Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Message Grandmaster Flash 3:10
2 Make That Move Shalamar 3:45
3 It’s a Love Thing The Whispers 3:42
4 Get Down Saturday Night Oliver Cheatham 4:03
5 We Got the Funk Positive Force 3:20
6 Fantastic Voyage Lakeside 4:02
7 I Don’t Wanna Be a Freak Dynasty 4:48
8 Midas Touch Midnight Star 3:49
9 Come Into My Life Joyce Sims 3:46
10 I’m Your Boogie Man KC & The Sunshine Band 4.35 4:01
11 Rock Your World Weeks & Co 3:50
12 Can’t Stop Dancin’ Mystic Merlin 3:09
13 Why Did You Do It Stretch 3:33
14 Don’t Look Any Further Dennis Edwards 4:17
15 Back in Stride Maze 4:38
16 Solid Ashford & Simpson 4:30
17 Somebody Else’s Guy Jocelyn Brown 4:15
18 Think (About It) Lyn Collins 4 3:21
19 Got to Getcha Maceo Parker & All the King’s Men 5 2:45
20 Lucky Fellow Leroy Hutson 4:16
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 One Nation Under a Groove Funkadelic 3:02
2 I Got My Mind Made Up Instant Funk 3:45
3 Head Hunter Foxy 3:22
4 (Are You Ready) Do the Bus Stop Fatback Band 3:14
5 Superfly Curtis Mayfield 5 3:52
6 Across 110th Street Bobby Womack 3:49
7 Tribute to the JB Family Last Minister 3:15
8 Reckless Afrika Bambaataa 4:14
9 Loopzilla George Clinton 4:32
10 Shame Shame Shame Shirley & Company 3:40
11 You Sexy Thing Hot Chocolate 5 3:45
12 Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine James Brown 3:25
13 U Can’t Touch This MC Hammer 4.35 4:14
14 I’ll Be Around Rappin’ 4-Tay feat. The Spinners 3:58
15 The Bohannon Walk Bohannon 4:07
16 I Got The... Labi Siffre 6:26
17 Love’s Comin’ at Ya Melba Moore 2:36
18 All This Love That I’m Givin’ Gwen McCrae 4:00
19 Thinking About Your Love Skipworth & Turner 4:09
20 Sweet Music, Soft Lights and You Millie Jackson & Isaac Hayes 4:21

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 18)
composer:
Oliver Cheatham (track 4)
Kevin McCord (track 4)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 18)
Kirby Gregory (track 13)
Joyce Sims (track 9)
lyricist:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 18)
Kirby Gregory (track 13)
Joyce Sims (track 9)
producer:
Harry Wayne Casey (track 10)
Richard Finch (track 10)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 18)
writer:
Nickolas Ashford (track 16)
Norman Beavers (track 6)
Annette E. Brown (track 17)
Jocelyn Brown (track 17)
Harry Wayne Casey (track 10)
Jiggs Chase (track 1)
Marvin Craig (track 6)
Edward Fletcher (track 1)
Nate Edmonds (keyboard player/songwriter) (track 5)
Richard Finch (track 10)
Franne Golde (track 14)
Melvin Glover (Melvin Glover aka Melle Mel) (track 1)
Duane Hitchings (track 14)
Dennis Lambert (track 14)
Fred Lewis (Lakeside Percussion) (track 6)
Tiemeyer McCain (track 6)
Dana Meyers (track 3)
Brenda Reynolds (track 5)
Sylvia Robinson (track 1)
Thomas Shelby (track 6)
William Shelby (track 3)
Stephen Shockley (track 6)
Valerie Simpson (track 16)
Otis Stokes (track 6)
Boaz McWade Watson (track 8)
Albert Williams (track 5)
publisher:
B.I.B. Music (track 5)
Beach House Music (track 9)
Epic Solar Songs Inc. ( – ????) (track 8)
Harrick Music (track 10)
IQ Music Ltd. (track 1)
Longitude Music (track 10)
Mykinda Music (track 3)
Smokin' Amigos (track 9)
Songs of Lastrada (track 8)
Songs of Universal, Inc. (tracks 4–5)
Spectrum VII (track 3)
Sugar Hill Music Publishing Ltd. ( – ????) (track 5)
VMG Worldwide (track 14)
sampled by:
Da Joint (explicit) by EPMD (track 18)
Daft Punk Rave by Zomby (track 18)
Get Edgy by 長沼英樹 (track 18)
Get Pepped by Skinny Boys (track 18)
Gold Digger by EPMD (track 18)
Gosh by Jamie xx (track 18)
Hit List Remix by 陳奕迅 (track 18)
Ice Cold by Vanilla Ice (track 18)
It’s a Party by Vanilla Ice (track 18)
Lost in the World by Kanye West feat. Bon Iver (track 18)
On and On by Girl Talk (track 18)
SUNSHINE HERO by D&D (track 18)
The Gift by Way Out West (track 18)
is the basis for:
Cabinet Battle #1 (Hamilton: An American Musical) (track 1)
Fantastic Voyage (track 6)
The Message (track 1)
The Weekend (track 4)
recording of:
Come Into My Life (track 9)
Fantastic Voyage (track 6)
Midas Touch (track 8)
Solid (track 16)
The Message (track 1)
Think (About It) (track 18)
We Got the Funk (track 5)
Why Did You Do It (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
Classic Grooves (track 4)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Morris Jennings (track 5)
bass guitar:
Joseph Scott (US funk/soul bassist) (track 5)
guitar:
Craig McMullen (track 5)
Curtis Mayfield (track 5)
percussion:
Master Henry Gibson (Percussionist with Curtis Mayfield, Stan Getz, Ramsey Lewis) (track 5)
arranger:
Johnny Pate (track 5)
co-producer:
James Earley (track 13)
Felton Pilot (track 13)
composer:
Raymond Earl (track 2)
Kim Miller (track 2)
Scotty Miller (track 2)
Curtis Mayfield (track 5)
Sylvia Robinson (track 10)
engineer:
Roger Anfinsen (track 5)
lead vocals:
Curtis Mayfield (track 5)
lyricist:
Curtis Mayfield (track 5)
Sylvia Robinson (track 10)
mixer:
James Earley (track 13)
Felton Pilot (track 13)
orchestrator:
Johnny Pate (track 5)
performer:
Peace (funk/soul, Bobby Womack collaborator, e.g "Across 100th Street") (track 6)
producer:
Curtis Mayfield (track 5)
writer:
Errol Brown (track 11)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 12)
Jeremiah Burden (track 18)
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (track 12)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 1)
"Eternity" (Songwriting alias) (track 18)
Rick James (US vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 13)
J.J. Johnson (Jazz/bop trombonist/session leader) (track 6)
Paul Laurence (track 17)
Ron Lenhoff (track 12)
Alonzo Miller (track 13)
Junie Morrison (track 1)
Garry Shider (track 1)
Lynn Williams (track 18)
Tony Wilson (bassist/songwriter, member of Hot Chocolate) (track 11)
Bobby Womack (track 6)
Betty Wright (track 18)
phonographic copyright by:
Curtom Records (1972) (track 5)
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1990) (track 13)
publisher:
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 5)
Curtom Publishing Co Inc (1972 – ????) (track 5)
edits:
Superfly (7" single) by Curtis Mayfield (track 5)
mash-ups:
Workout by Robin Skouteris (track 13)
sampled by:
Egg Man by Beastie Boys (track 5)
samples:
Super Freak by Rick James (track 13)
is the basis for:
Arregaçada (track 13)
Get It Girl (track 2)
later parody versions:
Don't Touch That (track 13)
later translated versions:
J’aime tes genoux (Shame, Shame, Shame) (track 10)
Scham, Scham, Scham (track 10)
Scharfes Ding (track 11)
recording of:
I Got My Mind Made Up (I Got My Mind Made Up You Can Get It Girl) (track 2)
Love’s Comin’ at Ya (Love’s Comin’ at Cha) (track 17)
Shame, Shame, Shame (track 10)
Superfly (track 5)
You Sexy Thing (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
I Love the 90’s (track 13)