Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 River Deep, Mountain High
Ike & Tina Turner 3:56
2 Harlem Shuffle
Bob & Earl 2:47
3 Think
Aretha Franklin 2:16
4 Higher and Higher
Jackie Wilson 2:54
5 Soul Man
Sam & Dave 2:56
6 Heat Wave
Martha and The Vandellas 2:45
7 Wonderful World
Sam Cooke 2:10
8 Spanish Harlem
Ben E. King 2:55
9 If You Don't Know Me by Now
Harold Melvin 3:28
10 Daddy's Home
Shep & The Limelites 3:00
11 When a Man Loves a Woman
Percy Sledge 5 2:49
12 Knock on Wood
Eddie Floyd 2:56
13 Rescue Me
Fontella Bass 2:50
14 Something Old, Something New
The Fantastics 2:38
15 Hold on I'm Coming
Solomon Burke 3:42
16 If You Need Me
Wilson Pickett 2:31
17 All I Could Do Was Cry
Etta James 2:59
18 Sex Machine
James Brown 4:19
Medium 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Dancing in the Street
Martha and The Vandellas 2:38
2 Respect
Aretha Franklin 3.5 2:25
3 Tell It Like It Is
Aaron Neville 3:06
4 Only Sixteen
Sam Cooke 1:53
5 Stand by Me
Ben E. King 5 2:57
6 I Get the Sweetest Feeling
Jackie Wilson 2:50
7 Soul Sister, Brown Sugar
Sam & Dave 2:34
8 The Soul of a Man
Fontella Bass 3:32
9 Show and Tell
Al Wilson 3:29
10 Baby Call on Me
Wilson Pickett 2:24
11 Satisfaction Guaranteed
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 3:01
12 It's Gonna Work Out Fine
Ike & Tina Turner 3:01
13 I've Been Loving You Too Long
Percy Sledge 2:54
14 Lovers Always Forgive
Gladys Knight & The Pips 2:32
15 Sidewalks, Fences and Walls
Solomon Burke 5:13
16 Expressway to Your Heart
The Soul Survivors 2:17
17 Soul Twist
King Curtis 2:40
18 It's a Man's Man's World
James Brown 8:55
Medium 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Say a Little Prayer
Aretha Franklin 5 3:31
2 Down to My Last Heartbreak
Wilson Pickett 2:38
3 You Don't Know What You Mean to Me
Sam & Dave 2:26
4 Nowhere to Run
Martha and The Vandellas 3:00
5 Take Time to Know Her
Percy Sledge 2:56
6 You Send Me
Sam Cooke 2:45
7 Doggin' Around
Jackie Wilson 2:41
8 Holy Cow
Lee Dorsey 2:32
9 Poor Fool
Ike & Tina Turner 2:29
10 Tell Mama
Etta James 2:21
11 I Count the Tears
Ben E. King 2:11
12 The Love I Lost
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 3:32
13 Operator
Gladys Knight & The Pips 2:13
14 Tell Me What You're Gonna Do
James Brown 2:03
15 Ain't Nobody's Business
Joe Tex 2:15
16 Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy
The Tams 3:45
17 Release Me
Esther Phillips 3:21
18 The "In" Crowd
Ramsey Lewis 5:45
Medium 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 My Guy
Mary Wells 2:42
2 I Thank You
Sam & Dave 2:52
3 Chain of Fools
Aretha Franklin 3 2:45
4 Thank You Baby
The Shirelles 2:38
5 Everybody Likes to Cha Cha Cha
Sam Cooke 2:36
6 I'm Gonna Love You
Wilson Pickett 2:08
7 My Babe
Ike & Tina Turner 1:48
8 Just Out of Reach
Percy Sledge 3:30
9 Ya Ya
Lee Dorsey 2:24
10 Danny Boy
Jackie Wilson 4:18
11 Wake Up Everybody
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 3:34
12 Oh What a Night
The Dells 2:50
13 Let Your Love Flow
Solomon Burke 6:33
14 Just You and Me Darling
James Brown 2:46
15 I Who Have Nothing
Ben E. King 2:26
16 Trust in Me
Etta James 3:04
17 Every Beat of My Heart
Gladys Knight & The Pips 2:04
18 Cry to Me
Betty Harris 3:11

Credits

Medium 1

drums:
Roger Hawkins (1966-02-17) (track 11)
farfisa [farfisa organ]:
Spooner Oldham (1966-02-17) (track 11)
guitar:
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (1966-02-17) (track 11)
double bass:
Albert Lowe Jr. (1966-02-17) (track 11)
producer:
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (track 11)
Quin Ivy (track 11)
vocals:
Eddie Floyd (track 12)
Percy Sledge (1966-02-17) (track 11)
writer:
Lou Adler (track 7)
Herb Alpert (track 7)
Charles Baskerville (track 10)
Clarence Bassett (track 10)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 18)
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (track 18)
Sam Cooke (track 7)
Steve Cropper (track 12)
Billy Davis (r&b producer/songwriter/performer Roquel Davis) (track 17)
Eddie Floyd (track 12)
Aretha Franklin (track 3)
Berry Gordy (track 17)
Gwen Gordy (known as Gwen Gordy Fuqua since 1961) (track 17)
Ron Lenhoff (track 18)
Calvin Lewis (track 11)
Ted White (husband & co-songwriter of Aretha Franklin) (track 3)
Andrew Wright (US keyboardist) (track 11)
Isaac Hayes (1967) (track 5)
David Porter (US soul musician, producer & songwriter) (1967) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
H.H.O. Ltd (music licensing) (track 11)
publisher:
ABKCO Music Ltd. (track 7)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 5)
East Memphis Music (track 12)
Mijac Music (track 11)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 11–12)
Warner Chappell North America (tracks 5, 11–12)
Warner/Chappell (track 11)
Pronto Music (1966 –) (track 11)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (1966 –) (track 11)
recorded at:
Norala Studio in Sheffield, Alabama, United States (1966-02-17) (track 11)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 54) (track 11)
is based on:
later parody versions:
Lowell Man (track 5)
Old Man (track 5)
later translated parody versions:
Wenn du denkst … (track 3)
later translated versions:
Ta i trä (track 12)
二人世界 (track 7)
later versions:
recording of:
Daddy's Home (track 10)
Knock on Wood (track 12)
Soul Man (track 5)
Think (track 3)
Wonderful World (track 7)
When a Man Loves a Woman (1966-02-17) (track 11)
translated version of:
Lawman (執法者) (track 5)

Medium 2

bass guitar:
Tommy Cogbill (track 2)
cornet:
Melvin Lastie (track 2)
drums:
Roger Hawkins (track 2)
organ:
Spooner Oldham (track 2)
guitar:
Jimmy Johnson (Muscle Shoals rhythm section (guitar/producer)) (track 2)
piano:
Aretha Franklin (track 2)
baritone saxophone:
Willie Bridges (track 2)
tenor saxophone:
Charles Chalmers (track 2)
King Curtis (saxophonist) (track 2)
arranger:
Tom Dowd (track 2)
background vocals:
Carolyn Franklin (track 2)
Erma Franklin (track 2)
composer:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 18)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 18)
Otis Redding (track 2)
conductor:
Tom Dowd (track 2)
lyricist:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 18)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 18)
Otis Redding (track 2)
producer:
Jerry Wexler (track 2)
publisher:
Mike Stoller (track 5)
recording engineer:
Tom Dowd (track 2)
Arif Mardin (track 2)
vocals:
Aretha Franklin (track 2)
Ben E. King (1960-10-27) (track 5)
writer:
Barbara Campbell (collective songwriter pseudonym for Sam Cooke, Lou Adler and Herb Alpert) (track 4)
George Davis (US musician & songwriter George Richard Davis Jr.) (track 3)
Lee Diamond (track 3)
Kenneth Gamble (track 11)
Isaac Hayes (track 7)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 11)
Ben E. King (track 5)
Jerry Leiber (track 5)
David Porter (US soul musician, producer & songwriter) (track 7)
Mike Stoller (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
H.H.O. Ltd (music licensing) (track 5)
publisher:
Hornall Brothers Music Ltd. (limited company) (track 5)
Jerry Leiber Music (track 5)
Melodie der Welt (track 5)
Trio Music (track 5)
Unichappell Music (track 5)
mash-ups:
Stand By Me by ccc (track 5)
sampled by:
Stand by Me by Timeflies (track 5)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 5) (track 2)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 121) (track 5)
cover recording of:
Respect (1967-02-14) (track 2)
later parody versions:
Mia (track 5)
later translated versions:
Bleib bei mir (track 5)
Errespetua (track 2)
Pregherò (track 5)
Seize ans (track 4)
Sexton år (track 4)
Stand By Me (Spanish) (track 5)
Stand by Me (track 5)
緊靠一起 (track 5)
recording of:
Only Sixteen (track 4)
Tell It Like It Is (track 3)
Stand by Me (Ben E. King) (1960-10-27) (track 5)

Medium 3

drums:
Roger Hawkins (1968-04-17) (track 1)
guitar:
Tommy Cogbill (1968-04-17) (track 1)
bass:
Jerry Jemmott (1968-04-17) (track 1)
piano:
Aretha Franklin (1968-04-17) (track 1)
additional writer:
L. C. Cooke (track 6)
arranger:
Bobby Martin (US soul/R&B producer/arranger) (track 12)
background vocals:
The Sweet Inspirations (1968-04-17) (track 1)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (track 1)
Sam Cooke (track 6)
Paul Tarnopol (track 7)
lead vocals:
Aretha Franklin (1968-04-17) (track 1)
lyricist:
Sam Cooke (track 6)
Paul Tarnopol (track 7)
Hal David (track 1)
producer:
Kenneth Gamble (track 12)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 12)
writer:
Steve Cropper (track 3)
Eddie Floyd (track 3)
Kenneth Gamble (track 12)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 12)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track 6)
Casa David Music (track 1)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 1)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 6)
株式会社ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (2017-04-01 –) (track 6)
edit of:
sampled by:
Coffee Break by Zeds Dead (track 1)
cover recording of:
I Say a Little Prayer (1968-04-17) (track 1)
later translated versions:
later versions:
recording of:
Doggin' Around (track 7)
The Love I Lost (track 12)
You Send Me (track 6)

Medium 4

composer:
Bert Russell (track 18)
Don Covay (track 3)
lyricist:
Bert Russell (track 18)
Don Covay (track 3)
producer:
Kenneth Gamble (track 11)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 11)
writer:
Barbara Campbell (collective songwriter pseudonym for Sam Cooke, Lou Adler and Herb Alpert) (track 5)
Victor Carstarphen (track 11)
Lee Dorsey (track 9)
Isaac Hayes (track 2)
Morris Levy (track 9)
Clarence Lewis (track 9)
Gene McFadden (track 11)
David Porter (US soul musician, producer & songwriter) (track 2)
Morgan Robinson (track 9)
John Whitehead (track 11)
publisher:
Cotillion Music Inc. (BMI) (track 2)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 2)
Sloopy II Music (track 18)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 18)
WB Music Corp. (track 2)
Walden Music, Inc. (track 2)
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (1959) (track 5)
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (1987) (track 5)
was commissioned by:
Fury Records (USA label active 50s to 70s) (track 9)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 249) (track 3)
cover recording of:
Cry to Me (track 18)
partial recording of:
Wake Up Everybody (track 11)
recording of:
Chain of Fools (track 3)
I Thank You (track 2)
Ya, Ya (track 9)