Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Let’s Stay Together Al Green 4:48
2 Endless Love Diana Ross & Lionel Richie 3.65 4:29
3 Power of Love / Love Power Luther Vandross 4:21
4 Secret Lovers Atlantic Starr 3:39
5 Free Deniece Williams 2:52
6 Can’t Get Enough of Your Love Babe Barry White 4 4:01
7 Why Can’t We Live Together Timmy Thomas 4:53
8 Midnight Train to Georgia Gladys Knight 4:42
9 Wishing Well Terence Trent D’Arby 2.75 3:33
10 La-La Means I Love You The Delfonics 5 3:20
11 Baby Come to Me Patti Austin 3:37
12 Joanna Kool & The Gang 5 3:57
13 Piano in the Dark Brenda Russell 5:22
14 So Much in Love All‐4‐One 3:33
15 Save the Best for Last Vanessa Williams 4 3:40
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Best of My Love The Emotions 3.75 3:44
2 Being With You Smokey Robinson 4:02
3 Reunited Peaches & Herb 5:47
4 You Are My Lady Freddie Jackson 4:45
5 You Sexy Thing Hot Chocolate 4 4:07
6 A Love Supreme Will Downing 3:55
7 Kissing in the Back Row The Drifters 3:33
8 Miss You Like Crazy Natalie Cole 4 3:53
9 Just Don't Want to Be Lonely The Main Ingredient 3:34
10 Come Into My Life Joyce Sims 3:50
11 Cupid / I've Loved You for a Long Time The Spinners 3:55
12 When Will I See You Again The Three Degrees 2:57
13 Just My Imagination The Temptations 5 3:50
14 Special Lady Ray, Goodman & Brown 3:41
15 When You Tell Me That You Love Me Diana Ross 4:09

Credits

CD 1

membranophone:
Preston Heyman (track 9)
guitar:
Pete Glenister (track 9)
bass:
Phil Spalding (track 9)
hi-hat [Wicked Hi-Hat]:
Clive Mngaza (track 9)
baritone saxophone, keyboard and percussion:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 9)
additional guest performer:
Diana Ross (track 2)
arranger:
Keith Thomas (US producer & songwriter) (track 15)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 9)
Gene Page (track 2)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 9)
composer:
Sean Oliver (track 9)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 9)
Lionel Richie (track 2)
Timmy Thomas (track 7)
Barry White (track 6)
guest performer:
Joe Esposito (track 13)
guest vocals:
Patti Austin (track 11)
lyricist:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 9)
Lionel Richie (track 2)
Timmy Thomas (track 7)
Barry White (track 6)
mixer:
Guy Costa (track 2)
Phil Legg (track 9)
producer:
Charles Stepney (track 5)
Keith Thomas (US producer & songwriter) (track 15)
Martyn Ware (track 9)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 5)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 9)
Lionel Richie (track 2)
recording engineer:
Reggie Dozier (track 2)
Phil Legg (track 9)
writer:
Clifford Adams (track 12)
Ronald Bell (track 12)
Thom Bell (keyboards, songwriter, producer) (track 10)
Jim Bonnefond (track 12)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 12)
Scott Cutler (track 13)
Phil Galdston (track 15)
Susaye Greene (track 5)
William Hart (of The Delfonics) (track 10)
Jeff Hull (track 13)
David Lewis (member of Atlantic Starr) (track 4)
Wayne Lewis (member of Atlantic Starr) (track 4)
Jon Lind (track 15)
Hank Redd (track 5)
Brenda Russell (US singer-songwriter & keyboardist) (track 13)
Claydes Smith (track 12)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (track 12)
Rod Temperton (track 11)
Wendy Waldman (track 15)
Nathan Watts (track 5)
Curtis “Fitz” Williams (keyboardist/percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 12)
Deniece Williams (US soul/funk vocalist/songwriter) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Arista Records (not an imprint, use "Arista" for release labels) (1971) (track 10)
PolyGram Records (1974) (track 6)
Motown Record Company, L.P. (1981) (track 2)
publisher:
Big Mystique Music (track 15)
Black Eye Music (track 5)
Brockman Music (track 2)
EMI Longitude Music (track 15)
Island Music Ltd. (track 5)
Kazzoom Music, Inc. (track 15)
Kee‐Drick Music (track 5)
PGP Music (track 2)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 15)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 15)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (tracks 2, 5–6)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 12)
edit of:
Free by Deniece Williams (track 5)
mash-ups:
Wishing Well / Fix Up, Look Sharp (part of “A Bugged Out Mix by Hot Chip” DJ-mix) by Terence Trent D’Arby / Dizzee Rascal (track 9)
later translated versions:
Celebration (track 15)
Joanna (Japanese version) (track 12)
La La Means I Love You (Mandarin) (track 10)
La La Means I Love You (Cantonese) (track 10)
Save the best for last (日本語バージョン) (track 15)
recording of:
Baby, Come to Me (track 11)
Endless Love (track 2)
Free (track 5)
Joanna (Kool & the Gang) (track 12)
Piano in the Dark (track 13)
Secret Lovers (track 4)
Wishing Well (track 9)
La La (Means I Love You) (1968) (track 10)

CD 2

arranger:
Bobby Martin (US soul/R&B producer/arranger) (track 12)
composer:
John Coltrane (track 6)
Roger Greenaway (track 7)
Albert Hammond (track 15)
Tony Macaulay (track 7)
Norman Whitfield (track 13)
Smokey Robinson (track 2)
Joyce Sims (track 10)
executive producer:
Diana Ross (track 15)
lyricist:
John Bettis (track 15)
David Cole (US musician/producer, member of C+C Music Factory) (track 6)
Will Downing (American soul, house singer, songwriter and producer) (track 6)
Smokey Robinson (track 2)
Joyce Sims (track 10)
Barrett Strong (track 13)
producer:
Peter Asher (track 15)
Kenneth Gamble (track 12)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 12)
Michael Masser (track 8)
Mickie Most (English record producer) (track 5)
vocals:
Sheila Ferguson (track 12)
Valerie Holiday (track 12)
Fayette Pinkney (track 12)
The Temptations (Motown soul vocal group) (1970-11-24 – 1970-12-03) (track 13)
writer:
Errol Brown (track 5)
Dino Fekaris (track 3)
Kenneth Gamble (track 12)
Preston Glass (track 8)
Gerry Goffin (track 8)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 12)
Michael Masser (track 8)
Al McKay (track 1)
Freddie Perren (track 3)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 1)
Tony Wilson (bassist/songwriter, member of Hot Chocolate) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Motown Record Corporation (1971) (track 13)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1973) (track 12)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1975) (track 5)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1977) (track 1)
publisher:
Beach House Music (track 10)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 1)
Jobete Music (track 2)
John Bettis Music (track 15)
Smokin' Amigos (track 10)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 3)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 15)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 12)
Warner/Chappell (track 12)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 12)
recorded at:
Golden World in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1970-11-24 – 1970-12-03) (track 13)
DJ-mixes:
Dance Mix One by Dakeyne (track 5)
edits:
has remixes:
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 389) (track 13)
is based on:
A Love Supreme (track 6)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Best of My Love (Japanese Version) (track 1)
Scharfes Ding (track 5)
When Will I See You Again (Japanese version) (track 12)
幾時再見 (track 12)
recording of:
A Love Supreme (track 6)
Being With You (track 2)
Best of My Love (track 1)
Come Into My Life (track 10)
Reunited (track 3)
Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) (1970-11-24 – 1970-12-03) (track 13)
When Will I See You Again (1973) (track 12)
You Sexy Thing (1975) (track 5)

Release Group

part of:Body & Soul (Time-Life Music) (number: 3) (order: 3)