Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Just Out of Reach (Of My Two Open Arms) Solomon Burke 2:46
2 Think It Over Jimmy Donley 2:41
3 Funny How Time Slips Away Joe Hinton 3:05
4 Steal Away Jimmy Hughes 2:28
5 Hold on to What You've Got Joe Tex 3:07
6 There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight B.J. Thomas 2:58
7 When a Man Loves a Woman Percy Sledge 4.75 2:51
8 Almost Persuaded David Houston 3:00
9 Mohair Sam Dallas Frazier 2:13
10 You Left the Water Running Otis Redding 2:21
11 The Dark End of the Street James Carr 2:33
12 She Don't Come Here Anymore Lonnie Mack 2:11
13 Everybody Loves a Winne William Bell 2:53
14 Do Right Woman, Do Right Man Aretha Franklin 5 3:17
15 Down in Texas Don Varner 3:03
16 A Woman Will Do Wrong Irma Thomas 2:51
17 Cover Me Eddie Hinton 2:52
18 Don't Lose Your Good Thing Etta James 2:27
19 Nothing Takes the Place of You Toussaint McCall 3:22
20 I'll Suffer Barbara Lynn 3:04
21 Power of Love The Hour Glass 2:50
22 Just Like Old Times James & Bobby Purify 2:59
23 Ode to Billie Joe Clydie King 4:31
24 This Love of Mine Arthur Conley 3:25
25 Rainbow Road Bill Brandon 2:54
26 Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye Bettye Swann 3:45
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Went Off and Cried Kip Anderson 3:02
2 Harper Valley P.T.A. Margie Singleton 2:58
3 Sugarman Sam Baker 3:19
4 It's All Wrong but It's Alright Laura Lee 2:45
5 The Son of Hickory Holler's Tramp O.C. Smith 3:50
6 Do What You Gotta Do Ronnie Milsap 3:01
7 Games People Play Joe South 3:34
8 Everyday I Have to Cry Some Lattimore Brown 2:38
9 Son of a Preacher Man Dusty Springfield 4.45 2:27
10 Gentle on My Mind Tony Borders 4:07
11 Rainy Night in Georgia Tony Joe White 3:43
12 The Ghetto Homer Banks 3:15
13 Love on My Brain Jim Ford 3:16
14 Back in Your Arms Wilson Pickett 2:57
15 Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You Bob Dylan 3:24
16 True Love Travels on a Gravel Road Elvis Presley 2:30
17 Reconsider Me Johnny Adams 3:51
18 I Threw It All Away Cher 2:50
19 She Thinks I Still Care Lou Johnson 3:14
20 Brownsville Lumberyard Sammi Smith 2:50
21 All the Time Ella Washington 2:36
22 Mama Hold My Hand Troy Seals 4:15
23 Get Ourselves Together Delaney & Bonnie 2:29
24 Breakfast in Bed Baby Washington 3:11
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Walk a Mile in My Shoes Willie Hightower 3:22
2 Fancy Bobbie Gentry 4:15
3 Yours Love Joe Simon 3:03
4 Sweep Around Your Own Back Door Lulu 2:43
5 Love Works That Way Spencer Wiggins 2:45
6 I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now) Barbara Mandrell 2:11
7 Jezebel of the Morning Rob Galbraith 3:03
8 If I Were a Carpenter Lee Dorsey 2:34
9 Lovesick Blues Little Richard 4:33
10 Patches Clarence Carter 3:13
11 What I Don't Know Won't Hurt Me George Soule 2:36
12 Ring of Fire Ray Charles 3:08
13 Stranger Larry Saunders 3:42
14 Soul Train Roy Head 2:31
15 I Want 'cha Eric Quincy Tate 2:47
16 He Called Me Baby Candi Staton 3:32
17 Shoes Brook Benton 2:55
18 Don't Hang No Halos on Me Sami Jo 3:15
19 Help Me Love Tommy Tate 3:47
20 A Woman Left Lonely Charlie Rich 3:19
21 Amos Burke Don Nix 2:59
22 Hangin' On in There Paul Kelly 2:59
23 Chokin' Kind Allen Toussaint 3:23
24 A Little Less Conversation Mac Davis 2:20
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 In the Middle of It All Arthur Alexander 3:05
2 Midnight Train to Georgia Cissy Houston 3:53
3 I'll Be Your Shelter (In Time of Storm) Luther Ingram 3:17
4 My Adorable One Z.Z. Hill 3:22
5 Slip Away Travis Wammack 2:51
6 You'll Loose a Good Thing Denise LaSalle 2:37
7 If I Can't Be Your Woman Bettye LaVette 3:49
8 She Don't Have to See You (To See Through You) Bobby Patterson 3:25
9 I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry Al Green 3:10
10 Drift Away Dobie Gray 3:54
11 Nobody's Fool Dan Penn 2:50
12 Daydreamin' Warren Storm 2:47
13 It Hurts So Good Millie Jackson 3:26
14 Misty Blue Dorothy Moore 5 3:39
15 (You Keep Me) Hanging On Ann Peebles 2:41
16 Help Me Make It Through the Night Tina Turner 3:00
17 Winner Take All Donnie Fritts 3:44
18 Back Road Into Town The Staple Singers 4:17
19 Just Leave Me Alone Maxine Weldon 3:31
20 Ohoopee River Bottomland Larry Jon Wilson 3:41
21 Lesson in the Pain of Love Delbert McClinton 2:50
22 I'm Knee Deep in Loving You Jerry Lee Lewis 4:51
23 Behind Closed Doors Bobby Womack 2:29

