Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Hard Times
John Legend & The Roots feat. Black Thought 5:16
2 Compared to What
John Legend & The Roots 6:26
3 Wake Up Everybody
John Legend & The Roots feat. Common & Melanie Fiona 4:24
4 Our Generation (The Hope of the World)
John Legend & The Roots feat. C.L. Smooth 3:15
5 Little Ghetto Boy (Prelude)
John Legend & The Roots feat. Malik Yusef 1:58
6 Little Ghetto Boy
John Legend & The Roots feat. Black Thought 5:26
7 Hang On in There
John Legend & The Roots 7:15
8 Humanity (Love the Way It Should Be)
John Legend & The Roots 3:49
9 Wholy Holy
John Legend & The Roots 5:50
10 I Can't Write Left Handed
John Legend & The Roots 11:44
11 I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free
John Legend & The Roots 2:42
12 Shine
John Legend & The Roots 4:43

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Renaldo Benson (track 9)
Al Cleveland (track 9)
Marvin Gaye (track 9)
Curtis Mayfield (track 1)
Mike James Kirkland (soul musician) (track 7)
John Stephens (track 12)
Gene McDaniels (track 2)
lyricist:
Curtis Mayfield (track 1)
Mike James Kirkland (soul musician) (track 7)
John Stephens (track 12)
Gene McDaniels (track 2)
writer:
Owen Biddle (track 5)
Victor Carstarphen (track 3)
Richard Lamb (track 11)
Earl DeRouen (track 6)
“Captain” Kirk Douglas (The Roots’ guitarist) (track 5)
Eddy Howard (track 6)
Raymond Jackson (Trombonist, pianist and arranger) (track 10)
Gene McFadden (track 3)
Leon Moore (track 4)
James Poyser (track 5)
Corey Penn (track 4)
Billy Taylor (jazz/bop pianist) (track 11)
John Whitehead (track 3)
Bill Withers (track 10)
Malik Yusef (track 5)
publisher:
Duane Music Inc. (track 11)
arrangements:
Compared to What (OFF! version) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Compared to What (track 2)
Hang On in There (track 7)
Hard Times (track 1)
Little Ghetto Boy (track 6)
Wake Up Everybody (track 3)
Wholy Holy (track 9)
is the basis for:
recording of:
Shine (John Legend song) (track 12)
referred to in medleys: