Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Kiss From a Rose Seal 3.4 4:48
2 You Might Need Somebody Randy Crawford 3:40
3 I Believe I Can Fly R. Kelly 1.5 4:43
4 Let’s Stay Together Tina Turner 4:15
5 Just the Way You Are Barry White 3:47
6 (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman Aretha Franklin 4 2:45
7 Goodbye Heartbreak Lighthouse Family 3 3:45
8 Get Here Oleta Adams 4 4:35
9 So Close Dina Carroll 3:46
10 Love T.K.O. Teddy Pendergrass 3:44
11 Killing Me Softly With Her Song Luther Vandross 4:22
12 Earthbound Conner Reeves 2 4:03
13 Everything Mary J. Blige 4:31
14 When You Tell Me That You Love Me Diana Ross 4:11
15 Forget Me Nots Patrice Rushen 5 4:04
16 Being With You Smokey Robinson 3:57
17 Lovely Day Bill Withers 4:00
18 Suddenly Billy Ocean 5 3:52
19 Wishing on a Star Rose Royce 3:50
20 My Girl Otis Redding 4.5 2:53
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sexual Healing Marvin Gaye 5 4:05
2 Sign Your Name Terence Trent D’Arby 3.5 4:36
3 Give Me a Little More Time Gabrielle 4:01
4 Wonderful Tonight Damage 3:46
5 Feel So High Des’ree 3:55
6 After the Love Has Gone Earth, Wind & Fire 3:47
7 How ’Bout Us Champaign 3:37
8 Between the Sheets The Isley Brothers 3:48
9 Betcha by Golly, Wow The Stylistics 3:48
10 Woman in Love The Three Degrees 4:00
11 Tonight I Celebrate My Love Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack 5 3:30
12 Shake You Down Gregory Abbott 3.5 4:01
13 Come Into My Life Joyce Sims 3:46
14 Do What You Do Jermaine Jackson 5:38
15 Never Knew Love Like This Before Stephanie Mills 3:24
16 Could It Be I’m Falling in Love The Spinners 4:12
17 I Care Soul II Soul feat. Charlotte 3:28
18 Heartbreaker Dionne Warwick 4:15
19 Tired of Being Alone Al Green 4.65 2:51
20 Gimme Your Love Curtis Mayfield 4:16

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (1965-07) (track 20)
Gene Chrisman (1967-02-16) (track 6)
bass guitar:
Donald “Duck” Dunn (US bass guitarist, session musician, record producer & songwriter) (1965-07) (track 20)
Tommy Cogbill (1967-02-16) (track 6)
trumpet:
Wayne Jackson (trumpet/trombone (Memphis Horns/Mar-Keys)) (1965-07) (track 20)
Gene “Bowlegs” Miller (American trumpeter) (1965-07) (track 20)
Bernie Glow (1967-02-16) (track 6)
Melvin Lastie (1967-02-16) (track 6)
Joe Newman (US jazz trumpeter) (1967-02-16) (track 6)
guitar:
Steve Cropper (1965-07) (track 20)
keyboard:
Isaac Hayes (1965-07) (track 20)
Booker T. Jones (1965-07) (track 20)
piano:
Spooner Oldham (1967-02-16) (track 6)
baritone saxophone:
Floyd Newman (1965-07) (track 20)
tenor saxophone:
Andrew Love (1965-07) (track 20)
additional writer:
Thom Bell (songwriter, producer) (track 13)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 13)
Linda Epstein (track 13)
Rokusuke Ei (track 13)
Hachidai Nakamura (track 13)
John Starks (track 13)
Fred Wesley (track 13)
Jerry Wexler (track 6)
arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 6)
Tom Dowd (track 6)
background vocals:
Earl Sims (1965-07) (track 20)
choir vocals:
Carolyn Franklin (1967-02-16) (track 6)
Erma Franklin (1967-02-16) (track 6)
The Sweet Inspirations (1967-02-16) (track 6)
composer:
Albert Hammond (track 14)
Carole King (track 6)
Eddie Gip Noble (track 10)
R.White (track 20)
Cecil Womack (track 10)
Linda Womack (track 10)
Billy Joel (track 5)
R. Kelly (track 3)
S.Robinson (tracks 16, 20)
Brenda Russell (track 8)
Seal (English-born singer and songwriter) (track 1)
executive producer:
Diana Ross (track 14)
lyricist:
John Bettis (track 14)
Gerry Goffin (track 6)
Billy Joel (track 5)
R. Kelly (track 3)
S.Robinson (track 20)
Brenda Russell (track 8)
Seal (English-born singer and songwriter) (track 1)
mixer:
Keith Diamond (track 18)
Tom Elmhirst (track 1)
Steve Fitzmaurice (track 1)
producer:
Peter Asher (track 14)
Keith Diamond (track 18)
