Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Who Is He (And What Is He to You?)
Bill Withers 3:14
2 You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To
Keiko Lee 2:56
3 That Lady
The Isley Brothers 5:35
4 Reasons
Earth, Wind & Fire 2.5 5:01
5 Spinning Wheel
Blood, Sweat & Tears 4 4:08
6 Love TKO
Regina Belle 5:02
7 Sexual Healing
Marvin Gaye 5 3:59
8 Aguas de Marca
Josee Koning 3:37
9 How Come How Long
Babyface 5:13
10 Kiss and Say Goodbye
The Manhattans 4:27
11 I'm Kissing You
Des’ree 4:51
12 Me and Mrs. Jones
Billy Paul 4:50
13 Let's Fall in Love
Vic Damone Orchestra 1:59
14 It Ain't Necessarily So
Aretha Franklin 2:55
15 Mack the Knife
Louis Armstrong 3:24
16 Ain't No Sunshine
Bill Withers 4.5 2:03

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
Barney Bigard (1955) (track 15)
drums (drum set):
Belton Evans (1960-12-19) (track 14)
trumpet:
Louis Armstrong (1955) (track 15)
membranophone:
Barrett Deems (1955) (track 15)
membranophone and percussion:
Bobby Colomby (track 5)
recorder and trombone:
Jerry Hyman (trombone player) (track 5)
flute, organ, piano and trombone:
Dick Halligan (track 5)
guitar:
Lord Westbrook (1960-12-19) (track 14)
guitar and harmonica:
Steve Katz (track 5)
bass:
Jim Fielder (Bassist with Blood, Sweat & Tears) (track 5)
Arvell Shaw (1955) (track 15)
Bill Lee (bassist, composer, father of Spike Lee) (1960-12-19) (track 14)
alto saxophone and piano:
Fred Lipsius (track 5)
piano:
Billy Kyle (1955) (track 15)
Ray Bryant (1960-12-19) (track 14)
tenor saxophone:
Warren Luckey (1960-12-19) (track 14)
trombone:
Trummy Young (1955) (track 15)
flugelhorn and trumpet:
Al Rubin (track 5)
Lew Soloff (track 5)
arranger:
Booker T. Jones (track 16)
Charles Stepney (track 4)
Earth, Wind & Fire (track 4)
Fred Lipsius (track 5)
co-producer:
Charles Stepney (track 4)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 14, 14)
Winfred Lovett (track 10)
Eddie Gip Noble (track 6)
Kurt Weill (track 15)
Cecil Womack (track 6)
Linda Womack (track 6)
Bill Withers (track 16)
engineer:
Fred Catero (track 5)
Roy Halee (track 5)
George Massenburg (track 4)
lead vocals:
Louis Armstrong (1955) (track 15)
lyricist:
Winfred Lovett (track 10)
Bertolt Brecht (track 15)
Ira Gershwin (tracks 14, 14)
Dorothy Heyward (playwright) (tracks 14, 14)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 14, 14)
Bill Withers (track 16)
mixer:
John Golden (mastering engineer) (track 16)
producer:
Marvin Gaye (track 7)
Booker T. Jones (track 16)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 4)
recording engineer:
Bill Halverson (track 16)
Bill Lazarus (track 16)
translator:
Marc Blitzstein (1954) (track 15)
vocals:
Bobby Colomby (track 5)
Dick Halligan (track 5)
Steve Katz (track 5)
Bill Withers (tracks 1, 16)
Aretha Franklin (1960-12-19) (track 14)
writer:
Babyface (R&B musician Kenny Edmonds) (track 9)
Philip Bailey (track 4)
Odell Brown (track 7)
Kenneth Gamble (track 12)
Marvin Gaye (track 7)
Cary Gilbert (track 12)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 12)
Ernie Isley (track 3)
Marvin Isley (track 3)
O'Kelly Isley, Jr. (track 3)
Ronald Isley (track 3)
Rudolph Isley (track 3)
Chris Jasper (track 3)
Stanley McKenny (track 1)
David Ritz ("Sexual Healing" co-composer) (track 7)
Charles Stepney (track 4)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 4)
Stevie Wonder (track 9)
Bill Withers (track 1)
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) (1972) (track 16)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1973) (track 3)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1975) (track 4)
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 7)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 3, 7, 10, 16)
Universal Edition (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 15)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (tracks 14, 14)
was commissioned by:
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (tracks 14, 14)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Big Willie by Run‐D.M.C. (track 5)
Free by Will Young (track 1)
Get Down by G-Unit (track 5)
I'm Hot by Erick Sermon (track 7)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 231) (track 7)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 280) (track 16)
cover recording of:
Love TKO (track 6)
Mack the Knife (1954 Blitzstein translation) (1955) (track 15)
It Ain’t Necessarily So (jazz standard originally from Porgy and Bess; catch-all for unspecified pop and jazz arrangements) (1960-12-19) (track 14)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Hello Brooklyn 2.0 (track 7)
Sexual Rapping (track 7)
later parody versions:
Sinning Will (track 5)
later translated versions:
Allem Anschein nach bist Du's (Ain't No Sunshine) (track 16)
Pitkän tien pää (track 5)
later versions:
It Ain't Necessarily So (from 'Porgy and Bess') (arrangement for 48 violas) (tracks 14, 14)
Vieille fille (track 5)
recording of:
Ain’t No Sunshine (track 16)
How Come, How Long (track 9)
Me and Mrs. Jones (track 12)
Reasons (track 4)
Sexual Healing (track 7)
Spinning Wheel (track 5)
That Lady (track 3)
It Ain’t Necessarily So (jazz standard originally from Porgy and Bess; catch-all for unspecified pop and jazz arrangements) (1960-12-19) (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 16)
Porgy and Bess Suite (tracks 14, 14)
translated version of:
version of:
Who's That Lady (track 3)