Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Young Rabbits
3:37
2 Blues Uptight
6:37
3 Fancy Dance
4:29
4 Eleanor Rigby
7:25
5 Way Back Home (intro)
3:25
6 Way Back Home
4:48
7 Hard Times
7:35
8 Thank You
5:33
9 Stomp and Buck Dance
5:50
10 Greasy Spoon
3:12
11 A Ballad for Joe (Louis)
7:27
12 Chain Reaction
5:35
13 Rainbow Visions
6:11
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Spiral
6:15
2 Keep That Same Old Feeling
5:37
3 Free as the Wind
6:16
4 I Felt the Love
5:10
5 The Way We Was
5:23
6 Nite Crawler
4:45
7 Sweet n’ Sour
8:57
8 It Happens Everyday
5:40
9 So Far Away
11:59
10 Put It Where You Want It
5:28
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Marcella’s Dream
6:51
2 Fairy Tales
4:44
3 Street Life
5 11:15
4 The Hustler
5:25
5 Carnival of the Night
4 6:21
6 Elegant Evening
6:01
7 Last Call
7:59
8 A Search for Soul
9:40
9 Don’t Let It Get You Down
3:04

Credits

CD 1

membranophone:
Stix Hooper (1974) (track 10)
guitar:
Larry Carlton (1974) (track 10)
keyboard:
Joe Sample (1974) (track 10)
tenor saxophone:
Wilton Felder (1974) (track 10)
trombone:
Wayne Henderson (US soul jazz and hard bop trombonist and producer) (1974) (track 10)
composer:
Stix Hooper (track 10)
engineer:
Peter Granet (track 10)
Rik Pekkonen (tracks 10, 13)
producer:
The Crusaders (US jazz group) (track 13)
Stewart Levine (tracks 10, 13)
remixer:
Rik Pekkonen (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
recorded at:
recording of:
Greasy Spoon (1974) (track 10)

CD 2

strings arranger:
Joe Sample (tracks 3–8)
membranophone:
Stix Hooper (1976-12) (tracks 3–8)
guitar:
Larry Carlton (1976-12) (tracks 3–8)
bass:
Robert "Pops" Popwell (1976-12) (tracks 3–8)
wind instruments [Horns] arranger:
Joe Sample (tracks 3–8)
percussion:
Stix Hooper (1976-12) (tracks 3–8)
keyboard:
Joe Sample (1976-12) (tracks 3–8)
saxophone:
Wilton Felder (1976-12) (tracks 3–8)
composer:
Larry Carlton (track 6)
Stix Hooper (track 4)
Robert Popwell (track 5)
Joe Sample (tracks 3, 7–8)
engineer:
Rik Pekkonen (1976-12) (tracks 3–8)
guest guitar:
Arthur Adams (US blues singer, guitarist & songwriter) (1976-12) (track 8)
Dean Parks (1976-12) (tracks 3–8)
guest percussion:
Ralph MacDonald (1976-12) (tracks 3–8)
mixer:
Rik Pekkonen (tracks 3–8)
producer:
Stewart Levine (tracks 1–8)
publisher:
Pal‐Dog Music (track 6)
recorded at:
sampled by:
recording of:
Free as the Wind (1976-12) (track 3)
I Felt the Love (1976-12) (track 4)
It Happens Everyday (1976-12) (track 8)
Nite Crawler (1976-12) (track 6)
Sweet n' Sour (1976-12) (track 7)
The Way We Was (1976-12) (track 5)

CD 3

electric bass guitar and tenor saxophone:
Wilton Felder (1979) (track 3)
trumpet:
Oscar Brashear (1979) (track 3)
Bobby Bryant (1979) (track 3)
membranophone:
Stix Hooper (1979) (tracks 3–4)
guitar:
Arthur Adams (US blues singer, guitarist & songwriter) (1979) (track 3)
Roland Bautista (1979) (track 3)
Barry Finnerty (1979) (track 4)
Paul Jackson, Jr. (1979) (track 4)
Billy Rogers (1979) (track 3)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (1979) (tracks 3–4)
keyboard:
Joe Sample (1979) (tracks 3–4)
alto saxophone:
Jerome Richardson (1979) (track 3)
alto saxophone and electric bass guitar:
Wilton Felder (1979) (track 4)
baritone saxophone:
Bill Green (flute, sax) (1979) (track 3)
bass trombone:
Maurice Spears (1979) (track 3)
tenor saxophone:
Robert Bryant, Jr. (1979) (track 3)
trombone:
Garnett Brown (1979) (track 3)
composer:
Stix Hooper (track 4)
guest lead vocals:
Randy Crawford (1979) (track 3)
producer:
Wilton Felder (tracks 3–4)
Stix Hooper (tracks 3–4)
Joe Sample (tracks 3–4)
writer:
Will Jennings (track 3)
Joe Sample (track 3)
publisher:
BMG Blue (track 3)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 3)
Four Knights Music (track 3)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 3)
recorded at:
sampled by:
Postin’ High by Master Ace (track 3)
recording of:
Street Life (1979) (track 3)
The Hustler (1979) (track 4)