Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Best of My Love
The Emotions 3:41
2 Never Can Say Goodbye
Gloria Gaynor 2:58
3 Heaven Knows
Donna Summer 3:53
4 Don't Leave Me This Way
Thelma Houston 5 3:40
5 Boogie Oogie Oogie
A Taste of Honey 1 3:39
6 Turn the Beat Around
Vicki Sue Robinson 3:25
7 Shake Your Groove Thing
Peaches & Herb 5 3:26
8 Funkytown
Lipps, Inc. 3.8 3:58
9 Ladies Knight
Kool & The Gang 4.35 3:30
10 It's Raining Men
The Weather Girls 5:26
11 Car Wash
Rose Royce 3:19
12 What Cha Gonna Do With My Lovin'
Stephanie Mills 4:01

Credits

Medium 1

strings arranger:
Wade Marcus (track 12)
horn [Horns] arranger:
Wade Marcus (track 12)
arranger:
Art Wright (track 4)
background vocals arranger:
Tawatha Agee (track 12)
composer:
Steven Greenberg (track 8)
Clifton Davis (track 2)
Norman Whitfield (track 11)
lyricist:
Steven Greenberg (track 8)
Clifton Davis (track 2)
Norman Whitfield (track 11)
producer:
Hal Davis (track 4)
Reggie Lucas (track 12)
James Mtume (musician, aranger, writer -NOT the group Mtume) (track 12)
vocals:
Thelma Houston (1976) (track 4)
vocals arranger:
Reggie Lucas (track 12)
James Mtume (musician, aranger, writer -NOT the group Mtume) (track 12)
writer:
Ronald Bell (track 9)
Pete Bellotte (track 3)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 9)
Kenneth Gamble (track 4)
Cary Gilbert (track 4)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 4)
Paul Jabara (track 10)
Perry L. Kibble (track 5)
Reggie Lucas (track 12)
Greg Mathieson (track 3)
Al McKay (track 1)
Giorgio Moroder (track 3)
James Mtume (musician, aranger, writer -NOT the group Mtume) (track 12)
Paul Shaffer (pianist, bandleader, Dave Letterman's sidekick) (track 10)
Donna Summer (soul/disco diva) (track 3)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) (1979 –) (track 8)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1980) (track 8)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 1–2, 10)
Red Sea Songs (track 8)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 11)
recorded at:
Sigma Sound Studios (New York) in New York, New York, United States (track 12)
edit of:
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Never Goodbye (track 2)
later parody versions:
Raining Blood (track 10)
later translated versions:
Best of My Love (Japanese Version) (track 1)
recording of:
Best of My Love (track 1)
Boogie Oogie Oogie (track 5)
Car Wash (track 11)
Funkytown (track 8)
Heaven Knows (track 3)
It’s Raining Men (track 10)
Ladies' Night (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 8)
Stars on 45 (the song itself) (track 8)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 8)
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 10)