Tracklist

CD 1: Soul Anthems
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Fantasy
Earth, Wind & Fire 3.5 4:41
2 Lovely Day
Bill Withers 4:08
3 Best Of My Love
The Emotions 3.75 3:42
4 Jump To It
Aretha Franklin 4:16
5 The Love I Lost
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 3:34
6 Show You The Way To Go
The Jacksons 4 5:30
7 Family Affair
Sly & The Family Stone 3:06
8 Brothers On The Slide
Cymande 4:10
9 The Bottle
Gil Scott‐Heron 3 5:17
10 Pusherman
Curtis Mayfield 5 5:02
11 I Told You So
The Delfonics 3:12
12 Armed & Extremely Dangerous
First Choice 2:48
13 Will You Be There
The Jones Girls 3:20
14 Make It Alright
Robert Moore 2:58
15 Living For The City
Ike & Tina Turner 3:32
CD 2: Nu Soul Flavours
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 You Make Me Wanna
Usher 3:39
2 You're Makin' Me High
Toni Braxton 4:17
3 Swing by My Way
will.i.am 3:51
4 Wish I Didn't Miss You
Angie Stone 4:31
5 Days Like This
Shaun Escoffery 4:30
6 Hang On
Ski Oakenfull 5:21
7 Dime Piece
J Dilla 3:19
8 Born Again
V 5:14
9 Make a Baby
Vikter Duplaix 6:41
10 Cupid's Arrow
Frank McComb 4:55
11 Hey Now
Adriana Evans 3:57
12 2 Hearts
Juliette Leon & Myron 6:44
13 Just Say It
Blood 4:35
14 Something in the Way
Stephanie Mills 4:01
15 Compliments
Maysa 4:06
CD 3: Mellow Classics
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sexual Healing
Marvin Gaye 4:07
2 For the Love of You
The Isley Brothers 5:38
3 Stop to Love
Luther Vandross 5:12
4 Juicy Fruit
Mtume 3:44
5 Galveston Bay
Lonnie Hill 4:06
6 Give Me the Sunshine
Leo's Sunshipp 6:38
7 Me & Mrs Jones
Billy Paul 4:38
8 Midnight Train to Georgia
Gladys Knight & The Pips 5 4:43
9 Lucky Fellow
Leroy Hutson 4:52
10 Runaway Love
Linda Clifford 7:06
11 Woman's Gotta Have It
Bobby Womack 3:24
12 You Can't Turn Me Away
Sylvia Striplin 5:29
13 Free
Deniece Williams 2:51
14 Ghetto Lament
Don Blackman 6:03
15 Cry Me a River
Aaron Neville 3:41

Credits

CD 1: Soul Anthems

bass guitar:
Joseph Scott (US funk/soul bassist) (track 10)
membranophone:
Tyrone McCullen (track 10)
guitar:
Craig McMullen (track 10)
Curtis Mayfield (track 10)
percussion:
Master Henry Gibson (Percussionist with Curtis Mayfield, Stan Getz, Ramsey Lewis) (track 10)
arranger:
Johnny Pate (track 10)
Bobby Martin (US soul/R&B producer/arranger) (track 5)
composer:
Gil Scott‐Heron (track 9)
Sylvester Stewart (track 7)
Stevie Wonder (track 15)
Curtis Mayfield (track 10)
engineer:
Roger Anfinsen (track 10)
George Massenburg (track 1)
lead vocals:
Curtis Mayfield (track 10)
lyricist:
Sylvester Stewart (track 7)
Stevie Wonder (track 15)
Curtis Mayfield (track 10)
orchestrator:
Johnny Pate (track 10)
producer:
Kenneth Gamble (track 5)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 5)
John Schroeder (track 8)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 1)
Curtis Mayfield (track 10)
writer:
Eduardo Del Barrio (track 1)
Allan Felder (track 12)
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 5–6)
Norman Harris (American Philly Soul guitarist, producer, and songwriter) (track 12)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 5–6)
Al McKay (track 3)
Skip Scarborough (track 2)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (tracks 1, 3)
Verdine White (track 1)
Bill Withers (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
Curtom Records of Atlanta Inc. (1972 –) (track 10)
Curtom Records (1972) (track 10)
Rumal-Gia Ltd. (1976 –) (track 9)
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 3)
publisher:
Black Bull (track 15)
Criga Music (track 1)
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) (track 15)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 3)
Mayfield Music (track 10)
Saggifire Music (track 1)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) ( – ????) (track 10)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 5)
Camad Music Company (1972 – ????) (track 10)
edit of:
edits:
has remixes:
sampled by:
I’m Shady by Eminem (track 10)
I’m Your Pusher by Ice‐T (track 10)
Show Me the Way by DJ Sneak (track 6)
cover recording of:
Living for the City (track 15)
is the basis for:
I’m Shady (track 10)
later translated versions:
Best of My Love (Japanese Version) (track 3)
Liikaa stadiin (track 15)
later versions:
recording of:
Best of My Love (track 3)
Family Affair (track 7)
Jump to It (track 4)
Lovely Day (track 2)
Pusherman (Pusher Man) (track 10)
The Bottle (track 9)
The Love I Lost (track 5)
Fantasy (1977-08) (track 1)

CD 2: Nu Soul Flavours

composer:
Babyface (R&B musician Kenny Edmonds) (track 2)
lyricist:
Babyface (R&B musician Kenny Edmonds) (track 2)
performer:
John Legend (track 3)
recording of:

CD 3: Mellow Classics

arranger:
Gil Askey (track 10)
Ernie Isley (track 2)
Marvin Isley (track 2)
O'Kelly Isley, Jr. (track 2)
Ronald Isley (track 2)
Rudolph Isley (track 2)
Chris Jasper (track 2)
associate producer:
Robert Margouleff (track 2)
Malcolm Cecil (track 2)
composer:
Nat Adderley, Jr. (track 3)
Gil Askey (track 10)
James Mtume (musician, aranger, writer -NOT the group Mtume) (track 4)
Luther Vandross (track 3)
Arthur Hamilton (track 15)
James D. Weatherly (track 8)
engineer:
Robert Margouleff (track 2)
Roger Anfinsen (track 10)
Fred Breitberg (track 10)
Malcolm Cecil (track 2)
Ray Bardani (track 3)
lyricist:
Nat Adderley, Jr. (track 3)
Gil Askey (track 10)
Luther Vandross (track 3)
Arthur Hamilton (track 15)
James D. Weatherly (track 8)
mixer:
Ray Bardani (track 3)
producer:
Gil Askey (track 10)
Ernie Isley (track 2)
Marvin Isley (track 2)
O'Kelly Isley, Jr. (track 2)
Ronald Isley (track 2)
Rudolph Isley (track 2)
Chris Jasper (track 2)
Charles Stepney (track 13)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 13)
writer:
Odell Brown (track 1)
Kenneth Gamble (track 7)
Marvin Gaye (track 1)
Cary Gilbert (track 7)
Susaye Greene (track 13)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 7)
Ernie Isley (track 2)
Marvin Isley (track 2)
O'Kelly Isley, Jr. (track 2)
Ronald Isley (track 2)
Rudolph Isley (track 2)
Chris Jasper (track 2)
Hank Redd (track 13)
David Ritz ("Sexual Healing" co-composer) (track 1)
Johnny Simone (track 6)
Nathan Watts (track 13)
Deniece Williams (US soul/funk vocalist/songwriter) (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1975) (track 2)
publisher:
Andrask Music (track 10)
Black Eye Music (track 13)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 1, 3)
Island Music Ltd. (track 13)
Kee - Drick Music (track 13)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 15)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 10)
Gemigo Publishing Company Inc. (1978 – ????) (track 10)
mixed at:
Westlake Audio (former name of Westlake Recording Studios) in West Hollywood, California, United States (track 2)
recorded at:
edit of:
Free by Deniece Williams (track 13)
has remixes:
Runaway Love (Jim Burgess remix) by Linda Clifford (1978) (track 10)
sampled by:
Bury Me a G by Thug Life feat. Natasha Walker (track 2)
Me and This Jawn by Murs (track 2)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 432) (track 8)
cover recording of:
Cry Me a River (track 15)
is the basis for:
Hello Brooklyn 2.0 (track 1)
Sexual Rapping (track 1)
later parody versions:
Midnight Train to Georgia (parody) (track 8)
later translated versions:
Joet tulvimaan itke (track 15)
Noir est ta couleur (Cry Me a River) (track 15)
Pleure (track 15)
recording of:
Free (track 13)
Juicy Fruit (track 4)
Me and Mrs. Jones (track 7)
Runaway Love (track 10)
Sexual Healing (track 1)
Stop to Love (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Arenature (track 15)