Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 People Get Up and Drive Your Funky Soul
James Brown 3:41
2 Expansions
Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes 6:05
3 Coffy Is the Color
Roy Ayers 3:00
4 Pusherman
Curtis Mayfield 5 5:03
5 We Be's Gettin' Down
Graham Central Station 4:43
6 Main Title 'Truck Turner'
Isaac Hayes 2:44
7 Big Papa
Edwin Starr 2:55
8 Nappy Head (Theme from 'Ghetto Man')
War 4:10
9 Be Thankful for What You Got
William DeVaughn 4.5 3:29
10 Express
B.T. Express 5:06
11 Cornbread
The Blackbyrds 3:12
12 The Bottle
Gil Scott‐Heron 3 5:14
13 Sweetback's Theme
Earth, Wind & Fire 7:36

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Joseph Scott (US funk/soul bassist) (track 4)
strings arranger:
Randy Muller (track 10)
drums:
Tyrone McCullen (track 4)
guitar:
Craig McMullen (track 4)
Curtis Mayfield (track 4)
percussion:
Master Henry Gibson (Percussionist with Curtis Mayfield, Stan Getz, Ramsey Lewis) (track 4)
arranger:
Johnny Pate (track 4)
John Davis (70s US funk producer/songwriter aka The Monster) (1974) (track 9)
composer:
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (track 11)
Gil Scott‐Heron (track 12)
William DeVaughn (track 9)
Curtis Mayfield (track 4)
engineer:
Roger Anfinsen (track 4)
lead vocals:
Curtis Mayfield (track 4)
lyricist:
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (track 11)
William DeVaughn (track 9)
Curtis Mayfield (track 4)
orchestrator:
Johnny Pate (track 4)
producer:
Jeff Lane (soul funk singer, songwriter, arranger, producer) (track 10)
Curtis Mayfield (track 4)
Frank Fioravanti (1974) (track 9)
John Davis (70s US funk producer/songwriter aka The Monster) (1974) (track 9)
writer:
Papa Dee Allen (track 8)
Roy Ayers (track 3)
Harold Brown (track 8)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 1)
Carl Clay (track 3)
B.B. Dickerson (track 8)
Larry Graham (track 5)
Isaac Hayes (track 6)
Lonnie Jordan (track 8)
Barbara Joyce Lomas (track 10)
Charles Miller (US saxophonist & flutist, member of War) (track 8)
Lee Oskar (track 8)
Melvin Van Peebles (track 13)
Freddie Perren (track 7)
St. Clair Pinckney (track 1)
Dennis Everett Rowe (track 10)
Howard E. Scott (US funk/rock guitarist, member of War) (track 8)
Richard Mc Alvin Thompson (US funk guitarist for BT Express) (track 10)
Fred Wesley (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Avenue Records (US) (1971 –) (track 8)
Far Out Productions, Inc. (1971 –) (track 8)
Roadshow Music Corp. (1971 –) (track 10)
Yeah Inc. (1971 –) (track 13)
Curtom Records of Atlanta Inc. (1972 –) (track 4)
Curtom Records (1972) (track 4)
Universal Records (1996-2005 American pop label - "RECORDS" must be a part of the logo!) (1973 –) (tracks 1, 3)
Fantasy, Inc. (1974 –) (track 6)
Motown Records (1974 –) (track 7)
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1974 –) (track 5)
Fantasy, Inc. (1975 –) (track 11)
Flying Dutchman Productions, Ltd. (1975 –) (track 2)
Rumal-Gia Ltd. (1976 –) (track 12)
publisher:
10 Music Ltd. (track 2)
Brouhaha Music Inc. (track 12)
Elgy Music (track 11)
Famous Chappell (track 2)
Lehsem Songs (track 10)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 2)
Mayfield Music (track 4)
Melomega Music (track 9)
Music in Three (track 10)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 9)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. ( – ????) (track 4)
Yeah Inc. (track 13)
Camad Music Company (1972 – ????) (track 4)
sampled by:
Gotta Have It by Jay-Z & Kanye West (track 1)
I’m Shady by Eminem (track 4)
I’m Your Pusher by Ice‐T (track 4)
is the basis for:
I’m Shady (track 4)
recording of:
Big Papa (track 7)
Coffy Is the Color (track 3)
Cornbread (track 11)
Expansions (track 2)
Express (track 10)
Main Title (Truck Turner) (track 6)
Pusherman (Pusher Man) (track 4)
Sweetback’s Theme (track 13)
The Bottle (track 12)