Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Only Way Is Up
Yazz & The Plastic Population 7:26
2 House Nation
Housemaster Boyz 5:30
3 Tell Me When The Fever Ended
Electribe 101 7:28
4 Paid In Full
Eric B. 7:10
5 Promised Land
Joe Smooth 5:02
6 Cross The Tracks
Maceo & The Macks 3:20
7 Please Don't Go
Double You 6:11
8 Now That We Found Love (Reissue)
Third World 8:36
9 Move Your Body
Marshall Jefferson 7:48
10 Venus
Don Pablo’s Animals 5:43
11 Teardrops
Womack & Womack 5:03
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Word Up
Cameo 4.25 4:22
2 I'm a Wonderful Thing Baby
Kid Creole and the Coconuts 3:48
3 Just Buggin'
Whistle 5:00
4 Last Night
Kid ’n Play 4:26
5 Touch Me
49ers 5:56
6 Oops Upside Your Head (1987 remix)
The Gap Band 8:44
7 Baby Wants to Ride
Jamie Principle 9:27
8 I Need Your Love
LL Cool J 5:26
9 Have a Nice Day
Roxanne Shanté 5:12
10 You Used to Hold Me
Ralphi Rosario 6:57
11 Ain't Nothin' Going on but the Rent
Gwen Guthrie 7:14

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Cecil Womack (track 11)
Zeniya Zekkariyas (track 11)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 10)
lyricist:
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 10)
writer:
Kenneth Gamble (track 8)
Johnny Henderson (track 1)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 8)
George Jackson (US soul songwriter/vocalist) (track 1)
Cecil Womack (track 11)
Zeniya Zekkariyas (track 11)
publisher:
cover recording of:
The Only Way Is Up (track 1)
instrumental cover recording of:
Venus (Shocking Blue (I'm Your Venus)) (track 10)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
Minus (track 10)
later translated versions:
Kolos Srey Chaom (track 10)
Veenus (track 10)
Venus (Finnish) (track 10)
ヴィーナス (Yuuji Konno translation) (track 10)
ヴィーナス (Hitoshi Shinohara translation) (track 10)
ヴィーナス (Hiromi Mori translation) (track 10)
recording of:
Teardrops (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 10)
Stars on 45 (Beatles Medley 7" Mix) (track 10)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 10)
Polka Party! (track 10)

CD 2

composer:
Marley Marl (QB hip hop producer & DJ of Juice Crew) (track 9)
Peter Schott (track 2)
guest performer:
Xaviera Gold (track 10)
lyricist:
August Darnell (track 2)
Roxanne Shanté (QB rapper of Juice Crew) (track 9)
producer:
Marley Marl (QB hip hop producer & DJ of Juice Crew) (track 9)
vocals:
Roxanne Shanté (QB rapper of Juice Crew) (track 9)
writer:
Larry Blackmon (track 1)
Gwen Guthrie (track 11)
Tomi Jenkins (track 1)
Lonnie Simmons (track 6)
Rudy Taylor (track 6)
Charlie Wilson (R&B singer) (track 6)
Robert Wilson (US vocalist/bassist, member of Gap Band) (track 6)
Ronnie Wilson (Gap Band member) (track 6)
publisher:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
later translated versions:
Hai ↑ (track 1)
recording of:
Have a Nice Day (track 9)
Word Up! (track 1)
referred to in medleys: