Annotation

Early version with 3 tracks from Funkadelic (1-10, 2-3, 3-16) that are not listed on metal box and sleeves (hidden tracks). However, back of the box says "60 bad, bad tunes from..." instead of 57.

Later versions of this release omit those Funkadelic tracks, matching the packaging.

Annotation last modified on 2016-12-13 18:16 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Superfly
Curtis Mayfield 5 3:54
2 Sport
Lightnin’ Rod 2:35
3 Hercules
Aaron Neville 4:13
4 Harlem Clavinette
Bobby Womack 2:12
5 Ease Back
The Meters 3:09
6 Papa Was Too
Joe Tex 2:56
7 Pusherman
Curtis Mayfield 5 5:02
8 On the Move
The Impressions 4:18
9 Mag-Poo
Maceo and All the King’s Men 3:19
10 Cholly (Funk Getting Ready to Roll)
Funkadelic 3.5 4:27
11 The Bottle
Gil Scott‐Heron and Brian Jackson 3 5:13
12 Funky Love
The Staple Singers 4:48
13 Harlem Love Theme
Bobby Womack 3:12
14 No Thing on Me (Cocaine Song)
Curtis Mayfield 4:55
15 So Nice
Leroy Hutson 7:06
16 Oh, by the Way
Minnie Riperton 3:04
17 If You Don't Want My Love
Bobby Womack 2:52
18 Gypsy Lady
Linda Clifford 3:33
19 Mighty, Mighty
Jesse Anderson 2:18
20 Freddie's Dead
Curtis Mayfield 5:22
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Mister Keyes
The Impressions 2:43
2 Chocolate City
Mavis Staples 5:14
3 One Nation Under a Groove
Funkadelic 3.25 7:28
4 (I Got) So Much Trouble in My Mind
Sir Joe Quarterman & Free Soul 3:11
5 Bumpin' - Part 1
Ground Hog 2:50
6 I Gotcha
Joe Tex 2:14
7 Yes, We Can - Part 1
Lee Dorsey 4:49
8 Roving Minstrel
Goliath 3:00
9 Groovy Lady
The Meters 2:44
10 The Saga of Sadie Lee
Billy Butler 6:51
11 A Heavy Dude
Curtis Mayfield 4:05
12 Your Daddy Loves You
Gil Scott‐Heron and Brian Jackson 2:58
13 Southwick
Maceo and All the King’s Men 3:27
14 Readings in Astrology
Jesse Anderson 2:40
15 There's a Break in the Road
Betty Harris 2:44
16 Fair Child
Willie West 3:22
17 Pungee
The Meters 2:55
18 Underdog Backstreet
Warren Lee 2:46
19 After Sex
The Staple Singers 6:46
20 Freedom for the Stallion
Lee Dorsey 2:58
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Across 110th Street
Bobby Womack 3:51
2 Runaway Love
Linda Clifford 7:02
3 Ain't Gonna Bump No More (with No Big Fat Woman)
Joe Tex 6:37
4 Make a Resolution
The Impressions 3:07
5 Billy Jack
Curtis Mayfield 3:54
6 Superpeople
The Notations 3:47
7 I Can Feel Your Love Jones
Rasputin’s Stash 4:08
8 Loving Power
The Impressions 3:08
9 Just Because the Package Has Been Unwrapped and Opened
Alder Ray and The Fame Gang 3:05
10 Hot Tamales - Part 1
Prime Mates 2:21
11 Skinny Legs and All
Joe Tex 3:06
12 Man of the Street
Ironing Board Sam 3:23
13 Thinking Black
Ike Turner & The Kings of Rhythm 2:39
14 Hang on in There
Bobby Womack 2:48
15 She's a Woman
Betty Davis 7:06
16 Oh, I
Funkadelic 3 4:54
17 Bring It Down to Me - Part 1
Bobby Franklin's Insanity 2:35
18 Junkie Chase
Curtis Mayfield 1:39
19 I've Got to Find a Way (To Hide My Hurt) - Part 1
Moses Dillard & the Tex-Town Display 3:25
20 Mama Said We Can't Get Married
Warren Lee 2:54

