Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Memphis Soul Stew
King Curtis 2:59
2 Sweet Soul Music
Arthur Conley 2:24
3 Bar‐B‐Q
Wendy Rene 2:33
4 Hot Barbecue
“Brother” Jack McDuff 2:59
5 Watermelon Man
Mongo Santamaría & His Orchestra 2:28
6 Green Onions
Booker T. & The MG’s 3.5 2:55
7 The Nitty Gritty
Shirley Ellis 2:17
8 Grits Ain’t Groceries (All Around the World)
Little Milton 2:40
9 Grits
James Brown 4:04
10 Soul Food
[unknown] 2:12
11 Soul Food
Albert Collins 2:10
12 Polk Salad Annie
Tony Joe White 3:46
13 The Happy Song (Dum-Dum)
Otis Redding 2:45
14 Summertime
Billy Stewart 2:40
15 Chicken Strut
The Meters 2:42
16 Let the Good Times Roll
Bobby “Blue” Bland & B.B. King 4:12
17 The Oogum Boogum Song
Brenton Wood 2:30
18 Soul Man
Sam & Dave 4 2:40
19 Respect
Aretha Franklin 3.5 2:26
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Red Beans
Professor Longhair 4:13
2 Jambalaya (On the Bayou)
Fats Domino 2:23
3 Smokey Joe’s Cafe
The Robins 2:47
4 Millie Make Some Chili
Billy Vera & The Beaters 4:03
5 The “In” Crowd
The Ramsey Lewis Trio 3:19
6 But It’s Alright
J.J. Jackson 2:55
7 Soul Limbo
Booker T. & The MG’s 2:25
8 Rock Steady
Aretha Franklin 2 3:15
9 Cool Jerk
The Capitols 2:36
10 One Mint Julep
The Clovers 2:30
11 Compared to What
Les McCann & Eddie Harris 3:16
12 Tighten Up
Archie Bell & The Drells 2:41
13 Mama’s Cooking
Marcia Ball 3:04
14 The Rubberband Man
The Spinners 3:36
15 Land of 1000 Dances
Wilson Pickett 4 2:28
16 Fried Neck Bones
Willie Bobo 3:05
17 Too Much Barbeque
Big Twist and the Mellow Fellows 5:45
18 Clean Up Woman
Betty Wright 5 2:45

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Tommy Cogbill (track 19)
cornet:
Melvin Lastie (track 19)
drums:
Joe Dukes (American jazz drummer) (track 4)
Roger Hawkins (track 19)
organ:
Jack McDuff (track 4)
Spooner Oldham (track 19)
guitar:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (track 4)
Jimmy Johnson (Muscle Shoals rhythm section (guitar/producer)) (track 19)
piano:
Aretha Franklin (track 19)
baritone saxophone:
Willie Bridges (track 19)
tenor saxophone:
Charles Chalmers (track 19)
King Curtis (saxophonist) (track 19)
Red Holloway (track 4)
arranger:
Tom Dowd (track 19)
background vocals:
Carolyn Franklin (track 19)
Erma Franklin (track 19)
composer:
Titus Turner (track 8)
Steve Cropper (track 13)
Otis Redding (tracks 13, 19)
Tony Joe White (track 12)
conductor:
Tom Dowd (track 19)
instruments:
Booker T. & The MG’s (1967) (track 18)
The Mar‐Keys Horns (1967) (track 18)
lead vocals:
Sam Moore (singer) (1967) (track 18)
David Prater (Soul artist) (1967) (track 18)
lyricist:
Titus Turner (track 8)
Steve Cropper (track 13)
Otis Redding (tracks 13, 19)
Tony Joe White (track 12)
producer:
Peter Paul (producer) (track 4)
Jerry Wexler (track 19)
recording engineer:
Tom Dowd (track 19)
Arif Mardin (track 19)
vocals:
Aretha Franklin (track 19)
writer:
Arthur Conley (track 2)
Sam Cooke (track 2)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (track 6)
Booker T. Jones (track 6)
Lewie Steinberg (track 6)
Steve Cropper (track 6)
Otis Redding (track 2)
Isaac Hayes (1967) (track 18)
David Porter (US soul musician, producer & songwriter) (1967) (track 18)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 18)
Irving Music (BMI) (track 6)
recorded at:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
That Girl by Maxi Priest feat. Shaggy (track 6)
part of:
cover recording of:
Respect (1967-02-14) (track 19)
is the basis for:
Gemüsemann (track 6)
That Girl (track 6)
later parody versions:
Lowell Man (track 18)
Old Man (track 18)
later translated parody versions:
Flæsk-purka Anna (track 12)
later translated versions:
Errespetua (track 19)
recording of:
Green Onions (instrumental) (track 6)
Happy Song (track 13)
Polk Salad Annie (track 12)
Sweet Soul Music (track 2)
Soul Man (1967) (track 18)
translated version of:
Lawman (執法者) (track 18)

CD 2

strings and woodwind arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 8)
strings arranger:
Mike Lewis (US composer, arranger and producer) (track 18)
piano:
Aretha Franklin (track 8)
horn arranger:
Tom Dowd (track 8)
Mike Lewis (US composer, arranger and producer) (track 18)
additional writer:
Antoine Domino (track 15)
composer:
Donald Storball (track 9)
Chris Kenner (track 15)
Aretha Franklin (1970 – 1971) (track 8)
engineer:
Willie Clarke (track 18)
instruments arranger:
Little Beaver (track 18)
lead vocals:
Aretha Franklin (track 8)
lyricist:
Donald Storball (track 9)
Chris Kenner (track 15)
Aretha Franklin (1970 – 1971) (track 8)
producer:
Willie Clarke (track 18)
Tom Dowd (track 8)
Arif Mardin (track 8)
Clarence Reid (track 18)
Jerry Wexler (track 8)
recording engineer:
Ron Albert (track 8)
writer:
Willie Clarke (track 18)
Clarence Reid (track 18)
publisher:
Anatole (track 15)
EMI Longitude Music (tracks 15, 18)
Tune-Kel (track 15)
recorded at:
Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, United States (1971-02-16) (track 8)
sampled by:
cover recording of:
Land of 1000 Dances (track 15)
recording of:
Clean Up Woman (track 18)
Cool Jerk (track 9)
Rock Steady (1971-02-16) (track 8)