Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Love Train
The O’Jays 4 3:02
2 Then Came You
Dionne Warwick and The Spinners 3:58
3 Fire
Ohio Players 3:16
4 Show and Tell
Al Wilson 3:31
5 Somebody’s Been Sleeping
100 Proof (Aged in Soul) 2:48
6 Thin Line Between Love and Hate
The Persuaders 3:21
7 I Gotcha
The Dramatics 2:30
8 In the Rain
The Dramatics 4 5:10
9 Me and Mrs. Jones
Billy Paul 5 4:49
10 Theme From Shaft
Isaac Hayes 5 3:18
11 Superfly
Curtis Mayfield 5 3:56
12 Jungle Boogie
Kool & The Gang 3.65 3:07
13 Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time)
The Delfonics 5 3:23
14 You Got the Love
Rufus featuring Chaka Khan 4:42
15 I Believe in You (You Believe in Me)
Johnnie Taylor 4:34
16 That Lady, Part One
The Isley Brothers 3:22
17 Power of Love
Joe Simon 2:58
18 Love on a Two Way Street
The Moments 5 3:47
19 Have You Seen Her
The Chi‐Lites 5:03
20 I’ll Take You There
The Staple Singers 5 3:15

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Joseph Scott (US funk/soul bassist) (track 11)
membranophone:
Morris Jennings (track 11)
guitar:
Craig McMullen (track 11)
Curtis Mayfield (track 11)
percussion:
Master Henry Gibson (Percussionist with Curtis Mayfield, Stan Getz, Ramsey Lewis) (track 11)
arranger:
Johnny Pate (track 11)
Kool & The Gang (track 12)
composer:
Kenneth Gamble (track 1)
Isaac Hayes (track 10)
Alvertis Isbell (track 20)
Curtis Mayfield (track 11)
engineer:
Roger Anfinsen (track 11)
lead vocals:
Curtis Mayfield (track 11)
lyricist:
Isaac Hayes (track 10)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 1)
Alvertis Isbell (track 20)
Curtis Mayfield (track 11)
orchestrator:
Johnny Pate (track 11)
performer:
The Spinners (US R&B/soul group, aka The Detroit Spinners) (track 2)
producer:
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 1, 9)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 1, 9)
Kool & The Gang (track 12)
Curtis Mayfield (track 11)
writer:
Barbara Acklin (track 19)
Billy Beck (track 3)
Ronald Bell (track 12)
A. Bond (track 5)
Leroy Bonner (track 3)
Don Boyce (track 12)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 12)
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 9, 17)
Cary Gilbert (track 9)
Tony Hester (track 8)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 9, 17)
G. Johnson (track 5)
Marshall Jones (US bassist & songwriter, member of Ohio Players) (track 3)
Chaka Khan (track 14)
Ray Parker Jr. (track 14)
G. Perry (track 5)
Eugene Record (track 19)
Clarence Satchell (track 3)
Joe Simon (track 17)
Claydes Smith (track 12)
Dennis “D.T.” Thomas (Kool) (track 12)
Ricky West (track 12)
James "Diamond" Williams (US drummer for Ohio Players) (track 3)
Thom Bell (1969) (track 13)
William Hart (of The Delfonics) (1969) (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Curtom Records (1972) (track 11)
publisher:
Groovesville Music (publishing) ( – ????) (track 8)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 10)
Mijac Music (track 1)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 1, 11)
Curtom Publishing Co Inc (1972 – ????) (track 11)
edit of:
edits:
Superfly (7" single) by Curtis Mayfield (track 11)
has remixes:
Love Train (Tom Moulton Mix) by The O’Jays (track 1)
sampled by:
Egg Man by Beastie Boys (track 11)
Erotica (radio edit) (2001 GHV2 remaster) by Madonna (track 12)
Hey Ladies by Beastie Boys (track 12)
I Got 5 on It by Luniz feat. Michael Marshall (track 12)
Intro by The Notorious B.I.G. (track 11)
Richter Scale by EPMD (track 12)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 276) (track 20)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
recording of:
Fire (track 3)
Have You Seen Her (track 19)
I'll Take You There (track 20)
In the Rain (track 8)
Jungle Boogie (track 12)
Love Train (track 1)
Power of Love (track 17)
Superfly (track 11)
Theme From Shaft (track 10)
You Got the Love (track 14)
Me and Mrs. Jones (1972) (track 9)