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Joseph Scott (US funk/soul bassist) (tracks 1, 7, 20)
membranophone:
Morris Jennings (tracks 1, 20)
Tyrone McCullen (track 7)
guitar:
Curtis Mayfield (tracks 1, 7, 20)
Craig McMullen (tracks 1, 7, 20)
percussion:
Master Henry Gibson (Percussionist with Curtis Mayfield, Stan Getz, Ramsey Lewis) (tracks 1, 7, 20)
arranger:
Johnny Pate (tracks 1, 7, 20)
composer:
Curtis Mayfield (tracks 1, 7, 14, 19–20)
Gil Scott‐Heron (track 11)
Allen Toussaint (track 3)
engineer:
Roger Anfinsen (tracks 1, 7, 20)
guest performer:
Kool & The Gang (track 2)
lead vocals:
Curtis Mayfield (tracks 1, 7, 20)
lyricist:
Curtis Mayfield (tracks 1, 7, 14, 19–20)
Allen Toussaint (track 3)
mixer:
Tony Bongiovi (track 2)
orchestrator:
Johnny Pate (tracks 1, 7, 20)
performer:
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 10)
Bootsy Collins (US funk musician & songwriter) (track 10)
Junie Morrison (track 10)
producer:
Curtis Mayfield (tracks 1, 7, 20)
writer:
Gil Askey (track 18)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 10)
Bootsy Collins (US funk musician & songwriter) (track 10)
Curtis Mayfield (track 18)
Junie Morrison (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Curtom Records of Atlanta Inc. (1972 –) (track 7)
Curtom Records (1972) (tracks 1, 7, 20)
Rumal-Gia Ltd. (1976 –) (track 11)
publisher:
Andrask Music (track 18)
Brouhaha Music Inc. (track 11)
Mayfield Music (tracks 7, 14, 18)
Todd Mayfield Publishing (tracks 1, 7, 14, 20)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) ( – ????) (track 7)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 1, 18–20)
Camad Music Company (1969 – ????) (track 19)
Camad Music Company (1972 – ????) (track 7)
Curtom Publishing Co Inc (1972 – ????) (tracks 1, 14, 20)
edits:
Superfly (7" single) by Curtis Mayfield (track 1)
sampled by:
Egg Man by Beastie Boys (tracks 1–2)
I’m Shady by Eminem (track 7)
I’m Your Pusher by Ice‐T (track 7)
cover recording of:
Hercules (track 3)
instrumental cover recording of:
Mighty Mighty (track 19)
is the basis for:
I’m Shady (track 7)
Kenny’s Dead (track 20)
recording of:
Freddie’s Dead (track 20)
Gypsy Lady (track 18)
Pusherman (Pusher Man) (track 7)
Superfly (track 1)
The Bottle (track 11)

CD 2

composer:
Allen Toussaint (track 16)
Curtis Mayfield (tracks 11, 14)
lyricist:
Allen Toussaint (track 16)
Curtis Mayfield (tracks 11, 14)
performer:
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 3)
Junie Morrison (track 3)
Garry Shider (track 3)
producer:
Allen Toussaint (track 16)
writer:
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 3)
Junie Morrison (track 3)
Garry Shider (track 3)
publisher:
Mayfield Music (track 11)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 11, 14)
Camad Music Company (1970 – ????) (track 14)
edits:
One Nation Under a Groove, Part 1 (7” version) by Funkadelic (track 3)
sampled by:
12 groszy by Kazik (track 3)
Bop Gun (One Nation) (explicit) by Ice Cube featuring George Clinton (track 3)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 474) (track 3)
recording of:
A Heavy Dude (track 11)
Fair Child (track 16)

CD 3

arranger:
Gil Askey (track 2)
composer:
Gil Askey (track 2)
Lowrell (track 4)
Curtis Mayfield (tracks 5, 18)
Richard Tufo (track 4)
engineer:
Roger Anfinsen (track 2)
Fred Breitberg (track 2)
lyricist:
Gil Askey (track 2)
Lowrell (track 4)
Curtis Mayfield (track 5)
Richard Tufo (track 4)
performer:
Peace (funk/soul, Bobby Womack collaborator, e.g "Across 100th Street") (track 1)
producer:
Gil Askey (track 2)
writer:
J.J. Johnson (Jazz/bop trombonist/session leader) (track 1)
Buddy Killen (track 3)
Joe Tex (American southern soul musician) (track 3)
Bobby Womack (track 1)
publisher:
Andrask Music (track 2)
Mayfield Music (track 5)
Todd Mayfield Publishing (tracks 5, 18)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 2, 18)
Camad Music Company (1972 – ????) (track 18)
Gemigo Publishing Company Inc. (1978 – ????) (track 2)
recorded at:
has remixes:
Runaway Love (Jim Burgess remix) by Linda Clifford (1978) (track 2)
recording of:
Billy Jack (track 5)
Junkie Chase (track 18)
Oh I (track 16)
Runaway Love (track 2)
Three the Hard Way (track 4)