Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Got You
James Brown 4.65 2:48
2 Sweet Soul Music
Arthur Conley 2:20
3 Move on Up
Curtis Mayfield 3:46
4 Think
Aretha Franklin 4 2:18
5 In the Midnight Hour
Wilson Pickett 2 2:38
6 My Girl
Otis Redding 4.5 2:55
7 Sha La La (Make Me Happy)
Al Green 2:58
8 My Guy
Mary Wells 4.5 2:52
9 Rescue Me
Fontella Bass 2:53
10 Private Number
Judy Clay & William Bell 2:42
11 Time Is Tight
Booker T. & The MG’s 3:19
12 Harlem Shuffle
Bob & Earl 2 2:50
13 Backfield in Motion
Mel & Tim 2:34
14 Tears of a Clown
Smokey Robinson 4.25 3:00
15 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher
Jackie Wilson 2:56
16 Just My Imagination
The Temptations 3:45
17 Band of Gold
Freda Payne 5 2:55
18 It's All Right
The Impressions 2:49
19 S.O.S. (Stop Her on Site)
Edwin Starr 2:19
20 Dancing in the Street
Martha and The Vandellas 3.65 2:39
21 What'd I Say, Part 1
Ray Charles 3:10
22 Respect Yourself
The Staple Singers 3:29
23 I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down
Ann Peebles 2:45
24 This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)
The Isley Brothers 2:51
25 Oh No Not My Baby
Maxine Brown 2:34

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Miami, Florida, United States (1965-05-06) (track 1)
drums (drum set):
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (1965-07) (track 6)
Roger Hawkins (1968-04-15) (track 4)
bass guitar:
Donald “Duck” Dunn (1965-07) (track 6)
Jerry Jemmott (1968-04-15) (track 4)
trumpet:
Russell Conway (trumpet player) (1964) (track 8)
Herbert Williams (trumpet player) (1964) (track 8)
Joe Dupars (1965-05-06) (track 1)
Mike Ridley (1965-05-06) (track 1)
Ron Tooley (1965-05-06) (track 1)
Wayne Jackson (trumpet/trombone (Memphis Horns/Mar-Keys)) (1965-07) (track 6)
Gene “Bowlegs” Miller (American trumpeter) (1965-07) (track 6)
Wayne Jackson (trumpet/trombone (Memphis Horns/Mar-Keys)) (1968-04-15) (track 4)
membranophone:
Benny Benjamin (1964) (track 8)
Melvin Parker (1965-05-06) (track 1)
organ:
Earl Van Dyke (1964) (track 8)
Nat Jones (1965-05-06) (track 1)
Spooner Oldham (1968-04-15) (track 4)
guitar:
Robert White (US funk/soul guitarist) (1964) (track 8)
Eddie Willis (1964) (track 8)
Alphonso "Country" Kellum (1965-05-06) (track 1)
Jimmy Nolen (1965-05-06) (track 1)
Steve Cropper (1965-07) (track 6)
Marvin Tarplin (1966-09-26) (track 14)
Tommy Cogbill (1968-04-15) (track 4)
Jimmy Johnson (Muscle Shoals rhythm section (guitar/producer)) (1968-04-15) (track 4)
bass:
James Jamerson (1964) (track 8)
Bernard Odum (1965-05-06) (track 1)
vibraphone:
Dave Hamilton (1964) (track 8)
keyboard:
Isaac Hayes (1965-07) (track 6)
Booker T. Jones (1965-07) (track 6)
alto saxophone:
Nat Jones (1965-05-06) (track 1)
Maceo Parker (1965-05-06) (track 1)
piano:
Johnny Griffith (1964) (track 8)
Aretha Franklin (1968-04-15) (track 4)
baritone saxophone:
Floyd Newman (1965-07) (track 6)
Willie Bridges (1968-04-15) (track 4)
Floyd Newman (1968-04-15) (track 4)
tenor saxophone:
Al "Brisco" Clark (1965-05-06) (track 1)
St. Clair Pinckney (1965-05-06) (track 1)
Eldee Williams (1965-05-06) (track 1)
Andrew Love (1965-07) (track 6)
Charles Chalmers (1968-04-15) (track 4)
Andrew Love (1968-04-15) (track 4)
trombone:
George Bohanon (1964) (track 8)
Paul Riser (1964) (track 8)
Levi Rasbury (1965-05-06) (track 1)
arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 4)
Phil Wright (track 9)
Tom Dowd (track 4)
background vocals:
The Andantes (1964) (track 8)
Marlene Barrow (1964) (track 8)
Louvain Demps (1964) (track 8)
Jackie Hicks (1964) (track 8)
Earl Sims (1965-07) (track 6)
Warren “Pete” Moore (1966-09-26) (track 14)
Claudette Robinson (1966-09-26) (track 14)
Bobby Rogers (1966-09-26) (track 14)
Ronald White (1966-09-26) (track 14)
The Sweet Inspirations (1968-04-15) (track 4)
composer:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 1)
Henry Cosby (track 14)
Smokey Robinson (tracks 6, 8, 14)
Ronald White (track 6)
Norman Whitfield (track 16)
Stevie Wonder (track 14)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 21)
Marvin Gaye (track 20)
Ivy Jo Hunter (track 20)
Curtis Mayfield (tracks 3, 18)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 20)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1964) (track 8)
The Funk Brothers (1966-09-26) (track 14)
