Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Pusherman
Curtis Mayfield 3:04
2 Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone
The Temptations 2:59
3 Grandma’s Hands
Al Jarreau 2:03
4 Stand by Me
Ben E. King 5 2:56
5 Proud Mary
Ike & Tina Turner 4:58
6 Soul Man
Sam & David 2:48
7 Knock on Wood
Eddie Floyd 2:41
8 Dancing in the Street
Martha and The Vandellas 2:34
9 My Baby Just Cares for Me
Nina Simone 3:37
10 Tell It Like It Is
Aaron Neville 2:42
11 When a Man Loves a Woman
Percy Sledge 5 2:54
12 You’re My Latest My Greatest Inspiration
Teddy Pendergrass 4:51
13 If Loving You Is Wrong I Don’t Want to Be Right
Millie Jackson 3:27
14 If You Don’t Know Me by Now
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 5 3:31
15 Why Can’t We Live Together
Timmy Thomas 4:49
16 It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World
James Brown 4:39
17 Ain’t Gonna Bump No More
Joe Tex 3:26
18 Lovin’ You
Minnie Riperton 3 3:20
19 Every Beat of My Heart
Gladys Knight 2:04
20 Ain’t No Sunshine
Oliver Cheatham 1:57
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Use Me (Till You Use Me Up)
Al Jarreau 3:37
2 Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again)
Sly & The Family Stone 4:36
3 Freddie’s Dead
Curtis Mayfield 5:23
4 That’s the Way I Feel About Cha
Bobby Womack 4:27
5 Be Thankful for What You Got
William DeVaughn 3:22
6 Turn Off the Lights
Teddy Pendergrass 4:46
7 My Girl
Smokey Robinson 2:55
8 Spanish Harlem
Ben E. King 2:54
9 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood (live)
Nina Simone 3:50
10 Hold on I’m Comin’
Sam & Dave 2:37
11 Do the Funky Chicken
Rufus Thomas 3:19
12 I Can’t Stand the Rain
Ann Peebles 2:29
13 Hercules
Aaron Neville 4:12
14 Rescue Me
Fontella Bass 2:47
15 Think (About It)
Lyn Collins 3.5 3:22
16 Mr. Big Stuff
Jean Knight 2:27
17 Tighten Up
Archie Bell & The Drells 2:46
18 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher
Jackie Wilson 5 2:59
19 On Broadway
Oliver Cheatham 3:36
20 Rainy Night in Georgia
Brook Benton 3:56

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-12) (track 9)
drums:
Albert “Tootie” Heath (1957-12) (track 9)
bass:
Jimmy Bond (1957-12) (track 9)
piano:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 9)
arranger:
Bobby Martin (US soul/R&B producer/arranger) (track 14)
composer:
Walter Donaldson (tracks 9, 9)
Curtis Mayfield (track 1)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 16)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 16)
John Fogerty (track 5)
Timmy Thomas (track 15)
Bill Withers (track 3)
lead vocals:
Ben E. King (track 4)
lyricist:
Curtis Mayfield (track 1)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 16)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 16)
John Fogerty (track 5)
Gus Kahn (tracks 9, 9)
Timmy Thomas (track 15)
Bill Withers (track 3)
performer:
Percy Sledge (track 11)
producer:
Kenneth Gamble (track 14)
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (track 11)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 14)
Quin Ivy (track 11)
Buddy Killen (track 17)
vocals:
Minnie Riperton (track 18)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 9)
writer:
Steve Cropper (track 7)
George Davis (US musician & songwriter George Richard Davis Jr.) (track 10)
Lee Diamond (track 10)
Eddie Floyd (track 7)
Kenneth Gamble (track 14)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 14)
Buddy Killen (track 17)
Ben E. King (track 4)
Jerry Leiber (track 4)
Calvin Lewis (track 11)
Minnie Riperton (track 18)
Richard Rudolph (track 18)
Mike Stoller (track 4)
Barrett Strong (track 2)
Joe Tex (American southern soul musician) (track 17)
Norman Whitfield (track 2)
Andrew Wright (US keyboardist) (track 11)
publisher:
East Memphis Music (track 7)
Jondora Music (track 5)
Melodie der Welt (track 4)
Mijac Music (track 11)
Pronto Music (1966 –) (track 11)
Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (1966 –) (track 11)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Stand by Me by Timeflies (track 4)
part of:
cover recording of:
Grandma’s Hands (track 3)
Proud Mary (track 5)
My Baby Just Cares for Me (1957-12) (track 9)
later parody versions:
Mia (track 4)
later translated versions:
Bleib bei mir (track 4)
Kuljen, kuljen (track 5)
Orgullosa Mary (track 5)
Pregherò (track 4)
Stand By Me (Spanish) (track 4)
Stand by Me (track 4)
Ta i trä (track 7)
later versions:
recording of:
Knock on Wood (track 7)
Lovin’ You (track 18)
Pusherman (track 1)
Stand by Me (Ben E. King) (track 4)
Tell It Like It Is (track 10)
My Baby Just Cares for Me (1957-12) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

arranger:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 15)
composer:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 15)
William DeVaughn (track 5)
Allen Toussaint (track 13)
Curtis Mayfield (track 3)
lyricist:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 15)
William DeVaughn (track 5)
Allen Toussaint (track 13)
Curtis Mayfield (track 3)
producer:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 15)
writer:
Bennie Benjamin (track 9)
Don Bryant (track 12)
Gloria Caldwell (track 9)
Kenneth Gamble (track 6)
Isaac Hayes (track 10)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 6)
Gary Jackson (track 18)
Sol Marcus (track 9)
Bernard Miller (track 12)
Raynard Miner (track 18)
Ann Peebles (track 12)
David Porter (US soul musician, producer & songwriter) (track 10)
Carl Smith (US country music singer) (track 18)
publisher:
Chris-n-Jen Music (track 9)
Melomega Music (track 5)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 5)
WB Music Corp. (track 9)
sampled by:
Da Joint (explicit) by EPMD (track 15)
Daft Punk Rave by Zomby (track 15)
Get Edgy by 長沼英樹 (track 15)
Gold Digger by EPMD (track 15)
Gosh by Jamie xx (track 15)
Hit List Remix by 陳奕迅 (track 15)
Ice Cold by Vanilla Ice (track 15)
It’s a Party by Vanilla Ice (track 15)
Lost in the World by Kanye West feat. Bon Iver (track 15)
On and On by Girl Talk (track 15)
SUNSHINE HERO by D&D (track 15)
The Gift by Way Out West (track 15)
part of:
cover recording of:
Hercules (track 13)
later translated versions:
Ordonne mais pardonne (Hold On, I’m Comin’) (track 10)
Wart doch, i chume (track 10)
悲しき願い (track 9)
later versions:
Misunderstood (track 9)
live recording of:
recording of:
Freddie’s Dead (track 3)
Think (About It) (track 15)