Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Theme From Shaft
Isaac Hayes 3.35 4:38
2 Freddie's Dead (Theme From Superfly)
Curtis Mayfield 5:29
3 Trouble Man
Marvin Gaye 5 3:52
4 Theme From Cleopatra Jones
Joe Simon featuring The Mainstreeters 3:51
5 Masterpiece
The Temptations 4:24
6 Low Rider
War 3:16
7 Across 110th Street
Bobby Womack 3:52
8 The Payback
James Brown 3:23
9 Brother's Gonna Work It Out
Willie Hutch 4:49
10 Back Stabbers
The O’Jays 5 3:10
11 Are You Man Enough
Four Tops 3:27
12 Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
Marvin Gaye 5:29
13 Superfly
Curtis Mayfield 5 3:56
14 Super Bad
James Brown 4:14
15 Papa Was a Rolling Stone
The Temptations 7:00
16 Check Out Your Mind
The Impressions 3:30
17 Sweetback's Theme
Melvin Van Peebles 3:26
18 Be Thankful for What You Got
William DeVaughn 3:27

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
James Edward Alexander (bassist, singer and songwriter) (track 1)
Joseph Scott (US funk/soul bassist) (tracks 2, 13)
drums:
Morris Jennings (tracks 2, 13)
drums and tambourine:
guitar:
Craig McMullen (tracks 2, 13)
Charles Pitts (track 1)
Michael Toles (track 1)
Curtis Mayfield (tracks 2, 13)
electric piano:
Lester Snell (track 1)
electric piano, organ, piano and vibraphone:
Isaac Hayes (track 1)
percussion:
Master Henry Gibson (Percussionist with Curtis Mayfield, Stan Getz, Ramsey Lewis) (tracks 2, 13)
bongos and congas:
Gary Jones (percussionist) (track 1)
arranger:
Johnny Pate (tracks 2, 13)
Dale Oehler (1972 – ????) (track 3)
composer:
Marvin Gaye (track 3)
Dennis Lambert (track 11)
Brian Potter (US songwriter & producer) (track 11)
William DeVaughn (track 18)
Isaac Hayes (track 1)
Curtis Mayfield (tracks 2, 13, 16)
Marvin Gaye (1972) (track 3)
engineer:
Roger Anfinsen (tracks 2, 13)
lead vocals:
Marvin Gaye (track 3)
Isaac Hayes (track 1)
Curtis Mayfield (tracks 2, 13)
lyricist:
Marvin Gaye (track 3)
Dennis Lambert (track 11)
Brian Potter (US songwriter & producer) (track 11)
William DeVaughn (track 18)
Isaac Hayes (track 1)
Curtis Mayfield (tracks 2, 13, 16)
mastering:
Joe Tarantino (track 1)
orchestrator:
Johnny Pate (tracks 2, 13)
performer:
The Mainstreeters (track 4)
Peace (funk/soul, Bobby Womack collaborator, e.g "Across 100th Street") (track 7)
producer:
Kenneth Gamble (track 10)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 10)
Joe Simon (track 4)
Curtis Mayfield (tracks 2, 13)
vocals:
Joe Simon (track 4)
writer:
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 10)
J.J. Johnson (Jazz/bop trombonist/session leader) (track 7)
Gene McFadden (track 10)
Melvin Van Peebles (track 17)
John Whitehead (track 10)
Bobby Womack (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Curtom Records (1972) (tracks 2, 13)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1972) (track 10)
publisher:
Irving Music, Inc. (track 1)
Melomega Music (track 18)
Mijac Music (track 10)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 18)
Todd Mayfield Publishing (tracks 2, 13)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (tracks 2, 10, 13, 16)
Yeah Inc. (track 17)
Camad Music Company (1970 – ????) (track 16)
Curtom Publishing Co Inc (1972 – ????) (tracks 2, 13)
edits:
Superfly (7" single) by Curtis Mayfield (track 13)
Theme From ‘Shaft’ (single edit) by Isaac Hayes (track 1)
mash-ups:
remixes:
Backstabbers by The O’Jays (track 10)
sampled by:
Back Stabbaz by Fast Crew (track 10)
Egg Man by Beastie Boys (track 13)
Get Down by L.L. Cool J (track 1)
Intro by The Notorious B.I.G. (track 13)
Know How by Young M.C. (track 1)
instrumental recording of:
is the basis for:
Kenny’s Dead (track 2)
recording of:
Are You Man Enough (track 11)
Back Stabbers (track 10)
Check Out Your Mind (track 16)
Freddie’s Dead (track 2)
Superfly (track 13)
Sweetback’s Theme (track 17)
Theme from Shaft (track 1)
Trouble Man (track 3)

Release

ASIN: US: B000065T2M [info]