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Roger Hawkins (1967-01-24) (track 14)
bass guitar:
Tommy Cogbill (1967-01-24) (track 14)
membranophone:
Roger Hawkins (1966-02-17) (track 7)
farfisa [farfisa organ]:
Spooner Oldham (1966-02-17) (track 7)
organ:
Spooner Oldham (1967-01-24) (track 14)
guitar:
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (1966-02-17) (track 7)
Jimmy Johnson (Muscle Shoals rhythm section (guitar/producer)) (1967-01-24) (track 14)
bass:
Tommy Cogbill (1967-01-24) (track 14)
double bass:
Albert Lowe Jr. (1966-02-17) (track 7)
piano:
Aretha Franklin (1967-01-24) (track 14)
arranger:
Tom Dowd (track 14)
Arif Mardin (track 14)
background vocals:
Carolyn Franklin (1967-01-24) (track 14)
Erma Franklin (1967-01-24) (track 14)
Cissy Houston (1967-01-24) (track 14)
composer:
John D. Loudermilk (track 26)
conductor:
Tom Dowd (1967-01-24) (track 14)
lyricist:
John D. Loudermilk (track 26)
producer:
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (track 7)
Quin Ivy (track 7)
Jerry Wexler (track 14)
recording engineer:
Rick Hall (American producer & FAME studios founder, "Father of Muscle Shoals Music") (track 14)
vocals:
Percy Sledge (1966-02-17) (track 7)
Aretha Franklin (1967-01-24) (track 14)
writer:
Donnie Fritts (track 25)
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (track 17)
Eddie Hinton (track 17)
Calvin Lewis (track 7)
Chips Moman (track 14)
Dan Penn (tracks 14, 25)
Andrew Wright (US keyboardist) (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
H.H.O. Ltd (music licensing) (track 7)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1992) (track 7)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1992) (track 7)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1993) (track 7)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1993) (track 7)
publisher:
Loudermilk Music (track 26)
Mijac Music (track 7)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 14)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 7)
Warner/Chappell (track 7)
Pronto Music (1966 –) (track 7)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (1966 –) (track 7)
recorded at:
Norala Studio in Sheffield, Alabama, United States (1966-02-17) (track 7)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 54) (track 7)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 473) (track 14)
cover recording of:
Rainbow Road (track 25)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
recording of:
Cover Me (track 17)
When a Man Loves a Woman (1966-02-17) (track 7)
Do Right Woman, Do Right Man (1967-01-24) (track 14)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Gene Chrisman (1968-09) (track 9)
bass guitar:
Tommy Cogbill (1968-09) (track 9)
guitar and sitar:
Reggie Young (guitarist and songwriter) (1968-09) (track 9)
electric piano and organ:
Bobby Emmons (1968-09) (track 9)
brass and strings arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 9)
brass arranger:
Tom Dowd (track 9)
arranger:
H.B. Barnum (track 5)
background vocals:
The Sweet Inspirations (1968-09) (track 9)
composer:
Bob Dylan (track 15)
Dallas Frazier (American songwriter and musician) (track 5)
Joe South (track 7)
Tony Joe White (track 11)
conductor:
H.B. Barnum (track 5)
Gene Orloff (1968-09) (track 9)
engineer:
Ed Kollis (track 9)
Peter Romano (track 5)
instruments:
Jerry Fuller (track 5)
lyricist:
Bob Dylan (track 15)
Dallas Frazier (American songwriter and musician) (track 5)
Joe South (track 7)
Tony Joe White (track 11)
producer:
Tom Dowd (track 9)
Jerry Fuller (track 5)
Arif Mardin (track 9)
Jerry Wexler (track 9)
writer:
Bonnie Bramlett (track 23)
Delaney Bramlett (track 23)
John Hurley (track 9)
Carl Radle (track 23)
Ronnie Wilkins (track 9)
publisher:
Bike Music (track 7)
EMI Songs Limited (track 11)
Big Sky Music (1969 –) (track 15)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 240) (track 9)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Il gioco continua (track 7)
recording of:
Games People Play (track 7)
Son of a Preacher Man (1968-09) (track 9)

CD 3

composer:
Cliff Friend (track 9)
Irving Mills (track 9)
Harlan Howard (track 16)
lyricist:
Harlan Howard (track 16)
writer:
Jerry Butler (soul singer) (1965) (track 6)
Otis Redding (1965) (track 6)
publisher:
EMI Mills Music Inc. (ASCAP-affiliated) (track 9)
East (US publishing company affiliated with BMI) (track 6)
Time (US publishing entity affiliated with BMI) (track 6)
cover recording of:
She Called Me Baby (track 16)
later versions:
recording of:
Lovesick Blues (track 9)

CD 4

composer:
Bob Montgomery (track 14)
lyricist:
Bob Montgomery (track 14)
producer:
Tommy Couch (US producer, songwriter, engineer & studio owner) (track 14)
Wolf Stephenson (track 14)
James Cary Stroud (track 14)
publisher:
Talmont Music (publisher) (1966 –) (track 14)
cover recording of:
Misty Blue (track 14)