Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Turn Back the Hands of Time
Tyrone Davis 2:42
2 One Bad Apple
The Osmonds 2:45
3 Joy to the World
Three Dog Night 5 3:34
4 Baby I'm A-Want You
Bread 2:32
5 Gypsys, Tramps & Thievs
Cher 2:35
6 Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)
Looking Glass 4 3:05
7 Popcorn
Hot Butter 2:33
8 Freddie's Dead
Curtis Mayfield 5:27
9 Precious and Few
Climax 5 2:48
10 Stoned Out of My Mind
The Chi‐Lites 3:03
11 Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree
Tony Orlando & Dawn 3:25
12 Midnight Train to Georgia
Gladys Knight & The Pips 4:39
13 The Most Beautiful Girl
Charlie Rich 2:55
14 When Will I See You Again
The Three Degrees 2:57
15 Love's Theme
Love Unlimited Orchestra 5 4:09
16 Midnight Blue
Melissa Manchester 3:47
17 You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
Lou Rawls 3:33
18 I Like Dreamin'
Kenny Nolan 3:29
19 It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next to Me
Barry White 6:59
20 Escape (The Pina Colada Song)
Rupert Holmes 4:24

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Joseph Scott (US funk/soul bassist) (track 8)
drums:
Morris Jennings (track 8)
guitar:
Craig McMullen (track 8)
Curtis Mayfield (track 8)
percussion:
Master Henry Gibson (Percussionist with Curtis Mayfield, Stan Getz, Ramsey Lewis) (track 8)
arranger:
Barry White (track 15)
Bobby Martin (US soul/R&B producer/arranger) (track 14)
Gene Page (track 15)
Johnny Pate (track 8)
composer:
Hoyt Axton (track 3)
Rupert Holmes (track 20)
Gershon Kingsley (track 7)
Elliot Lurie (track 6)
Barry White (track 15)
Curtis Mayfield (track 8)
Walter Nims (track 9)
conductor:
Barry White (track 15)
engineer:
Roger Anfinsen (track 8)
Paul Elmore (engineer) (track 15)
Frank Kegmer (engineer) (track 15)
lead vocals:
Curtis Mayfield (track 8)
lyricist:
Hoyt Axton (track 3)
Rupert Holmes (track 20)
Elliot Lurie (track 6)
Curtis Mayfield (track 8)
Walter Nims (track 9)
orchestra:
orchestrator:
Johnny Pate (track 8)
producer:
Kenneth Gamble (track 14)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 14)
Barry White (track 15)
Curtis Mayfield (track 8)
vocals:
Sheila Ferguson (track 14)
Valerie Holiday (track 14)
Fayette Pinkney (track 14)
writer:
Rory Michael Bourke (track 13)
Lawrence Russell Brown (lyricist) (track 11)
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 14, 17)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 14, 17)
Irwin Levine (track 11)
Ekundayo Paris (track 19)
Nelson Pigford (track 19)
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Curtom Records (1972) (track 8)
20th Century Records (1972–1978; name reverted in 1978 to 20th Century-Fox Records) (1973 –) (track 15)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1973) (track 14)
publisher:
January Music Corp. (track 15)
Sa-Vette Music Inc. (track 15)
Warner/Chappell (track 14)
Curtom Publishing Co Inc (1972 – ????) (track 8)
recorded at:
edits:
Love’s Theme (single version) by Love Unlimited Orchestra (track 15)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Rock DJ by Robbie Williams (track 19)
cover recording of:
Pop Corn (track 7)
is the basis for:
Hard Luck Woman (track 6)
Joy to the World (Mariah Carey song, based off both the Christmas carol and the Hoyt Axton/Three Dog Night song) (track 3)
Kenny’s Dead (track 8)
later parody versions:
Boy Tell The World (track 3)
later translated versions:
Accroche un ruban (track 11)
Nosta lippu salkoon (track 11)
When Will I See You Again (Japanese version) (track 14)
幾時再見 (track 14)
later versions:
Love’s Theme (vocal version) (track 15)
Palomitas de maiz (Pekenikes version) (track 7)
recording of:
Freddie’s Dead (track 8)
Joy to the World (track 3)
Precious & Few (track 9)
Love’s Theme (instrumental version) (1973) (track 15)
When Will I See You Again (1973) (track 14)
version of:
Hey Mister (track 13)