Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Get Down Saturday Night Oliver Cheatham 4:01
2 Stomp The Brothers Johnson 4:08
3 Can You Handle It? Sharon Redd 3:51
4 Check Out the Groove Bobby Thurston 3:48
5 I Shoulda Loved Ya Narada Michael Walden 4:15
6 A Night to Remember Shalamar 4:05
7 I Found Lovin' Fatback Band 3:24
8 You're the One for Me D‐Train 4:36
9 Jump to the Beat Stacy Lattisaw 5 3:24
10 Midas Touch Midnight Star 3:32
11 Ain't Nobody Rufus 5 4:35
12 Never Too Much Luther Vandross 5 3:48
13 Just a Touch of Love Slave 3:24
14 Solid Ashford & Simpson 4:09
15 Feel So Real Steve Arrington 4:08
16 Love Come Down Evelyn “Champagne” King 5 3:12
17 Somebody Else's Guy Jocelyn Brown 5 3:49
18 Love Town Booker Newberry III 3:41
19 Searching Change 4:17
20 Be Thankful for What You've Got William DeVaughn 3:40
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ain't Nothin' Goin' on but the Rent Gwen Guthrie 3:27
2 Love Has Come Around Donald Byrd 3:38
3 Let the Music Play Shannon 4 3:32
4 Get Tough Kleeer 3:19
5 I Feel for You Chaka Khan 5:45
6 Let's Groove Earth, Wind & Fire 3:30
7 Thinking of You Sister Sledge 3:42
8 Forget Me Nots Patrice Rushen 5 4:06
9 Let's Start II Dance Again, Part II Hamilton Bohannon 5:13
10 Casanova Gerald Levert 3:58
11 Let Me Show You Larry Wu 3:43
12 White Lines (Don't Don't Do It) Grandmaster Flash & Melle Mel 3:57
13 More Bounce to the Ounce Zapp 3:35
14 Divine Emotions Narada Michael Walden 2 3:10
15 Keep the Fire Burning Gwen McCrae 4:32
16 Funkin' for Jamaica Tom Browne 3:27
17 Love Wars Womack & Womack 2 4:00
18 Joy and Pain Maze 4:27
19 Come Into My Life Joyce Sims 3:41
20 How 'Bout Us Champaign 3:13

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Oliver Cheatham (track 1)
Mauro Malavasi (track 19)
Kevin McCord (track 1)
William DeVaughn (track 20)
Kashif (Michael Jones, B.T. Express) (track 16)
Luther Vandross (track 12)
lyricist:
William DeVaughn (track 20)
Kashif (Michael Jones, B.T. Express) (track 16)
Paul Slade (track 19)
Luther Vandross (track 12)
writer:
Mark Adams (Slave bassist) (track 13)
India Arrington (track 15)
Steve Arrington (tracks 13, 15)
Nickolas Ashford (track 14)
Len Barry (track 18)
Nidra Beard (track 6)
Annette E. Brown (track 17)
Jocelyn Brown (track 17)
Bobby Eli (track 18)
Mark Hicks (track 13)
George Johnson (member of Brothers Johnson, guitar) (track 2)
Louis Johnson (bass, member of Brothers Johnson) (track 2)
Valerie Johnson (track 2)
Dana Meyers (track 6)
Valerie Simpson (track 14)
Charmaine Sylvers (track 6)
Rod Temperton (track 2)
Ray Turner (keyboard player) (track 13)
Boaz McWade Watson (track 10)
Daniel Webster (track 13)
Starleana Young (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1981) (track 12)
publisher:
Calloco Music, Inc. (track 10)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 12)
Epic Solar Songs Inc. ( – ????) (track 10)
MCA Music Ltd. (track 16)
Melomega Music (track 20)
Midstar Music, Inc. (track 10)
Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music) (track 20)
Overdue Music (track 11)
Songs of Lastrada (track 10)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 20)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Cumartesi by Fresh B feat. Ayşen & Roxanne (track 1)
is the basis for:
The Weekend (track 1)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Ain’t Nobody (additional lyrics) (track 11)
recording of:
A Night to Remember (Shalamar song) (track 6)
Ain’t Nobody (track 11)
Feel So Real (track 15)
Jump to the Beat (track 9)
Love Come Down (track 16)
Love Town (track 18)
Midas Touch (track 10)
Never Too Much (track 12)
Searching (track 19)
Solid (track 14)
Stomp! (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Classic Grooves (tracks 1, 8, 16)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Steve Ferrone (1984) (track 5)
synthesizer:
Robbie Buchanan (1984) (track 5)
David Frank (1984) (track 5)
Reggie Griffin (1984) (track 5)
Philippe Saisse (1984) (track 5)
guitar:
Reggie Griffin (1984) (track 5)
bass:
Reggie Griffin (1984) (track 5)
chromatic harmonica:
Stevie Wonder (1984) (track 5)
keyboard:
Robbie Buchanan (1984) (track 5)
David Frank (1984) (track 5)
Reggie Griffin (1984) (track 5)
Philippe Saisse (1984) (track 5)
drum machine:
Reggie Griffin (1984) (track 5)
background vocals:
Chaka Khan (1984) (track 5)
composer:
Frankie Beverly (track 18)
Tom Browne (US jazz trumpeter) (track 16)
Willie Hutch (track 15)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 5)
Joyce Sims (track 19)
Dana Walden (track 20)
lead vocals:
Chaka Khan (1984) (track 5)
lyricist:
Willie Hutch (track 15)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 5)
Joyce Sims (track 19)
Toni Smith (track 16)
Dana Walden (track 20)
writer:
Chris Barbosa (Rhythm Method) (track 3)
Ed Chisolm (track 3)
Bernard Edwards (track 7)
Melvin Glover (Melvin Glover aka Melle Mel) (track 12)
Gwen Guthrie (track 1)
Terri McFaddin (track 8)
Sylvia Robinson (track 12)
Nile Rodgers (track 7)
Patrice Rushen (track 8)
Wayne Vaughn (track 6)
Freddie Washington (US session bassist) (track 8)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 6)
Cecil Womack (track 17)
Linda Womack (track 17)
publisher:
Baby Fingers Music (track 8)
Beach House Music (track 19)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 7)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 6)
Freddie Dee Music (track 8)
Smokin' Amigos (track 19)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 7)
Yamina Music (track 8)
mash-ups:
cover recording of:
I Feel for You (1984) (track 5)
is based on:
Cavern (track 12)
recording of:
Come Into My Life (track 19)
Forget Me Nots (track 8)
How ’bout Us (track 20)
Joy and Pain (track 18)
Let the Music Play (track 3)
Let’s Groove (track 6)
Love Wars (track 17)
Thinking of You (track 7)
referred to in medleys: