Tracklist

CD 1: CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Soul Man
Sam & Dave 2:38
2 What's Going On
Marvin Gaye 3:46
3 Don't Give Up On Me
Solomon Burke 3:44
4 Theme From Shaft
Isaac Hayes 4:36
5 You Keep Me Hangin' On
Diana Ross & The Supremes 2:39
6 (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
Otis Redding 4.5 2:43
7 I Can't Help Myself
Four Tops 2:45
8 Sweet Soul Music
Arthur Conley 2:20
9 Tears Of A Clown
Smokey Robinson 2:59
10 Take A Little Peace Of My Heart
Erma Franklin 2:33
11 Stand By Me
Ben E. King 2:54
12 Green Onions
Booker T. & The MG’s 2:52
13 If You Don't Know Me By Now
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 4.65 3:26
14 Move On Up
Curtis Mayfield 3:55
15 Baby Now That I Found You
The Foundations 2:35
16 Do You Love Me
The Contours 2:52
17 Soul Finger
The Bar‐Kays 2:19
18 Who's Making Love
Johnnie Taylor 2:42
19 Yakety Yak
The Coasters 1:49
20 Walkin' The Dog
Rufus Thomas 2:26
21 B-A-B-Y
Carla Thomas 5 2:54
22 Express Yourself
Charles Wright 3:52
23 Patches
Clarence Carter 2:59
24 Sweet For My Sweet
The Sweet Inspirations 2:40
25 Memphis Soul Stew
King Curtis & The Kingpins 2:57
26 I'm Gonna Run Away From You
Tami Lynn 2:50
CD 2: CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Respect
Aretha Franklin 3.7 2:20
2 I Feel Good
James Brown 2:46
3 Mustang Sally
Wilson Pickett 3:06
4 Uptight (Everything Is Allright)
Stevie Wonder 2:51
5 Dancing In The Street
Martha Reeves and The Vandellas 2:33
6 I Got A Woman
Ray Charles 2:49
7 Knock On Wood
Eddie Floyd 3:02
8 Higher And Higher
Jackie Wilson 2:54
9 When A Man Loves A Woman
Percy Sledge 2:54
10 My Girl
The Temptations 2:49
11 Under The Boardwalk
The Drifters 2:40
12 That Lady
The Isley Brothers 5:35
13 Ain't No Sunshine
Bill Withers 4.5 2:01
14 You Make Me Feel Brand New
The Stylistics 5:17
15 Me And Mrs. Jones
Billy Paul 4:36
16 Tighten Up
Archie Bell & The Drells 3:07
17 Clean Up Woman
Betty Wright 5 2:41
18 Rainy Night In Georgia
Brook Benton 3:44
19 I'll Be Around
The Spinners 3:07
20 I'll Take You There
The Staple Singers 3:08
21 Groovin'
The Rascals 2:25
22 Mr. Big Stuff
Jean Knight 2:45
23 Soul Meeting
The Soul Clan 3:30
24 Sock It To 'Em (Part 1)
Rex Garvin & The Mighty Cravers 2:39
25 War
Edwin Starr 4.5 3:19

Credits

CD 1: CD 1

drums (drum set):
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 6)
bass guitar:
Donald “Duck” Dunn (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 6)
trumpet:
Wayne Jackson (trumpet/trombone (Memphis Horns/Mar-Keys)) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 6)
guitar:
Steve Cropper (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 6)
keyboard:
Isaac Hayes (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 6)
Booker T. Jones (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 6)
arranger:
Bobby Martin (US soul/R&B producer/arranger) (track 13)
background vocals:
The Blue Notes (Harold Melvin group) (track 13)
composer:
Henry Cosby (track 9)
Steve Cropper (track 6)
Isaac Hayes (track 4)
Otis Redding (track 6)
Stevie Wonder (track 9)
John MacLeod (Producer & songwriter) (track 15)
Tony Macaulay (track 15)
Curtis Mayfield (track 14)
Smokey Robinson (track 9)
Charles Wright (1970) (track 22)
lead vocals:
Harold Melvin (track 13)
lyricist:
Steve Cropper (track 6)
Isaac Hayes (track 4)
Otis Redding (track 6)
John MacLeod (Producer & songwriter) (track 15)
Tony Macaulay (track 15)
Curtis Mayfield (track 14)
Smokey Robinson (track 9)
Charles Wright (1970) (track 22)
other vocals [whistling]:
Otis Redding (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 6)
producer:
Steve Cropper (track 6)
Kenneth Gamble (track 13)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 13)
vocals:
Otis Redding (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 6)
writer:
Homer Banks (track 18)
Arthur Conley (track 8)
Sam Cooke (track 8)
Bettye Crutcher (track 18)
Don Davis (Detroit based producer and label owner) (track 18)
Kenneth Gamble (track 13)
Isaac Hayes (track 21)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 13)
Raymond Jackson (songwriter, guitarist and producer) (track 18)
David Porter (US soul musician, producer & songwriter) (track 21)
Otis Redding (track 8)
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 13)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (track 15)
Camad Music Company ( – ????) (track 14)
Curtom Publishing Co Inc ( – ????) (track 14)
EMI Tunes Ltd (track 14)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 4)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 14)
sampled by:
Eye Know by De La Soul (track 6)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 28) (track 6)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
¡Vamos ya! (track 14)
recording of:
B-A-B-Y (track 21)
Express Yourself (track 22)
Move On Up (track 14)
Sweet Soul Music (track 8)
Theme From Shaft (track 4)
Who's Making Love? (track 18)
(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 9)

CD 2: CD 2

drums (drum set):
Roger Hawkins (1967-02-14) (track 1)
bass guitar:
Tommy Cogbill (1967-02-14) (track 1)
cornet:
Melvin Lastie (1967-02-14) (track 1)
strings arranger:
Mike Lewis (US composer, arranger and producer) (track 17)
organ:
Spooner Oldham (1967-02-14) (track 1)
guitar:
Jimmy Johnson (Muscle Shoals rhythm section (guitar/producer)) (1967-02-14) (track 1)
piano:
Aretha Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 1)
baritone saxophone:
Willie Bridges (1967-02-14) (track 1)
horn arranger:
Mike Lewis (US composer, arranger and producer) (track 17)
tenor saxophone:
Charles Chalmers (1967-02-14) (track 1)
King Curtis (saxophonist) (1967-02-14) (track 1)
arranger:
Booker T. Jones (track 13)
Arif Mardin (track 1)
Tom Dowd (track 1)
background vocals:
Carolyn Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 1)
Erma Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 1)
composer:
Thom Bell (track 19)
Phil Hurtt (track 19)
Otis Redding (track 1)
Bill Withers (track 13)
conductor:
Tom Dowd (1967-02-14) (track 1)
engineer:
Willie Clarke (track 17)
instruments arranger:
Little Beaver (track 17)
lyricist:
Otis Redding (track 1)
Bill Withers (track 13)
mixer:
John Golden (mastering engineer) (track 13)
performer:
Edwin Starr (track 25)
producer:
Willie Clarke (track 17)
Clarence Reid (track 17)
Jerry Wexler (track 1)
Booker T. Jones (track 13)
recording engineer:
Tom Dowd (track 1)
Bill Halverson (track 13)
Bill Lazarus (track 13)
vocals:
Eddie Floyd (track 7)
Bill Withers (track 13)
Aretha Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 1)
writer:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 6)
Willie Clarke (track 17)
Steve Cropper (track 7)
Eddie Floyd (track 7)
Clarence Reid (track 17)
Renald Richard (track 6)
Barrett Strong (track 25)
Norman Whitfield (track 25)
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 13)
publisher:
EMI Longitude Music (track 17)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 13)
East Memphis Music (track 7)
recorded at:
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1967-02-14) (track 1)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Purple War by Go Home Productions (2015) (track 25)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 5) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 280) (track 13)
cover recording of:
War (track 25)
Respect (1967-02-14) (track 1)
later translated versions:
Allem Anschein nach bist Du's (Ain't No Sunshine) (track 13)
Errespetua (track 1)
Ta i trä (track 7)
later versions:
recording of:
Ain’t No Sunshine (track 13)
Clean Up Woman (track 17)
I Got a Woman (track 6)
I’ll Be Around (track 19)
Knock on Wood (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 13)
Classic Grooves (track 19)