Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 (Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay Otis Redding 4.5 2:41
2 Now I Know What Makes Otis Blue Paul Young 3:38
3 I Say a Little Prayer Aretha Franklin 5 3:31
4 You’re All That Matters to Me Curtis Stigers 4:35
5 When a Man Loves a Woman Percy Sledge 4.75 2:49
6 When You Tell Me That You Love Me Diana Ross 4:09
7 What Becomes of the Brokenhearted Jimmy Ruffin 2:54
8 Move Closer Phyllis Nelson 4:17
9 Stand by Me Ben E. King 4.65 2:53
10 All Woman Lisa Stansfield 4:47
11 (Take a Little) Piece of My Heart Erma Franklin 2 2:33
12 Dreams Gabrielle 3 3:40
13 In the Midnight Hour Wilson Pickett 2 2:30
14 I Don’t Wanna Fight Tina Turner 4:24
15 I Heard It Through the Grapevine Marvin Gaye 3.5 3:13
16 Would I Lie to You Charles & Eddie 2.65 3:39
17 The Tracks of My Tears Smokey Robinson 2:48
18 So Close Dina Carroll 3:51
19 Rescue Me Fontella Bass 2:55
20 Come in Out of the Rain Wendy Moten 2 4:14

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Richard "Pistol" Allen (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 15)
Uriel Jones (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 15)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 1)
Roger Hawkins (1968-04-17) (track 3)
bass guitar:
Donald “Duck” Dunn (US bass guitarist, session musician, record producer & songwriter) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 1)
trumpet:
Wayne Jackson (trumpet/trombone (Memphis Horns/Mar-Keys)) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 1)
membranophone:
Roger Hawkins (1966-02-17) (track 5)
farfisa [farfisa organ]:
Spooner Oldham (1966-02-17) (track 5)
organ:
Earl Van Dyke (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 15)
guitar:
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (1966-02-17) (track 5)
Steve Cropper (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 1)
Tommy Cogbill (1968-04-17) (track 3)
bass:
Jerry Jemmott (1968-04-17) (track 3)
double bass:
Albert Lowe Jr. (1966-02-17) (track 5)
keyboard:
Isaac Hayes (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 1)
Booker T. Jones (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 1)
piano:
Aretha Franklin (1968-04-17) (track 3)
guitar family:
Paul Noble (member of "Warm Jets") (track 12)
arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 3)
Phil Wright (track 19)
Tom Dowd (track 3)
background vocals:
The Andantes (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 15)
The Sweet Inspirations (1968-04-17) (track 3)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (track 3)
Albert Hammond (track 6)
Mick Leeson (track 2)
Peter Vale (writer/arranger) (track 2)
Bert Russell (track 11)
Phyllis Nelson (American singer) (track 8)
Jerry Ragovoy (track 11)
executive producer:
Diana Ross (track 6)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 15)
lead vocals:
Fontella Bass (track 19)
Marvin Gaye (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 15)
Aretha Franklin (1968-04-17) (track 3)
lyricist:
Bert Russell (track 11)
John Bettis (track 6)
Hal David (track 3)
Phyllis Nelson (American singer) (track 8)
Jerry Ragovoy (track 11)
mixer:
John Brough (track 12)
orchestra:
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 15)
other vocals [whistling]:
Otis Redding (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 1)
producer:
Peter Asher (track 6)
Jerry Bruckheimer (track 1)
Steve Cropper (track 1)
Billy Davis (r&b producer/songwriter/performer Roquel Davis) (track 19)
Josh Deutsch (track 16)
Richie Fermie (track 12)
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (track 5)
Quin Ivy (track 5)
Raynard Miner (track 19)
Don Simpson (track 1)
Carl Smith (Songwriter and producer) (track 19)
Jerry Wexler (track 3)
Norman Whitfield (track 15)
publisher:
Mike Stoller (track 9)
recording engineer:
Tom Dowd (track 3)
vocals:
Erma Franklin (track 11)
Wendy Moten (track 20)
Ben E. King (1960-10-27) (track 9)
Percy Sledge (1966-02-17) (track 5)
Otis Redding (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 1)
writer:
Curtiss Boone (track 20)
Steve Cropper (tracks 1, 13)
James Dean (US soul songwriter) (track 7)
Ian Devaney (track 10)
Steve DuBerry (track 14)
Gabrielle (British singer-songwriter) (track 12)
Ben E. King (track 9)
Billy Lawrie (track 14)
Tim Laws (track 12)
Michael Leeson (track 16)
Jerry Leiber (track 9)
Calvin Lewis (track 5)
Lulu (Scottish singer and actress, best known for “To Sir With Love”) (track 14)
Raynard Miner (track 19)
Andy Morris (former member of Blue Zone (UK), worked with Lisa Stansfield) (track 10)
Wilson Pickett (track 13)
Otis Redding (track 1)
Paul Riser (track 7)
Smokey Robinson (track 17)
Carl Smith (Songwriter and producer) (track 19)
Lisa Stansfield (track 10)
Mike Stoller (track 9)
Barrett Strong (track 15)
Marvin Tarplin (track 17)
Peter Vale (writer/arranger) (track 16)
Norman Whitfield (track 15)
Ernest Williamson (Keyboard player, songwriter) (track 20)
Andrew Wright (US keyboardist) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
H.H.O. Ltd (music licensing) (tracks 5, 9)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1965) (track 19)
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1965) (track 13)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1967) (track 11)
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1968) (track 3)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1992) (track 5)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1992) (track 5)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1993) (track 5)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1993) (track 5)
publisher:
Casa David Music (track 3)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 14)
Cotillion Music Inc. (BMI) (track 13)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 7, 15, 17)
Hornall Brothers Music Ltd. (limited company) (track 9)
IQ Music Ltd. (track 8)
Imagem London Ltd. (track 12)
Irving Music (BMI) (track 1)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 13)
Jerry Leiber Music (track 9)
Jobete Music (UK) (track 7)
Jobete Music (UK) Ltd. (tracks 15, 17)
John Bettis Music (track 6)
Mijac Music (track 5)
Perfect Songs Ltd. (track 12)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 9)
Trio Music (track 9)
Unichappell Music (track 9)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 3)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 6)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 5)
Warner/Chappell (track 5)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 14)
Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (track 12)
Yamaha Music Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 1)
Pronto Music (1966 –) (track 5)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (1966 –) (track 5)
BMG VM Music Ltd. (2013-05-16 –) (track 16)
recorded at:
Norala Studio in Sheffield, Alabama, United States (1966-02-17) (track 5)
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 15)
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1968-04-17) (track 3)
mash-ups:
Shake Your Grapes by ccc (track 15)
Stand By Me by ccc (track 9)
sampled by:
Coffee Break by Zeds Dead (track 3)
Eye Know by De La Soul (track 1)
Stand by Me by Timeflies (track 9)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 26) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 54) (track 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 80) (track 15)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 121) (track 9)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 134) (track 13)
cover recording of:
I Say a Little Prayer (1968-04-17) (track 3)
later parody versions:
Mia (track 9)
later translated versions:
Bleib bei mir (track 9)
Das kann doch nicht dein Ernst sein (I Heard It Through the Grapevine) (track 15)
Heit wirds dauern (track 13)
Pregherò (track 9)
Stand By Me (Spanish) (track 9)
Stand by Me (track 9)
Đến bên em (track 9)
緊靠一起 (track 9)
later versions:
De ma vie (track 19)
Stand by Me (track 9)
recording of:
All Woman (track 10)
Dreams (track 12)
Move Closer (track 8)
Piece of My Heart (track 11)
Rescue Me (track 19)
Would I Lie to You? (track 16)
Stand by Me (Ben E. King) (1960-10-27) (track 9)
When a Man Loves a Woman (1966-02-17) (track 5)
I Heard It Through the Grapevine (1967-02-03 – 1967-04-10) (track 15)
(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 1)
referred to in medleys: