Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine
James Brown 2:50
2 Let's Groove
Earth, Wind & Fire 4:02
3 Fresh
Kool & The Gang 5 4:25
4 Rapper's Delight
The Sugarhill Gang 3:56
5 The Message
Grandmaster Flash 5 3:12
6 Stomp
The Brothers Johnson 4:02
7 Superfreak
Rick James 5 3:23
8 You Can Do It
Al Hudson and the Partners 3:27
9 A Night to Remember
Shalamar 3:30
10 And the Beat Goes On
The Whispers 3:23
11 Get Down Saturday Night
Oliver Cheatham 4:09
12 Why Did You Do It
Stretch 3:35
13 One Nation Under a Groove
Funkadelic 6:21
14 Shake Your Baby
KC and The Sunshine Band 3:07
15 Rock Your World
Weeks & Co 3:52
16 Fantastic Voyage
Lakeside 4:03
17 Midas Touch
Midnight Star 3:50
18 Don't Look Any Further
Dennis Edwards 4:19
19 Come Intro My Life
Joyce Sims 3:47
20 Solid
Ashford & Simpson 4:30
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Got My Mind Made Up
Instant Funk 5 3:47
2 We Got the Funk
Positive Force 3:22
3 It's a Love Thing
The Whispers 3:44
4 Make That Move
Shalamar 3:47
5 I Don't Wanna Be a Freak
Dynasty 4:49
6 Best of My Love
The Emotions 3:35
7 Somebody Else S Guy
Jocelyn Brown 4:17
8 Never Too Much
Luther Vandross 5 3:47
9 Sexy Thing
Hot Chocolate 5 3:46
10 Loopzilla
George Clinton 4:33
11 Sweet Music, Soft Lights and You
Isaac Hayes & Millie Jackson 4:22
12 Superfly
Curtis Mayfield 5 3:53
13 Across 110th Street
Bobby Womack 3:51
14 Do the Bus Stop
Fatback Band 3:15
15 The Bohannon Walk
Hamilton Bohannon 4:08
16 Think
Lyn Collins 3.5 3:22
17 Fascinating You
Bass Construction 3:50
18 Thinking About Your Love
Skipworth & Turner 4:05
19 All This Love That I'm Givin'
Gwen McCrae 4:01
20 Back in Stride
Maze 3:37

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Clayton Gunnells (1970-04-25) (track 1)
Darryl Hassan Jamison (1970-04-25) (track 1)
membranophone:
John Starks (1970-04-25) (track 1)
organ:
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (1970-04-25) (track 1)
guitar:
Catfish Collins (1970-04-25) (track 1)
bass:
Bootsy Collins (US funk musician & songwriter) (1970-04-25) (track 1)
piano:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1970-04-25) (track 1)
tenor saxophone:
Robert McCollough (1970-04-25) (track 1)
background vocals:
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (1970-04-25) (track 1)
composer:
Oliver Cheatham (track 11)
Kirby Gregory (track 12)
Rick James (American vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer) (track 7)
Kevin McCord (track 11)
Ron Miller (US songwriter Ronald Alonzo Miller) (track 7)
Joyce Sims (track 19)
lead vocals:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1970-04-25) (track 1)
lyricist:
Kirby Gregory (track 12)
Joyce Sims (track 19)
producer:
Sylvia Robinson (track 5)
writer:
Fred Alexander, Jr. (track 16)
Nickolas Ashford (track 20)
Nidra Beard (track 9)
Norman Beavers (track 16)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (tracks 1, 1)
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (tracks 1, 1)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 13)
Marvin Craig (track 16)
Bernard Edwards (track 4)
Edward Fletcher (track 5)
Guy O'Brien (track 4)
Franne Golde (track 18)
Melvin Glover (Melvin Glover aka Melle Mel) (track 5)
Henry Jackson (track 4)
Duane Hitchings (track 18)
George Johnson (member of Brothers Johnson, guitar) (track 6)
Louis Johnson (bass, member of Brothers Johnson) (track 6)
Valerie Johnson (track 6)
Dennis Lambert (track 18)
Ron Lenhoff (tracks 1, 1)
Fred Lewis (Lakeside Percussion) (track 16)
Sandy Linzer (track 3)
Tiemeyer McCain (track 16)
Kevin McCord (track 8)
Dana Meyers (track 9)
Junie Morrison (track 13)
Alicia Myers (track 8)
Sylvia Robinson (tracks 4–5)
Nile Rodgers (track 4)
Thomas Shelby (track 16)
William Shelby (track 10)
Garry Shider (track 13)
Stephen Shockley (tracks 10, 16)
Valerie Simpson (track 20)
Otis Stokes (track 16)
Charmaine Sylvers (track 9)
Leon Sylvers (track 10)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (track 3)
Rod Temperton (track 6)
Wayne Vaughn (track 2)
Boaz McWade Watson (track 17)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 2)
Michael Wright (track 4)
Mark Adam Wood, Jr. (track 16)
publisher:
Beach House Music (track 19)
Calloco Music, Inc. (track 17)
Dynatone Publishing Co. (tracks 1, 1)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 2)
Epic Solar Songs Inc. ( – ????) (track 17)
IQ Music Ltd. (track 5)
Intersong Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 1)
Midstar Music, Inc. (track 17)
Smokin' Amigos (track 19)
Songs of Lastrada (track 17)
Songs of Universal, Inc. (tracks 8, 11)
recorded at:
edit of:
The Message (original version) by Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five feat. Melle Mel & Duke Bootee (track 5)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Go Ill by Vanilla Ice (track 1)
Kingdom Come by Jay-Z (track 7)
is the basis for:
Cabinet Battle #1 (Hamilton: An American Musical) (track 5)
Fantastic Voyage (track 16)
The Message (track 5)
The Weekend (track 11)
later translated parody versions:
Rapper's Deutsch (track 4)
partial recording of:
recording of:
A Night to Remember (Shalamar song) (track 9)
Come Into My Life (track 19)
Fantastic Voyage (track 16)
Fresh (track 3)
Let's Groove (track 2)
Midas Touch (track 17)
Rapper’s Delight (track 4)
Solid (track 20)
Stomp! (track 6)
Super Freak (track 7)
The Message (track 5)
Why Did You Do It (track 12)
You Can Do It (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Classic Grooves (track 11)

CD 2

bass guitar:
Joseph Scott (US funk/soul bassist) (track 12)
membranophone:
Morris Jennings (track 12)
guitar:
Curtis Mayfield (track 12)
Craig McMullen (track 12)
percussion:
Master Henry Gibson (Percussionist with Curtis Mayfield, Stan Getz, Ramsey Lewis) (track 12)
arranger:
Johnny Pate (track 12)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 16)
composer:
Errol Brown (track 9)
Raymond Earl (track 1)
Curtis Mayfield (track 12)
Kim Miller (track 1)
Scotty Miller (track 1)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 16)
Luther Vandross (track 8)
engineer:
Roger Anfinsen (track 12)
lead vocals:
Curtis Mayfield (track 12)
lyricist:
Errol Brown (track 9)
Curtis Mayfield (track 12)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 16)
Luther Vandross (track 8)
orchestrator:
Johnny Pate (track 12)
performer:
Peace (funk/soul, Bobby Womack collaborator, e.g "Across 100th Street") (track 13)
producer:
Curtis Mayfield (track 12)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 16)
writer:
Annette E. Brown (track 7)
Jocelyn Brown (track 7)
Jeremiah Burden (track 19)
Nate Edmonds (keyboard player/songwriter) (track 2)
"Eternity" (Songwriting alias) (track 19)
J.J. Johnson (Jazz/bop trombonist/session leader) (track 13)
Al McKay (track 6)
Dana Meyers (track 3)
Brenda Reynolds (track 2)
William Shelby (track 3)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 6)
Albert Williams (track 2)
Lynn Williams (track 19)
Bobby Womack (track 13)
Betty Wright (track 19)
phonographic copyright by:
Curtom Records (1972) (track 12)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1981) (track 8)
publisher:
B.I.B. Music (track 2)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 6, 8)
Mykinda Music (track 3)
Spectrum VII (track 3)
Sugar Hill Music Publishing Ltd. ( – ????) (track 2)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 12)
Curtom Publishing Co Inc (1972 – ????) (track 12)
edits:
Superfly (7" single) by Curtis Mayfield (track 12)
sampled by:
Da Joint (explicit) by EPMD (track 16)
Daft Punk Rave by Zomby (track 16)
Egg Man by Beastie Boys (track 12)
Get Edgy by 長沼英樹 (track 16)
Gold Digger by EPMD (track 16)
Gosh by Jamie xx (track 16)
Hit List Remix by 陳奕迅 (track 16)
Ice Cold by Vanilla Ice (track 16)
Intro by The Notorious B.I.G. (track 12)
It’s a Party by Vanilla Ice (track 16)
On and On by Girl Talk (track 16)
SUNSHINE HERO by D&D (track 16)
The Gift by Way Out West (track 16)
is the basis for:
Get It Girl (track 1)
later translated versions:
Best of My Love (Japanese Version) (track 6)
Scharfes Ding (track 9)
recording of:
Across 110th Street (track 13)
Best of My Love (track 6)
I Got My Mind Made Up (I Got My Mind Made Up You Can Get It Girl) (track 1)
Never Too Much (track 8)
Superfly (track 12)
Think (About It) (track 16)
We Got the Funk (track 2)
You Sexy Thing (track 9)

Release

ASIN: FR: B0000AJ3GN [info]