Trevor Horn (track 1)
Jim Stewart (US producer, founder for Stax & Volt Records) (track 20)
Jerry Wexler (track 6)
recording engineer:
Tom Dowd (tracks 6, 20)
vocals:
Aretha Franklin (1967-02-16) (track 6)
writer:
Tunde Baiyewu (track 7)
Keith Diamond (track 18)
Al Green (track 4)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (track 4)
James Harris III (track 13)
Tim Kellett (track 7)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (track 13)
Graham Lyle (track 12)
Terri McFaddin (track 15)
Willie Mitchell (US soul/R&B & funk producer, trumpeter & singer) (track 4)
Billy Ocean (track 18)
Conner Reeves (track 12)
Patrice Rushen (track 15)
Skip Scarborough (track 17)
Paul Tucker (track 7)
Freddie Washington (US session bassist) (track 15)
Bill Withers (track 17)
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) (1977) (track 17)
Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited (not for release label use! post-2008 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment) (1985) (track 18)
The Wild Card Label Ltd (1995) (track 7)
publisher:
Baby Fingers Music (track 15)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 7)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 5)
Freddie Dee Music (track 15)
Imagem Music (track 3)
Imagem Songs Ltd. (track 12)
Impulsive Music (track 5)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 4)
Jobete Music (track 16)
John Bettis Music (track 14)
Perfect Songs (track 1)
Plaid Flowers Music (track 17)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 6)
Sweet Cookie Music (track 17)
Unichappell Music, Inc. (tracks 13, 17)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 14)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 8)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 13, 17)
Yamina Music (track 15)
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)
Joelsongs (1977 –) (track 5)
recorded at:
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1967-02-16) (track 6)
mash-ups:
Shit by Neil Cicierega (track 1)
cover recording of:
Get Here (track 8)
Just the Way You Are (Billy Joel song) (track 5)
Love TKO (track 10)
My Girl (1965-07) (track 20)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Mummo (track 20)
later translated versions:
Dat weer Mai (track 3)
可會有明天 (track 5)
跳進你心窩 (track 20)
later versions:
medley of:
Waiting for Jody (track 20)
recording of:
Being With You (track 16)
Earthbound (track 12)
Everything (track 13)
Forget Me Nots (track 15)
Goodbye Heartbreak (track 7)
Kiss From a Rose (track 1)
Lovely Day (track 17)
Suddenly (track 18)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Barry Gibb (track 18)
drums (drum set):
Steve Gadd (drummer) (track 18)
Morris Jennings (track 20)
bass guitar:
George “Chocolate” Perry (bassist) (track 18)
Joseph Scott (US funk/soul bassist) (track 20)
strings arranger:
Albhy Galuten (track 18)
Barry Gibb (track 18)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 2)
membranophone:
David Beal (track 12)
guitar:
Craig McMullen (track 20)
Curtis Mayfield (track 20)
bass:
T.M. Stevens (track 12)
bass, guitar, keyboard and membranophone:
Ashley Ingram (track 5)
electric guitar:
George Terry (guitar player with Clapton in 70's) (track 18)
percussion:
Master Henry Gibson (Percussionist with Curtis Mayfield, Stan Getz, Ramsey Lewis) (track 20)
Harry Morgan (track 5)
additional producer:
Phil Legg (track 5)
arranger:
Michael Graves (track 5)
Johnny Pate (track 20)
Gregory Abbott (track 12)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 2)
background vocals:
Barry Gibb (track 18)
Gregory Abbott (track 12)
Robert Deadmon (track 12)
Aida Foreman (track 12)
composer:
Chris Cameron (track 2)
Michael Masser (track 11)
Gregory Abbott (track 12)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 2)
Al Green (track 19)
