Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Club Tropicana
Wham! 5 4:29
2 Give It Up
KC and The Sunshine Band 5 4:12
3 Good Life
Inner City 4:05
4 Ride on Time
Black Box 3 4:34
5 Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)
The Jacksons 3:46
6 Cuba
Gibson Brothers 3:54
7 Teardrops
Womack & Womack 3:49
8 Let's Groove
Earth, Wind & Fire 3:32
9 Never Too Much
Luther Vandross 5 3:52
10 Forget Me Nots
Patrice Rushen 5 4:08
11 I Thought It Was You
Herbie Hancock 3:40
12 Feel So Real
Steve Arrington 4:09
13 I Can Make You Feel Good
Shalamar 4:20
14 Going Back to My Roots
Odyssey 5 5:26
15 Celebration
Kool & The Gang 4.65 3:39
16 Rhythm Is Gonna Get You
Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine 4.35 3:57
17 Encore
Cheryl Lynn 4:34
18 Big Fun
The Gap Band 8:31
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Back to Life (However Do You Want Me)
Soul II Soul 3:49
2 Body Talk
Imagination 3:39
3 Long Hot Summer
The Style Council 3:49
4 State of Independence
Donna Summer 4:25
5 I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
Hall & Oates 4:58
6 Pull Up to the Bumper
Grace Jones 3:40
7 On the Beach
Chris Rea 4:21
8 Everybody Wants to Rule the World
Tears for Fears 4 4:07
9 Lovely Day
Bill Withers 5 4:15
10 I Can't Wait
Nu Shooz 3:40
11 Ain't Nothin' Goin' on But the Rent
Gwen Guthrie 3:27
12 I Found Lovin'
Fatback Band 5 4:10
13 Funkin' for Jamaica
Tom Browne 4:40
14 Love Games
Level 42 4:25
15 Electric Avenue
Eddy Grant 3:42
16 Good Thing Going
Sugar Minott 3:33
17 Midas Touch
Midnight Star 5:14
18 Juicy Fruit
Mtume 3:45
19 Sugar Free
Juicy 4:32

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Jeffrey Cohen (70s/80s US funk/soul producer/songwriter) (track 11)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 11)
Andrew Ridgeley (track 1)
Luther Vandross (track 9)
Melvin Ragin (track 11)
Linda Womack (track 7)
Daniele Davoli (track 4)
Lamont Dozier (track 14)
Dan Hartman (track 4)
Mirko Limoni (track 4)
George Michael (track 1)
Valerio Semplici (Black Box) (track 4)
engineer:
Tony Taverner (track 1)
lyricist:
Andrew Ridgeley (track 1)
Luther Vandross (track 9)
Daniele Davoli (track 4)
Lamont Dozier (track 14)
Dan Hartman (track 4)
Mirko Limoni (track 4)
George Michael (track 1)
Valerio Semplici (Black Box) (track 4)
mixer:
Ben Grosse (American producer and engineer) (track 3)
producer:
Steve Brown (engineer/music producer) (track 1)
Lawrence Dermer (track 16)
Joe Galdo (US drummer & percussionist) (track 16)
Kevin Saunderson (track 3)
Steve Tyrell (American producer and vocalist) (track 14)
Rafael Vigil (track 16)
George Michael (track 1)
vocals:
Gloria Estefan (track 16)
writer:
India Arrington (track 12)
Steve Arrington (track 12)
Ronald Bell (track 15)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 15)
Deborah Carter (track 2)
Harry Wayne Casey (track 2)
Eumir Deodato (track 15)
Gloria Estefan (track 16)
Enrique Garcia (Miami Sound Machine) (track 16)
Paris Grey (track 3)
Howard Hewett (track 13)
Roy Holmon (track 3)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 5)
Randy Jackson (brother of Michael and Janet) (track 5)
Renwick Jackson (track 13)
James Harris III (track 17)
Jean Kluger (Belgian producer, publisher, songwriter) (track 6)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (track 17)
Terri McFaddin (track 10)
Patrice Rushen (track 10)
Kevin Saunderson (track 3)
William Shelby (track 13)
Claydes Smith (track 15)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (track 15)
Dennis “D.T.” Thomas (Kool) (track 15)
Earl Toon, Jr. (track 15)
Daniel Vangarde (track 6)
Wayne Vaughn (track 8)
Freddie Washington (US session bassist) (track 10)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 8)
Linda Womack (track 7)
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 9)
publisher:
Baby Fingers Music (track 10)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 8–9)
Freddie Dee Music (track 10)
Mijac Music (track 5)
Ranjack Music (track 5)