lead vocals:
Fontella Bass (track 9)
Mary Wells (1964) (track 8)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1965-05-06) (track 1)
Smokey Robinson (1966-09-26) (track 14)
Aretha Franklin (1968-04-15) (track 4)
lyricist:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 1)
Smokey Robinson (tracks 6, 8, 14)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 21)
Marvin Gaye (track 20)
Ivy Jo Hunter (track 20)
Curtis Mayfield (tracks 3, 18)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 20)
Barrett Strong (track 16)
producer:
Billy Davis (r&b producer/songwriter/performer Roquel Davis) (track 9)
Raynard Miner (track 9)
Carl Smith (Songwriter and producer) (track 9)
Jim Stewart (US producer, founder for Stax & Volt Records) (track 6)
Jerry Wexler (track 4)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 20)
recording engineer:
Tom Dowd (tracks 4, 6)
writer:
William Bell (track 10)
Arthur Conley (track 2)
Sam Cooke (track 2)
Steve Cropper (track 5)
Lamont Dozier (track 17)
Ronald Dunbar (track 17)
Aretha Franklin (track 4)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 17)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (track 17)
Gary Jackson (track 15)
Booker T. Jones (track 10)
Raynard Miner (tracks 9, 15)
Earl Nelson (track 12)
Wilson Pickett (track 5)
Otis Redding (track 2)
Bob Relf (track 12)
Carl Smith (US country music singer) (track 15)
Carl Smith (Songwriter and producer) (track 9)
Ted White (husband & co-songwriter of Aretha Franklin) (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
H.H.O. Ltd (music licensing) (track 12)
HHO Licensing Ltd. (track 12)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1964) (track 20)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1965) (track 9)
Universal Records Inc. (not for release label use! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (1965) (track 1)
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1965) (track 5)
Holland Group Productions Inc. (1970) (track 17)
publisher:
Bug Music Ltd. (track 12)
Camad Music Company ( – ????) (track 3)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 5, 21)
Cotillion Music Inc. (BMI) (track 5)
Curtom Publishing Co Inc ( – ????) (track 3)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (tracks 20, 20)
EMI Tunes Ltd (track 3)
Fort Knox Music Co (track 1)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 5)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks 16, 20)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 17)
Mijac Music (track 21)
Progressive Music (track 21)
Try Me Inc. (track 1)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 15)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 3, 18, 21)
Curtom Publishing Co Inc (1963 – ????) (track 18)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964) (track 8)
Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, United States (1965-05-06) (track 1)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1966-09-26) (track 14)
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1968-04-15) (track 4)
mash-ups:
remaster of:
Harlem Shuffle by Bob & Earl (track 12)
sampled by:
Da Joint (explicit) by EPMD (track 4)
Sol marrón by ctRl (track 4)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 40) (track 20)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 78) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 134) (track 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 391) (track 17)
cover recording of:
I Found You (a.k.a. I Got You (I Feel Good)) (1965-05-06) (track 1)
My Girl (1965-07) (track 6)
later parody versions:
Mummo (track 6)
later translated parody versions:
Wenn du denkst … (track 4)
later translated versions:
Baila por ahí (track 20)
Dans tous les pays (track 20)
Heit wirds dauern (track 5)
¡Vamos ya! (track 3)
later versions:
De ma vie (track 9)
medley of:
Waiting for Jody (track 6)
partial recording of:
What’d I Say (track 21)
recording of:
Band of Gold (track 17)
Harlem Shuffle (track 12)
It’s All Right (track 18)
Move On Up (track 3)
Private Number (track 10)
Rescue Me (track 9)
Sweet Soul Music (track 2)
My Guy (1964) (track 8)
The Tears of a Clown (1966-09-26) (track 14)
Think (1968-04-15) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 14)
Polka Party! (track 12)