Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Do It Anyway You Wanna
People's Choice 3:17
2 It's a Disco Night
The Isley Brothers 4:14
3 Satisfaction Guaranteed
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 3:26
4 Are You Ready
Billy Ocean 3:30
5 Fantasy
Earth, Wind & Fire 3.5 3:45
6 Dazz
Brick 3:24
7 I Should Be Dancing
The Emotions 4:17
8 Instant Replay
Dan Hartman 3:28
9 Torture
The Jacksons 4:24
10 You Might Be Diggin' the Garden
Joe Tex 3:30
11 Disco Lady
Johnnie Taylor 4:25
12 Got to Be Real
Cheryl Lynn 5 3:45
13 Shine On
George Duke 3:45
14 Juicy Fruit
Mtume 3:15
15 Don't You Want My Love
Nicole J. McCloud 3:17
16 For the Love of the Money
The O’Jays 5:07
17 Love Doctor
The Miracles 3:53
18 Never Too Much
Luther Vandross 3:45
19 The Groove Line
Heatwave 4:17
20 It's Party Time
Bobby Womack 4:10
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Lovely Day
Bill Withers 3:43
2 Boogie Nights
Heatwave 5 3:36
3 Give It Up
KC and the Sunshine Band 3:42
4 We Got Latin Soul
Mongo Santamaría 3:00
5 Best of My Love
The Emotions 3.75 3:38
6 The Dance Electric
André Cymone 4:07
7 Let's Make a Baby
Billy Paul 4:32
8 Shake Your Booty
Bunny Sigler 4:19
9 I'll Always Love My Mama
The Intruders 3:29
10 Can You Feel It
The Jacksons 5:34
11 Crazy
The Manhattans 4:32
12 Azz Iz
Natalie Cole 5:05
13 Sun Goddess
Ramsey Lewis & Earth, Wind & Fire 3:52
14 The Groove
Rodney Franklin 3:13
15 Off and On Love
Champaign 3:25
16 Taste of Bitter Love
Gladys Knight & The Pips 3:19
17 Catch a Kelper
P-Funk All Stars 5:12
18 Ride the Rhythm
Sly & the Family Stone 2:47
19 Just Got Paid
Johnny Kemp 3:29
20 What a Difference a Day Makes
Esther Phillips 4:16
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Blame It on the Boogie
The Jacksons 4.35 3:30
2 Lady Marmelade
LaBelle 3 3:56
3 Soul City Walk
Archie Bell & The Drells 4:05
4 (Ooh-Wee) He's Killing Me
Patti Austin 3:27
5 Your Body in Soap
Jean Park 4:27
6 Every Change I Get
Ramsey Lewis & Earth, Wind & Fire 3:07
7 Found a Child
Ballin’ Jack 2:49
8 Getaway
Earth, Wind & Fire 3:46
9 P.O.P. Generation
Mtume 4:01
10 Pipeline
Bruce Johnston 3:59
11 Save the Overtime for Me
Gladys Knight & The Pips 3:46
12 She's a Super Lady
Luther Vandross 5:03
13 Winner
Natalie Cole 4:40
14 Love Train (extended version)
The O’Jays 5:10
15 Remote Control
The Reddings 3:59
16 I Love Music
Rozalla 4:01
17 Dance to the Music
Sly & the Family Stone 2:57
18 Happy
Surface 3:41
19 Ooo La La
Teena Marie 4:27
20 Head to Toe
Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam 4:02
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ain't Gonna Bump No More
Joe Tex 3:28
2 Play That Funky Music
Wild Cherry 4:02
3 Live It Up
The Isley Brothers 4:06
4 Messin' With My Mind
LaBelle 4:36
5 Sexual Healing
Marvin Gaye 5 4:03
6 Put Our Heads Together
The O’Jays 3:35
7 Don't Leave Me This Way
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 5 3:53
8 Get You Somebody New
Patti LaBelle 3:06
9 Show Me the Way
Regina Belle 5:09
10 No Place to Hide
Stanley Clarke & George Duke 4:41
11 When Will I See You Again
The Three Degrees 2:59
12 I Love to Love
Tina Charles 3:02
13 The Smurf
Tyrone Brunson 3:32
14 Funkin' Around
Bloodstone 4:24
15 Let's Have a Party
Z.Z. Hill 5:16
16 How'd I Know That Love Would Slip Away
Deniece Williams 3:46
17 It's Raining Men
The Weather Girls 3:31
18 Lovey Dovey
Tony Terry 3:33
19 Losing My Mind
Liza Minnelli 4:03
20 Party All the Time
Eddie Murphy 4:05
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Relight My Fire
Dan Hartman 5 3:44
2 Too Slow to Disco
Paul Davis 4:16
3 Boogie Down USA
People's Choice 3:39
4 They Only Came Out at Night
Peter Brown 3:58
5 Rhythm of the Jungle
The Quick 3:59
6 Centipede
Rebbie Jackson 3:12
7 Best Love
Rose Royce 3:48
8 Baby
Rozalla 4:05
9 Wild Dog
Stanley Clarke & George Duke 3:31
10 Call Me
Teena Marie 4:03
11 I Found Love on the Disco Floor
The Temprees 3:30
12 Sultana
Titanic 4:13
13 Just My Luck
Tyrone Davis 4:49
14 Am I Black Enough for You
Billy Paul 3:56
15 I Feel Sanctified
Wild Cherry 3:51
16 Year of Decision
The Three Degrees 2:37
17 Attitude Dance
Tower of Power 4:48
18 Universal Love
Z.Z. Hill 4:41
19 My Love Grows Stronger
Bloodstone 4:40
20 Love Is the Message
MFSB feat. The Three Degrees 3:33

