Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine
James Brown 3:23
2 Hollywood Swinging
Kool & The Gang 4:36
3 Are You My Woman
The Chi‐Lites 3:00
4 Theme From Shaft
Isaac Hayes 5 3:18
5 Feel the Need in Me
Detroit Emeralds 3:41
6 Rock Your Baby
George McCrae 3 3:14
7 Lets Clean Up the Ghetto
Philadelphia International All Stars 4:53
8 Get Down Tonight
KC and The Sunshine Band 5 3:09
9 That Lady
The Isley Brothers 5:23
10 Pick Up the Pieces
Average White Band 5 3:58
11 Movin'
Brass Construction 4:05
12 Shack Up
Banbarra 2:59
13 Do What You Wanna Do
T-Connection 3:30
14 Bad Luck
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 3:08
15 Shame Shame Shame
Shirley & Company 3:44
16 Whodunit
Tavares 3:36
17 Boogie Oogie Oogie
A Taste of Honey 1 3:32
18 Keep on Jumpin'
Musique 3:34
19 7.6.5.4.3.2.1 (Blow Your Whistle)
The Rimshots 3:32
20 Shoorah Shoorah
Betty Wright 2:44
21 All This Love I'm Giving
Gwen McCrae 4:09
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ain't Nothin' Goin' on but the Rent
Gwen Guthrie 3:36
2 Word Up
Cameo 4:18
3 Atomic Dog
George Clinton 3:27
4 Last Night a DJ Saved My Life
Indeep 3 4:11
5 Somebody Else's Guy
Jocelyn Brown 5 3:50
6 Let the Music Play
Shannon 3:50
7 You're the One for Me
D‐Train 4:36
8 I Don't Want to Be a Freak (But I Can't Help Myself)
Dynasty 7:12
9 Strut Your Funky Stuff
Frantique 3:37
10 We Got the Funk
Positive Force 3:22
11 Let's Groove
Earth, Wind & Fire 3:31
12 Can You Feel the Force
The Real Thing 4:07
13 Funkin' for Jamaica
Tom Browne 3:23
14 Just an Illusion
Imagination 3:41
15 Love Town
Booker Newberry III 3:31
16 Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now
McFadden & Whitehead 4.35 3:37
17 And the Beat Goes On
The Whispers 3:26
18 Rapper's Delight
The Sugarhill Gang 7:06

Credits

CD 1

horn arranger:
Roger Ball (track 10)
arranger:
AWB (track 10)
composer:
Isaac Hayes (track 4)
Randy Muller (track 11)
Wade Williamston (bassist) (track 11)
Sylvia Robinson (track 15)
lyricist:
Isaac Hayes (track 4)
Randy Muller (track 11)
Wade Williamston (bassist) (track 11)
Sylvia Robinson (track 15)
producer:
Arif Mardin (track 10)
writer:
Roger Ball (track 10)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 1)
Jeremiah Burden (track 21)
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (track 1)
Victor Carstarphen (track 14)
Harry Wayne Casey (tracks 6, 8)
Malcolm Duncan (track 10)
"Eternity" (Songwriting alias) (track 21)
Richard Finch (tracks 6, 8)
Kenneth Gamble (track 7)
Cary Gilbert (track 7)
Alan Gorrie (track 10)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 7)
Perry L. Kibble (track 17)
Ron Lenhoff (track 1)
Gene McFadden (track 14)
Robbie McIntosh (Scottish drummer for Average White Band) (track 10)
Onnie McIntyre (track 10)
Freddie Perren (track 16)
Keni St. Lewis (track 16)
Hamish Stuart (Scottish guitarist, bassist, singer composer & producer) (track 10)
John Whitehead (track 14)
Lynn Williams (track 21)
Betty Wright (track 21)
phonographic copyright by:
Atlantic Recording Corporation (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (1974) (track 10)
publisher:
Average Music (track 10)
BMG Bumblebee (track 10)
Bug Music Ltd. (track 10)
Fairwood Music Ltd. (track 10)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 4)
Music in Three (track 11)
On Time Music, Inc. (track 17)
peermusic UK (UK publisher) (track 6)
edit of:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Feel So Good by Mase (track 2)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Get Found Tonight (track 8)
later translated versions:
J’aime tes genoux (Shame, Shame, Shame) (track 15)
recording of:
Bad Luck (track 14)
Boogie Oogie Oogie (track 17)
Get Down Tonight (“Do a little dance, make a little love”) (track 8)
Movin’ (track 11)
Pick Up the Pieces (track 10)
Rock Your Baby (track 6)
Shame, Shame, Shame (track 15)
Theme from Shaft (track 4)
Whodunit (track 16)

CD 2

composer:
Tom Browne (US jazz trumpeter) (track 13)
Mike Cleveland (80's dance) (track 4)
lyricist:
Mike Cleveland (80's dance) (track 4)
Toni Smith (track 13)
writer:
Chris Amoo (track 12)
Eddie Amoo (track 12)
Chris Barbosa (track 6)
Len Barry (track 15)
Larry Blackmon (track 2)
James Bolden (track 9)
Annette E. Brown (track 5)
Jocelyn Brown (track 5)
Ed Chisolm (track 6)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 3)
Jerry Cohen (track 16)
Nate Edmonds (keyboard player/songwriter) (track 10)
Bernard Edwards (track 18)
Bobby Eli (track 15)
Guy O'Brien (track 18)
Gwen Guthrie (track 1)
Henry Jackson (track 18)
Ashley Ingram (track 14)
Tomi Jenkins (track 2)
Leee John (track 14)
Steve Jolley (track 14)
Gene McFadden (track 16)
Brenda Reynolds (track 10)
Jack Robinson (production music composer) (track 9)
Sylvia Robinson (track 18)
Nile Rodgers (track 18)
William Shelby (track 17)
Garry Shider (track 3)
Stephen Shockley (track 17)
David Spradley (track 3)
Tony Swain (track 14)
Leon Sylvers (track 17)
Wayne Vaughn (track 11)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 11)
John Whitehead (track 16)
Albert Williams (track 10)
Michael Wright (track 18)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 11)
Sugar Hill Music Publishing Ltd. ( – ????) (track 10)
edit of:
Ain't No Stopping Us Now (LP version) by McFadden & Whitehead (track 16)
is the basis for:
Bring Me Edelweiss (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
Rapper's Deutsch (track 18)
recording of:
Atomic Dog (track 3)
Just an Illusion (track 14)
Let the Music Play (track 6)
Let's Groove (track 11)
Love Town (track 15)
Rapper’s Delight (track 18)
We Got the Funk (track 10)
Word Up! (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Music 2008 (track 4)