Yamina Music (track 10)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1980) (track 15)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (1980) (track 15)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Give It Up (warm up) by Lulu (track 2)
samples:
cover recording of:
later translated parody versions:
Zelebration (track 15)
later translated versions:
Feest! (track 15)
Khúc yêu ma (Mỗi đêm... khi em tắt ca ngọn đèn khuya...) (track 16)
recording of:
Celebration (track 15)
Club Tropicana (track 1)
Cuba (track 6)
Encore (track 17)
Feel So Real (track 12)
Forget Me Nots (track 10)
Give It Up (track 2)
Good Life (track 3)
Let's Groove (track 8)
Never Too Much (track 9)
Rhythm Is Gonna Get You (At night when you turn off all the lights... There's no place that you can hide...) (track 16)
Ride on Time (track 4)
Teardrops (track 7)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Manny Elias (track 8)
bass guitar:
Jerry Knight (track 9)
Curt Smith (track 8)
membranophone and shakers:
Russ Kunkel (track 9)
guitar:
Ray Parker Jr. (track 9)
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 8)
Bill Withers (track 9)
percussion:
Ralph MacDonald (track 9)
keyboard:
Clarence McDonald (track 9)
Ian Stanley (track 8)
arranger:
Clarence McDonald (track 9)
composer:
Tom Browne (US jazz trumpeter) (track 13)
James Mtume (musician, aranger, writer -NOT the group Mtume) (track 18)
Chris Rea (track 7)
John Smith (Nu Shooz) (track 10)
Vangelis (Greek composer of electronic, new age and classical) (track 4)
Eddy Grant (track 15)
Daryl Hall (track 5)
Paul Weller (track 3)
conductor:
Charles Veal Jr. (track 9)
engineer:
David Bascombe (track 8)
lead vocals:
Roland Orzabal (track 8)
lyricist:
Chris Rea (track 7)
John Smith (Nu Shooz) (track 10)
Sara Allen (track 5)
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (track 4)
Eddy Grant (track 15)
Daryl Hall (track 5)
John Oates (track 5)
Toni Smith (track 13)
Paul Weller (track 3)
mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree) (track 8)
producer:
Chris Blackwell (Island Records) (track 6)
Nellee Hooper (track 1)
Christopher Merrick Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 8)
Clarence McDonald (track 9)
Alex Sadkin (track 6)
Bill Withers (track 9)
solo guitar:
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 8)
vocals:
Bill Withers (track 9)
writer:
Johnny Flippin (track 12)
Philip Gould (track 14)
Gwen Guthrie (track 11)
Christopher Merrick Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 8)
Ashley Ingram (track 2)
Leee John (track 2)
Steve Jolley (track 2)
Grace Jones (track 6)
Mark King (track 14)
Dana Manno (track 6)
Roland Orzabal (track 8)
Skip Scarborough (track 9)
Ian Stanley (track 8)
Tony Swain (track 2)
Michael Walker (lead singer of The Fatback Band) (track 12)
Boaz McWade Watson (track 17)
Bill Withers (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
R&B Division Ltd (1981) (track 2)
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd. or Polydor Ltd. (London), fka Polydor Records Ltd.) (1983) (track 3)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2014) (track 8)
publisher:
ATV Music (track 14)
Calloco Music, Inc. (track 17)
Epic Solar Songs Inc. ( – ????) (track 17)
Magnet Music Ltd. (track 7)
Midstar Music, Inc. (track 17)
Songs of Lastrada (track 17)
Stylist Music Ltd. (track 3)
Universal (plain logo: "Universal") (track 2)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 2)
DJ-mixes:
has remixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Minute Man by Harlem World (track 9)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Buzzin' (track 10)
OTB (On the Beach) (without lyrics) (track 7)
later parody versions:
Flatbush Avenue (track 15)
later versions:
recording of:
Body Talk (track 2)
Electric Avenue (track 15)
I Can't Wait (track 10)
I Found Lovin' (track 12)
Juicy Fruit (track 18)
Long Hot Summer (track 3)
Love Games (track 14)
Midas Touch (track 17)
On the Beach (Chris Rea) (track 7)
Lovely Day (1977) (track 9)