Curtis Mayfield (track 20)
Joyce Sims (track 13)
Dana Walden (track 7)
conductor:
Albhy Galuten (track 18)
engineer:
Karl Richardson (track 18)
Roger Anfinsen (track 20)
lead vocals:
Gregory Abbott (track 12)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 2)
Curtis Mayfield (track 20)
Dionne Warwick (track 18)
lyricist:
Gregory Abbott (track 12)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 2)
Gerry Goffin (track 11)
Al Green (track 19)
Curtis Mayfield (track 20)
Joyce Sims (track 13)
Dana Walden (track 7)
mixer:
Phil Legg (tracks 2, 5)
orchestrator:
Johnny Pate (track 20)
performer:
Charlotte (house vocalist Charlotte Kelly) (track 17)
producer:
Albhy Galuten (track 18)
Marvin Gaye (track 1)
Barry Gibb (track 18)
Ashley Ingram (track 5)
Reggie Lucas (track 15)
James Mtume (jazz/funk musician) (track 15)
Karl Richardson (track 18)
Martyn Ware (track 2)
Gregory Abbott (track 12)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 2)
Curtis Mayfield (track 20)
recording engineer:
Phil Legg (track 2)
writer:
Ben Barson (track 3)
Thom Bell (songwriter, producer) (track 9)
Odell Brown (track 1)
Dominic Bugatti (track 10)
Bill Champlin (track 6)
Linda Creed (track 9)
Andy Dean (track 3)
Des’ree (track 5)
Ralph Dino (track 14)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 6)
Gabrielle (British singer-songwriter) (track 3)
Marvin Gaye (track 1)
Barry Gibb (track 18)
Maurice Gibb (track 18)
Robin Gibb (track 18)
Michael Graves (track 5)
Jay Graydon (track 6)
Reggie Lucas (track 15)
James Mtume (jazz/funk musician) (track 15)
Frank Musker (track 10)
David Ritz ("Sexual Healing" co-composer) (track 1)
Melvin Steals (track 16)
Mervin Steals (track 16)
Larry Di Tomaso (track 14)
Ben Wolff (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Curtom Records (1972) (track 20)
Arista Records, Inc. (manufacturing and distribution company, do not add releases here) (1982) (track 18)
Columbia Records (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Music Entertainment, only use for manufacturing/distribution and copyright holding) (1982) (track 1)
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 1)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1986) (track 12)
produced for:
Karlbhy Productions (track 18)
publisher:
Beach House Music (track 13)
Crompton Songs (track 18)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 1, 6)
Fozbeats Music (track 6)
Gibb Brothers Music (track 18)
Grabbitt Music (track 12)
Irving Music (BMI) (track 6)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 19)
Mijac Music (track 9)
Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music) (track 6)
Pendulum Music (track 10)
Rondor Music (London) Ltd. (tracks 6–7, 11)
Sea Shanty Music (track 10)
Smokin' Amigos (track 13)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (tracks 9–10, 16)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 9, 16, 20)
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 9)
Camad Music Company (1972 – ????) (track 20)
additionally recorded at:
recorded at:
has remixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Bathtub (explicit) by Snoop Doggy Dogg (track 20)
I'm Hot by Erick Sermon (track 1)
Story 2 by clipping. (track 20)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 231) (track 1)
cover recording of:
A Woman in Love (Twiggy song popularized by The Three Degrees) (track 10)
How ’bout Us (track 7)
is the basis for:
Hello Brooklyn 2.0 (track 1)
Sexual Rapping (track 1)
Wanna Be Happy? (track 19)
later versions:
Heartbreaker (Jill Dreski version) (track 18)
recording of:
Come Into My Life (track 13)
Do What You Do (track 14)
Feel So High (track 5)
Give Me Your Love (track 20)
Sexual Healing (track 1)
Shake You Down (track 12)
Sign Your Name (track 2)
Heartbreaker (Dionne Warwick song) (1982) (track 18)