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 17)
Clarence “Sonny” Henry (US jazz guitarist aka Sonny Henry) (track 18)
Larry Morey (track 11)
Erwan Séguillon (track 10)
mixer:
Duncan Bridgeman (track 12)
performer:
Carmen McRae (track 1)
producer:
Duncan Bridgeman (track 12)
Jamie Catto (track 12)
Teo Macero (track 11)
programming:
Duncan Bridgeman (track 12)
recording engineer:
Duncan Bridgeman (track 12)
Gael Robin (2000-02) (track 10)
spoken vocals [voice]:
George Nuku (track 12)
translator:
Marc Blitzstein (1954) (track 2)
vocals:
Robbie Williams (track 12)
Maxi Jazz (track 12)
Erwan Séguillon (track 10)
writer:
Duncan Bridgeman (track 12)
Nigel Butler (track 12)
Jamie Catto (track 12)
Maxwell Fraser (track 12)
Dandy Livingstone (track 5)
Robbie Williams (track 12)
publisher:
Bourne Music Ltd. (track 17)
Universal Edition (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 2)
Bourne Co. (1937) (track 11)
recorded at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1961-05-19) (track 11)
cover recording of:
Evil Ways (track 18)
Mack the Knife (1954 Blitzstein translation) (1955-09-28) (track 2)
is the basis for:
D.J.s (track 5)
later translated versions:
I New York (track 1)
O meu príncipe vai chegar (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, 1937) (track 11)
Un jour mon prince viendra (Blanche-Neige et les sept nains) (track 11)
later versions:
Grazing in the Grass (vocal version) (track 19)
Ne boude pas (Take Five) (track 1)
live recording of:
part of:
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937 Disney animated film, songs and musical score) (track 11)
recording of:
Black Magic Woman (track 17)
Ghost Town (track 7)
Grazing in the Grass (instrumental) (track 19)
My Culture (track 12)
Pépètes (track 10)
Take Five (song version) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Fantasmic! (theme park show soundtrack) (track 11)
translated version of:
version of:
Take Five (original instrumental version) (track 1)

CD 2

recorded in:
United States (1983) (track 14)
clarinet:
Richard Tandy (track 10)
drums (drum set):
Bev Bevan (English rock drummer) (track 10)
Rick Morotta (1978) (track 11)
bass guitar:
Kelly Groucutt (track 10)
strings arranger:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 15)
Jeff Lynne (track 10)
Richard Tandy (track 10)
Louis Clark (track 10)
synthesizer:
Jeff Lynne (track 10)
Richard Tandy (track 10)
guitar:
Roland Bautista (1978) (track 11)
Tito Jackson (1978) (track 11)
Mike Sembello (1978) (track 11)
bass:
Gary King (bass) (1978) (track 11)
Nathan Watts (1978) (track 11)
Bill Laswell (1983) (track 14)
electric piano:
Richard Tandy (track 10)
electric guitar:
Jeff Lynne (track 10)
percussion:
Bev Bevan (English rock drummer) (track 10)
Rick Morotta (1978) (track 11)
keyboard:
Greg Phillinganes (1978) (track 11)
Michael Beinhorn (1983) (track 14)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1983) (track 14)
piano:
Jeff Lynne (track 10)
Richard Tandy (track 10)
congas:
Laudir de Oliveira (1978) (track 11)
Claudio Slon (1978) (track 11)
additional engineer:
John Jansen (track 17)
Rod O'Brien (track 17)
arranger:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 15)
assistant engineer:
John Agnello (track 17)
associate producer:
William Wittman (track 17)
choir vocals:
Kelly Groucutt (track 10)
Jeff Lynne (track 10)
choir vocals arranger:
Jeff Lynne (track 10)
Richard Tandy (track 10)
Louis Clark (track 10)
composer:
Chris Amoo (track 18)
Eddie Amoo (track 18)
Chris Cameron (track 15)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 15)
Bobby Hebb (track 16)
Jeff Lynne (track 10)
Gordon Banks (track 19)
Enrique Garcia (Miami Sound Machine) (track 12)
conductor:
Louis Clark (track 10)
engineer:
William Wittman (track 17)
Mack (track 10)
lead vocals:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 15)
Cyndi Lauper (track 17)
Jeff Lynne (track 10)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (1978) (track 11)
lyricist:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 15)
Bobby Hebb (track 16)
Jeff Lynne (track 10)
Gordon Banks (track 19)
Enrique Garcia (Miami Sound Machine) (track 12)
mixer:
Dave Jerden (track 14)
Phil Legg (track 15)
performer:
DXT (US 80s hip hop, aka Grandmixer D.ST) (track 14)
producer:
Rick Chertoff (track 17)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 18)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 15)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 14)
O'Kelly Isley, Jr. (track 6)
Ronald Isley (track 6)
Rudolph Isley (track 6)
Jeff Lynne (track 10)
Material (track 14)
Martyn Ware (track 15)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 13)
recording engineer:
Martin Bisi (track 14)
Phil Legg (track 15)
vocals arranger:
Joe Herbert (vocal arranger) (track 13)
writer:
Michael Beinhorn (track 14)
Bernard Edwards (track 7)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 14)
Rob Hyman (track 17)
O'Kelly Isley, Jr. (track 6)
Ronald Isley (track 6)
Rudolph Isley (track 6)
Dave Jackson (Motown songwriter aka Dave Jackson-Rich) (track 11)
Elmar Krohn (track 11)
Bill Laswell (track 14)
Cyndi Lauper (track 17)
Al McKay (track 13)
Mick Jackson (track 11)
Nile Rodgers (track 7)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 13)
Allee Willis (track 13)
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) (1978) (track 13)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1979) (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) (1983) (track 17)
publisher:
CBS Songs Ltd. (track 17)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 7)
Dub Notes Music (track 17)
EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (tracks 10, 13)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 12–13)
Human Boy Music (track 17)
Irving Music (BMI) (track 13)
Rellla Music Corp. (track 17)
Sony Songs Inc. ( – ????) (track 17)
Steel Chest Music (track 13)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 17)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 7)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 17)
ミュージック・セールス (Japan, subsidiary of Shinko Music Entertainment) (track 16)
Yamaha Music Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 17)
mixed at:
recorded at:
DJ-mixes:
edits:
has remixes:
sampled by:
Kobiety są gorące by Norbi (track 13)
Make Me Wanna by Girl Talk (track 17)
[untitled] by Chuck Person (track 19)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 420) (track 6)
cover recording of:
Sunny (track 16)
Blame It on the Boogie (1978) (track 11)
is the basis for:
Doctor Pressure (track 12)
波士 (track 16)
later translated parody versions:
A Kapella (track 13)
later translated versions:
Deine Mutti (track 11)
Dej zpátky čas (track 17)
Var inte rädd (track 17)
サニー (track 16)
recording of:
Dr. Beat (track 12)
It’s Your Thing (track 6)
My Love Is Waiting (track 19)
September (track 13)
Sign Your Name (track 15)
Thinking of You (track 7)
Time After Time (track 17)
Rockit (1983) (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
Mega Mix (track 16)
Megamix (Boney M) (track 16)