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Norman Harris (American Philly Soul guitarist, producer, and songwriter) (track 3)
composer:
Dan Hartman (track 8)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 1)
Jackie Jackson (member of the Jackson 5) (track 9)
James Mtume (jazz/funk musician) (track 14)
Luther Vandross (track 18)
lyricist:
Dan Hartman (track 8)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 1)
Jackie Jackson (member of the Jackson 5) (track 9)
Luther Vandross (track 18)
Kathy Wakefield (track 9)
producer:
Gamble & Huff (track 3)
writer:
Eduardo Del Barrio (track 5)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 12)
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 3, 16)
Reginald J. Hargis (track 6)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 3, 16)
Eddie Irons (track 6)
Anthony Jackson (US bassist) (track 16)
Cheryl Lynn (track 12)
David Paich (track 12)
Ray Ransom (track 6)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 5)
Verdine White (track 5)
publisher:
Criga Music (track 5)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 18)
Mighty Three Music ( – ????) (track 16)
Mijac Music (track 16)
Saggifire Music (track 5)
Siggy Music Inc. (track 9)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 16)
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 16)
edit of:
Got to Be Real (LP / 12" version) by Cheryl Lynn (track 12)
has remixes:
sampled by:
later translated versions:
Got to Be Real (Japanese version) (track 12)
recording of:
Dazz (track 6)
Disco Lady (track 11)
Fantasy (track 5)
Got to Be Real (track 12)
Instant Replay (track 8)
Juicy Fruit (track 14)
Never Too Much (track 18)
Torture (track 9)

CD 2

composer:
Jon Lind (track 13)
Rod Temperton (track 2)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 13)
lyricist:
Rod Temperton (track 2)
producer:
Barry Blue (singer, producer, and songwriter) (track 2)
writer:
Deborah Carter (track 3)
Harry Wayne Casey (track 3)
Jackie Jackson (member of the Jackson 5) (track 10)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 10)
Al McKay (track 5)
Skip Scarborough (track 1)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 5)
Bill Withers (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
GTO Records (1976) (track 2)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1977) (track 5)
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 2)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 3, 5)
Rodsongs (track 2)
Tincabell Music (track 2)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (tracks 2, 10)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 1)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Best of My Love (Japanese Version) (track 5)
later versions:
recording of:
Best of My Love (track 5)
Boogie Nights (track 2)
Can You Feel It (track 10)
Give It Up (track 3)
Lovely Day (track 1)
Sun Goddess (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 2)
Stars on 45 (12″ single) (track 2)

CD 3

drums (drum set):
Rick Morotta (1978) (track 1)
guitar:
Roland Bautista (1978) (track 1)
Tito Jackson (1978) (track 1)
Mike Sembello (1978) (track 1)
bass:
Gary King (bass) (1978) (track 1)
Nathan Watts (1978) (track 1)
percussion:
Rick Morotta (1978) (track 1)
keyboard:
Greg Phillinganes (1978) (track 1)
congas:
Laudir de Oliveira (1978) (track 1)
Claudio Slon (1978) (track 1)
arranger:
Allen R. Toussaint (track 2)
composer:
Kenneth Gamble (track 14)
lead vocals:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (1978) (track 1)
lyricist:
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 14)
producer:
Allen R. Toussaint (track 2)
writer:
Victor Carstarphen (track 3)
Peter Cor (track 8)
Bob Crewe (track 2)
Dave Jackson (Motown songwriter aka Dave Jackson-Rich) (track 1)
Elmar Krohn (track 1)
Gene McFadden (track 3)
Mick Jackson (track 1)
Kenny Nolan (track 2)
Bernard Taylor (guitarist, songwriter, vocalist, ex-member of Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 8)
John Whitehead (track 3)
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) (1974) (track 2)
publisher:
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) (track 2)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 2)
Mijac Music (track 14)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 14)
edits:
Lady Marmalade by LaBelle (track 2)
has remixes:
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 479) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Blame It on the Boogie (1978) (track 1)
later parody versions:
Lady Marmelade (track 2)
Suck And Fuck Train (track 14)
later translated versions:
Deine Mutti (track 1)
Lady Marmalade (French version) (track 2)
熱辣辣 (track 2)
recording of:
Getaway (track 8)
Head to Toe (track 20)
Lady Marmalade (track 2)
Love Train (track 14)
The Soul City Walk (track 3)

CD 4

arranger:
Bobby Martin (US soul/R&B producer/arranger) (track 11)
composer:
James Bolden (track 12)
Rick James (US vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 20)
Robert W. Parissi (track 2)
lyricist:
Rick James (US vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 20)
Robert W. Parissi (track 2)
Philo Jack Robinson (production music composer) (track 12)
performer:
Teddy Pendergrass (track 7)
producer:
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 7, 11)
Marvin Gaye (track 5)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 7, 11)
Buddy Killen (track 1)
vocals:
Sheila Ferguson (track 11)
Valerie Holiday (track 11)
Fayette Pinkney (track 11)
writer:
Odell Brown (track 5)
Keni Burke (track 6)
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 6–7, 11)
Marvin Gaye (track 5)
Cary Gilbert (track 7)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 7, 11)
Paul Jabara (track 17)
Buddy Killen (track 1)
David Ritz ("Sexual Healing" co-composer) (track 5)
Paul Shaffer (pianist, bandleader, Dave Letterman's sidekick) (track 17)
Joe Tex (American southern soul musician) (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1973) (track 11)
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 5)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 5, 17)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 2)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (tracks 11, 17)
Warner/Chappell (track 11)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 7, 11)
recorded at:
edit of:
edits:
has remixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
I'm Hot by Erick Sermon (track 5)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 231) (track 5)
cover recording of:
I Love to Love (track 12)
is the basis for:
Hello Brooklyn 2.0 (track 5)
PATT (track 20)
Play That Funky Music (Vanilla Ice version) (track 2)
Sexual Rapping (track 5)
later parody versions:
Play Funky (track 2)
Raining Blood (track 17)
later translated versions:
Es regnet Jungs (track 17)
When Will I See You Again (Japanese version) (track 11)
幾時再見 (track 11)
recording of:
It’s Raining Men (track 17)
Party All the Time (track 20)
Sexual Healing (track 5)
When Will I See You Again (1973) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Polka Party! (track 20)
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 17)

CD 5

electric bass guitar and synthesizer:
Allen Wentz (Bass player for wild cherry) (track 15)
membranophone:
John “JR” Robinson (session drummer) (track 9)
Ronald Beitle (Dummer for Wild Cherry) (track 15)
bass:
Stanley Clarke (track 9)
electric guitar:
Bryan Bassett (track 15)
keyboard and percussion:
George Duke (track 9)
additional vocals:
Bryan Bassett (track 15)
Allen Wentz (Bass player for wild cherry) (track 15)
Ronald Beitle (Dummer for Wild Cherry) (track 15)
composer:
Stanley Clarke (track 9)
George Duke (track 9)
Dan Hartman (track 1)
lead vocals:
Robert W. Parissi (track 15)
lyricist:
Dan Hartman (track 1)
producer:
Kenneth Gamble (track 16)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 16)
solo electric guitar:
Robert W. Parissi (track 15)
vocals:
Sheila Ferguson (track 16)
Valerie Holiday (track 16)
Fayette Pinkney (track 16)
writer:
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 14, 16, 20)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 14, 16, 20)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1973) (track 16)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 1)
Mighty Three Music (track 20)
recorded at:
recording of:
Love Is the Message (track 20)
Relight My Fire (track 1)
Wild Dog (track 9)
Year of Decision (1973) (track 16)